Tag Archives: Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Grand Floridian Greeter Richard Gerth Has Passed Away

The adored greeter at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Richard Gerth, has sadly passed away at the age of 92. Richard Gerth started working at Walt Disney World in 1991, and his smile and happy disposition welcomed in families for generations. Gerth became such a staple of the Grand Floridian that many guests asked […]

First-Timer’s Guide: Best Resorts for an Adults-Only Trip

A trip with no children? While bringing your kiddos to Walt Disney World is always great for a family vacation, adults-only trips have provided me with some of my best WDW memories. Whether it was going with my friends in college, traveling with my husband on our anniversary, or taking a “girls-only” vacation, Disney World […]

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort 30th Anniversary Gala Has Been Cancelled

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa had previously announced that the resort was hosting a 30th Anniversary Gala on June 30, 2018. Unfortunately, that event has been canceled. At this time, Disney has not given any explanation for the gala’s cancellation. The previously scheduled gala cost $185.00 plus tax per person. All guests with reservations […]

Easter Egg Display Returning to Disney’s Grand Floridian March 24

Guests can celebrate the Easter season at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa as the Easter Egg display returns on March 24th. The lobby will showcase dozens of gorgeous, hand-decorated Easter Eggs made by Disney pastry chefs that guests can vote on during Easter weekend. This 7th annual Easter Egg display will run until April 10th.

Forbes Rates Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian 5-Stars

Victoria & Albert’s, the crowning jewel of dining at the Walt Disney World Resort, has no shortage of accolades. They’ve added yet another honor, this time by the 2018 Forbes Travel Guide who rated the restaurant 5-stars, which bumps it up from its previous rating of 4-stars. Victoria & Albert’s is located at Disney’s Grand […]

UPDATE: Disney’s Polynesian and Grand Floridian Resorts Rumored to Introduce Bluetooth to MagicBands

UPDATE: January 2nd 5:15 pm – Although originally published as news, due to credibility issues with the information’s source, we are classifying this as an unconfirmed rumor. The story will be updated if a confirmation is released or additional details become apparent. In the next few weeks, guests staying at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort and Disney’s […]

Princess Promenade at Disney’s Grand Floridian on Hiatus Until 2018

Due to large crowds from the holiday Gingerbread House in the lobby of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, the Princess Promenade has been canceled temporarily. The Princess Promenade is a special experience that was added back in 2016 as a Magical Moment for guests. Around 3:30 each afternoon, Cinderella and Prince Charming descend the Grand staircase […]

Victoria and Albert’s, Queen Victoria Room: Disney Magic for a Special Occasion

You may agree or disagree, but I feel that part of what makes Walt Disney World so magical is, quite frankly, the food. There are some great restaurants and some not so good establishments. There are a few places where they cook up the most sophisticated and delicious food you could ever imagine.  My new […]

Twice as Many Alligators Captured on Walt Disney World Property Since 2016 Attack

According to News 6, state wildlife records show that “state-contracted wildlife trapper(s)” have captured more than twice as many alligators on Walt Disney World property since the June 2016 attack at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, as compared to the 15-month period prior to the attack. The total number of captured alligators has increased […]

Garden View Tea Room Makes a Change to Their Hours

If having high tea during your Walt Disney World vacation is on your radar, we have some important information to share with you. The Garden View Tea Room located off the lobby at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa serves up high tea every afternoon with items such as tea sandwiches, cheeses, and freshly-baked pastries. This […]