General Information

Address: 2101 N. Epcot Resorts Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, 32830

Resort Phone #: 407-939-5100

Resort Fax #: 407-939-5150

Reservation #: 407-934-7639

Date Opened: July 1, 1996

Resort Category: Deluxe

Room Information

# of Buildings: 1 building

# of Rooms: 512 rooms

Room Rates: All the rooms are essentially the same, offering either two queen beds or one king bed. There are two rate categories: rooms with a view towards the lake or rooms that face away from the lake. See the official Disney page for Boardwalk Inn for current room rates.

Services Information

Concierge Service: Yes

Valet Parking: Yes ($12/day)

Room Service:

Internet: Wired in-room ethernet port. $9.95 for 24-hours. Wi-Fi access is available in certain public common areas. Access is free for DVC members staying on points.

Laundry: There is one self-service laundry room on the resort's 3rd floor (an additional location is on the 1st floor of the Boardwalk Villas resort). Laundry service is available.

Pools and Swimming: Boardwalk Inn has its own quiet pool and shares a themed pool with Boardwalk Villas on that side of the resort. The themed pool is called Luna Park and as with the rest of the resort is themed to a turn-of-the-century boardwalk. A 200-foot water slide, called Keister Coaster is themed to look like an old-fashioned wooden roller coaster.

Gym and Exercise: The Muscles and Bustles Health Club on the Boardwalk Villas side of the resort has free weights as well as standard cardio machines. Use is free for any Boardwalk Inn guest or guests of any Disney Vacation Club resort. The resort also has two tennis courts.

This area is the best for anyone wanting to go for a run while staying on site. There are many trails and paths available that can be combined to accommodate a range of mileages. Jogging route maps are available from the front desk.

Spa: Tanning and massage services are available at the Muscles and Bustles Health Club.

Turndown service: Yes

Smoking: Smoking is allowed only in designated areas of the resort. There is no smoking allowed inside guest rooms.

Owner's Locker

MousePlanet partner Owner's Locker provides a highly useful service for repeat Walt Disney World visitors. It will allow you to to store a large amount of your "only-in-Florida" belongings on-site between your visits. Owner's Locker will deliver your locker to your resort early on the morning of your arrival and pick it up the day that you leave. Your locker will stay in climate-controlled storage until you return on your next visit. Owner's Locker delivers to resorts throughout the Orlando area, not just to Walt Disney World. Some of the many things that Owner's Lockers have been used to store are full-sized liquid containers to avoid the TSA hassle, clothing, holiday decorations for annual visits, pool playthings, and more. Visit their site and check them out for yourself, or order now!

Transportation Information

On foot: Several locations are accessible on foot from Beach Club without having to walk on streets. Walkable resorts include Yacht Club, Beach Club, Beach Club Villas, and the Swan and Dolphin hotels. Both Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios are reachable on foot. The Fantasia Gardens miniature golf course is also within reach, though crossing one street will be necessary.

Bus: The bus routes available at Beach Club also stop at Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, the water parks and Downtown Disney. All other points can be reached from the theme parks or Downtown Disney.

Monorail: Available, but would require walking through Epcot to that platform.

Ferries: Yes, the ferry route here connects Epcot, Beach Club/Yacht Club, Boardwalk Inn, Swan/Dolphin, and Disney's Hollywood Studios.

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Dining

Big River Grille and Brewing Works— Typical brewhouse options and a selection of beers.

Boardwalk Bakery— In addition to pastries and desserts, a selection of sandwiches are also available.

ESPN Club— An ESPN theme restaurant. Standard sports bar fair with countless televisions and occasionally something is taped there for ESPN.

Flying Fish Cafe— A quality seafood dining restaurant.

Kouzzina by Cat Cora— Fine Greek dining with a menu designed by "Iron Chef" Cat Cora.

  • Other dining — The boardwalk has several small snack carts. Seashore Sweets serves soft-serve and regular ice creams. The dining options at Beach Club resort, Yacht Club resort, as well as Epcot's World Showcase are also easily accessed on foot.

Entertainment and Shows

  • Atlantic Dance — A dance hall featuring all types of music from DJs and occasionally live performers. There is a cover charge.
  • Community Hall — On the Boardwalk Villas side of the resort, this is the place for renting bicycles and other play equipment such as ping pong and croquet.
  • IllumiNations — While the nuts-and-bolts of Epcots signature show on World Showcase Lagoon are not visible from Boardwalk Inn, the view from the bridge provides decent viewing of the shows higher fireworks. It is also an easy walk into the park to take in the entire show.
  • Jellyrolls — Dueling pianos at their best in this nighclub. There is a cover charge.
  • Side Show Games — A video arcade near the Luna Park swimming pool.
  • The Yard — A video arcade associated with the ESPN Club restaurant.
  • Other entertainment: Out on the boardwalk throughout the day and evening you'll find a variety of street performers doing their thing. While the resort does not have its own children's activity center, guests can make reservations to drop off their children (4-12) at the Sandcastle Club at the nearby Beach Club Resort.

Stores and Shopping

  • Atlantic Dance — A dance hall featuring all types of music from DJs and occasionally live performers. There is a cover charge.
  • Community Hall — On the Boardwalk Villas side of the resort, this is the place for renting bicycles and other play equipment such as ping pong and croquet.
  • IllumiNations — While the nuts-and-bolts of Epcots signature show on World Showcase Lagoon are not visible from Boardwalk Inn, the view from the bridge provides decent viewing of the shows higher fireworks. It is also an easy walk into the park to take in the entire show.
  • Jellyrolls — Dueling pianos at their best in this nighclub. There is a cover charge.
  • Side Show Games — A video arcade near the Luna Park swimming pool.
  • The Yard — A video arcade associated with the ESPN Club restaurant.
  • Other entertainment: Out on the boardwalk throughout the day and evening you'll find a variety of street performers doing their thing. While the resort does not have its own children's activity center, guests can make reservations to drop off their children (4-12) at the Sandcastle Club at the nearby Beach Club Resort.

Boardwalk Character Carnival— Character related housewares and sports stuff.

ESPN Club Store— ESPN merchandise.

Screen Door General Store— Basic sundries and snacks.

Thimbles & Threads— Swimwear.

Wyland Galleries— An official gallery for ocean life artist Wyland.

In the Past...

Here you will find a list of selected shows or restaurants that have been removed fromBoardwalk Inn, never to return.

Entertainment

Dining

Spoodles— Mediterrean inspired cuisine and hearth fired flatbreads. (July 1, 1996-August, 2009)