Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

Resort category: Disney Vacation Club

WDW Prep Favorite: Yes

Pros: Easy access to both Magic Kingdom and Epcot by monorail (can walk to TTC to get Epcot monorail if you would like), boat option to MK, theming, view of MK fireworks with music piped in, very popular/delicious on-site restaurants, big rooms, Studio rooms can be adjoining and have 2 bathrooms each

Cons: High cost, shared buses which can mean long bus rides to places other than Magic Kingdom and Epcot, resort can feel too spread out

Polynesian Villas & Bungalows room options

Room typeBed sizeMax people per roomFloor Plan
Deluxe Studio - Standard ViewQueen5
BungalowQueen8
Deluxe Studio - Lake ViewQueen5

Polynesian Villas & Bungalows room prices

Date
Nightly Rate
Room Type

Polynesian Villas & Bungalows resort map

Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

Scheduled refurbishments

None scheduled right now.

Other info

  • How to rent DVC points to stay in a Deluxe Villa and pay moderate prices
  • Photo tour of Polynesian Villas and Bungelows
  • TikimanPages.com - site dedicated to this resort with the latest info
  • DISboards.com thread with lots of pics and info
  • Polynesian Villas and Bungelows Resort 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 Polynesian Villas and Bungelows Resort Recreational Calendar for the current month's schedule.

    Polynesian_resort_recreation_guide

    How to get from the Polynesian Villas & Bungalows 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
    Want to get there faster?
    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    2 All-Star Movies All-Star Sports Follow these steps:
    • Walk (takes about 15 minutes)
    • Arrive at your destination
    Want to get there faster?
    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    3 All-Star Movies Animal Kingdom Follow these steps:
    • Bus to Animal Kingdom
    • Arrive at your destination
    Headed to an early morning breakfast reservation at Animal Kingdom? Buses to Animal Kingdom from Disney resorts usually start running around 7-7:15 a.m. daily.
    Want to get there faster?
    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    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
    • Arrive at your destination
    Want to get there faster?
    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    5 All-Star Movies Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village
    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
    • Arrive at your destination
    Want to get there faster?
    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    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
    Want to get there faster?
    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    8 All-Star Movies Beach Club Villas Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
      (All-Star Movies is closest to Animal Kingdom, so that bus will likely be your best option)
    • Bus to Beach Club
    • Arrive at your destination
    Want to get there faster?
    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    9 All-Star Movies Beach Club Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
      (All-Star Movies is closest to Animal Kingdom, so that bus will likely be your best option)
    • Bus to Beach Club
    • Arrive at your destination
    Want to get there faster?
    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    10 All-Star Movies Blizzard Beach Follow these steps:
    • Bus to Animal Kingdom
    • Bus to Blizzard Beach
    • Arrive at your destination
    Want to get there faster?
    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    Starting Point Ending Point

    Dining options at Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

    Breakfast

    Captain Cook's Snack Company (breakfast)

    Quick Service

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows - Captain Cook's Snack Company (breakfast)

    Price (adult/child): $8.50/$6.00

    Location: Polynesian Village Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Easy and quick way to grab favorite breakfast items like Mickey waffles and Tonga Toast, lots of seating

    Cons: Can get quite busy during peak times


    Ohana (breakfast)

    Table Service

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows - Ohana (breakfast)

    Price (adult/child): $31.00/$19.00

    Location: Polynesian Village Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: Yes

    Link to menu

    Pros: Food options to please most people (all-you-can-eat American breakfast), characters appear (Lilo, Stitch, Mickey, and others)

    Cons: Popular spot so reservations are hard to get, check in can take a long time so maybe even consider arriving early for your reservation

    Tips: Book ASAP if you are interested in eating here; breakfast hours extend until 12:00 pm which makes it a great place to grab a late breakfast.


    Kona Cafe (breakfast)

    Table Service

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows - Kona Cafe (breakfast)

    Price (adult/child): $14.00/$7.00

    Location: Polynesian Village Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Good food all around (try the Tonga Toast and Kona coffee)

    Cons: Used to be a hidden gem but now books up much further in advance. Just want a quick Kona coffee and pastry? Grab that from the nearby coffee bar.


    Lunch

    Oasis Bar & Grill (lunch)

    Quick Service

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows - Oasis Bar & Grill (lunch)

    Price (adult/child): $12.00/$7.50

    Location: Polynesian Village Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Several unique salads and fish options are available for lunch or you can grab some standard bar food or a specialty cocktail or Hawaiian beer while enjoying the pool

    Cons: Doesn't usually open until 11 am


    Captain Cook's Snack Company (lunch)

    Quick Service

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows - Captain Cook's Snack Company (lunch)

    Price (adult/child): $11.00/$7.00

    Location: Polynesian Village Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Good menu options (the homemade chips and Aloha pork sandwich are particular favorites), lots of seating

    Cons: Can get quite busy during peak times


    Kona Cafe (lunch)

    Table Service

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows - Kona Cafe (lunch)

    Price (adult/child): $22.00/$10.00

    Location: Polynesian Village Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Good food all around

    Cons: Used to be a hidden gem but now books up much further in advance


    Dinner

    Captain Cook's Snack Company (dinner)

    Quick Service

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows - Captain Cook's Snack Company (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $11.00/$7.00

    Location: Polynesian Village Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Good menu options (the homemade chips and Aloha pork sandwich are particular favorites), lots of seating

    Cons: Can get quite busy during peak times


    Spirit of Aloha (dinner)

    Table Service

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows - Spirit of Aloha (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $63.00/$30.00

    Location: Polynesian Village Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Family-style food to eat while watching the show, unlimited beer and wine,

    Cons: Show can be canceled due to weather, expensive, show is a bit cheesy, many seats don't offer a great view


    Ohana (dinner)

    Table Service

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows - Ohana (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $41.00/$23.00

    Location: Polynesian Village Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: Yes

    Link to menu

    Pros: Food options to please most anybody (lots of meat options plus their much-beloved bread pudding for dessert), kids are included in activities during the meal (which mortifies my kids but outgoing kids find it fun)

    Cons: Popular spot so reservations are hard to get, check in can take a long time so maybe even consider arriving early for your reservation


    Kona Cafe (dinner)

    Table Service

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows - Kona Cafe (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $26.00/$10.00

    Location: Polynesian Village Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Good food all around

    Cons: Used to be a hidden gem but now books up much further in advance. Can't get in? Try sushi at the nearby sushi bar.


    Everything Else

    Pineapple Lanai

    Quick Service

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows - Pineapple Lanai

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

    Location: Polynesian Village Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Dole Whip treats (much quicker spot to get Dole Whips than Magic Kingdom location) and shaved ice, good use of snack credits, nice outdoor seating area

    Cons: No longer self serve


    Barefoot Pool Bar

    Quick Service

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows - Barefoot Pool Bar

    Price (adult/child): $9.00/$0.00

    Location: Polynesian Village Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Great place to grab a specialty drink

    Cons: Limited seating


    Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto

    Table Service

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows - Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto

    Price (adult/child): $13.00/$0.00

    Location: Polynesian Village Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Super fun environment, delicious drinks (including great souvenir cups!) and food

    Cons: Very limited indoor seating, Disney Dining Plan credits not accepted


    Tambu Lounge

    Table Service

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows - Tambu Lounge

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

    Location: Polynesian Village Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Nice spot to grab an appetizer, 'Ohana bread pudding, or a specialty drink (including a Lapu Lapu, the popular drink that served in a pineapple), good atmosphere

    Cons: Only open in the evening, expensive drinks