Although these resorts are not Disney owned they are spectacular resorts. The Swan resort has a 46 foot Swan on the roof. The Dolphin resort boasts a 56 foot tall Dolphin. These two resorts are operated by Westin and Sheraton. Guests who stay at these resorts enjoy the same benefits that Disney Resort guests do. The only thing Swan and Dolphin resort guests do not get to take advantage of is the room key charging feature.
Room Features at the Swan and Dolphin Resort
Rooms at the Dolphin are decorated in a light hearted fashion. All rooms feature two double beds or one king bed. The rooms also have refrigerators, vanity - dressing area, irons and ironing boards and coffee makers. The Dolphin has 136 suites. Concierge rooms and suites are available.
Rooms at the Swan resort has either one king size bed or two queen beds. Safes and refrigerators are also in the rooms. There are 45 concierge rooms and they are located on the 11th and 12 the floors. There are also 64 suites.
Where to eat at the Swan & Dolphin
Tubbi's - Cafeteria
Splash Grill- A poolside cafe
Pailo- Fine Italian eatery
Juan & Only's - Southwestern Food
Shula's Steak House - Newest Eatery
Garden Grove Cafe - Saturday Character Breakfast
Dolphin Fountain - Homemade ice cream, burgers, malts and more
Coral Cafe - Buffet as well as a la carte. Sunday is Character Breakfast.
Cabana Bar & Grill - Full Service pool side
Beverages at the Swan and Dolphin
Copa Banana- Located in the Dolphin Resort
Lobby Court- Located in the Swan Resort
Kimonos- Located in the Swan Resort
Only's Bar & Jail- Located in the Dolphin Resort
Shula's Steak House Lounge- Located in the Dolphin Resort
What To Do at the Swan & Dolphin Resort
There are tons of things to do at these two resorts. How about renting a hydro bike or pedal boat and take a little journey around the resort? Feel like heading to the salon? Stop by the Niki Bryan Shop in the Dolphin Resort. They offer everything from hairstyling to manicures. In the mood for shopping? Head to the Disney Cabanas located in the lobby of the Swan Resort. There are also four specialty shops located at the Dolphin Resort. What about the kids? Take them to Camp Dolphin for supervised activities from 1:30pm - 4:00pm and is available for children 4 - 12. Their is a small charge per child. There are three pools here also. You have a large lap pool, a grotto pool with a slide and a small rectangular pool. Several whirlpools are available also. Just want to relax for a day? Hop in a hammock located on the beach and just sit back and relax!
You can travel to Epcot or Disney-MGM Studios by ferry boat or walkway. Buses take you everywhere else.