Disney has released additional information on the Polynesian Village Resort refurbishments. Rooms to re-themed and updated with Moana accents.
As we previously reported, Disney has announced that Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort located in Walt Disney World would not be reopening on October 4. The resort will instead remain closed until summer 2021.
The popular DVC destination IS currently open with limited operations for guests staying at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows as part of the DVC reopening. Kona Cafe, Tambu Lounge, Capt Cook’s are open to guests but ‘Ohana, one of the most popular dining locations on Walt Disney World property has remained closed since March of this year.
According to the Orlando Sentinel, they received confirmation from a Disney spokesperson that the refurbishment will include guest rooms which are in desperate need of an update. The guest rooms will be updated to include decorating details inspired by Disney’s feature film, Moana. The colors used will be inspired by the Pacific Ocean, as will the textures and stylings.
We have also learned that with the delay in reopening and the the upcoming work in the Great Ceremonial House, monorail service to Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort will be temporarily suspended beginning in early October 2020. No reopening date for that service has been released at this time.
Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.