PROS AND CONS: Disney’s Boardwalk Resort at Walt Disney World

by | Apr 1, 2021 | Walt Disney World Resorts, WDW Blog

What are the Pros and Cons of Disney’s Boardwalk Resort? Check here before you book your next trip to Walt Disney World!

Disney’s Boardwalk Resort is themed after Atlantic City at the turn-of-the-century, complete with a boardwalk including entertainment! Not to mention, the location can’t be beat– being within walking distance of 2 parks is very convenient!

Boardwalk Pros

A view of the Dance Hall at Disney's Boardwalk Resort

Photo by Mike Billick

Entertainment

With its Coney Island-style theming, this boardwalk has plenty to experience! Lined with shops, restaurants, live entertainment and carnival games the nightlife here is always exciting!

Walk to EPCOT or Hollywood Studios

Location is a big draw for the Boardwalk! Walk or take a leisurely boat ride to either of the nearby parks. You can’t go wrong with how close in proximity you’ll be to these two parks.

Room Variety

As with any Disney Deluxe Resort, you’re going to have access to a variety of rooms and villas that can sleep 4 to 12 people!

Boardwalk Cons

An exterior view of Disney's Boardwalk Resort from Disney's Beach Club resort

Photo by Brett Svenson

The Price

This Deluxe Resort comes with a deluxe price tag! If you can take advantage of all the amenities, then you can certainly justify the cost.

The Pool

The main pool area pales in comparison to the neighboring Beach Club Resort’s pool. But if you like a pool with a little less pizzazz– then maybe this resort is for you!

Nightlife Noise

The Boardwalk entertainment and nightlife draws in the crowds, which adds to the overall noise level. If noise at night isn’t your thing, consider booking a garden room away from all the hustle and bustle.

Should You Stay at the Boardwalk Resort?

A Felix the Cat Mutoscope at Disney's Boardwalk Resort

Photo by Courtney Reynolds

Location and entertainment are the big draws with this resort, but they come with a price!

If the Boardwalk scene isn’t high on your priority list, then consider staying right next door at Disney’s Yacht Club– where you’ll still receive the benefit of an excellent location, but not the busyness of the Boardwalk.

If the price point of this deluxe resort isn’t within your budget, consider Disney’s Pop Century Resort, where you can celebrate American fads through the decades.

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