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Old 08-21-2009, 09:32 AM   #136
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  • Contemporary (Grandparent's fav)
  • Carribean Beach (Too Spread out but nice)
  • Riverside (My fav)
  • Saratoga Springs (Really nice)
  • Coronado Springs (We're going back a second time)
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Old 08-21-2009, 09:45 AM   #137
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What the heck, I am in...

1. Contemporary
2. Poly
3. Caribbean Beach
4. POFQ (My favorite Mod)
5. POR (back when it was Dixie Landings)
6. ASMusic
7. ASMovies
8. Dolphin
9. Animal Kingdom Lodge
10. Grosvenor
11. Fort Wilderness (both camping and cabins)

I can't pick a favorite because each one has it's own personality.
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Old 08-21-2009, 12:43 PM   #138
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All the values: Sports, Music, Movies, Pop
All the mods: CBR, CS, POFQ, POR

The deluxe resorts that we have stayed at include: Poly (Disneymoon 1975), WL, and AKL.

We joined DVC in 2005. Our home resort is Saratoga Springs. We have stayed there numerous times plus the Wilderness Lodge Villas, Old Key West, plus Vero Beach and Hilton Head.

I can't say that I have a favorite. My least favorite was Coronado Springs. Beautiful but not our cup of tea.
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Old 08-21-2009, 01:07 PM   #139
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Stayed at:

All Stars Movies
Caribbean Beach Resort x3
Port Orleans French Quarter
Wilderness Lodge X3
Dolphin
Contemporary x6
Grand Floridian
Boardwalk Inn

Favorite...Wilderness Lodge
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Old 08-21-2009, 01:50 PM   #140
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I've stayed at:

Polynesian
Contemporary
Caribbean Beach
Port Orleans Riverside
Port Orleans French Quarter
Pop Century
All Star Music
All Star Movies
All Star Sports
Dolphin
Old Key West
Saratoga Springs
Animal Kingdom Lodge

next week, Boardwalk Villas

My favorites are Contemporary, OKW - it is like home for us, and AKL
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Old 08-21-2009, 01:58 PM   #141
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We have been lucky enough to stay onsite lots of times,

WL (x4= love it!!)
Contemporary (refurbed rooms are plush)
Polynesian (love the vibe here & the rooms are beautiful too)
Grand Floridian (grand and all, but not itching to stay again anytime soon)
CBR (hated the walking, what a trek to our room! Loved the pool)
POP (gotta love the price tag

future booked stays: BWI & POR
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Old 08-21-2009, 02:01 PM   #142
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POP Century
Coronado Springs
Carribbean Beach
All Star Movies
Fort Wilderness Cabins
Polynesian Resort
Disney Villas(gone)
7 total and I think my favorite was Coronado Springs. Very quiet and relaxing but it was in Sept.
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Old 08-21-2009, 02:13 PM   #143
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Grand Floridian (favorite)
Poly (second favorite, and the first Disney hotel we stayed at)
Contemporary
Bay Lake Tower (just to try out a DVC resort)
Boardwalk Inn
Yacht Club
Beach Club
Grand Californian (when we went to Disneyland)
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Old 08-21-2009, 02:17 PM   #144
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Since our 1st time to go was in 2005.

FortWilderness-Cabins
AK- became a DVC member
SSR
BWV
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Old 08-21-2009, 02:25 PM   #145
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So far:

POFQ - our first ever on site stay and have stayed around 4/5 times - we love it
Coronado - enjoyed our stay here too, nowhere near as large as we had imagined
Grand Floridian (RPC) - very nice, but won't go back unless get a discount, way over-priced
Yacht Club (concierge and standard) - used to be my favourite deluxe, until I stayed at the Boardwalk!
Boardwalk (concierge and standard) - absolute favourite resort

Next stay I'm thinking of AKL for a complete change, have visited and keep saying one day I'll stay there!
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Old 08-21-2009, 02:30 PM   #146
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BC CL
GF RPC
AKL CL
WL CL
BWI CL
BWV
SSR
Poly
Contemporary
Dolphin
POR
FW Cabins
CSR
ASSp
Pop
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Old 08-21-2009, 03:04 PM   #147
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Many more to try...

There are still so many to try. So far, our favorites are:

Grand Floridian
Animal Kingdom Lodge
Polynesian
Wilderness Lodge
Coronado Springs
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Old 08-21-2009, 03:14 PM   #148
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Here's my list (10):

Contemporary
Polynesian
Wilderness Lodge
Beach Club
Animal Kingdom Lodge
Port Orleans French Quarter
Port Orleans Riverside
Caribbean Beach
All Star Music
All Star Movies
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Old 08-21-2009, 04:04 PM   #149
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7 resorts so far...

Port Orleans - Riverside
Caribbean Beach Resort
Grand Floridian
Animal Kingdom Lodge/Villas (favorite resort, have stayed multiple times)
Boardwalk Inn
Old Key West
Wilderness Lodge/Villas (2nd favorite resort)
Saratoga Springs Resort
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Old 08-21-2009, 04:25 PM   #150
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Pre divorce:

Contemporary, Garden Wing
Poly, Can't remember room but we could see the water parade every night.
Old Key West, Studios & 1-2 BR
Boardwalk, 1 BR

Post divorce (sold dvc):

All Star Music (current fav)
Pop Century

Can you see a shift in my financial priorities
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