Disney Good Neighbor Hotels
If you are coming to Orlando on a Disney World vacation, and you do not want to stay at a Disney owned hotel then you should book one of the Disney Good Neighbor Hotels. The Good Neighbor Hotels is an exclusive set of hotels which have been inspected by Walt Disney World Company and have been deemed of high quality and great customer service for Disney World’s guests to stay in.
We understand you have many options when it comes to making an Orlando hotels reservation, and we are honored you are looking at our site and giving us a chance to win your business. Here is our promise: we guarantee to have the lowest rates on the hotels we represent, and we promise to always provide you the best customer service.
Best Orlando Good Neighbor Hotels
This 450-room hotel is located less than 1 mile to Disney World. It offers the ever-popular Kids Eat Free Program, free shuttle service to Disney World and a great resort style pool area.
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These 777 all-suite hotels is located just 1 mile to Disney World. It features a huge 24-acre water park with 7 water slides, kids splash pad, an adult only pool, and free shuttle to Disney World.
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This hotel is located just a ½ mile to Disney World. It features an onsite restaurant, beautifully remodeled rooms, and free shuttle service to Walt Disney World Resort. This hotel has a huge resort style pool which the entire hotel is built around.
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This Kissimmee hotel is located 1 mile to Disney World. It offers free shuttle service not only to Disney World but Universal Studios and SeaWorld as well. If you stay at this luxury hotel, you need to check out the Top Golf Simulator.
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This hotel is located inside Walt Disney World next to Disney Springs. The guests can enjoy free shuttle service which runs every thirty minutes. The rooms are beautifully decorated and the pool area is grand.
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What is Walt Disney World Good Neighbor Hotels
In all there are 45 total hotels which carry the Walt Disney World Good Neighbors Hotel Symbol. Some of these properties are Kissimmee Hotels, Hotels inside Disney World, but majority of them are Lake Buena Vista FL Hotels.
In addition to being close to Disney World, these Orlando hotels are also close to many restaurants, shopping venues, and smaller local attractions. If you are looking for a Good Neighbor hotel that is closer to smaller attractions, then you should look at hotels in the Kissimmee area. Kissimmee is home to Fun Spot, smaller water parks such as H2O, and miniature golf courses. The Lake Buena Vista area has the best shopping and more higher end restaurants, while the hotels inside Disney World will provide you the most convenience of any location.
Qualifications to be included as a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor Hotels
The Orlando hotels must provide certain amenities and provide a certain level of customer service to even be considered for this high honor. Here is what an Orlando hotel must provide the guests:
- Great Rates- The Disney Good Neighbor Hotels are typically a little cheaper than the Disney owned hotels, but they still must provide the same high level of customer service.
- Shuttle Service to Disney World Parks- Most Disney Good Neighbor Hotels offer free shuttle service, but it doesn’t have to be free. Disney does require these hotels to at least offer shuttle service to and from the parks a couple of times in the morning and couple of times in the afternoon and evening.
- Knowledgeable Customer Service- The representatives at hotels must be knowledgeable about the Disney World Parks so they can assist the guests with any questions they may have.
- Discounted Theme Park Tickets- The hotel must sell discounted Disney World tickets to the guests if they do not have them prior to coming to Orlando. We suggest guests get the theme park tickets prior to coming to Orlando especially if you want to visit Disney World. The parks require you to make reservations and they do sell out quickly. We offer Disney World packages complete with lodging and theme park tickets, by combining your attraction tickets and lodging together we are able to provide you the be biggest discounts.
- Disney Themed Lobby- To be a Disney Good Neighbor Hotel property, it must display Disney characters throughout the property. You will not see any SeaWorld or Universal Studios characters at a Disney World Good Neighbor Hotel.
- AAA Approved- All the hotels in this program must be AAA rated and approved as you might expect.
Disney Good Neighbor Nightly Rates
In order to get the best deal on a Disney Good Neighbor hotel, travel during the shoulder season or off-season. If you travel during high season you are going to be paying the highest rates and the lines at Disney World are going to be the longest. If you have to travel during high season, if you can book your hotel stay on Sunday through Thursday nights this will provide you with the lowest possible rates and save you as much as 20% as compared to staying over the weekend.
The rates on Orlando Disney Good Neighbor hotels vary greatly. The hotels on Disney property are going to be the most expensive. The hotel rates are dictated by the hotels location, amenities offered, and time of year you are traveling, and when you booked your vacation. The early you book typically the better deal you will receive.
Orlando Good Neighbor Hotel Ticket Packages
If you are wanting to stay at a Good Neighbor Hotel by Disney and you want to save the most money, you should check out our Disney World packages. By combining your theme park tickets with your hotel stay we can offer you the best deal by using bundle pricing.
We sell the exact same Disney World tickets that you would get from Disney World, but we simply sell them cheaper. In addition to saving you money, we will be more than happy to set up a payment plan for you to pay off your tickets quicker and once they are paid off we will email you the tickets immediately to you. You will need to make a reservation with Disney World and link your tickets to your account to finish the reservation process.
Walt Disney World Good Neighbor Hotels Resort Fees
All the Disney World Good Neighbor Hotels charge a resort fee. This fee can range from $7 a night all the way up to more than $50. This fee is usually paid by the guests upon check-in, and it is a nightly fee. When you are making your hotel reservation be sure to check out the small print to make sure you know exactly what you are going to responsible for when you check-in.
Here at OrlandoVacation.com we highlight the resort fees for you on the hotel detail page and again on all guest’s confirmation letter. Nobody likes hidden fees, and we feel it is our responsibility to provide the best customer service possible. If you ever have any questions regarding the resort fees you may always ask us by using our chat feature or by calling our toll-free number.
Why Book with Orlandovacation.com?
In closing, we know you have many options when booking you Orlando hotel stay, and we would like to thank-you for considering OrlandoVacation.com. Here are a few reasons why you should book with us:
- We have been helping guests plan their Orlando vacations since 1993. We are the oldest and most reputable travel company in Orlando, and this is not a title we carry lightly.
- We promise to do everything in our power to make sure you have a great Orlando hotel experience, and we promise to do everything in our power to make sure any issue that might come up gets corrected quickly and easily. We understand this is an expensive vacation, and we want this to be a vacation of a lifetime for all our Orlando hotel guests.
- We are located right here in Orlando and Central Florida is the only market we represent. We have found being extremely focused on just one market allows us to provide better customer service and the lowest rates on the Orlando hotels we represent. If you find the nightly rate lower on a property represent, please bring it to our attention, and we will gladly match the nightly rate.