Girl at Disneyworld
  • On Jun 16, 2021
    Heather from WI Asked

    I am planning a vacation for spring 2022. We are trying to figure out which hotel to stay at. My daughter will be coming and she has asthma. We are looking for a hotel with limited walking or if there is a specific room type we should ask for.

    Hello Heather,

    Spring vacation to Walt Disney World Resort will be such a wonderful thing for your whole family to look forward to as 2022 approaches.  There's nothing quite like having a Disney countdown on the calendar!

    As the mother of a (now grown-up) son with asthma, I can relate to your concerns for your dear daughter when trying to limit any extra walking for her wherever possible.  It goes without saying that a Disney vacation involves a lot of walking.  In fact, it's said that Guests traverse an average of 20,000 steps a day during a Disney vacation!  Therefore, anything Guests with health concerns can do to limit excessive walking would certainly be a positive thing.

    I'm more than happy to share that there are many Services for Guests with Disabilities at Disney Resorts Collection Hotels including this handy email address - disability.services@disneyparks.com where Guests are able to discuss their particular needs (such as a request for a Resort room with a shorter walking distance from the lobby area) with knowledgeable Cast Members.

    Additionally, you may wish to simply choose a Preferred Room when booking your Disney Resorts Collection hotel as these rooms are located closer to the lobby and transportation areas.  For Example, Disney's Pop Century Resort offers Guests both a Preferred Room and a Preferred Pool View option.

    Also, during the Online Check-in process via My Disney Experience for a Disney Resorts Collection hotel, Guests are able to place room requests such as - near the lobby, near an elevator, ground-floor room, and so on.  However, it's always worth remembering that requests can never be guaranteed at Walt Disney World Resort.

    Heather, I hope I've been able to provide a little additional insight today.  If you have any further questions regarding your vacation to Walt Disney World Resort, then please do pop back to planDisney to ask me another question.

    ~ Jane
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Meet the Panelist: Jane, United Kingdom

As the UK "Mum" on the planDisney Panel I'm able to assist those lucky Guests visiting Walt Disney World Resort from the United Kingdom who generally enjoy a whole 2 week magical stay. The planning and organising of resorts, Advance Dining Reservations and extra pixie dusted holiday fun for solo travellers, large or small family groups is my absolute pleasure! Learn More About Jane

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