Grand Floridian Villas

Resort category: Disney Vacation Club

WDW Prep Favorite: No

Pros: One monorail stop away from Magic Kingdom, very elegant theming, great on-site dining options, can take boat to Magic Kingdom, view of Magic Kingdom fireworks and Electrical Water Pageant, 50 minute specialty cruise for up to 10-12 people available at the marina

Cons: Expensive, transportation to parks other than Magic Kingdom can take a while (shared buses, have to transfer monorails to get to Epcot), not as kid friendly as other resorts

Grand Floridian Villas room options

Room typeBed sizeMax people per roomFloor Plan
Deluxe Studio - Standard ViewQueen5
Deluxe Studio - Lake ViewQueen5
1 Bedroom Villa - Standard ViewKing5
1 Bedroom Villa - Lake ViewKing5
2 Bedroom Villa - Standard ViewKing9
2 Bedroom Villa - Lake ViewKing9

Grand Floridian Villas room prices

Date
Nightly Rate
Room Type

Grand Floridian Villas resort map

Grand Floridian Villas

Scheduled refurbishments

Name: Grand Floridian Resort - Beach Pool refurbishment (end date unknown)

Description:

From: 11/20/2017

To: 01/31/2018


Name: Beach Pool refurbishment

Description:

From: 11/20/2017

To: 02/25/2018


Other info

  • How to rent DVC points to stay in a Deluxe Villa and pay moderate prices
  • DISboards.com thread with lots of pics and info
  • Grand Floridian Villas Recreational Calendar

    Every Walt Disney World resort offers regularly scheduled activities for guests. The Recreational Calendars are published monthly and list everything that has been planned. Check out the Grand Floridian Villas Recreational Calendar for the current month's schedule.

    Grand-floridian-recreational-guide

    How to get from Grand Floridian Villas to anywhere at Disney World

    wdt_ID Starting Point Ending Point How to get there
    1 All-Star Movies All-Star Music Follow these steps:
    • Walk (takes about 5-7 minutes)
    • Arrive at your destination
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    2 All-Star Movies All-Star Sports Follow these steps:
    • Walk (takes about 15 minutes)
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    3 All-Star Movies Animal Kingdom Follow these steps:
    • Bus to Animal Kingdom
    • Arrive at your destination
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    4 All-Star Movies Animal Kingdom Lodge - Jambo House (main bldg) Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
      (both resorts are closest to Animal Kingdom, so that bus will likely be your best option)
    • Bus to Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village bus stop
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    5 All-Star Movies Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village
    Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
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    • Bus to Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village bus stop
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    6 All-Star Movies Art of Animation Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
      (All-Star Movies is closest to Animal Kingdom, and Art of Animation is closest to Hollywood Studios, so those buses will likely be your best choices)
    • Bus to Art of Animation
    • Arrive at your destination
    7 All-Star Movies Bay Lake Tower Follow these steps:
    • Bus to Magic Kingdom
    • Walk (takes about 10 minutes) or    monorail to Bay Lake Tower
    • Arrive at your destination
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    8 All-Star Movies Beach Club Villas Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
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    • Bus to Beach Club
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    9 All-Star Movies Beach Club Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
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    • Bus to Beach Club
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    10 All-Star Movies Blizzard Beach Follow these steps:
    • Bus to Animal Kingdom
    • Bus to Blizzard Beach
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    Dining options at Grand Floridian Villas

    Breakfast

    Gasparilla Grill (breakfast)

    Quick Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Gasparilla Grill (breakfast)

    Price (adult/child): $10.00/$5.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Affordable options, hot food (including Mickey waffles) and pastries available, indoor and outdoor seating (outdoor seating overlooks the marina)

    Cons: Food is just OK, service can be slow


    Grand Floridian Cafe (breakfast)

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Grand Floridian Cafe (breakfast)

    Price (adult/child): $17.00/$9.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Great food, often easy to get into

    Cons: Though relatively affordable compared to other Grand Floridian restaurants, some still find some prices to be a bit high


    1900 Park Fare (breakfast)

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - 1900 Park Fare (breakfast)

    Price (adult/child): $33.00/$20.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Random character combo is fun (and often includes Alice, Mad Hatter, Mary Poppins, Tigger and Winnie the Pooh), strawberry soup is good

    Cons: Fairly expensive, especially since the food isn't super good (you're definitely paying for the experience)

    Tips: If you arrive by monorail, it may not be obvious where this restaurant is located. When you exit the monorail, go down to the first floor and you'll find the restaurant by the front doors.


    Lunch

    Beaches Pool Bar & Grill (lunch)

    Quick Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Beaches Pool Bar & Grill (lunch)

    Price (adult/child): $12.00/$7.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Interesting food options for a pool bar, including sushi, scallops, and crab cake sandwiches

    Cons: Usually only open 11-7


    Gasparilla Grill (lunch)

    Quick Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Gasparilla Grill (lunch)

    Price (adult/child): $11.00/$6.50

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Affordable options, create-your-own salads available, indoor and outdoor seating (outdoor seating overlooks the marina)

    Cons: Food is just OK, service can be slow


    1900 Park Fare (brunch)

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - 1900 Park Fare (brunch)

    Price (adult/child): $37.00/$22.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Random character combo is fun (and often includes Alice, Mad Hatter, Mary Poppins, Tigger and Winnie the Pooh), strawberry soup is good

    Cons: This meal is a brunch offering that is only available during the holidays. For 2016 those dates are Nov. 20-26 and Dec. 18th - Jan. 1st, 2017.

    Tips: If you arrive by monorail, it may not be obvious where this restaurant is located. When you exit the monorail, go down to the first floor and you'll find the restaurant by the front doors.


    Narcoossee’s (brunch) (brunch service ending after January 27th, 2018)

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Narcoossee’s (brunch) (brunch service ending after January 27th, 2018)

    Price (adult/child): $69.00/$41.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Amazing views and price of brunch includes a specialty beverage like a mimosa (for the adults) or a smoothie for the kids

    Cons: Expensive, long waits for food


    Grand Floridian Cafe (lunch)

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Grand Floridian Cafe (lunch)

    Price (adult/child): $16.00/$11.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Great food, often easy to get into

    Cons: Though relatively affordable compared to other Grand Floridian restaurants, some still find some prices to be a bit high


    Dinner

    Gasparilla Grill (dinner)

    Quick Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Gasparilla Grill (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $11.00/$6.50

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Affordable options, hot food and pastries available, indoor and outdoor seating (outdoor seating overlooks the marina)

    Cons: Food is just OK, service can be slow


    Victorias and Alberts Chef’s Table (dinner)

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Victorias and Alberts Chef’s Table (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $235.00/$0.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? No, Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros:

    Cons:


    Narcoossee’s (dinner)

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Narcoossee’s (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $46.00/$15.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 2 Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Fantastic seafood and amazing views including being able to see the fireworks from the Magic Kingdom

    Cons: Expensive, long waits for food


    Victorias and Alberts (dinner)

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Victorias and Alberts (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $185.00/$0.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? No, Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: Yes

    Link to menu

    Pros: 1 of only 3 AAA Five Diamond-rated restaurants in Florida, 6+ course meal that is skillfully prepared, amazing food

    Cons: Lengthy meal may be a bit too long for some, very expensive, not on the Disney Dining Plan


    Grand Floridian Cafe (dinner)

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Grand Floridian Cafe (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $25.00/$11.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Great food, often easy to get into

    Cons: Though relatively affordable compared to other Grand Floridian restaurants, some still find some prices to be a bit high


    Citricos (dinner)

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Citricos (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $45.00/$17.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 2 Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Beautiful restaurant with great food and service, somewhat of a hidden gem so getting reservations here can be easier than other upscale restaurants, upscale (dress code is in place)

    Cons: Expensive, no view of fireworks


    1900 Park Fare (dinner)

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - 1900 Park Fare (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $47.00/$27.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Fun character interactions (character lineup often includes Prince Charming, Cinderella, Anastasia, Drizella and Lady Tremaine) and it's fun to be able to have both sushi rolls and gummi bears at dinner (where else would that be possible?)

    Cons: Fairly expensive, especially since the food isn't super good (you're definitely paying for the experience)

    Tips: If you arrive by monorail, it may not be obvious where this restaurant is located. When you exit the monorail, go down to the first floor and you'll find the restaurant by the front doors.


    Everything Else

    Courtyard Pool Bar

    Quick Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Courtyard Pool Bar

    Price (adult/child): $12.00/$6.50

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? No, Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Place to grab a quick snack and a drink (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic options available)

    Cons: Doesn't open until noon, limited food options


    Citricos Lounge

    Quick Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Citricos Lounge

    Price (adult/child): $16/$0

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? No, Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Some of the great food and drinks that are served in the Citrico's restaurant, but usually without the waits or need for a reservation

    Cons: Limited seating


    Afternoon Tea at Garden View Tea Room

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Afternoon Tea at Garden View Tea Room

    Price (adult/child): $50.00/$13.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? No, Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Relaxing, traditional English tea experience that includes tea as well as a selection of sandwiches, fruit and pastries. A special "Mrs. Potts Tea" (chocolate milk) is available for younger guests. If you book your reservation for 3:00 pm or later you'll be able to relax and enjoy your tea while the listening to the live music from the Grand Floridian lobby.

    Cons: Fairly expensive for just tea and mini-sandwiches, scones and fruit (costs the same or more than a full meal).


    Wonderland Tea Party

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Wonderland Tea Party

    Price (adult/child): $/$40.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? No, Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: 1 hour tea party from 2-3 p.m. for ages 4-10 where kids get to make and eat cupcakes, hear a story, have tea (juice) with the characters and make flower bouquets.

    Cons: Kids do this event without parents so parents should plan to do something nearby like stroll the beach, order a drink, explore the resort, etc.

    Tips: The price of this tea party makes it a popular option so be sure to book early if you'd like to attend.


    Perfectly Princess Tea Party

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Perfectly Princess Tea Party

    Price (adult/child): $0.00/$334.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? No, Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: A whole event rather than just a meal that includes each girl receiving a doll, tiara, bracelet, rose, scrapbook plus food and entertainment (boys receive a crown and plush bear). The $250 price includes 1 adult and 1 child. More children can be added for an additional cost.

    Cons: Available every day except Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 - 10:30 am.

    Tips: Party goers are encouraged to dress up as their favorite princess or prince.


    Mizner’s Lounge

    Table Service

    Grand Floridian Villas - Mizner’s Lounge

    Price (adult/child): $16.00/$16.00

    Location: Grand Floridian Resort

    On the Disney Dining Plan? No, Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Standard drink menu (plus champagne, ports, cognacs), appetizers and desserts and cigars available, can listen to the nearby band play

    Cons: Disney Dining Plan not accepted, only open in evenings