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Old 03-04-2013, 08:00 PM   #1756
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How far is it from the farthest room to the buses? Trying to decide if we want to pay for preferred or not.
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:16 PM   #1757
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How far is it from the farthest room to the buses? Trying to decide if we want to pay for preferred or not.
Sports is the smallest resort so everything is really close to to the main hall. Some of the regular football rooms are closer to the busses than prefered Surfs up. IMO, of all the resorts ASsports is the one I would not pay prefered at. HTH
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:19 PM   #1758
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anyone else here having difficulties trying to book online?


i swear i spent 30 minutes trying to check the dates/rates availabilty on the site.


i'm late this year in make my ressie for Sports.
life got in the way for me in January.

I was aware of problems on the site when it first started.
had no idea that it still was ongoing.

Who can give me suggestions on working with the new website for the motherland?
Hopefully by now you got all you wanted done online. I read there were issues with the ocmputers a couple weeks ago so maybe they are still not fixed?
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:00 AM   #1759
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How far is it from the farthest room to the buses? Trying to decide if we want to pay for preferred or not.
I was just there a few weeks ago. Personally, I would not pay for preferred as the rooms are in the noisier area, facing pool, etc. we were in building 7 (football) with a "garden view". It was perfect. We were really close to the main building, but we could not hear any noise ( not even the cheerleaders) when we closed our door.
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Old 03-05-2013, 11:46 AM   #1760
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I was just there a few weeks ago. Personally, I would not pay for preferred as the rooms are in the noisier area, facing pool, etc. we were in building 7 (football) with a "garden view". It was perfect. We were really close to the main building, but we could not hear any noise ( not even the cheerleaders) when we closed our door.
I agree. Sport is so compact that I don't think a preferred walk is needed. We were in the baseball section on the back side and had a very short walk to the food court.
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Old 03-05-2013, 11:51 AM   #1761
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Awesome! I'll just move the preferred room money over to the souvenir fund! HA!

I really wish there was a soccer themed building.
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Old 03-05-2013, 03:34 PM   #1762
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Awesome! I'll just move the preferred room money over to the souvenir fund! HA!

I really wish there was a soccer themed building.
Great idea!!!

I wish there were a soccer themed building too. Too bad they won't redo the tennis building and make it soccer.
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Old 03-05-2013, 03:51 PM   #1763
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Hey everyone!! Long time no post. I thought our thread was lost in the dungeon No ticker to post. We are trying to go in September as years past. Waiting for the free dining promo. The QS Plan would be just divine for me and the hubby without the boys. Too much food if the Regular Plan is offered. Any speculation or rumors out there? I have been hearing the if the free dining promo is offered that it would only be moderates and deluxe?
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Old 03-05-2013, 04:40 PM   #1764
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i have stayed at the preferred buildings before and non preferred.

i don't feel it is worth the extra charges for staying preferred.
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Old 03-05-2013, 05:12 PM   #1765
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Hey everyone!! Long time no post. I thought our thread was lost in the dungeon No ticker to post. We are trying to go in September as years past. Waiting for the free dining promo. The QS Plan would be just divine for me and the hubby without the boys. Too much food if the Regular Plan is offered. Any speculation or rumors out there? I have been hearing the if the free dining promo is offered that it would only be moderates and deluxe?
Hey. From what I am seeing that speculation about the mods and deluxes is coming from the bounce back offer currently in the resorts that is for free dining on mods and deluxes only. I haven't heard anything else in the way of free dining rumors yet.
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:19 PM   #1766
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Just came back today and would have to say I loved it! I was nervous about staying @ the sports because a lot of people say its awful. They were wrong. I only had to share a bus with the other all stars one time my whole stay. I rented a car for the week for a back up and never had to use it. The longest i waited for a bus was 5-10 minutes if that. Most of the time it was pulling up as i was walking to the bus stop. I did see a lot of cheerleaders but they were fine. They seemed to keep to themselves and weren't loud at all. I stayed in the baseball section building 8. Its was remodeled nicely and has a new bed. I was debating getting one or two rooms because its was three adults and a two yrs old and I decided on getting one room and saving the extra money for character dining. The one room was a decent size for us because all we did was sleep in it. The chief was really nice. I'm a vegan and asked if they had vegan Mickey waffles (the character breakfast restaurants made them when you requested them) I was told that quick service doesn't have them. Well he surprised me and said he could make them and even offered me vegan pancakes! He even showed me the package. Now I can't wait to go back.
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Just came back today and would have to say I loved it! I was nervous about staying @ the sports because a lot of people say its awful. They were wrong. I only had to share a bus with the other all stars one time my whole stay. I rented a car for the week for a back up and never had to use it. The longest i waited for a bus was 5-10 minutes if that. Most of the time it was pulling up as i was walking to the bus stop. I did see a lot of cheerleaders but they were fine. They seemed to keep to themselves and weren't loud at all. I stayed in the baseball section building 8. Its was remodeled nicely and has a new bed. I was debating getting one or two rooms because its was three adults and a two yrs old and I decided on getting one room and saving the extra money for character dining. The one room was a decent size for us because all we did was sleep in it. The chief was really nice. I'm a vegan and asked if they had vegan Mickey waffles (the character breakfast restaurants made them when you requested them) I was told that quick service doesn't have them. Well he surprised me and said he could make them and even offered me vegan pancakes! He even showed me the package. Now I can't wait to go back.
Thanks for the report back. It is nice to hear other who love it as much as some of us do. I like the people who say it is awful because it feels like a hidden gem to me that others just don't get. I would bet those who say it is awful are either those who never actually stayed there and are just going by what they hear others say or it is those who don't like a value level resort. The people working at the food court do seem really nice at Sports too and I am glad they were able to accomodate you. All the CM's there have seemed happy which has not been the case in all the resorts I have stayed in.
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Old 03-05-2013, 09:07 PM   #1768
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Glad to hear the good report. We are 30 days away from being there
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Old 03-05-2013, 09:10 PM   #1769
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Does any one have fairly recent room pics? I've never stayed at an All-star because a LOT of people say they look very run down inside. Is this true? My sons really want to stay here and I'm thinking of booking it for our Thanksgiving trip.
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Does any one have fairly recent room pics? I've never stayed at an All-star because a LOT of people say they look very run down inside. Is this true? My sons really want to stay here and I'm thinking of booking it for our Thanksgiving trip.
Go back to page 112. Someone posted recent pics there. Our room looked just like the one in these pics. New bedding, not run down at all.
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