DISNEY'S ANIMAL KINGDOM LODGE

2901 Osceola Pkwy., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 US
4.0 Star property
28.35079 -81.59672
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Very Good
4.5/ 5

Based on 5112 guest reviews

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  • Check-in: 3 PM

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89
Excellent

Excellent club hotel. Close to Disney. Close to public transport and sightseeing. Pleasant entrance area. Popular among families.

“The kids loved this resort” “Hotel decor is fantastic”

Excellent Overall Ranking Top 6% in city
Excellent Resort Hotel Top 1% in city
Great Family Hotel Top 11% in city
Best Vibe In City
Best Hotel Buildings In City

Good to know

  • Great view

    “Views are excellent” “View was amazing”

  • Friendly atmosphere

    “Amazing atmosphere” “Beautiful Christmas tree and decorations”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff are awesome, very helpful” “Life guards were very attentive”

  • Small rooms

    “Bathroom was so small” “Bathroom was small”

Review highlights

Pool

94/100
190 reviews

Clean pool area.

“My kids loved the water slide” “Gorgeous grounds, pool and lobby” “Wonderful view of the pool area”

Vibe

91/100
263 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Pleasant entrance area. Stylish Hotel. Hotel is outdated. Good resort hotel. Awesome for families.

“Hotel decor is fantastic” “Amazing atmosphere” “Hotel lobby and gardens were beautiful”

Amenities

90/100
221 reviews

Great hotel buildings and entrance area. Beautiful architecture. Conventional kids facilities.

“Facility is spotless” “Hotel decor is fantastic” “Facilities are excellent”

Service

84/100
515 reviews

Service, especially restaurant service and housekeeping, is friendly and professional. Reception is all right. Disorganized booking process. Recreation staff is nice.

“Staff are awesome, very helpful” “Wonderful pool help” “Servers and chefs were outstanding”

Location

81/100
279 reviews

Good location, close to public transport. Great sightseeing, restaurants and shopping nearby. Great accessibility by car with affordable parking. Excursions are ok.

“Excellent bus and shuttle service” “Excellent location” “Parking was great”

Breakfast

80/100
37 reviews

Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts.

“Buffet breakfast was excellent” “Free hot breakfast” “Excellent breakfast buffet”

Food

75/100
296 reviews

Varied menu containing delicious food and snacks. Dining experience was average, as were the desserts, although quite expensive.

“Buffet restaurant was excellent” “Hotel restaurants are excellent” “Food was amazing and delicious”

Wellness

73/100
11 reviews

Awesome wellness and fitness areas.

“The best workout facilities” “Nice massage” “Good gym”

Room

68/100
583 reviews

Rooms are decent but poorly-maintained, with bad minibars. Great views and balcony with tidy rooms with great TV's. Small, old, and poorly furnished rooms with uncomfortable beds. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms. Kitchenettes and A/C are inadequate.

“Walls were very thin” “Sheets were scratchy” “Fridge had leaked”

WiFi

63/100
8 reviews

Regular internet service.

“Only problem was wireless access” “Free WIFI in the room” “Wifi was great”

Value

49/100
186 reviews

Poor value for money. Expensive restaurant. Acceptable breakfast prices.

“Restaurants were limited and expensive” “Universal studios was expensive” “Food prices outrageous”

Comfort

41/100
187 reviews

Uncomfortable, small rooms and bathrooms. Rooms are quiet but have bad A/C and uncomfortable beds.

“No fan” “PAPER THIN walls” “Sheets were scratchy”

Ranked top 9% by families, with a score of 89

Good to know

  • Pleasant entrance area

    “Lobby and it was perfect” “Hotel lobby and gardens were beautiful”

  • Nice building

    “Facility is spotless” “Hotel decor is fantastic”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Everything was spotless” “Floors cleaned”

  • Professional service

    “Guides are fantastic and very knowledgeable” “Staff was very professional and attentive”

Review highlights

Pool

93/100
47 reviews

Great pool.

“My kids loved the water slide” “Gorgeous grounds, pool and lobby” “Wonderful view of the pool area”

Amenities

92/100
37 reviews

Great hotel buildings and entrance area.

“Facility is spotless” “Hotel decor is fantastic” “Facilities are excellent”

Vibe

91/100
48 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Pleasant entrance area.

“Hotel decor is fantastic” “Amazing atmosphere” “Hotel lobby and gardens were beautiful”

Service

85/100
97 reviews

Reception is decent, with overall friendly and professional service.

“Staff are awesome, very helpful” “Wonderful pool help” “Servers and chefs were outstanding”

Location

83/100
48 reviews

Great location. Great excursions and sightseeing.

“Excellent bus and shuttle service” “Excellent location” “Parking was great”

Breakfast

82/100
10 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Buffet breakfast was excellent” “Free hot breakfast” “Excellent breakfast buffet”

Food

75/100
57 reviews

Restaurant is pricey, but the menu is great.

“Buffet restaurant was excellent” “Hotel restaurants are excellent” “Food was amazing and delicious”

Room

67/100
125 reviews

Rooms are clean with great views and decent beds, but overall just okay. Neglected, cramped rooms with small bathrooms.

“Walls were very thin” “Sheets were scratchy” “Fridge had leaked”

Value

49/100
46 reviews

Poor value for money. Expensive restaurant.

“Restaurants were limited and expensive” “Universal studios was expensive” “Food prices outrageous”

Comfort

43/100
50 reviews

Uncomfortable, small bathrooms and rooms with average beds.

“No fan” “PAPER THIN walls” “Sheets were scratchy”

Ranked top 18% by couples, with a score of 91

Good to know

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Buffet breakfast was excellent” “Free hot breakfast”

  • Great view

    “Views are excellent” “View was amazing”

  • Friendly atmosphere

    “Amazing atmosphere” “Beautiful Christmas tree and decorations”

  • Poor beds

    “Beds were ok, a bit too hard” “King bed was a little to soft”

Review highlights

Pool

95/100
7 reviews

Great pool.

“My kids loved the water slide” “Gorgeous grounds, pool and lobby” “Wonderful view of the pool area”

Vibe

90/100
11 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere.

“Hotel decor is fantastic” “Amazing atmosphere” “Hotel lobby and gardens were beautiful”

Service

86/100
16 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff are awesome, very helpful” “Wonderful pool help” “Servers and chefs were outstanding”

Location

81/100
11 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing.

“Excellent bus and shuttle service” “Excellent location” “Parking was great”

Breakfast

76/100
6 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Buffet breakfast was excellent” “Free hot breakfast” “Excellent breakfast buffet”

Food

75/100
9 reviews

Delicious food.

“Buffet restaurant was excellent” “Hotel restaurants are excellent” “Food was amazing and delicious”

Room

64/100
30 reviews

Typical rooms, but substandard beds. Views are great and rooms are clean.

“Walls were very thin” “Sheets were scratchy” “Fridge had leaked”

Value

49/100
7 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Restaurants were limited and expensive” “Universal studios was expensive” “Food prices outrageous”

Comfort

39/100
10 reviews

Not very comfortable, with bad beds.

“No fan” “PAPER THIN walls” “Sheets were scratchy”

Review highlights

Room

68/100
5 reviews

Room is all right.

“Walls were very thin” “Sheets were scratchy” “Fridge had leaked”

Value

45/100
7 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Restaurants were limited and expensive” “Universal studios was expensive” “Food prices outrageous”

Good to know

  • Great view

    “Views are excellent” “View was amazing”

  • Friendly atmosphere

    “Amazing atmosphere” “Beautiful Christmas tree and decorations”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff are awesome, very helpful” “Life guards were very attentive”

  • Small rooms

    “Bathroom was so small” “Bathroom was small”

Review highlights

Pool

93/100
179 reviews

Clean pool area.

“My kids loved the water slide” “Gorgeous grounds, pool and lobby” “Wonderful view of the pool area”

Amenities

93/100
202 reviews

Great hotel buildings and entrance area. Beautiful architecture.

“Facility is spotless” “Hotel decor is fantastic” “Facilities are excellent”

Vibe

91/100
251 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Pleasant entrance area. Stylish Hotel. Hotel is outdated.

“Hotel decor is fantastic” “Amazing atmosphere” “Hotel lobby and gardens were beautiful”

Service

85/100
467 reviews

Warm service, particularly pleasant at the restaurant, great housekeeping and an OK reception. Disorganized booking process.

“Staff are awesome, very helpful” “Wonderful pool help” “Servers and chefs were outstanding”

Location

82/100
246 reviews

Good location, close to public transport. Great for sightseeing and excursions with many good restaurants, bars and shopping options near-by. Great accessibility by car with affordable parking.

“Excellent bus and shuttle service” “Excellent location” “Parking was great”

Breakfast

79/100
32 reviews

Tasty , yet expensive breakfasts.

“Buffet breakfast was excellent” “Free hot breakfast” “Excellent breakfast buffet”

Food

75/100
278 reviews

Varied menu containing delicious food and snacks. Dining experience was average, as were the desserts, although quite expensive.

“Buffet restaurant was excellent” “Hotel restaurants are excellent” “Food was amazing and delicious”

Room

68/100
539 reviews

Rooms are OK, but old and unmaintained. Great balconies with pleasant views. Small rooms with uncomfortable beds and furniture, and bad minibars. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms. Nice TV.

“Walls were very thin” “Sheets were scratchy” “Fridge had leaked”

WiFi

63/100
8 reviews

Regular internet service.

“Only problem was wireless access” “Free WIFI in the room” “Wifi was great”

Value

50/100
159 reviews

Fairly good value for money. Expensive breakfast and dining.

“Complimentary bottle of water” “Free hot breakfast” “Restaurants were limited and expensive”

Comfort

41/100
169 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are small, lacking in comfort with below-average beds. Very quiet.

“No fan” “PAPER THIN walls” “Sheets were scratchy”

Ranked top 9% by families, with a score of 89

Good to know

  • Pleasant entrance area

    “Lobby and it was perfect” “Hotel lobby and gardens were beautiful”

  • Nice building

    “Facility is spotless” “Hotel decor is fantastic”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Everything was spotless” “Floors cleaned”

  • Expensive restaurant

    “Meals a little pricey” “Very expensive food”

Review highlights

Vibe

93/100
44 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Pleasant entrance area.

“Hotel decor is fantastic” “Amazing atmosphere” “Hotel lobby and gardens were beautiful”

Amenities

92/100
32 reviews

Great hotel buildings and entrance area.

“Facility is spotless” “Hotel decor is fantastic” “Facilities are excellent”

Service

85/100
86 reviews

Reception is decent, with overall friendly and professional service.

“Staff are awesome, very helpful” “Wonderful pool help” “Servers and chefs were outstanding”

Breakfast

83/100
7 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Buffet breakfast was excellent” “Free hot breakfast” “Excellent breakfast buffet”

Location

82/100
41 reviews

Great location. Great excursions and sightseeing.

“Excellent bus and shuttle service” “Excellent location” “Parking was great”

Food

75/100
52 reviews

Restaurant is pricey, but the menu is great.

“Buffet restaurant was excellent” “Hotel restaurants are excellent” “Food was amazing and delicious”

Room

65/100
113 reviews

Rooms are clean with great views and decent beds, but overall just okay. Neglected, cramped rooms with small bathrooms.

“Walls were very thin” “Sheets were scratchy” “Fridge had leaked”

Value

48/100
39 reviews

Poor value for money. Expensive restaurant.

“Restaurants were limited and expensive” “Universal studios was expensive” “Food prices outrageous”

Comfort

42/100
45 reviews

Uncomfortable, small bathrooms and rooms with average beds.

“No fan” “PAPER THIN walls” “Sheets were scratchy”

Ranked top 17% by couples, with a score of 90

Good to know

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Buffet breakfast was excellent” “Free hot breakfast”

  • Wonderful sightseeing

    “Kid friendly Disney” “Easy access to Disney parks”

  • Great view

    “Views are excellent” “View was amazing”

  • Poor beds

    “Beds were ok, a bit too hard” “King bed was a little to soft”

Review highlights

Pool

95/100
6 reviews

Great pool.

“My kids loved the water slide” “Gorgeous grounds, pool and lobby” “Wonderful view of the pool area”

Vibe

89/100
10 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere.

“Hotel decor is fantastic” “Amazing atmosphere” “Hotel lobby and gardens were beautiful”

Service

86/100
15 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff are awesome, very helpful” “Wonderful pool help” “Servers and chefs were outstanding”

Location

80/100
10 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing.

“Excellent bus and shuttle service” “Excellent location” “Parking was great”

Breakfast

76/100
6 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Buffet breakfast was excellent” “Free hot breakfast” “Excellent breakfast buffet”

Food

75/100
9 reviews

Delicious food.

“Buffet restaurant was excellent” “Hotel restaurants are excellent” “Food was amazing and delicious”

Room

64/100
28 reviews

Typical rooms, but substandard beds. Views are great and rooms are clean.

“Walls were very thin” “Sheets were scratchy” “Fridge had leaked”

Value

48/100
6 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Restaurants were limited and expensive” “Universal studios was expensive” “Food prices outrageous”

Comfort

39/100
9 reviews

Not very comfortable, with bad beds.

“No fan” “PAPER THIN walls” “Sheets were scratchy”

Review highlights

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Staff are awesome, very helpful” “Life guards were very attentive”

Review highlights

Amenities

86/100
5 reviews

Great amenities.

“Facility is spotless” “Hotel decor is fantastic” “Facilities are excellent”

Service

84/100
8 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff are awesome, very helpful” “Wonderful pool help” “Servers and chefs were outstanding”

Location

83/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Excellent bus and shuttle service” “Excellent location” “Parking was great”

Food

71/100
3 reviews

Delicious food.

“Buffet restaurant was excellent” “Hotel restaurants are excellent” “Food was amazing and delicious”

Room

68/100
9 reviews

Room is all right.

“Walls were very thin” “Sheets were scratchy” “Fridge had leaked”

Value

52/100
7 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Complimentary bottled water” “Free hot breakfast” “Meals a little pricey”

Comfort

43/100
5 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“No fan” “PAPER THIN walls” “Sheets were scratchy”

Good to know

  • Friendly atmosphere

    “Amazing atmosphere” “Beautiful Christmas tree and decorations”

  • Great view

    “Views are excellent” “View was amazing”

  • Professional service

    “Guides are fantastic and very knowledgeable” “Staff was very professional and attentive”

  • Nice building

    “Facility is spotless” “Hotel decor is fantastic”

Review highlights

Vibe

92/100
7 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere.

“Hotel decor is fantastic” “Amazing atmosphere” “Hotel lobby and gardens were beautiful”

Amenities

89/100
8 reviews

Nice building.

“Facility is spotless” “Hotel decor is fantastic” “Facilities are excellent”

Location

78/100
14 reviews

Great location.

“Excellent bus and shuttle service” “Excellent location” “Parking was great”

Service

75/100
22 reviews

Professional service.

“Staff are awesome, very helpful” “Wonderful pool help” “Servers and chefs were outstanding”

Food

73/100
9 reviews

Delicious food.

“Buffet restaurant was excellent” “Hotel restaurants are excellent” “Food was amazing and delicious”

Room

64/100
19 reviews

Decent rooms with great views.

“Walls were very thin” “Sheets were scratchy” “Fridge had leaked”

Value

48/100
10 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Restaurants were limited and expensive” “Universal studios was expensive” “Food prices outrageous”

Comfort

36/100
6 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“No fan” “PAPER THIN walls” “Sheets were scratchy”

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff are awesome, very helpful” “Wonderful pool help”

Review highlights

Service

84/100
4 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff are awesome, very helpful” “Wonderful pool help” “Servers and chefs were outstanding”

Room

64/100
5 reviews

Room is all right.

“Walls were very thin” “Sheets were scratchy” “Fridge had leaked”

Good to know

  • Nice building

    “Facility is spotless” “Hotel decor is fantastic”

Review highlights

Amenities

89/100
4 reviews

Nice building.

“Facility is spotless” “Hotel decor is fantastic” “Facilities are excellent”

Service

86/100
8 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff are awesome, very helpful” “Wonderful pool help” “Servers and chefs were outstanding”

Location

81/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Excellent bus and shuttle service” “Excellent location” “Parking was great”

Room

67/100
5 reviews

Room is all right.

“Walls were very thin” “Sheets were scratchy” “Fridge had leaked”

Comfort

43/100
3 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“No fan” “PAPER THIN walls” “Sheets were scratchy”

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Property Description

Property Location
With a stay at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge in Lake Buena Vista, you'll be close to Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and Disney's Hollywood Studios®. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Disney's Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Course and Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 1293 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and iPod docking stations. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Additional features include supervised childcare/activities, babysitting/childcare, and an arcade/game room. Spending a day of fun is easy with the complimentary theme park shuttle.

Dining
Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Breakfast is available for a fee.

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

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free local calls
  • Free toiletries
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room massage available
  • In-room safe
  • iPod docking station
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Television

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