PHOTOS: New Build-Your-Own Gingerbread Contemporary Resort Kit (with Chocolate Monorail) Debuts at Walt Disney World


Walt Disney World may have canceled its annual tradition of gingerbread house displays across its resorts, but you can bring the holiday spirit home with new build-your-own gingerbread house kits at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. This is no ordinary gingerbread house, this is the resort itself! Designed to look like the resort, the kit comes with … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Tour a Theme Park View Main Tower Room at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

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While staying at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, we got to enjoy one of their Main Tower rooms with a theme park view. Although there currently aren’t any fireworks, we were still impressed with our view looking out at Seven Seas Lagoon and the Magic Kingdom. Main Tower rooms feature 2 Queen Beds and 1 Day Bed, … Read more

PHOTOS: Stairwell and Escalator Access Encouraged at Disney’s Contemporary Resort to Alleviate Long Wait Times for Lobby Elevators

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Disney’s Contemporary Resort has seen an influx of guests since reopening, as many guests have been transferred here while other Deluxe Resorts remain closed. With the increase in guests, and new safety measures ensuring one party per elevator, the lines for the elevators in the lobby were similar in length to waiting in line for … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Luxury Room Tour of the Presidential Suite at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

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While staying at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Cast Members were kind enough to upgrade our party to THE Presidential Suite. This is the very suite in which Richard Nixon freshened up before infamously declaring “I Am Not a Crook.” The press conference in which he spoke was held in the Ballroom of the Americas at this … Read more

REVIEW: Chef Mickey’s Debuts New Family-Style Breakfast with No Characters at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

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Chef Mickey’s is a fan-favorite breakfast spot located at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. Known for its buffet-style character meals, Chef Mickey’s has made some significant changes in the wake of COVID-19. Join us as we explore the many restaurant updates and chow down on some delicious Mickey waffles. While the Grand Canyon Concourse has been welcoming … Read more

Reservations Now Open for Chef Mickey’s and California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

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If you’re craving some Mickey waffles or a nice dinner, Chef Mickey’s and California Grill are both back in business at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. Both restaurants have availability beginning tomorrow. As we had previously reported, Chef Mickey’s will be serving family-style meals instead of buffets. There won’t be characters anymore, either. Chef Mickey’s is only … Read more

PHOTOS: New Soarin’ Travel Tumbler Takes Us Around the World at Walt Disney World

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Soarin’ to tower, you’re clear for take-off! Before you take off for your high flying day, make sure you’ve got your beverage ready to go with this all-new Soarin’ travel tumbler that’s flown into Walt Disney World. Travel the world with Mickey Mouse as your pilot as you take in all the sights as you … Read more

PHOTOS: New Stitch Phone Case With Matching Strap Surfs Into Walt Disney World

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The latest edition in the popular line of phone cases with coordinating straps included is this fun blue case featuring a smiling Stitch from Lilo & Stitch. The strap and attached rings allow it to be worn around your neck or as a crossbody. The adorable case is made of a faux leather material, with … Read more

PHOTOS: Tour Disney’s Contemporary Resort – Now Reopened After COVID-19 Closures at Walt Disney World

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After officially closing its doors on March 20, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney’s Contemporary Resort has partially reopened. This Monday, it started welcoming DVC Members and their guests back “home.” The adjacent Bay Lake Tower has reopened to house guests, and while rooms at the iconic A-frame Contemporary tower (and Garden Wing) are not … Read more

PHOTOS: Bright Pink Cinderella Castle and TRON Lightcycle Run Construction from Disney’s Contemporary Resort

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With the reopening of DVC Resorts to members and their guests today, we were able to get our first real look at a project that we’d been following very closely before the closure of the parks: the makeover of Cinderella Castle. Right away, the new vibrant blue roofs stand out against even the brightest blue … Read more

PHOTOS: Snuggle Up With These NEW Mickey & Minnie Mouse Plush Purses at Walt Disney World

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For those planning on rope-dropping World of Disney and the Marketplace Co-Op at Disney Springs tomorrow, we’re digging up some of the last-minute merchandise we saw at the resorts and shops across Walt Disney World. This was merch that was set out before the impending resort-wide closure that went into effect on March 20th, and … Read more

PHOTOS: Magic Kingdom Entrance Enhancements and Contemporary Walkway Repaving Work Continues

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Work to improve guest traffic flow at the Magic Kingdom entrance continues to press ahead this week. Let’s take a look at the latest updates at the site. Work on the boat dock continues to crawl forward. After one retaining wall had already been poured, it seems like the second iteration of the wall is … Read more

REVIEW: New Pilgrim Mickey Cupcake Serves Up All The Thanksgiving Pies at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

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Happy Thanksgiving from Disney’s Contemporary Resort. The Contempo Café is one of our favorite stops for a sweet treat that never disappoints. The desserts here are always beautiful and delicious. When we discovered Pilgrim Mickey’s “All of the Thanksgiving Pies” cupcake, we knew it was time for a Thanksgiving feast! We couldn’t resist Mickey in … Read more

REVIEW: New “Frozen 2” Pumpkin Spiced Donut Tart is the Ultimate Fall Dessert from Disney’s Contemporary Resort

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New Frozen 2 themed treats have been making their way across Walt Disney World, and today a new dessert has drifted into the Contempo Cafe at the Contemporary Resort. The Pumpkin Spiced Donut Tart stands out in the bakery case, so we had to try it out. This is almost like two snacks in one. … Read more

WDWNT Weekly Recap: Halloween Has Arrived, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Previews, and New Reflections Resort Concept Art

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Every week is a busy week when it comes to Disney news. To help you keep up with all of the updates coming out of Walt Disney World and other Disney resorts, here’s WDWNT’s weekly recap of the Disney news from August 12-18! Walt Disney World Overnight closures have been scheduled for the Osceola Parkway … Read more

Tables in Wonderland Members Can Enjoy Special Chef’s Table Dining Experiences at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

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Disney’s Contemporary Resort is once again hosting a handful of Chef’s Table dining experiences for Tables in Wonderland members throughout Fall 2019. These dining events offer guests a great way to enjoy Disney’s Contemporary Resort as it is, before it potentially transforms into a hotel themed to The Incredibles. The resort’s catering chefs and service … Read more