Hotels Archive

2021 Disney World Hotel Reopening Dates

Walt Disney World continues to update the resort reopening timeline for 2021, with revised dates for hotels that were TBD. This looks at the schedule, how refurbishments and construction are delaying opening dates, and offers predictions for what’s next. (Updated September 20, 2021.) As a quick recap, all Disney Vacation Club resorts welcomed guests back

Review: Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is a premier resort within walking or boat distance of Universal Studios Florida & Islands of Adventure, with unlimited front-of-line Express Pass at rides in both theme parks. This review features room photos, amenities info, pros & cons, and how these luxury accommodations compare to Walt Disney World Deluxe Resorts. Themed

Refreshed Rooms at Port Orleans Riverside

Port Orleans Riverside has (slowly) renovated its rooms, with a new look inspired by¬†the Princess and the Frog. In this post, we’ll share photos and thoughts on the updated Walt Disney World hotel rooms, which are similar to the refreshed rooms at Port Orleans French Quarter. (Updated September 6, 2021.) At this time, both Port

The Anaheim Hotel Review

The Anaheim Hotel is the first place we ever stayed when visiting Disneyland over a decade ago. Back then, it was known as the Anaheim Plaza Hotel & Suites. It owns a “special” place in our hearts as the negative note of an otherwise exceptional first trip. Honestly, I was fine with the idea of

Review: Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando

Hard Rock Hotel Orlando is a premier resort within walking distance of Universal Studios Florida & Islands of Adventure, offering unlimited Express Pass at both theme parks. This review features room photos, amenities info, pros & cons, and how these luxury accommodations compare to Walt Disney World Deluxe Resorts. Themed to the iconic Hotel California

Port Orleans Riverside v. French Quarter

Port Orleans French Quarter and Riverside are sister Moderate Resort hotels at Walt Disney World that we recommend to anyone who loves themed environments. So…which is the better option for your WDW vacation? This post offers our head-to-head smackdown. (Updated August 12, 2021.) After over a year of waiting, we are incredibly excited for the