Disney’s Riviera Resort is Walt Disney World’s newest Deluxe Villa Resort and is located in the Epcot Resort Area. This hotel is a luxurious retreat that celebrates the splendor and elegance of Europe that Walt Disney fell in love with once upon a time.
The hotel sits along the waterfront and is accented with beautiful artwork featuring classic Disney characters in the style of some of Europe’s greatest artists. Guests are transported to the theme parks, as well as Disney Springs, via complimentary buses and the Disney Skyliner.
Disney’s Riviera Amenities
Guests staying here have three different pool areas that they can explore. The Riviera Pool is the main area and features ample lounge chairs as well as a waterslide. There is also the adjacent S’il Vous Play water activity area perfect for children to explore. This fun spot is inspired by the grand public fountains of Europe and features character statues from Fantasia. The Beau Soleil is a quiet pool perfect for a relaxing break from the parks.
Additional amenities found at this resort include bocce ball court, the Athlétique Fitness Center, and self-service laundry rooms.
Disney’s Riviera Rooms and Suites
Villas at Disney’s Riviera Resort feature bright and airy spaces accented by light colors. There are gold and wood accents throughout. The Tower Studio includes 1 Queen-Size Pull Down Bed and sleeps 2 adults. This studio also includes a microwave, coffee machine, toaster, and a private balcony. The Deluxe Studios include 1 Queen Bed, 1 Queen-Size Pull Down Bed, and 1 Single Pull Down Bed. These studios sleep up to 5 adults and a kitchenette with a small fridge, microwave, and porch or balcony. 1 Bedroom Villas sleep up to 5 adults and are equipped with 1 King Bed, 1 Queen-Size Pull Down Bed and 1 Single Pull Down Bed. These villas include a full kitchen and a split bathroom that features 2 sink areas.
2 Bedroom Villas feature space for up to 9 adults with 1 King Bed, 2 Queen Beds, 1 Queen-Size Pull Down Bed and 1 Single Pull Down Bed. These villas come with a full kitchen, 2 full bathrooms, washer, and dryer. 3 Bedroom Grand Villas sleep up to 12 adults with 1 King Bed, 4 Queen Beds and 1 Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa. Grand Villas include a full kitchen with an island, a formal dining area, and 3 full bathrooms.
Disney’s Riviera Dining
Guests staying at Disney’s Riveria Resort can choose from a number of dining options. For a quick bite, there is the Quick Service location Primo Piatto. Le Petit Café serves coffee and small breakfast items in the morning, and cocktails in the evening. Guests can also enjoy a drink at the open-air pool bar, Bar Riva.
Full-service dining is available at the resort’s premier dining location, Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera. This elegant Table Service restaurant is inspired by Europe’s cliffside restaurants. A character breakfast featuring Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Daisy is offered in the mornings. In the evenings, the location serves dinner featuring delicacies from across Europe.
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