Shades of Green provides Laundry Rooms for guests.
Updated 18 August 2023 – After a month and a half long debacle of closing the laundry rooms in both wings of the hotel, the laundry rooms have finally reopened with new machines. For a long time there had been WiFi connectivity issues (for payment processing) for the old machines due to Shades of Green’s poor WiFi signal that the machines had become mostly unusable.
I hope that these new machines will be up to the task!
The Laundry Rooms
Shades of Green offers 2 laundry rooms for guest use, 1 in each wing of the resort.
The Magnolia Wing room is on the 2nd floor and the Palm one is on the 3rd. Each laundry room offers multiple washers and dryers as well as folding tables and laundry carts. Each room also has vending machines for laundry essentials and snacks/beverages.
Microwaves are also available in the laundry rooms for guest use. These 2 microwaves are the only 2 available for guest use on property; there are none in the guest rooms.
Chairs and a TV are available for your entertainment while waiting.
The Magnolia Laundry Room.
The Palm Laundry Room.
General Laundry Room Pics
These pics all show the old machines (white ones) but also what the laundry rooms are like.
Washers, Dryers, and the soap machines take credit and debit cards as well as ApplePay. The current price is $2 per load.
Each laundry room has soda and snack machines, a TV, microwave, plus chairs to wait on. (There are no microwaves in the rooms, safety you know…)
The last time we used the laundry room at Shades of Green, Dad took the kids to the pool and Mom had some quiet time in the laundry room. Sounds odd but after a hectic morning with the kids in the parks she enjoyed the quite of being by herself with a good book.
Take a Disney Mid-Day Break it’s a Good Time To Use Shades of Green’s Laundry Rooms.
Central Florida can be very hot and muggy in the summer! Almost all Disney planners recommend a mid-day break from the theme parks to go back to the room and recharge your batteries.
We always do this if we are at WDW in the summer!
Some people hate to leave the parks once they are there, but being there from early in the morning until closing has been known to make not only children, but seasoned NCOs cry.
Summertime hours in the parks can run from 8AM the 11PM or later. That’s just too much to take at one time.
So, sometime after having lunch in the park, bail out and head back to your room. Get out of your very sweaty clothes, hit the pool, or just get a nap. I recommend both!
Then, put on dry clothes and head on back to the park. You’ll have a decisive edge on those who have stayed there to tough it out.
The only down side of this strategy is that wearing two full sets of clothes per day you’ll accumulate laundry at an increased rate.
So, unless you packed for a month you’ll need to do laundry sometime during your stay.
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