New hotel coming to Walt Disney World

2,000 room hotel scheduled to open in 2012


ORLANDO, Fla. --

Walt Disney World is about to break ground on its newest hotel.

The park's "Art of Animation" resort will feature 2,000 rooms and be based on four of Disney's most popular animated movies: The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Finding Nemo, and Cars.

Disney is building the hotel across a lake from the Pop Century Resort. The hotel will be a value resort, with rooms starting at $82/night.

The hotel is scheduled to open in 2012.

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