Family Suites at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort a Review

Your First Visit Review - Disney's Art of Animation ResortLong time Military Disney Tips readers know that I’m a huge fan of the Your First Visit website, The premiere website for first time visitors to Walt Disney World! It is a perfect compliment to my site.

There are so many great Disney sites on the internet and each has it’s focus. I spend my time delving into tracking down military discount info and the latest happenings at Shades of Green.

Dave at Your First Visit spends his time analyzing and making recommendations about Disney World from the first timers perspective.

Dave just recently wrote a review about his stay at the very new Family Suites at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort. I recommend that you pop on over to read it if you think that a Disney family suite for 6 might be in your future, or if you might like to stay in the 4-person rooms which will open there in September.

Dave rates the Disney resorts based first on kid appeal, and then on convenience.

Over The Top Theming

Here is what Dave says about the room’s theming:

“Many parents will find the room theming well over the top, but these rooms are far and away not only the most fully themed rooms on the property, but also the most “Disney” themed.

This makes Art of Animation the value resort with the highest kid appeal. And for kids crazy about these movies, it may be the most kid-pleasing of all the Walt Disney World resort hotels.”

The Best Food Court On Property

Dave says:

“Disney’s Art of Animation Resort has the best food court of any hotel on property.

It has all the staples–cheeseburgers, pizza, etc.–but also offers many more adventurous menu items than any other food court, from Mongolian beef stir fries to tandoori sausage.”

An Extensive Review

You should know that Dave is very through, this is a three part review covering everything mentioned above, the cons as well as the pros, and it has extensive pictures and floor plans.

Your First Visit - Floor plan of the Art of Animation Family Suites.

I recommend you check this review out if you are thinking of using the Armed Forces Salute resort discounts to stay at the Art of Animation Resort, or if you just want to check out the great pictures that Dave has in the post.

Planning a Disney Trip? Want to get the best military discounts that are available? Feeling a little confused? See our:

Learn about the Disney Armed Forces Salute the best military discount that there is for Disney. For where to stay see our Resorts/Hotel Overview Page. Disney doesn’t discount dining for the military, but there are a few places on property that do, see the Dining Overview Page to learn where plus more dining info. You can also learn about Transportation Options. Be sure to check out our Technology Overview to learn about Magic Bands and My Disney Experience to see how they work with military tickets. Walt Disney World visitors might be interested in staying at Shades of Green, WDW’s Military Only Resort.

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