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Savanna View - Club Level Access
344 square feet
1 King Bed 1 Queen Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Room, Pool View
344 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Room (Standard View)
344 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
Select dates to see price
Room (Savanna View)
344 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
Select dates to see price

Get an overview of this hotel
Family-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort in Bay Lake, walk to Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

Popular property highlights

Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

Located in Lake Buena Vista (Bay Lake), Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge is within a 15-minute drive of Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park and Disney's Hollywood Studios®. This 4-star resort is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from Epcot®.

Make yourself at home in one of the 972 guestrooms featuring DVD players. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature hair dryers and bathrobes.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools, a waterslide, and a fitness center. Additional amenities at this resort include concierge services, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and an arcade/game room. If you're planning a day at a nearby theme park, you can hop on the complimentary shuttle.

Grab a bite to eat at one of the resort's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:

  • Bar/lounge
  • Swimming pool

Guests will have access to the following alternate facilities during the renovation:

  • Outdoor pool

Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge features a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, a waterslide, and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the resort's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge.

This family-friendly resort also offers tour/ticket assistance, an arcade/game room, and multilingual staff. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a theme park shuttle are complimentary for guests. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in
  • Waterslide
  • Bar/lounge
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free airport transportation
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 2001
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free area shuttle
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 972
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Arcade/game room
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Multilingual staff
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Waterslide
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas:

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge offers 972 accommodations with DVD players and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Cable television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Phone
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Balcony or patio
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Television
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Free WiFi
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Mini-fridge

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 11:00 AM.

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge has 3 restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a waterslide and a fitness center.

  • Golfing nearby

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, Zahanati Massage & Fitness Center. Services include Swedish massages and massages.

The spa is open daily.

  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Massages

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.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 18

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)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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 may be 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. This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Contactless check-in is available.Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.Contactless check-in is available.

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Service animals are allowed

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No rollaway/extra beds available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Debit cards

Fees

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 5 and USD 30 for adults, USD 5 and USD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 33 per night (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Animal Lodge
  • Disney's Animal
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Animal Lodge
  • Kingdom Lodge
  • Lodge Animal
  • Lodge Animal Kingdom
  • Animal Kingdom Hotel Disney
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Buena
  • Animal Kingdom Lodge Disney
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort
  • Disney Animal Kingdom Hotel
  • Disney Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Disney Animal Kingdom Resort
  • Disneys Animal Kingdom Hotel
  • Disneys Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort Lake Buena Vista

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.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) guests.

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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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