Best Western Lake Buena Vista in the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort
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Best Western Lake Buena Vista in the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort (also known as Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel) is one of the seven Downtown Disney hotels that are located on Disney World property, but not owned or operated by Disney. This 18-story high-rise hotel is one of the tallest buildings in the area, providing excellent views from the upper floors.
Of the Downtown Disney hotels, it is closest to the Crossroads shopping center, which makes it convenient for picking up a few groceries or for dining at several reasonably-priced restaurants.
If you are looking for a moderately priced full-service hotel close to the theme parks, the Best Western is an excellent choice.
Standard rooms accommodate up to four people, but rollaway beds are available for $10 plus tax per night, and many rooms are large enough that you could add a fifth person on a rollaway without being too terribly cramped. Almost all rooms have balconies big enough to accommodate two chairs, and many have extremely nice views of the Downtown Disney area.
The Best Western’s standard deluxe rooms are spacious at 325 square feet and offer two queen beds. There are also preferred rooms, which are even larger (about 345 sq. ft.) and include a larger balcony. The preferred rooms have either a king bed and a sofa bed, or two queen-size beds. Rooms feature pillow top mattresses, brand new (as of 2012) 37″ LCD flat screen televisions and alarm clock radios with MP3 connection.
All rooms include a safe, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, coffeemaker, and voicemail and dataport on the phone. Bathroom amenities are by eco fresh. High-speed Internet access is available in all rooms and in public areas (included in resort fee). Local calls under 30 minutes are FREE. If you wish they will supply a small refrigerator for $10 plus tax per night.
There are several food and beverage options at Best Western in the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort. Traders Island Grill serves a very extensive breakfast buffet and full-service dinner. Parakeet Café offers deli-style breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks, sandwiches, pizza and beverages to take out, and is open all day. Flamingo Cove, the lobby lounge, is open in the afternoons and evenings. In addition, there is room service with extended hours.
The hotel has a refreshing pool and a small kiddie pool, but no hot tub/spa. There is minimal shade around the pool, so bring sunscreen. There is a small video game room and a fitness center. The lobby is home to a gift shop and a small convenience store. Guests can use a coin laundry facility and a dry cleaning service is available.
Best Western Lake Buena Vista in the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort is one of the Downtown Disney resorts, which operate their own bus system to the theme parks. The Downtown Disney buses run all day (from before park opening until after park closing) about every half-hour, and are much better than the transportation offered by most non-Disney resorts around Walt Disney World. (In fact, the buses are more comfortable than Disney’s own buses!) However, be aware that the drop-off point is slightly further from the theme park gates than the Disney resort bus drop-off, so there’s a little extra walking.
For those with a car, you can self-park at the Best Western for free. Valet parking is available for $8 daily and $10 overnight.
The Best Western offers very reasonable rates for such quality accommodations, making it an excellent alternative to the Disney Value resorts.
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*Rates do not include tax, or resort fee of $9.99/night (plus tax) per room, which includes high-speed Internet access. Rates are subject to availability. Blackout dates and/or minimum stay requirements may apply during a few peak periods of the year.
Best Western Lake Buena Vista requires one night’s room and tax in order to guarantee your reservation. Your credit card will be charged this amount within 24 hours of booking, with the balance due at time of hotel check in. This deposit is fully refundable up to 72 hours prior to hotel check in. Cancellations received within 72 hours of hotel arrival will result in a penalty equal to one night’s room and tax, or forfeiture of deposit received.
**Continental Breakfast includes coffee and juice with choice of 2 pastries, cereal with milk and whole fruit. If you wish, you can upgrade to the full hot breakfast buffet which includes an omelet station for $8 per person per day additional charge.