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Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

54 acres resort area and is styled in a turn-of-the-century Victorian theme

8 building encompass the Grand Floridian and 3 other building are used for the spa, Narcoosee's restaurant and the convention center

867 rooms and suites

2 pool is at the Grand Floridian

5 restaurants are at the Grand Floridian and 1 quick service location

40,000 square feet of convention space are at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

1 ballrooms can also be found in the convention space as well as 16 breakout rooms

$121,588,561.00 id the taxable value of the resort

$33,379,500.00 is the land value of the Grand Floridian

$88,209,061.00 is the building value of the Grand Floridian

$1,703,484.92 is the last amount of taxes pain in 2006

440 square feet is the size of the room with 2 queen beds

5 stories tall is the height of the atrium at the Grand Floridian

3 stain glass domes can be found in the ceiling of the lobbies atrium

4 detached building are where most of the rooms can be found

181 foot slide can be found at the beach side pool.

20 foot waterfall is also located at the beachside pool

2 clay tennis courts are located at the Grand Floridan

52 that’s the number of feet of luxurious yacht in Grand 1, available for charter cruises on Seven Seas Lagoon and Bay Lake. The captain and first mate welcome aboard private parties of up to 18 people at the Grand Floridian Marina.

11 original maps of Florida are in the gallery located near the entrance to Victoria & Albert's

181 concierge accommodations are located here

Disney’s Contemporary Resort

October, 24, 1971 is the opening of date of the Contemporary resort

55 acres were used for the Contemporary Resort

555,417 square feet is the Contemporary resort

9 ton rooms were constructed 3 miles away from the hotel site and then installed like desk draws.

70 feet Christmas tree is outside the Contemporary this the largest tree on property during the Christmas season.

35,000 white lights adorn the 70 foot Christmas tree each year.

14 stories tall is the main tower of the Contemporary resort

1,057 total rooms are at the Contemporary resort n opening day

394 In the Contemporary Tower on Opening Day

663 rooms in the North and South Garden Wings on Opening day

1.083 total rooms are at the Contemporary resorts of 2014

372 In the Contemporary Tower as of 2014

283 rooms in the North and South Garden Wings as of 2014

428 rooms are in Bay Lake Tower os of 2014

6 Food & Beverage facilities were in the Contemporary on opening day (The Dock Inn, Grand Canyon terrace, Gulf Coast Room, Mesa Grande lounge, Pueblo Room, Top of the World)

9 Food & Beverage facilities are in the Contemporary as of 2014 (California grill, Chef Mickey’s, Contempo Cafe, Contemporary Grounds, Cove bar, Outer Rim Lounge, Sand Bar, Top of the World, The Wave)

8 Shops were at the Contemporary on opening day

2 Shops are at the Contemporary  as of 2014

3 buildings encompass the Contemporary resort

2 pools are at Contemporary resort, 1 is designated a quiet pool

90,000 feet of convention space is available at the Contemporary Resort

$121,329,021.00 is the taxable value of the resort

$38,808,000.00 is the land value of the resort

$82,521,021.00 is the building value of the resort

$1,699,848.70 was the amount of taxes paid in 2006

1,8000 hand painted tiles are used in the mural in the Grand Canyon Concourse done by Mary Blair

90 feet tall is the tiled mural in the Grand Canyon Concourse.

1.5 years were needed to complete the 90 Foot Mural

5 legged goat is in the mural which can best viewed from the 7th or 8th floors of the monorail side of the tower

13 150 foot long steel-trussed A-frames make up the structure

3 miles away from the construction site is where the rooms were constructed

17 foot high spiraling slide is at the Contemporary Resort Pool

15 rooms were completed on average per day during the initial construction

17,000 was the initial construction cost estimate per room, the actual amount was 5 times that initial estimate.

70 pounds of vine-ripened tomatoes are served every night during tomato season at the California Grill

18,000 square feet is the size of the world’s largest mural at the Disney's Contemporary Resort

13 steel trusses were used in the construction

Disney’s Boardwalk Inn & Villa’s

1996 is when the Boardwalk Inn & Villa’s opened

372 rooms are at the Boardwalk Inn & Villa’s

20 suites are located here too

280-unit(2-bedroom equivalents)are located here

20,000 square feet of convention space at the Boardwalk Inn

$43,320,003.00 is the taxable value of the resort

$11,352,000.00 is the taxable land value

$31,968,003.00 is the taxable building value

$606,923.64 is the amount of taxes last paid in 2006

45 acres were used to build this resort

9,000 square feet of shops and restaurants are located on the boardwalk

44 4-inch-tall horses each unique in size and design are on the mini carousel in the lobby

 

ESPN Club

100 monitors hang inside ESPN Club which is at the Boardwalk

260-seats can be found at the ESPN club "arena"

108-square-foot wall of video monitors showcasing the most popular sporting events can be found at the ESPN Club

40-inch monitors that hang 20 feet above the floor -- arena style -- displaying up-to-the-minute scores and highlights is used at the ESPN Club

Disney’s Yacht Club

1989 is when construction began for the Yacht & Beach club resort

1990 is when the Yacht & Beach club opened

65.44 acres were used for the Yacht & Beach club Resort

3 acres is the size of Stormalong Bay

621 rooms are at the Yacht Club

381 square feet is the size of a room that sleeps 4

3 acres is the size of the swimming area

2 kiddie pools are located at this resort

750,000 gallon pool and Mini-water Park complete with water slide, sandy bottom, whirlpools, and water currents can be found at the Yacht Club Resort.

73,000-square-foot convention center that includes a 36,000-square-foot ballroom which seats up to 2,800 for dinner

$39,501,000.00 is the taxable land value of the Disney's Yacht Club Resort

$107,863,275.00 is the building value of the Disney's Yacht Club Resort

$2,064,608.86 is the amount of taxes at the Disney's Yacht Club Resort last paid in 11/30/2006

25 acre lake sits on the Yacht and Beach Club property and the lake is called crescent Lake

2008 is when this resort was last refurbished

Disney’s Beach Club

1989 is when construction began for the Yacht & Beach club resort

1990 is when the Yacht & Beach club opened

65.44 acres were used for the Yacht & Beach club Resort

3 acres is the size of Stormalong Bay

576 rooms are at the Beach Club

24-foot-high ceilings and natural French limestone floors are found in the lobby

381 square feet is the size of a room that sleeps 4

3 acres is the size of the swimming area

2 kiddie pools are located at this resort

750,000 gallon pool and Mini-water Park complete with water slide, sandy bottom, whirlpools, and water currents can be found at the Yacht Club Resort.

25 acre lake sits on the Yacht and Beach Club property and the lake is called crescent Lake

2008 was the last time this resort was refurbished

1927 Chevy Depot Wagon, or "Woody Huckster," is featured on the front porch of Disney's Beach Club Resort

2,500 gallon freestanding saltwater aquarium was once featured at Disney's Beach Club Resort and was once the largest in the world

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

2001 is when the Animal Kingdom Lodge debuted

972 rooms are in the Animal Kingdom Lodge

2001 is when the Animal Kingdom Lodge first opened

1 pool is at the Animal Kingdom Lodge, which is open 24 hours a day

33 acre Savannah features free roaming animals that celebrated Africa’s wildlife.

100 animals roam on three "savannas." Can be seen at the Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.

13 mammals are featured in the 33 acre Savannah.

8 birds are featured in the 33 acre Savannah.

11,000 square foot pool area featuring a 67 foot long water slide at Uzima.

100 Sand Live Oak trees and 35,000 shrubs live in the savannas of the Animal Kingdom Lodge.

3 separate savannas (approximately 10 acres each) that are open 24 hours a day.  Each savanna is closed daily for approximately two hours for cleaning and handling animals, in shifts. There will always be at least two savannas open at all times.  From left to right the savannas are named: Sunset, Arusha, and Uzima.

200 mammals and birds of nearly 3 dozen species populate the 33-acre savannas.

6,000 square feet Zawadi Marketplace is among the largest retail shops at a Walt Disney World Resort.

11,000 square feet pool area makes Uzima Springs pool one of the largest resort pools on at WDW.  It is also a "Zero-Depth Entry" pool, meaning there is an entrance without steps.

67-foot long slide is enjoyed by kids of all ages.

234,980 gallon pool is located at this resort

Kidani Village at Disney’s Kingdom Lodge

449 units (2-bedroom equivalents) featuring studio, 1 and 3-bedroom vacation villas at Jambo House and Kidani Village

150 seats are in the restaurant Sanaa and 24 people can sit in the adjacent bar

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

1994 is when the Wilderness Lodge opened

82 foot tall fireplace and rocking chairs with hidden Mickey’s, totem poles, wood carvings, teepee chandeliers and more are just some of the theme in the lobby.

7 floors are in the main building and 6 floors on the wings buildings.

3/4 mile wooded path for walking, jogging or biking from Wilderness Lodge to Fort Wilderness.

120 foot in the air, is how high the Wilderness Geyser shoots water and it happens every hour on the hour from 7:00 am to 10:00 PM

727 rooms are in the Wilderness Lodge

344 square feet is the size of room that sleeps 4 in 2 queen beds

1 building 7 stories is the Wilderness lodge; the wings are only 6 stories tall

2 pools are at the Wilderness lodge

2 hot tubs are located at the Wilderness Lodge

60 acres are used for the Wilderness Lodge

472,984 square feet is the Wilderness Lodge

750 square feet of meeting space is located here

12-24-27-0000-00-002 is the parcel lot ID

$87,832,671.00is the taxable value of the Wilderness Lodge

$24,024,000.00 is the taxable land value of the Wilderness Lodge

$63,808,671.00 is the building value

$1,230,556.80 is the amount of taxes paid in 11/30/2006

2 totem poles are in the lobby

55 feet tall are each of the totem poles in the lobby

4 massive chandeliers which are torch-cut rustic scene, topped with glowing teepees on them

2006 is the last time the Wilderness Lodge was refurbished

1974 is when the show Hoop Dee-Doo Revue begin its first show, this makes it one of the longest running dinner shows in the world, the estimated show total is about 38,000 shows as of 2009 and still counting

1976 to 1980 is when The Fort Wilderness Railroad was in service.  The track were sinking and so did the trains existence. 1 car was turned into a ticket booth at Pleasure Island the rest made their way to the Carolwood Pacific Historical Society

4 tribes artifacts are represented in the lobby of the Wilderness Lodge and they are the Cheyenne, Crow, Sioux and Blackfoot Native American tribes

Fort Wilderness

April 1, 1974 is when Pioneer Hall Opened

1,283 hand-fitted pine logs from Montana were used to build Pioneer Hall

70 tons of stone from North Carolina were used to build Pioneer Hall

June 14, 1974 is when Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue first debuted

600 acres are used for the campgrounds

409 cabins are at the Fort Wilderness.

784 campsites are at Fort Wilderness Campsites.

25 to 65 feet in length is the size of the camp sites

28 camping loops are at Fort Wilderness

504 square feet is the size of the cabins

2 swimming pools can be found at Fort Wilderness resort & campground

¾ mile nature trail winds along Bay Lake, great for a little walk

2 stores are located here, the Meadow Trading Post and the Settlement Trading Post

30 minute sing alone with Chip ‘n Dale happens each night by the campfire

Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

1971 is when the Polynesian resort

39 acres and is styled as a South Pacific paradise, complete with beaches, tropical landscaping, waterfalls, and bamboo tiki torches.

11 different buildings called longhouses are where the guest rooms are.

10 of the 11 longhouses have had name changes since they have opened. The only 1 that has not changed is the Fiji longhouse.

16 cast members have stayed with the Polynesian since opening day, and the entire Polynesian cast represents about 1000 years of service at the resort.  The Polynesian has one of the largest percentages of original Cast Members anywhere in Walt Disney World.

486 rooms are at the Polynesian resort not including suites or DVC as of 2015

6 suites are locate at the Polynesian as of 2015

484 rooms were at the Polynesian Village resort in 1971

360 Deluxe Studios (DVC) were added in 2015

20 2 bedroom, 2 bath over-the-water Bungalows (DVC) were added in 2015

6 Food & Beverage facilities were at the Polynesian Village in 1971

5 Shops were at the Polynesian Village on opening day

10 Food & Beverage facilities are located here now

12 stories was the original design of the Polynesian Village resort

5 suites are at the Polynesian resort

2 pools are at the Polynesian resort, one is themed with a volcano and one is not themed

11-24-27-0000-00-007 is the parcel ID for this property

$107,005,276.00 is the taxable value of this resort

$32,609,500.00 is the land value of this resort

$74,395,776.00 is the building value of this resort

$1,499,169.59 is the amount of taxes paid on 11/30/2006

8,500 plants are used at the Polynesian each year the most interior planting then any other resort

3,000 species of plants of used at the Polynesian, there is a species from every continent except Antarctica

74 outrigger beams top off the exterior

42 feet above the roof line is how high the outrigger beams reach

415 square feet is the size of a room with 2 queens size beds

2 hot tubs are located at the Polynesian resort

1.5 mile walking trail start at Polynesian resort and continues to the Shades of Green resort

3 shops are located in the lobby

1,000 lb Balinese Tiki statue is located in the lobby too

30 years is the total length the Tonga Toast has been on the menu at the Poly (as of 2010)

1  "Kukui Nut" tree is located at The Polynesian Resort and is the only one of its kind in the state of Florida.

2 is the number of stories the resort was going to be according to the original concept drawings, which was going to have a rooms surrounded by streams and even a skin-diving lagoon

40 feet in length is how long the war canoes were that guests could rent on the Seven Seas Lagoon at the Polynesian.

1 longhouse has obtained its original longhouse name since the resort opened, Fiji is the only one to keeps its name

$1 dollar was the cost to ride the Port O’ Call; an excursion steamer that used to navigate the seven seas lagoon and Bay lake, kids used to ride for $.50

18 feet in diameter is the size of the fire pit at Ohhana Restaurant

1,863 is the size of the 2 story King Kamehameha suite, located on the marina side of the Tonga longhouse, making one of the largest standard rooms on property

$2275 is the cost of one night stay at the King Kamehameha suite; We should say it has 2 bedrooms and 3 ½ baths

Swan & Dolphin Hotel

Swan  Hotel

1990 is when the Swan hotel opened

758 rooms are in the Swan hotel

52,000 square feet of convention space is at the swan Hotel

 

Dolphin Hotel

1990 is when the Dolphin hotel opened

1,509 rooms are in the Dolphin hotel

202,000 square feet of convention space is at the Dolphin Hotel