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Room (Savanna View - Bunk Bed)
333 square feet
1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Savanna View - Club Level Access
334 square feet
1 King Bed 1 Queen Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Room, Pool View
333 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Room (Standard View)
333 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
Select dates to see price
Room (Savanna View)
333 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
Select dates to see price
Room, Pool View (Bunk Bed)
333 square feet
1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
Select dates to see price

Get an overview of this hotel
Family-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort in Bay Lake, near Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

Popular property highlights

Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
24-hour front desk

Location

Located in Lake Buena Vista, this family-friendly resort is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Disney's Hollywood Studios® and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park and Fun Spot America are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Resort Features

3 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools, and an outdoor pool are available at this smoke-free resort. A free airport shuttle and a free theme park shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 1293 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find balconies, iPod docks, and 24-hour room service.

Renovations & Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:

  • Bar/lounge
  • Swimming pool

Guests will have access to the following alternate facilities during the renovation:

  • Outdoor pool

Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge features 2 outdoor swimming pools, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the resort's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge.

This family-friendly resort also offers tour/ticket assistance, an arcade/game room, and multilingual staff. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a theme park shuttle are complimentary for guests. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free airport transportation
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 2001
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free area shuttle
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 1293
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Arcade/game room
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Multilingual staff
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas:

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge offers 1293 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Televisions come with satellite channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary weekday newspapers and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Phone
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Free WiFi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • In-room massage available
  • iPod docking station
  • Balcony

Where to Eat

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge has 3 restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD $24.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD $33.00 per night (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

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

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.

Promotions

Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Benefits

Guests staying at this Walt Disney World Resort hotel can enjoy the following benefits during their stay: First access to reserve a limited number of Disney FastPass+ attractions and shows, up to 60 days before they arrive (theme park tickets required); extended theme park hours with Extra Magic Hours at 1 of the Disney theme park each day (theme park tickets required); complimentary resort transportation via motor coaches, ferries, and monorail, providing convenient ways to explore all the theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort; complimentary parking at Walt Disney World Resort hotels and theme parks; complimentary MagicBands to access Disney theme parks (theme park tickets required), unlock guestrooms, check in at FastPass+ entrances for previously selected attractions and entertainment, and make payments at shops and restaurants; complimentary roundtrip airport service between Orlando International Airport and select Resort Hotels via motor coach with Disney’s Magical Express, including luggage delivery straight to guestrooms; resort hotel entertainment, including themed pools with slides, outdoor Disney movie screenings, and Disney Character Dining experiences.
Valid Theme Park admission tickets and online registration required for Disney FastPass+ attractions and entertainment (the number of selections guests can can make and available arrival windows are limited). To book airport transportation, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival; contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email. Offer subject to availability. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

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