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1940s-style family haven at Walt Disney World® Resort

Crescent Lake's shore

Located on a boardwalk overlooking Crescent Lake, this red-and-yellow 1940s-style resort in the Epcot® Resort Area is a half-mile walk from Epcot® and a ferry ride from Disney's Hollywood Studios™.

Atlantic City anew

The family-friendly Disney's BoardWalk Villas offers a nostalgic glimpse of a seaside town in the 1940s, but adds a fun, freeform pool with a twisting water slide, tennis courts, and children's activities.

Studios and villas

The 524 units at Disney's BoardWalk Villas include studios (with kitchenettes) and multi-bedroom villas (with full kitchens), but all are homey, with DVD players and porches, patios, or balconies.

Disney's BoardWalk Villas Amenities

General

Supervised children's activities are offered daily in the Community Hall, which contains video games, table games, and popcorn and cotton-candy machines; it also offers bicycle rentals. (Surcharges are assessed for some arts and crafts.) A health club furnished with cardio and weight machines as well as free weights also includes a unisex sauna, and steam and massage rooms. (Daily surcharge for use of facility; surcharge for massage.)

Disney's BoardWalk Villas has an outdoor picnic area with barbecue grills (guests must furnish their own charcoal). Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the resort's public areas. A laundry room contains coin-operated machines. Disney's BoardWalk conference center near the Villas includes conference rooms and a business center offering business and secretarial services, and computer and pager rentals. Although pets are not permitted at the Villas, kennels are available within Walt Disney World® Resort. This wheelchair-friendly resort also offers complimentary transportation (via motorcoach or boat) to all the Disney Theme Parks, Water Parks, and the Downtown Disney® area.

Disney's Magical Express: Guests of this resort are eligible for complimentary Disney's Magical Express service. 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.

This condominium resort is nonsmoking except in designated outdoor areas.

  • Room service
  • Total number of rooms - 372
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Poolside bar
  • Swimming pool - children's
  • Spa tub
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Airport transportation (complimentary)
  • Health club
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Shopping on site
  • ATM/banking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Laundry facilities
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Elevator/lift
  • Tennis on site
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Sofa bed
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Dining

Leaping Horse Libations - This poolside bar resembles a merry-go-round. Menu items include hot dogs, sandwiches, salads, and tropical drinks. Open for lunch.

Bellevue Lounge - The resort's library bar/lounge contains plants, board games, overstuffed seating, and bar stools, and plays old-time radio broadcasts.

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 - This brewery restaurant features fresh beer and a menu of appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, ribs, pasta, steak, meat loaf, and more. Décor is contemporary and streamlined. Open for lunch and dinner.

Spoodles - Mediterranean cuisine such as tapas, flatbread pizzas, 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 - Take-out sandwiches, bagels, pastries, and breakfast burritos are available for quick and easy snacks. Desserts too. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

ESPN Sports Club - A large sports bar containing an ESPN store and a game arcade, the bar offers a lunch and dinner menu of ribs, steak, fish, burgers, nachos, sandwiches, salads, and appetizers.

Flying Fish Café - The café offers American cooking with an emphasis on seafood. Open for dinner only.

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Entertainment

In front of and adjacent to the resort, the lakeside boardwalk features a variety of entertainment choices. Atlantic Dance Hall provides an elegant, 1940s setting for music and dancing (minimum age 21). Nearby, Jellyrolls features dueling pianos, sing-along sounds, and other musical entertainment (minimum age 21). For younger guests there's Midway Games & More for skill games and The Yard Arcade for video games.

Recreation

The resort's main pool complex comprises a huge, heated, freeform pool featuring a serpentine, 200-foot-long water slide; a toddlers' pool adjacent to a playground; and a seven-person spa tub. Nestled in one of the Villas' courtyards is another heated pool, this one large and generally quiet. Adjacent to that pool is a Community Hall containing video and table games, and offering rental bicycles. Four-person bicycle "carriages" can be rented on the lakeside boardwalk fronting the resort. In addition, the resort has a fitness center that includes Cybex and LifeFitness equipment along with a sauna, steam room, and massage services.

Children's fishing trips (age 5–12) for bluegills and bass are offered weekdays on Crescent Lake. Adults can book bass-fishing trips for groups of up to five people every day. (Surcharges apply for all fishing trips, with poles and lures included.) The resort includes two lighted tennis courts (use is complimentary) and a 0.8-mile jogging/walking/bicycling path encircling the lake. Five PGA Tour-caliber golf courses lie within Walt Disney World® Resort. Cruise boats (surcharge) accommodate 12 people for trips to view nightly fireworks at Epcot®.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Playground on site
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Accessibility

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

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking

Disney's BoardWalk Villas Policies & Fees

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Resort Airline Check-In Service allows guests to check luggage and receive boarding passes at the property. 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 property. 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

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, Visa

General

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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

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