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Old 10-08-2009, 01:05 PM   #661
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POR is a beautiful resort. We love the scenery and the general relaxed feel of the place. Here are a few of my fave pictures that capture this





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Old 10-09-2009, 07:23 AM   #662
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I am so glad I found this thread. It has made me feel at peace with my resort choice. I was in danger of careening down the resort switching path until I saw these pictures. I would be happy anywhere in WDW. Just wanted for my DH to have a bit more of a relaxed vacation vibe. This place definitely has that
Thank all of you for sharing!
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Old 10-12-2009, 12:08 PM   #663
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Loved POR

Our 1st trip to WDW was last January at POR. We could not have been happier. I'll try to figure out how to post some pics.

I had wanted to be in AB but we ended up in the very back, far corner of Parterre Place. I was hesitant at first when I saw it on the map. But we ended up loving it! PP was very quiet, and really not a long walk to the main bldgs or even FQ. Atleast it didn't seem like a long walk because its just so beautiful, we had pink azaleas all around our building and saw lots of wildlife. We even walked to the main bus stop each day, rather than the closer one, so we could cross the bridge and check out the river traffic. It really felt like the old South, loved the architecture, gardens etc.

The boat ride to DD was awesome, especially at night with the lights on the water. We had towel animals each day and our mousekeeper was great. We all thought the food court was just fine, enough selection for everyone and always found a table. Sadly we never made it the main pool but used the quiet pool one night (while doing laundry) with just one other family in it. All the staff was nice, the store had some good stuff and we did use our arcade card which was fun, DD10 gave the arcade 2 thumbs up.

We were VERY sad the morning we left. We got a golf cart ride (5am) for our DME pick up. It was dark, the fog hovered over the river and clouded the path lights. Just magical and I will never forget it.
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Old 10-16-2009, 11:32 AM   #664
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Just found out that Pop Warner will be at Riverside in December when we are there! Oh no.
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Old 10-17-2009, 02:05 AM   #665
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Double Room Parterre Place

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Had the Mickey on our first day, then little different ones each day after

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Old 10-17-2009, 02:11 AM   #666
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Old 10-17-2009, 05:25 AM   #667
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Just found out that Pop Warner will be at Riverside in December when we are there! Oh no.
What are they doing at a moderate - don't they usually stay at the values?
You'll be fine, the walls are not as thin at POR. even when the resort was full one year, we never even heard a toilet being flushed. It's all good, it's Disney
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Old 10-17-2009, 05:49 AM   #668
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You'll be fine, the walls are not as thin at POR. even when the resort was full one year, we never even heard a toilet being flushed. It's all good, it's Disney
Maybe try for an upper floor though, you may not get too much noise from the next-door rooms, but if someone is heavy-footed above you then you'll hear them.

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Old 10-17-2009, 06:04 AM   #669
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What are they doing at a moderate - don't they usually stay at the values?
You'll be fine, the walls are not as thin at POR. even when the resort was full one year, we never even heard a toilet being flushed. It's all good, it's Disney
Pop Warner kids always stay at 2 of the All Stars and 1 moderate. This year it is Riverside. I'm worried about the food court, bus stops and problems iwth kids in the common areas. Cheerleaders practicting cheers very early in the mornings at the resort and even on buses - buses have had to pull over to make them behave. Fights have broken out at the resorts between teams. There have been major problems with them in the past. Hadn't thought about hearing them thru the walls but that is another concern. I do know they have caused damage to their rooms in the past, too. There are a couple of threads on the resort boards about the problems they have caused people in the past.
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Old 10-22-2009, 10:19 AM   #670
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We had reserved POR last August but got bumped to the YC because it was overbooked. Not that I'm complaining But we have booked a 2 night stay for next week at POR before we move over to AKV for the rest of our trip.

I am so thrilled to be going to POR next Thurs....I have heard wonderful things about this resort and the pictures that have been posted on here are absolutely gorgeous!!! The only request I made was to be close to the main bldg and pool b/c we are traveling with DS2. Hope it is everything people say it is
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Old 10-23-2009, 09:15 PM   #671
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Eight Days!!!

This next week is going to be absolutely torturous!
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Old 10-24-2009, 04:06 AM   #672
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somewhere in this thread a show was metioned - a guy with a catchy name - and now i cant find it. Can someoen figure out what the heck I am talking about and let me know who he is and where the show is
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Old 10-24-2009, 09:32 AM   #673
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somewhere in this thread a show was metioned - a guy with a catchy name - and now i cant find it. Can someoen figure out what the heck I am talking about and let me know who he is and where the show is
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It sounds like you're talking about Bob Jackson. He entertains at the River Roost Lounge several nights a week. His schedule can be found at www.yehaabob.com
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It sounds like you're talking about Bob Jackson. He entertains at the River Roost Lounge several nights a week. His schedule can be found at www.yehaabob.com
Thank you
I thought it was Bob something -

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Maybe try for an upper floor though, you may not get too much noise from the next-door rooms, but if someone is heavy-footed above you then you'll hear them.

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True, we only ever get upper floor rooms. I make sure of that
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