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Corporate Description: Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort—a new Disney Deluxe Villa Resort—has been designed to complement the fabled styling of the classic Disney's Contemporary Resort building and promises to deliver some of the most dramatic views available anywhere at Walt Disney World Resort.Bay Lake Tower balances a modern and luxurious experience with warm and innovative features. This description extends to its exclusive and impressive pool—complete with a unique water slide wrapped in an intriguing glass block.Spacious rooms (equivalent to 2-bedroom Villas) are furnished with contemporary custom pieces, such as the pull-out pantry in the kitchen and the sliding doors in the bathrooms. These pieces are as functional as they are attractive. The rooms maintain the feel of clean lines and open spaces, with plenty of details and touches you expect from a Disney Deluxe Villa. Enjoy views that may include old-growth cypress trees, the lush landscape near Bay Lake, the courtyard, pool or Magic Kingdom theme park.Restaurants, a health club, tennis courts and other recreational facilities are shared with Disney's Contemporary Resort. Whether your wish is to relax by the pool, indulge in a revitalizing massage or savor sensational food as you take in stunning views at the California Grill restaurant, Bay Lake Tower is sure to please.Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort has been designated by the Florida Green Lodging Program, recognizing the Resort's environmentally responsible practices.Architectural DesignTo add an elaborate sense of arrival, the 2-story lobby is filled with warm woven woods and expansive glass-wrapped columns.The curvilinear, crescent-shaped Tower blends modern architectural sensibilities with the trademark visual cues of its influential neighbor, Disney's Contemporary Resort. The exterior color palette, strong horizontal lines and angular rooftop lounge mimic the original Resort's A-frame structure.A convenient (and covered) Sky Way Bridge, accessible only with a Bay Lake Tower room key, links the Tower to the shops, restaurants and monorail station in the original Disney's Contemporary Resort.Activities for ChildrenIn addition to the pool, with its 148-foot-long water slide, there is the Community Hall, where ping-pong, foosball and video games are available as well as equipment for basketball, tennis and shuffleboard. Check the chalkboard in the children's area, located in the main lobby, for games and crafts offered by the recreation team. Children will also enjoy the nightly Electrical Water Pageant that floats through the waters of Bay Lake.Accommodations for Business MeetingsDisney's Contemporary Convention Center is near Bay Lake Tower. The facility includes full catering services, state-of-the-art audio/video equipment and 115,000 square feet—4 ballrooms and 35 modern breakout rooms to be divided, decorated and equipped to meet all business needs. If you are planning a meeting, please call (321) 939-7129. Guests under age 18 must have parent or guardian permission to call.Location and General InformationOne of 8 Disney Deluxe Villa hotels, Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort is conveniently located within walking distance of Magic Kingdom theme park. It is a smoke-free Resort; smoking is permitted only in designated outdoor smoking locations. (Source:http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/resorts/bay...-tower-at-contemporary/)
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review by . December 19, 2011
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At the Disney Vacation Club's newest resort at Walt Disney World : Bay Lake Tower At Disney's Contemporary Resort you can get incredible close-up views of the Magic Kingdom and an experience that differentiates itself from all other Disney Vacation Club Resorts. Bay Lake Tower Staying true to the design elements of Disney's Contemporary Resort, Bay Lake Tower takes that "contemporary" feel and applies it to the design of the rooms and amenities for the new hotel.   …
review by . May 18, 2010
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This review was written while my family and I were staying at Bay Lake Tower in May 2010      Here is a photo of Bay Lake Tower taken from the pool:       Today is our 8th day here and this is my overall opinion of Bay Lake Tower from the week's stay:    Let me start by saying this place was pretty much exactly what I expected. I researched about it, I read other people's experiences with their stays and visits here and so I knew what to expect. …
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