Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Orlando, FL

4401 Grand Floridian WayLake Buena Vista, FL 32830
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A timeless Victorian-style resort reflecting Palm Beach’s golden era, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa offers bayside accommodations with luxurious amenities at every corner. Guests can enjoy live ragtime, jazz and Disney-inspired music in the front lobby; a white-sand beach; a world-class spa and health club; signature dining options; an outdoor pool with a 181-foot waterslide; and more.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Lake Buena Vista Travel Experts
  • Transportation throughout Walt Disney World® Resort.
  • Free airport shuttle.
  • Extra Magic Hours at Walt Disney World® Resort theme parks included.
  • Complimentary golf club rental.
  • AAA Four-Diamond Resort.
  • Surrounds Seven Seas Lagoon.
  • Victorian-themed.
  • Luxury furnishings.
  • 111,261-gallon pool.
  • 181-foot water slide.
  • Poolside cabanas.
  • Motorized boat rentals.
  • Over 10 on-site dining options.
  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • A self-parking fee applies.


from Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Check-In: 3:00pm Check-Out: 11:00am

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is located on the beach in Lake Buena Vista, close to Walt Disney World®, Magic Kingdom®, and Palm Golf Course. Other points of interest near this luxury resort include Richard Petty Driving Experience and Osprey Ridge Golf Course.

Property Features.
Dining options at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa include 6 restaurants. 2 bars/lounges, a swim-up bar, and a poolside bar are open for drinks. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Recreational amenities include a children's pool and a health club. The property's full-service health spa has body treatments and facials. This 4.5-star property has a business center and offers small meeting rooms, secretarial services, and limo/town car service. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Lake Buena Vista property has event space consisting of a conference center, banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Complimentary shuttle services include a roundtrip airport shuttle and a theme park shuttle. Business services, tour/ticket assistance, and translation services are available. Guest parking is a surcharge. Other property amenities at this Victorian property include a coffee shop/café, a concierge desk, and an arcade/game room.

Exclusive Disney Resort guest benefits include:

  • Extra Magic Hours: Take advantage of this unique opportunity to have a more private park experience. Each day, one of the four Walt Disney World theme parks opens one hour early or remains open up to two hours after regular closing time. Additionally, Disney Water Parks offer Extra Magic Hours during select times of year.

  • Complimentary Transportation: Avoid the hassle of driving and the cost of parking with Disney Resort’s complimentary transportation. Disney Resort guests have free access to complimentary transportation throughout Walt Disney World Resort—including transportation to and from Disney Theme Parks and Disney Water Parks. Travel by bus, water taxi, ferry or monorail!

  • Disney’s Magical Express Service: Let the magic begin as soon as you land at the Orlando International Airport! Climb aboard the complimentary round-trip airport transportation and head straight to your Disney Resort where vacation awaits!

  • Complimentary Golf Club Rental: Want to hit the links but didn’t travel with your clubs? No problem! Disney Resort guests are provided free rentals of golf clubs.

  • Simplify your Stay: When staying at a Disney Resort, you can use your Resort ID to charge your purchases to your room. You may also choose to have your purchases shipped to your resort.

The 867 air-conditioned guestrooms at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa feature MP3 docking stations and minibars. Bathrooms feature makeup/shaving mirrors, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. In addition to desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, guestrooms offer multi-line phones with voice mail. Televisions have cable channels and pay movies. Rooms also include coffee/tea makers and safes. Guests may request refrigerators, microwaves, and in-room massages. A nightly turndown service is offered and housekeeping is available daily.


  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms may be available, subject to availability. Guests can request connecting/adjoining rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Hotel Policy.
You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed. Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

Self Parking Fee:
Disney Deluxe and Deluxe Villa Resorts: $24 per night

Valet Parking:
Valet Parking is available at select Disney Deluxe Resorts and Disney Deluxe Villas for $33 per night (sales tax included).

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
"Disney at its best"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 13, 2019 NEW
We recently stayed at the Grand Floridian for 5 nights during a family reunion and the only negative I can say about this hotel is that we did not spend enough time there. *WARNING: if you use a debit card to charge to your room be very careful! They take $100 pending transaction onto your account from check in, and then a further $100 pending charge per $100 you spend, we will get the pending transactions removed once you check out! Make sure you have budgeted for this as it caught us out on our Starling card. However we did have additional money in another account as spare* The room we had was on the ground floor in one of the outer blocks. As a family this would not of been our first choice ... however the room was safe, secure and comfortable. The housekeeping was daily and our toiletries were always replenished with the Disney H2O mini bottles. There was a fridge in the room to store drinks etc, although with the refillable mugs as part of our package we did not use this. The pool areas are fantastic and we spent a couple of mornings around the children’s pool area. This consists of slides, a water drop tank and additional water features. On one of our mornings around the pool we were given a family of the day certificate which gave us access to other amenities around the hotel, one of them being a boat hire. We did not experience the restaurants, but did stop at Gasparilla Island Grill for breakfast, snacks and to fill up our refillable mugs. It was quick service and we had no issues with service here. We had problems with our magic bands and went to 3 different cast members to sort it out. This is the only issue we had concerning this result. Being a Deluxe resort we thought when we asked the first time it would of been able to get sorted, however it seemed that during check in the cast member was struggling to understand what the problem was therefore didn’t do anything to try and fix it. By the time we spoke to the third we had a fantastic cast member who would not give up until it was fixed! As an apology we were given additional snack credits on our dining plan. The access to the parks is great with a bus stop for none monorail parks and of course the monorail to the Magic Kingdom. There is also a boat which goes to and from the Magic Kingdom entrance. I would recommend the boat for travelling back from the Magic Kingdom as it is the first stop, however to get to the Magic Kingdom it goes via the Polynesian after pick up. We used our boat hire voucher for 30 minutes on one of the family boats. This was an experience I’m glad we didn’t miss. You are given a map of where to follow and get to see all round the Contemporary and Wildness Lodge resorts (which is great for future visit planning). All in all I would 100% recommend this resort, and we hope to return one day in the future. Although it is extremely pricey it is worth a one in a lifetime visit.
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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
"Trip with grandkids"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed October 12, 2019 NEW
Second time at grand Floridian. Great location. Very clean. Staff is friendly. Kids loved the pool. I do think the resort and rooms could use an update. Starting to look a little tired. Room service is very slow. Breakfast and coffee not available early before seven even on days we could get into park earlier.
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Denver, Colorado
"Enchanted Rose...bad service"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed October 12, 2019 NEW
Tried to get some beers for myself and wife. Kids wanted sodas. Waited for 20 min without any service. Wasn't even that busy. Disney needs to work on their basics service. They want 200 character. I really dont have anything else to add to a place with nonexistent service. ....................
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"The most incredible stay!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 10, 2019 NEW
We had our yearly visit to disneyworld last month for 11 days. We decided to finally stay here at the GF. OMG! I don’t know where to start. This place was magical from the moment we got out of our car. The cast members were beyond accommodating. Especially John who met us in the lobby and made a call to goofy for our adult disabled daughters “ un birthday “. Our daughter was thrilled. There are so many cast members who go above and beyond and just made our stay so incredible!!! The grounds are gorgeous. I was worried that the outer buildings would be far from the main building and restaurants and pools. However, there is really no building that is inconvenient at all. We stayed in the Conch Key building with lagoon view and could not be happier. So beautiful! I have read in past reviews that some people feel the rooms are worn or dated. This was not the case at all for us. The room was perfect! The fireworks can be seen in front of Gasparilla’s with piped in music. The quiet pool was amazing. Our daughter is an adult who is disabled and she absolutely adored the music that is played in the lobby at night. She asked every day to go sit in the lobby after dinner. More people should take the time to smell the roses. Which by the way there is a huge fresh bouquet of roses in the main Lobby of our building there every day. One day we didn’t even go to the parks, we just stayed at the resort and swam, napped and had dinner at the GF cafe which was lovely. I too fancy but not too casual. The monorail is perfect to get right to magic kingdom. We recommend using the boat to come back as it stops at GF first. Mousekeeping was great! We had to make a few calls to have them come earlier in the day so our daughter could nap and they were very receptive. The only glitch we had was an inaccurate charge in our account which was promptly and happily handled by a cast member. I don’t know what else to say other then we will definitely be back here. It was absolutely magical in every aspect!!!!!!!
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"Garden View Tea Room"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed October 06, 2019 NEW
We had Afternoon tea at the Garden View Tea Room at the Grand Floridian. We had the Cheshire Tea Package which includes The Traditional Afternoon Tea Experience including a medley of finger sandwiches, traditional scone with accompaniments and a choice of dessert with a selection of fruits and imported cheeses. Accompanied by your choice of tea for $50. These was too much food for the two of us and some of it was not to my liking but it was a lovely experience.
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