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Old 01-29-2013, 08:34 AM   #1
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Just back from POR...

I posted this on the POR thread but I wanted people that may be on the fence about POR to see our review of our FAVORITE resort

We just got back and had a FANTASTIC time at POR-AB! We booked a preferred room and at check in we were told that we could have a room in building 18 now or wait and have a room in building 15. We had been up since 3am so we took the room that was ready!

The room was VERY clean! I even checked the tops of the mirrors... no dust! LOL!

The main pool heater was broken during our stay so it was COLD....but the quiet pools were perfect.

Bus service was GREAT!! We never waited more than 10 mins going to and from places.

The boat service was another story It took us more than a hour to get back from DTD because there was an issue with boat captains and shift changes We missed our ADR at Boatwrights because of the delay.

They were able to take us late but our DD melted half way through dinner and I took her back to the room. My DH and son stayed and finished dinner. It was DELISH! They brought my dessert back to the room for me!

We have stayed at POR many times and we have always loved it. This time was no different and we will be back! We booked a bounceback offer for OCT.

GREAT Staff, GREAT Atmosphere, GREAT Vacation....can't ask for more!
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Old 01-29-2013, 08:54 AM   #2
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That is awesome! I'm staying at POR for the first time in April. Thanks for the review!
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:29 AM   #3
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how are the rooms? t says it fits 5 and a baby under 3 but would it be really tight with two playpens? I have two under 2. TIA
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:33 AM   #4
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Did your bounceback offer include "free dining" for Oct.?
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:35 AM   #5
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Did your bounceback offer include "free dining" for Oct.?
No... just 35% off Deluxe or 30% off Mod rooms.
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:38 AM   #6
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how are the rooms? t says it fits 5 and a baby under 3 but would it be really tight with two playpens? I have two under 2. TIA
We are 2 adults, a teen and a toodler... the room was fine for us but honestly with the stroller and the luggage trying to squeeze 2 playpens or pack and plays would be almost impossible... I just do not think there is enough floor space even if you pile the luggage under the window.
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:51 PM   #7
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how are the rooms? t says it fits 5 and a baby under 3 but would it be really tight with two playpens? I have two under 2. TIA
We have 5 plus infant and we are having desk removed to place stroller and playpens, I am going in 10 days, I will let you know! Luckily my sister is in an adjoining room and she only has 4 but no little ones so if it is too cramped my 6yr old will walk over and stay in her room!
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:45 AM   #8
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We have 5 plus infant and we are having desk removed to place stroller and playpens
hmmm....we did not have a desk in our room. Just the 2 queen beds, table and chairs, banquet bed and fridge. Oh and a little set of 2 shelves.
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Old 01-30-2013, 11:50 AM   #9
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I arrive for our stay at POR one week from tomorrow. I can't wait!
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Old 01-31-2013, 07:58 PM   #10
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hmmm....we did not have a desk in our room. Just the 2 queen beds, table and chairs, banquet bed and fridge. Oh and a little set of 2 shelves.
You are right! Lol it is the table and chairs that are being removed!
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:44 PM   #11
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Did you have the new RFID room keys?

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Old 01-29-2013, 06:49 PM   #12
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Love POR- its my favorite resort too!! LOVE LOVE the mansion rooms!
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:57 PM   #13
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Old 01-29-2013, 07:01 PM   #14
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So excited to see that you loved it, we are planning on doing one of the PO resorts in November. We're not married to either one yet, both seem very nice.
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Old 01-29-2013, 07:35 PM   #15
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we will be there tomorrow....can't wait!!!
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