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Old 02-10-2013, 10:49 PM   #1
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Rank your favorite resorts

Ok. Rank your top 3 favorite Disney World Resorts!
Here are mine:
Boardwalk Inn
Polynesian Resort
Caribbean Beach Resort

Ready.... Go!
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:55 PM   #2
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Oh that is so hard! Almost like saying which is your fav child!!
My fav mod is POR, mansions.
I'd have a hard time picking my fav deluxe. Each has something special to offer. We've stayed at WL, AKL, Poly & BC. I guess my Favs would be Poly & BC, but I love the others as well .
This August we are trying YC & GF. Both 1st time stays.
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Old 02-10-2013, 11:07 PM   #3
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1. Wilderness Lodge
2. Polynesian
3. Y & B Club
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Old 02-10-2013, 11:28 PM   #4
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1. Beach Club
2. Grand Floridian
3. Wilderness Lodge
4. Contemporary
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:33 AM   #5
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1. Poly
2. GF
3. WL/AKL
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:54 AM   #6
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1. Poly
2. and 3. tie between GF* and AKL

* I would take a GF RPC vacation over any other, but the resort overall, assuming a "regular" room, is not my favorite.
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Old 02-11-2013, 10:17 AM   #7
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1. Poly
2. GF
3. WL/AKL
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Old 02-11-2013, 12:31 PM   #8
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I feel it's only right to rank the resorts we've actually stayed at.

1. BC
2. CBR
3. POR
4. POFQ
5. All Star Sports
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Old 02-11-2013, 12:47 PM   #9
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Favorite to least :

Wilderness Lodge
Polynesian
Y&B
Contemporary
POFQ

Resorts never to return to:

GF
CSR
Pop Century
POR
AKL

Resorts I have no interest in:

BW
S&D
The rest of the values
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Old 02-11-2013, 01:10 PM   #10
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1) YC/BC/BCV

2) BWI/BWV

3) BLT

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Old 02-11-2013, 01:25 PM   #11
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Of the places I've actually stayed:

Port Orleans French Quarter (best combo of price/location/resort theme-atmoshere boat to DTD)

Beach Club (best atmosphere, great location, loved the theme)

All Star Music (best price per night and the least over the top themed of the values which is a plus for me)

Art of Animation (better price than Mod but I didn't like the over the top giant icon theme/atmosphere)



Places I'd like to stay:

Wilderness Lodge (grew up camping and loved statepark/lodge theme, boat to MK)

Port Orleans Riverside (love the look of the place)

Poly (location, monorail and theme and to be honest Kona Cafe was faboo!)

Animal Kingdom Lodge (ANIMALS off your balcony)
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Old 02-11-2013, 02:41 PM   #12
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My favorites in order -so far!- would be:

1 - AKL-Jambo
2 - AKL-Kidani
3 - Wilderness Lodge

Of the others (which would be, at this point, PC, CS, Swan, POR, OKW, FW), the only ones I probably wouldn't return to would be Swan, because it wasn't "Disney" for us, and I refuse to camp in the summer again!!! We tent-camp, so while I'd definitely go back to FW, it would only work if it wasn't so crazy hot!
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Old 02-11-2013, 02:55 PM   #13
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Poly
Bc very close second
Akl
Wl
Dolphin
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Old 02-11-2013, 03:02 PM   #14
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Yc
BWI
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Old 02-11-2013, 03:24 PM   #15
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  1. Poly
  2. WL
  3. Dolphin
  4. Treehouse Villas
  5. POR
  6. YC/BC

Would still like to try:
  • AKL
  • Swan
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