Disney's Contemporary Resort

Disney's Contemporary Resort

5 star hotel

deluxe

Magic Kingdom Area

3313 Reviews

Rooms Available

Choose your Disney Dining Plan

Looking for a great value way to budget meals without compromising on quality, flexibility or choice? Look no further than the Disney Dining Plans, exclusively available to Disney Resort Hotel guests. With up to 200 different venues across Walt Disney World Resort, there’s no need to stick to your Disney Resort Hotel - dine in all six Parks, Disney’s BoardWalk, other Disney Resort Hotels and Disney Springs.

How Do Dining Plans Work?

  • Your meal and snack entitlements are loaded onto your Disney MagicBand or card.
  • Touch your Disney MagicBand or card to the magic point when making a purchase.
  • Your server will give you a receipt showing your updated meal balance.

Want to eat light one day and splurge the next? Not a problem! Meals and snacks can be redeemed at any time during your stay. Unused meals and snacks will roll over day to day and expire at midnight on the reservation checkout date.

Disney Quick Service Dining Plan

For families on the go, this is a fast and easy meal plan option - especially when you have little ones in tow. Dine at a variety of Quick-Service locations when you’re ready to stop and enjoy a casual meal. Dine at over 100 locations.

Per person per night stay includes:

  • 2 Quick-service meals
  • 1 non-alcoholic/alcoholic drink per meal
  • 1 selected snack or drink
  • 1 Resort-refillable mug (unlimited refills of fountain soda, coffee and tea at beverage islands at self-service locations at any Disney Resort hotel

Disney Dining Plan

Want to slow down a little and savour special family moments over sit-down meals - or watch the kids light up during Character Dining? Then the Disney Dining Plan is the perfect choice to experience classic dining options at both Quick-Service and Table-Service restaurants, including Character Dining locations. Dine at over 200 venues.

Per person per night stay includes:

  • 1 Quick-Service meal
  • 1 Table-Service meal
  • 1 non-alcoholic/alcoholic drink per meal
  • 1 selected snack or drink
  • 1 Resort-refillable mug (unlimited refills of fountain soda, coffee and tea at beverage islands at self-service locations at any Disney Resort hotel

Tips to Remember!

  • Reservations are recommended! Character Dining and Signature Restaurants book up quickly, but you can make reservations up to 60 days before your visit
  • Quick-Service meals are great for casual dining or pit stops in the parks, while Table-Service meals are perfect when you want to relax over your meal.
  • Something to celebrate? For two Table-Service meals per person, you can experience fine dining with a distinctly magical flair at one of the Fine/Signature restaurants. Restrictions apply.
  • Snacks are available at Quick-Service restaurants and outdoor food carts throughout the Resort, including drinks, popcorn, ice cream and fresh fruit.
  • Dining Plans are not available for guests under the age of 3, but they can share from an adult plate at no charge, or a separate meal may be purchased from the menu.

Overview

The closest hotel to Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Contemporary Resort emerges majestically from the dazzling shores of Bay Lake and features award-winning dining, spectacular views and dazzling pools.

Sleek monorails breeze through the heart of the lobby, whisking guests to Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot. Leisure activities abound when you are not in the Disney Parks. Soak up the sun amid marina views and white-sand beaches at the main feature pool or make a splash shooting down the 17-foot-high, curving waterslide! Nearby Bay Lake Pool offers a more relaxing retreat for all ages. Top-notch exercise facilities are available at the Olympiad Fitness Center and the hotel also offers tennis, basketball, volleyball courts and boat rentals on Bay Lake. You can meet up with your favourite Disney Characters at Chef Mickey's Restaurant or perhaps try out the stylish 15th-floor California Grill with its amazing bird's-eye views over the Magic Kingdom Park - perfect for the evening fireworks!

  • Magic Touches

    Disney’s Contemporary Resort has a fantastic pool area boasting a 17-foot-high, curving waterslide and two relaxing whirlpools. For added luxury, we recommend renting a private cabana with a flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, Resort phone and mini-fridge!

  • Dining

    Chef Mickey’s restaurant is the place to be for an incredible Character Breakfast experience. Or, with the spires of Cinderella Castle within touching distance, take in breathtaking views of Magic Kingdom Park and its spectacular fireworks show from the award-winning California Grill, located on the 15th floor of the hotel. Adults can enjoy a drink in the hotel's cocktail lounge afterwards.

  • Room Upgrade

    • Water View or Theme Park View
    • Main Tower Rooms 
    • Club Level Rooms - exclusive access to the club-level lounge with complimentary refreshments, personalised Front Desk and Guest Services plus access to Concierge Service at the Atrium Club
  • Location

    Disney’s Contemporary Resort is located in the Magic Kingdom Resort area. Guests can easily walk to the Magic Kingdom main gate or catch the Resort Monorail to both Magic Kingdom and Epcot.

  • Parking Charges

    Complimentary self-parking is available at this hotel.

  • Leisure Facilities

    • Feature Pool with slide and interactive water features
    • Quieter Bay Lake Pool
    • Whirlpool spa
    • Olympiad Fitness Centre
    • Fishing, watercraft rental, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts
    • Jogging trail around Cresent Lake
    • Video and pinball games at The Game Station (additional charges, payable locally)
    • Disney Movies Under the Stars
    • Contemporary Resort Campfire Activities - nightly old-fashioned family fun as you roast marshmallows by a crackling fire
  • Resort Address

    4600 World Drive

    Lake Buena Vista

    Orlando

    32830

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 for 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!

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Babysitting Service (additional charges apply)
  • Bar
  • Business Center
  • Concierge Services
  • Disney Character Encounters
  • Fitness Centre
  • Free Park Shuttle
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Games Room (additional charges apply)
  • Health Club
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Jogging Trail
  • Laundry facilities
  • Pool with Slide
  • Quick-Service Dining
  • Restaurants
  • Room Service
  • Signature Dining
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table-service Dining
  • Tennis Court
  • Valet Parking
  • Wheelchair Access

Our top tips

If you’re staying at a Disney Resort Hotel, use Extra Magic Hours – these give you the opportunity to escape the crowds and visit the parks outside of regular opening hours at no extra charge.

Disney Resort Hotel, use Extra Magic Hours

Dining

  • California

    California Grill

    Savor the finest in Californian cooking, as you take in the sights of Seven Seas Lagoon and Magic Kingdom park.

  • Chef Mickey’s

    Chef Mickey’s

    Prepare for an all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast or dinner feast at Disney’s Contemporary Resort.

  • Steakhouse 71

    Steakhouse 71

    Gather everyone together for a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner at this stylish, but casual, steakhouse.

  • Steakhouse 71 Lounge

    Steakhouse 71 Lounge

    Savor classic cocktails and cuisine—with a modern twist—in a lounge that celebrates the early days of Walt Disney World Resort.

  • Contempo Café

    Contempo Café

    Discover a satisfying selection of bites and beverages for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

  • Contemporary Grounds

    Contemporary Grounds

    Featuring gourmet coffees, iced tea, hot chocolate, smoothies and assorted artisan baked goods, this is the perfect place to energize before you venture to the parks! Joffrey's Coffee™, the Official Specialty Coffee of Walt Disney World Resort.

  • Cove Bar

    Cove Bar

    Find specialty cocktails, beer, wine, wraps and salads at this private poolside bar for Guests of Bay Lake Tower and Disney Vacation Club members.

  • Outer Rim

    Outer Rim

    Admire stunning views of Bay Lake with specialty cocktails before—or after—dinner. Try a Piña CoLAVA, Watermelon Margarita, Blue “Glow-tini” or more! A full bar menu is also available.

  •  The Sand Bar

    The Sand Bar

    Picnic poolside with burgers, hot dogs and more. Tropical cocktails, draft beer, sangria and wine make it even more fun! Or cool off with a full bar menu and some AC inside the enclosed bar. Dessert items are also available.

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Walt Disney World Tickets Reviews

Average 4.5 out of 5

24239 Reviews

  • 5 15,897
  • 4 6,474
  • 3 814
  • 2 702
  • 1 352
  • 5 stars:

    It took a good hour after parking to actually get in to the park so allow extra time. Once inside it was everything you expect from Disneyworld - magical! All cast members are so friendly and helpful, excellent facilities throughout park. Just be prepared to queue for the popular rides.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Absolutely beautiful and so much to look at. Frozen ride not worth the queue for our older children but for smaller kids they would love it.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Epcot 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    My favourite park. Set across a large site it feels spacious and relaxed. The safari was a really special experience, and there is so much to look at we spent two days in this park. Some excellent rides too.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    An absolute must do for any Star Wars fans.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Hollywood Studios 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Fabulous day out. Felt very safe for the children. Clean and lots of facilities.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Great park mixture of adult and children’s rides

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Hollywood Studios 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Easy transaction, no issues with any tickets Friendly and supportive staff - highly recommended

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Magical place

    Trusted Customer reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Great updates fun park

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Much more adult focused park

    Trusted Customer reviewed Epcot 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Hollywood Studios 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Trusted Customer reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Trusted Customer reviewed Epcot 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park 13 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    We spent another excellent few days here during our stay in Florida. The safari ride was very good and Avatar ride was the highlight.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park 12 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Epcot was very interesting, we visited several days during our stay and the fireworks were fantastic. The groups playing live were excellent and even The Orchestra, formerly E.L.O. played for several days.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Epcot 12 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    A great day for any age.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 12 Apr, 2024

  • 4 stars:

    Liked it but think some of our group found it boring.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Epcot 10 Apr, 2024

  • 4 stars:

    Was good but extremely busy.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Magic Kingdom Park 10 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Fantastic time had here. We went twice. Going early evening had lower waiting times. We didn’t have Genie plus etc

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Hollywood Studios 10 Apr, 2024

  • 4 stars:

    Blizzard beach was not open during the 14 days we were there.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park 10 Apr, 2024

  • 5 stars:

    Had an amazing time here. Avatar is superb. We went twice during our trip.

    Trusted Customer reviewed Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park 10 Apr, 2024

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