Take in the warm Southern Hospitality of Mississippi and the tranquility of the Louisiana Bayou at the Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside. Inspired by Southern history and hospitality, the Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside presents you with the essence of deep Southern traditions in the heart of Walt Disney World ® Resort area.
This 2,048 room hotel is just minutes from the best of the Walt Disney World ® theme parks. Only one mile from Epcot ® and just five miles from the Magic Kingdom ® Park, this hotel provides an excellent location at a great price. Inspired by the old South and rural Louisiana, the entire Disney’s Port Orleans Resort property has been transformed into a storybook tale of steam-driven riverboats and Southern traditions. Hugging the riverbed of the mighty Sassagoula River, Colonel’s Cotton Mill lobby welcomes you with its towering ceiling and white wooden beams. The calming colors of cream and turquoise will put you at ease as you make your way to your accommodations.
The accommodations at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside are divided into two parishes: Magnolia Bend and Alligator Bayou. Magnolia Bend represents the crisp white mansions of the Ole’ South. With statuesque white-column exteriors, adorned with swinging cast-iron chandelier lanterns, the Magnolia Bend parish provides guests an experience of old southern living. Each room has antique floral bedspreads of warm pinks, turquoises, and golds; set upon authentic wooden furniture. The bathroom area provides plenty of space, with two white ceramic sinks with a connecting bathroom and shower area. The Alligator Bayou parish gives guests a more rustic feel with wooden-framed comfortable cottages. Each room features wooden piece beds topped with comforting quilted comforters (adorned in rich reds, golds, and blues) and a double sink bathroom, as well. All rooms on property feature either two double-beds or one king-size bed. Also, each room features satellite TV, high speed internet, hair dryers, in-room safes, coffeemakers, and refrigerators.
There is a ton to do on property at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside! The hotel offers numerous dining options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at their on-site dining facilities. Additional dining options are available at the nearby sister hotel, the Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter. If you are looking to make a splash for the day, there is no better place than Ol’ Man Island, the Resort’s extensive pool complex which is designed like an old-time watering hole; with rope swings, water slides, and a pool play area. There is also a wooden playground, fishing hole (for catch-and-release fishing), bike rentals, horse drawn carriage rides, and boat rentals available on site.
Along with these great accommodations and amenities, Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside offers you the perks of being a Walt Disney World ® Resort guest. Guests at the hotel receive complimentary motor coach transportation to-and-from Walt Disney World ® Resort destinations, as well as Extra Magic Hours at the parks. So, dive into the Old South and enjoy the southern hospitality of Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside.