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Old 01-22-2013, 07:42 PM   #1
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Family Suites

Other than AOA Family Suites being newer.. what is the difference between the family suites at Art of Animation and the All Star Family Suites?
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:43 PM   #2
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One thing I read is that aoa has interior rooms asmusic is exterior
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:01 PM   #3
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One thing I read is that aoa has interior rooms asmusic is exterior
From what I've seen this is true - AoA suites are off of interior corridors -- none of the buildings at ASMusic have interior corridors. The suites in ASMusic are all in the preferred section of the resort, whereas AoA has some in preferred and the rest further away from the main building.

Other than that, decor and furniture are the main differences.
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:03 PM   #4
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Oops, deleting because I was wrong...

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Old 01-22-2013, 08:04 PM   #5
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Here are the two floor plans:





The AoA suite is slightly larger, and it is a more open floor plan which will make it feel a bit more spacious. The suite has three beds, the queen in the master, and two doubles in the living area. One is the fold out couch, the other is the table bed. The AoA suites have interior hallways.

The ASMu suite also sleeps six, but there are two single fold outs, plus the fold out sofa in the living room. This is good if you have kids who don't want to share a bed.

Both suites have two full bathrooms.
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AoA suites were designed and built as suites. The ASMu suites were 2 rooms converted to suites.

The bedroom at ASMu has a desk. The kitchenette at ASMu is bigger.

One of the single beds at ASMu is the ottoman and is youth sized.
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Old 01-23-2013, 08:41 AM   #7
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am I wrong in thinking the ottoman is the size of a single bed?? I have not read anywhere that it is smaller than a single?!?!?!
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One difference we noticed is the number of beds. They both sleep 6 but AoA has 1 Queen + 2 full beds. The All Star Music has 1 Queen + 1 full bed + 2 twin (?) size convertible beds.

The option with the more beds might work better for a family with children who don't want to sleep together/don't sleep well together, etc.
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am I wrong in thinking the ottoman is the size of a single bed?? I have not read anywhere that it is smaller than a single?!?!?!
Try this thread
http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1072409

I've always read that the ottoman is smaller. We stayed in a suite at ASMu but we never opened up the ottoman.
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