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Get an overview of this hotel4-star resort with pools, private beach, full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Beach
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pools
Business center

Location

Nestled on the beach, this Bay Lake resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Disney's Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course, Disney's Hollywood Studios®, and Disney's Boardwalk. Epcot® and Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Resort Features

Catch some rays on Walt Disney World Dolphin's private white sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 7 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 1509 rooms offer comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, plus 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find WiFi, separate bathtubs and showers, and coffee makers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 3 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 7 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a grocery/convenience store. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 4 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach resort also offers a children's pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a terrace. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Walt Disney World Dolphin is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Waterslide 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Elevator 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Games 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Computer station 
  • Swimming pool 
  • On private beach 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 28519 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 61 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Total number of rooms - 1509 
  • Number of floors - 27 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Conference space 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 7 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 306979 
  • Ballroom 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Vending machine 
  • Air hockey 
  • Beach towels 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Waterslide  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms:

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Towels provided 
  • Linens provided 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Grab bar - near toilet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Laptop-friendly workspace 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Mini-fridge 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Heating 
  • Eco-friendly toiletries 
  • LED light bulbs 
  • Recycling 
  • Closed captioned TV 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 11:30 AM.

Shula's Steakhouse - This steakhouse specializes in American cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Todd English bluezoo - This seafood restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Fresh Mediterranean Mrkt. - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

The Fountain - This family restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Picabu - This family restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a private beach, a waterslide, and a 24-hour fitness center.

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

  • Playground on site 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • 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. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

  • 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 in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant 
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge 
  • Visual alarms in hallways 
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations) 
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom 
  • Wheelchair accessible parking 
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms 
  • Assistive listening devices available 
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • 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 meeting spaces/business center 

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 time is 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

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

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.
Only service animals are allowed
Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
UnionPay
Debit cards

Fees

You'll 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 center access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 21.99 and USD 29.99 for adults, USD 11.99 and USD 18.99 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 13.95 per day (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
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • 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

We should mention

Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 11:30 PM.Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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.

Disney FastPass+® Offer

Disney FastPass+® Offer

Guests can use their booking reservation number and Walt Disney World® Resort tickets for complimentary access to Disney’s FastPass+® service, allowing guests to book entry times to Theme Park attractions and events up to 60 days in advance of arrival.

Purchase of a valid Walt Disney World® Resort admission ticket from an authorized Walt Disney World Ticket Seller, a booking reservation number for this property, and online registration required to qualify. Guests must contact the property directly for instructions on how to register and link their reservation; contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email. Offer valid anytime, subject to availability. Restrictions apply.

Complimentary Parking at Walt Disney World® Resort

Book a stay in any room or rate category and receive complimentary parking at any Walt Disney World® Resort theme park by showing the resort hotel room key at parking booth.

Full details at check-in. 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.


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