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View Poll Results: WL, AKL, or BWI?
Wilderness Lodge 18 36.00%
Animal Kingdom Lodge 12 24.00%
BoardWalk Inn 20 40.00%
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Old 06-03-2013, 07:31 PM   #16
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Didn't care much for AK felt like resort was away from everything and I haven't tried WL yet.

We will have our first stay at BWI in Sept, we normally stay MK resort but we love Epcot so we are trying BWI!

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Old 06-03-2013, 07:35 PM   #17
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My vote BWI for an adult trip. Lively, plenty of entertainment and stuff to do at night.


But for laid back WL- quiet a world all of its own.
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Old 06-03-2013, 07:54 PM   #18
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My favorite its animal kingdom lodge because there is so much to do at the resort itself. We rarely choose a savannah view because there are do many great public viewing areas. WE love the pool, the animals, the night vision, the Mara food court, the fire pits at night. ... We love it! It is farther from 3 of the parks but had a wonderful resort feel.
We also love boardwalk but do not like not having access to a food court with our little ones. It is very convenient, however, to Epcot and Hollywood studios and our kids love the boardwalk performers at night!
And we really like wilderness lodge as well. It is beautiful! Our kids love to ride the boost to magic kingdom and we love to spend time at fort wilderness when staying here. But, we live in the country and have trees all over our yard so that aspect is nothing special for us. It is beautiful though.
My vote is akl but hope I gave insight on all three resorts
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Old 06-03-2013, 09:16 PM   #19
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BWI gets my vote for atmosphere, location and food choices. Have a great trip!
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Old 06-03-2013, 09:37 PM   #20
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We have never stayed at the other resorts, mainly because AKL stole our hearts. We love how it's quiet, and peaceful, which allows you to relax. It gives you time to unwind from the busy disney days, and still has amazing restaurants (sanna is our favorite) and lots of things to do and see. (Campfires, movies at the pool, night time vision for the savannah, afternoon pool parties)
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Old 06-03-2013, 09:59 PM   #21
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I chose WL becuase I think the resort is amazing and relaxing!! Never stayed there but it is a dream of mine!! AKL is awesome - stayed there a few years ago but the location is not great to me. SO far out from everything!!
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Old 06-03-2013, 10:59 PM   #22
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I really like the location of the BWI, but the theming at WL and AKL is really amazing (esp. AKL if you like animals).
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Old 06-03-2013, 11:25 PM   #23
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BWI and you are old enough to go to Dueling Pianos!

AKL a close second.

WL a way distant 3rd
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Old 06-04-2013, 02:21 PM   #24
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BWI and you are old enough to go to Dueling Pianos!
Oh I've never heard of that! But it sounds fun!

You've all given me so much to consider, I really appreciate it!

The poll is quite close, it looks like I really can't go wrong no matter what we choose. They all have their fans!
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Old 06-04-2013, 03:58 PM   #25
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The poll is quite close, it looks like I really can't go wrong no matter what we choose. They all have their fans!
Absolutely, On Site at a Disney Deluxe Resort is going to be awesome.

In my opinion it really comes down to personal preference. Do you prefer seclusion or hustle and bustle? Do you want to feel like you are in another country, or in the country, or in the city? Which park, if any, do you want the easiest access to? There is enough difference between the themes, location, and transportation options for each that between the two of you somebody might have a preference that sways it one way or another.

The best part is like you said, you really can't go wrong.

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Old 06-04-2013, 04:18 PM   #26
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Oh I've never heard of that! But it sounds fun!

You've all given me so much to consider, I really appreciate it!

The poll is quite close, it looks like I really can't go wrong no matter what we choose. They all have their fans!
Jellyrolls (where the dueling pianos are: http://www.jellyrolls.us/ ) is awesome! I stayed at the dolphin years ago and it was great being able to walk back from there. BWI would be even in closer.
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Old 06-04-2013, 04:32 PM   #27
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You cannot go wrong.

But there is nothing like AKL
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Old 06-04-2013, 10:02 PM   #28
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AKL! The resort is gorgeous & it doesn't get any better than seeing the savannah animals!
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