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: April 16, 2001
Resort Category: Deluxe
# of Buildings: 1 very large building
# of Rooms: 762 (originally 1,293 before the top two floors were converted to be part of Animal Kingdom Villas)
Room Rates: There are two basic room types: standard (floors 1-4) and deluxe (floors 5 and 6). Standard rooms have three available views (the worst face the parking lot instead of the savannahs) while the deluxe rooms all face the savannah. Additionally, there are several suites available. See the official Disney page for Animal Kingdom Lodge for current room rates.
Concierge Service: Yes, 55 of the deluxe savannah view rooms
Valet Parking: Yes ($12/day)
Internet: Wired in-room ethernet port. $9.95 for 24-hours
Laundry: There is a single on-property self-service laundry room. A laundry service is also available.
Pools and Swimming: One large pool area. The Uzima Pool 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.
Gym and Exercise: The Zahanati Fitness Center is open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and is available free to all guests and for an additional charge to other on-property guests.
Spa: Yes, the fitness center 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: The bus stop is to the left as you exit the main entrance. Animal Kingdom Lodge is well removed from any other on-property location so plenty of time should be allocated when using the bus to get around.
Monorail: Not directly available