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Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort

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Gig Harbor, WA
Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

Was at the Swan for business meeting. Restaurants were good and facilities in lobby and for meetings were nice. The rooms and hallways upstairs were pretty shoddy. Carpet was worn out and wavy, peeling paint in the bathroom, electrical outlets loose in the wall, carpet did not feel clean, wore socks the whole time. This is disney, and it is...

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WDWSDExecutiveOffice, Guest Relations Manager at Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your conference and our amenities during your last visit. We are pleased to share that we have embarked on a beautiful refresh of all of our guest rooms. There will be multiple enhancements made and we know our guests will be pleased...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 22 January 2015

The Dolphin is stuck in same decor from 20 years ago. VERY outdated, VERY overpriced. $390 a night when you add in the 2 pages of "fees" Not clean, cracked drywall. No way is this an almost $400 night hotel. The only positive, is the location. Walking distance to Epcot, short boat ride to Hollywood Studios. If you're looking for...

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WDWSDExecutiveOffice, Guest Relations Manager at Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. We are disappointed that you did not find your stay Magical. We are pleased to share that we have embarked on a beautiful refresh of all of our guest rooms. There will be multiple enhancements made and we know our guests will be pleased with our magical transformation. Thank you...

Ohio
Reviewed 22 January 2015

My family of 4 stayed two weekend nights at the Swan. We were luck to get one of the renovated rooms. Our friends were not so lucky. The room was nice but the hallways looked way way outdated. Carpet and walls were gross. The grounds were expansive. It was too cold to swim but our kids did enjoy the playground...

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WDWSDExecutiveOffice, Guest Relations Manager at Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Resort. It is pleasing to know we were able to accommodate you with a room you enjoyed! To assist with your future travels it might be beneficial to note that a resort and parking fee is a common practice in the Central Florida area among comparable resorts. While the Walt Disney...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 January 2015

This was my first time to Disney World so I cannot compare to much other than what I saw from a distance. We stayed in the Swan, but when you stay at one you are staying at the other. You just have to walk 100 yards to the other building and all accommodations are yours as well. Everything is shared...

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WDWSDExecutiveOffice, Guest Relations Manager at Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We would love to welcome you back to our iconic resort soon.

Saskatchewan
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Was a very nice hotel, but If you want a family hotel, stay at Art of Animation or something like that, it is much more geared towards families and kids (especially young kids). Being close to Epcot, this hotel is perfect for adults. you can take the ferry from Epcot to the hotel and back. We stayed at the dolphin...

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WDWSDExecutiveOffice, Guest Relations Manager at Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are proud to offer a wonderful value for adults and children of all ages given our resort's fantastic location, recreational offerings, and other enjoyable features. We hope to welcome you back to our iconic resort soon!

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 20 January 2015

My wife, Daughter and myself had a great time one more time at the Swan a couple of weeks ago. Room service server was polite and attentive. The Crew at Picabu did an excellent job everytime we were there for lunch or breakfast. We would like to thank the entire team for our memorable stay.

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WDWSDExecutiveOffice, Guest Relations Manager at Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate your truthful compliments about our Cast Members. We are thrilled that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us once again. We are looking forward to your next stay with us!

Portage, Indiana
Reviewed 20 January 2015

When we were looking for a place to get married a year ago, this was where we had originally decided. We changed our plans to another city and location but always wanted to stay at the Swan or Dolphin. We came in December to visit some friends and truly fell in love with this property! We checked in a little...

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WDWSDExecutiveOffice, Guest Relations Manager at Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us! As the only Starwood Resort on Walt Disney World property we are proud to offer many Starwood amenities and special Disney benefits. And, as you experienced, our location is fantastic! We hope to welcome you back to experience the magic at our resort again...

Acworth, Georgia
Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

We have stayed several times over the years. The property is located in Disney without the high sticker shock. You have access to Disney via bus and boat. If you want a break there is a great pool and facilities. Lots to choose for meals. We have always enjoyed the Swan and Dolphin. Often you can find Florida resident rates...

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WDWSDExecutiveOffice, Guest Relations Manager at Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We truly appreciate your loyalty to our resort over the years. We hope to welcome you back soon for another great stay!

Hightstown, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 January 2015

We stayed at the Dolphin for 5 nights, executive suite, over Thanksgiving. Wonderful view of Epcot fireworks. Hotel was great, housekeeping was not acceptable, everything else was as expected. Everything is quite expensive so be prepared to spend a lot. I think that's expected for Disney any way. Boat system to Epcot and Hollywood Studios was so convenient. Walking distance...

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WDWSDExecutiveOffice, Guest Relations Manager at Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are happy that overall you enjoyed your stay! It is pleasing to know we were able to accommodate you with a room you enjoyed! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the amazing display of Epcot fireworks from your room! We hope to welcome you back in the future.

Bayonne, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Had a magical 8 Night Stay at the Swan (Westin) Resort for the runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon and then a couples vacation. Surprised my girlfriend with a very big question and the staff from the Swan were amazing in helping from the beginning. Upon booking, a guest ambassador reached out via email and were instrumental in making this trip...

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Thank you for your excellent review! We are overjoyed to hear that you and your fiancé enjoyed your stay with us. It is our goal to provide our guests with a magical and memorable visit. We are thrilled that our Cast Members were able to achieve this goal during your stay! We hope to welcome you back home to the...

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Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort is located in the center of Walt Disney World. Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios are just a boat ride or short walk away, with Magic Kingdom and Disney's Animal Kingdom Park nearby. Our hotel has free area transportation. We offer a unique blend of Disney benefits and Starwood amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort

Address: 1500 Epcot Resort Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32830-8428 (Formerly Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel)
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando > Lake Buena Vista
Price Range: €218 - €395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 2267
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Also Known As:
Walt Disney World Swan And Dolphin Hotel Orlando
Walt Disney Orlando
Walt Disney Hotel Orlando
Swan Resort Disney
Disney World Swan Resort
Walt Disney World Swan Resort
Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort Orlando, Florida
Hotel Style:
#27 Spa Hotel in Orlando
#39 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
#49 Luxury Hotel in Orlando
#117 Business Hotel in Orlando
#118 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
#142 Family Hotel in Orlando
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“Get a balcony, it's worth it.”
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“Ask for a room without a connecting door, unless you really need one.”
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