68.0% Based on 1116 reviews TripAdvisor traveller rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the family-friendly amenities at Walt Disney World Dolphin. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Disney's Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course. Features include a free theme park shuttle, plus 5 outdoor pools and 12 restaurants. Pillowtop beds and flat-screen TVs are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with pillowtop beds, 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs
  • Options for a bite to eat or a refreshing drink include 12 restaurants, 2 coffee shops/cafés, a poolside bar and 5 bars/lounges
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • WiFi for a fee
  • Valet parking and self-parking available for a fee
  • Splash around at the waterslide or swim in the outdoor pool
  • Treat yourself to hot stone massages, facials or manicures and pedicures at Mandara Spa
  • Services include babysitting, a kids' club and dry cleaning/laundry
  • On-site recreation includes a private beach, a 24-hour health club and a steam room
  • Guests speak favourably about the central location and the comfortable guestrooms
  • Just a 5-minute drive from Disney's Boardwalk and 7 minutes from Disney Springs®
  • Free theme park shuttle service

Traditional Room, 2 Double Beds, No View

Bed Count 2 Double Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
£103* Per night/room 15 Sep - 16 Sep

Room, 1 King Bed, Resort View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds (Fireworks View)

Bed Count 2 Double Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, Resort View

Bed Count 2 Double Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony (Fireworks View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

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68.0% of guests recommend out of 1116 reviews

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Property Features

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 5 the outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. There are 12 restaurants and 2 coffee shops/cafés, as well as a nearby corner/local shop. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 5 bars/lounges and A poolside bar. Public spaces have WiFi for a fee. This beach resort also offers an outdoor pool, a kid's pool and a 24-hour health club. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Lake Buena Vista resort is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 27 levels
  • 12 dining venues
  • 5 bars or lounges
  • 2 coffee shops
  • 320,000 sq ft of conference space
  • 30 sq. m of conference space
  • Bar by the pool
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kids' activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • 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
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Games room or arcade
  • Corner/local shop
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Number of outdoor pools -5
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Fridge
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) (33.7 km / 20.9 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free theme park shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Air-conditioned accommodation at Walt Disney World Dolphin offers laptop-compatible safes and free newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Lake Buena Vista resort provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium channels
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to noon.

Shulas Steakhouse – This steakhouse only serves dinner.Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Todd English bluezoo – This seafood restaurant specialises in seafood and only serves dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fresh Mediterranean Mrkt. – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

The Fountain – This restaurant serves lunch, dinner and light fare. A children's menu is available.

Picabu – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and light fare. Open 24 hours.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

A private beach and a 24-hour health club are featured at the resort. 5 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor pool. In addition to a kid's pool, other recreational amenities include a waterslide, a spa tub and a steam room.

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

  • Playground on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Basketball on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Volleyball on site

Spa Services

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

  • Number of treatment rooms 8
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Reflexology
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

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 by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. 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 are 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

Fees

Guests will 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 centre access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room bottled water

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 12 and USD 17 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 25 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 25.00 per night (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

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

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

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.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.