Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge opened on April 16, 2001. The African Wildlife Preservation themed hotel has 1307 guest rooms, Standard Suites, Royal Kuba Vice-Presidential Suite and a Royal Asante Presidential Suite. The hotel is located in the Animal Kingdom Resort Area near Disney’s Animal Kingdom and provides guests with viewing locations of the animals, giving guests the feeling they are in an African savanna.
This resort received designation in the Florida Green Lodging Program.
There are multiple dining option at The Animal Kingdom Lodge:
Jiko - The Cooking Place
Boma - Flavors of Africa
Sanaa & Lounge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Bar
|The Mara||Quick Service|
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
|Maji Pool Bar||Quick Service||Lunch, Bar||1|
Uzima Springs Pool Bar
Cape Town Lounge and Wine Bar
Victoria Falls Lounge
Dine with an Animal Specialist
Jiko Wine Tasting
|Quick Service||Wine Tasting||0|
Wanyama Safari and Dinner
Resort Amenities & Activities
- Fitness Center
- Laundry & Dry Cleaning Services
- Merchandise Delivery & Pick Up
Resort Transportation Options
- Minnie Van (extra expense)
- Uber / Lyft (extra expense)
Effective for reservations starting March 21, 2018 and after, Walt Disney World will charge a parking fee for overnight self-parking at all resorts. The fees will vary depending on resort level.
For all 2019 arrivals and any reservations made on or before June 18, 2019 for arrivals in 2020:
- Value Resorts: $13 per night
- Moderate Resorts: $19 per night
- Deluxe and Deluxe Villa Resorts: $24 per night
For all 2019 arrivals and any reservations made on or after June 18, 2019 for arrivals in 2020:
- Value Resorts: $15 per night
- Moderate Resorts: $20 per night
- Deluxe and Deluxe Villa Resorts: $25 per night
The parking fees will be applied to the hotel bill upon check out.
For Day Guests, standard daytime parking will remain the same for resort visiting, shopping, dining, etc.
Valet parking is also available at select Deluxe Resorts and Deluxe Villa Resorts for $33 per night (sales tax included).
Disney Vacation Members will not be charged for overnight parking if staying at a DVC Deluxe Villa. Member will also not be charged when using vacation points to stay at a WDW Resort.