Located at the Walt Disney World Resort and about a 3-minute drive from the nearest Osceola Parkway on-ramp, Disney's All-Star Sport Resort is popular with vacation travellers who prefer an economical and sports-themed hotel with an on-site restaurant and easy highway access close to Walt Disney World attractions.
This smoke-free hotel has 1,920 air-conditioned guest rooms, each offering one king or two double beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Mini-fridges are available upon request.
Hotel amenities include two outdoor pools, an arcade, a playground, a jogging trail, guest laundry facilities, a gift shop and babysitting services. The hotel offers free parking, as well as a free theme park shuttle and a free round-trip airport shuttle (please contact the hotel for scheduling details). Wi-Fi is available for free in some public areas.
On-site dining is available at the End Zone Food Court, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Food delivery to guest rooms is available. Pets are not permitted, but service animals are welcome and wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request. Wheelchair-accessible transportation is also available.
Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park is about a 7-minute drive or 20-minute walk north of the hotel, while Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park is a 7-minute drive northwestward. Formosa Gardens Village offers shopping roughly 13 minutes west, and Walt Disney World Airport (DWS) is about an 11-minute drive southwest. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: May 28, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's value, rooms and staff.
Many guests praised the hotel's value, describing the rates as affordable, budget friendly and economical. One lodger stated, "The quality of the hotel for the price you pay is way above what you would expect".
Numerous lodgers complimented the hotel's staff, and characterized them as friendly, accommodating and helpful.
Several guests were pleased with the resort's free shuttle services, especially the theme park shuttle, which they said travelled to all surrounding Disney parks. They felt it was convenient, frequent and easy.
The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by several reviewers, who described their rooms as clean and spacious, with comfortable beds and good water pressure. It should be noted, however, that some guests were disappointed with their rooms (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms, noise transfer and the on-site food court.
While the majority of guests described their rooms as clean and spacious, some reviewers had complaints about their accommodations. They reported smaller rooms, with no coffeemakers, inefficient air-conditioning units and mini-fridges, dated decor and some plumbing issues.
Noise disruptions were mentioned by a few guests. They reported loud, unsupervised teenagers in the common areas of the hotel, as well as noise from guests in adjacent rooms and the pool area.
A few reviewers were disappointed with the hotel's on-site food court. They felt there were not enough healthy options available and very little fruit or vegetables on offer. These guests described the food as unhealthy and average in quality.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #147 out of 328 Orlando hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 1,235 reviews.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.1 out of 5 with an 89% recommendation rate from 1,219 reviews.Hotels.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.1 out of 5 from 684 reviews.The author called the hotel on May 28, 2013 to verify some information.