Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Last Updated on: September 21st, 2022

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Disney’s Contemporary Resort at Walt Disney World including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Disney’s Contemporary Resort Description

Disney's Contemporary Resort

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Retreat to this ultra-modern Disney Resort hotel and discover award-winning dining, spectacular views and dazzling pools. Whether you’re staying in the iconic A-frame Contemporary Resort tower or the nearby Garden Wing, you can walk to Magic Kingdom main gate or catch the Resort Monorail as it breezes through the tower. Inside, a 90-foot-tall mural by Disney Legend Mary Blair—responsible for the distinct look and feel of the “it’s a small world” attraction—celebrates the Grand Canyon and the American Southwest. (source)

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Disney’s Contemporary Resort Fun Facts

  • One of the original opening day Walt Disney World resorts.
  • One of the three Disney resorts on the ‘Monorail Loop.’
  • The Contemporary was constructed in the legendary ‘dresser drawers’ manner
  • Number of rooms at the Contemporary: 655
  • Convention space at the Contemporary: 90,000 sq ft
  • Richard Nixon’s infamous ‘I am not a crook’ press conference took place at the Contemporary in 1973.


Disney’s Contemporary Resort Details

  • Disney Resort: Walt Disney World Resort
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  • Official Page
  • Year Opened: 1971
  • Address: 4600 North World Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830-8413<
  • Location on Map
  • Year Opened: (407) 824-1000
  • Type of Hotel: Deluxe Resort



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