Disney's Resorts By Star Rating

A quick guide covering the Disney parks in Florida, followed by an overview of Disney resorts by star ratings and average nightly rates for each, along with the benefits of staying at each resort when visiting the parks.

Disney's Resorts By Star Rating
Looking to explore Disney with your family and not really sure where to start? That's ok, there are so many parks and resorts offered by Disney it can be a bit overwhelming to say the least. To keep things simple, we are not going to go into great detail in this article, but rather just give you an overview of the Disney Parks and Disney's Resorts by star rating.

Disney Parks in Florida

  1. Magic Kingdom: The classic Disney park featuring iconic attractions like Cinderella Castle, Space Mountain, and Pirates of the Caribbean.
  2. Epcot: Known for its futuristic World Showcase and Future World, with attractions such as Spaceship Earth and Test Track.
  3. Disney's Hollywood Studios: Home to attractions like Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, Toy Story Land, and The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
  4. Disney's Animal Kingdom: Offers a mix of thrilling rides like Expedition Everest and immersive experiences in Pandora - The World of Avatar.

Disney Resorts in Florida

Luxury 5 Star Resorts

  1. Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa: A lavish Victorian-style resort with elegant accommodations, fine dining options, and a monorail stop for easy access to Magic Kingdom.
  2. Disney's Contemporary Resort: Known for its iconic A-frame design and proximity to Magic Kingdom, featuring modern rooms, upscale dining, and views of fireworks.

Deluxe 4 Star Resorts

  1. Disney's Polynesian Village Resort: Experience the charm of the South Pacific with themed rooms, tropical gardens, and dining options like 'Ohana and Trader Sam's Grog Grotto.
  2. Disney's Wilderness Lodge: Nestled in a Pacific Northwest-inspired setting, offering rustic yet luxurious accommodations, dining at Whispering Canyon Café, and a stunning lobby with a towering fireplace.

Moderate 3 Star Resorts

  1. Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside: Transport yourself to the Louisiana bayou with charming accommodations, scenic waterways, and dining at Boatwright's Dining Hall.
  2. Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort: Enjoy a tropical getaway with colorful Caribbean-themed rooms, dining at Sebastian's Bistro, and a lively pool area with water slides.

Value 2 Star Resorts

  1. Disney's Pop Century Resort: Celebrate pop culture through the decades with bright, whimsical accommodations, dining options like Everything POP Shopping & Dining, and the largest pool in Disney World Resort.
  2. Disney's All-Star Movies Resort: Immerse yourself in the magic of movies with larger-than-life character icons, affordable accommodations, and dining at the World Premiere Food Court.

Benefits of Staying at a Disney Resort

  1. Transportation: Enjoy complimentary transportation to and from the parks, including buses, boats, and the monorail, making it convenient to explore the different attractions.
  2. Extra Magic Hours: Guests staying at Disney resorts have access to Extra Magic Hours, which allows them to enter the parks early or stay late on select days, maximizing their time in the parks.
  3. Disney Dining Plan: Guests can opt for a Disney Dining Plan, offering prepaid meals and snacks at various dining locations throughout the parks and resorts.
  4. Themed Experiences: Disney resorts offer themed experiences, from character meet-and-greets to immersive pool areas, adding an extra layer of magic to your stay.
  5. Convenience: Staying at a Disney resort provides convenience with amenities like package delivery from the parks to your resort, allowing you to enjoy your day without carrying around souvenirs and purchases.

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Average Cost For Disney Resorts

  1. Luxury Resorts (5 Stars):
    • Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa: $500 - $800+
    • Disney's Contemporary Resort: $400 - $700+
  2. Deluxe Resorts (4 Stars):
    • Disney's Polynesian Village Resort: $400 - $700
    • Disney's Wilderness Lodge: $350 - $600
  3. Moderate Resorts (3 Stars):
    • Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside: $200 - $350
    • Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort: $200 - $350
  4. Value Resorts (2 Stars):
    • Disney's Pop Century Resort: $150 - $250
    • Disney's All-Star Movies Resort: $150 - $250
 

Please note that these rates can vary based on factors such as room type, seasonality, special offers, and demand. It's always a good idea to check Disney's official website.

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