Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is the ultimate experience in opulent luxury and as the flagship hotel of Walt Disney World® Resort, combines stately Victorian charm and architecture with extravagant modern day luxuries. This stunning setting is complete with accommodation in six striking red-gabled buildings. The breathtaking welcome of the five story main lobby area featuring two sparkling chandeliers will start your visit with style and glamour.
The setting is one of tropical grandeur with views of the surrounding Seven Seas Lagoon, sparkling pools, Cinderella’s Castle and iconic wedding pavilion. Evenings are filled with Movie’s Under the Stars and the spectacular nightly Disney’s Magic Kingdom fireworks. Being the closest resort to the Magic Kingdom Park it is possible to walk to the theme park along a newly added path; less than a one mile scenic stroll. There’s lots of ways to get around; either water taxi across the Seven Seas Lagoon, take the bus to the Disney theme parks and Disney Springs area or ride through the sky on the Walt Disney World® monorail.
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa has 2 swimming pool options; the Beach Pool overlooking Seven Seas Lagoon, perfect for the family or nervous swimmers with a zero depth entry feature. It comes complete with a 181 foot waterslide, cascading waterfalls and whirlpool spa to ease those tired muscles after a long day of exploring. The serene natural springs themed setting gives it a tropical ambience and a walking bridge provides a fun place to see friends and family whizzing down the water slide. Younger members of the family have their own adjacent aquatic play area. A more tranquil pool experience can be found at the Courtyard Pool which is located nearby the luxurious spa. Treat yourself to your own cabana with personal service from an attentive Cast Member. Relax near the water’s edge in your very own private space with plush furnishings, towels, 32-inch flat-screen television with cable, DVD/CD/MP3 player, and a mini refrigerator filled with soft drinks and water. Top it off with a poolside massage; paradise has arrived.
This flawless 5* resort has its own soft white sandy beach surrounded by the crystal waters of the Seven Seas Lagoon. Laze on the beach while the kids go on their own Disney’s Pirate Adventure (ages 4-12 years old). Adorned with pirate bandanas they will follow clues to search for buried treasure. They will sail to exotic ports of call (resort marinas), enjoy a pirate story and split up the buried treasure at the end of a fabulous pirate experience. Loved by all children book this one early to avoid disappointment.
A popular destination for golf with no less than five championship Walt Disney World® golf courses offering preferred access for Grand Florida Resort & Spa guests. The jogging trail to Disney’s Polynesian Resort will provide exercise and fresh air, teamed with beautiful views of both resorts.
Disney®’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa has the unique and relaxing experience not be missed at Movies Under The Stars. By the pool or beach watch your favourite Disney movie under the stars. For that special occasion or a romantic evening escape on the Fireworks Cruise or Intimate Dining Cruise.
During the day take the family out for an adventure on the Seven Seas Lagoon, a man-made body of water serving as an aquatic red carpet to the Magic Kingdom park. The history of the lagoon is incredible, planned originally back in October 1965, more than 7 million cubic yards of earth was moved to create this serene body of water. It consists of three small islands; Blackbeard Island, Castaway Cay and Beachcomber Island. Historically Castaway Cay has been the launching point for perimeter fireworks at Magic Kingdom park. It now hosts a range of water excursions from boat rides, fishing, firework viewing and a whole lot more.
The Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian offers some of the most luxurious, therapeutic treatments available. This 9,000 square foot haven of relaxation is waiting for you with five star treatments. Relax at the hands of handpicked expert therapists who will eliminate any stress with a personalised aromatherapy massage. Couples can enjoy a range of private treatments in one of the romantic candlelit rooms.
The full service health club has a wide range of equipment available that will satisfy the most avid gym member. Treadmills, stair steppers, recumbent cycles, cross trainers, free weights and even your own personal trainer (local charge applies). There is no need to miss your workout during your holiday with this fabulous facility.
Gather ‘round for old-fashioned family fun as you roast marshmallows by a crackling fire with Grand Floridian Campfire Activities and gaze in awe at the twinkling lights of the Electrical Water Pageant, a night time water parade. Enjoy arcade games for all at Arcadia Games accompanied by quick-service snacks and meals to keep you energised, with classic arcade favourites and the latest video gaming entertainment. Shopping around Walt Disney World® Resort is a breeze with complimentary merchandise delivery to your resort hotel.
Dining at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, is an experience to be savoured by even the best connoisseurs. Revel in one of the many character dining spectacular events at 1,900 Park Fare which serves all kinds of American cuisine in a buffet environment. Enjoy the delights of traditional British afternoon tea in the Garden View Tea Room. Classic Victorian elegance meets haute American cuisine at one of Orlando’s best restaurants, Victoria & Albert’s, a 13 year recipient of the prestigious AAA Five Diamond award; a once in a lifetime dining extravaganza.
Citricos restaurant is a waterfront hideaway serving mouth watering cuisine with a menu crafted by Chef Andres Mendoza featuring Florida cuisine with a Mediterranean influence. Try a strawberry salad followed by guava-barbecued short ribs, mouth-watering steak or butter-poached Florida cobia; it’s simply delicious. The setting pays homage to the whimsical elegant world of Mary Poppins Returns with a dining room with motifs of flowers and butterflies reminiscent of a fanciful garden scene. The wine list is award-winning and includes a host of sensational wines, sold by the ounce using the latest technology to ensure freshness of the product and a first-class experience.
If seafood is your palate take a trip to Narcoosee’s with views of the Magic Kingdom theme park, serving a spectacular, innovative selection of fresh seafood from local waters and around the globe. Land-based options include grass-fed filet mignon and Black Angus New York Strip. Struggling to choose then the surf-and-turf dish offers both a juicy sirloin steak and lobster tail.
For casual dining try the Grand Floridian Cafe with delightful views of the rose gardens and courtyard pool; a hidden gem offering moderately priced cuisine with maximum flavour. Serving a mix of breakfast and lunch favourites, they call it “Blunch” enjoy Eggs Benedict, a signature Lobster Thermidor Burger, salads, soups and a hearty dinner selection featuring steak, buttermilk-fried chicken and mizo-glazed salmon. Character Punch glows and is served in a souvenir cup with a light-up Disney character, a firm favourite with younger guests or sip a frozen cappuccino, smoothie, espresso for the more grown up amongst us. Cocktails and Disney’s family of wines enhance the dining experience.
A lovely place to enjoy exquisite appetizers like White Sturgeon Caviar, Truffle Fries and more is the Enchanted rose bar; a realm of elegance and wonder in four sophisticated spaces themed after the Disney live-action film. Visit this signature lounge for an evening of enchantment and where the bar itself glows from the light of a magnificent golden chandelier inspired by Belle’s flowing ball gown. Delightful details from the beloved fairytale are infused throughout the lounge. The formal library showcases classical baroque designs and French furnishings while the whimsical garden room represents the forest surrounding Beast’s castle. For those who prefer to sit under the stars, the outdoor patio evokes the beauty and romance of Beast’s garden terrace.
There’s also Gasparilla Island Grill for casual dining, Beaches Pool Bar & Grill for snacks in the sun and the Courtyard pool bar with a ping-pong table and two TV’s providing added entertainment. Enjoy specialty cocktails, beer, wine and sangria teamed with Buffalo chick wraps, all-beef gourmet hot dogs and more.
Of course with Disney Resorts Room Service you can dine in the comfort of your Disney Resort hotel room.
Make sure you download the MY Disney Experience app where the magic begins; check in, unlock your Disney Resort hotel room (yes, really!) and use the app as a handy tool for navigating your trip, order food, view photos, check park schedules, find transportation options and much more. The Disney MagicMobile service is a convenient contactless way to access MagicBand and Key to the World Card features, theme park entry through your eligible iPhone, Apple Watch or Android phone!
The new Disney Genie free service is your magic digital friend you can take to the parks to help with finding favourite foods and the best ways to enjoy popular attractions. Map out your day with a personalized itinerary and up-to-date park information on the go.
Guest rooms and suites are simply divine with plush bathrobes, flat-screen TV, fine linens and your own patio or balcony. Choose from theme park view, garden view, courtyard, marina, Seven Seas Lagoon and pool view. Club level rooms feature complimentary health club access, club-level lounge with refreshments served 7am to 10pm daily and complimentary newspaper in Club Level lounge. Choose a two bedroom suite for a spacious living experience or consider booking a Disney Deluxe Villa with home-from-home amenities like a kitchen, washer, dryer and private bedrooms. Choose from 1, 2, and 3 bedroom villas depending on the size of your group.
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort has welcomed celebrities and royals amongst its guests for many years; a holiday with a lifetime worth of memories from Disney’s unforgettable signature flagship resort. Call 020 3542 8888 for more details on a luxury holiday at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.