4.2 out of 5

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

With a stay at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Lake Buena Vista (Bay Lake), you'll be minutes from Walt Disney World® and Magic Kingdom® Park.

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.

Dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities including a health club and a sauna. Additional amenities at this resort 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). Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges.

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

Disney's Contemporary Resort offers its guests a marina, 2 outdoor swimming pools, a health club, and a spa tub. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Public spaces have free WiFi.

Business amenities include a business center and limo/town car service. A children's pool, a sauna, and spa services 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 or lounges
  • Bar by the pool
  • 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 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

Food & Drink

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Disney's Contemporary Resort has 3 restaurants on site.

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

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

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property 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.
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 12 per day (in/out privileges)

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 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.