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MassMom
04-05-2007, 07:02 PM
Hello all - excited to be planning our first Disney trip since the new arrival (now 3). We are a family of 5 with DS(17), DD(10) and the newbie (3). Are there resorts that have roooms that will accommodate the 5 of us in one room?

Thanks!

mysharonna
04-05-2007, 07:19 PM
Yes there is a resort for families of 5 it is the port orleans riverside, Riverside has a trundle bed (shorter and narrower than a standard twin bed) that can accomodate a 5th small person

Lynne M
04-05-2007, 07:20 PM
Let's see, you have a choice of:

1. A family suite at the All-Stars

2. Two rooms (with a connecting door between) at any value or moderate resort.

3. A room with a trundlebed in the Alligator Bayou section of Port Orleans Riverside

4. A cabin at Fort Wilderness

5. A standard room at GF, CR, Poly, YC, BC, or BWV

6. A deluxe room at WL or AKL

7. A two-bedroom villa at VWL, BCV, BWV, SSR or OKW.

I think that's all of the options....

ILoveMickey2
04-05-2007, 07:21 PM
The Grand Floridian, Polynesian and Contemporary will all accommodate 5. There are 2 Queen beds and a Daybed in each room.

KidGoofy
04-05-2007, 07:36 PM
Fort Wilderness Cabins.They have a lot of room and can fit 7. They are the same price as Wilderness Lodge rooms.

Deb & Bill
04-05-2007, 09:22 PM
Fort Wilderness Cabins.They have a lot of room and can fit 7. They are the same price as Wilderness Lodge rooms.

I thought it was only 6.

MassMom
04-05-2007, 09:50 PM
That's comprehensive! Thanks all... I've always wanted to stay at the AKL. We'll work on that one first.

Is the deluxe room there two Queens and a pull-out or daybed?

Caitsmama
04-05-2007, 09:56 PM
We have stayed 5 every year.. and have stayed at Beach Club (daybed), YC (daybed), this year it's CSR and next year (2008) probably POR (pull out trundle).

minnie61650
04-05-2007, 11:15 PM
Fort Wilderness Cabins.They have a lot of room and can fit 7. They are the same price as Wilderness Lodge rooms.

The limit at FW cabins is 6 plus a child under in a pac-n-play.
The cabins have a bedroom with a double bed and bunks, there is a sico pull down bed in the living which can sleep 2, they have a full size kitchen and 1 bathroom.

Here is the layout:

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a175/minnie61650/Fort_Wilderness-CABIN-LR.gif
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Room size Comparison:

Pop Century/All Stars-260 Square Feet
CS, POR/POFQ-314 SF
Caribbean Beach-340 SF
Wilderness Lodge-344 SF
AKL-344 SF
Yacht/Beach-381 SF
Boardwalk-385 SF
Polynesian-409 SF
Contemporary-436 SF
Grand Floridian-about 400-440SF
Ft Wilderness Cabins-504 SF
Family suites at All Star Music -520 SF

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The Family Suitesat All Star Music will also sleep up to 6 plus a child under the age of 3 in a pac-n-play.

Here is some info on the Family Suites:

*** They are 520 square feet.

*** The Family suites are located in the Jazz and Calypso buildings at All Star Music.(these are the closet buildings to the food court and the bus stop.

*** They cost less than a standard room at AKL or WL.

***1-6 adults may stay in a suite for the same set price.
(There is an additional fee of $10 per night for a 3rd or 4th additional adult in a standard value room.)

*** They have a QUEEN size bed (the other values and even the mods do not have a queen bed.

***The fridge is included (if you booked 2 connecting value rooms you would need to pay $10 extra for a night for a fridge if you wanted one.

*** They come with a microwave and coffeepot (If you booked 2 connecting value rooms you would not even be be able to rent a microwave and coffeepot.

***They have 2 TV's (if you book POR or a Deluxe room which sleeps 5 you will have 1 TV)

***They have 2 bathrooms (if you book POR or a Deluxe room which sleeps 5 you will have 1 Bathroom.)



For more info and photos please see the FAQ thread and feel free to PM me with any questions.

Here is the FAQ thread:*Note you can also find it on the resort sticky


http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1072409

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Here is some info about the Family Suites:


The Family Suites are located in the Calypso and Jazz Inn Buildings.
Calypso Building 1 has 32 suites
Calypso Building 10 has 54 suites
Jazz Inn Building 2 has 52 suites
Jazz Inn Building 9 has 54 suites

The suites are located on all three floors, and are near each other, but none offer connecting suites. There is no price difference between the buildings.

Check here for the 2007 rates:

http://www.wdwinfo.com/wdwinfo/disney-rates-2007.htm#VALUE


For comparison, the price of a Family Suite is $9-11 more then 2 Standard Rooms, or $13-15 less the 2 Preferred Rooms, depending on season.

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The new family suites offer an affordable and convenient option for larger families with the amenities of a studio apartment.

Families can be together in the suite while enjoying separate sleeping areas with added privacy. Having two bathrooms will not only save time, but makes getting ready easier for the whole family. Plus, extra amenities like a microwave enable guests to prepare warm snacks and meals. With the extra room, guests can relax and recount the memories of the day before falling off to a goodnight’s sleep.

They:

-Sleep up to 6 (plus one child under age 3 in a Pak-n-Play crib)
-Studio amenities and separate sleeping areas giving more privacy than a standard room.
-Queen bed, full-size pullout sofa, convertible ottoman & chair sleepers (4 separate sleepers)
-Private master bedroom and family room have 27” flat CRT TV and high speed internet access.
-Kitchenette with microwave, small refrigerator (4.3 cu. ft) and coffee pot
-Two-full bathrooms
Here is the layout:

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a175/minnie61650/ASMusic_FamSuite_layout.jpg

See this thread for photos:

http://disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1392866

For more info please see the FAQ thread:

http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1072409

Have fun at Disney wherever you choose to stay.:wizard: