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Disney's Wilderness Lodge

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If a sense of serenity is what you want after a day of hustle and bustle in the parks, then consider the Wilderness Lodge Resort prime location. Themed after the lodges of famous national parks like Yosemite, the Wilderness Lodge succeeds in creating a feeling of the mountainous northwest with all the trimmin’s. From the giant fireplace in the lobby to the geyser that goes off every hour by the pool to the forest of pines all around the resort, the Wilderness Lodge is a cozy and intimate taste of nature. In addition to this sublime atmosphere, the Wilderness Lodge Resort offers

  1. Direct boat service to Magic Kingdom and the Contemporary Resort
  2. A themed pool with waterfall and two spas; one hot and one warm
  3. Walking and/or biking distance to River Country waterpark and Ft Wilderness area
  4. Artist Pointe full service restaurant specializing in Northwest cuisine nightly for dinner and a Whispering Canyons serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a "smokehouse" cuisine specialty.
  5. Two tours daily; a morning tour that focuses on architecture and theming and an afternoon tour that offers a sampling of the smokehouse fare
  6. Daily family picked to take the American Flag down from the top of the resort

Wilderness Lodge resort rooms are slightly smaller than other deluxe flavored resorts and sleep 4. Rooms have a choice between two queen size beds and a queen size bed with a set of bunk beds. There a few honeymoon suites with king size beds and a Jacuzzi tub as well as junior suites that include a sitting area with sink and refrigerator. Fantasy in the Sky fireworks can be view from the upper main balconies and there is a nightly performance of the Electrical Pageant Parade from the beach. Room service is available until 11PM.

Video Clips/VRs:

Artist Point Gluten Free

OLP experiences a unique, well-buttered dinner in a dark place!

Thanksgiving Dinner at Artist Point

OLP Reviews a Thanksgiving meal at Artist Point, Disney's Wilderness Lodge, Walt Disney World®.

Waiting for the Boat

Waiting for the boat at the Wilderness Lodge -- including commentary by OLP.

Old Faithful

Watch the Old Faithful Geyser at the Wilderness Lodge with commentary.

standard room

360 VR Tour Wilderness Lodge room

Standard Bedroom

Virtual reality tour of the bedroom for room 4129, a standard king bed pool view room in the Wilderness Lodge.

Standard Bathroom

Virtual reality tour of the bathroom for room 4129, a standard king bed pool view room in the Wilderness Lodge.

Roaring Fork

Virtual reality tour of the hallway near the Roaring Fork eatery in the Wilderness Lodge. Outside the doors is the large waterfall heading to the mainpool. The other hallway heads back up to the main lobby and Artists Point.

Lobby exit

Virtual reality tour of the main lobby near the entrance to Artist Point Wilderness Lodge. You can see the Disney Vacation Club desk as well.

Concierge buffet

Virtual reality tour of the concierge buffet at the Wilderness Lodge. They setup some tables in a convenient walkway, lotsa good grub to be found here throughout the day and a spectacular view of the main pool in one direction and the main lobby in the other.

Lobby from Concierge Level

Virtual reality tour of the main lobby from a concierge level walkway at the Wilderness Lodge.

Main Lobby

Virtual reality tour of the Main Lobby in the Wilderness Lodge. This is near the entrance.

Main Pool

Virtual reality tour of the Main Pool at the Wilderness Lodge.

Walkway to pool

Virtual reality tour of the walkway to the main pool of the Wilderness Lodge

Mercantile store front

Virtual reality tour near the Mercantile in the Wilderness Lodge. This doorway heads out to the Villas and the Bus Stop. The main lobby is just down the hallway from here.

Bridge above the main pool

Virtual reality tour of the bridge above the main pool at the Wilderness Lodge. Note the large waterfall in one direction and the rocky stream heading down into the pool in the other direction.

Old Faithful at Night

Virtual reality tour of the walkway which passes by Old Faithful at the Wilderness Lodge. In the other direction you can see the main pool and the lodge.

Honeymoon Suite Bathroom

Virtual reality tour of the bathroom of the Honeymoon Concierge Suite at the Wilderness Lodge. Notice the nice big bathtub!

Main Lobby Rear

Virtual reality tour of the Main Lobby towards the rear in the Wilderness Lodge. This is near the elevators and the bridge over the hot spring which is the head of the stream flowing down to the main pool. You can also see the huge main fireplace from the side.

Honeymoon Suite Bedroom

Virtual reality tour of the bedroom of the Honeymoon Concierge Suite at the Wilderness Lodge.

Artist Point 360 VR

Visit Artist Point Restaurant for a taste of the Northwest. The food is delicious, service excellent, and the ambiance engaging.

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Wilderness heaven on 4/14/2016 by tonya

I stayed here in 1999 and LOVED the whole theme and feel of the resort. The lobby is breath taking! The only complaint is that I had a pool view room. Well, the music played well into the wee hours ... I had to call and ask them to turn it off a few times. Yes, I was that guest who complained. Ha!!!
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More Things to Love than I Can Name on 5/6/2014 by Ahnalira

Besides having all of the amenities of a deluxe resort with a cost leaning more toward moderate, this resort has such a cozy feeling!  I love returning here after a long day of touring in the parks.  All of a sudden, I am out of the hot sun and in the cool forests of the Northwest.  Great selection of restaurants.  The lobby has it's own "wishing bridge."  The resort has its very OWN geyser out by the pool.  It's only a boat ride away from the Magic Kingdom, and short walk over to Ft Wilderness...I mean, what's not to love?!

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Wilderness lodge!!! on 10/6/2013 by Carly

Going in July I have looked at it on the computer a-lot. It looks wonderful. Can't Wait!!!!!!!
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Wow!! on 3/10/2011 by Kerryberry

We stayed at the Wilderness Lodge in July 2010 to celebrate my dad's birthday and would recommend it to everyone. Not only was the hotel amazing looking and the staff super friendly(as at every Disney hotel), you felt like you were coming home at the end of every day. The pool was fantasic and the children just loved playing in it. The rooms were clean, tidy and at a fantastic standard (not that you would expect anything else from Disney). The only side that we personally as a family didn't enjoy was the Whispering Canyon. The food was amazing and the service fantastic however it was what I would call an interactive dining experience!!! Which would be great if you had a younger family but with a teenager and a 21 year old it was not our cup of tea. We only stayed 2 nights which meant that I couldn't give it a full rating but I'm sure if had stayed longer it would have recieved 5 stars but as we didn't get to access all facilities in our short stay I can't commen
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One of the top resorts at Disney for kids on 1/25/2010 by Chippychip

This resort has been a staple in my family's life. We were there the year it was first opened, having been disappointed at the Floridian, and we instantly fell in love. I have stayed there 15 times, no joke. It's always getting better. While the rooms are smaller than most other deluxe resorts, you're only missing a couch and an extra chair. The views are great on the lake, there is boat transportation to mk. And contemporary resort. It is also very reasonable in price. Though we have begun to hotel hop again, we can always trust this amazing & beautiful hotel with a great atmosphere forever and will leave a lasting legacy on our family.
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Wilderness Lodge Honeymoon suite on 4/1/2005 by Courtland

My DW and I stayed in one of the honeymoon suites March 18 to 26 to celebrate her BIG birthday!! She was totally surprised as Christee and I did all the planning! We both fell in love with the room and the jacuzzi tub. Christee , youre the GREATEST !!! Thanks for ALL your help in pulling this trip together and all the advice you gave me for surprising my DW !!! We simply LOVE the Lodge and will be back in December, thanks for helping with that trip too , Christee !!!!!
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