If you're going to Disney for more than a day, stay at one of their on-site resorts! We stayed at the Polynesian Resort while at Walt Disney World and it was great! The service was awesome, the room was spacious, clean and very nice - despite being one of the oldest resorts on the property. They had everything we needed and we didn't even leave Disney property for 4 days. It wasn't cheap, but it was worth everything we paid. My only problem now is when I return I want to experience another resort, but I hate not to go back to the Polynesian because it was so great.
There are a lot of reasons to stay on property when visiting Walt Disney World, not the least of which is you become immersed in a 24/7 Disney experience. Yes, it can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be if you watch closely for the discounts and choose your resort wisely. So I recommend an on-site resort since there are many benefits to staying on property that have both financial savings and convenience factors. My family has stayed in Value, Moderate and Deluxe … more
There are 32 resorts and hotels located on the Walt Disney World property. Of those, 24 are owned and operated by the Walt Disney Company. The Disney resorts are classified into five categories: Deluxe, Moderate, Value, Disney Vacation Club Villas, and Campground.