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Old 06-17-2011, 02:43 PM   #61
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GraceLuvsWDW - Your pictures are wonderful, thank you for taking the time from your vacation to post them. It is always so exciting for us folks sitting at home dreaming of our vacation to see new current pictures. I have a little favor to ask, if you have a chance, could you please snape a couple pictures of the parking lot side of building #6. I know it sounds kind of strange, but we are staying in a 2 br pres in Aug and I am expecting to get a conservation view. Lake view would be great, but just not counting on it. So I would just like to see that view of the building. Also would love to see some of your room views. Enjoy your vacation!
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Old 06-17-2011, 03:57 PM   #62
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GraceLuvsWDW - Your pictures are wonderful, thank you for taking the time from your vacation to post them. It is always so exciting for us folks sitting at home dreaming of our vacation to see new current pictures. I have a little favor to ask, if you have a chance, could you please snape a couple pictures of the parking lot side of building #6. I know it sounds kind of strange, but we are staying in a 2 br pres in Aug and I am expecting to get a conservation view. Lake view would be great, but just not counting on it. So I would just like to see that view of the building. Also would love to see some of your room views. Enjoy your vacation!
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Here is the view from 16th floor of tower 6:

if you look left you can see Epcot:


it's hazy today but you can see DTD:






you can see the bus stop and entrance to tower 6:



BTW, tower 6 has FREE valet.
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Old 06-17-2011, 04:05 PM   #63
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Just FYI, I am enjoying our "conservation view". I think lakeside would be too noisy and also hot in the afternoons. In the mornings, the sun is on the parking lot side, in the evenings it's on the lakeside so our villa/balcony is cooler in the evenings without the direct sunlight. Also, the lakeside/pool view must be much louder as the pool here is constantly packed and loud.

We're on the 16th floor so maybe on lower floors the bus sounds might be a factor but they don't run that often.
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Old 06-17-2011, 04:10 PM   #64
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Hi,

Great pics! I just wondered if this picture is larger than this one that you have uploaded.

Also, what floor are you on and are you facing the lake?

Hope you are having a great time!
We are not facing the lake but I will take a pic for you from the elevator windows. Will upload it tonight.

We are on the 16th floor.
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We are not facing the lake but I will take a pic for you from the elevator windows. Will upload it tonight.

We are on the 16th floor.
That would be fantastic! Thank you!
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Old 06-17-2011, 05:02 PM   #66
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Here is view towards lake from 16th story of tower 6 (the construction is for the new Hotel opening October 2011):



Elevator Lobby:


Towers 4 & 5:



Walkway from Tower 6 to Tower 3:


The new Hotel under construction:


The cabanas for rent ($50 per day):


More Tower 6 Pool shots:

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Old 06-17-2011, 05:11 PM   #67
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These pictures are FANTASTIC!!! We stayed in Tower 3 last time (with an amazing Epcot and lake view), but there was no walkway to Bldgs. 4, 5, or 6. It looks wonderful now!! I like the pools at 5 and 6, so now that there is a finished walkway I might request Tower 3 again.
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Old 06-18-2011, 11:25 AM   #68
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GraceLuvsWDW - LOVE LOVE LOVE THE PICTURES, thank you so much! I agree with you, I think I would rather have the conservation view, especially if I could see Epcot. One question, in the pool pictures you have posted, is this what you are considering to be busy, because compared to the pool at the Poly, it looks empty.
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Old 06-18-2011, 02:32 PM   #69
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The pools are much smaller than the one at the Poly but there are more of them. Yes, the pictures reflect how crowded they are. It gets rowdy too. A few nights ago there was a screaming fight between two women at the pool and security was called to break it up. And this is at Tower 6, which is supposedly the presidential and VIP tower so I hate to think what the other pools must be like. We tried the lazy river but all tubes were being used and none were available. I would suggest you bring a floatie for the kids.
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Old 06-18-2011, 08:15 PM   #70
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The pools are much smaller than the one at the Poly but there are more of them. Yes, the pictures reflect how crowded they are. It gets rowdy too. A few nights ago there was a screaming fight between two women at the pool and security was called to break it up. And this is at Tower 6, which is supposedly the presidential and VIP tower so I hate to think what the other pools must be like. We tried the lazy river but all tubes were being used and none were available. I would suggest you bring a floatie for the kids.
Oh no! Being witness to a screaming fight could sure take the magical feeling out of things. I hope that sort of thing does not happen often. We will probably pick up a few noodles to use in the lazy river just in case there are no tubes available. I am thinking we will spend most of our pool time in the lazy river by tower #5. I sure hope it is as nice as it appears in pictures.
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Old 06-19-2011, 09:59 AM   #71
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looks like a new pool by the hotel, iwonder if it will be hotel use only
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Here are the last of my photos-we're home now.

The lazy river at Tower 5 (taken from Escudos)


Tower 4 Pool:



Tower 2 taken from Escudos:


Tower 3:


Tower 1:


Escudos with Towers 5 & 6 in background:


Escudos Menu (one side of it-I didn't get the other side-sorry!)
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Great pictures, thank you very very much! Thanks as well for the menu, it is nice to give an idea as to what to expect when you are down there! Thanks again!
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Old 06-20-2011, 11:28 AM   #74
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