4.3 out of 5

When you stay at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Lake Buena Vista, you'll be on a lake and minutes from Walt Disney World® and Magic Kingdom® Theme Park.

This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Disney's Palm Golf Course and Disney's Magnolia Golf Course.

Make yourself at home in one of the air-conditioned guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Take time to pamper yourself with a visit to the full-service spa. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools, a health club, and a sauna. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Thirsty? Quench your thirst at one of the 2 bars/lounges or 2 poolside bars.

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided at no charge.

Property Features

As a guest of Disney's Contemporary Resort, you'll find a full-service spa, a marina, and 2 outdoor swimming pools. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. For a drink, you can stop by one of the onsite bars, including 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges. Public spaces have free WiFi.

Business amenities include a business center and limo/town car service. A children's pool, a health club, and a spa tub are also featured at the family-friendly Disney's Contemporary Resort. A roundtrip airport shuttle and an area shuttle are free. Self parking is free.

  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars by the pool
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator

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.

  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Breakfast

Room service is available during limited hours.

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 need to make requests for accessibility needs, please complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when booking your stay.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to hotel policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 12 per day (in/out privileges)
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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

You should know

Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your 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.