Disney’s Art of Animation Resort falls under the Value Resort category and is located in the Wide World of Sports Resort Area. This resort celebrates the enchanting and magical art of Walt Disney and Disney*Pixar movies. There are even storybook landscapes from Finding Nemo, Cars, The Lion King, and The Little Mermaid waiting to be explored by guests staying here! Guests are transported to the theme parks, as well as Disney Springs, via complimentary buses and the new Disney Skyliner.
Guests have a total of 3 pools from which to choose! The Big Blue Pool was inspired by the movie Finding Nemo and is actually the largest resort pool in Walt Disney World Resort. An interactive water play area can be found located near this pool which is perfect for little ones! The Cozy Cone Pool (inspired by Cars) and the Flippin’ Fins Pool (inspired by The Little Mermaid) are also located on the premises. Additional amenities found at this resort include a jogging trail, playground, arcade, and self-service laundry rooms.
Guests have 2 main room category options from which to choose. The Little Mermaid Standard Rooms can accommodate up to 4 Adults and include 2 Double Beds or 1 King Bed. These rooms include a view of the Courtyard, Pool, or Parking Area. Disney’s Art of Animation is also home to the Family Suites. There are 3 different themes – Cars Family Suites, The Lion King Family Suites, and Finding Nemo Family Suites. With the exception of the theming, all of the Family Suite categories are the same. They each accommodate up to 6 Adults and have views of the Courtyard, Pool, or Parking Area. Each of the Family Suites include 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double-Size Table Bed and 1 Double-Size Sleeper Sofa.
Guests wishing to bring their furry family member (or dog) on vacation with them can stay here as Disney’s Art of Animation Resort is one of the few resorts that are Dog-Friendly.
Landscape of Flavors serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner complete with 4 Disney-themed dining areas and 5 quick-service counters. Guests who are looking for some adult beverages should visit The Drop Off Pool Bar. Disney Resorts Pizza Delivery can also be ordered from Guests’ hotel rooms for dinner or a late-night snack.
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Map
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Written by Adjunct Professor Nicole Newgas, edited by Professor Heather Adamczak