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Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

5 star hotel

Deluxe Villas

6974 Reviews

Magic Kingdom Area

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Walt Disney World Updates - Know Before You Go

Staying onsite at a Disney Resort Hotel is the ONLY way you can access the Disney Park Reservation System without the need to pay for your Disney Tickets in full - Secure your dream Disney holiday today with just a £50 deposit and start booking your Disney Park Days straight away!

  • To enter a Disney Park, both a valid Disney Ticket AND a date-specific theme park reservation are now required
  • Disney Park reservations are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until you book your theme park days
  • Reservations for the Disney Parks can be made on My Disney Experience as soon as you receive your Disney hotel confirmation
  • Link your Disney hotel confirmation on My Disney Experience and start reserving your park days!
  • See our Disney Park Reservation Guide for more information on the Disney Park Pass system and Disney Park Hopping

PLUS

  • BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE: No Amendment fees outside 7 days before you travel if your plans change
  • FINANCIALLY PROTECTED: Disney Hotel + Ticket packages are bonded by ABTA

Overview

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort is a Disney Deluxe Villa Resort that has been designed to complement the fabled styling of the classic Disney's Contemporary Resort building, boasting some of the most dramatic views available anywhere at Walt Disney World Resort. Bay Lake Tower balances a modern and luxurious experience with warm and innovative features. Enjoy views that include old-growth cypress trees, the lush landscape near Bay Lake, the courtyard, pool or Magic Kingdom Theme Park.

  • Dining

    Chef Mickey’s is the perfect place to dine alongside your favourite Disney characters. The breakfast menu includes fresh fruit, bagels and Mickey-shaped waffles, while dinner is a mouth-watering all-you-can-eat buffet. You can enjoy delicious flatbreads, pasta dishes and juicy burgers at the Contempo Café too.

  • Room Upgrade

    • Bay Lake View 
    • Theme Park View
  • Location

    Disney’s Contemporary Resort is located in the Magic Kingdom Resort area. Magic Kingdom Park is the closest Walt Disney World Theme Park to this hotel and guests can use the regular monorail service to get them to Magic Kingdom in just 10 minutes.

  • Parking Charges

     

    PLEASE NOTE that as from 1st Jan 2020 nightly parking charges of $25 plus tax will apply - (payable locally and subject to change)

  • Leisure Facilities

    • Two pools, one with slide, whirlpools and interactive water features
    • Fitness centre, beach for sunbathing, fishing, watercraft rental, tennis and volleyball courts
    • Disney movies under the stars
  • Resort Address

    4460 World Drive

    Lake Buena Vista

    Orlando

    32830

    Florida

Why we love it

It is home to the award winning California Grill which not only offers you a divine menu, but also a stunning seat at the best fireworks dining experience within Walt Disney World. The views from this hotel are amazing and you can even mingle with Mickey Mouse and friends if you stop by Chef Mickey’s for breakfast!

MONORAIL - Ongoing

The Walt Disney World Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If Guests plan to use this form of transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on their day of travel as alternative transportation options will be available.

2022 Refurbishments

The running trail is closed until mid-May 2022.

The water play area at Bay Cove Pool will be closed for refurbishment from February 21 through late March 2022. The following will remain open for your enjoyment:

  • Bay Cove Pool
  • The feature pool, leisure pool and water play area at the adjacent Disney’s Contemporary Resort

2023 Refurbishments

The feature pool and whirlpool spas at the adjacent Disney’s Contemporary Resort will be closed for refurbishment from January 9, 2023 through early April 2023. The following will remain open for your enjoyment: Bay Cove Pool The leisure pool and water play are at Disney's Contemporary Resort

Construction Notes: You may see and hear construction noise while refurbishments are underway, but you should not hear noise from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 AM.

Please note that as of 1st Jan 2020 nightly parking charges of $25 plus tax will apply - (payable locally & subject to change)

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Hotel Facilities

  • Babysitting Service (additional charges apply)
  • Bar
  • Business Center
  • Concierge Services
  • Feature Pool
  • Fitness Centre
  • Free Park Shuttle
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Games Room (additional charges apply)
  • Hair Salon
  • Health Club
  • Pool with Slide
  • Quick-Service Dining
  • Restaurants
  • Signature Dining
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table-service Dining
  • Tennis Court
  • Valet Parking
  • Wheelchair Access

Our top tips

Don’t forget that FastPasses run out very early in the day so grab one as early as possible. As soon as you’ve experienced the Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster, get a Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ FastPass immediately afterwards – or vice versa!

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Dining

  • Chef Mickey’s

    Chef Mickey’s

    Located on the fourth floor of the resort, this large restaurant offers breakfast and dinner buffets with some of your favourite Disney characters as special guests. Dinner buffets include prime rib, peel-and-eat shrimp, and daily specials while breakfast buffets consist of fresh fruit, bagels, omelettes, Mickey waffles, and more.
    Reservations are highly recommended and can be made 180 days prior to your stay.

  • Contempo Cafe

    Contempo Cafe

    Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks are offered here via convenient counter service. Lunch and dinner choices include hot frittatas, eggs, pasta & flatbreads. Fresh fruit salads, hot and cold sandwiches and many other grab 'n' go foods are also available.

  • Contemporary Grounds

    Contemporary Grounds

    This café is open from early morning till evening and serves espresso, lattes, and baked goods. The Food ’n Fun Center is great for breakfast, lunch or dinner, and snacks are also offered here via convenient counter service. Lunch and dinner choices include grilled chicken, quiche, hamburgers, hot dogs, salads, and pizza. Cold sandwiches and other snacks are also available.

  • Cove Pool Bar

    Cove Pool Bar

    Specialty cocktails, beer, wine, wraps and salads are all available at this private poolside bar for both Guests of Bay Lake Tower and Disney Vacation Club members.

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Reviews

Average 4.5 out of 5 (22764 customer reviews)

★★★★★ ★★★★★

Probably the best park out of them all

- Epcot

4 stars:

Karen Scholes reviewed 02 Jul,2022

Top park really good lovly

- Disney's Hollywood Studios

5 stars:

Paul Meddings reviewed 02 Jul,2022

Unbelievable park kids loved it

- Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

5 stars:

Paul Meddings reviewed 02 Jul,2022

Special special place fireworks at the end was magic

- Magic Kingdom Park

5 stars:

Paul Meddings reviewed 02 Jul,2022

Unbelievable place magical

- Epcot

5 stars:

Paul Meddings reviewed 02 Jul,2022

The Animal Kingdom is a great place to spend a more relaxed day. I never feel the need to rush around. There is a lot to see and experience though.

- Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park

4 stars:

Julie Jenkins reviewed 01 Jul,2022

Epcot is one of the most interesting places to go. I know it's meant to keep changing but I'm not fussy on a lot of the rides

- Epcot

4 stars:

Julie Jenkins reviewed 01 Jul,2022

The Magic Kingdom is the ultimate theme park. It's what Disney is all about.

- Magic Kingdom Park

5 stars:

Julie Jenkins reviewed 01 Jul,2022

Ticket is good value for combination tickets

- Epcot

5 stars:

Trusted Customer reviewed 28 Jun,2022

Good value for combination ticket

- Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park

5 stars:

Trusted Customer reviewed 28 Jun,2022

Good value for combination tickets

- Disney's Hollywood Studios

5 stars:

Trusted Customer reviewed 28 Jun,2022

Ticket was good value but Park not up to expectations

- Magic Kingdom Park

5 stars:

Trusted Customer reviewed 28 Jun,2022

amazing as always what more can I say

- Epcot

5 stars:

Julian Walker reviewed 27 Jun,2022

amazing as always what more can I say

- Magic Kingdom Park

5 stars:

Julian Walker reviewed 27 Jun,2022

amazing as always what more can I say

- Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park

5 stars:

Julian Walker reviewed 27 Jun,2022

didnt do blizard beach but it is amazing

- Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park

4 stars:

Julian Walker reviewed 27 Jun,2022

amazing as always what more can I say

- Disney's Hollywood Studios

5 stars:

Julian Walker reviewed 27 Jun,2022

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