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All Star Movies

All Star Movies is one of the three All Star value resorts. Each resort uses gaudier external theming than at most of the other on-property resorts with Disney movies being the themes here. Various buildings are themed to Fantasia, 101 Dalmatians, The Love Bug, Toy Story, and The Mighty Ducks. This theming and access to the on-property bus system is really the only thing that differentiates the hotel from the average off-property chain hotel.

General Information - Hide Section
  • Address: 1901 W. Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, 32830
  • Resort Phone #: 407-939-7000
  • Resort Fax #: 407-939-7111
  • Reservation #: 407-934-7639
  • Date Opened: January 15, 1999 (first four buildings); all buildings were open by end of April 1999.
  • Resort Category: Value
  • Room Information
  • # of Buildings: 10 buildings with guest rooms (plus the main building and two small laundry units)
  • # of Rooms: 1,920 rooms
  • Room Rates: All the rooms are essentially the same, the only difference being either two double beds or one king bed. There are two rate categories with the difference being the buildings proximity to the main building (Cinema Hall). See the official Disney page for All Star Movies for current room rates.
  • Services Information
  • Concierge Service: No
  • Valet Parking: No
  • Room Service: No
  • Internet: Wired in-room ethernet port. $9.95 for 24-hours.
  • Laundry: There are two free-standing laundry buildings containing coin-operated washers and dryers. No laundry service is available.
  • Pools and swimming: Two themed pools. A hockey-themed pool is between the Mighty Ducks and 101 Dalmatians buildings. A larger Fantasia-themed pool is near Cinema Hall (the main building) and also has a children's pool and nearby bar.
  • Gym and Exercise: No on-site exercise facilities, guests will need to pay extra fees and use facilities elsewhere at Walt Disney World. Paths in the area are appropriate and safe for jogging.
  • Spa: No
  • Turndown service: No
  • Smoking:
  • Owner's Locker
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  • Transportation Information
  • On foot:
  • Bus: The only bus stop is at Cinema Hall (the main building). Usually there are busses running to each of the four parks as well as Blizzard Beach. To get to other locations, take a bus to Downtown Disney and transfer.
  • Monorail: Not directly available
  • Ferries: None
 
Dining - Hide Section
    • The only dining at All Star Movies is the World Premier Food Court, which is open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. There are no full service restaurants at any of the All Star resorts.
    Entertainment and Shows - Hide Section
    • There is a video game arcade and playground at Cinema Hall (the main building). Disney animated movies are shown in a small side-lounge in Cinema Hall throughout the day.
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      Reader Reviews - Hide Section

      The following are recent reviews for the All Star Movies from our Reader Review system. Click the Show All Reviews link to see every review for this location. To browse all reviews in the system, please see this page.


      Average Reviewer Rating: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
      Number of All-Star Movies Resort Reviews: 24
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      5.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.05.0/5.0   6-14-09 to 6-20-09
      Reviewer: mousenut18 Hollidaysburg, PA     July 11, 2009
      This was my fifth trip down and my wifes first. This was our first year anniversary/honeymoon so we were anxious to say the least. My wife picked the Movies so our planning started in January. Upon arrival the cast members were very pleasent and helpful. Since it was early Sunday morning our room was not yet available but since our park hopper pass started that day we headed to the Magic Kingdom. We finally got our room number at about 3pm so when buying our souviners it helped when filling out the form. The room we had was just right. Super clean and that was every day plus the cast member had a knack for making animals out of towels. For the price and for the amount of time we spent in the room which was about 7 hours a day it was absolutely fantastic. The food court was great as was the gift shop. It just seemed like they couldn't do enough for you. That made this trip extra special. If making plans to WDW and you want to save some extra dollars stay at a All Star Resort. The buses came every 10 to 15 minutes to take you anywhere you wanted to go. My wife loved everything about the trip and wants to go back to the Movies next time we go. Thanks to the casts members at All Star Movie Resort. You made our anniverary/honeymoon something special.
       
      32 out of 33 people found this review helpful
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      2.0/5.02.0/5.02.0/5.02.0/5.02.0/5.0   September 2007
      Reviewer: kansaskix KS     March 26, 2009
      We first stayed at this hotel in 2001 and we thrilled with it. Back then it was newer I guess and very clean. This past stay we were extremely disappointed and will never stay here again.
      First, the resort...the themeing is wonderful for children. This is the resort that has all the recognizable characters, including a fun Toy Story section that has some props that look like Andy's room where you can take great photos. We stayed in the Mighty Ducks section, which is okay. The Dalmation section before it features giant Perdita and Pongo and also a tv area where you can pose for more good photo ops. The Mickey Fantasia pool is located in the center of the resort, but we spent our time in the Mighty Ducks pool. If you are not a walker, and don't want a long trek to your room, don't stay in the Mighty Ducks section.
      However, the Mighty Ducks section is closer to the Music Resort bus stop, so we took those busses everyday instead and it worked out much better than taking the busses at the Movies, which is the last stop. We were guaranteed seats by taking the Music busses. Also, if you don't want a trek, avoid the Love Bug section, which is the farthest back and not near anything, but does have some super cute themeing worth checking out on a stroll through the grounds.

      The disappointment in this hotel is that the mousekeeping was subpar at best, the room itself was old and dingy, and also the grounds were not well-kept and overall the look and feel of the resort was run down and somewhat dirty. Also, all rooms are supposed to now be non-smoking, but our room had an overwhelming old smoke odor. It was foul. In comparison to our stay in 2001, big difference--back then the whole place was sparkling. I would recommend either the family suites at the Music, which are new, or even Pop Century, since that is newer also.
      This resort needs a major refurbishment!

      The main food court is fine, with the usual selections of pasta, pizza, sandwiches, etc. It is very crowded in the morning. We wouldn't stay here again unless this place is renovated.
       
      5 out of 10 people found this review helpful
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      3.0/5.03.0/5.03.0/5.03.0/5.03.0/5.0   11/13/07 to 11/18/07
      Reviewer: HILNDKID Provo, Utah     November 26, 2007
      We chose this hotel for the theming and price. The theming was great, the kids really liked the pool and the large characters. It was a descent hotel, not very clean and small rooms. The food court was very good. There was never much of a line for the bus, but this resort is the farthest away from Magic Kindom as you can get for a Disney Resort. I think we will look at a monorail resort next time.
       
      17 out of 20 people found this review helpful
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      Links of Interest - Hide Section
      MousePlanet Links
      • Photo Tour — Brian Bennett shows you around the resort (circa 2002).


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