If you are a fan of Disney animation – this is the place to stay. You’ll find elements from classic Disney and Disney/Pixar motion pictures in the architecture and décor throughout the resort. And Disney has done a great job designing recreation areas featuring “The Lion King,” “Finding Nemo,” and “Cars.” So your kids can play in a life-size recreation of Radiator Springs from the motion picture “Cars.”
Kids and parents alike will have a blast in the main “Big Blue Pool” area, which is themed after “Finding Nemo.” Holding more than 300 thousand gallons and covering 33 acres, this zero-entry pool is considered one of the largest in all of Walt Disney World Resort.
The fun begins at check-in. Art of Animation appeals to true animation fans with the lobby walls that feature scans of original artwork used in the creation of these classic Disney films. It’s fascinating to see how the characters’ appearance evolved over time into what they look like in the finished form.
But the feature that guests find most appealing is the guest rooms. The Art of Animation has designed more than half of their nearly 2,000 rooms as “Family Suites.” And these spaces are really special.
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