A Photo Review of Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort

By Heidi

When I considered posting a review of one of my favorite Moderate Resorts at Disney, it was a no-brainer which resort to pick! After all, Disney’s Port Orleans Resort Riverside has been our family’s “home away from home” for the past several years now.

Up until recently, because we are a family of five, we’ve always stayed in the Alligator Bayou section of this resort. We love this section of the resort, but I had always wanted to see the rooms in the Magnolia Bend section to compare. Fortunately, on a recent visit with a friend, our room was in this section. So, I thought it would be fun to share a bit about these two sections of the resort and post side-by-side comparison pictures. Maybe these pictures will help you decide where you want to stay on your next visit to Walt Disney World.

Alligator Bayou

The buildings in Alligator Bayou resemble cottages or villages found in the rural bayou of Southern Louisiana. These buildings have a rustic, weathered look with tin or tiled roofs. They are surrounded by irises and pine.

This section contains 16 2-story lodges, each containing 64 rooms. 54 rooms features king-sized beds (as opposed to …read more

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