Deluxe Resorts Archive

Shades of Green Resort Review & Info

Shades of Green is a military hotel at Walt Disney World that offers Deluxe Resort-caliber accommodations, and is located in the Magic Kingdom area. In this review, we’ll share thoughts on our past stays here, provide basic info, a photo tour, and whether it’s worth sacrificing theme for the heavily discounted nightly room rates. Most

Disney World Fall Trip Recap: Part 1

We’ll continue sharing experiences from our recent Walt Disney World trip with something we haven’t done in a while: a trip report. While our construction updates and our crowd post tell some of the story, it’s been a while since I sat down and posted stray thoughts and photos from Walt Disney World in trip

Disney World Hotel Reviews

Not sure which Walt Disney World resort 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 an idea of what type of guests (families, honeymooners, commando tourists, etc.) will like or dislike each hotel. We also include reviews of Walt Disney

Newport Bay Club Review

Newport Bay Club is a deluxe hotel at Disneyland Paris, with a nautical theme very reminiscent of Disney’s Yacht & Club Resorts. This review features room photos, thoughts on its quality, and our experience of staying at the hotel. Recently, the resort underwent a massive, top to bottom refurbishment that lasted multiple years and renovated

Minnie Van Review & Tips

Minnie Vans are a new private vehicle service at Walt Disney World, operated in the same manner as Uber or Lyft, except operated by Cast Members in cute vehicles reminiscent of Minnie Mouse. In this post, we’ll share our experiences using the Minnie Vans, whether we recommend them, and tips for making the most of

Swan & Dolphin Hotel Review

The Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin are on-site hotels near Epcot that are Deluxe-caliber. This review features photos of a newly renovated room in the Dolphin, thoughts about the collective amenities at both hotels, and a general summary of the hotels’ value. Reviewing the Swan and/or Dolphin is a tricky proposition for a few reasons.

1900 Park Fare Breakfast Review

1900 Park Fare is a character meal at Walt Disney World’s flagship hotel, Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, which is located on the Magic Kingdom monorail loop. This review covers breakfast and features food photos, a look inside the restaurant, anecdotes about character interactions, and our thoughts on whether it’s worth your money or Disney

California Grill Brunch at the Top Review

Brunch at the Top at California Grill is a daytime meal offered exclusively on Sundays at one of Walt Disney World’s flagship Signature Restaurants. Located atop Contemporary Resort with views of Magic Kingdom, brunch offers all-you-can-eat food plus a la carte entree selections and unlimited mimosas. In this review, we’ll share food photos from our

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort Review

Polynesian Village Resort is a deluxe hotel at Walt Disney World themed to retro tiki culture and the South Pacific, with monorail access to Magic Kingdom. This review features room photos, thoughts on the amenities, and whether this expensive resort is worth the money. As one of Walt Disney World’s original hotels, the Polynesian has