Animal Kingdom Lodge FAQ

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What's the address and contact info for Animal Kingdom Lodge and Villas?

The hotel's address is: 2901 Osceola Parkway, Bay Lake, FL 32830.

Main phone number is: 407-938-3000

Fax number is: 407-938-4799

Zahanati Fitness Center phone number (to schedule spa treatments) is: 407-938-4715

Resort Itinerary Planning Office phone number is: 407-938-4755


Is there a list of distances between AKL and other Disney properties? I've heard that one of the "cons" of the resort is that it's so far from everything.

If you have a car, you'll have no problem. You can get to anywhere on Disney property from AK in under 20 minutes in a car/taxi. The Disney transportation busses go to all parks, including water parks and Downtown Disney--and they don't share transportation with any other resort, unlike other deluxe resorts--but you have the standard problems with them (can only go to a park and then have to transfer to get to another resort, etc.).

Here are some basic distances from google maps:

  • Disney's Hollywood Studios- about 5 miles
  • Blizzard Beach - about 2.5 miles
  • Disney's BoardWalk - about 5 miles
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom - about 1 mile
  • Epcot - about 6 miles
  • Typhoon Lagoon - about 6 miles
  • Downtown Disney Area - 2.2 miles
  • Magic Kingdom - about 8 miles
  • SeaWorld Orlando - about 10 miles
  • Discovery Cove - about 12 miles
  • Universal Studios Florida - About 15 miles


Is valet parking available at AKL?

Valet Parking is available to any visitors (you don't have to be staying at AKL or Villas) for a cost of $12 per day. This valet cost allows you in and out access to valet park at any Disney deluxe resort for the remainder of the day. Just keep your valet receipt!