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Disney's Art of Animation Resort

3-star3 stars
1850 Animation WayLake Buena VistaFL32830United States of America, 0203 027 9779
Family-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort in Bay Lake with 3 outdoor swimming pools
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Great pool
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
Delicious food
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Disney's Art of Animation Resort

Hotel Info: 020 3027 9803

from £147
  • Cars family suite
  • Family Suite
  • Finding nemo family suite
  • Family Suite (Lion King)
  • The Little Mermaid Standard Room

About Disney's Art of Animation Resort

Orlando-area resort near ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

By Hourglass Lake

Disney's Art of Animation Resort is within Walt Disney World Resort and adjacent to Hourglass Lake. It's a 5-minute drive from the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, and the exciting shows, rides, and tours of Disney's Hollywood Studios are a 10-minute drive from the hotel.

Water-park raft rides

With a 6-minute drive, you can be at the entrance to Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, where you can have fun in a wave pool, on raft rides, and in an ice cave. For those who want to see Cinderella's Castle and the Haunted Mansion, Magic Kingdom Park is a 15-minute drive.

3 pools, free bus rides

You can grab a quick bite at Landscape of Flavors, and the hotel has a free bus that takes guests around the resort. Kids can play in the arcade and playground, and the whole family can enjoy swimming or relaxing by 3 plunge pools.

Pizza delivery, free WiFi

If you're hungry, you can have pizza delivered to your guestroom, and each room is uniquely decorated with themes like Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo, and Cars. You get free WiFi in the guestrooms, and suites come with sofa beds, ideal for traveling with a family or group.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 1,984 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
Disney's Magical Express service provides roundtrip motorcoach transportation and luggage delivery to and from Orlando International Airport and select Walt Disney World Resort hotels. Guests who wish to utilize Disney’s Disney's Magical Express must make a reservation in advance through the Disney's Magical Express website or by calling:
U.S. and Canada reservations: 407-939-1936
United Kingdom reservations: 0800-16-90-730

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • RV/bus/truck parking


  • Free theme park shuttle
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside bar
Things to do
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 11
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Landscape of Flavors – This family restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Disney's Art of Animation Resort’s small print

Also known as

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Pet Policy: Reservations in the Cars Family Suites and The Little Mermaid Standard Room booked after October 15, 2017 for arrivals through October 15, 2018 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. Contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 56.25 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Disney's Art of Animation Resort


  • In Bay Lake
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios® (41-minute walk)
  • Disney's Boardwalk (34-minute walk)
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports (34-minute walk)
  • Epcot® (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Disney Springs® (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Walt Disney World® (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)

Getting around

  • Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) 25-min drive
  • Kissimmee Station 26-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • RV, bus, and truck parking
  • Free theme park shuttle

Disney's Art of Animation Resort

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