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Old 03-17-2013, 03:26 PM   #166
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I love spas and would love to see some more feedback from people now that Disney runs them! The spa at the GF is the one I would be using! Thanks!
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Old 03-17-2013, 03:33 PM   #167
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Hope to try out Senses this year, not too many reviews out there yet.
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Old 04-13-2013, 10:40 AM   #168
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Any reviews for the new GF spa?

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Old 05-02-2013, 11:01 PM   #169
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Wow no new senses review all month??? I will be heading there in 2 weeks. Dh and I are both getting the signature treatment. I will blog his and her perspective for everyone. I am suprised so few reviews have come back. I am really only seeing press items.
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:25 AM   #170
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DD and I had manicures last month. The spa is beautiful and very relaxing. When I booked I asked if we would be able to have some sort of Disney design and was told probably. Unfortunately this wasn't the case we could only have plain nails. The manicure itself was really nice and our nails looked great. I think it was almost a week before either of us got a chip, but as we had been given the nail varnish to take away we were able to touch up the chips which was great. Unfortunately when I got home and took the nail varnish off my nails had all flaked at the ends. We've been back for 3 weeks now and my nails have all broken, split and flaked! I've had manicures in the past and this has never happened so I can only assume that some of the creams did not agree with me! It's a real shame because I won't go back for a manicure but I might try some other treatments in the future. I'll be really interested to hear anyone else's experiences xx
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Old 05-03-2013, 07:36 AM   #171
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DD and I had manicures last month. The spa is beautiful and very relaxing. When I booked I asked if we would be able to have some sort of Disney design and was told probably. Unfortunately this wasn't the case we could only have plain nails. The manicure itself was really nice and our nails looked great. I think it was almost a week before either of us got a chip, but as we had been given the nail varnish to take away we were able to touch up the chips which was great. Unfortunately when I got home and took the nail varnish off my nails had all flaked at the ends. We've been back for 3 weeks now and my nails have all broken, split and flaked! I've had manicures in the past and this has never happened so I can only assume that some of the creams did not agree with me! It's a real shame because I won't go back for a manicure but I might try some other treatments in the future. I'll be really interested to hear anyone else's experiences xx
Thanks for the review!Sorry about your nails breaking.
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Old 05-13-2013, 07:09 AM   #172
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Anybody tried the refurbished facilities at the YC/BC resort? They were in the process of refurbishing it when I was on my last vacation, would love to know how it turned out .
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Bump. Anybody got a review of Senses at the GF
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Any reviews for the new GF spa?

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Sorry for the delay, my mom just had double knee replacement as soon as I got back from WDW 2 weeks ago so things have been crazed. I took so many pics and have a thorough review coming on my blog. DH and I both did the Signature treatment. We were pleasantly surprised by the takeover , and very happy to se Nikki Bryan go and Disney step in, even though the prices have gone up, the treatments and facilities are that much better. I will be posting on my blog soon!
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Sorry for the delay, my mom just had double knee replacement as soon as I got back from WDW 2 weeks ago so things have been crazed. I took so many pics and have a thorough review coming on my blog. DH and I both did the Signature treatment. We were pleasantly surprised by the takeover , and very happy to se Nikki Bryan go and Disney step in, even though the prices have gone up, the treatments and facilities are that much better. I will be posting on my blog soon!
Look forward to the blog. Hope things settle down at home !
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Old 07-15-2013, 11:14 AM   #176
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Sorry this took so long but I wanted to make it as in depth as possible. I hope this helps someone!

http://www.disneytravelrecord.com/20...eys-grand.html
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Sorry this took so long but I wanted to make it as in depth as possible. I hope this helps someone!

http://www.disneytravelrecord.com/20...eys-grand.html
Sounds wonderful! Many thanks for a great review. The facilities look great.
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When you book a manicure, does that give you access to all of the spa facilities like massages and facials do?

We were hoping to surprise my mum for her birthday with a spa treatment. $135 for a massage really is too much so I was considering just a manicure. We are staying at SSR so hope to try out Senses there although the GF menu seems more appealing!

I've never had a manicure so I really need advice- is it relaxing? My mum is in need of a break.
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Old 07-15-2013, 06:02 PM   #179
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Sounds wonderful! Many thanks for a great review. The facilities look great.
Thank you! Thanks for your patience!
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When you book a manicure, does that give you access to all of the spa facilities like massages and facials do?

We were hoping to surprise my mum for her birthday with a spa treatment. $135 for a massage really is too much so I was considering just a manicure. We are staying at SSR so hope to try out Senses there although the GF menu seems more appealing!

I've never had a manicure so I really need advice- is it relaxing? My mum is in need of a break.
Yes I believe anyone booking a treatment can. It is "just" a manicure but at $45 it is a pricey manicure! I would confirm at booking but there are different manicures on each journey. I have the link to the brochure in my review, if you need it. So that means it is considered a treatment and you are a paying spa guests so of course!
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