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Seven Seas Lagoon Monorail Crawl

One of the advantages of staying at the Contemporary Resort is its great location. It’s just steps away from the Magic Kingdom, and with the Monorail making its way through the building, it’s super easy to visit the other two resorts situated around the Seven Seas Lagoon.

So why not make a fun adult trip out of it? Start your own tradition of the Seven Seas Lagoon Monorail Crawl! Here’s how to make it happen.

Contemporary Resort Room Numbers

We've been discussing the pros and cons of certain rooms at Disney's Contemporary Resort on the blog lately (tower vs. garden wing, theme park view vs. Bay Lake view), but one of the very common frequently asked questions we receive here at is about the actual room numbers at the resort.

Contemporary Resort Pools

Disney's Contemporary Resort pools don't get their fair share of the spotlight in our opinion. When people talk pools in Disney, they always mention Uzima Springs at Animal Kingdom Lodge or Stormalong Bay at the Yacht and Beach Clubs, which are both great pools, but I haven't found any pool as relaxing and rejuvenating as those at the Contemporary. So I figured it would be fun to do a blog post highlighting these little oases of relaxation!

Contemporary Resort Tower vs. Garden Wing

View From Tower Room

Here's a question that stumps even the most seasoned Disney World visitor: do you choose the tower room or the garden wing at Disney's Contemporary Resort? While we all enjoy luxury and convenience, we also have to think about our budgets -- and it's not as though everything else in Disney World is cheap!

Contemporary Resort Theme Park View vs. Bay Lake View

Morning at the Magic Kingdom

When you book a room in Disney's Contemporary Resort or Bay Lake Tower, there's often a difficult decision to make: do you want the Theme Park View or the Bay Lake View?

Contemporary Resort Breakfast Options

One of the most common questions we get is about how to fuel up before a long day in the parks!

Chef Mickey's In the Morning Light

Luckily, Disney's Contemporary Resort has lots of dining options for that most important meal of the day -- both table-service and quick service:

The Wave

Disney Contemporary Resort Monorail

Contemporary Monorail Station

One of the biggest benefits to staying in Disney's Contemporary Resort and Bay Lake Tower is the opportunity to have quick access to the monorail. And what makes it cooler than other "monorail resorts" is that at the Contemporary, the monorail track literally goes through the Disney Contemporary Resort!

Contemporary Resort Mural

Mary Blair Mural

The mural in Disney's Contemporary Resort, created by Mary Blair, one of Walt Disney's favorite artists and Walt Disney Animator, is one of the best-known works of art in Florida. Blair is best known for creating concept art Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Song of the South, and Cinderella, and for styling the attraction "it's a small world."

Contemporary Resort Pictures

Day Bed in Contemporary Room

The Contemporary Resort is huge, and there are a lot of things to see. If you're considering whether or not to stay at the Contemporary, or if you're wondering what the inside of the rooms look like, what the restaurants look like, what the pools look like, or anything else, be sure to check out our photo galleries here on the site! We have photo galleries for all parts of the resort filled with hundreds of Contemporary Resort pictures!

Christmas at the Contemporary Resort

The Holidays are always a special time at Disney's Contemporary Resort. The hotel is decked out in Tomorrowland-esque seasonal spirit and a huge, stylized Mickey wreath is lit up every night in the huge picture window of the Grand Canyon Concourse.

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