PHOTOS - Latest refurbishment progress at Disney's Polynesian Resort

Nov 24, 2020 in "Disney's Polynesian Resort"

Polynesian Great Ceremonial House and buildings refurbishment - November 20 2020
Posted: Tuesday November 24, 2020 8:53am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Work is continuing on the refurbishment at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort, with crews now clearing the landscaping from the arrival area, adding new beams to the rooftop of the Great Ceremonial House, and working in guest room buildings.

This is the view of the arrival area, which has been cleared of all the landscaping.

On the rooftop of the Great Ceremonial House, all of the original beams have been removed, and work is underway on installing new beams.

Elsewhere, scaffolding is up on a number of the guest room buildings where work is underway inside and outside.

Click on the gallery for more pictures of the Polynesian resort refurbishment.

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networkpro36 minutes ago

Looks like just some massive root removal for something that was left alone for far too long. Any piping or pits would have been compromised by this strangling horror.

JoeCamel1 hour ago

Ohhhh, stinky. Any guests near that will find out what pui pui means

castlecake2.01 hour ago

That trees has been missing for a couple weeks now. Based on the size of it I’m assuming it was becoming a hazard with either the roots destroying something or too big/tall to have so close to the building. The trunk/stump structure that was left over was MASSIVE probably 4-6’ wide

Weather_Lady1 hour ago

FWIW, another site (MickeyBlog, if it's allowed) reported that they asked a CM about the construction walls by the Pineapple Lanai. The CM said the workers were replacing the grease traps for the restaurants, which are buried in that location.

aladdin20072 hours ago

I cant believe they ripped all that out,,,well yes I can,,,but still

Doberge3 hours ago

Well, the tree is gone! #treegate

Bocabear4 hours ago

Probably extending the patio and removing more landscape and theming...lol

MrHappy5 hours ago

What’s this for? And how long?

wdwmagic1 day ago

Ah makes sense. Thanks.

peter114351 day ago

There was previously an entrance/exit into that lot from Floridian way for working cast to use. It was recently removed as part of the Floridian Way project. This entrance is meant as a replacement for that one.

nicb881 day ago

I’m willing to be wrong, but no one knows yet what they’re rebuilding. So shouldn’t we all wait a little longer before deciding what’s going in that space?

wdwmagic1 day ago

Yeah even so, just having another entrance they have to secure and turn lanes form that road.

Father Robinson1 day ago

What hurts almost as much as losing the water feature in the lobby was the (honey I shrunk the) fountain they built instead which doesn't work half the time. I still remember seeing the construction of it a few days before they reopened the lobby, I was thinking, there's no way they can almost be done either the new fountain, it's just a pile of small rocks! My father in-law calls it "the urinal"