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Old 07-27-2008, 09:39 AM   #46
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Like I have always said, some people like yourselves make the hotel part of the holiday and enjoy the luxury, others like myself see it as somewhere to sleep for the night and get away from, we never use any resort facilities. Florida is best place in the world at catering for eveyone.

In post #18 there is a Pooh bear on the bed, he has been on every trip since DS was born, In 13 years he has been abroad 47 times. Xmas will clock up his 50th, maybe we should have a party to celebrate.

I spotted him-big Pooh fan. we have a similar bear - Cassie from Build -a -bear been on every holiday with my daughter - it has more clothes than I do Definately have a party for Pooh-loads of honey
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Old 07-27-2008, 12:58 PM   #47
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Claire - great photos of all the UO hotels - out of interest which hotel did you like the best and why??
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Old 07-28-2008, 04:51 AM   #48
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Claire - great photos of all the UO hotels - out of interest which hotel did you like the best and why??
We preferred PBH as a hotel, great pool and so relaxing plus they have the spa there :D For Club level we preferred RPR to HRH as the lounge is so nice.

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Old 07-28-2008, 08:57 AM   #49
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Will try and get some better ones of the rooms when we go in August.





View from the room looking towards Epcot, MGM and MK (Epcot Globe on the left, Contemporary on the right)

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Old 07-28-2008, 09:07 AM   #50
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Old 07-28-2008, 03:18 PM   #51
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Old 07-28-2008, 03:21 PM   #52
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Old 07-29-2008, 01:56 AM   #53
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Great thread , I am absolutely gutted I cannot post images of our earlier hotel stays as most of our holidays over the past few years have been in villas.
I have some wonderful camcorder tapes of Joshua's early years and would love to have photos of them too staying at the likes of the Rosen Center hotel.
Playing in the pool when he was a baby etc

A few from 2006 holiday below:

Boardwalk 1 bedroomed interior (a bit shabby to be honest, very fond memories of the dodgy leg on the coffee table....not) Josh less than happy on the 2nd photo! - numerous failed attempts at putting that lamp shade straight! wonder if those curtains have been washed now....stop it Johnny this is a happy thread for 'happy memories'.................


Boardwalk balcony - more cheerful now! (probably the loss of one of his 'baby teeth' helped)

Boardwalk Balcony views - 2nd image watching someone get ripped off by the tune of at least $5 numerous times over for 'baggage carrying etc'


Boardwalk itself

Beach Club...or is it Yacht Club?

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Dolphin, or is it Swan? beach

Pool/runway view from Hyatt Regency MCO
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Old 07-30-2008, 03:41 AM   #54
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Anyone got any more pics ??
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Old 07-30-2008, 12:54 PM   #55
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Here are a few we have.

Riverside view from the mansions


Riverside room


Lobby of the Dolphin


View from our balcony looking to the Boardwalk


Me in Dolphin room
Sure to have some more somewhere
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Old 07-30-2008, 03:51 PM   #56
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Not great pics, we were disappointed how dark the rooms were but the resort was great, the gardesn and pool area especially nice
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Old 07-31-2008, 02:46 AM   #57
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The whole place looks lovely, Joanne - including the room!
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I have often wondered what the Vistana looked like as we have thought about staying there.
Looks nice.
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Old 07-31-2008, 03:57 AM   #59
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I have often wondered what the Vistana looked like as we have thought about staying there.
Looks nice.
I agree - we often consider it too - and I must say - it looks great to me!!
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Old 07-31-2008, 04:16 AM   #60
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We were in the section that was considered the older bit - I think the newer section is called "The Keys" and the rooms are lighter and more brightly decorated. It also had another lovely pool area to itself.
Lovely resort overall and great location IMO.
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