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5/5 Excellent
11,054 reviews
"Great resort, beautiful and great hotel staff....."

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Epcot®
    11 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
    12 min drive
  • Restaurant
    Cabana Bar & Grill
    3 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Splash Grill
    8 min walk
  • Airport
    Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.)
    28 min drive

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  • Traditional Room, 2 Double Beds, No View

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
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  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Resort View

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Room, 2 Double Beds, View (Fireworks View)

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Resort View

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Premium Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Traditional Room, 1 King Bed, No View

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Resort View

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Resort View (Fireworks View)

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View (Fireworks View)

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
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About this area

Lake Buena Vista

Located near the boardwalk, Walt Disney World Dolphin is in Lake Buena Vista's Bay Lake neighbourhood, an area with good shopping. Medieval Times and Ripley's Believe It or Not are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Disney Springs® and Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. Travelling with kids? Don't miss Disney's Hollywood Studios®, or check out an event or a game at ESPN Wide World of Sports. Our guests love the resort's location for the sightseeing.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Epcot® - 11 min drive
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports - 11 min drive
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park - 12 min drive
  • Disney Springs® - 12 min drive
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios® - 12 min drive

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • Shula's Steakhouse — 1 min walk
  • Todd English bluezoo — 1 min walk
  • Cabana Bar & Grill - 3 min walk
  • Splash Grill - 8 min walk
  • Garden Grove - 9 min walk

About this property

Walt Disney World Dolphin

Family-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort in Bay Lake, walk to Disney's Boardwalk
7 restaurants, 5 outdoor pools and a full-service spa are available at this smoke-free resort. A theme park shuttle is free. Additionally, a private beach, 4 bars/lounges and a 24-hour health club are on-site. All 1509 rooms feature comforts such as pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include fridges and coffee makers. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, wireless Internet access (surcharge) and flat-screen TVs.
Walt Disney World Dolphin offers 1509 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature laptop-compatible safes and free newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer.
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 an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 25 per night)
Available in some public areas: WiFi (USD 25.00 per night)

Parking and public transport

Self parking: USD 25 per night
Valet parking: USD 35 per night
Return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Free theme park shuttle
Limo/town car service

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:00 AM–noon: USD 11.99-29.99 per person
7 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
4 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
24-hour room service

Things to do

24-hour health club
5 outdoor pools
Arcade/game room
Basketball
Children's pool
Full-service spa
Mini golf
Playground
Shopping
Hot tub
Steam room
Volleyball

Family friendly

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

Conveniences

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

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
Spanish

Business services

Business centre
Meeting rooms
Conference space

Outdoors

Garden
Private beachfront location
Terrace

Spa

8 treatment rooms
Aromatherapy
Body scrubs
Body treatments
Body wraps
Couples treatment room(s)
Facials
Manicures and pedicures
Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - hot stone
Massage - prenatal
Massage - swedish
Massage/treatment rooms
Reflexology
Sauna
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
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
Wheelchair-accessible van parking
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair-accessible spa
Wheelchair-accessible pool
Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
Wheelchair-accessible business centre
Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
Visual alarms in hallways

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Beach towels
Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Blackout drapes/curtains
Climate control (air conditioning)
Free cots/infant beds
Hypo-allergenic bedding
Pillow-top mattress
Premium bedding
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

Eco-friendly toiletries
Hairdryer
Shower/bathtub combination

Entertainment

TV/satellite channels
flat-screen TV
premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Fridge

More

Access via exterior corridors
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 - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Children and extra beds

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

Property payment types

American Express
Diners Club
Discover
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

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.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 11.99 and USD 29.99 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 25 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 25.00 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self-parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 35 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 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.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
  • 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

  • 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
4.1
5 - Excellent
5,187
4 - Good
3,452
3 - Okay
1,403
2 - Mediocre
668
1 - Poor
344
4.2
Cleanliness
4.2
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.2
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

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

Stayed 2 nights in Jan. 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

Great resort, beautiful and great hotel staff.....

Stayed 1 night in Jan. 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

Very clear, safe and wonderful staff. Love the location...walking distance to EPCOT.

Stayed 3 nights in Jan. 2020

3/5

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

Property is not handicap friendly. Property is very large. Pool is far away and handicap room far from the elevator

Stayed 4 nights in Jan. 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

Stayed 1 night in Jan. 2020

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