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[25 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa Now Open | ]
The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa Now Open

The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa are officially open and ready to welcome guests into a world of casual elegance.
The villas are the 12th resort property for the Disney Vacation Club, and the resort is the first DVC property to feature deluxe studios that sleep up to five guests. Other accommodations include one-bedroom villas, two-bedroom villas, and a grand villa that sleeps 12 guests and features multiple bedrooms and bathrooms in addition to a media room and home theater system.
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[12 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
‘Alice In Wonderland’ Themed Water Area Opens at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort

Walt Disney Imagineers have created a new Alice In Wonderland-themed water play area at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.
The new area is highlighted by an upturned Mad Hatter’s Hat that dumps water when it’s filled up and a teacup that spills water into smaller cups that shower guests playing below. Kids can also enjoy sprinklers and water spouts on the ground, as well as two mini water slides.
What do you think of the new themed water play area?
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[25 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Alice In Wonderland’ Themed Splash Pad Open at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort

The new Alice in Wonderland themed splash playground opened at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort this week. The splash area features several waterfalls, two slides, and a central play area for the kids.
Some of the special water effects take place on a timer, while others are operated by kids pulling on pull-cords and turning valves. In traditional Disney style, the design of the playground is highly detailed with images of Alice, the Mad Hatter, White Rabbit and friends. There are various tea cups and tea kettles spraying water, and the …

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[12 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Walt Disney World’s Grand Floridian Spa to Close for 18 Months

Spa lovers headed to Walt Disney World, take note! Disney announced recently that the Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa will close next month as part of an expansion project at the resort. The spa will officially close on September 19, and will be shut down for 18 months.
“We are in the early stages of an expansion project at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa,” Disney spokesman Bryan Malenius said Friday. The spa will “temporarily close this fall as part of a planned renovation.”
Disney has not divulged what …

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[25 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
New Addition Planned for Walt Disney World’s Grand Floridian

Plans for an addition to Walt Disney World’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa have been filed with the South Florida Water Management District. 
Discussions about the addition quickly popped up on Disney fan forums and websites all over the internet, but Disney has declined to speak about this specific project – or even give a timetable as to the construction of the six to seven story, T-shaped building that will be connected via a walkway to the main Grand Floridian.
Spokesman Bryan Malenius had this to say about the addition:
“At any given time, …

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[20 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Four Walt Disney World Resorts Receive Award From Fodor’s Travel

The “Fodor’s Choice Gold Awards” take into consideration a wide range of family budgets, authenticity of resorts, expectations of travelers, as well as resorts that provide a range of experiences. Broken up into 10 unique categories for 2010, the awards were given to 100 different winners including four Walt Disney World Resorts. Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa was recognized as one of the best destination wedding hotels in the United States. Disney’s All-Star Movies, All-Star Music and All-Star Sports were also awarded with the title of “Best Hotels for …