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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...]

25-Jun-15: The July 2015 Recreation Activities and Movie Schedules are now available, including Independence Day events. [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 $16.49 only. Plus rumoured changes to how Snacks will be available on the Disney Dining Plan [Full Story...]

26-May-15: More than 800 great new Port Orleans photos have been added to the site Photo Galleries. Enjoy! [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...]

30-Mar-15: The Port Orleans Riverside Laundries are switching over to using card-only payment machines [Full Story...]

25-Mar-15: Lounge entertainer Tom Casey will be finishing his run at Scat Cat's Club at Port Orleans French Quarter at the end of March. [Full Story...]

05-Feb-15: Direct-to-Room check-in service will become a permanent feature at Port Orleans as from Tuesday 10 February. [Full Story...]

03-Jan-15: New Resort-Specific Merchandise arrives at Port Orleans, first pictures and prices [Full Story...]

07-Nov-14: New 'themed' menus launched at Boatwright's Dining Hall and the River Roost Lounge [Full Story...]

27-Feb-14: The Riverside Levee boat rental service at POR permanently closed from Sunday 2 March. [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.

These range 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 which offer more comfort and amenities than the Values, but still at a reasonably affordable price.

Widely regarded as the best of these Moderate resorts 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 can provide you with absolutely everything you need to know for your stay at either of these resorts. The drop-down menus at the top of the page will help you navigate around the site, but here are some quick shourtcuts to the most popular pages in the meantime. Have a magical day!

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