Disclosure: This post is part of a hosted stay. All opinions are my own.
I’ve stayed at most of the Walt Disney World resort hotels, but the Wilderness Lodge was one that I’d never been able to visit. On my recent trip to ride the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, I had the opportunity to stay at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. It’s a great hotel with lots of fun amenities, perfect for a family vacation.
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Review
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is located in the Magic Kingdom area of the Walt Disney World resort. Its decor was inspired by the Pacific Northwest, and if it looks similar to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, that’s because it was designed by the same architect. Unlike the Grand Floridian and the Polynesian, all of the rooms are located within the same building. The Villa’s at Wilderness Lodge, a DVC property, is located adjacent to the main lodge.
Although the Wilderness Lodge is located in the Magic Kingdom area of the park, it’s not on the monorail loop. Instead, guests get to Epcot, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios via bus service. To get to the Magic Kingdom, guests can take a boat right from the dock at the Wilderness Lodge.
Restaurants at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge boasts several excellent table service restaurants. Artist Point, a signature restaurant, offers Pacific Northwest cuisine, while the most casual Whispering Canyon Cafe is lots of fun for families. There’s a quick service restaurant – Roaring Fork Snacks, as well as a lounge, and poolside snack bar.
Amenities at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
The Wilderness Lodge offers boat and bike rentals, fishing excursions, a large swimming pool, an onsite gift shop, and a pin trading kiosk. Concierge services, room service, bell services, and Disney’s Magical Express is also available.
Rooms at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
The Wilderness Lodge offers standard rooms as well as bunk bed rooms (pictured above). Kids will love the bunk bed rooms, and they also have a little more floor space without the larger second bed. However, I did find that my bunk bed room was a little darker than other rooms. Many of the rooms at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge offer beautiful views off the balcony.
To learn more about Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, visit their website.
Disclosure: I’m a member of the Disney Parks Moms Panel, but all opinions are my own.
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