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Old 05-24-2013, 10:26 AM   #1
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Best Resort for 3 Adults and 2 Children?

I am starting to plan our next year Universal/Disney Vacation. We have always gone to DW and stayed on site. This year, we plan on spending a few days at Universal and Sea World. What would be a good resort for us to stay that would accommodate all of us comfortably and be easy to go to the parks?
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:44 AM   #2
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All three are an easy walk.

Royal Pacific is closest to IOA
Hard Rock is closest to US
Portofino Bay is on the same side as Hard Rock, and it a slightly longer walk.

Five people in one room. Can be done most comfortably at Portofino where the rooms are larger. You'll pay $25 a day for the 5th person and can get a roll away bed. There might be some options with a sleeper couch too. Someone may be able to chime in on that.
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:53 AM   #3
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This belongs on the Resorts board.
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Old 05-24-2013, 01:40 PM   #4
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You may want to check out sea world hotels too depending on how many days you will be there.
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Old 05-27-2013, 08:25 AM   #5
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Do you have to pay $25 a day for the 5th person if you don't need a roll away bed? We've only done RPR with 5 with one child under 3. But that child will be 4 for our next trip and will share the bed with us. We've always picked RPR out of the resort hotels just because it's the least expensive.
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Do you have to pay $25 a day for the 5th person if you don't need a roll away bed? We've only done RPR with 5 with one child under 3. But that child will be 4 for our next trip and will share the bed with us. We've always picked RPR out of the resort hotels just because it's the least expensive.
You only have to pay an extra $25 if you have more than 2 adults. If you have 2 adults and 3 kids, you don't have to pay anything extra. If you have 3 adults and 2 kids, you do have to pay extra.
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like damo posted, 5 are allowed in the room.

all 5 would recieve the room key and be able to obtain their express pass then.
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Just a reminder folks...posting how to circumvent the rules or cheat the hotel is not allowed.
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Old 05-27-2013, 09:50 PM   #9
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Just a reminder folks...posting how to circumvent the rules or cheat the hotel is not allowed.
Plus the fact when people try to cheat only raises the rates and causes them to change their polices which is unfair to the ones that are being honest
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which leaves us why the express passes for hotel guests are picture id's now....
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This is why everyone are stripped searched when they checkout too.








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Just a reminder folks...posting how to circumvent the rules or cheat the hotel is not allowed.

Was a post deleted that I can't see? Or did someone misunderstand what I or someone else was asking? My question wasn't trying to get around rules, I just wanted to know if I needed to budget the extra $25 per day for hotel since the 5th person was now past the 3 year old mark. (Which was answered that I don't. We're two adults and three kids).
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Just a reminder folks...posting how to circumvent the rules or cheat the hotel is not allowed.

Was a post deleted that I can't see? Or did someone misunderstand what I or someone else was asking? My question wasn't trying to get around rules, I just wanted to know if I needed to budget the extra $25 per day for hotel since the 5th person was now past the 3 year old mark. (Which was answered that I don't. We're two adults and three kids).
a post was deleted.
it was about how to get away with the hotel rules.


it wasn't your post as yours are still on the thread.
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