Disney’s Old Key West Resort

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Disney’s Old Key West Resort is a deluxe villa resort and a Disney Vacation Club property. This resort takes guests away to the Florida Keys for a relaxing vacation filled with palm trees, bright colors, and tropical vibes.

Resort Overview

The resort opened in 1991, as one of the first Disney Vacation Club Resorts, and was renamed in 1996, to Disney’s Old Key West Resort. This resort is quite large and includes 49 buildings with nearly 800 guest units. The theme is reminiscent of the Florida Keys, with tropical vibes surrounding you. There are palm trees, vibrant architecture, sandcastles, and golf courses all around and it’s as though you have walked into paradise!

Reasons We Love This Resort:

Location: This resort is located very close to Disney Springs, offering easy access to additional dining and entertainment options.

Spacious: The villas at this resort are some of the biggest at the Walt Disney World Resort. They are perfect for large travel parties and truly feel like a home away from home.

 

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 (in-unit for villas with one or more bedrooms)
  • Housekeeping Services
  • Valet and Self-Parking
  • 24-Hour ATM (near the front desk)
  • Front Desk Service (banking and mail)
  • Merchandise Delivery and Pickup
  • Grocery Orders
  • Concierge Service (purchase tickets, upgrade tickets, special requests)
  • Old Key West Exercise Room
  • 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)

 

A Full Range of Accommodations

This resort features villas of varying sizes, with studios, 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom options. There are accommodations for up to 12 adults. Each unit includes standard amenities such as a television, WiFi, coffee maker, and telephone. All units with at least one bedroom include laundry and a fully-equipped kitchen in the unit.

Room Types

Deluxe Studio
  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of Water, Woodlands, or Fairways
  • 2 Queen Beds
1 Bedroom Villa
  • Sleeps up to 5 adults
  • Views of Water, Woodlands, or Fairways
  • 1 King Bed, 1 Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa, and 1 Twin-Size Sleeper Chair
2 Bedroom Villa
  • Sleeps up to 9 adults
  • Views of Water, Woodlands, or Fairways
  • 1 King Bed, 2 Queen Beds, 1 Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa, and 1 Twin-Size Sleeper Chair
3 Bedroom Grand Villa
  • Sleeps up to 12 adults
  • Views of Water, Woodlands, or Fairways
  • 1 King Bed, 2 Queen Beds, 2 Double Beds,1 Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa, and 1 Twin-Size Sleeper Chair

 

Dining Information

Disney’s Old Key West Resort offers both sit-down and quick-service dining options. Plus, it’s a short water taxi ride to Disney Springs, where guests can enjoy even more dining and entertainment.

All Dining & Lounges

Olivia’s Cafe

This hidden gem is an inviting spot to enjoy homestyle cooking for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Menu items include specialties such as Banana Bread French Toast, Southernmost Buttermilk Chicken, and more.

Good’s Food To Go

Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, grab snacks, desserts, drinks, and more from this spot. They are ready for the taking!

Turtle Shack Poolside Snacks

This poolside spot is perfect for quenching your thirst and appetite during your day at the pool. Have your choice of menu items including pizza, sandwiches and kids’ items too!

Gurgling Suitcase Libations & Spirits

This lounge is a cozy spot to sit and relax with a beverage of your choice and let your vacation begin!

 

 

Pools, Grounds, & Recreation

Pools

The feature pool at Disney’s Old Key West Resort is the Sandcastle Pool. Located near the Hospitality House, this pool takes you away to the Florida Keys. It features a 125-foot-long waterslide through a giant sandcastle and a kiddie pool for little ones. There is also a whirlpool spa to sit and relax after a day at the parks.

There are three other leisure pools throughout the resort located in the Old Turtle Pond, South Point, and Miller’s Road areas of the resort. There are whirlpool spas at each of these as well.

Complimentary towels are provided at all pools.

Movies Under the Stars

Watch your favorite Disney films at the complimentary outdoor screenings, located by the Sandcastle Pool deck. Check with the front desk for a full schedule.

Conch Flats Community Hall

At the Community Hall, enjoy complimentary foosball, pool, video games, ping pong, and more. You can also sign out tennis racquets, basketballs, shuffleboard equipment and grilling items.

Basketball Courts

There is a basketball court located near the Hospitality House. Complimentary basketballs are available from Hank’s Rent ‘N Return to all guests with a valid resort ID.

Volleyball

A game of beach volleyball awaits on the court near the Hospitality House. Complimentary volleyballs are available from Hank’s Rent ‘N Return to all guests with a valid resort ID.

Tennis

There are two lighted tennis courts located near the main pool and the third one on Old Turtle Pond Road. Complimentary racquets and tennis balls are available from Hank’s Rent ‘N Return to all guests staying at Disney’s Old Key West Resort.

Jogging

Enjoy the views as you jog along the 1.37-mile-long path along canals and golf course fairways.

Bike Rentals

Enjoy a ride along the canals and golf course fairways with a bike from Hank’s Rent ‘N Return.

Surrey Bike Rentals

These bicycles built for 2, or 4, are available for rent from Hank’s Rent ‘N Return.

Fishing

Enjoy a guided Bass Fishing Excursion, perfect for all ages and anglers. These 2-hour or 4-hour trips include:

  • An experienced guide
  • Rod and reel
  • Tackle
  • Artificial and/or live bait
  • Non-alcoholic beverages only

Fishing at the Walt Disney World Resort is catch-and-release only. Life jackets will be provided and are required for children ages 12 and under. Reservations are highly recommended and can be done by calling (407)939-FISH. Your travel advisor can also assist with this reservation.

Electric Eel Gameroom & Flying Fish Gameroom

With a variety of games for all ages, there is something for everyone at this arcade. You can race cars, play your favorite sports, have a dance-off, and more. You can go head-to-head with a friend or family member or just try for your own high score.

Game cards must be purchased to play. Game points are added using cash or a credit card and the game cards are rechargeable. In addition, these game cards can be used at other Walt Disney World Resort arcades.

The Electric Eel Gameroom is located near the Hospitality House and Flying Fish Gameroom is near Turtle Shack Poolside Snacks.

Playgrounds

There are three different playgrounds available for little ones to run and play.

Old Key West Campfire Activities

As the sun goes down, it’s the perfect time to gather around the campfire! There is plenty of family fun waiting, complete with marshmallows for roasting.

 

Disney’s Old Key West Resort Transportation

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 Old Key West 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 the Magic Kingdom. These buses run approximately every 20 minutes from the resort until an hour after the park closes. In the event of inclement weather, buses will be provided.
  • EPCOT: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to EPCOT. These buses run approximately every 20 minutes from the resort until an hour after the park closes.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. These buses run approximately every 20 minutes from the resort until an hour after the park closes.
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. These buses run approximately every 20 minutes from the resort until an hour after the park closes.
  • 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. Complimentary water taxis are also available to Disney Springs.

 

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. Complimentary standard self-parking is available while you enjoy select dining, shopping, entertainment, and recreation experiences at this resort.

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