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4.6 out of 5

"Loved the nature setting the most, and being able to enjoy the outdoors while walking and biking, The children loved the ponies; disappointed that the ... " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 15 Feb 2021

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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 3.5-star cabin near Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

On lake

Your stay at this Bay Lake cabin places you within 3 miles (5 km) of Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Grand Cypress Golf Club. Beachcomber Beach and Disney's Magnolia Golf Course are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Marina, dining

A marina and an outdoor pool are featured at this smoke-free cabin. There's fun for all ages with a theme park shuttle and a playground, and supervised childcare is an added bonus. Enjoy a meal from the restaurant and freebies like WiFi in public areas and a roundtrip airport shuttle.

Free WiFi, kitchen

The cabin features a well-equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, a stovetop, a microwave, and a dishwasher. Other amenities include free WiFi, a patio, and a TV with cable channels.

Room (Wilderness)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max
C$507* Per night/room 5 Jul. - 6 Jul.

The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort ratings based on 32 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort

Everyone (1) Couples (1) Family (2)
1 out of 5
sparse, dirty surroundings, poor space inside cabin

Posted by on 17 Jun. 2021

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5 out of 5
Loved the nature setting the most, and being able to enjoy the outdoors while walking and biking, The children loved the ponies; disappointed that the boats were not available, and that we had to pay for on site parking?? We paid top dollar for the stay and it was a bad surprise.

Posted by on 15 Feb. 2021

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5 out of 5

A comfortable place to stay and enjoy Disney!

Pros: Comfortable & casual for a family.
Location: A great location with easy access to all the Disney parks.
We had a wonderful, relaxed time at the cabin at Fort Wilderness. It was a great place to stay with kids.

Posted by , from PA on 13 Jun. 2017

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5 out of 5

Geat

Loved this place, they even do the dishes!!! Can't wait to go back.

Posted by on 1 Jul. 2016

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1 out of 5

Nice for a holiday but not practical for parks

The place is wonderful, but not very practical for our trip. We wanted to stay at a hotel in Disney to be close to the parks. You have to take transportation from your cabin to a stop and then bus from there. We spent too much time on transportation, which was exhausting after a day a Park.

Posted by , from Lima, Perú on 14 Oct. 2013

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4 out of 5

It was a great vacation!

I was a bit hesitant about our choice to stay at this resort. But our overall experience was great. There were 5 of us, so it was a little bit tight and I wouldn't recommend staying there with more people because there was only one bathroom. But from check-in to check-out it was a great experience. It was my daughter's birthday and they made her feel special from the moment we got off the bus. We had requested a cabin near a bus stop, and had that request met. Yes the cabin was old and the decor was "cabin quaint" but it was clean and comfortable. Even the pull out bed in the living room was comfortable. It was quiet and we saw deer, bunnies, and lizards which thrilled my kids. I had read other people's reviews that had complained about transportation, but we never had a problem. The longest we waited was 10 minutes and that was close to midnight. We could take the boat easily to Magic Kingdom which was nice. The restaurant was great in both service and food (we only ate there for breakfast). I would not recommend Mickey's Backyard BBQ especially for young children. While it was a great opportunity to get up close and personal with the characters, it was a free for all with many children left in tears and pushy parents knocking down other children to get a photo opp. The food was not great either. Definately a must miss. If you want an amazing dining encounter with characters go to Chef Mickeys! I would definately stay there again and appreciate Disney's signature service and hospitality!

Posted by , from Texas on 1 Jul. 2013

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5 out of 5

Absolutely a good value for the money

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
Everything from the online check in to room service were first rate. Disney knows how to treat its guests.

Posted by , from Tampa, FL, USA on 11 Jul. 2012

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5 out of 5

Great place for family get together.

Pros: Free Internet, Quiet
Good place for the Family get together. The cabins was clean and made it easy to stay together. The kids and grand kids had plenty to do while we (Grand parents took it easy). Would make this a go back to place for the Family next time we get together. Easy to get to via road or air.

Posted by on 5 Jul. 2012

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4 out of 5

Beats the heck out of a hotel room!

Pros: Quiet
Cons: No free Internet
"Cabins" - trailers - at Ft. Wilderness are very spacious compared to a hotel room and allow you privacy, a kitchen where you can prepare your own food, and nice deck with picnic table and charcoal grill. Disney-provided transportation saves you the drive to and from the theme parks. I think this is the only place we'd stay when doing Disney World. Only drawbacks - rather cheap interior construction, lots of drawers are starting to lose their tracks, and there is very little closet/drawer space for clothes. Some sinks drip - everything is heavily ued, Light bulbs are the minimum brightness allowing you to see, so it's rather dark in there. There's only one bedroom with a bunk bed and twin bed, Murphy bed is in the living room area. Could be tough to get a good night's sleep if it's more than just a couple sharing the living space. But - staff were very nice and helpful, and we thoroughly enjoyed our accommodations. Would do it again! BTW - no wireless Internet and borderline AT&T cell reception. Hard-wired Internet available for the ridiculous price of $10.00/day.

Posted by , from Duluth, MN on 24 Jan. 2012

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4 out of 5

Good option if you want a Disney hotel and need space

Pros: Quiet, roomy
Cons: Nothing close, have to take two buses or drive yourself to parks
The good: The room was clean, the staff were great, and the accomodations were spacious. Having a full kitchen that was (more or less) equipped was really nice. We saved some money cooking breakfast and lunch in our cabin instead of eating out for those meals. The room is more than large enough to sleep 4 adults and a kid or two for a few nights, though I wouldn't try that setup for a week. The bad: It's still a Disney hotel, so expect to pay. Fort WIlderness is more reasonably priced compared to other Disney hotels (ex: Carribean Beach, where my in-laws stayed), but it's still pricey compared to some of the off-site options. Also, you have to take two buses -everywhere- or you have to drive yourself. (Or you can rent a golf cart from the resort.) Would be nice: Having a washer/dryer in the cabin would have been really, really nice. Other condo properties, like Hilton Grand Vacations, have washer/driers in the unit which is very convenient.

Posted by on 6 Oct. 2011

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About the The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort

Location 4510 North Fort Wilderness Trail, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Property Features

This cabin offers its guests a marina and an outdoor pool. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the pool bar. Public spaces have free WiFi. Barbecue grills, an arcade/game room, and multilingual staff are also featured at the family-friendly cabin. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a theme park shuttle are free. Parking is available for a fee. This 3.5-star Lake Buena Vista cabin is smoke free.

  • 408 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Game room or arcade
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • 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)

Transport

  • Airport: Orlando International Airport (MCO) (33.7 km / 20.9 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle and theme park shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

This cabin offers 408 accommodations with DVD players and safes. Rooms open to patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Televisions come with cable channels. Accommodations at this 3.5-star cabin have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. This Lake Buena Vista cabin provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Private patio
  • Separate bedroom
  • Sitting area
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

This cabin has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, go to My Disney Experience Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

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 Magical Express must make a reservation in advance through the Disney's Magical Express website.

The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, guests will need to go to My Disney Experience
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

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)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 50 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

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 may be 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.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No gap period between guest stays
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 30 for adults, USD 5 and USD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 20 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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

Hotel Names

  • Campground Fort Wilderness
  • Disney's Campground
  • Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort Campground Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
  • Disney's Wilderness Resort
  • Fort Wilderness
  • Fort Wilderness Campground
  • Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
  • Fort Wilderness Resort Campground
  • Disney's Fort Wilderness Campground Lake Buena Vista
  • Cabins Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort Lake Buena Vista
  • Disneys Fort Wilderness Resort Campground
  • Cabins Disney's Fort Wilderness Lake Buena Vista
  • The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort Cabin
  • The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort Lake Buena Vista

You should know

  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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