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Goodbye COVID Closures! The Final Disney Resort Hotel Is Now Open

Disney fans, we’ve been together through this long haul… but now… now we have extra special news to share. Goodbye COVID closures! Today, the FINAL Walt Disney World Resort Hotel officially reopened.

Not only does today set a milestone for Walt Disney World Resort hotels but we have also received the fantastic news that character meet and greets are returning very soon. Yes, that means Mickey Mouse is getting an extra big hug from us!

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Slowly we’ve watched the Disney hotels reopening to welcome Guests back after COVID closures suddenly hit in March 2020. As Disney Park entertainment such as parades and live entertainment stage shows have been making their gradual return, we can’t help but feel that Disney nostalgia setting in.

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Today, March 31, 2022, marks the day of the final Disney Resort Hotel reopening which is Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort. With Disney’s All-Star Music and Disney’s All-Star Movies already open, it was just a matter of time before the Sport Resort was put back in the game!

Check out the celebratory video Disney shares below as Cast Members welcome Guests home. (Tip – grab a tissue first!)

Disney Parks Blog shares, “Throughout our phased reopening at Walt Disney World, approximately 70,000 Cast Members were welcomed back in a variety of roles. From housekeeping to merchandise, engineering services to food and beverage, these Cast Members bring to life the world-class service Disney is known for. And they sprinkle a little pixie dust while they do it, joining in on all the themed fun at each Resort.”

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A huge welcome back to all the Cast Members and Guests that are looking to make their Disney experience extra magical with a Disney Resort Hotel stay.

Ready to book your stay at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort? Disney describes the hotel as, “Get in the game at this Resort hotel that salutes the world of competitive sports, including baseball, basketball, football, surfing and tennis. Go the distance and don’t be afraid to celebrate your inner fan amid sporty décor starring some of your favorite Disney characters.”

Check out availability here. Happy planning your dream getaway, Disney fans!

About Jamie Sylvester

We are Disney nerds. Two kids at heart who love the magic and the memories of Walt Disney World! We follow all things Disney and have great experiences with Disney Vacation Club and RunDisney events in particular. We enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways and geek out over the planning of such events. From lodging to dining to Fastpasses we have a spreadsheet for every occasion. Mike’s frivolous Disney goal is to acquire a magic band of every style while Jamie’s goal is to experience as many Disney desserts as possible. Usually there isn’t a day that passes without some discussion of the master plan of our next trip to the happiest place on earth. Most people think we’re normal – until they travel to Disney with us. We have been married for 16 years and are blessed with a daughter and a son who have already learned the importance of planning ahead! As a family we thoroughly enjoy the magic and the memories at Walt Disney World and are here to help others experience the magic as well.