Moderate Resorts Archive

Disney World Hotel Reviews

Not sure which Walt Disney World resort hotel is right for you? Our hotel reviews feature room photos, strengths and weaknesses of each hotel, our opinion as to whether they are worth the money, and offer an idea of what type of guests (families, honeymooners, commando tourists, etc.) will like or dislike each hotel. Note that these are reviews

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Review

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort is a Moderate Resort hotel at Walt Disney World with a tropical theme. This review has been substantially updated with numerous new room photos and thoughts concerning the new rooms and other changes at the resort based on our recent stay here. Suffice to say, a lot has changed at Caribbean

Cabins at Fort Wilderness Review

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort recently refurbished its cabins, and we had the chance to stay in one on our last trip to Walt Disney World. In this post, we’ll review the new cabins, share photos from inside the rooms, and offer some thoughts about our experience staying in them. The Cabins at Fort Wilderness are

Fort Wilderness Resort Campground Review

Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground is an actual campground with both campsites and cabins at Walt Disney World. This review features photos of the both, the dining options and other amenities, and thoughts on the experience of staying at Fort Wilderness. As of Spring 2017 (this review was last updated May 18, 2017), the overhaul

Caribbean Beach v. Coronado Springs Resort

Two Moderate Resort hotels at Walt Disney World–Caribbean Beach and Coronado Springs–are currently in the midst of significant construction projects, and vacation planners might wonder which one they should choose during this work…or even after. This post offers our head-to-head smackdown between the two to answer that question. Beyond the construction, a choice between Caribbean Beach and

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Review

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort is a Moderate Resort at Walt Disney World with a Southwest theme. This hotel review features room photos, our thoughts on staying at Coronado, including during the midst of the construction project that has already started as of February 2017 (update on that below). The resort is very spread out with Lago

An Ode to (Port) Orleans

Well, not technically an ode since I’m bad with poetry, but I liked the way that title sounded. In any case, in honor of Port Orleans’ 25th Anniversary, we wanted to share this post today. We’ve stayed at Port Orleans several times in the past couple of years, and in the process, have developed a much

Boatwright’s Dining Hall Review

Boatwright’s Dining Hall is the table service restaurant at Port Orleans Riverside in Walt Disney World, serving southern cooking. This review details our meal here, with food photos, thoughts on ambiance, and other details about Boatwright’s. In terms of basic info for vacation planners, this is a 1-credit table service restaurant on the Disney Dining Plan, and accepts

Riverside Mill Food Court Review

Riverside Mill Food Court is the quick service restaurant at Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside at Walt Disney World. This review features food photos, our experiences dining here, and thoughts on the ambiance, among other things. In terms of some background, money-saving info, it participates in the Disney Dining Plan as a 1-credit counter service restaurant, but does not accept the Tables