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Disney's Contemporary Resort

Hotel Amenities

Favorite amenities

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Business center
Laundry facilities
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Hotel Amenities

Disney's Contemporary Resort is located on Bay Lake and the hotel's main outdoor pool—which is shaped like Mickey's ears—overlooks the lake. The resort has a marina where guests can rent sailboats, Hobie cats, and pontoon boats, or arrange a fishing excursion. Other water sports include parasailing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, and tubing. A playground and game arcade are also available. In addition, the resort has interactive water fountains, which kids enjoy. Guests can use tennis and volleyball courts, and a fitness center offers Cybex and cardio equipment as well as a dry sauna. There is 24-hour room service, a hair salon, gift shop, and merchandise shops are located within the resort.

The resort offers 90,000 square feet of meeting space with support including a business center, banquet facilities, exhibit space, ballrooms, and audio-video equipment. A sleek monorail whizzes through the center of the building, transporting guests to the Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot. Complimentary transportation is also provided via motorcoach to other Walt Disney World Theme Parks, both water parks, and the Downtown Disney Area. The resort also offers complimentary self parking and a complimentary area shuttle.

Disney's Magical Express: Guests of this resort are eligible for complimentary Disney's Magical Express service (pre-booking required). Motor coaches pick up guests at Orlando International Airport and drop off at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels. Disney staff members pick up bags and deliver them straight to guestrooms (for arrivals between 5 AM and 10 PM). Guests arriving outside of these hours should pick up their baggage at baggage claim to carry with them on the motor coach.

This hotel is nonsmoking except in designated outdoor areas. It also offers accessibility features such as accessible parking, accessible path of travel, accessible equipment for the deaf, in-room accessibility, and roll-in showers.

  • Marina on site 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa tub 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 1,008 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Concierge services 
  • Health club 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Free self parking 
  • Spa services on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Air-conditioned accommodations at Disney's Contemporary Resort offer safes and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations are furnished with sofa beds and desks. Televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Lake Buena Vista resort provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Television 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Food 'n Fun Center - Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks are offered here via convenient counter service. Lunch and dinner choices include grilled chicken, quiche, hamburgers, hot dogs, Chef salads, and pizza. Cold sandwiches and snacks are available 24 hours a day.

Outer Rim - Overlooking Bay Lake, this cocktail lounge serves specialty drinks, cocktails, and appetizers from midday till late evening.

Sand Bar and Grill - The poolside bar offers cold drinks, cocktails, and menu selections including burgers, deli sandwiches, and ice cream.

Chef Mickey's Restaurant - Located on the fourth floor of the resort, this large restaurant offers breakfast and dinner buffets with Disney Characters as special guests. Dinner buffets include prime rib, peel-and-eat shrimp, and daily specials while breakfast buffets consist of fresh fruit, bagels, omelets, Mickey waffles, and more. Priority seating is recommended.

Concourse Steakhouse - Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all served with the monorail concourse as a backdrop in this family-friendly steakhouse. Menu items include Mickey waffles, salads, sandwiches, burgers, prime-cut steaks, and seafood entrees. Priority seating is recommended.

California Grill - Offering expansive views of the Magic Kingdom Park from the 15th floor, this award-winning restaurant serves American cuisine with a West Coast influence. Dinner only is served and prepared in an on-stage kitchen. A large selection of California wines is available. Priority seating is recommended.

Contemporary Grounds - This café is open from early morning till evening and serves espresso, lattes, and baked goods.

 

Nearby Things to Do

Located on Bay Lake, the resort has a small sandy beach and its own marina that rents sailboats, Hobie cats, and pontoon boats. Fishing excursions can be arranged, and additional water sports include parasailing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, and tubing (surcharge applies for all water-sports rentals). The hotel's main outdoor pool is created in the shape of Mickey's ears and overlooks the bay; there is also a second pool, an additional children's pool, and a spa tub. Six clay tennis courts and sand volleyball courts are available, and the fitness center has Cybex and cardiovascular equipment as well as a dry sauna. A playground, interactive water fountains, and game arcade are also provided.

The 36-hole Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park are both six miles from the resort via complimentary transportation. The resort's guest service desk can assist with reservations on any one of Disney's five PGA tour–caliber golf courses, all located on Walt Disney World Resort property. A 9-hole walking course is also available.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Water skiing on site 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Hotel Name

  • Disney's Contemporary Lake Buena Vista
  • Contemporary Disney Resort
  • Disney's Contemporary
  • Disney's Contemporary Resort Hotel
  • Disney's Contemporary Resort Hotel Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Contemporary Resort Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Resort
  • Resort Contemporary
  • Contemporary Hotel Disney
  • Disney`s Contemporary Hotel Orlando
  • Disneys Contemporary Hotel

Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Benefits

Guests staying at this Walt Disney World Resort hotel can enjoy the following benefits during their stay:

  • First access to reserve a limited number of Disney FastPass+ attractions and shows, up to 60 days before they arrive (theme park tickets required)
  • Extended theme park hours with Extra Magic Hours at 1 of the Disney theme parks each day. From May 27 – July 4, 2017, enjoy Extra Magic Hours from 11 PM to 1 AM only in Pandora—The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. This benefit is in addition to the Extra Magic Hours already available at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park (valid theme park tickets and resort ID required)
  • Complimentary resort transportation via motor coaches, ferries, and monorail, providing convenient ways to explore all the theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort
  • Complimentary parking at Walt Disney World Resort hotels and theme parks
  • Complimentary MagicBands to access Disney theme parks (theme park tickets required), unlock guestrooms, check in at FastPass+ entrances for previously selected attractions and entertainment, and make payments at shops and restaurants
  • Complimentary roundtrip airport service between Orlando International Airport and select Resort Hotels via motor coach with Disney’s Magical Express, including luggage delivery straight to guestrooms
  • Resort Hotel entertainment, including themed pools with slides, outdoor Disney movie screenings, and Disney Character Dining experiences
Valid Theme Park admission tickets and online registration required for Disney FastPass+ attractions and entertainment (the number of selections guests can can make and available arrival windows are limited). To book airport transportation, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival; contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email. Offer subject to availability. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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