General Information

Address: 4401 Grand Floridian Way, Lake Buena Vista, 32830

Resort Phone #: 407-824-3000

Resort Fax #: 407-824-3186

Reservation #: 407-934-7639

Date Opened: 6/28/1988

Resort Category: Deluxe

Room Information

# of Buildings: 6 buildings with guest rooms (plus 3 additional buildings for spa, convention center, and Narcoosee's restaurant).

# of Rooms: 900 rooms

Room Rates: See the official Disney page for the Grand Floridian for current room rates.

Services Information

Concierge Service: Yes in the Main Building and in the Sugar Loaf building. The concierge lounge and services are not as extensive in the Sugar Loaf building.

Valet Parking: Yes ($12/day)

Room Service:

Internet: Wired in-room ethernet port. $9.95 for 24-hours. Wi-Fi access is available in certain public common areas.

Laundry: Each building has self-service coin-operated washers and dryers. Laundry service is available.

Pools and Swimming: The Grand Floridian has one unthemed pool in the center of the resort. The beach area on Seven Seas Lagoon provides opportunities for lounging and sunbathing but swimming is not allowed.

Gym and Exercise: Use of the gym is free for guests; there is a daily charge for other on-property guests. The area roads are not appropriate for jogging. There are tennis courts on site.

Spa: A variety of spa treatments are available from the on-site spa.

Turndown service: Yes, in the evening or by appointment.

Smoking:

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Transportation Information

On foot:

Bus: Direct bus routes provide transportation to Animal Kingdom and Disney's Hollywood Studios as well as the Polynesian and Contemporary resorts. Busses to Downtown Disney and the Ticket & Transportation Center allow transfer to all other destinations.

Monorail: The Grand Floridian has its own monorail stop, located on the second floor in front of the Main Building. Other stops on this line are Magic Kingdom, Polynesian resort, Contemporary resort, and the Ticket & Transportation Center. From the Ticket & Transportation Center one can transfer to the Epcot monorail line.

Ferries: Boats from the hotel's dock provide ferry access to the Polynesian resort and Magic Kingdom.

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Dining

1900 Park Fare— Buffet character dining featuring Mary Poppins at breakfast and Cinderella characters at dinner.

Citricos— High end dining with a Mediterranean flair.

Grand Floridian Cafe— A more relaxed table-dining restaurant, and the only one serving all three meals.

Narcoossee's— Seafood in an open-air environment, with a great view of the Magic Kingdom fireworks if you get lucky with a reservation.

Victoria & Alberts— Ultra-posh (and equally expensive) full service dining. The only restaurant at Walt Disney World with a strict dress code, and children under 10 are not allowed.

  • Other dining — Gasparilla Grill is open 24 hours with self-serve takeout items. High tea is served in the Garden View Lounge every afternoon; reservations recommended.

Entertainment and Shows

  • Electrical Water Pageant — The Electrical Water Pageant is a nighttime show on the Seven Seas Lagoon. It is a kind of Electrical Parade on water, with barges displaying lighted displays. The beach and dock are good places to watch between 9:00 and 9:15 p.m.
  • Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks — Several locations at the resort (particularly the beach or dock) provide great viewing of the Fantasy in the Sky fireworks show at Magic Kingdom.
  • Grand Adventures in Cooking — Children 4-10 get to play chef for a couple hours. Tuesday-Friday, once per day. Call 407-WDW-DINE for reservations.
  • Lady Bug Release — Every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. there is a release of lady bugs in the 1900 Park Faire garden.
  • Mouseketeers Club — Essentially a child-watching service, for two to four hours children play games and interact with staff members. Available for children aged 4-12.
  • Pirate Adventure — Children 4-10 dress like pirates and tour the Seven Seas Lagoon in search of treasure. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday, once per day. Call 407-WDW-DINE for reservations.
  • Wonderland Tea Party — Children 4-10 have a tea party with Alice from Alice in Wonderland. Mondays through Fridays, once per day. Call 407-WDW-DINE for reservations.

Stores and Shopping

  • Electrical Water Pageant — The Electrical Water Pageant is a nighttime show on the Seven Seas Lagoon. It is a kind of Electrical Parade on water, with barges displaying lighted displays. The beach and dock are good places to watch between 9:00 and 9:15 p.m.
  • Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks — Several locations at the resort (particularly the beach or dock) provide great viewing of the Fantasy in the Sky fireworks show at Magic Kingdom.
  • Grand Adventures in Cooking — Children 4-10 get to play chef for a couple hours. Tuesday-Friday, once per day. Call 407-WDW-DINE for reservations.
  • Lady Bug Release — Every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. there is a release of lady bugs in the 1900 Park Faire garden.
  • Mouseketeers Club — Essentially a child-watching service, for two to four hours children play games and interact with staff members. Available for children aged 4-12.
  • Pirate Adventure — Children 4-10 dress like pirates and tour the Seven Seas Lagoon in search of treasure. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday, once per day. Call 407-WDW-DINE for reservations.
  • Wonderland Tea Party — Children 4-10 have a tea party with Alice from Alice in Wonderland. Mondays through Fridays, once per day. Call 407-WDW-DINE for reservations.

Bally— Clothing, jewelry and accessories (Main Building, 2nd Floor).

Commander Porter's— Clothing (Main Building, 2nd Floor).

M. Mouse Mercantile— Character related clothing and toys (Main Building, 2nd Floor).

Sandy Cove— Gourmet foods and candies as well as official hotel merchandise (Main Building, 1st Floor).

Summer Lace— Fine gifts and crafts with a Victorian theme (Main Building, 1st Floor).


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