4.0
Very Good 885 Reviews
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Amenities

  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Walt Disney World Dolphin

Overview

Location

With a stay at Walt Disney World Dolphin in Lake Buena Vista, you’ll be minutes from Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course and close to Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Disney’s Boardwalk and Epcot®.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After dipping into one of the 5 outdoor swimming pools, you can spend some time at the private beach. This resort also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Spending a day of fun is easy with the complimentary theme park shuttle.

Food & Drink

Grab a bite to eat at one of the resort’s 12 restaurants and 2 coffee shops/cafés, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 5 bars/lounges.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Lake Buena Vista? This resort has 320,000 square feet (30 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

How to Get There

Walt Disney World Dolphin
1500 Epcot Resort Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 United States

Reviews

4.0 Very Good 885 Reviews
Marriott/Disney magic at its best
Reviewed 22 hours ago

We stayed here over the Columbus Day weekend and was extremely impressed by the Dolphin and it’s services. I stayed here once before and enjoyed it. Though Disney doesn’t run the hotel it just has enough of that Disney magical to make wonderful. You can’t be the location is right in the middle of EPCOT Resort Area. You can walk to either EPCOT and Hollywood Studios or you can take the boat to either park. Transportation to the other parks are available through Disney Transport Service. The rooms are decent size and bathroom along with room were updated. We enjoyed the hotel and we will definitely be back.

Great location!
Reviewed 2 days ago

This resort is NOT run by Disney; it’s a Sheraton resort, although it is part of the SPG/Marriott group (points will count).

We love this resort so much we stayed here three times in 2018! Aside from the stunningly beautiful lobby, you cannot beat the location, in my opinion. You can walk or take the friendship boats to both Epcot and Hollywood Studios. It is an easy walk to the boardwalk area which includes great entertainment and restaurant choices. However, with choices like the Don Shula steakhouse and Todd English Blue Zoo, you might not even want to leave the Dolphin! The Swan is right next door with a character meal experience (Garden Grove).

The rooms are clean and comfortable, but no special Disney theming. We did miss Disney TV channels, my boys like to watch the classic Disney cartoon channel at the end of our Disney days. There is a Disney gift shop at the resort and Disney transportation buses will pick you up for all of their resorts. The pool area is fabulous!

Right now, you can probably book a room for the equivalent price of Disney’s moderate resorts. However, I suspect this will jump up significantly once Star Wars land opens. I highly recommend the Dolphin!

Weekend getaway
Reviewed 2 days ago

Probably the best WDW resort off the Monorail
Great rooms, ambiance, pool.

Extra cost parking onsite restaurant etc

Bring drinks and food use minu fridge

Food delivery cheaper than restaurants
Uber eats instacart

Christmas visit
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely time at the hotel.The Christmas decorations were wonderful and a brilliant location for the parks. Brilliant things for the children to do, they loved the pool area and the evening events for Christmas.
We had a great room with wonderful views of the park.

Vday
Reviewed 4 days ago

Let me preface by saying... don't waste your money on any other over priced disney resort until you stay here. The lobby is gorgeous. The staff are friendly and efficient. The room is large, clean and comfy. The shampoo smells amazing! There's plenty to do on the grounds. Boardwalk is a short stroll away and there's free shuttles to disney. The only down sides... the food is over priced and the hot tub wasn't hot. I'll be returning for a longer stay most definitely!!!