I was lucky to get a room in the Love Bug building. It took a long time, and a lot of lugging of heavy luggage, but we did thankfully get issued a new room. The only complaint that I had was the food court service was slow, but that is nothing huge. If you look past that, this resort is great. The theming at this resort was extremely fun. The rooms have been improved with new beds and laminate floors. What are Rapid Fill Mugs? But if you are on a budget, value is definitely the way to go.
The stop isn't covered, so be prepared to brave the elements. Building Number Theme Room No. I am looking forward to booking there again! I did not, because honestly after a long stressful day, I love seeing turndown service. A kiddie pool is found beside the Fantasia pool. Toy Story lovers will be enchanted by the 35 foot tall Buzz Lightyear and the 25 foot tall Woody. The food court is fantastic a wide variety like a malls food court, the pool is huge and heated so where can you go wrong.
These maximums are in accordance with fire codes. I've stayed at the All Star Movies resort a few times now. My 6 year old loved The Dalmation rooms that my family had booked and we were well pleased with the layout of the resort. There was even an ice bucket under it! When we reported it to the front desk staff we had a lackluster and very delayed response from the customer service rep. If your kids aren't in school yet, September is a great time to visit.
It was really crowded a couple of times but mornings mostly were when it was packed. Now, this may be the case for all the buses but we really had a hard time getting around on a few occasions. They even left llittle notes to the kids thanking us and wishing us a magical day gain every day. This gave us a table so we could eat meals at. Although nothing can ever be guaranteed, Disney is nothing if not accommodating, and the hotel staff will do their best to honor your request. The swimming pool with Mickey the Sorcerer was awesome.
Your room may overlook the parking lot, the courtyard, or the pool area. All rooms open to the exterior hallways, so basically, you look out on to the hallway and anything else in sight. Well, it looked like a years worth of stuff under that bed. It is the farthest All-Star resort from the nearby McDonald's which is a cheaper alternative to eating at their resort food court. How does the bus service work? The food court was simple, but no different than any other food court. Also, let's talk about the hotel pool having activities.
Obviously the value price of these resorts attract young families, clubs and sporting teams. Can't wait to be back June 2011! Plenty of high chairs and booster seats are on hand, and additional seating is available outdoors on the patio. However, if you must save money for your trip I would highly recommend the All Star Movies resort. Now I have to go buy all of that since none was packed because none has ever been needed before. Fitness Trail A paved jogging trail approximately one mile runs along West Buena Vista Drive, from Disney's All-Star Sports Resort to Disney's All-Star Movies Resort. Could not find a clean table in the whole place. Each room contains a single vanity positioned outside the bathroom compared to the two found in most moderate and deluxe Disney properties , a hair dryer, a table with chairs, a mini-fridge, an alarm clock and a wall safe.
Called the desk and they did send someone over to vacuum. If I had known that in advance, I wouldn't have booked the room. Waiting an hour at 11pm for them to come take care of the fact our door wouldn't unlock was very upsetting, esp after being told on the second call that no one knew about it, it was apparently not reported to the proper channels. It is listed as a Value Resort. The d seem well-enough maintained, but Disney clearly puts minimal investment into updating the facilities and rooms.
Well, for the price we need to be able to go to Disney. The mousekeepers we had were also tremendous!! There are two elevators in each building, located next to each other in the center of the building. Like Pop Century a lot better!! We never waited more than ten minutes for a bus. The Art of Smart Timing When traveling to Walt Disney World Resort, it's best to avoid peak travel periods. For being Disney's cheapest resort, you couldn't tell by the rooms.
So let's break this down. I suppose my expectations speak to the power of the Disney brand. It was a short walk up an easy path to the main building that housed registration, a big food court, and the bus stop. The tile in the bathroom walls and floors were in bad conditions and the grout was old and worn out , poorly cleaned as the conditions of the rest of the bathroom. They also have complimentary movie screenings under the stars on select nights! This was our first value resort stay in the 8 years we have been coming and were pleasantly surprised. Unsure swimmers can get life jackets for use at the pools! The restaurant was awesome, as was the staff at the front desk. No bells or whistles here! Rooms with a view of the pool or themed courtyards are available.