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Hotel overview

Legendary elegance, lavish, turn-of-the-century decor, spectacular views, and impeccable service pamper every whim with exceptional style. Live lobby entertainment, multi-paneled arch windows, gas lamps, regal chandeliers and a world-class spa define quintessential luxury at the flagship hotel of the Walt Disney World® Resorts.

Location

Magic Kingdom® Resort Area
Orlando, FL - Orlando International Airport (ORD) : 30 miles

Property information

Year Built: 1988
Last Renovation: 2015
Accessible rooms: 14
Floors: 5
Total rooms: 867

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General policies & fine print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

 Smoking Policy - All Disney owned and operated resort hotels are smoke-free environments. Smoking is permitted in designated outdoor smoking locations only.

Guest Names Policy - Walt Disney World reservations must be booked with the correct guest names. A complete name change to the lead name is considered a cancellation and will require a new reservation.

Deposit Requirements - A major credit card and photo I.D. is required upon check-in to cover phone or incidental charges.

Convention Policy - Guests attending a convention at the hotel may not use this package for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be charged directly by the hotel.

Room Taxes - Room taxes are included in the vacation price.

As to Disney artwork, logos and properties: ©Disney

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Ratings & reviews

TripAdvisor traveler rating

4.5 5490 reviews
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Disney grand Floridian going down

    This is the worst service and relacionshipma hotel has with the heat I fave a diaabiliyu son and they don’t care AA thing this is dis eu where dreams come true really desapointed with the staff and they only work like robots are not people any more they lost the love that Disney represented I come to this hotel since 1987

    Apr 18, 2024
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Best located disney hotel

    Out of all the Disney resorts, it’s definitely the nicest. It would be the equivalent of a 3 star resort anywhere else in the world. Rooms are spacious and newly refurbished, still pretty basic but very comfy and everything you need. Proximity to magic kingdom is what you are really paying for here. Guest services all really helpful (except if you ask them to book a non-Disney restaurant!) We enjoyed out stay but just don’t expect it to be like the four seasons despite the price being similar.

    Apr 16, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Phenominal

    This resort is absolutely beautiful and so clean! They have the hardest working staff that I have ever seen. They were dusting the wrought iron fencing. The staff is extemely friendly and accommodating! This was literally the best experience I’ve ever had. It smells so good that I had to ask what scent that was lol then I bought candles and other items in the Basin on the 2nd floor. Make sure and wear comfortable shoes, it’s a huge resort.

    Mar 17, 2024
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great grounds, average room

    Although the grounds are beautiful I was dissapointed with my room here. We arrived very late on a Saturday night due to our flight being delayed several times. Upon opening our room door I didnt get the wow I was expecting from the reviews and price of this resort. My main complaint is the carpet. Our carpet was very stained and even had a wet spot on the floor which according to the smell on my sock I think it was coffee. I found a spider on my pillow one night. The toliet area was shared by the shower/tub combo and didnt allow much space. I noticed the carpet throughout the villa building had several stains as well. The resort is beautiful overall. I really enjoyed the cabanas at the slide pool, watching my girls at the adorable splash pad, and the conveince of the monorail and getting to Magic Kingdom. I really just wanted more at this price level and reputation. I wouldnt stay again due to the room size, condition, and not feeling comfortable enough in the room which is absolutely what you need after long days at the parks.

    Mar 15, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    The best resort at Walt Disney World

    My experience at the Grand Floridian was truly unforgettable. It is a magical hotel that transports you to another world. If you are looking for a place to stay in Walt Disney World that offers you luxury, elegance and first-class service, the Grand Floridian is the best option.

    Mar 13, 2024