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Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

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During our visit to Walt Disney World Orlando we stayed in a two bedroom apartment at Bay Lake Tower hotel at Disney's Contemporary Resort. We had opted for a view of the Magic Kingdom and could enjoy the fireworks from our apartment in the evening....More

Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice stay at Bay Lake Tower. This DVC Resort is the most convenient to the Magic Kingdom with a walking path that gets you there in minutes. As a bonus, the Magic Kingdom Security Screening is along the path avoiding lines at the other...More

1  Thank FourStarSplash
Reviewed 1 week ago

Full disclosure: our family are DVC members. As DVC members (or guests of DVC members) you are entitled to head up to the observation lounge to enjoy the Magic Kingdom fireworks any night. Recommend that you arrive at least an hour before the fireworks begin...More

1  Thank Anthony R
Response from WDW_Parks_Resorts, Disney Social Reviews at Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary ResortResponded 1 week ago

First of all, thank you for being one of our treasured Disney Vacation Club family members! Secondly, thank you for sharing this tip with other Guests who may be unaware. Top of the World Lounge at Bay Lake Tower offers what I believe to be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice DVC resort. Helpful staff but can make a few errors so if in doubt just double check. You can walk or take the monorail to Magic Kingdom. However, the monorail goes the long way around. A smallish pool.

Thank 57andy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 5 days here during the March break. Very clean property with attentive and friendly cast members/staff. The resort is conveniently located (3 to 5 mins walk) to the monorail and/or buses. There's also a few parks that are walking distance even with little kids....More

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Response from WDW_Parks_Resorts, Disney Social Reviews at Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary ResortResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for giving some great insight and specifics into a stay with us. It’s always great to see that our Cast Members were welcoming you in style and that our Resort had everything you were looking for. I love hearing how Guests take a...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$579 - US$924 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#36 Family Hotel in Orlando
#62 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$579 - US$924 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#36 Family Hotel in Orlando
#62 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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RachelN001
24 March 2018|
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Response from Sprout211 | Reviewed this property |
Call Disney and ask about requesting rooms together. I was just in a 2BR in January on the 12th or 13th floor and it was great. Located in the middle of the tower with a theme park view to view fireworks. We had a 3 year... More
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Beth672
24 January 2018|
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Response from Morgan A | Reviewed this property |
We also have two girls and we went when they were that age. We opted for walking to and from the magic kingdom, the monorail to epcot, and the bus the rest of the time. They do now have the minnie vans, if you download the... More
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Beth672
24 January 2018|
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Response from Niamb | Reviewed this property |
I believe if you booked your room though Disney for cash, daily housekeeping is included. We "rented" Disney Vacation Club points through a points broker. We were staying a full week and housekeeping came in on the 4th day... More
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"higher floors are better for magic kingdom view to avoid seeing too much of a parking lot below."
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"The higher the room the better. Low level rooms have a nice view of palm trees"
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"5th floor let's you walk to Comtemporary without an elevator."
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"Try to get Partial Theme Park view"
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