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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista

4-star4 stars
2901 Osceola PkwyLake Buena VistaFL32830United States of America

4-star resort with 3 restaurants, near Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • The lodge is truly a beautiful place to stay! Very clean, great staff, awesome pool!…Mar 14, 2018
  • Great stay girlfriend and I used a lot of the amenities definitely will be back. From…Mar 8, 2018
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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista

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About Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista

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.

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


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
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 or by calling:
U.S. and Canada reservations: 407-939-1936
United Kingdom reservations: 0800-16-90-730

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Children's club *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • Valet parking *


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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  • Disney Animal Kingdom Hotel
  • Disney Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Disney Animal Kingdom Resort
  • Disneys Animal Kingdom Hotel
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  • 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


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.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 25 per night

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 hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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


  • In Bay Lake
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park - 14 min walk
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios® - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • Walt Disney World® - 7.4 mi / 11.8 km
  • Epcot® - 6.9 mi / 11.1 km
  • Magic Kingdom® Park - 7.4 mi / 11.8 km
  • Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park - 1.9 mi / 3.1 km
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports - 3.7 mi / 5.9 km

Getting around

  • Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) - 30 min drive
  • Kissimmee Station - 26 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free theme park shuttle

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista

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