Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is a traditional, Victorian-inspired ‘seaside’ resort. Victorian elegance combines with modern sophistication to make staying at this gorgeous Disney Resort hotel an enchanting experience. 

Relax outdoors, indulge in a luxurious massage, and admire the evening fireworks as they light up the sky over Cinderella’s Castle. 

Just one stop away from Magic Kingdom park on the Resort Monorail, this classic Victorian-style resort evokes Palm Beach’s golden era. An open-cage elevator transports you in style to shopping and dining venues. The impressive Grand Floridian Orchestra, or professional pianist donning a tuxedo, entertains in the Grand Lobby.

Dining

Boasting an enticing array of dining choices, you’re bound to discover the perfect culinary delight to appease any appetite. Within these confines, a diverse spectrum awaits, ranging from swift and convenient quick-service establishments to exquisite sit-down dining venues. For those seeking a light refreshment, there are convenient snack bars to provide that extra boost, while a dedicated lounge offers the ideal space to unwind and recharge following a fulfilling day of park adventures.

1900 Park Fare (Table Service) (not currently available)
Delight in the pleasures of breakfast and dinner buffets, along with a joyous afternoon tea party, each splendidly hosted by beloved Disney Characters. Embark on the Supercalifragilistic Breakfast, a jubilant all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet in the company of your favorite Disney Friends. Revel in custom-made omelets, fluffy miniature pancakes, iconic Mickey-shaped waffles, carved ham, and an array of delectable treats. Step into the enchanting world of Cinderella with the Happily Ever After Dinner, a magical buffet hosted by Cinderella and Prince Charming themselves. Join the celebration as Princess storybook companions partake, and relish sumptuous selections including seafood, salads, pasta, and succulent beef specialties. The menu traverses various “kingdoms” worldwide, offering child-friendly options such as chicken, cheese pizza, and macaroni and cheese to cater to every palate.

Grand Floridian Cafe (Table Service)
At the Grand Floridian Cafe, bask in the sweeping views along the veranda that overlooks the courtyard and sparkling pool. Specialties include beautiful salads, soups, sandwiches, and creative entrées for lunch and steak and fresh seafood for dinner.

Narcoossee’s (Table Service)
Savor a beautiful view of Seven Seas Lagoon and Cinderella’s Castle while you delight in succulent seafood, steak, and more in this waterfront hideaway. Narcoossee’s serves a spectacular selection of fresh seafood from both local and global waters. For land-based fare, delight in options such as grass-fed filet mignon and the Black Angus New York strip. Or, enjoy the best of both worlds with a surf-and-turf dish that features sirloin steak and a lobster tail.

Victoria & Albert’s (Table Service/Signature/Fine Dining) 
At Victoria & Albert’s, enjoy only the finest cuisine at this elite, intimate, and sophisticated eatery recognized by the nation’s top food critics. This very special-occasion romantic Victorian retreat offers nightly harpists, elegant decor, fresh-cut flowers, personalized menus, Italian Sambonet silver, fine Royal Doulton and Wedgwood china, and Italian Frette tablecloths. An exceptional prix fixe menu paired with exceptional wines is prepared daily. Luxury ingredients and sheer artistry make any meal here a memory to cherish.  For an extra special night, book a spot at the Chef’s Table.

Gasparilla Island Grill (Quick Service)
Relax and recharge in this casual dining restaurant. Start your day with Mickey Waffles or a breakfast platter. Enjoy a variety of lunch and dinner entrees. Selections include an artisan burger, pepperoni pizza, or a hot Italian sandwich. Beer and wine are also available.

Enchanted Rose (Lounge)
Tantalize your taste buds with delectable dishes and sparkling sips when you visit this newly reimagined lounge inspired by Beauty and the Beast. Enjoy an evening of enchantment, where you can order exquisite appetizers like White Sturgeon Caviar, Truffle Fries, and more. The bar itself is illuminated by the light of a magnificent golden chandelier inspired by Belle’s flowing ball gown.

Garden View Tea Room (Lounge) 
Relish an elegant morning or afternoon tea overlooking the beautiful gardens and pool at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Tea cakes and other traditional tempting treats accompany a wide selection of tasty teas.

Beaches Pool Bar & Grill
Enjoy a drink in style at this dazzling white gazebo bar by the sandy beach and zero-entry pool. Sip on a selection of wines, draft beers, and specialty cocktails—like the Sunshine Margarita. Snacks and poolside service are available.

Courtyard Pool Bar
Enjoy a refreshing dip, then a refreshing sip by the largest pool at the Resort. A ping-pong table and 2 TVs provide added entertainment. Specialty cocktails, beer, wine, sangria, a Buffalo chicken wrap, all-beef gourmet hot dogs, or pretzels with hummus are available through poolside service.

Children’s dining activities: (not currently available) 
Perfectly Princess Tea Party: Young princesses and princes are regaled with music, dancing, storytelling, and more at this unforgettable, courtly tea. Encouraged to dress as their favorite Disney Princess, young royals sip apple juice “tea” and feast on fruit, an assortment of sandwiches—some heart-cut—and Princess Cake. A magical rose fairy hosts the party, leading a special princess parade, storytelling, and sing-alongs.

In-Room Dining
Whether you’re hungry for a late dinner or you just want some breakfast when you wake up, private dining is the ticket. With Disney Resorts Private Dining, you can choose from a variety of American favorites—along with some specialty items particular to your Disney Resort hotel!

Activities

Pools & Watersports: The Beach Pool is the main pool with a beach, zero-depth entry, a water slide, waterfalls, and cabana rentals.  Next to the Beach Pool is the Alice in Wonderland Children’s Water Play Area for little ones to enjoy. Courtyard Pool, the ‘quiet’ pool, is located nearby for a little more relaxing environment. The Captain’s Shipyard Marina offers boat rental, water cruises, fishing excursions, and parasailing. 

Additional Fun: 

Enjoy lounging by the beach, playing volleyball or tennis, or pampering yourself at the full-service spa.  Silhouette artwork is offered daily from 6–10 p.m. in the main lobby. 

Movies: Nightly Disney Movies Under The Stars by the Courtyard Pool.

Although the activities vary by day, here is an example of some of the trivia, arts and crafts, dance parties, games, and bingo you might find.  Look for an activities board near the pool or food court, or check your tv for the schedule during your stay.

Services

Grand Floridian features multiple laundry rooms, with one on the second floor of the main building whilst the others can be found on the ground floor of all other buildings.

Each cycle at the self-service laundry facilities costs $3 per wash; the dryers are also $3 for 30 minutes. Credit and debit cards are now accepted at all laundry locations for washers, dryers, and soap vending at most Walt Disney World Resort hotels. In addition, all laundry rooms have the ability to request a text message when a laundry cycle is complete!

Please note: While some locations still contain a limited number of coin-operated washers (with a change machine made available), other locations accept credit and debit cards only.

Walt Disney World Resort hotels also offer dry cleaning and valet laundry services. Select “Housekeeping” on your in-room phone to schedule a pick-up.

Shopping

Shop til you drop at Disney’s Grand Floridian! Featuring several wonderful gift shops and stores, you’ll be dazzled by the selection of merchandise and the charm and magic of each store’s ambiance. 

Indulge in the aromatherapy enchantment while you shop at Basin.  This all-natural bath, body, and hair care emporium located in Disney Springs will have you surrendering your senses to the incredible luxury of its body butters, bath bombs, spiced bath salts, and fresh-sliced soaps.

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique is Disney’s immensely popular spa experience for children. Children will undergo a royal transformation as they become elegant princesses and shining knights—right before your eyes at this unique boutique. (not currently available) 

Peruse the selections at Curiouser Clothiers and add a little glam to your look with Disney-inspired designer clothing, and shop for premium souvenirs or Character merchandise at this Parisian-inspired boutique. 

Stock up on Disney merchandise at M. Mouse Mercantile, the house of the mouse, for all things Mickey: apparel, toys, jewelry, and more, including princess wear and trading pins!

Find Grand Floridian logo emblazoned souvenirs, sundries, snacks, H2O products, postcards, thoughtful gifts, luggage, and even strollers at Sandy Cove Gifts and Sundries.

Transportation

You have three Disney transportation options at Grand Floridian: Motorcoach Bus, Ferryboat and the Monorail (to Magic Kingdom, transfer at Transportation and Ticket Center “TTC”  for EPCOT)

These travel times are approximate and provided to give you an idea of the average travel time from the resort to the park. Please plan on up to a 20-minute wait for Disney transportation in addition to walking time to resort, or theme park transportation stops.

Magic Kingdom – 5 minutes by monorail, 15 minutes by boat
Epcot – 17 minutes by bus, 30 minutes by monorail
Disney’s Hollywood Studios – 16 minutes by bus, 19 minutes by car
Disney’s Animal Kingdom – 20 minutes by bus, 18 minutes by car
Disney Springs – 22 minutes by bus, 19 minutes by car
Blizzard Beach Water Park – 20 minutes by bus, 16 minutes by car
Typhoon Lagoon Water Park – 20 minutes by bus, 18 minutes by car

Pro Tips

Enjoy the musical stylings of the piano player located in the lower-level lobby area.

The beach at the Grand Floridian provides a perfect view of the Magic Kingdom Fireworks, as well as the electric water pageant. 

True to this resort’s theme, one of the best meals you can get is a true English tea at Garden View Tea Room! Have finger sandwiches and scones as you drink your very own Twinings pot of tea. (not currently available)

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