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Old 08-13-2013, 06:09 AM   #2416
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We were worried about no CL or deluxe for that matter for our Christmas trip at POR but we had a great time and POR was beautiful, I'd definitely stay there again!!

That being said we originally booked our Sept trip at POFQ then changed to BWI, then to CR and then to Poly. We haven't stayed at the Poly w/o CL yet and DH couldn't stand it so I had to add it.. SMH.. Don't get me wrong I love CL but its not good for us that he feels we can't go w/o it..

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Old 08-13-2013, 09:45 AM   #2417
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Which type CL at GF??

There is club level at RPC and Sugar Loaf at the GF. Which would you book for a 4 day visit? What is the difference? Why is the RPC SO much more expensive? Is it really worth hundreds of $$$ per night more? Do you have access to both if you stay in one or the other?
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Old 08-13-2013, 10:12 AM   #2418
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There is club level at RPC and Sugar Loaf at the GF. Which would you book for a 4 day visit? What is the difference? Why is the RPC SO much more expensive? Is it really worth hundreds of $$$ per night more? Do you have access to both if you stay in one or the other?
Ok I mostly lurk...The difference is that RPC is in the Main Building with all the shops, restaurants and the monorail station. You only have to leave the building if you are taking a bus to a park other than MK/Epcot.

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Old 08-13-2013, 10:34 AM   #2419
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I have never stayed in SL but RPC is amazing. It is more than just the convenience of the main building, for me it is the ambience of the main building. Yes, it is a dream location bc the monorail is right there, shops, restaurants, close to both pools, etc. But the feeling of staying in the main building is wonderful, with the live music and all the energy. The lounge overlooks the lobby and it is a fabulous experience.
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Old 08-13-2013, 10:54 AM   #2420
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There is club level at RPC and Sugar Loaf at the GF. Which would you book for a 4 day visit? What is the difference? Why is the RPC SO much more expensive? Is it really worth hundreds of $$$ per night more? Do you have access to both if you stay in one or the other?
I've stayed both SL and RPC and while I didn't care for SL, RPC is amazing. As bethclayton said, the feeling of just being in the main building is wonderful. The lounge has plenty of seating that overlooks the lobby and it's very relaxing to sit in the lounge while listening to the band play. The food offerings are the same in both clubs, but I don't like the SL lounge as it's located right inside the lobby of the SL building and is very small. I found it to be very hectic as there didn't seem to be enough seating to accommodate the amount of people that stay there. If you stay RPC you have access to both RPC and SL; but if you stay SL, you cannot access RPC. I would book a GV room if RPC wasn't doable as I just didn't care enough for SL to book it again (but that's just my opinion ).
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I would imagine there is, although I can't help with a name or phone number as we've never stayed AKL CL and have never had any problems with any CL stay. Hopefully someone will be able to give you the information you need so you can get things taken care of soon.
Thanks! No one seems to know this info (maybe I'll have to do a little snooping around while I'm there... ), but they did fix my issue this a.m. Phew!

I'm glad they got it worked out, because DH was getting to the point of "why are we shelling out extra money to stay CL when they're just causing more issues?", and I'd be sad if he didn't want to stay CL anymore. AKL CL have generally been great, and now I'm kind of spoiled.
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I've stayed both SL and RPC and while I didn't care for SL, RPC is amazing. As bethclayton said, the feeling of just being in the main building is wonderful. The lounge has plenty of seating that overlooks the lobby and it's very relaxing to sit in the lounge while listening to the band play. The food offerings are the same in both clubs, but I don't like the SL lounge as it's located right inside the lobby of the SL building and is very small. I found it to be very hectic as there didn't seem to be enough seating to accommodate the amount of people that stay there. If you stay RPC you have access to both RPC and SL; but if you stay SL, you cannot access RPC. I would book a GV room if RPC wasn't doable as I just didn't care enough for SL to book it again (but that's just my opinion ).
When you say seating that overlooks the lobby, is it in one place or spread out around the floor overlooking the atrium like WL CL? Thanks.
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Old 08-13-2013, 11:03 AM   #2423
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Thanks! No one seems to know this info (maybe I'll have to do a little snooping around while I'm there... ), but they did fix my issue this a.m. Phew!

I'm glad they got it worked out, because DH was getting to the point of "why are we shelling out extra money to stay CL when they're just causing more issues?", and I'd be sad if he didn't want to stay CL anymore. AKL CL have generally been great, and now I'm kind of spoiled.
I'm glad they were able to fix the problem . We've stayed at AKL and CL is on my list to try. We love the resort and I have heard nothing but great things about their CL .
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When you say seating that overlooks the lobby, is it in one place or spread out around the floor overlooking the atrium like WL CL? Thanks.
The seating is similar to WL CL, but is next to the walls/windows rather than up against the railing. But you can still see down into the lobby .
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Old 08-14-2013, 11:13 AM   #2425
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Does anyone here prefer BC Hotel & its CL to GF hotel & it's RPC CL?
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Old 08-14-2013, 07:50 PM   #2426
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There is club level at RPC and Sugar Loaf at the GF. Which would you book for a 4 day visit? What is the difference? Why is the RPC SO much more expensive? Is it really worth hundreds of $$$ per night more? Do you have access to both if you stay in one or the other?
Babsy I think that I am in the minority of those who really like both CLs at the GF...

You really can't beat the ambiance of the RPC lounge...most especially in the evening when the GF Society Orchestra or pianist are playing...there is seating on all three CL floors...and it has a very relaxed feel...

I think that the SL lounge is more like a small bistro...and its located in the lobby of the SL building (very conventient for grabbing a drink or snack when you are coming and going..and also to the courtyard pool...)..so no evening music..but all of the same ammenities..food offerings..and standard room decor...

If you are planning on spending alot of time at the resort..then I would say go with RPC..but if you just want that extra level of service that CL offers..and are planning on less time at the resort I would choose SL...more bang for your CL buck IMO...

As for having a room card that accesses both club levels..I dont think that is possible any more with the new high tech cards....

HTH... and happy planning!

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Old 08-14-2013, 09:13 PM   #2427
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Does anyone here prefer BC Hotel & its CL to GF hotel & it's RPC CL?
We haven't stayed CL at the BC, but I do prefer the GF resort to the BC resort (and I love RPC ).

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Hi can you see Wishes from RPC? Also what would be considered a standard view for a room staying the in RPC? Thanks!
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Old 08-15-2013, 07:39 AM   #2429
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I have stayed BC CL and GF SLCL and I will say I prefer GF SLCL over BC CL!
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I have stayed BC CL and GF SLCL and I will say I prefer GF SLCL over BC CL!
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