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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista

4-star4 stars
2901 Osceola Pkwy, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32830, United States of America

4-star resort with 3 restaurants, near Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
  • Free WiFi
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Superb9.0
  • Hotel was nice and the room was just renovated so everything was new. The staff was…Mar 20, 2019
  • Awesome hotel, authentic African theme with great view of animals from room balcony. Nice…Feb 26, 2019
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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista

from $304
  • Room (Standard View)
  • Standard Room Club Level
  • Room (Savanna View - Bunk Bed)
  • Room, Pool View (Bunk Bed)
  • Room, Pool View
  • Room (Savanna View)

What’s around Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista

Landmarks

  • In Bay Lake
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park - 9 min walk
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports - 3.9 mi / 6.2 km
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios® - 4.7 mi / 7.6 km
  • Epcot® - 5.9 mi / 9.5 km
  • Old Town - 6.1 mi / 9.8 km
  • Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park - 2.1 mi / 3.5 km
  • Disney's Boardwalk - 4.4 mi / 7.2 km

Getting around

  • Kissimmee, FL (ISM-Kissimmee Gateway) - 27 min drive
  • Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) - 29 min drive
  • Orlando Station - 28 min drive
  • Kissimmee Station - 32 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free theme park shuttle

About Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista

Location.
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, located in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., is an African-themed wildlife reserve positioned two miles from Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park. The resort stands one mile from Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park.

Hotel Features.
Featuring thatched roofs and African artifacts, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge is located on 33 acres of savannah where African wildlife graze freely. Resort dining options include African and American cuisine served at Jiko-The Cooking Place, American-style quick service offered at The Mara food court, and African buffets prepared at Boma-Flavors of Africa. Uzima Springs Pool Bar offers refreshments at the outdoor pool complex. This complex features a zero-entry pool, a 67-foot slide, and spa tubs. Zahanati Massage and Fitness Center offers spa treatments such as facials and massage therapy. The complimentary, limited-hour fitness center houses cardiovascular and weight-training equipment, free weights, and yoga balls.

Guestrooms.
A total of 972 smoke-free, safari-themed guestrooms feature African artworks and furniture embellished with African wildlife carvings. Guestroom entrance doors are decorated with individually designed African shields. Room lighting is slightly dimmed. Balconies afford views of the savannah or the pool complex. Beds feature mosquito nets and are draped with 250-thread count sheets and African-print duvets. Bathrooms are stocked with Aquatics H20 toiletries and feature granite-topped vanities with dual sinks. Select accommodations include plasma-screen televisions. High-speed Internet access is available for a fee.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 1,293 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details. Disney's Magical Express service provides roundtrip motorcoach transportation and luggage delivery to and from Orlando International Airport and select Walt Disney World Resort hotels. Guests who wish to utilize Disney’s Disney's Magical Express must make a reservation in advance through the Disney's Magical Express website.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Children's club *

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Free airport shuttle (available 24 hours)

Parking

  • Valet parking *

Offsite

  • Free area shuttle

  • Free theme park shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • 3 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Golfing nearby
  • Arcade/game room
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2001
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista’s small print

Also known as

  • Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Animal Kingdom Hotel Disney
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Buena
  • Animal Kingdom Lodge Disney
  • Disney Animal Kingdom Hotel
  • Disney Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Disney Animal Kingdom Resort
  • Disneys Animal Kingdom Hotel
  • Disneys Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Animal Lodge
  • Disney's Animal
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Animal Lodge
  • Kingdom Lodge
  • Lodge Animal
  • Lodge Animal Kingdom

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.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD $24.00 per night

Valet parking costs USD $33.00 per night with in/out privileges

Breakfast costs between USD 15 and USD 30 per person (approximately)

Children's club access is available for an extra charge

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

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

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 819 reviews

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista
Exceptional10.0
Fantastic ... especially the pool!
Anders, us1 night family trip
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista
Exceptional10.0
Spectacular!
Sandra, us3 night trip with friends
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista
Exceptional10.0
Wonderful stay! The educational and cultural immersion programs for the kids were outstanding. They were led by kind, thoughtful, experienced “safari” guides, that added to the whole experience.
, us2 night family trip
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista
Very Good8.0
Great way to visit Disney
The resort was very clean and the Disney provided transportation was excellent. Rooms did not get cleaned until very late in the day (after 3pm) so several days our room had not been cleaned when we returned from the parks. The pools were very nice and our kids loved being able to visit the animals on site.
Aaron, us4 night family trip
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista
Very Good8.0
Great trip stay at jambo!!
The original lodge is very outdated. I recommend stayin at the new Jambo if you go. It’s much nicer and more modern. No need to get a savannah view room. You can see plenty of animals from the viewing areas around the resort. The extra $100 isn’t worth it.
, us1 night romance trip

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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista

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