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Grand Floridian Villas Points Charts

2020
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Disney's Vero Beach Resort Maps & Photos

Resort Maps

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Vero Beach Resort Map

Current Resort Map


Resort Photo Gallery

Note Inn room photos do not reflect 2016 refurbishment

Main entrance sign
DVC Welcome Sign
Porte cochere
Main lobby
Lobby
Lobby - upper floor view
Front desk
Lobby
Lobby videogame stations
Lobby
General store / gift shop
Guest laundry
Main building
Resort grounds
Main pool
Pool view looking toward beach
Pool slide
Pool slide and hot tub
Hot tub
Main building
Beach view from pool slide
Kids water play area
Playground
Mini-golf
Mini-golf
Shuffleboard court and bicycle rental
Basketball court
Tennis courts
Deluxe Inn Room floor plan
Deluxe Studio Villa floor plan
One Bedroom Villa floor plan
Two Bedroom Villa floor plan
Beach Cottage floor plan - first floor
Beach Cottage floor plan - second floor
Villa entry
Living room sofa bed
Living Room
Living room sleeper chair
Living Room and Dining Area (left)
TV Island with Kitchen in background
Kitchen island
USB charging port
Kitchen
Kitchen and dining area
Dining table
Bedroom with King Size Bed
Bedroom closet, dresser and TV
USB charging port on nightstand
Master bath with shower stall
Master bathroom vanity
Master bathroom
Pedestal tub
Tub and second vanity
Queen-size bed
Bed, balcony door, side table
Side table and dresser (left)
Deluxe Studio full-size sofa bed
Bathroom
Kitchenette
Two queen-size beds
Queen beds, reverse angle
TV, Storage Armoire
Armoire, Table, Doors to Balcony
Dining table with 2 chairs
Closet
Kitchenette
Bathroom Vanity
Bathtub & commode
Villa artwork
Villa artwork

Special thanks to the following for photo contributions: Jessica Earl, J. Baldavinos, Mike Mullins, Wil & Denise Lovato

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Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas

Resort Information

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Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas
2901 Osceola Pkwy
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Phone: (407) 938-3000
Fax: (407) 938-4799

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: July 2, 2007
DVC Contract End Date: January 31, 2057

Rooms: 458 (max 708)
Dedicated Studio: 46
Dedicated One Bedroom: 0
Dedicated Two Bedroom: 140

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

250
Three Bedroom Grand Villa: 22

mt_ignore: Kidani Village SignageBuildings: 2
Units per building: 134 Jambo House; 324 Kidani Village

"Catch the spirit of the savanna as it comes alive in this vibrant community immersed in the art and culture of Africa. Relax by the sparkling pool, embark on expeditions around the animal reserve or explore our one-of-a-kind artifacts collection."

 


Resort Amenities

 

Bell Services: Yes
Valet Parking: Yes
Room Service: Yes
Gift Shop: Yes
Community Hall: No (Planned for Kidani Village)
Child Care Center: Yes
Self-Serve Laundry Facilities: Yes
Grocery Shopping / Delivery Service: Yes
BBQ Grill / Pavilion No (Planned for Kidani Village)

 


Dining

Boma - Jambo (Table Service dining; Lunch and Dinner)

Breakfast Menu   |   Dinner Menu

Boma means "Flavors of Africa."  This popular buffet serves breakfast and dinner cuisine mt_ignore: Bomawith an African influence.  The kitchen is in full view of diners as many buffet selections are prepared to order.

Advance Dining Reservations are available and encouraged.

Jiko - Jambo (Table Service dining; Dinner)

Adult Menu   |   Kids Menu

Jiko means "The Cooking Place."  Taste creative American cooking that is a unique blend of multi-cultural influences — from the Mediterranean coast, India and Europe. Savor seafood, steak, chicken and vegetarian offerings infused with the vibrant flavors and fragrant spices of Africa.

Advance Dining Reservations are available and encouraged.  Business casual attire is required.

The Mara - Jambo (Quick Service dining; 7am to 11:30pm)

Breakfast Menu   |   Lunch / Dinner Menu

The Mara offers a variety of quick service items which may be consumed either in its dining area or taken to go.  Multiple stations are offered featuring fresh baked cookies and pastries, prepared sandwiches and salads, as well as warm entrees made to order.

A selection of grocery items is also available featuring staples such as milk, soda, alcohol, cereal and frozen foods.

Sanaa - Kidani (Table Service dining; Lunch and Dinner, Grab-and-go breakfast)

Breakfast Menu   |   Adult Lunch Menu   |   Adult Dinner Menu   |   Kids Menu 

Indulge your senses! Sanaa, meaning "work of art," defines the atmosphere and the cuisine at this restaurant — with beautifully prepared food and an atmosphere simmering with style. Wait for your table in the comfortable 24-seat lounge that is adjacent to the spacious dining room.

Advance Dining Reservations are available

(Restaurant menu links courtesy of Allears.net)mt_ignore: Allears

Recreation

Uzima Pool - Jambo (Hours: 10am to 10pm; open only when lifeguards on duty)

At over 11,000 sq ft, the Uzima Pool is one of the largest on Walt Disney World mt_ignore: Jambo House Poolproperty. The pool features a 67 ft long slide, zero entry area and a wading pool for infants and toddlers.  Nearby Uzima Springs Pool Bar serves cold beveraes, while The Mara is only steps away for those seeking a quick snack.  Also in the neighborhood are two whirlpool spas, the Hakuna Matata Playground and the resort's fitness center.

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

An additional pool complex, Samawati Springs, is planned for the Kidani Village resort area.  This complex will include a 4,700 sq ft pool with slide, 2 whirlpool spas, a 4,200 sq ft water play area called Uwanja Camp and the Maji Pool Bar.

Samawati Springs Pool / Uwanja Camp - Kidani

Cool off in this zero-entry pool that features a 128-ft. long water slide. Take relaxation to a mt_ignore: Samawati Springswhole new level in one of the two whirlpool spas near the main pool, or refresh at Maji Pool Bar.

Climb elevated-rope bridges, dash through geyser jets, or relax in the waterfall lagoon or beneath the shade of the camp cabanas in this village playground themed as an animal observation site known as Uwanja Camp — uwanja means "play area." Explore three distinct zones in this children's interactive water-play area — the base camp, the departure zone and the observation station; each area has its own character and activities for age-specific groups.

Savanna

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas has three different savannas (Sunset, Arusha, and Uzima) that can be viewed not only from Savannah View villas, but also from a variety of mt_ignore: Savannapublic overlooks and hallway windows. Each savanna has its own unique residents (kudu, ostrich, zebra) as well as a selection of species which roam from freely between the savannas  (angoli cattle, bongo, giraffe.)

The Arusha Savannah is the largest of the three. Arusha also has the most public viewing areas including Arusha Rock, the largest and most popular public animal observation spot. The public viewing areas have signs which describe the different species contained within each savanna.  Disney employs a number of native African Cast Members at the Animal Kingdom Lodge who are more than happy to talk to guests about their experiences in Africa.

 

Wanyama Safari

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Available to all Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas guests, this three-hour safari-dinner adventure is a recreation of a true African afternoon game drive. Spend time with members from the Animal Programs team to learn about the natural history and management of the animal collection. Enjoy incredible photo opportunities of the animals and the architecture of the Resort. Conclude the experience with a multi-course meal at Jiko — The Cooking Place. Subject to availability. Guests must be 8 years of age or older.  Call 407-938-4755 for details or reservations.

Other Recreation Options

Fitness center
Arcade
Animal programs
Playground
Tennis courts
Basketball court
Shuffleboard court


Transportation

 

Magic Kingdom: Bus service*
Epcot: Bus service*
Disney Hollywood Studios: Bus service*
Disney's Animal Kingdom: Bus service*
Waterparks: Bus service*
Downtown Disney: Bus service*
Parking: Valet parking at main entrance; self-park lot also available

 

* Animal Kingdom Lodge / Villas has dedicated busses; service is not shared with any other Walt Disney World resorts.

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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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Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort Maps & Photos

Resort Maps

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Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort Map

Current Resort Map

 

Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort Map

Pre-Open Rendering

 


Resort Photo Gallery

Exterior of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort
Villa entrance sign
Grand Floridian villa building
Villa building detail
Villas and porte cochere (left)
Porte cochere
Lobby Entrance
Villa lobby front desk
Kids lobby waiting area
Villa lobby fountain
Lobby fountain detail
Lobby fountain detail
Lobby theming inspired by 'Mary Poppins'
Interior lighting
Guest laundry room
Walkway to main building
Villa fountain
Villa fountain (side view)
Beach Pool entrance
Beach Pool
Beach Pool
Beach Pool
Beach Pool slide access
Beach Pool Bar & Grill
Kids water play area
Overhead view of pool area
Fire pit
Barbecue pavilion
Basketball court
Fitness Center
Resort beach with Seven Seas Lagoon on left
Main building and monorail station
Main entrance decor
Bus stop
Resort main lobby
Resort main lobby
Resort main lobby
Resort main lobby
M. Mouse Mercantile
Sandy Cove Gifts & Sundries
Grand Floridian Cafe
Citrico's and Victoria & Alberts entrance
Rear lobby access
Gasparilla Island Grill
Gasparilla Island Grill (quick service dining)
Gasparilla outdoor seating
Courtyard Pool
Courtyard pool
Narcoossee's restaurant
Concept art
Concept art
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Deluxe Studio Villa floor plan
One Bedroom Villa floor plan
Lockoff Two Bedroom Villa floor plan
Dedicated Two Bedroom Villa floor plan
Three Bedroom Grand Villa floor plan
Living room queen-size sofa bed
Living room
Living room Murphy bed
Murphy bed
Murphy bed artwork
Media ports for living room TV
Living room storage
Living room storage
Storage ottoman
Living room artwork detail
Balcony door
Kitchen sink and cabinets
Kitchen sink
Kitchen stove and refrigerator (left)
Side cabinets
Dining area
Dining area passthrough to living room
Master bedroom with king size bed
Master bedroom TV and armoire
Master bathroom vanity
TV in vanity mirror
Master bathroom pedestal tub
Master bathroom shower
Master bathroom vanity
Walk-in closet
Stacked washer and dryer
Deluxe Studio villa
Studio queen size bed
Studio sofa and coffee table
Full size sofa bed
TV and Murphy bed
Murphy bed extended
Murphy bed art detail
Side table and chairs
Studio bathroom vanity and shower (left)
Bathroom shower
Bathroom looking toward tub / toilet room
Separate tub & shower combo
Closet (hangers, ironing board and robe provided)
Studio villa entry
Kitchenette
Kitchenette microwave and upper cabinets
Kitchenette counter, sink and mini fridge
Grand Villa living room
Grand Villa media room
Grand villa master bedroom
Grand villa master bathroom vanity
Grand villa master bathroom tub and vanity
Grand villa master bathroom shower

Special thanks to the following for photo contributions: denlo, dwelty, wdrl, Tony Caselnova of Disney Parks Podcast

Concept artwork copyright The Walt Disney Company

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Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort

Resort Information

The Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort
mt_ignore: VGF Exterior4401 Floridian Way 
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Phone: (407) 824-3000

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 23, 2013
DVC Contract End Date: January 31, 2064

Rooms: 100 (max 147)
Dedicated Studio: 0
Dedicated One Bedroom: 0
Dedicated Two Bedroom: 47

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

47
Three Bedroom Grand Villa: 6

Buildings: 1
Units per building: 100


Resort Amenities

 

Bell Services: Yes
Valet Parking: Yes
Room Service: Yes
Gift Shop: Yes
Community Hall: No
Child Care Center: Yes
Self-Serve Laundry Facilities: Yes
Grocery Shopping / Delivery Service: Yes
BBQ Grill / Pavilion Yes

 


Dining

Victoria & Albert's (Table Service dining; Dinner)

Adult Menu   

Recipient of the AAA Five Diamond award since 2000, this signature Disney restaurant presents sophisticated American cuisine in a luxurious Victorian mt_ignore: Victoria & Albert'satmosphere.  

Victoria & Albert's presents a wide variety of dining experiences including the prestigous Chef's Table, food-and-wine pairings, a 7-course tasting menu and a 10-course Degustation Menu. Several of these experiences offer limited capacity.  Advance Dining Reservations are encouraged. 

Narcoossee's (Table Service dining; Dinner)

Dinner Menu   |   Kids Menu

Causal beach theming belies the innovative seafood and steak selections at this signature dining location.  The restaurant location offers a view of nightly fireworks at the Magic Kingdom and the Electric Water Pageant.

Business casual dress is required.  Advance Dining Reservations are recommended.

Citrico's (Table Service dining; Dinner)

Dinner Menu   |   Kids Menu

Tiled floors, wrought-iron railings and old world decor highlight this signature dining establishment.  American and Mediterranean cuisine are featured, along with an award-winning international wine list.  The "Chef's Domain" provides a custom menu and wine pairings for 12 diners on a nightly basis.

Business casual dress is required.  Advance Dining Reservations are recommended.

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1900 Park Fare (Character buffet; Breakfast and Dinner)

Breakfast Buffet   |   Dinner Buffet

Buffet dining for breakfast and dinner along with a selection of Disney characters to greet.  At breakfast, the typical selection includes characters from "Mary Poppins" and "Winnie the Pooh."  Dinner brings characters from "Cinderella" typically including the princess herself, Prince Charming and the evil step sisters.   

Advance Dining Reservations are recommended.

Grand Floridian Cafe (Counter Service dining; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Breakfast Menu   |   Kids Breakfast Menu   |   Lunch Menu   |   Dinner Menu   |   Kids Lunch & Dinner Menu

Casual table service dining in a victorian atmosphere.  The Grand Floridian Cafe offers all day dining with a wide variety of traditional selections to suit all tastes. 

Advance Dining Reservations are available.

(Restaurant menu links courtesy of Allears.net) mt_ignore: Allears

Recreation

The Beach Pool (Hours: 10am TO 10pm, subject to seasonal adjustments)

Over 100,000 gallons of water fill the luxurious swimming hole overlooking the Seven Seas Lagoon.  Features include a 181-foot waterslide, waterfalls and a zero mt_ignore: VGF Pool Generalentry area.  

A nearby children's play area is themed to the film "Alice in Wonderland"

Courtyard Pool

This zero entry leisure pool located behind the main building offers a more serene swimming environment.  The pool reaches a depth of nearly 5 feet.  An adjacent whirlpool spa is also available.  

Other Recreation Options

Fitness Center
Jogging Path
Motorized Boat Rentals
Fishing
Arcade Games
Campfire Activities
 


Transportation

 

 Magic Kingdom: Monorail
 Epcot: Monorail
 Disney Hollywood Studios: Bus service
 Disney's Animal Kingdom: Bus service
 Waterparks: Bus service
 Downtown Disney: Bus service
 Parking: Valet parking at main entrance; self-park lot

 

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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