Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

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Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort is in the moderate resort category. It is a very large resort hotel with beautiful grounds and great amenities. The theme is inspired by the American Southwest, Mexican and Spanish cultures. If you look closely, subtle Disney touches such as Hidden Mickeys and familiar characters can be seen throughout. There are many different dining options, a fun pool, and beautiful grounds.

Resort Overview

 

 

This moderate resort hotel is in the Animal Kingdom area. The grounds are quite large, and the resort surrounds the 22-acre lake, Lago Dorado. The hotel originally opened in 1997 but recently underwent an extensive renovation. In 2019, the Gran Destino Tower opened, adding additional accommodations and a luxurious feel. In total, there are 2,385 guest rooms. Disney’s Coronado Springs also has a convention center, making it a good option for conferences, large groups, or events.

Reasons We Love This Resort:

  • Elegant Vibe: This is a moderate resort with a deluxe feel. The Gran Destino Tower opened in 2019, includes room options with club-level access, and is a beautiful addition.
  • Pool and Recreation: The main pool area has a great theme and includes the largest hot tub on Walt Disney World Resort property.
  • Dining: There are great dining options at the resort, including a rooftop restaurant with a view of the fireworks at EPCOT.

Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi Service (complimentary wi-fi access in guest rooms, main lobbies, and main pools)
  • Dining Options (table service, quick service, and poolside service)
  • Business Center (computer services, print services, shipping services, office supplies)
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Luggage Service (luggage assistance, valet parking assistance, dry cleaning)
  • Disney Meetings and Events
  • Laundry Services (24-hour self-service laundry room is available)
  • Housekeeping Services
  • Valet and Self-Parking
  • 24-Hour ATM (near the front desk)
  • Front Desk Service (banking and mail)
  • Merchandise Delivery and Pickup
  • Grocery Orders
  • Ice and Vending Machines
  • Concierge Service (purchase tickets, upgrade tickets, special requests)
  • La Vida Health Club
  • Room Service
  • Safekeeping (in-room safes with safe-keeping boxes available at Front Desk)
  • Rapid Fill (refillable mugs)
  • Wake-up Call Service
  • Disability Service (mobility, hearing, visual, and service animal accommodations)
  • Resort Airline Check-In

 

A Full Range of Accommodations

 

 

At Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, there are a variety of room types available. Depending on the type of room, there are accommodations for up to 8 guests. The Gran Destino Tower has 545 guest rooms including 50 suites and club-level service. There are also standard rooms and suites in three different sections located outside of the tower – Casitas, Ranchos, and Cabanas.

All of the rooms at this resort have been refurbished and include either two queen beds or 1 king bed. There is flat-panel television, a full bathroom with a walk-in shower, and a desk area. A coffeemaker and small refrigerator are also included, along with plenty of storage space.

 Room Types

Standard View:

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of courtyard or parking area
  • 2 Queen beds

King Bed:

  • Sleeps up to 2 adults
  • Views of courtyard or parking area
  • 1 King bed

Water View:

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of pool or lake
  • 2 Queen beds

Water View – King:

  • Sleeps up to 2 adults
  • Views of pool or lake
  • 1 King bed

Preferred Room:

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of Lake, Courtyard, or Parking Area
  • Near El Centro, Dining, Shopping, and Transportation
  • 2 Queen Beds

Preferred Room – King:

  • Sleeps up to 2 adults
  • Views of Lake, Courtyard, or Parking Area
  • Near El Centro, Dining, Shopping, and Transportation
  • 1 King Bed

1 Bedroom Suite – King:

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of Pool or Lake
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa

Casitas – 1 Bedroom Suite:

  • Sleeps up to 6 adults
  • Views of Courtyard
  • Near El Centro, Dining, Shopping, and Transportation
  • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa

Casitas – Executive Suite:

  • Sleeps up to 8 adults
  • Views of Courtyard
  • Near El Centro, Dining, Shopping, and Transportation

Tower – Standard View:

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of Courtyard, Landscaping, or Parking Areas
  • 2 Queen Beds

Tower – Standard View – King:

  • Sleeps up to 2 adults
  • Views of Courtyard, Landscaping, or Parking Areas
  • 1 King Bed

Tower – Water View:

  • Sleeps up to 2 adults
  • Views of Pool or Lake
  • 2 Queen Beds

Tower – Water View – King:

  • Sleeps up to 2 adults
  • Views of Pool or Lake
  • 1 King Bed

Club Level

For guests looking for an elevated level of service, the club level at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort is the way to go. These room categories include all the standard amenities. In addition, club level guests receive the following amenities:

  • Complimentary health club access
  • Secured key access to the club-level lounge, serving refreshments from 7:00 am – 10:00 pm daily
  • Club Level Concierge – The Chronos Club
  • Complimentary Newspapers in Club Level lounge
  • Daily Housekeeping Service
  • Access to Disney Signature Services
  • Personalized Front Desk and Guest Services

There are four different room types available at the club level.

These room types include:

Tower – Standard View – Club Access:

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of Courtyard, Landscaping, or Parking Areas
  • 2 Queen Beds

Tower – Deluxe Suite – Club Access:

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of Lake, Courtyard, or Parking Areas
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa

Tower – One Bedroom Suite – Club Access:

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of Courtyard, Landscaping, or Parking Areas
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa

Tower – Presidential Suite – Club Access:

  • Sleeps up to 6 adults
  • Views of Courtyard, Landscaping, or Parking Areas
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Queen Beds

 

Dining Information

All Dining & Lounges

Toledo – Tapas, Steak, and Seafood

This rooftop restaurant is sure to please your palate with dishes inspired by the flavors of Spain. Enjoy a beautiful view as you dine on steaks, seafood, and tapas, along with over 50 Spanish wines and decadent desserts.

Three Bridges Bar & Grill at Villa del Lago

Dine at the center of Lago Dorado as you take in sweeping views of the resort. The menu includes appetizers that are perfect for sharing or full entrees with a unique twist. The bar also features a large variety of cocktails and signature sangria pitchers.

Rix Sports Bar & Grill

If you are looking for a place to watch a big game, this is the spot to be! The menu includes classic bar food, draft beers, and cocktails. The best part of this upscale sports bar is the 31 TVs to watch sporting events. It’s the perfect spot to relax and cheer on your favorite team!

Dahlia Lounge

This lounge is located on the rooftop of the Gran Destino Tower and features beautiful décor inspired by Spanish modernism.

Barcelona Lounge

This lounge is located in the lower lobby of the Gran Destino Tower, with a beautiful view of Lago Dorado. Choose from many different beverages, whether you are looking for coffees, a signature cocktail, or wines. You may also opt to start your day with a pastry and an espresso drink.

Siestas Cantina

This poolside bar features specialty cocktails and a great place to grab a bite with your choice of sandwiches, burgers, or nachos.

Maya Grill

This restaurant is the place to be to enjoy traditional Mexican cuisine. The whole dining experience is the very essence of Mexico, with the dining room featuring elements of the Mayan culture. Enjoy a variety of tasty platters and chef’s specialties with Southwestern flavors.

Café Rix

This quick-service location is the perfect spot to grab breakfast on your way to the parks. Choose from specialty coffees or smoothies, along with pastries, yogurts, and sweets.

El Mercado de Coronado

This dining spot features many grab-and-go options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with cafeteria-style seating available. Options include sandwiches, flatbreads, and even freshly tossed pasta dishes.

Laguna Bar

Enjoy the tropical vibes and relaxing atmosphere as you sip on a handcrafted cocktail from this tequila and mezcal bar.

Pools, Grounds, & Recreation

 

The Dig Site is the main pool area at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. The Lost City of Cibola pool features a Mayan ruins theme with a 50-foot pyramid at the center. There is a 123-foot-long waterslide that includes a spitting Jaguar spirit animal guaranteed to make it a wild ride!

The Dig Site includes the largest hot tub at the Walt Disney World Resort, with room for 22 guests. There is also a kiddie pool for younger guests. Check with a recreation host to find out about the daily family-friendly activities available at the pool. These may include games or themed pool parties.

At each of the “settlements”, guests can enjoy one of the leisure pools. Head to the Casitas, Ranchos, or Cabanas areas to jump in and cool down or just lounge poolside.

Iguana Arcade

Enjoy video games, pinball, air hockey, and more at this arcade located next to the Dig Site. The arcade is open daily. Purchase your game card using cash or credit card and then refill it as you please to use at any of the other Walt Disney World Resort arcades.

Movies Under the Stars

After a day at the parks, enjoy complimentary movie screenings under the stars. These screenings are located near the Lost City of Cibola pool. Check with the front desk for a schedule.

Volleyball

This white-sand court is near the Dig Site. Volleyballs can be checked out from the Siestas Cantina.

Jogging Trail

Enjoy a walk or run along the .9 mile trail that surrounds the 22-acre Lago Dorado.

Playground

Located near the Dig Site, this playground has an archeological theme and allows kids to climb, slide, and play.

Colors of Coronado Painting Experience

Guests can get in touch with their artistic side at this master-led painting class. The class takes place every Friday from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood. Registration begins at 12:45 pm. The price is $35 per person, plus tax.

Guests must be at least 12 years of age to participate. Reservations are recommended and can be made in advance by emailing [email protected]

Spanish Mosaic Art

Head to the Barcelona Lounge every Wednesday and Saturday to enjoy this Spanish art tradition. Guests create their own mosaic with a bit of a Disney touch! The event runs from 1:00-3:00 pm and check-in begins at 12:45 pm.

The price is $25 per person, plus tax, and this experience is recommended for guests who are 12 years of age or older.

Disney’s Coronado Springs Transportation

Get around Walt Disney World Resort with ease using these convenient, complimentary transportation options.

How to get to each park:

While staying at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort you may be wondering how you can get to each park using the free transportation systems offered at Walt Disney World. We have it broken down for you:

  • Magic Kingdom: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to the Magic Kingdom. These buses run approximately every 20 minutes from the resort until an hour after the park closes.
  • EPCOT: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to EPCOT. These buses run approximately every 20 minutes from the resort until an hour after the park closes.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. These buses run approximately every 20 minutes from the resort until an hour after the park closes.
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. These buses run approximately every 20 minutes from the resort until an hour after the park closes.
  • Disney Springs and Water Parks: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to Disney Springs and the water parks nearly every 20 minutes from the resort. Buses typically run for an hour after Disney Springs or the water park close.

Parking

*Guests who drive either their own vehicle or a rental car to Walt Disney World should know that a standard overnight self-parking fee of $20 per night will be applied to the guest hotel folio upon check-out. Valet parking is available for $33 per night. Complimentary standard self-parking is available while you enjoy select dining, shopping, entertainment, and recreation experiences at this resort.

Coronado Springs Resort Map

 

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