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Port Orleans French Quarter Q&A Thread, New for 2012 (thread now FULL and CLOSED)

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by andrewilley, May 10, 2012.

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  1. 2girlsR2good

    2girlsR2good New Member

    Two hours away!! Rolling down I95 towards POFQ and the kids still haven't figured it out yet (they think we're going to Grandmommy's house!)
     
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  3. luvs2travl

    luvs2travl Dream BIG...Live GRAND

    What's the best way to request two connecting rooms, ground floor in buildings 2 or 5?

    Should i limit my request and not specify a building?

    We booked garden view.

    Thanks your all your help! This thread is amazing!:flower3:
     
  4. pwdebbie

    pwdebbie New Member

    Have fun in Gettysburg. We avoid it! (I do want to go over some time and try Cafe Saint-Amand, but definitely not during the tourist season and not on a weekend!)
     
  5. pwdebbie

    pwdebbie New Member

    You should be real close now! Have a great time! If you would, check out the in-room coffee for me and, if you are going to use it, could you take a picture of the coffee pod before you put it in the maker? Thanks!
     
  6. luvs2travl

    luvs2travl Dream BIG...Live GRAND

    I had read that the Melita coffee pods are compatible. They sell them in my local supermarket $5.59 for 16 pods.
     
  7. taylor3297

    taylor3297 New Member

    Put your requests in order of preference if you have more than one.
     
  8. 2girlsR2good

    2girlsR2good New Member

    I have a photo, but need to upload it somewhere to put in a post.

    We did not get our request of building 5, but are on the top of 1 with a river view. It's beautiful & quiet. My parents like this better, so we'll happily hike to the pool!
     
  9. NJRRK

    NJRRK New Member

    Bet the view is nice, but wouldn't you be more comfortable in a room rather than on top of the building?

    :lmao
     
  10. summerlady

    summerlady New Member

    Have a fabulous time! pixiedust:

    :thumbsup2
     
  11. Reese D

    Reese D New Member

    Does anyone have any information about the construction set to begin in May? What will be affected? When will the construction begin?
    Thanks!
     
  12. Kat016

    Kat016 New Member

    We'll be staying here from October 26th until November 2nd....I'm so excited!!! 218 days...but who's counting?!?! :)
     
  13. siskaren

    siskaren New Member

    Check here:

    http://www.portorleans.org/news.php#020313
     
  14. Kat016

    Kat016 New Member

    Does anyone know how long the construction will take??
     
  15. skriegerjr

    skriegerjr Monorail Maven

    Nov 2 thru the 10 for us...can't wait to go back home!

    Sent from my rooted Samsung Galaxy SIII using the DISBoards app
     
  16. Kat016

    Kat016 New Member

    We'll get the place ready for ya!!! Are you from down there?
     
  17. andrewilley

    andrewilley Port Orleans Addict

    I'd guess at 5-6 weeks or so, but until there's a confirmed start date that's a rather meaningless timescale I'm afraid. As soon as I'm able to quote the start date, I will.

    Andre
     
  18. Kat016

    Kat016 New Member

    I was just wondering if it will be done by the time we come down in October. I know thats a long time but construction up where I live seems to drag on forever....just checking...thank you! :)
     
  19. Clochette nordique

    Clochette nordique New Member

    Me, I'm counting.... because we will arrive on November 1st..... :goodvibes

    :tinker: Poussière de fée!
     
  20. AuroraMeansDawn

    AuroraMeansDawn New Member

    We just returned after staying 3/6-12 and my husband said it was OK. It was the Cuisinart pods that would brew two cups at a time so it was brewed but I still used my Via. I'm kinda particular. I don't recall half and half in the food court but we brought "mini moos" from home which didn't require refrigeration and he liked those. In the food court at the time we were there it was still Nescafe. ICK!

    Hope that helps.
     
  21. 4disneygenerations

    4disneygenerations New Member

    Can someone explain to me why POFQ got rid of the half and half dispenser? :confused3 Our last trip to POFQ was in Aug 2011 and they were using those little creamers in a ice bowl. I was hoping that they would have changed back by now. We stayed at the WL last Aug, 2012 and they had the half and half dispensers, so much easier:thumbsup2
    Does anyone know if the Riverside has the dispenser?
     
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