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Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

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Johns Creek, Georgia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having an autistic child, we took a lot of time and spent a significant amount of money to have as stress-free of a Disney vacation as was possible. We needed multiple bedrooms as well as a kitchen to prepare meals for our autistic daughter. We stayed in a two-bedroom villa with a lake view. The room was well laid out...

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Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have stayed here several times and will do so again soon. The rooms are typical of DVC properties and feel like they are in the middle of the range of size. The theme is, as you'd likely suspect, contemporary. However, instead of 1970 contemporaneous style, it is more consistent with the present day. The theme is very subtle, but...

1Thank Underyourradar
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We are DVC members and stay at various villas three times a year. This stay at Bay Lake was just wonderful. The room was very clean. We had an amazing view of Magic Kingdom for the fireworks. Nights were very quiet. The staff in community hall were so friendly and kind to my son who has special needs. Love the...

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well after 14hrs plane trip we turned up at the airport, very clear signs to make your way down to where the bus picks you up. We arrived at reception no one to help with bags so we wheeled them in to be greeted by a lovely helpful friendly lady. Check in was really quick we had our magic bands...

1Thank Lorena P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time. Disappointing no busses to Magic Kingdom. Only walking or crowded and sometimes down monorail. Rooms good, ice on two different floors. Rooms always stocked and cleaned when it's time. Plenty of pools. Roof deck very nice with bar and views. Easy access to all parks and springs. Many lake activities, but costs.

2Thank myvacationnation
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our first stay, Bay Lake Tower immediately took its place as my family's favorite place to stay at Disney. My husband, two boys aged 2.5 & 9 months, in-laws, and I stayed in a one bedroom villa for six nights over Halloween. Everything about our stay was perfect. I don't have a single complaint about the resort or the...

2Thank Charlotte J
Waterville, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top of the World bar and restaurant great place to relax grab a snack and see the fire works. Mike Sasse is the best bartender on Disney property (we have been to most of them in the last 30 years). He is helpful, friendly and very good at his job. He always make you feel like family. Definitely a go...

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Delray Beach, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best accommodation for a group from which to base a visit to the Magic Kingdom at Disneyworld. Rooms can handle as many a dozen. We have visited twice and enjoyed the two and three bedroom suites. One can enjoy Full kitchens, multiple bathrooms, washer/dryer, balconies from which to watch nightly fireworks, all of the extras that are...

2Thank Allen L
Ship Bottom, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an absolute wonderful time in a 1BR - family of 4. Location is amazing - pool is fun. Staff has been friendly. We got a room near the bridge to Contemporary on the 5th floor which was really convenient. The Wave is wonderful. Didn't try the QS place.. California Grill was okay - but honestly think the food...

3Thank LMF_628
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a 4-night getaway in a Studio at Bay Lake Tower. A wonderful trip in a sleek facility. The location is hard to beat if you are visiting Walt Disney World. It has a walking path to the Magic Kingdom, which is a big plus. The rooms are fresh and well appointed. Our studio had a mid-size refrigerator (but...

1Thank JJHammer

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Warm luxury meets modern elegance at this lakeside Resort hotel just walking distance to Magic Kingdom park. Delight in Studios and multi-bedroom Villas, kitchens or kitchenettes and dramatic views that may include old-growth cypress trees, the shimmering Bay Lake, the lush courtyard or Cinderella Castle. Enjoy white-sand beaches, enchanting pools and award-winning dining-plus the extensive offerings of Disney's Contemporary Resort, connected by the convenient Sky Way Bridge, with access to transportation including the Resort Monorail. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

Address: 4600 North World Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: $850 - $1,509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 428
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Bay Lake Tower At Disney`s Contemporary Hotel Orlando
Bay Lake Tower At Disney's Contemporary Resort Orlando, Florida
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#36 Family Hotel in Orlando
#61 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
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“Fifth floor with lake view is the best option as you have easy access to monorail and prettier scenery.”
 of 5 bubbles lkoend, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a room on second floor over looking parking, and we could see fireworks from the balcony, so any room would be a great room.”
 of 5 bubbles LorenaP845, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All views are lovely, not just the Magic Kingdom view”
 of 5 bubbles JJHammer, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for high floor for best view.”
 of 5 bubbles KrisP551, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Park or Lake view.”
 of 5 bubbles greggfi626, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
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