Disney’s Pop Century Resort is a value hotel in Walt Disney World with a reputation among frequent Disney guests as being the est value hotel. Since the opening of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, this reputation no longer holds true, but Pop Century is still an excellent option for guests looking to save money on lodging but still desiring the perks of a Disney hotel, such as Extra Magic Hours, Disney’s Magical Express, and free transportation around Walt Disney World.
As we stated in our All Star Movies Review and All Star Sports Review, the Value Resorts are quite divisive. Some love them for their convenience and price-points, others hate their design and feel they’re over the top and tacky. Although they’re far from being our favorite hotels, we don’t mind the Value Resorts for what they are.
Whether the Value Resorts are right for you comes down to the nature of your visit. If you’re taking a “the room is only for sleeping” type trip during which you want to be in the parks as much as possible, the Value Resorts are great because they’re often $100 or less per night, and allow budget-conscious guests to stay on Walt Disney World property. (more…)