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How to have a luxury experience at the Walt Disney World Resort

Updated: Sep 11, 2023

If you are a family who wants the ultimate luxury experience at the Walt Disney World Resort or a family who desires a little bit of that VIP treatment, Disney's signature service and amenities have you covered!

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort

Deluxe Resorts

If you consider yourself a “hotel snob,” then booking one of Walt Disney World’s deluxe resorts is an absolute must. Not only do these upscale resorts offer luxury furnishings, but they feature hotel amenities like signature dining, room service and poolside cabana rentals. Plus, these deluxe resorts offer stunning views and convenient access to the Walt Disney World theme parks.

Maybe you are not looking to stay at one of the Walt Disney World resorts, but you desire a well-known luxury hotel brand offering convenient access? Both the Four Seasons Resorts Orlando and Waldorf Astoria Orlando are stunning properties close to the Walt Disney World parks and offer some of the same perks as guests staying at the Walt Disney World resorts.

Chronos Club at Disney's Coronado Springs Gran Destino Tower
Chronos Club at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

Club Level Accommodations

If you want the ultimate luxury, then you need to make sure you book a hotel room or suite with club level amenities. One of the perks of staying in a club level room or suite is the exclusive access to the club lounge. These lounges offer refreshments and small bites throughout the day, a dedicated check-in desk, concierge services, plus other club level amenities.

Pro tip: Disney features some grand suites and villas not advertised online. These accommodations are in high demand, but are available to the general public to reserve.

Park Tickets

Park tickets range from 1-day tickets up to 10-day tickets. You can also upgrade your tickets to park hopper which will give you the flexibility to visit multiple theme parks on the same day. Want even more? Then, upgrade to park hopper "plus" tickets which also give you access to Disney’s waterparks, Disney’s Blizzard Beach and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon.

Disney's Private VIP Tours

Private VIP Tours

For those looking to enjoy some of your favorite attractions in an efficient manner, you can add-on a Private VIP tour just for your group. These tours accept up to 10 guests and allow you to enjoy all the activities on your list with no stress involved! Just tell your personal VIP Tour Guide what you'd like to see and they'll customize your day to your desire. These tours can include private transportation, back entrance access to attractions, refreshments/snacks, fun facts about the Walt Disney World Resort and Disney’s unparalleled service.

Signature Dining

When you think of theme park food, you might not think of fine cuisine. At the Walt Disney World Resort, nothing can be further from the truth! The Walt Disney World Resort features over 25 signature restaurants offering incredible food, service and extensive wine lists. As a matter of fact, Victoria & Albert’s (located in Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort) is a AAA Five Diamond Award winner, a Forbes Travel Guide five star winner, and a Wine Spectator Best Award of Excellence recipient. Some fine dining establishments also feature incredible views of Walt Disney World Resorts’ nighttime fireworks shows.

Tomorrowland Terrace Fireworks Dessert Party

Dessert Parties and

VIP Viewing Experiences

The Walt Disney World Resort offers a variety of dessert parties and VIP viewing experiences for daytime parades and nighttime shows. These experiences provide guests with delectable treats and unique dining experiences along with special VIP viewing for Disney entertainment.

Lissa Ryan is a Senior Travel Advisor with Kingdom Destinations specializing in luxurious family vacations. Lissa helps busy parents who want to create travel memories with their families through luxury travel experiences, but are too busy or overwhelmed with all the effort and research that is required to plan that perfect vacation.

For more information or to schedule a consultation to discuss a trip to the Walt Disney World Resort or any other luxury family vacation, please contact


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