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Villas At The Disney Institute

The Villas at The Disney Institute closed in February 2002, to make way for the new Vacation Club's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa.

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What is as quick description
of the Villas at the Disney Institute:

In our opinion, probably the least interesting of all the resorts. Formerly known as Disney's Village Resort, the accommodations are all to familiarly styled like a condo or townhouse community. The villas primary function now is to act as home away from home for Disney Institute participants.


What exactly are the rooms like at the Villas at the Disney Institute

Bungalows: One-bedroom units with two queen-sized beds and a day bed in the living room. Small refrigerator, microwave, wet bar, coffee machine with coffee and cups

One- and Two-Bedroom Townhouses: One-bedroom units have a queen-sized bed and sleeper sofa. Two-bedroom units have a queen-sized bed in first bedroom, queen or two twins in second bedroom, and a sleeper sofa in the living room.  Fully equipped kitchen,

Three-Bedroom Treehouse Villas: Two-bath, two-story "treehouse" villas. Queen-sized bed in each upstairs bedroom, double bed in downstairs study. Fully equipped kitchen, washer, and dryer.

Two-Bedroom Fairway Villas: Two-bedroom split-level villas Most have queen-sized beds in the first bedroom, two double beds or one queen in the second, and a sleeper sofa in the living room.  Fully equipped kitchen.

Grand Vista Homes: Four luxury two- and three-bedroom homes.


What type of dining is available at the Villas at the Disney Institute


Seasons Dining Room

What: Full Service Menu:

When: Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. - 11a.m  Lunch: 12:00 p.m. -2 p.m  Dinner: 5:30p.m. - 10p.m

Priority Seatings: 120 days from date you want

Range of food on the Breakfast menu: Eggs, pancakes, waffles, cereals, breads, and fruits

Range of food on the Lunch menu: salads, pasta, beef, fish and specialty sandwiches. Freshness

Range of food on the Dinner menu: Seafood, rabbit, rack of lamb, beef and poultry

Prince Range – Breakfast: $6.00 to $13.00 per entree

Prince Range – Lunch: $8.00 to $11.00 per entree

Prince Range – Dinner: $14.00 to $24.00 per entree


What Type of Recreation is at the Villas at the Disney Institute

Pool: Yes

How Many: 6

Jacuzzi: Yes

Tennis Courts: Yes – Lessons also available

Marina: No

Boat Rentals: Yes – canoes (for the canals)

Beach: No

Beach Volleyball: No

Children’s Play area: Yes

Arcade: Yes

Jogging Path: Yes

Bicycles rentals: No

Fitness Center: Yes with Spa

Fishing Excursion: No

River Cruise: No

Croquet: No


What Type of transportation is at the Villas at the Disney Institute

Monorail: No

Monorail Stops: N/A.

Bus: Bus transportation is available to all theme parks, water parks, and the Downtown Disney.

Boats: No

Note: Renting a car can be worth your while as the bus service can sometimes be somewhat erratic.


Where should I request a room at the Villas at the Disney Institute

Townhouses closer to the pool area are 8-14, 39-41 and 455-460.

Townhouses closer to the bust stop are 127-133.


What is the Closest Attraction:

Downtown Disney


Is there Childcare at the resort:

There is no supervised place for childcare


What can I expect to pay for a room?

See Intercot's Resort Pricing Matrix 


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