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2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Airport Shuttle
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationDisney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park7 min walk
    Popular LocationESPN Wide World of Sports8 min drive
    Popular LocationDisney's Hollywood Studios®17 min drive
    AirportOrlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.)29 min drive
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  • Savanna View - Club Level Access

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsSavanna View - Club Level Access
  • Room (Standard View)

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsRoom (Standard View)
  • Room (Savanna View)

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsRoom (Savanna View)
  • Room, Pool View

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsRoom, Pool View

About this area

Lake Buena Vista

Located in Lake Buena Vista's Bay Lake neighborhood, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge is near the airport and near the boardwalk. Disney Springs® is worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park and Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. Traveling with kids? Don't miss Disney's Hollywood Studios® and Epcot®. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.
Visit our Lake Buena Vista travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park - 7 min walk
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports - 8 min drive
  • Disney's Boardwalk - 10 min drive
  • Epcot® - 11 min drive
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios® - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Kissimmee Station - 26 min drive
  • AirportOrlando Intl. Airport (MCO) - 29 min drive

Restaurants

  • Rainforest Cafe — 4 min walk
  • The Mara — 17 min walk
  • Sakura Asian Fusion — 4 min drive
  • Denny's — 4 min drive
  • IHOP — 4 min drive

About this property

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

Family-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort in Bay Lake, walk to Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
3 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools, and a full-service spa 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. All 972 rooms offer free WiFi, balconies or patios, and TVs with cable channels. 24-hour room service, DVD players, and free weekday newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge offers 972 accommodations with DVD players and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Cable television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a waterslide and a fitness center.
Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, Zahanati Massage & Fitness Center. Services include Swedish massages and massages.

The spa is open daily.

Awards and affiliations

This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) guests.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: USD 25 per night
  • Valet parking: USD 33 per night
  • Free 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free theme park shuttle

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11:00 AM: USD 5-30 for adults and USD 5-30 for children
  • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Waterslide

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Spa

  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 55-inch TV
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player

Food and drink

  • Mini-fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers (weekdays)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to My Disney Experience
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
<b>Disney's Magical Express</b> service provides roundtrip motorcoach transportation and luggage delivery to and from Orlando International Airport and select <b>Walt Disney World</b> Resort hotels. Guests who wish to utilize Disney’s <b>Disney's Magical Express</b> must make a reservation in advance through the <b>Disney's Magical Express</b> website.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

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

Property payment types

Important information

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 5 and USD 30 for adults, USD 5 and USD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 33 per night (in/out privileges)

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 may be 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

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

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
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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort
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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort Lake Buena Vista

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools.
Is Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge?
Self parking is available for USD 25 per night. Valet parking is available for USD 33 per night.
What time is check-in at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge?
Check-in is from 3 PM–midnight.
What time is check-out at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Does Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a free airport shuttle.
Where is Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge located?
This family-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort is located near the airport, 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park and Disney's Hollywood Studios®. Epcot® and Disney Springs® are also within 9 mi (15 km).
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4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
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The theme for sure... and it was very relaxing comforting and excess to all the parks we wanted to go.
Stayed 7 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
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Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
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This is a stunning, relaxing property. Gorgeous interiors and exteriors. Animals outside the windows are so cool!
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
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I felt at home while still feeling like I was in a completely different country. I got glimpses of African culture and all of the staff were so kind. My family and I were so happy, and seeing the animals from our room and around the resort was an awesome perk.
Stayed 7 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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The theming of the resort was amazing. The lobby was beautiful and all the staff were very nice
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

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