The Top 5 Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

The Top 5 Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

If you are planning a trip to Disney World, one of the most important decisions you will make is where to stay. With so many options to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide on the perfect resort for your family. However, if you are looking for a resort that combines luxury, convenience, and an unbeatable location, Disney’s Contemporary Resort is the perfect choice. Here are the top five reasons why you should stay at Disney’s Contemporary Resort.

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Location, Location, Location

Disney’s Contemporary Resort is in the heart of the Walt Disney World property, making it one of the most convenient resorts for guests. The resort is just a short walk or monorail ride away from the Magic Kingdom, which means you can easily hop over to the park for some Disney fun whenever you want.

Fireworks show
View of the Nighttime Spectacular from Disney’s Contemporary Resort photo credit: @dizndonohues

Additionally, the resort is situated on the shores of Bay Lake, which offers beautiful views and a range of water activities, from fishing to boating.  The location also gives you quick access to other Disney resorts (read: dining) like Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort and Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. 

Grand Floridian
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa Photo credit: @bizzyrunninganddizn

Modern and Luxurious Accommodations at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Disney’s Contemporary Resort is known for its sleek, modern design and luxurious accommodations. The rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning views of the surrounding landscape including Magic Kingdom, as well as comfortable furnishings and upscale amenities. Additionally, the resort offers a range of room types, from standard rooms to suites, so you can choose the perfect option for your family’s needs.

View from a room
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You can also choose to stay in a “club level” room that not only gives you concierge service but also access to the club level lounge that offers small bites and drinks throughout the day.

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Recently the rooms at Disney’s Contemporary Resort went through a major refurbishment while adding a touch of “The Incredibles” IP.  Whether you love the new design or not, the old modern contemporary design was refreshed with a newmodern contemporary design and amenities. 

Coffee Station
“The Incredibles’ IP was introduced to the room refurbishments at the Contemporary Resort

Dining Options for Every Taste

One of the best things about staying at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is the dining options available on-site. From upscale restaurants to quick-service options, there is something for every taste and budget. Guests can enjoy a fine dining experience at California Grill, which offers stunning views of the Magic Kingdom (including fireworks), or grab a quick bite at the Contempo Café, which serves up a range of sandwiches, salads, and desserts.

Inside the Contemporary
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Chef Mickeys, one of the most popular character dining experiences, has its home inside the Contemporary Resort as well.  This buffet style breakfast or dinner is where you will meet and hug Mickey and his pals in their finest culinary attire.

Chef Mickey and Hannah
Chef Mickey and his pals greet guests during character dining at Disney’s Contemporary Resort photo credit: @bizzyrunninganddizn

The most recent addition to the dining options at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is Steakhouse 71.  Opened in 2021 during the 50th Anniversary celebration, this table service restaurant has GREAT food and a very nostalgic ambiance.  The décor includes large black and white photographs of the beginnings of Disney World, including photos of Walt himself.

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Family-Friendly Amenities at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Disney’s Contemporary Resort is designed with families in mind, offering a range of amenities that will keep everyone entertained during their stay. The resort features two swimming pools, including one with a waterslide and a splash area for kids. Additionally, there is a game room, a fitness center, and a variety of recreational activities available, such as fishing and water sports.

The pool
One of the pools at Disney’s Contemporary Resort photo credit: @bizzyrunninganddizn

Family friendly activities include Disney movies under the stars on the lawn on select nights, campfires, and more.  You can find the most up to date activity schedule at the resort during your stay. 

Activities Board
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Disney Magic Around Every Corner

Finally, one of the biggest reasons to stay at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is the Disney magic that can be found around every corner. From the iconic monorail that passes through the resort to the character dining experiences available on-site, guests will feel like they are truly immersed in the Disney experience.


Plus, the resort offers easy access to all the other Disney parks and attractions, so you can make the most of your time in the magical world of Disney. Deluxe level resort guests can take advantage of “Extra Magic Hours”. That means you can stay and play at select parks on select nights after the park officially closes to the general public and other Disney resort guests.

Disney’s Contemporary Resort offers the perfect combination of luxury, convenience, and Disney magic for guests. With its unbeatable location, modern accommodations, delicious dining options, family-friendly amenities, and unforgettable Disney experiences, it is the perfect choice for anyone planning a trip to Disney World.

The contemporary
Disney’s Contemporary Resort photo credit: @bizzyrunninganddizn

If you are thinking about that trip, reach out to our friends at DizN Vacations for a free no obligation quote.  Their professionalism and expert planning will make building your dream vacation feel easy. 

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