Quick Facts about Disney Bay Lake Tower at Contemporary Resort

Airport Transportation

The Art of Animation Resort provides complimentary transportation to and from the airport (Orlando International Airport) using the Disney’s Magical Express.

Age Minimum

21

Balconies

  • There are not really any balconies attached to any of the rooms at this property but there is a long walkway that connects all of the rooms from the outside of each building. This gives an area to get outside while viewing other locations from your doorstep.

Check In Time

Check In time is 4pm

Check Out Time

Check Out is 11am

Express Check In and Express Check Out

Yes

Internet

  • Wi-Fi is free in all guestrooms
  • Public Areas have Complimentary Wireless

Laundry

  • Self service laundry areas are available 24 hours a day near The Big Blue Pool, Flippin Fins Pool and the Cozy Cone Pool for your Convenience.
  • There are no laundry facilities in any of the rooms
  • Dry Cleaning and Valet Services available

Near

  • Disney Hollywood Studios
  • Epcot

ATM

  • There is an ATM located near the Front Desk in Animation Hall for your convenience and access to quick cash.

Parking

  • Free Self Parking
  • Valet Parking is not Available

Resort Fee

There are not any resort fees

Pet Friendly

  • Pets are not allowed
  • Service Animals are allowed

Smoking Rooms

All rooms are non-smoking

Wheelchair Accessible/Hearing Impaired Accessible Rooms

  • Accessible room are available
  • Most of the Amenities at this resort accommodate guests with disabilities
  • Service Animals Welcome

Activities and Amenities

Pools

  • See the Pools Tab

Exercise Room

  • There is NOT a Health or Fitness Club at this Resort. There is a Jogging trail

Fishing

  • Fishing is not available

Pixel Play Arcade

  • Enjoy a multitude of Classic style and new arcade games in the Animation Hall building

Movies Under the Stars

  • Take in a great family film at the end of your busy day in the Lion King Courtyard with Movies Under the Stars

Jogging Trail

  • Jogging, Walking or Running can be done on the 1.38 mile length track that runs around the Art of Animation Property

Bike and Surrey Rentals

  • Bike Rentals are not available

Playgrounds

  • Dry Playground behind the Big Blue Pool area
  • Multiple slides and areas to climb

Concierge Desk

  • Visit the Concierge Service Area in the Lobby to get help with purchasing any of the Theme Park Tickets that you would like to visit. They can also make dinner reservations and get show seats as well.

Babysitting and Childcare Services

  • If you are looking for a helping hand during your stay, you might consider the option of hiring staff from the Kid’s Nite Out Program. These child helpers are insured and bonded with hands on training with CPR and First Aid. So sit back and take a night off while you enjoy your vacation by having an in-room babysitter for your children from 6 months to 12 years of age. You can even reserve a childcare professional to join you on your days at the parks to give you that extra little help with the kids when you need it. Anyone who has kids and has been to the parks can see how this would be a great service. Take advantage of this service by calling 1-800-696-8105.

Wheelchair Accessible/Hearing Impaired Accessible Rooms

  • Both wheelchair and hearing impaired accessible room are available
  • TTY equipment can be requested
  • Service Animals Welcome

3 Large Swimming Pools

The Big Blue Pool

  • By far the largest Pool at the Art of Animation Resort
  • Music plays while under water
  • In the Finding Nemo Themed Accommodations area
  • Pool is heated when needed
  • Towels are not provided at the Pool
  • Recreational Activities Held Each Day by Disney Staff
  • Zero Entry Access
  • Lifeguards on Duty to watch the Pool areas

Cozy Cone Pool

  • Quieter Pool but not nearly as large as the Big Blue Pool
  • Shaped like a Semi-Circle
  • Plenty of Seating
  • 8 Cone Cabanas – First Come
  • Located in the Cars Themed Accommodations area

Flippin’ Fins Pool

  • Quiet Pool but smaller pool
  • Plenty of Seating
  • Located in the Little Mermaid Themed Accommodations area

Kiddie Splash Area located near the Big Blue Pool

  • Just out of the way of the main pool area
  • Worry free environment for the little ones
  • Seating for the parents to watch over the kids while they play

Additional Water Fun and Poolside Information

Number of Slides

  • There are NOT any Water Slides at the Art of Animation Resort

Number of Hot Tubs

  • There are NOT any Outdoor Hot Tubs or Whirlpools

Kiddie Play Area

  • Small Water Splashing Zone with Fountains by the Big Blue Pool

Cabanas

  • Cabanas are available by the Cars Swimming Pool

Lifeguards

  • Lifeguards are on duty throughout the day and keep a close eye on everyone

Resort Pool Hours

  • The Big Blue Pool Hours – Daily | 7 AM to 11 PM
  • The Cozy Cone Pool Hours – Daily | 7 AM to 11 PM
  • The Flippin’ Fins Pool Hours – Daily | 7 AM to 11 PM

Be sure to check out the Pools at the Art of Animation as well, so you know all of your options when you visit.

Accommodations at the Art of Animation

Types of Standard Rooms

  • 864 Standard Guest Rooms
  • Can Accommodate up to 4 Guests
  • 260 Square Feet of living Space
  • 2 Double Beds or 1 King Bed
  • King Bed Rooms are designed as accessible rooms
  • All Standard Rooms are located in The Little Mermaid Themed Section of the property
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Disney Theme Park Transportation
  • In-Room Complimentary Local Phone Calls
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • In Room Safe (Small but large enough for items like jewelry and tickets)
  • Alarm Clock Radio
  • Hair Dryer
  • Some Disability Accessible Rooms Available (Please check on availability when booking)
  • All Rooms are Non-Smoking

Maximum Occupancy

  • 4

Bedding Configurations Available

  • 2 Double Beds

Available Views

  • Courtyard
  • Parking Lot
  • Pool

Internet Access

  • Complimentary Wireless

Room Amenities

  • Flat Screen TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Table and 2 Chairs
  • Dresser of Drawers
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Non-Smoking
  • Optional: Wheelchair Accessible Rooms Available

Bathroom

  • Full Bath
  • Tub/Shower

Types of Family Suites

  • 1,120 Family Suites
  • Can Accommodate up to 6 Guests
  • 550 Square Feet of living Space
  • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Double Murphy Style Bed, 1 Double Sleeper Sofa
  • Suites are located in The Lion King, Cars and Finding Nemo Sections
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Disney Theme Park Transportation
  • In-Room Complimentary Local Phone Calls
  • Kitchenette with Coffee Maker, Microwave and Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • In Room Safe (Small but large enough for items like jewelry and tickets)
  • Alarm Clock Radio
  • Hair Dryer
  • Some Disability Accessible Rooms Available (Please check on availability when booking)
  • All Rooms are Non-Smoking

The Finding Nemo Family Suites are bright and spacious with a full 550 square feet of living space to enjoy. The separate Master bedroom allows the adults to have a little quiet time to themselves while the kids enjoy playing the the brightly colored living area of the suite. The theme is truly centered around Nemo and his friends. The carpets look as if you are swimming in the ocean and corals are located throughout. This is a fun and exciting place to stay for the little ones but the adults will appreciate the design and styles as well.

Maximum Occupancy

  • 6

Bedding Configuration

  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 1 Double Murphy Style Bed pulls down over the dining table when not in use
  • 1 Double Sleeper Sofa

Master Bedroom

  • 1 Queen Bed (Listed in Bedding Configuration)
  • 2 Side Tables
  • Dresser
  • Flat Screen TV

Master Bath

  • Sink
  • Stand Up Shower

Living Area

  • Double Sleeper Sofa (Listed in Bedding Configuration)
  • Large Chair
  • Coffee Table
  • End Tables with Lamps
  • Flat Screen TV

Shared \ Bath

  • Sink
  • Tub/Shower

Available Views

  • Courtyard
  • Parking Lot
  • Pool

Kitchenette

  • Counter with Sink
  • Small Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave

Internet Access

  • Complimentary Wireless

Additional Room Amenities

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • High Chair
  • Non-Smoking
  • Optional: Wheelchair Accessible Rooms Available

The Lion King Family Suites are designed to give you the feel that you are on the savanna. The large, spacious suites have 550 square feet of living space to enjoy. The separate Master bedroom allows the adults to have a little quiet time to themselves while the kids enjoy on the plains and around all of their favorite Lion King friends. Everything in the rooms are made to make you feel as if you are in the jungle.

Maximum Occupancy

  • 6

Bedding Configuration

  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 1 Double Murphy Style Bed pulls down over the dining table when not in use
  • 1 Double Sleeper Sofa

Master Bedroom

  • 1 Queen Bed (Listed in Bedding Configuration)
  • 2 Side Tables
  • Dresser
  • Flat Screen TV

Master Bath

  • Sink
  • Stand Up Shower

Living Area

  • Double Sleeper Sofa (Listed in Bedding Configuration)
  • Large Chair
  • Coffee Table
  • End Tables with Lamps
  • Flat Screen TV

Shared \ Bath

  • Sink
  • Tub/Shower

Available Views

  • Courtyard
  • Parking Lot
  • Pool

Kitchenette

  • Counter with Sink
  • Small Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave

Internet Access

  • Complimentary Wireless

Additional Room Amenities

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • High Chair
  • Non-Smoking
  • Optional: Wheelchair Accessible Rooms Available

The Cars Family Suites designed more to make you feel like you are in a garage ready to work on any of the Cars Characters that might pull right through your door. Each of the Suites have plenty of room having a full 550 square feet of living space to enjoy. The separate Master bedroom allows the adults to have a little quiet time to themselves while the kids enjoy playing around the suite feeling like they are part of the pit crew.

Maximum Occupancy

  • 6

Bedding Configuration

  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 1 Double Murphy Style Bed pulls down over the dining table when not in use
  • 1 Double Sleeper Sofa

Master Bedroom

  • 1 Queen Bed (Listed in Bedding Configuration)
  • 2 Side Tables
  • Dresser
  • Flat Screen TV

Master Bath

  • Sink
  • Stand Up Shower

Living Area

  • Double Sleeper Sofa (Listed in Bedding Configuration)
  • Large Chair
  • Coffee Table
  • End Tables with Lamps
  • Flat Screen TV

Shared \ Bath

  • Sink
  • Tub/Shower

Available Views

  • Courtyard
  • Parking Lot
  • Pool

Kitchenette

  • Counter with Sink
  • Small Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave

Internet Access

  • Complimentary Wireless

Additional Room Amenities

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • High Chair
  • Non-Smoking
  • Optional: Wheelchair Accessible Rooms Available

Dining Options

Landscape of Flavors Food Court

Enjoy a more Casual experience while saving money in the cafeteria like dining hall with an open, more relaxes seating area. There are so many options that everyone in the family should not have any problem finding something that they like.

  • Open from 6:00am to 12:00am
  • Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner – Daily
  • Casual Attire
  • Located in the Main Animation Hall Building

The Drop Off Pool Bar

A nice place to grab your favorite Frozen or Specialty beverage while enjoying the cool relaxing Big Blue Pool in the Finding Nemo Themed location.

  • Open from 12:00pm to 12:00am
  • Casual or Bathing Suite Attire

Pizza Delivery to your room available

Be sure to check out the Art of Animation Food Court for additional information.