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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 4.5-star resort near Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

In Lake Buena Vista

A stay at this Bay Lake resort places you within 3 miles (5 km) of Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and 6 miles (10 km) of ESPN Wide World of Sports. Disney's Hollywood Studios® and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Luxury amenities

A full-service spa, 5 restaurants, and 2 outdoor pools are all featured at this luxury resort. There's fun for all ages with a children's club and a children's pool, and in-room childcare is an added bonus. Unwind with a drink at one of the 2 poolside bars and enjoy freebies like WiFi in public areas and a roundtrip airport shuttle.

Free WiFi, sofa beds

Featuring conveniences like sofa beds and microwaves, the 1200 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with DVD players. Other amenities include balconies or patios, 24-hour room service, and coffee/tea makers.

Deluxe Studio (Savanna View)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$531* Per night/room Jan 5 - Jan 6

Deluxe Studio (Standard View)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Villa, 1 Bedroom (Savanna View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Villa, 1 Bedroom (Standard View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

About the Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House

Location 2901 Osceola Pkwy, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Renovations + Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:

  • Bar/lounge
  • Swimming pool

Guests will have access to the following alternate facilities during the renovation:

  • Outdoor pool

Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House offers its guests a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, a waterslide, and a fitness center. There are 5 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. For a drink, you can stop by one of the onsite bars, including 2 poolside bars and 4 bars/lounges. WiFi is free in public spaces. A children's pool, tour/ticket assistance, and an arcade/game room are also featured at the luxury Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a theme park shuttle are free. Parking is available for a fee. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Lake Buena Vista resort.

  • 1200 guestrooms or units
  • 5 dining venues
  • 2 bars by the pool
  • 4 bars or lounges
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Game room or arcade
  • ATM
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Sofa bed
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) (36.8 km / 22.9 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle, area shuttle, and theme park shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House offers 1200 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Guests can make use of the in-room microwaves and coffee/tea makers. This Lake Buena Vista resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • DVD player
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast for a fee.

Boma - Flavors of Africa - This theme restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Jiko - The Cooking Place - This restaurant specializes in African cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Sanaa - This theme restaurant specializes in African cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Wanyama Safari - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in African cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Cape Town Lounge and Wine - This wine bar specializes in African cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a waterslide and a fitness center.

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

  • Playground on site
  • Game viewing on site

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, Zahanati. Services include Swedish massages and facials. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Disney's Magical Express service provides roundtrip motorcoach transportation and luggage delivery to and from Orlando International Airport and select Walt Disney World Resort hotels. Guests who wish to utilize Disney’s Disney's Magical Express must make a reservation in advance through the Disney's Magical Express website.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Debit cards not accepted

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 33 per night (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas Jambo House Hotel
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas Jambo House Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Jambo
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House Resort
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House Lake Buena Vista

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Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Benefits

Guests staying at this Walt Disney World Resort hotel can enjoy the following benefits during their stay: First access to reserve a limited number of Disney FastPass+ attractions and shows, up to 60 days before they arrive (theme park tickets required); extended theme park hours with Extra Magic Hours at 1 of the Disney theme park each day (theme park tickets required); complimentary resort transportation via motor coaches, ferries, and monorail, providing convenient ways to explore all the theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort; complimentary parking at Walt Disney World Resort hotels and theme parks; complimentary MagicBands to access Disney theme parks (theme park tickets required), unlock guestrooms, check in at FastPass+ entrances for previously selected attractions and entertainment, and make payments at shops and restaurants; complimentary roundtrip airport service between Orlando International Airport and select Resort Hotels via motor coach with Disney’s Magical Express, including luggage delivery straight to guestrooms; resort Hotel entertainment, including themed pools with slides, outdoor Disney movie screenings, and Disney Character Dining experiences.


Valid Theme Park admission tickets and online registration required for Disney FastPass+ attractions and entertainment (the number of selections guests can make and available arrival windows are limited). To book airport transportation, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival; contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email. Offer subject to availability. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

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