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The allure of New Orleans along a rippling river. Two themed pool areas evoke a folksy old-fashioned setting and a mythical land of sea serpents and friendly "critters." The only thing warmer than the Florida sunshine is the hospitality at this Resort. Most rooms comfortably accommodate up to four people.

The fun and frolic of the New Orleans Mardi Gras at the turn of the century, combined with the romance and charm of the French Quarter is what you'll find at Disney's Port Orleans Resort. You check in at the Port Orleans Mint that is designed to resemble a commercial bank of the 1800's and the Cast Members welcome you at 'bank teller' like windows. Outside the check in area, the Courtyard is flanked by the food court, gift shop and pool and is decorated with Mardi Gras icons, a large jester and musical instrument playing 'gators. The quaint little 'streets', reminiscent of those found in the historic Jackson Square Warehouse area of the French Quarter, branch off from the Courtyard. These cobblestone streets are lined with gas lamp-posts, mini wrought iron fences, hitching posts and iron benches.

Beautiful landscaping accentuated by majestic oaks, pear trees and fragrant magnolias greet guests as they make their way to the seven 3-story buildings that house the accommodations. Accented by more lacy wrought iron railings, each peach, cream or blue building has 144 guest rooms. Cascades of bougainvillea, glistening fountains and strolls along the Sassagoula River pathways add to the charm and romance of this quiet little resort. Transportation to the Downtown Disney Marketplace is offered in flat-bottomed boats that leave the dock approximately every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and after 4, every 15 minutes until 11:30 p.m.

Accommodation

Standard View - sleeps up to 4. 2 Queen Beds

Garden View - sleeps up to 4. 2 Queen Beds

Pool View - sleeps up to 4. 2 Queen Beds

King Bed - sleeps up to 2. 1 King Bed

River View - sleeps up to 4. 2 Queen Beds

Facilities include :- Free Wi-Fi, Air-conditioning, Hairdryer, Iron & Board, Radio Clock Alarm, Telephone, Coffee Maker and In-room Safe.


Dining

Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory

Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory is located in the Food Court of Port Orleans French Quarter. It is open daily from 6am to midnight and serves high quality food for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

The Mardi Gras theming continues in this New Orleans styled rather large and colourful food court. As you look up you'll see the huge parade figures and decorations floating overhead, giving a lively party feel.

They serve Breakfast here until 11am and for Lunch and Dinner they have a great selection to choose from, with dishes influenced by French Creole cooking.

Mardi Grogs

Mardi Grogs is located by Doubloon Lagoon. The bar is open from 11.30am to 9.45pm each day.

Celebrate the Mardi Gras carnival atmosphere at the Mardi Grogs Bar, where the fun never ends. Just a splash away from the Resort's Doubloon Lagoon Pool, pull up a chair at the bar and sample some of it's delightful offerings or grab a beer and take a stroll along the Sassagoula River and take in the sights of the Resorts French architecture.

Scat Cat's Club

Scat Cat's Club can be found just off the main Lobby at Port Orleans Square, the lounge is open daily from 4pm until midnight.

For Jazz lovers this is a great place to spend an evening relaxing, listening to great music whilst sipping the lounge's special 'Hurricane Cocktail' which are served uniquely in a hurricane lamp shaded glass. The Club has an ambient feel, with warm wooded floors and comfortable tables and chairs. The area has been tastefully decorated with displays of jazz memorabilia.

Performances from the recently appointed resident musician Tom Casey, are from Friday through to Monday at 8.30pm, 9.30pm and 10.30pm, offering guests a blend of jazz and piano music.



Recreation
You can make a splash in the Resort's very own Doubloon Lagoon or take a walk or leisurely jog around the lush pathways. Bike hire is available for children and adults and for families you could rent a Surrey Bike. In the evening you can gather around the Camp Fire, eating toasted marshmallows and listening to story's, you can even join in with a sing-a-long. Afterwards complimentary entertainment is provided, where you can sit back and watch a Disney Movie under the stars.

The Sassagoula River offers guests a range of sailing adventures, you can hire, Motorised boats, Sailboats, Pedal Boats, Canoes and Kayaks. Boats can seat parties of 2 and up to 10 guests.

Keep the kid's entertained in the Outdoor Playground or inside at the South Quarter Games Arcade.

SERVICES AND AMENITIES:
  • Parking
  • Water Transportation
  • Bus Transportation
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Babysitting/Childcare Services
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Services
  • Coin Laundry facilities - at the main pool on the other side of the pool bar, coin operated washers and dryers are found. Cost is $1 each to wash and dry.
  • Online Check-in
  • Refillable mugs
  • Bell Services
  • Locker rentals
  • Banking
  • ATM machine - found in the Lobby
  • Poolside bar
  • Mail Services
  • Merchandise Delivery and Pickup
  • Fax Service available at the Front Desk
  • Daily maid service
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