Disney’s Contemporary Resort is a popular place to stay in Walt Disney World, with its ideal location, restaurant offerings and convenient access to the monorail.
Although the Contemporary has been under a lot of construction lately, while Disney is renovating several areas and returning to themed rooms at Disney and Pixar. The Incredibles, there are several reasons why you might want to consider a stay there if you plan to visit Disney World for your 50th birthday. Let’s get in there!
From a new restaurant to certain incentives, Disney’s Contemporary Resort could be one of the best hotels for a stay during Disney World’s 50th anniversary celebration!
Steakhouse 71 is a new restaurant that replaces The Wave … of American Flavors at the Contemporary Resort. This family-friendly brasserie serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and opened Oct. 1.
Steakhouse 71 also has a lounge for more casual dinners, so if you can’t get an ADR, you can still enjoy the renovated space and the new menu.
Enjoy breakfast at Steakhouse 71 here.
Walking to the Magic Kingdom
One of the most important advantages of the Contemporary Resort is having a short walk to the Magic Kingdom. For the 50th anniversary, being able to walk to the park will be a big plus! Not only can you go quickly to the Magic Kingdom, you can too avoid crowded transportation and traffic.
It is safe to say that we can wait large crowds for the 50th anniversary (which lasts 18 months!), so if you can save time on transportation or avoiding crowded areas, could give you more time to spend in the parks. And if you’re planning on staying at the new Magic Kingdom fireworks show, Disney Enchantment, you won’t have to worry about a long queue until a bus after the show!
Read more about the new Magic Kingdom fireworks show here!
The Contemporary Resort is a great place to watch the Magic Kingdom fireworks and Disney offers the new Celebration at the top: 50th Flavors & Fireworks dinner which began on October 2nd. This cocktail includes small California Grill dishes with a private gazebo for Disney Enchantment.
This dinner experience with fireworks costs $ 129 per person at the California Grill, and after the fireworks show, guests enjoy a variety of desserts from small fours and cordials with coffee.
Click here for more information on Contemporary Fireworks Dinner!
Monorail to EPCOT
Disney’s Contemporary Resort is a monorail complex, with a Monorail stop inside the hotel. That means it’s a quick monorail ride (with a stop at the transport and ticket center) to EPCOT, where another new fireworks show began on October 1: Harmonious.
If you prefer to use the monorail, you can also go to Magic Kingdom. The comfort of both the monorail and the possibility of walking of the Contemporary Resort make it one ideal location during the 50th anniversary of Disney World!
Here’s more about Harmonious at EPCOT!
So if you’re visiting Disney World for your 50th birthday celebration, we might recommend staying at the Contemporary Resort.
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