Disney Vacation Club Refurbishment Overview: July 2023

Disney Vacation Club Sign at Saratoga Springs

Disney Vacation Club (DVC) resorts are known for their immersive themes, high-quality accommodations, and exceptional guest service. To maintain these standards, regular refurbishments are necessary. In this article, we’ll provide an overview of the refurbishments that are currently on the schedule across various DVC resorts as of July 2023 .

Walt Disney World Resort

Beach Club Villas

Disney’s Beach Club Resort and Villas

Refurbishments at Disney’s Beach Club Resort and Villas have been temporarily paused, but will resume in August and continue through the end of October 2023. Resort amenities will remain available for your enjoyment. While you may see or hear construction during daytime hours, you should not hear noise from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 AM.

Boardwalk Villas

Disney’s BoardWalk Villas

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn and Disney’s BoardWalk Villas are being refurbished, with new offerings and updates coming to our Guest rooms, lobby and more. Please note that while most hotel amenities will remain available, you may be able to see and hear construction during daytime hours. Please allow for extra travel time to the parks.

Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

  • As we prepare for the proposed expansion at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, you will see and hear construction at certain times of day. To minimize disruptions during your stay, activities that may create noise will not start earlier than 9:00 AM.
  • From February 13, 2023 through late spring 2023, the walkway between Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort and Magic Kingdom park will be closed for refurbishment. During this time, monorail transportation and boat service will still be available for your enjoyment.
Grand Floridian

The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

  • This Resort is currently undergoing refurbishment. Guests will be able to see and hear construction during daytime hours. Most Resort hotel amenities will remain available. Please allow for extra travel time to the parks.
  • Additionally, from February 13 through late spring 2023, the walking path between Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and Magic Kingdom park will be closed. During this time, boat and monorail transportation will remain available.

Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Hotel

Disneyland Hotel

It may be possible to see and hear construction during daytime hours as we build our new Disney Vacation Club property.

Disney Beach Resorts


Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort

Please note that many of the villas at Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort are accessible only by stairs. However, accessible rooms can be reserved to guarantee access by elevator.

Vero Beach Resort

Disney’s Vero Beach Resort

From October 2023 through January 2024, Guest rooms at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort will undergo refurbishment. While you may see or hear construction during daytime hours—typically from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM—Disney Vacation Club Members and Guests will not be placed in or next to Guest rooms that are being refurbished.

While refurbishments may effect availability cause temporary inconveniences, they are essential for maintaining the high standards that DVC resorts are known for. Disney Vacation Club always strives to minimize disruptions to guests during these periods, often scheduling work during off-peak times and taking measures to ensure guests have access to alternative amenities.

Remember, refurbishments are subject to change, so it’s always a good idea to check the official Disney website or contact DVC Member Services for the most up-to-date information.

To wrap up, these refurbishments reflect Disney’s ongoing commitment to providing guests with an exceptional and memorable vacation experience. With these enhancements, DVC members and guests can look forward to even more magical stays at their favorite resorts in the future.

As always, stay tuned to the DVC Shop blog for all the latest developments for Disney theme parks and all the information you could ever need about the Disney Vacation Club resorts.

Written by

Rachel Van Norman

Contributing Writer

Rachel fell deeply in love with all things Disney as a little girl. Now as a wife and a mother herself, she shares this Disney obsession with her son and everyone around her. From her love of princesses to eating all the Disney food, Rachel spends her time radiating Disney magic and keeping everyone up to date on Disney news.

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