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Disney's Old Key West Resort

Written by Tim Krasniewski on . Posted in Uncategorised

Resort Information

Disney's Old Key West Resort
1510 North Cove Road
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Phone: (407) 827-7700
Fax: (407) 827-7710

Check-in:  After 4pm (arriving guests may check-in earlier and access will be granted if the room is ready to be occupied)
Check-out:  11am

Original Opening Date: October 1991
DVC Contract End Date: January 31, 2042 OR January 31, 2057

 Rooms: 531 (761 max)
 Dedicated Studio:  0
 Dedicated One Bedroom:  0
 Dedicated Two Bedroom:  274

 Lockoff Two Bedroom:
  (Each can be booked separately as One Bedroom + Studio)

 Three Bedroom Grand Villa:  27

Buildings: 49
Units per building: varies

"Escape to a delightful sun-soaked community that recalls the spirit of the Florida Keys. Surround yourself with soothing pastels and swaying palms throughout this Victorian-themed getaway with gingerbread accents and tropical ambiance. Retreat to a Vacation Home with all the amenities of home plus all the comfort and tranquility of turn-of-the-century Key West ― nestled among trees, winding waterways and lush golf fairways."

Resort Amenities 

 Bell Services:  Yes
 Valet Parking:  No
 Room Service:  No
 Gift Shop:  Yes
 Community Hall  Yes
 Child Care Center:  No
 Self-Serve Laundry Facilities:  Yes
 Groceries Available / Delivery Service:  Yes


Good's To Go (Quick Service dining; Lunch and Dinner)

Breakfast Menu   |   Lunch / Dinner Menu

Good's To Go is located at the Hospitality House near the main pool.  It is little more than a lunch counter where simple fast foods are prepared to order.  Dine nearby the pool or take the order back to your room.

Olivia's Cafe (Table Service dining; 7:30am to 10pm)

Breakfast Menu   |   Lunch Menu   |   Dinner Menu   |   Kids Menu

Olivia's is located at the Hospitality House and offers all-day dining.  The menus feature a selection of standards:  eggs and pancakes for breakfast; burgers and sandwiches for lunch; steaks, pasta and pork for dinner.  Don't forget to try the Key Lime Tart for dessert. 

Dining reservations are available at Olivia's but are rarely needed. 

(Restaurant menu links courtesy of


Main Pool (Hours: 9am to 10pm; slide open only when lifeguards on duty)

Located near the Hospitality House, the main pool features a large winding sandcastle / slide (look for the Hidden Mickey at the exit.)  There is also a smaller pool to the side for infants and toddlers, a whirlpool and sauna located within the resort's iconic lighthouse.  The main pool is staffed by lifeguards.

Towels are provided.  Lounge chairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Life jackets may be borrowed (free) from nearby Hank's Rent-n-Return.

Leisure Pools (Hours:  9am to 10pm)

Additional Leisure Pools (a.k.a. Quiet Pools) are located in the South Point, Old Turtle Pond and Miller's Road neighborhoods.  All guests are welcome at the Leisure Pools, however they do not have a waterslide or other features found only at the main pool.  The Leisure Pool in Old Turtle Pond area features quick service food at the Turtle Shack Snack Bar.

Towels and lounge chairs are also available.  Lifeguards are not present at the Leisure Pools.  Laundry facilities are available at each pool complex for those staying in Studio villas.

Lake Buena Vista Golf Course

Course architect Joe Lee calls his creation "exciting, challenging, yet fun to play."  The clubhouse for the Lake Buena Vista Golf Course is located on the Saratoga Springs grounds, while the course itself winds through both Saratoga and Old Key West

To book at tee time visit  Discounts are available for Disney Vacation Club members, Annual Passholders and Florida Residents.

Other Recreation Options

Fitness center
Tennis courts
Basketball court
Shuffleboard court
Bike rentals
Watercraft rentals


 Magic Kingdom: Bus service*
 Epcot: Bus service*
 Disney Hollywood Studios: Bus service*
 Disney's Animal Kingdom: Bus service*
 Waterparks: Bus service*
 Downtown Disney: Walk, boat launch, bus service*
 Parking: Individual lots adjacent to each building

  * Old Key West has dedicated busses; service is not shared with any other Walt Disney World resorts.

Driving directions TO Old Key West
Driving directions FROM Old Key West

Note that all pool and restaurant hours are subject to seasonal adjustments.  Lifeguard schedules may change in the event of inclement weather.

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