• On May 16, 2017
    Connie from NC Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    We have a reservation at Beach Club (two rooms) for my mother in law and my family of 4, but are thinking about changing to a 2br villa at Saratoga Springs. What are the pros and cons to switching or not switching? Thank you!

    Hi Connie,

    Thank you so much for visiting the Disney Parks Moms Panel with your question! We on the panel love helping guests to plan magical vacations. Let me see if I can offer you some help as you make the decision about your accommodations.

    Disney's Beach Club Resort is such a lovely resort! From this resort, I appreciate the ability to walk or take a quick boat ride to Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios, and there are so many other resorts with entertainment and dining options around Crescent Lake in walking distance. Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa is a relaxing destination. From this resort, you can head to Disney Springs on a relaxing boat ride.

    I think that which resort you choose will depend on your goals for your vacation. I think that either way, with two hotel rooms at Disney's Beach Club Resort or with a two-bedroom villa at Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, you will have plenty of room for five guests. If you plan to head to theme parks, especially Epcot or Disney's Hollywood Studios, for most of your time at Walt Disney World and eat most of your meals out at restaurants, I suggest the two hotel rooms at Disney's Beach Club Resort. If you think that you would like to spend more time in your accommodations, and have the ability to prepare meals in a full kitchen and truly spread out in a space that includes a living area, the two-bedroom villa at Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa is probably a better choice. Also, the two-bedroom villa will have a washer and dryer right in the villa, which means that you can pack less and save on checked baggage fees with the airlines!

    Either way, you will be staying at a great resort Connie! Please do let us know if you have any further questions.
thumbnail image for Mona Leigh

Meet the Panelist: Mona Leigh, Maryland

I'm a Director at the University of Maryland, wife, and mother. When I'm not at work or with my family, I'm often planning a Walt Disney World trip for my family or friends. I'm a Disney Vacation Club Member, and am excited to help you plan your trip!  Learn More About Mona Leigh

Tips from a Disney Vacation Club Panelist

My Favorite Extras as a Disney Vacation Club Member

view tips

Didn't find what you were looking for? Click the Ask a Question button to open the Ask a Question dialogue box. If you are not logged in a dialogue box will appear to signin in order to ask a question.

To submit your question, please sign in now if you have not already done so.

Ask a QuestionOpens the Ask a Question dialog box.

Update Browser

For a better experience browsing this website, please download an updated version of Internet Explorer.

Or you can continue browsing without updating.