Renovated in 2009, this is a fairly new resort with light, modern decor, a spacious and relaxing lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, a Disney Planning Center close to the check-in desk, terrific scenic views, and a small café. In the lobby guests will find a small resort store where they can purchase any items they might have forgotten, gifts and small snacks. There is free self parking in the car park/garage. The property comprises 840 guest rooms and additionally features a hotel safe, lift access, a newspaper stand, games room, TV lounge and a children's playground. Guests may sip their favourite drink at one of three bars onsite. Business guests are sure to appreciate the conference facilities. WLAN Internet access is available at the hotel.
The hotel is located right in the heart of Walt Disney World Resorts. Located down the street from Downtown Disney where guests will find shopping, dining and entertainment - guests can not get much closer without staying at an actual Disney property. All major activities and attractions that Orlando has to offer are right at the hotel's door step. There is a complimentary shuttle that runs to the Disney Theme Parks. The Greyhound and Amtrak stations are some 12 minutes away by car.
The 1- and 2-bedroom suites are very spacious, modern in design, recently built and offer all the amenities of home including a full kitchen, private bedroom with king-size bed, sleeper sofa in the living area, dining area, hydro massage tub in the bathroom and a washer/dryer. All rooms are en suite and equipped with a shower, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, radio with hi-fi and Internet access. A safe and ironing set are further standard amenities. The kitchens are fitted with a fridge, cooker, microwave and tea and coffee making facilities. All rooms are air-conditioned and centrally heated. The rooms have either a balcony or terrace.
At the resort guests will find 3 heated outdoor swimming pools - each with a pool bar, 2 lazy rivers, 6 outdoor hot tubs, 2 children's water features, a playground, 2 picnic/BBQ areas and 4 cabanas. Guests will also find a Disney Planning Center, where they can plan anything Disney from purchasing theme park tickets to making dinner reservations with a Disney employee. On the property guests can also enjoy the games room and a billiard room. Sun loungers and parasols are laid out on the sun terrace for use. Active guests can keep up their routine in the gym. Facilities for beach volleyball, minigolf, golf and horse riding are additionally available. The resort arranges entertainment programmes for children and adults.
Lunch and dinner may be selected à la carte.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
From Interstate Highway 4 West, take exit 67 (SR536). Pass through the Walt Disney World Resort gateway sign. Take the first exit on the right towards the Downtown Disney area. At the traffic lights, make a left turn onto Buena Vista Drive. At the next lights take a left onto Chelonia Parkway. The hotel will be 800 m on the left.
Check-in time is 4 pm and check-out time is 10 am. The reception desk is open 24 hours. There is a USD 100 refundable deposit taken at time of check-in for any incidentals.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board
King size bed