Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort in Bay Lake, walk to Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

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Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Location

Located in Lake Buena Vista, this family-friendly resort is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Disney's Hollywood Studios® and Epcot®. Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Resort features

3 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free resort. Free WiFi in public areas is provided, as well as free self parking, a free area shuttle and a free theme park shuttle. Other amenities include a poolside bar, a coffee shop/café and valet parking.

Room amenities

All 1293 properties provide conveniences such as refrigerators and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find balconies, iPod docking stations and 24-hour room service.

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge features 2 the outdoor swimming pools. Dining is available at one of the resort's 3 restaurants, and guests can grab a coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This family-friendly resort also offers a kid's club, tour or ticket assistance and an arcade/games room. Complimentary self parking is available on-site.

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Children's club 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 2001 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 1293 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Television 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Private bathroom 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge has 3 restaurants serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 the outdoor swimming pools are on site.

  • Golfing nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Disney's Magical Express service provides roundtrip motorcoach transportation and luggage delivery to and from Orlando International Airport and select Walt Disney World Resort hotels. Guests who wish to utilize Disney’s Disney's Magical Express must make a reservation in advance through the Disney's Magical Express website or by calling:
U.S. and Canada reservations: 407-939-1936
United Kingdom reservations: 0800-16-90-730

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD15 and USD30 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Lake Buena Vista
  • Animal Kingdom Hotel Disney
  • Disneys Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Animal Kingdom Lodge Orlando

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Benefits

Guests staying at this Walt Disney World Resort hotel can enjoy the following benefits during their stay:

  • First access to reserve a limited number of Disney FastPass+ attractions and shows, up to 60 days before they arrive (theme park tickets required)
  • Extended theme park hours with Extra Magic Hours at 1 of the Disney theme park each day (theme park tickets required)
  • Complimentary resort transportation via motor coaches, ferries, and monorail, providing convenient ways to explore all the theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort
  • Complimentary parking at Walt Disney World Resort hotels and theme parks
  • Complimentary MagicBands to access Disney theme parks (theme park tickets required), unlock guestrooms, check in at FastPass+ entrances for previously selected attractions and entertainment, and make payments at shops and restaurants
  • Complimentary roundtrip airport service between Orlando International Airport and select Resort Hotels via motor coach with Disney’s Magical Express, including luggage delivery straight to guestrooms
  • Resort Hotel entertainment, including themed pools with slides, outdoor Disney movie screenings, and Disney Character Dining experiences
Valid Theme Park admission tickets and online registration required for Disney FastPass+ attractions and entertainment (the number of selections guests can can make and available arrival windows are limited). To book airport transportation, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival; contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email. Offer subject to availability. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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