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Private beach, white sand, beach towels, beach volleyball
3 outdoor pools, open 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM, cabanas (surcharge)
3 outdoor pools, open 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM, cabanas (surcharge)
3 outdoor pools, open 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM, cabanas (surcharge)

Overview of Walt Disney World Dolphin

Walt Disney World Dolphin

4.0 star property
4-star resort with full-service spa, connected to the convention center, near Disney's Hollywood Studios®

8,4/10 Very good

4 050 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Internet access
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
The price is R6 567
Price available on 2022/07/29
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1500 Epcot Resort Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32830
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping once per stay
  • On a private beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • 24-hour health club
  • Steam room
  • Beach towels
  • Valet parking
  • Self parking
  • Children's pool
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (surcharge)
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Bay Lake
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios® - 21 min walk
  • Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park - 39 min walk
  • Epcot® - 43 min walk
  • Disney's Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course - 1 min drive
  • Disney's Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Course - 4 min drive
  • Disney Springs® Area - 10 min drive
  • Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park - 7 min drive
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports - 9 min drive
  • Disney's Lake Buena Vista Golf Course - 11 min drive
  • Disney Springs® - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO) - 28 min drive
  • Kissimmee, FL (ISM-Kissimmee Gateway) - 28 min drive
  • Orlando Station - 25 min drive
  • Kissimmee Station - 32 min drive
  • Free theme park shuttle

About this property

Walt Disney World Dolphin

Walt Disney World Dolphin offers a private beach where you can play volleyball, plus you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Epcot® and ESPN Wide World of Sports. 3 outdoor pools provide a splash of fun, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps, and aromatherapy. The lobby lounge is a great place to grab a drink, and Fuel serves American cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A poolside bar, a 24-hour health club, and a 24-hour fitness center are other highlights at this upscale resort. The local sightseeing and access to public transport get great marks from fellow travelers.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 1509 units
  • Arranged over 27 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 4 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children (3 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Supervised childcare*
  • Children's club*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • WiFi in rooms*

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (USD 34.08 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Onsite valet parking (USD 44.73 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Onsite RV/bus/truck parking (fees apply)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Offsite

  • Free theme park shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Private dining
  • Shared microwave
  • Room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Taking the kids

  • Children stay free
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Fitness classes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Shopping
  • Air hockey
  • Table tennis
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • 61 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (306979 square feet)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach towels
  • Golf caddy on site
  • Golf cart on site
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • 24-hour health club
  • 18 holes of golf
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Full-service spa
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room
  • Waterslide

Accessibility

  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • 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 business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Closed captioned TV
  • Lowered electrical outlets in bathroom
  • Lowered peephole/view port in door
  • Lowered locks/deadbolt
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Transfer shower
  • Lever door handles

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 49-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium satellite channels
  • Pay movies

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Mini-fridge
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Recycling
  • LED light bulbs

Special features

Spa

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.

Dining

Fuel - This café specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.
Phins - Onsite lobby lounge. Open select days.
Fountain - This family restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open select days.
Shula's Steakhouse - This steakhouse specializes in American cuisine and serves dinner only. Open select days.
Bluezoo - This seafood restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Open select days.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Resort fee: USD 39.38 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee inclusions:
    • Fitness/yoga classes
    • Internet access (may be limited)
    • Additional inclusions

Optional extras

  • WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 13.95 per day (rates may vary)

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 25.0 per night
  • Children's club access is available for an extra charge

Parking

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Self parking costs USD 34.08 per night with in/out privileges
  • Valet parking costs USD 44.73 per night with in/out privileges
  • RV/bus/truck parking is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott).

Policies

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.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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

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Overall score and ratings

8,4

Very good

8,7/10

Cleanliness

8,5/10

Staff & service

8,6/10

Amenities

8,6/10

Property conditions & facilities

8,4/10

Eco-friendliness

4/10 Fair

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The service here is definitely not where it needs to be. And being a neighbor hotel to Disney, the service you get at Disney hotels is soooo much better and you might as well pay a few dollars more to get those perks. Especially being a AP this is not a place I’d stay at again
Steven, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ana, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Elissa, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Neil, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent place!!!
Everything was perfect! Clean rooms, friendly staff, great breakfast, and excellent location
John, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice room - not amazing
The stay was ok, the carpets are dirty and not well maintained. It was mostly clean but not Disney clean. We only stayed for one night.
Nicholas, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Daniel, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Dan, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

4-night business trip
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4/10 Fair

Pros - room was beautiful.
M Nichole, 2-night family trip
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