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Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star family-friendly resort with a waterslide near Walt Disney World Resort

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Free WiFi
Restaurant
Business center
Laundry facilities
Babysitting

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

This family-friendly resort is within close proximity of Disney's Palm Golf Course and Disney's Magnolia Golf Course.

Make yourself at home in one of the 428 air-conditioned rooms featuring microwaves and iPod docking stations. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a health club, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. This resort also features babysitting/childcare (surcharge), an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands. Spending a day of fun is easy with the complimentary theme park shuttle.

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 5 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). While enjoying a refreshing dip in the resort pool, you can order your favorite drink at the poolside bar. Breakfast is available for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-out. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort features 5 restaurants, including California Grill, where guests can sample delicious Pacific cuisine, and Brunch at the Top, which serves leisurely Sunday breakfasts and has panoramic views. There's a stunning zero-entry outdoor pool with 2 spa tubs, and kids will love the bubbling geysers at the children's play area. Free WiFi is provided.

This 3.5-star property offers a theme park shuttle and an area shuttle.

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort has designated areas for smoking.

  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Marina on site 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 35 
  • Year Built 2009 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 428 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 16 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • DVD player 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Satellite TV service 

Where to Eat

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort has 4 restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Golfing nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
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 Disney's Magical Express must make a reservation in advance through the Disney's Magical Express website.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.
No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 2.99 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD $24.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD $33.00 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Bay Lake Tower Disney's Contemporary
  • Bay Lake Tower Disney's Contemporary Resort
  • Contemporary
  • Contemporary Resort
  • Disney's Bay Lake Tower Resort

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the 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 park each day (theme park tickets 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.


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