6. Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Another in the category of Deluxe Villa hotels located within the Magic Kingdom Resort Area, Disney’s Contemporary stays true to its name in the fact that it never goes out of style. From its unique hotel structure that even allows the monorail to run through it, the stunning 90-foot wall mural inside, its convenient walking distance to and from Magic Kingdom, and many other noteworthy attributes, there are countless reasons for why so many people love this resort. And dining here definitely makes the list.
California Grill is perhaps the most popular restaurant onsite for its savory California-inspired cuisine as well as its stellar vantage point high in the sky above all the action. Diners here get to experience breathtaking aerial views of the Seven Seas Lagoon and Magic Kingdom Park as they eat. In fact, those choosing to dine here during the Nighttime Fireworks Spectacular will not only be treated to optimal viewing, but will also hear the accompanying theme music being played throughout the dining room. There is also an observation deck where guests can go to enjoy the sights and sounds in open-air standing. Even if you dined here earlier than the Nighttime Spectacular you may still enjoy optimal viewing on the observation deck when you present proof of receipt at check-in.
Chef Mickey’s is another famed favorite at Disney’s Contemporary. This character dining buffet experience lets you enjoy all-you-can-eat servings from a bountiful selection during breakfast, brunch, and dinnertime. As you dine you will be visited by the most famous resident chef onsite, Mickey Mouse, along with his kitchen staff—Minnie, Donald, Pluto, and Goofy. All are decked out in traditional chef attire ready for meet and greets, photos, and endless fun.