Disney’s BoardWalk Villas Guide

Disney's Boardwalk Villas Resort Guide

Disney’s BoardWalk Villas
2101 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000
Phone: (407) 939-5100
Fax: (407) 939-5150

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Disney Deluxe Villa Resort Classification
Located in the Epcot resort area
Check In: 4:00 p.m. / Check Out: 11:00 a.m.

Disney’s Boardwalk Villas is at the heart of Walt Disney World, between Epcot and the Disney’s Hollywood Studios, on the promenade along Crescent Lake. This Disney Deluxe Villa Resort, while primarily a Disney Vacation Club property, is available for booking directly through Walt Disney World as well, at nightly rates. Guests at Disney’s Boardwalk Villas have the best of all worlds: a location within easy walking distance of Epcot, beautiful accommodations, numerous shopping opportunities close at hand, and fantastic dining and entertainment options right in the neighborhood. The pool, shared with Disney’s BoardWalk Inn, has one of the best slides on Disney property. For those seeking a calmer setting, the resort quiet lounges are full of comfy chairs and an assortment of board games- there’s something for everyone.

Disney’s Boardwalk Villas, like all Disney resorts, are smoke-free. Designated outdoor smoking areas are indicated on the Resort Map.

Check our Rehabs and Closures schedule for any refurbishments or work taking place at Disney’s Boardwalk Villas during your visit.

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BoardWalk Villas are a Disney Vacation Club and Disney Deluxe Villa property with a 1940’s Atlantic City theme, complete with a real boardwalk promenade and midway games.

Guest Rooms at Disney’s Boardwalk Villas

 

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Disney’s Boardwalk Villas have 532 separate accommodations, ranging from Studios to Grand Villas.
All rooms have either a balcony or a patio.
Disabled accessible villas available.

Each villa has:
Alarm Clock
Ceiling Fan
Coffeemaker & setup
DVD player (except in studios)
Hair dryer
In-room wall safe
Iron and ironing board
Mini-refrigerator
Telephone with voice mail
Television
  ABC, Disney Channel, ESPN & more
Complimentary wireless Internet (WiFi)

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Resort amenities include:
Self service laundry facilities
Valet laundry service
Salon/barber services
Valet parking

Available upon request, subject to availability
Bed Boards/Rails
Crib: Pack ‘n Play
Electric Mixer
High Chair
Microwave

Studio:
Sleeps up to four plus one child under three.
Has one queen bed and one double sleep sofa.
412 square feet
Studio kitchenettes have:
Mini-Refrigerator, Microwave, Sink,
Toaster, Wetbar
Views: Standard or Preferred (BoardWalk or Garden/Pool)

Boardwalk Villas Delux Studio

 

One-bedroom Villa:
Sleeps up to four plus one child under three.
Has one king bed and one queen sleep sofa.
814 square feet
Views: Standard or Preferred (BoardWalk or Garden/Pool)
Living Room
Washer/Dryer
Whirlpool Tub
Kitchen has:
Full-size Refrigerator, Microwave,
Stove, Oven, Toaster, Blender,
Dishwasher, Glasses, Flatware,
Plates, Cookware, Sink, Tea Kettle

Boardwalk Villas 1 bedroom

Two-bedroom Villa:
Sleeps up to eight plus one child under three.
Has one king bed, one queen bed, one queen sleep sofa and one double sleep sofa.
1226 square feet
Views: Standard or Preferred (BoardWalk or Garden/Pool)
Living Room
Washer/Dryer
Whirlpool Tub
Kitchen has:
Full-size Refrigerator, Microwave,
Stove, Oven, Toaster, Blender,
Dishwasher, Glasses, Flatware,
Plates, Cookware, Sink, Tea Kettle

Boardwalk Villas 2 Bedroom

Grand Villa (three bedroom):
Sleeps up to twelve plus one child under three.
Has one king bed, four queen beds and one queen sleep sofa
2142 square feet
View: Preferred- BoardWalk
Living Room
Washer/Dryer
Whirlpool Tub
Kitchen has:
Full-size Refrigerator, Microwave,
Stove, Oven, Toaster, Blender,
Dishwasher, Glasses, Flatware,
Plates, Cookware, Sink, Tea Kettle

Boardwalk Villas 3 Bedroom Grand Villa

Dining Options at Disney’s Boardwalk Villas

 

Villas Dining

 

Big River Grille & Brewing Works brewpub
ESPN Club sports café
Flying Fish (Signature Dining location)
Leaping Horse Libations pool bar
Belle Vue Room lounge
BoardWalk Bakery
BoardWalk Pizza Window

In-Room Dining is available 6am – midnight.
Refillable mugs are available for purchase at Leaping Horse Libations, and BoardWalk Bakery .

 

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The Beach Club and Yacht Club have dining opportunities within easy walking distance:
Cape May is a Table Service buffet-style restaurant at the Beach Club which hosts a character breakfast in the morning and a clam-bake themed dinner in the evening.
Beaches and Cream is a casual Table Service location at the Beach Club.
Beaches and Cream Soda Shop To Go Menu
Beach Club Marketplace sells Quick Service meals, snacks and a limited selection of groceries.
Hurricane Hanna’s pool bar serves Quick Service meals and snacks.
Martha’s Vineyard Lounge serves appetizers, wine and drinks.
Rip Tide Lounge serves drinks and snacks.
Captain’s Grille table service location serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Yachtsman Steakhouse Signature Dining location is open for dinner.
Ale and Compass Lounge serves drinks and snacks.
Crew’s Cup Lounge serves drinks and snacks.

Disney’s Boardwalk Villas Recreation

 

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Luna Park pool with water slide themed as a wooden roller coaster
‘Quiet’ pool
Two whirlpool spas
Luna Park Crazy Play Area Children’s playground
Side Show Games arcade
Jellyrolls dueling piano bar
Atlantic Dance Hall
Tennis (Yacht Club)
Marina
Fishing
Bike rental
Jogging trail
Midway games
Movies under the stars nightly by the Luna Park Pool
Muscles and Bustles Fitness health club
Massage/spa services: call 1-407-939-2370 for reservations
Community Hall with activities, games and DVD check-out

Disney’s Boardwalk Villas Shopping

 

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Dundry’s Sundries stocks BoardWalk and DVC logo merchandise, books, magazines, snacks and a limited selection of apparel and gifts, located off the resort lobby.
Screen Door General Store for grocery basics, including beer, wine, tobacco, as well as film, stamps, Disney books and videos.
Thimbles and Threads stocks Disney merchandise and souvenirs.
Disney’s Character Carnival for Disney character merchandise and general souvenirs, located on the BoardWalk promenade.
Wyland Galleries features original artwork, sculptures and jewelry, all with a marine theme collectables, located on the BoardWalk Green.
ESPN Club for ESPN logo merchandise.
The nearby Yacht and Beach Clubs have additional shopping venues.

Disney’s Boardwalk Villas Transportation

 

Transportation

 

Disney’s bus service is available to the Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the Magic Kingdom and the Animal Kingdom, as well as Disney Springs and the Disney water parks. Water launch transportation is available to the Epcot International Gateway entrance, to the Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and to the Yacht and Beach Clubs. The Beach Club, Yacht Club and Epcot’s International Gateway entrance are within walking distance.

The bus stop is located to the left of the main lobby, as you exit the front of the building. The water launch stop is on the dock straight ahead as you exit the main lobby toward Crescent Lake.

Transportation Times Between Disney’s Boardwalk Villas and Disney Destinations

These times are approximate, provided to give you an idea of average travel times. Please plan on up to a 20 minute wait for Disney transportation in addition to walking time to resort or theme park transportation stops.

Magic Kingdom – 18 minutes by bus, 30 minutes by car (with transfers)
Epcot International Gateway – walking 10 minutes, 15 minutes by boat, 15 minutes by car (to front gate)
Disney’s Hollywood Studios – walking 18 minutes, 24 minutes by boat, 15 minutes by car
Disney’s Animal Kingdom – 20 minutes by bus, 19 minutes by car
Disney Springs – 18 minutes by bus, 12 minutes by car
Blizzard Beach Water Park – 20 minutes by bus, 13 minutes by car
Typhoon Lagoon Water Park – 16 minutes by bus, 10 minutes by car

Disney’s Boardwalk Villas Childcare

Resort Childcare is not available at Disney’s Boardwalk Villas. The nearby Beach Club has a child care facility:
Sandcastle Club
Hours: 4:30 pm to 12 midnight
Reservations: (407) WDW-DINE
Free play, arcade games, Sega/Nintendo, board games, Disney movies, “play” kitchen and living room area, dolls and stuffed animals, arts and crafts, and much more!! Charge is $11.50 USD per hour per child, with a two-hour minimum.

Sandcastle Club provides a complimentary dinner for children that is available at 6:00 p.m., 7:00p.m. and 8:00 p.m. in the Club. Reservations required.

In-room child care is available at all resorts.

BoardWalk Villas VIP Top Tips

 

Boardwalk Villas Top Tips

 

This section is sponsored by the Disney experts at The Magic for Less Travel, Authorized Disney Vacation Planner

The villa buildings are very large. Those villas closer to the parking lot are a shorter walk to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

This resort is conveniently located between both Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot. This makes it easy to walk to each park without having to use the boats.

Consider walking to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot instead of waiting for the boat. The walk to Disney’s Hollywood Studios is relatively short and along the water with a lot of shade. Anything beats the mad dash to the boat … only to miss it and have to stand in the hot sun. Epcot is practically around the corner and you can enter the countries directly!

The Belle Vue Lounge is a wonderful place to relax and have a small breakfast (pastries, coffee) or enjoy a drink in the evening. It’s quiet and calmer than poolside.

Leaping Horse Libations also has a wonderful vibe, great margaritas, and non-alcoholic choices, too! They also have a nice lunch and dinner menu, and they take the Disney Dining Plan.

The best part about the BoardWalk is the evening entertainment. We love to circle around the performers and watch some old-fashioned fun. Card tricks, balancing plates on sticks and juggling knives … it might sound old-fashioned for an electronic generation but every time we stop to watch we see that the kids around us are fascinated. It doesn’t cost a dime and it’s a great way to relax after a long day at the parks.

Disney's BoardWalk Villas

 

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