Animal Kingdom Lodge Essential Information
Leave your credit
card details at check-in, and you can charge most things throughout WDW
to your room card.
Leaving your credit card details also enables you
to take advantage of express check-out .
If you want to request
a certain room location, do so when you make the reservation. Requested
locations may include: non-smoking, wheelchair accessible, near to the
lobby, on a certain 'trail', on a certain floor. Requests, unless for
medical reasons, are not guaranteed.
A newspaper is delivered
to each guest room daily.
Valet parking is
available for $7 a day.
assistance when arriving and leaving is available at bell services.
may check your luggage at the Front Desk even if your room is not ready,
so that you may be free to enjoy the Walt
Disney World Resort. A staff member will deliver them when
your room becomes available.
you check out, you may leave your luggage with Bell Services until
you're ready to depart.
Purchase a refillable
mug from Mara, for free drink refills for the duration of your stay.
There is an ATM
located next to Sunset Overlook, in the main lobby area, just past the
The lobby is on
the third floor, and restaurants on the first floor. To get to Jiko,
Boma, Mara and the pool, use the elevators or staircase on the right
hand side of the lobby as you enter.
The animals are
more active on the savannahs in the early morning, and at sunset.
Each savannah is closed for a couple of hours each day for cleaning,
but there will always be a minimum of two savannahs open at any one time.
Please refrain from
feeding the animals, or dropping anything into the animal areas.
There are overlook points throughout the resort where you can view the
animals on the savannahs.
Guests are advise
to close their curtains for privacy, as there are CCTV cameras located
on the outside of the building for the safety of the animals.
The pool is open
24 hours a day, but the slide is closed after 10pm, and there are no
lifeguards on duty after 10pm.
Towels are provided
at the pool for guest use.
Balloons are not
allowed in the Resort for the safety of the animals. Bell Services will
store balloons bought in the parks until you leave.
There are no straws
available at the restaurants or food court for the safety of the animals.
There are laundry
rooms located on the first floor, next to Simba's Clubhouse, and on the
second floor on the Kudu Trail.
There is a laundry
and dry-cleaning service available, price lists and bags can be found
in your room.
There is a mailbox
next to Sunset Overlook, in the main lobby area, just past the front
desk. Stamps are available from Zawadi Marketplace.
If you purchase
anything at the four main parks, or Downtown Disney, you can have it
delivered back to the resort for no charge. It will be available to pick
up the next day at Zawadi Marketplace.
There are ice and
vending machines located at each atrium and next to the elevators.