Bay Lake Tower

More BLT Preview Photos

We are just days away from the grand opening of the Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort.  Hundreds of guests have been able to tour the resort and many are sharing their photos with the rest of the Internet community.  Check out some of the latest photos on Flickr and

UPDATED: Top of the World Lounge Guidelines

With the Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort two weeks away from opening, the resort's Top of the World Lounge has become a frequent topic of discussion.  The lounge will provide guests an amazing opportunity to view the Magic Kingdom fireworks from the 16th floor of the new Disney Vacation Club resort.  But what sort of usage guidelines will apply to DVC members and guests?  DVCNews contacted a Disney Vacation Club rep for details.

NOTE:  This article has been updated to clarify the process by which guests will gain access to the lounge and deck.  

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Top of the World Lounge Pics has posted some photos from inside the Bay Lake Tower's Top of the World Lounge.  Click HERE to view the images.

The lounge is said to be open only during the evening hours and will be accessible to Bay Lake Tower guests only. The lounge and surrounding exterior patio will allow several hundred guests to view the Magic Kingdom firewords on a nightly basis.

BLT Previews Throughout July

Last week we reported on a Passholder preview event at the Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary ResortDisney Vacation Club has actually scheduled a series of previews throughout the month of July.  Known dates include June 29 - July 2, July 9 - July 12 and July 21 - 24.  Both DVC members and non-members with confirmed reservations at Walt Disney World during this period have reported receiving invitations to attend the previews. 

Earlier today we posted a link to a YouTube video from the June 29th preview.  You can also read a first-hand report from "CynthiaY2" on the Forum.

Bay Lake Tower Walkthru Video

An amateur video has been posted to Youtube which highlights many of the unique features of the Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort.  Included are a trip across the covered walkway to the Bay Lake Tower, a tour of one of the resort's Grand Villas, plus a look a the members-only lounge and fireworks viewing platform. 

The video is about 6 1/2 minutes long.  Click inside to view.

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Contemporary Tour for Passholders

Disney Vacation Club has invited Walt Disney World Annual Passholders to preview the Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

This latest series of  "Vacation As You Wish" events will be held July 10 - 12, 2009.  The events will include "a special sales presentation featuring an interactive show, giveaways, tasty treats [and] a dance party with Disney Character greetings." Attendees will also be able to tour the Bay Lake Tower facilities nearly a month before they open to the general public.  

Advance registration is required.  Interested Passholders can register HERE.

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