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Get an overview of this hotelWalt Disney World Resort, Atlantic coast boardwalk

Walk or boat to Epcot

This charming lakeside resort is modeled after a seaside bed-and-breakfast inn circa 1940; Epcot is less than a mile away by ferry or a walk along Disney's BoardWalk Resort.

Boardwalk and marina

Built around a pool with a 200-foot-long water slide, Disney's BoardWalk Inn offers a marina with boat rentals, boardwalk fun, and complimentary theme-park transportation.

Seaside romance

With nautically themed drapes and bedding, French doors, and wrought-iron headboards, Disney's BoardWalk Inn's 372 quaint guestrooms provide a romantic, seaside charm all their own.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Adjacent to Disney's BoardWalk entertainment district, this resort wraps around an outdoor pool complex called Luna Park. At the center is the 200-foot-long water slide that's reminiscent of seaside roller coasters of the early 1940s. Child-friendly amenities include a children's pool, game arcade, and 24-hour play area. There are also two quiet outdoor pools on site. Guests can rent boats and arrange fishing excursions at the boardwalk marina, and also have access to two lighted tennis courts and a fitness center. Lots of entertainment options are nearby on the boardwalk, including restaurants, shops, and a dance hall.

Disney's Magical Express: Guests of this resort are eligible for complimentary Disney's Magical Express service (pre-booking required). Motor coaches pick up guests at Orlando International Airport and drop off at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels. Disney staff members pick up bags and deliver them straight to guestrooms (for arrivals between 5 AM and 10 PM). Guests arriving outside of these hours should pick up their baggage at baggage claim to carry with them on the motor coach.

Complimentary wireless Internet access is provided. Valet parking is offered (surcharge); free parking also is available. This hotel is nonsmoking except in designated outdoor areas.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Marina on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Total number of rooms - 378 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa tub 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Express check-in 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Health club 
  • Waterslide 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Steam room 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Waterslide  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Television 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

The following restaurants are located on the lakeside boardwalk fronting the resort. Additional restaurants can be found on the 0.8-mile-long walkway around Crescent Lake.

Big River Grille & Brewing Works - Guests watch as brew is being made, then enjoy outdoor dining with house specialties including drunken rib eye, grilled apple chops, and sesame tuna. Soups, salads, sandwiches, pasta, and meat loaf are also on the menu. Décor is contemporary and streamlined. Open for lunch and dinner.

ESPN Sports Club - A large sports bar containing an ESPN store, 100 TVs (all showing sports), and a game arcade, the bar offers a lunch and dinner menu of ribs, chili, hot wings, steak, fish, burgers, nachos, sandwiches, and salads.

Flying Fish Café - The café offers American cooking with an emphasis on seafood. Specialties include potato-wrapped snapper, “Peeky Toe” crab cakes, and oak-grilled steaks. Open for dinner only.

Spoodles - Mediterranean cuisine such as tapas, oak-fire flatbread pizzas, authentic dips, and paella is served here alongside filet of beef, pasta dishes, and grilled salmon. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; pizza window open to midnight.

BoardWalk Bakery - Guests watch through glass windows as bakers prepare goodies for sale. Menu items include take-out sandwiches, bagels, pastries, breakfast burritos, and desserts. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

The resort wraps around the Luna Park water complex, which features a 200-foot-long Keister Coaster water slide, modeled after an old-fashioned roller coaster. There is a children's pool, game arcade, and 24-hour play area on site, in addition to two quiet outdoor pools and a spa tub. Boat rentals and fishing excursions can be arranged at the boardwalk marina (surcharge). A fitness center has stair-steppers, stationary bikes, treadmills, free weights, and massage therapy (surcharge). Guests can also use two lighted tennis courts on the property. In addition, tandem bicycles and four-person bicycle "carriages" can be rented on the lakeside boardwalk fronting the resort.

Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and 36-hole Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course are both within three miles of the resort via complimentary transportation. Guest services can assist with reservations at any one of Disney's five tour-caliber golf courses, all located on Walt Disney World® Resort property. 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.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.
Guests must pre-book Disney's Magical Express, a complimentary transfer from the Orlando airport to the hotel. 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. For more details and to book transfer service, contact the resort directly using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.
Complimentary Resort Airline Check-In Service allows eligible guests flying on participating airlines and staying at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels to check luggage and receive boarding passes at the hotel. Guests flying on participating airlines and arriving through Disney’s Magical Express are automatically enrolled in the service. Guests 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. For additional information, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6.99 and USD 14.99 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • BoardWalk Inn
  • Disney's BoardWalk Inn
  • Disney's BoardWalk Inn Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's BoardWalk Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney Boardwalk Hotel
  • Disney Boardwalk Inn
  • Disneys Boardwalk Inn Resort
  • Disneys Boardwalk Resort
  • Orlando Boardwalk Inn

Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Benefits

Guests staying at this Walt Disney World Resort hotel can enjoy the following benefits during their stay:

  • First access to reserve a limited number of Disney FastPass+ attractions and shows, up to 60 days before they arrive (theme park tickets required)
  • Extended theme park hours with Extra Magic Hours at 1 of the Disney theme park each day (theme park tickets required)
  • Complimentary resort transportation via motor coaches, ferries, and monorail, providing convenient ways to explore all the theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort
  • Complimentary parking at Walt Disney World Resort hotels and theme parks
  • Complimentary MagicBands to access Disney theme parks (theme park tickets required), unlock guestrooms, check in at FastPass+ entrances for previously selected attractions and entertainment, and make payments at shops and restaurants
  • Complimentary roundtrip airport service between Orlando International Airport and select Resort Hotels via motor coach with Disney’s Magical Express, including luggage delivery straight to guestrooms
  • Resort Hotel entertainment, including themed pools with slides, outdoor Disney movie screenings, and Disney Character Dining experiences
Valid Theme Park admission tickets and online registration required for Disney FastPass+ attractions and entertainment (the number of selections guests can can make and available arrival windows are limited). To book airport transportation, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival; contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email. Offer subject to availability. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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