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Old 10-05-2012, 08:36 AM   #1
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So I made the mistake of showing DDs the resorts

So I made the mistake of showing my DD's the resorts at disney...one is 3 and one is 5....the 3 year old wants AOA LM room (although we would do a suite here and just visit LM section)...the older DD wants POR-royal guest room....it will be DH, DD5, DD3 and DD 8 months old at time of trip...suggestions??

I think AOA looks more disney but POR looks nice and lots of people I know have stayed there with their kids....we will be doing a quick two night stay added on to a week visiting family in Clearwater....first day will be resort day and DTD and then second day will be MK (already booked BBB and cannot wait) and then check out third day....what does everyone think?

My DH is leaning towards the suite as he likes his room to spread out once kids are in bed...but POR is cheaper....what to do??
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:46 AM   #2
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If it were me I would pick AOA. We did stay at POR and yes it was nice AOA just looks like it would be so geared to the young onez n the young at heart. Both would be nice but more room in the suite. plus the buses gotta be better at AOA than POR
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:52 AM   #3
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thanks...was POR cramped in the room? we would have a pack n play for our youngest dd too...

What is the pool area like for kids?
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I like the royal rooms at POR better, but with the ages of your kids I would pick AOA. Everyone will sleep better and you can stay up if the kids go to bed early.
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Also, your kids will like the pool and play areas at AOA more than POR.
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:59 AM   #6
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Also, your kids will like the pool and play areas at AOA more than POR.
Thanks...I was wondering what the pool and play areas at POR are like. I am leaning towards AOA but love saving money too! LOL.
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Thanks...I was wondering what the pool and play areas at POR are like. I am leaning towards AOA but love saving money too! LOL.
The pool area is one of the best things about por. Not sure of the swimming ability's of your kids because they do have a nice slide.AoA pools dont have slides. We werent cramped with 4 at all but with pack n play maybe tough. I still would go with AOA.
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POR is a bit nicer because it is a mod not a value but AoA is gr8 for kids and AoA seems a lot nicer then the other values
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I haven't stayed at POR before, but we did stay in a suite at AoA. Our kids loved it! The zero entry pool was great for the little ones, and the Finding Nemo splash area was a big hit. Another good thing about the suite was the microwave and kitchenette sink rather than just a bathroom sink. It makes it easier with the little kids. We really enjoyed our stay there.

Now, the suggestions to stay in the Royal Rooms because you won't be able to in the future do make sense. It all depends on how much you would like to be able to do that. Also, taking the boat to DTD is really fun for the kids in itself. And very convenient.

Have a great trip!
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