• On Apr 1, 2019
    Jacqueline from IN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    What rooms are closer to the entrance in the animated hotel..and is the meal plan available all year round?

    It's great to see you here today at the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Jacqueline!

    Visiting the different Resort Hotels at Walt Disney World Resort is one of my favorite ways to spend my time when I'm on vacation. Each one has its own unique atmosphere, and Disney's Art of Animation Resort is one of my favorites. The Big Blue Pool is the biggest of any pool at any of the Resort Hotels, and you never know what you might hear when you put your head under the water! I also have to mention one of my favorite Quick-Service dining locations, Landscape of Flavors, which has a delicious and diverse menu.

    When you're staying at Disney's Art of Animation Resort, I would say that the Finding Nemo rooms are closest to the main building, Animation Hall, followed by the rooms on the south side of The Lion King buildings, and the rooms on the north side of the Cars buildings. The Cars area of the Resort is my favorite, and I love the Cozy Cone pool with the super cute orange-cone cabanas!

    To answer your second question, yes! The Disney Dining Plan is available to be booked and can be used every single day of the year. It's one of my favorite ways to save some money on my Walt Disney World Resort vacation, and of course, it's one of the best ways to be able to try all of the delicious snacks and dining experiences that are out there for you. There are three different versions of the Disney Dining Plan for you to choose from and lots of flexible ways to use your credits, so take a look at the options and see if one of them is right for your family. Of course, we're always here to answer any of your questions if you have any more.

    Have a magical day, Jacqueline!

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Meet the Panelist: Jessica, Texas

I'm a personal stylist and I live in Texas with my husband and our three rescue animals. We are Disney Parks-obsessed and love enjoying all the magic that's out there especially for grown-ups. In fact, we even opted out of a tropical honeymoon to spend a blissful week at Walt Disney World Resort instead! I'm thrilled to be on the planDisney Panel and I'm excited to share everything I've learned from all of our trips and help you plan a memorable family vacation.  Learn More About Jessica

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