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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   2901 Osceola Parkway, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830
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Philadelphia,Pa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed at Animal Kingdom Lodge for one week in May 2014. We booked our Disney vacation through the wonderful Robyn Ayers of Dream Makers Vacation Services. This trip was me, my husband, and our four year old daughter. I can't say enough good things about this resort. It is truly special. This was our second time staying at AKL... More

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was an amazing stay. We woke to giraffes munching their breakfast outside our balcony! Loved the theming, loved the pool, fun was great too. One thing to note is that the resort can be far from the Reston the Disney action. We were very glad to have a car to get around. Some guests were concerned about taking a... More

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

the animal kingdom lodge is absolutely wonderful. fantastic setting and the rooms are perfect decorated in an African theme just like the pictures. the Disney style savannah is a treat to get up to in the morning. giraffes etc. roaming about perfectly happy in their environment just outside your window what more could you want. if I were to give... More

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Naples, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge ("AKL") is a large hotel and villa complex in the vacinity of Animal Kingdom. There are a good variety of savannah-dwelling animals in the open areas around and adjacent to the resort during the daytime hours. It is more "different" than the other Disney Deluxe resorts, all of which have a feel of some aspect of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's like a dream. This is by far the best hotel I have stayed in. From the moment you walk in you feel special. The staff are so polite and helpful. The foyer of this place is huge with sofas tvs playing Disney channels. I loved it so much I felt like I was a kid again. The food inside... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The last time I was at Walt Disney World was when I was 14 years old. Jump forward many years later now I am the parent bring my 8 yr old son. Walt Disney company took complete care of us. We never had to pick-up our luggage from the airport and it was sent to our room free of charge.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a week in July 2014. We were greeted at the entrance of the hotel, and asked if we had already checked in online. We were then lead into the most magnificent lobby - a real majestic site. We were directed to an area of the lobby to check in. There was no real "line up" unfortunately... More

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've stayed here twice before and I love it! If you plan on coming here ask for a room with a balcony so you can sit and watch the animals. Very friendly staff. This is a family hotel though so if you don't want to be bothered by kids I wouldn't stay here.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here on our Honeymoon for the extra Disney Magic hours. What a stupid idea!!! This hotel is an absolute dump. The room smelled. It wasn't clean. The people on reception were rude. The food was terrible. The only place open for breakfast before going to Disney was a crappy cafeteria that sold sub par take... More

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Montreal, Canada
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to AKL for 6 nights to celebrate my 40th birthday with my husband, sister-in-law and her husband. The magic started upon arrival with a room upgrade (from standard to Savanna view!) for all of us :) We stayed in 3258 (3rd floor is the main floor), overlooking Sunset Savanna. I must agree with other reviewers that our room had... More

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Address: 2901 Osceola Parkway, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge 4*
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Also Known As:
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Animal Kingdom Florida
Disneys Animal Kingdom Lodge
Disney Animal Kingdom Resort
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#9 Luxury Hotel in Orlando #15 Romantic Hotel in Orlando #31 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando #37 Family Hotel in Orlando #95 Business Hotel in Orlando
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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge is an African lodge-style resort amidst a 43-acre wildlife preserve. The Resort offers authentic African-inspired architecture and the kraal African-village landscape design—a semi-circle design popular in Africa which offers expansive views of the surrounding savanna and its many animal inhabitants. ... more   less 
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