General: Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside was inspired by rural Louisiana and is nestled alongside the picturesque Sassagoula River.The guest rooms are divided into 2 distinctly themed parishes: the stately white-columned Magnolia Bend "mansions" and the quaint backwoods "cottages" of Alligator Bayou.This resort includes the Royal Guest Rooms where you can place your family in the middle of some of your favorite Disney stories. Brought to life by celebrated Disney Characters, each room is fit for royalty. Enjoy magnificent touches and magical surprises, including custom drapes and linens, ornately decorated beds and headboards that glitter with fiber optic lights, creating your own personal "fireworks" display.The Colonel's Cotton Mill building houses the main lobby, the Fulton's General Store, the Riverside Mill food court, the Boatright's Dining Hall, the River Roost lounge and the Medicine Show Arcade.Located in the center of Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside, the 3.5-acre Ol' Man Island is encircled by a bend of the Sassagoula River. Tom Sawyer would love Ol' Man Island - it features an extensive pool complex, a wooded playground and an old-fashioned fishing hole
The resort is located in the Downtown Disney area. Disney's Lake Buena Vista Golf Course, Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park and Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park are just around the corner. It offers easy access to Orlando International Airport.