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Old 01-02-2014, 10:56 AM   #1
To infinity and beyond....or just drop me off at the Contemporary Resort!
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Favorite / Least Favorite Resorts

My favorite resort is AKL. I'd live there if they'd let me. CR/BLT come in a close second.

My least favorite is ASMo. Don't get me wrong, my kids loved it. We went there after going to CR and it was a tough adjustment. Had we gone there first, my opinion may be different.
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Old 01-02-2014, 11:00 AM   #2
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Favorite resorts are a tie between BW and AKL and the Poly.

Least favorite resort is the Pop. Not a huge fan of any of the Values for that matter. Toured AOA and it would have to be my favorite value.

Staying at CB for the first time this spring--interested to see how I like. I am a deluxe resort snob so I will see how it compares.
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Old 01-02-2014, 11:32 AM   #3
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Favorite...poly with bwi and bc a very close second or third...a toss up for sure

Least probably wl but I still like it a lot.

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Old 01-02-2014, 11:36 AM   #4
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Favorite would be a tie between the Yacht and Beach Club! Can't go wrong with the Epcot resorts

Least favorite would be Pop. We didn't mind it when we stayed on college spring breaks, but we're not a fan of the layout of the resort or hanging around waiting for the buses to all of the parks anymore.

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Old 01-02-2014, 12:01 PM   #5
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Favorite...poly with bwi and bc a very close second or third...a toss up for sure

Least probably wl but I still like it a lot.

Off site favorite dolphin, least dtdhilton..
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Old 01-02-2014, 12:03 PM   #6
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Favorite would be AKL or WL

Least favorite is Caribbean Beach
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Old 01-02-2014, 12:07 PM   #7
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Favorite: Wilderness Lodge
Poly takes the cake for it's larger rooms and monorail.

Least favorite: Old Key West.
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Old 01-02-2014, 02:01 PM   #8
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The Poly is our favorite, but there are none that we wouldn't return to as we have loved every resort we've stayed at.

Country Inn & Suites LBV June 2001 - CBR July 2002 - BC December 2003 - WL CL Oct/Nov 2004 - WL September 2006 - All Star Vacation Homes March 2007 -Poly September 2007 - All Star Vacation Homes March 2008 - AKL/GF SL/WL January 2010 - AKL/GF December 2010 - GF RPC May 2011
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Old 01-02-2014, 02:02 PM   #9
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Favorites are the Grand and AKV. Two different and beautiful resorts with amazing customer service.

Least is WL.

I didn't hate Poly but I didn't love it either. I really wish I could "click" with that resort the way others have.
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Old 01-02-2014, 03:32 PM   #10
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My favorite Deluxe is The Polynesian due to it's theming and proximity to transportation. My favorite moderate is Port Orleans Riverside... the Alligator Bayou section---I love the theming, the trees with the Spanish moss dripping from them, the themed pool and Piano Bob at River Roost. They also have a good food court. My favorite value is Pop Century, and we like staying in a preferred room in the 70's building, which is close to the food court, pool and parking lot, but you don't hear the noise from the pool or parking lot. My least favorite resort is probably Coronado Springs... mainly due to the fact that it is a convention hotel, so at times it's very difficult to find seats in the food court, also the food court is not Disney operated and charges a gratuity. My main reason is the mattresses on the beds the last 2 times we stayed there were super uncomfortable. It was the 1st time at Disney that I actually looked forward to going home.
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Old 01-02-2014, 05:43 PM   #11
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Fav--Beach Club, least--Caribbean
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Old 01-02-2014, 05:49 PM   #12
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Favourite: tie between Poly / CR tower / GF RPC
It varies almost daily which I would pick as first choice.

least Favourite: All Star Sports
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Old 01-02-2014, 05:52 PM   #13
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I have only stayed in POFQ, CR and will soon stay at BWI. However, each one is so different and offers their own unique amenities.

At POFQ, we loved taking the boat to DTD. At CR, I really felt like I was at WDW when I walked out of my room each morning and saw the monorail. I look forward to staying at BWI to experience the convenience of taking a boat or walking to EPCOT and HS. My goal is to try them all!
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Old 01-02-2014, 05:57 PM   #14
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Favorite is Wilderness Lodge
Least favorite is Caribbean Beach Resort

But, this year we stay at the Grand....so we shall see if anything changes!
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Old 01-02-2014, 06:38 PM   #15
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Favorite: AKL

Least Fav: ASMo

But really...it's not a fair comparison...

My family also really enjoyed Coronado. Staying at AoA in May/June. Hope it lives up to the hype.
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