General Information

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

Room Information

# 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.

Services Information

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.

Spa: No

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.

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: 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.

Monorail: No

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.



Boatwright's Dining Hall— Southern-style food in an old boathouse environment.

  • Riverside Mill is the resort's food court, themed as a cotton mill; it is open 6 a.m. to midnight.
  • River Roost is the resort's bar with live entertainment. Full bar and light snacks. Open 4 p.m. to midnight.
  • Muddy Rivers is the pool bar on Ol' Man Island with a limited sandwich menu. Open 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Entertainment and Amenities

  • Bikes and two or four person surreys are available for rent at the Riverside Levee.
  • Medicine Show video arcade is located next to the lobby.
  • Cane pole fishing (catch and release) is available at the Fishin' Hole on Ol' Man Island.
  • Cajun campfire marshmallow roasting.
  • Horse-drawn carriage rides along the river.

Stores and Shopping

Fulton's General Store— Larger than the Port Orleans French Quarter sundries store, this store has a good selection of themed clothing and general Disney merchandise.

History and Trivia

The resort's original name was Dixie Landings.