Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort

There’s no overlooking the larger-than-life exterior and light-hearted interior of this Deluxe-level Resort, located in between Epcot® and Disney-MGM Studios and nearby Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and Magic Kingdom® Park. Character Dining, complimentary Disney transportation and 17 sumptuous restaurants and lounges are just a few of the delightful offerings of this enchanting Resort.


Whimsy Wonder & Modern LuxuryResort Information
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 pm
  • Check-Out Time: 11:00 am
  • World Class Restaurants
  • Room Service
  • Concierge available
  • Non-Smoking and disabled-accessible rooms are available.
Special Features
  • 5 Pools
  • 3 acres Grotto Pool
  • White Sand Beach
  • Tennis Courts
  • Supervised children's activities
  • 2 Lighted Tennis Courts
Guest Room Features

Most guest rooms accommodate four guests plus one child under 3 in a crib.

Rooms feature double/double beds or 1 king bed (rollaways and cribs available on request), high-speed Internet acess, coffee maker, private in-room safe, cable color TV, private vanity in bathroom, two telephones, voice mail service, hair dryer, ironing board and iron, mini bar, sofa or designer chair.

There are club level accommodations, a wide variety of suites, and many rooms with balconies.

Guest Room Types

Standard View/ Standard Room
Rooms offer views of woodland or parking area.

Lake View / Standard Room
Rooms offer views of a lake or river.

Courtyard View / Standard Room
Rooms offer views of the courtyard

Club Level Rooms
Resort offers rooms with Concierge services and amemties.


Signature Dining
Cost: $$$
Italian cuisine

Enjoy this award-winning Italian bistro featuring strolling musicians.

Serving dinner

Shula's Steak House

Signature Dining
Cost: $$$
Steakhouse cuisine

Enjoy great food at the critic's choice of Orlando's Best High-End Steak House and Best Restaurant 2002. Recipient of the "Wine Spectator's 2003 Award of Excellence."

Serving dinner

Todd English's bluezoo

Table Service
Cost: $$$
Seafood cuisine

Renowned celebrity chef Todd English has created his own unique interpretation of coastal cuisine in his newest restaurant.

Serving dinner

Fresh Mediterranean Market

Table Service
Cost: $$
Mediterranean cuisine

Feast upon made-to-order flavorful dishes of the Mediterranean including specialties from Spain, Italy, France, Greece and Morocco.



Table Service
Cost: $$
Japanese cuisine

Join the fun at this authentic Japanese sushi bar where the art of sushi is created nightly.

Serving dinner

Brittany Jewels

Fine jewelry, watches, scarves and purses.

Daisey's Garden

Assorted Disney merchandise

Disney Cabanas

Disney clothing and merchandise.

Indulgences Gourmet


W.H. Smith

Resort wear and accessories.

Walt Disney World® Bus System

Most areas of the Walt Disney World® Resort are accessible by bus from other areas within the Resort, including Theme Parks, Water Parks, the Disney Resorts and the Downtown Disney® area. Buses travel on routes throughout the Resort and do not provide direct service between all destinations.

Water Launch to Epcot® & Disney-MGM Studios

Service to Epcot®, Disney-MGM Studios and select Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels.