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The Masterpiece in the Middle of the Magic
Disney's Contemporary Resort next to the Magic Kingdom Park in the Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, Florida

From the dramatic mosaics in the main tower with sleek monorails cruising overhead, to the casual style and convenience of Garden Rooms looking out over the beach, this is one Disney experience that’s not to be missed. If you find the idea of staying in a resort that is within walking distance of the Magic Kingdom appealing, then Disney's Contemporary Resort is for you! The bold, A-frame design of Disney's Contemporary Resort has made it a modern masterpiece, with a breathtaking view of the vacation kingdom from the award-winning California Grill, perched high atop the resort.

Treat yourself to a vacation getaway that reflects the legacy of Walt Disney's monumental vision. Step off the monorail into a gleaming metropolis exploding with bold colors and daring angles in a dazzling lakeside environment. Experience sweeping views, white-sand beaches, wide-open spaces and sensational style in this stunning Resort that offers every modern convenience and easy access to the Magic Kingdom® Park and Epcot®.


A Deluxe category resort, Disney's Contemporary Resort is situated on the Seven Seas Lagoon, close the Magic Kingdom® Park. In fact, many rooms have views of the Magic Kingdom® and its nightly fireworks displays. The Contemporary was one of the three original accommodation choices when Walt Disney World® first opened its doors in 1972, with Disney's Polynesian Resort and Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground. The monorail, which takes guests directly to the Magic Kingdom® Park as well as the other resorts on the Resort Monorail, passes right through the hotel.

Disney's Contemporary Resort is a deluxe category Walt Disney World Resort situated on the Seven Seas Lagoon, close the Magic Kingdom. The monorail passes right through the hotel.The 1,007 rooms at Disney's Contemporary Resort are either in the main Tower or in one of the Garden Wings. The resort is a "futuristic" style, reminiscent of 1970s and 80s style space age furnishings. Many rooms have balconies or patios.

Check-In is at 3PM and Check-out is at 11AM. If arriving earlier than 3PM, you may go ahead and "check-in". A room will be assigned, and you will be given a Key (card) with a phone number to call after 3PM to get your room number.You can leave your luggage with the Bell Service, they will store it until your room is ready. And your free to go ahead and start enjoying the Parks.

Disney’s Contemporary Resort Amenities:
  • Heated pool at Disney's Contemporary ResortPools - all pools are heated, with lifeguards
    Splash to your heart's content at two heated feature pools and hot tubs near the Disney's Contemporary Resort marina.
  • Beach - Soak up the sun on a white-sand beach.
  • Arcade - Play a variety of video and pinball favorites at the Food 'n Fun Center.
  • Playground - Climb, slide and play to your heart's content on this 24-hour playground adjacent to the marina.
  • Dining - Dining available at Chef Mickey's, Concourse Steakhouse and California Grill. Character dining available at select locations.
  • Barber/Beauty Salons - Salon available at American Beauty Shoppe and Captain's Chair barber shop.
  • Banking services available
  • Concierge - Concierge service is available - Access to the exclusive Castle View Lounge featuring Continental breakfast, snacks and evening wine and cheese reception
  • Camera Rental
  • Guest Services desk
  • Kennel - Kennel service is available.
  • Child Service Facility - Mouseketeer Club: Enjoy a parents' night out and treat children ages 4-12 to an evening of supervised activities, computer games, Disney movies, dinner and snacks in an environment created just for them.
  • Children's Activities - Children's activities include: Food and Fun Center, playground and Mouseketeer Clubhouse.
  • Fitness - Olympiad Fitness Center: Work out on state-of-the-art exercise equipment and treat yourself to a relaxing Swedish, aromatherapy or deep-tissue massage.
  • Credit Cards - Credit Cards accepted: American Express®, Discover Card®, Disney Credit Card®, JCB®, MasterCard® and VISA®.
  • Laundry - Coin laundry facilities and dry cleaning service available.
  • Lounge - Outer Rim Cocktail Lounge and The Sandbar.
  • Bell Services
  • Parking -
    • Free parking is available for guests staying at selected Walt Disney World® Resorts.
    • RV/Truck parking.
  • Pizza Delivery - Pizza delivery to room available.
  • Recreation - Recreation: watercraft rentals, waterskiing, pool area with fun slide, interactive fountains, jacuzzi, one quiet pool, beach volleyball.
  • Services for Guests with Disabilities - All Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels offer rooms equipped for guests with disabilities: wide doorways, additional handrails and special bathrooms.
  • Shopping - Six 6 Unique shops in the Concourse.
  • Tickets - Tickets for Walt Disney World® Theme Parks available.
  • Elevators
  • Valet parking available for a nominal fee
  • No Smoking Rooms/FacilitiesComplement your Resort stay with a world of recreational activities on land and sea for the entire family at Disney's Contemporary Resort at the Walt Disney World Resort
  • Watercraft Rentals - Spend some time on the lake with a Pontoon Boat, Canopy Boat or Sea Raycer by Sea Ray®, or take a specialty cruise. (Extra fee)
  • Volleyball - Grab a pal for a friendly match.
  • Tennis - 6 hydro-grid clay tennis courts - reservations required, racquet rental available.
  • Fishing - Hook a fun-filled fishing trip for the entire family. (Catch and release only)
  • Jogging Trail - Take a scenic 1.1-mile run around the Resort.
  • Convention Facilities - Over 70,000 square feet of function space. Including two ballrooms and 23 breakout rooms.

Dining for Disney’s Contemporary Resort:

Chef Mickey's
All-you-can-eat breakfast and dinner buffet with Chef Mickey and the gang.Dine with Chef Mickey as he cooks up a bountiful display of delicious dishes for his buffet at Disney's Contemporary Resort
Enjoy the fun and excitement of meeting Mickey and his pals during your feast as the monorail quietly whisks by overhead. Chef Mickey invites you to a buffet at this favorite for family fun Character dining. Choose from a spectacular spread of seasonal specialties. Make your meal end sweetly ever after at the sundae bar

Concourse Steakhouse
Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast - Continental steakhouse, vegetarian possibilities upon request. Full bar and complete wine list.
Step into the future of fine dining at this exciting yet casual family steakhouse serving creative American favorites. The stunning open atrium allows you to witness the monorail breeze quietly through the towering concourse as you dine. Dinner specialties include hickory-smoked prime rib, barbecue chicken, oven-roasted mushrooms and linguini, and Kansas City strip steak.

California Grill
Dinner - Table service - Onstage kitchen, market-inspired cooking, California wines.
Venture into the vibrant and charged atmosphere and watch culinary masterpieces being created in the on-stage kitchen. Savor flavors influenced by the Pacific Coast melting pot. Delight in sushi, brick oven-baked flat breads, handmade Sonoma goat cheese ravioli, oak-fired pork tenderloin or butterscotch crème brûlée. Accompany your meal with specially selected and limited wines from California's finest estates.

Food and Fun Center - Food Court
Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast - Snack bar with arcade game room and pool tables. Menu: breakfast croissants, pancakes, pastries, eggs, bacon, grilled chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, pizzas, soup, chili, assorted salads, cold sandwiches, yogurt, soda and bottled water.
Play and dine at this 24-hour-a-day counter-service restaurant and video arcade. Enjoy hot and cold sandwiches, salads and desserts. If you are in the mood to play, this is the place any time of day!

Outer Rim
Cocktails, light snacks.

Contemporary Grounds
Coffee Bar serving capuccino, expresso, latte, coffee, flavored coffees, iced coffees, juices, Perrier and Vittel water, smoothies, bagels, wine and beer, specialty liquors.

Sand Bar & Grill
Open seasonally. Menu: snacks, sandwiches, beverages, alcoholic and non-alcoholic frozen drinks, wine and beer.

Disney’s Contemporary Resort Transportation:
  • Walt Disney World Bus TransportationMotor coach / Bus Transportation - to the Theme Parks, Water Parks and Downtown Disney®
  • Ferryboat Service - Ferryboat service to the Magic Kingdom® Park and selected Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels.Disney's Contemporary Resort is on the Magic Kingdom Resort Monorail Loop
  • Monorail Services - Monorail to Magic Kingdom® park, Epcot® and selected Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels.
  • To reach any of the other Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels you will need to take a Bus to Downtown Disney® and transfer to a Bus going to the Resort you want to visit.
  • If you decided to drive, parking is free at any of the Theme Parks, for resort guest only.

Disney’s Contemporary Resort Rooms:
  • Magic Kingdom® View
    Take in views of the icons and attractions of the Magic Kingdom® Park.
  • Lake/Pool View
    Look out onto a pool or Bay Lake.
  • Garden/Standard View
    Enjoy expansive views of Resort grounds from your Guest room.
Room Amenities:
  • Accommodates five adults, one child under age 3 in a crib
  • Typical Room 394 Square Feet
  • Most rooms are available with your choice of king-size bed (available with daybed), two queen-size beds, and one queen-size bed with a daybed
  • Turndown service upon request
  • Irons, ironing boards, hairdryers and make-up mirrors in each room
  • In-room safes
  • Dual line phones with voicemail
  • Disney Channel and ESPN
  • Newspaper delivery
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • One bathroom
  • Vanity area with sink
  • Table and two chairs
  • 120 Volt A/C
  • Air Conditioned
  • Television with remote
  • Bath Tub with shower
  • Smoke Detector
  • Pak-n-Play Crib available
  • Refrigerators can be rented for $10 a day
Standard - Two Queen Beds & One Day Bed
Standard - One King-Size Bed & One Day Bed
Deluxe - One King-Size Bed, One Queen Bed & Two Day Beds
One-Bedroom Suite - Two Queen Beds & One Sofa Bed
Two-Bedroom Suite - Four Queen Beds & One Sofa Bed

Disney’s Contemporary Resort Maps
Map of Disney's Contemporary ResortMap of Disney's Contemporary Resort (for a smaller file size version)

Disney’s Contemporary Resort Address
Disney’s Contemporary Resort
4600 North World Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

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