Considered the crown jewel of the Walt DISNEY WORLD® Resort hotels, the Grand Floridian resort and Spa recalls Florida's golden era and is approximately 20 miles from Orlando International Airport. A monorail stop at the front of the hotel carries guests to DISNEY's Magic Kingdom® Theme Park and Epcot®. Water ferries and buses provide other means of transport around Walt Disney World® Resort.This red-and-white Victorian-style resort features elegant decor and a white-sand beach. Down by the lake, guests can relax under the beach umbrellas, rent a pontoon boat or motorboat, or charter the resort's yacht (for a fee). The Beach Pool features a zero-depth entry point and waterfalls. A second swimming pool features a children's pool and a whirlpool. Guests may visit the spa to unwind with massage and water therapies, or work out in the fitness center. There is also a tennis court available for guest use (equipment not provided). Children can become a pirate, attend a Wonderland tea party, attend a cooking lesson, or hang out in the supervised Mouseketeer Club. Additional amenities include a video arcade, jogging trail, babysitting services, parking, laundry facilities and services, business center, and a beauty shop. Dining options include the sophisticated menu at 1900 Park Fare, Mediterranean fare at Citricos, American cuisine at Victoria & Albert's, afternoon tea in the Garden View Lounge, seafood at Narcoossee's, the Grand Floridian Cafe, and Gasparilla Grill & Games.
Guest rooms feature cable TV, safes, iron and ironing boards, hairdryers, bathrobes, coffeemakers, minibars, 24-hour room service, newspapers, and high-speed Internet access