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New Details Unveiled On Gran Destino Tower at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Set to Open July 2019

Jennifer Fickley-Baker

by , Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort

UPDATE: We’re excited to share that guests can start making reservations for Gran Destino Tower beginning Nov. 27 by visiting the Walt Disney World website, calling 407-W-Disney or your Travel Agent.

Earlier this fall, we shared renderings of the exciting expansion that’s currently underway at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. Last week Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products Chairman Bob Chapek unveiled more about the reimagining, including the name of the new 15-story centerpiece of the resort, the Gran Destino Tower and opening month of July 2019.

The tower, which will be completed in July 2019, will serve as the new main entrance point for guests visiting the resort, and will add a total of 545 new guest rooms (including 50 suites) to the resort, as well as feature a gorgeous two-story lobby. A themed table-service restaurant is also planned for the top of Gran Destino Tower, which will serve up delicious food and incredible views of the Walt Disney World Resort.

An oasis set on the shore of Lago Dorado, the reimagined Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort celebrates the daring spirit of the great Spanish explorers, artists, writers and architects. Throughout the resort, guests will discover a blend of classic Spanish influences, imaginative Disney touches and modern comforts both inside and out. The resort’s more than 1,800 existing rooms have also been fully updated with new fixtures, furnishings and lighting. A second new restaurant is planned to open on an island in the middle of the resort’s 14-acre lake, Lago Dorado, with new walkways stretching across the water, making it convenient no matter where guests stay at the resort. And a fresh color palette will tie the entire resort experience together, blending the new and the newly reimagined.

Guests will soon be able to make reservations for Gran Destino Tower for stays beginning in July 2019. Keep your eye on the Disney Parks Blog for future updates.


  • Do you know when in July it will open?

  • We stayed there earlier this year in a new room ,we were very impressed from the decor to how big it was.

  • This is fantastic! We love Coronado Springs!

  • I can’t wait! My husband and I always stay at Coronado Springs, while we love staying in the Casitas we’re looking forward to checking out the new rooms that will be located in the tower!

  • So excited, can’t wait for this to open! Coronado Springs is my family’s favorite WDW resort – we’ve been watching construction waiting for the day we can stay in the new tower. 🙂

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