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Old 04-02-2013, 09:46 AM   #1
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POR or POFQ with 11 and 6 year old?

Hi all! We are planning on hitting the World for a week in August, have stayed at AKL twice and CBR, which of the two PO resorts would you choose? Thanks!!
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:07 AM   #2
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I would pick POR. The pool at POFQ is tiny and the slide is also not very big. While you can use both pools, it would be a hassle to go over to POR of you are on the far end of POFQ. Plus, the masks in the food court freaked me out haha!
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:08 AM   #3
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I like POR for several reasons:

- Bike rentals are right there. If you stay at POFQ, you have to trek all the way to POR to rent them.
- food court is way better, more options. I love the pasta bar & salad bar.
- The slide is longer, which your kids might appreciate more. The POFQ slide is much shorter. Although the theme at the POFQ pool is more fun looking, i like POR. You can use both pools thou no matter where you stay.
- I like the overall landscaping and theme of POR better than POFQ.
- POR has yehaw BOB at the lounge.
- POR has the horse/carriage ride.
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I liked the overall feel of POR Magnolia Bend, while POFQ was neat to visit and walk to. I really liked the pool area and the charm of the buildings in POR. Felt less like a Hotel, and more like a resort. The rooms are charming, and I liked how central everything was regardless of where on the grounds we were.
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:34 AM   #5
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I like POFQ but that is more for my adult opinion I think. Both are wonderful but with the kids I think POR probably wins out.
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:46 AM   #6
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I would choose POR and request a room in the AB section for the extra murphy bed. I know my DDs didn't like sharing a bed so it was a great solution for us
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:53 AM   #7
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Thanks everyone! I was leaning towards POR but this feedback has clinched it! Super excited now and fingers crossed for FD for late August!! :-)
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Thanks everyone! I was leaning towards POR but this feedback has clinched it! Super excited now and fingers crossed for FD for late August!! :-)
We always go in August and we always get free dining.
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:38 AM   #9
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Also, likely you will get a better discount at POR then POFQ, FQ is often not included in any promos/discounts.
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Old 04-02-2013, 12:20 PM   #10
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AB of POR is awesome! We have an 11 yr and 5 yr DS and they love POR!! Its a fun resort!!
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Old 04-02-2013, 02:10 PM   #11
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And POR is smaller than CBR? I found that resort too spread out and too many bus stops!
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