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  1. andrewilley

    andrewilley GNU Terry Pratchett

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    Actually, since the introduction of the new Garden View category, Water View rooms should now always give you at least a swimming pool view, or maybe even a river view if you're lucky. Courtyard fountains are now classed as Garden View.

    Andre
     
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  3. BearcatsFan

    BearcatsFan <font color=green>we finally had a minute to breat

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    Can anyone tell me what toiletries are provided at POFQ? Are they a shampoo/conditioner combination and a bar of soap? What brand? What scent?

    TIA :flower3:
     
  4. bookgirl

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    They have the dreaded shampoo/conditioner combo it does not work all that well at least for me (I have fine staight hair and it left it tangled) it would work in a pinch but I didn't use it. The soap was okay, I used it to wash my hands and the scent was not overly strong. It appears to be the same as what I got at ASMu two years before.
     
  5. My2Pixies

    My2Pixies Disney Dreamin'

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    Just booked our spur of the moment (for us, lol) August trip at POFQ!! It's our first time staying on-site and I am sooooo excited!! I've had POFQ on my bucket list for a very long time and I can't be any more tickled that I'm actually going. AND that I got dh to agree to it. :banana:
     
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    PoohsFan1 DIS Veteran

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    Congratulations....you are going to LOVE POFQ. It is our favorite moderate. The boat to DTD is wonderful, nice and relaxing, and the pool is fun. DH and I are staying there on our adult only weekend trip starting tomorrow :banana:. Have a great time and be sure to write a review when you come back :goodvibes.
     
  7. DisneyFan62973

    DisneyFan62973 Earning My Ears

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    I've been lurking around for a while, new to DIS boards, but have been to Disney once before and we stayed at POR. We absolutely LOVED it there:love:

    Now my DD, DS and MIL are headed back in July with my daughter's Dance Studio to perform at Downtown Disney. I am so lucky that the group got placed at POFQ! This is the resort we talked about checking out next anyway. :banana:

    I was curious about the Grocery delivery to the resort.....will the resort deliver the groceries directly to your room; or do you need to pick them up at the desk and bring to your room??? If I could have it delivered to the room, that would make more space in the car for other things.

    Thanks!
     
  8. taylor3297

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    I used Garden Grocer last year and the groceries I ordered were delivered to bell services. I got the text that the groceries had arrived and since we were near bell services at the time I picked the groceries up. Otherwise, you just call bell services and they will deliver the groceries to your room.
     
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    So happy for you It is absolutely wonderful. I hope you Love it as much as we do. Also POR is your sister resort so you can go there and visit the amenities as well Have a great trip.:goodvibes
     
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    I'll be there tomorrow!! :yay:

    Will anybody else be there too? Or will I have the place to myself? :rotfl2:
     
  11. DisneyFan62973

    DisneyFan62973 Earning My Ears

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    I wish!!! I still have a little while yet..
    Have a Fantastic time :woohoo:
     
  12. DisneyFan62973

    DisneyFan62973 Earning My Ears

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    Awesome! Thanks so much! :flower3:
    Off to the Garden Grocer site :)
     
  13. gwynne

    gwynne Be always blooming

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    Have a wonderful trip!!::banana: Won't be there at the same time, but I did notice we'll be staying at the same resorts this year. :cool1:
     
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    peeputt Filled with Wanderlust...

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    We requested building 5 and I was wondering what the odds are of getting this building since we just have a standard room ressie? Are there any ways I can increase my chances of getting my special request fulfilled? :flower3:
     
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    We don't get there until Thursday!! We are so excited. :banana::banana:

    Have fun!! Save some beignets for us!!
     
  16. mugglebe

    mugglebe Mouseketeer

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    Hello fellow POFQ fans!

    I was wondering if anyone knows how to get to the Fantasia Mini Golf course from the resort.

    If it's easier to take a cab how much would it be; approximately?

    Thanks for your help!
     
  17. andrewilley

    andrewilley GNU Terry Pratchett

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    Technically there aren't really any Standard rooms in building 5 (other than perhaps an odd stairwell-facing room) but you never know, they might give you a pixie dust upgrade anyway if you have requested it.

    A cab would probably be easiest, but otherwise the course is located just across the road from the Swan hotel, so you could get a bus to a park or to Downtown Disney and change there for a Swan/Dolphin bus.

    Andre
     
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    What buildings are most of the Standard rooms? Thinking if we cannot make sure we get a Mansion standard room at the POR than we will go with POFQ standard. We really like both but do not want the Alligaor Bayou rooms at all. Not my thing!
     
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    andrewilley GNU Terry Pratchett

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    Basically any of the ones with rooms facing out toward the parking lots - 1, 3, 4 and 7. But don't worry, if you request a mansion building at POR and explain very clearly that you really don't like the concept of the Alligator Bayou area, you should be fine. Might be worth sending them a fax a few days before you arrive to reiterate your request too.

    Andre
     
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    Thank you SO much! I have been to your site many times and can't thank you enough for the time and energy you put into it. I probably won't make up my mind until it the packages are announced for 2013. We are going Feb 2013 and I need 2 rooms- 1 for 4 people (2 adults and 2 Disney adults) and 1 for me. We need some privacy and could never comfortably fit into the Bayou room for 5 anyway. So I am hoping for 2 connecting rooms either in the standard rooms Mansions at POR or standard POFQ!
     
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    Does POFQ have the new pod-style coffee makers?
     
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