Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Villas

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Villas

5 star hotel

deluxe villas

Disney's Animal Kingdom Area

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Overview

Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas, Kidani Village is an African lodge-style resort boasting accommodation which offers self-catering facilities such as kitchenettes/kitchens. The Kidani Villas are located at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge. Featuring over 30 species of wildlife that roam free amidst a 21-acre wildlife preserve that includes lush, tropical savannas, Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Kidani Village offers you the unique opportunity to observe exotic animals in their natural habitat from special viewing areas throughout the Resort – and from the balconies of select Guest rooms.

  • Magic Touches

    The lobby and the Villas of Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Kidani Village extend out and take the curlicue shape of a water buffalo's horns. This string of buildings can also be viewed as a piece of native African jewellery, a 'necklace' with Villas forming the beads, garden-like walkways creating the "knots" in between and the main lobby building as the ornament or jewel at its centre.

  • Dining

    Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Villas gives guests the opportunity to try authentic African cuisine, with dishes like grilled seafood and roasted meats inspired by the flavours of over 50 African countries. There’s also American classics like burgers and pizza. 

  • Room Upgrade

    • Kidani Studio with Savanna View
    • One-Bedroom Villa with Savanna View
    • Two-Bedroom Villa with Savanna View
  • Location

    Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is located in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Resort area. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park is the closest Walt Disney World Park to this hotel and guests can access the bus transportation system which runs approximately every 15 minutes.

  • Parking Charges

    Complimentary self-parking is available at this hotel.

  • Leisure Facilities

    • Two heated pools with slides, children’s pool and an interactive water feature
    • Health club, savannah viewings, jumbo campfires and animal programmes
    • Disney movies under the stars
  • Resort Address

    3701 Osceola Pkwy

    Lake Buena Vista

    Orlando

    32830

Why we love it

Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Kidani Village has been approved by the Florida Green Lodging Program, recognising the resort's environmentally responsible practices. The Savannah rooms which overlook the plain allow you to view many different species of animals going about their daily business.

 

 

Hotel Facilities

  • Babysitting Service (additional charges apply)
  • Bar
  • Concierge Services
  • Feature Pool
  • Fitness Centre
  • Free Park Shuttle
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Games Room (additional charges apply)
  • Hair Salon
  • Health Club
  • Laundry facilities
  • Pool with Slide
  • Quick-Service Dining
  • Restaurants
  • Signature Dining
  • Spa & Salon
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table-service Dining
  • Tennis Court
  • Valet Parking
  • Wheelchair Access

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.

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Dining

  • Sanaa

    Sanaa

    Sanaa is a unique, themed restaurant where you can experience the art of African cooking with Indian flavours, you may also catch a glimpse of gazelles, giraffes & Zebra as the beautiful exotic animals roam the Sunset Savanna. Kids menus are available for those wanting the more familiar choices like Pizza, healthy options are also available.
    Reservations are highly recommended and came be made 180 days prior to your stay. 
    Guests must be 21 years or over to order alcoholic beverages. 

  • Sana

    Sanaa Lounge

    Savor unique African wines and specialty drinks at this inviting lounge inspired by the spice markets of Africa. Snack on an Indian-influenced appetizer with your cocktail, and then venture outside to see exotic animals roam the savanna.

  • Maji Pool Bar

    Maji Pool Bar

    Swahili for “water,” Maji also offers other liquids you can imbibe—including cocktails, wine and draft beer for Guests 21 years of age and older—along with sandwiches, salads and select snacks.

  • Jiko - The Cooking Place

    Jiko - The Cooking Place

    This restaurant serves traditional African cuisine along with South African wines, and is open for dinner only. Jiko’s specialty is creative American cooking with a blend of multicultural influences from the Mediterranean coast, India, and Europe including seafood, steak, chicken, vegan and vegetarian offerings infused with a blend of mouth watering fragrant spices.
    Reservations are highly recommended and can be made up to 180 days prior to your visit.

  • Cape Town Lounge and Wine Bar

    Cape Town Lounge and Wine Bar

    Sample South African wines at this intimate watering hole near Jiko – The Cooking Place. Enjoy an appetizer and wine pairing prior to your meal at Jiko. A full bar is also available.

  • Boma - Flavours of Africa

    Boma - Flavours of Africa

    Designed to replicate an African marketplace; Boma offers buffet-style breakfasts and dinners. Open kitchens that feature a wood-burning grill allow guests to watch the culinary team prepare great food that includes vegetarian dishes, fresh salads, grilled seafood, and roasted meats inspired by the varied flavours of over 50 African countries.
    Reservations highly recommended and can be made up to 180 days prior to your visit.

  • Mara

    Mara

    Located inside of Jambo House, Mara is a savanna themed, quick service restaurant, that serves an array of mouth watering meals including African stews, half-chicken dinners, pitas and more. Traditional American favourites like burgers and flatbreads are also available. Breakfast is available until 11am. 

  • Victoria Falls Lounge

    Victoria Falls Lounge

    A quiet spot overlooking Boma - Flavours of Africa, this lounge is a great spot to relax. Why not sample some seasonal cheeses along with one of the vintage South African wines the lounge has to offer.  Cocktails, International beers, African breads & dips are also available.  

  • Uzima Springs

    Uzima Springs

    Unwind poolside at Uzima Springs Pool Bar where you can enjoy a selection of tasty sandwiches and a variety of cold beverages including frozen specialty drinks. Salads and other light snacks are also available. 

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    For all animal lovers, and the Avotar rides and the lion king show is a must

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