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Old 07-20-2013, 12:04 PM   #931
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:55 PM   #932
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I will be changing my OKW resort reservation to the Poly for the first week of Feb. I can't decide which to book. What are the benefits of CL verses a standard room? We will definitely want to still eat out at some of the nicer restaurants. Most likely we'll do a sit down 4-5 nights of our 6 night stay. We need two rooms since there are 6 in our party. Is club level worth it if we plan to still eat out? I know we want to do Ohana's and Spirit of Aloha dinner show. I'm looking at $3800 for 2 standard rooms, will need to add dining to that but will likely get a discount from retired CM aunt, or about $5,100 for CL. These rates are with my 35% off pin but could be better with our CM discount. They won't let her book this far in advance so we opted to at least use our pin at the guaranteed 35%.

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I've only stayed CL once and that was at CBR. I think it is worth it if you don't want to worry about dinning reservations etc. just telling club what you want and letting them take car if it is nice. Also having the lounge for breakfast was so convenient and ended up saving us money. I did have a CM rate so I was only paying 100 a night for CL CBR.
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:14 PM   #933
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Hdmi?

I saw this asked in January, but never answered...

Do Polynesian TVs have any sort of external video input, especially HDMI?

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Old 07-20-2013, 01:16 PM   #934
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I've only stayed CL once and that was at CBR. I think it is worth it if you don't want to worry about dinning reservations etc. just telling club what you want and letting them take car if it is nice. Also having the lounge for breakfast was so convenient and ended up saving us money. I did have a CM rate so I was only paying 100 a night for CL CBR.
Caribbean Beach has club level???
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Old 07-20-2013, 02:11 PM   #935
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I will be changing my OKW resort reservation to the Poly for the first week of Feb. I can't decide which to book. What are the benefits of CL verses a standard room? We will definitely want to still eat out at some of the nicer restaurants. Most likely we'll do a sit down 4-5 nights of our 6 night stay. We need two rooms since there are 6 in our party. Is club level worth it if we plan to still eat out? I know we want to do Ohana's and Spirit of Aloha dinner show. I'm looking at $3800 for 2 standard rooms, will need to add dining to that but will likely get a discount from retired CM aunt, or about $5,100 for CL. These rates are with my 35% off pin but could be better with our CM discount. They won't let her book this far in advance so we opted to at least use our pin at the guaranteed 35%.

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Club level provides you with a lounge and food offerings/snacks during the day, with evening appetizers and desserts/cordials later in the evening. People stay CL for different reasons and our main reason for staying CL is for the lounge. We like having some place else to go to sit and relax instead of in our room or other parts of the resort. I especially love going to the lounge in the morning as I'm usually the first one up and ready, so it's a great place for me to go and have my morning coffee while everyone else is getting ready . The food offerings are nice, but they are not to be a meal replacement. We do a sit down dinner every night of our trip whether we stay CL or not. It's all a matter of personal preference, but I do not see it as a bad thing to do the DDP if you going to be doing sit down dinners anyways (this is, of course, just my opinion).

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Caribbean Beach has club level???
No, CBR is a moderate resort and does not have CL.
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Jus got my Mickey mail today!!! No ME tags in the envelope though. I guess they come separately?

So excited......32 days and we'll be enjoying the Poly! Can't wait!
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Jus got my Mickey mail today!!! No ME tags in the envelope though. I guess they come separately?

So excited......32 days and we'll be enjoying the Poly! Can't wait!
Ha-- Got my ME tags and vouchers today but nothing else!
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Old 07-20-2013, 04:02 PM   #938
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I am staying at the poly from 7/31 - 8-5. We have never stayed here before. I am debating if I should pay the extra for the Theme Park View?
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Old 07-20-2013, 04:16 PM   #939
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I say it depends on if you plan on spending a good deal of time on your balcony. We have our first cup coffee every morning on it, when we come back from the parks and maybe a little in the afternoon.

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Club level provides you with a lounge and food offerings/snacks during the day, with evening appetizers and desserts/cordials later in the evening. People stay CL for different reasons and our main reason for staying CL is for the lounge. We like having some place else to go to sit and relax instead of in our room or other parts of the resort. I especially love going to the lounge in the morning as I'm usually the first one up and ready, so it's a great place for me to go and have my morning coffee while everyone else is getting ready . The food offerings are nice, but they are not to be a meal replacement. We do a sit down dinner every night of our trip whether we stay CL or not. It's all a matter of personal preference, but I do not see it as a bad thing to do the DDP if you going to be doing sit down dinners anyways (this is, of course, just my opinion).

No, CBR is a moderate resort and does not have CL.
That's what I thought, but the poster I quoted wrote about a CL experience at CBR?
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That's what I thought, but the poster I quoted wrote about a CL experience at CBR?
I noticed that too. Maybe it's a typo and the poster meant to put BCR for Beach Club Resort (although most people use BC for Beach Club, I have seen people put BCR).
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I noticed that too. Maybe it's a typo and the poster meant to put BCR for Beach Club Resort (although most people use BC for Beach Club, I have seen people put BCR).
They could've also meant CSR it has a concierge too.

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They could've also meant CSR it has a concierge too.

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Club level and concierge are different. Each resort has a concierge in the lobby, but this poster specifically said club level and discussed a lounge and breakfast.
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Could have meant CR also
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Holy cow, you guys!! We are here now. Got off DME about 4:45, taken right over to Hawaii by a super nice CM, checked in and taken up to our room only to discover that we have been upgraded from garden view to TPV!!!

I am so floored! This is unbelievable!!
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