Coronado Springs and Convention Resort at Walt Disney World. It’s address and telephone number are: 1000 W Buena Vista Drive Lake Buena Vista FL Phone: 407- 939-1000 The Coronado springs is a lakeside American Southwest-themed moderate resort. It is set around Lago Dorado, a 22-acre lake with theming that captures the spirit of Spanish-colonial Mexico. It is located between Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park and Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park. It opened on 1st August 1997. Disney's Coronado Springs Resort also offers 220,000 square feet of flexible function space. The resort is very large and spread out and no section is convenient for everything. However, bell services staff in carts are usually more than happy to give you a lift. The resort is very pleasant to walk around but may involve quite a walk. Room layouts There are 1,967 guest rooms located in 12 x 2-3 story guest buildings set in 3 villages. Rooms were last renovated in 2009. Guest rooms are approximately 314 square feet. There are 224 rooms with king-size beds and 99 accessible rooms. Standard rooms accommodate up to four guests. They have a sink outside the bathroom with sliding wood doors across the sink area. Club level rooms are available in Casitas 9B. These rooms offer views of the lake, courtyard or parking lot. Business Club Level services include personalized Front Desk and Guest Services, turndown service and a lounge with continental breakfast, midday snacks and evening wine (additional fee) and cheese. Casitas village has 1024 guest rooms (981 guest rooms and 43 suites) the buildings are themed on villages commonly found in Santa Fe or Monterey. Ranchos village The Ranchos have a more rustic, rural flavor to them, complete with a small stream. There are 624 guest rooms that are housed in two and three-storey villas. Cabanas village has two-storey Mexican-style adobe bungalows with 319 guest rooms. Amenities 4-cup coffee makers with coffee replaced by mouse keepers are available. Each room has flat screen TVs and dark wood furniture. Each room also has an armoire, small table with two chairs, nightstand, ceiling fan, air conditioning and small wall safe. Hair dryers, iron, and ironing board, and small refrigerator are also standard. Available on request are cribs, bed rails and wheelchairs. Wi-Fi service is available in all Walt Disney World resort hotels at no extra cost. Pool and Recreation The dig site is the main pool area at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort and is themed to represent the important find of a Mayan kingdom during an archaeological dig. A 50-foot Mayan pyramid is the centerpiece of this 120' by 90' pool. Water trickles down stone steps of the Pyramid of the Sun, coming from behind the pyramid is a 123 foot long water slide with a jaguar that spits water at guests as they go down the slide. There is also a children's pool here. Pool towels are available at the Dig Site. There are 3 quiet pools, one at each of the village areas, but guests must bring their room towels here, as pool towels are not offered. Lifeguards are found at the main pool, but not at the quiet pools. Pool hours are from 8 a.m. to midnight for the Dig Site and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. for the quiet pools. Other amenities include a large hot tub, volleyball court, poolside bar, playground themed as an archaeological dig and an arcade. There are 4 bus stops providing complimentary transport around the resort and to other Walt Disney World Resort areas. ◦ Magic Kingdom Park: Take the Magic Kingdom Park bus ◦ Epcot: Take the Epcot bus ◦ Disney's Hollywood Studios: Take the Disney's Hollywood Studios bus ◦ Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park: Take the Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park bus ◦ Downtown Disney Marketplace, Downtown Disney West Side, Downtown Disney: Take the Downtown Disney bus ◦ Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park: Take Downtown Disney bus and transfer to Typhoon Lagoon bus. ◦ Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park: Take the Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park bus Help others by sharing your experiences at the Coronado Springs Resort and convention centre. Have you stayed there? What do you like or dislike? Would you stay there again? Anything at all you would like to share and please feel free to add photos.