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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
Balcony

Guest reviews

4.3/5 Excellent
29 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

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

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Explore the area

Popular LocationDisney's Blizzard Beach Water Park5 min drive
Popular LocationDisney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park10 min drive
Popular LocationDisney's Hollywood Studios®13 min drive
AirportOrlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.)30 min drive

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  • Deluxe Studio (Standard View)

    Room amenities

    • 366 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Studio (Standard View)
  • Villa, 1 Bedroom (Standard View)

    Room amenities

    • 629 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsVilla, 1 Bedroom (Standard View)
  • Deluxe Studio (Savanna View)

    Room amenities

    • 365 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Studio (Savanna View)
  • Villa, 1 Bedroom (Savanna View)

    Room amenities

    • 629 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsVilla, 1 Bedroom (Savanna View)

About this area

Lake Buena Vista

Located in Lake Buena Vista's Bay Lake neighborhood, Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House is near theme parks. 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 Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.

Visit our Lake Buena Vista travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park - 5 min drive
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports - 9 min drive
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park - 10 min drive
  • Disney's Boardwalk - 12 min drive
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios® - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Kissimmee Station - 31 min drive
  • Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO) - 30 min drive

Restaurants

  • Boma - Flavors of Africa — 1 min walk
  • Jiko - The Cooking Place — 1 min walk
  • Uzima Springs Pool Bar - 3 min walk
  • The Mara - 3 min walk
  • Victoria Falls - 8 min walk

About this property

Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House

Family-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort in Bay Lake, near Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
5 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools, and a full-service spa are available at this resort. Free WiFi in public areas, a free airport shuttle, and a free theme park shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include 4 bars/lounges, a fitness center, and a poolside bar. All 1200 rooms provide conveniences like sofa beds and microwaves, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find balconies or patios, 24-hour room service, and DVD players.
Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House offers 1200 accommodations with DVD players and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. 55-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and 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.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: 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

Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11:00 AM: USD 5-30 for adults and USD 5-30 for children
5 restaurants
4 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
24-hour room service

Things to do

2 outdoor pools
Arcade/game room
Fitness center
Full-service spa
Game/wildlife viewing
Playground

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
Microwave
Playground
Snack bar/deli
Sofa bed
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
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 note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
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 path to elevator
Wheelchair-accessible pool
Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
Wheelchair-accessible spa
Wheelchair-accessible van parking

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Designated smoking areas
Fireplace in lobby
TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

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

Bathroom

Hair dryer
Shower/tub combination
Towels

Entertainment

55-inch flat-screen TV
Cable channels
DVD player

Food and drink

Microwave

Outdoor space

Balcony or patio

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Desk
Free local calls
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-friendly workspace
Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late 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
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to get details
<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.

Renovations and 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.

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

American ExpressDiners ClubDiscoverJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

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.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Contactless check-in is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Property is also known as

Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas Jambo House Hotel
Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas Jambo House Lake Buena Vista
Disney's Animal Kingdom Jambo
Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House Resort
Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House Lake Buena Vista

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House and receive a full refund?
Yes, Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools.
Is Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this resort?
Self parking is available for USD 25 per night. Valet parking is available for USD 33 per night.
What time is check-in at this resort?
Check-in is from 4 PM–midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this resort?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Does Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a free airport shuttle.
Where is this resort located?
Located in Lake Buena Vista, this family-friendly resort is 1.3 mi (2 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®. Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Epcot® are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House

4.3
Excellent
5 - Excellent
17
4 - Good
7
3 - Okay
1
2 - Mediocre
4
1 - Poor
0
4.4
Cleanliness
4.2
Service and Staff
4.2
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, room comfort

It was a lovely location with staff that were mostly wonderful - rooms somewhat dated and not as clean as expected - I understand a renovation is planned

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Staff & service
Very average

Hotel was not up to disneys customers service standards. We paid for "ritz carlton" service but recieved service more comparable to holiday inn express. We will not stay on Disney properties again

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Family trip

The hotel is great , the room is perfect, the bathroom could be better for a hotel this expensive

Stayed 1 night in May 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
one of a kind lodge

Jambo house was amazing

Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2019