$135 Avg/night
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Walt Disney World Dolphin

4 stars
1500 Epcot Resort Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
446 reviews
Great Getaway

The Dolphin is really close to EPCOT and Hollywood Studios. You can walk to either park in about 15... See full review

  • GenXGem
  • Sep 3, 2014
Perfect hotel for everyone

Had an amazing time the hotel was perfect locación and perfect rooms .. See full review

  • vancouverlover
  • Jul 30, 2014
Overview
Just south of the Magic Kingdom, you'll discover a resort that enchants children and grownups alike. Florida hotels promise deluxe accommodations and this remarkable Disney property epitomizes the concept with a stunning architectural exterior opening into a utopia of fountains and green palms.

Find tranquility at the Mandara Spa and indulge in a hot stone massage, then spoil your inner foodie with fine dining at Shula's Steakhouse or the Fresh Mediterranean Market. Finish the day with a Cabana Bar cocktail on pure, white beach sands surrounding the resort's crystal pool.

Key Facts
  • 1,508 guestrooms
  • Three acre water complex – five outdoor pools and bar
  • Health spa
  • Four tennis courts
  • 320,000 sq. ft. meeting space – 98 conference rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Beauty services
  • Arcade room
Neighborhood

Ever dreamt of having Walt Disney World right outside your front door? This luxurious resort puts it all within your grasp. Journey into space, learn about conservation with a movie featuring favored Lion King characters and head east or west at the Epcot Center.   

You're also close to Disney's Hollywood Studios where you'll get the opportunity to step onto real movie sets, plus see the Muppets in 3D Vision. From Cinderella's Castle to the whirlwind rides at Blizzard Beach water park, be prepared for complete immersion into the world of Disney.

If you're in town for a business convention, conquer the links with colleagues and connections at the Palm Golf Course.
Hints and Tips
Complementary shuttle rides make every outing comfortable, although it's an easy walk to the attractions too. When the kids or grandkids tell you they need a break from your company, turn them loose at one of the resort's fun-filled activity centers designed especially for them. In-room childcare is also available, so everyone can enjoy varied itineraries under the same roof.


This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

28.3654 -81.5585
Area served
Cypress Gardens, Daytona Beach, Kissimmee, Orlando, St Cloud, Sanford, Winter Park, Winter Haven
Nearby airports
Orlando International Airport, (MCO), 18.00, MI;
Area description
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Walt Disney World Dolphin Rooms

Traditional
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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Heated pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Activities
Heated pool
Fitness center or spa
Children's activities
Game room
Tennis
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
24 hour room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Laundry service
Express check in
Multilingual
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Barber/Beauty shop
Porters
Gift shop
Internet
High-speed internet
Transportation
FREE transportation
Parking
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Radio
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Fire alarm with light
Cribs available
Iron
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • Typhoon Lagoon: 1.9 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (446)

Ratings and reviews for Walt Disney World Dolphin

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
446 out of 446
Amenities:
4.1
Room cleanliness:
4.1
Hotel staff:
4.1
Room comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.6
Value:
3.7

82% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Manhattan
Mar 27, 2010

Great Hotel Not so Nice staff

Great Hotel...walk to Epcot Not the best Service.. Picabu buffet was good. A little noisy,had to remind the hotel of our complimentary water. Concierge was kind of a jerk..No microwave or DVD player.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
2
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Espn resturant was good..The lines will kill you.

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Review of Walt Disney World Dolphin

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
jewel kat
Business
Sarasota, fl
Mar 15, 2010

unbeatalble location - beautiful place

On hotel site and on the web site of hotel there were better deals 159.00 with a 30 to 60 day in advance---- wow!! that would help me!!! it was a great place make sure to bring your own wine bottle-and remember that 20% is already added to your bill - even if the service does not always rate it. but would go back !!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Walt Disney World Dolphin

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Wombat58
Business
Boston, MA
Mar 13, 2010

WDW Dolphin

Fantastic selection of in-hotel restaurants, great pool, fitness center, in-hotel spa, location to Disney parks (walking paths to Epcot and Hollywood Studios), amenities. Can't beat the price for what you get.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Walt Disney World Dolphin

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
bsh
Business
Upstate NY
Mar 10, 2010

Great location

The staff were very accomidating. The room was nice, though no king bed. They did give us a room with a balcany. Was restful until noisy people moved in across the hall. Overall, wasn't bad.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Walt Disney World Dolphin

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
loudon ,nh
Mar 2, 2010

very clean facility, 5 star personnel

very nice hotel,friendly staff that answered all of our questions regardless of how redundant it was. great food however a little pricey. fantastic location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

plan where you would like to eat in advance.

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Review of Walt Disney World Dolphin

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
south carolina
Feb 27, 2010

Fatastic Short Trip

The location was fantastic. We enjoyed the walk back from Epcot at night.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: In Hotel

Breakfast at Fresh!

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Review of Walt Disney World Dolphin

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
adrienne kampi
dolphin room 7140
Feb 21, 2010

dolphin resort

very convient to epcot and rooms very clean and nice but would like to requestm more restaurants of moderate priceing, coffee shop/restaurant on first floor the food was very poor, we had a blt one time and a burger another time and would not rate it more than a 1.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Walt Disney World Dolphin

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Monument, CO
Feb 13, 2010

Great location for the price

Walk to Epcot or take the ferries to other Disney parks - very easy to get around from the Dophin. Staff was very polite and quick to take care of minor issues (ran out of tissues). Good food at a good value. We would definitely stay there next time.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

No need to rent a car.

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Review of Walt Disney World Dolphin

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Pittsburgh, PA
Feb 2, 2010

Groundhog Weekend at the Dolphin

A great alternative for a Disney resort. Good pricing, but much nicer than Disney's Moderate or Value resorts. The only drawback is that I couldn't room charge outside of the hotel, which I can do in other Disney resorts - that's because it's a partnership with Starwood - but we received all other Disney Resort amenities, including extra magic hours and transportation, so paying cash in the parks was no big deal.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

Epcot & Hollywood Studios transportation are by boat only.

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Review of Walt Disney World Dolphin

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
MD
Jan 18, 2010

Great Experience

Fantastic hotel right in the middle of what we wanted to do. Shula's Steak house was great (in the hotel), very expense but very very good! [...] gave us a great price. When I contacted my AAA agent in an effort to get a competitive price she said she couldn't touch the price [...] gave us.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

No need to rent a car if staying at this Hotel in WDW. They will pick you up at the airport and take you back. Everything in WDW transporation system.

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