Get an overview of this hotel1940s-style family haven at Walt Disney World Resort

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
24-hour front desk

With a stay at Disney's BoardWalk Villas in Lake Buena Vista (Bay Lake), you'll be minutes from Disney's Boardwalk and close to Disney's Hollywood Studios®.

This 4-star condominium resort is within close proximity of Epcot® and Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 372 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Rooms have private balconies. Premium TV channels and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

Don't miss out on the many recreational opportunities, including a health club, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. This condominium resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands.

Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Disney's BoardWalk Villas. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this condo resort consist of conference space and meeting rooms.

Property Amenities

Property Amenities

A health club furnished with cardio and weight machines as well as free weights also includes a unisex sauna, and steam and massage rooms. (Daily surcharge for use of facility; surcharge for massage.)

Disney's BoardWalk Villas has an outdoor picnic area with barbecue grills (guests must furnish their own charcoal). Free WiFi access is available in the resort's public areas. A laundry room contains coin-operated machines. Disney's BoardWalk conference center near the Villas includes conference rooms and a business center offering business and secretarial services, and computer and pager rentals. Although pets are not permitted at the Villas, kennels are available within Walt Disney World Resort. This resort also offers complimentary transportation (via motorcoach or boat) to all the Walt Disney World Theme Parks, Water Parks, and Disney Springs® Area.

This condominium resort is nonsmoking except in designated outdoor areas.

  • Picnic area 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Express check-out 
  • Steam room 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Sauna 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Health club 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Leaping Horse Libations - This poolside bar resembles a merry-go-round. Menu items include hot dogs, sandwiches, salads, and tropical drinks. Open for lunch.

Bellevue Lounge - The resort's library bar/lounge contains plants, board games, overstuffed seating, and bar stools, and plays old-time radio broadcasts.

The following restaurants are located on the lakeside boardwalk fronting the resort. Additional restaurants can be found on the 0.8-mile-long walkway around Crescent Lake.

Big River Grille & Brewing Works - This brewery restaurant features fresh beer and a menu of appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, ribs, pasta, steak, meat loaf, and more. Décor is contemporary and streamlined. Open for lunch and dinner.

Spoodles - Mediterranean cuisine such as tapas, flatbread pizzas, and paella is served here alongside filet of beef, pasta dishes, and grilled salmon. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; pizza window open to midnight.

BoardWalk Bakery - Take-out sandwiches, bagels, pastries, and breakfast burritos are available for quick and easy snacks. Desserts too. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

ESPN Sports Club - A large sports bar containing an ESPN store and a game arcade, the bar offers a lunch and dinner menu of ribs, steak, fish, burgers, nachos, sandwiches, salads, and appetizers.

Flying Fish Café - The café offers American cooking with an emphasis on seafood. Open for dinner only.

Nearby Things to Do

The resort's main pool complex comprises a huge, heated, freeform pool featuring a serpentine, 200-foot-long water slide; a toddlers' pool adjacent to a playground; and a seven-person spa tub. Nestled in one of the Villas' courtyards is another heated pool, this one large and generally quiet. Adjacent to that pool is a Community Hall containing video and table games, and offering rental bicycles. Four-person bicycle "carriages" can be rented on the lakeside boardwalk fronting the resort. In addition, the resort has a fitness center that includes Cybex and LifeFitness equipment along with a sauna, steam room, and massage services.

Children's fishing trips (age 5–12) for bluegills and bass are offered weekdays on Crescent Lake. Adults can book bass-fishing trips for groups of up to five people every day. (Surcharges apply for all fishing trips, with poles and lures included.) The resort includes two lighted tennis courts (use is complimentary) and a 0.8-mile jogging/walking/bicycling path encircling the lake. Five PGA Tour-caliber golf courses lie within Walt Disney World Resort. Cruise boats (surcharge) accommodate 12 people for trips to view nightly fireworks at Epcot.

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

  • Playground on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Property Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

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 or by calling:
U.S. and Canada reservations: 407-939-1936
United Kingdom reservations: 0800-16-90-730

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.
No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 10 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Property Name

  • BoardWalk Villas
  • Disney Boardwalk Villas
  • Disney's BoardWalk Villas Condo
  • Disney's BoardWalk Villas Condo Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's BoardWalk Villas Lake Buena Vista
  • Disney's Villas
  • Boardwalk Villa Disneyworld
  • Disney`s Boardwalk Villas Hotel Orlando

Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Benefits

Guests staying at this Walt Disney World Resort hotel can enjoy the following benefits during their stay:

  • First access to reserve a limited number of Disney FastPass+ attractions and shows, up to 60 days before they arrive (theme park tickets required)
  • Extended theme park hours with Extra Magic Hours at 1 of the Disney theme park each day (theme park tickets required)
  • Complimentary resort transportation via motor coaches, ferries, and monorail, providing convenient ways to explore all the theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort
  • Complimentary parking at Walt Disney World Resort hotels and theme parks
  • Complimentary MagicBands to access Disney theme parks (theme park tickets required), unlock guestrooms, check in at FastPass+ entrances for previously selected attractions and entertainment, and make payments at shops and restaurants
  • Complimentary roundtrip airport service between Orlando International Airport and select Resort Hotels via motor coach with Disney’s Magical Express, including luggage delivery straight to guestrooms
  • Resort Hotel entertainment, including themed pools with slides, outdoor Disney movie screenings, and Disney Character Dining experiences
Valid Theme Park admission tickets and online registration required for Disney FastPass+ attractions and entertainment (the number of selections guests can can make and available arrival windows are limited). To book airport transportation, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival; contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email. Offer subject to availability. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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