Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter is a Moderate Resort located in the Disney Springs Resort Area. This resort mixes the romance and pageantry of New Orleans’ historic French Quarter and the lively vibe of Mardi Gras and jazz.
There’s one pool at this resort, Doubloon Lagoon. Take a slide down Scales, the 51-foot-long snaking sea serpent water slide or play around in the splash park. Just a short walk away at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside is Ol’ Man Island, a 3.5-acre refuge with a “swimmin’ hole” fashioned after an abandoned sawmill. Nearby are a whirlpool tub and kiddie pool. Guests can enjoy recreational activities such as horse-drawn carriage rides, painting on de’ Bayou, surrey bike rentals, and fishing. Other amenities include a jogging trail, playground, the Medicine Show Arcade at Port Orleans Riverside, self-service laundry, and movies under the stars. Guests are transported to the theme parks, via complimentary buses, and Disney Springs via water taxi.
Guests have several room categories to choose from. Standard View rooms have 2 queen beds and can sleep 4 adults, with views of the parking areas. Rooms can be upgraded to views of the gardens, riverfront, or pool. There’s also a King Bed category that sleeps 2 adults with views of the garden, courtyard, riverfront or parking area.
Dining options here include Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory where you’ll find your favorite cajun and creole cuisine, Scat Cat’s Club, Mardi Grogs bar and Disney Resorts Pizza Delivery. Next door at Port Orleans Resort – Riverside you will find Boatwright’s Dining Hall, a table service restaurant, filled with your favorite southern and New Orleans-style meals.
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Written by Adjunct Professor Leah Ferguson, edited by Professor Heather Adamczak