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Old 06-02-2011, 03:38 PM   #1111
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I also prefer the size of All Star Sports over the more spread out resorts.....
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Old 06-03-2011, 08:48 AM   #1112
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We are planning a trip for August and we are taking DD and her friend with us (both are 21). We have stayed onsite every trip and this time I really wanted more space, really another bathroom with two girls, lol. Of course, price is always an issue because our travel costs are quite high already.

I had booked a two bedroom suite offsite and was trying to be excited because it was a great price. Yesterday, I checked the new discount and I can get two rooms at a Value for less than offsite!!! I am so thrilled to be onsite once again! We usually stay at Pop if we are staying Value but it wasn't available. We are booked in AS Sports and it looks great.

The food court and merchandise store look smaller than Pop and I'm just looking for a little feedback. Will we be disappointed? The rooms look exactly the same so that is fine. I have heard that many groups stay there, but since we will be there in mid-August, I am hoping that there won't be school groups so is it safe from most groups at this time of year? Since there are only two pools, are they crazy busy all the time? I'm sure we will like it but I am just wondering if I should keep trying to get Pop or be happy to try something new. Thanks!!
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Old 06-03-2011, 08:53 AM   #1113
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We are planning a trip for August and we are taking DD and her friend with us (both are 21). We have stayed onsite every trip and this time I really wanted more space, really another bathroom with two girls, lol. Of course, price is always an issue because our travel costs are quite high already.

I had booked a two bedroom suite offsite and was trying to be excited because it was a great price. Yesterday, I checked the new discount and I can get two rooms at a Value for less than offsite!!! I am so thrilled to be onsite once again! We usually stay at Pop if we are staying Value but it wasn't available. We are booked in AS Sports and it looks great.

The food court and merchandise store look smaller than Pop and I'm just looking for a little feedback. Will we be disappointed? The rooms look exactly the same so that is fine. I have heard that many groups stay there, but since we will be there in mid-August, I am hoping that there won't be school groups so is it safe from most groups at this time of year? Since there are only two pools, are they crazy busy all the time? I'm sure we will like it but I am just wondering if I should keep trying to get Pop or be happy to try something new. Thanks!!
We had to change our trip dates in '09, and couldn't get into Pop. So we ended up at AS sports, and liked it just fine.
We still prefer Pop, probably because it was our first value, but the rooms were the same, and our location, right on the football field, was closer to the food court than we've ever been at Pop.
There were NOISY sports groups during our visit, but it was only a problem one night, probably because it was a very rainy week (mixed blessing there!)
I bet you will like it!
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Old 06-04-2011, 04:48 PM   #1114
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Anyone know if there are frozen cokes in the refillable drink section?
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Anyone know if there are frozen cokes in the refillable drink section?
no frozen cokes.

someone posted months ago that the frozen coke machine at pop was removed.
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Old 06-04-2011, 07:07 PM   #1116
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I also prefer the size of All Star Sports over the more spread out resorts.....
Add me to that list! I definitely preferred it to POP and to the mods. The size is just right.

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I checked the new discount and I can get two rooms at a Value for less than offsite!!! I am so thrilled to be onsite once again! We usually stay at Pop if we are staying Value but it wasn't available. We are booked in AS Sports and it looks great.

The food court and merchandise store look smaller than Pop and I'm just looking for a little feedback. Will we be disappointed? The rooms look exactly the same so that is fine. I have heard that many groups stay there, but since we will be there in mid-August, I am hoping that there won't be school groups so is it safe from most groups at this time of year? Since there are only two pools, are they crazy busy all the time? I'm sure we will like it but I am just wondering if I should keep trying to get Pop or be happy to try something new. Thanks!!
The food court and the store are smaller than the ones at POP. I prefer POP's store, but not the food court. The food court was very clean and the the food was very fresh. I was really impressed with their salad - nice crisp lettuce, not all soggy and wilted.

The resort is smaller than POP, and when there are sports groups there it can get busy at night at the pool. But during the day the teams are all out so there aren't a factor at the resort. Also, Music is a short walk across the parking lot, and the piano pool is very close in case AsSpo's pool is full of kids.

I didn't have a problem at all with the sports teams where I was there during Spring Break.

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no frozen cokes.

someone posted months ago that the frozen coke machine at pop was removed.

You are so correct - it has been.
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Thanks for the info!!
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:03 PM   #1118
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Just booked ASSpo for ESPN weekend. I haven't stayed there in many years but I loved it so I am very excited to go back!
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i hope you love the allstar sports as much as i do !!

it has become my 'home away from home' place.
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Old 06-15-2011, 07:37 AM   #1121
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Does AS Sports have privacy curtains in the bathroom area?
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Old 06-15-2011, 07:40 AM   #1122
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Just booked ASSpo for ESPN weekend. I haven't stayed there in many years but I loved it so I am very excited to go back!
We were thinking about going to ESPN the Weekend in 2012. Could you tell me the dates? We have stayed at Sports several times and we love it!
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No they don't, but it would be nice.
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Thanks! I wish curtains would have added when they rehabbed the rooms.
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Old 06-21-2011, 10:21 PM   #1125
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We were thinking about going to ESPN the Weekend in 2012. Could you tell me the dates? We have stayed at Sports several times and we love it!
The dates are Mar 1 - 4. Put my deposit down today...so excited!
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