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Old 10-18-2013, 07:31 AM   #1111
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H hokiesweetie

Thanks much for responding

If you have a chance, please share reasons why POFQ is your favorite moderate resort

I'll await your final verdict

Have a safe trip
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Pretty much the reasons I said in my initial post, beautifully landscaped, small and intimate and the beignets are great! We don't usually use the pool although the one at FQ is super cute. We also don't really do the extra activities at the resorts since we spend most of our time at the parks, so all of the extras at POR isn't a huge advantage for us. That being said, we've never traveled with children so that might be a consideration if you have kids and will have time to enjoy the extras.

But again I will repost once I get a feel for POR. Thanks for the pixie dust

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Old 10-18-2013, 08:05 AM   #1112
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I've read through all the posts and have decided to stay at one of the Port Orleans resorts, however, am at an impasse do we choose POR or POFQ?!? Just not sure...
HELP!! what has been your experience at POR or POFQ? Is one resort "better" than the other?!?
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Hello Joy!

We will be staying at POR for the first time soon.

Originally, POFQ was our first choice and we had booked there. Having stayed at both CBR and CSR, we were ready to try another moderate. The small-ness of the resort, good bus reviews etc is what sold us.

THEN, free dining was announced and I realized that by bumping our vacation back one day, and switching to POR, we could get that. So, the switch was made

I still think we will be quite happy at POR, and am hoping our requests are honored.

Good luck deciding.
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Old 10-18-2013, 08:55 AM   #1113
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Snowed here today. Can't wait for some of that POR warmth in November.
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Old 10-18-2013, 09:55 AM   #1114
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Snowed here today. Can't wait for some of that POR warmth in November.
Snowed here today too (Colorado). We will be in Disney next week Can't wait....
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Good day everyone! I hope your having a very magical day! Just noticed I wasn't receiving notifications on here. Here we go again!
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Old 10-18-2013, 11:15 AM   #1116
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Good day everyone! I hope your having a very magical day! Just noticed I wasn't receiving notifications on here. Here we go again!
Very good day indeed! Less than 24 hrs until I'm at POR!!!!!

I how you're having a magical day as well!!
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Very good day indeed! Less than 24 hrs until I'm at POR!!!!!

I how you're having a magical day as well!!
Thank you, I do every day I can!
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Old 10-18-2013, 12:01 PM   #1118
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We and our grown kids just went to Disney. We stayed in POR and they stayed in POFQ. They are both wonderful. It was interesting to share our experiences with each other as we went/ I think POR is the most beautiful, but if distance and walking are an issue, POFQ is pretty, too, but my kids had very short walks everywhere. The store, restaurant, activities, and entertainment are better/in more supply at POR, however they are not far apart and you can use all the facilities at both.

My wife had foot surgery, so we probably would have been better at POFQ, but enjoyed our stay at POR. If not for walking issues, I would choose POR. Every walk to and from our room and crossing the river on bridges was just plain gorgeous.
Hi Yellowstonetim thanks much for responding... Truly appreciate the insight and sharing your experience...

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Does anyone know if they sell Silk (soy milk) at POR food court? I'm thinking of placing an order with Garden Grocer if not.
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Old 10-18-2013, 04:17 PM   #1120
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Can anyone at POR at the moment confirm whether their room has the colourful themed bed covers, or just plain white sheets? Hearing reports that they have switched (which I knew was something that Disney was planning). Andre
Got back Wednesday and our AB room had plain white bed covers.
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Is it like an anomaly to have overbooked a resort and have to be sent to another? I read that this happened somewhere and I can't stop worrying about it. I've only ever stayed at POR and have no interest in anywhere else. I would be beyond devastated if this happened to me, especially since I booked back in February. It's been awhile since I've been and it's me families first time and I'm so worried something will ruin this for me. *deep breath*
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Is it like an anomaly to have overbooked a resort and have to be sent to another? I read that this happened somewhere and I can't stop worrying about it. I've only ever stayed at POR and have no interest in anywhere else. I would be beyond devastated if this happened to me, especially since I booked back in February. It's been awhile since I've been and it's me families first time and I'm so worried something will ruin this for me. *deep breath*
Very slim chance that it would be overbooked. I have noticed the new system anticipates situations like this. It can happen but most likely wont now. I wouldn't worry about it Disney takes care of its guests, most likely you would get upgraded and given a choice. Take some breaths it will be ok.
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Can anyone at POR at the moment confirm whether their room has the colourful themed bed covers, or just plain white sheets? Hearing reports that they have switched (which I knew was something that Disney was planning).

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checked out this past Sunday...royal room....we had plain white sheets....but pretty decorative bedspread on top
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Old 10-18-2013, 08:08 PM   #1124
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Very good day indeed! Less than 24 hrs until I'm at POR!!!!!

I how you're having a magical day as well!!
I am SOOO excited for you! Have a super fun trip!!!!! Just returned this past Sunday, and can't wait to go back already!!!....but need to save up the bucks :-)!
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Old 10-18-2013, 08:57 PM   #1125
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We were there last week - plain white. Lots of bins full of the colorful ones around the buildings. We were in 27.
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