Animal Kingdom Lodge
Hotel Description: Deluxe Resort
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, where guests are immersed
in an environment inspired by the cultural splendor and picturesque beauty
of an African wildlife reserve.
Watch as dozens of colorful birds fly free and more than 200 mammals
graze at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge. Bordered on three sides
by a simulated, 33-acre African Savannah, this resort doubles as a working
wildlife reserve and provides guests with a unique opportunity for viewing
animals from the privacy of their guestroom. Artificial moonlight allows
for around-the-clock sightings of the gazelles, zebras, wildebeest,
and giraffes that roam the grounds.
Animal Kingdom Lodge
Dining options include Jiko-The Cooking Place (a specialty dinner
restaurant serving New African cuisine), Boma-Flavors of Africa (in
an African marketplace setting), The Mara (poolside), and Victoria Falls
lounge. There is a 5,500-square-foot Zawadi Marketplace, which also
features demonstrations by native artisans. The 11,000-square-foot,
heated, outdoor swimming pool has views of the extensive Savannah, a
slide, and two whirlpool spas. Other facilities include Zahanati Massage
and Fitness Center, Simba's Clubhouse (for kids), and adult activities
(including wine-tasting and self-guided tours).
All rooms at the Animal Kingdom Lodge
have cable TV, safes, ceiling fans, private bathrooms, private balconies,
dataports, voicemail, hairdryers, and irons and ironing boards. Coffeemakers
and refrigerators are available upon request.
Many of this deluxe resorts guestrooms feature balconies overlooking
a 33-Acre tropical savannah which is home to more than 200 mammals and
birds including Giraffe, Zebra, Thomsons Gazelle, Ostrich and Sacred
Ibis. Handcrafted furnishings and African decor welcome you to a world
of comfort complete with all the beauty of nature...and all the magic
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– When guests bound for Disney owned-and-operated hotels are traveling
via commercial airline to Orlando International Airport (MCO), they
can arrange for special luggage tags that allow them to check their
bags at their hometown airport, bypass baggage claim at OIA and board
state-of-the-art motor coaches for complimentary transportation to the
Vacation Kingdom, where their bags “magically” appear in their guestroom.
When it’s time to say good-bye, guests board motor coaches for complimentary
transportation back to Orlando International Airport - (MCO). An extra
convenience: Guests traveling on participating airlines can check their
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