Walt Disney World Resort is a magical, internationally renowned destination featuring a lineup of thrilling theme park rides, nostalgic tours, and famed, fun dining options. While visiting Disney, make sure to indulge in the diverse range of experiences at the park and at the entertaining resorts in the surrounding area. Here’s where to set as home base while visiting Walt Disney World Resort which offers more than just a place to spend the night.
These Walt Disney World Resort Hotels Deliver An Epic Parks Experience
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Sheraton Orlando Lake Buena Vista Resort
- Address: 12205 S. Apopka – Vineland Road, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32836
- Starting from: $164 per night
This property is an official Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel, offering shuttles to Disney World’s transportation center. It’s also near Disney Springs®, Walt Disney World® Golf, Universal Studios Florida™, Discovery Cove® and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. Take advantage of the luxurious on-site spa and 24-hour fitness center, or check out the multiple pools — including Falls Pool and childrens exclusive Beach Pool. There are also multiple places to dine at the resort. After an adventurous day at the park, inside the guestrooms, sit outside and admire the view from one of the private balconies or relax in the comfortable bedding and watch a movie on one of the large flatscreen TVs.
Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek
- Address: 14651 Chelonia Parkway, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830,
- Starting from: $459 per night
This lush, lakeside 500-acre property is a Walt Disney World® Gateway Hotel — offering scheduled shuttle transportation with advance purchase of Theme Park tickets. Explore the scenic, 10-acre lake surrounded by walking paths, soak up the sun by one of the five pools or two lazy rivers, play a friendly but competitive game of miniature golf, or dine at one of the multiple premier dining options. For those who want to embark on a more peaceful, wellness-focused experience, there’s also an on-site fitness center and spa.
Walt Disney World Dolphin
- Address: 1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
- Starting from: $1,799 per night
The award-winning Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort offers a complimentary water taxi from the boat dock to Epcot or Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Lounge on one of the multiple outdoor swimming pools or the white sand beach. There are three championship Walt Disney World golf courses, a 24-hour business center, and over 333,000 square feet of meeting space across 87 meeting rooms on the greater property. Dine at one of half a dozen-plus restaurants and bar spaces — or relax at the on-site spa, which offers a range of soothing treatments. It’s a solid upscale spot to spend the night in extremely close proximity to Disney World.
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
- Address: 1114 Cayman Way, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
- Starting from: $283 per night
Guests will feel like they’re embarking on a trip to the tropics while also exploring the sounds, sights, and experiences of Disney World at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort. This property features six island-themed villages with tropically inspired rooms, an authentic white-sand beach, six pools, and delicious Caribbean cuisine. The resort is a Disney Skyliner Resort, which means it offers access to the Disney Skyliner, making it easy (and fun) to get to the park via aerial gondola.
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
- Address: 1000 W Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
- Starting from: $230 per night
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort is a romantic property that blends Spanish, Mexican and Southwest American styles with a touch of Disney magic. This lakeside oasis feels classic but modern, boasting all the fun amenities of a traditional vacation resort. Upon stepping into the property, admire the 2-story lobby, which is outfitted with Moorish hanging lanterns and decorative bronze screens inspired by Spanish tile patterns. Be sure to spend time at the aquatic area called the Dig Site Pool, which is constructed around a 50-foot replica of a Mayan pyramid. This property is home to the largest outdoor hot tub at Walt Disney World Resort, with room for 22 people — as well as a thrilling waterslide. Dine at the lakefront restaurant Three Bridges Bar & Grill, which serves many tasty options. After dinner, cozy up and spend time at the central bar with its rugged stone hearth and glowing fire pit.
Properties in the Orlando area with easy access to Disney World
Caribe Royale Orlando
- Address: 8101 World Center Dr, Orlando, FL 32821
- Starting from: $217 per night
This luxurious, tropical-style property is just a few minutes’ driving distance from Disney. The 1,000-plus room property currently features all-new, one-bedroom suites and two-bedroom villas that can comfortably sleep up to five people and feel extremely spacious — and less than two miles from Disney’s doorstep. There are seven on-site dining options ranging from grab-and-go options to fine dining choices. Guests can enjoy endless entertainment, including kid-friendly opportunities like a 75-foot water slide at the pool and a playground. Adults can work out at the two-story fitness center or enjoy a treatment at the indulgent spa.
Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort
- Address: 10100 Dream Tree Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836
- Starting from: $1,995 per night
This 400-plus room property hosts multiple MICHELIN-starred and nationally recognized on-site restaurants like Capa & Ravello — where there are exclusive views of the nightly Disney fireworks. This 26 sprawling acre AAA Five Diamond Resort property offers a range of adult and family-friendly options to stay entertained on-site. Kids can play at the kids’ club or the 5-acre water park (with a winding lazy river, two water slides, and a splash zone), and it’s said that the character breakfasts at this property are unparalleled. There are also plenty of adult options — like the infinity-edge adults-only pool surrounded by palm trees and cabanas or the full-service spa (and for adults who want to feel like a kid, there’s the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique experience at the spa!).
JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa
- Address: 14900 Chelonia Parkway, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, 32821
- Starting from: $759 per night
This 516-room resort is a new property that recently opened in 2020 and is located just minutes from Walt Disney World. It’s the only JW property with family suites, and there’s a complimentary shuttle to and from the nearby theme park. On-site, adventurous guests can spend time on the six-floor “activity deck,” which is outfitted with a miniature golf course and rock-climbing wall. There’s also a Kids Conservatory Lounge, which acts as a “Sensory Calming Corner” with sensory-friendly amenities that specifically caters to children and resort guests with Autism. Additional upscale amenities include a 10,000-square foot spa, two outdoor pools outfitted with fabulous cabanas, and seven onsite dining options — including the resort’s MICHELIN-recognized signature steak and seafood restaurant, Sear + Sea, and the Asian-inspired rooftop lounge, illume. Adults can lounge at the resort pool, which features a splash pad and poolside restaurant — or spend time at the Spa by JW.
Waldorf Astoria Orlando
- Address: 14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32821
- Starting from: $664 per night
This modern, elegant, recently renovated 502-room property is located on a peaceful, 482-acre nature preserve near Walt Disney World Resort. It’s an official Walt Disney World® Resort, offering early park entry and complimentary transportation to all four Walt Disney World Theme Parks and Disney Springs — every day. On-site kid-friendly activities include dine-in movies, poolside s’mores, and kids club. Adults can revel at the 18-hole award-winning championship Waldorf Astoria® Golf Club, which includes access to The Clubhouse Grille, or relax at the Waldorf Astoria® Spa. There are two outdoor swimming pools with private cabanas and 13 dining and lounge experiences — including the renowned Bull & Bear®. There’s also a 4,000-square-foot fitness center with state-of-the-art cardio technology and weight-training machines featuring a scenic view overlooking the pool.
Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando — Disney Springs Area
- Address: 2000 Hotel Plaza Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830
- Starting from: $199 per night
This property is an Official Walt Disney World® Hotel located in Orlando, just 1.4 miles from Disney Springs. It offers amenities like a complimentary hot breakfast and a “Kick Back” menu that begins at 5:30 p.m. and features complimentary snacks and beverages. Guests can enjoy the resort-style saltwater pool, fitness center, shared lounge space, terrace, arcade, and several on-site dining options. Rooms have air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a fridge, a coffee machine, a private bathroom, and WiFi. Some rooms also have a balcony.
Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace Disney Springs Area
- Address: 1900 Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830
- Starting from: $315 per night
This relaxing retreat features a Skybridge that provides direct access to Disney Springs® as well as a continuous shuttle service to the four Disney Theme Parks. In fact, guests of this property get early access to the four Disney Theme Parks before the park officially opens. While guests are taking a break from the park, they can spend time at the property’s large Float Lagoon pool, which hosts a range of entertainment, including private poolside cabanas, a kid’s splash pad, or the relaxing lazy river. There’s also 120,000 square feet of flexible and modern indoor and outdoor event space, multiple on-property dining options, and a fully equipped on-site 24-hour fitness center and arcade.
Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
- Address: 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Ln, Orlando, FL 32821
- Starting from: $367 per night
This 1000-plus room AAA Four Diamond Award-winning hotel is nestled into a 482-acre nature preserve and offers free transportation to and from Disney theme parks. It’s located adjacent to Walt Disney World Resort and hosts an array of state-of-the-art amenities. There are 12 unique dining options on-site. Spend time soaking up the sunshine on the 3-acre lazy river, get a thrill going down the water slide, relax in one of the private cabanas or at the spa — or cozy up by one of the community fire pits.