Opened in 2003, Disney’s Pop Century Resort is one of Walt Disney World’s value resorts, with the most affordable rates and rooms that appeal to families. As the name implies, the inspiration comes from the decades from the 50s to the 90s, with large-scale icons featuring memorabilia and phrases from these years. It’s located in the Wide World of Sports area.
Rooms at Disney’s Pop Century Resort
Arranged in a series of motel-style buildings, the property has 2,880 rooms. The rooms are simple in design, with pop art-inspired Mickey Mouse artwork. The rooms have coffee makers, mini-fridges, toiletries, and plenty of storage.
The beds come in a few arrangements but all have king or queen beds with pull-down Murphy beds that convert to a table when put away. There are also chairs if you want to sit down for a meal in your room. All rooms also have free WiFi.
Pop Century has three pools to choose from, which have kid-friendly areas, shaped like a flower, a bowling pin, and a computer. In the main hall, you’ll also find an arcade and a souvenir shop, which includes items only found at the resort. The resort also has frequent activities including poolside movies and campfire smores. There’s a playground.
Pop Century Resort has shared access to the Skyliner with Art of Animation, which goes to Epcot and Hollywood Studios. There are also buses that go to the Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, the water parks, and Disney Springs.
Dining at Pop Century Resort
When it comes to dining at Pop Century, options are limited. Everything Pop is the market and food court. You can pick up hot food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including Mickey Waffles, celebration cakes, burgers, pizza, Joffrey’s Coffee. You can also get beer, wine, and cocktails as well as pizza delivery.
There’s also a small selection of liquor and wine in the store if you want to bring something back to your room. The Petals Pool Bar sells tropical drinks, sandwiches, and snacks.
Tips for Staying at Disney’s Pop Century Resort
Disney’s Pop Century Resort is located at 1050 Century Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830. Rates start at around $200 per night. As of this year, parking is complimentary. Book your stay by calling (407) 938-4000 or visiting their website.