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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.

At your hotel

At your hotel

Disney's Port Orleans Resort – Riverside features a Mississippi-style waterway and Southern-inspired decor. The resort encompasses 2 themed areas: an antebellum-style mansion in the Magnolia Bend area and rustic, country-style lodges in the Alligator Bayou section. Royal guest rooms are located in Alligator Bayou and feature fun, regal touches from Tiana and her prince and princess pals.

The resort's registration area has the look and feel of a steamboat, while the 3.5-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 5 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 Disney’s Extra Magic Hours®, free parking, privileges at the Doubloon Lagoon pool, game arcade, and playground at neighboring Disney's Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter.

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.

  • Marina on site
  • Poolside bar
  • Children's pool
  • Airport transportation (complimentary)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Total number of rooms - 2,048
  • ATM/banking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Laundry facilities
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator/lift
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)
  • Waterslide
  • Number of outdoor pools - 6
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free self parking
  • Shopping on site
  • Spa tub
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Free self parking

In your room

  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Air conditioning
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Satellite TV service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
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Eat and drink

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.

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Play

An old-time water hole, complete with waterslide, is located on Ol' Man Island, along with a spa tub, 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.

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
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Bicycle rentals 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
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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.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

The fine print for Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside

When you arrive

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-out.

Guests must pre-book Disney's Magical Express, a complimentary motor coach transfer service from the Orlando airport to the hotel. Visit www.disneysmagicalexpress.com/USA for registration. This service picks up luggage from baggage claim and delivers it directly to guestrooms for those arriving between 5 AM - 10 PM. Guests must claim their own bags after hours.

When you leave

Check-out time is 11 AM

How you can pay

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

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.

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We should mention

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.

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