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Near theme parks

This hotel is within Walt Disney World Resort and is 2 blocks from the Downtown Disney Area, 3 miles from Epcot, and 5 miles from the Magic Kingdom Park and SeaWorld Orlando.

Theme park shuttles

Leisure options include an outdoor splash pool and children's pool. Best Western Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel provides complimentary scheduled shuttle service to Walt Disney World Theme Parks and Downtown Disney Area.

Furnished balconies

All 325 contemporary guestrooms in the 18-story Best Western Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel offer furnished balconies, pillowtop mattresses, 37-inch LCD TVs with pay movies, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Occupying 12 landscaped acres adjacent to a protected wilderness, the Best Western Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel provides complimentary area shuttles and complimentary scheduled shuttles to the Walt Disney World Theme Parks, and Downtown Disney Area. Onsite facilities include a Y-shaped outdoor splash pool, a children's pool, and a fitness center.

Dining options include a tropical grill with daily buffet breakfasts with make-your-own Mickey Mouse waffles and cooked-to-order omelette station, a casual Internet café, and a lounge offering cocktails and light fare.

Public computers in the café provide high-speed Internet access, and free WiFi access is available throughout the hotel. A Disney® Gift Shop is available on site.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Children's pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 325 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Number of floors - 18 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Local Expert Concierge 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 372 
  • Year Built 1972 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4000 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free local calls 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

Trader's Island Grill - A tropical restaurant with ceiling fans, pastel colors, and island music. Buffet breakfast includes “make your own” Mickey Mouse waffles and cooked-to-order omelette station. Open for breakfast and dinner.

Marketplace - Serves freshly brewed coffee, breakfast pastries and sandwiches, deli sandwiches, and salads for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Mostly on-the-go snacks.

Flamingo Cove - This lounge offers indoor and outdoor seating and poolside service. Cocktails, beer, wine, soft drinks, and light fare such as sandwiches and salads. Open from late morning until late evening.

Nearby Things to Do

Overlooking a wooded preserve, the hotel's sundeck houses a splash pool and children's pool. Guests also enjoy a video arcade (surcharge) and fitness room with stationary bikes, a stair machine, treadmill, strength-training equipment, and free weights.

One half-mile away, the Lake Buena Vista Golf Course offers an 18-hole course and driving range. Three miles away, fishing excursions, watercraft, and bicycle rentals are available along Disney's BoardWalk Resort.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 

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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

This hotel reserves the right to place an authorization for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 13.99 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Self parking
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 8.99 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 8 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 12.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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