6 Big Missing Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Opportunities
Where would you like to see the next Walt Disney World Resort hotel? What would you be willing to pay for that isn’t there already. There is room enough to do some additional resort experiences that guests would go crazy for. We offer six of those opportunities, which are for all intent and purposes exciting and yet practical. Three ideas would take advantage of the current Walt Disney World monorail system. Three ideas would take advantage of a new Skyliner system that would connect between Epcot and Disney Springs. And some of these ideas may be on their way, even if they haven’t been announced.
We out line these ideas along with a map of where they would go. You can see six stars on the above map:
1. Epcot Hotel
Most people don’t know that there has been consideration for an Epcot resort planned for the front of the park. One possibility has it on the West side, connecting it to the monorail station by moving the bus lot area somewhere else or by putting it on the far East side. There it could possibly be connected to a new Skyliner station…
2. Disney Old Key West Expansion & Skyliner
And a Skyliner would be amazing. A path could occur inside or outside the park that would take you from Epcot to a station between Disney’s Old Key West Resort and Disney’s Port Orleans resort. It could then take you over to Disney Springs. You could then easily justify an expansion of old Key West by modifying the Lake Buena Vista golf course.
3. Port Orleans DVC & Skyliner
And/or at the same time, you could completely convert Port Orleans French Quarter from a moderate stay hotel to a Disney Vacation Club experience. With an attached Skyliner, and a little bit of remodeling, this could be one amazing DVC property.
4. Epcot Monorail Line Hotel
Let’s consider a totally different location for a hotel off the Epcot Monorail line. There is space for a station along World Drive that would allow guests to be sandwiched halfway between Epcot and the TTC when staying at Walt Disney World.
5. Disney Polynesian Village Resort Tower Expansion
This isn’t my idea. It’s been around for years. But it’s never been created, and maybe it should. After all, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort was imagined originally over 50 years ago. We explore why such a resort is a very real possibility.
6. S.E.A. Club Magic Kingdom Resort Boutique Hotel
The space sandwiched between the TTC, Disney’s Contemporary and the Magic Kingdom has been prime land for years in the quest to build something truly imaginary. Originally a Venetian design was considered. Then there was the Greek island look. Why not something Victorian, yet steampunk? And add the Society for Explorer’s Adventurer’s Club while you are at it and you have something really exciting for guests to explore.
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