Vacationing at Walt Disney World can be quite pricey. When you are spending all of that money, you don’t want to be in a hotel that is uncomfortable or disappointing. That’s where hotel reviews come in! We have the top 10 worst Walt Disney World Resort hotels according to Tripadvisor. Take a look.
1. Disney’s All Star Music Resort (Value Resort)
Let the rhythm move you at this Resort hotel that pays homage to some of the world’s most popular music genres, including country, jazz, rock ‘n’ roll, calypso and Broadway-style show tunes. Large-sized, music-inspired icons outside and subtle song-and dance surprises inside provide a harmonious setting for music lovers of all ages.
Tripadvisor reviews say All Star Music is nice and a great value for Disney property.
2. Disney’s All Star Sports Resort (Value Resort)
Get in the game at this Resort hotel that salutes the world of competitive sports, including baseball, basketball, football, surfing and tennis. Go the distance and don’t be afraid to celebrate your inner fan amid sporty décor starring some of your favorite Disney characters.
All Star Sports is listed on Tripadvisor as very clean, a great hotel, and has the basics.
3. Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort (Moderate Resort)
Celebrate the unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Southwest American cultures at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. This beautiful lakeside oasis offers classic influences, Disney touches and modern comforts to energize and inspire.
Tripadvisor reviews say Coronado Springs is clean, quiet, and a great stay.
4. Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort (Moderate Resort)
Discover a world where life slows to a leisurely pace and worries melt away amidst Calypso rhythms. Awash with vibrant colors and lush landscapes, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort transports Guests to a relaxing paradise that captures the essence of 5 distinct islands: Barbados, Jamaica, Martinique, Trinidad and Aruba. Celebrate the spirit of the Caribbean with blissful sights and fun-filled activities—including colonial forts, lively markets, pristine beaches, splashy florals and swaying hammocks—sure to awaken the imagination.
Tripadvisor has mixed reviews for Caribbean Beach. Guests like the access to the Disney Skyliner and say the service is great.
5. Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows (Deluxe Villas)
Escape to an enchanting oasis of swaying palms, tropical surroundings and an island ambience that evokes the languid spirit of the South Pacific. Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows makes its home at one of the original—and legendary—Walt Disney World Resort hotels.
Guests staying at the Polynesian Villas say their stay was great but the villas need a little TLC. Reviews were from fall of 2020.
6. Disney’s All Star Movies Resort (Value Resort)
Imagine yourself sharing the spotlight with some of your favorite Disney friends, as you headline your very own all-star adventure. Stay at a Disney Resort hotel that salutes the legends of Disney films—from the dotted pups of 101 Dalmatians to the playful toys of Andy’s Room— with whimsical, larger-than-life décor.
Tripadvisor reviews say All Star Movies is a great resort for families on a budget.
7. Disney’s Contemporary Resort (Deluxe Resort)
Retreat to this ultra-modern Disney Resort hotel and discover award-winning dining, spectacular views and dazzling pools. Whether you’re staying in the iconic A-frame Contemporary tower or the nearby Garden Wing, you can walk to Magic Kingdom main gate or catch the Resort Monorail as it breezes through the tower. Inside, a 90-foot-tall mural by Disney Legend Mary Blair—responsible for the distinct look and feel of the “it’s a small world” attraction—celebrates the Grand Canyon and the American Southwest.
Tripadvisor reviewers like the location of the Contemporary but aren’t thrilled with the construction happening right now.
8. Disney’s Pop Century Resort (Value Resort)
Experience the unforgettable fads of the 1950s through the 1990s all over again. From yo-yos and Play-Doh® to Rubik’s Cube® and rollerblades, this Resort hotel salutes the timeless fashions, catch phrases, toys and dances that captivated the world through the decades.
Guests say Pop Century is budget friendly and they like access to the Disney Skyliner but is slightly lacking.
9. Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside (Moderate Resort)
From the stately white-column mansions of Magnolia Bend to Alligator Bayou’s quaint backwoods cottages, delight in a picturesque setting that evokes the romance of rural Louisiana. Take a short walk along the Sassagoula River to Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter, known for Southern specialties like gumbo, jambalaya and beignets.
Reviews on Tripadvisor say Port Orleans Riverside is clean with friendly staff. The only downside is how big the resort is.
10. Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort (Deluxe Resort)
Celebrate the spirit of the South Pacific at this oasis of tropical palms, lush vegetation and so much more. From moonlit nights immersed in the outdoor island ambience to the exotic tastes of our world-class restaurants, discover the signature tropical atmosphere that’s made Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort a favorite Disney destination since 1971.
Tripadvisor reviewers love the Polynesian but don’t love the construction currently happening at the resort right now.
Even though these are the “worst” Walt Disney World Resort hotels, almost all of the reviews are positive. Disney has a very high standard for quality and guest services.
Trying to choose the best place to stay for your Walt Disney World Resort vacation can be overwhelming! Contact me today to start planning your next Disney trip. I am a travel agent with Amazing Magical Adventures, a Disney Earmarked agency, and my services are complimentary!
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