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4.1 of 5 guest rating
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Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View
360 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Room, 2 Double Beds, Resort View
360 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Room, 2 Double Beds (Fireworks View)
360 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Traditional Room, 2 Double Beds
360 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed
500 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Premium Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed
600 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Resort View
360 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
Select dates to see price
Room, 1 King Bed, Resort View
360 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price
Traditional Room, 1 King Bed
360 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price
Traditional Room, 2 Double Beds
360 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
Select dates to see price
Traditional Room, 1 King Bed
360 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price
Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Resort View (Fireworks View)
360 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
Select dates to see price
Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View (Fireworks View)
360 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price

Get an overview of this hotel
4-star resort with pools, private beach, full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
On private beach
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

With a stay at Walt Disney World Dolphin in Lake Buena Vista (Bay Lake), you'll be a 5-minute drive from Disney's Boardwalk and 5 minutes from Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. This 4-star resort is 3.1 mi (5 km) from Epcot® and 3.6 mi (5.8 km) from Disney's Hollywood Studios®.

Make yourself at home in one of the 1509 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. After dipping into one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools, you can spend some time at the private beach. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room. Spending a day of fun is easy with the complimentary theme park shuttle.

Grab a bite from the grocery/convenience store, or stay in and take advantage of the resort's 24-hour room service. Wrap up your day with a drink at the poolside bar.

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Lake Buena Vista? This resort has facilities measuring 306979 square feet (28519 square meters), including conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

This property is closed from 16 March 2020 to 14 June 2020 (dates subject to change).

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 3 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach resort also offers a children's pool, a 24-hour health club, and a garden. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Walt Disney World Dolphin is a smoke-free property.

  • Walkway to water
  • Express check-in
  • Picnic area
  • Waterslide
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Elevator
  • Lockers available
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Games
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Computer station
  • Table tennis
  • Swimming pool
  • On private beach
  • Conference space size (meters) - 28519
  • Number of meeting rooms - 61
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shared microwave
  • Shopping on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Total number of rooms - 1509
  • Number of floors - 27
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • 24-hour health club
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Karaoke
  • Full-service spa
  • Firepit
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Smoke-free property
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)
  • Dock
  • Conference space size (feet) - 306979
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Reception hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Vending machine
  • Air hockey
  • Beach towels
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Television in common areas
  • Arcade/game room
  • Wedding services
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Free WiFi
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Russian

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge) , RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Walt Disney World Dolphin offers 1509 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 49-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room wireless Internet access is available 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 coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Braille signage
  • Phone
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Free local calls
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Private bathroom
  • Closed captioned TV
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Raised toilet seat
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Television
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Premium bedding
  • LED light bulbs
  • Recycling
  • Heating
  • Pay movies
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Mini-fridge

Where to Eat

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a private beach, a waterslide, and a 24-hour health club.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Horse riding nearby
  • Playground on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Basketball on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Beach volleyball on site

Spa Services

Mandara Spa has 8 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 8
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports 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
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • 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 in meeting rooms
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • 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 4 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.
  • Kids stay free! Children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per night.
  • 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. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

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

Only service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

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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.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 13.95 per day (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.

Hotel Names

  • 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

We should mention

Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 11:30 PM.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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.

Promotions

Disney FastPass+® Offer


Guests can use their booking reservation number and Walt Disney World® Resort tickets for complimentary access to Disney’s FastPass+® service, allowing guests to book entry times to Theme Park attractions and events up to 60 days in advance of arrival.


Purchase of a valid Walt Disney World® Resort admission ticket from an authorized Walt Disney World Ticket Seller, a booking reservation number for this property, and online registration required to qualify. Guests must contact the property directly for instructions on how to register and link their reservation; contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email. Offer valid anytime, subject to availability. Restrictions apply.

Complimentary Parking at Walt Disney World® Resort

Book a stay in any room or rate category and receive complimentary parking at any Walt Disney World® Resort theme park by showing the resort hotel room key at parking booth.


Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

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