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4.5 out of 5

"Had a wonderful time, lots to do, many dining options, and overall just a gorgeous property! " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 26 Feb 2020

Hotel Description

Family-friendly 4-star resort near Disney's Hollywood Studios®

On lake

Within a 15-minute walk of this Bay Lake resort, you'll find Disney's Hollywood Studios® and Epcot®. Disney's Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course and Disney's Boardwalk are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Marina, health club

A marina, 4 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this smoke-free resort. There's fun for all ages with a children's pool and a theme park shuttle, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Enjoy the health club and perks like free WiFi and a free airport shuttle.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

Boasting comforts like pillowtop beds and Egyptian cotton sheets, the 378 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and TVs. Room service, in-room massages, and ceiling fans are also available.

Room (Water View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Room (Standard View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Suite (Garden Suite - Club Level)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room - Club Level

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Deluxe Room - Club Level

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Disney's BoardWalk Inn ratings based on 22 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Disney's BoardWalk Inn

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5 out of 5
Had a wonderful time, lots to do, many dining options, and overall just a gorgeous property!

Posted by on Feb 26, 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Dec 1, 2019

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5 out of 5
The only recommendation is to offer a better selection of breakfast foods

Posted by on Feb 13, 2019

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5 out of 5

Be convenient to everything.

Great hotel. Beautiful view. So much to do and see. Took the boat to Epcot, but we could have walked. Saw the fireworks from Epcot from our patio. It was on my bucket list. I did a split stay. Stayed at Caribbean beach for half of my vacation to save money. Indulge!

Posted by , from Boston on Jul 11, 2017

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5 out of 5

Excellent, relaxing, fun hotel

We had a wonderful stay at the Boardwalk Inn. Staff is very helpful and courteous. Everything was clean, no noise in the rooms. Enjoyed having a balcony to use and relax. Lots of dining and entertainment options available at the hotel and nearby. Epcot and Hollywood Studios parks within walking distance on nice paths. Used the running trail for a nice morning jog a few times. Would definitely recommend and looking forward to our next visit!

Posted by , from Green Bay, WI on Jun 16, 2017

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5 out of 5

Awesome. Weiderful personell.

I wished I had a microwave a few times. Also no freezer compaetment in refrig. The plug ins did not always work to charge our electronics. Great great hitel

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016

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4 out of 5
Nice room, boardwalk is fun, staff is excellent. Very expensive

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013

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5 out of 5

Best Location in Disney World!

Just returned from a quick 3 night stay at Disney's Boardwalk Inn. We arrived early (at 10:00 am) and we were greeted outside the doors, whisked inside and our room was already ready. Our room was spacious, well kept and clean and had a lovely garden view. The resort is in easy walking distance to Epcot and a short boat ride from Disney's Hollywood Studios. The area around the resort is lively and fun long after the parks close. If I had any complaint it would be the distance of our room from the main lobby and the lack of food venues INSIDE the resort (you have to go outside to the Boardwalk itself). Other than that, it was great!

Posted by , from Boston, MA on Oct 25, 2013

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5 out of 5

The hotel was everything (and more) it said online!

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
Cons: Poor breakfast
Hey, we are a Disney family. We go twice a year. This is the first time we have stayed at one of Disney's "upper" hotels. It was worth every bit of what we paid. The room was outstanding--- large, comfortable, and themed. The location to EPCOT and Hollywood Studios can't be rivaled. We had a short walk to the parks.... no buses! We also enjoyed the entertainment nightly on the boardwalk. There was music and street performers. We now have a new favorite hotel!

Posted by , from Indianapolis, IN on Jun 30, 2012

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5 out of 5

Great location!

My first time staying at a Disney hotel and my first vacation to Disney World since I was a kid. Loved the location. Right next door to Epcot and a 10 min walk to Hollywood studios. When I checked in, I was treated to an upgraded room. I stayed in a nice 2 story cottage room looking out at the gardens and the quiet pool. Also, it came with concierge service which meant free food! The room had a small kitchen, two bathrooms, a living room and a master bedroom with a large master bath. The master bath had a giant whirpool tub and a TV! There was almost no one in the quiet pool so I spent hours in what felt like my own private pool. The hotel is currently being renovated but I didn't notice the noise much. Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom were a short bus ride. The parks were pretty un-busy. I didn't have to wait in any lines for longer than 10 minutes. Most time there was no wait at all. This was the perfect time of year to go. The Boardwalk was great. I rented a bike and I rented a speed racer boat. I enjoyed the atmosphere of the hotel and the location. Staff was friendly and the place was clean. Highly recommended.

Posted by on Oct 1, 2008

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Property Features

Disney's BoardWalk Inn offers its guests a marina, a waterslide, and an outdoor pool. There are 4 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. A children's pool, a health club, and a spa tub are also featured at the family-friendly Disney's BoardWalk Inn. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a theme park shuttle are free. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Lake Buena Vista resort is smoke free.

  • 378 guestrooms or units
  • 4 dining venues
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO) (32.3 km / 20.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle, area shuttle, and theme park shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Disney's BoardWalk Inn offers 378 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. This Lake Buena Vista resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Microwaves, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Premium channels
  • Microwave available
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM.

Disney's BoardWalk Inn has 4 restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a waterslide, a health club, and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Disney's Magical Express service provides roundtrip motorcoach transportation and luggage delivery to and from Orlando International Airport and select Walt Disney World Resort hotels. Guests who wish to utilize Disney’s Disney's Magical Express must make a reservation in advance through the Disney's Magical Express website.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment

Contactless check-in is available

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.Contactless check-in is available.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 3 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 33 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • BoardWalk Inn
  • Disney's BoardWalk Buena Vist
  • Disney's BoardWalk Inn
  • Disney's BoardWalk Inn Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's BoardWalk Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's BoardWalk Inn Resort
  • Disney Boardwalk Hotel
  • Disney Boardwalk Inn
  • Disney's BoardWalk Inn Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's BoardWalk Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista
  • Disneys Boardwalk Inn Resort
  • Disneys Boardwalk Resort
  • Orlando Boardwalk Inn

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) guests.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.