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23-Nov-21: Boatwright's Dining Hall at Port Orleans Riverside to reopen 14th December 2021 [Full Story...]

19-Oct-21: PortOrleans.org guest-room window posters, show that you are a fan during your stay. [Full Story...]

16-Oct-21: Port Orleans Riverside Reopened on Thursday 14th October 2021. Here's what we know so far... [Full Story...]

30-Sep-21: Sassagoula River Cruise ferries confirmed from Disney Springs to Port Orleans in time for resort re-opening. [Full Story...]

09-Sep-21: Official: "Ye Haa" Bob Jackson will be returning to the River Roost Lounge at Port Orleans Riverside from 14 October [Full Story...]

19-Aug-21: FastPass+ is dead, long live 'Lightning Lane' on Disney Genie+... but only if you're prepared to pay for it. [Full Story...]

18-Aug-21: Reservation Booking Category Changes - no more 'Royal Room Pool View', and Garden Views have turned into Woods. [Full Story...]

07-Jul-21: BREAKING: Re-opening dates for Port Orleans Resorts announced! Riverside 14th October, French Quarter 28th October. Bookings commence 8th July. [Full Story...]

22-Jun-20: New theme park daily reservation system commences on the My Disney Experience website on 22 June [Full Story...]

20-Apr-20: Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, there are currently no plans to resume any of the remaining Royal Room refurbishments during 2020. [Full Story...]

01-Oct-19: The new expanded Scat Cat's Club Lounge and Cafe is open, including evening jazz music and beignets [Full Story...]

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Port Orleans Riverside and French Quarter are now OPEN!
Boatwright’s Dining Hill and Carriage Rides not expected to return until next year.

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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