Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge)

Resort category: Disney Vacation Club

WDW Prep Favorite: No

Pros: Most affordable of the Deluxes, one of the most beautiful at Christmas, great theming, beautiful grounds, can take boat ride to Magic Kingdom, on-site child care available, can view Electrical Water Pageant

Cons: Buses sometimes shared

Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge) room options

Room typeBed sizeMax people per roomFloor Plan
Deluxe StudioQueen5
1 Bedroom VillaKing4
2 Bedroom VillaKing8

Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge) room prices

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Nightly Rate
Room Type

Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge) resort map

Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge)

Scheduled refurbishments

Name: Wilderness Lodge Construction

Description: Hidden Springs leisure pool, resort beach, playground, fire pit, nature trail, boat and bike rentals, and spa treatments will be unavailable. The main feature pool will remain open.

From: 10/26/2015

To: 12/31/2017


Other info

  • How to rent DVC points to stay in a Deluxe Villa and pay moderate prices
  • Photo tour of Boulder Ridge Villas
  • DISboards.com thread with lots of pics and info
  • Boulder Ridge Villas Recreational Calendar

    Every Walt Disney World resort offers regularly scheduled activities for guests. The Recreational Calendars are published monthly and list everything that has been planned. Check out the Boulder Ridge Villas Recreational Calendar for the current month's schedule.

    Wilderness_Lodge_recreational_calendar

    How to get from Boulder Ridge Villas to anywhere at Disney World

    wdt_ID Starting Point Ending Point How to get there
    1 All-Star Movies All-Star Music Follow these steps:
    • Walk (takes about 5-7 minutes)
    • Arrive at your destination
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    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    2 All-Star Movies All-Star Sports Follow these steps:
    • Walk (takes about 15 minutes)
    • Arrive at your destination
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    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    3 All-Star Movies Animal Kingdom Follow these steps:
    • Bus to Animal Kingdom
    • Arrive at your destination
    Headed to an early morning breakfast reservation at Animal Kingdom? Buses to Animal Kingdom from Disney resorts usually start running around 7-7:15 a.m. daily.
    Want to get there faster?
    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    4 All-Star Movies Animal Kingdom Lodge - Jambo House (main bldg) Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
      (both resorts are closest to Animal Kingdom, so that bus will likely be your best option)
    • Bus to Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village bus stop
    • Arrive at your destination
    Want to get there faster?
    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    5 All-Star Movies Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village
    Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
      (both resorts are closest to Animal Kingdom, so that bus will likely be your best option)
    • Bus to Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village bus stop
    • Arrive at your destination
    Want to get there faster?
    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    6 All-Star Movies Art of Animation Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
      (All-Star Movies is closest to Animal Kingdom, and Art of Animation is closest to Hollywood Studios, so those buses will likely be your best choices)
    • Bus to Art of Animation
    • Arrive at your destination
    7 All-Star Movies Bay Lake Tower Follow these steps:
    • Bus to Magic Kingdom
    • Walk (takes about 10 minutes) or    monorail to Bay Lake Tower
    • Arrive at your destination
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    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    8 All-Star Movies Beach Club Villas Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
      (All-Star Movies is closest to Animal Kingdom, so that bus will likely be your best option)
    • Bus to Beach Club
    • Arrive at your destination
    Want to get there faster?
    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    9 All-Star Movies Beach Club Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
      (All-Star Movies is closest to Animal Kingdom, so that bus will likely be your best option)
    • Bus to Beach Club
    • Arrive at your destination
    Want to get there faster?
    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    10 All-Star Movies Blizzard Beach Follow these steps:
    • Bus to Animal Kingdom
    • Bus to Blizzard Beach
    • Arrive at your destination
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    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    Starting Point Ending Point

    Dining options at Boulder Ridge Villas

    Breakfast

    Geyser Point Bar & Grill (breakfast)

    Quick Service

    Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge) - Geyser Point Bar & Grill (breakfast)

    Price (adult/child): $9.00/$5.00

    Location: Wilderness Lodge

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: Yes

    Link to menu

    Pros: Lovely covered outdoor seating (with heaters and retractable walls for cooler months), home-made chips and many unique food options that should appeal to a wide range of tastes

    Cons: Out of the way for a Quick Service meal (unless you are staying at the Wildnerness Lodge)


    Roaring Fork (breakfast)

    Quick Service

    Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge) - Roaring Fork (breakfast)

    Price (adult/child): $10.00/$6.50

    Location: Wilderness Lodge

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Usually good service

    Cons: Mediocre food, small and can be very busy/crowded during peak meal times


    Whispering Canyon Cafe (breakfast)

    Table Service

    Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge) - Whispering Canyon Cafe (breakfast)

    Price (adult/child): $15.00/$7.00

    Location: Wilderness Lodge

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Family-pleasing food (skillets/platters, Mickey waffles) and a fun atmosphere that includes "pony" races and servers that are known for their shenanigans

    Cons: Noisy, little bit pricey


    Lunch

    Geyser Point Bar & Grill (lunch)

    Quick Service

    Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge) - Geyser Point Bar & Grill (lunch)

    Price (adult/child): $12.50/$7.00

    Location: Wilderness Lodge

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: Yes

    Link to menu

    Pros: Lovely covered outdoor seating (with heaters and retractable walls for cooler months), home-made chips and many unique food options that should appeal to a wide range of tastes

    Cons: Out of the way for a Quick Service meal (unless you are staying at the Wildnerness Lodge)


    Roaring Fork (lunch)

    Quick Service

    Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge) - Roaring Fork (lunch)

    Price (adult/child): $11.00/$7.00

    Location: Wilderness Lodge

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Usually good service

    Cons: Mediocre food, small and can be very busy/crowded during peak meal times


    Whispering Canyon Cafe (lunch)

    Table Service

    Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge) - Whispering Canyon Cafe (lunch)

    Price (adult/child): $20.00/$9.00

    Location: Wilderness Lodge

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Family-pleasing food (skillets/platters) and a fun atmosphere that includes "pony" races and servers that are known for their shenanigans

    Cons: Noisy, little bit pricey


    Dinner

    Geyser Point Bar & Grill (dinner)

    Quick Service

    Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge) - Geyser Point Bar & Grill (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $12.50/$7.00

    Location: Wilderness Lodge

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: Yes

    Link to menu

    Pros: Lovely covered outdoor seating (with heaters and retractable walls for cooler months), home-made chips and many unique food options that should appeal to a wide range of tastes

    Cons: Out of the way for a Quick Service meal (unless you are staying at the Wildnerness Lodge)


    Roaring Fork (dinner)

    Quick Service

    Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge) - Roaring Fork (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $11.00/$7.00

    Location: Wilderness Lodge

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Usually good service

    Cons: Mediocre food, small and can be very busy/crowded during peak meal times


    Whispering Canyon Cafe (dinner)

    Table Service

    Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge) - Whispering Canyon Cafe (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $30.00/$17.00

    Location: Wilderness Lodge

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Family-pleasing food (skillets/platters) and a fun atmosphere that includes "pony" races and servers that are known for their shenanigans

    Cons: Noisy, little bit pricey


    Artist Point (dinner)

    Table Service

    Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge) - Artist Point (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $50.00/$28.00

    Location: Wilderness Lodge

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 2 Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Delicious Pacific Northwest food (salmon is a specialty here), often easy to get a reservation

    Cons: Pricey, ambiance isn't the best


    Everything Else

    Territory Lounge

    Table Service

    Boulder Ridge Villas (formerly Villas at Wilderness Lodge) - Territory Lounge

    Price (adult/child): $11.00/$11.00

    Location: Wilderness Lodge

    On the Disney Dining Plan? No, Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Fantastic place to grab a drink and appetizer, great ambiance

    Cons: Can be noisy, Disney Dining Plan credits not accepted


    Boulder Ridge Villa Recreational Calendar

    Boulder Ridge Villa guests have access to the recreational activities at Wilderness Lodge. Check out this month's Wilderness Lodge Recreational Calendar for current offerings.