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Walking distance to 2 Walt Disney World Parks
Adjacent to the restaurants, shops, and entertainment of Disney Springs® Area, this Lake Buena Vista hotel is within 3 miles from Epcot, and 5 miles from the Magic Kingdom Park and SeaWorld. Disney World Parks Resort benefits such as Extra Magic Hours.
Theme park shuttles
Leisure options include an outdoor pool. Best Western Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs® Resort Area provides free scheduled shuttle service to Walt Disney World Theme Parks and Disney Springs® Area.
All 325 contemporary guestrooms in the 18-story Best Western Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs® Resort Area offer furnished balconies, pillowtop mattresses, 37-inch LCD TVs, coffee makers, refrigerators, and complimentary wireless Internet access.
Best Western Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs® Resort Area
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Occupying 12 landscaped acres adjacent to a protected wilderness, Best Western Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs® Resort Area provides complimentary area shuttles and scheduled shuttles to the Walt Disney World Theme Parks, and Disney Springs® Area. Onsite facilities include a Y-shaped outdoor pool and a fitness center.
Dining options include a tropical grill with daily buffet breakfasts with make-your-own Mickey Mouse waffles and cooked-to-order omelette station, a casual Internet café, and a lounge offering cocktails and light fare.
Public computers in the café provide high-speed Internet access, and free WiFi access is available throughout the hotel. A Disney® Gift Shop is available on site.
Complimentary scheduled shuttles deliver guests to Walt Disney World Theme Parks and attractions, which include water taxis to Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios. The resort also includes exclusive Walt Disney World Resort benefits such as Extra Magic Hours at select theme parks.
- Free shopping center shuttle
- Free theme park shuttle
- Fitness facilities
- Local Expert Concierge
- 24-hour front desk
- Poolside bar
- Business center
- Year Built 1972
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Coffee shop or café
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Outdoor pool
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Smoke-free property
- Children's pool
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free area shuttle
- Luggage storage
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Concierge services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Banquet hall
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 325
- Number of floors - 18
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Multilingual staff
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Outdoor pool
- Children's pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Area shuttle (complimentary)
- Theme park shuttle (complimentary)
- Laundry facilities
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- Premium bedding
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Cable TV service
- Daily housekeeping
- Free local calls
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Number of bathrooms -
- MP3 docking station
- Free WiFi
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Pillowtop mattress
Where to Eat
Trader's Island Grill - A tropical restaurant with ceiling fans, pastel colors, and island music. Buffet breakfast includes “make your own” Mickey Mouse waffles and cooked-to-order omelette station. Open for breakfast and dinner.
Marketplace - Serves freshly brewed coffee, breakfast pastries and sandwiches, deli sandwiches, and salads for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Mostly on-the-go snacks.
Flamingo Cove - This lounge offers indoor and outdoor seating and poolside service. Cocktails, beer, wine, soft drinks, and light fare such as sandwiches and salads. Open from late morning until late evening.
Nearby Things to Do
Overlooking a wooded preserve, the hotel's sundeck houses a pool. Guests also enjoy a fitness room with stationary bikes, a stair machine, treadmill, strength-training equipment, and free weights.
One half-mile away, the Lake Buena Vista Golf Course offers an 18-hole course and driving range. 3 miles away, fishing excursions, watercraft, and bicycle rentals are available along Disney's BoardWalk Resort.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Golfing nearby
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
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-in time ends at midnight
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Resort fee: USD 13.99 per accommodation, per night
- Pool access
- Fitness center access
- Internet access
- Phone calls
- In-room safe
- In-room coffee
- Additional inclusions
- Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 17.99 per person (approximately)
- Self parking fee: USD 8.00 per night
- Valet parking fee: USD 12.00 per day (in/out privileges)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
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We should mention
Children 18 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.
Extra Magic Hours and 60-Day FastPass Benefits
Book a stay in any room or rate category for travel now - December 31, 2018, and receive extra magic hours every day at 1 of the Walt Disney World® Theme Parks with a valid theme park admission.
Valid Theme Park admission and Extra Magic Hours benefit voucher are required. To visit more than 1 theme park on the same day, guests must purchase the Park Hopper® Option or Park Hopper® Plus Option with their theme park ticket. Extra Magic Hours benefit must be used during the dates of your reservation. Please note that not all Walt Disney World® Theme Park attractions are available during Extra Magic Hours. Extra Magic Hours schedule and available attractions are subject to change without notice. Offer subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.
Kids Eat Free Breakfast
Book a stay in any room or rate category and children 10 and younger eat free buffet breakfast when dining with paying adults.
Full details at check-in. Children 10 and younger eat free from the breakfast buffet served in Traders Island Grill, and when ordering from the children’s menu and dining with paying adults ordering from the regular menu in Traders Island Grill or Marketplace Café. Limited to 1 child per paying adult. Adult entrée purchase is required. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. 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.
20% Off Excursions through Florida Dolphin Tours in Orlando
Book a stay in a rate plan displaying the “Limited Time Offer: 20% Excursion Discount” green tag now-December 31, 2018 for travel now-February 1, 2019 and receive 20% off the price of excursions through Florida Dolphin Tours in Orlando.
Full details provided at check-in. Reservation for excursions must be made by visiting the Local Expert concierge desk located in the hotel lobby. Excursions must be purchased by December 31, 2018, for redemption by February 1, 2019. A maximum of 2 tickets per excursion may be purchased using this offer. Offer is only valid for excursions through Florida Dolphin Tours in Orlando carried by Local Expert. Additional tickets may be purchased at the regular retail rate. Taxes are included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. 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.
50% Off Shows including Pirate’s Dinner Adventure and Mango’s Tropical Cafe
Book a stay now-June 30, 2019 for travel January 1-June 30, 2019 in a rate plan displaying the “50% Show tickets discount” tag and receive 50% off the price of shows through Pirate’s Dinner Adventure or Mango’s Tropical Cafe.
Full details provided at check-in. Reservation for excursions must be made by visiting the Local Expert concierge desk located in the hotel lobby. Shows must be purchased by June 30, 2019, for redemption by June 30, 2019. A maximum of 2 tickets per show may be purchased using this offer. Offer is only valid for shows through Pirate’s Dinner Adventure or Mango’s Tropical Café in Orlando carried by Local Expert. Additional tickets may be purchased at the regular retail rate. Taxes are included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. 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.