Disney's Polynesian Resort monorail station looks set for a mid-August reopening

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Posted: Wednesday July 14, 2021 5:22pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney appears to be expecting the Polynesian Resort monorail station to be complete for a return to service in mid-August 2021.

In an update this afternoon about the reopening of the EPCOT monorail beam, Disney has indicated that direct bus service to EPCOT from the Polynesian will end in mid-August, leaving guests with the monorail as the primary mode of transportation to EPCOT.

In our latest update from the Polynesian, the station still appears some way-off being complete. As always, dates may be subject to change as construction conditions dictate.

The resort itself will reopen to guests on July 19 with newly refurbished rooms.

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Skywise53 minutes ago

Bolt!

rle4lunch8 hours ago

I wonder how he got his helicopter so low in order to take these pics?!? bonus points if you know the movie this screen grab is from.

montyz8111 hours ago

Wow. I am so disappointed in the lack of detail for the new entrance. I really hope that they try to cover these structures to bring that wood look of the old entrance. If not... it looks like the cost-cutting continues. I've seen better displays at Six Flags.

Mr. Moderate3 days ago

The construction pace is frustrating slow and they need to kick it in gear. Please get this open before October.

Skywise3 days ago

Welcome to iHop!

MrPromey4 days ago

I agree and maybe for the same reason. That said, if they were to do something about that, I'd say this is coming along better than I was expecting.

UNCgolf8 days ago

Maybe it's because I already know it's metal, but it doesn't look like wood at all to me. It looks like a steel/aluminum sheet. I'm not planning to stay at the Polynesian anyways, though, so it doesn't matter to me.

Disney Analyst8 days ago

Honestly, with these decent shots showing the underside, I don’t mind it. Just looks like wood planks painted white. Works for me.

James Alucobond8 days ago

For as slowly as Disney moves at construction, I'm consistently impressed by how quickly and secretly the horticulture team is able to transform spaces.

DCBaker9 days ago

Disney Analyst9 days ago

wdwmagic12 days ago

still very much construction site in that area so hard to tell what is happening currently.

CuteAsMinnie12 days ago

Maybe someone who is there will report back if they see this over the derailed non- Poly posts! 🤣 🌺

GimpYancIent12 days ago

It goes a bit deeper than cosmetics. Some demo and reconfiguring is needed first then the application of styling.