Looking for ways to cut back the cost of a Disney World vacation? Disney World offers more than two dozen official properties, themed for every interest and priced for every wallet.
Budget-minded families should consider choosing one of these eight official Disney World resort hotels with the lowest prices. The options include the two least expensive properties in Disney's moderate category, all five hotels in Disney's value category, and Disney's campground. No matter which property you choose, you'll get the same resort benefits as you would at the pricier hotels at Disney World, but at a fraction of the cost.
Note that room rates can fluctuate significantly depending on the season, so always check rates across multiple dates.
Here are the best-value hotels at Disney World:
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Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
As one of the two least expensive properties in Disney's moderate category, Coronado Springs Resort is a favorite for value-seeking families. The resort's colonial Mexico theming extends to brightly colored casitas and rustic ranchos. The Dig Site Pool complex is one of Disney World's most impressive waterscapes, featuring a 50-foot replica of a Mayan pyramid, large water slide, and enormous hot tub. This hotel is located near Animal Kingdom park. Find it on a map.
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Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort
Located near the Epcot theme park, this tropical-themed property is the least expensive in Disney's moderate category, making it a particularly great value. Built around 45-acre Barefoot Bay, the Caribbean Beach Resort is dotted with swaying palm trees and colonial architecture. Accommodations are scattered in six clusters of buildings and feature colorful guest rooms and even some pirate-themed rooms. Highlights include a large zero-entry pool featuring a replica Spanish citadel with two slides and water cannons. Find it on a map.
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Disney's Art of Animation Resort
This popular resort pays homage to the art of animation by focusing on four beloved Disney and Disney/Pixar films from recent years: "Finding Nemo," "Cars," "The Little Mermaid," and "The Lion King." A boon for larger families, the Art of Animation Resort offers 1,120 family suites that sleep six people and 864 standard rooms for families of four. Families get an immersive Disney experience, thanks to rooms and outdoor features that bring you right into film storylines without sacrificing attention to detail. Find it on a map.
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Disney's Pop Century Resort
This budget resort has a retro feel as it highlights pop culture from the 1950s through the 1990s. There are three pools (including one shaped like a bowling pin), a food court, arcade, and nightly outdoor movies. Find it on a map.Continue to 5 of 8 below.
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Disney's All-Star Movies Resort
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Disney's All-Star Music Resort
The second of the "all-star" trio, this budget-friendly resort features two themed pools—one in the shape of a guitar, the other a grand piano—and inns that are themed to rock, jazz and calypso music. This resort offers standard rooms and family suites. Find it on a map.
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Campground at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort
Enjoy the outdoors but not into tent camping? This campground offers over 400 cabins nestled among towering pines and native cypress. Cabins sleep six and offer many of the comforts of home, and the resort features a pool plus lake activities such as fishing and canoeing.