Disney's Contemporary Resort

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The Masterpiece in the Middle of the Magic. From the dramatic mosaics in the main tower with sleek monorails cruising overhead, to the casual style of Garden Rooms looking out over the beach, this is one Disney experience that's not to be missed. The bold, A-frame design has made it a modern ma...

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The Masterpiece in the Middle of the Magic. From the dramatic mosaics in the main tower with sleek monorails cruising overhead, to the casual style of Garden Rooms looking out over the beach, this is one Disney experience that's not to be missed. The bold, A-frame design has made it a modern masterpiece, with a breathtaking view of the vacation kingdom from the award-winning California Grill, perched high atop the resort. Disney Resort hotel guests will enjoy benefits such as Disney's Magical Express, Extra Magic Hours, My Disney Experience and complimentary transportation throughout...

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Check-in starts at: 15:00

Check-out ends at: 11:00

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    1639

  • Very Good

    1101

  • Good

    505

  • Reasonable

    230

  • Bad

    163

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    355

  • Couples

    359

  • Solo travel

    41

  • Family

    2319

  • Friends getaway

    102

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Mediocre hotel, no food

Reviewed 23 november, 2021

Mediocre hotel. Our room was kind of dirty and the hot water in the shower often didn’t work. There was no food anywhere to be found in the hotel after coming back from the parks. We were forced to use Uber eats since there was nothing in the hotel and the walk from the wing was rediculously long. Poorly laid out hotel and insanely overpriced for what it was (even by Disney standards). We spent 4 nights there then 3 at the hard rock which was way nicer for way less. It’s Disney so I expect overpriced and I expect poor value but let me at least buy one of those $18 burgers after a long day in the park.

T4550EUshawnk

Hurts my heart but it is no longer the same

Reviewed 21 november, 2021

We have stayed in the Contemporary many times and always had amazing stays in the past. This was my favorite hotel of all times up until our last stay. Here are the things that changed that changed my perspective on this resort. 1. The decor I am not normally one to "care" about decor but the new upgrades made the resort look absolutely horrendous. It was awful to look at. I was actually in shock when I first walked in and saw the changes. 2. Housekeeping I'm sorry but as a business owner, I understand "covid" guidelines. This is no longer the time or place to blame covid. I requested a bed change due to the chocolate and crumbs in our bed on the 4th day of our stay. I was told they no longer allow this. Uhhhhh no longer allow bed changes? With small children??? Good thing no one wet the bed! After I was called 3 times about WHY I need a bed change, they finally AGREED to give me sheets. I was under the assumption they would actually put the sheets on the bed. NOPE. I came back to the hotel after a LONG TIRING day only to find they had stripped our beds and threw the sheets on the bed so I could do it myself at midnight. So I laid a sleeping child on the couch while I worked 15 minutes to replace the sheets only to find they had shorted us 3. Service The service here sucks. Im sorry, it just does. I had multiple problems here and literally no one cared. This is my first time experiencing this at a Disney resort. It literally felt like any other theme park I have been to. We go here for the Disney magic and customer service and IT WAS NO LONGER THERE. As a die hard Disney fan, it hurts me to write this review and say we will no longer be staying at a Disney resort. For $800 a night, we could at last expect some service and bed changes. We stayed at a $100 a night Hilton on the way back home and received better service and amenities which was shocking. We were so disappointed and aggravated at this resort WE LEFT A DAY EARLY. If you knew me, you would know this is a major shock. I am known as the "disney person" that people go to to ask questions and advice regarding Disney. For me to leave a day early IS A BIG DEAL. I was just ready to get out of there I was so frustrated. We are going back to Disney World at Christmas but NOT STAYING ON SITE.

ARTraveler1983

NASTY PLACE. GOTO A MOTEL 6 AND GET A CLEANER ROOM

Reviewed 19 november, 2021

There is nothing contemporary about this joint. For 650 dollars a night the carpets should be clean this place is filthy I have stayed at motel 6 cleaner than this (they also charge you 25 dollars for parking at your hotel) and to make things worse you can not eat at the hotel restaurants . The only way to eat at the restaurants is to make reservations weeks in advance I have kids so it's difficult to pin point a time when they will be hungry a week in advance. We were relegated to the contempo bar grill or the snack place by the pool for our 3 nights was basically 4 things on the menu hamburger,turkey sandwiches and grease flat bread.. save your hard earned money and go somewhere else..

joebU8580TA

Not worth the money

Reviewed 14 october, 2021

They did not change our beds, bring us coffee, or fresh towels! Everything they claimed would be taken care of didn’t happen unless we called! Oh and you can’t call from your phone and expect someone to answer! Monorail was broken every time we tried to use it! Buses took forever! At one point we took a taxi to get to our hotel!

375selenak

Price is not in line with offering, but still many positives.

Reviewed 7 october, 2021

Overall Rating: 78/100 (7.8/10) Class of Room Booked: Main Tower Theme Park View Class of Room Stayed: Main Tower Theme Park View Price per night (with taxes): $800+ (Approx-part of package) The Quick Hits: Would I stay here again? Maybe Value rating based on price paid: Low - as you can see it's not cheap and bluntly not worth the high rate paid other than note below. Note - this room was booked based strictly on the resort location, namely the ability to walk directly to Magic Kingdom on the 50th anniversary when transport was expected to be a nightmare (and was). The Details: Hotel Design Location and Layout: Location (8/10 – Met Expectations) – The hotel has three primary advantages in terms of location. One, you can walk directly to MK entrance in about 12 minutes from the lobby. Two, the resort monorail literally runs through the hotel, giving access to the Poly and Grand Floridian. Three, because of its location and proximity, an entire side of the building has fairly close views of Magic Kingdom fireworks. Hotel Lobby/Common Areas(7.5/10 – Met Expectations) – As with any deluxe resort, the main lobby is spacious, and well maintained. The lobby area has just been renovated. IMPORTANT: Because of hotel design around a central atrium, it can be VERY noisy, especially when Chef Mickey's is at full speed. But the rooms are reasonably well insulated (all room doors face atrium in main tower - garden wing will be quieter) Hotel Amenities(7.5/10 – Met expectations) – The resort has 3 shops, 1 focused mostly on toys and other souveniers, one on clothing. There is also a market kind of tucked into a cormer near a small fireworks viewing area with about 30 seats (open to the public), if allowed, the bridge to bay lake tower would also be a good spot. There is a moderate sized pool area. There are 4 primary dining options: a character buffet, steakhouse, fine dining venue with lounge and quick service/snack option. A small fitness room is sufficient and a small arcade is on the 4th floor with the other offerings. COVID Special Section (7.5/10 - Met Expectations) - All staff properly masked in close contact areas. Surfaces cleaned frequently. Hand sanitizer stations available and full. Room: Design and Layout (8.5/10 – Exceeded expectations) – Having undergone a full renovation, the new rooms are quite nice - they are themed to the Incredibles, but not intrusively so. There's plenty of storage space for 2, for 4 in room drawer space might be limited. The lack of a chair in room is a negative (there is a very large sofa for seating but only an ottoman can be moved around). There is no writing desk in the room. The bathroom is large, with a generous size soaking tub not normally found in hotels nowadays. Comfort(7.5/10 – Met expectations) – Bed was a little firm. The sofa bed looked about as appealing as a rock for sleeping but was fine for a sofa. Condition(10/10 – Met Expectations) – Yes its a 10 but still Met. We were the first people to stay in that particular room so the expectation was everything would be pristine, and it was. Amenities(8.0/10 – Met Expectations) – Body wash and hair products are now in dispensers in shower. Normal Disney fridge and coffee. Staff: Front Desk/Service(8/10 – Met Expectations) – Helpful, friendly and a bit overwhelmed given the hotel had just reopened, especially as it was the main hotel for the 50th. Housekeeping (NA) - Housekeeping is every other day right now, and except for a pet peeve was fine. Disney - it's OK to leave partially used shampoo, soap, etc until empty. Please, stop the waste. Club Staff (NA) - Food Service: Paid Dining: Restaurant/Cafe (6/10 - Did Not Meet Expectations) – Bluntly, the Contempo Cafe is the kind of venue that gives Disney food undeserved bad names. Options limited and the burger was the kind referred to as a 'hockey puck' and the fries were horrible. We also had breakfast at the newly opened Steakhouse 71 which replaced The Wave - the food was slow and a bit inconsistent, but that seemed more attributable to startup pains. Room Service(NA) - Did not use. Complimentary Dining: Breakfast/Reception (NA) - Other Areas: Frequent Traveler Program: None Club/Lounge (NA) - Special Perks(bonus point) - .2 for the fireworks view options but negative .7 for the price. Other: Internet Speed Test Results (from Room via Oookla): Tested several times, all over the place based on other usage. Family Friendly: Yes! It's Disney after all. Pet Friendly: Service dogs only. Notes/Summary: There's nothing 'wrong' with the Contemporary, but bluntly the price, especially for TP View is just too high for what it offers, when you can get club lounge level rooms with all the enhanced offerings at other resorts for less per night. The location premium is excessive. For days where MK park crowds are expected to be epic, the value may be there, but at lower times I can't justify it. About my system - All scores are based on expectations, where 7.5 = met expectations, 10 is highly exceeded, and 1, well, something went horribly wrong. Expectations take into account a number of factors, such as price paid, brand, and location. They will vary greatly from the Waldorf Astoria to a Super 8. All scores are averaged and translated to a score out of 10. 1 Trip Advisor dot applies for each 2 points, so 4 dots is the most likely scenario. SPECIAL NOTE - Obviously the hotel industry has been going thru and continues to experience a very challenging environment due to COVID. Staffing is an obvious concern and my expectations reflect that, however I have also increased expectations on common area cleaning, etc.

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