Port Orleans – Riverside

Resort category: Moderate

WDW Prep Favorite: Yes

Pros: Beautiful grounds, great theming, can take boat to Disney Springs, both a food court and restaurant on site, some rooms can accommodate up to 5 people, carriage rides available, dog friendly

Cons: Spread out, buses are often inconvenient

Port Orleans – Riverside room options

Room typeBed sizeMax people per roomFloor Plan
Standard ViewQueen5
Garden ViewQueen5
Pool ViewQueen5
King BedKing3
Preferred RoomQueen5
River ViewQueen5
Royal Guest Room - Standard ViewQueen4
Royal Guest Room - Garden ViewQueen4
Royal Guest Room - Pool ViewQueen4
Royal Guest Room - River ViewQueen4

Port Orleans – Riverside room prices

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Port Orleans – Riverside resort map

Port Orleans – Riverside

Scheduled refurbishments

Name: Port Orleans -Riverside Resort Pool Refurbishment

Description: Alligator Bayou leisure pool

From: May 20, 2019

To: May 22, 2019


Other info

  • Port Orleans - Riverside photo tour
  • PortOrleans.org - site dedicated to this resort with the latest info
  • DISboards.com thread with lots of pics and info
  • Port Orleans - Riverside Recreational Calendar

    Every Walt Disney World resort offers regularly scheduled activities for guests. The Recreational Calendars are published monthly and list everything that has been planned. The calendar below is an example of what to expect but check with the front desk for the schedule during your trip.

    How to get from Port Orleans-Riverside to anywhere at Disney World

    wdt_ID Starting Point Ending Point How to get there
    1 All-Star Movies All-Star Music Follow these steps:
    • Walk (takes about 5-7 minutes)
    • Arrive at your destination
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    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    2 All-Star Movies All-Star Sports Follow these steps:
    • Walk (takes about 15 minutes)
    • Arrive at your destination
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    3 All-Star Movies Animal Kingdom Follow these steps:
    • Bus to Animal Kingdom
    • Arrive at your destination
    Headed to an early morning breakfast reservation at Animal Kingdom? Buses to Animal Kingdom from Disney resorts usually start running around 7-7:15 a.m. daily.
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    4 All-Star Movies Animal Kingdom Lodge - Jambo House (main bldg) Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
      (both resorts are closest to Animal Kingdom, so that bus will likely be your best option)
    • Bus to Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village bus stop
    • Arrive at your destination
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    5 All-Star Movies Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village
    Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
      (both resorts are closest to Animal Kingdom, so that bus will likely be your best option)
    • Bus to Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village bus stop
    • Arrive at your destination
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    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    6 All-Star Movies Art of Animation Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
      (All-Star Movies is closest to Animal Kingdom, and Art of Animation is closest to Hollywood Studios, so those buses will likely be your best choices)
    • Bus to Art of Animation
    • Arrive at your destination
    7 All-Star Movies Bay Lake Tower Follow these steps:
    • Bus to Magic Kingdom
    • Walk (takes about 10 minutes) or    monorail to Bay Lake Tower
    • Arrive at your destination
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    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    8 All-Star Movies Beach Club Villas Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
      (All-Star Movies is closest to Animal Kingdom, so that bus will likely be your best option)
    • Bus to Beach Club
    • Arrive at your destination
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    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    9 All-Star Movies Beach Club Follow these steps:
    • Bus to a theme park or Disney Springs
      (All-Star Movies is closest to Animal Kingdom, so that bus will likely be your best option)
    • Bus to Beach Club
    • Arrive at your destination
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    Or have feedback about a route for us?
    10 All-Star Movies Blizzard Beach Follow these steps:
    • Bus to Animal Kingdom
    • Bus to Blizzard Beach
    • Arrive at your destination
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    Starting Point Ending Point

    Dining options at Port Orleans - Riverside

    Breakfast

    Riverside Mill Food Court (breakfast)

    Quick Service

    Port Orleans – Riverside - Riverside Mill Food Court (breakfast)

    Price (adult/child): $8.79/$6.49

    Location: Port Orleans – Riverside

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Good food options (including create-your-own omelet), lots of seating

    Cons: Can feel hectic and crowded


    Lunch

    Riverside Mill Food Court (lunch)

    Quick Service

    Port Orleans – Riverside - Riverside Mill Food Court (lunch)

    Price (adult/child): $13.49/$6.99

    Location: Port Orleans – Riverside

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Good food options (including create-your-own pasta and salad), lots of seating

    Cons: Can feel hectic and crowded


    Dinner

    Riverside Mill Food Court (dinner)

    Quick Service

    Port Orleans – Riverside - Riverside Mill Food Court (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $13.49/$6.99

    Location: Port Orleans – Riverside

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Good food options (including create-your-own pasta and salad), lots of seating

    Cons: Can feel hectic and crowded


    Boatwright’s Dining Hall (dinner)

    Table Service

    Port Orleans – Riverside - Boatwright’s Dining Hall (dinner)

    Price (adult/child): $24.00/$10.00

    Location: Port Orleans – Riverside

    On the Disney Dining Plan? Yes, 1 Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Good food, generous portions, almost always easy to get a reservation, often easy to get in even without a reservation

    Cons: Ambiance leaves a bit to be desired, can be noisy


    Everything Else

    Muddy Rivers

    Quick Service

    Port Orleans – Riverside - Muddy Rivers

    Price (adult/child): $10.00/$7.00

    Location: Port Orleans – Riverside

    On the Disney Dining Plan? No, Quick Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Chance to grab a bite to eat and have a drink (including some specialty drinks that are only available here)

    Cons: Disney Dining Plan credits not accepted


    River Roost

    Table Service

    Port Orleans – Riverside - River Roost

    Price (adult/child): $11.00/$11.00

    Location: Port Orleans – Riverside

    On the Disney Dining Plan? No, Table Service credit(s)

    WDW Prep Favorite: No

    Link to menu

    Pros: Good spot to grab a drink and listen to Yehaa Bob (a sing-along piano player)

    Cons: Disney Dining Plan credits not accepted, can be crowded and loud