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Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star family-friendly resort with a waterslide near Walt Disney World Resort

Walk to Magic Kingdom Park

This family-friendly Lake Buena Vista resort is located by Bay Lake, just a short stroll from Magic Kingdom Park and 2 miles from Walt Disney World Resort. Disney's Palm Golf Course and Disney's Magnolia Golf Course are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Outdoor pool with waterslide

This elegant lakeside resort features the luxurious Bay Cove outdoor zero-entry pool, as well as a 20-foot-tall waterslide and 2 whirlpool tubs. Guests can dine in 4 onsite restaurants, and free WiFi makes it easy to stay in touch with friends back home. A complimentary monorail service links the resort to Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot.

iPod docks and free WiFi

Decorated in a bright contemporary style, the 428 rooms provide home comforts like free WiFi, iPod docking stations, and flat-screen satellite TVs. Guests can enjoy views of the resort from balconies or patios.

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort features 4 restaurants, including California Grill, where guests can sample delicious Pacific cuisine, and Brunch at the Top, which serves leisurely Sunday breakfasts and has panoramic views. There's a stunning zero-entry outdoor pool with 2 whirlpool tubs, and kids will love the bubbling geysers at the children's play area. Free WiFi is provided.

This 3.5-star property offers a free roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours), a theme park shuttle, and an area shuttle. Onsite parking is complimentary.

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort has designated areas for smoking.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Total number of rooms - 428 
  • Number of floors - 16 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Marina on site 
  • Meeting rooms 35 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Year Built 2009 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • DVD player 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • iPod docking station 

Where to Eat

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort has 4 restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Golfing nearby 

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 4 PM

Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.
Guests must pre-book Disney's Magical Express, a complimentary transfer from the Orlando airport to the hotel. 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. For more details and to book transfer service, contact the resort directly using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.
Complimentary Resort Airline Check-In Service allows eligible guests flying on participating airlines and staying at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels to check luggage and receive boarding passes at the hotel. Guests flying on participating airlines and arriving through Disney’s Magical Express are automatically enrolled in the service. Guests 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. For additional information, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 2.99 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Bay Lake Tower Disney's Contemporary
  • Bay Lake Tower Disney's Contemporary Resort
  • Contemporary
  • Contemporary Resort
  • Disney's Bay Lake Tower Resort

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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 park each day (theme park tickets 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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