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Old 01-26-2013, 10:28 AM   #1
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Upgrade to Royal room at POR a must do?

I have a standard room booked but am thinking of upgrading. is $163 for the week worth upgrading? fwiw - dd5.5 and ds3
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Old 01-26-2013, 11:00 AM   #2
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Your kiddos would probably like it but we were just fine with a standard room at POR. Granted we were in Alligator Bayou w/ trundle bed and it was newly renovated with no one else having stayed in it yet .

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Old 01-26-2013, 11:01 AM   #3
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I have a standard room booked but am thinking of upgrading. is $163 for the week worth upgrading? fwiw - dd5.5 and ds3
I just upgraded and I do not regret it! My kids will be 7 and 4 and will live the rooms!
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:45 PM   #4
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We did last year and and did not regret it. Ask for Oak manor. Great location. Very close walk across the bridge to the main bldg
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:49 PM   #5
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My kids really liked the royal rooms. In case you haven't already seen it somewhere else, at check in each child gets a letter from Tiana. That really made my little ones feel like she had a special room set up just for them as her special quests.
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My 11 year old DD begged for a royal room, I'm glad I did it because I think that will be the last time she begs for anything to do with the princesses. I even thought the room was very cool, I'm sure little kids would be even more excited by all the special touches.
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We just stayed in the Royal Rooms a couple of weeks ago. I cannot compare to the standard because I have never stayed there, but we were very happy with the Royal Rooms. My DS is 12. He actually saw pictures of the rooms and thought they looked like rooms we "could not afford" so that is why I booked them!

We enjoyed our stay there. The fireworks on the headboard is pretty cool.

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