Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
New! Siesta’s Cantina Serving Breakfast at Coronado Springs Resort: Beginning Sunday, Nov. 16, Siesta’s Cantina near the Dig Site pool at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort will serve quick-service breakfast. From 7–11 a.m., Siesta’s Cantina will offer items such as breakfast sandwiches, Mickey waffles and a special “Viva la Vida Breakfast,” which features oatmeal with strawberries and pecans, seasonal fruit and your choice of muffin. Coffee, hot chocolate and other nonalcolic beverages will also be available. This location will be especially convenient to Guests staying in the Cabanas and Ranchos areas. The Disney Dining Plan is accepted.
New! Spectacular ‘Frozen’ Gingerbread Castle at Disney’s Contemporary Resort: Take a look at this amazing time-lapse video of the all-new Gingerbread Holiday Ice Castle at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, inspired by Disney’s blockbuster film, “Frozen.” Soaring in the resort’s Grand Canyon Concourse, the 17-foot-tall masterpiece is visible from the monorail as guests head to and from Magic Kingdom Park. While it took months to bake all the sweet components, pastry chefs spent five days building the Holiday Ice Castle that’s also inspired by Mary Blair’s “it’s a small world.” Adorned with sugar snowflakes, gingerbread shingles and chocolate-coated trees, look for Anna, Elsa, Olaf,Kristoff and his sidekick Sven created with sugar, chocolate and an assortment of candy. All in all, the pastry chefs whipped up 311 pounds of honey, 514 pounds of flour, 212 eggs, 67 pounds of spices, 222 pounds of icing and 423 pounds of chocolate. The Ice Castle has more than 1,500 gingerbread shingles! There are 14 “Hidden Olafs” in the display, too!
Reminder! Disney’s Polynesian Refurbishment Causes Closure at Kona Cafe: Nov. 20 On Thursday, Nov. 20, from approximately 6 a.m.-5 p.m. there will be some crane activity, located on the back dock of the resort. For your safety, certain walkways and backstage hallways will be inaccessible throughout this timeframe. Please also note that Kona Cafe will be closed for breakfast and lunch on this day but will open at 5 p.m. for dinner.
Reminder! Cinderella’s Dining at Cítricos–Breakfast and Brunch with the Disney Princesses: Beginning January 8, 2015, the Disney princesses will welcome guests to Cítricos at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa while we spruce up Cinderella’s Royal Table in Magic Kingdom Park. Reservations are available for Walt Disney World Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members beginning December 3. Reservations open to all guests on December 4. Cinderella will be there to greet guests as they arrive, and the Disney princesses will visit each table for photos and autographs during the dining experience. Breakfast and brunch hours are 8 a.m.-2:20 p.m., and cost is $49.99; $31.99 ages 3-9. The experience is on the Disney Dining Plan (2 entitlements). Cinderella’s Royal Table is expected to reopen in March.
Closures and Refurbishments
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