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Louisiana charm at Walt Disney World® Resort
A mile from Epcot®
Inspired by the days of riverboats and Mark Twain, this Louisiana-style resort sprawls along waterways 1 mile from Epcot® and 5 miles from the Magic Kingdom® Park.
On the bayou
Guests at Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside can wander shaded paths to six different pools—one is an old-time water hole with a water slide—or fish in a stocked fishing hole. Boats and bikes are also available for rent.
Rustic or manor living
Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside's more than 2,000 rooms fall into two themed areas: Magnolia Bend, a stately, antebellum mansion, or Alligator Bayou, with clusters of charmingly rustic, county-style lodges.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside Amenities
Disney's Port Orleans Resort – Riverside features a Mississippi-style waterway and Southern-inspired decor. The resort encompasses two themed areas: an antebellum-style mansion in the Magnolia Bend area and rustic, country-style lodges in the Alligator Bayou section.
The resort's registration area has the look and feel of a steamboat, while the three-and-a-half-acre complex called Ol' Man Island is created to look like an old-time water hole, with rope swings, a waterslide, and a play area. Nearby fishing holes are stocked. In addition to this pool there are five other swimming pools along with an arcade, a restaurant, food court, and a snack shop. Concierge desk and tours/ticket assistance are available. Guests can also rent bicycles or different types of boats. On selected evenings, the campfire on de' bayou takes place behind the Fishin' Hole. Nightly horse-drawn carriage rides carry guests throughout the resort. Groceries, sundries and Disney® gifts are available at Fulton's General Store.
Disney's Port Orleans Resort – Riverside guests enjoy privileges at the Doubloon Lagoon pool, game arcade, and playground at neighboring Disney's Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter. The resort also offers complimentary motorcoach service throughout the Walt Disney World® Resort and complimentary water launch service to the Downtown Disney® Area.
- Marina on site
- Poolside bar
- Swimming pool - children's
- Airport transportation (complimentary)
- Room service (limited hours)
- Free parking
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Cell phone/mobile rental
- Total number of rooms - 2,048
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Security guard
- Medical assistance available
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Laundry facilities
- Babysitting or childcare
- Television in lobby
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Wedding services
- Concierge desk
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Theme park shuttle (complimentary)
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free Wi-Fi
- Number of outdoor pools - 6
- Shopping on site
- Supervised childcare/activities
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
- Room Amenities
- Ceiling fan
- Air conditioning
- Access via exterior corridors
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Coffee/tea maker
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Cable TV service
- Free Wi-Fi
- Connecting / adjoining rooms available
Boatwright's Dining Hall - Giant boats hang overhead in this restored warehouse once used for building ships. The casual restaurant overlooks the Sassagoula River and serves breakfast and dinner. Menu items include steaks, prime rib, seafood dishes, Southern specialties, and a full-service bar.
Riverside Mill - A working cotton press operated by a water wheel acts as the centerpiece of this food court. Several different stands serve burgers, sandwiches, pasta, chicken dishes, salads, and more. There is also a country market loaded with prepackaged items. Beer and wine are available. The food court is open from early morning to midnight and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
River Roost - This nighttime-only lounge is outfitted with a bar and overstuffed chairs next to a fireplace. Snacks and refreshments are served. The Roost is open daily from late afternoon to midnight.
Sassagoula Pizza Express - Fresh-baked pizza is available for room delivery from late afternoon to midnight every day.
Muddy Rivers Pool Bar - Open from late morning until dusk, this poolside bar offers, snacks, and refreshments.
An old-time water hole, complete with waterslide, is located on Ol' Man Island, along with a spa, children's pool, and playground area. Tucked away are five quiet pools. Bikes and boats, including pontoon and canopy boats, Mercury Water Mouse boats, and kayaks, are offered at the Riverside Levee. Cane poles are available for fishing in the fully stocked Fishin' Hole. Horse-drawn carriage rides carry guests throughout the resort every night. And a running path around the resort is a favorite of joggers. Resort guests also enjoy privileges at the Doubloon Lagoon pool, game arcade, and playground at neighboring Disney's Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter.
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park is located within minutes (two miles) of the resort via complimentary motorcoach. The guest service desk can assist guests with reservations on any one of Disney's five tour-caliber golf courses, all located at Walt Disney World® Resort. A nine-hole walking course is also available.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golf - driving range nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Golf - miniature nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Tennis nearby
- Racquetball/squash nearby
- Volleyball nearby
- Horse riding/rental nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Skydiving nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Bird watching on site
- Boating on site
- Dock on site
- Fishing on site
- Hiking/biking trails on site
- Kayaking on site
- Motor boating on site
- Playground on site
- Rowing or canoeing on site
- Running track/path on site
- Swimming on site
- Segway rental/tour nearby
- Paddle boats (pedalos) on site
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible path of travel
- Braille or raised signage
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Resort Airline Check-In Service allows guests to check luggage and receive boarding passes at the hotel. This service accepts one bag per passenger on JetBlue. Guests wishing to check multiple bags on JetBlue or any bags on AirTran, Alaska, American, Continental, Delta, Northwest, United, or US Airways must call 407-284-1231 (5 AM - 11 PM) to pay luggage fees prior to check-in, or guests can check bags at the airport. Guests must pre-book Disney's Magical Express, a complimentary transfer from the Orlando airport to the hotel. Visit www.disneysmagicalexpress.com/USA for registration. This service picks up and delivers luggage directly to guestrooms for those arriving between 5 AM - 10 PM. Guests must claim their own bags after hours.
Check-out time is 11 AM
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- Additional Details
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- A Green / Sustainable Property - First Party CertifiedThis property has performed a self-assessment, also known as First Party certification, of its sustainable tourism practices through Florida Green Lodging Program thus taking steps to understand its impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. The property's claims have not been independently verified by a second or third party certification program.