Hotels Archive

Polynesian vs. Caribbean Beach Resort

Caribbean Beach and the Polynesian are Walt Disney World’s tropical-themed hotels, and both have received reimaginings and added amenities in the last few years. It may seem like a ridiculous resort face-off, but thanks to improved transportation and dining, it’s a surprisingly close call. Essentially, this post head-to-head smackdown answers whether Moderate-tier Caribbean Beach Resort

Disney World Moderate Resort Rankings

Which Walt Disney World Moderate Resort hotel is best? It’s a common question among vacation planners, and unlike Value Resorts, it’s difficult to answer. Coronado Springs, Caribbean Beach, Port Orleans Riverside & French Quarter each have strengths & weaknesses, and our “worst” might be your “best.” (Updated June 18, 2024.) With that said, we’re going

Pop Century vs. All Star Resorts

Pop Century and the All Star Resorts are the cheapest 4 hotels at Walt Disney World that have similar dining, pools, and rooms–but theme and transportation differences. Vacation planners on tight budgets might wonder which to choose, and whether it’s worth paying a premium for Pop. This head-to-head comparison helps answer common questions. Trying to

Is Our Top Hotel Near Disneyland Still #1?

In the last decade-plus, we have stayed at over 65 hotels near Disneyland and Disney California. First as tourists on trips, then as SoCal locals wanting to field test accommodations, then childeless millennial tourists again, and finally as parents living in Orange County. We’ve stayed at everything from sketchy motels to family suites to luxury

All Disney World Resort Hotels Ranked From Worst to Best

This ranks every single hotel at Walt Disney World–Values, Moderates, Deluxes, and Villas–from worst to best for those planning 2024 vacations. These resort rankings consider theme, amenities, location, transportation, pools, dining, guest rooms, and more to determine the top accommodations near the theme parks in Florida. (Updated May 19, 2024.) Notably, this gives significant weight

Wilderness Lodge vs. Animal Kingdom Lodge

When comparing Deluxe Lodges at Walt Disney World, there are two hotel choices: Animal Kingdom Lodge and Wilderness Lodge. One is a Magic Kingdom resort, the other an Animal Kingdom one. (Updated May 9, 2024.) Our goal with this post is to offer a head-to-head smackdown between the two and settle once and for all

Universal Orlando vs. Disney World Hotels

Planning on visiting both Universal Orlando and Walt Disney World during your Florida vacation? This weighs the pros & cons, with an unbiased look at Universal vs. Disney resorts based on price, perks, amenities, location, transportation, dining, and more. For many Walt Disney World fans who were once “bubble or bust!” might now find themselves