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Walt Disney World Dolphin

4-star resort with full-service spa, connected to the convention center, near Disney's Hollywood Studios®

  • Free WiFi in lobby
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1500 Epcot Resort Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, 32830, FL, United States of America
8.6.Fabulous.
  • Average and expected much better

    Aug 4, 2021

  • My only complaint is the high cost of daily parking, and resort fee.

    Sep 19, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Commitment to Clean (Marriott) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Safe
Convenient
Transport options
Dining options
  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 1509 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Housekeeping once per stay
  • On a private beach
  • 6 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • 3 outdoor pools

Feel at home

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

What’s around

  • In Bay Lake
  • Epcot® - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios® - 3.6 mi / 5.7 km
  • Disney Springs® - 3.7 mi / 6 km
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park - 4.3 mi / 7 km
  • Walt Disney World® - 4.7 mi / 7.6 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Traditional Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Resort View
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, View (Fireworks View)
  • Traditional Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Resort View
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Traditional Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Resort View
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Resort View (Fireworks View)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View (Fireworks View)
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Bay Lake
  • Epcot® - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios® - 3.6 mi / 5.7 km
  • Disney Springs® - 3.7 mi / 6 km
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park - 4.3 mi / 7 km
  • Walt Disney World® - 4.7 mi / 7.6 km
  • Magic Kingdom® Park - 4.7 mi / 7.6 km
  • SeaWorld® Orlando - 9.4 mi / 15.1 km
  • Orange County Convention Center - 10 mi / 16.1 km
  • Universal’s Islands of Adventure - 13 mi / 20.9 km
  • Universal Studios Florida - 13.1 mi / 21.1 km

Getting around

  • Orlando International Airport (MCO) - 28 min drive
  • Kissimmee, FL (ISM-Kissimmee Gateway) - 18 min drive
  • Kissimmee Station - 20 min drive
  • Orlando Station - 25 min drive
  • Free theme park shuttle
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1500 Epcot Resort Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, 32830, FL, United States of America

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 1,509 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 27 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children (3 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Children's club*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • WiFi in rooms*

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (USD 29 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Onsite valet parking (USD 39 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Onsite RV/bus/truck parking (fees apply)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?

  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 6 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Poolside bar
  • Microwave in a common area

Things to do

  • On private beach
  • Beach towels
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Children's pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Playground on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Waterslide
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Arcade/game room

Working away

  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 61
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 306979
  • Conference space size (meters) - 28519
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Braille signage
  • Closed captioned TV
  • Lowered electrical outlets in bathroom
  • Lowered peephole/view port in door
  • Lowered locks/deadbolt
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Transfer shower
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Lever door handles

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 49-inch flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Housekeeping - once per stay
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

Mandara Spa has 8 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

Dining

Fuel - This café specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Phins - Onsite lobby lounge. Open select days.

Fountain - This family restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open select days.

Shula's Steakhouse - This steakhouse specializes in American cuisine and serves dinner only. Open select days.

Bluezoo - This seafood restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Open select days.

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • Resort fee: USD 39.38 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee inclusions:
    • Fitness/yoga classes
    • Internet access (may be limited)
    • Additional inclusions

Optional extras

  • WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 13.95 per day (rates may vary)

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • Childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 25.0 per night
  • Children's club access is available for an extra charge

PetsPay at property

  • Service animals exempt from fees

ParkingPay at property

  • Self parking costs USD 29 per night with in/out privileges
  • Valet parking costs USD 39 per night with in/out privileges
  • RV/bus/truck parking is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa & gym (if applicable)Pay at property

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott).

Policies

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.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, Union Pay, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Dolphin Hotel
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Lake Buena Vista
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort Lake Buena Vista
  • 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

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Walt Disney World Dolphin does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs USD 29 per night. Valet parking costs USD 39 per night. RV/bus/truck parking is available.
  • Yes, there are 3 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 4 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, there are 6 onsite restaurants, featuring American cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Todd's English Bluezoo (12-min walk), Hollywood & Vine (3.5 mi), and The Hollywood Brown Derby (3.5 mi).
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as volleyball. Additional recreation onsite includes aerobics and volleyball. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools. Walt Disney World Dolphin also has 3 bars, a private beach, and a waterslide, as well as a 24-hour health club, an arcade, and a picnic area.
8.6.Fabulous.
  • 8.0.Very Good

    Decent

    Stayed here for a quick weekend trip to Disney World. The lobby was nice and the location next to the Boardwalk was great. My only complaint was that the vent in our bathroom was filled with dust and no longer functioning. This caused the whole room to smell like a musty old towel. The room itself was decent. I would give it another chance just because of its proximity to EPCOT and Hollywood Studios.

    3 night trip, Sep 17, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    MEH - not very magical

    First time not staying at an actual Disney resort while at Disney world so I knew I would miss the extra Disney touch but the Dolphin is just a huge conference hotel. Nothing special about it except the location. We were promised a room with a view of Epcot and got one in the “general direction” of Epcot but on the second floor. No view of the park at all. When we got to our room we noticed 2 glasses were left on the hallway floor outside our room. We mentioned it and were told housekeeping was coming by. Later that evening we got back and the glasses were still there. Told them again. Went back out later and someone had run into the glasses and they were now broken. Ridiculous! Also we had a fire alarm go off at 3:15 in the morning and had to go stand outside in our pjs for 30 min. No one ever came by to say what was going on or that we could go back in. The alarm just stopped and people started heading back in. I know they can’t help that the alarm went off but it sure didn’t make me like them any more.

    Lisa, 2 night family trip, Sep 13, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great Stay

    CRYSTAL, 1 night family trip, Sep 9, 2021

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  • 2.0.Poor

    SUCKS

    My room faced the rear !!! All my Grandaughter saw was the Garbage process!!!

    GEORGE, 1 night family trip, Sep 6, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Love the Dolphin

    We have stayed here 4 times and love it. The hotel is perfectly located and priced well. Not so happy they started charging so much for parking but its the same for all the Disney hotels. We upgraded to a balcony room that was perfect. We were so happy that from the comfort of our room we watched the fore works at Epcot. The room was clean and the beds were very comfortable

    Laurie, 1 night trip, Sep 5, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Family Vacation trip

    It was a wonderful place to stay. Very convenient. Had everything we needed there in the hotel. Restaurants, coffee shops, etc.

    Jose, 5 night family trip, Sep 5, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    No EV charging, otherwise it was amazing

    It was great, my only issue was the property doesn't have EV charging and when asked if a regular outlet can be used. I was told no because of liability issues. The parks themselves only have about 4 EV spots per park making it very difficult. By the time i checked out I had 20% battery couldn't charge in the park. I usually stay at hotels with this accommodation and other have at least plugged in to wall outlet. Very disappointed Disney has not done more to promote eco-friendly gas alternatives.

    Rafael, 2 night family trip, Sep 4, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great weekend getaway!

    We had a good time and really enjoyed our stay.

    Carla, 2 night family trip, Sep 4, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Suggestion but loved it

    Loved my stay super clean and relaxing the only suggestion I would have would be to add food or at least apps to the amazing bar in the lobby. Other than that it is amazing overall

    ivon, 2 night trip, Sep 4, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Awesome

    This place was awesome! Very friendly, Very clean great restaurants and a bar. Also had a gift shop and small food/drink shop. Would recommend to anyone

    Johnathan, 4 night family trip, Sep 3, 2021

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