Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort Information

In the heart of the Walt Disney World® Resort, the award-winning Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort is your gateway to Central Florida's greatest theme parks and attractions. Discover our magical surroundings, superior service, luxurious facilities and guest rooms featuring the Heavenly Bed®. Enjoy exotic treatments at Mandara Spa, 17 spectacular, award winning restaurants and lounges, five pools, white sand beach, two state of the art health clubs, tennis, nearby golf and many special Disney benefits, including complimentary transportation to all Walt Disney World® Theme Parks and Attractions, and Extra Magic Hours benefit, and Disney's Fastpass+ which allows you to reserve access to some attractions, shows, parades, up to 60 days in advance. These added benefits are exclusively for resort guests.

When you visit Walt Disney World® Resort, there isn't anything better than staying on-site so that you can immerse yourself in the magic. At the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, you're truly at the center of it all! For instance, a stroll along Disney's BoardWalk entertainment district brings you right to the doorstep of Epcot®. Embark on a leisurely cruise along the waterways that connect the hotels to both Epcot® and Disney's Hollywood Studios™. In fact, you'll be so close to the magic that you can see the nightly fireworks over Epcot® and Disney's Hollywood Studios™. Even the Magic Kingdom® Park and Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park are only a short ride away by complimentary shuttle.

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Resort Features and Services

Amidst all the fun and fantasy is our reputation for superior service. Each and every cast member is dedicated to exceeding our guests’ expectations. The amenities, first-class. The pampering, irresistible. Here are just some of the features:

Guest Room Features:

  • Heavenly Beds®
  • Two dual-line telephones (1 cordless)
  • 32" flat panel or larger HDTV with over 30 channels of your favorite programmingHD programming including Showtime® and ESPN®
  • In-room safe, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, lighted make-up mirror, and coffee maker with complimentary teas and Starbucks® coffee.
  • Full bath (additional private vanity in some rooms)
  • Enhanced high-speed wWireless high-speed Internet access
  • A personalized in-room mini refrigerator (Personal Pantry Service)
  • All guest rooms are smoke-free
  • In-room recyling program
  • Balconies available
  • Disability accessible rooms available

Resort Features & Services

  • 17 restaurants and lounges
  • 24-hour room service
  • Camp Dolphin Supervised children's program for children
    ages 4 - through 12
  • Guest Laundry
  • Car rental desk
  • Complimentary fitness classes
  • Scheduled recreational activities
  • 2 business centers
  • Full service concierge

Special Disney Benefits

As a guest of our resort, you'll enjoy these special Disney benefits...

Disney Benefits:

  • Free Disney Transportation - Enjoy complimentary scheduled transportation throughout Walt Disney World® Resort via shuttle buses and water taxis.
  • Extra Magic Hours Benefit - Each day one of the four Disney Theme Parks opens an hour early or stays open up to an extra two hours after regular closing so that resort guests can enjoy select attractions.
    Note: Valid Theme Park ticket and Resort ID required for each adult.
  • FastPass+ - Reserve access to some of your must-do experiences—attractions, shows, parades, Disney Character Experiences and more, up to 60 days in advance.
  • Character Dining - Dine with the lovable Disney characters at Garden Grove. Appearances nightly for dinner and at breakfast on the weekends.
  • Advance Tee Times - Available on four nearby championship Walt Disney World® golf courses.
  • Priority Seating - At selected Disney restaurants throughout the Vacation Kingdom.
  • Disney Tickets - Purchase park tickets even before leaving the hotel (ticket desk located in lobby of each hotel).
  • Complimentary Parking at Disney Theme Parks

There's nothing like a little R&R, even at Walt Disney World® Resort! Spend the morning at one of five pools, take a paddle boat ride, or enjoy 36 holes at Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf course. There are also:

  • Mandara Spa - a Balinese inspired retreat
  • Four lighted tennis courts
  • A grotto pool with waterfalls and a water slide, two lap pools, a spring pool, a kiddie pool, and outdoor whirlpools
  • Beach activities, basketball courts, and a volleyball court
  • Jogging trails
  • Two state-of-the-art Health clubs
  • Advance tee times on one of four nearby championship Walt Disney World golf courses
  • Or just take a stroll along Disney's BoardWalk ...there you'll find a variety of sensational shopping, entertainment and dining choices
  • Complimentary scheduled fitness classes
  • Enjoy a variety of daily recreational activities for the whole family
  • Within steps to Disney’s Hollywood Studios™ and Epcot®

Dine Around The World

Regardless of what you are craving, how much time you have or the make up of your party, creative cuisine, unique presentation and unrivaled selection is at your fingertips at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin. With 17 distinctive venues to choose from, you will be tempted with every cuisine imaginable — and you need not leave the resort. Click the links below to visit the web sites of some of our signature restaurants.

AAA 4-Diamond Award; Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence - Renowned for his unique style and ability to entertain, Celebrity Chef Todd English combines the freshest seafood with coastal cuisines from around the world in a setting you won't forget.

Visit bluezoo
Critic's Choice for Orlando's Best Restaurant; winner of Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence Enjoy a perfect dinner! Former Miami Dolphins Coach Don Shula will score big with your
taste buds!

Visit Shula's
Winner of Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence
Traditional Italian cuisine from the Abruzzi region of Italy, served in a dynamic rustic trattoria. The menu features a diverse offering of exciting and traditionally presented dishes, prepared from original Italian recipes.

Visit Il Mulino
Voted "Top Sushi Restaurant" by
Orlando Magazine - The perfect mixture of fun and flavor! Experience the fine art of sushi preparation in an intimate atmosphere at Kimonos, our authentic Japanese restaurant. Enjoy nightly karaoke and one of our unique cocktail creations.

Visit Kimonos
Voted "Best Appetizer" in March of Dimes Star Chef Event - Savor an enticing selection of fresh foods for breakfast and lunch, inspired by various regions of the Mediterranean.

Visit Fresh Mediterranean Market
Enjoy buffets for breakfast and a la carte favorites for lunch and dinner. Friday and Saturday features our guest favorite Seafood Sensation Buffet. Disney Character Dining featured nightly and for breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays.

Visit Garden Grove

Personal Pantry Service

Personal Pantry replaces the traditional in-room mini bar and provides a convenient and extremely affordable option for you to customize and order your favorite snacks and beverages and have them delivered to your guest room's mini-refrigerator! Don't worry about the hassle of bringing your own snacks and beverages with you. Personal Pantry service is available 24 hours a day, very economical, and there are no delivery or service charges!

Menus are available in your guest room so you can place your order at your convenience. Our staff will deliver your items to your room and stock them for you promptly or at any pre-designated time.

A Shopper's Paradise

Guests of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin can find perfect Disney gifts, select unique pieces of original artwork from our in-house gallery, treat themselves to a new outfit for a night out or perhaps some swim wear for a trip to the beach without even leaving the resort! Our on-site outlets provide a wide selection of essentials as well as very unique items.

You can also take a short bus ride to Disney Springs where you will find over 30 retail stores with a unique assortment of merchandise you simply can’t find anywhere else.

To enable you to "shop where the locals shop", the resort offers complimentary scheduled transportation to the Orlando Premium Outlets. Our guests also receive a complimentary savings booklet V.I.P. coupon booklet containing 100's of dollars of savings (a $5 value)!

Detailed map of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
Driving directions from the Orlando International Airport

For reservations, call (888) 828-8850 or (407) 934-4000
For assistance with group travel plans, please contact:

Livia Cohen
Director of Leisure Sales
Phone: 407-934-1853 | Fax: 407-934-1598