This is part of The Comfortable Guide to Walt Disney World
OVERVIEW: THE MOST COMFORTABLE PLACE TO STAY AT WALT DISNEY WORLD: THE OPTIONS
This site provides precise instructions elsewhere on where to stay at Walt Disney World. These instructions are designed for typical first time family visitors who are not sure whether or not they will ever return.
This page is one of several on where to stay at Walt Disney World for a subset of first time visitors: those seeking the most comfortable visit.
I am publishing both series at the same time so that they also help those who are looking for bargains and deals on some things, so that they can spend more on others!! Links to everything in these two series are at the bottom of the page.
There are two options for the most comfortable place to stay at Walt Disney World:
- Suites, which are available at all of the Walt Disney World deluxe resorts, and
- One-bedroom and larger villas at the Disney Vacation Club (“DVC”) resorts. These villas are currently reservable at all Walt Disney World deluxe resorts except for the Polynesian, Grand Floridian, and Yacht Club resorts.
DISTINCTIONS BETWEEN WALT DISNEY WORLD DELUXE RESORTS SUITES AND DISNEY VACATION CLUB VILLAS
The basic differences between suites and Disney Vacation Club villas are as follows:
- There are many, many more villas than suites, making villas much easier to reserve
- All suites provide concierge level services, but essentially no villas do. (A few of the villas at the Animal Kingdom Lodge provide concierge level services, but these are usually snapped up by Disney Vacation Club members, making them unavailable to the general public.)
- All one-bedroom and larger villas provide full kitchens; no suite (that I am aware of) has stoves or ovens, though many suites have all other kitchen gear (fridges, sinks, and microwaves).
- Many one and two bedroom suites provide a larger and more livable non-bedroom area than the one and two-bedroom DVC villas do.
- While there are different types of DVC villas (One bedroom, Two bedroom, Treehouses, and Grand Villas) they essentially vary by number of sleeping spaces. There are, however, two very different kinds of suites.
- What you might call “standard suites” provide more rooms, and more square feet, than standard rooms.
- “Top-level” suites provide a lot more room, and sometimes additional spaces (such as offices, or separate sitting rooms separate from the parlor) as well.
- These top level suites include spaces like the King Kamehameha Suite at the Polynesian, and the Royal Asante Presidential Suite at the Animal Kingdom Lodge, and others, all suitable for heads of state, potential investors in this website, and other nabobs and potentates
SUITES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD
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