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Old 09-06-2013, 07:31 PM   #46
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stay where we are staying in 9 days and make it possible for many families that would never have the opportunity to be at the happiest place in the world.
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Old 09-06-2013, 10:41 PM   #47
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The most expensive room at the AKL.
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Old 09-07-2013, 08:42 AM   #48
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The castle!
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Old 09-07-2013, 08:54 AM   #49
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:10 AM   #50
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If money was no option I would have to pick Bay Lake Tower, great new place with views of castle and fire works and you can walk to MK. Th suites can sleep 5 and you can cook and o laundry in your room. However, at $500 per night it is out of my range.

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Old 09-07-2013, 12:14 PM   #51
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If they think they might be in Epcot more (all the great restaurants), I would stay at YC because it is the BEST to finish watching Illuminations (I get so sentimental just thinking about it) and walk back to the hotel. Nothing better.

If they think they might be at MK more, being on the monorail is the BEST. Of course a lagoon view in any of the monorail resorts would be spectacular. If they like a little more formal atmosphere, the GF is sublime, a pianist in the lobby! If they like a more beach resort atmosphere then Polynesian.

We were lucky enough to ride the Grand One Yacht out of the Grand Floridian to watch the fireworks and light show and it was one of the most beautiful experiences our family has had.
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Old 09-07-2013, 03:26 PM   #52
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Fun thread! I'd say a grand villa at BLT, GF RPC with theme park view, WL CL, or Poly CL theme park view.
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Old 09-07-2013, 04:41 PM   #53
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If no kids boardwalk area, if kids are with us then monorail line for easy access to MK and epcot. Would love to have a view of the castle as my night light!! But wife and I love epcot so beach club would be nice so we could walk over. Probably stay like three weeks and do some fishing one or two afternoons and try all the restaurants I could! The best part would be not feeling rushed or having to decide what we will skip this trip.
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Old 09-07-2013, 04:59 PM   #54
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My husband and I stayed at Polynesian Resort and Animal Kingdom Lodge (Arusha savannah view) The two are spectacular with great restaurants.

Polynesian: better transportation and better quick service restaurant.

But AKL has a better pool and two hot tubs (no hot tubs at Poly).
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Old 09-07-2013, 05:34 PM   #55
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We have done Poly Theme Park view club level and AKL Savannah view club level (we were on the Arusha savannah the year before they started charging extra to stay on that savannah). If money was no object, I would do choose either one of those again. If they really wanted a good theme park view, though, Contemporary Theme Park View club level might be the way to go.

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Old 09-07-2013, 05:51 PM   #56
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Cinderella's Castle Suite! But if that wasn't an option Grand Floridian RPC theme park view definitely!!
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Old 09-10-2013, 12:50 PM   #57
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OP here. My friends have chosen the Yacht Club with a lagoon or pool view and deluxe dining. This is going to be fun!

Next we get to look at all their great dining options since they'll be so close to Epcot and have lots of credits to use. Yay!

Thanks for all your input everyone!
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:21 PM   #58
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Buy a house in Golden Oaks! You said money was no problem!

Really I'd stay at POR and donate the extra money to Give Kids The World or Make a Wish.
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:28 PM   #59
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Buy a house in Golden Oaks! You said money was no problem!

Really I'd stay at POR and donate the extra money to Give Kids The World or Make a Wish.
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Old 09-10-2013, 02:27 PM   #60
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We would pick either the Wilderness Lodge or the Grand Floridian with a view Bah, I just saw your post that they picked the Yacht club. To each their own, I guess... Haha, that is a beautiful resort too.
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