Frequently Asked Questions for Disney's Yacht Club Resort
What is the difference between Disney's Beach Club and Disney’s Yacht Club Resort?
They are sister hotels so very similar but with different decor. Beach Club is a more laid back vibe with the beach theming at a deluxe standard , whereas Yacht Club is a New-England nautical theme that oozes sophistication. There is just a few minutes walk between the two, and you are able to share all amenities such as swimming pools, shops and restaurants. The Yacht Club has a dock with boats for you to hire. You can then take your rental along the designated waterways at the Bayside Marina. The Beach Club has a beach area for you to relax on.
What is there to do at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort?
There is something here for everyone! For little kids and big kids alike, there's Beaches & Cream for tasty ice creams and milkshakes, for relaxation lovers there's spa treatments at Ship Shape, and Sandcastle Kids Club to keep the little ones entertained. There are also bike and boat rentals, a Disney character breakfast, fine dining at Yachtman Steakhouse and the fun Stormalong Bay pool to name just a few!
When was Disney’s Yacht Club Resort built?
It first opened on November 5, 1990.
Is Disney’s Yacht Club Resort part of the the Disney Vacation Club?
It is not currently a DVC property.
How can I get to Universal Studios from Disney’s Yacht Club Resort?
We would recommend a drive to get to the Universal parks as they are around 20 minutes by car. If you are not driving, you could use a taxi service such as Uber. Public transportation options are available but they can take much longer.
How do I get from Disney’s Yacht Club Resort to Disney Springs?
You can use the free Disney bus transportation to take you there direct from Disney's Yacht Club.
How many rooms are there at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort?
There are 630 rooms over five floors.
Can you see any fireworks from Disney’s Yacht Club Resort?
As Epcot is the closest park, you may see some of the fireworks if standing near the lighthouse area or by walking across to the Boardwalk. However, a lot of this show usually takes place at a lower level, so you are likely to not see it all. Of course, the ultimate viewing location is inside the park itself.
What Disney parks are the closest to Disney’s Yacht Club Resort?
This hotel is walking distance to Epcot and a boat ride to Hollywood Studios.
Are the pools at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort wheelchair accessible?
Yes! Stormalong Bay is wheelchair accessible because it has a zero entry design. This means guests can experience the sandy-bottomed main pool without needing to use a pool entry system. However, for the three other pools at the property, guests will need to make use of the chair pool entry system.
What amenities are in the Disney’s Yacht Club Resort rooms?
All rooms and suites have a hairdryer, coffee maker, in-room safe, mini-refrigerator, internet (free Wi-Fi), telephone with voicemail, iron & ironing board.
What amenities are in the Disney’s Yacht Club Resort rooms on Club Level?
Club Level guests can make the most of evening turndowns, exclusive access to the club-level lounge where refreshments are served from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily, complimentary newspapers in Club Level lounge, complimentary gym access, Club Level Concierge - Regatta Club.