Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort

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A landmark in entertainment architecture, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is located between Epcot® and Disney's Hollywood Studios™ and close to Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and Magic Kingdom® Park. Enjoy the Mandara Spa, 17 spectacular restaurants and lounges, five pools, a white sand beach, two health clubs, tennis, nearby golf and many special Disney benefits, including complimentary transportation to all Walt Disney World® Theme Parks and Attractions
Location: In the Epcot Resort Area; 22 km from the Orlando airport

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  • FloridaSunshine29 : Sarasota
Just ok

Good things. Nice staff and the rooms are nice. Blue Zoo is great and the bartender with the long hair is very nice and knows the menu very well. There are no "Do not disturb signs" that we were aware of. I saw a poor bellman get yelled at for delivering luggage to a lady in the shower. I felt bad because it wasn't his fault, there are no signs. The next morning I heard a man get grumpy with housekeeping because she opened the door and he had a late checkout. If there were signs this would not of happened. I feel bad for the staff as they are probably always being put in awkward situations. Also the pool towels are small and ragged. Updates are going to be good and much needed. At the pool there was junk including small tables, garbage and wet skirted tables around the pool that just looked trashy in the morning when we went.

  • LouisianaLady01 : Raceland, Louisiana
Amazing resort

The Disney Dolphin resort is a great choice for a family vacation! We went for the 4th of July last year. There is so much to do on location that you don't need Disney tickets.My children didn't want to leave. They have it all, entertainment, Dj, waterslide, Snowballs and waterfalls by the pool. A blowup water slide, games, paddle boats, game room, many restaurants and access to the Disney swan also. They have a grotto under theWaterfall with lawn chairs to relax on.Looking forward to visiting again soon! It's located on Disney property so you have the perks of a Disney resort, but isn't actually a Disney hotel. I booked through Travelocity and received a decent rate. This is aLuxury resort with many perks.The Disney magic bands are not included with a stay here but you can purchase them in the gift shop on site. They also sell park tickets at customer service on site. The Disney dining plan is also an option. Another perk is that this hotel can sleep a family of five in one room. They provide a roll away bed. This resort is located between Epcot and Holleywood studios. Within view from our hotel window was the castle at magic kingdom from and all of the fireworks from the theme parks nearby. Just a note that parking is charged extra per day, regardless of if you leave or not. It was $35 per day. So when choosing this location, beware that this is an additional fee that is not included in your reservation. The onsite restaurants are also very pricey. We paid $85 for hamburgers and tacos for lunch. Two adults and three children. The room was very clean, staff attentive and very friendly.Disney bus transportation is provided for free or you may choose to take a boat to Epcot from the hotel. I would definitely visit again and highly recommend your stay.

  • Danielle P : Venice, Florida, United States
Always Great!

The only place we'll stay in Disney World/Orlando!!!! Staff is always incredibly friendly and extremely helpful. I stay with my family at least twice a year and it's always a blast. With little ones we are able to enjoy the parks during the day and get babysitting service at night to enjoy an adult night out at one of the amazing restaurants right downstairs, peace of mind. Transportation to the parks is quick and easy, we love the ferry. I've hosted a baby shower of 30 people in our suite and the staff went above and beyond helping out, setting up chairs and providing parking for our guests. On our last visit I forgot my wedding rings in my room and they went over the top to make sure I got them back as quick and safely as possible. We look forward to every stay and no matter who we invite to join us, family, friends, clients we never have to worry about the service or accommodations. Looking forward to our next trip in October for the Not So Scary Halloween Parade. JC

  • Simon Z : Birmingham, United Kingdom
Great location for disney!

We were staying at this hotel as part of a conference but it is an ideal location for exploring the various disney parks in the area. The public areas of the hotel feel quite old and dated but the rooms and especially the bathrooms are modernised. Very helpful staff.

  • lvb5th : New York City, New York
Used to LOVE it. Now - Dissappointing.

I've stayed here many times and it was always a fun, good time with great service. The very last time were given an upgrade (which we paid for) and the room was inferior. For starters it, the bed appeared to have been slept in and housekeeping had to come up to refresh the room.There was an air conditioning leak that soaked the carpet an gave the room a musty smell. We were eventually offered another room but our stay was basically over at that point.When we went to check out we were overcharged and it took them an hour to try and rectify the situation as the desk had no idea about the upgrade we received at check-in.We wrote to the hotel manager and Starwood manager to get our upgrade (over-charge) fee refunded and we NEVER heard back. Unfortunately we have lost a favored place to stay.

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

  • Restaurants
  • Lounges
  • Disney Character dining
  • Pools
  • Tennis
  • Disney golf courses nearby (fee)
  • Gym (fee)
  • Spa (fee)
  • Disney shops
  • Wireless Internet (fee)
  • Parking (fee)
Hotel Room includes:
  • Air-conditioning
  • 1 king-size or 2 queen-size Heavenly Beds®
  • Full bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • TV
  • Coffee-maker
  • In-room safe
  • Maximum occupancy 4 persons
Kids Deal - Kids and teens 2 to 17 stay free.

Kids 2 to 9 Eat Free - Choose from kids' menu at select restaurants when dining with a paying adult (maximum 2 kids per room).

For the Kids - Kids activities available for a fee.
Car Bonus - A car rental is included with Transat Holidays 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.

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.

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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  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort
    Orlando,United States

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32830

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.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

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.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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