The seven resorts located in the Disney Springs area are reasonably priced, offer many great amenities and are right in the middle of all the magic – at a fraction of the cost of a Disney hotel.
If you are looking for a fun, family-friendly way to celebrate Halloween, you should make plans to experience Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, being held select nights through November 1, 2015, at Magic Kingdom® Park at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida. At the magical special event, guests of all ages are encouraged to dress up in their favorite Halloween costumes, and can collect delicious candy as you trick-or-treat around the Magic Kingdom® Park. In addition to having the opportunity to experience Magic Kingdom® Park’s many favorite Disney attractions, the event is filled with fantastic special entertainment. This includes “Hocus Pocus Villain Spectacular” (a new Cinderella castle forecourt stage show); “Mickey’s Boo-To-You Halloween Parade” (featuring Disney Characters and the stars of the Haunted Mansion attraction); “Happy HalloWishes” (a spectacular fireworks display where the Disney Villains go trick-or-treating in the sky); and many favorite Disney Characters and Disney Villains in special Halloween costumes. Plus, special lighting, music and theming effects transform special areas of the park.
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2015 event dates are: October 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27, and 29; and November 1, 2015. October 31, 2015 is sold out. The purchase of a separate event admission ticket is required to attend Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.
A great way to experience Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is by taking advantage of special room rates that are being offered by the seven Downtown Disney® Resort Area Hotels, which are now known as the Disney SpringsTMResort Area Hotels. The new name is in celebration of the newly named and transformed Disney SpringsTM (formerly known as the Downtown Disney® Area). The new name took effect September 29, 2015, in recognition of the transitioning to the one-of-a-kind, reimagined Disney SpringsTM, which features new shopping, dining and entertainment venues for your enjoyment.
In addition to the hotels having an ideal location within an easy walk to more than 75 themed and immersive shopping, dining and entertainment venues at Disney SpringsTM, the seven Official Walt Disney World® Hotels also provide complimentary shuttle transportation every 30 minutes to all four Walt Disney World® Theme Parks, two water parks, and to Disney SpringsTM.
Available through November 16, 2015, the special Fall Rates are:
- B Resort & Spa – rates from $89 per room, per night
- Best Western Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel – rates from $69 per room, per night
- Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa – rates from $79 per room, per night
- DoubleTree Suites by Hilton – rates from $129 per suite, per night
- Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista – rates from $159 per room, per night
- Holiday Inn Orlando – rates from $89 per room, per night
- Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort – rates from $75 per room, per night.
As a bonus, guests at these hotels also receive the “Downtown Disney® Deals” booklet that features exclusive discounts and special offers from over 30 merchants in the Disney SpringsTM area for dining, entertainment and shopping. Among the many coupons featured in the booklet are discounts at Rainforest Café®, T-Rex CaféTM, Wolfgang Puck® Express, Steve Baker Caricatures, The LEGO® Store, Planet Hollywood®, House of Blues® Restaurant, Splitsville Luxury LanesTM, Bongo’s Cuban CaféTM, and Ghirardelli® Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop.
For more information on the special hotel rates, or to make a reservation, visit the new website DisneySpringsHotels.com, specifically www.disneyspringshotels.com/fall-hotel-special-rates/ (or http://tinyurl.com/q6fkeh7 ). The special rates are available through November 16, 2015, based on availability. Some blackout dates may apply, and availability may be limited. The rates do not include the Resort Services Fee or daily parking fee (if applicable), taxes or gratuities. The offer is not valid with any other special offers, promotions, existing reservations, or for groups.
Taking advantage of the special hotel rates also will enable you to enjoy such other benefits of staying at one of the seven Disney SpringsTM Resort Area Hotels as:
- Disney tickets available to purchase at each hotel
- Advance tee times and discounts at all Walt Disney World® golf courses
- Disney Merchandise store located in each hotel
- The ability to book advance dining and dinner show reservations for all restaurants across the Walt Disney World® Resort.
Well underway in its transformation, Disney SpringsTM already has many enticing new offerings that are already open, which includes the upscale waterfront restaurant The Boathouse (from the creator of T-Rex CaféTM and Rainforest Café®),Morimoto Asia restaurant, Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar, a dozen new shops, Exposition Park (the permanent home to four Disney-owned food trucks), and a new parking garage with 4,000 spaces.
Disney SpringsTM Resort Area Hotels (DisneySpringsHotels.com) is a consortium of seven Official Walt Disney World® Hotels that includes: the stylish B Resort & Spa, opened in June 2014 with 394 newly renovated guest rooms and suites, the full-service B Indulged® AVEDA Spa, and American Q signature restaurant; the 18-story, 325-room Best Western Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel, overlooking Lake Buena Vista and the Walt Disney World® Resort, and offering two restaurants, lounge, and wireless internet; Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa, offering 1,014 guest rooms and suites, three pools, tennis, basketball and sand volleyball courts, five restaurants/lounges and a full-service spa; the luxurious and spacious 229-suite Doubletree Suites by Hilton, the only all-suite resort hotel in the Disney SpringsTM Resort Area;Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, walking distance to Disney SpringsTM and the only Disney SpringsTM resort offering Extended Theme Park Hours; the Holiday Inn Orlando, the only Holiday Inn located in the Walt Disney World® Resort Area and featuring elegant rooms with modern Florida décor; and Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort, featuring 626 guest rooms (which each feature a refrigerator), the Oasis Aquatic Playground with two pools and interactive water features, and six dining options.
With nearly 30 food and beverage outlets and restaurants, over 3,700 rooms and an array of amenities, the Disney SpringsTM Resort Area Hotels offer a rate, space and menu to please every guest. Located in the heart of the Disney SpringsTM area, these properties are within walking distance of exceptional shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Visit DisneySpringsHotels.com .