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3 outdoor pools
3 outdoor pools
3 outdoor pools
Flat-screen TV

Guest reviews

4.3/5 Excellent
1,061 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

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Explore the area

Popular LocationESPN Wide World of Sports9 min drive
Popular LocationDisney's Blizzard Beach Water Park10 min drive
Popular LocationDisney's Hollywood Studios®11 min drive
AirportOrlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.)29 min drive

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  • Cars family suite

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 550 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    More detailsCars family suite
  • Family Suite

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 550 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    More detailsFamily Suite
  • Finding nemo family suite

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 550 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    More detailsFinding nemo family suite
  • Family Suite (Lion King)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 550 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    More detailsFamily Suite (Lion King)
  • The Little Mermaid Standard Room

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 260 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsThe Little Mermaid Standard Room

About this area

Lake Buena Vista

Disney's Art of Animation Resort is located in Lake Buena Vista's Bay Lake neighbourhood. Disney Springs® is worth exploring if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Disney's Hollywood Studios® and Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park. Travelling with kids? Don't miss Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park.

Visit our Lake Buena Vista travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • ESPN Wide World of Sports - 9 min drive
  • Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park - 10 min drive
  • Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park - 11 min drive
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios® - 11 min drive
  • Epcot® - 13 min drive

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • Landscape of Flavors - 6 min walk
  • The Drop Off Pool Bar - 8 min walk
  • Petals Pool Bar - 12 min walk
  • Biergarten Restaurant - 6 min drive
  • Tutto Italia Ristorante - 6 min drive

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 accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with cable 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 and 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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on 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.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed
Dogs only
2 per room
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)

Property payment types

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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 may be 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.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Contactless check-in is available.
  • 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.

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Disney's Art of Animation Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Disney's Art of Animation Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Disney's Art of Animation Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Disney's Art of Animation Resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has 3 outdoor pools.
Is this resort pet-friendly?
Yes, this property allows dogs (limit 2 per room). Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Disney's Art of Animation Resort?
Self-parking is available for USD 15 per night.
What time is check-in at Disney's Art of Animation Resort?
Check-in is from 3 PM to midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Disney's Art of Animation Resort?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does this resort provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a free airport shuttle.
Where is Disney's Art of Animation Resort located?
Located in Lake Buena Vista, this family-friendly resort is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Disney's Hollywood Studios® and Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park. Disney Springs® and Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Disney's Art of Animation Resort

4.3
Excellent
5 - Excellent
601
4 - Good
281
3 - Okay
118
2 - Mediocre
35
1 - Poor
26
4.4
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

1/5

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Amazing experience

    It's a beautiful resort and enjoyed walking the grounds. All the staff were very friendly and always asking if they can help you with anything. The suites are so much fun to see. Can't wait to go back again.

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    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, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 3 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