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Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

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Mamaroneck, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is our 10th trip to Disney and our 4th time staying at the Bay Lake Tower. We had a 2 floor, 3 bedroom suite. The room was lovely but there were frequent problems - the phones would routinely stop working and we were without running water for several hours one morning. My daughter became ill while we were there...

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New York
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Bay lake tower is without question the prime location in Disney. You can walk into Magic Kingdom and take Monorail to Epcot and other delux hotels in the circle. This perk cannot be matched anywhere else on property and it really is incredibly luxurious and convenient not to struggle with crowds and busses at the end of a long day...

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New Jersey
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We just stayed at Bay Lake Towers in a 1 bedroom lake view suite. We love staying here because it is the most spacious rooms for a family of 5. It has 2 bathrooms, a washer & dryer, full kitchen and walking distance to the Magic Kingdom. The only reason why we didn't give it 5 stars was they stated...

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Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Seven of us recently stayed at Disney's Bay Lake Tower Villas and thoroughly enjoyed the 2-bedroom villa we reserved as part of our Disney Vacation Club (DVC) membership. Having a full kitchen allowed us to enjoy home cooked meals rather than always eating at restaurants. Even though it was extremely busy (between New Year's Day and the Walt Disney World...

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portland maine
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bay Lake Towers is a very nice hotel but nothing really special. The rooms are beautiful and the hotel is very clean but it is in my opinion not up to par with other Disney resorts I had read a previous review where someone stated they were never notified when the room was ready and thought to myself, that cant...

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Powhatan, Virginia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Disney Vacation Club Bay Lake Towers last week in a Deluxe Studio with a beautiful lake view from the 9th floor. We paid for a lake view but the first room we were assigned had no lake view unless you leaned over the balcony and looked severely to the left. We complained are were reassigned the significantly...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like to stay on-property, but get tired of drowning in Mickey and friends at every turn, this could be the place for you. The decor is understated compared to Disney's other properties. To us, this was a good thing! Our group of 8 (two families) fit well in a two bedroom, though two individuals had to sleep on...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A "luxury" resort and part of the Disney Vacation Club. Unless your a member of the club your experience will come up short. There is no where in the Towers to eat.. it is close to the Contemporary Resort which is also overpriced. Eating there will cost you an arm and a leg. Example - pint of ice cream prices...

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Morgantown, West Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved it at Bay Lake Tower because we were on the right side of the building and could see the fireworks at night. The room was like an upscale apartment with a full kitchen and dining area. You do loose a little bit of the resort charm but we were on the 5th floor so we could walk across...

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Kennett, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a wonderful place to stay! Last year we stayed at Art of Animation resort which is great for kids but we promised that we would stay on a monorail resort our next trip as we got tired of taking buses several times a day. Bay Lake Tower was so much more convenient compared to our previous stay....

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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: ₹ 38,134 - ₹ 67,672 (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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“If you're going to spend this much at Disneyworld, consider the Animal Kingdom Lodge instead.”
 of 5 bubbles helenmarie63, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Complain if you do not like your room. They will help if they can. Higher floors have much better views.”
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“If you face the water slide and Bay Lake, be prepared for the loud electric light show on the water every night about 10:15.”
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“Rent points through a DVC rental place as it will be cheaper than booking direct through Disney”
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