Walt Disney World Deluxe vs. Moderate Resorts - 10 Distinguishing Factors

Port Orleans Riverside

6. Sprawling Resort Design

Moderate resorts tend to me much more spread out than deluxe resorts. It is not uncommon for moderate resorts to have multiple sectors so spread out that resort buses pick guests up from multiple bus stops within the resort. While this means there is even more acreage of magic to explore at your resort it also means more walking is involved when traveling to the parks, pool, or around the resort. An upside of the size of moderate resorts is that sectors are often divided into certain themes or groups. Caribbean Beach is sectored off by names of Caribbean islands. Port Orleans Riverside is divided into southern themed room blocks with names like alligator bayou and magnolia bend. Separate sections have different fun architecture and winding paths to explore. Deluxe resorts tend to be more central with less of a sprawling design meaning guests rack up less resort walking time.

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