Earlier this week, we brought you a very thorough review of the Art of Animation Resort Food Court, Landscape of Flavors.
Today, it’s time to check out the kitchenettes and room service menu at this brand new Walt Disney World hotel!
Three quarters of the rooms at the new Art of Animation resort at Walt Disney World are “family suites.” These rooms sleep six, and have two bathrooms and a “kitchenette.” Your big question now is, “What’s a kitchenette?” Here’s your answer.
Art of Animation Kitchenettes
The kitchenette is cabinet on top of a small tiled area, which includes a dorm sized refrigerator, coffee maker, bar sink, and a microwave oven.
You’ll find extra paper towels under the sink.
The Avanti brand microwave is small, but manageable. Here, I’m using a one-foot ruler to give you an idea of capacity.
The fridge is slightly larger than a mini-fridge.
And the freezer won’t fit your ice cream, most likely, but you can make ice cubes.
Upon check-in, the room is stocked with six each of wrapped plastic forks, knives, and spoons; a bottle opener; a can opener; and two coffee service packs.
Here’s what you get in the pre-wrapped coffee service packs.
The Coffee maker is Cuisinart brand. These have replaced most coffee makers in Disney World resort hotels this year. It makes one or two cups at a time using pre-measured pods.
The room is supplied with regular and decaf coffee pods, and two kinds of tea. These were replenished daily.
Your room is also stocked with six each of paper plates, paper bowls, clear plastic disposable bathroom cups, and foam coffee cups, plus one ice bucket.
Ice and Vending Machines at Art of Animation Resort
Ice machines are on each floor. One vending machine is on each floor. Two floors have soda machines, two floors have snack machines, and these alternate as you go up. If you want both a soda and chips, you’ll have to visit two floors.
Art of Animation Room Service
Pizza and some basic entrees and desserts are available for in-room delivery. This is a step up from the other value resorts, which only offer pizza delivery.
Note that the table for sitting down to enjoy your eats also doubles as a bedroom! Yep — the table folds down to reveal a Murphy bed.
The Landscapes of Flavor Food Court is also quite good about offering takeaway boxes if you want to bring your food back to your room.
The kitchenettes are not big or fancy, but they are functional — great for heating a baby’s bottle, having a breakfast bowl of cereal, or reheating leftovers.
Now that you know what the Art of Animation kitchenettes are, does this impact your desire to stay there? Would you use a kitchenette if you had one in your room? Let us know in the comments below.
All photos copyright Erin Foster.