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thegoat
01-24-2005, 04:46 PM
looking for a hotel , where i can walk to most things - and stumble home after a few beers at downtown disney

anyone recomend anywhere - around 3stars - moderate pricing

spiceycat
01-24-2005, 04:57 PM
there isn't one

the theme parks are miles apart.

so you have to pick. Only the deluxe resorts are within walking distance of any of the theme parks. well not really - there are moderates but you would have to walk along a very busy road and I think security would come and pick you up....

the new SSR, a dvc resort, is up and running (and still being built) next door to DD - probably the closer you will find for PI.

you can rent points from a DVC member - this is a new resort - and their costs are higher - so you might find that they want more than the $10 a point that most charge you.

floridagirrl2
01-24-2005, 07:23 PM
I agree with Spiceycat that there isn't one. The Downtown Disney hotels that are considered walking distance to DTD are still a good 3/4 of a mile away. Plus they are far from all the theme parks.

My recommendation would be to stay at a Value Resort, where you can take a bus to and from all the parks as well as Downtown Disney. Plus, the pool bar at All Star Movies ( a Value Resort) was really hopping when we were at the resort last Saturday night--it seemed like a fun place.

If you stay at any resort, you can also get a bus to and from Epcot, where you can drink to your heart's content. If you choose, after Epcot you can walk over to the Swan/Dolphin (deluxe resorts just outside of Epcot), catch a bus to Pleasure Island/Downtown Disney, visit some clubs at DTD, then catch a bus from DTD back to your Value Resort.

The Disney bus transportation to/from the resorts and parks is absolutely wonderful.