The Polynesian Resort was one of the two original hotels at Walt Disney World, opening on October 1, 1971, along with the Contemporary and the Magic Kingdom. It's one of the three hotels on the monorail line, and it's also within walking distance of the Ticket and Transportation Center.
You might already know all those facts, but if you click the video accompanying this article, you might just find out something new about this classic hotel. For example, do you know where to find the hidden Mickeys scattered in the rooms and all around the property? Do you know which delicious treat is sold here as the only spot to get it outside of the Magic Kingdom? Did you know about the amazing torch lighting ceremony each night or the daily hula lessons?
You'll learn more about all those things and several other "secrets" about what the Polynesian has to offer in the video. It's a big favorite among guests who've been coming to Walt Disney World since the early days, and it's retained that charm even with upgrades and remodeling over the years.
The Kona Cafe is one of the two sit-down restaurants at the resort. Jump to this article to see some of the tasty dishes served there.