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Fort Wilderness
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Fort Wilderness Resort Camping
Kidani Village
On Again, Off Again
On-Site Lodging vs. Off-Site Lodging
Pampering Perfected
Renting Disney Vacation Club Points
Reserving a Disney Resort Hotel Room
Roughing It - Confessions of a Deluxe Resort Fan Staying at a Moderate Resort
Saratoga Springs
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Shades of Green
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Sheraton Vistana Village
Staying in a Cabin at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground
The Art of A Smooth Check-in At Walt Disney World
The Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
The Villas at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
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The Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Why We Stayed Off-Property For our Disney Vacation

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PassPorter Walt Disney World Lodging Articles

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The Waldorf Astoria Orlando: A Walt Disney World Resort Review
by Amanda Nash on 07-31-2014

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When my husband told me he had to go to Orlando for a business meeting at the Waldorf Astoria, I promptly told him that I would be joining him!

This would be our third trip to Walt Disney World in less than a year, but our first time to stay at a non-Disney resort. The Waldorf Astoria is designated as a Good Neighbor Hotel and is located in the Bonnet Creek Resort area, near Epcot and Hollywood Studios. The location is great because you are so close to the parks; from our hotel room window we could see the Tower of Terror and the bowling pins at the top of the '50s building at Pop Century. More ...
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Why We Stayed Off-Property For our Disney Vacation: Confessions of a Disney Resort Fan by Thomas Urbain on 06-05-2014

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Let me introduce myself. I'm "That Guy" ... the one who would chastise anyone who ever considered going to Walt Disney World and staying "off property."

What could be more magical than staying at a Disney resort?

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The Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian: A Disney Vacation Club Review by Cheryl Pendry on 04-10-2014

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October 2013 saw the opening of an extension to an already familiar resort, with the arrival of the Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa.

We were lucky enough to snag a night's stay there just a few days after they opened ...

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Roughing It - Confessions of a Deluxe Resort Fan Staying at a Moderate Resort: A Walt Disney World Resort Review by Leslie Wiseman on 03-27-2014

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Our first two trips to Walt Disney World consisted of staying offsite visiting my aunt and uncle who were former Cast Members. They were by our side, showing us the ropes when we visited the parks, Downtown Disney, and all the resorts. The minute we ...

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The Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek: An Off-Site Resort Review by PJ Pettigrew on 01-09-2014

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We are members of Disney Vacation Club (DVC) so always stay on site at Walt Disney World … almost always.

When we recently realized we could add a couple of nights on at the end of our Fall Break trip (which would be the Columbus ...

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Reserving a Disney Resort Hotel Room: What You Need to Know by Jennifer Marx on 11/12/2013
With 28 resort hotels and over 30,000 rooms, reserving a room at Walt Disney World is somewhat different than the typical hotel reservation experience.

Reservations for all Disney-owned resorts are made through Central Reservations. ...

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Disney's Fort Wilderness Campground: A Walt Disney World Resort Review by Kim McCain on 08-08-2013
Fort Wilderness campground is a hidden gem of Walt Disney World. If you are looking for a relaxing day away from the parks this is a good place to unwind for a whole day. The Fort consists of 700 open and wooded acres. It is a mile long as the crow ...

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Sheraton Vistana Village: Off Site Orlando Resort Review by Roger Sauer on 06-20-2013
During trips to Walt Disney World, many PassPorter Newsletter readers may have passed the signs for a large Sheraton Vistana Resort on Highway 535 south of Downtown Disney.

But do you know there is a newer sister property only a couple of ...

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Renting Disney Vacation Club Points: Making Disney Budget-Friendly by Carol Yeh on 04-19-2013
Since 2008, my family has taken an "annual pilgrimage" to Walt Disney World.

We had always opted for a moderate-level resort so we could stay in the "Disney bubble" without breaking the bank. When it came time to book our 2013 trip, I ...

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More Walt Disney World Lodging articles recently added to the PassPorter collection:

A Night On the Savannah at Animal Kingdom Lodge - A Disney Resort Review last updated 04-12-2013

Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - A Disney Resort Hotel Review last updated 04-26-2012

Disney's Wilderness Lodge Resort & Villas - A Disney World Resort Review last updated 02-22-2012

Disney's Port Orleans French Quarter - A Disney Resort Review last updated 11-25-2011

Pampering Perfected - Staying Club Level at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge last updated 09-08-2011

Staying in a Cabin at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground - Resort Review last updated 05-05-2011

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas - Disney Vacation Club Resort Review: Kidani Village last updated 04-14-2011

Shades of Green Resort - Especially for Military Families last updated 12-23-2010

Disney's Old Key West Resort - A Resort Review last updated 3/1/2011

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa - A Resort Review last updated 3/18/2010

Fort Wilderness - A Resort Full of Adventure last updated 5/18/2006

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort - A Resort Review last updated 02/11/2010

Disney's Original Value - All Star Sports last updated 11/30/2006

All-Star Music - A Resort Review last updated 12/21/2006

Disney's BoardWalk - A Resort Review last updated 3/14/2014

Disney's All-Star Movies - A Resort Review last updated 1/4/2007

Disney's Contemporary Resort - A Review last updated 10/1/2009

Disney's Deluxe Resorts - Making The Most of Bell Services last updated 4/12/2007

Disney Vacation Club's Old Key West - A Resort Review last updated 4/19/2007

Fort Wilderness - A Resort Review last updated 09/03/2009

On Again, Off Again - On-Site Lodging vs. Off-Site Lodging last updated 7/5/2007

Disney's Wilderness Lodge - A Resort Review last updated 7/12/2008

Disney Vacation Club - Disney Raises the Timeshare Bar last updated 10/4/2007

Disney Vacation Club - Disney's Best Kept Secret? last updated 7/30/2009

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge - Resort Review last updated 1/24/2008

Saratoga Springs - Resort Review last updated 2/14/2008

Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground - From An "Aussie" Point of View last updated 6/12/2008

Disney's Polynesian Resort - Resort Review last updated 9/18/2008

Kidani Village - New DVC Property at Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort last updated 6/4/2009

All Star Vacation Homes - A Lodging Review last updated 4/23/2009

Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - A Resort Review last updated 4/16/2009

Disney's All Star Movies Resort - Disney Magic For Less last updated 2/19/2009

Choosing A Disney Resort - On-Property Lodging last updated 01/22/2009

Choosing a Disney Resort - 8 Things To Consider last updated 01/19/2009

On-Site Lodging vs. Off-Site Lodging - Your Most Important Decision last updated 01/19/2009

Disney's Port Orleans French Quarter - The Romance of the Old South last updated 01/19/2009

Disney's Yacht Club Resort - Seaside Elegance last updated 01/19/2009

Disney's Pop Century Resort - The Newest Value-Priced Hotel On Property last updated 01/19/2009

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa - The Luxurious Life last updated 01/19/2009




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