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Walt Disney World Dolphin

4,538 reviews
+1 407-934-4000

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Fitness Center

Stay at the Walt Disney World Swan Hotel

Comfort Within Walt Disney World

The Swan Hotel, sister to the neighboring Dolphin Hotel, offers deluxe accommodations within the Disney World grounds. (The Swan is a Westin hotel and the Dolphin is a Sheraton hotel.) Walt Disney World's attractions surround you, and you'll get early entrance hours. With Disney World as your host, you're sure to have a clean, friendly and secure environment.

You Won't Need Your Car

Choose your free transportation. Walk to shops on Disney's Boardwalk, next to the hotel. Take a water taxi to Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios. Shuttles take you to the Magic Kingdom and the other Disney parks. Shops offer free delivery of your purchases to the Swan, so don't worry about being weighed down.

Host Business Meetings and Events

The Swan and the Dolphin share business and event resources. Fully equipped business centers offer up-to-date software and equipment. For weddings and social events, Disney World offers a thrilling setting for your guests. You'll have many choices for catering. The expert staff can help you plan and carry out your events.

Choose Your Family Fun

Cool off in the 3-acre grotto pool with caves and a waterfall and slide (shared with the Dolphin), and catch games and music with a DJ. Or work out in the lap pool. Kids 4-12 can enjoy supervised play at Camp Dolphin. Try your skill at the games in the arcade. Keep fit with modern equipment in the Swan Health Club. Sports courts, and jogging trails surround the hotel. Ease into a whirlpool, or pamper yourself in the Mandara Spa. Rent a motorboat or paddle a swan boat on Crescent Lake.

Dining Choices

Many restaurants await you at the Swan. For casual meals, try the Garden Grove where Disney characters can visit your table, or the Fresh Mediterranean Market (breakfast and lunch only). For more formal evening dining, try the Bluezoo for seafood by Chef Todd English, the Miami Dolphins-themed Shula's Steakhouse, Il Mulino New York Trattoria for Italian, or the intimate and comfortable Kimono's for sushi, tempura, duck, or Kobe beef. 

Pick the Best Room or Suite

Choose from Standard, Traditional, Family, or Resort rooms, all with LCD TV, safes, desks, and beverages. Suites are Executive, Grand,Governors, and Presidential, all with balconies and many excellent amenities.

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The Swan and the Dolphin share many features, so choose whichever has the best room option for your needs.

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Walt Disney World Resort
1500 Epcot Resort Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
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User Highlights
Overall Guest Score
"Fitness center and restaurants are top notch" "Location is phenomenal"
85% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
Not enough parking facilities, according to 68%.
"Elevator service was exceptional" "Parking staff is excellent and go out of their way"
82% found the staff to be very friendly.
55% said the reception staff was ok.
"Stunning kids area" "Trash in the hallways"
62% thought the building was acceptable.
63% considered the lobby entrance to be so-so.
"No meal plan" "Overpriced park food"
The price was too high for 86%.
Only 65% were satisfied with the menu.
"Do not provide breakfast" "Mediterranean restaurant for breakfast was very good"
67% said the breakfast was too expensive.
"Complimentary in room internet" "Free wi-fi"
53% said the wifi quality was bad.
62% thought it was adequately priced.
"AC broken" "Sheets had stains"
Beds were acceptable for 65%.
67% said rooms were small.
"Dirty wet room" "Dirty bed pillows"
60% said rooms were dirty.
74% thought they were poorly maintained.
"Hallway was dirty" "Dirty wet room"
60% said rooms were dirty.
57% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average.
"Old carpet" "Broken front door"
85% criticized the unstylish hotel.
82% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
"Overpriced park food" "Charged twice for self parking"
The price was too high for 86%.
67% said the breakfast was too expensive.

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Expert Reviews
A pair of 56-foot-tall sea creatures bookend this 25-story glass pyramid, a luxe resort designed, like the adjoining Swan, by world-renowned architect Michael Graves.
DK Eyewitness
Home to Tod English’s BlueZoo restaurant, a must no matter where you stay, this whimsical resort is best known for the tremendous dolphins that sit atop its exterior.
Rough Guide
Sister hotel to the Dolphin... from which it’s separated by an artificial lake and beach, and likewise whimsically decorated... equipped with every conceivable luxury.
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Activities
Child Care
Fitness Center
Free Parking
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Spa or Sauna
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
  • Resort Fee: USD 25.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Internet Fee: USD 25 per night (rates may vary)
  • Parking Fee: USD 20.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: USD 25 per night
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 12 and USD 17 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible