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Benefits of Staying at WDW Good Neighbor Hotel

Benefits of staying at a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel

Here are several reasons why a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel may be right for you.

If you’re planning a trip to Walt Disney World® Resort, staying at a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel has its perks. From transportation to convenience and value, there are several benefits of staying at a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel.

In this article, we break down the advantages of a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel to help you make the most of your Disney vacation.

What is a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel?

Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotels are hotels that are located close to Walt Disney World® Resort and have received Disney’s stamp of approval. Each of these hotels must meet certain requirements for proximity, quality, and value. Disney is known for its impeccable standards. Therefore, Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotels are an exclusive list of top-tier resorts.

Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotels must meet the following requirements:

  • Offer standard rooms, suites and villa-style accommodations
  • Be AAA-approved for cleanliness, comfort and hospitality
  • Located within 2 to 14 miles of Walt Disney World® Resort
  • Provide transportation to all Walt Disney World® Theme Parks and Disney Springs®
  • Meet Disney standards for quality and service
  • Allow guests to purchase Theme Park Tickets on-site in the lobby or at a concierge desk 
  • Have a concierge to assist guests with planning a Disney vacation

What are the benefits of staying at a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel?

If you are trying to decide on where you should stay for your Disney vacation, consider these key benefits of a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel.

  • Price - Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotels offer better value

Disney resorts can be expensive. If cost is a factor for your Disney vacation, you’ll definitely want to consider staying at a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel. These hotels are selected for their value and they often offer additional cost-saving perks, such as included transportation to all Disney theme parks and special Orlando vacation packages.

  • Amenities - Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotels have more options

One of the biggest advantages of staying at a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel is the wide range of amenities that you and your family can enjoy while not at the parks. Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotels tend to offer more on-site amenities than Disney resorts. For example, Caribe Royale Orlando has a large resort pool, 75-foot waterslide, luxury day spa, on-site fishing, tennis, basketball, bike rentals, walking and jogging trails, and seven on-site dining options. 

Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotels offer the perfect combination of Disney excitement and resort relaxation. After a busy day at the parks, your family can wind down with a quiet dinner or you can break up your park visits with a chill pool day.  

  • Convenience - Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotels greater comfort.

It’s true. Staying at a Disney resort will get you closer to the magic. But if you don’t want to pay Disney resort prices, nothing beats a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel. These hotels are located within 14 miles of Walt Disney World® Resort, offer transportation to all the theme parks, have the option to purchase Disney tickets on-site, and provide assistance with Disney vacation planning through their guest services. These perks allow you to spend less time planning and preparing for your park visit and more time making memories and experiencing the magic.

What are the perks of staying at Caribe Royale Orlando, a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel?

A newly re-imagined, all-suite resort, Caribe Royale Orlando is a favorite of families visiting Walt Disney World® Resort. As a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel, Caribe Royale Orlando is located only 1.5 miles from Epcot and offers a wide range of fun resort amenities.

Here are just a few of the perks our guests enjoy:

  • Shuttle transportation to all four Disney Theme Parks and evening shuttle to Disney Springs® is included in your stay.
  • Guests can purchase Disney Theme Park Tickets in advance online and on-site at our concierge desk. 
  • Guests enjoy spacious suites and villas that allow you and your family to spread out, unwind and relax.
  • Guests have access to countless amenities, including a tropical pool with 75-foot waterslide, kid’s splash pool and playground, tennis and basketball courts, arcade, two-story fitness center, 1.5 mile walking and jogging trail, seven restaurants and bars, The Island Spa, bicycle rentals and catch-and-release fishing.
  • Special Orlando Vacation packages and discounts for military personnel, teachers, AAA members, and Florida and Georgia residents. Learn more here


Ready to book your Disney vacation? Make the most of your trip by staying at Caribe Royale Orlando, a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel. Find the best available price here.