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Old 06-13-2012, 06:59 PM   #91
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I have been to all three of the main spas; SSR, Mandarin, and GF. I would rank them in that order.

I normally stay at POR.

SSR appealed to me most, because of its location, the wonderful services, and the restaurant, The Turf Club. There is nothing better than a water taxi ride from POR to DTD, and then over to SSR. A wonderful spa treatment and a wonderful lunch out on the patio and a walk over to DTD (or the water taxi back) to do some shopping and walking around. Then the water taxi ride back to POR is delightful.
My ranking would be GF, SSR then the Dolphin. This is purely based on preference and personal experience rather than any objective measurement .
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Old 06-13-2012, 10:55 PM   #92
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I know the spa at the Floridian is closed, and the workout room is still open. But does anyone know if the locker room is still open to use the steam, sauna, and showers?
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Old 06-13-2012, 11:14 PM   #93
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My mom knows that I like Red Door spas, and so she gives me SpaFinder gift certificates frequently for my birthday. Well, today I discovered that Mandara at The Dolphin accepts SpaFinder! So, DD and I are going to enjoy a mom/daughter evening while DS hangs out at the kid's club there one night. Just a tip for those of you who might be SpaFinder people......
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Old 06-14-2012, 01:51 PM   #94
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I know the spa at the Floridian is closed, and the workout room is still open. But does anyone know if the locker room is still open to use the steam, sauna, and showers?
Not 100% sure, thought I read somewhere they were taking the opportunity to refurb, I'll check and get back on this!
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I know the spa at the Floridian is closed, and the workout room is still open. But does anyone know if the locker room is still open to use the steam, sauna, and showers?
Just checked and got this response:

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Thank you for taking the time to contact us. The steam, sauna and Jacuzzi are not available at this time. Lockers, restrooms and showers are available during attended hours from 6AM to 7PM daily.
Please let me know if I can assist you in any way in the future.
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Just checked and got this response:

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Thank you for taking the time to contact us. The steam, sauna and Jacuzzi are not available at this time. Lockers, restrooms and showers are available during attended hours from 6AM to 7PM daily.
Please let me know if I can assist you in any way in the future.
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Thanks for checking! That kinda stinks....I guess we will switch to either Saratoga or AKL.
I can't wait to see the new spa at the Floridian, I am sure it is going to look amazing!
We are looking forward to our spa days on the Dream in October as well!
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Thanks for checking! That kinda stinks....I guess we will switch to either Saratoga or AKL.
I can't wait to see the new spa at the Floridian, I am sure it is going to look amazing!
We are looking forward to our spa days on the Dream in October as well!
We must have similar vacations! We go on the Dream 1st Nov for 3 nights , then back to WDW BC for 11 nights. Love the whole Spa thing! SSR has the best facilities in terms of steam, sauna etc, but enjoy the smaller facilities at AKL also. Have a great time.
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Old 06-14-2012, 06:29 PM   #98
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We must have similar vacations! We go on the Dream 1st Nov for 3 nights , then back to WDW BC for 11 nights. Love the whole Spa thing! SSR has the best facilities in terms of steam, sauna etc, but enjoy the smaller facilities at AKL also. Have a great time.
Just switched our reservation to Saratoga! Thank you again for answering my question. We arrive there at the end of October, and looks like we will be on the same cruise as you! We've sailed on the Dream back in December, and LOVED it!

Hope to see you!

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Old 06-16-2012, 07:28 AM   #99
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SSR has great facilities, keep in mind you do not get automatic access to the mens and ladies lounges for the spa, steam , sauna etc if your not having a treatment (unless things have changed) you will need to purchase a day pass. The last time I stayed there I managed to negotiate a length of stay pass with spa reception so I could use the facilities after a workout or just to relax.
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Best ever spa treatment? What was it?
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Old 06-22-2012, 04:27 PM   #101
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Contemporary Resort

Are there any Spa facilities at the CR? Steam, Sauna etc?
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Old 07-28-2012, 05:37 PM   #103
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Heard that the facilities at the YC/BC gym are being refurbished, anybody know if they plan to enhance the facility or is this just a cosmetic refurb? I understand the lockers, sauna etc are part of this work.

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I was just at Periwigs for a haircut and the beautician said that when they redo the facilities at Yacht/Beach Club there will be a new common reception area for the fitness center, spa and beauty salon . Your treatment person will come out to meet you and take you to your treatment room. She also said they are trying to make it more upscale and more in line with the better facilities on property.
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I was just at Periwigs for a haircut and the beautician said that when they redo the facilities at Yacht/Beach Club there will be a new common reception area for the fitness center, spa and beauty salon . Your treatment person will come out to meet you and take you to your treatment room. She also said they are trying to make it more upscale and more in line with the better facilities on property.
Sounds good! Hope its complete for my November trip, however i think the work is scheduled to go on until mid / late November. The current facilities are pretty shabby for a deluxe, so this upgrade is welcome and long overdue.
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