Osborne Lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios! An amazing sight to see Magic Kingdom Park is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando. Owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company through its Parks and Resorts division, the park opened on October 1, 1971, as the first of four theme parks at the resort. Initialized by Walt Disney and designed by WED Enterprises, its layout and attractions are based on Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, and is dedicated to fairy tales and Disney characters.
The park is represented by Cinderella Castle, inspired by the fairy tale castle seen in the 1950 film. In 2015, the park hosted 20.49 million visitors, making it the most visited theme park in the world for the tenth consecutive year and the most visited theme park in North America for at least the past fifteen years.[1] An example of many sand sculptures within the lobbies of this grand hotel. Cinderella Castle Bay Lake,Florida:🏰👑 Sometimes, you can't get away to travel. That's when I go to EPCOT (I live only 1 hr away). I ride Soarin & pretend I'm really there. Can't stop a girl from Dreamin!
#EndlessSummer Why spend $10,000 or more on a Safari in Africa, when you can go to Disney's Animal Kingdom and spend less than half of that!
Every year thousands of people descend on Walt Disney World Florida and I am usually one of them.
Disney World happens to be one of my favorite places in the world. I have been to Walt Disney World almost EVERY year since I was in high school.
Now that I am in my 30's I still love the place. There really is something for everyone. At the Animal Kingdom park you can get up close to stunning creatures and have a great yet SAFE time doing it. I always say EVERYONE needs to experience Disney World at least once in their life.
One day I hope to be able to take a safari ride in Africa but until then I will continue my safari rides at Animal Kingdom. #LoveMyTown
Celebration, FL. The town Disney built, complete with adorably unique homes, white picket fences, and the town center.
I love that Celebration has small town charm, but is close to the major Orlando attractions. One of the best parts of completing the Round the World tour at Epcot Center is the performances given by all the artists in each country. This was in China, and the dancers had all of the onlookers mesmerized. As I've gotten older, I've grown out of some of the other parks at Disney and really come to enjoy strolling through Epcot. Maybe it's a sign that I'm getting older, but I felt like it made a lot of sense considering how much I've fallen in love with travel. Visiting each country at Epcot only made me want to visit those places in real life. #colorful Never tire of this landmark.... amazing at night.
Morocco Pavillion at Epcot in Disneyworld
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#bestof5
#patterns Giant gingerbread house in lobby of Grand Floridian Hotel. They start baking four months previous for the tiles needed for this huge house. Out for a sunset walk with my wife here in Disney Springs, Fl Christmas at MK. An unbelievable array of millions of lights at the sadly past Osborne Family Lights. One of Disney's greatest mistakes, removing this phenom. Enjoying an awesome beer at the greatest place in Epcot Our #weekendgetaway was to Disney World! Although it was a typical rainy, hot, summer Florida day, we still got a lot done in this short trip! One of the best moments was on the Kilimanjaro Safari in Animal Kingdom, where we got up close and personal to some baby elephants playing in the water (we counted about four). The animals were surprisingly active, and we thought it was quite funny that the lions were just sleeping on top of rocks peacefully while it poured. Piggylicious Bacon Cupcake, Epcot Center, Florida I was psyched to visit the mother of all Disney castles :) September, 2012. Caribbean beach resort pond in the morning Downtown Disney/Disney Marketplace - Florida My meeting with Chewbacca, Hollywood Studios Flowering garden celebration at Epcot Epcot Park at Disneyworld
#stunningstructure A picture from a morning boat ride to Downtown Disney from the Port Orleans resort. We were first in line on a Saturday. The rides start at 10:00, but it was quiet that beautiful morning and only a few other people were on the boats. Construction at Downtown Disney has made parking a nightmare. I definitely recommend taking a boat ride there if possible! #waterlust Disney Boardwalk The Dolphin and its sister property the Swan are within the Walt Disney World property. Keep in mind these are Starwood hotels not Disney hotels so... the process for getting any reservations, park passes or things like linking your fastpass are going to be a bit of a hassle. I have been here dozens of times over the past twenty years working various conventions and that's primarily the hotels specialty. Expect to see large groups of conventioneers with name badges taking over every little space and then all disappearing at once into workshop and general session meeting rooms. As a business meeting hotel it works... going to the parks ? Not my first choice.
As to being a #StunningStructure ... I am always impressed by the giant lotus flower fountains and clamshell waterfalls that balance out the pyramid on the Dolphin. The walk from the Swan to the Dolphin gives a wonderful view. Lined with majestic royal palms and mirror lakes on either side the property's landscaping certainly keeps up with the high bar set by its neighboring Disney properties. Amphicar Rides !! I have to get one of these... Amphibious Classic cars are about as cool as it gets! These rare “Amphicars” drive on land and in the water. For a mere $125 you get your own car with a Captain and up to three people. This is the only place in the world you can experience this unique ride! Disney Springs hosts the world’s largest, hand-painted helium balloon!
The balloon was custom-built for Disney by the Paris-based company Aérophile and is filled with 210,000 cubic feet of helium. The balloon’s basket holds about 30 people and rises on tethers to around 400 feet.
That big sucking sound is not a hole in the balloon ... it’s coming from your wallet. Expect to pay about $20 for adults and $15 for the kiddies for this short ride. Hey, you're on vacation. Go ahead and have the mac and cheese hot dog :) Last time for the beautiful Osborne Family lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Let them know if you're disappointed. Our annual summer trip to Disney World! Although it was a typical rainy, hot, summer Florida day, we still got a lot done in this short trip! One of the best moments was on the Kilimanjaro Safari in Animal Kingdom, where a lot of the animals were super close to our Epcot Mountains at Animal Kingdom. 🇱🇷 One of my favorite landmarks in Walt Disney World. Yummy! Cinderellas Castle Just some Christmas in July. Cool photo taken from the boat house Manatee exhibit at Living Seas Epcot. Such gentle creatures. Experimental Prototype Community of tomorrow.
Photo taken with my iPhone 5.
Animal Kingdom. I know zoo's aren't very popular these days but personally I enjoy Animal Kingdom and in particular the safari ride.
#disney #florida #disneyworld #safari #zoo #animal Pure adrenaline at the Lights Motor Action show. Love Florida clouds. Really took this photo as a Mickey's Sorcerers Hat #disneymagic #florida #usa The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights is a spectacular collection of holiday lights that one Arkansas family collected and donated to Disney World in Orlando.
The lights have been on display for 20 years every holiday season and will cease their annual celebration as of Jan. 3, 2016, so see it while you can!
The lights are in the Streets of American section of the park. Access is and are included with the regular admission to Disney's Hollywood Studios.
#lights
#holidays
#Disney
#amusement
#Orlando
#FLorida
#UStravel
#colorful The Stormtroopers guarding Hollywood Studios. Day 43 - Resting in Disney Springs.
A couple dressed in their silvery best in honour of Alice in Wonderland. View of the Boardwalk from the Beach Club Resort. Waiting for the boat home.
#stunningstructures Animal kingdom
A magical atmosphere that leaves a permanent smile on your face. Legos #thetreeoflife amazing piece of engineering and art. My meeting with Darth Vader at Hollywood Studios Fireworks at Marriott World Center Great morning View over looking the pool So much yummy and different foods Magic kingdom! Beach Club Villas at night Beautiful pool A little Disney magic in one of the clock tower in Germany. Don't miss the Indiana Jones stunt show, great entertainment and a nice shady spot to sit. Tip: get there a few minutes early and raise your hand for a chance to be an extra (speaking from 1st hand experience, it's lots of fun! ) Blue skies with the House of Blues The super fun swimming pool at Disney's Boardwalk inn. Once you tire from the water slide you can take a lovely walk along side the boardwalk filled with shops and restaurants. We drove over for the day to visit my sister Malathi and her friend Prahba and visited had a great Birthday lunch and walked around Downtown Disney.
The Ghiradelli Ice Cream waffle cone was outrageously good. I love this little discovery at Disney's Animal Kingdom. It's tucked away in one of the most bustling areas of the park. What a happy message :) After a long day in the park and Illuminations fireworks in the evening, I took this picture with my iPhone 6+ as I was heading to the trams. Goofy at Chef Mickey's Morning explorations Disney World on a misty day Cinderella's Castle is a symbol of the happiest place on Earth, of youthful joy, and of fairy tales come true. #cinderella #disney #waltdisneyworld #disneyworld #cinderellascastle #castle #stunningstructures Beautiful light display in the clouds looking st the Bohemian Hotel World Disney World Scaaaaary! Helado de maiz...mmm... Planet Earth. Epcot Center at night! This photo was taken at 21th February 2014 from an IPhone 6 without flashlight. #epcot #atnight Young mouseketeer, doing what comes naturally at Downtown Marketplace. Cars that float! Had to be Disney behind this magical creation. Downtown Disney. We had dinner with good friends from New York Carol Nemore and Jerry Andritz at the Rain Forest Cafe in Downtown Disney. We had an excellent meal and good times with great friends.
Many awesome Coral Aquariums with bright tropical fish. One day I will get to see real prayer flags in Asia, until then these will have to do!
#prayerflags #asia #disney Everyone of us has grown by watching this castle in cartoons !! Disney !! Glimpse of Spaceship Earth from the World Showcase. Mickey at Chef Mickey's - Contemporary Resort Disney World, Florida One of my favourite rides, really enjoying all the new Star Wars additions to the park too.  Disney Tip: Visit the parks mid-week for smaller crowd sizes. #LifeAtExpedia Cool 👌 View from our room of the river. #green #Disney Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow... Right near the tea cups in Magic Kingdom 💕 #springfun Spaceship Earth at night is spectacular. My favorite time to go is in the fall when there are less crowds. #Patterns Disney knows how to cruise. If you haven't been, start planning. Incredible service and food. Fun for the entire family. Morning walk not too shabby this morning. The new Morimoto Asia in Walt Disney World's Disney Springs. I haven't tried the duck yet, but I will eventually! The Marriott World in Orlando now has a nightly laser show Sunset at Epcot Animal Kingdom is one of my favorite places to photograph in the evening, especially when there's a beautiful sunset as the backdrop. #lifeatexpedia #waltdisneyworld #animalkingdom Riverof lights depicting river ganga and mount everest india,Asia. Lightshow. Sunrise on the lake this morning
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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Walt Disney World Resort in Florida with 3 outdoor pools and free theme park shuttle

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Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Business center
Laundry facilities

In Walt Disney World Resort in Florida

This family-friendly Walt Disney World Resort hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, is within 2 miles (3 km) of ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Disney’s BoardWalk. Disney's Hollywood Studios® and Epcot® are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Finding Nemo-themed pool

This resort honors the rich history and stunning artistry of Disney animation and features a Finding Nemo-themed outdoor pool, the largest in Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Free WiFi in public areas is provided, and there's a free shuttle to the theme park.

Spacious, Disney-themed family suites

All 1984 of the resort's family-friendly suites are brightly decorated with scenes and characters from classic Disney movies and offer free WiFi, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and hair dryers. Other home comforts include safes, phones, and ironing boards.

Disney's Art of Animation Resort

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort features 3 outdoor pools, including one with a fun Finding Nemo theme. Guests of all ages will love the American and international fare on offer at the Landscape of Flavors restaurant, and parents can relax with a drink at the welcoming poolside bar. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A theme park shuttle is complimentary for guests. Onsite parking is available at a surcharge.

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

  • Express check-in 
  • 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) 
  • 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

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • 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 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free WiFi 
  • 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.

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. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
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 accommodation, 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 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 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.

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 accommodation, 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

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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