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Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

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Resort Information

Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalows
1600 Seven Seas Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Phone:  407-824-2000
Fax:  407-824-3174

Check-in:  After 4pm (arriving guests may check-in earlier and access will be granted if the room is ready to be occupied)
Check-out:  11am

Opening Date: April 1, 2015
DVC Contract End Date: January 31, 2066

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 Rooms: 380
 Deluxe Studio:  360
 Dedicated One Bedroom:  0
 Dedicated Two Bedroom:  0

 Lockoff Two Bedroom:
  (Each can be booked separately as One Bedroom + Studio)

 0
 Watertop Bungalows:  20

Buildings: 3 + Bungalows

NOTE:  Most Polynesian Deluxe Studio villas have interior connecting door linking them to adjoining Studio.  Guests booking two rooms for the same dates can request connecting rooms, but the request is not guaranteed.

"Escape to a tropical retreat with swaying palms and white sandy beaches—just steps from the monorail taking you to the ultimate in fun at Magic Kingdom park! Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalows boasts the first-ever Disney accommodations to sit atop the water as well as the largest Deluxe Studios at any Walt Disney World Resort."


Resort Amenities 

 

 Bell Services:  Yes
 Valet Parking:  Yes
 Room Service:  Yes
 Gift Shop:  Yes
 Community Hall:  No
 Child Care:  Yes
 Self-Serve Laundry Facilities:  Yes
 Grocery Shopping / Delivery Service:  Yes
 BBQ Grill / Pavilion  Yes

 


Dining

O'HANA (CHARACTER BREAKFAST; TABLE SERVICE Dinner)

Breakfast Menu   |    Dinner Menu

The morning "Best Friends Breakfast" features a character meet-and-greet with Lilo & Stitch and other Disney friends.  Food is served family style, including scrambled eggs, potatoes, fresh fruit and more. 

Dinner is also family style, featuring a selection of Polynesian flavors including sweet & sour chicken and szechuan steak.

Advance Dining Reservations are accepted 180 days prior to visit.

 
KONA CAFE (Table Service; Breakfast, LUNCH and Dinner)

Breakfast Menu   |   Kids' Breakfast Menu   |   Lunch Menu   |   Dinner Menu   |   Kids' Lunch & Dinner Menu

Read more: Disney's Polynesian Villas & BungalowsAsian touches accentuate American cuisine in this casual Table Service dining establishment.  Cinnamon and banana-stuffed Tonga Toast is a breakfast favorite. 

Advance Dining Reservations are accepted 180 days prior to visit.

 
Captain Cook's (Quick Service dining; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Breakfast Menu   |   Lunch / Dinner Menu   

Quick service dining includes traditional breakfast fare (eggs, Mickey Waffles, etc.) in the morning along with a pleasant variety of selections throughout the day.  Indoor and outdoor seating is available.

 

Read more: Disney's Polynesian Villas & BungalowsTrader Sam's Grog Grotto (Lounge; Afternoon & Evening Hours)

Menu

Well-themed tropical tiki bar features a selection of appetizers and unique alcoholic beverages.

Trader Sam's is open to all guests prior to 8:00pm.  After 8:00 only guests age 21 and older will be admitted.  

 

Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show (Three Performances Nightly)

Menu

Hosted in the open-air Luau Cove theater, this all-you-can-eat dinner show features many island delights including BBQ ribs, pulled pork and pineapple-coconut bread.  During the meal, performers delight guests with traditional hula dancing, fire dancing and more.  

Advance Dining Reservations are accepted 180 days prior to visit.

 


Recreation

Volcano Pool

This 120,000 gallon feature pool includes a "volcano" which erputs throughout the day, along with a 142-foot Read more: Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalowswaterslide.  The pool features a zero entry slope, wheelchair access and a hot tub.  Towels are provided.  Lounge chairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Life jackets may be borrowed (free) from nearby location.

Access to the gated pool area is restricted to Polynesian resort guests only.  Pool hopping is not permitted.

Oasis Pool

Renovated in 2016, the Oasis Pool is a zero-entry facility with ample deck space for loungers, a pool bar, quick service dining establishment and restrooms.  Lifeguards are not provided at the Oasis Pool

 
Other Recreation Options

Seven Seas Marina
Fitness center
Volleyball
Beach
Campfires
Arcade
Electrical Water Pageant


Transportation

 

 Magic Kingdom: Monorail
 Epcot: Monorail
 Disney Hollywood Studios: Bus service
 Disney's Animal Kingdom: Bus service
 Waterparks: Bus service
 Disney Springs Bus service
 Parking: Valet (fee) and self-parking available

 

Note that all pool and restaurant hours are subject to seasonal adjustments.  Lifeguard schedules may change in the event of inclement weather.

 

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2016 Resort Budgets

Following is a summary of all DVC resort budgets for the calendar year 2016. This information is intended to be a summary of information released by Disney Vacation Club Management Corp. For additional details reference the hardcopy budget documents issued by DVCMC or contact Member Accounting.

(Amounts are expressed in $ Per Vacation Point)

  AKV ADV BCV BLT BWV HHI OKW PVB SSR VB VGC VGF VWL
Admin/Front Desk $.8827 $1.1026 $.6871 $.6256 $.8039 $1.2078 $.7207 $.7743 $.5361 $1.3729 $.7530 $.7023 $.7196
Animal Programs .3379 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Annual Audit .0020 .0050 .0048 .0025 .0030 .0106 .0019 .0057 .0010 .0090 .0128 .0058 .0074
DVC Reservation Component .0062 .0055 .0061 .0062 .0059 .0063 .0068 .0035 .0060 .0071 .0065 .0069 .0060
Fees to the Division .0063 .0825 .0070 .0050 .0080 .0998 .0071 .0095 .0065 .0110 --- .0040 .0071
Housekeeping .9598 .9754 1.0756 .9841 1.0595 1.2112 1.0106 1.1473 .9025 1.5726 1.1585 1.0614 .9740
Income Taxes .0253 .1019 .0238 .0190 .0248 .0321 .0255 .0235 .0223 .0344 .0270 .0204 .0258
Insurance .0671 .1458 .1127 .0906 .0827 .1033 .0729 .1331 .0595 .3964 .2607 .1091 .1346
Legal .0001 .0003 .0003 .0002 .0002 .0007 .0001 .0004 .0001 .0006 .0009 .0004 .0005
Maintenance .6495 .6093 .8821 .4871 .6981 .8945 .5611 .6179 .4705 1.0233 .5228 .4725 .8261
Management Fee .4818 .7013 .4901 .3763 .4870 .6949 .4437 .4306 .3860 .7973 .4763 .3969 .4716
Member Activities .1913 1.0033 .3234 .2161 .2046 .5239 .1874 .1980 .1482 .5181 .1357 .1544 .2055
Sales Tax on Sup. Fac. --- --- --- --- .0842 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Security .0736 .1113 .0481 .0363 .0676 --- .0813 .0735 .0544 .0836 .1083 .0585 .0530
Transportation .4635 --- .2838 .3083 .3873 --- .7086 .5383 .5999 --- --- .4054 .6856
Utilities .2819 .5066 .3149 .2003 .2812 .4869 .2505 .1325 .2271 .5134 .1507 .1294 .2686
Transient Occupancy Tax --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- .4522 --- ---
Resort Access Fee --- .2374 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
General Excise Tax --- .2274 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Hotel Condo Assessment --- .0289 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Shared Area Expenses --- .6132 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Total Operating Expenses 4.3690 6.3668 4.1998 3.3576 4.1977 5.2720 4.0782 4.0881 3.4201 6.3397 4.0654 3.5274 4.3851
Interest Income (.0010) --- (.0011) (.0012) (.0011) (.0002) (.0010) (.0012) (.0010) (.0006) --- (.0007) (.0010)
Late Fees & Interest (.0406) (.0203) (.0417) (.0261) (.0487) (.0548) (.0400) (.0088) (.0465) (.0767) (.0324) (.0181) (.0467)
Breakage Income (.1272) (.2403) (.1245) (.0978) (.1265) (.1663) (.1244) (.1170) (.1077) (.1909) (.1242) (.1054) (.1305)
Commercial Facilities Revenue --- (.3831) --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Shared Area Income --- (.2420) --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Member Operating Assessment 4.2002 5.4811 4.1998 3.2325 4.0214 5.0507 3.9128 3.9611 3.2649 6.0715 3.9088 3.4032 4.2069
Capital Reserves .7598 .8315 .8260 .5884 .9108 1.4352 .9373 .5962 .9375 1.1576 .5368 .7063 .8800
Ad Valorem Taxes 1.4552 .4787 1.2692 1.4621 1.2431 .3294 1.1606 1.5364 1.2367 .6428 .9274 1.6024 1.1283
Total Dues Assessment 6.4152 6.7913 5.9748 5.2830 6.1753 6.8153 6.0107 6.0937 5.4391 8.0846 5.3730 5.7119 6.2152

The Member Operating Assessment is equal to the total Cost Components (Total Operating Expenses) LESS the Revenue Components.

The Total Dues Assessment is equal to the Member Operating Assessment plus Capital Reserves contributions (for funding of long-term projects such as roof replacement, exterior painting, room refurbishment, etc.) and Ad Valorem Taxes (property taxes assessed by the county.) 

See below for a detailed description of each cost and revenue component.


Description of Cost Components

Administration and Front Desk - Cost of front desk operations and resort management, including operating supplies and equipment rental. Also includes costs for operational and administrative support from the WALT DISNEY WORLD@ Resort ("WDW).

Animal Programs - Cost of the care of the animal collection on the Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge savanna including food, medical and husbandry. Also includes the cost of the savanna guides who share cultural and conservation information.

Annual Audit - Fee for the independent audit of the Association's financial statements as required by Florida law.

DVC Reservation Component - Fee paid to Buena Vista Trading Company for providing the exchange component of the Club central reservation system.

Fees to the Division - Annual fee of $2, per Vacation Home, per week, assessed by the State of Florida for regulation of the timeshare industry in Florida.

Housekeeping - Cost of cleaning and certain amenities placed in each Vacation Home. Also includes the purchase, replacement and cleaning of linens and towels.

Income Taxes - Federal income taxes. Timeshare condominium associations may not claim non-profit status for federal income tax purposes under current regulations.

Insurance - Cost of insurance premiums for property coverage, general liability, workers' compensation, crime and Director's and Officer's liability.

Legal - Cost of legal counsel regarding Association business.

Maintenance - Cost of interior and exterior maintenance and repairs not paid for out of replacement reserves. Also includes landscaping, pest control and fire alarm monitoring.

Management Fee - Fee paid to DVCMC for providing management services (including home office expenses) to the Association according to the Property Management Agreement. The fee is equal to 12 percent of the total Operating Budget (total operating expenses less the sum of interest income, Member late fees and interest, and breakage income) and Capital Reselve Budget exclusive of real estate taxes, transportation fees and the management fee.

Member Activities - Cost of the quarterly Member newsletter, annual Association meetings and printing and postage for Association legal mailings. Also includes the cost of certain Member recreational activities and events at the Resort.

Sales tax on Support Facilities - State sales tax paid on Condominium's share of costs incurred in connection with the operation or maintenance of the Support Facilities in accordance with the Master Declaration of Covenanats Conditions and Restrictions encumbering the Condominium Property.

Security - Cost of guard coverage at the Resort.

Transportation - Cost of WDW transportation provided to the Resort.

Utilities - Cost of electricity, gas, water, sewer, solid waste disposal, cable television and telephone service at the Resort.

Transient Occupancy Tax - Tax on timehsare occupancy in the City of Anaheim, California.

Resort Access Fee - Paid to Ko Olina Club, LLC for providing to Members certain right of access to and benefits associated with certain Ko Olina Resort entertainment facilities and services.  This cost component is only applicable to the Plan Budget.  

General Excise Tax - State tax that is a privilege tax imposed on business activity in the State of Hawai'i and the City and County of Honolulu.  The estimate total tax due to the Stat of Hawai'i and the City and County of Honolulu on the items of expenses and revenues that are subject to the tax.

Hotel Condominium Assessment - The assessment billed to the Vacation Ownership Condominium Association by the Ali'i Nui Hotel Condominium Association, Inc. for the Vacation Ownership Condominium Association’s share of the common expenses of the Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, Ko Olina, Hawai'i Condominium. See those Budgets for more details. This cost component is only applicable to the Condominium Budget.

Shared Area Expenses - The Member's share of the Shared Area Expenses charged through the Vacation Ownership Condominium Assocation, for the Shared Areas that are not included in the Vacation Ownership Condominium.  This cost component is only applicable to the Condominium Budget.

Description of Revenue Components

lnterest Income - Taxes and Operatinq lnterest earned on (i) ad valorem tax deposits held in escrow and (ii) operating budget deposits invested until expended for operating expenses.

Member Late Fees and lnterest - All delinquent Annual Dues payments are subject to a late fee of $25 per Ownership Interest, plus interest at the maximum rate permitted by law (currently 18 percent) accrued on the amount outstanding from the original due date.

Breakage Income - As stated in the Condominium Documents, Disney Vacation Club Management Corp. ("DVCMC) rents, during the Breakage Period, certain accommodations that have not been reserved by Members. The Association is entitled to receive, as breakage income, the proceeds of such rentals not to exceed 2.5 percent of the aggregate of the Condominium Operating Budget (total operating expenses less the sum of interest income and Member late fees and interest) and Capital Reserve Budget in each calendar year.

Commercial Facilities Revenue - The Common Elements of the Vacation Ownership Condominium include parking garages, cabanas and beach facilities that generate revenue. The revenue generated from these facilities (less a separate management fee to DVCHMC of 10% of the revenues, plus tax, as compensation for operating the facilities) is used to offset Common Expenses of the Vacation Ownership Condominium. This revenue component is only applicable to the Condominium Budget.

Shared Area Income - Shared Area income consist of funds received from the owners of interests or parcels in the Resort that are not part of the Vacation Ownership Condominium as their share of the Shared Area Expenses for the Shared Areas located as part of the Vacation Ownership Condominium. See Additional Budget Note 2. This revenue component is only applicable to the Condominium Budget.

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Polynesian Villas Maps & Photos

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Current Resort Map

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Pre-Open Rendering


Resort Photo Gallery

Resort exterior including Monorail platform
Main Entrance / Porte Cochere
Great Ceremonial House
Great Ceremonial House
Tiki statue
Second floor view of resort lobby
Great Ceremonial House light fixture
Moana Mercantile gift shop
Kona Cafe
Ohana (character dining)
Pineapple Lanai
Capt. Cook's (quick service dining)
Trader Sam's Grog Grotto
Great Ceremonial House entrance sign
Lava Pool
Lava Pool
Lava Pool zero entry deck
Lava Pool seating
Lava Pool hot tub
Water play area
Oasis pool entrance
Oasis pool
Oasis Pool cabanas
Oasis Pool hot tub
Oasis pool bar
Oasis Grill (quick service dining)
Oasis pool beverage station
Grilling pavilion
Grilling pavilion
Path to Sunset Point
View from Sunset Point
Bora Bora bungalows
Sunset Point - Hawaii Longhouse on left
Resort marina
Resort marina
Spirit of Aloha show
Moorea Lakeview villas
Moorea main entrance, garden side
Moorea lobby
Moorea lobby
Moorea's small elevator; larger elevator to left
Moorea ice & vending machines off lobby
Moorea hallway
Moorea hallway light fixtures
Moorea laundry room
Moorea laundry room
Moorea 2nd floor lobby off elevator alcove
Moorea 2nd floor lobby off elevator alcove
Moorea 2nd floor ice and vending machines
Pago Pago main entrance
View from Pago Pago entrance
Pago Pago lobby
Pago Pago lobby
Pago Pago hallway signage
Pago Pago hallway carpet
Polynesian Concept Artwork
Polynesian Concept Artwork
Polynesian Concept Artwork
Polynesian Concept Artwork
Polynesian Concept Artwork
Polynesian Concept Artwork
Polynesian Concept Artwork
Resort Construction - November 2013
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Deluxe Studio floor plan
Bungalow floor plan
Queen bed and sleeper sofa
Queen bed and sleeper sofa (reverse angle)
Queen size bed
Nightstand
Nightstand with USB charging ports visible
Sofa bed and artwork
Twin sleeper folded-up with TV above
Twin sleeper down
Side table and chairs
Tiki idol lamp
Main bathroom with vanity, tub/shower and commode
Main bathroom vanity
Main bathroom shower
Main bathroom shower detail
Split bathroom vanity
Vanity storage
Split bathroom tub and shower
Bathroom artwork
Kitchenette with bar sink, coffee maker and toaster
Kitchenette upper cabinet including microwave
Closet storage
Balcony with table and two chairs
Bora Bora bungalows
Bora Bora signage
Bungalow exterior
Main entrance
Ceiling detail on hallway to dining area
Bungalow living room
Living room with twin sleeper open
Living room queen sleeper
Living room artwork
Kitchen
Kitchen
Master bedroom with king-size bed
Master bathroom
Guest bedroom with queen-size bed
Guest bedroom closet
Guest bedroom twin sleeper
Split bathroom (toilet & vanity)
Split bathroom (pocket door visible)
Split bathroom (tub/shower and 2nd vanity)
Rear patio door
Rear balcony / deck
Private plunge pool
Gate separating plunge pool from rest of the deck

 

Concept artwork copyright Disney

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Polynesian Guest Rooms

Deluxe Studio Villa

447 sq ft; sleeps up to five guests

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Living Area / closet:
  • Queen-size bed
  • Queen-size sofa bed 
  • Pull-down bunk size bed
  • 2 nightstands
  • Flat panel TV and DVD player with remote
  • AM/FM clock radio
  • Side table with two chairs
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Portable crib
  • Wooden clothes hangers
  • Electronic wall safe
  • Luggage rack
  • Private porch or balcony with table and 2 chairs
Kitchenette:
  • Wet bar sink
  • Small refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • 4 cup coffee maker
  • 2 packs of coffee, sugar, artificial sweetener
  • 4 paper plates & bowls, 4 sets of plastic flatware, 4 glasses, 2 coffee mugs
  • Can opener
  • Ice bucket
  • Dishwashing liquid, sponge
  • Paper towels
Bathroom:
  • Full bath separated into two areas—one with shower and sink, and the other with toilet, sink and tub/shower combination
  • 4 towels
  • 2 washcloths
  • 2 hand towels
  • Bath mat
  • Hairdryer
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Toiletry pack including hand soap, bath soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner
  • Facial tissues, toilet paper

Bungalow

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Master Bedroom:
  • King-size bed
  • Two nightstands
  • Flat panel TV 
  • AM/FM clock radio
  • Writing desk
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Wooden clothes hangers
  • Electronic wall safe
  • Luggage rack
Master Bathroom:
  • Whirlpool tub
  • Shower stall with rain shower
  • 4 towels
  • 2 washcloths
  • 2 hand towels
  • Bath mat
  • Hairdryer
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Toiletry pack including hand soap, bath soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner
  • Facial tissues, toilet paper
Second Bedroom:
  • Queen-size bed
  • Twin pull-down bed
  • Two nightstands
  • AM/FM clock radio
  • Flat panel TV
  • Wooden clothes hangers
Living Room:
  • Queen-size sofa bed
  • Twin pull-down bed
  • Flat panel TV and DVD player with remote
  • Two side chairs
  • Coffee table
  • Side table with lamp
  • Dining table with seating for 8
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • 4-burner electric range
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • 10 cup coffee maker
  • Sink with garbage disposal
  • Toaster
  • Utensils and dishware for 8-9 guests including (list approximate):
    • dinner fork, salad fork, teaspoon, butter knife, steak knife
    • dinner plate
    • salad plate
    • cereal bowl
    • juice glass
    • beverage glass
    • wine glass
    • coffee mug
  • 2 plastic juice cups
  • 8-piece cookware set with frying pan(s), saucepan(s), stockpot
  • 2 qt casserole with lid
  • Cookie sheet
  • Broiler pan
  • Colander
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Various knives (carving, paring)
  • Serving spoons
  • Serving bowls
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Wire whisk
  • Corkscrew
  • Can opener
  • Cutting board
  • Plastic storage containers with lids
  • Mixing bowl
  • Tongs
  • Cheese grater
  • Pitcher
  • Ice bucket
  • Dish rack
  • Dishwasher detergent, dishwashing liquid, sponge, towels
  • Paper towels
Laundry Room / Storage:
  • Stacked washer and dryer
  • Single load box of laundry detergent
  • Vacuum
  • Broom and dustpan
  • Portable crib
  • High chair
  • Blankets and pillows for sofa bed
Porch:
  • Private deck with view of Seven Seas Lagoon
  • Table with 4 chairs
  • 2 lounge chairs
  • 2 hanging basket chairs
  • Private cold water plunge pool 

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Polynesian Villas Points Charts

2019
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2018
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2015
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