Dis­ney's All Star Mu­sic Re­sort 2014 Tour and Over­view - Walt Dis­ney World


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Found in Melody Hall near the en­trance to the re­sort are din­ing, shop­ping, and guest ser­vices. The main Gui­tar pool is just out­side Melody Hall. You’ll find a smaller pi­ano-themed pool deeper in the re­sort.

All trans­port to theme parks, water parks, and Dis­ney Springs is via bus. At lower de­mand times, Mu­sic shares buses (ex­cept to Magic King­dom) with sis­ter re­sorts All-star Movies and All-star Sports. Shared buses stop at Sports first and Movies last—which means that Mu­sic guests are less likely than Sports guests to get a seat, but more likely than Movies guests. This makes Mu­sic of av­er­age con­ve­nience among the All-stars, and of be­low-av­er­age con­ve­nience among the Dis­ney’s value re­sorts. The All-star re­sorts are An­i­mal King­dom Area re­sorts, and are the least con­ve­niently lo­cated of the val­ues.

Mu­sic appeals to kids in­ter­ested in its spe­cific themes, but is oth­er­wise quite thin on gen­eral kid ap­peal. The rooms them­selves have only the light­est them­ing re­lated to their area. Adults will find it the loveli­est of the value re­sorts, and the re­sort’s over­all lay­out the eas­i­est among the value re­sorts to un­der­stand and nav­i­gate.

Mu­sic has two very dif­fer­ent room types: stan­dard four-per­son rooms found in all its themed ar­eas, and six-per­son fam­ily suites in the Ca­lypso and Jazz ar­eas.

Stan­dard rooms at Mu­sic sleep four on two full beds in rooms pretty much iden­ti­cal to what you’ll find at the other All-stars. At about 260 square feet, th­ese stan­dard rooms are re­ally small but ad­e­quate for sleep­ing. Be­sides the two full beds, you’ll find in the sleep­ing area a ta­ble and two chairs, a Tv/dresser combo, and a mini-fridge. There are no cof­fee-mak­ers in th­ese stan­dard rooms. In the di­vided bath, you’ll find a clothes hang­ing area, hair dryer, and sin­gle sink sep­a­rated from the rest of the room by a fab­ric cur­tain. Next to this you’ll find the toi­let and tub in their own room. No rooms at Mu­sic have bal­conies, and all are ac­cessed from ex­te­rior cor­ri­dors.

Fam­ily Suites at Mu­sic sleep six in twice the area of stan­dard rooms, and con­tain a liv­ing room with three fur­ni­ture items that fold out into beds—a couch that folds out into a full, and a chair and an ot­toman that each fold out into twins. It also has a mas­ter bed­room with a queen, and two full baths, each ac­ces­si­ble to any­one in the room, plus a kitch­enette with a mini-fridge, mi­crowave, and cof­fee-maker. Th­ese rooms are not nearly as much fun as the other Dis­ney World value re­sort fam­ily suites, at Art of An­i­ma­tion, and the fold-out beds are not nearly as com­fort­able for older/heav­ier guests. But some fam­i­lies will ap­pre­ci­ate the more flex­i­ble num­ber of sleep­ing spots, and oth­ers the fact that th­ese suites are typ­i­cally $70–$90 per night less ex­pen­sive than those at Art of An­i­ma­tion.

Din­ing is in Melody Hall at the In­ter­mis­sion food court. This space is too small for the guests it tries to serve, and is be­low av­er­age among the val­ues. The bar is set in the ex­te­rior wall be­tween the food court and the pool, and serves guests from both ar­eas. There is no ta­ble ser­vice res­tau­rant at any value, nor any char­ac­ter meals.

Ameni­ties avail­able at the re­sort in­clude nightly movies, jog­ging trails, play­grounds, and an ar­cade.

At Mu­sic, you can pay extra for “pre­ferred” stan­dard rooms closer to Melody Hall. 2016 peak prices for Non-pre­ferred stan­dard rooms are $201 and prices bot­tom out at $101/night. Th­ese prices are the same as sim­i­lar rooms at the other All-stars, about $25–$40 per night less ex­pen­sive than Art of An­i­ma­tion, and around $10 less per night than Pop Cen­tury.

Fam­ily Suites at Mu­sic are all the same cost, whether in Jazz or Ca­lypso.2016 peak prices for th­ese suite are $447 and prices bot­tom out at $244/night. Th­ese suites are about $70–$90 less per night than at Art of An­i­ma­tion.

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