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Disney's Art of Animation Resort

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Room & Suite (1654)
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Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
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“the lion king”(694 reviews)
“little mermaid”(2,054 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Airport Transportation
Suites
Poolside Bar
Concierge
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
Laundry Service
3 Star Hotel
Be surrounded in the artistry, enchantment and magic of Walt Disney and Disney•Pixar movies. Stay at a Disney Resort hotel that invites you to explore the storybook landscapes seen in such classics as Finding Nemo, Cars, The Lion King and The Little Mermaid. From delightfully themed...
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Location and contact
1850 Animation Way, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830-8400
Hotel website
24.7 km to Orlando Intl Airport
83 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
4.0 km from Walt Disney World Resort
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The pool area is beautiful. The nemo section is my favorite. But the lobby was SO noisy, OMG it was horrible. I would probably choose a moderate hotel next time. The quick service restaurant was very good and had a lot of options !

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed in a Lion King family suite that was really cute and comfortable. We ran into a couple of snags, we had arranged for "magical express for our return trip to the airport, but we didn't get any papers delivered to our door and...More

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Response from Disney-Parks-Resorts, Disney Social Reviews at Disney's Art of Animation ResortResponded yesterday

Thanks for the review, Sharon! I'm glad you enjoyed our Family Suites themed after The Lion King. They have Guests feeling “hakuna matata” since they're the perfect size for families, especially for a longer vacation. I'm sorry that you had some difficulties checking in for...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our family traveled to Disney and had decided to spend a few of the days at Art of Animation. We had previously stayed in the Cars suites and this time we were in the Lion King suites. I had read some reviews that felt that...More

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Response from Disney-Parks-Resorts, Disney Social Reviews at Disney's Art of Animation ResortResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for telling us a bit about your recent visit. I’m delighted that you found the theming in our Lion King Family Suites to be so welcoming! Truly, I adore the landscape in the shower of these units – it’s a wonderful way to wake...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

The context I am writing from is a family vacation to Disney: a family of four, mom, dad, thirteen-year-old, and one-year-old toddler from the midwest United States. Our last visit to Disney was ten years before and we stayed at Pop Century. We wanted to...More

2  Thank Melissa G
Response from Disney-Parks-Resorts, Disney Social Reviews at Disney's Art of Animation ResortResponded 4 days ago

We really appreciate your candid account of your stay with us at Art of Animation. You’ve brought up some key points to consider on any vacation, so thank you. I’m happy to see that our Cast Members were providing that impeccable Disney service that our...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed 4 nights here in July. The Little mermaid standard room was o.k. reminiscent of a motel with a musky smell. The foos court Landscape of flavors was hit or miss. Tip : buy the big pizza it's a better deal and purchase the...More

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Response from Disney-Parks-Resorts, Disney Social Reviews at Disney's Art of Animation ResortResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on Disney’s Art of Animation Resort with us. I’m sorry the dining options and room didn’t feel the best. We never want Guests to experience something lacking in the Resort, so I encourage you to speak to the Front...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$161 - US$504 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#20 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
#24 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
#49 Family Hotel in Orlando
#126 Business Hotel in Orlando
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$161 - US$504 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#20 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
#24 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
#49 Family Hotel in Orlando
#126 Business Hotel in Orlando
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (8091)
Room & Suite (1654)
Pool & Beach (663)
Dining (150)
Family and Play Areas (221)
Amenities (95)
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Michelle R
19 July 2018|
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Michelle R
19 July 2018|
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Response from mamalucci2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, all of the buildings in Art of Animation have elevators. We were on the 3rd flood.
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13 July 2018|
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Response from Christopher R | Reviewed this property |
Hello there! First off, you can call your travel agent and see what they can do...but my experience has been to call the local number for Disney direct, and see what you can do yourself. The local number is +1-407-934-7639... More
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Room Tips
"Finding Nemo buildings are close to the action. Not real refrigerators but electric coolers with questionable..."
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"Cars, Lion King, and Finding Nemo are all family suites...Little Mermaid are single rooms."
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"Ask for the Cars rooms!!!"
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"Smile at everyone you see!"