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Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

Written by Tim Krasniewski on . Posted in Content

SSR_E001.JPGResort Information

Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
1960 Broadway
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Phone: (407) 827-1100
Fax: (407) 827-1151

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: May 17, 2004
DVC Contract End Date: January 31, 2054

Rooms: 828 (max 1260)
Dedicated Studio: 0
Dedicated One Bedroom: 0
Dedicated Two Bedroom: 360

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

432
Three Bedroom Treehouse Villa: 60
Three Bedroom Grand Villa: 36

Buildings: 18 plus 60 standalone Treehouse Villas
Units per building: 46

"Settle into a peaceful country retreat that pays homage to the historic spas and pampering atmosphere of America's first grand resort destination in upstate New York. Relax and rejuvenate among dazzling fountains, lush gardens, recreation for the entire family and a nearby spa and fitness center."


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
Grocery Shopping / Delivery Service: Yes
BBQ Grill / Pavilion Yes

 


Dining

The Artist's Palette (Quick Service dining; 7:30am to 11pm)

Breakfast Menu   |   Lunch / Dinner Menu

The Artist's Palette features a variety of hot and cold items available for dine-in or carryout.  The menu is subject to SSR_E011.JPGchange daily.  Fixtures include a selection of sandwiches and salads, flatbread pizzas (for both breakfast and dinner) and a Chef's Special of the Day.

The Artist's Palette is also the home of the resort's "general store", offering a selection of groceries at Disney prices.  Available items include milk, soda, alcoholic beverages, cereal, fresh fruit, frozen dinners, and more.

The Paddock Grill (Quick Service dining; approx 8:00am to 8pm)

All Day Dining Menu   

The Paddock Grill is a second quick service dining option available at Saratoga Springs resort.   Breakfast offerings typically include standards such as french toast, scrambled egg platter and assorted pastries.

The lunch / dinner menu includes burgers, salads and other sandwich options.

A refillable drink station is available at the The Paddock Grill.  

The Turf Club Bar and Grill (Table Service dining; Dinner)

  Dinner Menu   |   Kids Menu

The Turf Club Bar and Grill features both indoor and outdoor dining, including a patio that overlooks the Lake Buena Vista Golf Course and Village Lake.  Dining selections feature a range of favorites including beef, pasta, salads and sandwiches.

Advance Dining Reservations are accepted.  The Turf Club is open for dinner.

(Restaurant menu links courtesy of Allears.net)Allears

Recreation

High Rock Spring Pool (Hours: 10am to 10pm; slide open only when lifeguards on duty)

High Rock Spring is the premier pool complex at Saratoga Springs.  This 6,400 square foot swimming complex SSR_E018.JPGincludes a zero-entry area, a 104-foot winding waterslide as well as a smaller 8-foot waterslide for younger children and those with decreased mobility.

A 300-sq ft water springs area, featuring none other than Donald Duck, is nearby to entertain the youngsters.

Two whirlpool spas are present along with the On The Rocks poolside bar.

Towels are provided.  Lounge chairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Life jackets may be borrowed (free) from nearby Horsing Around Rentals.

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

Paddock PoolThe Paddock is home to a second feature pool at Saratoga Springs.  Amenities include zero entry, pool slide, a dedicated play area for kids 48" and under, hot tubs and the Paddock Grill quick service dining location

Leisure Pools (Hours:  10am to 10pm)

Additional Leisure Pools (a.k.a. Quiet Pools) are located in the Congress Park, The Grandstand Grandstand pooland Treehouse Villa areas.  All guests are welcome at the Leisure Pools, however they do not have the waterslides or zero entry features of High Rock Spring.  The Leisure Pool in The Grandstand was designed to include a water play area with added appeal for children.

Towels and lounge chairs are also available.  Lifeguards are not present at the Leisure Pools.

The Saratoga Springs Spa

Operated by Niki Bryan Spa, The Saratoga Springs Spa is an award-winning facility offering a wide variety of individual treatments and packages.  For additional information or to make reservations vist the spa's website at www.RelaxedYet.com.

A selection of treatments are discounted for Disney Vacation Club members.  Contact the spa or visit www.DVCMember.com for details.

Lake Buena Vista Golf Course

Course architect Joe Lee calls his creation "exciting, challenging, yet fun to play."  The clubhouse for the Lake SSR_E010.JPGBuena Vista Golf Course is located on the Saratoga Springs grounds, while the course itself winds through bouth Saratoga and Old Key West.

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

Other Recreation Options

Fitness center
Tennis courts
Basketball court
Shuffleboard court
Arcade
Bike rentals
Playground


Transportation

 

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

 

* Saratoga Springs has dedicated busses; service is not shared with any other Walt Disney World resorts.

Driving directions TOSaratoga Springs (Note name still appears as the "Disney Institute")
Driving directions FROMSaratoga Springs

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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