85.0% Based on 7265 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Lake Buena Vista awaits you at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge. You'll be 1.1 km (0.7 mi) from Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and 7.2 km (4.5 mi) from Disney's Hollywood Studios®. Highlights at this resort include 3 restaurants, 2 outdoor swimming pools, and free self parking.

TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 1293 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, balconies, and iPod docks. Refrigerators and round-the-clock room service make in-room dining convenient. Coffee/tea makers, in-room childcare, and free weekday newspapers are also available.

At the resort's own poolside bar or bar/lounge, you can enjoy a drink. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and a kids' club. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of a free area shuttle.

Attractions within a 20-minute drive of this 4-star Bay Lake resort include Walt Disney World® and SeaWorld® Orlando.

Room (Standard View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
£224 per night

Standard Room Club Level

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room (Savanna View - Bunk Bed)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, Pool View (Bunk Bed)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, Pool View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room (Savanna View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

85.0% of guests recommend out of 7265 reviews

Excellent 4402
Good 1823
Average 637
Poor 270
Terrible 133
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

About the Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

Location 2901 Osceola Pkwy, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Property Features

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge offers its guests 2 the outdoor swimming pools. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A kid's club, tour or ticket assistance, and an arcade/games room are also featured at the family-friendly Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge. Self parking is free. This 4-star Lake Buena Vista resort is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 1293 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • Built in 2001
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Games room or arcade
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , Valet parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) (38.5 km / 23.9 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle and theme park shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking; valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge offers 1293 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with iPod docking stations and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. Televisions come with satellite channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary weekday newspapers and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Private balcony
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

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

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

2 the outdoor swimming pools are on site.

  • Golfing nearby


If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Disney's Magical Express service provides roundtrip motorcoach transportation and luggage delivery to and from Orlando International Airport and select Walt Disney World Resort hotels. Guests who wish to utilize Disney’s Disney's Magical Express must make a reservation in advance through the Disney's Magical Express website or by calling:

U.S. and Canada reservations: 407-939-1936

United Kingdom reservations: 0800-16-90-730


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD15 and USD30 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD25 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.


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.