Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

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The Fun and Flair of the Islands. Relax as lush gardens, warm breezes and the distant sound of steel drums beckon. Six brightly colored "island" villages surround a sparkling 45-acre lake with sand beaches, heated "quiet" pools, a marina, bike rentals, and a nature trail. A livel...

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The Fun and Flair of the Islands. Relax as lush gardens, warm breezes and the distant sound of steel drums beckon. Six brightly colored "island" villages surround a sparkling 45-acre lake with sand beaches, heated "quiet" pools, a marina, bike rentals, and a nature trail. A lively shopping bazaar, food court, table service dining and two lounges give this resort the color of the Caribbean at an affordable price. Disney Resort hotel guests will enjoy benefits such as Disney's Magical Express, Extra Magic Hours, My Disney Experience and complimentary transportation throu...

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Check-in starts at: 15:00

Check-out ends at: 11:00

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    2794

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    3248

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    1714

  • Reasonable

    722

  • Bad

    419

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    113

  • Couples

    1257

  • Solo travel

    76

  • Family

    5873

  • Friends getaway

    312

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Good location for Skyliner but be prepared to walk.

Reviewed 26 november, 2021

Good location for access to skyliner, however you need to be fit. We averaged over 20,000 steps per day. Must take bus to Magic Kingdom or Animal Kingdom. Bus schedule can vary significantly. Bus from Animal Kingdom to hotel during one mid day trip was over one hour wait.

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Poor food

Reviewed 22 november, 2021

We stayed for a week at the Caribbean. The food was cold every meal. There are very few options to eat, and I can’t describe how bad everything tastes! Not to mention the insane high prices, but to be overpriced and taste like dog food…. We were given a dirty stroller that looked like we picked it up in a ditch and were told that it was all they had. We waited for about an hour at the airport for our bus ride to the “resort.” Disney did a great job, the parks were a blast, but the resort was a terrible let down. I would never recommend staying here!

P7461FDerica

Skyliner Makes This Resort So Much Better!

Reviewed 18 november, 2021

We have been to Disney many times and have stayed at all level of resorts. Our favorite has been Port Orleans Riverside, but at the time of booking this year, POR was still closed so we decided on Caribbean Beach because of the Skyliner transportation option. The rooms were fine. A little dated, but clean and equipped with everything you need. Housekeeping does not come every day anymore, but changes your towels every other day and will change your sheets upon request. We requested the sheets changed once and they were taken care of. The resort is large. We were in Aruba and it was a short walk to everything. The pool was great! The recreation activities at the pool were so much fun for our daughter. The recreation staff were so friendly and full of energy. Food options were all good. We really enjoyed Sebastian's and Mobile Order at the food court made hectic mornings run a lot smoother. The skyliner moves this resort from average to very good! It is fun and quick. A huge improvement to the buses. It is available to EPCOT and Hollywood Studios. We took buses to the other parks and Disney Springs. We had no issues getting to the destinations, but return buses were a mess. We waited more than an hour on at least 2 occasions and a half hour at all other times. After a long day at the park, standing for another hour to wait for a bus was unpleasant to say the least. Another reviewer mentioned the ECV's on buses as an issue. I agree that there needs to a better system as it looks like more and more ECVs appear at the park every year. Overall, we would definitely stay here again!

jpolizzotto

Had a great time!

Reviewed 16 november, 2021

We were moved to this resort due to issues with our originally booked resort. Our first impression was how great the staff treated us. We were nice to them and were treated well in return. We went with our almost two year old and she was treated like a princess everywhere we went. While the buildings could be considered dated, we found them nicely appointed and comfortable while meeting our needs. We approach Disney as a parks first type of trip with our lodging being just that, lodging. We stayed on the second floor in Aruba and while it was challenging getting the stroller up the stairs, it wasn't intolerable by any stretch and quickly got the hang of navigating. To that point, the resort is large, but walking is expected while at Disney so that's unavoidable. The Sky Liner is great and used it daily. We were at the resort for 9 days so we opted for the park hopper and would come back to take a nap and then hop to one of the sky liner parks in the afternoon. I would say our only issue with staying at Disney is the bus system can be painful at times. Even though I understand the policy, I hate when ECV groups can show up at the last minute and an entire group of 15 people are sent to the front of the line to board in front of people that have been there for 30 minutes or more. I really wish that there were a roped off que where you were boarded based on arrival like some of the other places. It honestly made you dread having to wait because you don't know if you're going to have to wait, or worse, stand the whole way. But I digress as this is but a minor, minor issue. The food was good throughout the resort and we utilized our refillable mugs several times a day. Also, be patient with house keeping as they are short staffed and work very hard. If you have an issue, express it to the front desk and if everything is great, express that too. A little kindness and understanding goes a long way and it'll help you enjoy your stay. I always take the negative reviews with a grain of salt. Most people have unrealistic expectations and some are just egregiously nit-picky if you read them. If there's one thing I had to narrow my stay down to, I would say that it's the easy access to the Sky Liner. We really enjoyed the relaxing ride to Epcot and would stay here again for that reason.

H3169FWjohnb

Pros and cons

Reviewed 13 november, 2021

We had some problems on this visit. The staff were always very friendly and willing to help, but it would be nicer not to have to ask for their help. The first thing I did in this hotel was kill a centipede in the corner of the bathroom. I didn’t think much of it because this is Florida, and I thought maybe our room hadn’t been stayed in for a while. But then we found more centipedes in the bathroom the next day, and one in a corner near a bed. We went to the front desk and they apologized, said this is a common occurrence, and immediately sent pest control to spray. This solved the problem for one day, but the next day we found two more. For $300 per night, I should not be killing bugs on a regular basis in my hotel room. We didn’t want to spend more time complaining or switching rooms, but if you have children or family members who are squeamish about bugs, just be aware. We were in a ground floor room in building 51. Another family member was in a ground floor room in building 53 and did not notice any bugs. Another problem we had was with the HVAC. On the first night we turned it off but even in off mode the fan kept blowing all night. We went to the front desk in the morning and they sent someone who fixed it that day. Yet another issue we had to call the front desk about was an empty room next to us that had the resort TV channel blasting all night. Disney stages their rooms with all the lights on and with the TV on, and we could hear the TV through the adjoining room. We called the front desk and explained it to them at 5am, and after hanging up we then heard the phone ring in the next room. Don’t they know that the room is empty and there is no one there to pick up the phone and turn the TV down? A while later we got a call back saying someone had gone to turn the TV down. The next night when we got back to the room we could hear the TV again and had to call. Someone checked into the room a couple hours later, so aside from hearing them talking, we didn’t have any other noise issues. So again - very friendly and willing to help, but why am I spending so much time on my vacation making complaints to the hotel? Overall, the rooms here feel a little dingy compared to other Disney resorts. They still have carpeting while other hotels have been redone with hard floors, and the various shades of brown give it a dark and tired feeling. The light fixtures are heavy and have a shall we say suggestive shape in their pattern that we were laughing at throughout our stay. The food court at this resort was very efficient and the food was always hot, fresh, and tasty. The coke freestyle machines located around the resort away from the main building were not operating while we were there, which was not indicated by the staff or by the maps we received at check-in. I wasted some time one morning wandering around trying to find them. Skyliner transportation is very efficient and fun. The only problem we had with the Skyliner was at the end of the night at Epcot. My mom uses an ECV, and the loading for ECVs is very slow, so at the end of the night there were about 20 ECVs lined up at the Skyliner station and we had to wait about 35 minutes to get in. I would estimate that hundreds of people moved through the regular Skyliner line in that time. Only after that line had cleared out was the staff able to slow down all the gondolas to load multiple ECVs at a time. Traveling with an ECV can be difficult using the bus system as well, since each bus can only fit 2 ECVs, but it is a shame that the Skyliner system doesn’t have a better solution for this. It was only backed up like that because it was park closing time - at all other times we never found more than 2 or 3 other ECVs in line ahead of us and only had to wait 5 minutes. So if you use an ECV or wheelchair and plan to use Skyliner at park closing, it would be better to take your time leaving the park or maybe get in line for an attraction right at park closing so you can spend that time having fun rather than standing in a long Skyliner line. We never used an ECV at park opening times, but if you want to get to a park for rope drop with an ECV, I would think you need to leave extra early because the ECV line is always going to be much less efficient than the regular Skyliner line. Caribbean Beach is a rather sprawling resort. Lots of walking to get from place to place, and when you are among the resort buildings away from the central lake, it is like a maze. Not great for older people who have trouble getting around. We had rainy weather on our check in day, and the bell services staff went above and beyond by driving us to our room and one of them even rode my mom’s ECV to the room for her so that we didn’t have to go in the rain, but after that there was just no getting around the fact that we were going to have to walk for 10 minutes in the rain to get to the main building for dinner. If you plan to go during a rainy time of year, this resort is not a good choice. Better to stay somewhere smaller with buildings closer together.

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