The family-friendly club resort is a Disney Value Resort hotel featuring giant icons that celebrate the fun and excitement of sports including baseball, basketball, football, surfing and tennis. The 1,920 guest rooms are divided into 5 pairs of 3-storey buildings with each bright, whimsical pair themed after one of the featured sports. The sections are named Home Run Hotel, Hoops Hotel, Touchdown!, Surfs Up! and Center Court. The resort's central building, Stadium Hall, includes the 24-hour main lobby check-in desk, the End Zone Food Court, the Sport Goofy's Gifts and Sundries shop and the Game Point Arcade. Further facilities at the air-conditioned themed hotel include a hotel safe for valuables, a newspaper stand, lift access to the upper floors, a children's playground and a laundry service.
The hotel is situated close to Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park and ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex. Guests may take advantage of the shuttle bus service to the famous Walt Disney World theme parks and the Downtown Disney area. The centre of Lake Buena Vista is around a 10-minute drive from the hotel and Orlando is 25 minutes by car. Other nearby places of interest include Seaworld Orlando (9.3 km away), Universal Studios Orlando and Wet 'n Wild (both 15 km away), Ripley's Believe It or Not! (14 km) and premium outlets (18 km away).
The guest rooms are all carpeted and come with an en suite bathroom with a shower, bathtub and hairdryer, and a king-size bed or two double beds. Further fittings of the rooms include a direct dial telephone, a radio, satellite/cable TV and Internet access. Also featuring within the rooms are in-room wall safes and ironing facilities. Air conditioning and heating are both individually controlled. Preferred rooms are located close to the swimming pool and other hotel facilities.
The resort has 2 heated, outdoor swimming pools - the main beach-themed Surfboard Bay pool and the smaller Grand Slam Pool, which is shaped like a baseball diamond. Goofy is on the pitcher's mound in the centre of the Grand Slam Pool, but instead of baseballs, he squirts a fountain of water at swimmers. There is also a poolside snack bar. Hawk's Landing Golf Club is approximately 8 minutes' drive from the resort. 5#: Verpflegung: Breakfast, and set menu lunch and dinner are served.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard or VISA are all accepted as methods of payment.
Directions from the I-4: take the Disney exit and follow signs to the hotel.
Disney's Magical Express offers a free airport shuttle (Orlando International Airport), luggage delivery and airline check-in (for most airlines) for guests staying at a Disney resort. These must be arranged in advance. To book guests should follow these simple instructions: having received a confirmation number and the flight number/arrival time, go to one of these websites to make a booking: For guests arriving from anywhere outside the US, UK, or Canada: www.disneysmagicalexpress.com/international. For guests arriving from within the US: www.disneysmagicalexpress.com/us. For guests arriving from Canada: www.disneysmagicalexpress.com/ca. For guests arriving from the UK: www.disneymagicalexpress.com/uk.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board