In an ongoing effort to provide our Disney Resort guests with the best vacation experience possible, we are constantly changing, evolving and improving. We strive to make your visit with us one that you will remember as one of the most enjoyable experiences of your life. On this page, we keep you informed of the progress we’re making and the new ways we can make your stay even more magical than before.
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is pleased to announce an exciting new benefit for hotel guests. The new Disney FastPass+ expands on the previous benefit of being able to reserve entry times at some of the most popular experiences in the Walt Disney World Theme Parks. Hotel guests can now enjoy the exclusive benefit of being able to reserve up to 60 days in advance of their trip and choose from a broader array of options, including Disney Character Greetings, fireworks and parade viewing areas, shows and spectaculars. Disney FastPass+ helps make vacation planning easier for the family and continues to offer guests exclusive benefits of staying at a Walt Disney World hotel.
You can purchase your tickets online, and then just visit www.StartYourDisneyExperience.com or access the MyDisneyExperience mobile app to link yourpark tickets. Then, using your hotel confirmation number and the names of each person in your party, begin making FastPass+ selections.
Unlock the magic of Disney before you leave home. Take advantage of FastPass+ today!
Or stop by the Disney Planning Center in the resort lobby for a full array of Walt Disney Word tickets, insider theme park tips, scheduling of Disney recreational activities, Disney dining reservations, entertainment options and more!
Just in time to celebrate the 25-year anniversary of the world famous resort, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is pleased to unveil our all-new Grand Deluxe guest room.
You have to see this room to believe it! It’s absolutely gorgeous and your family will love the serenity it offers when you return from your busy day. Currently, this room is only available in the Swan wing of the hotel.
Click here to view the new Grand Deluxe guest room and learn more about it.
The 7th annual Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic will take place on October 28th and 29th, 2016. Get your tickets early for this extraordinary event!click here.
Dress up for this “not-so-scary” occasion where all kinds of candies and sweets are just waiting for you to find. You’ll soon discover all the boo-tiful ways that the spirits of the season have transformed the park into a happy haunted hallows… that includes seeing many favorite Disney Characters dressed in their very own Halloween costumes!
Tickets are available for select dates in September and October, including Halloween night! Here ’s a full list of this year’s dates:
September: 2, 8, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 29, 30.
October: 2, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 30 and 31.
It’s never tasted better! Sample authentic cuisine from over 30 global marketplaces and pair great food and wine with the best in music at the Eat to the Beat Concert Series. Plus, discover the secrets of celebrity chefs at demos, Signature Dining events and more! No passport. No worries. Just a culinary trip around the world as you taste Epcot®!
Don’t miss the Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival, Sept. 14–Nov. 14!
An enduring Disney Parks classic, the Main Street Electrical Parade, will take its shimmering farewell trip through Magic Kingdom® Park at Walt Disney World® Resort on Oct. 9, 2016.
Since making its Florida premiere in 1977, the parade has become one of the most beloved entertainment spectacles anywhere. Watching the Main Street Electrical Parade has to become a rite of passage with parents and grandparents eager to share the nostalgic experience with their children. Guests will have one more chance to see the parade and share this special memory, on select nights, before it departs.
Please note the Main Street Electrical Parade at Walt Disney World Resort will not appear during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party nights. Parade dates and times are available on the My Disney Experience app.
Celebrate the holidays with family and friends at the most magical place in the world... the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin.
Click here to visit the holiday dining guide and plan your Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years celebrations!
IT’S OFFICIAL! Santa has voted the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin his all-time favorite resort! Enjoy daily holiday cheer with classic Christmas movies, nightly tree lighting, musical performances and more! Special room rates are available for this festive time of year!
Click here to visit SantasFavoriteResort.com!
Mickey Mouse presides over the holiday festivities during this enchanting after-hours party that showcases special entertainment, including “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade” and a holiday edition of the fireworks spectacular “Wishes,” as well as meet-and-greet opportunities with favorite Disney characters in holiday attire.
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party will take place the following nights:
A festive and vibrant colored light show welcomes guests to the causeway between the Swan and Dolphin on select nights throughout the year! This is especially true for the various holidays and special events taking place at the resort each month.
You’ll enjoy returning from the parks in the evening to find that the entertainment continues with the colorfully-themed causeway lighting putting on a show of its own!
It's our way of saying "Welcome home and have a great night!"
La Nouba™ by Cirque du Soleil® transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary, engaging the imagination from beginning to end with opulent sets, brilliant choreography, theatrical lighting and live music. Featuring mesmerizing high wire and flying trapeze, stunning acro-gymnastic performances and other dynamic displays of coordination and strength, La Nouba™ promises to surprise, excite and mystify.
This is a show sure to please the entire family!
Our new Welcome App was designed to help you learn more about the resort and answer any questions that you may have while checking in and staying at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin. This app allows you to obtain the latest information on theme park hours, resort recreational activities, dining options, transportation, hotel maps, and more!
Click here to learn more about the resort before you arrive.
Now you can learn all about the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin right on your mobile device while you are traveling or on the go. With these new Apps, you can view our hotel videos, browse through our resort photography, learn about our fabulous restaurants and so much more. These Apps are free for you to enjoy!
An all-inclusive dining program for kids and one less thing to worry about for parents.
When kids are happy, parents are happy. That’s why we now offer the SPG® Kids Pass. For a flat daily rate of $25, children (ages 12 and younger) of Starwood Preferred Guest® members can enjoy all-inclusive access to a variety of dining options, including children’s menus, buffets (where available) and beverages at Cabana Bar & Beach Club, The Fountain, Picabu buffet, and Fresh Mediterranean Market.
In addition to our fabulous concierge staff, did you know we have a kiosk in the lobby of each hotel where you can print your boarding passes, browse through restaurant menus, print driving directions, purchase Disney park passes and more? Check out our kiosk online or be sure to visit the kiosk in the lobby when you arrive!
We are pleased to introduce our all-new Personal Pantry service! Personal Pantry replaces the traditional in-room mini bar and provides a convenient and extremely affordable option for you to customize and order your favorite snacks and beverages and have them delivered to your guest room's mini-refrigerator! Don't worry about the hassle of bringing your own snacks and beverages with you. Personal Pantry is easy, very economical, and there are no delivery or service charges!
Simply contact Room Service when you are ready to place your order. Menus are available in your guest room so you can order at your convenience. Our staff will deliver your items to your room and stock them for you promptly or at any pre-designated time.
Enjoy this Personal Pantry service 24 hours a day!*
*Due to the unique nature of our Personal Pantry Service, this amenity is not available for groups.