This family-friendly club resort is a Disney Value Resort hotel featuring giant icons that pay homage to classic musical genres, including Broadway show tunes, calypso, country, jazz and rock n' roll. The 1,920 guest rooms are divided into 5 pairs of 3-storey buildings and each bright, whimsical pair is themed after one of the featured music genres and decorated with massive musical instruments. The resort's central building is named Melody Hall, and the facility includes the 24-hour main lobby check-in desk, the Intermission Food Court, Maestro Mickey's shop and the Note'able Games Arcade. Further facilities at the air-conditioned themed hotel include a hotel safe for valuables, a newspaper stand, lift access to the upper floors, a children's playground and a laundry service.
The hotel is situated close to Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park and ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex. Guests may take advantage of the shuttle bus service to the famous Walt Disney World theme parks and the Downtown Disney area.
The rooms are all carpeted and come with an en suite bathroom with a shower and hairdryer, a king-size bed or two double beds. Further fittings of the rooms include a direct dial telephone, a radio, satellite/cable TV and Internet access. Also featuring within the rooms are in-room wall safes and ironing facilities. Air conditioning and heating are both individually controlled. Preferred rooms are located close to the swimming pool and other hotel facilities.
The resort has 2 outdoor swimming pools - the main guitar-shaped Calypso Pool and the smaller grand piano-shaped Piano Pool. The Calypso Pool features a colourful fountain depicting the Three Caballeros, Donald Duck, Josť Carioca and Panchito. There is also a poolside snack bar.
Breakfast, and set menu lunch and dinner are served.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard or VISA are all accepted as methods of payment.
Disney's Magical Express offers a free airport shuttle (Orlando International Airport), luggage delivery and airline check-in (for most airlines) for guests staying at a Disney resort. These must be arranged in advance. To book these, guests should follow these simple instructions: having received a confirmation number and the flight number/arrival time, go to one of these websites to make a booking: for guests arriving from anywhere outside the US, UK, or Canada: www.disneysmagicalexpress.com/international. For guests arriving from within the US: www.disneysmagicalexpress.com/us. For guests arriving from Canada: www.disneysmagicalexpress.com/ca. For guests arriving from the UK: www.disneymagicalexpress.com/uk.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board