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Disney's Contemporary Resort

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Reviewed 6 October 2014

I had stayed at the Contemporary in a theme park view room before but my spouse had not and has always wanted to. So I had a regular theme park view room booked for our 25th anniversary when a Club level room came up on the passholder discounts for about $50 more a night. I decided to splurge and changed...

Reviewed 6 October 2014

If my conference weren't in this hotel - I would not have stayed here again! Last year I reviewed this hotel and noted I definitely did not feel the Disney Magic (we had a garden wing room). This year - I requested a room in the main building and it was much better. However, still didn't feel like a deluxe...

2Thank KentIslandHelen
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 4 October 2014

While the Contemporary is more retro than contemporary, it's well maintained and from my point of view, it's in best location in the Magic Kingdom resorts area. Not only can you catch the monorail from inside the hotel but you can readily walk to the Magic Kingdom. As I did with a previous stay, I used the advance online check-in...

1Thank Mark F
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 1 October 2014

We have stayed at nearly every resort at WDW. We had always wanted to stay at the Contemporary, but it is really hard to get reservations there unless you book way in advance. We were able to get a room (finally) and were very excited. Unfortunately, we got put in the Garden Wing which is not in the main hotel....

2Thank Jaxannsmiths
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Fantastic views and service. Condos are nicely updated. Pool is smaller than most other resorts, but staff is friendly and makes up for that. Very enjoyable!

Thank travelsabit33
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I rate this hotel as average. Let me tell you why. In any other setting I would have rated it as very good. It is a good location (in this case, close to the Magic Kingdom). The bathrooms are nicely appointed. The concierge staff was helpful. It's got some interesting architecture and well-kept grounds. But there are some things which...

4Thank Jarred W
Denver, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 29 September 2014

What can I say - walking distance to the magic kingdom and the monorail goes through the building. Perfect for families with small children that may need to nap in the afternoon and head back to the park early evening. With that said, we are on the go early and stay at the parks late - this is still my...

1Thank Corunnerchick
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Traveling with a two year old (who turned three on this "birthday trip") we knew we wanted to be close to Magic Kingdom. We were pleasantly surprised that it's actually a shorter walk to the MK than to ride the monorail!!! Less than 10 minute walk on a beautiful path...That's how close to the gates of MK!!! We felt it...

1Thank mdcuite
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

Longest lines I waited on were at the hotel! Then a concierge who didn't have the number to the pool and who could not cancel a reservation! Rooms may be nice but not cleaned! And I do expect that a premium hotel has working elevators so I don't have to carry my double stroller and luggage! Where was the bellman?...

5Thank BossBissoondial
Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

The lines at the Contemporary were longer than the parks. A concierge who did not have the phone number to the pool deck and couldn't cancel a reservation. Elevators that did not work for the entire 5 day visit!

1Thank BossBissoondial

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Retreat to this ultra-modern Resort hotel and discover award-winning dining, white-sand beaches, spectacular views and dazzling pools. Walk to Magic Kingdom park, or catch the Resort Monorail as it breezes through the iconic A-frame Contemporary Tower. Inside, a 90-foot-tall mural by Disney Legend Mary Blair-responsible for the distinct look and feel of the "it's a small world" attraction-celebrates the Grand Canyon and the American Southwest. ... more   less 

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Address: 4600 North World Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: $584 - $1,089 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Disney's Contemporary Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 655
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#22 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
#36 Luxury Hotel in Orlando
#102 Business Hotel in Orlando
#110 Family Hotel in Orlando
#134 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
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“Ask if Monorail is working, ensure you get a fast pass, the room overlooking the lake is perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles TwinsMomTraveler, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a Magic Kingdom view room.”
 of 5 bubbles jimmD9037QH, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“641 was close to the monorail and we have views of the fireworks every night with a veranda.”
 of 5 bubbles The2014, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room in the main resort area NOT the Garden View Rooms”
 of 5 bubbles W9274XOjasonj, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a higher floor to avoid hearing the noise from the monorail helper's walkie talkies.”
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