Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishment Information Released 4/12/16

Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishment Information Released 4/12/16
Magic Kingdom® Park
Information and dates subject to change without notice.
Last Updated April 12, 2016
The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If Guests plan to use this form of transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on their day of travel, as alternative transportation options will be available.
Through June 2016
Walt Disney World Railroad Apr. 11 – 23, 2016
Circle of Life
Stave Church Gallery
House of the Whispering Willows
Jan. 4, 2016 – Summer 2016
Feb. 7 – Apr. 21, 2016
Apr. 18 – May 27, 2016
May 2 – Jun. 16, 2016
Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
Pizza Planet Jan. 19 – Late 2016
Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
Flights of Wonder Jan. 25 – Apr. 16, 2016
Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Soft Goods Refurbishment Apr. 2 – Oct. 14, 2016
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
Concierge Lounge
Closed for refurbishment. An alternative lounge location will be available during this time.
May 7 – 22, 2016
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House
Jambo House Soft Goods Rehab Jan. 1 – May 20, 2016
Disney’s Beach Club Villas
Soft Goods & Bath Refurbishment Jan. 22 – Aug. 17, 2016
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
Exterior Repair and Painting Aug. 17, 2015 – May 5, 2016
Flying Fish Restaurant Through Summer 2016
Disney’s BoardWalk Villas
Guest Villa Renovations Through Spring 2016
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
Aruba Pool Feb. 22 – Apr. 15, 2016
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
Construction work in Loop 2100
There will be increased traffic throughout the resort between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. Guests should allow extra time for travel.
Through April 2016
Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort
Beach Renourishment Project May 1 – Fall 2016
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside
Routine Roof Maintenance
During this time Guests may see work in progress.
Through Summer 2016
Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
Treehouse Villas Soft Goods Rehab Feb. 7 – Jun. 22, 2016
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge & Villas
General Resort Refurbishments
Due to multiple resort refurbishment projects, Guests will notice construction work in various areas. Noise may be overheard while this work is being completed, but construction will not begin until after 9 a.m. Certain pathways, including the nature trail, will be unavailable. The Hidden Springs leisure pool area (the leisure pool atThe Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge), resort beach, playground, Marina and Recreation fire pit will be unavailable.
Through 2017
Cub’s Den (Children’s Activity Center) – unavailable Through 2017
Sturdy Branches Health Club July – October 2016
Buena Vista Palace
General Resort Refurbishments
Due to multiple resort refurbishment projects, Guests will notice construction work in various areas. The pool will be unavailable. The spa pool, located in the main tower will remain open for all guests. Additionally, neighboring hotels on Hotel Plaza Blvd. will allow Buena Vista Palace guests to use their pools during this time. Watercress Café will be closed during this time, however, the one80 Sports Bar and Restaurant will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Through June 2016
Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel
Guest Room Renovations
Renovation work is scheduled to take place between 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily. No guests will be accommodated in the renovation area as to minimize impact on the guest experience.
June 2016 – September 2016
Disney Springs
Roadwork on Buena Vista Drive
Due to heavy roadwork, expect delays on Buena Vista Drive. It is recommended that Guests use complimentary Walt Disney World Resort transportation from Parks and Resorts to Disney Springs and plan to arrive early for reserved dining and entertainment experiences.
Through May 2016
Planet Hollywood Jan. 6 – Summer 2016
Fulton’s Crab House Apr. 4 – Fall 2016
Golf Courses/Miniature Golf
Fantasia Fairways – Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Mini Golf Apr. 4 – 20, 2016