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Photo Tour of a Cars Family Suite at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort



By Dave Shute

For the first page of this review of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, see this.

THE CARS FAMILY SUITES AT DISNEY’S ART OF ANIMATION RESORT

Cars Family Suites Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

(Note: this photo-tour of a Cars Family Suite at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort is a supplement to the full photo tour of a Finding Nemo Family Suites that’s here. At that link you’ll find a floor plan, and also much more detail on such items as bed dimensions, actual storage space, etc.)

The three types of Family Suites at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort–Cars, viewed here, Finding Nemo, and Lion King–have almost identical floor plans, varying only here and there in minor furnishings. (Click any of these images to enlarge them.)

Entry Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

You enter the Cars Family Suites from the dining room, with the dining room table and access to the master bedroom on one side…

Other Side of Entry Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

…and access to the second bath, mini-kitchen and living room on the other.

Table Bed Unfolded Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

The dining table improbably folds down into a bed. Note the darling sleepy Mater on the headboard–a larger image is at the top of the page.

Bed Side of Master Bedroom in Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

Beyond the dining area, through a door, you’ll find the master bedroom with a queen bed on one side. The master bedroom in Cars is the most lightly themed of those in the Art of Animation Family Suites.

TV Side Master Bedroom Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

Here’s the other side of the master bedroom.

Master Bath Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

Accessible from the master bedroom is the master bath, with fun car-wash theming around the sink (well, I think it’s fun)…

Master Shower Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

…and a simple large shower.

Sink Second Bath Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

The second bath is accessible from the open part of the Family Suite, and is divided into a sink area–also car-wash themed…

Shower Curtain Second Bath Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

…and separate space with a toilet and tub. Note the silly shower curtain.

Couch Side Living Room Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

One side of the living room has the couch and mini-kitchen.

Living Room Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

Here’s another view of the couch–note the auto-themed upholstery…

Sofa bed Unfolded Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

…and here’s the couch folded out into a bed.

The biggest difference between the Cars Family Suites and the other two types at Art of Animation is the coffee table. This actually matters…

Couch Side Living Room Lion King Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

In the Finding Nemo and Lion King Family Suites (Lion King is shown above), you won’t find a single coffee table, but rather two small round ones that also can serve as stools, so that the room can seat six.  The stools can also be dragged over to the dining room table so that it can hold around it 6 as well.

Coffee Table Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

In Cars, instead you’ll find this amoeba-shaped single table with a map of Radiator Springs.

You can still seat six in the living room, if you grab two chairs from the dining room and pull them in. Moreover, this table appeared sturdy enough to serve as a bench at the dining room table…but not quite so flexibly as the little stools in the other suites.  But if you break it you buy it!

Mini Fridge Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

Also on this side of the main living space you’ll find the mini-kitchen.  Note the garage/shop theming…

TV Side of Living Room Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

…which is also picked up on the opposite TV-side wall, where you’ll find the second hanging rod in the suite, TV and dresser storage, and a chair.

Wall Art Cars Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort from yourfirstvisit.net

I really like the wall art in these rooms…

Personally, my favorite decor among the Family Suite options at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort is that of this Cars room. But that doesn’t really matter. If your kids love all of these movies, they will love all of these rooms!

AMENITIES AT DISNEY’S ART OF ANIMATION RESORT

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9 comments

1 Heidi { 08.28.13 at 7:45 am }

Great photo tour, Dave! I know Ian would LOVE to stay in one of these suites, but I’m just too cheap to justify the cost difference between these suites and POR. Of course, it would be splendid to have the 2nd bathroom!

2 Dave { 08.28.13 at 7:49 am }

Heidi I get you…if you don’t need sleeping space for six, these are definitely pricey!!

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3 Mary @Capturing Magical Memories { 08.28.13 at 8:25 am }

Loving the photo tours! Someday we hope to be able to justify staying there. (Dang DVC membership) I didn’t realize how big the table bed was. Lots of sleeping room!

4 Brelynn { 08.28.13 at 9:35 am }

So did it have a fridge? We got a letter saying we may not have one!

5 Dave { 08.29.13 at 6:56 am }

Hi Brelynn–yes, there’s a mini-fridge and it was fine!

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6 Amber Fordham { 06.01.14 at 6:08 pm }

How comfortable were the pull out couch bed and pull down bed?

7 Dave { 06.02.14 at 7:03 am }

Amber, I thought they were both fine. The pull down bed is more comfortable than the fold out couch.

8 Lindsey { 12.28.14 at 3:04 pm }

Does the fridge have enough space for a gallon or two of milk?

9 Dave { 12.30.14 at 9:38 am }

Yes, Lindsey although half-gallon sizes will fit better.

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