Disney doesn’t stop with the details in the parks, it extends to Disney Resorts and more. Including in the lobbies of Disney World Resorts. Find Grand Lobbies and subtle Disney touches throughout. Here are 9 fun features to look for on your next visit.
These features are found in my best Disney World Resort lobby picks. Which includes: Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Polynesian Resort, Wilderness Lodge and Port Orleans – Riverside.
Disney’s Grand Floridan Resort & Spa
1. Inside the lobby of the Grand Floridian, look for the adorable Penguin Fountain! This bronze fountain is inspired by Disney’s Mary Poppins. The penguins are adorable and amazing Disney touch.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
2. Let little ones take a break and watch a cartoon or two, on adorable stools, in the lobby of Animal Kingdom Lodge.
3. Then at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, take in the beautiful rustic view of the entire lobby. Plus, see animals just outside the resorts lobby!
Disney’s Polynesian Resort
4. Step inside Disney’s Polynesian Resort for a beautiful ambiance and wonderful fragrance. In fact, the lobby of this resort is among past guest favorites smells in Disney World! Guests describe it is a sweet pineapple smell. What do you think?
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
5. Step inside the 6-story lobby at Disney’s Wilderness lodge and admire the 55-foot tall totem poles, one on each side. Plus, the 4 giant chandeliers resembling tepees!
6. Another marvel in the lobby of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is the 82 foot tall fireplace! This fireplace is actually a tribute to the layers of rock of the Grand Canyon, with more than 100 colors. Look closely to find fossilized replicas of prehistoric plants and animals.
Disney’s Port Orleans – Riverside
7. Step inside the tasteful lobby of Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside and notices the giant, and unique, fans that sway to and front. Yes, those 2 boards hanging from the ceiling are the fans!
8. Plus, subtle Disney hints such as the hidden Mickey’s along the detailed woodwork high above guests.
9. Plus, during the Holiday Season find not to miss holiday décor such as this giant Christmas Tree in the lobby of Disney’s Grand Floridian.