Concierge/Club Level Information- Part IV, July 2012

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  1. Sue M

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    Good luck!! I made a start today but didn't get to the clothes. Packed my carry on with change of clothes, PJ. Bathing suit, extra flip flops, my travel folder with all my reservations, touring plans and travel insurance in it. I've been burnt a few times by airlines, where my luggage and me didn't arrive at the same time :rolleyes: and there we were in Florida with nothing! So now I pack a carry on with enough to get me by for a day or 2 just in case.
     
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  3. mommadjones

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    Well Im kinda neurotic. I start putting things in the "Disney corner" of my bedroom months in advanced. I also buy several new tops for myself and almost all new cloths for my kids. Its usually the only time we have family photos all together so I like them to look there best :)

    Thank you so much! We are all very excited :cool1:

    Thats quite the upgrade :thumbsup2 We have a feeling that we wont want to look back. We have a shortish trip booked in Sept for the MNSSHP and are staying at CBR. That is more for the kids as I know they will love the pool. We are also booked for December in a deluxe room CL at WL as I figured with the holidays that was a no brainer. As for next year I have us booked AKL CL ;)

    I have already meet and surpassed overpacking :rotfl:I actually have an outfit for each day plus 2 just in case for me and plus 4 for each of my boys. My goal is to not do laundry at all on this trip as the laundry facility is rather small and it took a huge chunk of my day last time waiting for dryers to open up.
    Have fun Sue! I cant wait to hear all about your stay as we have one booked for next July :)
     
  4. mickeynut1

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    I am notorious for over packing :rolleyes1. Can't wait to hear about your trip when you return as we are considering AKL CL for a short December trip. We've stayed at AKL before, but not CL. Have a great trip :dance3:.

    You're welcome :goodvibes. The WL is great anytime of year, but is just gorgeous during the holidays......you will love it :goodvibes. I love how the CL seating overlooks the lobby......great for relaxing and watching the goings on below :cloud9:. We've haven't tried AKL CL yet, but are considering it for a future trip as I've heard nothing but great things about it ;).
     
  5. TigrLvsPooh

    TigrLvsPooh Planning WDW Trips Obsessively

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    I'm a wine lover too. I don't really remember the specific vintages offered at the lobby bar (Victoria Falls) but it is a lovely spot with lots of good choices :thumbsup2 We also love the bar at Kidani inside Sanaa. Only bad thing there is very poor cell phone service if you let your kids roam the resort. We usually just had our come down from the arcade and periodically check in with us.
     
  6. Mousemommy1

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    It will. As you know, our WL CL experience made DH want to do ONLY CL!!! :lmao:

    I can't wait to see how our POLY CL experience compares! :goodvibes
     
  7. mickeynut1

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    We are trying Poly CL in July 2013 and I am very excited :yay:.....I would love to hear about your experience when you return. I have tried booking it in the past and every time I thought I was ready, I would read negative reviews and change my mind. After toying with it over and over again, I decided to bite the bullet and book it for our post cruise stay next summer. We've stayed GV at the Poly and just LOVE the resort :love:, so I figured it was time to try CL since it's always been on my list to try. If we have a so-so or not so good experience compared to the other CLs we've tried, we will know for next time. But I keep telling myself that until we try it for ourselves, we won't know if it's for us or not. And I agree with you.....having the CL rooms redone is a big plus ::yes::. I am excited for next year as that will be a trip of new things for us as we are taking our first Disney cruise, trying Poly CL as well as trying YC CL prior to the cruise. We've stayed at the BC (although not CL), and thought we'd give YC a try :goodvibes.
     
  8. Mousemommy1

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    If the is one thing I've learned in all of my trips to WDW and my years on the DIS, it's that everyone has their own personal preferences, and that we should absolutely give something a shot if interested, despite reviews. :thumbsup2

    You know that!!!

    I've had trouble booking Poly too...mostly because of the bad reports of the room conditions...but besides that, even if the room was in good condition, I just really didn't care for the decor....but....out with the old, in with the new!!!! From what I've seen of the refurb to come, it's going to be beautiful, and we are all soooooo excited!!!! I'm glad your going to get to experience POLY CL, I know it's your favorite resort and I'm sure CL will just push it over the top!!! :goodvibes
     
  9. mickeynut1

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    You are so right about personal preferences ::yes::. In reading Poly reviews, it seems to me that people either love or hate the resort, with alot of them saying it's too dark. I have seen people say the same thing about WL. We see the Poly and WL the same as far as room colors and although we don't see either one as dark, I can see how others would feel that way if they like a bright room......so if one seems dark, the other will too. I hope you enjoy the Poly as much as we do. I saw you go back and forth about it for your trip last month and I totally understand because I find myself doing that lately with resorts :rolleyes1. One of the biggest things (among many) about the Poly that we love is the size of the rooms......they are very spacious and all rooms come with a daybed (which comes in handy with two older teens :laughing:). Have fun planning for your first Poly stay.....I'm sure it will be fabulous :goodvibes.
     
  10. abk96

    abk96 Remember the true heroes, our police, firefighters

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    We are in the process of planning our July 2013 trip and can't decide on GF SL or BWI CL.

    We are leaning towards GF. But I have a question about BWI CL. I understand that some rooms are on the 3rd floor and the lounge is on the 4th floor and in some pictures I see a door that says Innkeepers Club on it, is that the entrance to all the 4th floor rooms and lounge?

    I guess what I'm trying to figure out is are the rooms all contained in one area on the 4th floor inside that door?

    We just stayed BC CL and I liked that feeling of going straight up to the 5th floor with your key and all the rooms were there and the lounge.

    I think if I'm on the 3rd floor it will take away that club feeling and would probably be a far walk to get a snack or drink.

    What do you all think?
     
  11. fitzy819

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    Hello everyone! Booked our first CL room today at the Contemporary! I'm super excited! The CL choice was mainly since we are celebrating my mom's 50th birthday but I'm afraid I might get a little spoiled and want to do it for all of our trips :rotfl:

    The trip is over a year away and I'm already getting ansty!
     
  12. fcanal

    fcanal Earning My Ears

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    Our daughter has always wanted the Mickey balloons, too. When we stayed CL at WL last Christmas I had IPO get a half dozen of them to be in our room when we arrived. They just charged it to our room. It was a great welcome surprise!
     
  13. cmdg

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    Just wondering... has anyone ever received a discount for a CL room at the WL? We're booked in a deluxe room next summer and while we don't need a discount, it's hard thinking that we're spending so much!

    Are club level rooms in general rarely discounted?

    I know there's not a "real" answer and depends on availability etc, but just curious what others have found.
     
  14. Mousemommy1

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    We just spent 11 days in a standard WL CL room at 40% off. It was the military discount. So, discounts are available.
     
  15. WDWKOOK

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    While the CL rooms are always included in the discounts, the suites and Deluxe rooms at WL are not.
     
  16. cmdg

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    Then I'll keep my fingers crossed for some pixie dust! pixiedust:
     
  17. PrincessShanShan

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    I'll be at the Poly CL over labor day weekend. I had a friend there about two weeks ago and got her to send me a picture of the the CL menu. I only have Wed-Sat., but it's been updated since the one you have posted on the Poly CL section. I'm going to go back and pull it up (posted it on the Poly thread last night) and post it here. I don't want to mess anything up, but if you might want to move it to the Poly section of this thread so that's it's updated, that might be nice for people going soon.

    BTW, everything looks great!! Thanks for setting up the new thread/board!
     
  18. PrincessShanShan

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    New Poly CL Menu (partial) from July 29, 2012.
    I don't have the full menu, but a friend was there about two weeks ago and took a picture of the menu for Wed-Sat. for me. I'll be there over Labor Day weekend and wanted to know what would be on the menu.

    Wednesday:
    Steamed Pork Dumplings,
    Green Bean and Tomato salad with toasted almonds
    Assortment of Crudite individually served with ranch dip
    Baby Carrots with tops, cucumber, celery
    Variety of three cheeses individually served with fruits and berries
    Pineapple with caramel dip
    Sundried Tomato Hummus and Pita Bread
    Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches

    Thursday:
    Beef Wellington with Pomegranate-Port Wine Sauce
    Guava and Almond Empanada
    Cold Soba Noodle Salad
    Assortment of Crudite individually served with ranch dip
    Baby Carrots with tops, cucumber, celery
    Variety of three cheeses individually served with fruits and berries
    Pineapple with caramel dip
    Sundried Tomato Hummus and Pita Bread
    Mini Turkey Corn Dogs

    Friday:
    Sweet and Sour Meatballs
    Crab Rangoon's with Sweet Chili Sauce
    Chilled Spicey Pickled Vegetable (Kim Chee)
    Assortment of Crudite individually served with ranch dip
    Baby Carrots with tops, cucumber, celery
    Variety of three cheeses individually served with fruits and berries
    Pineapple with caramel dip
    Sundried Tomato Hummus and Pita Bread
    Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches

    Saturday:
    Pork Satay with Luau Barbeque Sauce
    Vegetable Spring Rolls with Oriental Hot Mustard Sauce
    Edmame Salad
    Assortment of Crudite individually served with ranch dip
    Baby Carrots with tops, cucumber, celery
    Variety of three cheeses individually served with fruits and berries
    Pineapple with caramel dip
    Sundried Tomato Hummus and Pita Bread
    Mini Turkey Corn Dogs

    Maybe someone else will have Sun-Tues. menu.
     
  19. Ziggy

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    I'm staying at the BWI CL and am wondering if its worth doing the online check-in or not? If I do it and don't like my room will I be able to change or if I do it will it speed up check-in? I can't make my mind up. I did send a room request for a room with twin beds, a Illuminations/garden view plus close to the lounge as my daughter has health problems.
     
  20. pas130

    pas130 Always missing Florida....

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    I was offered a whopping 5% discount on a deluxe room at WL...it's something, right? :laughing:
     
  21. LoveMickeyMouse

    LoveMickeyMouse Love taking my boys to see Mickey!!

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    YUMMMMM....this sounds good!! We are going to be at the Poly CL for the first time in October, and I can't wait!!!:banana:
     
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