Our little thread of BIG Resort changes*OLD THREAD link on last pg. to new thread!

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by pas130, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. Koh1977

    Koh1977 DIS Veteran

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    Of course after I ask him to check all of that, I am asking myself what on earth I'm thinking by cutting vacation short a day in order to pack up and move... All for a few nights in a deluxe resort? Which most likely wouldn't matter except for a bit more convenient for a few days with the monorail...no, no, no...it is not worth the lost time, more money, and a possibly PO'd DH for going ahead with a split stay when he already nixed the idea...

    I have issues!! :-)
     
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  3. jennyjinx3

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    Waving hi to all my RC friends! Hope you are all having a lovely Saturday! :goodvibes Will pop back in later....
     
  4. pas130

    pas130 Always missing Florida....

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    Remember the Express pass comes with the RPR booking so you don't have to buy them. Our RPR King CL room had a sleeper sofa...I'd go CL! Cinnomon rolls in the AM :thumbsup2

    Have you looked at Kook's thread, there's some great suggestions on there :lovestruc

    :hug: Speaking of new tickers...I need one...:rolleyes1

    :hug: Things at work are better, car broke down but it was covered under warranty..now the dryer is broken...today was a Disney Math day!

    They were super thrilled Sheila:)

    :cloud9:

    :hug: Jen, I completely understand!

    I understand so well, because the Pas family is now booked at POR :thumbsup2

    DH is so happy, he said POR looks relaxing, and the kids haven't whined one bit about no CL...:woohoo:


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    :hug:

    :hyper: I CAN"T WAIT :lovestruc

    I hope it all works out for DH and DS Marie :hug:

    popcorn::
     
  5. jennyjinx3

    jennyjinx3 DIS Veteran

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    Jeanette: wow....great minds think alike. I am going to switch. pOR or POP. Not sure which, POR has nice pool, slide, POP would be more room for us getting two. Are you going to be in AB section?:goodvibes
     
  6. Grumpy Grandma

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    I know that in the world of our RC Queen 20 days is a life time to make more changes. I will tell you that when Janet and I stayed there in January we really liked it. In our talking stages of our 2014 ToT trip this is where we are thinking of staying again. What view did you book? Have you requested a building?
     
  7. pas130

    pas130 Always missing Florida....

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    I booked Royal Rooms- 2 connecting Standard view, saving $1200 and adding a WDW day :lovestruc The pool slide was a huge factor!!! Brian said it looks amazing there, and he is excited! And proud of me! :lovestruc
    Janet helped me make the call. I am mod-phobic...but I know where we will be, Brian was so funny he said the lobby is fancy like GF and I should feel right at home :rotfl:
     
  8. Grumpy Grandma

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    Love the main pool area .... lots of shade for those hot July days! :beach: Nice quiet pools too. I like that there is a large CS and also a TS. We had a nice dinner there one night. And don't forget the boat to DTD! :boat: And last but not least Piano Bob!!!
     
  9. jennyjinx3

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    You know you are selling me on POR too Linda .:goodvibes
     
  10. Missoutandabout

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    I'm here to chime in with our lovely GG...

    POR is the only mod that I can say with certainty we'd go back to. :thumbsup2 It's really gorgeous. And, I think, despite its size, the walk from the Royal Rooms in particular is a very nice one. Just down the path and over the bridge to the main building. Love the landscaping and the boat to DTD... and the walk to POFQ for a change of pace (and Scat Cats!)

    The Royal Rooms are too flippin' cute (and NEW)! CBR just couldn't compete with that. (Mind you, I'm all cuckoo-for-Cocoa-Puffs over the Epcot area so who am I to talk!)

    I'm spouseless for the next few days whilst the hubbo is out in Seattle. (I wanted to go! :rolleyes: ) Love Seattle. :lovestruc Now, I'm off to find a tasty cocktail to sip.
     
  11. MAGIC...itis!

    MAGIC...itis! Closer to Fulfilling My Quest to Stay at Every Res

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    popcorn:: Will your next move be split-stay checkmate?

    Thanks pas so much for the helpful hints. RPR King CL sounds perfect then for DB to rough-it on a couch (but with CL :hyper:) for just a couple nights!! I must say I feel so OUTTA CONTROL over there at the Univ site. Scary, yet titillating!!! :lmao:

    OMG you know how much I love POR. It is our home-away-from-home. This may sound silly but the beauty of the rotunda lobby wood floor mesmerizes me still after all these years. It is such a beautiful lobby in my opinion. And imo the wood makes it feel warmer and friendlier, too. The shady pool is great for pas-clan hanging out there for HOURS sunburn-free. It is such a pretty and relaxing resort.

    I second ALL that POR love, GG! :thumbsup2

    It really is nice. :banana:

    Enjoy!
     
  12. Grumpy Grandma

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    I find it to be a very peaceful resort. My DD and I always do an afternoon pool hop to POR. I do think that the mods have a lot to offer. The main thing I miss is a balcony but other than that I'm good. I know the rooms are smaller than the deluxes but I'm usually just traveling with my adult DD so that has never been an issue.


    I've stayed at POR, CBR and CSR enjoying all of them for different reasons but my favorite is POR. I've never stayed at POFQ .... the pool just doesn't do it for me and if I don't like the pool there's no way I'm going to stay there. Now if I had small children I think the pool at POFQ would be fun.

    I'm so ready for a vacation that it's just crazy. Our weather here is HOT HOT HOT .... over a week of temps over 100!!! UGH!!!
     
  13. Missoutandabout

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    Wookie: I'm sorry about that sticker shock! Ouch. :faint: I blame that "OLCI" on someone here. Who was it? I had to ask too. :rotfl:

    Magic: I'm glad that pic of my "flippant" Miss M could make you smile. :goodvibes (I wish the rest of her wasn't cut off. She even had her hands on her hips when she was doing it. :laughing: )

    Linda: When you've got a spare moment, I'd LOVE to get your pool rankings... The Official Grumpy Grandma Guide to Dis-Pools™. :worship:

    Koh: Staying put in that case sounds like the RIGHT thing to do! :thumbsup2

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    I'm so jealous right now. Hubster called me to find out what I could research for food options near the hotel he's in. I guess I'm better at these things? Anyhow, within a stone's throw, he's got 2 Pho joints, 3 Thai and 2 regular Vietnamese restaurants (not to mention a "homemade" sausage place). :eek:
     
  14. jennyjinx3

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    We love Pho!! Sounds like he has lots of good ones to pick from! Thanks for your input on POR too. I think we have made our minds up. For the pool, boat to DD, it sounds good. Ooops, gotta go, DD8 woke up...hope she didn;t hear me talking Disney! Oh and we just ordered our X-mas party tickets for when we are there!! Yay!:cool1:
     
  15. chimo2u

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    I'm a pho addict too! I can't go a few days without it, I call it crack soup, lol! Soooooo good :)
     
  16. Koh1977

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    If it weren't for DS and DD being quite the pirate fans, we'd be staying at POR or POFQ (if we stuck with a moderate anyway). I love the wrought iron of the French Quarter and the smaller slide for the kiddos, but I love the looks of the POR rooms.

    But alas, pirates it is! Definitely nice to be able to add 2 extra days since the original booking at CR (for the same price)! And since this trip will need to tide me over for a while, the extra park time (and downtime too) is an awesome thing.

    I will just have to do a split stay by myself or with some friends or something later...(or a mother/son or mother/daughter trip). Planning a Colorado cabin for our 2014 trip for sure. Not sure when we'll get back to the World, but I think Universal will need to be a part of the next trip...
     
  17. Koh1977

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    Yeah!! I finished the kids' autograph books (photo books on Shutterfly). Shared pics on the FB page! :-)
     
  18. sjs314

    sjs314 "Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and

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    GM RCers Golly so much reading to catch up on :)

    Jeanette Love those RR at POR. I have only stayed at POFQ as Bob never liked the idea of POR thinking it was too large, if he reads a resort is 1000+ rooms or multi bldgs he decides he doesn't like it :furious: sorta like with the Poly, too many bldg, too tropical grrrrr Personally I think POR is just beautiful:goodvibes

    Hot and Humid here again today it was 70 at 6am when I took Bella out and my breathing issues kicked in, of course I had not taken my Spiriva yet so inside with the A/C today for me.
     
  19. Willows909

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    Good morning to everyone! I have been missing in action and this thread is going to take me a while to catch up! I hope you all aren't a "bad influence" on me...I will chant "I will not change resorts..I will not change resorts..." over and over again as I read! Leaving in six days! :banana:
     
  20. Mousemommy1

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    DD9 and I are heading down to your neck of the woods tonight. :goodvibes

    We are going to Canobie if the weather holds out today :hippie:
     
  21. Willows909

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    You will have a blast! Today looks like a perfect day!
     

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