Why stay at the Yacht Club?

The Yacht Club is an elegant, formal 1800s lakeside club. I love this resort for how adult it feels (and the fewer kids it always seems to have), the peaceful lobby where you can grab a drink at the Ale & Compass Lounge, the brass & nautical touches that enhance the theme and the attentive cast members who make sure your stay is exceptional. The resort is great for couples looking for an sophisticated, quieter resort, steak-lovers wanting to indulge in prime cuts at Yachtsman Steakhouse, walkers who want to rely on their own two feet to get them to Hollywood Studios & the International Gateway of Epcot, and those looking for the the best pool on property.




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Bus, Boat, Skyliner

19th Century New England Oceanside Resort



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The nautically themed Yacht Club rooms are tailored, refined, and luxurious. Nods to Disney are few, but what is there is fun to discover (ie: check out the drapes where the whimsy of Disney makes its way into the room). 


  • 1-King Bed 

  • 1-King Bed & a Sofabed

  • 2-Queen Beds

  • 2-Queen Beds & a Sofabed

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  • Views of landscaping, service areas, or parking lots. 


  • Views of landscaping and other parts of the buildings.


  • This can include the lake or a pool, even if you have to lean over your balcony to see it. 

TIP: If you reserved a water view, ask for a higher up floor and a stunning view of Crescent Lake & the Boardwalk.



  • Separate check-in area in a relaxed setting 

  • Club cast members to assist with dining, tours, transportation, and other requests.

  • Nightly turndown service.

  • Club-level-only lounge stocked with complimentary food and beverages throughout the day. For breakfast you can enjoy pastries, fruit, and coffee. During the day there are soft drinks, beer, small sandwiches, and savory bites. In the evening, the lounge will offer desserts and a selection of wine and liqueurs. 








From one of the best steakhouses on property to an old-fashioned ice cream parlor, Yacht Club has several diverse offerings.

NOTE: The is no Food Court at the Yacht Club

Yachtsman Steakhouse

  •  Exceptional steaks, some of the best on property, and the price reflects this 

Ale & Compass Restaurant 

  • This is the Yacht Club’s café. Open breakfast, lunch, and dinner with lots of choices which lean toward the 

Beaches & Cream

  • Disney lists this as a Beach Club restaurant, but since it is smack dab in the middle of the two resorts, I am listing it here as well.

The Market at Ale & Compass

  • Some grab and go items in addition to a few items that are prepared there. Think breakfast and lunch sandwiches

  • But this is not a full scale Food Court like the Moderate and Value Resorts have.  

Private Dining (in the real world it’s called Room Service)

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, late night. 

NOTE: An 18% gratuity, $5.00 delivery charge and 6.5% sales tax will apply to all Private Dining delivery orders.

Ale & Compass Lounge

  • Basically the lobby bar

Crew’s Cup Lounge

  • Enjoy an aperitif before heading in to your Yachtsman Steakhouse meal

Hurricane Hanna’s Waterside Bar & Grill

  • Fantastic pool bar with a well rounded food menu.


  • Magic Kingdom

  • Animal Kingdom

  • Disney Springs

  • Water Parks


  • Epcot's International Gateway

  • Hollywood Studios


  • Hollywood Studios


  • Epcot's International Gateway

  • Hollywood Studios

The Yacht Club is one of the most 'Adult' resorts on property. With its formal setting and convention center crowd, you see fewer kids here than other places. - You might spot a ceremony taking place in the Wedding Gazebo - The quiet pool is serene, beautifully landscaped, and out-of-the-way - Views of Crescent Lake at night -

- Best resort pool in all of Walt Disney World. Sand-bottomed pool, lazy river, waterslide, elevated tanning deck, three hot tubs, friendly for both kids and adults, all in a total of 3-acres.
- Formally landscaped quiet pool where you can find peace and quiet.
- Treat yourself to some luxury. Includes a dedicated Cast Member providing service to the cabanas, cocktail service, ceiling fan, padded furniture, including chairs and couch, television with cable access, charging outlet/USB, mini refrigerator stocked with complimentary sodas and water, fruit basket (may not be available without advance reservation), plush towels, cabinet safe.

• Ship Shape Health Club Shared with the Beach Club resort • Beach Volleyball Complimentary equipment for Disney resort guests • Tennis Complimentary equipment for Disney resort guests • Fishing Excursions Catch-and-release, guided, equipment included • Boat Rentals Mini-boats that seat 2 with a max weight limit of 320 lbs, six-seater boats for some family fun, and pontoon boats which hold 10 people.

• Yacht Club has a convention center, so don’t be surprised to see conventioneers walking around. • You have amazing access to all of the events in World Showcase of Epcot, like the International Food & Wine Festival and the Flower & Garden Show • Christmas In additional to the nautically themed tree, the lobby is host to a gingerbread railroad which winds its way around

Stormalong Bay Pool

Best pool on property. A 3-acre mini waterpark with a sandy bottom pool, a water slide, and a lazy river.

Access to Hollywood Studios & Epcot

Love Hollywood Studios and/or Epcot? Then Yacht Club is in a prime location for you.

Wander around Crescent Lake to the lively BoardWalk for restaurants, nighttime activities & shopping.

Across from the BoardWalk






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