Disney’s BoardWalk Resort Hotels & Villas (Full Tour 2021)


Some of the best resort hotels and Disney Vacation Club properties at The Walt Disney World Resort are located along Disney’s BoardWalk in the EPCOT Resorts Area.  This amazing area consists of three themed resort hotels and two vacation club properties surrounding the majestic Crescent Lake.

There is even a traditional “Boardwalk” reminiscent of Atlantic City at the New Jersey shore during the turn-of-the-century era.  The BoardWalk features a number of restaurants, shops and entertainment venues and it open to the general public.

These BoardWalk area resorts are the most pedestrian friendly in all of Walt Disney World Resort and within walking distance to the International Gateway of the EPCOT theme park as well as Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  So if you like to walk right into the parks, then these resorts are the perfect place to stay.

The Walt Disney World BoardWalk Resort Hotels and Vacation Club Properties

There are three resort hotels and two vacation club properties located along Disney’s BoardWalk.  These amazing properties are as follows:

  • Disney’s BoardWalk Inn & Disney’s BoardWalk Villas (vacation club)
  • Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
  • Disney’s Beach Club Resort & Disney’s Beach Club Villas (vacation club)

The Location of Disney’s BoardWalk  Area Hotels

Disney’s BoardWalk area hotels are located in the Epcot Resort Area of the Walt Disney World Resort.  This amazing area features a number of individual resort hotels and vacation club properties (five which surround Crescent Lake) several restaurants and shopping venues as well as immediate access to the  EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme parks. Disney provides water-taxi transportation (Friendship Boats) as well as interconnected walking paths and a gondola service known as the Disney Skyliner

The resort hotels located in the Epcot Resort Area are as follows:

Guests can access the Epcot Resort area from Interstate 4 by using the Epcot Center Drive exit, heading west to East Buena Vista Drive.  Epcot Resorts Boulevard is located approximately one mile west of Epcot Center Drive just off East Buena Vista Drive.  The Walt Disney World Swan is the first hotel on the western entrance of Epcot Resorts Boulevard.

It is a fairly direct route from the Orlando International Airport via SR 528 (the Beachline Expressway) to Interstate 4 west or State Road 417 to World Center Drive which becomes Epcot Center Drive at Interstate 4. Barring any significant traffic issues, it will take approximately 30 minutes to get from the airport to the resort.  The Orlando / Orange County Convention Center is also close the hotel, just 10 miles along Interstate 4 east towards downtown Orlando.

Since the BoardWalk area hotels are located on-site at the Walt Disney World Resort, all four Disney theme parks as well as the two Disney water parks and Disney Springs are a very short distance.  Guests are within walking distance to both EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Travel time per Google Maps (non-peak hours) to the other Orlando area theme parks and significant destinations include:

  • The Universal Orlando Resort: approximately 25 minutes
  • SeaWorld Orlando: approximately 15 – 20 minutes
  • ICON Park: approximately 20 – 25 minutes
  • Downtown Orlando: approximately 30 to 40 minutes
  • Vineland Premium Outlets: approximately 15- 20 minutes
  • The Mall at Millenia: approximately 25 to 30 minutes
  • The Florida Mall: approximately 25 to 30 minutes

In addition to the hotel amenities indicated below, the Walt Disney World Dolphin features on-site car rental, valet dry-cleaning, valet parking and an on-site Disney planning services.

Disney’s Boardwalk Resort (Inn and Villas)

Disney’s BoardWalk Resort is the namesake of the Boardwalk area and is themed like a early 1900’s Atlantic City hotel.  This resort includes both the Disney’s BoardWalk Inn as well as Disney’s BoardWalk Villas which are part of the Disney Vacation Club ownership program. Both resorts originally opened in 1996 share a lobby / check in area, dining venues and resort amenities.

Disney’s Boardwalk Inn

Disney’s Boardwalk Villas

2101 North Epcot Resorts Boulevard

Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

407.939.6200

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn features 378 rooms and suites while Disney’s BoardWalk Villas features 530 individual villas.

Hotels Amenities at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort (Inn and Villas)

Recreation and amenities at the this resort are exactly what you would expect at an upscale Disney resort.

The highlight of Disney’s Boardwalk is the Luna Park Pool with is themed after a 1920’s amusement park right down to the roller coaster themed water slide and the poolside bar designed like a carousel.  There is even a separate splash pad for the little ones.  In addition to the Luna Park pool are two additional leisure pools which are perfect for relaxing after a long day at the theme parks.

Additional amenities include:

  • Campfire and activities
  • Movies under the stars
  • Surrey bicycle rentals
  • Arcade / game room
  • Children’s playground
  • Tennis courts
  • A fully equipped fitness center with a variety of cardiovascular equipment, strength training machines and dumbbells.
  • Free water taxi transportation to EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
  • Shuttle bus service to the Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney Springs.

Dining Options at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort

There are a number of differing dining options available at the BoardWalk Resort which include quick service, casual and fine dining.  These venues are located both inside the resort or along the “Boardwalk”.

  • Trattoria al Forno
  • Big River Grille & Brewing Works
  • BoardWalk Bakery
  • Pizza Window
  • Leaping Horse Libations
  • Flying Fish
  • ESPN Club
  • The To-Go Cart
  • AbracadaBar
  • BoardWalk Joe’s Marvelous Margaritas
  • Belle Vue Lounge
  • Funnel Cake Cart

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The Rooms at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn

Rooms and suites feature free WiFi service, mini-refrigerators, coffee/tea service, high quality bathroom finishes and flat panel televisions.  Some rooms have magnificent views of Crescent Lake and the BoardWalk area.

  • Standard View Rooms:  Configurations include two queen beds and a day bed, one king bed, two queen beds, and one king bed with a day bed.  Sleeps up to 5 adults.
  • Garden View Rooms: Configurations include two queen beds and a day bed, one king bed, two queen beds, and one king bed with a day bed.  Sleeps up to 5 adults.
  • Outer Building – Garden Rooms: One king bed configuration, sleeps up to 2 adults.
  • Two Bedroom Suite: Configurations include two queen beds and a king bed with a queen sleeper sofa and a day bed or two king beds with a queen sleeper sofa, a twin sleeper sofa and a day bed.  Sleeps up to 9 adults.
  • Sonora VP Suite:  Featuring two queen beds and premium views of Disney’s BoardWalk and Crescent Lake.  Sleeps up to 6 adults.
  • Standard Rooms – Club Level:  Configurations include two queen beds and a day bed, one king bed, or two queen beds.  Sleeps up to 5 adults.
  • Deluxe Rooms Rooms – Club Level: Larger than standard rooms; configurations include two queen beds and queen sleeper sofa

Club Level rooms at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn have secured access to the club level lounge which is open from from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.  The club lounge offers a continental breakfast, midday snacks, and evening wine, cheese & desserts. In addition to the club lounge guests are provided evening turndown service, complimentary health club access, complimentary fax service and access to the concierge service at the Innkeeper’s Club.

The Rooms at Disney’s BoardWalk Villas

Rooms and suites feature free WiFi service, full equipped kitchens or kitchenettes, whirlpool tubs, coffee/tea service, high quality bathroom finishes and flat panel televisions.  Some rooms have magnificent views of Crescent Lake and the BoardWalk area.

  • One-Bedroom Villas – Standard View: Featuring one king bed and one queen sleeper sofa with view of the resort grounds or parking area.  Sleeps up to 4 adults.
  • One-Bedroom Villas – Garden or Pool View: Featuring one king bed and one queen sleeper sofa with view of the resort grounds or parking area.  Sleeps up to 4 adults.
  • One-Bedroom Villas – Boardwalk View: Featuring one king bed and one queen sleeper sofa with view of the resort grounds or parking area.  Sleeps up to 4 adults.
  • Deluxe Studios – Standard View: Featuring one king bed, one double sleeper sofa and one single pull down bead with view of the resort grounds or parking area.  Sleeps up to 5 adults.
  • Deluxe Studios – Garden or Pool View: Featuring one king bed, one double sleeper sofa and one single pull down bead with view of the garden or area.  Sleeps up to 5 adults.
  • Deluxe Studios – Boardwalk View: Featuring one king bed, one double sleeper sofa and one single pull down bed with view of the boardwalk.  Sleeps up to 5 adults.
  • Three Bedroom Grand Villas: Featuring one king bed, four queen beds and one queen sleep sofa.  Additional features include a formal dining room and large balcony. Sleeps up to 12 adults.

Nighlty Rates at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn

Rates are Disney’s BoardWalk Inn vary for different dates throughout the year.  The rates shown below are the best available rate for two adults and two-children in three different room types offered at the resort.

The following rates were obtained from the hotel web site at the time of publication and are subject to change at any time.

Rates for 2021   8/15 10/15 12/15
Standard View Room   $518.00 $620.00 $682.00
Garden View Room   $543.00 $645.00 $699.00
Water View Room   NA NA $831.00

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Nightly Rates at Disney’s BoardWalk Villas

Rates are Disney’s BoardWalk Villas vary for different dates throughout the year.  The rates shown below are the best available rate for two adults and two-children in three different room types offered at the resort.

The following rates were obtained from the hotel web site at the time of publication and are subject to change at any time.

Rates for 2021   8/15 10/15 12/15
1 BR Villa – Standard View    NA NA NA
1BR Villa – Pool or Garden View Room   NA NA NA
Deluxe Studio – Standard View   $518.00 $620.00 $682.00

There are no resort fees for either Disney’s BoardWalk Inn or Villas but the resorts charge $25 per night for self-parking.  Value parking is also available for $33 per night.

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Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is initially opened in 1990 and features 630 rooms in a nautical-themed New England style resort.  Located just across Crescent Lake from Disney’s BoardWalk Resort, Yacht Club is immediately adjacent to Disney’s Beach Club Resort which is shares amenities including the Stormalong Bay pool complex.

Beyond the theme parks and amenities, Disney’s Yacht Club is home to a 73,000 square foot convention and event center which is perfect to business conferences or large private events.

Disney’s Yacht Club

1700 Epcot Resorts Boulevard

Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

407.934.7000

Hotels Amenities at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort 

Similar to what is found at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort, the amenities and recreational offerings at Yacht Club are exceptional and what you would expect from an upscale Disney resort.   These offerings are shared with it’s sister resorts, Disney’s Beach Club.

The highlight of Disney’s Yacht Club is Stormalong Bay which is a three-acre water paradise which includes a massive resort pool, lazy river, three whirlpool spas, two kiddie pools, poolside cabanas and multistory pirate ship themed water slides.

Adjacent to Stormalong Bay is a sandy beach area along Crescent Lake known as Shipwreck Beach, and Bayside Marina where guests can rent boats.  There are also three leisure pools which are spread out over the Yacht Club and Beach Club grounds.  

If relaxation is on your agenda, make sure to visit the Ship Shape Massage Salon Fitness center which features a full service spa and salon that offers a number of different treatments and services. There is also a full compliment of cardiovascular and strength training equipment for guests to enjoy during their stay.

Additional amenities and recreational offerings include:

  • Campfires and activities
  • Movies under the stars
  • Pirate Adventure Cruise (ages 4 to 12)
  • Surrey bicycle rentals
  • Lafferty Place Arcade
  • Business Center
  • Tennis and volleyball courts
  • Free water taxi transportation to EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
  • Shuttle bus service to the Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney Springs.
  • Laundry and dry cleaning services

Dining Options at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

There are a number of differing dining options available at the Yacht Club Resort which range from  quick service to casual and fine dining.  

  • Ale & Compass Restaurant
  • Ale & Compass Lounge
  • The Market at Ale & Compass  
  • Cape May Cafe’
  • Beaches & Cream Soda Shop
  • Beach Club Marketplace
  • Martha’s Vineyard
  • Hurricane Hanna’s Waterside Bar and Grill
  • Yachtsman Steakhouse
  • Crew’s Cup Lounge

Click here to learn more about the dining options at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort.

The Rooms at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Rooms and suites feature free WiFi service, mini-refrigerators, coffee/tea service, high quality bathroom finishes and flat panel televisions.  Some rooms have excellent views of Crescent Lake and the BoardWalk area.

  • Standard View Rooms:  Configurations include two queen beds and a day bed, one king bed, one queen bed and a twin sleeper chair, and one king bed with a day bed.  Sleeps up to 5 adults.
  • Garden or Woods View Rooms: Configurations include two queen beds and a day bed, two queen beds, one king bed, and one queen bed with a twin sleeper chair and day bed.  Sleeps up to 5 adults.
  • Water View Rooms: Configurations include two queen beds and a day bed, two queen beds, one king bed, one king bed and a day bed, and one queen bed with a twin sleeper chair and day bed.  Sleeps up to 5 adults.
  • Standard Rooms – Club Level:  Configurations include two queen beds and a day bed, one king bed, or two queen beds.  Sleeps up to 4 adults.
  • Garden View Rooms – Club Level: Configurations include two queen beds, one king bed or two queen beds and one day bed. Sleeps up to 4 adults.
  • Water View Rooms – Club Level: Views of Stormalong Bay; configurations include two queen beds, one king bed, one king bed and a day bed and two queen beds and a day bed. Sleeps up to 4 adults.
  • Two Bedroom Suites: Featuring two king beds and one queen sleeper sofa with views of Stormalong Bay or Crescent Lake.  Sleeps up to 6 adults.

Club Level rooms at Disney’s Yacht Club have secured access to the club level lounge which is open from from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.  In addition to the club lounge guests are provided evening turndown service, complimentary health club access, complimentary fax service and access to the concierge service at the Regatta Club.

Hotel Rates at Disney’s Yacht Club

Rates are Disney’s Yacht Club vary for different dates throughout the year.  The rates shown below are the best available rate for two adults and two-children in three different room types offered at the resort.

The following rates were obtained from the hotel web site at the time of publication and are subject to change at any time.

Rates for 2021   8/15 10/15 12/15
Standard View Room   $506.00 $638.00 $650.00
Garden View Room   $542.00 $652.00 $691.00
Water View Room   $620.00 $744.00 $788.00

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Disney’s Beach Club (Resort and Villas)

Disney’s Beach Club Resort includes both the Disney’s Beach Club Resort as well as Disney’s Beach Club Villas which are part of the Disney Vacation Club ownership program. The resort originally opened in 1990 while the villas opened in 2002.  Disney’s Beach Club is a sister property to Disney’s Yacht Club which it shares resort amenities including Stormalong Bay.

Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Disney’s Beach Club Villas

1800 Epcot Resorts Boulevard

Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

407.934.8000

Disney’s Beach Club Resort features 583 rooms and suites while Disney’s Beach Club Villas features 282 individual villas.

Hotels Amenities and Dining Options at Disney’s Beach Club (Resort and Villas)

Since Disney’s Beach Club is a sister property to Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, they two share resort amenities and dining options across both properties.  This includes Stormalong Bay, Shipwreck Beach, the leisure pools, Ship Shape Massage Salon Fitness center and all the dining options.

The Rooms at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Rooms and suites feature free WiFi service, mini-refrigerators, coffee/tea service, high quality bathroom finishes and flat panel televisions.  Some rooms have magnificent views of Crescent Lake and the BoardWalk area.

  • Deluxe Rooms:  Features include views of Stormalong Bay, Crescent Lake, the pools or parking area.  Deluxe rooms are larger than the standard rooms and feature two queen beds and a queen sleeper sofa.  Sleeps up to 6 adults.
  • Standard View Rooms:  Configurations include two queen beds and a day bed, one queen bed and a day bed, or one king bed with a day bed.  Sleeps up to 5 adults.
  • Garden or Woods View Rooms: Configurations include two queen beds and a day bed, one queen beds and a day bed, two queen beds, one king bed, or one king bed and a day bed.  Sleeps up to 5 adults.
  • Water View Rooms: Configurations include two queen beds and a day bed, two queen beds, one king bed, one king bed and a day bed or one queen bed with day bed.  Sleeps up to 5 adults.
  • Standard Rooms – Club Level:  Configurations include two queen beds, one king bed, or two queen beds with a queen sleeper sofa.  Sleeps up to 4 adults.
  • Garden View Rooms – Club Level: Featuring two queen beds.  Sleeps up to 4 adults.
  • Water View Rooms – Club Level: Views of Stormalong Bay; configurations include two queen beds, one king bed, one queen beds and a day bed or two queen beds and a day bed. Sleeps up to 4 adults.
  • One Bedroom Suites: Feature one king bed and one queen sleeper sofa.  Sleeps up to 4 adults.
  • Two Bedroom Suites: Featuring two queen beds and one king bed and a day bed with views of Stormalong Bay or Crescent Lake.  Sleeps up to 7 adults.
  • Nantucket VP Suite:  Featuring one king bed.
  • Newport Presidential Suite: Featuring two double beds and one king bed with a day bed.

Club Level rooms at Disney’s Beach Club have secured access to the club level lounge which is open from from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.   In addition to the club lounge guests are provided evening turndown service, complimentary health club access, complimentary fax service and access to the concierge service at the Stone Harbor Club.

The Rooms at Disney’s Beach Club Villas

Rooms and suites feature free WiFi service, full equipped kitchens or kitchenettes, whirlpool tubs, coffee/tea service, high quality bathroom finishes and flat panel televisions.  Some rooms have magnificent views of Crescent Lake and the BoardWalk area.

  • One-Bedroom Villas: Featuring one king bed and one queen sleeper sofa or one king bed and one double sleeper sofa.  Sleeps up to 4 adults.
  • Two-Bedroom Villas: Featuring one king bed and two queen beds with a pull down double bed or one bed and two queen beds and a queen sleeper sofa.  Sleeps up to 8 adults.
  • Deluxe Studios: Featuring one queen bed, one double sleeper sofa and one single pull down bed.  Sleeps up to 5 adults.

Hotel Rates at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Rates are Disney’s Beach Club Resort vary for different dates throughout the year.  The rates shown below are the best available rate for two adults and two-children in three different room types offered at the resort.

The following rates were obtained from the hotel web site at the time of publication and are subject to change at any time.

Rates for 2021   8/15 10/15 12/15
Standard View Room   $638.00 $638.00 $650.00
Garden View Room   NA NA $667.00
Water View Room   $743.00 $743.00 $756.00

Click here to make reservations at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Hotel Rates at Disney’s Beach Club Villas

Rates are Disney’s Beach Club Villas vary for different dates throughout the year.  The rates shown below are the best available rate for two adults and two-children in three different room types offered at the resort.

The following rates were obtained from the hotel web site at the time of publication and are subject to change at any time.

Rates for 2021   8/15 10/15 12/15
Deluxe Studio   $506.00 $638.00 $650.00
1BR Villa   NA $897.00 $996.00
2BR Villa   $1,092.00 NA $1,762.00

Click here to make reservations at Disney’s Beach Club Villas

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