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Old 01-01-2013, 11:03 PM   #1
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CR garden wing or WL bunk bed room in dec?

We have not stayed at a disney hotel before (but this will be our 5th trip)... pretty sure we want to go next dec. I love the rooms a the CR and I think it would be great to walk to MK... but I think WL would be nice during Christmas. We have 2 littles ones.. will be 2 and 4 on the next trip.

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Old 01-01-2013, 11:28 PM   #2
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We have stayed at both resorts and I think I would choose WL for the Christmas decor. Plus the bunkbeds would probably be a hit for your kids. The thing I like about WL is that at the end of a very long day at MK the walk to the boat dock is even shorter than back to CR and with the larger boat there is no need to fold up the stroller. Either way though you cannot go wrong as CR is pretty fantastic, too.
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:43 PM   #3
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We have stayed at both resorts and I think I would choose WL for the Christmas decor. Plus the bunkbeds would probably be a hit for your kids. The thing I like about WL is that at the end of a very long day at MK the walk to the boat dock is even shorter than back to CR and with the larger boat there is no need to fold up the stroller. Either way though you cannot go wrong as CR is pretty fantastic, too.
Thanks!!! Great advice. Are the waits long for the boats at WL? How is transportation to the rest of the parks? I think we will spend most of our time at mk...but we will still go to,the others. We have never been in dec.... I'm sure it's just beautiful!
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Thanks!!! Great advice. Are the waits long for the boats at WL? How is transportation to the rest of the parks? I think we will spend most of our time at mk...but we will still go to,the others. We have never been in dec.... I'm sure it's just beautiful!
I would definitely choose WL particularly in dec. We would stay there again except now we have 3 children so we are roughing it at the Poly! I was worried about transportation the first time we stayed at WL but I think the boat and buses from WL were more efficient than the monorail resorts. I don't remember long waits for the boat to MK and the ride is short too!
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Old 01-02-2013, 09:16 AM   #5
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With the little ones and the Christmas crowds, I would choose the CR over WL because of the transportation options. Being able to walk to MK is a huge plus, especially at busy holiday times. Granted, the holiday decor at the WL is so beautiful, but you can always book a meal at WL, or just go visit to soak up the ambiance of the lobby. JMO and YMMV. Either way, you can't lose
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I love the look of WL. We are staying there in 2 weeks. We stayed at the CR for our HM and we loved that too! Not sure you have a bad choice.
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