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Overview of Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

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4.5 / 5Wonderful
2,377 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air Conditioning

Map

What's nearby

Popular LocationDisney's Blizzard Beach Water Park9 min drive
Popular LocationDisney's Hollywood Studios®25 min drive
AirportOrlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.)33 min drive
Popular LocationDisney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park35 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • Room (Standard View)

    Room (Standard View)

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Queen Beds
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  • Savanna View - Club Level Access

    Savanna View - Club Level Access

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Queen Bed
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  • Room, Pool View

    Room, Pool View

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room (Savanna View)

    Room (Savanna View)

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Queen Beds
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About this area

Lake Buena Vista

Located in Lake Buena Vista's Bay Lake neighbourhood, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge is near the airport and near the boardwalk. Disney's Lake Buena Vista Golf Course and Grand Cypress Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and Disney's Hollywood Studios®. Travelling with kids? Don't miss Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park - 9 min drive
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports - 13 min drive
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios® - 25 min drive
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park - 35 min drive
  • Epcot® - 39 min drive

Getting around

  • Kissimmee Station - 26 min drive
  • Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) - 33 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Venue 1 – Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

About this property

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

Family-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort in Bay Lake, near Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
3 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa are available at this smoke-free resort. A free airport shuttle and a free theme park shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a fitness centre, a bar/lounge and a poolside bar are on-site. All 972 rooms offer free WiFi, balconies or patios and TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, DVD players and fridges.
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge offers 972 forms of accommodation with DVD players and a safe. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Cable televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bathrobes and hairdryers.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
2 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a waterslide and a fitness centre.
Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, Zahanati Massage & Fitness Center. Services include Swedish massages and massages.
The spa is open daily.

Awards and affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQIA) guests.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Self parking: USD 25 per night
Valet parking: USD 33 per night
Free 24-hour return airport shuttle
Airport shuttle on request
Free local area shuttle
Free theme park shuttle

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11:00 AM: USD 5-30 for adults and USD 5-30 for children
3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
1 poolside bar and 1 bar
24-hour room service

Things to do

2 outdoor pools
Arcade/game room
Fitness centre
Full-service spa
Shopping

Family friendly

2 outdoor pools
Arcade/game room
Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Children's club (surcharge)
Dry-cleaning service
DVD player
Free local area shuttle
Free cots/infant beds
Free theme park shuttle
In-room childcare (surcharge)
Laundry facilities
Mini-fridge
Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Waterslide

Conveniences

ATM/banking services
Lift
Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English
Spanish

Outdoors

Pool sunloungers
Pool umbrellas

Spa

Massage - prenatal
Massage - swedish
Spa open daily

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
Wheelchair-accessible business centre
Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible pool
Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
Wheelchair-accessible spa
Wheelchair-accessible van parking

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Fireplace in reception
Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Climate control (air conditioning)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Ceiling fan
Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Hairdryer
Shower/bathtub combination

Entertainment

55-inch TV
TV channels
DVD player

Food and drink

Mini fridge
Fridge

Outdoor space

Balcony or patio

More

Connecting rooms available
Desk
Free local calls
Free newspapers (weekdays)
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-friendly workspace
Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

  • The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, go to My Disney Experience<br />
  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.
  • <b>Disney's Magical Express</b> service provides roundtrip motorcoach transportation and luggage delivery to and from Orlando International Airport and select <b>Walt Disney World</b> Resort hotels. Guests who wish to utilize Disney’s <b>Disney's Magical Express</b> must make a reservation in advance through the <b>Disney's Magical Express</b> website.

Renovations and closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:
  • Bar/lounge
  • Swimming pool

Guests will have access to the following alternative facilities during the renovation:

  • Outdoor pool

This property is closed from 20 March 2020 to 11 April 2020 (dates subject to change). Renovation work will only be conducted during working hours. Every effort will be made to minimise noise and disturbance.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types at the property

American Express
Discover
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

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 USD 5 and USD 30 for adults, and USD 5 and USD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 33 per night (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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.

Property is also known as

  • 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
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Buena
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort Lake Buena Vista
All reviews

Guest reviews

4.5

Wonderful

5 - Excellent
1,506
4 - Good
581
3 - Okay
196
2 - Mediocre
63
1 - Poor
31
4.5
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

This is a stunning, relaxing property. Gorgeous interiors and exteriors. Animals outside the windows are so cool!

Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

I felt at home while still feeling like I was in a completely different country. I got glimpses of African culture and all of the staff were so kind. My family and I were so happy, and seeing the animals from our room and around the resort was an awesome perk.

Stayed 7 nights in Mar 2020

3/5

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The theming of the resort was amazing. The lobby was beautiful and all the staff were very nice

    Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020