Walt Disney World Dolphin

Walt Disney World Dolphin

5 star hotel

disney partner hotels

Epcot Area

6651 Reviews

Rooms Available

Overview

Set alongside the sister property Walt Disney World Swan, amongst tranquil waterways and beautiful tropical landscaping, this newly renovated hotel boasts a hugely impressive range of restaurants and leisure facilities. Relax in one of five swimming pools, soak up the sun on the white sand beach or perhaps treat yourself at the luxurious Mandara Spa. The hotel also features two health clubs, jogging trails, watercraft rentals and a games room plus plenty of activities to keep younger guests amused with the Camp Dolphin supervised kids' activity programme (aditional charges, payable locally). There are no less than 17 restaurants, bars and lounges catering for all tastes and budgets including the chance to dine with Disney Characters at Garden Grove! The centerpiece of the rooms is The Westin Heavenly Bed® - featuring a pillow-top mattress, a white goose-down comforter, and four overstuffed pillows. You don’t just sleep in it, you lose yourself in it!
Please note that a charge of $25 per day plus tax is payable locally for a rollaway bed - subject to change (one rollaway bed permitted per room)

  • Magic Touches

    Enjoy the new Mandara Spa, 17 spectacular restaurants and lounges, five pools, a white sand beach, two health clubs, nearby golf and many special Disney benefits. In addition guests can also Dine with Disney Characters at Garden Grove while you eat; Monday- Friday at Dinner. Saturday & Sunday at Breakfast. Concierge has weekly character schedule.

  • Dining

    Enjoy 17 world-class restaurants and lounges, including steak, seafood, Italian, sushi, poolside dining venues, and 24-hour room service.

  • Room Upgrade

    • Resort View Room 
    • Resort View Room with Balcony
    • Deluxe Alcove
    • Premium Room
    • Executive Suite
    • Grand Suite
  • Location

    A great option for those that want minimum hassle on their Disney Holiday. Walt Disney World Dolphin is well located just a short walk or boat ride from Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios as well as the shops, retaurants and nightlife of Disney's Boardwalk area. Complimentary coach transportation is available to the rest of the Walt Disney World parks.

  • Parking Charges

    Parking Fees: A charge of $27 plus tax per night will payable locally if you self-park a car at the hotel. A charge of $37 plus tax per night will apply if you valet park a car at the hotel. Parking charges are subject to change without notice. 

  • Leisure Facilities

    • Five swimming pools including a grotto pool with a water slide and waterfalls
    • White sand beach
    • Two health clubs
    • Jogging trails and watercraft rentals
    • Games room
    • Supervised children’s activity center (additional charge, payable locally)
    • Luxurious Mandara Spa 
  • Accessibility

    Wheelchair accessible are rooms available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking.

Why we love it

The stylishly redesigned rooms offer one of the most comfortable stays at Walt Disney World Resort and guests can enjoy extra Magic Hours each day at one of the four Walt Disney World® Theme Parks. The huge array of facilities ensures plenty of choice away from the theme parks.

Hotel Facilities

  • Pool with Slide
  • Feature Pool
  • Full-Service Spa (additional charges apply)
  • Health Club
  • Quick-Service Dining
  • Table-service Dining
  • Signature Dining
  • Concierge Services
  • Business Center
  • Valet Parking
  • Children’s Playground
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Restaurants
  • Free Park Shuttle
  • Babysitting Service (additional charges apply)
  • Kids’ Club
  • Bar
  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry facilities

Our top tips

If you’re staying at a Disney Resort Hotel, use Extra Magic Hours – these give you the opportunity to escape the crowds and visit the parks outside of regular opening hours at no extra charge.

Disney Resort Hotel, use Extra Magic Hours

Dining

  • Cabana Bar and Beach Club

    Cabana Bar and Beach Club

    Sleek and contemporary with a hint of South Beach style, this is the perfect place for lunch or dinner. Then transition into evening with cocktails at the illuminated bar. Open seasonally.

  • Todd English's bluezoo

    Todd English's bluezoo

    Enjoy coastal cuisine from celebrity Chef Todd English, incorporating an innovative selection of fresh seafood in an energetic and vibrant atmosphere. AAA Four Diamond Award and multi-award winner of Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence. Open for dinner.

  • Garden Grove

    Garden Grove

    Disney character dining featured nightly or for breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays. Perfect for family dining. Open for breakfast and lunch.

  • Il Mulino New York Trattoria

    Il Mulino New York Trattoria

    Join us at Trattoria Il Mulino for an exquisite culinary experience that will transport you to the verdant hills and rustic kitchens of Abruzzo, Italy. Open for dinner.

  • Shula's Steak House

    Shula's Steak House

    Shula’s serves the best beef money can buy, The SHULA CUT®, in addition to the freshest seafood, and 3-5 lb. live Maine lobsters. Critic’s choice for Orlando’s Best High-End Steak House and multi-award winner of Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence. Open for dinner.

  • fuel

    fuel

    On the go? Looking to stock up with snacks for the theme parks? Stop by the all-new fuel to recharge, refresh, and fill-up on coffee, ready-made sandwiches and snacks.

  • Kimonos

    Kimonos

    Experience the art of sushi, karaoke, and an intimate atmosphere in our authentic Japanese sushi restaurant. Open for dinner.

  • Picabu

    Picabu

    A curious gallery of evocative art and America’s favourite foods. Self-service dining and sundries open 6.00am to 10.00pm.

  • Splash Pool Bar and Grill

    Splash Pool Bar and Grill

    Poolside outdoor seating and table service just steps from our white sand beach. Enjoy contemporary lunch fare that includes custom made salads, burgers, fish tacos, and a refreshing selection of your favorite frozen libations or classic cocktails. Beer and wine is also available. Open seasonally.

  • Fresh Mediterranean Market

    Fresh Mediterranean Market

    Healthy, Sustainable, Organic. Fresh! At Fresh Mediterranean Market we have gone to great lengths in an effort to provide you with some of the finest, most wholesome, local products available. We are honored to have the opportunity to present to you ingredients from local artisans and craftsmen. We take a healthy, less is more approach. The less we tinker with their products, the more you will enjoy them. Open seasonally for breakfast and lunch.

  • The Fountain

    The Fountain

    Crisp salads, custom grilled burgers, and a delectable array of sandwiches and desserts. Take away homemade or soft serve ice cream. Open for lunch and dinner.

  • Phins

    Phins

    Located in the all-new Walt Disney World Dolphin lobby, Phins is a contemporary lounge where guests can enjoy sipping on custom-crafted cocktails, a glass of vintage wine, or even a frosty mug of our very own Phins and Feathers beer, all under the sophisticated ambiance of a spectacular custom-made crystal chandelier

Walt Disney World Tickets Reviews

Average 4.5 out of 5

24105 Reviews

  • 5 15,780
  • 4 6,464
  • 3 812
  • 2 701
  • 1 348
  • 5 stars:

    Classic Disney a must do.

    Emma Kellner reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 19 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Came for the Festival of the Arts. Love the new look park too

    Emma Kellner reviewed Epcot 19 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Busy park, but love going for a safari

    Emma Kellner reviewed Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park 19 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Favourite park. Love the atmosphere

    Emma Kellner reviewed Disney's Hollywood Studios 19 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Great place for Disney movies lovers

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Hollywood Studios 18 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Gardians of the Galaxy. It's a must!

    Trusted Customer reviewed Epcot 18 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Magical as always. Not so busi as ussual.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 18 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Beatifull and not so busy as other parks.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park 18 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    A fantastic day out so much to see and do

    Trusted Customer reviewed Epcot 14 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Had the best day, all Disney Parks are so well organised and beautifully clean. Loved it

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park 14 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Magical Loved the Disney Magic

    Trusted Customer reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 14 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Fantastic day out , revisit

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Hollywood Studios 14 Feb, 2024

  • 4 stars:

    Good time at the park. Enjoyed.

    Michael Baker reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 13 Feb, 2024

  • 4 stars:

    Enjoyed or time at the park.

    Michael Baker reviewed Epcot 13 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Excellent, as usual. Favourite.

    Michael Baker reviewed Disney's Hollywood Studios 13 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Great things to enjoy and walking round the different countries. Evening display and fireworks are great

    Trusted Customer reviewed Epcot 06 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Classic, a must to go, everything Disney and very good family park, young and old

    Trusted Customer reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 06 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Great park to see live animals and enjoy rides around that and Avatar

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park 06 Feb, 2024

  • 4 stars:

    If you like water rides, this is water park for you, if you like relaxing and lazy river/wave pool, Disney other water park is better, just was not open when we went

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park 06 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Great water park, has it all

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park 06 Feb, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Great park, fireworks and light/show at end of day.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Hollywood Studios 06 Feb, 2024

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