Disney’s Riviera Resort Guide

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Disney’s Riviera Resort
1080 Sea Breeze Drive
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830-1000
Telephone: (407) 939-7762 (for DVC member booking)
Fax: TBD

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Deluxe Villa Resort Classification
Located in the Epcot Resort Area
Check In: 3:00 p.m. / Check Out: 11:00 a.m.

Currently, this resort is accepting reservations starting December 16, 2019.

Projected to open in fall 2019, Disney’s Riviera Resort will celebrate the grandeur of Europe—which has long inspired some of the greatest Disney stories with its castles and fairy-tale villages. Here, you can create your own great Disney story in the middle of the magic. At the end of each enchanting day, warm and stylish accommodations will welcome you, with a full range of options from cozy Tower Studios to spacious 1-Bedroom Villas, 2-Bedroom Villas and 3-Bedroom Grand Villas.

Conveniently located amid Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney Springs lies the lush tropical getaway location of both Disney’s Riviera Resort and it’s sister resort, The Caribbean Beach Resort.

Disney’s Riviera Resort, like all Disney resorts, is smoke-free. Designated outdoor smoking areas will be indicated on the Resort Map (check back closer to opening for details).

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

See Current Resort Rates and Seasons

How to Make Room Requests

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Disney’s Riviera Resort Rooms

Stylish accommodations will invite you to channel the relaxation of life along the Riviera. This Resort hotel will offer a full range of room options, including:

  • Deluxe Studios
  • 1-Bedroom Villas
  • 2-Bedroom Villas
  • 3-Bedroom Grand Villas
  • NEW! Tower Studios – unique to Disney’s Riviera Resort, these accommodate up to 2 Guests

Wherever you stay at Disney’s Riviera Resort, you’re sure to rediscover the joy of life away from the everyday hustle and bustle.

NEW! Tower Studios
Specially designed for 2 Guests, these one-of-a-kind Tower Studios are a marvel of efficiency and luxury—and are unique to Disney’s Riviera Resort. Built into the wall, you’ll find a kitchenette, drawers and a cleverly hidden pull-down queen-size bed that just as easily tucks away to reveal a comfortable lounge-worthy space.

Deluxe Studios
Each stylish Deluxe Studio will sleep up to 5, with a queen-size bed, a pull-down queen-size bed, and a single pull-down bunk-size bed. Enjoy the convenience of your own kitchenette—and unwind on your private patio or balcony.

Discover the Villa Difference
You’ll truly feel at home in 1-Bedroom Villas or larger, where you’ll discover a variety of comforts and conveniences, including:

  • Separate bedrooms that offer privacy
  • A sleek, fully equipped kitchen with stainless-steel appliances—perfect for whipping up a French toast breakfast
  • Your own washer and dryer—so you can pack lightly and avoid airline baggage fees
  • A soothing bubble-jet bathtub—where you can to relax after an excitement-packed day

Planning a special getaway with the entire family—including the grandparents? Consider booking a luxurious 3-Bedroom Grand Villa that will sleep up to 12 Guests and offer spacious living and dining areas where you can share quality time together.

See Current Resort Rates (check back soon)

 

Disney’s Riviera Resort Dining

Disney's Riviera Resort Restaurants

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Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera (Table Service)
Located on the rooftop of Disney’s Riviera Resort, Topolino’s Terrace is designed to mimic the cliffs of the Riviera, with stunning views of the Walt Disney World Resort. Indulge in an unforgettable signature dinner experience accompanied by sights of nearby nighttime spectaculars at Epcot or Disney’s Hollywood Studios or, rise early and stop by for a new character breakfast.

Le Petit Café (Lobby Café)
Enjoy freshly brewed coffee, your new favorite wine, or dessert right in the lobby.

Bar Riva (Pool Bar)
Have a drink or a European or Mediterranean-style snack – all poolside.

Primo Piatto (Quick Service)
For a quick bite or something to go, check out this quick service location.

You will also have easy access to all of the dining at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort.

Refillable mugs are available for purchase at Primo Piatto.

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Disney’s Riviera Resort Recreation

Riviera Pool with winding tower slide
S’il Vous Play interactive water play area for kids
Activity Lawn
Beau Soleil ‘quiet’ pool
Voyageurs’ Lounge – aquiet study will feature décor inspired by a collection of book titles that Walt Disney gathered during his travels to Europe and other far-off places.
Jogging/Walking trail
Chess Lawn
Bocce Ball Court
Athlétique Fitness Center

Check out the monthly resort poolside activities here (check back when resort opens)!

Disney’s Riviera Resort Shopping

Check back for details about the shopping options once this new resort opens.

Look at all your vacation photos by visiting the Photopass page. These professional pictures can make a great souvenir for home!

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Disney’s Riviera Resort Transportation

Overnight Self-Parking

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 Villa Resorts: $24 per night

Disney’s bus service is available to and from this resort to theme parks, water parks, plus Disney Springs.

Disney’s Riviera Resort will also be one of the stops on the new Disney Skyliner (Gondola) System, with easy access to Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Transportation Times Between Disney’s Riviera Resort 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 – 20 minutes by bus, 37 minutes by car (with transfers)
Epcot – 18 minutes by bus, 18 by car
Disney’s Hollywood Studios – 15 minutes by bus, 15 by car
Animal Kingdom – 22 minutes, 17 by car
Disney Springs – 24 minutes by bus, 10 by car
Blizzard Beach Water Park – 18 minutes by bus, 12 minutes by car
Typhoon Lagoon Water Park – 19 minutes by bus, 8 minutes by car

 

Disney’s Riviera Resort 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.***

  1. While not on-site child care facility, however 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.  
  2. 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 Riviera Resort VIP Top Tips

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

Disney’s Riviera Resort is bound to be a new favorite for Walt Disney World Guests, and we can’t wait to share our best tips on enjoying it, once it opens.