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INTERCOT > Resorts > Disney Resorts > Swan Resort

Walt Disney World Swan Resort

Swan Hotel

Located on Disney property in the Epcot Resort area, the Swan and Dolphin are sister resorts run by Starwood Hotel group. Although these resorts sit on Disney property, they are not owned or operated by Disney. However, guests at these resorts are able to take advantage of some Disney resort guest amenities, while staying in one of Walt Disney World's most convenient resort locations for a price often far lower than at the nearby Disney Deluxe resorts.

lobby

These sister resorts sit at the edge of Crescent Lake, along the waterway that leads to Disney's Hollywood Studios. Located within walking distance of both Epcot and the Studios, as well as Yacht & Beach Club Resorts, Boardwalk, and Fantasia Gardens, these two resorts sit on prime real estate. Rising up in shades of turquoise and salmon, these iconic buildings were designed by renowned architect Michael Graves. Graves was inspired by Florida's tropical landscape, which is evident in the design of the building exteriors. Each resort can be recognized by the 5 story statues that top it: dolphin fish at the Dolphin, and a pair of swans at the Swan.

Lobby Swan Fountain

These resorts share all amenities, including a feature pool with slide, a lap pool, fitness facility, tennis courts, volleyball court, Mandara Spa, nine restaurants, four lounges, arcades, a child care facility, playground, salon, and seven shops. In addition, there are convention facilities at the Dolphin.

Swan at Night

Amenities such as Disney transportation, Extra Magic Hour, and Fastpass+ 60 day advance reservations are available to Swan & Dolphin guests. Four typical Disney services not offered are complimentary Theme Park Parking, the Disney Dining Plan, Disney's Magical Express, and luggage transfers, if you are changing resorts during your stay. There is also a parking fee here of $18 per day, as well as a daily resort fee of $25, so factor those into your calculations.

Guests of the Swan and Dolphin receive the following perks:

-My Magic+ and Fastpass+ 60 day advanced reservations
-Extra Magic Hours
-Disney transporation to the theme parks and Disney Springs
-Onsite Disney Theme Park Ticket Desks
-Character Dining
-Advanced Tee Times at Disney Golf Courses
-Disney Package Delivery from the parks to the resort
-Complimentary shuttle to Orlando Premium Outlets

Pools Overview

 

Accommodations:

What can I expect to pay for a room?
Room rates start as low as $159 per night. Rates fluctuate wildly at these hotels, but discounts and seasonal special offers are plentiful. Special rates are available to AAA members, members of the military & Government employees, teachers, and nurses.

There are 756 rooms and 55 suites at the Swan. Currently, the Swan is undertaking the largest renovation in its 25 year history. Grand Deluxe guests rooms are now available, and have recently been refreshed to reflect the hotel's water themed architecture. These rooms feature upgraded bedding, linens, and window treatments as well as HDTVs and additional electrical outlets to allow everyone to stay "plugged in." Soon, all rooms will receive the same upgrade. All rooms feature the "Heavenly" bed, which is a the signature bed of Westin brands worldwide. Deluxe pillow top mattresses and high thread count triple sheeting creates a bilssful sleeping experience, perfect after a long day in the parks.

Grand Deluxe Room
NEW Grand Deluxe Room

Standard Room
Standard Room (old design)

Floor Plan

Deluxe Alcove Suite
Deluxe Alcove Suite

Sitting Area
Sitting Area

Guest rooms have the following features:

-King or Queen/Queen-bedded Rooms
-Fresh, Contemporary Decor
-WiFi / High Speed Internet Access
-A Personalized In-Room Mini Refrigerator Service
-In-Room Safe, which Accommodates Most Lap Top Computers
-32" Flat Panel TV with 30 Channels of HD Programming
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Full Bath (Additional Private Vanity in Some Rooms)
-Two Dual-Line Telephones with Voice Mail Messaging and Data Port
-Individual Climate Control
-Hair Dryers
-Make-Up Mirror
-Iron/Ironing Board
-Complimentary Daily Weekly Newspaper
-All Rooms are Non-Smoking
-Disability Accessible Rooms Available
-Some Rooms Have Balconies

Views from Rooms:

Standard View
Standard View

Boardwalk View
Boardwalk View

Pool view
Pool View

Shopping:

There are a total of six shops to satisfy your shopping needs.

Disney Cabanas (Swan Lobby): Disney character merchandise, souvenirs, sundries, and snacks.

Sugar^3 (Dolphin): Candy and chocolate store

Lamont's (Dolphin): resort wear for men and women

Daisy's Garden (Dolphin): Disney character merchandise

Galleria Sottil (Dolphin): Fine art gallery carries paintings, sculptures, and other works of art

Cabana Beach Hut (Dolphin poolside): swimwear, sunscreen, goggles, towels and other poolside essentials

Picabu (Dolphin): 24 hour store carries grocery items and sundries

 

Dining:

 
Il Mulino New York Trattoria
Authentic cuisine from the Abruzzi region of Italy served in a dining room decorated with Old World charm and modern, sophisticated elements.
ADR: Accepted
Hours:
5:00PM-10:00PM
Specialties: antipasti platter with homemade sausage and arancini, handmade pastas, mushroom and seafood risottos, pizzas, breaded chicken, grilled steaks, and desserts
Il Mulino Dining Room

Kitchen
   
   
Kimonos
Dine on fresh seafood at this restaurant voted Orlando Sentinel's Critic's Choice for best sushi in Orlando. Dark teak wood and a gorgeous collection of colorful kimonos lend to the elegant, inviting atmosphere.
ADR: Not Accepted
Hours:
5:30PM-12:00AM
Specialties: tempura shrimp and kobe beef—in addition to a wide selection of sushi rolls and sashimi. Guests 21 years of age and up can enjoy hot and chilled sake, plum wine, beer and fruity specialty cocktails.
Kimonos

Sushi
   
   
Garden Grove
This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a tranquil and bright setting inspired by New York's Central Park. Dinner features Disney Characters nightly, and on Saturday and Sundays, characters appear during breakfast as well.
ADR: Accepted for Dinner only
Hours:
7:00AM-10:00PM
Specialties: 3 egg omelets, biscuits and gravy, fresh fruits, waffles, soups, salads, prime rib, cedar plank salmon, half roasted chicken, side dishes, and desserts created by an award winning pastry chef
Garden Grove

Buffet
   
   
Splash Grill & Terrace
Open seasonally, this poolside location serves good eats in a casual setting.
ADR: Not accepted
Hours:
11:00AM-7:00PM
Specialties: appetizers, gourmet wraps, grass-fed burgers, pizza and more. Kids’ menu, ice cream, coffee and alcohol are also available.

Splash Terrace
   
   
Java Bar
Savor delicious coffees like cappuccino and espresso, as well as cold beverages such as juices and iced tea. Fresh pastries, including muffins and bagels, are also available.
Hours: 6:30AM-11:00AM; 2:00PM-8:00PM
Java Bar
   
   
Il Mulino Lounge
Il Mulino Lounge serves cocktails from Italy and beyond and offers a light menu nightly.
Hours:
3:30PM-11:00PM
Il Mulino Lounge
   
   
Kimonos Lounge
Sing a song or simply sing along with karaoke nightly in the Kimonos lounge. Featuring popular tunes of the past and present, this lively bar serves up traditional sake, specialty cocktails and snacks amid colorful hanging kimonos.
Hours: 5:30PM-12:00AM
Kimonos Lounge
   
   
24 Hour Room Service is available. Menus can be found in the room.

Recreation:

 

Grotto Pool: 3 acre pool featuring rockwork, waterfalls, hot tubs, and a slide. Bridges and walkways traverse the area. There is a kiddie splash pool and a couple hot tubs in this area as well.  

Grotto Pool
   
   
Lap Pools: There are two lap pools, one each at the Swan and Dolphin. These pools feature 25m lap lanes. There are hot tubs adjacent to the lap pools. Lap Pool Swan
   
   
Beachside Playground: The playground is located near the Swan. It is modern and features climbing wall, bridges, slides, and more. Playground
   
   
Watercraft Rentals: Swan shaped pedal boats can be rented from the marina located on the beach near the Grotto pool. Swan Boats
   
   
Sand Volleyball: There are two sand volleyball courts located on the beach. Volleyball
   
   
Mini Golf: Disney's Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf course is located across the street from the Swan. There are two challenging courses to choose from, each themed to Disney's animated feature, Fantasia. Mini Golf
   
   
Fitness Center: The fitness center is located near the pool area at the Dolphin. The center features state of the art cardio and weight training equipment. A smaller fitness center can be found near Splash Terrace at the Swan. Fitness Center
   
Arcades: There are two arcades, one each at the Swan and Dolphin. Located near Picabu (Dolphin) and Splash Terrace (Swan). Arcade
   
   
Tennis anyone? There are four lighted courts located across the street from the Swan entrance, adjacent to the Fantasia Gardens mini golf course. Tennis Courts
 

SlideWater Volleyball

Seasonal Poolside Entertainment and Games

White Sand Beach

Basketball Hoops

Ping Pong Tables

Giant Checkers Game

 

Child Care: Camp Dolphin is a supervised child care center for kids aged 4-12. The cost is $10 per hour, per child. Camp Dolphin is open from 5:30PM-12:00AM.

Camp Dolphin

Dine at Shula’s Steak House, Todd English’s bluezoo or Il Mulino New York Trattoria or treat yourself to a pampering service at Mandara Spa and receive up to two hours of complimentary time at Camp Dolphin. Simply present your receipt as proof of purchase at time of child pickup. (NOTE: One child admitted for each adult entrée purchased. One child admitted for each purchase of a spa treatment of 75 minutes or more.)

 

Mandara Spa Logo

Mandara Spa: The Mandara Spa is located at the Dolphin. Leave time at the door and enter a world where wellness meets wonder. Discover the beauty of our renewed Mandara Spa and an ethos encompassing well-being from around the world. A 10,500-square-foot sanctuary for the senses, Mandara captures the essence of our Balinese heritage while charting a path to the New World – a journey that touches on regional influences infused into unparalleled Mandara experiences.

Mandara Spa

Immerse yourself in a Mandara moment and escape to a temple of relaxation. Explore the interior gardens: our intimate Tea Garden, a unique sitting and sipping room; or the Meditation Garden, which features our signature “Meru Temple.” These exotic retreats provide a destination where mind, body and soul meet for spa and salon services as luxurious as therapeutic, as relaxing as results-oriented. Transcend. Transform. Trust the Moment.

Mandara Spa treatment room

The Mandara Spa at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin offers an array of healing treatments. Click here or on any spa photo to visit an external link to the Mandara Spa for treatment menu and to make a reservation.

Mandara Spa Massage

 

Transportation:

Boats

Swan & Dolphin Resort guests enjoy full use of all of the Walt Disney World transportation services.

Bus: Bus transportation is available to the Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Water parks, and Disney Springs.

Approximate Duration:
Disney's Hollywood Studios -- 15 minutes
Epcot -- 10 minutes
Magic Kingdom -- 20 minutes
Animal Kingdom -- 20 minutes
Disney Springs -- 15 minutes

Boats: Friendship launch to Disney's Hollywood Studios & Epcot.

Walk: A short five to ten minute walk to Epcot's International Gateway. You can also walk to the Studios, Yacht & Beach Club, and Disney's BoardWalk.

swan logoCheck In/Check Out:
3:00 PM / 11:00 AM

Address:

1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Orlando, Florida 32830
407-934-4000
Reservations: 888-828-8850




 
 
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