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When you stay at Buena Vista Palace in Lake Buena Vista, you'll be in the entertainment district and close to Downtown Disney® area and Epcot®.

This 4-star resort is within close proximity of La Nouba Theater and DisneyQuest®.

Make yourself at home in one of the 1014 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and designer toiletries.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 3 outdoor swimming pools, a nightclub, and outdoor tennis courts. This resort also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands. Spending a day of fun is easy with the complimentary theme park shuttle.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the resort's room service (during limited hours). While enjoying a refreshing dip in the resort pool, you can order your favorite drink at the poolside bar.

Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), a business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Lake Buena Vista? This resort has 90,000 square feet (8361 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center, conference space, and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Set on 27 landscaped acres overlooking Lake Buena Vista, this smoke-free waterfront resort primarily attracts leisure travelers and families with its location across from Downtown Disney Area.

The Kay Casperson Lifestyle Spa & Boutique offers massage, hair styling, and makeup application for weddings and special events. Other spa facilities at Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa include saunas, steam rooms, an outdoor lap pool, and a fitness center. Guests have access to three additional outdoor pools, including a children's pool and a freeform splash pool with waterfalls, as well as tennis courts, a basketball hoop, and a playground.

Dining options include an Australia-themed steakhouse, and room service is available during limited hours. A business center provides faxing, printing, copying, secretarial services, and wired and wireless (high-speed) Internet access (surcharge). The resort has 90,000 square feet of meeting and event space, including 44 conference rooms, a ballroom for 2,080 guests, with event catering, and audiovisual equipment (surcharge). Valet parking is available for a fee and includes in/out privileges.

  • Poolside bar 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Nightclub 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Express check-in 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 1014 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of floors - 27 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Local Expert Concierge 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 3 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 8361 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 44 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 90,000 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Television in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge


Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

One80 Sportgrill & Bar - Serves craft beers, hand-made cocktails, and a dinner menu that's great for sharing. Immerse yourself in this energized atmosphere with a menu of American favorites, family games and a network of over 40 TVs broadcasting the biggest games.

Watercress Café - Overlooking Lake Buena Vista, this casual restaurant features American fare, including soups, salads, and sandwiches. Open for breakfast and lunch. Sunday breakfast includes visits from the Disney Characters.

Lobby Lounge - A piano bar overlooking the lobby atrium and serving wine, cocktails, and coffee drinks. Open from mid-afternoon until late evening.

Pool Snack Bar - Located on Recreation Island, this poolside bar offers hamburgers, hot dogs, snacks, and tropical drinks from mid-morning until mid-evening.

Room service is available during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

Accessible from the main hotel via walkways, Recreation Island is home to two outdoor pools, a children's pool, a spa tub, a lighted tennis court, a sand volleyball court, and a children's playground. The resort spa has an outdoor lap pool and a 24-hour fitness center with stationary bikes, treadmills, stair steppers, and free weights.

Resort guests enjoy preferred tee times at Disney's five 18-hole championship golf courses.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Volleyball on site 

Spa Services

The hotel Spa features a boutique and 14 private treatment rooms. All rooms offer complete spa services, including massages, facials, body wraps, manicures, pedicures, and aromatherapy treatments. Specialty rooms offer couples treatments. Spa tub and nutrition consultation are also featured in this spa.

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 21 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 17 (one way), (from 4 to 11 years old)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 21 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Deposit: USD 75 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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