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Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

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4600 North World Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tokyo, Japan
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

1 bedroom large and quiet. Beautiful lake view and convenience to MK and monorail. The walk to the food court and dining not more then 5-8 minutes. Loved the pool for Bay Lake Towers only. Nice having a full kitchen and facilities

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did a quick October trip to see our daughter who was working in the college program and based at MK. Check in was a little rough--our room was not ready even by 4, but we waited patiently (the CM said there had been a leak in our room and housekeeping couldn't get in until maintenance fixed it). The desk... More 

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We paid cash for this reservation through WDW. We did not use DVC points and are not DVC members therefore have no vested interest in this property and can write an unbiased review Villas are dirty when you get there with the exception of the bathrooms and sheets. Dust, fingerprints everywhere. Furniture is banged up. Bring your own Clorox wipes... More 

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Jasper, AL
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having stayed at this Villa, many times, it' is no wonder we come back often. Being a DVC family, we get to choose the best villas, and this is one of our top 3. Bay Lake has a special lounge for view the magical fireworks, and the adults can enjoy a beverage at the same time. The pool has a... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are vacation club members and could not wait to stay at Bay Lake and were not disappointed at all. The rooftop viewing for fireworks are amazing and a must do and only available to those staying at the resort. We stayed in a one bedroom so the parents had our own room and full bath, and access to the... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been DVC members, home resort Bay Lake since 2011. This was our FIRST time ever staying at the resort. Plain and simple, if we could "trade" our points in and get another hotel as a home resort, we would. The Good: If you are looking for LOCATION, this is the place to be. I timed... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bay Lake Tower is one of the Disney Vacation Club properties. They are adjacent to the Contemporary Resort. They have their own pool and lobby (check-in/out). This resort has monorail services. The rooms are studio, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom suites. The two-bedroom suites have three full bathrooms. If you have guests sleeping in the living room, they will not... More 

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Ontario Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth mentioning (as many reviewers seem to be either Disney Club Members or stayed on DCM points)... we are not members, nor did we use DCM points. We are "the general public" who picked a hotel based on the hotel itself and location! There is the good, the bad, and the known. The known: The hotel is extremely close to... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very excited to stay here because of the proximity to Magic Kingdom, but that was about all that was good. We stayed in a two bedroom villa and it was worn out. There was food in the fridge when we checked in and spots all over the mirrors, definitely not a thorough cleaning after the last guests checked... More 

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New England
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lake view south tower was very nice. We had single room. The bed was only full size, not too big, but nice. The views were what we wanted, marina, and lake, so that was nice, too. I liked the pool, but it's pretty shallow. The top lounge was well done and it was nice to watch the fireworks, but... More 

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