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Private beach, white sand, beach towels, beach volleyball
3 outdoor pools, open 9:00 AM to 11:30 PM, pool cabanas (surcharge)
3 outdoor pools, open 9:00 AM to 11:30 PM, pool cabanas (surcharge)
3 outdoor pools, open 9:00 AM to 11:30 PM, pool cabanas (surcharge)

Guest reviews

4.3/5 Excellent
4,202 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Spa
Gym
Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Hand sanitizer provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationDisney's Boardwalk12 min walk
Popular LocationEpcot®17 min walk
Popular LocationDisney's Hollywood Studios®17 min drive
AirportOrlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.)28 min drive

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  • Traditional Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, View

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 360 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsTraditional Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, View
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Resort View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 360 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsRoom, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Resort View
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, View (Fireworks View)

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 360 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsRoom, 2 Double Beds, View (Fireworks View)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Resort View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 360 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Resort View
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsJunior Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 600 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsPremium Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Traditional Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 360 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsTraditional Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, View
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Resort View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 360 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsRoom, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Resort View
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Resort View (Fireworks View)

    Room amenities

    • 360 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsRoom, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Resort View (Fireworks View)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View (Fireworks View)

    Room amenities

    • 360 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View (Fireworks View)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View

    Room amenities

    • 360 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View
  • Traditional Room, 2 Double Beds

    Room amenities

    • 360 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsTraditional Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Traditional Room, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 360 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsTraditional Room, 1 King Bed

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Lake Buena Vista

Located in Lake Buena Vista's Bay Lake neighbourhood, Walt Disney World Dolphin is near theme parks and on a private beach. Disney Springs® is worth exploring if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Epcot® and Disney's Hollywood Studios®. Travelling with kids? Don't miss Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and Walt Disney World®. Break out the clubs and hit the links on a nearby golf course, or seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and horse riding. Our guests love the resort's location for the sightseeing.

Visit our Lake Buena Vista travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Disney's Boardwalk - 12 min walk
  • Epcot® - 17 min walk
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports - 9 min drive
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park - 13 min drive
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios® - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Orlando Station - 25 min drive
  • Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) - 28 min drive

Restaurants

  • Todd's English Bluezoo - 12 min walk
  • Beaches & Cream Soda Shop - 17 min walk
  • Sunshine Seasons - 18 min walk
  • Le Cellier Steakhouse - 2 min drive
  • Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room - 2 min drive

About this property

Walt Disney World Dolphin

4-star resort with pools, private beach and full-service spa
Spend the day catching some rays at Walt Disney World Dolphin's private white sand beach, relaxing by one of the resort's 3 outdoor swimming pools, or pampering yourself at the full-service spa. All 1509 rooms offer comforts such as pillowtop beds and premium bedding, plus 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find wireless Internet access (surcharge), separate bathtubs and showers and coffee/tea makers.
Walt Disney World Dolphin offers 1509 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and free newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 49-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Follows standard sanitisation guidelines of Commitment to Clean (Marriott)

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 13.95 per day)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking: USD 27 per night
  • Valet parking: USD 37 per night
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Aerobics classes
  • Air hockey
  • Arcade/game room
  • Basketball
  • Beach volleyball
  • Children's pool
  • Evening entertainment
  • Full-service spa
  • Karaoke
  • Playground
  • Shopping
  • Table tennis
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Corner/local shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Playground
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Waterslide

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Corner/local shop
  • Lockers available
  • Reception hall
  • Vending machine

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 61 meeting rooms
  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (306979 square feet)

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Dock
  • Firepit
  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 8 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

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
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • 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 path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Beach towels
  • Games
  • Shared microwave
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 49-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV/satellite channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Mini fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • LED light bulbs
  • Phone
  • Recycling

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 4 PM and midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 33.75 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness centre access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls

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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 13.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self-parking fee: USD 27 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 37 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per night

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 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
Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Guests are provided with hand sanitiser
The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott) guidelines
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

Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 11:30 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
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

Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort
Dolphin Resort
Walt Disney World Dolphin
Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel
Dolphin Hotel
Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort Lake Buena Vista
Walt Disney World Dolphin Lake Buena Vista
Walt Disney World Dolphin Bue

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Walt Disney World Dolphin and receive a full refund?
Yes, Walt Disney World Dolphin offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Walt Disney World Dolphin cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Walt Disney World Dolphin have a pool?
Yes, this property has 3 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Pool access is from 9:00 AM to 11:30 PM.
Is Walt Disney World Dolphin pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this resort?
Self-parking is available for USD 27 per night. Valet parking is available for USD 37 per night.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 4 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at Walt Disney World Dolphin?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this resort located?
Nestled on the beach, this Bay Lake resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Epcot® and Disney's Hollywood Studios®. Disney Springs® and Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Walt Disney World Dolphin

4.3
Excellent
5 - Excellent
2,382
4 - Good
1,095
3 - Okay
416
2 - Mediocre
194
1 - Poor
115
4.4
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.4
Property condition

1/5

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

Never stay in this hotel. Service is terrible and rooms are dirty. This was the worst Disney experience.

Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

2/5

  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

First night checked discovered the comforter was not cleaned, called front desk 3 times to replace it, sent someone to our room with bed sheet which we didn't ask, sent someone again with comforter cover, 3rd time with blankets....then we discovered the TV remote is missing, called front desk to get the remote, someone cares....we stayed for 4 nights no TV :(. I complaint to the front desk when checked out, she seemed not care -- WILL NOT STAY AT THIS HOTEL AND NOT RECOMMED TO ANYONE.

Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

2/5

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

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

1/5

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020