Disney's CONTEMPORARY RESORT and BAY LAKE TOWER INFORMATION THREAD ~2015~

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    WELCOME TO DISNEY'S CONTEMPORARY RESORT AND BAY LAKE TOWER
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    THREAD LINKS...

    POST 2 (CR): NEWS/ACTIVITY CALENDAR LINKS/LOG-ORAIL

    POST 3: GUEST SERVICES: LAUNDRY/RESORT AIRLINE CHECK-IN/PARKING/SHIPPING/CONVENTION CENTER

    POST 4: SHOPPING

    POST 5: ROOMS/RATES

    POST 6: TOWER/GARDEN WING VIEWS

    POST 7: CLUB LEVEL: ATRIUM AND TOWER CLUBS

    POST 8: DINING/MENU LINKS

    POST 9: DINING CONT'D

    POST 10: TRANSPORTATION: MONORAIL/BUS/BOAT//DME/WALKING

    POST 11: RECREATION

    POST 12: RECREATION CONT'D/OLYMPIAD GYM

    POST 13: CHRISTMASTIME AT CR

    POST 14: (BLT) CHECK-IN/VILLA RATES AND DESCRIPTIONS/HOUSEKEEPING/KITCHEN SUPPLIES

    POST 15: ONE BEDROOM VILLA INTERIOR

    POST 16: ONE BEDROOM LAKE VIEWS

    POST 17: COMMUNITY HALL/SKYBRIDGE

    POST 18: BLT RECREATION








    CR LINKS OF INTEREST...

    WDWKOOK'S 2013 - 2014 CR/BLT THREAD

    2011 - 2013 CR/BLT THREAD

    DISBOARDS CONTEMPORARY PHOTO THREAD

    CONTEMPORARYRESORT.net PHOTOS

    CHUCK MIRARCHI'S DIS BLOG: CR HISTORY/PHOTOS

    HISTORY AND PHOTOS: Widen Your World

    BOB HOPE introducing the Contemporary Resort in 1971

    MORE HISTORY/PHOTOS: Yesterland

    JACK SPENCE'S TWO-PART CR BLOG

    CR INTERIOR/EXTERIOR WALK-THROUGH VIDEO






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    Disneys Contemporary Resort opened October 1, 1971. In its planning stages, the resort was originally called Tempo Bay Resort. The Contemporary Resort guest rooms were assembled at an off-site plant at the rate of about 15 rooms a day. Construction was overseen by the United States Steel Corporation (CONSTRUCTION VIDEO). The rooms were filled with furniture and then inserted into the sides of the 14-story building. In the original concept for Disney's Contemporary Resort, guests would be able to walk to the Magic Kingdom's Tomorrowland.


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    THE NORTH GARDEN WING WAS DEMOLISHED IN 2007 TO MAKE WAY FOR BAY LAKE TOWER
     
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    RESORT NEWS...

    ~CR ACTIVITY CALENDAR


    ~BLT ACTIVITY CALENDAR




    Walt Disney World Monorail Route Modifications:

    The Express beam, between the TTC and Magic Kingdom, will shut down on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 11:30am and 6pm from 3/10/15 - Summer 2015. An exact end date is not known.
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    As of 9/27/14 the monorail schedule was revised again:

    Epcot - 8:00am-11:00pm or 1 hour after the Magic Kingdom closes (whichever time is earlier)
    Resort monorail - 7:00am-1 hour after the Magic Kingdom closes
    Express monorail - 8:30am-1 hour after the Magic Kingdom closes







    POST YOUR VACATION DATES AND I'LL PLACE THEM HERE IN THIS NIFTY LOG!

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    BellsFam: 4/11 - 4/18 CR BLV



    GreyStr0ke:
    4/16 -4/19 BLT Two Bedroom



    wendow: 4/22 - 4/26 Kid-free trip!



    Mousemommy1: 4/25 - 5/2 CR BLV Our first trip as a family of five!



    jmkjr72: 5/2 - 5/29 BLT One Bedroom



    skateshome: 5/2 - 5/9 BLT Studio



    ready2vacation: 5/7 - 5/16 BLT



    xjay: 5/7 - 5/11 Atrium Club



    Kodachrome_Dreams: 5/15 - 5/18 CR TPV



    AngiTN: 5/21 - 5/23 CR TPV



    rcraw45425: 5/24 - 5/28 CR TPV



    LetsTalkWDW: 5/25 - 6/1 CR Our first stay!



    sjb95u: 5/30 - 6/7 CR



    AliceIn: 5/30 - 6/7 CR



    LuLu'sMom: 5/30 - 6/7 Tower Club One Bedroom Celebrating a HS graduation and birthday!



    DisneyParkFan: 6/2 - 6/8 CR TPV



    Cloudless Nights: 6/7 - 6/11 BLT for the first time.



    ChgoMusicGirl: 6/13 - 6/17 BLT Studio For the first time!



    ree1064: 7/26 - 8/1 BLT One Bedroom



    psac: 7/? - 7/? BLT Still keeping 'em guessing after all these years



    Jojo200: 7/29 - 8/1 CR



    ReelRedHead: 8/1 - 8/10 BLT Studio



    USCAnna: 8/5 - 8/14 CR TPV



    mommyrosa2: 8/12 - 8/14 Atrium Club TPV



    trishadono: 8/13 - 8/16 BLT



    Scott MC: 8/14 - 8/19 CR



    crazyfordisney2000: 8/18 - 8/27 CR GW Our first stay!



    WDWKOOK: 8/21 - 8/31 POLY



    RedOne3781: 8/24 - 8/29 CR



    Wills Mom: 9/4 - 9/7 CR GW First onsite stay!



    Gwynne:
    9/24 - 9/27 Atrium Club



    Gryhndmom: 9/25 - 9/27 Atrium Club



    Flynnismine: 10/3 - 10/9 BLT Mother/Daughter trip



    Disneydork19: 10/18 - 10/24 CR First stay!



    sophie832: 10/23 - 10/26 BLT One Bedroom



    939913Noles: 11/12 - 11/19 GW Can't wait!



    Holly Quinlan: 11/13 - 11/16 BLT Two-Bedroom



    Groomer Gal: 11/16 - 11/21 BLT Two-Bedroom



    squeegee: 12/8 - 12/18 CR GW



    courtneybeth: 12/18 - 12/23 CR Deluxe Room



    roxymama: 1/6 - 1/10 BLT Two Bedroom



    emldrl: 2/27 - 3/5 2016 CR TPV
     
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    YOU HAVE ARRIVED...

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    DISNEY'S CONTEMPORARY RESORT AND BAY LAKE TOWER:

    4600 North World Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
    (407) 824-1000


    CHECK-IN: AFTER 3 PM for the Contemporary and AFTER 4 PM for Bay Lake Tower. You can check-in and get your tickets, KTTW card/MagicBand with charging privileges, etc... after 6 AM, even if your room is not ready.

    CHECK-OUT: BEFORE 11 AM.










    GUEST SERVICES...


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    Guest laundry facilities are located on the 2nd floor of the South Garden Wing.

    Standard-size washers and dryers cost $2.00 per load. (Don't overload the dryer as it will take much longer for clothes to dry.) Laundry rooms are open 24 hours with the use of your room key. Single use packets of detergent, bleach and fabric softener are available. All machines accept MagicBands as payment. The guest laundry has a television, chairs and folding area.


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    Dry cleaning and valet laundry services are also available and can be arranged by selecting Housekeeping on your telephone. For same day service, call by 8:30 a.m. for pickup. Items will be returned after 7:00 p.m. that day. Dry cleaning and valet laundry services prices are listed on the laundry card found hanging in the room closet:

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    THE BEAUTY SHOP closed effective 12/25/12. A re-opening date has not been announced. The closest beauty shop is located at the Grand Floridian.

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    RESORT AIRLINE CHECK-IN:

    If you're departing domestically on a designated airline, enjoy the convenience of Resort Airline Check-in Service, which allows you to receive your return boarding pass and check luggage at your Walt Disney World hotel, bypassing airport check-in completely.

    Simply visit the Resort Airline Check-In Desk up to 3 hours prior to your flight departure time. A valid government issued photo I.D. and room key is required to participate.






    WIFI/INTERNET:

    WiFi is FREE throughout the resort, parks and in all rooms.






    SELF-PARKING is free and conveniently located directly in front of BLT and CR.


    VALET PARKING is $20 per day (plus optional tip). Guests need only pay for valet parking once per day at Disney resorts. Just show your valet receipt at the next resort to avoid being charged again.

    Disney Vacation Club members no longer receive free valet parking.

    Valet parking is free of charge to all vehicles displaying a disabilities tag at Disney facilities offering valet service.








    SHIPPING:

    The mailing address is:

    DISNEY'S CONTEMPORARY RESORT
    4600 North World Drive
    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

    Include your name, check-in date, and reservation number on the label. You may have to pay a fee at pick-up since CR is a convention resort.

    WDW Shipping and Postal Services:

    Send and receive packages of all sizes during your stay at Walt Disney World Resort.

    Parcel Handling (Incoming and Outgoing)

    Your package can be picked up from or delivered to most locations at Walt Disney World Resort. You must be present to accept delivery. Handling fee covers one pickup or delivery only. (Contact the Front Desk if your Resort hotel does not have a Business Center.)

    For same-day shipping, outbound parcels must be received in the package room by 4:30 PM Monday – Friday. Items received after 4:30 PM on Friday will be shipped on Monday unless special handling has been requested. Saturday shipping services are available until 11:30 AM with advance notice. Special rates apply.

    Guests may drop off their completed/called-in packages at the Front Desk or Concierge. The Front Desk/Concierge will deliver them to the Business Center for shipping at no additional charge. Or if you prefer, you may bring your packages to the Business Center yourself.

    Unless specified, all items sent from Walt Disney World Resort will be sent by air courier service, unless otherwise specified by the Guest.

    Parcel Handling Fees

    Handling fee includes receipt of item from carrier, storage for up to 3 days, onetime Guest package delivery or pickup, placing item with carrier for shipment, and tracking. Postage is not included.

    Envelope: $3.00
    Small Box: $3.00 (up to 4 lbs)
    Med Box: $5.00 (5 lbs – 20 lbs)
    Large Box: $10.00 (21 lbs – 70 lbs)
    Golf Club: $10.00
    Display Cases: $15.00
    Pallets: $70.00 per 100 lbs
    Prices are subject to change.






    CONVENTION CENTER:


    DISNEY MEETINGS' CR CONVENTION CENTER SITE




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    SHOPPING...




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    ROOMS AND RATES...

    Standard rooms sleep 5 (plus infant)
    Number of rooms: 1008
    Last room/suite soft goods rehab was completed July 2013.




    MOUSESAVERS 2015 RACK RATES



    HISTORICAL DISCOUNTS






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    BOOKABLE TOWER VIEWS:

    Bay Lake View: An unobstructed view of Bay Lake and the pool and marina below.

    Magic Kingdom/Theme Park View: A view of the Magic Kingdom, Seven Seas Lagoon and the parking area below.





    BOOKABLE GARDEN WING VIEWS:

    Standard View: A view of the parking lot with the monorail beyond.

    Garden View: A view of the pool/marina, canal or Bay Lake.






    GARDEN WING DELUXE ROOMS...
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    There are three Garden Wing Deluxe Rooms. Each room has a king bed and a queen sleeper sofa. While a Standard CR Room is about 436 square feet, a Deluxe Room measures about 629 square feet. Unlike a standard room, the bathroom also has a shower stall in addition to the tub/shower combination.

    ALLEARS DELUXE ROOM PHOTOS AND VIDEO






    ~When added together, the first two numbers of your Tower room equal the floor.

    ~When lying on the bed in an odd-numbered Tower room on the Bay Lake side, you will face toward WL, Epcot and the South Garden Wing. Odd-numbered Magic Kingdom View beds face toward the MK.

    ~All rooms have a daybed. All Tower rooms have a balcony. Only first floor Garden Wing rooms have a patio, none have a balcony.

    ~The interiors of Tower and Garden Wing Standard Rooms are identical, however, booking categories do vary. In addition to Standard Rooms, the Tower includes Club Level Suites and five Standard Rooms on the 14th floor (Tower Club) and Standard Club Level Rooms on the 12th floor (Atrium Club). The Garden Wing offers Deluxe Rooms (sleep 4), One Bedroom Suites (sleep 6) and a Hospitality Suite (sleeps 7). ​






    TOWER BAY LAKE VIEW (12th FLOOR/CL) ROOM VIDEO



    TOWER TPV #4428 PHOTOS COURTESY OF GEORGI ZHUKOV:
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    STANDARD TOWER AND GARDEN WING ROOM INTERIORS:

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    TOWER BAY LAKE VIEW:
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    4TH FLOOR CONCOURSE VIEW:
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    TOWER THEME PARK VIEW:
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    BAY LAKE-FACING GARDEN WING ROOMS AS SEEN FROM THE CANAL:
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    VIEW FROM CANAL - GARDEN WING STANDARD ROOMS ARE OFF PICTURE TO THE RIGHT:
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    VIEW FROM GARDEN WING CANAL-FACING ROOM, 3RD FLOOR, LOOKING TO RIGHT:
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    LOOKING STRAIGHT:
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    VIEW FROM CANAL FACING ROOM:
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    BAY LAKE-FACING GARDEN WING ROOM AT END CLOSEST TO POOL:
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    PRE-REHAB GARDEN WING, GARDEN VIEW ROOM #5150 PHOTOS COURTESY OF DEMONLLAMA



    PRE-REHAB GARDEN WING, STANDARD VIEW ROOM #5360 PHOTOS COURTESY OF INKY DINKY DOO



    GARDEN WING LOBBY/EXTERIOR PHOTOS COURTESY OF JOHNSONET

     
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    CLUB LEVEL AT DISNEY'S CONTEMPORARY RESORT:
    THE ATRIUM AND TOWER CLUBS


    Itinerary Planning Office: 407-824-1775 or 407-934-4438

    FAX: 407-824-3461

    EMAIL: Contemporary.Itinerary.Planning@disneyworld.com



    If you have booked a club level room, you should receive an email from the IPO (ITINERARY PLANNING OFFICE) welcoming you and inquiring about any reservations they can make for you. Sometimes they will attach a planning form or provide a link to an online planning form. If they do not initiate contact, and this can happen, feel free to call or email them.

    While the Contemporary IPO cast members are not physically located at the Contemporary, they are actually based at the Grand Floridian, they will be your point of contact prior to arrival. If you havent heard from the IPO before the 180-day mark or after booking, you should use the email address above to initiate contact. Make sure to include your reservation number in all correspondence with the IPO.


    If you arrive by car, let the bellman know you are a club level guest. They will either instruct you to check-in in the lobby, (this might happen if they are very busy or if it is before 7 AM or after 10 PM when club level is closed) or a club level curbside greeter will greet you outside.

    The CM will check your name against a list, might ask you for ID, and will then call upstairs and let a concierge know you have arrived. If someone needs to park a car, simply have the bellman store your luggage then park the car and the curbside CM will wait to take you upstairs until your party is all together.


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    Once upstairs on the 12th or 14th floor, you will check-in at the concierge desk between the hours of 7 AM and 10 PM.

    If your room is ready, you will be escorted to your room. If it is not ready, you will be called or texted when it is ready. You are welcome to use the lounge even if your room isn't ready.


    You will be given your KTTW card and/or MagicBand:
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    Your park tickets and dining plan (if applicable) will be loaded onto your KTTW card/MagicBand even if your room is not ready. You have full lounge access from the time you check-in (as early as 6:30 AM) until 10 PM (when the lounge closes) of your check-out day.




    Club level guests have the same amenities as all guests, PLUS:

    ~Two robes (additional robes can be requested).

    ~IPO and concierge staff available prior to and during your visit for reservations and vacation planning.

    ~Welcome gift:

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    ~Access to the exclusive Atrium Club lounge when staying on the 12th floor and access to both Tower and Atrium Club lounges when staying on the 14th floor: Featuring daily continental breakfast, snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, appetizers and desserts. Food and beverages can be taken back to your room.

    ~Automatic nightly turn-down service which includes replenishment of towels and toiletries, disposing of trash, closing the curtains and dimming the lights:

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    TOWER CLUB/14TH FLOOR MAP:
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    ~The Tower Club has a total of sixteen rooms: Five Standard rooms (two King and three Queen) and eleven suites comprised of One and Two Bedroom Suites, a Vice Presidential Suite and a Presidential Suite. When booking a Tower Club Queen room, the confirmation will read: Standard Club Level - Queen ("CY"), There is no guarantee of a Magic Kingdom or Bay Lake View with a Queen booking, however, both King rooms face the MK. When booking a suite, you will be assigned either a Bay Lake or Magic Kingdom View. For Queen and Suites, you can request a view, though it can't be guaranteed.

    ~The lounge on the 12th floor (Atrium Club) is bigger and has more seating then the 14th floor Tower Club. Three Standard rooms were used to build the 12th floor lounge. There are three balconies on the MK side for Club Level guests to watch the fireworks.

    ~The 14th floor room and lounge balconies are bigger than the 12th floor balconies.

    ~Both floors serve the exact same food for breakfast, afternoon snacks, 5 PM hors d'oeuvres and 8 PM deserts & cordials. The 12th floor Atrium Club rooms are marginally less expensive than the 14th floor Tower Club rooms.


    POST-REHAB TOWER CLUB VICE-PRESIDENTIAL SUITE #4904 PHOTOS COURTESY OF: burg and burg's PHOTOBUCKET PHOTOS



    POST-REHAB TOWER CLUB KING ROOM #4911 PHOTOS COURTESY OF: LuvMySoldier07



    POST-REHAB TOWER CLUB LOUNGE PHOTOS COURTESY OF: LuvMySoldier07



    2014 TOWER CLUB KING ROOM #4912 PHOTOS COURTESY OF: leafsgirl36



    HOSPITALITY SUITE #5370 PHOTOS COURTESY OF: trishadono



    TOWER CLUB LEVEL ONE BEDROOM SUITE #4914 PHOTOS COURTESY OF: Mary T in PA













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    SUITES:

    From Cara Goldsbury's book, The Luxury Guide to Walt Disney World and her website:

    One-Bedroom Suites have 1,428 square feet and come with either a Bay Lake or a Magic Kingdom view. The living area has a modern décor with soothing charcoal-toned carpeting, four easy chairs, sofa, six-person dining table, oversized flat-panel TV, desk with computer, wet bar, and a deep balcony. A full bath with single sink and shower sits off the marble entry hall. The suites bedroom is similar to a standard-type guest room with two queen beds, but with a bath slightly larger than a standard with tub and sink in one room and a toilet and sink in another area. A king bedded guest room can be added to make this a two-bedroom suite with 1,892 square feet.

    The two-bedroom, three-bath Presidential Suite sports 2,061 square feet. Deep balconies span the length of the suite and afford spectacular Magic Kingdom views. A spacious living room decorated in a neutral color scheme comes with a wet bar and microwave, sofa bed, two easy chairs with ottomans, large flat-panel TV, desk with computer, and six-person dining table. Off the dining area is a two-person bar that opens into the suites kitchen with full-size refrigerator, wet bar sink, and microwave. Guests love the huge king-bedded master bedroom with its large sitting area, TV, oversized bureau, two easy chairs with ottomans, and full-size working desk, as well as a mammoth whirlpool bathtub, separate marble shower with wall jets, double sinks, two closets, and vanity desk inside the walk-in closet. The second bedroom comes with two queen-size beds and single-sink bath. An additional full bath is off the marble entry hall.


    ~PRESIDENTIAL SUITE VIDEO





    The two-bedroom, three-bath Vice Presidential Suite at 1,985 square feet has fun contemporary furnishings, fantasy lighting fixtures, and divine dove gray carpeting. Off the foyer is a single-sink full bath with shower and in the living area (believe it or not its smaller than the living area in a one-bedroom suite) is a six-person dining table, wet bar and microwave, two easy chairs, sleeper sofa, desk with computer, oversized flat-panel TV, and deep balconies spanning the length of the suite with views of Bay Lake and Epcots Spaceship Earth. There are two queen-size beds and working desk in the sizable master bedroom and a king in the second bedroom. The master bathrooms tub is sans a whirlpool, but there is a shower with wall jets, bidet, vanity desk, and walk-in closet.



    YCFAN reports:
    "I contacted the resort and there is a connecting door to the presidential suite but it is to another two bedroom suite. That suite then has a connecting door to a one bedroom suite. So you could get a five bedroom suite by booking all of them. The only way to get three bedrooms is to book the two bedroom and the one bedroom but then you can't get the presidential. Of course you could always book the presidential and the one bedroom but they wouldn't be connecting."
     
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    TRANSPORTATION...

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    Elevator to monorail:
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    MONORAIL to Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Polynesian, Grand Floridian.

    Stops in order from CR:

    ~TRANSPORTATION AND TICKET CENTER: From here, disembark, go up ramp to Epcot monorail or remain on monorail to...

    ~POLYNESIAN: Walkway behind Great Ceremonial House to both the TTC and GF or remain on monorail to...

    ~GRAND FLORIDIAN: The GF walkway does NOT go to the MK. Remain on monorail to...

    ~MAGIC KINGDOM: Disembark for MK, remain on monorail to CR, take walkway to CR or boat to Ft. Wilderness and Wilderness Lodge or ferry to TTC.

    The RESORT MONORAIL operates from 7 AM until one hour after regular park closing. The monorail no longer operates after evening Extra Magic Hours. During special events, such as MNSSHP and MVMCP nights, the resort monorail runs until 30 minutes after the event ends.

    The EPCOT MONORAIL operates about one hour prior to park opening until one hour after regular park closing.

    The EXPRESS MONORAIL TO THE MK operates about one hour prior to opening until one hour after regular park closing.


    ~MONORAIL HISTORY AND DETAILS






    RESORT BUSES...

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    RESORT BUSES to Disney's Animal Kingdom and Disney's Hollywood Studios. There is no bus service between monorail resorts and Epcot or from the CR to the MK. Buses begin operating to the parks one hour prior to park opening (except for early ADR buses - see below) and run until the park is empty.

    RESORT BUSES to Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach begin 30 minutes prior to water park opening and run until the park is empty.

    DOWNTOWN DISNEY MARKETPLACE BUS service begins 30 minutes prior to opening until midnight.

    DOWNTOWN DISNEY PLEASURE ISLAND service operates from 11 AM until 2 AM.

    FANTASIA GARDENS buses are available at any park or from Downtown Disney only by boarding the bus to the Swan/Dolphin (or any Boardwalk area resort). From there, take the walkway from the Swan/Dolphin to Fantasia Gardens.

    WINTER SUMMERLAND GOLF can be walked to from Blizzard Beach or if Blizzard beach is closed, you can take the Coronado Springs bus and tell the driver. To return, tell a cast member at Winter Summerland and they will notify an Epcot bus to pick you up.

    DISNEY'S WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS complex bus is only available from Disney's Hollywood Studios and operates 30 minutes prior to DHS opening until 8:30 PM.





    BUSES FOR EARLY ADRs (Advance Dining Reservations)
    Buses for the Magic Kingdom and Magic Kingdom Resort Area will start running at 6:30am DAILY.

    Buses for Animal Kingdom/Animal Kingdom Lodge will start running at 7:00-7:15am DAILY.

    Buses for the Disney's Hollywood Studios (covering the Epcot Resort Area) will start running at 7:00-7:15am DAILY.

    Buses for Epcot (Princess Breakfast at Norway) will start running at 7:00-7:15am DAILY.

    This information is valid EVERY DAY, and for ALL DISNEY RESORTS serviced by Bus transportation.

    These buses are for Breakfasts only, and should not be used for general park access. Always let the driver know where you are going upon boarding the bus. Most times, the driver will be able to take you directly (ie: Contemporary, for Chef Mickey's) but sometimes this is not possible. As such, you should always allow time for a connection when going Resort to Resort. Actual arrival times will vary by location.
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    BLUE FLAG BOAT from CR to Wilderness Lodge and Ft. Wilderness operates from 6:55 AM until 11:30 PM.
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    WALKWAY TO THE MAGIC KINGDOM begins next to the CR bus stop, in front of BLT. The walk to the MK security check-point area takes about 10 minutes.

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    1. Reserve Disney's Magical Express Transportation when you book online or by calling (407) WDW-MAGIC or (407) 939-6244. DME order: Polynesian, Grand Floridian, Wilderness Lodge, Contemporary.

    2. Upon landing at Orlando International Airport, skip baggage claim and proceed to the Disney's Magical Express Welcome Center in the Main Terminal Building, B side, Level 1. Disney's Magical Express service will collect your luggage and deliver it directly to your Walt Disney World hotel room within 3 hours after you check in at the resort. Luggage delivery service provided by Disney's Magical Express is available for flights arriving between 5:00 am and 10:00 pm daily. For airport arrivals after 10:00 pm, guests may collect their luggage at Baggage Claim and transport it with them on the motor coach.

    3. International Guests flying into Orlando International Airport from another country must follow the U.S. Customs and Border Protection process and claim luggage after disembarking the plane. After completing the process, proceed to the Disney's Magical Express Welcome Center in the Main Terminal Building, B side, Level 1. Disney's Magical Express service will recollect your luggage and deliver it directly to your Walt Disney World hotel room within 4 hours after you check in at the resort.

    4. Sit back and relax as Disney transports you to your Disney Resort hotel in an air-conditioned motor coach.

    5. As your vacation draws to a close, you'll receive a Transportation Notice advising you of the pick-up time and place for your motor coach ride back to Orlando International Airport. Please note that it is your responsibility to bring your luggage to the pick-up point. Please note that you cannot reserve the luggage service exclusively. You must be present on the motor coach to have your luggage transported to a Walt Disney World hotel.











     
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    RECREATION...

    TWO POOLS are available to Contemporary guests. Only registered BLT guests may use the BLT secured access pool. The MAIN POOL resembles Mickey Ears and has a 17-foot slide and two whirlpool spas. The pool is not zero entry. There is a children's splash area nearby and a free daily afternoon pool party.

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    FOUR CABANAS are available for rent at the Contemporary. Two cabanas are located next to the feature pool (pictured below) and the other two cabanas are located next to the Bay Lake/Bullseye Pool. Standard cabanas with amenities can be reserved and include furniture, electronics and refreshments.

    Standard cabana amenities include:

    2 padded lounge chairs
    2 padded straight-backed chairs
    Plush towels
    32-inch LCD television with cable access and optional earphones
    DVD/CD/MP3 player
    Phone for internal Resort calls
    Ceiling fan
    Mini refrigerator stocked with complimentary sodas and water
    Fruit basket (may not be available without advance reservation)
    Private dining and poolside massages are available at an additional cost.

    For reservations, please call (407) WDW-PLAY or (407) 939-7589. Amenities featured may vary by location.



    2014 updated cabana information from SRUAlmn:

    "I called the Disney recreation line on June 12 and they clarified some of this information. There are still 4 cabanas. They do NOT have the option to rent them without the amenities. They are $158 for the half day option and $233 for the full day."




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    SAMMY DUVALL'S WATERSPORTS CENTRE
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    MOTORIZED BOATS AND SEA RAYCERS are available for rent. Both DVC and Annual Pass discounts can be applied. Other watersports are available, such as tubing, guided fishing excursions, water skiing and parasailing.




    TWO HARDCOURT TENNIS courts are located adjacent to Bay Lake Tower. Racquets and balls are available at the Boat Nook Marina or Community Hall at BLT.
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    A JOGGING TRAIL loops around Bay Lake Tower and the Garden Wing (just under one mile):
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    You can also run on the walkway to the MK and over to the path that runs along Seven Seas Lagoon next to the bus stop area. However, early morning, the lagoon path is roped-off.





    There is one sand VOLLEYBALL COURT on the beach at the Contemporary. Volleyballs are free and available at the marina.
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    The GAME STATION ARCADE features fun games for the whole family. Tickets are earned and can be redeemed for prizes at the arcade. The arcade features a cashless system where you can purchase a play card filled with game credits using cash, credit or your Key to the World card. Once purchased, simply enter the card into a videogame to access the game credits and play the game. Play cards are rechargeable, but can only be used at the Contemporary arcade. The arcade is located on the 4th floor Concourse next to Fantasia Market and across from Fantasia.


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    CHILDREN'S ACTIVITY CENTERS: Ages 3-12, call (407) 939-3463. The closest centers are located a boat ride away at Wilderness Lodge (CUB'S DEN REVIEWS) or a monorail ride away at the Polynesian (NEVER LAND CLUB REVIEWS).


    Independent childcare provider KID'S NITE OUT offers one-to-one babysitting in the comfort of your Walt Disney World Resort hotel room. Arts and crafts, reading and playing games are among the fun-filled activities for children 6 months to 12 years of age. To contact Kid's Nite Out, call (407) 828-0920, 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM, 7 days a week.






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    ELECTRICAL WATER PAGEANT:

    Every evening at 10:10 PM, Disneys Electrical Water Pageant stops in Bay Lake near the marina. The 14 illuminated floats, accompanied by music, was created for the dedication of the Polynesian Resort in October 1971 and it can be viewed from the Bay Lake side of the CR Tower and Bay Lake Tower, the beach, the dock for the Blue Flag boat launches and from the Garden Wing rooms that front Bay Lake.
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    MOVIES UNDER THE STARS:

    Shown daily at 8 PM or 9 PM. Check the Recreation Activities flyer in your room for the current movie schedule or the activity calendar hyperlink below.
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    MONTHLY MOVIE SCHEDULE AND RESORT ACTIVITY CALENDAR



    THE WISHES NIGHTLY MAGIC KINGDOM FIREWORKS last about 12 minutes. Preferred CR/BLT viewing locations:

    ~Magic Kingdom/Theme Park View Tower rooms/balconies.

    ~BLT Magic Kingdom/Theme Park View rooms/balconies and some Bay Lake View rooms on the north side.

    ~The beach.

    ~California Grill restaurant and observation deck (exclusively for guests with same-day reservations only).

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    THE OLYMPIAD HEALTH CLUB:

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    Located on the third floor, free of charge to all CR and BLT guests. 24-hour access is gained using your KTTW card OR MagicBand. An attendant is on duty from about 6-6:30 AM until 7 PM.

    MASSAGE TREATMENTS are available by appointment from 8 AM until 7 PM.

    Awaken the senses and lift the spirit with a customized massage designed to renew your body and invigorate your mind. For additional relaxation, a sauna is available on the premises.

    Swedish Massage:
    Be pampered with a luxurious massage of kneading techniques and long strokes to increase circulation, soothe tired muscles and relax the body.

    50 min / $115
    80 min / $175

    Custom Firm Pressure Massage:
    Ease built-up strain with this moderate-to-firm massage, boasting various techniques that penetrate the muscles and transport you to a more relaxing place.

    50 min / $125
    80 min / $180

    Massages are also offered in Guest rooms. Please note that prices and therapies are subject to change without notice. Gratuities are not included in the above prices.

    Scheduling an Appointment:

    Massages are available by appointment only. Please call (407) 824-3410 as far in advance as possible to schedule a session or press the massage/health club/spa button on your in-room phone.

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    4600 North World Drive
    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

    Opening Date: August 4, 2009
    DVC Contract End Date: January 31, 2060

    Check-in: After 4
    Check-out: Before 11

    Bay Lake Tower has a dedicated check-in. Guests should check-in at BLT in the lobby from 7 AM to 10 PM or at the Contemporary after hours.
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    2015 RACK RATES


    BLT VILLA RATES/TYPES

    HISTORICAL DISCOUNTS




    From AllEars:

    ~There are 167 miles of post-tensioning cable running through the concrete slabs. These cables could stretch from Bay Lake Tower to Disneys Vero Beach Resort and back.

    ~There are 1,398 tons of reinforcing steel, known as rebar, within the structure. This is equal to the weight of 254 full-grown elephants.

    ~Bay Lake Tower rests on a foundation of more than 800 concrete piles that are 16 in diameter and extend 70 into the ground. Stacked on top of one another, these would reach more than 10 miles into the sky.

    ~Although demolition of the North Garden Wing of the Contemporary began in the spring of 2007 and construction began in the summer of 2007; it wasn't until September 16, 2008, that the Disney Vacation Club officially announced Bay Lake Tower!

    ~Owners of Bay Lake Tower were able to begin making reservations on February 8, 2009. All other Disney Vacation Club members began making reservations on February 22, 2009.




    BLT LINKS OF INTEREST:


    work2play's BLT ROOM VIEW/NUMBER THREAD

    WDWKOOK'S 2012 BLT TRIP REPORT

    AaronInWI's STUDIO #8409 PHOTOS

    Irishlisa's TPV GRAND VILLA #8424 PHOTOS

    Lisa29's LAKE VIEW GRAND VILLA #8536 PHOTOS LOCATED HERE and HERE.

    BLT ONE BEDROOM LAKE VIEW #7710 PHOTOS/REVIEW BY: familygoboston

    inky dinky doo's LV STUDIO #7523 PHOTOS LOCATED HERE, HERE AND HERE

    ALLEARS BLT TOUR

    ALLEARS BLT ONE BEDROOM TOUR

    ATTRACTIONS MAGAZINE BLT TOUR









    VILLA TYPES

    Courtesy of DVCNews.com





    STUDIO:

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    339 sq ft; sleeps up to four guests plus one under age 3

    Living Area / closet:

    1 queen-size bed and 1 full-size sofa bed with 2 pillows each
    Flat panel TV and DVD player with remote
    iHome brand AM/FM clock radio
    Side table with two chairs
    Iron & ironing board
    Portable crib
    CAT-5 Internet cable
    Wooden clothes hangers
    Electronic wall safe
    Luggage rack
    Private porch or balcony with parsons table and 2 chairs

    Kitchenette:

    Wet bar sink
    Small refrigerator
    Microwave
    Toaster
    4 cup coffee maker
    2 packs of coffee, sugar, artificial sweetener
    4 paper plates & bowls, 4 sets of plastic flatware, 4 glasses, 2 coffee mugs
    Can opener
    Ice bucket
    Dishwashing liquid, sponge
    Paper towels

    Bathroom:

    Combination tub / shower
    4 towels
    2 washcloths
    2 hand towels
    Bath mat
    Hairdryer
    Toiletry pack including hand soap, bath soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner
    Facial tissues, toilet paper


    Studios do not have a washer/dryer, however, the BLT laundry room is located on the first floor. A Key to the World card is required in order to access the laundry room. There are three washers and six dryers.



    ONE-BEDROOM:
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    Master Bedroom:

    1 king-size bed with 4 pillows
    Flat panel TV and DVD player with remote
    iHome brand AM/FM clock radio
    Writing desk
    Iron & ironing board
    CAT-5 Internet cable
    Wooden clothes hangers
    Electronic wall safe
    Luggage rack
    Private porch or balcony with parsons table and 2 chairs

    Master Bathroom:

    Whirlpool tub
    Shower stall
    4 towels
    2 washcloths
    2 hand towels
    Bath mat
    Hairdryer
    Toiletry pack including hand soap, bath soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner
    Facial tissues, toilet paper
    Living Room:

    1 queen-size sofa bed
    1 twin-size convertible chair
    Flat panel TV and DVD player with remote
    Coffee table
    Side table with lamp
    Dining table with seating for 6-7
    2 bar chairs at adjacent kitchen island

    Kitchen:

    Refrigerator
    4-burner electric range
    Microwave
    Dishwasher
    10 cup coffee maker
    2-sided sink with garbage disposal
    Toaster
    Utensils and dishware for 8-9 guests including:
    dinner fork, salad fork, teaspoon, butter knife, steak knife
    dinner plate
    salad plate
    cereal bowl
    juice glass
    beverage glass
    wine glass
    coffee mug
    2 plastic juice cups
    8-piece cookware set with frying pan(s), saucepan(s), stockpot
    2 qt casserole with lid
    Cookie sheet
    Broiler pan
    Colander
    Measuring cups
    Measuring spoons
    Various knives (carving, paring)
    Serving spoons
    Serving bowls
    Vegetable peeler
    Wire whisk
    Corkscrew
    Can opener
    Cutting board
    Plastic storage containers with lids
    Mixing bowl
    Tongs
    Cheese grater
    Pitcher
    Ice bucket
    Dish rack
    Dishwasher detergent, dishwashing liquid, sponge, towels
    Paper towels

    Additional Bathroom:

    Combination tub / shower
    4 towels
    2 washcloths
    2 hand towels
    Bath mat
    Hairdryer
    Toiletry pack including hand soap, bath soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner
    Facial tissues, toilet paper
    Laundry Room / Storage:

    Stacked washer and dryer
    Single load box of laundry detergent
    Vacuum
    Broom and dustpan
    Portable crib
    High chair
    Blankets and pillows for sofa bed and convertible chair




    TWO-BEDROOM:
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    1152 sq ft; sleeps up to nine guests

    Master Bedroom:

    1 king-size bed with 4 pillows
    Flat panel TV and DVD player with remote
    iHome brand AM/FM clock radio
    Writing desk
    Iron & ironing board
    CAT-5 Internet cable
    Wooden clothes hangers
    Electronic wall safe
    Luggage rack
    Private porch or balcony with parsons table and 2 chairs

    Master Bathroom:

    Whirlpool tub
    Shower stall
    4 towels
    2 washcloths
    2 hand towels
    Bath mat
    Hairdryer
    Toiletry pack including hand soap, bath soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner
    Facial tissues, toilet paper

    Living Room:

    1 queen-size sofa bed
    1 twin-size convertible chair
    Flat panel TV and DVD player with remote
    Coffee table
    Side table with lamp
    Dining table with seating for 6-7
    2 bar chairs at adjacent kitchen island

    Kitchen:

    Refrigerator
    4-burner electric range
    Microwave
    Dishwasher
    10 cup coffee maker
    2-sided sink with garbage disposal
    Toaster
    Utensils and dishware for 8-9 guests including:
    dinner fork, salad fork, teaspoon, butter knife, steak knife
    dinner plate
    salad plate
    cereal bowl
    juice glass
    beverage glass
    wine glass
    coffee mug
    2 plastic juice cups
    8-piece cookware set with frying pan(s), saucepan(s), stockpot
    2 qt casserole with lid
    Cookie sheet
    Broiler pan
    Colander
    Measuring cups
    Measuring spoons
    Various knives (carving, paring)
    Serving spoons
    Serving bowls
    Vegetable peeler
    Wire whisk
    Corkscrew
    Can opener
    Cutting board
    Plastic storage containers with lids
    Mixing bowl
    Tongs
    Cheese grater
    Pitcher
    Ice bucket
    Dish rack
    Dishwasher detergent, dishwashing liquid, sponge, towels
    Paper towels

    Additional Bathroom:

    Combination tub / shower
    4 towels
    2 washcloths
    2 hand towels
    Bath mat
    Hairdryer
    Toiletry pack including hand soap, bath soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner
    Facial tissues, toilet paper

    Laundry Room / Storage:

    Stacked washer and dryer
    Single load box of laundry detergent
    Vacuum
    Broom and dustpan
    Portable crib
    High chair
    Blankets and pillows for sofa bed and convertible chair

    Guest Bedroom:

    1 queen-size bed
    1 full-size sofa bed (lockoff) or second queen-size bed (dedicated)*
    Flat panel TV and DVD player with remote
    iHome brand AM/FM clock radio
    Side table with two chairs
    Iron & ironing board
    Wooden clothes hangers
    Electronic wall safe
    Luggage rack
    Private porch or balcony with parsons table and 2 chairs

    Kitchenette (lockoff only)*:

    Wet bar sink
    Small refrigerator
    Microwave
    Toaster
    4 cup coffee maker
    2 packs of coffee, sugar, artificial sweetener
    4 paper plates & bowls, 4 sets of plastic flatware, 4 glasses, 2 coffee mugs
    Can opener
    Ice bucket
    Dishwashing liquid, sponge
    Paper towels

    Bathroom:

    Combination tub / shower
    4 towels
    2 washcloths
    2 hand towels
    Bath mat
    Hairdryer
    Toiletry pack including hand soap, bath soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner
    Facial tissues, toilet paper

    * Slight variances exist between Lockoff and Dedicated Two Bedroom Villas. Members reserving a Two Bedroom Villa are assigned to either a Lockoff or Dedicated room at the time the reservations is secured. Contact Disney Vacation Club Member Services to confirm the type of villa reserved.





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    2044 sq ft; sleeps up to thirteen guests

    Master Bedroom:

    1 king-size bed with 4 pillows
    Flat panel TV and DVD player with remote
    iHome brand AM/FM clock radio
    Writing desk
    Iron & ironing board
    CAT-5 Internet cable
    Wooden clothes hangers
    Electronic wall safe
    Luggage rack
    Private porch or balcony with parsons table and 2 chairs

    Master Bathroom:

    Whirlpool tub
    Shower stall
    4 towels
    2 washcloths
    2 hand towels
    Bath mat
    Hairdryer
    Toiletry pack including hand soap, bath soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner
    Facial tissues, toilet paper

    Living Area:

    1 queen-size sofa bed
    2 side chairs
    Coffee table
    Side tables with lamps
    Flat panel TV and DVD player with remote
    1 full-size sofa bed (2nd floor loft)
    Dining area with seating for 10
    2 bar chairs at adjacent kitchen ledge

    Kitchen:

    Refrigerator
    4-burner electric range
    Microwave
    Dishwasher
    10 cup coffee maker
    2-sided sink with garbage disposal
    Toaster
    Utensils and dishware for 12-13 guests including:
    dinner fork, salad fork, teaspoon, butter knife, steak knife
    dinner plate
    salad plate
    cereal bowl
    juice glass
    beverage glass
    wine glass
    coffee mug
    2 plastic juice cups
    8-piece cookware set with frying pan(s), saucepan(s), stockpot
    2 qt casserole with lid
    Cookie sheet
    Broiler pan
    Colander
    Measuring cups
    Measuring spoons
    Various knives (carving, paring)
    Serving spoons
    Serving bowls
    Vegetable peeler
    Wire whisk
    Corkscrew
    Can opener
    Cutting board
    Plastic storage containers with lids
    Mixing bowl
    Tongs
    Cheese grater
    Pitcher
    Ice bucket
    Dish rack
    Dishwasher detergent, dishwashing liquid, sponge, towels
    Paper towels

    Additional Bathroom:

    Combination tub / shower
    4 towels
    2 washcloths
    2 hand towels
    Bath mat
    Hairdryer
    Toiletry pack including hand soap, bath soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner
    Facial tissues, toilet paper

    Laundry Room / Storage:

    Stacked washer and dryer
    Single load box of laundry detergent
    Vacuum
    Broom and dustpan
    Portable crib
    High chair
    Blankets and pillows for sofa beds

    Guest Bedrooms (2):

    2 queen-size beds
    Flat panel TV with remote
    iHome brand AM/FM clock radio
    Side table with two chairs or writing desk
    Iron & ironing board
    Wooden clothes hangers
    Electronic wall safe
    Luggage rack
    Private porch or balcony with parsons table and 2 chairs

    Guest Bathrooms (2):

    Combination tub / shower
    4 towels
    2 washcloths
    2 hand towels
    Bath mat
    Hairdryer
    Toiletry pack including hand soap, bath soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner
    Facial tissues, toilet paper
    Exact counts of some items may vary from room to room. Contact Housekeeping for replacement of any missing items or to inquire about the availability of additional kitchen implements.





    CASH RESERVATIONS (not staying on points) can be booked by non-DVC members and discounts may be applied. Cash reservations receive daily housekeeping. Those staying on points receive the following:

    HOUSEKEEPING ON POINTS:

    Trash & Towel Service:

    For stays of seven or less nights, Trash & Towel Service is provided on day four, regardless of whether you're using member-discounted cash, vacation points or a combination of both.

    With Trash & Towel service, Housekeeping will:

    Empty trash and replace liners in trash bins.
    Provide fresh bathroom linens.
    Replace shampoo, facial soap and bath soap.
    Replenish facial tissues, paper towels and toilet paper.
    Replenish coffee, sugar, cream and sweeteners.
    Replenish dishwashing liquid, dishwashing detergent, sponges and laundry detergent as needed in one-, two- and three-bedroom Vacation Homes.




    Full Cleaning Service:

    For stays of eight or more nights, Full Cleaning Service is provided on day four and Trash & Towel Service is provided on day eight. After that, the cycle begins again on day 12, regardless of whether you're using Member-discounted cash, Vacation Points or a combination of both.

    With Full Cleaning service, Housekeeping will provide everything included with the Trash & Towel Service, plus:

    Change the bed linens.
    Vacuum and dust the Vacation Home.
    Clean the bathroom(s).
    Clean the kitchen/kitchenette and wash the dishes.




    Pay As You Play:

    All accommodations offer daily housekeeping service with a 24-hour notice and an additional fee.

    With Pay As You Play service, you'll be provided with the following amenities free of charge at the start of your stay. After that, you may purchase more for the following fees:

    Toiletries Package, $5.00 - 1 facial soap, 1 bath soap, 1 shampoo, 1 conditioner, 1 shower gel

    Coffee Package, $3.00 - 1 package of coffee, 8 sugars, 8 creamers, 8 artificial sweeteners

    Towel Package, $6.00 - 4 bath towels, 2 hand towels, 4 washcloths, 1 bath mat

    Laundry Detergent, $1.00 - 1 box

    Additional Full Cleaning Rates:
    Studio - $30.00 per day requested
    One-Bedroom - $45.00 per day requested
    Two-Bedroom - $60.00 per day requested


    Additional Trash & Towel Rates:
    Studio - $15.00 per day requested
    One-Bedroom - $20.00 per day requested
    Two-Bedroom - $25.00 per day requested

    Note: Rates are subject to change






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  19. WDWKOOK

    WDWKOOK NOW WITH LESS TAG!

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    TENNIS COURTS:

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  20. GrandCalifornian

    GrandCalifornian Can't Wait To Go Back

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    Great job Kook! Thanks for providing all the info in such a well organized way, your threads are the best!
     
  21. Grace&Carolinesmom

    Grace&Carolinesmom DIS Veteran

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    Well Kook.....thought I would mosey on over since I see you are open for business. New place looks fantastic. Very well decorated with a fabulous floor plan. I think I will pull up a chair and hang out here for a while. Even longer if those rumored discounts come out tomorrow with CR BLV and a 30 or 35% next to the rack rate.....:chat: If not, it will just be a short visit here and there to admire the new place:goodvibes
     

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