20 Disney World Resorts and Properties that sleep Big and Large Families

    Planning a Disney World vacation can be an exciting but stressful time for a big or large family. Booking the right hotel makes a big difference in your trip. If you want to stay at a Disney Resort, start with the below 20 options. We found resorts that sleep big families of 6, 7, 8 and large families of 9, 10, 11, 12. Some of the listed properties are part of the Disney Vacation Club but are available for nightly stays –  the general public may book them through Disney reservations subject to availability.

    Which Disney World Resorts Sleep Big Families of 5 and 6?

    Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – Sleep 6 persons

    Resort Category: Deluxe Resort

    Situated in Lake Buena Vista, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is a big family-friendly resort on a lake and close to Richard Petty Driving Experience, Walt Disney World®, and Magic Kingdom® Theme Park.

    Disney’s Wilderness Lodge has a marina, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Wireless Internet access is complimentary in public areas. This family-friendly resort offers an onsite restaurant. Additional amenities include a children’s pool, an arcade/game room, and multilingual staff. Onsite parking is offered for a surcharge. Deluxe Room Club Level sleeps 6 with 2 queens and a double sofa bed.

     

     

    Disney’s All-Star Music Resort – Sleeps 6

    Resort Category: Value Resort

    Disney’s All-Star Music Resort celebrates music with Country, Broadway, Jazz, Rock, and calypso themes. Large-sized, music-inspired icons outside and subtle song-and dance surprises inside provide a harmonious setting for music lovers of all ages. Tire the kids out in the guitar-shaped pool.

    Family suites sleep families of 6 plus a child under age 3 in a crib. Family suites include a bedroom with one queen-size bed; a living area with a double-size sleeper sofa; a sleeper chair; a sleeper ottoman; a kitchenette and 2 bathrooms.

    Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – Sleeps 5 persons

    Resort Category: Deluxe Resort

    The glamour and magnificence of the Victorian era can be relived at Disney’s Grand Floridian in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Magic Kingdom® is less than one mile from the hotel, and Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom are all within seven miles.

    Activities for children include cruises and tea parties. The resort also has shops, a marina and on-site childcare. Valet parking is available for an extra cost. An entertaining start to a day might include breakfast with Cinderella, the Mad Hatter and other Disney favorites at 1900 Park Fair Buffet Restaurant.

    The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort – Sleeps 6

    Resort Category: Deluxe Villa Resort

    This rustic lodging is just 2 miles away at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground and Orlando International Airport is 15 miles from the hotel. Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground provides all the family togetherness typical of a Disney vacation.

    Featuring log cabins surrounded by scenic woods, Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground offers Wilderness Cabins that accommodate families of six. Guest cabins include vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, and a private deck.

    Disney’s Art of Animation Resort – Sleeps 6

    Resort Category: Value Resort

    Disney’s Art of Animation Resort offers rooms with themes inspired by your kids’ favorite movies. Suites include a master bedroom, three bathrooms and three separate sleeping areas within the living space.

    An on-site food court conveniently allows a quick bite to eat close to home. The resort offers three outdoor pools, a video arcade, playgrounds and interactive water play areas. Childcare and concierge services are available. As a Disney Resort hotel guest, your family can take advantage of extra time in a Disney Theme Park each day with the Extra Magic Hours Benefit.

    Disney’s Beach Club Resort – Sleeps 6, 7

    Resort Category: Deluxe Resort

    Disney’s Beach Club Resort is within walking distance to Epcot and a convenient boat ride to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Ride the Disney Skyliner connecting Disney’s Hollywood Studios to several Disney Resorts including Disney’s Beach Club Resort. Explore a life-size shipwreck, pools, lagoons, and more at Stormalong Bay, a 3-acre water wonderland. Disney’s Beach Club Resort is conveniently connected by water taxi, bus, or walking paths to numerous Disney restaurants within the Epcot Resort area.

    Which Disney World Resorts Sleep Big Families of 7 or 8?

    Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – Sleeps 7, 8

    Resort Category: Deluxe Villa Resort

    Just a breezy boat ride to Magic Kingdom Park, Boulder Ridge Villas celebrates the ethos of traditional craftsmanship and the great outdoors. Stay in a Disney Two-Bedroom Villa with just-like-home amenities like a kitchen, washer, dryer, and separate bedrooms. Enjoy a heated pool, waterslide, and splash area before retiring to your spacious villa.

    Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows – Sleeps 7, 8

    Resort Category: Deluxe Villa Resort

    Enjoy an enchanting oasis of swaying palms, tropical surroundings, and an island ambiance that evokes the languid spirit of the South Pacific. Disney’s Polynesian Villas and Bungalows boasts two-bedroom bungalows with room for 8, full kitchens, and washer and dryers. This resort is located minutes from Magic Kingdom park via water taxi or monorail ride, and a bus ride away from nearby Disney theme parks.

    Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort – Sleeps 7, 8

    Resort Category: Deluxe Resort

    Celebrate the spirit of the South Pacific at this oasis of tropical palms, lush vegetation and so much more. Situated on the man-made Seven Seas Lagoon, south of Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is on the Magic Kingdom monorail loop. Park transportation includes boat and bus transport. Families of up to eight can book the Ambassador Vice Presidential Suite or King Kamehameha Suite.

    Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort – Sleeps 6, 7, 8

    Resort Category: Moderate Resort

    Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort is located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. This hacienda-style property stands 1 mile from Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park. Children’s recreational amenities include a playground, a children’s pool, and the Iguana Arcade. Guests are offered complimentary transportation to nearby theme parks and the Dolphin Convention center.

    Disney’s Beach Club Villas – Sleeps 6, 7, 8

    Resort Category: Deluxe Villa Resort

    Big families of up to eight will enjoy this charming New England-style Resort hotel. Disney’s Beach Club Villas offers the space of a 2 bedroom villa with a full kitchen. Your big family will love the exquisite dining and the pools, lagoons, and whirlpool spas of Stormalong Bay. Sharing many amenities with its sisters, Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts, Disney’s Beach Club Villas is walking distance to Epcot, and a convenient boat ride to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

    Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – Sleeps 6, 7, 8

    Resort Category: Deluxe Resort

    Your big family will love this magnificent Resort hotel. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is inspired by the traditional African kraal, the horseshoe-curved design provides spectacular views of 4 lush savannas that over 200 hoofed animals and birds call home. Your kids will delight in dazzling pool areas and exciting animal programs as you experience your own African safari adventure with a touch of Disney magic.

    Which Disney World Resorts Sleep Large Families of 9, 10, 11, 12?

    Disney’s BoardWalk Inn – Sleeps 6, 7, 8, 9

    Resort Category: Deluxe Villa Resort

    Disney’s BoardWalk Inn is located within walking distance to both Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Modeled after a turn-of-the-century Atlantic resort is set on the shores of Crescent Lake. Enjoy Luna park, the themed swimming area with a large pool and 200-foot waterslide.

    Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa – Sleep 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Resort Category: Deluxe Villa Resort

    Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa offers big family friendly villas in 12 buildings with full kitchens. A complimentary water launch (boat) is available to the Downtown Disney® Area, and complimentary motorcoach transportation is offered to all Walt Disney World® Theme Parks and Water Parks.

    Two-bedroom villa: With possible views of the garden, pool, lake, woodlands, or fairways, this villa has 1 king bed, 2 queen beds, and 1 queen sofa bed in the living room. Prepare meals in a fully equipped kitchen with a stove, dishwasher, and refrigerator. Additional room amenities include a stackable washer/dryer, safe, separate dining area, and iron/ironing board.

    Three-bedroom Treehouse Villa: Measuring approximately 1,074 square feet, this 3-bedroom villa has 2 queen beds, 1 bunk bed, 1 single bed, and 1 queen sofa bed. Prepare meals in a fully-equipped kitchen with a stove, dishwasher, and refrigerator, and then relax on a private second-floor deck. Additional villa amenities include a laundry area with a stackable washer/dryer, a safe, separate dining area, and an iron/ironing board.

    Disney’s Old Key West Resort – Sleeps 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Resort Category: Deluxe Villa Resort

    In the sprawling Disney’s Old Key West Resort with its clusters of villas, big families will enjoy the four pools.  Multi-room villas have full kitchens and offer porches or balconies with views. This casual tropical condominium resort, reminiscent of Key West in the early 1900s, is a place where guests can take a complimentary water launch to the Downtown Disney® area, a mile away. Two-bedroom villas sleep 9 and 3-Bedroom Grand Villa sleeps 12.

    Disney’s BoardWalk Villas- Sleeps 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Resort Category: Deluxe Villa Resort

    Built around a pool with a 200-foot-long water slide, Disney’s BoardWalk Villas offers a marina with boat rentals, boardwalk fun, and complimentary theme-park transportation. This big family friendly Disney resort is modeled after a seaside bed-and-breakfast inn circa 1940. Epcot® is less than a mile away by ferry or a walk along Disney’s BoardWalk Resort. Three-Bedroom Grand Villa sleeps families of up to 12.

    Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort – Sleeps 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Resort Category: Deluxe Villa Resort

    Disney’s Contemporary Resort is adjacent to the Magic Kingdom Park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. This property stands six miles from Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course. Monorails zip through the mezzanine level of the hotel, providing access to select Disney resorts, the Magic Kingdom Park, and Epcot.

    Disney characters join in the breakfast fun at Chef Mickey’s restaurant. Onsite dining include the California Grill and The Wave restaurant. The resort boasts two outdoor pools, one shaped like Mickey Mouse’s ears. Lounge chairs are arranged along Bay Lake’s white-sand beach.

    This 14-story hotel offers 655 modern-style guestrooms housed in the main tower and three-story garden wings. Two-bedroom villas sleep up to 9. Three-bedroom villas sleep up to 12.

    Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – Sleeps 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Resort Category: Deluxe Villa Resort

    Copper Creek Villas & Cabins are a Disney Vacation Club part of the Wilderness Lodge Deluxe Resort. Non-members can book available rooms.

    Two-Bedroom Villas – sleep up to 8. Include a full kitchen and a washer and dryer.

    Three-Bedroom Grand Villa – sleeps up to 12. Includes 3 bathrooms, a full kitchen, and a washer and dryer.

    Waterfront Cabins – sleep up to 8. Include 2 bathrooms, a full kitchen, and a washer and dryer. Guests can enjoy Boulder Ridge Cove Pool and the main pool at Wilderness Lodge.

    Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village Sleeps 9, 10, 11, 12

    Resort Category: Deluxe Villa Resort

    Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas-Kidani Village offers two and three-bedroom villas to sleep big and large families. Relax at Samawati Springs Pool featuring a 128-foot waterslide. Disney Resort buses take guests from Jambo House and Kidani Village to Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, Magic Kingdom, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach water parks, and Disney Springs.

    Two-Bedroom Villa sleeps families of up to 9. Amenities include 3 bathrooms, a full kitchen, and a washer and dryer.

    Grand Three-Bedroom Villas sleeps up to 12. Amenities include 3 bathrooms, a full kitchen, and a washer and dryer.

    Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House – Sleep 9, 10, 11, 12

    Resort Category: Deluxe Villa Resort

    Experience your own African safari adventure! Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House‘s horseshoe-curved design, inspired by the traditional African kraal, provides spectacular views of 4 lush savannas, where over 200 hoofed animals and birds freely roam.  Stay in a Two-Bedroom Villa with just-like-home amenities like a kitchen, washer, dryer, and separate bedroom.

    Disney’s Riviera Resort – Sleeps 9, 10, 11, 12

    Resort Category: Deluxe Villa Resort

    Disney’s Riviera Resort gives you access to Epcot and Hollywood Studios via Disney’s Skyliner. Enjoy firework views and Character Dining options onsite. Disney’s Riviera Resort offers three pool areas. The Riviera Pool offers family-friendly water fun, cascading water features, and a twisty slide. The magnificent 30-foot-tall tower holds the almost two-story-tall corkscrew slide that will wind down into the feature pool.

    The two-bedroom villas sleep up to 9 guests with a king-size bed, two queen-sized beds, a queen murphy bed, and a twin murphy bed. Useful amenities include a washer and dryer and a full kitchen.

    The three-bedroom grand villa will sleep up to 12 guests. The luxurious accommodations include two guest bedrooms offer two queen-sized beds each, with an en suite, or shared bathroom, plus a queen sleeper sofa in the living room.

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    Disney Resort property rooms for big families can be expensive. Although staying on-site or at a Disney property has its perks, families can find many budget-friendly options nearby.

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