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Off site hotel with easy shuttles to park?

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Off site hotel with easy shuttles to park?

We are going to disney for our second trip in the spring. We stayed at Polynesian last time and looking for something a little cheaper but still don't really want to rent a car. Are there hotels with shuttles (fee or not) close to WDW that still have good pools, movies at night, etc?


Edited: 7:49 pm, June 11, 2014
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1. Re: Off site hotel with easy shuttles to park?

Since the Polynesian is a deluxe Resort, it is at the top of everyone's budget. The Moderates and Values are A lot less money then the Polynesian and would still give you all the Disney Perks of Free transportation to all the Parks as well as from and back to the Airport, extra magic hours, free magic bands, 60 day advance Fast Pass+ , Resort Movies and Entertainment and of course great pools

Value Resort - Pop Century


Moderate Resort - Port Orleans Riverside


And will suggest another Deluxe - Wilderness Lodge ( always less $ then the other Deluxe Resorts :)


There will be Spring Discounts, need to wait a while for those

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2. Re: Off site hotel with easy shuttles to park?

I too would look at the Moderate Resorts like the Port Orleans Riverside or French Quarter. That gets you the Magical Express from MCO and the onsite transportation.

If they were still too expensive then I'd look at the Value Resorts like Art of Animation or Pop Century.

What is your budget?

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3. Re: Off site hotel with easy shuttles to park?

Take a look at one of these, they have regular free transport to the Disney parks and are all within easy walking distance of DTD. We have stayed at the Best Western LBV, very reasonable, large rooms pretty basic but very clean & tidy. We have also stayed at the Buena vista Palace which was a bit more expensive but very nice. The Hilton gets great reviews and also benefits from EMH's at Disney.


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4. Re: Off site hotel with easy shuttles to park?

The Downtown Disney hotels have a free shuttle every 30 minutes and are a much better value than the Disney hotels but they don't have movies at night.We like the Hilton DTD and the Doubletree DTD;the Holiday Inn DTD is also very nice. The Palace is more convention oriented but still a very enjoyable hotel. the others, I would skip,a little too shop worn

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5. Re: Off site hotel with easy shuttles to park?

I agree, if you want offsite, but with the best Disney shuttles, try the DTD hotels.

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