Disney's Old Key West Review
by Lisa Pietsch on Families.com
5 * Rating
Key West is a beautiful place. The pastel colored cottages, white picket fences and tree lined roads are nothing less than quaint perfection. If you were hoping for a laid back vacation in Key West but the kids wanted to go to Disney World, this is the perfect compromise. Disney's Old Key West Resort will provide you with a quiet, relaxed atmosphere in which to vacation and still provide the excitement the kids crave. Old Key West is a 156 acre resort complex with tin roofed and white picket fenced two and three story buildings set on tree-lined, winding roads with brick walkways. Old Key West is also a Disney Vacation Club resort. Homes not being used by timeshare owners are available as full service hotel accommodations for visitors.
Accommodations vary at Disney's Old Key West resort.
The deluxe studio comfortably accommodates a family of four with two queen-sized beds, a table with chairs, a private balcony, and a kitchenette complete with refrigerator, coffeemaker, microwave and wet bar.
The one bedroom home also sleeps four but has one bedroom with a king-sized bed and a whirlpool tub, the living room has a queen-sized sleeper sofa. There is also a fully equipped kitchen with a dining area, TV and VCR, a private patio and full sized washer and dryer.
The two bedroom home comfortably accommodates a party of eight with two bedrooms. One bedroom has a king-sized bed and the second bedroom has two queen-sized beds while the living room has a queen sized sleeper sofa. This unit also includes a whirlpool tub, TV with VCR, a fully equipped kitchen with a dining area and a full sized washer and dryer. A private patio is also included.
The three bedroom grand villa is for those large families or just those that like to bring along extended family. This unit accommodates twelve with three bedrooms, four bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a living and dining room, laundry, TV, VCR, stereo and balcony.
Disney's Old Key West resort also offers the following amenities: babysitting and child care, laundry or valet, Discovery Club (for children ages 6-14), health club and free parking. A café serving breakfast lunch and dinner, a snack bar and a poolside snack shack are also on site.
Guests will enjoy four heated swimming pools and Jacuzzis, an arcade, playground, rental canoes, water mice, sailboats, pontoon boats, water-skiing, bike rentals, three tennis courts, horseshoes, shuffleboard, basketball courts and access to five championship golf courses.