Disney’s Old Key West Resort
Disney’s Old Key West Resort features one of 25 themes presented throughout various Disney resorts. Enjoy a Florida Keys theme while vacationing near Walt Disney World. Victorian architecture, tall palms, island hamlets, and lush green settings conjure the romance and tranquility of Florida’s most easterly point. Avid golfers are keen on this particular Disney hotel because of the setting, which is situated amid verdant Lake Buena Vista Golf Course fairways. The whole resort is focused around the main building, a facility with dual restaurants, an arcade, a breezy lounge, and more. Enjoy tons of activities at bordering Hospitality House, a complex where pools, tennis courts, and an excellent gym with sauna are located. This is also the place to have all stress kneaded out of your muscles, casting away all but the present moment. The convenient location means quick trips to Disney’s Boardwalk, Epcot Center, and Disney’s downtown area.
Rooms at Disney’s Old Key West Resort are dedicated studios, designed for both Disney Vacation Club members and non-members alike. Akin to Deluxe rooms at other Disney hotels but with an added kitchenette, Studios are a convenient choice and most economical. Kitchenettes boast necessary tools to nook, toast, and prepare light food with a fridge to store perishables and a handy sink attached. There is also a table and chairs, two queens, and an armoire with TV in the 390-square-foot rooms. The large, full bath has storage and several bath amenities. These units sleep four people and a toddler or baby in a crib (provided upon request).
One-bedroom villas are 942 square feet and accommodate four people. They are ideal for a family of four, with a full kitchen, dining room, and living room. The master has a king bed and bubbly tub and the living room has a pull-out queen bed. The balcony and porch means more space outdoors.
Two-bedroom villas at Disney’s Old Key West Resort are designed for eight, offering over 1400 square feet. Two bathrooms, a full kitchen, and a dining and living area provide space to spread out and do your own thing. Some two-bedroom units even feature three balconies.
With three bedrooms in the Grand Villa, the maximum amount of space (2,375 square feet) is afforded and ideal for celebrating special events. There are two stories of bedrooms, bathrooms, and balconies with a dining room, living room, and kitchen as well as full-size laundry facilities. All suites have satellite TV with a DVD player and high-speed Internet for surfing or vacation planning. There are also immediate parking spaces for rental cars.
An amazing four heated pools are a highlight for guests, with one so big it holds almost 150,000 square feet with an attached water slide. There is also a spa and a small children’s pool. The pools are in the recreation complex where there are many things to including volleyball and basketball. From this spot guests can also rent a boat or arrange golf games.
If a Caribbean twist sounds good, the main restaurant at Disney’s Old Key West Resort delivers, with seafood and tons of North American dishes. A quick-service snack bar has plenty of snacks, fast food, and icy cold beer. Another snack counter is the way to go if heading out with Disney tickets in hand. Lots of options suit most palates and delivers a convenient way grab a bite on the way to any Disney attractions.
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