Mom And Daughter Outside Grand Floridian; costume; pool
  • On Jan 2, 2013
    Jenny Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Thanks again for sharing your experience Andrea :) For a lake view studio at BLT -Do you have any tips for requesting a quiet location with possible view of MK? Can you please also recommend favorite Quick Service restaurants in Monorail resorts? ThankYou!

    Hello, Jenny!

    It's my pleasure to help!

    Regarding finding a Lake View Studio at Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort which also has a possible view of Magic Kingdom, they do exist (but may be tough to find!)

    One of my favorite unofficial sources of information on all things Disney is, and I noticed a fan post there which states that room #7908 is a Lake View Studio, but also has a "full view of the Magic Kingdom." I would contact Reservations and ask if you can put in the request for a studio such as this, or one in a similar location, which offers both views. Hopefully, that's just what you'll get when you check in!

    We have several Quick Service favorites which are along the monorail line, one of which is right there at Disney's Contemporary Resort: Contempo Cafe. There are convenient computerized kiosks for Guests to make their order, which will really helps to speed along the process. Check out the unofficial menu at; just hover over "Walt Disney World" and select "Dining." Next, scroll until you find this restaurant and click to see the menu. We've enjoyed everything we've ordered there...and we were a party of 11 on our last visit!

    Some other options are available at Captain Cook's Snack Company, at Disney's Polynesian Resort. It's also a great place to grab an infamous Dole Whip, without having to enter a park! While I haven't sampled QS from Gasparilla Grill and Games at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in several years, friends of mine absolutely love that menu, too.

    The most convenient, though, is Contempo Cafe, as you can easily send one person to pick up food for everyone and bring it back to your studio while it's still hot (as we've done on several occasions!)

    Keep the questions coming, Jenny; we love to help!
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I am a teacher, wife and mom who has been a member of the Disney Vacation Club since 2003. I love discovering a new favorite DVC resort, fantastic restaurant or hidden gem onboard a Disney ship! I'm a micro-planner who can help you capture your own magic! Learn More About Andrea

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