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Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

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I’ve visited the Grand Floridian more times than I can count, ate at multiple restaurants, multiple times but I’ve yet to stay!? I’m excited to finally be staying over the 4th of July weekend!? It’s a surprise for my husband and kids!? We LOVE the festivities during the holidays and the fireworks are the best you’ll ever see!? So a day at the pool during the hottest season in Florida sounds like the perfect all American 4th of July weekend!

This monorail resort has the elegance and styling of a Victorian-themed resort of? Palm Beach’s golden era.? The resort is situated next to the Magic Kingdom on Seven Seas Lagoon and has views of Cinderella’s Castle and “The Happily Ever After” nightly fireworks show.Main building Grand Floridian Resort

Although the Magic Kingdom is next to the Grand Floridian Resort, it is not easily accessible by foot.? It is best to take the monorail from the second floor of the main building, one stop and you will be at the Main Gate.? If you are looking for a resort with walking access to the Magic Kingdom, check out Disney’s Contemporary Resort.?Monorail Exit

You can easily walk between Disney’s Polynesian Resort and Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort.? As you pass between the two, you’ll walk by Disney’s Wedding Pavilion where brides can have a fairytale wedding complete with views of Cinderella’s Castle during the ceremony!?Wedding Pavilion Gates

Resort Size

  • 842 Rooms – accommodate up to 4 guests, plus one child under age 3 in a crib.
  • Club Level accommodations available
  • Rooms have 2 queen beds and 1-day bed
    n size beds, or one king size bed and day bed
  • 25 Suites
  • 147 Villas

Room Types

  • Standard Room – 4 guests
  • 1 Bedroom Suite – 6 guests
  • 2 Bedroom Suite – 8 guests

Villa Rooms

  • Deluxe Studio – 4 guests
  • 1 Bedroom Villa – 4 guests
  • 2? Bedroom Villa – 4 guests

Room Size:

  • Standard Room 448 sq ft
  • 1 Bedroom 931 sq ft
  • 2 Bedroom Suite 1,362 sq ft
  • Deluxe Studio – 374 sq ft
  • 1 Bedroom Villa – 844 sq ft
  • 2 Bedroom Villa – 1,232 sq ft

Grand Floridian Resort has multiple buildings with different room options in each building:Grand Floridian outer building Lobby of Grand Floridian outer buidling

  • Main Building – Concierge Level Rooms and SuitesGrand Atrium of the Grand Floridian resort
  • Sago Cay – Lagoon and marina view rooms, garden view dormer rooms, tower rooms, hospitality suites, one and two bedroom suites
  • Sugarloaf Key – Concierge Rooms
  • Conch Key – Pool, marina and lagoon views, hospitality suites, one and two bedroom suites
  • Boca Chica – Standard guest rooms, lagoon, pool, dormer and tower roomsBoca Chica building sign Boca Chica building
  • Big Pine Key – Lagoon, pool and garden views

Check-In/Check Out:

  • Check-In: 3 pm
  • Out: 11 am
  • Guests arriving earlier or later can check in and have their bags held by the bellhop.
  • Guests can pre-check in from the My Disney Experience app

Dining Options

Signature Dining/Table Service:

  • CitricosCitricos Lobby
  • Narcoossee’sNarcoosess EntranceNarcoosees Water view
  • Victoria & Albert’sVictoria and Albert's entrance

Character Dining/Table Service:

  • Supercalifragilistic Breakfast at 1900 Park Fare (You can view pictures of the breakfast on my Facebook page here)1900 Park Fare
  • Cinderella’s Happily Ever After Dinner at 1900 Park Fare

Table Service:

  • Grand Floridian CafeGrand Floridian Cafe Lobby

Quick Service:

  • Gasparilla Island GrillGasparilla Island Grill entrance


  • Citricos Lounge
  • Garden View LoungeGarden View Lounge
  • Mizner’s LoungeMizner's Lounge inside Mizner's Lounge

Pool Bars:

  • Beaches Pool Bar & Grill
  • Courtyard Pool Bar

Special Experiences:

  • Afternoon Tea at Garden View Tea Room
  • Citricos Chef’s Domain
  • Disney’s Perfectly Princess Tea
  • Garden View Tea Room

In Room Dining Available


  • 2 pools including the Beach PoolMain Pool
  • Beach Pool Water Play AreaMad Hatter kids water park back side of kids water park
  • Themed Slideslide pool
  • Poolside Cabana RentalsCabanna Rental
  • White Sand Beaches for Sunbathing (you can also see Disney’s Polynesian Resort and the Wedding Pavillion in this picture)Sandy beaches with views of Disney's Polynesian Resort and the wedding Pavillion
  • Senses Spa
  • Ivy Trellis SalonIvy Trellis Salon Entrance
  • Health Club
  • Campfire
  • Fishing
  • Boat rentals including the Grand 1 Yachtboatsboat rental details
  • Arcade
  • Movies under the Stars
  • Running Trail
  • Valet Service
  • Coin Laundry


  • Basin WhiteBasin White Store entrance
  • Commander PortersCommander Porters entrance
  • M. Mouse MercantileM. Mouse Mercantile entrance
  • Sandy Cove Gifts and SundriesSandy Cove entrance
  • Summer Lace – I love to shop here for resort wear and cute dresses!Summer Lace entrance
  • Senses


  • Bus to all 4 Parks, Disney Springs, Typhoon Lagoon, and Blizzard Beach
  • Monorail to the Magic Kingdom and EpcotGrand Floridian with Monorial
  • Boat to the Magic Kingdomboat to the Magic Kingdom

Concierge Level:

  • Exclusive Check-in Line
  • Concierge team to assist with reservations and other needs pre and during stay
  • Royal Palm Club and Sugarloaf Lodge Club Access includes:
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Mid-day snacks
  • Evening wine and appetizers
  • Deserts

Resort Location:

Magic Kingdom Resort area.? One of the 3 monorail resorts.

4401 Floridian Way

Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830


Additional Things to Know:

  • The Electrical Parade can be seen nightly from the beach and theme park view rooms.
  • Fireworks can be seen from the “Theme Park View” Rooms
  • The Monorail stops on the second floor of this resort daily, above the main entrance.
  • During the holidays a life-size gingerbread house is on display.? Inside there are treats to buy! (for additional Grand Floridian Christmas pictures, go to my Facebook page here)Christmas season Gingerbread House
  • The Grand Floridian Christmas tree stands 5 stories tall in the large open-air atrium.Grand Atrium Christmas Tree
  • During the Easter season, large hand-painted chocolate eggs are on display with different themes each year. (For additional Easter pictures at the Grand Floridian go to my Facebook page here)Easter Egg exhibit
  • On New Year’s Eve, Disney’s Grand Floridian resort hosts a party in the atrium complete with a live band and balloon drop at midnight.balloons ready to drop New Year's Eve party in yttrium

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Jamie Rumph
Jamie Rumph
Hi, I'm Jamie, traveling mama, entrepreneur, and travel advisor. I'm addicted to Disney, traveling and exploring the world with my family, and have a passion for helping families experience the magic of travel. My home is filled with love and chaos, 2 crazy girls, 2 large dogs, and the most spectacular architect and Disney Cast Member I call my husband. We live in Florida and spend our weekends playing at Orlando's many theme parks and visiting the beach. In 2015, after helping numerous families plan their vacations to various Disney Destinations, I started a blog to answer all of the many travel questions I received daily. In 2016, the blog grew into a travel agency, and Love of the Magic Vacations was born. With a team of nearly 20, we spend our days creating family vacations around the world. What started as a blog is now a full service, worldwide vacation destination planning service. I create custom itineraries for each of my clients that not only meets but exceeds expectations. There is no greater gift than making memories while sharing the world and its cultures with your kids.



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