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Disney's Port Orleans Resort French Quarter

3.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

We enjoyed our stay here. We were a bit needy and had several requests from housekeeping and the front desk and all were meet without issue. Also, the room requests I had entered through the Disney site were all met (corner room, near transportation.) The room was a bit worn out. While we were there, they started to renovate one building, so I imagine the others will follow suit. A welcome renovation--I hope it doesn't raise the price too much! The grounds are very pretty. My son enjoyed the playground. Food court was good, not a ton of healthy options, but we made do. Pool is nice. You can walk down to Riverside and use their pool, which is larger. They also have a better gift shop. Overall, it is a great choice. We were happy with our stay and would return.

Checked in and since it was a short visit, we wanted to be on our way to Disney springs quickly. Headed to the boat but he said he wasn’t leaving for another 40 minutes so we went to the shuttle and sat there for 35 minutes. No shuttle. Then it was almost 440, so we went back to the boats, but now he said maybe they’d go at 5, because there had been some storms. Okay, back to the shuttle bus. Waited one hour longer! Everyone waiting for a Disney springs bus was livid. Headed to the lobby to speak to manager, Michael. I told him my whole time was being wasted and I was upset and regretted staying there. He said I could leave and have a full refund. I was shocked and embarrassed and felt like I was being told to leave. Not that happy Disney feeling! Of course we left. So disappointed!! Still in shock.

Don't clean our room all day and when we came back at 530 two men were in our room and told us the housekeeper saw a bug so they were inspecting one tried to say room had been cleaned but other one told us nothing had been gone when he was sent to inspect it no one offered us another room my husband said we were not going back in the room bug or no bug do they moved us we had to wait for another room but no one apologized

I loved staying at this resort! I’ve stayed at Disney many times and this resort is now one of my favorites. It’s easy to get around and just has such a wonderful feel. Like you’re in a really clean French quarter Food court was pretty good with selections like shrimp and grits and beignets. Easy boat ride to Disney springs

Great experience even through hurricane Irma. They were great

Loved everything about my stay and look forward to coming back

Good location. Pool theme just enough for the kids. Good bus transportation to the parks and boat to Disney Springs. Food court was tasty. It's a smaller resort which we prefer.

The theming of this resort actually works! The outside motel door style that Disney uses for their moderate and most value properties really cheapen the look but not with this resort. It's small and quaint feeling, and actually charming! I've visited most of the properties and this ranks as one of my favorites! We will absolutely stay again. The rooms could use a light refresh, but my understanding is the resort is due for one soon. With that this property should have no issues whatsoever!

The resort itself is smaller than the other resorts, which is nice because you have much less ground to walk. Also there is one bus stop there, so once all the people at the stop are on the bus for the dedicated theme park, it leaves and goes directly there. The rooms were nice and large, especially compared to the value resorts. We actually walked to the Port Orleans Riverside and then took the boat back to the French Quarter. Our biggest issue though was the toddler splash area. It was designed more for kids 6-10 then it was under 40". It just keeps dumping water on you everywhere which was really annoying. When it dumped the water it could knock a lot of kids down. Also it was slippery all around it, we call kept slipping.

Great price for a great resorT! Booking through Orbitz really helped us save!

Only stayed two nights but the hotel rooms were fine, used space well even with a smaller room. Did not use much of the facilities but the smaller size hotel is nice compared to some of the other much larger hotels in the area.

The hotel and surroundings were pleasant and clean. What was missing was a nice sit down restaurant at this location. Also confusing was that there were two Port Orleans, French Quarter and Riverside. Disney transportation was confusing to go from one to the other. Spend 1.5 hours getting from Riverside to French Quarters trying to connect to the correct bus. Received conflicting information from several bus drivers until we got the correct information.

We had a great stay, the kids did not want to leave this hotel!

Port Orleans French Quarter was fantastic! The room was clean, comfortable, and located close to everything. We loved taking the boat to Disney Springs and being able to walk next door to Port Orleans Riverside. The paths and walkways were quiet, shaded, and secluded, which was a nice break from the packed parks during Thanksgiving week! We would definitely stay again!!

My husband and I had a few unexpected days off and had not a clue on what to do nor where to go. I went on the Orbitz' web sight and just searched for package deals that seemed reasonable for a quick get away without costing a month's wage. I found great deals in the Orlando area and decided that if we were going, we'd go & stay at a Disney Hotel. I booked the trip on a Thursday for the following Thursday and then called Disney and gave them my reservation number and flight information. Low and behold, we did not have to even rent a car. Disney was gracious enough to pick us up on the Disney Express at the airport & took us to our hotel. We checked in and then caught a boat right outside our hotel and headed to Disney Springs, and had a wonderful dinner. For the entire long weekend we used Disney transportation and explored the other Disney Hotels and many restaurants that are in those hotels and Disney Springs. You don't have to go into the parks if you do not like them because there is plenty of other things to do and see for adults. What a weekend!

Initially I was referred to the wrong check in Port Orleans entrance and was told I was really close but would need to head two blocks and seven buildings away to check into the French Quarter. The Hotel was beautiful and the associates on the grounds were more than helpful, helping me find my way around. The location was excellent and near everything. If you have a car rental you can head to the dinning and shopping 2 to 3 miles away to save some money. The location could not be better with the buses taking you anywhere you would like to go within the Disney resort.

Truly enjoyed this resort....it's the perfect size and has all of the amenities that we were looking for.

We had a wonderful time. Everyone went out of their way to be very helpful. Close to the parks. The shuttles were great.

Excellent resort, great pool, and bar. Easy access to all Disney parks!

We stayed the week of Easter, when crowds are crazy at the parks, but the French Quarter was the perfect escape. The resort did not feel crowded at all. Bus transportation was very quick and we hardly ever waited. The pool was amazing for the kids. I think they enjoyed it more than the parks! Just a small walk around the resort. Room was very clean, we would definitely come back here to stay again!

2201 Orleans Dr Lake Buena Vista FL

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Epcot® is within 2 miles (3 km) of Disney's Port Orleans Resort French Quarter while other popular attractions such as Disney's Hollywood Studios® are within 3 miles (5 km). This 1008-room, 3.5-star resort has an outdoor pool along with free in-room WiFi and free self parking. On a river, the resort is also close to Disney Springs® and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.


Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at Sassagoula Floatworks and, the resort's onsite restaurant. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning with breakfast, available for a fee.


Rooms

The 1008 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and ceiling fans. TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Hair dryers, safes, and phones are also standard.


Property features

Disney's Port Orleans Resort French Quarter features an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a fitness center. You can take advantage of free parking, along with limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this family-friendly resort include free WiFi in public areas, an arcade/game room, and laundry facilities.

Guest reviews for Disney's Port Orleans Resort French Quarter

Everyone (20) Couples (68) Business (7) Family (111) Friends (19) Other (9)
4

great hotel, renovation welcome

Everyone

We enjoyed our stay here. We were a bit needy and had several requests from housekeeping and the front desk and all were meet without issue. Also, the room requests I had entered through the Disney site were all met (corner room, near transportation.) The room was a bit worn out. While we were there, they started to renovate one building, so I imagine the others will follow suit. A welcome renovation--I hope it doesn't raise the price too much! The grounds are very pretty. My son enjoyed the playground. Food court was good, not a ton of healthy options, but we made do. Pool is nice. You can walk down to Riverside and use their pool, which is larger. They also have a better gift shop. Overall, it is a great choice. We were happy with our stay and would return.

By , from Richmond, VA on Apr 13, 2018

1
Everyone

Checked in and since it was a short visit, we wanted to be on our way to Disney springs quickly. Headed to the boat but he said he wasn’t leaving for another 40 minutes so we went to the shuttle and sat there for 35 minutes. No shuttle. Then it was almost 440, so we went back to the boats, but now he said maybe they’d go at 5, because there had been some storms. Okay, back to the shuttle bus. Waited one hour longer! Everyone waiting for a Disney springs bus was livid. Headed to the lobby to speak to manager, Michael. I told him my whole time was being wasted and I was upset and regretted staying there. He said I could leave and have a full refund. I was shocked and embarrassed and felt like I was being told to leave. Not that happy Disney feeling! Of course we left. So disappointed!! Still in shock.

By , from jersey shore on Apr 11, 2018

1

service

Everyone

Don't clean our room all day and when we came back at 530 two men were in our room and told us the housekeeper saw a bug so they were inspecting one tried to say room had been cleaned but other one told us nothing had been gone when he was sent to inspect it no one offered us another room my husband said we were not going back in the room bug or no bug do they moved us we had to wait for another room but no one apologized

By on Nov 13, 2017

5

absolutely beautiful!

Everyone

I loved staying at this resort! I’ve stayed at Disney many times and this resort is now one of my favorites. It’s easy to get around and just has such a wonderful feel. Like you’re in a really clean French quarter Food court was pretty good with selections like shrimp and grits and beignets. Easy boat ride to Disney springs

By , from Minnesota on Oct 23, 2017

5
Everyone

Great experience even through hurricane Irma. They were great

By on Sep 12, 2017

5

the grounds are beautiful and very nice rooms

Everyone

Loved everything about my stay and look forward to coming back

By , from g on Jul 19, 2017

4
Families

Good location. Pool theme just enough for the kids. Good bus transportation to the parks and boat to Disney Springs. Food court was tasty. It's a smaller resort which we prefer.

By on Jul 16, 2017

5

best wdw i've been to!

Everyone

The theming of this resort actually works! The outside motel door style that Disney uses for their moderate and most value properties really cheapen the look but not with this resort. It's small and quaint feeling, and actually charming! I've visited most of the properties and this ranks as one of my favorites! We will absolutely stay again. The rooms could use a light refresh, but my understanding is the resort is due for one soon. With that this property should have no issues whatsoever!

By , from g on Apr 25, 2017

5

nice resort, not best for toddlers

Everyone

The resort itself is smaller than the other resorts, which is nice because you have much less ground to walk. Also there is one bus stop there, so once all the people at the stop are on the bus for the dedicated theme park, it leaves and goes directly there. The rooms were nice and large, especially compared to the value resorts. We actually walked to the Port Orleans Riverside and then took the boat back to the French Quarter. Our biggest issue though was the toddler splash area. It was designed more for kids 6-10 then it was under 40". It just keeps dumping water on you everywhere which was really annoying. When it dumped the water it could knock a lot of kids down. Also it was slippery all around it, we call kept slipping.

By on Feb 20, 2017

5
Everyone

Great price for a great resorT! Booking through Orbitz really helped us save!

By on Feb 18, 2017