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Old 06-15-2013, 04:29 PM   #736
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We arrived last Saturday, June 8th, and are having a wonderful time! We have the perfect room. The river view we booked, plus close to the food court, corner room and second floor. All of my requests. We had a pkg and then a room only reservation and we were able to stay in the same room.

The last time we stayed here was Dec. 2009 and I love the renovated rooms. So cute!! My birthday child, turned eleven while we were here, chose to sleep on the Murphy bed and loves it. And she is about 5' and 95 lbs. we did call for some blankets because she got cold there the first couple of nights. They brought two and she has been fine ever since.

Mouse keeping has been good. We had a Mickey head when we checked in and also got a lion later in the week.

Getting ready for dinner at Kona Cafe and a late night at MK. We spent the day at Blizzard Beach and had a great time!!

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Checked in tonight! Love my room.
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Old 06-16-2013, 12:00 AM   #738
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My 2.5 year old (she turns 3 end of our trip) is really into opening doors with locks or getting around the child locks these days. My patio doors are kept closed with a high latch now to keep her in. I'm wondering (worried) about my hotel door now. I can see her now already trying to escape at night. Not sure if we will be in ab or mansion rooms (4 plus an under 3) but I assume the doors with have a chain lock or some kind of extra lock. ? I hope the doors are heavy hah. I know that door at POP last time was hard for my then 5 year old to open without a little struggle. Oh the things a parent of an escape artist has to worry about!
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Old 06-16-2013, 01:27 AM   #740
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I assume the doors with have a chain lock or some kind of extra lock. ? I hope the doors are heavy hah.
Yes, the doors are pretty heavy (and on quite strong closure springs too). They do have an internal security catch, but any ingenious 3 year old would probably be able to work that out pretty quickly as its main purpose is to prevent entry from the outside (that and to make the door bang very loudly if you let it slam onto it). There is also a rotary locking knob. If nothing else, that'll all slow her down a bit...

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Old 06-16-2013, 06:37 AM   #741
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I just booked us here for 9/4-9/10 in a king garden view-how did you guys request a specific bldg? We are in the mansion section.

Would like a nice view but kind of close to things too.

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I just booked us here for 9/4-9/10 in a king garden view-how did you guys request a specific bldg? We are in the mansion section.

Would like a nice view but kind of close to things too.

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You can call and have a request or two added to your reservation. It is then a note attached to the reservation. It is good to also fax a request a few days before arriving. The requests should be in order by importance. They are only requests so they may not be met, but they usually try to meet some. For example, in order of importance:
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Old 06-16-2013, 06:49 AM   #743
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We just finished our three night stay in the RGR and are in Oak Manor. I was surprised by how large this resort is! It is very pretty and I wish I had time to walk it. I wish I could have taken a carriage ride as well. I ordered a large pizza and took it back to my room last night.

We had no real issues with the buses. We were lucky and never waited more than 3 minutes for a bus except coming back after the fireworks last night took a few minutes to wait. We did have to stand twice but usually we got a seat and we were the third stop at POR.

The resort is very quiet.
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How far is the walk from Oak Manor to the food court at French Quarter? Is it far?
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How far is the walk from Oak Manor to the food court at French Quarter? Is it far?
10 minutes should easily get you there!
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Old 06-16-2013, 07:42 AM   #746
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Yes, the doors are pretty heavy (and on quite strong closure springs too). They do have an internal security catch, but any ingenious 3 year old would probably be able to work that out pretty quickly as its main purpose is to prevent entry from the outside (that and to make the door bang very loudly if you let it slam onto it). There is also a rotary locking knob. If nothing else, that'll all slow her down a bit...

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Thanks she sure is making us work at keeping her inside! The other two were not like that hah
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I'm sure this has been covered somewhere but is there a microwave for guest use at the food court?
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Old 06-16-2013, 08:20 AM   #748
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Old 06-16-2013, 08:22 AM   #749
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Haha, not only did Andre know the answer, he had a photo of the microwave. And knew how the door latches work. The man cannot be stymied by any question.


Well played, Andre, well played.
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