Address: 1251 Dixie Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32830
Resort Phone #: 407-934-6000
Resort Fax #: 407-934-5777
Reservation #: 407-934-7639
Date Opened: February 2, 1992
Resort Category: Moderate
# of Buildings: 20 guests buildings plus the main common building
# of Rooms: 2,048 rooms
Room Rates: There are two room types: Standard View facing away from the river and River View facing towards the rivers. See the official Disney page for Port Orleans Riverside for current room rates.
Concierge Service: No
Valet Parking: No
Room Service: In-room pizza delivery is available
Internet: Free wi-fi access is available in rooms and common areas. Wired in-room ethernet ports are also available.
Laundry: Self-service laundry rooms are available in separate buildings next to each of the resort's five quiet pools.
Pools and Swimming: Five unthemed quiet pools are distributed around the resort. Ol' Man Island is located in the middle of the river and houses a big pool, and two child-friendly shallow pools.
Gym and Exercise: The resort does not have a fitness center. There is a 1.7 mile paved path along the river that connects the Port Orleans Riverside and French Quarter resorts.
Turndown service: No
Smoking: Smoking is not allowed in any guest rooms, on guest patios or balconies, or in any indoor or outdoor common areas. Smoking is allowed in designated outdoor locations only.
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!
On foot: It is possible to walk to the Port Orleans French Quarter resort but walking to other destinations is not recommended.
Bus: Buses allow direct access (without transferring) to the theme parks, Disney Springs, and the water parks. Reaching other destinations will require a transfer.
Ferries: There is a water taxi that connects the two Port Orleans resorts with Disney Springs as well as Old Key West Resort and Saratoga Springs Resort.