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Old 05-12-2013, 09:46 PM   #1
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Ahhh I have done it again. Help!

Ok I had my heart and mind set on Caribbean Beach resort. Now I am thinking Port Orleans Riverside. Our family loves the outdoors and fishing so I am thinking they will like Riverside better now. But I would enjoy the beach at Caribbean Beach. Please help me choose!
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:48 PM   #2
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how long is your trip? you could do a split stay.
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Old 05-12-2013, 10:54 PM   #3
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We love POR, grounds are beautiful and pictures on the website don't do it any favors IMO. It's really a nice relaxing resort.
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:52 AM   #4
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Dont feel bad because I do the same thing when I go. I book one resort then change my mind. It is so hard to decide with so many nice resorts to pick from. We were thinking of choosing CBR for our next trip and now I'm thinking POR . We have stayed at POR a long time ago and we really like it, it's so beautiful and peaceful. I have not stayed at CBR but their pool looks way better than POR's. I know Im not help
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Old 05-13-2013, 01:21 PM   #5
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Personally I would go with POR! We have stayed at both and CBR is very very spread out, you literally have to take a internal bus to get to the pool and food court!

POR is big but its a nice walk, very very nice grounds! Fishing, boating, you can take a boat to DTD.
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Old 05-13-2013, 01:27 PM   #6
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We love POR, grounds are beautiful and pictures on the website don't do it any favors IMO. It's really a nice relaxing resort.
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Old 05-13-2013, 01:41 PM   #7
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I'm having the same problems... I booked CBR and now I keep thinking about CSR. ;(
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I've stayed at all Moderates except coronado springs which we will be staying at next month. If I had to choose between Port Orleans Riverside and Caribbean Beach I would absolutely pick POR in the Mansion section. We loved it there
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unfortunately, you can't "book" either the mansion section or the bayou section. it's only a request. (unless you book a royal room)

at CBR, the only 2 sections that are far are Barbados or one of the trinidads. I forget which is the far one, north or south. we like jamaica or aruba because you cross the island to get to the pool and food court, and it's really pretty.

some of the walks at por are pretty far, too.
but we like both resorts. one year, we did something really weird. 5 nights at french quarter and 5 at POR.
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I've stayed at both, and I think POR is far and away nicer than CBR. The food court at POR is better, the busing is better, and the gift shop is better. Love love love POR, neither like nor dislike CBR.
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how long is your trip? you could do a split stay.
We will only be staying 6 nights when we go. I could do 3 and 3 but would that be alot of trouble?
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Thanks yall! It sounds like I am going to have to go with POR!
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unfortunately, you can't "book" either the mansion section or the bayou section. it's only a request. (unless you book a royal room)

at CBR, the only 2 sections that are far are Barbados or one of the trinidads. I forget which is the far one, north or south. we like jamaica or aruba because you cross the island to get to the pool and food court, and it's really pretty.

some of the walks at por are pretty far, too.
but we like both resorts. one year, we did something really weird. 5 nights at french quarter and 5 at POR.
Well you can book royal room and that would get you in mansions or book preferred and that would get you in AB . But it cost a little more.
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We will only be staying 6 nights when we go. I could do 3 and 3 but would that be alot of trouble?
If I were staying 6 nights I would do a split, then again I have never done a split before. Some say it is to much of a hassle. We usually only stay 5 nights so I have never done it. I asked this question before and some said if it were 6 or more nights they would try it.
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If I were staying 6 nights I would do a split, then again I have never done a split before. Some say it is to much of a hassle. We usually only stay 5 nights so I have never done it. I asked this question before and some said if it were 6 or more nights they would try it.
It's a great idea! And I have never done it before either. I am thinking about trying that but I am worried of a hassle. It's something I am definately interested in checking more into. Maybe the magic of Disney will make it less of a hassle? IDK, I was thinking of calling and asking how it works.
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