Walt Disney World Dolphin
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-2653

Distance from hotel to Orlando International Airport (MCO), 20 miles (32 kms).  

Leave the every day behind and enter a world of wonder and enchantment at the Walt Disney World® Resort. Located in the heart of the most magical place on earth, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort provides a truly extraordinary backdrop for your Orlando vacation or meeting. Beautiful tropical landscaping, tranquil waterways and classic art and architecture work together to create a stunning landmark in the midst of one of the most spectacular places on earth. Inside our magnificent Disney resort, an environment of elegance and sophistication awaits. From the spectacular lobbies and the unique restaurants, to the exotic Mandara Spa, and the incredibly comfortable guest rooms, they offer the ultimate escape just moments away from the thrill and excitement of the Walt Disney World® Resort. The stylish lobbies provide guests with a warm and inviting welcome and a distinct sense of arrival. Swan and Dolphin guest rooms include custom draperies, upgraded technology and of course, all rooms feature the incredibly comfortable Heavenly Bed®.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Activities Desk
  • Aerobics
  • Art Gallery
  • ATM
  • Bars (2)
  • Beach
  • Boutiques ($)
  • Business Center (2)
  • Car Rentals ($)
  • Concierge Desk
  • Fitness Center
  • Game Room (2)
  • Gift Shop
  • Health Club
  • Ice Machines
  • Internet Access ($)
  • Laundry Service ($)
  • Parking (onsite) ($)
  • Parking (valet) ($)
  • Restaurants
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Shoe Shine
  • Sundries Shop
  • Tennis Courts (lighted) (4)
  • Tour Desk
  • Trail (jogging)
  • Travel Agency ($)
  • Vending Machines ($)
  • Volleyball
  • Watercraft Rentals ($)
  • Whirlpools
Camp Dolphin Supervised Children's Programs. Golf (nearby) Advance Tee Times on 5 Nearby Championship Walt Disney World Resort Golf Courses. Spa Mandara Spa Miniature Golf (nearby) 36-holes at Disney's Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf course. Ticket Service On-Site Disney Ticket Desk Pools: (5) The 5 pools are: Grotto Pool, Spring Pool, Kiddie Pool, Dolphin Lap Pool, Swan Lap Pool ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 4:00 pm Check-out-time: 11:00 am  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break is 17 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2018-2019:  

• Deluxe (Run of the House) - 5 guests.  

• Resort View Room - 5 guests.  

• Balcony Room - 5 guests.  

• Fireworks View - 5 guests.  

• Fireworks View with Balcony - 5 guests.  

• Deluxe Alcove - 5 guests.  

• Premium Room - 5 guests.  

• Executive Suite - 5 guests.  

• Grand Suite - 5 guests.  

When booking an additional adult the roll away rate is included in the rate. If the 5th guest in room is a child they must pay a roll away fee.  

2019-2020:  

• Deluxe (Run of the House) - 5 guests.  

• Resort View Room - 5 guests.  

• Balcony Room - 5 guests.  

• Fireworks View - 5 guests.  

• Fireworks View with Balcony - 5 guests.  

• Deluxe Alcove - 5 guests.  

• Premium Room - 5 guests.  

• Executive Suite - 5 guests.  

• Grand Suite - 5 guests.  

When booking an additional adult the roll away rate is included in the rate. If the 5th guest in room is a child they must pay a roll away fee.  

Traditional (run Of The House), Traditional (Run of the House), At the end of the day, our guest rooms offer the perfect retreat for rest and relaxation. All guest rooms at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort offer a fresh, contemporary look.  

The centerpiece of these 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! Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.  

Resort View, (RTV) At the end of the day, the guest rooms offer the perfect retreat for rest and relaxation. All guest rooms at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort offer a fresh, contemporary look that reflects a luxurious sophistication.  

The centerpiece of these 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! Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.  

Balcony Room(*), (BLR) Views of the surrounding resort and Crescent Lake from your room's private step out balcony that consist of a table and 2 chairs, where you are able to sit outdoors and enjoy your morning coffee or relax before you retire for the night.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.  

Epcot Illuminations View(*), (EIV) Fresh and contemporary decor, in addition to breathtaking views of Epcot® and nightly Illuminations fireworks spectacular.  

Epcot Illuminations View With Balcony(*), (EVB) Fresh and contemporary decor, in addition to breathtaking views off your balcony, of Epcot® and nightly Illuminations fireworks spectacular.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.  

Deluxe Alcove(*), (D9X) are nestled in the corners of these unique buildings, providing striking views of the magical surroundings. These rooms are larger than a standard guest room and feature a distinct alcove for dining an or working.  

Premium Room(*), (PRE) Almost twice the size of a standard guestroom, the Premium Studio provides comfortable bedding with lots of extra space for the working professional or the vacationing family. The sitting area can be used for entertaining or converted into additional sleeping space.  

Executive Suite(*), (EXZ) The versatile, oversized Executive Suites provide a spacious alternative to a Standard Guest Room, with comfortable bedding and a distinct living area, perfect for work or family gatherings. The Executive Suite parlor can be rented as part of a one or two bedroom suite, depending upon your needs.  

Grand Suite(*), (GSE) Motivate the corporate executive with inspiring views of the majestic surroundings and stylish, comfortable furnishings and decor. Grand Suites provide the perfect mix of living and work space with a charming gathering place for small meetings, formal or informal, as well as equally impressive connecting guest rooms. The parlor connects to both a one and two bedroom guest room and can be rented in various configurations.  

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.  

Bedding pillow-top mattress, white goose-down comforter, 250 thread-count sheets, overstuffed pillows  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Il Mulino Restaurant & Lounge, Comfortable surroundings, wines from Italy and beyond, and great classic cocktails invite you to relax and unwind. Light menu offered. Open evenings. Whether you indulge in the handmade pastas or a lovingly crafted artisan pizza, each bite evokes the skill, dedication and passion that has made Il Mulino New York an international icon for over 30 years. Treat yourself and loved ones to highlights from the Il Mulino New York menu and revel in the innovative dishes that have made Trattoria Il Mulino a top destination in casual-chic dining.  

General Opening Hours: 3:30pm-11:00pm  

Kimonos Restaurant & Lounge, The perfect mixture of fun and flavor! Enjoy nightly karaoke and one of the unique cocktail creations.  

• Open evenings. The decor at Kimonos is as impressive as the cuisine.  

• Dark teakwood, colorful kimonos and an intimate atmosphere are the inviting hallmarks of this authentic Japanese sushi bar. House specialties include traditional Oriental hors d'oeuvres, gyoza, tempura platters, kobe beef and duck satay.  

General Opening Hours: 5:30pm-12:00am  

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. fuel offers guests a convenient way to energize during the day, whether it's filled with business meetings or exploring the theme parks. The baristas can create your favorite caffeinated concoctions to carry you through the day. You can also enjoy a fresh frozen dessert at the D.I.Y. yogurt stand or grab a decadent sweet pastry. Fuel is located in the Walt Disney World Dolphin lobby.  

General Opening Hours: 6:00am-10:00pm General Opening Days: Opens Daily  

Picabu, A curious gallery of evocative food and decor, Picabu was created to delight both kids and the young at heart. The always-open adventure eatery serves up an affordable and unique dining option for the entire family in a buffet/cafeteria setting. Picabu also offers a 24-hour sundries shop that includes toiletries, magazines, snacks and gifts. Open 24 hours.  

Java Bar, An inviting and relaxed setting to enjoy espresso, cappuccino, or variety of coffees, along with a selection of freshly prepared pastries. Also serving an assortment of other refreshing beverages.  

Splash Pool Bar & Grill, Splash Pool Bar & Grill, Poolside outdoor seating with table service just steps from the white sand beach and the Splash Pool Bar and Grill. 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.  

Phins, A contemporary lounge where guests can enjoy sipping on custom- crafted cocktails, a glass of vintage wine, or even a frosty mug of Phins and Feathers beer, all under the sophisticated ambiance of a spectacular custom-made crystal chandelier.  

Cabana Bar & Beach Club, Cabana Bar & Beach Club, Enjoy a sophisticated variety of appetizers, salads, gourmet flat breads and other entrees at this chic restaurant and bar, located just steps from the Dolphin lap pool. Transition into evening with signature cocktails and frozen drinks at the illuminated bar. Open daily for lunch and dinner.  

General Opening Hours: Open daylight hours.  

• General Opening Days: Open daily.  

Fresh Mediterranean Market, Savor fresh, made-to-order menu items from the Mediterranean-style market. Open for breakfast and lunch.  

General Opening Hours: 6:30am-2:00pm  

Garden Grove, Enjoy buffets for breakfast and dinner or casual a la carte favorites for lunch in Garden Grove, recently redesigned with a Central Park theme. Disney character dining featured nightly or for breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays. Perfect for family dining.  

Shula's Steakhouse & Lounge, Steakhouse, open daily for dinner.  

• Lounge open nightly with a cozy atmosphere with leather chairs, plenty of sports channels to choose from, and a selection of fine beer, wine, and after-dinner drinks.  

Cuisine: Steaks.  

General Opening Days: Open daily for dinner.  

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.  

General Opening Hours: 11:00am-11:00pm  

Todd English's Bluezoo & Lounge, Internationally acclaimed chef, combines the freshest seafood with coastal cuisines from around the world in a setting you won't forget! Open for dinner. Bar open nightly.  

General Opening Days: Open daily for dinner.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

 

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

 

General  

• This is a smoke free hotel  

• A designated smoking area outdoors will be established for the occasional smoker who would like to stay in a non smoking room at the Dolphin and would like to smoke outside of the main building.  

• The policy of non smoking will be advised to guests at check in and will be strictly adhered to within the property.  

• Smoking will not be allowed in the guest rooms as well as on the balconies.  

Parking  

• Long staying guests will be charged for first 5 nights parking only.  

• Charges are subject to change.  

Resort Fees and Inclusions:  

• This hotel has a per room, per night, plus tax resort fee. The fee will be charged at the hotel.  

Resort fee includes:  

• Complimentary in-room high speed internet access.  

• Unlimited access to the hotel's Health Clubs.  

• Unlimited free local telephone calls, domestic long distance, toll-free and credit card access calls (.10 cents per minute after 60 minutes).  

• Two (2) complimentary bottles of water daily in room.  

• A complimentary S'more Kit given to guest each day of their stay to be used at the Campfire & S'mores each evening.  

• Guests receive complimentary 30 minutes Swan Paddle Boat Rides.  

 

Please note resort fee rates and inclusions subject to change.  

Weddings  

• The hotel offers a private and romantic intimate wedding in a charming but elegant location  

• The couples can invite Mickey & Minnie mouse as well as other Disney characters to their cake cutting ceremony