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Old 10-31-2012, 10:11 AM   #16
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There's no difference among the people at the different resort levels.
AMEN! I stayed at the BC CL in August and I'm checking in to Pop on Friday. What kind of person does that make me??? It's crazy to even suggest there's a difference.
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:17 AM   #17
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Having stayed at least once at each type, I would agree with everything said so far. But just wanted to add that in terms of the "niceness" of the resort and amenities, I noticed a much bigger difference between the values and mods, than between the mods and deluxes. As far as location and travel time to parks, I think there is a bigger difference between mods and deluxes though, than value and mods.
just curious-do you have a favourite?

we have stayed in values,mods and deluxe villas.

all enjoyable experiences-but liked okw best.
this was due to the extra bedrooms, bathrooms,kitchen, living area and laundry facilities.these are not available even in deluxe hotel rooms-so not an option for us.

personally-my opinion only-a hotel room is simply a hotel room-a place to sleep-if you want different facilities and will use them-eg water slide,gym,ts restaurant then book a higher level.
if you want to relax at your hotel,and spend daytime time there,then we need more than one room.
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Old 10-31-2012, 03:28 PM   #18
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just curious-do you have a favourite?

we have stayed in values,mods and deluxe villas.

all enjoyable experiences-but liked okw best.
this was due to the extra bedrooms, bathrooms,kitchen, living area and laundry facilities.these are not available even in deluxe hotel rooms-so not an option for us.

personally-my opinion only-a hotel room is simply a hotel room-a place to sleep-if you want different facilities and will use them-eg water slide,gym,ts restaurant then book a higher level.
if you want to relax at your hotel,and spend daytime time there,then we need more than one room.
So far my favorite has definitely been Poly. Since we always take an afternoon break, the bigger room and nice pool were really worth it. And I loved being on the monorail!

CBR was nice, but unless there was no price difference at all, I would pick ASMo over it. The differences weren't enough to justify the cost to me.

We are staying at YC in April, and of course I'm totally expecting to fall in love with it, but it's going to take a LOT to beat the Poly for me. We'll see
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Old 10-31-2012, 04:44 PM   #19
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So far my favorite has definitely been Poly. Since we always take an afternoon break, the bigger room and nice pool were really worth it. And I loved being on the monorail!

poly looks lovely-maybe when it's just me and dh we will get to go!

CBR was nice, but unless there was no price difference at all, I would pick ASMo over it. The differences weren't enough to justify the cost to me.

[COLOR="rgb(255, 0, 255)"] dh said the only difference to him from values to por was an extra sink-that never got used-now an extra toilet? that's a better difference![/COLOR]

We are staying at YC in April, and of course I'm totally expecting to fall in love with it, but it's going to take a LOT to beat the Poly for me. We'll see
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:56 PM   #20
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There's no difference among the people at the different resort levels.
and seriously so TRUE!!!

I might give some quests at GF an exception. Just my observations, but it's what I would have expected.
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IMo I think what poster meant about people at values, is maybe that it attracts young families with small children more then the Moderates and Deluxe because of the theming, giant icons, and affordability etc. I don't think it was meant in a derogatory way.
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Old 10-31-2012, 09:14 PM   #22
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Besides price, what are the differences between a Value, Moderate and Deluxe hotel??
If you're trying to decide on resorts, a good way is to look at pics and info. http://allears.net/acc/faq_hot.htm This is a great site that will explain all the resorts, what they offer, and has a ton of pics, click on individual resorts on the left to get resort specific info and pics. Some of the resorts have been recently refurbished and so pics will have NEW on the most recent room pics.
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Old 10-31-2012, 10:05 PM   #23
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Besides price, what are the differences between a Value, Moderate and Deluxe hotel??
Obviously there are many but the important one to us, and the one that makes the big difference, is location. If Beach Club was a Value Resort, in every sense of the description of 'Value Resort', we'd be so happy to stay in that location at a more affordable price. Disney was smart in choosing the locations of their resorts, and that's why Deluxe are where they are I guess.

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we dont do values. we consider them more young kids themed. we like both the mods and deluxes. even CBR......i do like the transpo options from deluxes better...
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we dont do values. we consider them more young kids themed. we like both the mods and deluxes. even CBR......i do like the transpo options from deluxes better...
That's an interesting point of view. While it's true the large icons and bright colors would appeal to young children, the theming at Pop Century (decades from the second half of the 20th century, aka nostalgia), All Star Music, and at least Fantasia at All Star Movies is directed at adults of all ages. All Star Sports is themed for general appeal as well.

By redoing a portion of the Caribbean Beach rooms as pirate rooms, and about a quarter of the Port Orleans Riverside rooms as Royal rooms, it seems Walt Disney World is aiming those at families with young children even more than the Value Resorts. I, and a number of Value Resort fans here don't fit the 'families with young kids' description - yet truly enjoy a Value resort.
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No one mentioned balconies! Deluxes are great and we choose them with a young family.
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The pillows are softer along with the bedding.
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:56 PM   #28
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Besides price, what are the differences between a Value, Moderate and Deluxe hotel??
if in the uk, free dining is not offered at values.
qsdp at mods.
ddp at deluxe.
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