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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

4600 N World Dr Lake Buena Vista FL 32830

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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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

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

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • 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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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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