Disney's Coronado Springs Resort reopens today - see what's open

Oct 16, 2020 in "Disney's Coronado Springs Resort"

Posted: Friday October 16, 2020 9:49am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney's Coronado Springs reopens to guests today following the COVID-19 shutdown and subsequent hosting of the NBA bubble.

As with the other Walt Disney World resort hotels,  not everything is open. In particular, dining is restricted to just a few locations with the main food court and new table service Toledo remaining closed.



  • Barcelona Lounge
  • Dahlia Lounge
  • Rix Sports Bar & Grill
  • Siestas Cantina
  • Three Bridges Bar & Grill


  • Panchito’s Gifts and Sundries


  • Pools
  • Poolside Activities
  • Movies Under the Stars
  • La Vida Fitness Center
  • Destino Fitness Center
  • Volleyball Courts


Bus transportation is available from this Disney Resort hotel to the Disney theme parks and the Disney Springs area

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MisterPenguin4 days ago

dreday35 days ago

Yes, I was going to say I can handle the CMs at Haunted Mansion/Tower of Terror, even Jungle Cruise. Beyond that I start to want to hide my face behind a pillow.... 😂 (obviously not talking about staged shows)

Sir_Cliff5 days ago

Could also be a little bit that "Let's all get our booze on!" tone that seems a little off for Disney, but I guess less so for a convention hotel! I will say that my level of enjoyment with role playing probably goes as far as the CMs on Haunted Mansion or Tower of Terror. Needless to say, even were I a multimillionaire I would be far happier letting the fun be-gin at the Barcelona Bar than exploring the Star Wars Galactic Star Cruiser!

dreday35 days ago

I think they were probably excited to be serving booze again! (I know I'm excited they are :D) Also, it's a "convention resort" - got attract those wild and crazy conference attendees! We all have our cringe-meter. I cringe at CMs role-playing - like I'm dreading ROTR for that very reason. It's weird, I know. 😂

Sir_Cliff5 days ago

You may well be right. It's just that Disney was always so slick and professional and this kind of sits weirdly in that context for me. It reads a lot more like a sign from a neighbourhood bar/restaurant than something I'd expect from a Disney resort. Maybe I have just lost my sense of fun and love of life, though!

dreday35 days ago

Eh, you guys are harsh. It's a bar known for it's gin, signature gin cocktails and build your own gin cocktail. It's punny. :D A lot of "regulars" thought it was cute.

Sir_Cliff5 days ago

Yes, it's a little thing but yet another hint alongside the Main Street USA DJ that Disney may need to better train the people managing their parks and resorts about what's expected of a world class resort destination with the Disney name attached.

Kamikaze5 days ago

Nor does anyone else. Anyone that claims they know how it will be is lying. Too many unknowns. Disney themselves have a good idea on bookings, but those can change based on COVID numbers.

dreday35 days ago

Okay - our week in late October now has many resorts available, including AoA and Pop! Last month it was booked solid. I don't know what to think about crowds in October!

MansionButler846 days ago

Many canceled due to the Delta. Pfizer’s news today on kids 5-11 couldn’t have come at a better time for WDW.

monothingie6 days ago

I won't get to see the Penguin in person????

monothingie6 days ago

I believe that's only going laterally from value to value (assuming availability). If there are no value, then you're paying more to go to a moderate (assuming you can find a room) Previously they just relocated your reservation to another resort of equal or better value. For whatever reason they are not doing that here.

MisterPenguin6 days ago

I just cancelled a Pop reservation for the first week of October. So... if anyone was looking, there may now be one available.

𝙲𝚊𝚜𝚝𝙰𝚂𝚝𝚘𝚗𝚎6 days ago

It says “at no additional charge” though.