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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

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St. Albert, AB
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

I really wanted to like this resort and was prepared to overlook the $1750/night charge until we arrived to find that there wouldn't be a single giraffe or zebra outside our room because they are on a different savanna. We get to instead overlook a hot tub -- not exactly what we were expecting for a room at this price... More 

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Long Island, New York
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

We stayed at the AKL in the end of August. We stayed for 2 nights. The lobby was beautiful. We arrived early and our room was ready. We had a savanna room. The room was small but the view was awesome. A giraffe was starring me down while I had coffee on the deck in the morning. The pool area... More 

2 Thank tobaymom
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Reviewed 24 October 2013 via mobile

This was our second Deluxe Disney resort and so far is my favorite! The common areas are beautiful and the restaurants, although spendy were wonderful! The resort is surrounded by several savanna areas so you have exposure to wildlife without leaving the lodge. In the evenings you can use night vision goggles to spot animals. We didn't see any but... More 

2 Thank Jason C
Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

This resort --is beautiful a bit farther away from all the other attractions in Disney. It offers a quiet spot for guests the savannah is beautiful and you see lots of animals. We were upgraded to a two-bedroom villa and it was exquisite full kitchen, washer, and dryer.

2 Thank Jacrens
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Reviewed 23 October 2013 via mobile

We stayed the first week in April. Didn't realize it was spring break for much of the South. Disney was packed!! Still, AKL did a good job and the staff treated our little gal like a princess. We never waited longer than 10 minutes for a bus to the parks and we loved not having to deal with renting a... More 

2 Thank lawlessgal
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

We had a great time at this hotel. Loved seeing the giraffes & zebras from our balcony. The pool was huge and the staff was certainly friendly and helpful. The only two issues I have were that the room could have used some more storage space (maybe drawers) though it was spacious. The main issue was that, in order to... More 

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Morehead, Kentucky
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

My husband and I stayed at Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo House Oct. 16-20, and -like others- I was a bit hesitant about the distance from MK and Epcot, and curious about how many animals we would actually see, etc. It is a breathtaking resort. The lobby at Jambo House took my husband by surprise (he did not know that we... More 

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Markham, Canada
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

I stayed here with my husband, and 2 daughters ages 4 years and 22 month old. The Animal Kingdom Lodge was more than what I expected from pictures that others have taken in the reviews. it was a bit expensive, but once I walked into the resort, I was happy. The staff was very helpful, nice and friendly to kids.... More 

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Rainbow City, Alabama
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

We have stayed here twice. The first time in 2010 and again in 2012.The views are outstanding!Also the staff was excellent.The animals are actually in your yard! The lodge is very exotic in decoration (think AFRICA ). They also offer programs for children as well as adults. The "rock" is an excellent place to see and learn about the various... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

Animal Kingdom Lodge rates at the top of my list of places I have stayed. The lobby is a wonder to step into. The rooms are comfortable and looking out our window into the Savana was amazing. There was so mush to do at the lodge for all my family, from lessons in African culture to the amazing, large swimming... More 

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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. ... more   less 

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Address: 2901 Osceola Parkway, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830-8410
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: $406 - $844 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 972
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Also Known As:
Disney Animal Kingdom Lodge
Animal Kingdom Florida
Disneys Animal Kingdom Lodge
Disney Animal Kingdom Resort
Disney Animal Kingdom Hotel
Animal Kingdom Lodge Disney
Animal Kingdom Lodge Orlando
Animal Kingdom Hotel Disney
Disneys Animal Kingdom Hotel
Animal Kingdom Hotel Florida
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#5 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
#9 Luxury Hotel in Orlando
#17 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
#34 Family Hotel in Orlando
#42 Business Hotel in Orlando
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