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Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, Lake Buena Vista

1500 Epcot Resort Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32830, United States of America, ‏‎800-491-6126
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Location.
Located in the center of the Walt Disney World Resort, the Walt Disney World Dolphin in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., serves as a gateway to Orlando's popular theme parks and attractions. Private entrances to both Epcot and the Magic Kingdom are accessible via boat or walkways from the hotel.

Hotel Features.
The Walt Disney World Dolphin is an Epcot Resort, offering special Walt Disney World® Resort benefits such as complimentary transportation to all Walt Disney World theme parks and attractions, Disney character dining opportunities, ticket desks, priority seating at select Walt Disney World® theme parks, and advance tee times at 5 golf courses. Additional exclusive Walt Disney World® Resort benefits include Disney's Extra Magic hours at select theme parks and FASTPASS+ access to reserve some experiences up to 60 days in advance.

The hotel offers 6 dining options, including the award-wining Shula's Steakhouse, filled with team memorabilia from the 1972 Miami Dolphin's "Perfect Season." Coastal cuisine and fresh seafood appeal at Todd English's BlueZoo restaurant, where dancing blue lights twinkle as the fish grills. At Picabu, children and the young-at-heart alike will find adventure and good food in a cafeteria-style setting; open 24 hours a day. Dining options range from the casual to fine dining and include bars, a coffee shop, and lounge.

The hotel includes 5 outdoor swimming pools and 4 outdoor tennis courts. The hotel shares dining and recreational activities with the Walt Disney Swan Resort, including a swimming complex called The Grotto. This 3-acre playground includes waterfalls, slides, water volleyball and spa tubs. The hotel's Camp Dolphin program offers children's activities for ages four to 12, including crafts, arcades, Disney movies and board games (fees apply). The Bali-inspired Mandara Spa is centered around 2 interior gardens, the Tea Garden's "Asian Bale" and the Meditation Garden's "Meru Temple." The spa offers services such as massages, body scrubs and wraps, facials, manicures, and pedicures. Children under 18 must have a parent with them when they visit the spa. The hotel also offers 98 meeting and conference rooms, totaling 320,000 square feet of meeting space.

Guestrooms.
Guestrooms feature slate-tile entries. The Palm Springs-themed rooms offer views of the resort, lake, or pools from floor-to-ceiling windows. Westin Heavenly Beds boast 280-thread count, 100 percent cotton linens, pillowtop mattresses and 5 pillows. Split bathrooms offer vanity areas with makeup mirrors and Heavenly showers with Elemis toiletries and rainforest showerheads. High-speed Internet access is available for a fee. Room service is available 24 hours a day and offers meal reheating (surcharge). In-room child care is available for a fee.

Excellent4.0 / 5
  • we loved our stay at disney dolphin. Just wished the room had a table with chairs and it…Apr 11, 2015
  • Perfect location to visit the Disney theme parks and a really good value. The rooms are a…Apr 10, 2015
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Hotel Info: ‎866-539-8117‎

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  • Traditional Room, 2 Double Beds, View
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View
  • Traditional Room, 1 King Bed
  • Traditional Room, 1 King Bed
  • Traditional Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Resort View

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 1,509 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 27 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children (17 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Children's club *

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Transportation

Parking

  • Valet parking *

  • Accessible parking

Offsite

  • Free theme park shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Also known as

  • Disney Dolphin Hotel
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin
  • World Disney World
  • Disney World
  • Dolphin Hotel Orlando
  • Disney World Hotel
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort
  • Walt Disney Orlando
  • Orlando Walt Disney
  • Walt Disney World Swan
  • World Disney
  • Disney Dolphin

Policies

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.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: USD 23 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • In-room bottled water

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 18 per night with in/out privileges

Valet parking costs USD 26 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for USD 25 per night

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities
Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 4 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • On private beach
  • Beach towels
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5
  • Children's pool
  • Health club
  • Outdoor tennis courts 4
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Waterslide
  • Tennis on site
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 98
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 320,000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 29729
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Wedding services
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
Accessibility
  • Disabled parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

With meditation, tea gardens, and garden and city views, the Mandara Spa specializes in Asian-inspired treatments. Relax in the sauna, spa tub and steam room, and enjoy aromatherapy treatments, various types of massage, body scrubs and wraps, facial treatments, manicures and pedicures and reflexology.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult when they visit the spa.

Dining

Shulas Steakhouse - This steakhouse serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Todd English bluezoo - This seafood restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fresh Mediterranean Mrkt. - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

The Fountain - This restaurant serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available.

Picabu - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open 24 hours.

Recreation

On Site

  • Health club
  • Outdoor tennis courts 4
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Tennis on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Playground on site
  • Volleyball on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Water skiing nearby

Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, Lake Buena Vista’s small print

Also known as

  • Disney Dolphin Hotel
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin
  • World Disney World
  • Disney World
  • Dolphin Hotel Orlando
  • Disney World Hotel
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort
  • Walt Disney Orlando
  • Orlando Walt Disney
  • Walt Disney World Swan
  • World Disney
  • Disney Dolphin

Policies

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.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: USD 23 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • In-room bottled water

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 18 per night with in/out privileges

Valet parking costs USD 26 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for USD 25 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, Lake Buena Vista

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