Address: 4600 N. World Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32830
Resort Phone #: 407-824-1000
Resort Fax #: 407-824-3539
Reservation #: 407-934-7639
Date Opened: October 1, 1971
Resort Category: Deluxe
# of Buildings: 2 buildings
# of Rooms: 655 (was 1,041 before construction of Bay Lake Tower)
Room Rates: See the official Disney page for the Contemporary for current room rates.
Concierge Service: Yes
Valet Parking: Yes ($12/day)
Internet: Wired in-room ethernet port. $9.95 for 24-hours. Wi-Fi access is available in certain public common areas.
Laundry: There are two self-service laundry rooms, one in each Garden Wing. A laundry service is also available.
Pools and Swimming: The main pool is large and include a slide. There is also a quiet pool, two Jacuzzis, and a wading pool.
Gym and Exercise: The Olympiad Fitness Center offers a range of Nautilus machines, free weights, and aerobic space. Tennis courts are also available.
Spa: Massages are available, by appointment, at the Olympiad Fitness Center.
Turndown service: Yes
MousePlanet partner Owner's Locker provides a highly useful service for repeat Walt Disney World visitors. It will allow you to to store a large amount of your "only-in-Florida" belongings on-site between your visits. Owner's Locker will deliver your locker to your resort early on the morning of your arrival and pick it up the day that you leave. Your locker will stay in climate-controlled storage until you return on your next visit. Owner's Locker delivers to resorts throughout the Orlando area, not just to Walt Disney World. Some of the many things that Owner's Lockers have been used to store are full-sized liquid containers to avoid the TSA hassle, clothing, holiday decorations for annual visits, pool playthings, and more. Visit their site and check them out for yourself, or order now!
On foot: Walking to Magic Kingdom is allowed, but be sure to stick to the designated route.
Bus: Busses provide direct access to Disney's Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, the two water parks, and Downtown Disney. Other locations can be reached by going to one of the parks or Downtown Disney and transferring to a different bus.
Monorail: The monorail station is located on the concourse level of the hotel and provides access to Magic Kingdom, Grand Floridian Hotel, Polynesian Resort, and the Ticket & Transportation Center (TTC). At the TTC, you can transfer to the Epcot monorail.
Ferries: A launch travels between the Contemporary Resort and Fort Wilderness.