Shades of Green Hotel

Address: 1950 W. Magnolia Palm Dr., Orlando, Florida, 32830-2789, United States | Lodge
 
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This lodge, located in the DisneyWorld/Downtown Disney/Epcot area of Orlando, is near Magic Kingdom, Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks, Disney's Spirit of Aloha Show, and Magnolia Golf Course.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Shades of Green Hotel Orlando

    Awsome

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    I stayed at the Shades of green in 2001 and loved it. The hotel was awsome. We were instantly upgraded at no extra charge to a pool veiw room. I think anyone who wrote a bad review on this hotel should be ashamed of themselves. The food was excellant. The rooms were not outdated or dirty. As one person said. Some people just want to complaine for no reason at all. And if the rooms were outdated what do they think there renovating for? I loved the resort. It was beautiful.

    It is a 4 star Hotel and has great amenities.

    Great deal!!!!

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    Thought i'd put my $0.02 in here. My family, wife and 2 daughters made reservations thru Shades of Green to stay there, but of course they are renovating the hotel (well overdue i might say) and they offered to get reservations for us at the other Disney Hotels at the same discounted price. Well we ended up at the Hilton across from downtown Disney and it was awesome @ $93.00 a night. No check-in problems, room was ready, no problems nothing, Notta. So my hats off to Shades of Green for the great reservations and getting the rate promised on the phone in a hotel where their cheapest room is $165.00 normally. We will definatley be back!!!!! Moving back to FL in Nov!!!!

    Loved Shades of Green

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    My husband and I have stayed at the Shades of Green several times and love it. I read the review from the Navy family and better they stay somewhere else with the attitude that they have. It also sounds like whoever wrote the item was not in the service and able to stay there because of their children being in the Navy. We took our grandchildren and they loved the place. The grounds are beautiful, the service was great, the price was affordable. As for the food, there is no way on this earth to please everyone with food. Go somewhere else. Personally, it is a pleasure to stay at the Shades of Green and we are looking forward to being able to do so again. Thanks to the Government for providing a nice place such as the Shades of Green for its' military families.

    Very Helpful Sales Staff

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    I recently booked a trip with Shades of Green and found the experience pleasant. They were very polite and helpful with information. The policy with cancalation is your full deosit of $95.00 a room will be returned if you cancal within 30 days of your arrival. I have only good things to say about Shades of Green. I feel very lucky that this great value is offered to the military!!

    Unhappy with shades of green

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    I am writing in reference to the policy of the Shades of Green and there booking tactics. My mother who goes to Disney at least once a year was looking for a bargain for 12 of us family members to book a hotel for four nights. As you can imagine this is going to cost a lot of money so after a conversation with a very rude booking agent at the Shades of Green she booked out of confusion. The next day after she had some time to realize the cost of this venture she changed her mind and called to cancel the hotel but was told it would cost her at least $75.00, this was not even 24 hours later, I am very disappointed that she was treated rudely and that for customer satisfaction the Shades of Green gets an F from me and my family who will never stay in any of the hotels connected to the Disney Corporation.

    Awesome hotel!!

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    We have stayed at the Shades of Green twice and have loved it both times!! We are going to Walt Disney World again this year, for our 27th time! And we wanted to stay at SofG but we to our dismay, found out it is under renovation! Well that just means we will have to go back again next year! The staff were wonderful, the food at the restaurant awesome, and prices were amazing! Would we stay again?! Most definitely!!!!

    Wonderful world of vacation

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    We stayed at Shades of Green in Oct of 1999. We had the best Disney Vacation ever. The room was very clean and spacious. We had a frig in our room for a small extra charge. We had the wonderful Disney service even at Shades of Green. All of the staff were very friendly and helpful. The restaurant buffet was excellent and the transportation service to the different parks was very convenient and fast. We were hoping to come back in Oct 2003 with a new addition to our family, but have seen that it is under renovation. Can't wait til the work is complete so we can enjoy another WONDERFUL WORLD OF VACATION. Very nice and inexpensive, but should be for a military family.

    I Hope New Shades Will Be Better

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    We stayed in January of 2003. Beware: Until the new Shades of Green is finished, plan on staying in the dismal south wing of the Contemporary. We checked in at 8:00 and only two people were working the desk. The wait was more than 30 minutes. Although the room was relatively clean, it was small. The interior decorating is so bad, it's comical. And the Fruit Loops on the carpet left by the last guest was a nice touch. As far as food goes, plan on $25 a head for a buffet, or eat at the "Greasy Spoon" where three burgers, fries and cokes with only cost you $26. We paid $100 a night, so I guess we did "okay". I've stayed at much better Holiday Inn's.

    Great Family Vacation

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    We visited last June, 2001, with our 13 y.o. son and our 21 y.o. daughter for 7 days. There was something for everyone and they did not get bored. Suggest renting a car which made it easier and quicker to get around. We did take the tram when we were not in a hurry. Also, take a break for a day and drive to Cape Canaveral, Coco Beach, etc. Nice drive and we visited the Air Force base too.

    Suggest going to Water parks early in the morning. Although we purchased the 7 days pass, we arrived late morning and were unable to get in a couple of times.

    Important to make reservations for popular lunch spots.

    We also had them bring a refrigerator in the room for a small surcharge, which made it easy for quick snacks and early morning breakfasts.

    Grounds were safe and beautiful. Met very many nice people.

    We are planning a return trip next year when my huusband returns from deployment.

    P.S. Bring walkie talkies and rain ponchos. $.99cent ponchos were $5.00.

    Excellent Accomodations

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    We visited Shades of Green with our children in 1999 and were absolutely impressed with the size of the rooms and the comfort of them as well. I would highly recommend it to anyone who goes to Disney. Yes, the more elaborate hotels at Disney have the extra pools and amenities, but their rooms are teeny tiny and if you are there to see Disney World and not to lounge, then Shades of Green is the place to be.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Shades of Green Hotel Orlando

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

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