Announcement

Collapse

Your Assistance Please

We need your help to battle spammers and also to keep our community user friendly.
PLEASE BE KIND TO OTHERS - Refrain from personal attacks. Avoid politics and harsh language whenever possible. If someone is violating our simple rules, DO NOT confront them, simply report the post.
STOP SPAMMERS - Report the post. DO NOT respond to them.

2017 is a year of renewal for us, we have lots of exciting changes on the way for you, but we don't have time to deal with trolls and spammers. If you find yourself suspended and need to plead your case, you will need to do so after your suspension. We are happy to address your concerns if you made a simple mistake. However, please note that those with a history of bad behavior and pushing our rules to the limit will not be given the courtesy of a reply.

MiceChat offers a number of ways for you to communicate and get involved. We offer Facebook Groups and Pages, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts. We have a front page filled with amazing content. We offer weekly meetups in the parks. Meets and events all over the world. Podcasts and videos. And we continue to maintain forums for your posting convenience. But with all those options, we can't be everywhere all the time. We need YOUR help. Please don't poke the trolls. Report posts and leave reputation. We'll do our best to keep the forums clean and active, but we can't do so without your help.

Thank you for your support folks, it's going to be a really fantastic year in the MiceChat world.
See more
See less

Hotels in Orlando, Never been to WDW

Collapse

Ad Widget

Collapse
This topic is closed.
X
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Hotels in Orlando, Never been to WDW

    I am one of the California People who know so much about trips to DL, but have never been to WDW.

    Just when Is the slow time of the year for WDW, and is worth the money you can save to stay in a off property. It looks like you can get a hotel in Orlando at a real good price, but how to get around is another question? Looking at Expedia the price is about 1/2 of on property. This trip is in the first stage of planing with no dates even picked as of yet. I am thinking of sometime this Oct. or early Nov. It would by just my wife and I with no kids.

    any help would be good

    Thanks
    TahoeBob
    THIS SPACE FOR SALE OR LEASE





    PRESIDENT OF THE DISNEYLAND LOOP LOVERS ASSOCIATION

  • #2
    Re: Hotels in Orlando, Never been to WDW

    The hotels on Hotel Plaza Blvd by Downtown Disney are nice and you can find some good deals at them through hotels.com. I've stayed at the Hilton and Grosvenor and liked both. Grosvenor is getting a major refurb right now I believe. I'll be staying at the Hotel Royal Plaza in a couple weeks.

    There's also some nice hotels around the Crossroads area and by the outlet mall (Dixie Stampede is out front).

    Comment


    • #3
      Re: Hotels in Orlando, Never been to WDW

      Some of the best times of the year to go are Mid January to March and after Labor day through the week before Thanksgiving. One of the disadvantages of staying off property is if you rent a car, you have to pay $10 a day for parking for the parks (Downtown Disney is free) not to mention you can't take advantage of Extra Magic Hours which gets you either early entry or staying after closing at select parks on certain days.

      I have stayed off property many a time, but thanks to my Annual Pass, I get free parking. Hotel rates are usually cheaper during the off season (see dates listed above), but there are a few hotels that are technically "on property" but aren't Disney owned hotels such as the Hilton, which give you the same amenities as a "Disney" hotel such as the use of buses.
      Last edited by goofgeek; 01-09-2007, 03:44 PM.

      Comment


      • #4
        Re: Hotels in Orlando, Never been to WDW

        The Hilton has a bus to the parks. I stayed there three years. The service was great, plus you are in walking distance to Downtown Disney.
        Goodbye, Me Bizarro is not Monkey Joe. Me Bizarro hates Disney parks so much. Hello

        Comment


        • #5
          Re: Hotels in Orlando, Never been to WDW

          but there are a few hotels that are technically "on property" but aren't Disney owned hotels such as the Hilton, which give you the same amenities as a "Disney" hotel such as the use of buses.
          FYI... these are the hotels on Hotel Plaza Dr I mentioned in my other post. They're called "Disney Good Neighbor" hotels.

          Comment


          • #6
            Re: Hotels in Orlando, Never been to WDW

            Originally posted by goofgeek View Post
            One of the disadvantages of staying off property is if you rent a car, you have to pay $10 a day for parking for the parks (Downtown Disney is free) not to mention you can't take advantage of Extra Magic Hours which gets you either early entry or staying after closing at select parks on certain days.
            Don't those bonuses come included with a Park Hopper though? I haven't been to Florida yet but the Disneyland park hoppers get you free parking as well as some extra magic hours as well.

            Comment


            • #7
              Re: Hotels in Orlando, Never been to WDW

              Originally posted by Mathius View Post
              Don't those bonuses come included with a Park Hopper though? I haven't been to Florida yet but the Disneyland park hoppers get you free parking as well as some extra magic hours as well.
              Thanks to "clever" marketing of Walt Disney World management, you only get those benefits from staying on property. A Park Hopper ticket only gets you just that, Park Hopping at the 4 theme park, unless you get a Park Hopper Plus then it includes Pleasure Island, Disney Quest, Wide World of Sports, and the Water Parks. Either way, you pay for parking and dont receive extra magic hours.

              Comment

              Ad Widget

              Collapse
              Working...
              X