Theme Park Insider

Wilderness Lodge
Wilderness Lodge

at Walt Disney World

The theming is incredible - a soaring lobby with a massive stone fireplace and bubbling indoor "hot spring" greets you. The same spring meanders outdoors to become a brook, then a waterfall, which flows into the pool. Wonderfully done. There are three restaurants ranging from snack counter to elegant dining featuring Northwest cuisine and a great Pacific wine list. There is a nice lounge and a pool snack/drink bar. An arcade, a kids child care center, bike and boat rentals, a beach... you could spend a couple days just exploring the resort and not be bored. We had a 4th floor courtyard room right over the pool, with a great view of Bay Lake. Noise was never a problem - neither from the hall nor the courtyard, nor the rooms on either side. And the lodge was fully booked while we were there. We also found the transportation to be as good as any other resort we have stayed at. I do find the rooms to be a little smaller at this resort than at other deluxe resorts. In compensation, it is the least expensive of all the deluxe resorts. It's a wonderful place and I would highly recommend a stay at the Wilderness Lodge.

Tess Saba
Adirondacks, New York

Walt Disney Theme Parks

Theme Park Insider readers rate and review the attractions and restaurants at these Walt Disney Company theme parks.
Walt Disney World (Lake Buena Vista, Fla.)
Magic Kingdom
Disney-MGM Studios
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Downtown Disney

Disneyland (Anaheim, Calif.)
Disneyland Park
Disney's California Adventure

Disneyland Paris
Disneyland Paris
Walt Disney Studios Paris

Tokyo Disney Resort
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea

Hotel Ratings, Comments, Rates and Availability

E-mail this page

Top U.S. Theme Parks

Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Disney's Hollywood Studios
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Disney California Adventure
Universal Studios Florida
Universal Studios Hollywood

Other Top International Parks

Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea
Disneyland Paris
Universal Studios Japan
Hong Kong Disneyland
Walt Disney Studios Paris
Europa Park
Universal Studios Singapore

Features, News and Advice

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
The Theme Park Insider Awards
What's Under Construction for 2015/6?
How to Stay Safe at a Theme Park


2005 (Dec 27-31)
2005 (Jan-Dec 26)

Books and Shirts

Theme Park Insider Visits Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Theme Park Insider Visits The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Stories from a Theme Park Insider Get Theme Park Insider Shirts and Hoodies