Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

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Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is a deluxe resort hotel at the Walt Disney World Resort. There are 630 rooms at this resort and it is the sister to Disney’s Beach Club Resort, sharing many amenities.

Located in the EPCOT area, the resort is filled with elegance and the ambiance of summertime at the New England seaside. It is just a short walk to EPCOT’s International Gateway entrance. Guests can also walk or take a short boat ride to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Resort Overview

Yacht Club

This deluxe resort is located in the EPCOT area, right along the waters of Crescent Lake. Featuring nautical touches reminiscent of a New England-style yacht club, this lakeside hotel offers elegance and top-notch amenities, with an amazing location.

Reasons We Love This Resort:

  • LocationThis resort is a short walk to EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  • Great for families: Spacious standard rooms sleep up to 5 guests, with larger accommodations also available
  • Pool and Recreation: The pool is one of the best on Disney property
  • Dining: There are great dining options at the resort, with additional restaurants nearby

Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi Service (complimentary wi-fi access in guest rooms, main lobbies, and main pools)
  • Dining Options (table service, quick service, and poolside service)
  • Business Center (computer services, print services, shipping services, office supplies)
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Luggage Service (luggage assistance, valet parking assistance, dry cleaning)
  • Laundry Services (24-hour self-service laundry room is available)
  • Housekeeping Services
  • Valet and Self-Parking
  • 24-Hour ATM (near the front desk)
  • Babysitting and Childcare Services
  • Front Desk Service (banking and mail)
  • Merchandise Delivery and Pickup
  • Grocery Orders
  • Ice and Vending Machines
  • Concierge Service (purchase tickets, upgrade tickets, special requests)
  • Ship Shape Health Club
  • Beach Club Marketplace for sundries, snacks, apparel, and souvenirs
  • Salon Services
  • Room Service
  • Safekeeping (in-room safes with safe-keeping boxes available at Front Desk)
  • Rapid Fill (refillable mugs)
  • Wake-up Call Service
  • Disability Service (mobility, hearing, visual, and service animal accommodations)
  • Pet-friendly resort hotel
  • Resort Airline Check-In

A Full Range of Accommodations

Spacious accommodations with a nautical theme and subtle Disney touches offer a New England-style vibe. This Resort hotel offers an array of room options, including:

  • Standard View
  • Garden or Woods View
  • Water View
  • Standard View – Club Level
  • Garden View – Club Level
  • Water View – Club Level
  • 2 Bedroom Suite – Club Level Access

Standard View

The standard view rooms offer spacious accommodations with views of either the rooftop or parking area.

Standard View:

  • Can accommodate up to 5 adults
  • Views of rooftop or parking area
  • The room configuration will be one of the following: 2 queen beds and 1 twin-sized sleeper chair; 1 king bed and 1 day bed; 1 king bed; 1 queen bed, 1 twin-size sleeper chair and 1 day bed
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Mini refrigerator and coffee maker
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Private porch or balcony with seating for two

 

Garden or Woods View

Rooms in this category offer views of the garden or woods.

Garden or Woods View:

  • Can accommodate a party of 5
  • The room configuration will be one of the following: 1 king bed; 1 queen bed, 1 day bed, and 1 twin-size sleeper chair; 2 queen beds and 1 day bed; 2 queen beds
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Mini refrigerator and coffee maker
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Private porch or balcony

 

Water View

Rooms in this category offer views of Crescent Lake or the quiet pool.

Water View:

  • Can accommodate a party of 5
  • The room configuration will be one of the following: 1 king bed and 1 day bed; 1 king bed; 1 queen bed, 1 day bed, and 1 twin-size sleeper chair; 2 queen beds and 1 day bed; 2 queen beds
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Mini refrigerator and coffee maker
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Private porch or balcony

Club Level

For guests looking for an elevated level of service, the club level at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is the way to go. These room categories include all of the standard amenities. In addition, club level guests receive the following amenities:

  • Complimentary health club access
  • Secured key access to the club-level lounge, serving refreshments from 7:00 am – 10:00 pm daily
  • Club Level Concierge – Regatta Club
  • Complimentary Newspapers in Club Level lounge
  • Daily Housekeeping Service
  • Access to Disney Signature Services
  • Personalized Front Desk and Guest Services

There are four different room types available at the club level.

These room types include:

Standard View

  • Sleeps up to 4 guests
  • Views of rooftop or parking area
  • The room configuration includes 1 king bed or 2 queen beds

Garden View

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of the garden

Water View

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of one of the Stormalong Bay Lagoons

2 bedroom suite:

  • Can accommodate a party of up to 6 guests
  • The room configuration includes 2 king beds and 1 queen-size sleeper
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Private balcony
  • Views of Stormalong Bay or Crescent Lake

Dining Information

Ale & Compass

The Ale & Compass Restaurant is located right inside Disney’s Yacht Club Resort. This restaurant offers menu options that take you away to the New England coast in a cozy atmosphere. It’s the perfect spot to start or end your day, with breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus available.

Breakfast

The breakfast menu includes hearty dishes such as omelets, dark chocolate waffles, and more. Plus, there are lighter options available such as smoothies and a buffet featuring pastries, parfaits, and more.

Lunch

The lunch menu features sandwiches, salads, and hearty soups such as Lobster and Corn chowder.

Dinner

There are a variety of dinner options on the menu, sure to delight every palate. Whether you prefer seafood or heartier options such as chicken or pasta, you are sure to find something delicious! Be sure to save room for the dessert menu too. The decadent desserts include a 12-layer chocolate cake, apple cobbler, and more.

All Dining & Lounges

  • Ale & Compass – Offering New England comfort food, this restaurant is a cozy place to enjoy a meal, inspired by a coastal lighthouse. Currently, breakfast and dinner are served here.
  • Ale & Compass Lounge – Stop here for a variety of beers, wines, and cocktails as you relax in the nautical-themed lounge.
  • Yachtsman Steakhouse – Come to this airy dining room filled with nautical touches as you enjoy a signature dining experience of high-quality, hand-cut steaks, your choice of delicious sides, and decadent desserts! A dress code is required at this Signature Dining Experience.
  • The Market at Ale & Compass – This quick service location offers a variety of choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Options include Mickey waffles, sandwiches, and more.
  • Cape May Cafe – This restaurant is located next door, at Disney’s Beach Club Resort, and serves an all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast or a surf and turf dinner.
  • Beaches & Cream Soda Shop – This restaurant offers a nostalgic setting, reminiscent of a soda shop on the Atlantic seashore. Open for lunch and dinner, guests can choose from fountain favorites such as milkshakes and sodas, as well as burgers and sandwiches. The best part though is the desserts, especially the Kitchen Sink! There is also a to-go menu available.
  • Beach Club Marketplace – This quick service location offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. Mobile ordering is also available.
  • Martha’s Vineyard – This New England beach house-themed lounge offers a full bar with signature cocktails and a variety of appetizers.
  • Hurricane Hanna’s Waterside Bar and Grill – Located poolside with a great view of Stormalong Bay, enjoy your choice of cocktails, beers, and frozen drinks, along with a selection of appetizers and entrees.
  • Crew’s Cup Lounge – Located right next to the Yachtsman Steakhouse, this cozy spot is the perfect place to relax and unwind while enjoying your choice of wine, pint, or cocktail.

 

Pools, Grounds, & Recreation

The feature pool at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Stormalong Bay, is shared with its sister resort, Disney’s Beach Club Resort. This is one of the best pools on Disney property, offering 3 acres of aquatic entertainment. It includes a sandy-bottom pool with a sandy beach, which is the perfect location for kids to play. There is a lazy river and three whirlpool spas. Then, head over to explore the life-size shipwreck and enjoy one of the highest hotel waterslides at the Walt Disney World Resort!

If you plan to spend your day poolside, consider a cabana rental to relax in the shade. This is the perfect retreat, furnished and shady, with personal electronics and refreshments included.

In addition to Stormalong Bay, there are three leisure pools at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts. These quiet pools offer a more peaceful swimming experience and are shared by guests staying at Disney’s Yacht Club, Disney’s Beach Club Resort, and Disney’s Beach Club Villas. All pools include steaming whirlpool spas.

In addition to the amazing pools, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort offers many other recreation options. Since it is located right on Crescent Lake, there are motorized boat rentals available, as well as fishing excursions.

If you are looking to exercise, there is a lit tennis court, a sandy volleyball court, and several jogging paths. There is even a loop around Crescent Lake, along Disney’s Boardwalk.

In the evenings, head out to the beach area for campfire activities where guests can roast marshmallows. Then, watch some of your favorite Disney movies under the stars!

Disney’s Yacht Club Transportation

Transportation - Yacht Club

Get around Walt Disney World Resort with ease using these convenient, complimentary transportation options.

How to get to each park:

While staying at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort you may be wondering how you can get to each park using the free transportation systems offered at Walt Disney World. We have it broken down for you:

  • Magic Kingdom: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to Magic Kingdom nearly every 20 minutes from the resort. Buses typically run for an hour after park close.
  • EPCOT: Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is a short walk to the International Gateway entrance of EPCOT. In addition, Friendship Boats are available if you choose not to walk.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Although a little further, Disney’s Hollywood Studios is also within walking distance from this resort. Friendship boats are also available to take guests to the park.
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to Disney’s Animal Kingdom nearly every 20 minutes from the resort. Buses typically run for an hour after park close.
  • Disney Springs and Water Parks: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to Disney Springs and the water parks nearly every 20 minutes from the resort. Buses typically run for an hour after Disney Springs or the water park close.

Parking

*Guests who drive either their own vehicle or a rental car to Walt Disney World should know that a standard overnight self-parking fee of $25 per night will be applied to the guest hotel folio upon check-out. Valet parking is available for $33 per night. Disney Vacation Club Members using vacation points for their stay are not required to pay parking fees.

Disney's Yacht Club Resort

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