Disney's Wilderness Lodge Resort

Magic Kingdom Resort Area
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The famous lodges of American National Parks at the turn of the century are recalled at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. Among the pine forests and natural surroundings on the southwestern shore of Bay Lake, the wilderness-themed resort features quarried stone and lodgepole pine with a log-structured main lobby. Next to the lodge is The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge (part of Disney Vacation Club). A unique feature of The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is its themed living room area that features railroad memorabilia, including a special exhibit on loan from the Disney family of two of Walt Disney’s personal scale-model train cars and a piece of the original track.


  • Opening Date: May 28, 1994 
  • Resort Area: Magic Kingdom 
  • Resort Category: Deluxe 
  • Address: 901 Timberline Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830 
  • Phone:  (407) 824-3200
  • Fax:  (407) 824-3232
  • Resort Map

Room Information 

Number of Rooms:  727 rooms

Check In/Check Out: Check in 3:00 PM, check out 11:00 AM 

Internet Access: DialUp modem data connection using in room phone and high speed internet access point. Click here for details of high speed internet.

Room Types and Sizes

Standard View - parking area, rooftops, or service area views
bedding options:
2 Queen beds- sleeps 4+ 
340 square feet

Woods View
Bedding options:
1 King bed- sleeps 2+
2 Queen beds- sleeps 4+
340 square feet

Woods View Bunk Beds
Bedding Options:
1 Queen Bed and 1 bunk bed- sleeps 4+
340 square feet

Courtyard View - main courtyard or villas courtyard view
bedding options:
1 King bed- sleeps 2+
2 Queen beds- sleeps 4+
340 square feet

Courtyard View Bunk Beds - villas courtyard view or main courtyard view
Bedding Options:
1 Queen Bed and 1 bunk bed- sleeps 4+
340 square feet

Standard Room, Club Level - woods view, main courtyard view, or villas courtyard view
Bedding Options:
1 King bed- sleeps 2+
1 Queen bed and 1 bunk bed- sleeps 4+
2 Queen beds- sleeps 4+
340 square feet 

Honeymoon Room, Club Level - woods view, rooftop view, or Magic Kingdom View
Bedding options:
1 King bed- sleeps 2+
Includes jacuzzi tub
340 square feet

Deluxe Room, Club Level - woods view, Bay Lake View, or Main Courtyard View
Bedding options:
2 Queen beds and 1 queen sleeper sofa in living room- sleeps 6+
500 square feet

Yosemite VP Suite - main courtyard view
Bedding options:
1 king bed in master bedroom and 1 queen sleeper sofa in the living room - sleeps 4+
885 square feet

Yellowstone Presidential Suite - main courtyard view
Bedding options:
1 king bed in master bedroom and 1 queen sleeper sofa in the living room - sleeps 4+
1000 square feet

Room Rates (2012)


Counter Service
Roaring Fork (7am-11pm)
Counter service featuring burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups, and pizza.

Refillable Mugs: Can be purchased at Roaring Fork for $12.99 +tax and are refillable at Roaring Fork and the pool bar for the length of your stay.

Trout Pass Pool Bar (12pm-7pm)
Pool bar featuring beverages and light snacks

Territory Lounge (4:30pm-12am)
Lounge featuring full service bar, coffee, and light appetizers

Table Service
Whispering Canyon Cafe (7:30-2:30, 5pm-10pm)
Lively restaurant featuring family style bbq favorites.  Advance dining reservations strongly recommended.

Artist Point (5:30pm-9:30pm)
Restaurant featuring a Northwest inspired seasonal menu including fresh seafood, game meat, and award winning wine list.  Advance dining reservations strongly recommended.  Artist Point is a signature dining location and require 2 tablel service credits on the Disney Dining Plan.
Dress Code Guidelines:
Men: Khakis, slacks, jeans, dress shorts, collared shirts. Sport coats are optional.
Ladies: Capris, skirts, dresses, jeans, dress shorts.
NOT permitted in dining room: Tank tops, swimwear, hats for gentleman, cut offs, or torn clothing. While t-shirts are now allowed, the policy remains that t-shirts with offensive language and/or graphics are not acceptable. 

In-Room Dining (7am-11am, 4pm-12am)
Requires two table service credits on the Disney Dining Plan


Hidden Springs Pool (7am-12am) quiet pool with hot tub near the Villas at Wilderness Lodge  
Silver Creek Springs (7am-12am) wilderness inspired feature pool with rockwork, flowing spring, and water slide.  Hot tub and kiddie pool located nearby.
Health and Fitness
Sturdy Branches Health Club: Open 24 hours, attendant available from 6:00am-9:00pm.  Massage, facial, and body treatment services available.

Watercraft and Bike Rentals
Teton Boat and Bike Rentals (10am-5pm):  Boston Whaler 170 Montauk, Sun Tracker pontoon boat, or Sea Raycer by Sea Ray, sailboat, kayak, or pedal boat are all available for rent. 

Jogging Trail
A 3/4-mile trail connecting Wilderness Lodge with Fort Wilderness. 

Located along Bay Lake.  A volleyball court is located on the beach.  For health and safety reasons swimming or playing in the water is not permitted.

Buttons and Bells Game Arcade


Wilderness Lodge Mercantile (7:30am-11pm)
Gift shop selling apparel, swimwear, gifts, souvenirs, bottled beverages, snacks, and sundries.


Bus:  Located between the main lodge and the villas.  Exit through the doors at the end of the hallway past the Wilderness Lodge Mercantile.

Water Taxi:  Water taxis to the Magic Kingdom, Contemporary resort, and Fort Wilderness located in the rear of the resort on Bay Lake.  This service may be interrupted due to inclement weather.

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