Port Orleans French Quarter Resort
2201 Orleans Dr.
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000
Telephone: (407) 934-5000
Fax: (407) 934-5353
Moderate Resort Classification
Located in the Disney Springs resort area
Check In: 3:00 p.m. / Check Out: 11:00 a.m.
Port Orleans French Quarter is an intimate resort- with just over a thousand rooms, it’s the smallest of Disney’s moderate resorts. That’s one of the qualities that bring its fans back, vacation after vacation. Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort is themed to the “Big Easy” and its jazz and Mardi Gras influences. This moderately-priced Disney resort is near the Disney Springs area, close by the Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot.
Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort, like all Disney resorts, is 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 the Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort during your visit.
Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort Rooms
Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort’s 1008 rooms are spread throughout seven three-story ‘townhouses’ and are decorated with a Mardi Gras motif.
Water View rooms have views of the Sassagoula River or the pools.
Standard View rooms look out onto the resort grounds.
Standard Guest rooms: Maximum 2-4 Guests
Most rooms have two queen beds.
A limited number of rooms with king-size beds are available.
Disabled accessible rooms are available.
In-room pizza delivery
Irons and ironing boards
Pak-n-Play Cribs available upon request
Dual line phones with voicemail
Flat Panel TV – ABC, Disney Channel, Check the TV channel guide for more
Complimentary wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) (click link for specific details)
Laundry facilities (located near the feature pool)
Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort Dining
Sassagoula Floatworks for pizza, pasta, hamburgers, chicken, BBQ ribs, sandwiches and more are served in this quick service setting. Oh, and did we mention the beignets?
Boatwright’s Dining Hall at Port Orleans Riverside is available for a table service meal.
Scat Cat’s Club located off the main lobby, is a full-service bar
Mardi Grogs Pool Bar is the pool-side bar, with drinks and snacks.
Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort Recreation
Doubloon Lagoon feature pool with sea serpent slide
Hot tub (spa)
Medicine Show Arcade
Watercraft Rentals (at Port Orleans Riverside marina)
Jogging Trail– one-mile run along the Sassagoula River
Fishing (Catch and release only)
Horse Drawn Excursions (departing from Port Orleans Riverside)
Bayou Pirate Adventure for children ages 4 to 12
Movies Under the Stars
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 Port Orleans French Quarter Resort Pool and Recreation
Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort Shopping
Jackson Square Gifts and Desires stocks Disney character apparel and souvenirs as well as Port Orleans logo merchandise. You can also find snack foods, beverages (including adult beverages), magazines and books, and other general sundries.
Look at all your vacation photos by visiting the Photopass page. These professional pictures can make a great souvenir for home!
Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort 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. See our Walt Disney World Parking Information page for prices and details.
Disney’s bus service is available to and from this resort to theme parks, water parks, plus Disney Springs. There is one bus stop, located near Port Orleans Square, the resort’s central facilities. There is bus and boat transportation to Disney Springs. The boat launch is located on the Sassagoula river, adjacent to the feature pool.
Transportation Times Between Port Orleans-French Quarter 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 – 16 minutes by bus, 29 minutes by car (with transfers)
Epcot – 20 minutes by bus, 19 by car
Disney’s Hollywood Studios – 17 minutes by bus, 19 by car
Animal Kingdom – 22 minutes, 19 by car
Disney Springs – 20 minutes by bus, 18 by boat, 12 minutes by car
Blizzard Beach Water Park – 24 minutes by bus, 14 minutes by car
Typhoon Lagoon Water Park – 19 minutes by bus, 13 minutes by car
Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter 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.***
- 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.
- 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 Port Orleans French Quarter Resort VIP Top Tips
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Be sure to enjoy the atmosphere after dark; it’s lit and really does feel like you are “there.” Also the boat ride after dark is a nice option when things aren’t too busy.
The beignets at Port Orleans French Quarter are a delicious, unique treat!
Port Orleans French Quarter food court has a huge cookie ice cream sandwich with two big cookies and three scoops of ice cream. It is big enough for a few to share.
Check out the names of the streets in Port Orleans French Quarter: Cafe au Lait, Rue de Begga, and other cute names like that.
There is a walkway between the two Port Orleans resorts (Riverside and French Quarter).
You can pool hop between the two resorts’ main pools.
Check the resort map. Your closest bus stop may be behind your outer building vs. walking to the main building.
While room requests are not guaranteed, ask for a corner room. The extra window brings in more sunlight and appears more spacious.
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