If you’ve been fortunate enough to stay in more than one Disney World Resort hotel, chances are you probably have a favorite.
Not all Disney hotels are created equally — and not all stays will be the same from trip to trip either. A new report has been released that shows just how all the hotels in Disney World stack up against each other, and you can see it here!
U.S. News & World Report has released its ranking of the BEST hotels in Walt Disney World. They based the list on “an analysis of industry awards, hotel star ratings, and user ratings.” There are a TON of Disney World hotels, so we’re sharing the top fifteen — you can see the full list here.
Keep in mind that this list is not exclusively Disney-owned-and-operated hotels, either, though all are on Disney World property and have park perks. Now, onto the list! Pro-tip: Click on each box to see how AllEars readers reviewed each hotel!
1. Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World
2. Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Grand Floridian Resort (Deluxe Resort)
3. Disney’s Beach Club Resort
Beach Club Resort (Deluxe Resort)
4. Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
Wilderness Lodge (Deluxe Resort)
5. Walt Disney World Swan
Walt Disney World Swan (Deluxe Resort)
6. Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Contemporary Resort (Deluxe Resort)
7. Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort
Saratoga Springs Resort (Disney Vacation Club)
8. Disney’s Riviera Resort
Riviera Resort (Deluxe, DVC)
9. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas
10. Disney’s BoardWalk Inn Resort
Boardwalk Inn (Deluxe Resort)
11. Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
Yacht Club Resort (Deluxe Resort)
12. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
Animal Kingdom Lodge - Jambo House (Deluxe Resort)
13. Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
Polynesian Village Resort (Deluxe Resort)
14. Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Coronado Springs Resort (Moderate Resort)
15. Walt Disney World Dolphin
Walt Disney World Dolphin (Deluxe Resort)
Note that the Four Seasons, Walt Disney World Swan, and Walt Disney World Dolphin hotels are all non-Disney owned and operated. They all come with lots of Disney perks, though! Whether you’re looking for a boutique hotel experience or something with a little more of that Disney magic, chances are you can find what you’re after!
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What’s your favorite Disney World hotel? Let us know in the comments!
3 Replies to “How Did YOUR Favorite Disney World Hotel Rank in This New Report?”
Our family favorite WAS Contemporary. Before the time share tower took out the North Garden wing, you couldn’t find a better location for a family with young kids to stay. Nice walk from the room to MK in the morning and then later in the day when everyone was tired, leave the kiddos in their stroller and roll onto the monorail for a super quick ride back to the Contemporary on the resort line. Now my grandkids love AK with savanna view, but the incredibly long walks back to the resort lobby can be brutal. All this said, our kids loved AllStars for the bigger than life decor and I loved the $58 per night rooms that could be had in the mid 90’s. There isn’t any “wrong” choices to be made when it comes to Disney resorts.
I disagree with several of these. No way Contemporary and Yacht Club are above Animal Kingdom Lodge. An the number 1 choice for a Disney Resort is not even a Disney resort?
I’m glad the Swan & Dolphin is rated so highly.