Disney's All Star Sports Resort

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Description

Disney’s All-Star Resorts offer value-category lodging with larger-than-life icons representing the best in music, sports and motion pictures. All three All-Star resorts offer uniquely themed pools and food court areas featuring a variety of dining options.

Brightly colored, larger-than-life football helmets and surfboards, and stairwells in the shapes of three-story lifeguard shacks and tennis cans, draw sports fans to Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort. The value resort incorporates five sports themes -- football, baseball, basketball, tennis and surfing.

Details

  • Opening Date: April 29 1994 with Surf's Up, May 13 1994 with Hoops Hotel, June 26 1994 with Touchdown, July 22 1994 with Home Run Hotel, and August 11 1994 with Center Court.
  • Construction Began: November 1992
  • Resort Area: Animal Kingdom 
  • Resort Category: Value 
  • Address: 1701 W. Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 
  • Phone: (407) 939-5000 
  • Fax: (407)939-7333
  • Resort Map

Room Information

Number of Rooms: 1,920 rooms in sports themed buildingsTouchdown (football), Center Court (tennis), Homerun Hotel (baseball), Surfs Up, and Hoops Hotel (basketball). There are 384 rooms per section.

Buildings:

Center Court (Tennis): Stairwells in the shape of tennis cans and oversized tennis balls decorating the balconies. 

Home Run Hotel (Baseball): Giant baseball bats, Coca-Cola cups, stadium lights, scoreboards, and an outfield fence. 

Hoops Hotel (Basketball): Pennants of favorite college teams, such as the Blue Devils, Tigers, Boilermakers, and the Gators, rim the roof line of the Hoops Hotel. 

Surfs Up (Surfing): Oversized surfboards and colorful fish complement the deep aqua tones of Surf's Up. 

Touchdown! (Football): Giant footballs and larger-than-life football helmets welcome guests to Touchdown!

Check In/Check Out: Check in 3:00 PM, check out 11:00 AM 

Internet Access: DialUp modem data connection using in room phone and high speed internet access point. Click here for details of high speed internet.

Room Types and Sizes

Preferred location - buildings close to pools and guest facilities (Surf’s up, #1 and #6)

Standard location - standard views- grounds or parking lot

Rooms accommodate 2-4 people, choice between one king sized or two double beds, non smoking rooms available, irons, ironing boards and in room safe in each room, disabled accessible rooms available. All value resort rooms are 260 square feet and have one sink and mirror. 

Room Rates (2012)


 

Dining

Counter Service

End Zone Food Court (6am-12am; pizza delivery 4pm-12am)
Sports-themed foodcourt featuring a deli-style market, burgers, fries, pizzas and sandwiches.

Pool Bar
Team Spirits Pool Bar, near the surfboard bay pool (12pm-12am)
Snack bar featuring ice cold beverages and snacks.

Refillable Mugs: Can be purchased in the food court for $11.99 +tax and are refillable in The End Zone food court or pool bar (Team Spirits) for the length of your stay.

Recreation

3 pools - Surfboard Bay main feature pool (242,471 gallons), Grand slam pool (shaped like a baseball diamond and contains 119,590 gallons), and a kids pool (2713 gallons). View photos

Game Point arcade located in Stadium Hall, play areas around the resort.

Shopping

Gift Shops: Sport Goofy’s Gifts and Sundries located in Stadium Hall (7am-11:30pm)

Transportation

Bus: Outside Stadium Hall

Trivia

Center Court

  • The tennis ball cans can hold approximately 9,474,609 regulation size tennis balls.
  • There are tennis racquets that are approximately 51 feet tall and the tennis balls that are attached to the balconies are almost 5 feet in diameter.

Home Run Hotel

  • It would take more than 20 million 12-ounce cans of Coca-Cola to fill just one of the giant Coca-Cola cups.
  • A 40-foot tall White Ash tree would be needed to make a baseball bat the size of the ones located at Home Run Hotel.

Hoops Hotel

  • The giant basketballs hanging from the courtyard side of the buildings are approximately 5 feet in diameter and are more than 70 in number.
  • The giant megaphone in 45 feet tall.
  • The two whistles are 60 feet long and 20 feet high. The pea inside the whistle is approximately 9 feet in diameter.

Surfs Up

  • There are approximately 950 Red Snapper and Dolphin fish on the balconies of Surf's Up.
  • The surfboards stand at approximately 38 feet tall.
  • The two shark fins are 38 feet high and would belong to a 300 foot long Great White Shark.

Touchdown!

  • A football player would have to stand at more than 200 feet tall to be able to wear the giant football helmets.
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