Disney has confirmed that Walt Disney World will get their own version of the exclusive Disneyland Club 33, the members only private club. Disneyland in California has the original Club 33 which has been open since 1967 in the location above New Orleans Square in Disneyland.
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The official Disney Vacation Club quarterly magazine, Disney Files, confirmed the new club out in Florida, but provided few details. The article shared that “Club 33, the private club dreamed up by Walt Disney for 33 Royal Street in New Orleans Square at Disneyland Park and since expanded to Tokyo Disney Resort and Shanghai Disney Resort, is coming soon to Walt Disney World Resort.”
The theme of the new Walt Disney World Club 33 was confirmed to be world travel. Specifically the new venues will be
The new club will give members access to four new private lounges throughout the resort. The expectation is that the new locations will be located throughout the theme parks with one in Disney's Animal Kingdom, one in Disney's Hollywood Studios, one in the Magic Kingdom, and one in Epcot.
The issue of membership was not touched upon in the article. Club 33 members from Disneyland have shared that they do not expect their membership to include access to the Walt Disney World locations. There are other Club locations in both Tokyo Disneyland and Shanghai Disneyland that are not open to Disneyland Resort Club members either and share only the name as an affiliation.
There is no information on when the club will open for membership or first use beyond the comment of “coming soon.”
You can see photos from the Club 33 in Disneyland from both the original Club 33 setup that was kept mainly intact until the launch of the new Club 33 Disneyland redesign in Disneyland that includes a private jazz club lounge.