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Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

Magic Kingdom® Park Area ·
1600 Seven Seas Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

About Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

Say aloha to this tropical getaway! Have a drink inside the enchanted Trader Sam's Grog Grotto and let the tadpoles explore at the Lava Pool.
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Amenities

  • Monorail Transport
  • Boat Transport
  • Bus Transport
  • Skyliner Transport
  • Suites
  • Waterslide
  • Quick Service
  • Table Service
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
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On-Site Theme Park Benefits

  • Early Theme Park Entry
  • Extended Evening Theme Park Hours
  • Free 2025 Water Park Admission on Arrival Day

Magic Kingdom® Park 1.0mi
Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park 3.2mi
EPCOT® 3.5mi
Disney's Hollywood Studios® 3.8mi
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Rooms Offered at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

Standard3 Rooms

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In Each Room:
  • Wi-Fi
  • Alarm Clock with mp3 Player
  • Balcony
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Ceiling Fan
  • In-room coffee maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Ice bucket
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Pool towels
  • Table and Chairs
  • Tea setup
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • USA Today Delivery (Mon-Fri)
  • Vanity Area
  • Bed Boards/Rails (available upon request)
  • Crib: Pack 'N Play (available upon request)
  • Microwave (available upon request)
  • International Electrical Adapter (available upon request)
  • Rollaway Bed (available upon request)
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Resort View

  • 2 Queen beds and 1 daybed
  • Sleeps up to 5 adults and 1 child under 3 years old in a crib
  • Views of garden, pool, marina, Monorail or parking area
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Water View

  • 2 Queen beds and 1 daybed
  • Sleeps up to 5 adults and 1 child under 3 years old in a crib
  • Views of pool or Marina 
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Theme Park View

  • 2 Queen beds and 1 daybed
  • Sleeps up to 5 adults and 1 child under 3 years old in a crib
  • Views of Magic Kingdom® Park and Seven Seas Lagoon
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Standard2 Rooms

Additional Details
In Each Room:
  • Wi-Fi
  • Alarm Clock with mp3 Player
  • Balcony
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Ceiling Fan
  • In-room coffee maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Ice bucket
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Pool towels
  • Table and Chairs
  • Tea setup
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • USA Today Delivery (Mon-Fri)
  • Vanity Area
  • Bed Boards/Rails (available upon request)
  • Crib: Pack 'N Play (available upon request)
  • Microwave (available upon request)
  • International Electrical Adapter (available upon request)
  • Rollaway Bed (available upon request)
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Resort View - Hearing Accessible

  • 2 Queen beds and 1 daybed, hearing accessible with visual alarms and notification
  • Sleeps up to 5 adults and 1 child under 3 years old in a crib
  • Views of garden, pool, marina, Monorail or parking area
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Resort View - Wheelchair Accessible

  • 2 Queen beds and 1 daybed, wheelchair accessible with roll-in shower and option for hearing accessibility
  • Sleeps up to 5 adults and 1 child under 3 years old in a crib
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Club Level3 Rooms

Additional Details
Club Level:
  • Evening turndown
  • Secured key access to the club-level lounge, serving refreshments 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily
  • Complimentary fax assistance
  • Pre-arrival Walt Disney World® Resort itinerary planning
  • Complimentary health club access
  • Access to Concierge service at the King Kamehameha Club
  • Personalized Front Desk and Guest Services
  • Complimentary newspapers in club-level lounge

In Each Room:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Alarm Clock with mp3 Player
  • Balcony
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Ceiling Fan
  • In-room coffee maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Ice bucket
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Pool towels
  • Table and Chairs
  • Tea setup
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • USA Today Delivery (Mon-Fri)
  • Vanity Area
  • Bed Boards/Rails (available upon request)
  • Crib: Pack 'N Play (available upon request)
  • Microwave (available upon request)
  • International Electrical Adapter (available upon request)
  • Rollaway Bed (available upon request)
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Resort View - Club Level

  • 2 Queen beds and 1 daybed
  • Sleeps up to 5 adults and 1 child under 3 years old in a crib
  • Access to club level lounge
  • Views of garden or quiet pool
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$1,068
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Water View - Club Level

  • 2 Queen beds and 1 daybed
  • Sleeps up to 5 adults and 1 child under 3 years old in a crib
  • Views of Seven Seas Lagoon
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Theme Park View - Club Level

  • 2 queen beds and 1 daybed
  • Sleeps up to 5 adults and 1 child under 3 years old in a crib
  • Access to club level lounge 
  • Views of Magic Kingdom® Park and Seven Seas Lagoon
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FROG FAMILY REVIEW
Disney's Polynesian Village Resort*

What we love

  • Most kid-friendly of the Monorail Resort Hotels
  • One of the most popular hotels, with more repeat guests
  • Beautiful Polynesian theming is a hit with families
  • Boat and monorail transportation to Magic Kingdom® Park
  • Some of the largest standard rooms on property; most rooms sleep up to five with a daybed
  • Terrific on-site dining, including the very popular Kona Grill
  • On-site character breakfast with Lilo, Stitch and other friends at 'Ohana
  • Popular Trader Sam's Grog Grotto offers tropical drinks and an interactive atmosphere
  • One of the best-themed pools on property, recently renovated to add a fabulous water play area for tadpoles and hot tubs for adults
  • Monorail or boat transportation to Magic Kingdom® Park; 5-15 minute walk to Transportation and Ticket Center for monorail transport to Epcot®
  • Few parking lot views; most rooms offer views of the grounds, many, the lagoon, and some, a view of Magic Kingdom® Park
  • Free parking!

Keep in Mind

  • Hotel charges $33 per night (sales tax included) for valet parking
  • Among the most expensive Deluxe Resort Hotels
  • What room you book largely depends on what's important to you, but as a smaller resort, there is less walking
  • Bus services is shared to Disney's Hollywood Studios® and Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

Notable Facts

  • Underwent recent renovation on the Great Ceremonial House lobby and Lava Pool, and to add deluxe studios and the over-the-water Bora Bora bungalows
  • Disney's Polynesian Village Resort and Disney's Contemporary Resort share the distinction of being the first Disney hotels to open on Oct. 1, 1971
  • Each of the longhouses are named for Polynesian islands
  • John Lennon signed papers to officially break up the Beatles at the Polynesian on Dec. 29, 1974
  • Disney's Polynesian Village Resort is currently rated as a AAA 4-Diamond resort

Frog Family Tips

  • Take the boat to Magic Kingdom® Park — it's often faster than the monorail, especially during less busy times
  • Try the Tonga Toast at Kona Cafe — it's banana-stuffed sourdough French toast rolled in cinnamon sugar and served with a strawberry compote
  • For a friendly and fun night away from the kids, head over to Trader Sam's Grog Grotto; most drinks are big enough for sharing!
  • Get your Dole Whip fix outside of the park at Pineapple Lanai
  • For standard rooms, request a second floor on Samoa (closest to the pool and the beach) (not all requests are guaranteed)
  • If you want to be closest to Transportation and Ticket Center, select Moorea (resort-view side has standard rooms) (not all requests are guaranteed)

Best For

  • Families, especially larger families, who love the relaxed, island vibe, being close to Magic Kingdom® Park and Epcot®, plenty of dining options and amenities, and don't mind paying for the convenience

*The views and opinions expressed here are those of Undercover Tourist.

Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Information

Escape to a South Seas hideaway, with tropical gardens. Friendly people, fun, laughter, and good cheer reflect the enchanting customs and culture of the islands. Torch-lit walkways, a cascading indoor waterfall, and the soothing sound of distant drums beckon with the imagery of paradise found. Aloha.

EXCLUSIVE THEME PARK BENEFITS:
  • Early Theme Park Entry for Resort Hotel Guests - guests of Disney Resort hotels and other select 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—for each day of your stay, subject to capacity
  • Extended Evening Theme Park Hours – guests staying at Disney Deluxe Resort Hotels or Disney Deluxe Villas and other select hotels can enjoy extended evening hours—experiencing select attractions, shops, and dining after regular park hours—in select theme parks on select nights.
  • Start Your Stay with a Water Park Day in 2025 - Unwind and start your vacation as soon as you arrive! Registered Disney Resort hotel guests arriving in 2025 can enjoy water park admission to either Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park or Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park on check-in day—included with your stay!

Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Refurbishments

Now through 2024, you may see and hear construction at certain times of day as the proposed expansion of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is underway. Additionally, select portions of the Resort hotel are undergoing refurbishment.


To minimize disruptions during your stay, activities that may create noise will not start earlier than 9 a.m. Refurbishment work is subject to change due to operational needs or weather conditions.



Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Amenities

General Resort Info:

  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • 478 Guest Rooms
  • Accessible rooms available
  • Non-smoking establishment 
  • Buildings offer elevators and interior corridors
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free self-parking

Dining:

  • Barefoot Pool Bar, poolside bar 
  • Capt. Cook's, quick service restaurant
  • Pineapple Lanai, Hawaii style frozen treats
  • Kona Café, casual full-service restaurant
  • Tambu Lounge, bar and lounge
  • 'Ohana, family-style character dining and games
  • Oasis Bar & Grill, poolside bar
  • Trader Sam's Grog Grotto, tiki bar and casual full-service restaurant
  • Trader Sam's Tiki Terrace, outdoor lounge with live music
  • Kona Island, casual full-service dining
  • Disney's Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show, luau with family-style feast
Recreation:
  • 2 outdoor pools - one feature pool and one leisure pool with a patio
  • Feature Pool has zero-depth entry, a 142 foot-long waterslide, a waterfall, and volcano-theming
  • Movies Under the Stars
  • Motorized boat rentals
  • Polynesian Village campfire activities
  • Fishing
  • Volleyball
  • Jogging trail
Motorcoach transportation:
  • Epcot®
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios®
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
  • Disney Water Parks
  • Disney Springs™
  • Official Walt Disney World® Hotels (requires one transfer at a Disney Theme Park)
Water launch to:
  • Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
  • Magic Kingdom® Park
Monorail Transportation:
  • Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
  • Disney's Contemporary Resort
  • Magic Kingdom® Park
  • Epcot®
Other Services:
  • Electrical Water Pageant, lighted parade across Seven Seas Lagoon
  • ATM
  • Mail services
  • 6 merchandise locations (gifts, sundries)
  • Self-service laundry facilities
  • Valet laundry service
  • Resort concierge
  • Hotel charges $33 per night (sales tax included) for valet parking

General Walt Disney World® Resort Benefits

Staying on-site at an Official Walt Disney World® Hotel gives you several great complimentary benefits, including free transportation and more. 

The Frog Family absolutely loves staying on-site not just for the fun themes and Disney atmosphere of the hotels, but also for the convenient amenities. Some of the other complimentary benefits include:

  • Convenient Proximity - You can easily go back to your hotel from the parks if you need a break or want to relax at the pool. It's just as easy to head back to the parks after relaxing at your hotel for a couple of hours.
  • Free Park Transportation - Overnight self-parking at the hotel is free and depending on which Official Walt Disney World® Hotel you stay at, you'll have access to the Disney Skyliner, monorails, water launch and/or bus transportation. Many of the Official Walt Disney World® Hotels are also within walking distance to the parks and other resorts.
  • Early Access to Dining Reservations - Disney Resort guests can make Advance Dining Reservations (ADRs) for their entire vacation 60 days in advance, giving them the earliest access to the most popular restaurants such as Cinderella's Royal Table and Be Our Guest.
  • Free Wi-Fi - When staying on-site, you'll have access to complimentary wi-fi, available in your room and select public areas, such as the pools, arcades, restaurants and more.
  • Recreation and Fitness Activities - Disney Resort hotels offer a variety of wellness activities through Disney Family Wellness. Some favorites include dancing to Disney songs, family fun walks and, yes, even pickleball!
  • Travel Light with MagicBands - Guests of Official Walt Disney World® Hotels can check out MagicBands that let them into the theme parks, unlock their Disney Resort hotel room, link Disney PhotoPass photos, make purchases and more – just with a tap of their band! Disney Resort hotel guests also have the option to purchase a MagicBand+ at a special discount before they arrive for their stay, allowing them to be an interactive part of the magic.
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Mobility Features for Guests with Mobility Disabilities:
  • Wheelchair-Accessible Route in Room
  • Grab Bars at Toilet and in Shower

Optional Communication Features for Guests with Hearing Disabilities Include:

  • Visual Alarm
  • Visual Door Knock/Doorbell Alert
  • Visual Telephone Call Alert
  • Telephone with Volume Control
  • Electrical Outlet Near Telephone Jack
  • TTY Available Upon Request at Check-In

These features are guaranteed and do not require an extra charge

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