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Old 03-24-2013, 02:31 PM   #1771
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Where is the courtyard with the rectangular "pool" bordered by frog fountains? I can see the parking lot behind it, but I was wondering what buildings it was near. Does anyone have pictures of the other neat courtyards and where they are located? Are there other locations that have views of the narrow "streets" between buildings?

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Thank you for asking this! I was going to ask the same question. I'm guessing the frog fountain must be somewhere between 4-6-7 because I never ventured over there.

I don't have a pic handy to post, but I did wander over to the fountain courtyard surrounded by bldgs 1-2-3 and found it very pretty; it's the large tiered fountain with flower beds and benches around it.
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Old 03-24-2013, 04:01 PM   #1772
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I'm guessing the frog fountain must be somewhere between 4-6-7 because I never ventured over there.
It would be in the courtyard between building 4 and the parking lot:




I guess the most 'street-like' section is the roadway between buildings 4, 6 and 7:




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Old 03-24-2013, 04:59 PM   #1773
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Ah! Thanks, Andre. I can see the frog pond on aerial photos now that I know where to look. Looks like it's on the north side of bldg 4 near the drive/parking lot.
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Old 03-24-2013, 06:43 PM   #1774
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Ah! Thanks, Andre. I can see the frog pond on aerial photos now that I know where to look. Looks like it's on the north side of bldg 4 near the drive/parking lot.
Warning about the frog fountain. When we stayed at POFQ in Nov. 2011, it was a major smoking area, everyone seemed to congregate there to smoke and chat. DH and I were smokers back then (we quit YAY!) and it was our go-to place from building 7. Both the trash cans on either side of the fountain were ashtrays.
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Warning about the frog fountain. When we stayed at POFQ in Nov. 2011, it was a major smoking area, everyone seemed to congregate there to smoke and chat. DH and I were smokers back then (we quit YAY!) and it was our go-to place from building 7. Both the trash cans on either side of the fountain were ashtrays.
Ooh...thanks for the warning!!
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Warning about the frog fountain. When we stayed at POFQ in Nov. 2011, it was a major smoking area, everyone seemed to congregate there to smoke and chat. DH and I were smokers back then (we quit YAY!) and it was our go-to place from building 7. Both the trash cans on either side of the fountain were ashtrays.
See in your signature that you Will be staying at POFQ next month...can you report back as to whether this is still a smoking area? Looks pretty but will avoid it if that is the case. Congrats in quitting smoking!
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We just returned after staying 3/6-12 and my husband said it was OK. It was the Cuisinart pods that would brew two cups at a time so it was brewed but I still used my Via. I'm kinda particular. I don't recall half and half in the food court but we brought "mini moos" from home which didn't require refrigeration and he liked those. In the food court at the time we were there it was still Nescafe. ICK!

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Are the pods re-useable? Will bring coffee from home if they are.
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Are the pods re-useable? Will bring coffee from home if the are.
No they are sealed one use pods.

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Thanks! Couldn't find out what they looked like.

The coffee I drink sells these as "travel packs" so we're good to go.
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See in your signature that you Will be staying at POFQ next month...can you report back as to whether this is still a smoking area? Looks pretty but will avoid it if that is the case. Congrats in quitting smoking!
Yes, I will. And thanks, it's certainly freeing not to always be on the look out for a smoking area.
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Thanks! Couldn't find out what they looked like.

The coffee I drink sells these as "travel packs" so we're good to go.
Make sure its the single serve ones. I've seen this same method used for a four cup pod. They look exactly the same just one is small like a facial cotton and the other is closer in size to a 45rpm.
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Opinions, please. I have stayed at All Stars Music, Pop and CB. Thinking of trying POR for a stay this fall, and just want to know if those of you who have stayed there prefer Riverside or the French Quarter, and why you prefer it. This will be great help! This will be a trip without children.Thanks!
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Opinions, please. I have stayed at All Stars Music, Pop and CB. Thinking of trying POR for a stay this fall, and just want to know if those of you who have stayed there prefer Riverside or the French Quarter, and why you prefer it. This will be great help! This will be a trip without children.Thanks!
Since you posted this on the French Quarter thread, you're probably going to get some biased answers... :-)
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Biased is fine. I am pretty sure I want to stay at Port Orleans, just not sure if I want Riverside or FQ. Leaning towards FQ.
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Old 03-25-2013, 05:47 PM   #1785
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