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Old 11-17-2013, 01:43 PM   #136
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1. Wilderness Lodge
2. Swan/Dolphin
2. Polynesian
3. Coronado Springs
4. POP Century
5. POR
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Old 11-17-2013, 02:03 PM   #137
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Out of the ones I've stayed at:

1. POFQ
2. BC
3. POR
4. ASMusic
5. AoA


I'm doing ASsports in March so I expect it to take over 4 or 5 and for AoA to drop to 6.

I was trying to put a POLY night on my March trip to try it out, but there just aren't any sale rooms that are available during my trip.

POLY, WL are the only other Deluxe resorts I would really like to try.
I would do CR but have no desire to stay at the GF.

I'd stay at any of the other moderates if they were the only choice. But they are huge and I'm not excited by their themes. The Cabins would be cool, but not for a solo or two person trip.

I'd stay at BW/BWV only if I couldn't get BC/YC/BCV.

I'd only stay at AKL if I had a Savannah room. This is the only resort where the view would be the deal breaker. I see no reason to stay there without an animal view.

POP and AoA are the only two that I would actively avoid. I'm not a huge fan of Huge Icon Theming, and these two are garish and not to my taste at all. The AS are a little better but the theming is why I prefer MODS. ASMusic is the most low key of the Values and that is why it's at the top of my value rankings.
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Old 11-18-2013, 07:40 AM   #138
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1. Poly
2. BLT
3. WL
4. SSR
5. AKL
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Old 11-18-2013, 08:00 AM   #139
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1) Polynesian
2) Art of Animation
3) Port Orleans Riverside

Those are the three I've been to. But based on just looking at all the resorts, I'll give the ranks of the one's I would want to stay at...

1) Poly
2) Contemporary
3) Grand Floridian
4) Art of Animation
5) Wilderness Lodge
6) Animal Kingdom Lodge
7) POR or POFQ
The rest I'm indifferent about, but I'll say the four on the bottom are
8) Pop Century
9) All Star Movies
10) All Star Music
11) All Star Sports
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Old 11-18-2013, 02:01 PM   #140
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The following are in order of most to least favorite of the WDW resorts we have stayed at (if it isn't on the list, I haven't stayed there):

1. Poly
2. Beach Club
3. BoardWalk Villas
4. Animal Kingdom Lodge (resort alone is my #2 but location drops it further down the list)
5. Villas at Wilderness Lodge
6. Port Orleans Riverside
7. Caribbean Beach
8. Dolphin
9. Coronado Springs
10. Disney Institute (no longer around)
11. All Star Movies

While not a WDW resort, Hilton Bonnet Creek is on property (or pretty close ) and I would rank it as my #3 favorite if I included it!
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Old 11-18-2013, 02:58 PM   #141
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OKW
AKL
AKV
Pop Century
Saratoga Springs
Art of Animation
AS Music
AS Sports
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Old 11-18-2013, 06:20 PM   #142
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1. Polynesian

2. Gf (very close second)
3. Contemporary
4. Akl
5. BLT
6. Bc
7.okw
8. Kidani
9. Shades of green

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Old 11-18-2013, 06:42 PM   #143
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Wilderness Lodge!
The only on site we have stayed and LoVeD it!
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Old 11-18-2013, 06:55 PM   #144
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Old 11-19-2013, 07:31 AM   #145
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  1. Grand Floridian
  2. Beach Club
  3. Polynesian
  4. French Quarter
  5. Coronado Springs
  6. Caribbean Beach Resort
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Old 11-20-2013, 02:08 PM   #146
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Okay...I've updated the results. Sorry for the couple of week delay, but I originally did the math by hand, and I fugured if I'm going to be updating this, I needed to figure out a computer spreadsheet to do it. As done previously, I've done two results. The first list is according to the average rank by those who responded. The second is based upon percentage of people who selected that resort as their number one pick (please note that the percentages won't add up to 100% since some people did not rate every particular resort).

Average Rank:
Polynesian - 2.448
Grand Floridian - 3.025
Wilderness Lodge - 3.048
Yacht Club - 3.125
Animal Kingdom Lodge - 3.182
Beach Club - 3.206
Boardwalk - 3.295
Contemporary - 3.875
Old Key West - 4.370
Port Orleans FQ - 4.780
Port Orleans Riverside - 4.793
Saratoga Springs - 5.419
Art of Animation - 5.500
Coronado Springs - 5.565
Fort Wilderness - 5.727
Swan/Dolphin - 5.769
Pop Century - 6.091
Caribbean Beach - 6.127
All Star Sports - 8.000
All Star Movies - 8.161
All Star Music - 8.667

(I only received two responses including Shades of Green, both ranking it as a 7. I didn't feel this was enough responses to have a sufficient sample to include it in the rankings. Ideally as more rank it though, I can include it.)

Based on Percentage of Response ranking the resort as their number 1

Polynesian - 41.791%
Boardwalk - 36.363%
Wilderness Lodge - 31.736%
Animal Kingdom Lodge - 25.758%
Old Key West - 22.222%
Beach Club - 20.635%
Yacht Club - 18.75%
Fort Wilderness - 18.181%
Contemporary - 10.417%
Grand Floridian - 10.000%
Port Orleans Riverside -8.621%
Port Orleans FQ - 4.000%
Saratoga Springs Resort - 6.452%
Caribbean Beach Resort - 1.818%


Keep posting your updates and I'll keep updating the posting!!!
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Old 11-20-2013, 03:52 PM   #147
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Love how disney caters for so many different tastes.


I rank the ones of stated at in the following order

AKL
Caribbean
Coronado
All stars

We re trying the beach club next. Would love to try the wilderness lodge
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Old 11-20-2013, 04:31 PM   #148
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The WDW Resorts I have stayed at in order of how much i loved them:

1. WL(3)
2. GF
3. POLY(2)
4. POFQ (2) Next stop 3/2014
5. AKL
6. CR
7. AoA(2)
8. Pop
9. ASMo
10. ASMu(2)
11. FW
12. POR
13. Hilton DTD(2)
I have NEVER had a bad stay at a WDW resort!!!
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Old 11-20-2013, 07:39 PM   #149
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Awesome job, JimmyMcG. Thanks!
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Old 11-20-2013, 09:02 PM   #150
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BCV
AKL-Jambo
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POP
AS-Movies
AKL - Kidani
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