Can't get a straight answer- AoA

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  1. Arspring99

    Arspring99 Earning My Ears

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    I searched and searched but to no avail. I have a few questions about the Art of Anim. Resort.

    1) do they provide coffee makers in the rooms? Lady at Disney said yes, one poster here yes, others no. If so do they have tea options, like twinings? Sugar?

    2) do they provide lotion or conditioner? Will room service bring it if requested?

    3) how long do buses take? How much time from AoA to parks?

    4) we have refillable mugs thru dining plan. What are our options? We do not drink soda.

    5) how has weather been?

    6) is mnsshp worth it? I love halloween, husband is leaning towards la nouba....thoughts?

    Will be arriving on Sat and cannot wait!! Hoping for a coffee maker to save on buying at resort. Any answers would be greatly appreciated!
     
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  3. lost*in*cyberspace

    lost*in*cyberspace DIS Veteran

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    Did you try going to the source regarding A0A(Disney)?

    http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/resorts/art-of-animation-resort/services-amenities/

    http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2012/06/07/art-of-animation-resort-kitchenettes-and-room-service-menu/

    http://www.ourlaughingplace.com/aspx/twiz.aspx

    http://blog.touringplans.com/2012/0...t-of-animation-resort-info-for-the-grown-ups/
    (it makes me dizzy just looking at the room pictured here - hideous! JMO)

    Room service provides food. I don't think AOA has room service. You need to contact housekeeping for things like shampoo.

    All of the questions you asked can easily be answered using Google.
     
  4. Arspring99

    Arspring99 Earning My Ears

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    We are in the new little mermaid rooms....so thats why I haven't found a straight answer about coffee pot or toiletries. Trying to pack less!
     
  5. mom to minnie&mickey

    mom to minnie&mickey DIS Veteran

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    No value hotel offers a coffee maker, only a small fridge.
    You can get coffee, tea and hot chocolate in your mug, as well as lemonade.
    I do not remember receiving lotion or conditioner when we were at POP, only soap and shampoo.
    Have a great trip.:)
     
  6. soccercruiser87

    soccercruiser87 Teen Board Moderator Moderator

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    1. Family Suites in Finding Nemo, Lion King, Cars Buildings - Yes
    Little Mermaid Standard Rooms - No

    2. No lotion or conditioner, just soap and shampoo.

    3. Buses run about every 20 minutes, about 10-15 minutes to the parks depending what one you are going to.

    4. There's coffee, tea, lemonade, Powerade, Hi-C

    5. Weather has been mid to high 80's to low 90's during the day and low's around 70. Chance of an afternoon t-storm is always a possibility during this time of the year.

    6. Have never been but have always heard great things about it. I'm sure other DISers will be able to chime in. :)

    Hope you have a great trip!
     
  7. momtwoboys

    momtwoboys DIS Veteran

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    do you know what flavor Hi-C? thanks
     
  8. laceemouse

    laceemouse DIS Veteran

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    La Nouba is awesome, but it is a lot more money than MNSSHP so not a fair comparison.
    There are a lot of threads about MNSSHP. We love all of the parties, they are great fun and usually not very crowded.
     
  9. HM

    HM My tag from the Tag Fairy is now too long to use.

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    The shampoo is a shampoo/conditioner combo.
     
  10. TDC Nala

    TDC Nala 1937, what a year that was Moderator

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    No coffee maker at Little Mermaid. Yes for the family suites though.

    No conditioner or lotion at the values. Shampoo/conditioner combo only.

    Bus waits and travel times can vary drastically. The usual travel time to parks would be about 15 min to MK, 10 to DHS or Epcot, 12-15 to AK. That's just time while the bus is in motion. DTD usually takes some time because they go around the back way. You may end up waiting up to 20 minutes for a bus so if you need to be somewhere make sure you take wait time into consideration. If you are using WDW transportation to go between resorts, give yourself at least an hour.
     
  11. jenrose66

    jenrose66 DIS Veteran

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    We were at AoA the last week of August, I answered your questions as best I could above in pink :)

    *ETA, I didn't realize you were in the Little Mermaid Section...I can't speak to coffee makers there. I'd assumed they had them, since they put them in the rest of the resort...but it appears that they don't. Maybe it's a space issue?
     
  12. jenrose66

    jenrose66 DIS Veteran

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    I don't recall seeing Hi-C
     
  13. goofyintoronto

    goofyintoronto I really wanted to like it, but I didnt.

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    Indeed. No coffeeakers at value hotels. No lotion either. Shampoo and conditioner is usually combined.

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  14. AliceIn

    AliceIn DIS Veteran

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    Except for the suites, they do have coffee makers and a fridge with a freezer section.
     
  15. Lynne M

    Lynne M Moderator Moderator

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    Here's a brief refresher on the rules of the road here on the DISboards...

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    Let's keep it friendly, please. :)
     
  16. Arspring99

    Arspring99 Earning My Ears

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    As a newbie who has exhausted google, I sincerely thank everyones input!
     

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