You’ll Love All the Added Benefits of Staying at a Disney Resort

When you stay at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel, you will enjoy added perks both at the resort and in the parks. The unique Disney Resort hotels feature the same legendary storytelling, detail, and Guest service found in the theme parks.  From complimentary transportation, themed rooms, and more park time, there are so many benefits to staying at a Disney Resort.

Immerse Yourself in the Magic

Disney Resort hotels offer the same legendary detail, service, and storytelling that everyone loves in the parks. Throughout your stay, you’ll feel like you’ve left the world of every day, and entered the world of happily ever after. From unique accommodations to distinctive dining options, themed rooms, and more, Disney Resorts offers Guests a variety of options that exemplify the Disney difference.


Staying at a Disney Resort hotel keeps you in the magic—close to the theme parks, water parks, and shopping at the Disney Springs area.

Activities and Amenities

Disney Resort hotels feature amenities that immerse Guests in the worlds of classic Disney tales—including themed pools with slides, poolside activities, Character Dining experiences, unique recreation, delightful surprises and so much more.

Endless Possibilities

With all of the great options of Disney Resorts, you’re sure to find one—or more than one—that fits your family. From theme to budget, you have a world of amazing options to consider.

Want to wake up, look out your window, and say good morning to a giraffe? You can when you stay at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. Ever stayed on the shores of the South Pacific? Drift away to Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. Or come home to larger-than-life recreations of scenes from favorite Disney and Pixar classics at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort!

Get Around with Ease

It’s fun and easy to get around Walt Disney World Resort when you stay at a Disney Resort hotel. Just sit back, relax and let Disney get you where you want to go.

Resort Transportation

The complimentary bus, boat, and monorail services are available to take you to popular destinations throughout Walt Disney World Resort—some Disney Resort hotels even offer convenient walking paths to nearby parks.

Plus, the most recent addition is the Disney Skyliner that lets Guests glide across the sky while traveling between:

  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  • Epcot (International Gateway)
  • Disney’s Pop Century Resort
  • Disney’s Art of Animation Resort
  • Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
  • Disney’s Riviera Resort

Enjoy More Time in the Parks

Disney Resort hotel Guests get extra time to play every day.

Early Theme Park Entry

As part of The World’s Most Magical Celebration, Guests of Disney Resort hotels can get a 30-minute jump on their Disney day with early theme park entry—available at all 4 Walt Disney World theme parks. Early theme park entry gives you a head start in the parks, so you’ll have access to select attractions, shops, and dining before regular hours.

Extended Evening Theme Park Hours

Also, guests staying at Disney Deluxe Resort Hotels or Disney Deluxe Villas can enjoy extended evening hours—experiencing select attractions, shops, and dining after regular park hours.


Add More Magic

Staying at a Disney Resort hotel gives you the opportunity to enjoy special offerings and benefits that take your vacation to the next level.


When you stay at a Disney Resort hotel you have the option to purchase MagicBands at special pre-arrival prices up to 6 days before arrival. MagicBands can be personalized with different colors, favorite Disney Characters and fun themes—and can even be customized with your name.

Resembling a great looking wristband or bracelet, MagicBands can be used to:

  • Unlock your Disney Resort hotel room
  • Enter theme parks and water parks (with valid admission)
  • Charge food and merchandise purchases
  • Connect Disney PhotoPass images to your Disney account
Early access to purchase individual Lightning Lane entry.

When you stay at a Disney Resort hotel, you’re eligible to make your first individual Lightning Lane purchase starting at 7:00 AM each day of your visit. You can select a one-hour arrival window, one at a time, for up to 2 different attractions per day. Guests of Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels and Shades of Green may also enjoy this early-access benefit. All other Guests are eligible to make their first purchase when the park opens. Click here to learn more about individual Lightning Lane and Disney Genie+.

Ready to plan your stay at a Disney resort? Reach out to me today at natalie@castleandcruiseadventures.com or Request a Quote.

Source: Walt Disney World

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