Zawadi Marketplace

   Zawadi Marketplace is the only proper store at Jambo House...and you will want to make a point of stopping by.  The space is very large compared to other similar resort stores.  Where The Polynesian and Grand Floridian have multiple smaller stores,Zawadi packs them into one massive shopping experience.
   The decor is appropriately themed in earth tones.  Plenty of browns and yellows here. The real artifacts from the lobby couldn't be implemented here, but the designers did a good job of carrying the theme inside regardless.  There are a few fake african masks flanking the cash registers, and a faux balcony complete with sunset.  The lights aren't as inspired as others found throughout the resort, but are pretty decent considering their humble position.




The vast majority of Zawadi Market is full of souvenirs and merchandise. You will find a lot of generic Walt Disney World stuff here like mugs, calendars, tee shirts and the like.  However, unlike the parks, you're also going to find merchandise themed to Animal Kingdom Lodge as well.  

Rest assured that there is also a large section dedicated to children's toys, clothes, and plush animals.   

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  In addition to all the "fun stuff" there is also plenty of practical goods here as well.  At Zawadi Market you can find basic over the counter medication, toiletries, sunscreen and diapers. If you're enjoying an extended stay at Animal Kingdom Lodge,  and plan on cooking, you will find an assortment of easy to prepare foods. (the villa studios come with a kitchenette and the one bedroom and above villas come with a full kitchen.) There is also a selection of grab and go snacks, soft drinks, beer, wine, and alcohol.