Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter reflects the style and architecture of New Orleans’ French Quarter. The resort features willow trees lining a river, a food court with a view of a paddlewheel and an outdoor playground complex. It is a very peaceful resort for Disney that any family with teens and young couples would enjoy.
This wonderful place has a great location, being close to Epcot theme park, Downtown Disney Area and Disney’s BoardWalk Area. The resort is approximately 20 miles from Orlando International Airport. The buses run regularly and you can talk a boat to Downtown Disney.
The food court is convenient and has a good selection of family safe options. Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory Food Court are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Here you can serve real American food including baked goods, burgers, pizza and ice cream. Other restaurants and pubs are available at nearby Disney’s Port Orleans Resort –Riverside.
The grounds are beautiful and very charming and it’s a lot of fun to just take a romantic walk along the river. The staff is exceptionally friendly and the rooms are nice, if not elaborate. All the 2048 rooms have satellite TV with Disney programming, facilities for guests with disabilities, high speed Internet access, room service, babysitting and child care, fax and voicemail.
What about the recreational activities available at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter? The Doubloon Lagoon features a whirlpool, and a children’s pool, a water slide shaped like a dragon and alligator fountains. Horse-drawn carriage rides are also available. Children can play at the courtyard playground adjacent to Doubloon Lagoon.
Here you can play various video and pinball games at the South Quarter Games arcade. Those who like fishing will love the Ol’ Fishin’ Hole- an old-fashioned fishing hole with a catch and release policy. Mini-motorboats, pontoon boats and canopy boats are also available for rent. French Quarter guests can also enjoy the amenities at the sister resort Riverside.
Written by guest author Andra Picincu, who writes for several ezines and websites. Go to Associated Content to see more of this author’s work.