Disney’s Boardwalk Inn
2101 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000
Phone: (407) 939-5100
Fax: (407) 939-5150
Deluxe Resort Classification
Located in the Epcot resort area
Check In: 3:00 p.m. / Check Out: 11:00 a.m.
This Deluxe Disney resort is at the heart of Walt Disney World, between Epcot and the Disney’s Hollywood Studios, on the promenade along Crescent Lake. Guests at the Disney’s Boardwalk Inn have the best of all worlds: a location within easy walking distance of Epcot, beautiful accommodations at a Deluxe resort, numerous shopping opportunities close at hand, fantastic dining and entertainment options right in the neighborhood. Disney’s BoardWalk Inn has a 1940’s Atlantic City theme, complete with a real boardwalk promenade. The pool, shared with the BoardWalk Villas, has one of the best slides on Disney property. For those seeking a calmer setting, the Inn offers private courtyards and gardens, as well as quiet lounges full of comfy chairs and an assortment of board games. Disney’s Boardwalk Inn has something for everyone.
Check our Rehabs and Closures schedule for any refurbishments or work taking place at the BoardWalk Inn Resort during your visit.
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn Rooms
This resort has 371 rooms, with standard, garden and water views.
Standard rooms have either two queens and day bed, or one king bed and day bed.
Standard room occupancy is up to five occupants and one infant (under 3 years of age)
Club concierge-level rooms are also available.
Suites are available, ranging from Garden Suites to Presidential Suites.
All rooms have either a balcony or a patio.
Disabled accessible rooms available.
Each room has:
DVD player (in suites)
In-room wall safe
Iron and ironing board
Flat Panel TV – ABC, Disney Channel, Check the TV channel guide for more
Complimentary wireless Internet (WiFi)
Resort amenities include:
Self service laundry facilities
Valet laundry service
Available upon request, subject to availability
Crib: Pack ‘n Play
Business Center – provides fax, photo copy, mail and computer services, including Internet access (additional fee applies) for Resort Guests.
Concierge assistance at Disney’s Boardwalk Inn Resort is available hotel Guests 7 days a week, from 7:00 a.m. through 10:00 p.m. Located in the main lobby, the concierge can help you purchase Park tickets, make dining reservations and secure show seats, among other services.
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn Dining
Big River Grille & Brewing Works brewpub
ESPN Club sports café
Flying Fish (Signature Dining location)
Leaping Horse Libations Pool Bar
BoardWalk Pizza Window
Trattoria al Forno
Boardwalk Joe’s Marvelous Margaritas
Ample Hills Creamery
Funnel Cake Art
The To-Go Cart
In Room Dining
Cape May Café is a Table Service buffet-style restaurant which hosts a character breakfast in the morning and a clam-bake themed dinner in the evening.
Beaches and Cream Soda Shop 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 serves appetizers, wine and drinks.
Yachtsman Steakhouse Signature Dining location is open for dinner.
Ale & Compass lounge serves drinks and snacks.
Crew’s Cup lounge serves drinks and snacks.
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn Recreation
Jellyrolls dueling piano bar
Atlantic Dance Hall
Luna Park pool with water slide themed as a wooden roller coaster
Two ‘quiet’ pools
Two whirlpool spas
Luna Park Crazy Play Area Children’s playground
Side Show Games arcade
Tennis (Yacht Club)
Boardwalk Campfire Activities
Movies Under The Stars nightly by the Luna Park Pool
Muscles and Bustles Fitness health club
Yoga on the Lawn
Community Hall with activities, games and DVD rentals
For a fun and more relaxing way to spend a day during your visit to Walt Disney World, each resort hosts Poolside Activities each day from 1:30 – 7:00 p.m.. Pool hours and lifeguard availability vary by pool. Activities and programs are subject to change. Although the activities vary by day and by resort, examples of what you might find include trivia, arts and crafts, dance parties, games, bingo, and more.
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn Pool and Recreation Photos
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn Shopping
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.
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Disney’s BoardWalk Inn Transportation
Effective for reservations made March 21, 2018, and thereafter, standard overnight self-parking is available to registered Guests for a fee that will be applied to their hotel folio upon check-out. All parking fees include applicable tax.
Standard Overnight Parking charges for Disney Deluxe and Deluxe Villa Resorts: $25 per night
Disney’s bus service is available to and from this resort to theme parks, water parks, plus Disney Springs. 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 BoardWalk Inn 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 Inn Childcare
***Disney has closed its three Children’s Activity Centers located at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort and Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts. As well the Pixar Play Zone that was located at The Contemporary Resort has closed. The Walt Disney World Dolphin will still offer a Children’s Activity Center option and you do not have to be a guest at that resort to use the Children’s Activity Center.***
- While not on-site child care facility, Kid’s Nite Out in-room child care is available at all resorts for children 6 months to 12 years old. Reservations may begin as early as 6:30 a.m. and/or may begin as late as 11:00 p.m., Services are available 24/7.
- The Walt Disney World Dolphin will still offer a Children’s Activity Center option and you do not have to be a guest at that resort to use the Children’s Activity Center. Camp Dolphin
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn VIP Top Tips
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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.
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