Refurbishments: #2 WDW Resort Hotels

As of today January 22, 2016 these are the current up to date scheduled Refurbishments at the Walt Disney World Resort’s Resort Hotels. Check back for more posts as more news becomes available! The Following Resorts are in Alphabetical Order.

Bay Lake Tower

Bay Cove Pool FEBRUARY 1 – MARCH 18, 2016

All-Star Sports Resort

Surfboard Bay Pool JANUARY 25 – JANUARY 28, 2016

 Animal Kingdom Lodge – Jambo House

Jambo House Soft Goods Rehab JANUARY 1 – MAY 20, 2016

Art of Animation Resort

Schoolyard Sprayground JANUARY 4 – MARCH 11, 2016

Beach Club Villas

Soft Goods Rehab JANUARY 22 – AUGUST 17, 2016

BoardWalk Inn

Exterior Repair and Painting AUGUST 17, 2016 – MAY 5, 2016

ESPN Club: Yard Arcade & Retail JANUARY 6, 2016: Closed to make way for a new experience, this does not affect the ESPN Club dining area.

Flying Fish Restaurant FEBRUARY 1 – SEPTEMBER 30,2016

Seashore Sweets’ FEBRUARY 1, 2016: Closed to make way for a new experience.

BoardWalk Villas

Guest Villa Renovations NOW THROUGH SPRING 2016

Luna Park Pool FEBRUARY 1 – FEBRUARY 4, 2016

Caribbean Beach Resort

Old Port Royale – Path of Travel Impacts JANUARY 3 – FEBRUARY 28, 2016: Guests in some parts of Martinique and Trinidad North may experience some construction noise.

Trinidad North Quiet Pool JANUARY 27 – 29, 2016

Trinidad South Pool FEBRUARY 3 – 5, 2016

Barbados Quiet Pool FEBRUARY 17 – 19, 2016

Aruba Pool FEBRUARY 22 – APRIL 15, 2016

Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Courtyard Pool JANUARY 18 – 22, 2016

Hilton Head Island Resort

Pool Slide FEBRUARY 1 – 17, 2016

Polynesian Village Resort

General Construction NOW THROUGH SPRING 2016: During this time, Guests staying onsite will observe construction taking place and certain pathways and buildings may be unavailable.


Pop Century Resort

Bowling Pool FEBRUARY 16 – MARCH 1, 2016

Port Orleans Resort – Riverside

Ol’ Man Island Pool JANUARY 11 – MARCH 1, 2016

Alligator Bayou Pool B FEBRUARY 10 – 11, 2016

Alligator Bayou Pool C FEBRUARY 15 – 16, 2016

Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

Grandstand Pool JANUARY 20 – 22, 2016

Treehouse Villas Soft Goods Rehab FEBRUARY 7 – JUNE 22, 2016

Wilderness Lodge & Villas

General Resort Refurbishments NOW THROUGH 2017: Due to multiple resort refurbishment projects, Guests will notice construction work in various areas. Noise may be overheard while this work is being completed, but construction will not begin until after 9 a.m. Certain pathways, including the nature trail, will be unavailable. The Hidden Springs leisure pool area (the leisure pool at The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge), resort beach, playground, Marina and Recreation fire pit will be unavailable.

Cub’s Den (Children’s Activity Center)  will be unavailable JANUARY 3, 2016 THROUGH 2017

Buena Vista Palace

Front Desk Renovations NOW THROUGH FEBRUARY 2016: A temporary Front Desk will be functional. Video arcade will close to make room for a new Grab and Go outlet.

Pool will be unavailable NOW THROUGH JUNE 2016: The spa pool, located in the main tower will remain open for all guests. Additionally, neighboring hotels on Hotel Plaza Blvd. will allow Buena Vista Palace guests to use their pools during this time. Watercress Café will be closed during this time, however, the one80 Sports Bar and Restaurant will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel

Guest Room Renovations JUNE 2016 – SEPTEMBER 2016: Renovation work is scheduled to take place between 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily. No guests will be accommodated in the renovation area as to minimize impact on the guest experience.


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