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22-Nov-15: Ol' Man Island pool maintenance dates now 11 Jan - 5 Mar 2016. French Quarter children's water play area opening delayed until 19 Jan 2016. [Full Story...]

01-Nov-15: Port Orleans annual Halloween Pumpkin Decorating Content, video of the entries at both resorts [Full Story...]

28-Oct-15: The November 2015 Recreation Activities and Movie Schedules are now available. [Full Story...]

11-Oct-15: Port Orleans Riverside's main feature pool will be closed for maintenance from 11 January 2016 until 4 March 2016 [Full Story...]

27-Sep-15: The October 2015 (including Halloween) Recreation Activities and Movie Schedules are now available. [Full Story...]

22-Aug-15: Food court menus updated at both Port Orleans Riverside and Port Orleans French Quarter as from 19 August 2015. [Full Story...]

31-Jul-15: Non-stop direct ferry services from both Riverside and French Quarter to Downtown Disney initially trialled from 2-8 August, now to be continued indefinitely. [Full Story...]

25-Jul-15: Port Orleans General Manager Valerie Bunting will soon be moving on to a new position at Walt Disney World after six very successful years overseeing the Port Orleans resorts. Good luck in your new role Val. [Full Story...]

02-Jul-15: Advanced Notice of Planned Refurbishment Work at the Port Orleans resorts: POFQ children's pool in Oct 2015 and POR Magnolia Terrace roofing work starting Jan 2016 [Full Story...]

01-Jul-15: Cocktail Service returning to the Port Orleans Riverside Ol' Man Island pool area on 5 July, with new specialty drinks [Full Story...]

22-Jun-15: Walt Disney World has released Room and Package Rates for 2016 [Full Story...]

12-Jun-15: Stormy weather keeping you and your kids away from the parks? Characters congregate at Port Orleans Riverside. [Full Story...]

28-May-15: Rapid-Fill Mug price change, there is now a single length-of-stay rate of $16.99 only. Plus rumoured changes to how Snacks will be available on the Disney Dining Plan [Full Story...]

27-Apr-15: Free Disney Dining Plan Promotion released for Autumn/Fall 2015, but with very limited options for Port Orleans guests. [Full Story...]

25-Apr-15: The Top Ten Reasons for Choosing to Stay at Port Orleans [Full Story...]

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Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is the world’s number one tourist destination, welcoming tens of millions of visitors every year. Many of those visitors want to stay right in the heart of the magic, so Disney provides more than twenty resort hotels within its 47 square mile boundary — from economy venues such as the Value All Star Resorts up to the deluxe (and expensive!) Grand Floridian Resort and Spa.

The middle ground is served by a series of ‘Moderate’ resorts offering more comfort and amenities than the Values, but still at reasonably affordable prices. Widely regarded as the best of these is the twin complex of Port Orleans Riverside and Port Orleans French Quarter. Nestled along the banks of the Disney-created Sassagoula River, these two resort hotels are probably the best themed, and certainly the most picturesque, places to stay within Walt Disney World without breaking the bank.

Completely unofficial and unbiased, PortOrleans.org should provide you with absolutely everything you need to know for your stay at either of these beautiful resorts. Enjoy exploring, and have a magical day!

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