Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas- Kidani Village and Jambo House

DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM VILLAS- Kidani Village and Jambo House
This African-style lodge all-villa Resort boasts its very own 21 acre reserve where over 30 species of wildlife roam. Escape on your own African safari adventure at this magnificent Resort hotel. Inspired by the traditional African kraal, the horseshoe-curved design offers exquisite views of lush savannas—where over 30 species of African wildlife freely roam. Cool off at Samawati Springs, the incredible pool with a 128 foot slide!  Inside enjoy delicious African cuisine with Indian flavors at Sanaa restaurant. Relax in beautifully appointed villa accommodations while immersing yourself in the wonders of the wild. Accommodations include Studios and one- and two-bedroom Villas.

Jambo House is the original building of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. In 2007, some of the guest rooms were converted into 216 villas for Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas. There are still over 950 guest rooms in the Jambo House as part of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.

Kidani Village is separate from Jambo House, with its own front desk for check-in and additional amenities. Kidani Village has 493 villas.

Guests may park and check in at the building at which they are staying.


Jambo House
1 Quick Service location
2 Full Service restaurants
-Boma – Flavors of Africa
-Jiko – The Cooking Place
In-Room Dining: 6am to midnight
Kidani Village
1 Full Service restaurant (lunch and dinner only)

216 Villas (Jambo House)
493 Villas (Kidani Village)
Disabled accessible villas available
All villas non-smoking
Building offers elevators and interior corridors

Jambo House:
Pool bar
2 lounges
Pool: Uzima featuring zero-depth entry and 67 ft long water slide
Child pool
2 whirlpool spas
Children’s playground
Zahantu Health Club & Spa
Massage services

Kidani Village:
Maji Pool bar
Pool: Samawati Springs featuring zero-depth entry and a 128 footlong water slide
2 whirlpool spas
Uwanja Camp wet activity playground

Kids Clubs:
Simba’s Cubhouse
Hours: 4:30 pm to 12 midnight
Supervised activities including toys by Hasbro, free play arcade games (2), arts and crafts, games, Disney movies, and Sony Playstations. Price is $11.50 USD per hour, per child with a two-hour minimum for children ages 3 -12 years old. Advance reservations recommended.
Simba’s Cubhouse provides a complimentary dinner for children in the Cubhouse. Guests can order meals for their children when they check in. Menu items include: peanut butter and jelly sandwich, chicken fingers, mini burger, hotdog,
macaroni and cheese. No outside food, please.

Kid’s Nite Out, Inc.
Kid’s Nite Out caregivers can provide one-on-one in-room childcare in the comfort of a Walt Disney World® Resort room. The professional staff of Kid’s Nite Out gives the child individual attention by playing a variety of fun-filled activities with him/her including reading books, coloring, or playing “I Spy” games. They can also provide a fun, well-trained sitter to just hang out with the family if they need a father’s/mother’s helper. Kid’s Nite Out also plans and works children’s parties, camps, and children’s theme conventions.

Other Services:
Disney Resort Benefits
Merchandise location (gifts, sundries), Kidani Village and Jambo House
Self service laundry facilities
Valet laundry service
Animal Programs:
Watch animals via night vision,watch animal handlers feed, become a junior researcher or go on a cultural safari.
Valet parking

Motorcoach transportation: Travel from Kidani Village to Jambo House via any Theme Park bus, Travel from Jambo House to Kidani Village via the Downtown Disney® bus, Disney Theme Parks, Disney Water Parks, Downtown Disney, Disney Resort Hotels* (*Requires one transfer at a Disney Theme Park)

Check In/Check Out
4:00 PM / 11:00 AM

2901 Osceola Parkway, Bay Lake, FL 32830

Payment Method(s)
Disney Gift Card, Visa, American Express, MasterCard, Discover, JCB