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Construction Notices

Below are some important pieces of information regarding construction and renovations happening at various Disney Vacation Club Resorts and Theme Parks.

Construction at Disney's Old Key West Resort

Disney's Old Key West Resort is undergoing a refresh and work will continue through Spring 2019. During this time it is possible that you will see and hear construction taking place around the resort. Resort staff will attempt to limit any work most likely to cause a noise impact to the hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This refurbishment is expected to be completed in 2019

Refurbishment at Disney's Old Key West - Turtle Pond Pool

The Turtle Pond Pool, Turtle Shack Snack Bar and Flying Fish Gameroom will be under refurbishment and unavailable beginning April 2018 and continuing into July 2018. The Sandcastle Pool, featuring a waterslide, kiddie pool and a variety of dining and recreation locations, will be available. During this time, it is possible that guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom - Jambo House - Uzima Springs Pool

Beginning September 2018 and continuing until Winter 2018 the Uzima Springs Pool and Uzima Springs Pool Bar are scheduled to be closed for refurbishment. During this time Samawati Springs Pool and Maji Pool Bar at Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village will be available. Brief rides via shuttle transportation will be provided to and from Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House. It is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am.

Disney's Animal Kingdom - Jambo House Refurbishment

From August 2018 until Fall 2019 Disney's Animal Kingdom – Jambo House is undergoing some refurbishment projects. It is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am.

Refurbishment at Disney's Boardwalk Villas

From now until summer 2018, Disney's BoardWalk Villas is undergoing some refurbishment projects. During this time, the Resort will be in full operation with all amenities available, yet it is possible that construction may be seen or heard. Resort staff will attempt to schedule any construction work that's most likely to cause a noise impact, to be done within the hours of 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Disney’s Boardwalk Villas - Boat Service to Disney's Hollywood Studios

From May 7, 2018 to mid-summer 2018 refurbishment work is taking place on the bridge near the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels. As a result, there will be no FriendShip boat service from Disney’s Boardwalk Villas to or from Disney's Hollywood Studios. Service to and from Epcot and Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts will not be interrupted. Additional Disney bus transportation will be operating to and from both Disney's Hollywood Studios and Epcot during this time. The pedestrian walkway across the bridge will remain open.

Disney Skyliner Construction Near Disney's Boardwalk Villas

Disney has embarked on creating a new transportation system, Disney Skyliner, which will give Guests a bird's-eye view of Walt Disney World Resort while traveling via gondolas. During construction, which is ongoing until further notice, noise may be seen or heard throughout Disney’s Boardwalk Villas as the gondola transportation route will run near the resort. Noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk, and 9 am.

Disney’s Beach Club Villas - Boat Service to Disney's Hollywood Studios

From May 7, 2018 to mid-summer 2018 refurbishment work is taking place on the bridge near the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels. As a result, there will be no FriendShip boat service from Disney’s Beach Club Villas to or from Disney's Hollywood Studios. Service to and from Epcot and Disney’s Boardwalk Villas not be interrupted. Additional Disney bus transportation will be operating to and from both Disney's Hollywood Studios and Epcot during this time. The pedestrian walkway across the bridge will remain open.

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