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Room type

The Little Mermaid Standard Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Lion king family suite

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children, 5 infants)


Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly resort with 3 outdoor pools and free airport shuttle


This family-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort is within 2 mi (3 km) of ESPN Wide World of Sports and Disney's Boardwalk. Disney's Hollywood Studios® and Epcot® are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Resort Features

This resort features 3 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and a poolside bar. Free WiFi in public areas is provided, as well as free self parking, a free airport shuttle, and a free theme park shuttle. Other amenities include a business center, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities.

Room Amenities

All 1984 rooms offer free WiFi, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and hair dryers. Safes, phones, and ironing boards are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Disney's Art of Animation Resort features 3 outdoor swimming pools. The resort offers a restaurant. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A business center is on site at this 3-star property. This family-friendly resort also offers tour/ticket assistance, an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request), a theme park shuttle, and an area shuttle are complimentary for guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

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

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

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

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.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Resort Airline Check-In Service allows guests to check luggage and receive boarding passes at the hotel. This service accepts one bag per passenger on JetBlue. Guests wishing to check multiple bags on JetBlue or any bags on AirTran, Alaska, American, Continental, Delta, Northwest, United, or US Airways must call 407-284-1231 (5 AM - 11 PM) to pay luggage fees prior to check-out.
Guests must pre-book Disney’s Magical Express. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 3 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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.

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