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The Four Seasons Walt Disney World – Luxury Review & Benefits

Four Seasons Orlando offers discerning Walt Disney World guests a relaxing retreat from the bustling theme parks. Tucked away in Disney’s Golden Oak neighborhood, this residential resort feels worlds away from the razzle-dazzle without losing any of its sparkle. 

Hoping to upgrade your vacation? Keep reading to learn more about this the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World. 

The Four Seasons Orlando, Walt Disney World Resort’s Most Luxurious Hotel

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While the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa may be thought of as Walt Disney World’s grandest hotel – it’s part of its name, after all – the most luxurious stay at The Most Magical Place on Earth can actually be found nearby in the exclusive Golden Oak community, Disney’s affluent private residence neighborhood. 

Located just down the road from the Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in the Magic Kingdom Resort Area, Four Seasons Orlando isn’t just the only AAA Five Diamond Hotel at Walt Disney World – it’s the only one in Central Florida. From elegantly appointed rooms to Michelin-starred dining, it gives a whole new meaning to Disney luxury

Staying at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World

Ready to book your reservation? Here are some things you should know about staying at Disney World’s Four Seasons Orlando, from room types to nightly rates.

Disney Four Seasons Hotel Rooms & Suites

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Some Walt Disney World guests want to keep the Disney magic going 24/7, opting for over-the-top, highly themed properties like Disney’s Art of Animation Resort or Wilderness Lodge. Others need a pause from the pixie dust. If you fall into the latter group, then the Four Seasons Resort Orlando is for you. 

Soothingly decorated in a calming, neutral palette with some vibrant artwork for fun, guestrooms at Four Seasons Orlando keep the focus on your relaxation – and, if you’re lucky, the views of Cinderella Castle from your private balcony – a refreshing change of pace after a day spent tackling the theme parks. To really find your zen, make your way to your room’s marble bathroom to unwind with luxe touches like deep soaking tubs (with a separate glassed-in shower) and even in-mirror TVs. 

In general, all rooms at the Four Seasons are well-appointed, featuring elevated basics like hypoallergenic bedding, lighted make-up mirrors, hair dryer, Bose Bluetooth speakers, LED television (DVD players available on request), multi-line phone with voicemail, in-room safe, and free Wi-Fi. For those traveling with babies, cribs are also available. 

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But, that’s not all. In addition, Four Seasons Orlando guestrooms come decked out with such plush amenities as cozy terry bathrobes, an in-room refrigerator you can customize to your tastes and even an on-demand wine system. Add in twice-daily housekeeping and complimentary overnight shoeshine services, and you’ve got the most luxurious hotel at Walt Disney World. 

Four Seasons Room

  • Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (ages 0-18)
  • Comes with 1 King Bed &  1 Queen-sized Sofa Sleeper or 2 Queen Beds 
  • Private balcony with obstructed views
  • On 2nd to 4th floors

Golden Oak View Room

  • Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (ages 0-18)
  • Comes with 1 King Bed &  1 Queen-sized Sofa Sleeper or 2 Queen Beds 
  • Private balcony with views of the Golden Oak community
  • On 3rd to 16th floors
  • Includes a workspace

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Lake View Room

  • Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (ages 0-18)
  • Comes with 1 King Bed &  1 Queen-sized Sofa Sleeper or 2 Queen Beds 
  • Private balcony with views of the lake, resort water park and Tranquilo Golf Course
  • On 2nd to 5th floors
  • Includes a workspace

Park View Room

  • Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (ages 0-18)
  • Comes with 1 King Bed &  1 Queen-sized Sofa Sleeper or 2 Queen Beds 
  • Private balcony with views of the Walt Disney World Resort, Tranquilo Golf Course, resort water park and surrounding woodlands and lakes
  • On 6th to 16th floors

Golden Oak View Suite

  • Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (ages 0-18)
  • Comes with 1 King Bed &  1 Queen-sized Sofa Sleeper 
  • Two private balconies with views of the Golden Oak community
  • On 3rd to 15th floors
  • Includes two full bathrooms; can be configured as a two- or three-bedroom suite

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Lake View Deluxe Suite

  • Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (ages 0-18)
  • Comes with 1 King Bed &  1 Queen-sized Sofa Sleeper or 2 Queen Beds 
  • Private balcony with views of the lake and resort water park
  • On 4th and 5th floors
  • Includes dining area and two full bathrooms

Park View Suite

  • Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (ages 0-18)
  • Comes with 1 King Bed &  1 Queen-sized Sofa Sleeper
  • Private balcony with views of the Walt Disney World Resort, Tranquilo Golf Course, resort water park and surrounding woodlands and lakes
  • On 6th to 15th floors
  • Includes two full bathrooms; can be configured as a two- or three-bedroom suite

Park View Deluxe Suite

  • Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (ages 0-18)
  • Comes with 1 King Bed &  1 Queen-sized Sofa Sleeper
  • Private balcony with views of the Walt Disney World Resort, Tranquilo Golf Course, resort water park and surrounding woodlands and lakes
  • On 6th to 12th floors
  • Includes a dining area, two full bathrooms, a workspace and an optional second bedroom

Grand Suite

  • Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (ages 0-18)
  • Comes with 1 King Bed &  1 Queen-sized Sofa Sleeper
  • Two private balconies with views of the Walt Disney World Resort, Tranquilo Golf Course, resort water park and surrounding woodlands and lakes
  • On 14th to 16th floors
  • Includes dining area, guest powder room and walk-in closet; can be configured with multiple bedrooms

Presidential Suite

  • Sleeps 2 adults 
  • Comes with 1 King Bed 
  • Two spacious, private balconies, including an expansive wraparound terrace,  with views of Epcot
  • On 16th floor
  • Includes indoor and outdoor dining areas, a pantry kitchen, gas fireplace, guest powder room, workspace and walk-in closet; can be configured with multiple bedrooms

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Royal Suite

  • Sleeps 2 adults 
  • Comes with 1 King Bed 
  • Two spacious, private balconies, including an expansive wraparound terrace,  with views of Magic Kingdom
  • On 16th floor
  • Includes indoor and outdoor dining areas, two gas fireplaces, a pantry kitchen, guest powder room, workspace and walk-in closet; can be configured with up to eight bedrooms and as many as three living areas

Four Seasons Resort Orlando Rates

So, how much is a night at the Four Seasons Orlando? Well, all that luxury doesn’t come cheap. Depending on when you visit and the size of and view from your accommodations, you can expect to pay anywhere from $1,000 to $6,000 or more per night to stay in one of the rooms or slightly less-luxurious suites at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World. 

Additionally, for those driving their own vehicle to Disney’s Four Seasons, get ready to hand over your keys – to your car, that is. According to the resort’s website, self-parking isn’t available at Four Seasons Orlando – it’s all valet only. So, expect to pay at least $26 per night. Only going to eat? Any of the Four Seasons Orlando restaurants will gladly validate your parking. 

Four Seasons Disney World Perks and Other Amenities

Wanting to spend a little time detoxing from the theme park crowds with a few hours by the pool, on the links or blissed out at the spa? Or, perhaps you’re hoping for a memorable meal that’s a few steps (or several stories) above much of the theme park fare you’ll find elsewhere around Walt Disney World. 

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Then, you’re sure to love a stay at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando. From Michelin-starred dining to championship-level golf – and, of course, a little Disney magic – Four Seasons Orlando offers something for kids and adults alike, whether you’re staying as a family or a couple on a romantic getaway. 

Walt Disney World Benefits & Experiences

Though not owned and operated by Disney, Four Seasons Orlando is certainly a Walt Disney World hotel, complete with plenty of enchanting perks. Along with an on-site Disney Planning Center to organize your visit, park-going guests also get to enjoy an extra 30 minutes before the park officially opens with Early Theme Park Entry

The resort is also home to what is quite possibly the liveliest dining experience at any Four Seasons hotel restaurant around the world: the Good Morning Breakfast with Goofy & His Pals at Ravello. With the characters all decked out in designer resort wear, it’s the classiest character meal at Disney World. The Four Seasons Orlando character breakfast takes place every Thursday and Saturday morning, along with some Tuesdays. 

Four Seasons Orlando Restaurants

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Folks who believe that good food is a key ingredient in a great vacation won’t be disappointed in the dining options at Four Seasons Orlando. Restaurants are on-hand for whatever you’re craving, whether tapas and an award-winning Spanish wine list or house-made pasta and artisanal gelato. In-room dining is also available 24/7. 

Capa

A Michelin star has come to Walt Disney World – and no, we don’t mean Gusteau’s and the Ratatouille ride over at Epcot. We’re talking about Capa, Four Seasons Orlando’s incredible Spanish steakhouse, which earned its first Michelin star in June 2022. 

Located on the resort’s 17th floor, this rooftop restaurant dishes up elevated eats both literally and figuratively. Tuck into perfectly grilled steaks and other flavor-filled Spanish cuisine as you watch the fireworks glitter over Magic Kingdom. If you’re not hungry enough for a full meal, you can also drink in the views and a cocktail from the Capa Bar. Open for dinner and drink service

Lickety Split

No matter if you’re a sweet tooth or caffeine addict looking for your fix, you’ll find it at Lickety Split. This quick-service joint serves all sorts of drinks, desserts and on-the-go bites, like morning pastries, salads, sandwiches and house-made gelato. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 

PB&G

For cool breezes, waterfront views and fresh dishes to fuel you through a couple more hours in the pool, make your way to PB&G (AKA Pool Bar & Grill). Nestled over the lake near the hotel’s pool area, this open-air pool bar puts an upscale twist on bar food favorites like burgers, sandwiches, salads, tacos and much more. Open for lunch, dinner and drink service

Plancha

Four Seasons Resort Orlando’s table-service restaurant at the Tranquilo Golf Course, Plancha is all about clubhouse classics with Florida-inspired flair. Dishing up flavorful bites like the smoky Chorizo Burger and, of course, a Club Sandwich, it’s a hole-in-one, whether you’re feeling hungry after a few rounds or simply craving a light lunch. Feeling brunch-y? Stop by for Sundays at Plancha for a delicious array of breakfast favorites and, if you’re feeling boozy, bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys. Open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch

Ravello

While you might think that the best Italian food at Disney World can be found at Epcot’s Italy Pavilion in World Showcase, we’d argue that it’s actually at Ravello, Four Seasons Orlando’s Modern Italian restaurant. 

Headed by two chefs from Torino and Milano, Italy, Ravello serves up house-made, handcrafted pizza dough, pasta and limoncello – often inspired by family recipes – created with ingredients imported straight from the source. For an extra-magical start to your day, try the Good Morning Breakfast with Goofy & His Pals. Open for dinner daily and breakfast on Sundays and Thursdays

The Lobby Bar

Fighting the theme park crowds can be stressful. Fortunately, a nightcap from The Lobby Bar is sure to help. Swing through from 5 PM-7 PM on Monday to Friday for Happy Hour specials or from 6 PM-9 PM on Monday and Tuesday for live music. Open for dinner and drink service

Four Seasons Orlando Recreational Offerings

While the theme parks are obviously the stars of the show at Walt Disney World, Four Seasons Orlando also touts an array of recreational activities to keep you busy even when you’re not battling the crowds at Magic Kingdom. 

It can get hot, hot, hot in Central Florida. Fortunately, the Four Seasons has you covered with a veritable water park available to cool off in. From the relaxing current of the Lazy River to the serenity of the adults-only pool, there’s something for everyone. For even more kid-friendly fun, younger guests can also make a splash at pool parties, dive-in movies, a fully stocked game room and even a kid’s club.

Though there are tons of activities geared toward kids (this is Walt Disney World, after all), Four Seasons Resort Orlando is a decidedly grown-up hotel with an assortment of adult-friendly amenities. The 18-hole Tranquilo Golf Course is a dream for golfers, offering everything from private instruction to an expansive practice facility.

Looking for other ways to stay fit at Disney World? Get in a workout at the fitness center or during one of the instructor-led classes or get competitive during a game of basketball or sand volleyball. Afterward, schedule a rejuvenating massage or other treatment at the Four Seasons Orlando Spa.

Four Seasons Orlando FAQs

Curious to know more about the Walt Disney World Resort’s most luxurious stay? Keep reading for answers to some commonly asked questions.

Do MagicBands work at Four Seasons Orlando?

Unfortunately, since Four Seasons Orlando is only on Disney property, not one of the Walt Disney World hotels, you can’t use a MagicBand as your room key or to pay for something at a hotel store or restaurant. However, resort guests can still take advantage of other Disney benefits like Early Theme Park Entry.

Can you see Walt Disney World fireworks from Four Seasons Orlando?

Yes! While resorts like Disney’s Polynesian Village and the Contemporary often top the list of the best places to watch the Walt Disney World fireworks outside the theme parks, you can soak up some pretty incredible views from the Four Seasons Resort Orlando as well. Not only can guests in park-view rooms catch the show from their own private balcony, but Capa, the hotel’s rooftop restaurant, also boasts bird’s-eye views of the displays at both Magic Kingdom and, though from further away, Epcot.

Is Four Seasons Orlando on the monorail?

Though the Four Seasons Resort Orlando is part of the Magic Kingdom Resort Area, it is not one of the hotels along the Resort Monorail Loop. Instead, guests heading to Magic Kingdom or one of the other Disney World parks can take the hotel shuttle, which is exclusive to resort guests. If you’re going to Magic Kingdom, plan on around a 10- to 15-minute trip from the Four Seasons to the Transportation & Ticket Center.  

How far is the Four Seasons Resort from Universal Orlando?

The Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World is about 14 miles from Universal Studios Florida, or roughly a 22-minute drive depending on traffic. For those without their own vehicle, transportation to Universal, as well as SeaWorld Orlando, can be arranged through the hotel for an additional fee.

Well, that concludes our guide to the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World. Have you had a chance to stay at this luxurious hotel? Let us know in the comments! Then, after splurging on your stay, learn how you can save some cash with our discount Disney World tickets.

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