Saratoga Springs Resort

Resort category: Disney Vacation Club

WDW Prep Favorite: No

Pros: Can walk or take ferry to Disney Springs, can rent recreation equipment (bikes, surrey bikes, tennis, basketball and shuffleboard equipment), spa located on-site, beautiful grounds

Cons: Remote location, smallest rooms of all the DVC properties, theming isn\'t as good as other resorts, bus rides can be long, more outdated than other resorts

Saratoga Springs Resort room options

Room typeBed sizeMax people per roomFloor Plan
Deluxe StudioQueen4
1 Bedroom VillaKing4
2 Bedroom VillaQueen8
Treehouse VillaQueen9

Saratoga Springs Resort room prices

Date
Nightly Rate
Room Type

Saratoga Springs Resort resort map

Saratoga Springs Resort

Scheduled refurbishments

Name: High Rock Spring pool refurbishment

Description:

From: 01/15/2018

To: 12/26/2017


Name: Paddock Pool refurbishment

Description:

From: 01/29/2018

To: 02/09/2018


Other info

  • How to rent DVC points to stay in a Deluxe Villa and pay moderate prices
  • Photo tour of Saratoga Springs
  • DISboards.com thread with lots of pics and info
  • Saratoga Springs 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 Saratoga Springs Recreational Calendar for the current month's schedule.

    SaratogaSpringsrecreationalcalendar

    How to get from Saratoga Springs Resort 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)
    • Arrive at your destination
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    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.
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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
    • Arrive at your destination
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    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
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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
      (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
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    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
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    10 All-Star Movies Blizzard Beach Follow these steps:
    • Bus to Animal Kingdom
    • Bus to Blizzard Beach
    • Arrive at your destination
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    Starting Point Ending Point

    Dining options at Saratoga Springs Resort

    Breakfast

    The Paddock Grill (breakfast)

    Quick Service

    Saratoga Springs Resort - The Paddock Grill (breakfast)

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

    Location: Saratoga Springs Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Tasty breakfast items available, including croissant sandwiches

    Cons: Kids' menu options are fairly limited (but remember that children's Quick Service credits can be used to order any entree if you're on the Disney Dining Plan)


    Artist's Palette (breakfast)

    Quick Service

    Saratoga Springs Resort - Artist's Palette (breakfast)

    Price (adult/child): $12.00/$6.00

    Location: Saratoga Springs Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Good breakfast options, including omelettes and Mickey waffles

    Cons: Can be busy since the registers are shared with the market


    Lunch

    The Paddock Grill (lunch)

    Quick Service

    Saratoga Springs Resort - The Paddock Grill (lunch)

    Price (adult/child): $10.00/$6.00

    Location: Saratoga Springs Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Good salad/sandwich options available

    Cons: Kids' menu options are fairly limited (but remember that children's Quick Service credits can be used to order any entree if you're on the Disney Dining Plan)


    Artist's Palette (lunch)

    Quick Service

    Saratoga Springs Resort - Artist's Palette (lunch)

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

    Location: Saratoga Springs Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Great selection for a Quick Service location, good value when using Disney Dining Plan credits

    Cons: Can be busy since the registers are shared with the market


    Dinner

    Artist's Palette (dinner)

    Quick Service

    Saratoga Springs Resort - Artist's Palette (dinner)

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

    Location: Saratoga Springs Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Great selection for a Quick Service location, good value when using Disney Dining Plan credits

    Cons: Can be busy since the registers are shared with the market


    The Paddock Grill (dinner)

    Quick Service

    Saratoga Springs Resort - The Paddock Grill (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $10.00/$6.00

    Location: Saratoga Springs Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Good salad/sandwich options available

    Cons: Kids' menu options are fairly limited (but remember that children's Quick Service credits can be used to order any entree if you're on the Disney Dining Plan)


    Turf Club Bar and Grill (dinner)

    Table Service

    Saratoga Springs Resort - Turf Club Bar and Grill (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $28.00/$10.25

    Location: Saratoga Springs Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Sports bar feel with TVs and a pool table, usually easy to get in

    Cons: Pricey, service can be inconsistent


    Everything Else

    On the Rocks

    Quick Service

    Saratoga Springs Resort - On the Rocks

    Price (adult/child): $11.00/$0.00

    Location: Saratoga Springs Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Saratoga Lager and TVs available here

    Cons: No food available


    Backstretch Pool Bar

    Quick Service

    Saratoga Springs Resort - Backstretch Pool Bar

    Price (adult/child): $10/$10

    Location: Saratoga Springs Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Great place to grab some standard pool bar food, but Saratoga Lager is also available on tap

    Cons: Doesn't usually open until noon


    Turf Club Lounge

    Table Service

    Saratoga Springs Resort - Turf Club Lounge

    Price (adult/child): $11.25/$0.00

    Location: Saratoga Springs Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Nice views, TVs available for sporting events at the lounge

    Cons: Food isn't outstanding, but just OK


    The Turf Club Lounge

    Table Service

    Saratoga Springs Resort - The Turf Club Lounge

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

    Location: Saratoga Springs Resort

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

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Specialty drinks and pool table available

    Cons: Only open in the evening, Disney Dining Plan credits not accepted