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Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

5 stars
View map of 4401 Floridian Way, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
60 reviews
Trip for Two Adults

Had a great time. Room was a Lagoon View with a Magic Kingdom view as a beneifit. It was beautiful.... See full review

  • Kelly K.
  • Feb 11, 2015
Top of the line resort

One of the best Disney Resorts we have stayed at. As DVC members, we used up our Vacation Club... See full review

  • Michael S.
  • Dec 29, 2014
Legendary elegance and lavish decor combine with impeccable service and spectacular views to create exceptional style that pampers Guests and responds to every whim. Live lobby entertainment by the Grand Floridian Orchestra, multi-paneled arch windows, turn-of-the-century gas lamps, regal chandeliers and a world-class spa define quintessential luxury at Disney's flagship Resort Hotel. Resort features 867 guest rooms, pool with slide, quiet pool, kiddie pool, children's play area, arcade, children's activity center, tennis courts, jogging trail and a marina with watercraft rentals. Dining includes three fine-dining restaurants and Disney's Character Dining. Rooms are available for guests with disabilities.

The Summerhouse Deck, and the Ivy Trellis are currently under refurbishment and will be closed thru February 2013. The The Courtyard Pool will now be closed until April 11, 2013. The Beach will remain closed as well, through June 18, 2013

A brand new, full service spa and health club- Senses - A Disney Spa at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort is now available. The reimagined, Disney owned and operated spa will offer a new menu of services that features signature treatments and experiences to help Guests relax, renew and imagine. The menu also includes Disney touches like Princess Pedicures for our younger Guests.Senses - A Disney Spa officially opens next week on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. The hours of operation will be 8 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. Guests may book by calling 407-WDW-SPAS. A newly refurbished Fitness Center will open next to Senses on December 22, 2012.

Gasparilla Island Grill will open to Guests as off 6 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22. Arcadia - the new arcade location, previously the Mouseketeer Club - will also open at this time. Both will be open 24-hours.Beaches Pool Bar and Grill will change its hours of operation to 11 a.m.-8 p.m. on Dec. 22 due to the grand opening of Gasparilla Island Grill. Breakfast will no longer be served at this location.

Complimentary Wi-Fi service is now available in all Walt Disney World Resort hotels. Guests will now be able to access complimentary Wi-Fi in their rooms as well as in select common areas within the resort hotel, including restaurant locations, bus load zones, feature pools, arcades, convention spaces (if applicable) and the porte cochere.

Disney Hotel Resort guests also enjoy their Extra Magic Hours Benefit. On select days, Disney Resort hotel guests can enter a Disney Theme Park an hour early-and on select evenings, enjoy a Park up to two hours after regular closing time. That's when lines may be shorter and the weather can be more comfortable. Guests have time for a midday break or a dip in the pool. Then the gang will be ready to head back to the same Theme Park for more fun! Don't forget your Magic Your Way Tickets with Park Hopper Option! The Park Hopper option is the only way you will be able to fully enjoy the Extra Magic Hours Benefit when the extra hours in the morning is a different Disney theme park than the extra hours in the evening.

Disney Hotel Resort guests receive complimentary Disney's Magical Express Service for roundtrip airport shuttle from Orlando International Airport, luggage delivery and airline check in*. To book Disney's Magical Express Service visit Disney's Magical Express Service Web site at www.disneysmagicalexpress.com/US to register once you have completed your booking. Luggage delivery service will be provided for Disney's Magical Express to Walt Disney World Resort for a resort stay who arrive on flights beginning at 5 a.m. until 10 p.m. You will receive your luggage tags and the Airport Transportation Information Booklet with specific direction and general information.
* Resort Airline Check-In Guests will be subject to the airline's checked bag fees policy.

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Rooms

Lagoon View
Rooms offer views of the Seven Seas Lagoon. Features two queen-size beds or two queen-size beds and one Day-bed, table and chairs, ceiling fan, vanity area with two sinks and bathroom. Most Guest Rooms offer a private balcony. Amenities include in-room safe, voice mail, phone in bath area, robes, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board and Internet access.

Maximum occupancy - 5 people
Theme Park View
Rooms offer views of the Magic Kingdom Park's Castle. Features two queen-size beds or two queen-size beds and one day bed, or one king-size bed, table and chairs, ceiling fan, vanity area with two sinks and bathroom. Amenities include in-room safe, voice mail, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board and high-speed Internet access.

Maximum occupancy - 5 people
Garden View
Rooms offer views of a courtyard, garden or pool area. Features two queen-size beds or two queen-size beds and one Day-bed or one king-size bed or one king-size bed and one sleeper sofa, table and chairs, ceiling fan, vanity area with two sinks and bathroom. Most Guest Rooms offer day beds and a private balcony. Amenities include in-room safe, voice mail, phone in bath area, robes, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board and high-speed Internet access.

Maximum occupancy - 5 people

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Golf
Game room
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet
Transportation
Free airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Service animals allowed
Accessible parking
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Handicapped parking
Wheelchair accessible elevators
Visual emergency alarm for hearing impaired guest
Ramp access to buildings
Brailled elevators

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Hotel Map

28.411 -81.5902
Area served
WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort
Nearby airports
MCO - Orlando International Airport
Area description
MAGIC KINGDOM Resort Area

Nearby points of interest

  • Typhoon Lagoon: 5 mi

Dining

The Grand Floridian Cafe
This casual, light-filled restaurant serves American fare and overlooks the lovely gardens and pool at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.
Ctricos
This signature restaurant offers sun-drenched ambiance with a European flair, international wines, onstage preparation of French specialties and desserts, family-friendly service.
Ctricos Lounge
Cocktails and champagne by the glass complement an "Amuse Bouche" (smaller portions) menu of foods consistent with the Ctricos full-service menu.
Mizner's Lounge
Lounge with beautiful marble bar, overlooking the garden. Seats 75. Menu: Light snacks, full bar featuring vintage brandies and ports are available.
Gasparilla Grill and Games
This casual, light-filled restaurant serves American fare and overlooks the lovely gardens and pool at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.
Narcoossee's
Waterfront restaurant with unobstructed view of the Magic Kingdom Park and its spectacular fireworks. Menu features creatively prepared food, showcasing seafood from North American waters.
Garden View Louge Character Tea
My Disney Girl's Perfect Princess Tea Party. Take a wonderful journey of singing, dining, storytelling, and performances by your wonderful hostess, Miss Rose Petal and a special appearance by Princess Aurora. My Disney Girl's Perfectly Princess Tea Party starts at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 12:00 noon on select dates. To make reservations or inquire about available dates, please call (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463. Guests under age 18 must have parent or guardian permission to call.
Garden View Lounge
A traditional English afternoon tea or cocktail with a view of the garden. Enjoy freshly-brewed teas, tea sandwiches, tea pastries, fresh strawberries and English trifle.
Victoria & Albert's Chefs Table
Victoria & Albert's Chef's Table offers a unique in-the-kitchen experience to observe and interact with the Chef and his Culinary Team; while partaking of the creative and exciting culinary selections offered exclusively at the Chef's Table.
Victoria & Albert's
Intimate, elegant, Victorian setting. Victoria & Albert - maid & butler provide "team service" to each table during a seven-course meal featuring American regional cuisine with classical influences. A 13-year recipient of the prestigious AAA Five Diamond award, this Signature Dining restaurant serves fine cuisine with wine pairings from an award-winning cellar.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by CheapTickets

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Guest Reviews (60)

Ratings and reviews for Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
60 out of 60
Amenities:
4.3
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.5
Comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.9
Value:
3.6

85% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kelly K.
Business
N/A
Feb 11, 2015

Trip for Two Adults

Had a great time. Room was a Lagoon View with a Magic Kingdom view as a beneifit. It was beautiful. We used the spa and had a very relaxing experience.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Flingo
Business
N/A
Feb 4, 2015

Nice Stay at the Grand Floridian

Everything well maintained, friendly staff, great access to Magic Kingdom.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

For fastest trip to Magic Kingdom, take the monorail (next stop). For fastest trip from the Magic Kingdom, take the boat (next stop)

Review of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Tira Carling
Business
N/A
Dec 30, 2014

Great Location

Great hotel - great location- property is beginning to get tired

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Michael S.
Business
iowa city
Dec 29, 2014

Top of the line resort

One of the best Disney Resorts we have stayed at. As DVC members, we used up our Vacation Club points and needed a place for 1 night. The rooms were great, the staff proactive, friendly, and extremely helpful, and the amenities were everything one would want or need. The dining options were varied with good food. It all starts with the gorgeous 50+ ft Christmas tree and huge Ginger Bread house in the lobby (seasonal). Will stay there again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: In Hotel

Take either monorail or boat to Magic Kingdom - how cool!

Review of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
WonderMom24
Business
Illinois
Nov 17, 2014

Can't beat the location

My family of five enjoyed our week's vacation at the Grand Floridian. Staying at a monorail hotel really can't be beat, especially during the summer season. It was perfect for heading back to our room for a nap for the youngest and swim time for the other two. We made full use of both the courtyard(quieter) and beach pools. The room was comfortable and we really liked that the five of us could fit into one room thanks to the converttible daybed sofa. This is the flagship Disney property so it is not cheap, but it was worth it for our family!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: In Hotel

The monorail service to the Magic Kingdom is very convenient. You can also travel to the Comtemporary or the Polynesian very easily to expand your dining choices. The TTC is also on the resort monorail line so you can get off there to transfer to Epcot.

Review of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
KDAZE
Business
Massachusetts
Oct 18, 2014

No One Does Hospitality Like Disney Resorts

I booked two, separate reservations; one for two nights, and then added a third night, later, given the fabulous rates being offered. I had stayed at the GF once before, and found it to be wonderful, with a location on the Monorail that cannot be beat. Earlier in my stay in the Orlando area, I had been in three other hotels, with results ranging from fair to horrible!...THANKFULLY, however, walking into the Grand Floridian for check-in was - ABSOLUTELY - beyond compare! Pleasant smiles, friendly greetings, immediate service, and - YES! - even a free upgrade from a Garden-view room to a Lagoon-view Room #which had also occurred on my first stay at the GF during my first trip there a few years ago)...The place is beautiful, the room was amazing, the grounds and pools were impeccably kept, and the staff there were so amazing and pleasantly helpful, I can't begin to thank them enough! I, unfortunately, don't recall the names of the registration staff I dealt with, terrific as they were, but I would like to also acknowledge Peter at the Concierge Desk, and Patricia, our server, for the Grand Floridian Tea! In my own profession, I deal with consumer service, complaint resolution, and serve as a steward of public funding for a non-profit agency - fully aware of the often difficult toils and tribulations serving the public entails. While Disney is a completely different money-making machine, these folks at The GF do hospitality and consumer service like nobody's business. I felt as though they were fully there and on-board with making every guest experience something that THEY would expect to receive, themselves. Even right on down to the housekeeper who stopped everything to ask if there was anything I needed and gave me directions to the ice machine...And the very nice housekeeper who gave us extra chocolates while we waited in the lobby outside our room while she did turn-down service. It's hard, and most-necessary work, so MUCH RESPECT and kudos to them! I love this place and WILL return...Just keep those rate deals coming!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

There are in-room refrigerators. Stop on the way for necessities and a small cooler to keep things chilled before check-in. Be good to the staff!!

Review of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
kenmar10
Business
Cleveland, Ohio
Oct 3, 2014

annual trip to disney

First time at the Grand Floridian (we usually stay in the Boardwalk area). We had a grand time and would stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Grand Floridian 1st timer
Business
Boston, MA
Sep 19, 2014

Great hotel for families

Have been to Disney multiple times but this was my first time with a young family. First time staying at the Grand Floridian. Wonderful hotel all-around and very kid-oriented, yet with a mature atmosphere for adults looking for just a little sophistication. Great restaurants at the resort and a short 10-minute walk to the Polynesian for more options. Being on the monorail loop is super convenient and you can't beat a 2-minute ride to the Magic Kingdom. The two pools were great. Note that the map makes the resort look bigger than it is, so don't fret too much about which building. Nothing is more than a 5-minute walk away. Very easy to link reservation to MyDisneyExperience and access all of the FastPass+ and Magic Band options online.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Mike199844
Business
Nyc
Sep 15, 2014

Awesome

Excellent. Top notch as expected from Disney. Would recommend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Fatty McB
Business
Chicago, IL
Aug 25, 2014

Unbeatable Location

The hotel is lovely; classic Disney elegance without feeling stuffy or unwelcoming towards children. The location is fantastic if you plan on spending a lot of time at the Magic Kingdom - it is just one monorail stop or a short boat ride away. Magical

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Citricos is often overshadowed by the Contemporary's California Grill, but it has far surpassed CG each time we've dined there.

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