POFQ - Three Adults + Two Beds = Possible Problem

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  1. BklynGirl

    BklynGirl Earning My Ears

    Mar 21, 2006
    Hi - my husband and I stayed at POFQ last year and LOVED it. We are looking to go back in September and this year invited my mom to come along. Last year we had the room with two double beds and it worked out perfectly because my husband and I are not small people and so we each used one bed. But with Mom along this year obviously that's not going to work. Since none of us are small people, I really don't see any of us sharing one of those double beds. Is it possible to have a rollaway bed brought in to a POFQ room so each of us will have a bed?

    Any/all suggestions are welcome! Thanks so much!
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  3. I'mNoPrince

    I'mNoPrince <font color=darkorchid>AlterEgo tmt martins<br><fo

    Oct 1, 2006
    You could just do an air mattress.
  4. CanadianGuy

    CanadianGuy <font color=green><br><br><font color=blue>Me and

    Apr 24, 2006
    I think it's POR that offers 'trundle beds' which is a bed that pulls out from under one of the main beds. I'm not sure how comfy it would be your mom tho!

  5. Lynne M

    Lynne M Moderator Moderator

    Nov 4, 2001
    I don't think the trundle bed at POR is meant for adults, it sounds like it's pretty small.

    As for rollaway beds....I'm not sure. I've heard that the resorts don't have them, I've heard that they're available for an extra charge, and I've heard that there are only a very few available at each resort, so they're tough to get.

    I'd bring an air mattress, or, if you can swing it financially, get an extra room for your Mom.
  6. minijeanie

    minijeanie <center><font color=blue>It is a great <marquee be

    Jul 5, 2000
    I vote for the air mattress also. You can each take a turn one night on your trip.

    Yes the Double beds are small. We sleep in a king and it took a few nights to get used to it
  7. disnut8

    disnut8 DIS Veteran

    Jan 21, 2005
    I am not going to tell you not to do this but.....

    I believe from what I can gather from your ages, that any of you sleeping on an air mattress might not be the best idea in the world. My husband is 5'6" and an active racquetball player so he's pretty spry. He was miserable on an air mattress. I'm 5' nothing and weigh 100 pounds on a good day. It takes me quite a while to get up off an air mattress. Pretty entertaining at 3:00 AM when I have to go to the bathroom.

    And saying that, my husband and I have king bed at home. If we get anything less than that anywhere, we each take a bed. We can sleep in a double but we have to be aware of each other.

    My advice would be to either get the air mattress before you go and each of you spend a few nights getting used to it (or borrow one from a friend if you don't have one). Or, get the two rooms. At Disney World, the last thing you want is a not so restful night of sleep.
  8. SeaSpray

    SeaSpray Disney World fan since 1976

    Jan 11, 2001
    When I stayed at CBR in 2002 they had roll away beds available, for a per-night fee. I believe it was $15 per night. I slept on it 1 night and it was VERY comfortable, and the housekeeper made up the bed each day.

    Since POFQ is also a moderate resort, I would *think* they'd also have roll aways available, but I'm not positive. Hopefully someone with recent experience will reply soon. :)
  9. slimplaw

    slimplaw DIS Veteran

    Feb 18, 2001
    We inquired about a roll a way in 2005 at POR and were told they did not have any. We also had 3 adults and each wanted their own bed. 2 of us had to share beds. Call POFQ's front desk and ask to be sure if a roll a way is available. Otherwise, you'll probably be more comfortable with 2 rooms. Maybe you could get a connecting room. Another choice would be to move to a family suite at ASMusic.
  10. TnTWalter

    TnTWalter DIS Veteran

    Sep 13, 2005
    Then you'd even have an extra bed and some privacy for all...2 bathrooms two!
  11. Tink415

    Tink415 DIS Veteran

    Jul 18, 2006
    We got a roll away bed at POR in the mansion section at Christmas time. We had 4 in the room. I had brought an aerobed in case a rollaway wasn't available.
  12. La2kw

    La2kw DIS Veteran

    May 31, 2003
    I would highly recommend getting mom her own room. I wouldn't want to share a room with my mother in law. :scared1:
  13. BibbidiBobbidiBOO

    BibbidiBobbidiBOO <font color=green>AKL is my new favorite<br><font

    Oct 23, 2001
    We have had no trouble getting roll aways at any of the moderates. Got one at POFQ last year, $15 a night. :) We just tell them at check in. They won't do or know anything if you call ahead of time, sometimes they are clueless about such things.;)

    My DD or DS sleeps on it and thinks they are quite comfy.

    ETA-You will have to pay an extra adult charge, so that is another $15 I think? If you can get a discount in Sept, 2 rooms might be worthwhile.
  14. slimplaw

    slimplaw DIS Veteran

    Feb 18, 2001
    Glad to hear that roll a ways are available. We must have gotten a CM who did not know. We'll know to consider this the next time.
  15. mikesmom

    mikesmom <font color=9999FF>Never pool hops without a licen

    May 25, 2000
    The problem with rollaways is "as available". If they're gone, they're gone!

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