DVC Archive

Which Disney Resort Should We Stay At?

The drill is always pretty much the same: I see some tidbit of news that gives me an excuse to start thinking about a Walt Disney World getaway, so I head to DVCMember.com to check availability. As I expand each resort to reveal my results in the “no availability,” “partial,” and “all dates” sweepstakes, there

Animal Kingdom Lodge – Kidani Village Review

Kidani Village at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is a villa-style hotel, and one of the newer Disney Vacation Club resorts at Walt Disney World. This review features room photos, thoughts on the ambiance, and our opinion on for whom this resort is best suited. Despite not having previously reviewed it, Animal Kingdom Lodge ranked as

An Open Letter to Disney Vacation Club

Congratulations on 25 years, Disney Vacation Club! You have grown significantly since first opening the single “Disney Vacation Club Resort” at Walt Disney World, adding numerous other resorts in Florida and other locations in the United States, and seeing an explosion in membership along the way. In so doing, DVC has undoubtedly become one of the

Polynesian Villas & Bungalows Review

Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows are the newest Disney Vacation Club resort at Walt Disney World, with a laid back South Pacific theme near the Magic Kingdom. This review features photos and thoughts on the Deluxe Studio rooms in the Polynesian Villas, as we’ve previously reviewed the Bora Bora Bungalows. Likewise, thoughts and photos of the common

Disney’s Old Key West Resort Review

Disney’s Old Key West Resort was Walt Disney World’s first Disney Vacation Club Resort (and first Deluxe Villa Resort), and was actually known for a few years simply as “Disney’s Vacation Club Resort.” Old Key West features the gingerbread architecture and leisurely romance of the Conch Republic in the Florida Keys. The Victorian styling of the resort

Top of the World Lounge Review

Top of the World Lounge is a bar in Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort that offers sweeping views of Walt Disney World comparable to those of California Grill. It’s more or less exclusively for Disney Vacation Club members, although there are some exceptions to that “rule.” In this post, we’ll take a look

Polynesian Bora Bora Bungalows Review

The Bora Bora Bungalows at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort are the latest Disney Vacation Club villas, and some of the most expensive rooms at Walt Disney World when you convert their cost in DVC points to real dollars. This review covers my recent stay at the Bora Bora Bungalows, including photos of the rooms, plus the

Sanaa Review

Sanaa is an African-inspired restaurant with Indian flavors in Kidani Village at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge in Disney World. Sanaa has gained recognition as one of my top Walt Disney World table service restaurants. Seriously, check the wall, I mailed them a certificate of achievement. It should be hanging up. Sanaa is definitely out of the