Polynesian Resort Remodel Nears Finish Line!

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For many Walt Disney World Resort Guests, staying at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is the icing on top of an incredible vacation. The Disney Deluxe Resort boasts a tropical aesthetic that instantly transports Guests to the South Pacific!

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Last August, it was announced that the popular Walt Disney World Resort would remain closed until summer 2021 due to an extensive refurbishment — and, now, the time for Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort to reopen is almost upon us!

Below, you can see photos taken yesterday of construction progress on the Resort hote’s  Monorail station area, which is seemingly nearing completion. The Polynesian Resort’s Great Ceremonial House and pool area are also currently under construction.

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The interior of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort has also undergone changes, with Guest rooms undergoing a Moana-themed refurbishment! Disney World fans have already gotten a look inside of the completed rooms — and they are truly magical.

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At this time, the Resort does not have an official reopening date, but the extremely popular ‘Ohana restaurant will be reopening to Guests on July 9, with reservations officially opening on June 10.

And, the best news of all is that the fan-favorite ‘Ohana yakisoba noodles are back on the menu after they were briefly missing!

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The official description of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort reads:

Celebrate the spirit of the South Pacific at this oasis of tropical palms, lush vegetation and so much more. From moonlit nights immersed in the outdoor island ambience to the exotic tastes of our world-class restaurants, discover the signature tropical atmosphere that’s made Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort a favorite Disney destination since 1971.

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It is important to note that the Disney Vacation Club Villas and overwater bungalows at the Resort are currently available to Disney Vacation Club Members only. Monorail service to the hotel is currently suspended.

Do you have plans to stay at the Polynesian when it reopens?


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