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Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

Camille Lamb Guzman
Deal Expert

Why We Love It

  • One of Disney World's first resorts, renovated in 2015
  • Excellent views of nightly Electric Water Pageant from the property's beach
  • Ranked in Travel + Leisure’s top 15 “World’s Best Family Resorts” in the U.S. (2015)
  • Free shuttle to and from the airport and Disney theme parks

"Part Neverland and part Hawaiian resort" -- Oyster.com

Map & Directions

The hotel is 30 minutes from Orlando International Airport and offers free transportation to and from the airport for guests. 

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

This South Seas-themed Polynesian Village opened more than 45 years ago as one of Disney World’s original hotels, and recent renovations have made the AAA 4-Diamond resort a great choice for travelers.

New additions to the 25-acre property include a volcano pool with a 140-foot waterslide and a revamped lobby with a three-story atrium. Koi ponds are scattered between thickets of palm trees and hammocks support napping guests along the torch-lit walkways connecting the thatched roofed buildings. Cinderella’s Castle is visible from the lake’s beach and is the perfect place for guests to watch the nightly Electric Water Pageant sail past the grounds.

In the evenings, hula dancers perform at luaus alongside fire dancers and a buffet dinner. Visitors can rub shoulders with Mickey and the gang at a character breakfast and fill up any time of day at one of the property’s many restaurants. The resort offers a supervised kids club and free outdoor movie screenings. The hotel has two pools, an outdoor lounge and bar offering poolside service and a spa. Visitors can rent boats, roast marshmallows at the campfire, fish on a catch-and-release excursion or work up a sweat on the property’s sand volleyball court. The new Trader Sam's Grog Grotto is very popular for adults who want to kick back with a tiki cocktail.

Accommodations are laid out in two- and three-story longhouses, each named for a tropical island in the South Pacific. The recent renovations added 20 bungalows balancing on stilts above the lagoon and offering incredible views of the Magic Kingdom. Even standard rooms at this family-friendly resort comfortably accommodate five guests and feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and coffee makers.

Located on the monorail, the property is less than 20 minutes from Magic Kingdom and Epcot. The property also offers free water taxis and buses to the theme parks as well as roundtrip airport transportation. 

From the press:
  • "Enviable position on the Seven Seas Lagoon, and a short boat ride from the Magic Kingdom’s front gates" -- Travel + Leisure
  • "Remains one of the most transporting of the Disney resorts" -- Frommer’s

Amenities

General

  • Bar
  • Games room
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Complimentary airport transfer
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Hair-dryer

Parking

  • Valet service (fees apply)

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Children welcome. Infant's cribs and extra beds are available on request. Charges may apply and will be added to your bill on checkout.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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