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Old 01-23-2013, 09:28 PM   #1
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Poly vs boardwalk

Polynesian or boardwalk with a 2 and 4year old?
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:39 PM   #2
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We've never stayed at BWI, but we have stayed at the BC and while the Epcot resorts are beautiful and are in a great location for going to Epcot and DHS, I think the Poly would be the best choice for a 2 and 4 year old. The Poly is just 2 monorail stops from MK, Captain Cooks is great for quick CS meals, you are just a monorail ride away from a variety of TS dining options at the GF and CR, the beach is great for watching the fireworks with a short walk back to your room (instead of fighting the crowds out of MK with little ones), and the volcano pool is awesome. BWI is one resort we want to try, but the Poly is our overall favorite and I don't think you can beat the location, theme, and size of rooms especially when traveling with little ones. Good luck .

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Old 01-23-2013, 09:48 PM   #3
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BWI is my favorite resort but when my kids were young we really loved the Poly. Boat or monorail to MK and walk to TTC for direct Epcot monorail. My kids loved the Electric Water Pagent at night. The rooms are bigger at the Poly and the zero entry pool is great for the kids.
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stayed at both and boardwalk gets my vote. my kids the same ages as yours loved the boardwalk.
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I would choose Poly. Especially if you will be spending a lot of time at MK. Nothing like hoping on the monorail and being back at your hotel in 2 minutes
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We have stayed at both and that's a hard choice!

Ok, the Poly would have better transportation to the MK. It's a beautiful resort and I love their pool and food options.

The BW has a great location so close to DHS & Epcot. Tons of food options with all the resorts around the lake. Great night time family entertainment, great atmosphere & the rooms are beautiful. The clown pool might be scary for a small child lol. I like Poly's pool much better.

Either one you stay at you will have a great time! Just think about where you think you will be spending most of your time. If that answer is the MK, then go with the Poly.
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:50 PM   #7
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Even though both resorts are in such great locations - it depends of what arks you think you will stay at the most.

POLY - MK/EPCOT (Epcot at TTC)
BWI - EPCOT/HS walking/boat

I personally would stay at POLY - bc it is a nicer resort IMO and I like the location better.

Whichever one you pick though - I don't think you could go wrong because each are in great areas of the world!

Have a great trip!

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