Honestly, with these decent shots showing the underside, I don’t mind it. Just looks like wood planks painted white.
Works for me.
Maybe it's because I already know it's metal, but it doesn't look like wood at all to me. It looks like a steel/aluminum sheet.
I'm not planning to stay at the Polynesian anyways, though, so it doesn't matter to me.
Just to keep in perspective, this was the previous drop off area.Wow. I am so disappointed in the lack of detail for the new entrance. I really hope that they try to cover these structures to bring that wood look of the old entrance. If not... it looks like the cost-cutting continues. I've seen better displays at Six Flags.
To be fair, the vast majority of hotels compare unfavorably to AKL's Jambo House! On property, only Wilderness Lodge holds a candle to it.Oof, from underneath almost everything in that photo looks like metal/plastic/concrete. The comparison to AKL is incredibly unflattering.
For comparison: This is what they are actually capable of:
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