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Overview of Disney's Art of Animation Resort

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4.3 / 5Excellent
2,307 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air Conditioning

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Free cancellation on all rooms

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  • Cars family suite

    Cars family suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Double Sofa Bed and 1 Single Murphy Bed
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  • Family Suite

    Family Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Double Sofa Bed and 1 Single Murphy Bed
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  • Finding nemo family suite

    Finding nemo family suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Double Sofa Bed and 1 Single Murphy Bed
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  • Family Suite (Lion King)

    Family Suite (Lion King)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Double Sofa Bed and 1 Single Murphy Bed
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  • The Little Mermaid Standard Room

    The Little Mermaid Standard Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds OR 1 King Bed
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About this area

Lake Buena Vista

Disney's Art of Animation Resort is located in Lake Buena Vista's Bay Lake neighbourhood. Medieval Times and Ripley's Believe It or Not are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Disney's Lake Buena Vista Golf Course and Grand Cypress Golf Club. Travelling with kids? Don't miss Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, or check out an event or a game at ESPN Wide World of Sports.

Visit our Lake Buena Vista travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Disney's Hollywood Studios® - 7 min drive
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports - 9 min drive
  • Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park - 10 min drive
  • Epcot® - 12 min drive
  • Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Orlando Station - 25 min drive
  • Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) - 29 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • On-site dining venue – Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Kids' menu available.

About this property

Disney's Art of Animation Resort

Family-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort in Bay Lake, near Disney's Hollywood Studios®
This resort features 3 outdoor pools, a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas, a free airport shuttle and a free theme park shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include a poolside bar, self parking and dry cleaning. All 2104 rooms offer free WiFi, room service (during limited hours) and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Free local calls, ceiling fans and hairdryers are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Disney's Art of Animation Resort offers 2104 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit.
This Lake Buena Vista resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
3 the outdoor swimming pools are on site.

Awards and affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQIA) guests.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Self parking: USD 15 per night
Free 24-hour return airport shuttle
Airport shuttle on request
Free theme park shuttle

Food and drink

Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 6:00 AM–11:30 AM: USD 5-30 for adults and USD 5-30 for children
1 restaurant
1 poolside bar and 1 bar
Room service available

Things to do

3 outdoor pools
Arcade/game room

Family friendly

3 outdoor pools
Arcade/game room
Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Dry-cleaning service
Free cots/infant beds
Free theme park shuttle
In-room childcare (surcharge)
Laundry facilities
Mini-fridge

Conveniences

ATM/banking services
Lift
Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English
Spanish

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
Wheelchair-accessible business centre
Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible pool
Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
Wheelchair-accessible van parking

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Designated smoking areas
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Climate control (air conditioning)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Ceiling fan
Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

Hairdryer
Shower/bathtub combination
Towels

Entertainment

TV channels
DVR
Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

Mini fridge

More

Connecting rooms available
Desk
Free local calls
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-friendly workspace
Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

  • The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, go to My Disney Experience<br />
  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.
  • <b>Disney's Magical Express</b> service provides roundtrip motorcoach transportation and luggage delivery to and from Orlando International Airport and select <b>Walt Disney World</b> Resort hotels. Guests who wish to utilize Disney’s <b>Disney's Magical Express</b> must make a reservation in advance through the <b>Disney's Magical Express</b> website.

Pets

  • Pets are allowed.
  • Dogs only
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Payment types accepted at this property

American Express
Discover
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 30 for adults, and USD 5 and USD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: USD 15 per night (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Pet Policy: Reservations in the Cars Family Suites and The Little Mermaid Standard Room may include up to 2 dogs per room (surcharge). Pets are not permitted in any other room category. Guests must request a dog-friendly room at time of booking, or by contacting the property in advance of arrival. Guests traveling with their dogs must register them with the front desk and adhere to the pet policies they receive upon registration. Contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Property is also known as

  • Disney's Art Animation Resort Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Art Animation Resort
  • Disney's Art Animation Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Art Animation
  • Disney's Art Of Animation
  • Disney's Art of Animation Resort Resort
  • Disney's Art of Animation Resort Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Art of Animation Resort Resort Lake Buena Vista
All reviews

Guest reviews

4.3

Excellent

5 - Excellent
1,230
4 - Good
676
3 - Okay
285
2 - Mediocre
73
1 - Poor
43
4.4
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
4.4
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Always clean. Large suites. Comfortable beds. Helpful and friendly staff. Bus transportation works very well. Great Disney themes in each area/building. Close to Skyliner terminal.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Property was beautiful. Rooms were very small but we were only there one night. The addition of the Skyliner is absolutely wonderful and also very breezy and relaxing. Kids loved it.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020

1/5

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020