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Old 03-31-2013, 03:25 PM   #31
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POR, and we have stayed at all of the mods. I liked them all but POR is just my favorite. There is a walk to the food court from the farthest buildings but the resort is so beautiful and between the boat to DTD, the pools, the food court and atmosphere it is my first choice.
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Old 03-31-2013, 03:30 PM   #32
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Have you stayed in a preferred room? My preference is close to everything so that's why we booked POFQ but wanted to see if anyone stayed in a preferred room at POR?
We have .... Building 14 -AB. It's right next to the main building/food court and main bus stop. Staying there makes the overall size of the resort pretty much irrelevant IMO.
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Old 03-31-2013, 04:25 PM   #33
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Have stayed at them all and here is my list in order from top to bottom:

1. POFQ
2. POR
3. CSR
4. CBR
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Old 03-31-2013, 05:04 PM   #34
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Actually POFQ was just redone in 2011. Which is why discounts for POFQ are hard to come by.
And POR was redone in 2012.
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Old 03-31-2013, 05:57 PM   #35
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And POR was redone in 2012.
Yes I know. You had stated the refurb at POFQ was done "several years ago". I was only pointing out it was done less than 2 years ago. Both resorts have been redone and now have queen sized beds and new furnishings.

As I said before, you can't go wrong with either one.
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Old 03-31-2013, 08:28 PM   #36
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Would be interested in seeing a poll done on which is your favorite mod.

Here's my ranking

POR- beautiful grounds.

POFQ- love the compactness, not sure I get the theming as well as POR.

CBR- didn't like it. Too big and spread out. The only mod with double beds.

Haven't stayed at CSR yet.
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:13 PM   #37
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POFQ is my favorite! Small size, one bus stop, boat to DTD and POR, queen beds, and two sinks.
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:37 PM   #38
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I have been following the POFQ thread and after everyone's favorites more towards POR and POFQ I feel we have made the right choice. We had actually switched from AoA LM section because we just didn't want to deal with the long walks from the bus stops/ food court. Yea!! Thank you!!
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Old 03-31-2013, 10:54 PM   #39
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I've stayed at both CBR and POR, so I can only comment on those two.

CBR: Nice, but huge. Busses are a disaster. Pool good if you want to spend time there, we don't spend much time at the pool, since we have a nice waterpark in our town. If you stay here, pay for a preferred room.

POR: Stayed here twice. Would say that this is my favorite mod. Theme is great and the Piano Bar with Yee Ha Bob on Tues, Wed, and Thurs is a "must do." Busses are fine. You can take the boat to DTD or go to the sister resort POFQ and use the pool/dining.

I hear that POFQ is a nice, quiet resort that is smaller. I think the next time we book a mod, we will probably do POFQ.

Hope this helps! I might be wrong, but I also think that the PO resorts are the only mods with another form or transportation besides busses???

It will be wonderful which every mod you choose! Happy Planning!
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Old 03-31-2013, 10:55 PM   #40
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We have .... Building 14 -AB. It's right next to the main building/food court and main bus stop. Staying there makes the overall size of the resort pretty much irrelevant IMO.

I requested that location in 2010 when we went before you had to "buy" preferred rooms. Was great and I didn't notice how big the resort was at all!
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Old 03-31-2013, 11:27 PM   #41
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We only stay at POR
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:49 PM   #42
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I was disappointed with POR on my last trip. Too big and packed buses. Unimpressive main pool (quiet pools were nice!) I paid for a river view royal room and got a view of a tree. The room was dark and felt stuffy.
POFQ is by far the winner for my family with its charming cobble stone roads, small size, fun pool, beautiful water views and boat to DTD. Also you can walk over to POR and use all their facilities too. Double the fun! CSR comes in second with beautiful landscape, a great pool and kid play yard, gym and great food court. However the vast size made for long walks to the room after a long hot day at the parks.
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Old 04-02-2013, 07:20 AM   #43
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POFQ for all the reasons already mentioned. It doesn't get better than that.
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