Disney’s Art of Animation opened in 2012, making it the newest Walt Disney World Value Resort on-site. Theming is centered around favorite Disney & Pixar films, including Cars, Finding Nemo, The Little Mermaid and The Lion King. Now read, 10 Reasons to Love Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Hotel.
1. Large Food Court
On-site at Disney’s Art of Animation guests will find a large food court, named Landscape of Flavors. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Plus, with 5 distinctive food shops, there is sure to be something for everyone.
2. Incredible Theming
Immerse yourself in the world of Disney animation with larger-than-life theming of favorite Animated Disney Characters! Take a walk around for many fun photo opportunities!
3. Disney Skyliner Resort
Disney Skyliner connects 4 Disney Resorts to two Disney parks – EPCOT & Hollywood Studios. Depending on your starting location, the ride to either connecting park is approximately 3-10 minutes away. The quick access and views make this transportation option a great added benefit. This resort also features busses as a transportation option to parks and Disney Springs.
4. Largest Pool on Disney World Property
The Big Blue Pool (resort’s main pool) is the largest pool on Disney Property! This main pool is inspired by Disney-Pixar Finding Nemo featuring a zero entry and music playing underwater! Little ones will love the nearby Schoolyard Sprayground with pop-up jets and Finding Nemo characters. There are also 2 other pools on resort property.
5. Unexpected Fireworks Views
Head to the pool/parking lot area facing towards EPCOT to catch a glimspe of the evening fireworks show right from your Resort! While the eye-level features will not be seen, the fireworks lighting up the night in the sky can be!
6. Family Suites
Family Suites are staying in luxury at a Disney’s Art of Animation. With a separate bedroom, kitchenette area and room to spread out, these are not your standard Resort rooms. Family Suites are ideal for those in a larger group as they sleep up to 6 guests (plus one aged 2 or under).
Guests of Disney’s Art of Animation will have their choice of 3 differently themed Family Suites. The choices are: Cars, Finding Nemo or The Lion King. Each of these suites are found within the matching Courtyard areas in the resort.
Pixel Play Arcade at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort is one of bigger arcades on site. Play classic arcade and video games, as well as try new ones! The arcade is located in the Animation Hall building.
8. Playground & Movies Under the Stars
Little ones will love the Righteous Reef playground, find it in the Finding Nemo courtyard. Slide and play energy off during the day. Then, when night falls enjoy Disney Movies Under the Stars for nighttime entertainment. Guests can enjoy complimentary movies outside in the grassy area located between The Lion King building and Finding Nemo building.
9. Dog-Friendly Resort
Disney’s Art of Animation is a dog-friendly Walt Disney World Resort! Restrictions and fees do apply, guests are allowed up to 2 dogs per room.
10. Jogging Trail
Enjoy a scenic jog or walk along this 1.38-mile trail. Pass by Hourglass Lake and the Resort courtyards inspired by Walt Disney and Disney•Pixar classics Cars, Finding Nemo, The Lion King and The Little Mermaid. Guests can request a map from the Lobby Concierges.
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