22 Non-Disney Hotels with Free Shuttle Service to the Theme Parks

It’s well-known that Disney’s official on-site Resort Hotels offer access to the full network of Disney transportation. But what if you’re not staying on Disney World property? If you’re looking for an off-property hotel that offers a shuttle to Disney World, you’ll be glad to know there are still plenty of options. Shuttles make travel planning easier since you won’t have to arrange transportation to the theme parks, nor will you have to pay for Uber, taxis, non-complimentary shuttles, or theme park parking fees. Listed below are the 21 best hotels with Disney World shuttles in Orlando.

Staying at Non-Disney Hotels vs Disney-Owned Hotels

A non-Disney hotel might be cheaper, but that isn’t always the case. The cost of traveling to and from Disney’s theme parks makes off-property hotels less economical and more time-consuming. If you decide to stay at a non-Disney hotel, choosing one that offers free shuttles to Disney World makes sense.

There are many reasons to stay at an on-property, Disney-owned resort. For one, you won’t need to allow for much travel time since the theme parks are nearby. Disney hotel guests can also take advantage of the complimentary Disney transportation system, which includes shuttles, monorails, water taxis, and the Skyliner.

Another advantage of staying on property is that guests have access to Early Theme Park Entry, a benefit that allows Disney Resort hotel guests (and guests of other selected hotels) an extra 30 minutes in the parks before non-Disney resort guests. Some of the non-Disney hotels listed below include Early Theme Park Entry (where indicated), but the vast majority of hotels in the Orlando area do not have this perk.

Choosing Which Hotel is Best for You

As much as we love some of the resorts on this list, nothing is more magical than staying at one of Disney’s properties. See our Best Disney Value Resorts, Best Disney Moderate Resorts, Best Disney Deluxe Resorts, and Disney World Hotel Comparision pages for more information.

If you are planning a trip to Disney World or have specific questions about Disney or non-Disney hotels, we recommend contacting the Disney travel agents at The Vacationeer. Their team of experts can help you plan and book every aspect of your stay at Walt Disney World. Best of all, their services won’t cost you a dime! Click HERE for a free quote.

Non-Disney Hotels with Free Park Shuttle Service

Our list is exclusively non-Disney-owned hotels within a few miles of the park. Some shuttles run regularly throughout the day, so you can come and go as you please. Others require reservations or only run once or twice a day.

Shuttle times are accurate as of publication, but we encourage you to contact the hotel for specific shuttle times.  Schedules can change without notice.

Now, with that out of the way, let’s get into the list of hotels with Disney World shuttles.

1. Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World

Hotel Class: 5 Star

Address: 10100 Dream Tree Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836

Phone: (407) 313-7777

Website: https://www.fourseasons.com/orlando/

Early Theme Park Entry: Yes

Hotel Details:

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Disney World is a five-star luxury resort that offers world-class accommodations and amenities. The resort is within Walt Disney World, only three miles from Magic Kingdom and Disney Springs.

At the Four Seasons, guests can enjoy upscale dining, a full-service spa, an 18-hole championship golf course, and a free kid’s camp. There’s also a relaxing adults-only pool and a 5-acre water park with a lazy river on the property.

Shuttle Details:

The resort offers a complimentary shuttle service to four major parks: Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios. Shuttle buses run once per hour to each theme park. Contact the front desk for the most up-to-date schedule as times are subject to change.

2. Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Hotel Class: 5 Stars

Address: 14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, FL 32821

Phone: (407) 597-5500

Website: https://www.waldorfastoriaorlando.com/

Early Theme Park Entry: Yes

Hotel Details:

Waldorf Astoria Orlando is a luxury hotel, home to a dozen restaurants, a couple of stunning swimming pools, a lazy river, an 18-hole golf course, a kids’ club, and spacious rooms and flat-screen TVs. The hotel’s suites will give you additional living space and a kitchenette. Some of the rooms have balconies overlooking the golf course or nature preserve.

Guests of this hotel are eligible for Early Theme Park Entry.

Shuttle Details:

At Waldorf Astoria Orlando, guests enjoy complimentary shuttle service to all four Walt Disney World Resort theme parks: Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Additionally, there are shuttles to Disney Springs in the afternoon and evening.

Like its sister resort, Hilton Bonnet Creek, there are direct shuttle services throughout the day. Depending on the time of day, the Magic Kingdom shuttle runs every 30 minutes, while the other theme parks run every 60 minutes. Trips are less frequent during the off-peak hours.  The shuttle to Disney Springs only runs in the afternoon, evening, and nighttime.

View Current Waldorf Astoria Orlando Shuttle Schedule

Shuttle service may change without prior notice, so check with the resort beforehand.

3. Floridays Resort Orlando

Hotel Class: 4 Stars

Address: 12562 International Dr., Orlando, FL 32821

Phone: (407) 238-7700

Website: https://www.floridaysresortorlando.com

Early Theme Park Entry: No

Hotel Details:

The Floridays Resort Orlando is a family-friendly Walt Disney World Good Neighbor Hotel. The luxury, all-suite condominium-style Orlando resort is just a short drive from attractions and a short stroll from world-class shopping and dining.

Two- and three-bedroom suites are ideal for families who want plenty of room to spread out. The suites come with two full bathrooms, a primary suite with an en-suite bathroom, a full kitchen, a dining area, and a living room with a balcony.

Shuttle Details:

The Floridays Resort Orlando provides a free Disney World shuttle service to and from Disney’s theme parks.

Departures:

  • 9:15 AM to Magic Kingdom (Transportation & Ticket Center)
  • 12:10 PM to Epcot

Return Shuttles Back to Floridays Resort:

  • 7:45 PM from Magic Kingdom (Transportation and Ticket Center – Lane #16)
  • 10:05 PM from Magic Kingdom (Transportation and Ticket Center – Lane #16)
  • 10:15 PM from EPCOT (Transportation Center – Lane #45)

4. Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace

Hotel Class: 4 Stars

Address: 1900 E. Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Phone: 407-827-2727

Website: https://www.buenavistapalace.com

Early Theme Park Entry: Yes

Hotel Details:

The Hilton Buena Vista Palace hotel within Walt Disney World Resort offers 1,011 luxurious rooms featuring modern amenities and breathtaking views of the Disney Springs area. Various dining options include full-service restaurants, lounges, and room service. The hotel also has a fitness center, spa, three pools, and a lazy river with poolside cabanas. Despite being a non-Disney hotel, guests receive early entry to the theme parks.

Shuttle Details:

The hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to all four theme parks at Walt Disney World, departing every 30 or 60 minutes, depending on the time of day and destination.

View Current Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace Shuttle Schedule

The shuttle pick-up is outside the courtyard on the first floor (next to the fitness center).

There is no shuttle service to Disney Springs, but it’s just a 5-minute walk away. The path outside the pool area leads to a pedestrian bridge. If you prefer to drive, the Disney Springs parking garage is complimentary.

5. Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

Hotel Class: 4 Stars

Address: 1751 Hotel Plaza Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Phone: (407) 827-4000

Website: https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/orldwhh-hilton-orlando-lake-buena-vista

Early Theme Park Entry: Yes

Hotels Details:

Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista is within walking distance of Disney Springs via the pedestrian Skybridge. There are 814 deluxe rooms and suites at the hotel, many with views of Disney Springs.

As for dining, you can start your day at Covington Mill’s breakfast buffet, enjoy a poolside cocktail from Rum Largo, and enjoy Japanese favorites at Benihana Steakhouse and Sushi. Even though it’s a non-Disney hotel, guests can still take advantage of Early Theme Park Entry,

Shuttle Details:

Guests can enjoy free continuous shuttle bus service to all four Disney theme parks.

The shuttle departs Covington Mill every 30 minutes from 1 hour before the parks open until noon and every 60 minutes from 12 PM until 6 PM. In the hours following 6 PM, a shuttle departs every 30 minutes until 90 minutes after the park closes.

6. Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

Hotel Class: 4 Stars

Address: 1 Grand Cypress Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836

Phone: (407) 239-1234

Website: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/florida/hyatt-regency-grand-cypress/vista

Early Theme Park Entry: No

Hotel Details:

The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress is an upscale, family-friendly Orlando golf resort. It was ranked 9th by Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards in 2021 as one of the top Orlando resorts.

Guests can reserve a private cabana and relax poolside while the kids enjoy the 800,000-gallon lagoon-style pool. You can also dine at one of the three on-site restaurants, get something at the grab-and-go market, or play golf on the award-winning course or tennis at the racquet club. There is also a fitness center with Peloton bikes, a full-service spa, and plenty of land and water activities.

Shuttle Details:

With the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress theme park shuttle, you’ll have a carefree ride to Disney World’s Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC) at Magic Kingdom and an evening service to Disney Springs.

  • Departures from Hotel: 8:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM
  • Departures from Disney’s TTC: 6:00 PM, 8:00 PM, 10:00 PM, 11:00 PM

The shuttle service operates on a first-come, first serve basis, so reserve your spot at least 24 hours in advance to ensure you get the transportation you need.

Check with the front desk or call ahead to confirm the schedule.

7. JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes

Hotel Class: 4 Stars

Address: 4040 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, FL 32837

Phone: (407) 206-2301

Website: https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/mcojw-jw-marriott-orlando-grande-lakes/overview

Early Theme Park Entry: No

Hotel Details:

JW Marriott Orlando – Grande Lakes is an upscale resort on 500-acre near Walt Disney World. The modern rooms include luxury bedding, 65-inch HDTVs, and stunning views of the grounds.

This property features an outdoor pool complex with a lazy river and an 18-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman. Several enticing dining options are available, from farm-to-table cuisine at Whisper Creek Farm to fine Italian dining at Primo.

Shuttle Details:

The shuttle service is “free,” but there is a catch. If and when you pay an additional “resort fee” on top of your daily room rate, you are eligible for the hotel’s free shuttle services. The amenities and services included in the resort fee are enhanced Wi-Fi, fitness classes, pool floats, etc., and the shuttle service.

The shuttle takes guests to Epcot and the Ticket and Transportation Center (TTC) throughout the day. Once at the TTC, you can hop aboard the monorail to travel throughout Walt Disney World Resort. Reservations are required and must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Call x4005 or stop by the front desk.

8. Margaritaville Resort Orlando

Hotel Class: 4 Stars

Address: 8000 Fins Up Circle, Kissimmee, FL 34747

Phone: (855) 955-9099

Website: https://www.margaritavilleresortorlando.com/

Early Theme Park Entry: No

Hotel Details:

Margaritaville Resort Orlando offers traditional hotel rooms as well as individual vacation home Cottages ranging from 1 to 8 bedrooms on a several-hundred acre resort campus just a bit south of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. This laid-back island style resort inspired by Jimmy Buffett includes a huge pool complex with a sandy beach area, an on-site shopping and entertainment district, and the Island H2O Water Park (admission fee required).

Shuttle Details:

Shuttles to Disney, Universal, and SeaWorld are included in the resort amenity fee charged to all guests.  Reservations must be made in advance, as early as the day prior and no later than one hour before departure.

Shuttles depart from the hotel porte cochere; if you’re staying in one of the Cottages, you can request a courtesy shuttle take you to the hotel so you can catch the theme park shuttle there.

Departure times are somewhat limited, so be sure to check the latest schedule so you don’t get left behind.  On that page you’ll also note a few quirky shuttle restrictions, such as no strollers allowed and that groups of 10 or more are not permitted.

9. Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek 

Hotel Class: 4 Stars

Address: 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Ln, Orlando, FL 32821

Phone: (407) 597-3600

Website: https://www.hiltonbonnetcreek.com/

Early Theme Park Entry: Yes

Hotel Details:

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is a luxury resort located in the heart of the Walt Disney World Resort. The resort features a championship golf course, fitness center, a full-service spa, and a 3-acre lazy river pool with a water slide and cabanas. Guests can also enjoy dining at nearly a dozen restaurants or upgrade to a Deluxe Guest Room to see the Disney fireworks from your room.

Shuttle Details:

At Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, guests enjoy complimentary shuttle service to all four Walt Disney World Resort theme parks: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Additionally, there are shuttles to Disney Springs in the afternoon and evening.

Like its sister resort, Waldorf Astoria Orlando, there are direct shuttle services throughout the day. Depending on the time of day, the Magic Kingdom shuttle runs every 30 minutes, while the other theme parks run every 60 minutes. Trips are less frequent during the off-peak hours.  The shuttle to Disney Springs only runs in the afternoon, evening, and nighttime.

View Current Hilton Orlando Bonnett Creek Shuttle Schedule

Shuttle service may change without prior notice, so check with the resort beforehand.

10. Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort

Hotel Class: 4 Stars

Address: Swan – 1200 Epcot Resorts Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830; Dolphin – 1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Phone: 407-934-4000

Website: https://swandolphin.com/

Early Theme Park Entry: Yes

Hotel Details:

The Swan and Dolphin are two separate resorts but share all the same amenities. Located in the heart of Disney World, the hotels share a spectacular lagoon, and guests can enjoy views of the Magic Kingdom fireworks from their rooms.

The Swan Resort is styled after a graceful ballerina, while the Dolphin Resort resembles a playful dolphin jumping through waves.

Both hotels offer a variety of amenities, including multiple swimming pools, a world-class spa, and championship golf courses. The Swan and Dolphin also boast some of the best restaurants at Walt Disney World, with more than a dozen restaurants between them.

Guests of this hotel are eligible for Early Theme Park Entry.

Shuttle Details:

Both hotels offer a free shuttle and boat service to and from Disney theme parks.

  • Shuttle: Buses depart from each hotel’s main entrance every 20 to 25 minutes and transport guests to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney Springs, and Magic Kingdom. Guests traveling to Magic Kingdom are dropped off at the Ticket and Transportation Center.
  • Boat: Swan and Dolphin guests can take advantage of complimentary scheduled transportation throughout the Walt Disney World Resort. A water taxi service runs approximately every 20 – 25 minutes between the dock, Epcot, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Or you can simply walk to the entrances of these two theme parks.

11. Avanti International Resort

Hotel Class: 3 Stars

Address: 8738 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819

Phone: (877) 821.3010

Website: https://www.avantiresort.com

Early Theme Park Entry: No

Hotel Details:

The Avanti International Resort is located in the heart of International Drive and offers 652 modern and comfortable guest rooms and suites. Each room has a coffee maker, mini-fridge, hairdryer, iron, and ironing board.

A large pool complex includes a playscape area for kids, shuffleboard, and a sandy volleyball court. The resort’s Pool Bar & Grille offers casual dining and beverage options, with many dining and shopping options within walking distance.

Shuttle Details:

Reservations are required. Reservations can be made up to 24 hours in advance and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Please make your reservations at least two hours before your scheduled departure time.

Reservations for ADA accommodations must be made at the lobby concierge desk 24 hours in advance.

Departures:

  • 9:05 AM to the TTC (Ticket and Transportation Center) and Animal Kingdom
  • 11:35 AM to the TTC and Hollywood Studios
  • 12:40 PM to the TTC and Hollywood Studios

Return Shuttles:

  • 6:05 PM from Animal Kingdom (Lane #10)
  • 6:20 PM from Hollywood Studios (Lane #68)
  • 6:35 PM the TTC (Lane #14)
  • 9:40 PM from the TTC (Lane #14)
  • 10:45 PM from the TTC (Lane #14)

12. DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando

Hotel Class: 3 Stars

Address: 2305 Hotel Plaza Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Phone: (407) 934-1000

Website: https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/mcofhdt-doubletree-suites-orlando/

Early Theme Park Entry: Yes

Hotel Details: 

With its convenient location and first-class amenities and services, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando is the perfect place to stay while exploring Walt Disney World. This all-suite hotel is located inside Walt Disney Resort and offers a fitness center, pool, cafe, and bar. A family or group can accommodate the spacious and well-appointed suites.

The hotel is also just a short walk from Disney Springs, making it easy to take advantage of the area’s many shopping and dining options. Plus, the complimentary shuttle service makes getting to and from the parks easy without worrying about parking.

Shuttle Details:

Free shuttle service is scheduled to the Walt Disney World Resort theme parks every hour, or 30 minutes if you make a reservation. Animal Kindom departures start at 6:05 AM, while departures for the other parks start at 7:05. Shuttles return 30 minutes past the hour until 90 minutes after each theme park closes.

13. Fantasy World Resort

Hotel Class: 3 Stars

Address: 5005 Kyngs Heath Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34746

Phone: (407) 396-1808

Website: https://fantasyworldresort.com

Early Theme Park Entry: No

Hotel Details:

Fantasy World Resort offers spacious two-bedroom, two-story villas (with dining areas and kitchenettes) at an affordable price. The resort offers a large zero-entry pool, a lazy river, three-story slides, a kiddie splash zone, 18 holes of mini golf, basketball, shuffleboard, tennis, bocce ball, batting cages, and covered playgrounds.

Shuttle Details:

Fantasy World Resort guests have access to free shuttle services to Disney World. Shuttles operate on a first-come, first-served basis. Groups of 10 or more cannot utilize shuttles.

ADA guests with wheelchairs must make their reservations 24 hours in advance. Luggage, scooters, and other large items are not allowed on the shuttle.

Shuttles Going to Disney World:

  • 8:45 AM departure for Hollywood Studios
  • 11:20 AM departure for Hollywood Studios

Returns:

  • 4:15 PM leaves Hollywood Studios (Lane #68)
  • 9:15 PM leaves Epcot (Lane #33)

Shuttle hours may vary and are subject to change so check with the hotel before you arrive.

14. Hilton Garden Inn Lake Buena Vista

Hotel Class: 3 Stars

Address: 11400 Marbella Palm Ct., Orlando, FL 32836

Phone: (407) 239-9550

Website: www.hilton.com/en/hotels/mcobvgi-hilton-garden-inn-lake-buena-vista-orlando

Early Theme Park Entry: No

Resort Details:

The Hilton Garden Inn is just two miles from Disney World and offers low-key rooms with Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, microwaves, refrigerators, and coffeemakers. The hotel offers suites with separate living areas and pull-out sofas if you need more space.

Amenities include a restaurant, 24/7 convenience store, fitness center, outdoor pool, hot tub, and poolside tiki bar. Breakfast is available for a fee. A business center, a meeting room, and a game room are also available.

Shuttle Details:

The Hilton Garden Inn Lake Buena Visa offers a complimentary shuttle to Magic Kingdom. Currently, there is one departure and return shuttle, which departs at 9:30 AM and returns at 6:30 PM. Shuttles are first-come, first-served.

It is advised that you check with the hotel for the latest schedule since this can change at any time, as the lady I spoke with on the phone indicated that they might add capacity in the future.

15. Holiday Inn Orlando – Disney Springs

Hotel Class: 3 Stars

Address: 1805 Hotel Plaza Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista Orlando, FL 32830

Phone: (407) 828-8888

Website: https://www.hiorlando.com

Early Theme Park Entry: Yes

Hotel Details: 

The Holiday Inn Orlando is close to all major attractions and within walking distance of the Disney Springs area. The rooms are spacious and clean, and the staff is friendly and helpful.

The hotel has an on-site restaurant, grab-and-go market, fitness center, and pool. If you’re looking for a convenient, comfortable, and affordable place to stay in Orlando, the Holiday Inn Orlando is a great option.

Shuttle Details:

The hotel offers a free shuttle service to all four Disney theme parks every hour.

Guests will receive a QR code at check-in that provides the shuttle schedule for departures and returns, but shuttles usually run every hour. The shuttles do run to Early Theme Park Entry but don’t run to special events such as the runDisney or After Hours Events.

Holiday Inn Orlando is an 8-minute walk from Disney Springs.

16. Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Lake Buena Vista

Hotel Class: 3 Stars

Address: 13351 State Road 535, Orlando, FL 32821

Phone: (407) 239-4500

Website: https://www.hiresortlbv.com

Early Theme Park Entry: No

Hotel Details:

The Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Lake Buena Vista is just minutes from all the fabulous theme parks and attractions of Walt Disney World. In addition to its convenient location, the Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Lake Buena Vista also features a fitness center, arcade, heated outdoor pool, on-site dining options, and spacious guestrooms. Plus, it’s relatively affordable and one of the pet-friendly hotels in the area.

Shuttle Details:

A complimentary shuttle brings guests to the Ticket and Transporation Center. From there, guests can board Disney transportation to their desired location within Walt Disney World. The first shuttle leaves the Holiday Inn at 7:40 AM, with two more departures at later times in the morning.

Please consult the Front Desk or call ahead for the latest shuttle departure and pick-up times.

17. Liki Tiki Village

Hotel Class: 3 Stars

Address: 17777 Bali Blvd, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Phone: (407) 239-5000

Website: https://www.likitiki.com

Early Theme Park Entry: No

Hotel Details:

Located seven miles from Walt Disney World in Orlando, Liki Tiki Village Resort offers spacious one, two, and three-bedroom fully furnished condos, all with a living room, dining room, full kitchen, and washer/dryer.

The resort features an on-site water park called Liki Tiki Lagoon Water Adventure, where you can relax and cool off after returning from the theme parks. Among the features of this 220,000-gallon water park are five slides, a wave pool, an erupting volcano, a waterfall, spouting tiki heads, dancing fountains, a toddler’s area, and a poolside bar and grill named Shipwreck Sally’s.

Shuttle Details:

Liki Tiki Village provides guests with complimentary shuttles to and from Disney World. Shuttle schedules are listed below.

Departures:

  • 10:30 AM for Magic Kingdom
  • 11:55 AM for Magic Kingdom

Return Shuttle:

  • 5:00 PM from Hollywood Studios (Lane #68)
  • 10:35 PM from Epcot (Lane #33)

View Current Liki Tiki Shuttle Schedule

The hotel does not provide complimentary transportation to and from Disney special events.

18. Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista

Hotel Class: 3 Stars

Address: 8442 Palm Parkway, Orlando, FL 32836

Phone: (407) 996-7300

Website: https://www.rosenlbv.com

Early Theme Park Entry: No

Hotel Details:

The Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista is an affordable, AAA three-diamond hotel and an official Walt Disney World Good Neighbor hotel.

The hotel features an on-site breakfast buffet at Boardwalk Buffet Restuarant, a “Kids Eat Free” program, dinner at Comfort Zone Bar & Grille, and Lite Bite Mini-Market & Deli in the lobby. Guests can enjoy two heated swimming pools, a splash zone, an arcade, and a free shuttle service to Disney World.

Shuttle Details:

Platinum Transportation provides courtesy shuttle services to the theme parks. You can find a sample schedule below.

View Current Rosen Inn Lake  Buena Vista Shuttle Schedule

In the most recent schedule, shuttles depart for Hollywood Studios at 9:25 AM, Epcot at 10:30 AM, and Disney Springs at 4:25 PM. Return shuttles leave the theme parks and Disney Springs several times between 4 PM and 11:15 PM.

19. Shades of Green at Walt Disney World

Hotel Class: 3 Stars

Address: 1950 West Magnolia Palm Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Phone: (407) 824-3400

Website: https://www.shadesofgreen.org

Early Theme Park Entry: Yes

Hotel Details:

Shades of Green Resort is a high-rated, family-friendly resort within Walt Disney World. The US Department of Defense (DOD) owns the hotel, and all rooms are reserved exclusively for US military members and their families.

Shades of Green has all the amenities you would expect from any top-rated resort: nearly 600 rooms and suites, a selection of recreational activities, restaurants, spa, fitness center, two pools, self- and valet parking, bellhop service, free Wi-Fi, self-service laundry facilities, a military ticket sale office, etc.

Shuttle Details:

Shades of Green offers complimentary bus transportation to Disney’s four theme parks. There is a bus pick-up and drop-off area in the lower lobby past the Express Cafe.

Buses run every 20 to 30 minutes throughout the day. Check with the hotel or website before your arrival, as schedules are subject to change.

View Current Shades of Green Shuttle Schedule

Here are to guidelines for the free shuttle:

  • Before you board the bus, you must show your (1) resort ID card and (2) military ID card. You can use one resort ID for up to five guests.
  • Your guests must present their photo IDs and resort IDs if you are not the sponsor. All guests 18 and over must present a valid military or state-issued photo ID.
  • Kids ages 15-17 only need to present their resort IDs.
  • A parent or guardian must accompany children 14 years old and under (no id required)

20. Staybridge Suites Orlando Royale Parc Suites

Hotel Class: 3 Stars

Address: 5876 W. Irlo Bronson Hwy Kissimmee, FL 34746

Phone: (407) 396.8040

Website: https://www.royaleparcsuitesorlando.com

Early Theme Park Entry: No

Resort Details:

The all-suite resort hotel in Kissimmee offers convenient access to Walt Disney World. Several features include spacious one and two-bedroom suites with kitchenettes, free theme park shuttle services, free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, on-site pizzeria, playground, arcade, laundry facilities, and designed pet-friendly accommodations. There’s also a large pool and tiki bar with daily happy hour specials.

Shuttle Details:

The hotel offers complimentary scheduled transportation to the area attractions as follows:

Departures:

  • To Magic Kingdom: 10:45 AM and 11:45 AM
  • To EPCOT or Hollywood Studios: 8:35 AM, 9:30 AM, and 11:40 AM

Returns:

  • Magic Kingdom: 8:00 PM and 11:00 PM
  • EPCOT: 9:00 PM and 10:00 PM

21. Westgate Town Center Resort

Hotel Class: 3 Stars

Address: 7700 Westgate Blvd, Kissimmee, FL 34747

Phone: (407) 396-2500

Website: https://www.westgateresorts.com/hotels/florida/orlando/westgate-town-center-resort

Early Theme Park Entry: No

Hotel Details:

The Westgate Town Center Resort & Spa is in Kissimmee, just minutes from Walt Disney World. There are a variety of accommodations at the resort, including small Deluxe Studio Villas and spacious Four-Bedroom Deluxe Villas with complete furnishings.

The on-site Shipwreck Island Waterpark provides a lazy river, water slides, water cannons, and a splash pad. Westgate Town Center Resort also offers several dining options, including a Mexican restaurant, sports bar and grill, and a pizzeria.

Shuttle Details:

Westgate Resorts have a few local hotels with Disney World shuttles, one being Westgate Town Center Resort.

There are two to three shuttle departures in the morning and two to three pick-ups at the parks in the evening. This service requires a reservation with the VIP desk in advance. There is no continuous shuttle service throughout the day.

Contact the hotel for the most up-to-date schedule.

22. Wyndham Lake Buena Vista

Hotel Class: 3 Stars

Address: 1850 Hotel Plaza Boulevard Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Phone: (407) 828.4444

Website: https://www.wyndhamlakebuenavista.com

Early Theme Park Entry: Yes

Hotel Details:

The Wyndham Lake Buena Vista is a family-friendly resort within the Walt Disney World, just a 5-7 minute walk across a pedestrian Skybridge to Disney Springs. This smoke-free hotel has two outdoor pools, three restaurants, and two bars/lounges (one poolside). There’s also an on-site fitness center and a snack bar/deli.

The Disney View rooms provide spectacular views of the nightly fireworks show.

Shuttle Details:

There is a daily shuttle service between the four main Walt Disney World theme parks. Shuttles to the Disney parks typically run in 30-minute intervals, but hotel guests are advised to check in at the front desk for the latest shuttle schedules and information. Reservations are required.

The hotel doesn’t provide transportation to water parks or special events. To receive wheelchair or scooter assistance, guests must contact the front desk 48 hours in advance.

How to Book Hotels with Disney World Shuttles

For the best experience, we recommend staying at a Disney-owned hotel on Disney property. However, whether you stay at a Disney hotel or one of these non-Disney hotels with Disney World shuttles is up to you.

Do you have questions about your hotel options? The easiest way to find the best hotels at Disney World is to contact a travel agent specializing in Disney Vacations.

Why use a Disney travel agent? They’ll handle all your reservations, ensure you get the lowest rates, and even watch for future discounts to apply to your booking! Plus, they’re always willing to share Disney World tips and tricks, so you get the most out of your trip. And best of all – you won’t pay anything extra to use their services!

Contact The Vacationeer today for a free, no-obligation quote.

Please let us know if we’ve missed any of your favorite hotels with Disney World shuttles. There are just so many hotels in the Orlando area that we couldn’t list them all, but we’d be happy to share any that you think are worth mentioning.

Thanks for reading our list of the best hotels with Disney World shuttles. Have a magical trip!