First Look at Reimagined Rooms at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

As Walt Disney World prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary this October, Walt Disney Imagineering is tapping into that optimistic spirit once again in reimagining Disney’s Contemporary Resort, enhancing its retro-modern aesthetic that evokes Tomorrowland … with a dash of something Incredible, too.


Currently all nine floors of guest rooms in the tower are being completely refurbished, and here’s a first look at the new décor debuting this fall. These rooms will blend a sleek Monorail motif with some favorite characters from Pixar Animation Studios’ Incredibles films, including Jack-Jack, Frozone and Edna Mode. New custom artwork in guest rooms and along guest corridors will be modern and futuristic, complementing the resort’s architecture while putting the Supers’ powers on display.

In the lobby, guests will soon see a collection of modern art pieces as well as historical, behind-the-scenes photographs of Disney’s Contemporary Resort in development and under construction. The resort’s lobby restaurant, The Wave… of American Flavors, will soon close to make way for a reimagined dining experience in time for the Walt Disney World 50th anniversary celebration.

As part of this reimagining, Disney is updating the lobby and check-in experience at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in preparation for the 50th anniversary of the Walt Disney World Resort. 

Beginning July 16, much of the first-floor lobby will be closed while it undergoes refurbishment. 

While many of the guest services in the lobby area will remain open – including the elevators, escalators, restrooms and pathways to the Convention Center and bus transportation – the front desk will temporarily relocate to the second floor of the resort. 

Once complete in late September, Contemporary’s lobby will feature an enhanced check-in experience offering an open, free-flowing layout with enhanced seating locations. 

This is just the start of great things happening at Disney’s Contemporary Resort as it looks toward an Incredible future full of hope and promise. Once the tower guest rooms are complete, work will begin on the rooms inside the Garden Wing out on the shore of Bay Lake.


This reimagining is part of the ongoing evolution of the Disney Resorts Collection at Walt Disney World, where the magic guests find in the theme parks extends to every moment of their vacation.

More information on this project is to come in the next few months as we get closer for “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” beginning Oct. 1, so keep checking back with us here for all the details.

To book your Disney vacation, contact our friends at Mickey World Travel. They will make sure you have the most magical vacation, by monitoring your booking for future discounts, as well as booking your dining reservations and Fast Passes once they return to the parks.

Contact me today to start planning your Disney vacation!


Dylan Hayeck

Dylan Hayeck

Dylan is the director of social media and marketing for Mickey World Travel. He has been traveling to a Disney park since he was three years old, and is constantly returning. Dylan has a passion for all things Disney, including the parks, movies, characters and beyond.

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