I have to say, when you book into our local Best Western, the cheapest room is $119.00. That’s it. All you get is a room at a Best Western which could be in any of a million places, they all look alike, there’s no “theming” unless you call the decor themeing.
There is nothing around that place; you need to drive 2 miles to get into town, there’s nothing going on in town - there’s only a small beach.
I think for what we get at Disney in the way of surroundings, beautifully decorated and themed resorts, restaurants gallore, free transportation, a lot of extras like package delivery and on and on, it is a good deal.
Disney is not a bargain. There’s hardly a fun and worthwhile vacation that is a bargain these days. Our collective vacations with Disney are 99.999% predictably wonderful. We don’t need to worry about save and clean accommodations, we know we’ll be taken care of at Disney.
You can take a vacation on a ranch and pay for the pleasure of working there, blahhhh