Disney’s All Star Sports Resort Complete Guide and Review

Disney’s All Star Sports Resort Complete Guide and Review

Looking for a getaway to a sports themed hotel at Disney for your next Disney trip? Add in fun Mickey and Friends graphics in the food court honoring all things sports. Basketball, Football, Baseball, Tennis and Surfing are all part of the atmosphere. Featuring standard rooms, complimentary bus transportation, and a budget friendly option for families, here is everything you need to know about Disney’s All Star Sports Resort.

All Star Sports Pool and Main Building

The Disney All-Star Sports Resort at Walt Disney World is one of three Disney Value Resorts, each featuring a different theme. At All Star Sports you can find buildings themed to sports, a food court, pools, pathways, and larger than life themes in each area. The recent resort refurbishment at All Star Sports, and  the other value resorts, has improved the rooms with hardwood floors, fold away beds, and sliding doors between the sleeping and bathroom spaces. Offering a modern room, these resorts are budget-friendly and great for families looking for a Disney experience. Typically, also the resorts that competition groups, sports team and young families visit, be sure to check out the Disney Events Calendar for things  happening during your vacation.

Disney all star sports lobby

Disney All Star Sports Resort Details

The All Star Sports Resort details includes the basics for what you need to know before you go. Disney does not have resort fees, or parking fees, so you can bring a car without incurring extra costs. Take note of the Disney Parking Fees at Disney World, and remember that if you’re staying a Disney Resort, the theme park parking fees are waived.

  • Disney All Star Sports Resort Address: 1701 Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 (407) 939-5000
  • All Star Sports Resort Check In Time: 11:00 AM
  • All Star Sports Resort Check Out Time: 3:00 PM
  • Transportation: Complimentary Disney Bus service to all four parks, water parks and Disney Springs.
  • Disney All Star Sports Resort Prices: $100-400/ night, $220/ night average. Check out the Walt Disney World Resort Tiers Levels and Pricing Guide for all the Disney Resort Levels.
  • Disney All Star Sports Room Types: Standard, Preferred,
  • Disney All Star Sports Pool Hours: 10:00 AM- 9:00 PM

Disney All Star Sports Resort Basketball Section

Disney’s All Star Sports Resort Atmosphere

This Disney themed resort features all things sports. With sections featuring Surfing, Football, Baseball, Tennis, and Basketball, you can also see Disney elements in each space. Find Donald Duck in the Tennis section playing with Huey, Dewey and Louise. And you can find Goofy in the Baseball section wearing his best baseball outfit. Here are the things you can find across the grounds of the All Star Sports Hotel at Disney.

All Star Sports Pools

All Star Sports Resort and Grounds

Stadium Hall is the main building at the Resort and home to the All Star Sports Food Court, Gift Shop, Main Desk, Fuel Rod Portable Charger Machine and the Arcade. From Stadium Hall, there are paths that lead into each themed section. Here are the sections you’ll find at this resort.

Surfing Area at Disney All Star Sports Preferred Rooms

Surf’s Up Surfing Area

The Surf’s Up buildings include the Preferred Rooms. As the buildings closest to Stadium Hall, staying here means you’re close to the front of the resort, pools, and food court. Featuring a giant shark fin, and a line of Surfboards that stretch 3 stories high this area of the resort is a beautiful space to stay. Giant Lifeguard Towers flank the back of this building section.

Disney All Star Football Section

Football Touchdown! Area

The Football section of the All Star Sports Resort features multi-story football helmets, and football play photo ops on the far end of the lawn. You can even score a touchdown here, complete with goalposts and lines on the field for playing.

Tennis Section at Disney All Star Sports

Tennis Center Court Area

The Spalding Tennis Court area is one of the prettiest at this resort. Set at the back of the resort, it’s farther away from the main building than the others. It includes Donald Duck, Huey, Dewy and Louie statues that are situated on the tennis court lawn that connects the buildings. Offering up a great photo op, this area of the resort is done in pastel tennis colors.

Baseball Area of Disney All Star Sports Resort

Baseball Homerun Hotel Area

Home to the second pool at All Star Sports, the Baseball area features giant baseball bats, a large Coca Cola cup, and Goofy in his pitcher’s outfit at the center of the pool. Featuring giant scoreboards this section of the resort offers great photo ops for sports teams and families. This area has the quieter pool, so it’s a great place to relax if you’re not headed to the parks.

Basketball Section at All Star Sports

Basketball Hoop’s Hotel Area

One of the most fun sections of the resort, is the Basketball section including giant Basketball Hoops, a 2-story sports whistle, and basketballs. At the back of the resort, this is a smaller area, but does feature the Win and Rah megaphones for photo ops, as well as a great view of the Mickey Mouse Photo Op at All Star Sports Resort.

All Star Music Disney Rooms

All Star Music Bathrroms

Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort Rooms

Just like all the All-Star Resorts, the rooms here sleep 4 people, and includes 2 double beds. Room views include the pool, parking lot, and courtyard. And these rooms offer a sliding door that separates the sleeping space from the bathroom area. Making it easier for those who get up early to get ready, without disturbing others. Preferred Rooms at All Star Sports are in the Surf’s Up buildings. All Star Resort Rooms are themed to classic Mickey and Friends decor.

Featuring artwork above the main bed of Mickey, Minnie and Donald, you can also see Huey, Dewey and Louie on the headboard in the Murphy bed. While this extra bed is typically up throughout the day, revealing a small table and two chairs, you can also just keep it down throughout your stay if desired. Each bed has a side nightstand space, and there is a 6 drawer dresser, and small closet if you’re hoping to unpack. One of our favorite parts of these rooms is that there is room for suitcases under the bed. And the ample USB ports throughout the room are very helpful when you need to charge all your devices.

All Star Sports Amenities

Amenities at All Star Sports include complimentary wi-fi, television, Keurig maker with coffees, teas, and cups. You have access to a hair dryer, beverage cooler, safe, table and chairs, and the ‘Hey Disney’ device for trivia, and guest services help. All Star Sports has two pools, a main lobby with a food court, and a laundry building.

All Star Sports Pools at Disney

Disney All Star Sports Resort Pool

The pools at Disney Resorts are open all day for dipping your toes and cooling off. But, you can also play along with Cast Member games, trivia, do relays, and other themed activities at the pool. Just check your resort recreation schedule for times to play. The All Star Sports Pool is Open 10:00 AM- 9:00 PM. Pool Activities are typically hosted each day from 1:30 PM- 7:00 PM.

And as a guest of the All Star Sport Resort, you’re also able to head to the All Star Resorts Pools as well during your vacation. There is also a laundry building, lockers and restrooms available at main pool of each resort.

Surfboard Bay Pool

Located just behind Stadium Hall at the center of the resort is the main pool; Surfboard Bay Pool featuring views of 3-story surfboards that surround the pool area. Loungers surround the pool for both kids and adults, and life jackets, are on hand to use as needed. Towels are not offered at the pool, so you’ll have to bring your own from the room. This is the largest pool at All Star Sports.

Grand Slam Pool

You can also find another pool in the Baseball section of the resort. This pool features views of the larger than life Coca Cola cup, baseball bats, and Goofy, himself on the pitchers mound in the center of the pool. This pool is smaller and quieter, and out of the way if you’re looking for something away from the guest traffic at the hotel.

Baseball Pools at Disney All Star Sports

Disney All-Star Sports Resort Map

The All Star Resorts are some of the easiest resorts to navigate. With each building area arranged along a walkway, you can get to the central food court easily, from any area. As you can see from the All Star Sports Map you can cross to the other All Star Resorts via walking path along the road or simply walk across the parking lot to visit the other resorts. The building closest to the Food Court at All Star Sports is the Surfs Up! buildings, which also includes the preferred rooms.

All Star Sports Resort Map Disney World

Disney All-Star Sports Food Court and Restaurants

The All Star Sports resort offers a full food court, and pool bar. One of the best things about Disney Resorts is the central food commissary. A bustling hub of activity all day long, you can find find the Beverage station here with fountain drinks, cocoa, coffee and teas. Better yet, if you grab a Disney Refillable Mug you can head back for refills throughout your stay.

Food Court at Disney All Star Sports

End Zone Food Court

The central commissary at All Star Sports is the End Zone Food Court. Including five food stations, you can grab breakfast, lunch and dinner here. Menu items for breakfast include omelets, Totcho bowls, and even a egg and cheese bagel sandwich. You can also grab things like Mickey Waffles, and traditional breakfast items; eggs and sausage, oatmeal, and cereal. Lunch and Dinner at All Star Sports Resort includes burgers, sandwiches, salads, pastas and pizza. Check out the All Star Sports Food Court Menu. Many of the menu items are also available via Mobile Order, which helps you get your food, and stay out of the lines. End Zone Food Court is Open 6:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

Grandstand Spirits Pool Bar

Open 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM, the Grandstand Spirits Pool Bar features cocktails, beers, sangria and wine. Plus specialty drinks you can order throughout the day.

Disney Arcade at All Star Sport

All Star Sports Resort Recreation Schedule

Each Disney Resort is offers a variety of recreation options at the resort that you can enjoy throughout your stay. From pools, to the arcade to movies under the stars, there are plenty of things to do at All Star Sports Resort on your non-park days.

All Star Sports Arcade

If you’re hoping for some arcade time during your stay at All Star Sports, you can head to the Game Point Arcade. All Disney Resorts have arcades. Featuring racing games, basketball games, skeeball, driving games, sports games and more, and even Pac man, there are plenty of things to play at the arcade. To play at the Arcade you simply load your game card with points.

Just use your credit card to pay for the amount of points you’d like to buy. Games typically range from 30-100 credits per play, and you can generally play quite a bit with just $5-$10 loaded. Arcade Hours are typically posted on the door but generally 9:00 AM- 10:00 PM. Be sure to double checked posted hours.

Movies Under the Stars

One of our favorite parts of any Disney Vacation is making time for the Movies Under the Stars at each resort. Offered nightly, you can head to the lawn or activity area to watch a pop up movie screen, outside. Most fun at the All Star Resorts, we recommend grabbing some popcorn and drinks from the food court before heading outside to watch the film. The Movies Under the Stars Schedule at All Star Sports varies each week, but you can check the schedule on the recreation board in the lobby.

Children’s Play Area

The playground at All Star Sports is located between buildings #6 and #7 in the Touchdown area.  You can head to a playground with all the basic playground equipment you’d expect to find. The All Star Sports Playground offers swings, slides, ropes and more.

Poolside Activities

Offered 1:30 PM- 7:00 PM at Surfboard Bay Pool, you can play trivia, games, crafts, and bingo. Even dance parties are all part of the fun. Check the resort recreation schedule ahead of time if you’re hoping to be there for something specific. Since many families are usually in the parks in the afternoon, the pools have fewer guests and offer the chance for a great non-park day experience.

Jogging Trail

One of our favorite parts of the All Star Sports Resort is that it is connected to the other All-Star Resorts by pathways. You can run or walk throughout the resort spaces, or just head to the main sidewalk along the road. The runDisney pathway across the three resorts is approximately 1.5 miles if you’re hoping to get your steps or run in for the day.

Disney Bus with Figment

All-Star Sports Resort Transportation

As a Value Resort, the All Star Sports Hotel offers Complimentary Disney Bus Transportation to all the theme parks, water parks and Disney Springs. Disney Bus transportation is the only complimentary shuttle to the Disney Parks from this resort. When staying here, be sure to check the My Disney Experience App, for bus wait times so that you can time waiting in line.

How Long is the Bus Ride from All Star Sports to the Parks?

The average distance from All Star Sports Resort by Bus to:

  • Magic Kingdom is 27 minutes
  • EPCOT is 24 minutes
  • Hollywood Studios is 19 minutes
  • Animal Kingdom is 22 minutes
  • Disney Springs is 24 minutes
  • Blizzard Beach is 21 minutes
  • Typhoon Lagoon is 28 minutes.

All Star Sports Resort Parking

For guests staying at All Star Sports, Standard Self Parking at All Star Sports Resort is FREE, for the duration of your stay. In fact, complimentary self-parking is also available to guests visiting the resort for the day, and not staying there.

All-Star Sports Resort Review

This All Star Resort is one of our favorites. Newly refurbished, the food court is beautifully decorated with Mickey and Friends illustrations, and there’s fresh paint as far as the eye can see. We love that the All Star Resort rooms are similar to Pop Century Resort and offers a clean and modern hotel room space.

Staying at Disney All Star Sports Review and Details

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