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Disney’s Contemporary Resort

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Disney’s Contemporary Resort is an ultra-modern Disney Resort with spectacular views. Inside the hotel is a beautiful 90-foot-tall mural by Disney Legend Mary Blair-responsible for the distinct look and feel of the “it’s a small world” attraction—that celebrates the Grand Canyon and the American Southwest. Warm luxury meets modern elegance at this lakeside Resort located within walking distance of Magic Kingdom Park.


Guests have 1000+ guest rooms, 428 Villas, 633 Deluxe Rooms, 23 Suites.

All rooms have different view options, such as the gardens, pools, marina or Bay Lake, parking area, or Magic Kingdom. All standard rooms include either two queen-size beds and one single day bed or one king-size bed and one single day bed.

Guests who stay in Club Level accommodations at the Royal Palm Club receive personalized concierge service and lounge with continental breakfast, midday snacks, and evening wine, hors d’oeuvres, cordials and desserts.

Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort offers deluxe studios and one, two, and three-bedroom villas. These feature kitchens or kitchenettes and dramatic views that may include old-growth cypress trees, the shimmering Bay Lake, the lush courtyard, or Cinderella Castle. Plus the extensive offerings of Disney’s Contemporary Resort, connected by the convenient Sky Way Bridge.



California Grill:

Guests can experience the flavors of the Pacific Coast ​​and savor the finest in Californian cooking, all while enjoying fantastic views of the Seven Seas Lagoon and Magic Kingdom. For a limited time, the resort is offering a 3-course tasting experience offering dishes designed to bring the 50th Celebration to life!

Steakhouse 71:

Choose from dishes inspired by some of Walt’s favorites in the midst of the 1970s vibes, reimagined in a contemporary, comfortable and sleek way. The design style is mixed with some Florida flair, such as Orange Bird and citrus groves.

Chef Mickey’s:

Experience Character Dining and an all-you-care-to-eat, family-style feast in a bright, happy space. The 90-foot-high mural by Disney Legend Mary Blair overlooks this dining spot, and guests can enjoy expansive views of Bay Lake.


Contempo Cafe:

Situated on the Grand Canyon Concourse, this eatery boasts an incredible view of monorails whizzing by and the fantastic 90-foot mural by Mary Blair. Guests can find a diverse menu of items, including flatbreads, salads, sandwiches, and an array of cupcakes infused with Disney magic.

Contemporary Grounds:

This spot has everything needed for a morning jumpstart, including gourmet coffees, iced tea, hot chocolate, smoothies, and assorted artisan baked goods. 

Bars and Lounges

California Grill Lounge:

Before heading into California Grill Restaurant, guests can enjoy a pre-dinner drink in the lounge. The full dinner menu is also available here. 

Steakhouse 71 Lounge:

Guests can grab pre-dinner drinks in a nostalgic setting before dinner at Steakhouse 71. Step back in time to savor classic cocktails and cuisine with a modern twist!

The Sand Bar:

Enjoy burgers, hot dogs, and more, plus tropical cocktails and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages poolside! Or cool off with a full bar menu and some AC inside the enclosed bar.

Outer Rim:

Admire stunning views of Bay Lake with pre or post-dinner drinks!

Cove Bar:

This private poolside bar is for guests of Bay Lake Tower and Disney Vacation Club members. They serve specialty cocktails, beer, wine, wraps, and salads.


Disney’s Contemporary Resort has two sparkling and refreshing pools. Soak up the sun amid marina views and white-sand beaches at the main heated “Feature Pool”. Guests can make a splash shooting down the 17-foot-high, curving waterslide! The resort pool area also features a second hot tub near the water slide. 

The Bay Lake Pool is an all-ages leisure pool where loud noises and splashing. Kids are welcome to enjoy the fountains and water spouts of the nearby futuristic water playground.

Resort Activities:

Disney’s Contemporary Resort has a wide array of activities to choose from each day, morning, and night! During the day, guests can cruise around Bay Lake and Seven Seas Lagoon aboard a motorized boat from the Boat Nook Marina or cast off on a Pirates & Pals Fireworks Voyage where pirates, fireworks, and tasty treats are just around the bend. They also offer specialty cruises to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and any momentous occasion on a private pontoon boat. Other outdoor activities include fishing, tennis, jogging trails, and even lakeside yoga!

In the evening, guests can enjoy a complimentary screening of a beloved Disney film at Movies Under the Stars or enjoy roasting marshmallows for smores at the Contemporary Resort Campfire. Guests taking a night stroll on the shorelines (or from the resort’s magical viewing place) will also want to keep their eyes open for the Electrical Water Pageant, where sparkling sea creatures—both grand in size and epic in scope—cruise the lagoon to electronic Disney songs.

Parking and Disney Parks Transportation:

Bus Service to Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks, Water Parks, and Disney Springs.

Monorail service to Magic Kingdom park and—with one transfer—EPCOT.

Water Launch service to Disney’s Wilderness Lodge and Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground by water taxi.

Standard overnight self-parking is available to registered Guests for a fee that will be applied to their hotel folio upon check-out. Parking for Disney Deluxe Resorts is $25 per night. Valet parking is also available for $33 per night.

Spa & Fitness:

*This resort does not have a spa

Olympiad Fitness Center is a full-service fitness center that has everything from free weights to cardio-kicking machines with exercise equipment from Cybex and Life Fitness! Treadmills, bicycles (regular and recumbent), and ellipticals are available to guests looking to get their cardio in.


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