Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort: Family and Budget Friendly Resort in Disney
Looking for a family and budget friendly resort in Disney, the most magical place on earth? The Wyndham Lake Buena Vista is a great resort that offers modern style at affordable prices. Located right next door to Disney Springs, you will find that Wyndham Lake Buena Vista is one of the most family and budget-friendly resorts in the area.
Who doesn’t love Disney and all the magic that lives there? I know there are some that can do without, but for many people, this is the place to go to make dreams happen! Although Disney is where the magic is at, it can be a costly vacation for many families. Finding that perfect place to stay that is family and budget-friendly can be a challenge. As parents or grandparents, we want to give our children and grandchildren the experience of a lifetime without breaking the bank. With many lodging places to choose from Disney, we have found one of the best one to be at. It is family and budget-friendly, which means you will have plenty of money left over to create memories that will last a lifetime in the Disney parks.
Wyndham, known for being a hotel chain that people can trust and offers an excellent experience, has a great location that is actually one of Disney’s official resort hotels. What does that mean exactly? I can assure you it is not just a label given to them. It means that guests can be assured of the level of quality accommodations and professional service that Disney is well-known for giving at their resorts and parks.
Located on the Walt Disney resort property, the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort offers two distinct lodging option. The Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Towers feature 232 newly renovated and upscale guest rooms that showcase some amazing views of the surrounding theme parks and Disney Springs (formerly known as Downtown Disney). The Towers feature a lake house theme that can be seen from the moment you enter through the front doors to the details found in the guest rooms.
The Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista has 394 guests rooms and provides more affordable guest accommodations on a resort-style campus.
Not only does the Wyndham offer spacious and comfortably furnished rooms in two price ranges, the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista has several shared amenities that families are going to enjoy and appreciate. If you are looking for an upscale and yet affordable lodging destination, you HAVE to go to Wyndham Lake Buena Vista . It is the perfect place for both couples and families because it offers you the best of both worlds.
Here are our top reasons for making this your go-to lodging destination in Disney.
Disney Spring Area Hotel
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista is located right next door to Disney Springs. It is honestly a 5-minute walk from the lobby door to the entrance of Disney Springs. Being in close proximity to the area’s prestigious outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment complex is HUGE! This complex is like a theme park all in itself. It is a place that you are going to want to visit and spend time in.
Hotel and Rooms
Impeccably designed-we were impressed the moment we entered the lobby doors of the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista . Not only will you will immediately notice the upscale décor and lake house theme, but also quickly delight in the Disney ambiance that fills this place. After all, you are in the world’s most magical place on earth! With a stunning lobby filled with modern furnishings, you will want to just sit here and relax with a cup of Joffrey’s coffee from the 24-hour Sundial Cafe or your favorite drink from the Eclipse Lounge. Complimentary water and lemonade are also available in the lobby at different times throughout the day.
The hotel is geared towards both families and couples, and you will appreciate how Wyndham Lake Buena Vista has added in the extra details to make this feel like an escape from your busy life. With two lodging options, this resort provides clean and comfortable rooms. We were given a room with two double beds. It was spacious and well furnished. The modern furnishings and views of Disney Springs make for a room you will be comfortable in. After all, with a desk and adjustable chair, blackout curtains, flat screen HDTV with cable, in-room coffee maker, and Blue Harmony toiletries, you won’t have to wander far from your room if you are looking to relax. The plush robes are an added bonus for lounging around like a celebrity. One thing you are not going to want to miss is the view of Disney Springs and beyond at dark. We enjoyed watching the fireworks from several Disney area theme parks.
All guests receive complimentary WiFi, and a business center provides guests with complimentary computer and printer services.
The Oasis Aquatic Pool area is truly an oasis at this Wyndham resort. Take a break from the heat and parks and enjoy the day or a few hours at the pool. It is perfect for both children and adults.
There are plenty of dining options at the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista that are sure to tickle your taste-buds in some fashion.
The Lakeview Restaurant is the resort’s in-house dining establishment. It offers a delicious buffet style breakfast everyday of the week. Offering Official Disney Character Breakfasts, Pluto and Goofy will entertain guests every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday morning from 7:30 to 10:30.
The Eclipse Lounge & Bar, located in the lobby, is a great place for adults to enjoy a cocktail or two after a fun-filled day at Disney. The Eclipse offers a bar menu and a big screen television where you can catch the game.
Sundial Cafe is open 24 hours and offers a delicious assortment of items that you can take on the go. It is the perfect place to get your morning dose of Joffrey’s coffee and some pastries. We were simply in awe of the size of the donuts this place makes. They were the HUGE – like the size of a dessert plate!
Domino’s Kiosk is the lobby is great for those nights when you just want pizza. We ordered from this two nights while we were there, and it was truly easy to use.
The Wyndham also offers a bar and grill at the pool and in-room dining options. Whatever you are in the mood to eat, you are going to find that they can accommodate most of what you want.
Disney Shuttles and Theme Park Tickets
The Wyndham Lake Buena Vista has a shuttle that transports to all 4 Disney parks, and this is included in the daily resort fee. They begin running an hour before the parks open to 2 hours after the parks close. They even provide transportation to Disney Springs from 6 pm to 2 am. Want to visit Typhoon Lagoon or Blizzard Beach or perhaps go shopping at the Lake Buena Vista Factory Outlet Stores? Just stop by the guest services to arrange for transportation.
Need tickets to the parks? Stop in at the Disney store located in the lobby to purchase tickets to the Disney area theme parks.
The Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Official Disney World Resort Hotel provides luxury and a hospitality that just can’t be missed. If you are looking to give your family the magical experience of Disney, this Wyndham location is a great place to go. I am looking forward to heading back here again to take my family so that we, too, can be a p[art of the magic that only Disney can provide!
For more information or reservations, visit The Wyndham Lake Buena Vista’s website.