Port of Entry at Caribbean Beach Resort “Reimagined”

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort has been undergoing a lengthy and extensive renovation that has involved completely “reimagining” its Old Port Royale section. Previously, the resort’s main check-in was located in a separate area, far away from the resort’s dining and shopping options.

Old Port Royale is now the point of entry to the resort, with a spacious lobby, three food and beverage locations and centralized guest amenities and services.

Port Cochere at Caribbean Beach Resort

Guests arrive at Old Port Royale via the all-new porte-cochere, pictured above.

The bright, airy lobby features an open-trussed roof and a colonnade with floor-to-ceiling drapes.

Entrance to Old Port Royale at Caribbean Beach Resort
Check-in desk at Old Port Royale

There’s an open floor plan with lounge-style seating areas and handmade furnishings.

Lobby waiting area at Old Port Royale

There’s also a work table, complete with charging ports and outlets.

Work table in Old Port Royale lobby

Along with the debut of the new lobby space, Centertown Market, Banana Cabana, and Sebastian’s Bistro opened at Caribbean Beach Resort this week.

Just off the lobby is the new Calypso Trading Post, offering Disney merchandise and sundries that you may need for your vacation.

Calypso Trading Post at Caribbean Beach Resort

Have you had the chance to check out the renovated Old Port Royale at Caribbean Beach Resort? Let us know what you think below! You can also leave a review of the resort in our Rate and Review section here.

Debra Martin Koma wrote about food, travel and lifestyle issues for a number of local and national publications before she fell in love with Walt Disney World on her first visit — when she was 34! She's returned to her Laughing Place more times than she can count in the ensuing years, and enthusiastically shares her passion with readers of AllEars.Net and AllEars®. Deb also co-authored (along with Deb Wills) PassPorter's Open Mouse for Walt Disney World and the Disney Cruise Line, a travel guide designed for all travelers to Walt Disney World who may require special attention, from special diets to mobility issues.

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