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Polynesian Village Resort Review
March 10, 2020
Author: Livia Taylor

On the shores of Walt Disney World’s Seven Seas Lagoon, you’ll find Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. Find out more about the sophisticated South Seas island charm, convenient location and amenities in this Polynesian Village Resort Review.

Polynesian Village Resort Review Exterior

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Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort Review

Did you know that every 2-night and longer Walt Disney World vacation that includes an onsite hotel, you can take advantage of our complimentary concierge services? This can help you plan your vacation and get the most out of the theme parks and your hotel. Read our review of the Polynesian Village at Walt Disney World to find out more.

Polynesian Village Resort Review - Rooms

Enjoy a little Tiki charm in your room at Polynesian Village Resort. You can request a variety of rooms views, subject to availability, including Standard, Pool/Marina, Lagoon or even Theme Park. The rooms at Polynesian Village offer accommodations for up to five adults.

  • Two Queen beds and one daybed
  • One King bed and one daybed

Polynesian Village Resort Review Room

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Polynesian Village Resort Review - Amenities

If you’re at all familiar with Disney, you know they include unprecedented customer service to all their guests. When you stay onsite at Disney World, the magic extends to your hotel experience as well. Amenities at Polynesian Village Resort include the following:

  • In-room celebrations
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet - Free WiFi Service
  • Soaker Tub
  • Telephone with voicemail
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • In-Room Safe
  • Mini-refrigerator

Resort amenities invite you to add to your Park experiences, and give you lots of options on non-Park days you may have on your vacation. 

Polynesian Village Resort Review Pool Area

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  • Electrical Water Pageant
  • Pools
    • Lava Pool: The Lava Pool at Polynesian Village is zero-entry, so even the littlest of swimmers can gradually wade into the water and enjoy themselves. There’s also a volcano and a 142-foot water slide and nearby pool bar.
    • Oasis Pool and Patio: This leisure pool at Polynesian Village is surrounded by foliage and provides a relaxed area of the Resort to swim and sunbathe. With advance reservations, guests can claim one of six private lounges near Oasis Pool, complete with chairs, towels and shade.
  • Movies Under the Stars and campfires
  • Boat rentals
  • Fishing
  • Volleyball, jogging trails
  • Online check-in
  • Resort airline check-in
  • Merchandise delivery and pickup
  • Childcare services
  • Spa and fitness center
  • Ferrytale Dessert and Fireworks Cruise: Polynesian Village is located adjacent to the Ferrytale Dessert and Fireworks Cruise dock, providing quick access to your reservation to this experience. 

Polynesian Village Resort Review - Dining

  • ‘Ohana Character Breakfast: Meet Lilo, Stitch and other Disney Characters during your reserved Character Dining experience at Disney World. The Resort serves American breakfast with a Polynesian twist. Dinner is also served at ‘Ohana, but includes family games instead of Character visits.
    • You can also add a Storybook Moment to your Character Dining package, which includes keepsake items such as a ukulele, plush Stitch and more.
  • Oasis Bar and Grill: This quick-service pool bar is located by the Oasis leisure pool. It serves lunch as well as snacks and beverages.
  • Pineapple Lanai: Looking for a Dole Whip at Polynesian Village? Head to the Pineapple Lanai! Choose from classic soft-serve, or opt for a float. Menu items also include Souvenir Sippers and Bowls.
  • Trader Sam’s Tiki Terrace: This outdoor lounge serves up appetizers, beverages and specialty drinks including cocktails, beer and wine.
  • Disney Resorts Room Service: If you’d like to enjoy a meal in your room, just call up room service at Polynesian Village. For a small fee, you can have made-to-order menu items brought to you.
  • Disney’s Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show: Nearby Polynesian Village Resort is the Spirit of Aloha Dinner and show. Some dining plans are accepted, and advance reservations are recommended. Experience fire dancing, hula dancing and an all-you-care-to-eat buffet.

Polynesian Village Resort Review Dining

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  • Kona Cafe: This casual eatery offers family-friendly dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy American cuisine, Hawaiian foods and Asian-inspired meals including sushi.
  • Highway in the Sky Dine Around: Polynesian Village Resort is the first stop on the Monorail dining journey. After each course, you board the Monorail and head to the next destination. Advance reservations are recommended.
  • Tambu Lounge: This is your stop for appetizers and specialty drinks throughout the day.
  • Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto: This casual dining option at Polynesian Village Resort features tiki theming and is just steps away from the lobby.
  • Capt. Cook’s: This is a convenient quick-service, mobile dining option at Polynesian Village. It’s available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Kona Island: For grab-and-go dining, stop by Kona Island throughout the day for quick meal items.
  • Barefoot Pool Bar: Located near the Lava Pool at the base of the volcano, this pool bar serves up delicious island grub and drinks. Typically open from 11am- 8pm, you’ll find a variety of meal options as well as specialty drinks.

Polynesian Village Resort Review - Location

Where is Polynesian Village? It’s located on the edge of Seven Seas Lagoon, almost directly across from Magic Kingdom at Disney World. To one side of the Resort is a Monorail station, while to the other is The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. 

From the Orlando International Airport, guests can ride Disney’s Magical Express to the Polynesian Village Resort at no extra charge. Once at the Resort hop on the Disney Monorail for convenient transportation to Magic Kingdom. The Parks can also be navigated via Disney Buses.

Polynesian Village Resort Review - Overview

We love this Polynesian Village Resort for its convenient location, island-inspired charm and many onsite amenities. It's a great choice for families or couples visiting Disney World! Book online or give us a call at 855-GET-AWAY. We'll walk you through the planning process and tell you all about our complimentary Walt Disney World Concierge service!

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