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The Little Mermaid Standard Room
260 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Family Suite (Lion King)
550 square feet
1 Queen Bed, 1 Double Sofa Bed and 1 Twin Murphy Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 6 guests
(up to 5 children)
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Finding nemo family suite
550 square feet
1 Queen Bed, 1 Double Sofa Bed and 1 Twin Murphy Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 6 guests
(up to 5 children)
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Cars family suite
550 square feet
1 Queen Bed, 1 Double Sofa Bed and 1 Twin Murphy Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 6 guests
(up to 5 children)
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Family Suite
550 square feet
1 Queen Bed, 1 Double Sofa Bed and 1 Twin Murphy Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 6 guests
(up to 5 children)
Select dates to see price

Get an overview of this hotel
Family-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort in Bay Lake, near Disney's Hollywood Studios®

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
24-hour front desk

Located in Lake Buena Vista (Bay Lake), Disney's Art of Animation Resort is within a 15-minute drive of Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park and Disney Springs®. This family-friendly resort is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Disney's Hollywood Studios® and 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.

Stay in one of 2104 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and an arcade/game room. This resort also features gift shops/newsstands, a television in a common area, and tour/ticket assistance. Spending a day of fun is easy with the complimentary theme park shuttle.

Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the resort's room service (during limited hours). Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 6:00 AM to 11:30 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Disney's Art of Animation Resort

1850 Animation Way, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Renovations & Closures

This property is closed from 20 March 2020 to 13 June 2020 (dates subject to change).

This property is closed from 20 March 2020 to 13 June 2020 (dates subject to change).

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Disney's Art of Animation Resort features 3 outdoor swimming pools. 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 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. Onsite parking is available (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
  • Free airport transportation
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 2012
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 2104
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Number of buildings/towers - 11
  • Arcade/game room

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Free WiFi
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Disney's Art of Animation Resort offers 2104 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. This Lake Buena Vista resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Phone
  • Towels provided
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Television
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • DVR
  • Linens not available
  • Mini-fridge

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:00 AM and 11:30 AM.

Disney's Art of Animation Resort has a restaurant on site.

Late night fare is available from room service (during limited hours).

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

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.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 18

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)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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. 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Only service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

No rollaway/extra beds available

Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 30 for adults, 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.

Hotel Names

  • 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
  • Disney's Art Of Animation
  • Disney's Art of Animation Resort Resort
  • Disney's Art of Animation Resort Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Art of Animation Resort Resort Lake Buena Vista

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.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) guests.

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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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