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4.1 out of 5

"Every thing we liked great place Every one was wonderful " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 30 Dec 2019

Hotel Description

Family-friendly 4-star resort near Walt Disney World®

Near the airport

Your stay at this Bay Lake resort places you within 3 miles (5 km) of Beachcomber Beach and Disney's Magnolia Golf Course. Walt Disney World® and Magic Kingdom® Park are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Marina, health club

A marina, 3 restaurants, and 2 outdoor pools are all featured at this smoke-free resort. There's fun for all ages with a children's pool and a theme park shuttle, and in-room childcare is an added bonus. Unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy perks like a free airport shuttle.

Free WiFi, sofa beds

Featuring conveniences like sofa beds and coffee/tea makers, the 1008 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Room service, in-room massages, and hair dryers are also available.

Room (Standard View - Garden Wing)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
$299* Per night/room Jan 3 - Jan 4

Theme Park View - Atrium Club Level

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Main Tower - Theme Park View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Room (Garden Wing - Garden View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Main Tower - Lake View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Standard Room- Atrium Club Level

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Disney's Contemporary Resort ratings based on 36 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Disney's Contemporary Resort

Everyone (9) Family (1)
5 out of 5
Every thing we liked great place Every one was wonderful

Posted by on Dec 30, 2019

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1 out of 5

Posted by on Dec 28, 2019

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5 out of 5
Wonderful experience. Stampers kind courteous everything is so clean and beautiful

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019

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4 out of 5
Beautiful place to stay! 5 minute walk to the Magic Kingdom, It would have been helpful to know in advance that all of the restaurants needed reservations!

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018

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5 out of 5

Great hotel

Great hotel! Beautiful view of the Magic Kingdom from our room! Jen and Bob, the hotel staff were wonderful! They were so friendly and so helpful. The food at the Contempo Cafe was delicious and the staff there was very friendly. Would definitely stay at the Contemporary Resort again.

Posted by , from Houston, TX on Jun 30, 2017

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2 out of 5

Our stay at the Contemporary

Our stay at the Contemporary started out on a bad note. I had called prior to checking in to request adjoining rooms. I explained I had an autistic child that needed this extra space between the two rooms so my other family members could be readily available in case I needed them. The hotel assured me it would not be a problem. Well guess what? When we checked in they said they had nothing in the computer about this. After explaining why I needed this still nothing. Said they could not accommodate us but could the next night. Needless to say we didn't get much sleep the first night. Had gobs of hair in both bathroom tubs. At the end of our stay we decided to have brunch at the California Grill restaurant at the hotel. After our 600 bill came for 6 people for brunch the waitress said she would validate our valet voucher for the day. When my husband presented it to the attendant they said they couldn't honor it because we checked in on Friday and it was now Sunday. After speaking with the manager they still wouldn't budge. I just think if you are going to portray yourself as one of the top Disney Resorts they should act like it instead of treating people like any other hotel would be expected too.

Posted by , from tampa fl on Jun 12, 2017

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1 out of 5

it needs renovated bad

Great staff , the feel of the inside and outside seems lik a 1950s motel and looked low class for The price needs updated bad. Was disappointed the whole time I should have booked animal kingdom

Posted by , from m on Jun 5, 2017

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2 out of 5

Excellent location

Pros: The location is very close to Magic Kingdom and we can enjoy the fireworks in our balcony.
Cons: Housekeeping.
Upon check in I have to call housekeeping right away as our room is dirty-floor not vacuumed and dusty. The next day housekeeping staff did not replenish our toiletries. Third day I specifically asked housekeeping staff to replenish toiletries and still they did not complied with my request. I had to call housekeeping late that night to get toilet paper. I wanted to file a complaint and was informed that Housekeeping manager will call me but never did.

Posted by , from California on Dec 9, 2015

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4 out of 5

Nice quite clean place

Pros: We were really close to things, but not in all of the commotion.
Cons: Change the light bulbs more often.
Location: The buss would come by the hotel regularly for easy access to Downtown Disney, Blizzard Beach, etc.
The room was quiet and clean. We were close to the monorail, the Magic Kingdom, just a short walk to boating activities and the pool. We had a problem with light bulbs in the bathroom as they kept burning out on us--but this was addressed right away, lol.

Posted by , from Kingsford MI on Aug 23, 2015

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5 out of 5

Disney Magic!

A family of five was able to stay comfortably in the room . In Disney style everything is taken care of for you.

Posted by , from N J on Aug 7, 2015

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About the Disney's Contemporary Resort

Location 4600 N World Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

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/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A children's pool, a sauna, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the family-friendly Disney's Contemporary Resort. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a theme park shuttle are free. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Lake Buena Vista resort is smoke free.

  • 1008 guestrooms or units
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Bar by the pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Sofa bed
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO) (38.2 km / 23.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle, area shuttle, and theme park shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Disney's Contemporary Resort offers 1008 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations are furnished with sofa beds and desks. Cable television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Microwaves and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM.

Disney's Contemporary Resort has 3 restaurants on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Parasailing on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Disney's Magical Express service provides roundtrip motorcoach transportation and luggage delivery to and from Orlando International Airport and select Walt Disney World Resort hotels. Guests who wish to utilize Disney's Magical Express must make a reservation in advance through the Disney's Magical Express website.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be 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. This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 5 for adults and USD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 33 per night (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • 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
  • Disney's Contemporary Buena V
  • Contemporary Hotel Disney
  • Disney's Contemporary
  • Disney's Contemporary Resort Resort
  • Disney`s Contemporary Hotel Orlando
  • Disneys Contemporary Hotel
  • Disney's Contemporary Resort Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Contemporary Resort Resort Lake Buena Vista

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.

Awards & Affiliations

This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQ) guests.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.