Address: 2901 Osceola Parkway, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32830.
Resort Phone #: 407-938-3000
Resort Fax #: 407-938-4799
Reservation #: 407-934-7639
Date Opened: Jambo House on July 1, 2007; Kidani Village Phase 1 on May 1, 2009; Kidani Village Phase 2 on September 1, 2009.
Resort Category: DVC
# of Buildings: 1 large winding building for Kidani Village, Jambo House rooms are on the 5th and 6th floors of the original Animal Kingdom Lodge building.
# of Rooms: 216 rooms in Jambo House and another 492 rooms in Kidani Village for 718 rooms total. Kidani Village rooms are 0.25 to 0.5 miles from the lobby area of the main Jambo House building.
Room Rates: Rooms are available in many several sizes from simple studios up to three bedroom grand villas. See the official Disney page for Animal Kingdom Villas for current room rates.
Concierge Service: Yes, Kilimanjaro Club rooms are available in the Jambo House section.
Valet Parking: Yes ($12/day)
Room Service: Yes; a special menu of Africa-inspired dishes from the Boma kitchen. Available until midnight.
Internet: Wired in-room ethernet port. $9.95 for 24-hours. Free for DVC members staying on points.
Laundry: In Jambo House, a free laundry room is located on the 5th Floor. In Kidani Village a laundry room is located near the lobby and all non-studio units also have their own washing machine and dryer.
Pools and Swimming: The Uzima Pool at Jambo House is 11,000 square feet and features a children's area, a water slide, two Jacuzzis and a sloped entry at one end. The pool is open 24 hours, though lifeguards are unavailable at 10 p.m. The Samawati Springs Pool in Kidani Village is for the exclusive use of Villas guests and is 4,300 square feet, water slide, two hot tubs, and a children's pool.
Gym and Exercise: The Zahanati Fitness Center in Jambo House is open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. In Kidani Village the Survival of the Fittest Fitness Center is available exclusively to Villas guests.
Spa: Yes, Zahanati Fitness Center in Jambo House also provides massage and body treatments by appointment.
Turndown service: No
MousePlanet partner Owner's Locker provides a highly useful service for repeat Walt Disney World visitors. It will allow you to to store a large amount of your "only-in-Florida" belongings on-site between your visits. Owner's Locker will deliver your locker to your resort early on the morning of your arrival and pick it up the day that you leave. Your locker will stay in climate-controlled storage until you return on your next visit. Owner's Locker delivers to resorts throughout the Orlando area, not just to Walt Disney World. Some of the many things that Owner's Lockers have been used to store are full-sized liquid containers to avoid the TSA hassle, clothing, holiday decorations for annual visits, pool playthings, and more. Visit their site and check them out for yourself, or order now!
Bus: No dedicated shuttle is provided between Jambo House and Kidani Village. Each has a dedicated stop for the regular Disney World buses connecting to all theme parks and Downtown Disney. From Jambo House, catching any theme park bus will stop next at Kidani Village. From Kidani Village taking a Downtown Disney bus will next stop at Jambo House.
Monorail: Not directly available.