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Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

#120 of 327 Hotels in Orlando
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1600 Seven Seas Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Apex, North Carolina
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117 reviews 117 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Rooms are great - clean, sizable, etc. Location is great - monorail to Magic Kingdom is outside lobby (second floor) and buses elsewhere are 30 paces to the left of the entrance. This place didn't grab us however. I suppose if you had Stich&Lilo fans this place would be intriguing - but we've been to Hawaii and this place is... More 

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Aiken, SC
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Although we are Disney veterans, this was our first stay at the Polynesian. We were thrilled on checkin to be informed we were chosen family of the day, complete with an upgrade for our entire stay to Club Level with theme park view! What could be more magical? We found our room spacious, clean, and comfortable. The view was great.... More 

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48 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Stayed at Polynesian with two toddlers (age 3) and three adults. From the perspective of making a brief holiday trip easy for parents and grandparents with small children, this hotel has it all. The logistics of air travel were as smooth as silk: the Disney magical express delivered us to the hotel front door, enabled us to check our bags... More 

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21 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

So we booked the Polynesian Resort for a quick family vacation weekend getaway. The grounds are beautiful and the hotel, which is one of the Disney originals never felt old or outdated. It really is a nice hotel. The staff were true to Disney fashion always friendly and helpful. The rooms were spacious enough for us and the pool was... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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19 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

The best thing Polynesian Resort is its location and the convenience of getting around especially with young children. The mono rail and bus service is first rate. The resort is old but the rooms are large and comfortable. We were able to get adjoining rooms with my daughter and grandchildren. This worked out extremely well as we were able to... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I loved the Breakfast !! My kids loved the food!!! WE enjoyed every second of our stay!! The experience was amazing and the look at my kids faces was the best!!! I have to say i have been here before and its where i run to if Disney is calling!! Its where i know that i will get good service...easy... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We love the Polynesian. It is definitely the most convenient hotel on the property with easy access to the resort monorail, excellent bus service to other parks and a short walk to the TTC for a trip to Epcot. The rooms are larger than most and can easily fit us and our two teenagers. We like the one site restaurants... More 

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Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The positive - We love Disney and the location was great ( just a quick boat ride to Magic Kingdom). WE loved Ohana restaurant and the Dole Whips ! The resort has a wonderful Hawaiian tropical feel. The negative - small dark gloomy rooms. I guess with the age of the resort it should be expected but we found a... More 

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Springville, Alabama
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is one of the oldest resorts at WDW. It was so well planned out that even after 40 years it's a beautiful and perfect resort. One of the best meals served in the whole park is the Ohana dinner. It's an all you can eat, multi-course meal, that includes shrimp, beef, turkey and pork. They continually come to your... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Good customer service, nice theme. When you walk in, you can smell flowers & citrus, sticking with Disney's placement of smells aka Magic Kingdom and popcorn. Food, by Disney standards, is good. Nice pools and marina. Staff was great, however, wasn't impressed with some of the management treating their employees, hopefully they were just having an off day(s).

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