Fall 2010 Edition When you first arrive at the Polynesian, you will be whisked away into a vacation wonderland of waterfalls and tropical foliage in the lobby of the Great Ceremonial House (GCH). The GCH is where the check in desk is located as well as the lobby concierge desk. It is also home to the wonderful shopping at Boutiki, Trader Jacks and Samoa Snacks. On the first floor is Captain Cooks, which offers 24 hour Counter service. On the second floor the popular ‘Ohana and Kona Grill are located for a fabulous table service dining experience Guest rooms are located within 11 “Longhouses”, each named after an Island in the South Pacific. They are... Aotearoa Fiji Hawaii (contains only concierge/club level standard rooms) Niue Rapa Nui Rarotonga Samoa Tahiti Tokelau Tonga (contains only concierge/club level suites) Tuvalu There are three available view categories for rooms. They are Garden View (GV), Theme Park View (TPV), and Lagoon View (LV). Theme Park view rooms will feature a view of Disney's Magic Kingdom theme park and the Seven Seas Lagoon. These views are reported to be the most magical on Disney property! Theme Park View rooms can be found in Aotearoa, Hawaii (Club Level), Tahiti and Tuvalu. Theme Park view rooms are categorized by their unobstructed view of Cinderella's Castle in the Magic Kingdom. Lagoon View rooms offer a view of the Seven Seas Lagoon. Some rooms may offer an obstructed view of the castle or Space Mountain. Lagoon View rooms can be found in Aotearoa, Hawaii (Club Level), Tahiti, Tokelau, Tonga and Tuvalu. A Garden view features a view of parking area, garden, pool, marina or monorail. Don’t let the parking lot in the description scare you; the Polynesian has such lush and beautiful foliage that there are no bad views. Garden View rooms can be found in all longhouses. The Polynesian also offers Club Level Rooms. The majority of the rooms are located in the Hawaii Longhouse and include all three categories of views. More information on the Poly Club Level can be found a few pages down. All guest rooms feature: Two queen-size beds (king-size beds available in suites located in Tonga) Day Bed Small table Chair Ceiling fan Bathroom High Speed Internet access (for an additional fee) Cable TV, includes Disney programming In-room safe Voice mail Hair Dryer Iron and ironing board I-Home Alarm clock Coffee Maker Refrigerator Microwave (on request) Pack ‘n Play (on request) Bed boards (on request) Bed rails (on request) All rooms are non-smoking Disabled accessible rooms are available Please note that the information in this thread is based on the experiences of the authors, and that of the other participants of this thread. As many people have differing opinions and views, this thread is for information purposes only. As with any information given on the thread, it is still a good idea to confirm with the resort upon arrival for specific up-to-date information.