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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort in Bay Lake with 3 outdoor swimming pools

Popular highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities

Located in Lake Buena Vista (Bay Lake), Disney's Art of Animation Resort is within a 10-minute drive of Disney's Boardwalk and Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park.

This family-friendly resort is 3.1 mi (5 km) from ESPN Wide World of Sports and 3.1 mi (5.1 km) from Disney's Hollywood Studios®.

Make yourself at home in one of the 1984 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and irons/ironing boards.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Additional features at this resort include an arcade/game room, gift shops/newsstands, and a television in a common area. If you're planning a day at a nearby theme park, you can hop on the complimentary shuttle.

Enjoy a satisfying meal at Landscape of Flavors serving guests of Disney's Art of Animation Resort. Relax with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).

Disney's Art of Animation Resort

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Disney's Art of Animation Resort features 3 outdoor swimming pools and an outdoor pool. The resort offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3-star property offers access to a business center. This family-friendly resort also offers tour/ticket assistance, an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a theme park shuttle are complimentary for guests. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Disney's Art of Animation Resort has designated areas for smoking.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Restaurant 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 1984 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 11 
  • Arcade/game room 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pools  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Phone 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Hair dryer 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Flat-panel TV 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

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

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor pool.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.
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.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50.00 per pet, per night
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

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 are 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.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

No rollaway/extra beds available

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. Contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD $13.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Animation Art Resort
  • Animation Resort
  • Art Animation
  • Art Animation Resort
  • Disney's Animation
  • Disney's Animation Resort
  • Disney's Art Animation Resort
  • Disney's Art Animation Resort Hotel
  • Disney's Art Animation Resort Hotel Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Art Animation Resort Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Art Animation Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Art Animation

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 (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Benefits

Guests staying at this Walt Disney World Resort hotel can enjoy the following benefits during their stay: First access to reserve a limited number of Disney FastPass+ attractions and shows, up to 60 days before they arrive (theme park tickets required); extended theme park hours with Extra Magic Hours at 1 of the Disney theme park each day (theme park tickets required); complimentary resort transportation via motor coaches, ferries, and monorail, providing convenient ways to explore all the theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort; complimentary parking at Walt Disney World Resort hotels and theme parks; complimentary MagicBands to access Disney theme parks (theme park tickets required), unlock guestrooms, check in at FastPass+ entrances for previously selected attractions and entertainment, and make payments at shops and restaurants; complimentary roundtrip airport service between Orlando International Airport and select Resort Hotels via motor coach with Disney’s Magical Express, including luggage delivery straight to guestrooms; resort Hotel entertainment, including themed pools with slides, outdoor Disney movie screenings, and Disney Character Dining experiences.

Valid Theme Park admission tickets and online registration required for Disney FastPass+ attractions and entertainment (the number of selections guests can can make and available arrival windows are limited). To book airport transportation, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival; contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email. Offer subject to availability. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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