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Walt Disney World Dolphin

Star Rating
4 out of 5

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Reviews

4.1 / 5Very Good
10,725 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Disney's Hollywood Studios®
    21 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Epcot®
    32 min drive
  • Restaurant
    Beaches & Cream Soda Shop
    17 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Crew's Cup Lounge
    17 min walk

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1-800-238-0767
  • Traditional Room, 2 Double Beds, No View

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Traditional Room, 1 King Bed, No View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Resort View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Room, 2 Double Beds, View (Fireworks View)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Resort View

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Resort View

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Resort View (Fireworks View)

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View (Fireworks View)

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Premium Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

    Room Amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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About this area

Lake Buena Vista

Located near the boardwalk, Walt Disney World Dolphin is in Lake Buena Vista's Bay Lake neighborhood, an area with good shopping. Disney Springs® and Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Disney's Hollywood Studios® and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. Traveling with kids? Don't miss Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, or check out an event or a game at ESPN Wide World of Sports. Our guests love the resort's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Disney Springs® - 7 min drive
  • Popular Location
    ESPN Wide World of Sports - 11 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Disney's Hollywood Studios® - 21 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Epcot® - 32 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park - 34 min drive

Getting around

  • Kissimmee Station - 20 min drive
  • Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) - 28 min drive

Restaurants

  • Shulas Steakhouse — 1 min walk
  • Todd English bluezoo — 1 min walk
  • Beaches & Cream Soda Shop — 17 min walk
  • Crew's Cup Lounge — 17 min walk
  • Sunshine Seasons — 18 min walk

About this property

Walt Disney World Dolphin

4-star resort with pools, private beach, full-service spa
Catch some rays on Walt Disney World Dolphin's private white sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 12 restaurants. All 1509 rooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include refrigerators and coffee makers. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, WiFi, and flat-screen TVs.
Walt Disney World Dolphin offers 1509 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
This Lake Buena Vista resort provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.
Simply walk outside to feel the sun on your face at the white sand beach. At Walt Disney World Dolphin you can cool off in one of the 5 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.
Dining is available at one of the resort's 12 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 2 coffee shops/cafés. The property also has a grocery/convenience store. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 5 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Public areas are equipped with wireless Internet access (surcharge). This beach resort also offers a children's pool, a 24-hour health club, and a spa tub. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).
Walt Disney World Dolphin is a smoke-free property.
A private beach and a 24-hour health club are featured at the resort. 5 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a waterslide, a spa tub, and a steam room.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
Mandara Spa has 8 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 4 PM - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Property payment types

American Express
Diners Club
Discover
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 33.75 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 12 and USD 17 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 25 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 25.00 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 35 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per night

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 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.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
  • 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

  • Dolphin Hotel
  • Dolphin Walt Disney World
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort
  • Dolphin Resort
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort Lake Buena Vista
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Lake Buena Vista
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Bue
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Lake Buena Vista
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort Lake Buena Vista

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 25 per night)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (USD 25.00 per night)

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: USD 25 per night
  • Valet parking: USD 35 per night
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:00 AM–noon: USD 12-17 per person
  • 12 restaurants and 2 coffee shops
  • 5 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 24-hour health club
  • 5 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Basketball
  • Children's pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Mini golf
  • Playground
  • Shopping
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • 5 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini golf
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Waterslide

Conveniences

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

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 8 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room

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

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • Cable/satellite channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone

Nearby things to do

Activities

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Parasailing
  • Segway rentals/tours
  • Theme parks
  • Water skiing

Where to eat

  • Shulas Steakhouse – Steakhouse with a bar. Serves dinner.
  • Todd English bluezoo – Seafood restaurant with a bar offering seafood. Serves dinner.
  • Fresh Mediterranean Mrkt. – Restaurant with a bar. Serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Kids' menu available.
  • The Fountain – Restaurant. Serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Kids' menu available.
  • Picabu – Restaurant. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open 24 hours.
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5 - Excellent
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3,374
3 - Okay
1,367
2 - Mediocre
653
1 - Poor
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4.2
Cleanliness
4.2
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.2
Property condition

4/5 Good

    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    1/5

      Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

      3/5

        Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

        5/5 Excellent

        • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

        Very easy to find, close to all parks, the water taxi is the best. Super friendly staff.

        Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

        1/5

        • Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities

        Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

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