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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

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2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Overview of Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

4.0 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Top rated for cleanliness (4.5/5)

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
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2901 Osceola Pkwy, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32830

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDisney's Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Course4 min drive
  • Popular LocationDisney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park9 min drive
  • Popular LocationDisney's Blizzard Beach Water Park11 min drive
  • AirportOrlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.)29 min drive

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About this area

Lake Buena Vista

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge is located in Bay Lake, a neighborhood in Lake Buena Vista, and is near the airport and near the boardwalk. Disney Springs® is worth checking out if shopping 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 Blizzard Beach Water Park. Traveling with kids? Don't miss Disney's Hollywood Studios® and Epcot®. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Disney's Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Course - 4 min drive
  • Disney's Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course - 7 min drive
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park - 9 min drive
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios® - 10 min drive
  • Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Orlando Station - 27 min drive
  • Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO) - 29 min drive

Restaurants

  • Rainforest Cafe - 4 min walk
  • The Mara - 17 min walk
  • Sakura Asian Fusion - 4 min drive
  • Denny's - 4 min drive
  • Cicis - 4 min drive

About this property

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

4-star family-friendly resort near Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
Consider a stay at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge and take advantage of a poolside bar, shopping on site, and a coffee shop/cafe. Treat yourself to a Swedish massage at the onsite spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 3 onsite restaurants. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as an arcade/game room and dry cleaning/laundry services.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • 2 outdoor pools with a waterslide, sun loungers, and pool umbrellas
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), a free theme park shuttle, and valet parking (surcharge)
  • Tour/ticket assistance, express check-out, and a 24-hour front desk
  • An elevator, multilingual staff, and express check-in
  • Guest reviews say good things about the family-friendly amenities, pool, and helpful staff
Room features
All 972 rooms have comforts such as 24-hour room service and laptop-friendly workspaces, as well as perks like air conditioning and bathrobes.
Extra amenities include:
  • Childcare services and free infant beds
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and hair dryers
  • 55-inch TVs with cable channels and DVD players
  • Balconies or patios, mini fridges, and ceiling fans

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 25 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking on site (USD 33 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • 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 center
  • Full-service spa
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • DVD player
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Waterslide

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 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/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Outdoors

  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Spa

  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 55-inch TV
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player

Food and drink

  • Mini-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

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Check-in

85% of travellers were happy with check-in
Check-in from 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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 30 for adults, 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

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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 property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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
A car is not required for transportation to and from this property
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Animal Kingdom Lodge
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Disney's Animal
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Frequently asked questions

Does Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge have a pool?

Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools.

How much does it cost to stay at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge?

As of Oct 2, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge on Oct 18, 2022 start from CA $633.37, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge?

Self parking is available for USD 25 per night. Valet parking is available for USD 33 per night.

What time is check-in at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge?

Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight.

What time is check-out at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Where is Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge located?

This family-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort is located near the airport, 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park and Disney's Hollywood Studios®. Epcot® and Disney Springs® are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge and receive a full refund?

Yes, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 633 out of 1001 reviews
5 - Excellent 63%
Rating 4 - Good. 202 out of 1001 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 98 out of 1001 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 40 out of 1001 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 28 out of 1001 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.3/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Jorge
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Amazing
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

4/5 Good

estela
Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It Would be nice to have water in the room.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Robert M.
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful Hotel. Excellent service.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2022

3/5 Okay

Abigail
Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness
The only positive experience we had was with Guest Services when we checked in after that it was horrible. At the gift shop there was no "Hi or thank you" after our purchase it was more like buy and get out type of attitude. In the morning for breakfast the samething no "Good morning or thank you" or acknowledgement that you are there very bad customer service. Then on one of the days we didn't leave the room until later in the afternoon and someone from the hotel came knocking on our door to do a wellness check but she came three times before actually coming in to do a check and by then we were all leaving to go to park. She proceeded to walk through our room but didn't clean it or send someone to come clean it so not sure what the point was of her coming in and just walking through the room. Room wasn't a mess but the one small garbage that was in the room could have been emptied. Hotel is beautiful and aside from the first person who checked us in the other employees we came across need to be trained on customer service or find a different job not customer service based.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

PRASHANT
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved it
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Amy, Ontario
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Awesome property. We got to stay near the lobby which is definitely a plus. Savanna view rooms are worth every penny in my opinion. Shuttles to all four parks are frequent and direct (no midway stop). We felt like we should but even bother renting a car staying here. Definitely would come back again.
Stayed 7 nights in Aug 2022

1/5 Terrible

Anthony
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities
Do not pay club level for this resort, the selections are terrible and the rooms are 15 minute walk from the lounge.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

4/5 Good

ADESH
Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Amazing place to stay but a bit expensive
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Seb