Disney's BoardWalk Inn

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Disney's BoardWalk Inn
Disney's BoardWalk logo.svg
Location Epcot Resort Area
Resort type Deluxe Resort
Opened July 1, 1996
Theme Early 20th century Atlantic & Ocean City
Areas Main Building
Rooms 378
Suites Standard Suites, Steeplechase Suite
Green lodge yes
Disney's Boardwalk Villas

Disney's BoardWalk Inn is a deluxe resort part of Disney's BoardWalk Resort, at the Walt Disney World Resort. It opened on July 1, 1996. The resort is owned and operated by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.

Disney's BoardWalk Inn is located in the Epcot Resort Area, across the lagoon from Disney's Beach Club Resort and Disney's Yacht Club Resort. The hotel lobby is shared with Disney's BoardWalk Villas.

Resort[edit]

This hotel was designed to be reminiscent of the boardwalks that were famous along Atlantic City and Ocean City, New Jersey in the 1920s–1940s. The sherbet-colored facades, flagged turrets, striped awnings, and "Keister Coaster" water slide resembling a wooden roller coaster were all inspired by that by-gone era.

Disney's BoardWalk Inn is only a short walk from Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios. Water transportation is available free-of-charge to Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney's Yacht and Beach Club resorts, and Walt Disney World Swan and Walt Disney World Dolphin resorts.

Dining[edit]

  • Big River Grille & Brewing Works
  • BoardWalk Bakery[1] — Pastries and numerous desserts are sold here. Besides Kouzzina, this is the only other BoardWalk eatery that serves breakfast.
  • ESPN Club — A restaurant, bar, arcade, and shop similar to ESPN Zone, but with lighter menu options and less of a sportsbook feel. The main difference between the ESPN Club and ESPN Zone restaurants is the nightly live interactive entertainment. Each night, guests at the ESPN Club can share questions, opinions, and comments with the "Sports Hosts". The fare includes that of a typical sports bar, with the notable exceptions of the Salmon BLT, Cuban Burger, and Blackened Mahi Mahi sandwich.
There are many jerseys, balls, plaques, and other various sports memorabilia throughout the facility. The ESPN Club features over 100 monitors located throughout the restaurant, bar, and restrooms, as well a 90-square-foot (8.4 m2) HD projection screen in the main dining room. The ESPN Club also has a radio broadcast facility, featuring ESPN personalities and other radio broadcasters occasionally doing remote broadcasts from here.
  • Flying Fish Cafe — A fine seafood restaurant.
  • Kouzzina by Cat Cora — A restaurant featuring Mediterranean cuisine. There is a pizza window which offers slices or whole pies to-go. Kouzzina replaced Spoodles, which also offered Mediterranean cuisine.[2]

Shops[edit]

  • Screen Door General Store — This shop is just left of the Boardwalk Promenade and offers food, shirts, postcards, collector's pins, and novelty items.
  • Dundy's Sundries — Offers sundries and necessities, in addition to novelty pens and postcards.

Recreation[edit]

Disney's BoardWalk Inn offers three swimming pools. The main pool, located in the Luna Park themed area, is open to all family members and is considered the family pool. The "Keister Coaster", a 200-foot (61 m)-long water slide, is located at the south end of the main pool. There is a quiet pool located just south of the main pool, and another is located at the east side of the property. Other recreational activities include watercraft rentals, tennis courts, fishing, bike rentals and a biking/jogging trail, an arcade, and an exercise room.

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