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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

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Portage, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 1 November 2013

We reserved a savannah view and when we arrived we had a full view of a staging area and a lower rooftop! We had our room changed but the way the rooms are designed is like a horse wearing blinders, you can only see the savannah straight on, so if the animals were not in your limited view area you...

2Thank Tammy M
Plymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 October 2013

I usually stay at the Wilderness Lodge and I wanted to try this one because I love animals. I don't think this hotel compares to the Wilderness Lodge. It doesn't seem to have a pleasing and cohesive theme like the other property. The pool area isn't as pretty. The biggest problem here is the aesthetics or beauty of this property....

2Thank viacarrozza
Monroe, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 October 2013

My family has been Disney Vacation Club (DVC) members for 16 years. We do Disney annually and usually like to rotate staying at the various DVC resorts on our trips. This year we decided to stay a couple of days at Kidani Village after our Disney cruise as we'd never had an opportunity to do so before. I was really...

2Thank mackinac1026
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Disney's animal kingdom resort is nothing short of fantastic. The rooms are well kept, well themed, and the savannah view makes this nothing short of a perfect experience. Although you are certainly paying a premium, to wake up to giraffes right outside your window is awesome. As per many other peoples comments, you will want to request a room close...

Thank SaultDiner
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 31 October 2013 via mobile

I am writing this from my damp room sitting on my broken down bed. This is our second time at Animal Kingdom Lodge in as many years. The common areas and animals remain fabulous. Everything else needs a complete reboot. It started at check in. Our cast member took an hour to get us checked in. He claimed it was...

10Thank Rnb120
Antioch, Illinois
Reviewed 30 October 2013

When you walk into the lobby of this warm and inviting authentic African themed hotel you are greeted with "Welcome Home"! ...and our family did feel at home. The lobby is the most beautiful we have ever seen, and the smell of the food in the restaurants fill the air. Any room with a view of the animals on the...

Thank Sarasota2001
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Once again we were able to stay at the AKL in the Savannah Rooms. Our previous stays there was a bit more delightful than our most recent one(SEP2013). The location of our Savannah Room this time, was located around and seemly near the back of of the lodge. We didn't see as many animals from the balcony this time. Nor...

1Thank Albert S
Titusville, Florida
Reviewed 29 October 2013

My daughter left her new birthday jeans in the room and they are forever gone. We traveled a short distance to celebrate her birthday and I splurged to get her a nice pair. She tried them on and said the waist was too big so she took them off and they were never seen again. I unpacked after we got...

Thank Sarah B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2013

The foyer of the hotel is amazing! Like no hotel I've ever stayed! On advice from other reviews we requested a room close to the reception, and reiterated this at checkin - and were given the first room in the corridor on the 3rd floor (reception level). This made life a lot easier, as having taken a walk around the...

1Thank lilbluehorse
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We took our young kids (ages 9, 6) for a short weekend. This was our first visit to Disney World. I choose to stay at Animal Kingdom even though it was farther out because my kids love animals. Check in was great, we stayed with the concierge level. Our room overlook the animals, kids had bunk beds. The room was...

1Thank MEcker225

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Step into the heart of Africa at this magnificent Resort hotel. Inspired by the traditional African kraal, the horseshoe-curved design provides spectacular views of 4 lush savannas that over 200 hoofed animals and birds call home. Delight in dazzling pool areas, exciting animal programs and one of the largest collections of African art in the United States as you experience your own African safari adventure with a touch of Disney magic. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

Address: 2901 Osceola Parkway, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830-8410
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: $459 - $884 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 972
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Also Known As:
Disney Animal Kingdom Lodge
Animal Kingdom Florida
Disneys Animal Kingdom Lodge
Disney Animal Kingdom Resort
Disney Animal Kingdom Hotel
Animal Kingdom Lodge Disney
Animal Kingdom Lodge Orlando
Animal Kingdom Hotel Disney
Disneys Animal Kingdom Hotel
Animal Kingdom Hotel Florida
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#6 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
#12 Luxury Hotel in Orlando
#17 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
#34 Family Hotel in Orlando
#42 Business Hotel in Orlando
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“We had a pool view room which was close to lobby, food court & pool area”
 of 5 bubbles kaffie, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing animal roaming area the best!”
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 of 5 bubbles MissLizzle, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“not necessary to splurge for a savannah view room there are plenty of viewing areas through out the hotel and really how much time”
 of 5 bubbles KRISTOPHERP_12, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Savannah view room was good to see the animals but don't spend the extra money thinking you will get a bigger room.”
 of 5 bubbles EmilyK80, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request a free upgrade to a Savannah view as if available you just might be lucky”
 of 5 bubbles lgibson66, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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