Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest; Animal Kingdom
  • On Mar 3, 2014
    Caroline 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 are staying at Caribbean beach. Any special requests as far as getting a great room? Anyone have a particular "village" (Jamaica,etc) that they like better? We have small children so I think being close to transportation & pools are impo

    Hi, Caroline!

    I’m happy to hear you’re planning a vacation to the Walt Disney World Resort. Thanks for visiting us with your great question.

    Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort is a large, tropical-themed moderate resort in the Epcot area and is quite scenic! Preferred rooms are located closest to Old Port Royale, the main activities area housing the food court, restaurant, shops, lobby and arcade, plus a large pool, water slide and whirlpool. The bus stop and parking lot are also in this area. Although the walk between Old Port Royale and the resort rooms is pretty, it can be lengthy—some are up to 15 minutes away. Booking a preferred room cuts down on walking distance and adds convenience, which can be very important to some Guests. These rooms are located in the Martinique and Trindad North sections of the resort. 

    Since you have small children, you’ll probably want to save every ounce of energy for exploring the theme parks. I recommend requesting a room as close to the resort hub as possible. Preferred rooms do cost more than standard, but in my opinion it’s worth it, especially with kids in tow.

    I hope this is helpful, Caroline, and that you have a great Walt Disney World Resort vacation. Please visit us again with more questions as your trip approaches!

    Wishing you magic,
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Meet the Panelist: Courtney, California

I'm a lifelong Californian who's been making magical memories at the Happiest Place on Earth since I was a little girl! Now that I'm the mom of a spirited son and daughter, I love seeing the Disneyland Resort through their young eyes. Our family is perpetually planning our next Disney Parks adventure, and I'm excited to help make your dream vacation a pixie-dusted reality too! Learn More About Courtney

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