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Futuristic Walt Disney World® Resort with a monorail
A magical view
Six miles from Epcot® and Disney's Hollywood Studios™, Disney's Contemporary Resort offers a breathtaking view of the Magic Kingdom® Park and direct access via a monorail.
Marina on Bay Lake
With the spires of Cinderella Castle in view, the A-frame Disney's Contemporary Resort offers theme-park transportation, a Mickey-shaped outdoor pool, and a marina with lots of water sports.
Disney's Contemporary Resort's 1,008 guestrooms have colorful, futuristic décor with splashy geometric designs. Some rooms add sofa beds or day beds, and many provide balconies.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Disney's Contemporary Resort
- The Overview
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, and 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 Disney Theme Parks, both water parks, and the Downtown Disney® Area.
Disney's Magical Express: Guests of this resort are eligible for complimentary Disney's Magical Express service. 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
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Swimming pool - children's
- Poolside bar
- Spa tub
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Airport transportation (complimentary)
- Concierge desk
- Fitness facilities
- Room service (24 hours)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Free parking
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Business center
- Exhibit space
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Event catering
- Banquet facilities
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Audiovisual equipment
- Cell phone/mobile rental
- Secretarial services
- Computer rental
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 1,008
- Security guard
- 24-hour front desk
- Medical assistance available
- Tour assistance
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Hair salon
- Beauty services
- Laundry facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Television in lobby
- Arcade/game room
- Tennis on site
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Wedding services
- Free Wi-Fi
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Free parking, Valet parking (surcharge)
- The Room
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Free Wi-Fi
- Connecting / adjoining rooms available
- The Eats
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.
- Out and About
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.
- Golf - driving range nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Golf - miniature nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Racquetball/squash nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Horse riding/rental nearby
- Bird watching nearby
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Fishing on site
- Motor boating on site
- Parasailing on site
- Playground on site
- Rowing or canoeing on site
- Running track/path on site
- Sailing on site
- Swimming on site
- Volleyball on site
- Water skiing on site
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible path of travel
- Braille or raised signage
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
The Fine Print for Disney's Contemporary Resort
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Resort Airline Check-In Service allows guests to check luggage and receive boarding passes at the hotel. This service accepts one bag per passenger on JetBlue. Guests wishing to check multiple bags on JetBlue or any bags on AirTran, Alaska, American, Continental, Delta, Northwest, United, or US Airways must call 407-284-1231 (5 AM - 11 PM) to pay luggage fees prior to check-in, or guests can check bags at the airport. Guests must pre-book Disney's Magical Express, a complimentary transfer from the Orlando airport to the hotel. Visit www.disneysmagicalexpress.com/USA for registration. This service picks up and delivers luggage directly to guestrooms for those arriving between 5 AM - 10 PM. Guests must claim their own bags after hours.
Check-out time is 11 AM
- You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Valet parking fee: USD 12 per day (in/out privileges)
- We Should Mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.