Staying at an on-site Disney hotel comes with some fantastic benefits, but contrary to what you might think you don’t have to break the bank to stay at one of Disney’s world-famous hotels. Here’s the low down on the top 5 value resorts at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.
Disney’s All-Star Resort
See the Stars, under the Stars!
Larger-than-life sports, music and movie icons surround you at Disney’s All-Star Resorts, which pay homage to the world’s most popular music genres. Each of the three resorts is situated close to the Theme Parks and offer a holiday base for rest and relaxation right in the heart of the Disney magic at this Disney value hotel. There’s a guitar-shaped pool with a novelty fountain, together with a grand piano-shaped pool with a deck of black and white keys. When evening comes, See the Stars, under the Stars! when you can enjoy a complimentary movie screening of classic and contemporary favourite Disney films – perfect for unwinding and relaxing in the fresh evening air after a day of fun at the Parks. The resorts Intermission Food Court is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night snacks, and there’s a Disney Resorts Pizza Delivery service available. There’s also a pool bar, a playground, Note’able Games arcade (fees apply), and free resort-wide Wi-Fi.
Disney’s All-Star Music Resort – Disney’s All-Star Music Resort as a Disney value resort that will get your toes tapping with pools shaped like a guitar and a piano, while its five music themed hotel areas – dedicated to country, jazz, Broadway, calypso and rock ‘n’ roll – are adorned with a massive juke box and giant instruments.
Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort – A haven for sports fans, Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort boasts five sports-themed hotel areas (baseball, football, basketball, tennis and surfing), each anchored with a massive two-storey sports icon.
Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort – The stage is set at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort, you’ll find massive figures from your favourite Disney movies take a starring role at this Disney value resort – including 101 Dalmations, Fantasia and Toy Story.
Standard rooms at Disney’s All-Star Resorts sleep up to 4 plus 1 child aged 3 years and under in a cot, and feature air-conditioning, cable TV with the Disney Channel, mini-fridge, and a safe. Preferred rooms and Family Suites are also available.
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort
Located at the Disney’s Wide World of Sports Resort area, Disney’s Art of Animation Resort is a Disney value resort that draws its inspiration from two classic Disney Animated films: The Lion King and The Little Mermaid, and two Disney·Pixar films – Finding Nemo and Cars. Disney’s Art of Animation Resort is the ultimate in family fun where you can trace each movie’s theme, from the playful resort courtyards to the bright and colourful rooms. Kids and adults alike will love the Disney themed environment, which is decked out with oversized characters, including a 35-foot King Triton! The main pool, the Big Blue Pool, the largest resort pool at Walt Disney World, is in the Finding Nemo Courtyard and is themed around the film itself. Plus, underwater you’ll hear music and the voices of Nemo, Dory and Crush!©. There’s also the Landscape of Flavors with 5 different food shops, 2 more themed pools, the Drop Off pool bar, Pixel Play arcade, and free resort-wide Wi-Fi.
Standard guestrooms which sleep up to 4 and Family suites which sleep up to
6 are located in the Little Mermaid section of the resort and feature a separate living room and mini-kitchen with a microwave oven and a small fridge. All accommodation features air-conditioning, TV with the Disney Channel, telephone and clock.
Disneys Pop Century Resort
This Disney value resort is set in the Wide World of Sports Resort area, at Disney’s Pop Century Resort you can relive the 20th century’s best loved all fun, fads and fashions of the at this Disney Resort Hotel that celebrates the century in all its colourful glory – from giant jukeboxes to huge yo-yos, the fun and vibrant theming takes a fond look back through the decades. With so much to showcase, Disney’s Pop Century Resort covers the ClassicYears: 1950s-1990s and salutes the fashions, toys and dances of these classic decades.The Disney’s Pop Century Resort boasts a brilliant location, just 10 minutes from Disney’s Hollywood Studios (by coach) and is a fantastic hotel for families on a budget. Plus, on arrival be sure to browse the Memory Wall in the foyer to find memorabilia from the year you were born!There are also 7 quick-service dining stations,3 themed pools, a Petal’s pool bar, a playground, Fast Forward Games arcade (fees apply), access to 4 golf courses nearby (fee), Pop shopping, and free resort-wide Wi-Fi.
Standard rooms sleep up to 4 plus 1 child aged 3 years and under in a cot, and feature air-conditioning, cable TV with Disney Channel, mini-fridge and a safe. Preferred and Pool View rooms are also available.