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Southern Style and Bayou Fun
Come home to a splendid Guest room in either a sprawling Garden District mansion or farther up the Sassagoula River on the Bayou. Escape to an elegant or wonderfully rustic retreat, brimming with unique hickory woodwork, decorative touches and Southern charm — set amidst stately trees and fragrant blossoms.Return to the elegant and charming days of riverboats and Mark Twain, at this moderately priced Disney Resort Hotel. Courtly pillars, grand staircases and splendid gardens blend with the Mississippi-style waterways and gracious Southern hospitality. Alligator Bayou offers rustic architecture, front porches and meandering walkways.

"Mosey over" to Alligator Bayou and discover its rustic architecture, front porches and meandering walkways. A stocked fishing hole, country-style pool, flowered fields and two-story cottages create the nostalgic romance of down-home charm. All guests of Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside (formerly Dixie Landings) are welcome to use the services and amenities of Disney's Port Orleans Resort - French Quarters as well.

Disney's Port Orleans French Quarter recaptures the unique Spanish and French architecture of New Orleans. Wrought iron balconies and brick walkways add charm.Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside has a combination of the classic grand plantation mansions and country bayou villages with a total of 2,048 guest rooms. There are four mansion style buildings and 16 bayou, all connected by bridges to the Ol' Man Island pool and fishing area. The Sassagoula River winds through the resort. In the Alligator Bayou, you'll find 2-story, Cajun-style brick or stucco lodges with tin roofs, wide front porches and rough hewn railings similar to those found in the rural bayou regions of southern Louisiana. These are set amidst dense moss-hung pine forests and creeks.

Check-In is at 3PM and Check-out is at 11AM. If arriving earlier than 3PM, you may go ahead and "check-in". A room will be assigned, and you will be given a Key (card) with a phone number to call after 3PM to get your room number.You can leave your luggage with the Bell Service, they will store it until your room is ready. And your free to go ahead and start enjoying the Parks.

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside Amenities:
  • Pools -Dive into fun at any of the five heated pools located in Alligator Bayou and Magnolia BendOne of the five heated "Quite Pools" located in the Riverside Resort, or enjoy some swimmin' down by the levee at the Ol' Man Island feature pool.
  • Arcade - Play a variety of video and pinball games at the Medicine Show Arcade.
  • Playground - Climb, slide and play to your heart's content on a playground located on Ol' Man Island.
  • Banking services available
  • Camera Rental
  • Guest Services desk
  • Child Service Facility - Child service facility is available.
  • Children's Activities - Children's activities include playground and arcade.
  • Credit Cards - Credit Cards accepted: American Express®, Discover Card®, Disney Credit Card®, JCB®, MasterCard® and VISA®.
  • Dining - Dining available at Boatwright's Dining Hall and Riverside Mill.
  • Entertainment - Live entertainment at Scat Cat's Club.
  • Laundry - Coin laundry facilities and dry cleaning service available.
  • Lounge - Lounges: The Cotton Co-Op.
  • Bell Services
  • Parking -
    • Free parking is available for guests staying at selected Walt Disney World® Resorts.
  • Pizza Delivery - Pizza delivery to room available.
  • Recreation - each Resort has two heated pools and one kiddie pool; arcade and playground.
  • Services for Guests with Disabilities - All Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels offer rooms equipped for guests with disabilities: wide doorways, additional handrails and special bathrooms.
  • Ferryboat Service - Ferryboat service to Downtown Disney®, Marketplace and Pleasure Island.Complement your Disney's Port Orleans Resort stay with a wide range of recreational activities on land and sea for the entire family.  Plus you can catch a ferryboat to Disney's Old Key West Resort and to the DOWNTOWN DISNEY area.
  • Shopping - Shopping available at Fulton's General Store.
  • Tickets - Tickets for Walt Disney World® Theme Parks available.
  • No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
  • Recreation - Recreation: watercraft rentals, stocked fishing hole, two-hour fishing excursion, swimming, 3 1/2 acre Ol'Man Island.
  • Watercraft Rentals - Spend some time on the river with a kayak, canopy boat, pontoon boat or Sea Raycer by Sea Ray®.
  • Jogging Trail - Take a scenic .7-mile run along the Sassagoula River.
  • Bike Rentals - Rent a bike or surrey for a leisurely ride.
  • Fishing - Hook a fun-filled fishing trip for the entire family. (Catch and release only)
  • Horse Drawn Excursions - Take a relaxing trip through the beautiful byways of the land along the Sassagoula River.

Dining for Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside:

Riverside Mill
Burgers and chicken entrees, bakery items including cookies, ice cream and sundaes, BBQ chicken and red beans & rice, ribs, pizza, pasta and salads.

Boatwright’s Dining HallBoatwright’s Dining Hall - Taste of Southern-style cooking and American favorites. Unique setting surrounded by shipbuilding artifacts, fireplace and view of our Southern Trace bakery.
Enjoy classic American favorites in a relaxing waterfront environment. This restored boat-construction warehouse is a shipbuilder's paradise along the Sassagoula River. Home-style meals include heapin' "Tin Pans" for breakfast and tantalizing Southern entrées for dinner.

River Roost (Lounge)
Menu: Full bar, cocktail service, specialty drinks, hors d'oeuvres.

Sassagoula Pizza Express
Pizza delivery: To guests' rooms offered from 4pm to midnight.

Muddy Rivers - Ol' Man Island (Poolside)
Menu: Hot dogs, popcorn and specialty drinks.

Additional dining options at Disney's Port Orleans Resort - French Quarters, just steps away.

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside Transportation:
  • Walt Disney World Bus TransportationMotor coach / Bus Transportation to the Theme Parks, Water Parks and Downtown Disney®
  • Ferryboat - Take flat-bottomed boat ride to the Downtown Disney® Marketplace area. Boats leave the dock approximately every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and after 4, every 15 minutes until 11:30 p.m.
  • To reach any of the other Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels you will need to take a Bus or Ferryboat to Downtown Disney® and transfer to a Bus going to the Resort you want to visit.
  • If you decided to drive, parking is free at any of the Theme Parks, for resort guest only.

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside Rooms:
Guest room views include:

Come home to a splendid Guest room in either a sprawling Garden District mansion or farther up the Sassagoula River on the Bayou. Escape to an elegant or wonderfully rustic retreat, brimming with unique hickory woodwork, decorative touches and Southern charm — set amidst stately trees and fragrant blossoms.

  • Water View
    Enjoy views of the Sassagoula River or the pools.
  • Standard View
    Take in views of Resort grounds from your Guest room.
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Guest room amenities:
  • Accommodates *five adults, one child under age 3 in a crib
  • Typical Room 314 Square Feet
  • Two double beds or two double beds with one Trundle bed or one king bed.
  • One bathroom
  • Vanity area with two sinks
  • Bath Tub with shower
  • hair dryers available
  • In-room wall safe
  • Table and two chairs
  • Phone - voice mail and data port
  • 120 Volt A/C
  • Air Conditioned
  • Television with remote
  • Smoke Detector
  • Irons, ironing boards and make-up mirrors in each room
  • Pak-n-Play Crib available
  • Refrigerators can be rented for $10 a day
Standard Room
Two Double Beds:
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Two Double Beds & *Trundle Bed:
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Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside Maps

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside Address
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside
1251 Dixie Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32830

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