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Disney's Yacht Club Resort

 



Yacht Club Resort Address/Phone:
1700 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL
407-934-7000 

# of Rooms: 621
Check-in: 3pm / Check-out: 11am
Resort Area: Epcot
Category:
Deluxe
Online Check-in:
Yes
Express Check-out:
Yes
Resort Airline Check-in:
Yes
Conference Center:
Yes

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Disney's Yacht Club Resort


When Walt Disney World was looking for an architect to design the Yacht Club, they found the perfect candidate in noted architect, Robert A. M. Stern. Stern was known for his designs of East Coast seaside homes and he brought his expertise of the New England seashore hotels of the late 1800's to the Yacht Club. Unlike the casual atmosphere of its sister resort, the Beach Club, the Yacht Club has more of a quiet, understated elegance about it. This sophistication is found in the dark hardwood floors, leather couches and antique chandeliers of the lobby. The nautical theme is enhanced with brass fixtures and rich millwork. The exterior of the stately Yacht Club is of gray and white clapboard. The East Coast seaside theme is prominent in this area with a lighthouse at the end of the Yacht and Beach Club dock and the Boardwalk that circles Crescent Lake.


The nautical theme is enhanced with brass fixtures and rich millwork in its interior. The exterior of the stately Yacht Club is of gray and white clapboard, and a lighthouse is prominently placed at the end of the dock that is located lakeside of the resort.

 

 

Yacht Club Resort Rooms



To further enhance the resorts nautical theme, guest rooms at Disney's Yacht Club are decorated with white furniture and deep jewel tones throughout. The ship's wheel motifs on the headboards of the bed and upholstery embroidered with miniature anchors add to the nautical theme. In a guest room, you'll find 2 queen sized beds (or one king sized bed), a table, 3 chairs, refrigerator, coffeemaker, an armoire, a TV, a small safe and double marble sinks set in a vanity area separate from the tub and commode. Some rooms may include a daybed as well. French doors lead out to the spacious balconies or patios. There are 10 handicap accessible rooms here.



Standard Room

Categories: Standard View (parking lot or rooftop) Water View (lagoon or pool), Garden View

Approximate # of Rooms in this category:

Maximum # people: 5 people

# Handicap Accessible Rooms: Standard View: 2, Water View: 5, Garden View: 12

Note: Handicap-specific room locations differ according to the disability being accommodated

Square Footage: Standard View, Water View and Garden View: 380 sq. ft.

Basic Room Contents: All rooms come with an alarm clock with mp3 player, mini fridge, ceiling fan, coffee maker with tea and coffee setup, hair dryer, ice bucket, safe, iron and ironing board, desk and chair, telephone and television.

Note: Bed boards/rails, Pack N Play cribs, microwave, international electrical adapter and rollaway bed available upon request



Club Room

Concierge rooms and suites are all located on the fifth floor, which is only accessible to guests with a confirmed club-level room. The standard club level room is very similar to a regular guest room with respect to size and furnishings. Club level service includes use of the concierge lounge (Regatta Club) and concierge staff for private check-in and check-out, to make dining Priority Seatings, plan outings, answering questions, ticket purchases, transportation arrangements, and filling requests for special dining or accommodation needs. The lounge is open from 7am to 10pm daily, and offers a continental breakfast in the morning, light snacks in the afternoon, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres in the evenings, and desserts and cordials at night.

Categories: Standard View, Garden View, Water View (lagoon or pool), Deluxe Suite, Turret Suite, 2 Bedroom Suite, Commodore VP Suite, Presidential Suite, Admiral Suite, Captain’s Deck Suite

Approximate # of Rooms in this category: 

Maximum # people: Standard View: 5 people, Garden View: 4 people, Water View:4 people, Deluxe Suite: 4 people, 2 Bedroom Suite: 4 people, Turret Suite: 8 people, Commodore VP Suite: 6 people, Presidential Suite: 6 people, Admiral Suite: 6 people, Captain’s Deck Suite: 6 people

# Handicap Accessible: Water View: 2, Turret Suite: 2, 2-Bedroom Suite: 1

Note: Handicap-specific room locations differ according to the disability being accommodated

Square Footage: Standard View: 400 sq. ft., Garden View: 400 sq. ft., Water View: 400 sq. ft., Deluxe Suite: 645 sq. ft., Turret Suite: 1160 sq. ft, 2 Bedroom Suite: 1256 sq. ft, Commodore VP Suite: 1374 sq. ft., Presidential Suite: 2017 sq. ft., Admiral Suite: 2017 sq. ft., Captain’s Deck Suite: 2374 sq. ft.

Basic Room Contents: Suites come stocked with DVD players, complimentary sodas, flowers and a small amenities gift basket in addition to the equipment of standard rooms.


 


Yacht Club Resort Dining



Lounges and Pool Bars

Quick-Service

Table-Service

Tip: Breakfast can be ordered a la cart before 11am.

Yachtsman Steakhouse

 

Yacht Club Resort Pools/Recreation



The Yacht Club shares its primary pool, Stormalong Bay, with Disney’s Beach Club Resort. This is like a mini-water park, and there are many areas to explore. The waterslide is housed in a shipwreck and empties out into the larger pool area. There is an area with pulsating water jets and a lazy river where you can float along the current in inner tubes. One of the most unique features of Stormalong Bay is the sandy bottom of the pool. There are several secluded hot tubs around the complex as well as a kiddie pool complete with a mini-water slide.

An additional quiet pool area is entirely separated from the Stormalong Bay area. It is located on the far extremity of the furthest side from Epcot. Pool towels are available in both locations.

A number of poolside activities are scheduled each afternoon. Ranging from hot potato to charades, there is a broad spectrum of games and challenges for families to participate in while they enjoy the water area.

Jogging Trail: Boardwalk Canal (1 mile), Crescent Lake Loop (.8 mile)

Volleyball and Tennis Courts: Complimentary volleyballs, tennis balls and tennis racquets may be checked out at Ship Shape Massage Salon and Fitness 9am-6pm. Private tennis lessons are also an option for a fee (321) 228-1146.



Outdoor Campfire and Movie:
Each night there is a complimentary showing of a Disney film. Located on the beach, the feature film changes daily (consult recreation calendar given upon guest check-in for time, location and particular movie)

Guided Fishing Excursions: For a fee, an expert guide will host your group during a catch-and-release fishing trip in some of the lakes on Disney property. Available times are 7am, 10am, and 1:30pm. Reservations required (407) WDW-BASS or visit the Concierge desk.

Albatross Treasure Cruise: For a fee, children aged 4-12 can board a water vessel at Bayside Marina to hunt treasure at various “ports” amongst Disney’s lakes. Reservations required, and these can be made at the Concierge desk.

Bayside Marina: Rent Sea Raycers, Boston Whaler Montauks and Sun Tracker pontoon boats. Reservations can also be made for a Specialty Fireworks Cruise for parties up to 10. (407) WDW-PLAY

 

SERVICES/AMENITIES

Spa

Ship Shape Massage, Salon and Fitness

Shopping

Fittings & Fairings Clothes & Notions: Open 9am-11pm (Sportswear by Polo and Nautica, swimwear, sundries and Disney goods)

 

Yacht Club Resort Transportation



Like the Beach Club, the Yacht Club has the distinct advantage of its close proximity to Epcot.  A short five to ten minute walk is all that it takes to get to the International Gateway entrance of the World Showcase at Epcot.  For guests who arrive at this entrance prior to the World Showcase "official" opening time of 11am, there will be Cast Members to escort guests to Future World.  Buses and Friendship launches will take guests to other WDW destinations.

Magic Kingdom: Bus (available 45 minutes before park opening until 2 hours after park closing); Walk/Monorail (walk to Epcot’s monorail station, transfer at Transportation and Ticket Center to a Magic Kingdom monorail)

Epcot: Walk; Boat (available 8am on standard days and 7:30am on Extra Magic Hour mornings until one hour after Park closing)

Hollywood Studios: Boat (available 8am on standard days and 7:30am on Extra Magic Hour mornings until one hour after park closing)

Animal Kingdom: Bus (available 45 minutes before park opening until 2 hours after park closing)

Water Parks: Bus (available 30 minutes before park opening until 1 hours after park closing)

Disney Springs: Bus (available from 9am-2am)

The Swan and Dolphin Hotel: Boat (available 8am on standard days and 7:30am on Extra Magic Hour mornings until one hour after Park closing)

Disney's Boardwalk Inn: Boat (available 8am on standard days and 7:30am on Extra Magic Hour mornings until one hour after Park closing)

Note: The bus stop is located outside of the lobby and near the conference center with buses departing approximately every 20 minutes. The boat dock is located by the Lighthouse in Crescent Lake with boats departing approximately every 20 minutes.