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Old 11-08-2012, 10:23 PM   #16
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We enjoy both, but we favor POFQ. We love the small size of the resort! You are able to walk anywhere within 5-10 minutes, all buildings are close to the main building/food court, and there's only ONE bus stop as opposed to multiple ones!!!
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:37 AM   #17
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If you do decide to go with POR, ask for a room in the mansions. We have stayed in the "upgraded" bayou room and it was very unpleasant.
May I ask what was unpleasant about the Alligator Bayou room?
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:24 AM   #18
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Totally agree, there's much more to do at POR. Bikes/surrey bikes, horse/carriage ride, yehaw bob, much longer pool slide for your kids.



Agree. POFQ poolslide is suitable for smaller children as the slide is much shorter. POR pool slide is awesome! Much longer. And i personally love the theme better.



Totally agree about the pasta. LOVE IT! Its great picking your own stuff. So yummy! I personally think the POFQ food court is lacking. POR has far more options.

In terms of grounds, I think the theme and grounds are much prettier at POR. Its gorgeous. And i love the mansions. So beautiful. i'd recommend POR.

As for the size, i honestly didnt find POR that big.

Dont forget that the boat to DTD stops at POR first (pickup and drop off). Many times when stopping at POFQ the driver would only pick up 2 or 3 passengers then leave the rest because the boat was too full. So those poor souls had to wait even longer for another boat to come. That sucks! It pays to be at POR, youre the first one to board the boat!
Hello there! ITA with this PP. We have stayed at both and while the resort and pool was good for my kids when they were littler, they have very much "outgrown" POFQ.

My boys are 10 and 8 now and for the last two visits, it has been POR all the way! They LOVE it.....from Yeehaw Bob to the arcade to the make your own pasta to the fishing hole and most of all Old Man Island!

If you are worried about the size just make a request to be close to Old Man Island and you will be close to everything.

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Old 11-09-2012, 09:36 AM   #19
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Pool/slide POR:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfyok...eature=related

Pool/slide POFQ:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luhl1...eature=related

Here's a comparison for you of the pool areas
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:59 PM   #20
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From my recent mini-review of POFQ...

POFQ vs POR

We stayed at POR last time (2 years ago) - the resorts are obviously quite similar and share some facilities. Overall I think I prefer POFQ for a few reasons:
(i) the buses - the buses from the Parks are often shared between the two resorts and last time we often went to POFQ first and then around all the POR bus stops! This time we were the other way around - every time except once we went to POFQ first - no messing and much quicker. Also, in the morning, we either had a bus just for POFQ or had one that had already picked up from POR and then came to our resort and then straight to the Park. We only once waited more than about 10 mins for a bus (about 30 mins for AK) at both ends of the day!
(ii) I slightly preferred the theming at POFQ but not a lot in it (personal choice - they are both very nice)
(iii) A more compact resort - everything in easy reach
The food court at POR probably edges it although I was pleasantly surprised at POFQ which had some items that POR didn't

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Old 11-09-2012, 03:03 PM   #21
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POFQ. I like that its smaller and quieter. I very much enjoyed my stay there and would recommend it!
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Old 11-09-2012, 04:08 PM   #22
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I'm a Riverside guy. I think it's the better part of the resort because of the dining options.
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Old 11-09-2012, 05:06 PM   #23
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Calngavinsmom, THANK YOU for posting the slide video links, that was exactly what I was looking for!!!!!
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Calngavinsmom, THANK YOU for posting the slide video links, that was exactly what I was looking for!!!!!
No Prob......I hope you have an awesome time wherever you end up
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