Walt Disney World Announces Closure of Select Hotels and Activities Due to Hurricane Ian

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The Orlando area is currently under a Tropical Storm Watch as Hurricane Ian approaches Florida. Now Disney has announced some closures to resort hotels and some activities.

Most Recent Advisory Cone from the National Weather Center

The Walt Disney World Resort hotels that will temporarily close from September 28 – September 30th are:

  • Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
  • Copper Creek Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
  • Treehouse Villas at Disney’s Saratoga Springs
  • Bungalows at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

The Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser will be closed from September 27 – September 30.

Disney will be contacting guests with reservations impacted by this closure.

The Disney Skyliner is also closed. Buses to and from EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be brought in for guests of the Caribbean Beach Resort, the Pop Century Resort, the Art of Animation Resort, and the Riviera Resort.

Other park areas will be closed as well:

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon will close from September 28-September 29.

Winter Summerland Miniature Golf and the Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf courses will also close September 28- September 29.

If you had reservations for experiences or dining Disney is not going to enforce their cancellation fees and policies. This applies to dining reservations, Savi’s Workshop and the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique too.

The Hoop-dee-Doo Musical Review is also canceled due to it’s location in Fort Wilderness.

Performances of Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue have been canceled Sept. 28-30 in light of the temporary closure of Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. Guests with pre-paid reservations will be automatically canceled and refunded.

Park hour changes and other cancellations could happen as the hurricane gets closer.

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