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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Step into the heart of Africa at this magnificent Resort hotel. Inspired by the traditional African kraal, the horseshoe-curved design provides spectacular views of 4 lush savannas that over 200 hoofed animals and birds call home. Delight in dazzling pool areas, exciting animal programs and one of the largest collections of African art in the United States as you experience your own African safari adventure with a touch of Disney magic.
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Property amenities
Room service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Family Resort
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74Somewhat walkable
Grade: 74 out of 100
15Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
9Attractionswithin 0.5 km
100Room tips
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If you’ve ever considered an African Safari, this is the place for you! We had a Savanna Room which had the most fantastic outlook, Giraffes, Zebras, Gazelles... Join the nightly campfire and roast marshmallows, make smores or visit the night vision goggles area to watch the
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We new it would be nice clean comfortable We knew there would be animals But... it was amazing you feel like you’re out on a safari island so peaceful so relaxing We were so blessed to stay there We will stay there again and again
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Response from WDW_Parks_Resorts, Disney Social Reviews at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
Responded 7 Nov. 2018
Hooray! I’m so excited you found a Resort you want to return to time and time again, Jeff! Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge boasts some of the most amazing views right from the comfort of your own room, and it sounds like your experience was nothing less. Thanks for sharing these awesome memories with us. We can’t wait to see what your next adventure with us will bring! Brittany Disney Social Reviews
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I cannot say enough excellent things about this resort. We have stayed at many Disney resorts, but this one blew us away! We ended up spending almost 2 full days just enjoying what the resort has to offer from the amazing pools and water slides to the fantastic dining choices.
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Stayed at Jambo House with a room that looked over the animals. It was interesting, but not worth the extra money. The room was small, the TV outdated and the excitement over seeing a few giraffe, Wildabest, and Antelope faded quickly with the kids. The restaurants we
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Response from WDW_Parks_Resorts, Disney Social Reviews at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
Responded yesterday
Thank you for giving Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge a try. When you stay at this Resort, you should feel like you are on an African safari where adventure never ends - especially in one of our Savanna View Rooms! However, I am very sorry to hear this experience wasn't a great fit for your family. Some of my favorite places to eat at Walt Disney World Resort are located right here. Having such delicious food within reach is an awesome benefit; however, Reservations are strongly encouraged. I can imagine how disappointing it must have been to discover there were no tables available when you wanted to dine, and I sincerely apologize. For your next visit, I suggest checking the My Disney Experience mobile app regularly to see if a Reservation has become available. Guests change their plans frequently, and you never know what might pop up! It sounds like your afternoon pool time was a big hit for your family! My family always enjoys a splash in the pool as well. I highly recommend checking out Disney's Beach Club Resort. Stormalong Bay offers 3 acres of aquatic fun for the whole family! From the sand-bottomed pool to the lazy river, this Resort has a lot to offer Guests who are looking for fun in the sun. I think your family would really enjoy it too. Thank you so much for this review. We hope to see you real soon! Heather Disney Social Reviews
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This is a fantastic place for wandering around and just taking in all the uniqueness that you expect from Disney. Well done, team Mickey! I must also add that if you care about the cost and are a person who only uses the room to sleep and then hit the parks hard, stay at one of
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Response from WDW_Parks_Resorts, Disney Social Reviews at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
Responded 2 days ago
While I'm glad you appreciate the beauty and features of this Resort, I'm sorry to hear you weren't thrilled with your room. I truly believe there's a perfect Resort for each and every person depending on what they're looking for! Since you're a big fan of spending the whole fun-filled day enjoying our wonderful Theme Parks, I recommend checking out a Resort that's in the middle of the action, like Disney's BoardWalk Inn! Just a short walk away from both Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios, the location is truly unmatched. Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts. No matter where you decide to stay next, I hope you'll still stop by Jambo House for a delicious meal at Boma-Flavors of Africa! Darby Disney Social Reviews
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Mickey waffles for breakfast :) and view from the balcony
View of the edge of the Savannah from our room
Could anyone tell me which rooms have been renovated to date?
Sorry no idea. Why not call the hotel? Good luck and have a wonderful stay.
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I am thinking along same line as others who answered your question. I would check to see if your husband purchased a room with club level access first. Then maybe check if he purchased the extra fast passes along with the club level access. I bet you could see that on your trip account. There are plenty of places on the web to see what is offered at club level. With or without it though, Animal kingdom lodge is awesome and you will have great time.
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Pretty sure you can only book 499 days out for a resort only reservation. Packages I believe are even less time out. I would call Disney reservation line though direct to confirm. Totally agree with your wanting to get plans in place. Lots of planning goes into a disney vacation but it’s totally worth it.
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Have no idea I would suggest you phone the hotel directly..
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"Get a Savanna Room, definitely worth it."
"Rooms on higher levels facing the savanna offer amazing views of the animals."
"we did ask for a room not too far from the lobby and the pool elevators in advance of our visit and we got exactly what we requested"
"Savannah view room is a must"
"don't ask for near to the lobby, you might overlook the car park"
USD 306 - USD 750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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