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

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Choose your Disney Dining Plan

Looking for a great value way to budget meals without compromising on quality, flexibility or choice? Look no further than the Disney Dining Plans, exclusively available to Disney Resort Hotel guests. With up to 200 different venues across Walt Disney World Resort, there’s no need to stick to your Disney Resort Hotel - dine in all six Parks, Disney’s BoardWalk, other Disney Resort Hotels and Disney Springs.

How Do Dining Plans Work?

  • Your meal and snack entitlements are loaded onto your Disney MagicBand or card.
  • Touch your Disney MagicBand or card to the magic point when making a purchase.
  • Your server will give you a receipt showing your updated meal balance.

Want to eat light one day and splurge the next? Not a problem! Meals and snacks can be redeemed at any time during your stay. Unused meals and snacks will roll over day to day and expire at midnight on the reservation checkout date.

Disney Quick Service Dining Plan

For families on the go, this is a fast and easy meal plan option - especially when you have little ones in tow. Dine at a variety of Quick-Service locations when you’re ready to stop and enjoy a casual meal. Dine at over 100 locations.

Per person per night stay includes:

  • 2 Quick-service meals
  • 1 non-alcoholic/alcoholic drink per meal
  • 1 selected snack or drink
  • 1 Resort-refillable mug (unlimited refills of fountain soda, coffee and tea at beverage islands at self-service locations at any Disney Resort hotel

Disney Dining Plan

Want to slow down a little and savour special family moments over sit-down meals - or watch the kids light up during Character Dining? Then the Disney Dining Plan is the perfect choice to experience classic dining options at both Quick-Service and Table-Service restaurants, including Character Dining locations. Dine at over 200 venues.

Per person per night stay includes:

  • 1 Quick-Service meal
  • 1 Table-Service meal
  • 1 non-alcoholic/alcoholic drink per meal
  • 1 selected snack or drink
  • 1 Resort-refillable mug (unlimited refills of fountain soda, coffee and tea at beverage islands at self-service locations at any Disney Resort hotel

Tips to Remember!

  • Reservations are recommended! Character Dining and Signature Restaurants book up quickly, but you can make reservations up to 60 days before your visit
  • Quick-Service meals are great for casual dining or pit stops in the parks, while Table-Service meals are perfect when you want to relax over your meal.
  • Something to celebrate? For two Table-Service meals per person, you can experience fine dining with a distinctly magical flair at one of the Fine/Signature restaurants. Restrictions apply.
  • Snacks are available at Quick-Service restaurants and outdoor food carts throughout the Resort, including drinks, popcorn, ice cream and fresh fruit.
  • Dining Plans are not available for guests under the age of 3, but they can share from an adult plate at no charge, or a separate meal may be purchased from the menu.

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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  • 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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