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Old 11-24-2012, 03:23 PM   #31
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Club Level Theme Park view at the Poly is by far our favorite!

Although I would love to try Bay Lake Towers Theme Park View

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Old 11-24-2012, 11:13 PM   #32
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If it were just me and some friends then I would book POR. From pictures, the atmosphere seems like it would be right out of a Mark Twain novel and I love the idea of walking around to a resort that would feel like it's its own small town among Disney.

If my family were coming then it would be the Polynesian. My dad has often said the resort reminded him of where he used to be stationed when he was my age and that he'd like to stay there someday. Plus who wouldn't want to see the fireworks from across the lake every night?

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Old 11-24-2012, 11:21 PM   #33
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We would stay were we always stay at now, the Poly. We don't really have a budget for the hotel, except perhaps my husband would flip a lid if we stayed at that king suite at the Poly. LOL
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Old 11-25-2012, 11:40 AM   #34
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Contemporary with MK view. That's the one that says "Disney" to me. Good luck getting it as a solo, though.

Second would be AKL Savannah view.

But I'm happy at the AllStars, too!
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Old 11-25-2012, 11:50 AM   #35
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I would stay at the Poly or Contemporary (Theme Park View).

I have stayed at Contemporary (Bay Lake View) and absolutely loved it. Maybe when I have kids, I will be able to convince my husband to cough up the extra money for the Theme Park View!
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Old 11-25-2012, 12:12 PM   #36
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:42 PM   #37
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where would i stay?

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A two-bedroom villa at either BLT or BWV. For two weeks...I would invite various people to join us at different times!!!
I've been to wdw three times and both times i've stayed at port orleans two times at riverside and once at french quater. I loved the resort. If i had a lot of money i would still stay here only diffence i would stay two weeks.
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:46 PM   #38
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Grand Floridian + concierge! I enjoy the atmosphere and the decadence.

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Old 11-25-2012, 01:47 PM   #39
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Beach Club is our favorite. Once our DVC is paid off I'd love to add some points there. We've stayed at all of the Deluxes now and it's by far our favorite.
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:28 PM   #40
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A magic kingdom view at one of the monorail resort, preferably BLT.
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:42 PM   #41
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I'd strike for a MK view at the Contemporary. Always loved that hotel since I was young. The monorail goes through it, what could be cooler?

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Old 11-25-2012, 03:45 PM   #42
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In theory, I've always wanted to stay at the Poly, but even with funds not an issue, if it really came down to it, I'd probably pick WL - I just love the atmosphere and feel peaceful and at home as soon as I walk into the lobby.

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Old 11-25-2012, 04:21 PM   #43
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:31 PM   #44
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In order:
Grand Floridian in Royal Palm Court- after the DVC work is completed and only Royal Palm Court
Boardwalk Inn- Concierge
Poly- concierge
None of the other DIsney deluxe resorts with concierge service had cast members as nice as the ones at the above resorts. The worst was the Contemporary. Those people never smiled. The best one was an older gentleman who was retiring right after our stay.
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:51 PM   #45
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Originally Posted by buckirj1 View Post
Contemporary with MK view. That's the one that says "Disney" to me. Good luck getting it as a solo, though.
That's kinda funny to me. After spending 10 days in a theme park view, it is the least disney hotel I have ever stayed at! It reminds me of the W in Times Square NYC. Awesome looking, but really modern and not "fun".

We love BC. So I guess I would choose that (and hey, we are heading back in a few days! )

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