Tag Archives: Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

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 […]

Beaches Pool and Beaches Pool Bar & Grill at The Grand Floridian Set for Refurbishments

On November 20th, a refurbishment will be underway for the Beaches Pool and Beaches Pool Bar & Grill located at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. During construction, the Beach Pool Water Play Area and Beach Pool beverage station will remain open. Guests can enjoy the Courtyard Pool and the Courtyard Pool Bar in the […]

Construction Causing Temporary Closures Across Walt Disney World

There are multiple construction projects going on at Walt Disney World, and these projects are causing temporary closures to attractions and restaurants. In the Magic Kingdom on August 31, Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid will close at 7 p.m. for scheduled maintenance. The attraction is expected to reopen September 1. Over […]

Temporary Closures for Grand Floridian Resort Refurbishments

Guests staying on Grand Floridian Resort and Spa property this month may want to note these two temporary closures taking place: August 21st – 23rd: The basketball court located near The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa will be closed for maintenance. Guests may use the court at Disney’s Contemporary Resort as an alternate. […]

Beautiful Lighthouse Sculpture to Honor Lane Graves is in Place at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Back in June, we told you that Disney had commissioned an original sculpture of the lighthouse used as the symbol of the Lane Thomas Foundation that would be placed in an undisclosed location on Walt Disney World property. The Lane Thomas Foundation was established to support pediatric organ donation after two-year old Lane was tragically killed at […]

2 Grand Floridian Restaurants Will Have Temporary Closures

As some unscheduled maintenance is being performed, two restaurants at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa will be temporarily closed: 1900 Park Fare will be unavailable for dinner on Thursday, July 13. Grand Floridian Cafe will be unavailable July 13-15.   We will be sure to keep you updated on any future changes.

Victoria and Albert’s Remains Among the Best With Another AAA Five-Diamond Award

For the 17th year in a row, Walt Disney World’s Victoria and Albert’s has achieved the AAA Five-Diamond rating. Located inside Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, this exquisite restaurant gives guests the ultimate experience of dining in luxury and sophistication. The AAA Five-Diamond rating is one of the most prestigious awards a restaurant can […]

Disney and Universal make a showing in TripAdvisor awards

With a steady influx of tourism, it is no surprise that Florida hotels and resorts had a prominent showing in TripAdvisor’s 2017 Travelers’ Choice Awards. In case you are wondering how “The Parks” fared, the Orlando Sentinel released which Florida establishments made the list, and there is a Disney presence as well as Universal. Both […]

Citricos will host Brunch with a Twist next month

Citricos at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa will be hosting a “Brunch with a Twist” on February 11. The brunch was recently featured at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival and was popular enough to bring back and add as a regular event. Several of the resort’s chefs, including Executive Chef Scott Hunnel, […]