Port Orleans – Riverside

Port Orleans Riverside Resort Themed after a small country town, you can take a horse-carriage ride through the resort, walk or jog the trails along the resort, or take a boat ride through the river. There are many recreational activities to keep you busy all day long!

The resort depicts the south amazingly through its bridges, mills, and even the theme of the swimming pool! It does not get anymore relaxing than this!

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General Information

  • Imitates the rural southern towns
  • Divided into “parishes,” namely “Mansion homes,” and the “Bayou guestrooms,” with different themes
  • Located in the Downtown Disney resort area
  • Resort category: Moderate
  • Resort Transportation: Bus
  • Rates: from $165 a night
  • Phone Number: 407-934-6000

Room Information

  • 2048 rooms in total
  • Magnolia Bend Mansion rooms are evident of grandeur
  • The Bayou rooms are more naturistic and rustic
  • Rooms sleep up to four
  • Amenites: coffeemakers, mini fridges, and high-speed internet (paid)


Boatright’s Dining Hall

  • Close to Riverside Mill
  • Cajun foods

Riverside Mill

  • Food court
  • Resembles an old-fasioned mill

Acasian Pizza and Pasta

  • Located in Riverside Mill
  • Features pizza and pasta dishes

Bleu Bayou Burgers and Chicken

  • Located in Riverside Mill
  • Features chicken based dishes

Filé Cajun Broiler

  • Located in Riverside Mill
  • Features chicken and ribs

Riverside Market and Deli

  • Located in Riverside Mill
  • Various snacks and beer available

Southern Trace Bakery

  • Located in Riverside Mill
  • Some great baked goods are available here, including pies


Muddy Rivers

  • Poolside bar with a few snacks
  • Even ice cream is served!

River Roost

  • Light drinks available


Fulton’s General Store

  • Located in the Riverside building
  • Character merchandise and other basic necessities

Swimming Pool

  • Two pools at Ol’ man Island (kiddie and regular)
  • Five unguarded pools
  • Welcome to swim at the French Quarter pools


  • Variety of watercraft including canoes, pedal boats, speedboats, and jet skis available for rent.
  • Located at the dock near Colonel Cotton’s Mill.

Carriage Rides

  • Horse Carriage rides are a huge attraction here
  • A 30-minute or so ride around the resort grounds
  • Up to 4 adults can ride
  • $35 per trip
  • For reservations, call: 407-939-7529


The Medicine Show Arcade

  • Play a variety of video and pinball games
  • Located inside Colonel Cotton’s Mill Building


  • Located on ‘Ol Man Island
  • Children can climb, slide and play


  • Bike rentals, fishing, and a jogging trail