Osborne Lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios! An amazing sight to see Magic Kingdom Park is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando. Owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company through its Parks and Resorts division, the park opened on October 1, 1971, as the first of four theme parks at the resort. Initialized by Walt Disney and designed by WED Enterprises, its layout and attractions are based on Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, and is dedicated to fairy tales and Disney characters.
The park is represented by Cinderella Castle, inspired by the fairy tale castle seen in the 1950 film. In 2015, the park hosted 20.49 million visitors, making it the most visited theme park in the world for the tenth consecutive year and the most visited theme park in North America for at least the past fifteen years.[1] An example of many sand sculptures within the lobbies of this grand hotel. Cinderella Castle Bay Lake,Florida:🏰👑 Sometimes, you can't get away to travel. That's when I go to EPCOT (I live only 1 hr away). I ride Soarin & pretend I'm really there. Can't stop a girl from Dreamin!
#EndlessSummer Why spend $10,000 or more on a Safari in Africa, when you can go to Disney's Animal Kingdom and spend less than half of that!
Every year thousands of people descend on Walt Disney World Florida and I am usually one of them.
Disney World happens to be one of my favorite places in the world. I have been to Walt Disney World almost EVERY year since I was in high school.
Now that I am in my 30's I still love the place. There really is something for everyone. At the Animal Kingdom park you can get up close to stunning creatures and have a great yet SAFE time doing it. I always say EVERYONE needs to experience Disney World at least once in their life.
One day I hope to be able to take a safari ride in Africa but until then I will continue my safari rides at Animal Kingdom. #LoveMyTown
Celebration, FL. The town Disney built, complete with adorably unique homes, white picket fences, and the town center.
I love that Celebration has small town charm, but is close to the major Orlando attractions. One of the best parts of completing the Round the World tour at Epcot Center is the performances given by all the artists in each country. This was in China, and the dancers had all of the onlookers mesmerized. As I've gotten older, I've grown out of some of the other parks at Disney and really come to enjoy strolling through Epcot. Maybe it's a sign that I'm getting older, but I felt like it made a lot of sense considering how much I've fallen in love with travel. Visiting each country at Epcot only made me want to visit those places in real life. #colorful Never tire of this landmark.... amazing at night.
Morocco Pavillion at Epcot in Disneyworld
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#patterns Giant gingerbread house in lobby of Grand Floridian Hotel. They start baking four months previous for the tiles needed for this huge house. Out for a sunset walk with my wife here in Disney Springs, Fl Christmas at MK. An unbelievable array of millions of lights at the sadly past Osborne Family Lights. One of Disney's greatest mistakes, removing this phenom. Enjoying an awesome beer at the greatest place in Epcot Our #weekendgetaway was to Disney World! Although it was a typical rainy, hot, summer Florida day, we still got a lot done in this short trip! One of the best moments was on the Kilimanjaro Safari in Animal Kingdom, where we got up close and personal to some baby elephants playing in the water (we counted about four). The animals were surprisingly active, and we thought it was quite funny that the lions were just sleeping on top of rocks peacefully while it poured. Piggylicious Bacon Cupcake, Epcot Center, Florida I was psyched to visit the mother of all Disney castles :) September, 2012. Caribbean beach resort pond in the morning Downtown Disney/Disney Marketplace - Florida My meeting with Chewbacca, Hollywood Studios Flowering garden celebration at Epcot Epcot Park at Disneyworld
#stunningstructure A picture from a morning boat ride to Downtown Disney from the Port Orleans resort. We were first in line on a Saturday. The rides start at 10:00, but it was quiet that beautiful morning and only a few other people were on the boats. Construction at Downtown Disney has made parking a nightmare. I definitely recommend taking a boat ride there if possible! #waterlust Disney Boardwalk The Dolphin and its sister property the Swan are within the Walt Disney World property. Keep in mind these are Starwood hotels not Disney hotels so... the process for getting any reservations, park passes or things like linking your fastpass are going to be a bit of a hassle. I have been here dozens of times over the past twenty years working various conventions and that's primarily the hotels specialty. Expect to see large groups of conventioneers with name badges taking over every little space and then all disappearing at once into workshop and general session meeting rooms. As a business meeting hotel it works... going to the parks ? Not my first choice.
As to being a #StunningStructure ... I am always impressed by the giant lotus flower fountains and clamshell waterfalls that balance out the pyramid on the Dolphin. The walk from the Swan to the Dolphin gives a wonderful view. Lined with majestic royal palms and mirror lakes on either side the property's landscaping certainly keeps up with the high bar set by its neighboring Disney properties. Amphicar Rides !! I have to get one of these... Amphibious Classic cars are about as cool as it gets! These rare “Amphicars” drive on land and in the water. For a mere $125 you get your own car with a Captain and up to three people. This is the only place in the world you can experience this unique ride! Disney Springs hosts the world’s largest, hand-painted helium balloon!
The balloon was custom-built for Disney by the Paris-based company Aérophile and is filled with 210,000 cubic feet of helium. The balloon’s basket holds about 30 people and rises on tethers to around 400 feet.
That big sucking sound is not a hole in the balloon ... it’s coming from your wallet. Expect to pay about $20 for adults and $15 for the kiddies for this short ride. Hey, you're on vacation. Go ahead and have the mac and cheese hot dog :) Last time for the beautiful Osborne Family lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Let them know if you're disappointed. Our annual summer trip to Disney World! Although it was a typical rainy, hot, summer Florida day, we still got a lot done in this short trip! One of the best moments was on the Kilimanjaro Safari in Animal Kingdom, where a lot of the animals were super close to our Epcot Mountains at Animal Kingdom. 🇱🇷 One of my favorite landmarks in Walt Disney World. Yummy! Cinderellas Castle Just some Christmas in July. Cool photo taken from the boat house Manatee exhibit at Living Seas Epcot. Such gentle creatures. Experimental Prototype Community of tomorrow.
Photo taken with my iPhone 5.
Animal Kingdom. I know zoo's aren't very popular these days but personally I enjoy Animal Kingdom and in particular the safari ride.
#disney #florida #disneyworld #safari #zoo #animal Pure adrenaline at the Lights Motor Action show. Love Florida clouds. Really took this photo as a Mickey's Sorcerers Hat #disneymagic #florida #usa The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights is a spectacular collection of holiday lights that one Arkansas family collected and donated to Disney World in Orlando.
The lights have been on display for 20 years every holiday season and will cease their annual celebration as of Jan. 3, 2016, so see it while you can!
The lights are in the Streets of American section of the park. Access is and are included with the regular admission to Disney's Hollywood Studios.
#lights
#holidays
#Disney
#amusement
#Orlando
#FLorida
#UStravel
#colorful The Stormtroopers guarding Hollywood Studios. Day 43 - Resting in Disney Springs.
A couple dressed in their silvery best in honour of Alice in Wonderland. View of the Boardwalk from the Beach Club Resort. Waiting for the boat home.
#stunningstructures Animal kingdom
A magical atmosphere that leaves a permanent smile on your face. Legos #thetreeoflife amazing piece of engineering and art. My meeting with Darth Vader at Hollywood Studios Fireworks at Marriott World Center Great morning View over looking the pool So much yummy and different foods Magic kingdom! hats off to Walt for finding the best talents to create his world. Mary Blair was a color genius. Beach Club Villas at night Beautiful pool A little Disney magic in one of the clock tower in Germany. Don't miss the Indiana Jones stunt show, great entertainment and a nice shady spot to sit. Tip: get there a few minutes early and raise your hand for a chance to be an extra (speaking from 1st hand experience, it's lots of fun! ) Blue skies with the House of Blues The super fun swimming pool at Disney's Boardwalk inn. Once you tire from the water slide you can take a lovely walk along side the boardwalk filled with shops and restaurants. We drove over for the day to visit my sister Malathi and her friend Prahba and visited had a great Birthday lunch and walked around Downtown Disney.
The Ghiradelli Ice Cream waffle cone was outrageously good. I love this little discovery at Disney's Animal Kingdom. It's tucked away in one of the most bustling areas of the park. What a happy message :) After a long day in the park and Illuminations fireworks in the evening, I took this picture with my iPhone 6+ as I was heading to the trams. Goofy at Chef Mickey's Morning explorations Disney World on a misty day Cinderella's Castle is a symbol of the happiest place on Earth, of youthful joy, and of fairy tales come true. #cinderella #disney #waltdisneyworld #disneyworld #cinderellascastle #castle #stunningstructures Beautiful light display in the clouds looking st the Bohemian Hotel World Disney World Scaaaaary! Helado de maiz...mmm... Planet Earth. Epcot Center at night! This photo was taken at 21th February 2014 from an IPhone 6 without flashlight. #epcot #atnight Young mouseketeer, doing what comes naturally at Downtown Marketplace. Cars that float! Had to be Disney behind this magical creation. Downtown Disney. We had dinner with good friends from New York Carol Nemore and Jerry Andritz at the Rain Forest Cafe in Downtown Disney. We had an excellent meal and good times with great friends.
Many awesome Coral Aquariums with bright tropical fish. One day I will get to see real prayer flags in Asia, until then these will have to do!
#prayerflags #asia #disney Everyone of us has grown by watching this castle in cartoons !! Disney !! Glimpse of Spaceship Earth from the World Showcase. Mickey at Chef Mickey's - Contemporary Resort Disney World, Florida One of my favourite rides, really enjoying all the new Star Wars additions to the park too.  Disney Tip: Visit the parks mid-week for smaller crowd sizes. #LifeAtExpedia Cool 👌 View from our room of the river. #green #Disney Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow... Right near the tea cups in Magic Kingdom 💕 #springfun Spaceship Earth at night is spectacular. My favorite time to go is in the fall when there are less crowds. #Patterns Disney knows how to cruise. If you haven't been, start planning. Incredible service and food. Fun for the entire family. Morning walk not too shabby this morning. The new Morimoto Asia in Walt Disney World's Disney Springs. I haven't tried the duck yet, but I will eventually! The Marriott World in Orlando now has a nightly laser show Sunset at Epcot Animal Kingdom is one of my favorite places to photograph in the evening, especially when there's a beautiful sunset as the backdrop. #lifeatexpedia #waltdisneyworld #animalkingdom Riverof lights depicting river ganga and mount everest india,Asia. Lightshow.
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Get an overview of this hotel1940s-style family haven at Walt Disney World Resort

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
24-hour front desk

Crescent Lake's shore

Located on a boardwalk overlooking Crescent Lake, this red-and-yellow 1940s-style resort in the Epcot Resort Area is a half-mile walk from Epcot and a ferry ride from Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Atlantic City anew

The family-friendly Disney's BoardWalk Villas offers a nostalgic glimpse of a seaside town in the 1940s, but adds a fun, freeform pool with a twisting water slide, tennis courts, and children's activities.

Studios and villas

The 524 units at Disney's BoardWalk Villas include studios (with kitchenettes) and multi-bedroom villas (with full kitchens), but all are homey, with DVD players and porches, patios, or balconies.

Property Amenities

Property Amenities

A health club furnished with cardio and weight machines as well as free weights also includes a unisex sauna, and steam and massage rooms. (Daily surcharge for use of facility; surcharge for massage.)

Disney's BoardWalk Villas has an outdoor picnic area with barbecue grills (guests must furnish their own charcoal). Free WiFi access is available in the resort's public areas. A laundry room contains coin-operated machines. Disney's BoardWalk conference center near the Villas includes conference rooms and a business center offering business and secretarial services, and computer and pager rentals. Although pets are not permitted at the Villas, kennels are available within Walt Disney World Resort. This resort also offers complimentary transportation (via motorcoach or boat) to all the Walt Disney World Theme Parks, Water Parks, and Disney Springs® Area as well as to and from the airport .

This condominium resort is nonsmoking except in designated outdoor areas.

  • Picnic area 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Express check-out 
  • Steam room 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Sauna 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Health club 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Leaping Horse Libations - This poolside bar resembles a merry-go-round. Menu items include hot dogs, sandwiches, salads, and tropical drinks. Open for lunch.

Bellevue Lounge - The resort's library bar/lounge contains plants, board games, overstuffed seating, and bar stools, and plays old-time radio broadcasts.

The following restaurants are located on the lakeside boardwalk fronting the resort. Additional restaurants can be found on the 0.8-mile-long walkway around Crescent Lake.

Big River Grille & Brewing Works - This brewery restaurant features fresh beer and a menu of appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, ribs, pasta, steak, meat loaf, and more. Décor is contemporary and streamlined. Open for lunch and dinner.

Spoodles - Mediterranean cuisine such as tapas, flatbread pizzas, and paella is served here alongside filet of beef, pasta dishes, and grilled salmon. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; pizza window open to midnight.

BoardWalk Bakery - Take-out sandwiches, bagels, pastries, and breakfast burritos are available for quick and easy snacks. Desserts too. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

ESPN Sports Club - A large sports bar containing an ESPN store and a game arcade, the bar offers a lunch and dinner menu of ribs, steak, fish, burgers, nachos, sandwiches, salads, and appetizers.

Flying Fish Café - The café offers American cooking with an emphasis on seafood. Open for dinner only.

Nearby Things to Do

The resort's main pool complex comprises a huge, heated, freeform pool featuring a serpentine, 200-foot-long water slide; a toddlers' pool adjacent to a playground; and a seven-person spa tub. Nestled in one of the Villas' courtyards is another heated pool, this one large and generally quiet. Adjacent to that pool is a Community Hall containing video and table games, and offering rental bicycles. Four-person bicycle "carriages" can be rented on the lakeside boardwalk fronting the resort. In addition, the resort has a fitness center that includes Cybex and LifeFitness equipment along with a sauna, steam room, and massage services.

Children's fishing trips (age 5–12) for bluegills and bass are offered weekdays on Crescent Lake. Adults can book bass-fishing trips for groups of up to five people every day. (Surcharges apply for all fishing trips, with poles and lures included.) The resort includes two lighted tennis courts (use is complimentary) and a 0.8-mile jogging/walking/bicycling path encircling the lake. Five PGA Tour-caliber golf courses lie within Walt Disney World Resort. Cruise boats (surcharge) accommodate 12 people for trips to view nightly fireworks at Epcot.

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

  • Playground on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Property Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
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.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

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 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.
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.
  • 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.

Property Name

  • BoardWalk Villas
  • Disney Boardwalk Villas
  • Disney's BoardWalk Villas Condo
  • Disney's BoardWalk Villas Condo Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's BoardWalk Villas Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Villas
  • Boardwalk Villa Disneyworld
  • Disney`s Boardwalk Villas Hotel Orlando

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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