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families recommend
 
 
  1024 family reviews

Families will love:

  • Take a boat or the monorail directly to Magic Kingdom.
  • Alice in Wonderland Tea Party and Mouseketeer Club
  • Serenity: Relax on porches overlooking the pool
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About Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

The 867-room Grand Floridian Resort opened July 1, 1988 and has been Disney World's premiere property ever since. The hotel is stunning with its red gable roofs, crisp white clapboard siding, Victorian balustrades, and immaculate gardens filled with canary palms and southern magnolias - all inspired by the fabled Florida beach resorts of the 19th century.

It is easy to imagine Audrey Hepburn meandering through the resort's five-story creamy-white atrium of a lobby - cup of coffee in gloved-hand - and saying: "nothing bad could ever happen here," just as she did in Breakfast at Tiffany's. The enormous lobby, with its stained-glass domes in the ceiling, grand staircase, antique birdcages, and numerous comfortable seating areas manages to be serene and elegant without being stuffy.

Children sit on a miniature sofa and watch classic Chip 'n' Dale cartoons, ladies sip iced-tea near the pianist, and in the evening people gather with drinks to listen to the resort's Grand Floridian Society Orchestra play tunes you could dance to with your children. It is one of those rare places that makes you want to sit and stay a while.

Written by Christine Koubek

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Reviews

The place they call "home". by dmalin1143
Wanting to have a special trip as we're building lifetime memories, decided to stay at Disney's top resort. Were warned that it was too stuffy for the little ones. Were warned that boys won't like it, too girly. Boy, were they wrong! Rooms are clean and spacious. Beds are great! Food or drink is just a short walk away. Transportation is quick and ... read more

Best for:

  • Tots (0-2)
  • Kids (3-6)
  • Kids (7-9)
  • Tweens (10-12)
  • Teens (13+)

Family Interests

  • Theme Parks
  • Water Sports
  • Water Parks

Family Amenities

  • Babysitting
  • Children's Program
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Family Room 5+
  • Game Room
  • Kids' Pool
  • Kids'/Theme Meals
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool



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