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Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Guide

Disney's Wilderness Lodge Resort Guide

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
901 Timberline Drive
Lake Buena Vista, 32830
Phone: (407) 824-3200
Fax: (407) 824-3232

Rooms   Dining   Recreation   Shopping Transportation   Childcare   Resort Map pdf file   Top 10 Resort Tips   VIP Tips

Deluxe Resort Classification
Located in the Magic Kingdom resort area
Check In: 3:00 p.m. / Check Out: 11:00 a.m.

Themed as a resort from the national parks of the Northwest (think Yellowstone National Park), Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is both cozy and breathtaking. Immediately upon entering, you will be struck by the grandeur of the lobby, including a working fireplace, totems and tee-pee chandeliers. The fireplace is a replica of the rock strata of the Grand Canyon.

Check our Rehabs and Closures schedule for any refurbishments or work taking place at the Wilderness Lodge Resort during your visit.

How to Make Room Requests

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort Rooms

Disney's Wilderness Lodge Resort Rooms

In addition to standard rooms, there are two views available, woods and courtyard (which overlooks the area of the waterfall and/or the feature pool). The Woods or Courtyard Views have a standard set up with 2 queen beds. Junior Suites, with a bedroom, living area with a pullout sofa and bathroom are also available. Full suites include the Honeymoon Room, Vice-Presidential Suite and Presidential Suite.

728 Guest Rooms
Disabled accessible rooms available
Building offers elevators and interior corridors
Alarm Clock
DVD Player (available in all Club Level Guest rooms)
Ceiling Fan
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
In-Room Wall Safe
Iron and Board
Table & Chairs
Complimentary wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) (click link for specific details)
Flat Panel TV – ABC, Disney Channel, Check the TV channel guide for more
Vanity Area

Resort amenities include:
Self service laundry facilities
Valet laundry service
Valet parking
Club Level Concierge

Available upon request, subject to availability
Bed Boards/Rails
Crib: Pack ‘n Play

Room Layout

Concierge assistance at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort is available to Resort hotel Guests 7 days a week, from 7:00 a.m. through 10:00 p.m. Located in the main lobby, the concierge can help you purchase Theme Park tickets and make Walt Disney World dining and show reservations.

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Dining

Disney's Wilderness Lodge Dining

Artist Point Dinner
Geyser Point Bar & Grill
Whispering Canyon Cafe
Roaring Forks
Territory Lounge

In-Room Dining is available 7am – 11am & 5pm – midnight.

Refillable mugs are available for purchase at Roaring Forks.

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Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort Recreation

Disney's Wilderness Lodge Pool

2 Pools
Feature Pool: located next to Wilderness Lodge natural spring
theme with water slide and nearby rock geyser
Boulder Ridge Cove: located next to Boulder Ridge Villas natural spring from mining company theme with hot tub
2 whirlpool spas
1 child pool
Children’s playground
Buttons and Bells Game Arcade
Marina/boat rental
Beach area
Bike rental
Jogging trail
Disney movies in pool area nightly
Health club
Massage/spa services
Nightly Campfire Activities
Electrical Water Pageant view

For a fun and more relaxing way to spend a day during your visit to Walt Disney World, each resort hosts Poolside Activities each day from 1:30 – 7:00 p.m.. Pool hours and lifeguard availability vary by pool. Activities and programs are subject to change. Although the activities vary by day and by resort, examples of what you might find include trivia, arts and crafts, dance parties, games, bingo, and more.

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort Pool and Recreation


Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort Shopping

Shopping at Disney's Wilderness Lodge

Wilderness Lodge Mercantile stocks Disney character apparel and souvenirs as well as Wilderness Lodge logo merchandise. You can also find snack foods, beverages (including adult beverages), magazines and books, and other general sundries.

Look at all your vacation photos by visiting thePhotopasspage. These professional pictures can make a great souvenir for home!

Disney autograph bookSave money and buy official Disney Park merchandise and souvenirs before you leave home. Disney Shopping has autograph books, character plush, travel accessories and many items that will make your vacation even more magical. Shop before you leave home to save time and money!


Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort Transportation

Disney's Wilderness Lodge Resort Transportation
Overnight Self-Parking

Effective January 10, 2023, there will no longer be any parking fees for resort guests at Walt Disney World. See our Walt Disney World Parking Information page for prices and details.

Transportation Times Between Wilderness Lodge and Disney Destinations

There is Disney bus transportation to Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom as well as the water parks and Disney Springs. To get to the buses, go past the arcade toward the Villas. There is a sheltered area to wait for the buses

To travel to the Magic Kingdom, Contemporary Resort or Fort Wilderness, boat transportation is available. The boat dock is located on Bay Lake past the geyser. Strollers and wheelchairs can be rolled onto the boats, depending on water levels.

These times are approximate, provided to give you an idea of average travel times. Please plan on up to a 20 minute wait for Disney transportation in addition to walking time to resort or theme park transportation stops.

Magic Kingdom – 11 minutes by boat
Epcot – 18 minutes by bus, 20 minutes by car
Disney’s Hollywood Studios – 20 minutes by bus, 21 minutes by car
Disney’s Animal Kingdom – 22 minutes by bus, 20 minutes by car
Disney Springs – 28 minutes by bus, 18 minutes by car
Blizzard Beach Water Park – 24 minutes by bus, 17 minutes by car
Typhoon Lagoon Water Park – 28 minutes by bus, 18 minutes by car


Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Childcare

While not on-site child care facility, however Kid’s Nite Out, in-room child care, is available at all resorts for children 6 months to 12 years old. Reservations may begin as early as 6:30 a.m. and/or may begin as late as 11:00 p.m., Services are available 24/7.  

The Walt Disney World Dolphin will still offer a Children’s Activity Center option and you do not have to be a guest at that resort to use the Children’s Activity Center.  Camp Dolphin

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Disney’s Wilderness Lodge VIP Top Tips


Top Ten Tips to Disney's Wilderness Lodge


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Storage is a little tricky for several large suitcases, so be prepared if you’re bringing many large bags!

Be sure to look for Hidden Mickeys in the lobby fireplace!

Wilderness Lodge offers tours that feature highlights of the construction and hidden gems in this beautiful resort. One such free tour is the Wonders of the Lodge Tour.

If you’re in a playful mood, eat at Whispering Canyon Cafe, and ask for ketchup! The waitstaff here will keep you laughing through your meal.

The lobby features a huge totem pole and many other locations for photo ops!

This is the smallest of the Deluxe Resorts, and is very similar in design to the Yellowstone Lodge in Yellowstone National Park.

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