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The Essential Guide to Shades of Green

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The Essential Guide To Shades Of Green At Walt Disney World

Shades of Green Resort at Walt Disney World

The Shades of Green Resort is an Armed Forces Recreation Center Resort located on Walt Disney World property near Orlando Florida. Here you can find Disney World military discount tickets as well as very affordable military room rates for your Disney vacation.

SHades of Green, Orlando Florida - A Military Resort

The Shades of Green Resort was originally owned and operated by the Walt Disney World Company under various names. Since 1994 it has been operated as an Armed Forces Recreation Center, open only to a very special clientele.

Shades is a DoD facility and as such has strict ID requirements.

Shades of Green is dedicated to serving the men and women of the U.S. Armed Services community, their families, other eligible Department of Defense employees, and those they sponsor at Shades of Green.

The Shades of Green Resort
is a wonderfully spacious hotel. Remodeled and expanded in 2004 it has 586 of the largest standard resort rooms on Walt Disney World property, including eleven family suites.

Military Room Rates

You'll also find Shades of Green has very reasonable room rates compared with many Disney World Resorts and other hotels in the local area. Rates are based upon rank/pay grade. Shades of Green is a smoke free resort.

Shades of Green has two lovely heated pools, one in the shape of Mickey Mouse's head and ears! There's a sports bar and grill and kiddy pool too, there are two full-service restaurants, and several quick service options available for dining.

Shades compared to a Disney Value Resort

Military Disney Tickets

Shades of Green Resort offers military discounted Disney theme park tickets for all Disney World venues, Universal Studios Orlando, Sea World, and many other area attractions in it's Attraction Ticket Sales Office.


Shades of Green offers free bus transportation to various locations on Disney World property. You can leave your car in their parking garage so you won't have to drive to the theme parks! Also Disney's Polynesian resort and it's Monorail station is just a short walk from Shades of Green.

More Information

Shades of Green often fills up to capacity, in the event this happens you can be placed on their waiting list or they can offer you an Overflow Rate at selected Walt Disney World Resorts!

While Shades of Green has the most spacious rooms at Walt Disney World they are not themed in Disney fashion as are the Disney resorts. Obtaining an overflow rate can get you some of the best rooms on property at a great discount, or a very good rate on a Disney Value Resort.

Disney Benefits

Shades, while not a Disney hotel affords some of the same benefits such as Disney's Extra Magic Hour and package delivery to your room,

Shades of Green guests pay $14 per day to park at Disney theme parks. Here are some options to paying for parking.

The Shades of Green Resort can be the single most money saving benefit available for military members for their Walt Disney World vacation. We've enjoyed each stay at SoG and all of the cost cutting we've been able to do through them with overflow rates and discounted tickets through the years!


See more info on Shades of Green's rooms

Pictures of the front of Shades of Green Resort

More pictures of the Shades of Green Grounds

Pictures of the Shades of Green Lobby

Nice Shades of Green video

Shades of Green Menu

Shades of Green Information

Shades of Green Blog Posts

Shades of Green Main Page

Shades of Green Guest Rooms

Shades of Green Services

Shades of Green Eligibility

Shades of Green Room Rate Categories

Sponsoring Guests at Shades of Green

How do I get to Shades of Green?

Shades of Green Resort Layout

Shades compared to a Disney Value Resort

Shades compared to a Disney Moderate Resort

Walk to the Polynesian from Shades of Green

Shades of Green Junior Suite Tour

Shades of Green's Grounds

Shades of Green Pictures

Shades of Green Resort Layout

Shades of Green Tour on the Blog,
Lots of informative posts on the resort

Shades of Green Rates and Packages

Shades of Green Room Rates

Shades of Green Room Discounts

Shades of Green’s Shifting Military Discounts

How Do Disney World Resorts Compare To Shades of Green In Price?

Shades of Green Overflow Rates

Sponsoring Guests at Shades of Green

Non Retired Veterans

Shades of Green Discounted Tickets

Shades of Green Attraction Ticket Sales Office

Shades Of Green Discounted Ticket Types

Shades of Green Ticket Prices

Pre-Purchase Your Theme Park Tickets


Other Informaation

Shades of Green Starts 100% ID Check

Disney's Armed Forces Salute

Shades of Green Amenities

Disney Resort Themeing

Shades of Green Shopping

Shades of Green Transportation

Shades of Green's WDW Bus Stops

Shades of Green Dining

Magnolia Spa

Laundry Rooms

Alamo Rent a Car

Wedding Gazebo

Shades of Green's Walt Disney World Bus Stops

Shades of Green Recreation

Shades of Green Activities/Services

Shades of Green Pools

Shades of Green Fitness Center

Family Technology Center

Shades of Green Tennis

Activities for Kids



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