Walkway between Disney's Grand Floridian and Polynesian Village Resort closed

18 days ago in "Disney's Polynesian Villas and Bungalows"

Posted: Thursday September 14, 2023 9:23am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

The walkway linking Disney's Grand Floridian Resort to Disney's Polynesian Village is currently closed.

Construction on the nearby Polynesian Disney Vacation Club tower is the reason for the closure. Disney has not listed a reopening date at this time.

The walkway is a valuable path for guests staying at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort to walk to Magic Kingdom via the Grand Floridian.

With the walkway closed, guests at the Polynesian can take a monorail or watercraft to Magic Kingdom.

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Bocabear14 hours ago

Gorgeous and lush evoking the beauty of Polynesia... and a perfect stylistic fit for the resort. Huzzah!.....lol Yeah yeah I know they have to add the décor and landscape....

DCBaker2 days ago

Photos from today.

Epcot82Guy4 days ago

Agreed 100%. It pulls focus badly.

TrainsOfDisney4 days ago

Yes, my statement is based on the renderings.

Disstevefan14 days ago

What an awful view!

Bocabear4 days ago

There is planned decor elements that will go on the building...hopefully making it look more like the Polynesian resort, but the current renderings look more like a nice modern hotel than anything Polynesian.... So unless they halt construction, it should look better....

LSLS4 days ago

It's kind of hilarious that the tower is up and this was announced like 4 months before the Hatbox Ghost was announced for HM.

TrainsOfDisney4 days ago

Not just the wedding pavilion- the view across the lagoon is really affected by this. While I’m not a fan of the cheapened tower they built at the grand, at least at the end it looked like part of the resort.

DznyRktekt4 days ago

The photo is a metaphor for the bill looming after the bliss of the wedding ceremony.

Epcot82Guy4 days ago

I be fair, the picture does compress it a bit more than in person. But, there is no doubt it encroaches. The new tower is (or at least feels) closer than the GF DVC tower. And, it is much more open to the Wedding Pavilion. So, what used to feel like a bit of a separated retreat for your ceremony is now very much in the "middle of the action". And that's not a good thing in this case.

nickys4 days ago

What a lovely backdrop for weddings. ☹️

The Moles Family4 days ago

That poor wedding Pavilion

ToTBellHop4 days ago

So this is just Andy’s Toy Story Hotel? Now this all makes sense. I hope there’s a 120-ft Luxo, Jr.

build_it5 days ago

I finally realized what this project reminds me of…