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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

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Overview
An entirely unique Disney experience just to the west of Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. It's the thrill of staying at a wildlife reserve with animals grazing just beyond your balcony. Rejuvenate both body and spirit in luxurious surroundings while sharing the grandeur of the African wilderness. The beauty of the savannah, the rhythm of tribal drums, exquisite cuisine in lush settings and the lure of authentic African treasures all come together to celebrate the beauty and wonder of this vast and untamed continent.
 
Location: Situated within Disney's Animal Kingdom Resort Area; 22 km from the Orlando airport

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • 295truetraveller :
Excellent hotel. Disney did not dissapoint us

I booked the hotel for my son's 10th birthday. I also bought a surprise package. Everything was perfect. They upgraded us free of charge to pool view. The surprise was in the room even though we arrived late. Front desk was very accommodating to kid's requests. The quest for the hidden Mickey's shadow in the hotel was an adventure

  • LiamPatrick : Truro, Canada
Beautiful Location

Went from September 3-8 with my partner and 11 year old nephew. We had a savanna view room on the 4th floor. Beautiful lobby and nice setup. The savanna view is well worth the extra cost to upgrade! We thoroughly enjoyed our Disney vacation, and all the friendly staff, just beware as on the day of checkout, they are in a huge rush to get you out of the hotel ASAP. We had a Magical Express pickup at 10:00 am and from 8:30 am onwards housekeeping knocked on the door 3 times to ask us when we were leaving. Magic Express picked us up nearly 5 hours early for flight, when they want you to leave, they know how to make you feel unwelcome real fast!

  • Toby K :
Trip to disney world

We recently came back from florida. We stayed in a standard room but had two adjoining ones with a door so I could go to check on the family. We were also there when Hurricane Irma decided to appear and we had curfew, So had to stay in the hotel for two days. As the parks were also shut it was fine. The hotel laid on a lot of entertainment to keep everyone entertained. We never lost power and I felt that the cast members in the hotel made everyone safe. Excellent customer service, Excellent cleaning staff. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone. The hotel never even lost power when the hurricane was passing over us.

  • CatherineVJ : North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Giraffes!

This was our second stay at Animal Kingdom Lodge and we haven't been disappointed either time. It has the most beautiful lobby and atmosphere of calm, which after a day at the parks is welcoming. We had a balcony which looked straight onto a giraffe feeding station and yes, I love that mouse but waking up to that view and all the animals was amazing and gave the holiday something else. The quick service restaurant is good and far better than the parks quick service ones. Boma and Jiko are so different to the other menus on all the resorts and parks and the food is beautiful, a must if staying here. Boma for trying lots of different dishes at the buffet but Jiko for a fine dining treat. My children really enjoyed the activities around the hotel, especially filling giraffe feeders to earn beads. All staff are lovely but mousekeeping really kept our room clean and spotless. We only used the pool once but only because we spent most of our time in the parks. Only downside is the distance from MK, so the bus journey is long but I think it's a small price to pay for a truly beautiful resort hotel. We will certainly be returning.

  • Nicole W : Kenmore, Washington
Beautiful and spacious room, way too far from the lobby

We rented a two-bedroom villa in Kidani Village with a savannah view and it was a gorgeous and spacious room. Large living room and kitchen area, 3 bathroom with showers in all and lovely decor. We were there just after hurricane Irma passed so there was quite a bit of clean-up going on and not as many animals around as we expected but we did see several different species throughout our stay including zebra and giraffes. The one negative I'll say is that our room was VERY far from the lobby and pool area, the hallway seemed to go on forever so going back to get drinks or snacks from the lobby store took forever. We didn't get to enjoy many of the amenities of the hotel, unfortunately our visit was cut short a couple days by the hurricane, and the one afternoon we visited the pool area it was nice but seemed to be plagued by a serious bee problem, especially by the bar, there must have been 20-30 in that area and one visitor had stepped on a bee and was being seen by a paramedic. The Lodge is also very far from other things on Disney property except Animal Kingdom park so the buses take a long time to get around. It was a lovely experience and it's beautifully decorated, if we'd had more time to spend there I'm sure we would have seen more animals as well. Overall I'd say we probably will pick a hotel more centrally located next time but it is definitely a lovely property.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

Three options are available for this package:
  • Option 1: Magic your Way base ticket kids promotion
    Magic Your Way Base ticket give you access to one of the four Walt Disney World Theme Parks each day of your ticket. Theme Park choices are Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney-MGM Studios and Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park. Magic your Way base ticket included for 6 days or more. Apply for kids ages 3 to 9 only travelling with 2 adults.
  • Option 2: Disney Dining Plans
    Disney Dining Plans offered for free when you buy 6 days or more Magic your Way base ticket. With Disney's Dining Plans, you can relax and enjoy your stay knowing your meals are paid for in advance. Only guests who have booked both a Disney Resort Hotel and a Magic Your Way Ticket can take advantage of these convenient and affordable plans:

    Disney Quick-Service (Offered with "Value" hotels 3*) Dining Plan for Guests on a budget or planning a packed itinerary, the Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan offers superb value, convenience and the peace of mind of prepaid meals. Includes: Two Quick-Service meals, two selected Snacks and one Refillable Resort Mug per person, per night at participating locations.

    Disney Dining Plan (Offered with "Moderate and Deluxe" hotels 3.5* and +) This package offers you an easy and affordable way to experience a wide variety of restaurants. Includes: One Quick-Service meal, one Table-Service meal and one selected Snack per person, per night at over 100 participating locations.
  • Option 3: No Magic your Way base ticket promotion
  • 1293 Rooms
  • Full Service restaurants: Boma - Flavors of Africa, Jiko - The Cooking Place
  • Quick Service restaurant
  • Pool bar
  • 2 lounges
  • Room service: 6am to midnight
  • 1 Pool with zero-depth entry and 67 ft long water slide
  • 2 whirlpool spas
  • Health club
  • Massage services (fee) 
Hotel Room includes:
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • 1 or 2 queen-size beds and bunk beds
  • Full bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • TV with Disney Channels
  • Internet (fee)
  • Coffee-maker
  • Mini-fridge
  • In-room safe
  • Balcony
  • Maximum occupancy 4 persons
Savannah View Hotel Room: Same as above but with view of wildlife savannah.
Kids Deal - Kids and teens 2 to 17 stay free.

For the Kids - Kids' pools, Playground, Video arcade.
Complimentary transportation! Disney Resort Guests are free to enjoy complimentary Disney transportation throughout the Walt Disney World Resort. Just steps from your door, boats, buses and monorails await to transport you from the Theme Parks, Water Parks, the Downtown Disney area and more.

Free Magical Express transfers: If you choose the package with transfers, Disney's Magical Express Service is complimentary and exclusively available when you stay at a Disney Resort Hotel. Motor coaches pick you up at Orlando International Airport and take you to your Disney Resort Hotel, while your bags are picked up and taken to your room. And when your vacation's over, you and your bags are taken back to Orlando International Airport.

Car Rental included - If you choose the Transat package with car rental, it is included for the length of stay and is based on your type of accommodation: Hotel room - 4-Door Midsize, 2 Bedroom Condo/Home or larger - Mini-Van, when 4 or more adults share. The rental includes Unlimited mileage, Air-conditioning, Automatic transmission, AM/FM stereo, State map, 24-hour Roadside Assistance. Applicable local taxes and surcharges are not included. Please inquire for full details.

Extra Magic Hours! Disney Resort Guests can enjoy the Extra Magic Hours Benefit. Each day one of the Theme Parks opens an hour early or stays open up to three hours after regular Park closing, so you can experience some of the most popular attractions. Valid Theme Park admission and Walt Disney World Resort ID are required.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
    Orlando,United States

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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
2901 Osceola Parkway Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830-8410

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

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Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

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