• On May 1, 2017
    Heidi from NY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    2 questions - if I'm staying on property will I be able to try eating at another hotel without a reservation? Also, I have friends that live in Orlando and want to visit me for a few hours when I'm there. Can they use the pool at our hotel also?

    Hi Heidi,

    Staying at a Walt Disney World Resort is a fun way to stay enjoy your vacation! I love how staying on property makes my vacation easier with transportation to and from the airport, access to FastPass+ earlier and saving time getting to the parks.

    Depending on the restaurant and the time of year, you may be able to walk up to any restaurant, including those at a resort, and enjoy a meal. I do recommend Advance Dining Reservations even during slow periods as you can make sure you eat at one of your favorite places.

    Unfortunately, pools are only for guests of the resort.

    Wishing you a magical vacation!
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