Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge - Jambo Villas

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge - Jambo Villas

5 star hotel

deluxe villas

Disney's Animal Kingdom Area

5224 Reviews

Rooms Available

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Visits from now until 8 January 2024

  • To enter a Disney Park, both a valid Disney Ticket AND a date-specific theme park reservation are required
  • It's easy to reserve Disney Park Days - see our Disney Park Reservation Guide for more information on the Disney Park Reservations, Park Hopping and the latest Park availability

Visits from 9 January 2024 onwards

  • No Disney Park reservations needed

Overview

Jambo!   The Swahili for hello, and a warm welcome will greet you as you arrive at Jambo House Villas, which is located within Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. These beautiful Studios and 1 Bedroom villas are ideal for those families looking for the comforts of home, while still being located in the heart of Walt Disney World Resort and steps away from 4 lush savannas, and with a wide choice of dining locations with African inspired menus, as well as the more traditional food options there’s plenty to keep everyone happy.

  • Magic Touches

    Experience the feel of an African wildlife reserve in the heart of the Disney magic at Disney's Animal Kingdom Jambo Villas. See exotic animals roam free on a 33-acre wildlife reserve at this truly amazing Walt Disney World Resort Hotel.

  • Dining

    Savour tasty dishes inspired by the flavours of over 50 African countries at Boma Restaurant, followed by a glass of vintage South African wine or a refreshing cocktail at the Victoria Falls Lounge. 

  • Room Upgrade

     

    • Deluxe Studio - Standard view, Savanna view or Club Level
    • One-Bedroom Villa - Value, Standard view, Savanna view or Club Level
  • Location

    Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge - Jambo Villas are located in the Animal Kingdom Resort area. Animal Kingdom Park is the closest Walt Disney World Theme Park to this hotel and guests can use the shuttle service to get them into Animal Kingdom in just minutes.

  • Parking Charges

    Complimentary self-parking is available at this hotel.

  • Leisure Facilities

     

    • Uzima Pool - A tropcial oasis, with zero-depth entry and a thrilling watersilde. Also includes 2 relaxing whirpools and a childrens wading pool
    • Samawati Springs Pool - Fun pool, that offers and exciting waterslide, 2 whrilpools and Uwanja Camp an animal observation site-themed water playgound.
  • Resort Address

    2901 Osceola Parkway

    Orlando

    32830

Why we love it

Enjoy the comforts of home in these spacious deluxe studio's & 1 bedroom villas. Start your very own safari adventure here with outstanding views over 4 beautiful savannas, here you will see over 200 hoofed animal roam freely in their natural habitat. 

We need to tell you something! Please note that this will be an advance booking and your reservation will not be confirmed until 330 days before check-out date. Once confirmed you will receive an updated invoice confirming your reservation.

Please note that as of 1st Jan 2020 nightly parking charges of $25 plus tax will apply - (payable locally & subject to change)

Hotel Facilities

  • Babysitting Service (additional charges apply)
  • Bar
  • Children’s Playground
  • Concierge Services
  • Feature Pool
  • Fitness Centre
  • Free Park Shuttle
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Games Room (additional charges apply)
  • Health Club
  • Pool with Slide
  • Quick-Service Dining
  • Restaurants
  • Signature Dining
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table-service Dining
  • 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.

Disney Resort Hotel, use Extra Magic Hours

Dining

  • Jiko

    Jiko - The Cooking Place

    African Cuisine

    Discover a delicious blend of traditional African, Indian and Mediterranean cuisine. Steak, chicken, seafood and plant-based dishes are infused with a uniquely bold blend of tantalizing flavors and fragrant spices.

    Changing seasonally, the menu may include flavor bursting appetizers like imaginative brick oven-fired flatbreads and mouth-watering entrées such as oak-grilled filet mignon.

  • Boma - Flavours of Africa

    Boma - Flavours of Africa

    Family-Friendly Buffets

    Under thatched roofs, savor vibrant flavors from over 50 African countries—along with favorite American classics. Greet your day with a cup of full-bodied Kenyan AA coffee, tropical juice and a bountiful breakfast buffet. Selections may include made-to-order omelets, French toast bread pudding, pastries, carved ham, fresh fruit and turkey bobotie—a type of South African quiche.

    At dinner, watch chefs prepare Oak roasted meats, vegetarian specialties, coastal seafood dishes, fresh salads and house-baked pastries in the onstage kitchen. Guests 21 years of age and up delight in unique South African wines—many of which are available by the glass.

    Advance reservations are highly recommended.

  • Sanaa Lounge

    Sanaa

    Experience the art of African cooking with Indian flavors, as exotic animals roam the Sunset Savanna before you.

     

  • Victoria

    Victoria Falls Lounge

    Sample suds from South Africa before or after dinner inside this intimate bar overlooking Boma restaurant. A host of South African wines are also featured, all of which can be enjoyed in the flickering ambience of the fire pit outside.

  • Uzima

    Uzima Springs

    Invigorate your senses at this “spring of life” with cocktails, frozen drinks and more! Sip on a glass of sangria beneath the thatched hut or pop the top off a bottle of African beer.

  • Mara

    The Mara

    Named for a river flowing through Kenya and Tanzania, this savanna-like space serves classic entrees and grab n' go favorites.

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    Great parks for character meets. Kids loved the dance party.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Hollywood Studios 30 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    The Food and Wine festival was amazing. We went to it 4 times.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Epcot 30 Nov, 2023

  • 4 stars:

    Must do park for us. So many iconic rides. Not to miss is the parade and fireworks.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 30 Nov, 2023

  • 4 stars:

    This is a hidden gem. Very peaceful and well laid out.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park 30 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Fabulous service and excellent visit

    Trusted Customer reviewed Epcot 27 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Great service and fabulous visit

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park 27 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Great service fabulous visit

    Trusted Customer reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 27 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Great service fabulous visit

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Hollywood Studios 27 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Amazing even the rain did not put us off.

    Michaela Morgan reviewed Disney's Hollywood Studios 27 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    The kids said this was the best park out of them all.

    Michaela Morgan reviewed Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park 27 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Kids absolutely loved it here we had a character breakfast too.

    Michaela Morgan reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 27 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Busier than I’d like but as always a visit to Batu makes it worthwhile.

    Steven Carter reviewed Disney's Hollywood Studios 26 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Brilliant park and able to most rides.

    Steven Carter reviewed Epcot 26 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Again busy early November but still most magical place on earth

    Steven Carter reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 26 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Not my fave park but a nice visit.

    Steven Carter reviewed Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park 26 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Easy to buy and worked perfectly On the gate

    Kelly Copeland reviewed Epcot 26 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Easy to buy and worked perfectly On the gate

    Kelly Copeland reviewed Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park 26 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Easy to buy and worked perfectly On the gate

    Kelly Copeland reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 26 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Easy to buy and worked perfectly On the gate

    Kelly Copeland reviewed Disney's Hollywood Studios 26 Nov, 2023

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