Walt Disney World Dolphin
Ideally located between Epcot and the Disney-MGM Studios, surrounding you with all the magic and excitement of the Walt Disney World Theme Parks, Walt Disney World Dolphin is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. At this whimsical resort, you’ll find imagination and magic are brought to life with incredible architecture, fun activities and beloved Disney entertainment!
This unique resort captures all the extraordinary spirit of a Disney vacation with all the comforts and amenities of a luxury hotel. The immense rotunda lobby is surrounded by every guest service imaginable, from theme park ticketing and information desks to transportation and concierge services. Rooms are well appointed and comfortable, equipped with air-conditioning, cable television and mini-bars. Working out is convenient at the fully equipped health studios, or you can play tennis on one of the lighted tennis courts day or night. There are three pools complete with waterfalls and hidden alcoves, a white sand beach for sunning and an Olympic size pool for swimming laps!
The Walt Disney World Dolphin boasts restaurants and lounges for exceptional dining and casual socializing. Sip drinks outside by the bar and grill, and later enjoy the night’s entertainment. Additional amenities include 24-hour room service and complimentary transportation to all theme parks and attractions.
Golf (Nearby)*, Mandara Spa*, Babysitting*, Child Services*, Concierge, Health Club, Handicapped Rooms, Laundry Service*, Business Center, Meeting and Banquet Facilities, Camp Dolphin for Kids, Car Rental*, Multilingual Staff, Tour/Excursion Service, 5 Outdoor Pools, Jogging Trails, Basketball, Game Rooms, Tennis, Boat Rental*, Aerobic Classes, Miniature Golf, Beach Volleyball, 14 Restaurants, 6 Bars.
* denotes activities/services available for an additional cost. Amenities and inclusions are subject to change at any time.
Room Categories and Descriptions
Room amenities include cable TV, Sony PlayStation, in-room movies, air conditioning, writing desk, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, high speed Internet access, radio/alarm clock, mini-bar, coffee maker, telephones, data port line, hairdryer, bathrobes. Roll-away beds may be requested at an additional charge. Complimentary cribs available by request.
Maximum Occupancy: 5 adults or 2 adults and 3 children.
Please note: Certain room categories require that you purchase theme park tickets as a part of your package. These tickets are not included in the prices shown on our site. Please consult your Vacations to Go travel counselor for more information.
Requests for a specific bedding arrangement or room location are fulfilled by the hotel based on availability.
Standard Deluxe – Guest rooms at the Walt Disney World Dolphin have been redesigned with a fresh, contemporary feel by world-renowned architect Michael Graves. Furnished with one king-size or two double Heavenly Beds®, the spacious rooms are a relaxing retreat after a long day at the theme parks. (360 Square Feet / 33 Square Meters)
Wheelchair Accessible – Guest rooms at the Walt Disney World Dolphin have been redesigned with a fresh, contemporary feel by world-renowned architect Michael Graves. Furnished with one king-size or two double Heavenly Beds®, the spacious rooms are a relaxing retreat after a long day at the theme parks. (360 Square Feet / 33 Square Meters)
Resortview With Balcony – Our Resort Rooms feature the same amenities as Traditional Rooms, plus enhanced vistas to make your stay more magical. Take in a great view of the Walt Disney World Dolphin’s grounds or Crescent Lake from the comfort of a Resort View Room. Or step outside of a Balcony Room to get a closer look at the resort grounds, the lake, or the pool. (360 Square Feet / 33 Square Meters)
Epcot Illuminations – From the large windows of an Epcot Room, Spaceship Earth and the rest of the legendary theme park are nothing short of impressive. Some rooms even offer a top-notch view of its nightly fireworks display. Epcot Room guests enjoy the same amenities of Traditional Rooms. (360 Square Feet / 33 Square Meters)
Deluxe Alcove – Providing panoramic views from the resort’s corners, Deluxe Alcove Rooms are distinguished by their nooks that are ideal for dining or working. Or spread out even more in a Dolphin Premium Studio, which has a conference table for four. (480-700 Square Feet / 45-65 Square Meters)
Walt Disney World Dolphin offers the following restaurants:
Garden Grove Café – Enjoy breakfast buffets and a variety of soups, sandwiches, and salads in a sunny garden gazebo. Open for breakfast and lunch.
Picabu – A curious gallery of evocative art and America’s favorite foods. Self-service dining and sundries, open 24-hours a day.
Todd English’s bluezoo – Enjoy coastal cuisine from Celebrity Chef Todd English, incorporating an innovative selection of fresh seafood in an energetic and vibrant atmosphere. This restaurant is a AAA Four Diamond Award winner and two-time recipient of Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence. Open for dinner; reservations accepted.
Il Mulino New York Trattoria – Traditional Italian cuisine from the Abruzzi region of Italy, served in a dynamic rustic trattoria. Features a diverse offering of exciting and bountifully presented dishes, prepared from original Italian recipes. Open for dinner.
Splash Grill – Lunch, snacks and ice cream just steps from the pool and white sand beach. Self-service restaurant with indoor seating. Open seasonally.
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.
Kimonos – Experience the art of sushi, karaoke, and an intimate atmosphere in our authentic Japanese sushi restaurant. Open for dinner.
Fresh Mediterranean Market – Savor fresh, made-to-order menu items from our Mediterranean-style market. Open for breakfast and lunch; reservations accepted.
Cabana Bar & Grill – Poolside fun with sandwiches, salads, ice-cold beverage, and more. Open seasonally for lunch and snacks.
Shula’s Steak House – Shula’s Steak House is a virtual museum celebrating the only undefeated team in NFL history, the 1972 Miami Dolphins coached by Don Shula. Every menu is printed on an NFL football and is signed by the coach himself.
Splash Terrace – Lunch, snacks and ice cream, just steps from the pool and white sand beach. Outdoor seating with table service; open seasonally.
24-hour room service available
Walt Disney World Dolphin offers the following bars:
Il Mulino Lounge – Comfortable surroundings, wines from Italy and beyond, and great classic cocktails invite you to relax and unwind. Light menu offered. Open evenings.
Shula’s Lounge – A cozy atmosphere with leather chairs, plenty of sports channels to choose from, and a selection of fine beer, wine, and after-dinner drinks. Open evenings.
Lobby Lounge – Relax and enjoy morning coffee and freshly prepared pastries, or an evening cocktail in this comfortable, open atmosphere. Open evenings and mornings.
Todd English’s bluezoo bar – Experience the resurgence of handmade classic cocktails in this ultra-sleek lounge, along with the area’s finest champagnes, wines and cordials. Open evenings.
Kimonos Lounge – The perfect mixture of fun and flavor! Enjoy nightly karaoke and one of our unique cocktail creations. Open evenings.
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.