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Abandoned Gun Reportedly Found at Disney World Resort

Disney's Pop Century Resort Sign
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Disney World takes security measures and the safety of its guests very seriously.

Walt Disney World Resort is where guests come to find the magic of Disney and make memories that will last a lifetime. Disney World is home to four theme parks: Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Disney also has two water parks, Blizzard Beach, and Typhoon Lagoon.

Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom Park

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With all of the different parks guests can visit, Disney is also home to several different resorts. Disney World offers a wide range of resorts and hotels that cater to various budgets and preferences. Here is a list of some of the well-known Disney World resorts and hotels:

Value Resorts:

  1. Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort
  2. Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
  3. Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort
  4. Disney’s Pop Century Resort
  5. Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Moderate Resorts:

  1. Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
  2. Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
  3. Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside
  4. Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter
  5. The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin

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Deluxe Resorts:

  1. Disney’s Contemporary Resort
  2. Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
  3. Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
  4. Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
  5. Disney’s Beach Club Resort
  6. Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
  7. Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
  8. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
  9. Disney’s Contemporary Resort
  10. Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Deluxe Villa Resorts (many of which are part of the Disney Vacation Club):

  1. Disney’s Old Key West Resort
  2. Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
  3. Disney’s Beach Club Villas
  4. Disney’s BoardWalk Villas
  5. The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
  6. Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort
  7. Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
  8. Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
  9. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House
  10. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village
  11. Disney’s Riviera Resort
walt disney world resort hotel the swan and dolphin at night

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Guests staying onsite at Disney World offer exclusive guest perks that can significantly enhance your vacation experience. These perks are designed to make guests’ visit more convenient, enjoyable, and immersive. Disney World offers a variety of transportation options to and from the theme parks, water parks, and Disney Springs. These may include buses, monorails, boats, and the Disney Skyliner gondola system, making it easy to navigate the vast resort.

Disney Skyliner

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With guests checking in and out of resorts and hotels daily, Disney Cast Members work hard at keeping Disney clean and a safe place for guests. However, some guests may experience a less magical stay at some Disney World Resorts.

In a social media post, a guest staying onsite reported that they found a gun located in the safe when they checked into their room.

“Not really disturbing but I went to Disney on my son’s middle school band trip. When we check into our hotel (Music) there was a gun (9mm) in the safe,” they said.

The guest shared that they notified the front desk, and the police came and got it. This is significant because the guest who smuggled the gun into the resort broke the rules in a way that could’ve been dangerous for other guests.

Disney World, like many other theme parks and public places, has strict policies and security measures in place to ensure the safety of all its guests. Firearms and weapons of any kind are not allowed within the resort’s premises, except for authorized security personnel. Disney’s official website rules on guns or firearms is that they are not allowed on the premises. If caught with a gun at Disney World, guests may be banned.

Disney After Hours Guests

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Disney has plenty of security measures in place to ensure that guests are safe while staying in “The Most Magical Place on Earth.” If you ever run into anything like this, make sure to report it to your nearest Disney Cast Member.

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About Brittni Ward

Brittni is a Disney and Universal fan; one of her favorite things at both parks is collecting popcorn buckets. While at Disney World Resort, Brittni meets the princesses and rides Kilimanjaro Safaris. At Universal, Brittni enjoys the Minions and watching Animal Actors on Location! When not at Disney World Resort or Universal Orlando, Brittni spends time with her family and pets.