Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

Walt Disney World, Orlando

The hotel

Tropical gardens, lavish luaus and calm waves characterise Disney's Polynesian Village Resort. Gentle people, laughter and good cheer help every member of the family to capture that laid-back South Pacific mood in no time at all. Rooms are airy and have a tropical feel with bamboo and wood décor. When exploring the resort, tell the kids to look out for the unique Kukai Nut tree. The only one of its kind in the state of Florida, the tree was brought to the Walt Disney World Resort from its native Hawaii. The hotel is on the monorail system that will whizz you to the Magic Kingdom Park.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Swimming Pool
  • Families
  • Theme Parks
  • Children’s Playground
  • Close to Walt Disney World Resort
  • Babysitting service
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Wheelchair access
  • Laundry Service
  • Games Room

Where is it

Magic Kingdom Resort area. Driving time from airport: approx 30 minutes.

Hotel information

484 rooms and suites in eleven 2- or 3-Storey Longhouses with 1 lift in each. All have air-conditioning, cable TV with Disney Channel, safe, mini-fridge, hairdryer, iron and board. Standard Rooms with 2 queen-size beds or 1 king-size bed and a day bed, sleeping maximum 5 adults plus 1 child under 3 years in a cot.

Lagoon View Rooms with 2 queen-size beds and a day bed, sleeping maximum 5 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children, plus one child under 3  in a cot.

Please note: cots must be requested at time of booking.

Use of the Walt Disney World Resort Transportation System is included in your stay. Self-parking available approx $25 including tax per night (payable locally, subject to change).

'Ohana Restaurant (character breakfast or dinner with storytelling), Disney's Spirit of Aloha (dinner show), Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto and Tiki Terrace, Oasis Bar & Grill (poolside), Pineapple Lanai (quick service), Capt. Cook's (quick service), Kona Island and Kona Café. Tambu Lounge - Great Ceremonial House (lounge) and Barefoot Pool Bar.

Main pool with whirlpool, quiet pool with whirlpool and water play area. Games arcade*. Playground. Jogging trail. Movies under the stars. Campfire activities. Motorised boat rentals*. Fishing*. Volleyball. Healthclub with spa services* (located at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa).

Disney-themed shop. Complimentary WiFi. Disney Water Transportation to Magic Kingdom Park. Disney Monorail Transportation to Magic Kingdom Park (one transfer takes you to Epcot). Disney bus transportation. Minnie Van service*. Laundry and dry-cleaning services*. Babysitting service*. Room service*.

Wheelchair accessible rooms available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

Minimum stay 5 nights at all times.

Maximum stay 21 nights.

At the present time, Walt Disney World are conducting a phased reopening of their resort hotels. You can find out more information about which hotels are currently open at Disney’s Know Before You Go website www.disneytraveltradeinfo.com/wdwws

*Denotes local charge.

Please note: rollaway beds are no longer available.

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating It was different but still Magical

Oct 2, 2020 tribeofour Granite Bay, California

We went as a family during covid-19. The pools are amazing! Best hotel on property with the coolest kids water park and slides! We will only stay at this hotel from now on when visiting this amazing Magical Place. Hotel room even had an extra bed pull down from wall under the tv for the kids. Perfect stay!!!
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Suggestion for Polynesian resort lobby from a Disney fan

Sep 16, 2020 kris0530 Orlando, Florida

I am writing this and hoping that the "decider's" read these posts at Disney consider this as they are redecorating the Polynesian resort. Please add more "water feature's/water wall feature" in the lobby area. It is nice there is more seating available when you arrive. However, The "waterfall" is now so small and ineffective that I hear the… Read more
I am writing this and hoping that the "decider's" read these posts at Disney consider this as they are redecorating the Polynesian resort. Please add more "water feature's/water wall feature" in the lobby area. It is nice there is more seating available when you arrive. However, The "waterfall" is now so small and ineffective that I hear the dishes clinking in the restaurants when I walk into the lobby. And that is what I and other guests remember. I love Disney, just hoping they improve the experience in the lobby. Thanks for listening:) Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating My first stay at a deluxe Disney resort!

Aug 20, 2020 ModernWanderers Hilton Head, South Carolina

With DVC points in hand, my husband booked us 5 nights at the Poly. My second-ever stay at a Disney resort (the first was Coronado Springs in early 2019) and for everything that the world is going through right now, we couldn't find much to complain about :) Whilst our stay was mostly consumed by park visits, we did have time to explore the… Read more
With DVC points in hand, my husband booked us 5 nights at the Poly. My second-ever stay at a Disney resort (the first was Coronado Springs in early 2019) and for everything that the world is going through right now, we couldn't find much to complain about :) Whilst our stay was mostly consumed by park visits, we did have time to explore the resort a little and enjoyed the comfort of our cozy (two bathroom -- mega love with the rain shower!) studio room. Both pools were mostly empty (lots of clean towels to go around!), with plenty of social distancing observed, and we invited Orlando-based family friends over for breakfast at Captain Cook's on one of the mornings (bagged breakfasts based on our mobile app orders). Staff were mostly fantastic throughout (a few odd staff at the stores...), generally going the extra mile to make conversations personalized and no doubt excited for the interaction considering the few people staying there. The monorail to Magic Kingdom and the bus to Epcot ran frequently and efficiently, with drivers/platform staff doing a brilliant job to ensure social distancing at all times. We were very impressed. I loved the walk from the Floridian to the Poly and all the geckos running around everywhere! I also love the Poly's theme in general, as both my husband and I are huge fans of the South Pacific. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating A Wonderful Disney Experience

Aug 15, 2020 mjsheridan130 New York City, New York

Although our busy parks schedule meant we didn't spend a ton of time at the resort, we still very much loved our stay at this beautiful hotel. The lobby is so gorgeous and relaxing, and I actually enjoyed the 1970s retro theme throughout the hotel, which felt very true to the hotel's origins without feel dated or tired. We loved our brunch at the… Read more
Although our busy parks schedule meant we didn't spend a ton of time at the resort, we still very much loved our stay at this beautiful hotel. The lobby is so gorgeous and relaxing, and I actually enjoyed the 1970s retro theme throughout the hotel, which felt very true to the hotel's origins without feel dated or tired. We loved our brunch at the Kona Cafe and thought our meal at Captain Cooks was fine. Our room was comfortable and larger than expected and even though we didn't splurge for a nice view of the lagoon, thought it was quiet and relaxing. Having the monorail pass through the hotel was super convenient as well. We didn't spend much time by the big pool, and preferred the very quiet and relaxing "oasis pool." I could clearly go on and on this place and can't recommend it enough! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating My favorite of the many wonderful hotels on property

Aug 4, 2020 ChristopherJAustin

The Polynesian is a wonderful hotel, its location is convenient (monorail) its restaurants are some of the best, its theme is one of the funnest. It checks all the boxes that my family is looking for on a vacation.