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[25 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Buy Two Nights, Get One Free At Disney World’s Swan And Dolphin

If you’re a Florida resident visiting Disney World before September 30th, book your room at the Swan and Dolphin before August 15th and get your third night free.
The Swan and Dolphin Resorts at Walt Disney World are offering their “Free Summer Night for Florida Residents” promotion. The resort is on property and can be a good value for those looking to get the Disney Magic at a bit of a discount. This is even more true with the third night free. This would be perfect …

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[24 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Wilderness Lodge Wins Best Theme Park Hotel Award

Theme Park Insider polls its readers for their yearly Theme Park Insider Awards. This years winner for Best Theme Park Hotel was Disney’s Wilderness Lodge in Disney World.
The Wilderness Lodge is one of Disney World’s “deluxe” resorts. While the Wilderness Lodge is a less expensive option, these resorts can still be quite expensive. Still the resort beat out some stiff competition. From the article:
A runner-up last year, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge in 2010 wins the Best Theme Park Hotel honor for this first time. …

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[16 Jul 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
“Personal Pantry” to Replace the Traditional In-room Mini-bar at Disney’s Swan & Dolphin Resorts

The day of the traditional mini-bar concept seems to be fading away, while the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resorts plan to offer a new, more personalized, way for guests to enjoy in-room snacks and beverages. Traditional pre-priced mini-bars haven’t been present in most Walt Disney World Resort hotels for years but the General Manager of the Swan and Dolphin is introducing a new concept called “Personal Pantry” that allows guests to custom order what fills their in-room mini-fridge.

“We’ve started a program that provides our guests with the value …

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[12 May 2010 | One Comment | ]
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort to Open in 2012

For those who have wondered what was to become of Pop Century Resort’s “Legendary Years,” here’s your answer.
Disney has been playing around with the Art of Animation Resort idea for years now, and it looks like the economy has finally strengthened enough for the resort to become a reality. The Art of Animation Resort will join Disney’s All Star Resorts and Disney’s Pop Century Resort as a value-level hotel; it will feature 864 traditional hotel rooms and 1,120 family suites, which sleep six and have proven successful at Disney’s All …

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[21 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]
Saratoga Springs to Get New Pool

For those thinking Disney’s Saratoga Springs had become a bit boring, good news! Reports are confirming that work is planned for this spring on a new feature pool at the Disney Vacation Club resort. The pool will be in the Paddock area of Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, “building on the resort’s turn-of-the-20th-century, upstate New York theme.”
Construction is scheduled to be completed in mid 2011 and will replace the current 1,100 square foot quiet pool. The new pool should be 3,300 square feet, with zero-depth-entry, a 146 …

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[19 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]
Disney’s Contempory Resort Tower or Garden Wing?

Congratulations! You’ve made a wonderful decision to stay at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida. Now comes the tough question: do you book a room in the Contemporary Tower or in the resort’s Garden Wing?
The Contemporary “Tower,” is the main, A-frame building that comes to mind when most people think of Disney’s Contemporary Resort. However, the resort also has one smaller building, the Garden Wing, which offers beautiful accommodations and shares all of the resort’s amenities. The Garden Wing lies about a 3-5 minute walk (along …