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Disney's Art of Animation Resort

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The incredible Disney's Art of Animation Resort will create for you, as never before, the sensation of being a character inside some of the most popular and beloved Walt Disney Pictures and Disney Pixar animated films of all time. From the magically themed family suites and rooms to the spectacular courtyards and sparkling pools, this new Walt Disney World® Value Resort will ultimately surround your family in the enchantment and fun of your favorite Disney stories.
Location: Disney's Art of Animation Resort is steps away from Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park and ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • mddmarker : Acworth, Georgia
All good except.....

As a family with a 4 year old traveling to Walt Disney World for the first time, we enjoyed our stay at the Art of Animation resort except for one thing. We stayed in one of the Lion King Family Suites and loved the space, the fact it had 2 bathrooms, a table and small kitchenette with a microwave, mini fridge, and coffee maker. The HUGE drawback for us was the beds. The bed was as hard as a rock in the actual bedroom and the pullout sofa bed was not much better. I would only consider this resort again in the future if the beds were replaced.

  • faithnglory : Tyrone, Georgia
Very good but

Suites were really nice and the housekeeping staff was excellent. NIce pool and the gift shop, and dining area was clean, well supplied and organized. Buses were on time. The room location could have been closer as it was the last room in Nemo building. Even checkin desk and staff were superb and very helpful. Heres the fly:Be very careful about the hotel baggage staff. It took THREE HOURS to get our bags to the room. We even had to leave so we wouldn't miss Chef Mickey reservations. Upon returning from dinner, the bags STILL weren't in our room. After calling 2x and waiting 30 minutes.Nothing! After 3 hours total we marched down to luggage and demanded the bags. Finally after 5 minutes a 'porter' finally grabbed our bags to the room. So if you can bypass luggage and take the bags yourself, so much the better

  • allifromWI : West Bend, Wisconsin
Excellent Theming!

We stayed in a Cars family suite. The whole hotel is themed so nicely - lots of cute details! It's not the fanciest place, but it's clean enough & the pools are great! The food court can be a zoo, but that's how it is at all of the value resorts. The service was great everywhere. The room was just a little tight with six people in it (mostly because of six having six sets of luggage), but it was definitely manageable. Having two bathrooms was priceless! The refrigerator & microwave were really helpful, also. Overall, it was a great stay. I would give it 4.5 stars, if I could.

  • FamilyB45 :
Fantastic hotel

From the minute we arrived we loved this hotel. The lLittle Mermaid themed room was fantastic and a massive hit with our daughter. The decor was lovely and we had fantastic room service from a very lovely lady. the 3 themed pools were great and there were lots of activities and fun things to do. The dining facilities were good but could get busy at peak times. There was plenty of meal choices and the staff were mainly very helpful. Our full schedule meant we did not spend too much time at the hotel but we really enjoyed our stay. The Laundry facilities were excellent and reasonably priced.

  • Stacey W :
Adorable and helpful!

You know when you don't know for sure how a recommendation is going to pair with your standards, well Art of Animation lived up to its name. It was convenient, friendly, clever decor, but the suites for families was ideal!!! We loved we could all be in the same room and still close to the main building.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • 864 Rooms
  • 3 Pools
  • Restaurant
  • Bar ping pong 
  • Pixel Play Arcade (fee)
  • Movies under the stars
  • Gift shop
  • Wi-Fi internet (fee)
  • Concierge
  • Shopping
  • Self-parking
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Specialty cruises (fee)
  • Jogging trail
  • Golf nearby
Standard Room (The Little Mermaid) includes:
  • One king or two double beds
  • views of courtyard, pool or parking area
  • A/C
  • TV
  • full bathroom
  • alarm clock
  • iron/ironing board
  • in-room safe
  • Pack 'n Play Playard available
  • mini-fridge
  • Internet ($)
  • rooms accommodate max four guests
  • non-smoking
Family Suites (The Lion King/ Finding Nemo/Cars):
  • One queen bed
  • double Inovabed (a generously sized dining or work table that easily transforms into a comfortable bed)
  • double sleeper sofa
  • views of the parking lot, courtyard or pool
  • master bedroom
  • living room
  • 2 bathrooms
  • mini-kitchen
  • microwave
  • compact refrigerator
  • coffeemaker
  • rooms accommodate max six guests
  • non-smoking
For the Kids - The Schoolyard: interactive wet play area, Playgrounds, Pixel Play Arcade($), Babysitting or child care service($).

Resort Location Map

  • Disney's Art of Animation Resort
    Orlando,United States

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Disney's Art of Animation Resort
1850 Animation Way Lake Buena Vista, Kissimmee, FL 32830-8400

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.