Polynesian

Disney’s Polynesian Resort

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Menu

General Information
Resort Sections & Room Breakdown
Amenities
Dining
Recreation
Lounges
Shopping
Transportation
Reviews
Credits


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General Information

 

The Polynesian Resort is located in the Magic Kingdom resort area of Walt Disney World.  The resort opened in 1971 as a part of Disney’s deluxe resorts.  The Great Ceremonial House, the main building, hosts the Check-in area, the Gift Shop and all of the restaurants.

 

  • Check-in:  3:00 pm           
  • Check-out:  11:00 am                  
  • Address:  1600 7 Seas Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL  32830           
  • Phone:  407.824.2000           
  • Fax:  407.824.3174         
  • Resort category:  Deluxe

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Resort Sections & Room Breakdown

There are different sections at Disney’s Polynesian Resort, each a different theme.  They are called Longhouses, and these are the names of each Longhouse: 

 

Several booking categories are available:

Standard View
Beds:  Two Queen Beds
View:  Resort Grounds

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Lagoon View
Beds:  Two Queen Beds and 1 Day Bed
View:  Seven Seas Lagoon

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Theme Park View
Beds:  Two Queen Beds and 1 Day Bed
View:  Magic Kingdom & Seven Seas Lagoon

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Club Level Garden View
Beds:  Two Queen Beds and 1 Day Bed
View:  Resort Grounds
Special Amenities:  Club Level Access (Club Lounge – variety of food and drinks)

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Club Level Lagoon View
Beds:  Two Queen Beds and 1 Day Bed
View:  Seven Seas Lagoon
Special Amenities:  Club Level Access (Club Lounge – variety of food and drinks)

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Club Level Theme Park View
Beds:  Two Queen Beds and 1 Day Bed
View:  Magic Kingdom
Special Amenities:  Club Level Access (Club Lounge – variety of food and drinks)

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Club Level Honeymoon Room
Beds:  King Bed
Special Amenities:  Jacuzzi, Club Level Access (Club Lounge – variety of food and drinks)

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Club Level 1 Bedroom Suite:
Beds:  Two Queen Beds, Pull-out Sofa Sleeper
Longhouse:  Tonga
Special Amenities:  Club Level Access (Club Lounge – variety of food and drinks)

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Club Level Princess Suite
Beds:  Two Bedroom Suite with Two Queen Beds in each Bedroom, Pull-out Sofa Sleeper
Longhouse:  Tonga
Special Amenities:  Club Level Access (Club Lounge – variety of food and drinks)

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Club Level Ambassador VP Suite
Beds:  Two Bedroom Suite with One King Bed and Two Queen Beds, Pull-out Sofa Sleeper
Longhouse:  Tonga
Special Amenities:  Club Level Access (Club Lounge – variety of food and drinks)

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Club Level King Kamehameha Suite
Beds:  Two Bedroom Suite with One King Bed and Two Queen Beds, Pull-out Sofa Sleeper
Longhouse:  Tonga
Special Amenities:  Club Level Access (Club Lounge – variety of food and drinks)

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Amenities

 

Disney’s Polynesian Resort is a Deluxe resort, and it has loads of features and amenities.  The rooms are 404 square feet and are nicely appointed with the following features:

  • Two queen beds (Photo)
  • Daybed (Photo)
  • Armoire (Photo)
  • Night stand (Photo)
  • Luggage rack
  • Desk and chair (Photo)
  • Small refrigerator (Photo)
  • Coffee maker (Photo)
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Phone with voicemail
  • Alarm clock with radio
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Ceiling fan (Photo)

The closet includes a safe and iron and ironing board (photo).  The bathroom area includes a two sinks and a vanity with a mirror, toilet, shower and tub, hair dryer and linens.  The regular rooms hold up to five guests, plus one guest under the age of three in a Pak N Play Crib.  All rooms are now non- smoking.  The resort has a total of 847 rooms, each with a balcony overlooking the specified view.  A connecting room may be available upon request.  

Disney’s resort themes are second to none, and that rings true at Disney’s Polynesian Resort.  The theme of your room will relate to the Hawaiian theme of the resort.  Keep an eye out for Disney’s special touches to the room décor.

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Dining

 

  • Kona Cafe, Located in the Great Ceremonial House, has on the go meals, drinks, coffee and treats.  It is a quick service restaurant on the dining plan (the treats can be used as snack credits on the dining plan.)
  • ‘Ohana, located in the Great Ceremonial House, boasts delicious meats and Hawaiian treats.  It is a table service restaurant on the dining plan.
  • The Spirit of Aloha Show is a dinner show at Disney’s Polynesian Resort.  It is two table service credits on the dining plan (per person in your party.)  Advanced dining reservations and accepted and recommended.  The Spirit of Aloha is outdoors and may be dependent on the weather.

 

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Recreation

 

The Nanea Volcano Pool is the main pool area at Disney’s Polynesian Resort, featuring a zero entry pool, waterslide and children’s’ pool.  There is also another quiet pool located in the resort. Barefoot Pool Bar at Disney’s Polynesian Resort, is located near the Nanea Volcano Pool.  Kick back and relax… In case that wasn’t enough, there’s also a white-sand beach, hammocks, a marina where you can rent boats, bike rental, a jogging trail, fitness center and much, much more!

 

Nanea Volcano Pool Video

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Lounges

Besides Barefoot Pool Bar, there is also another lounge located at Disney’s Polynesian Resort.  Tambu Lounge is located inside the Great Ceremonial House.

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Shopping

 

BouTiki, the main gift shop, is located inside of the Great Ceremonial house.  Whether you’re looking for the perfect souvenir, a sweatshirt, even stylish clothes or a cool drink, the BouTiki has it all.

 

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Transportation

 

Complimentary transportation is available from Disney’s Polynesian Resort to each of the four theme parks, plus both water parks and Downtown Disney.  Monorail tranportation is available from Disney’s Polynesian Resort to the Magic Kingdom and Epcot.  Bus transportation is available from Disney’s Polynesian Resort to Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, Downtown Disney, and both water parks.  Buses come approximately every 20 minutes for each park.  When you’re ready to go back to your resort, a Disney bus will take you back and drop you off at the bus stop.

 

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Reviews

 

Polynesian Resort Review – Part 1
Polynesian Resort Review – Part 2

 

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Credits

A huge thanks to Tikiman for contributing information.  You can visit Tikiman’s Polynesian site here.

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