Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort

 

Overview

This resort captures the down home feel and southern hospitality of rural Louisiana. This resort is is broken down into two sections: the quaint cottages of Alligator Bayou and the beautiful mansions of Magnolia Bed. This resort is within walking distance of its sister resort, Port Orleans French Quarter which offer additional dining and an additional pool. Newly renovated in 2012, this resort has beautiful guest rooms and an updated  lobby. Boat service is available to and from Downtown Disney at this resort.

Rooms

2048 bookable rooms

Updated rooms allow for up 4-5 guests. Rooms have 2 queen beds and some with a pull down bunk size bed (not suggested for children over age 9). King bed allows for 2-3 also with a pull down bunk size bed (also not suggested for children over age 9). Royal rooms are princess themed and sleep up to 4 guests.

Bookable rooms:

  • Standard View
  • Garden View
  • Pool View
  • Preferred Room
  • River View
  • King Bed
  • Royal Room – Standard View
  • Royal Room – Garden View
  • Royal Room – Pool View
  • Royal Room – River View

Location

Downtown Disney Area

Transportation options

  • Boat
  • Bus

Pool

The main pool located in Ol’ Man Isle has a waterslide. There are 5 additional quiet pools available on property.

Dining options

Table Service

Quick Service

Cost

$165 – $325 (prices subject to change, based on availability, and seasonality).

PROS

  • Ample swimming areas
  • Nice, updated guest rooms
  • Romantic look and feel of grounds
  • Good food court
  • Convenient parking for those driving
  • Boat Service to Downtown Disney

CONS

  • Very large resort
  • Busy busy service
  • Some rooms are very far from main building/dining options

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