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Staying at Riverside : Show me pics, get me excited!!

Discussion in 'Resort Community Threads & Photo-Video' started by DJ Disney Kid, Feb 21, 2008.

  1. dogodisney

    dogodisney DIS Veteran

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    Last year when planning our trip, you originally had ressies for a TH in WH. Then the FD offer came out so we cancelled our ressie and stayed at POR with FD. So glad we did. :thumbsup2 Staying onsite is so nice and FD is awesome.
     
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  3. pixidust princess

    pixidust princess Mouseketeer

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    We stayed onsite with the dining plan (not free) out last trip and had a great time. There are 9 of us going this time (3 kids, 6 adults) and we initially thought staying at a vacation home would save us money. Now with the option of free dining, I have figured out we will only have to spend $100 more to stay onsite, and to me that is worth it. Hopefully the others will be easy to convince. Wish me luck!!!:wizard:
     
  4. andrewilley

    andrewilley GNU Terry Pratchett

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    So did the free food talk them into it?

    Andre
     
  5. stmize

    stmize Dvc member since Nov 2010--WDW mom of ds 17 & dd 1

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    I have spent all day looking at the wonderful pics (keep them coming). I too have never stayed here but plan to in Sept for FD.
     
  6. wdwnut4life

    wdwnut4life I LOVE WDW & Disneyland soo much!

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    stayin onsite is sooo much better than offsite. my brother in law tried to get us to stay offsite in 2001. nice try there!
     
  7. wdwnut4life

    wdwnut4life I LOVE WDW & Disneyland soo much!

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    have fun Pooh! I'll be there july 16th, anyone wanna meet my group & I? :)
     
  8. kopitedor

    kopitedor Mouseketeer

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    we are going to POR 01/08 2010 for the fist time with FD :cool1:, can you see any of the fireworks from the parks from the POR resort
    Thanks Dave
     
  9. Tink3Bell

    Tink3Bell DIS Veteran

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    I love this sight and am so excited about staying here. I am just mad I booked last August and reserved a waterview not realizing it wasn't a view of the river and forgetting we didn't have a balcony since we booked it in our room at the AKL last year. I didn't put one and one together. Now there are no non-waterview rooms. I wasted $260. after having to add my daughter which they forgot to put on last years reservation when she turned 3. I am so dumb.:headache:
     
  10. andrewilley

    andrewilley GNU Terry Pratchett

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    Put in a request for a RIVER view rather than just a water view. It's not guaranteed, but if you do get a room overlooking the river the locations are great as they are generally much closer to the main building. Think of it as a semi-preferred location. :)

    And even if you don't get a private balcony, the views are still very nice and because of the overall size of the resort the individual walkways are generally pretty quiet anyway, so people quite often sit outside their rooms to enjoy the view.

    Andre
     
  11. wdwnut4life

    wdwnut4life I LOVE WDW & Disneyland soo much!

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    yes i'd rather see the water not a parking lot.
     
  12. RazorFace83

    RazorFace83 Mouseketeer

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    From my Feb. 2008 Solo trip:

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  13. RazorFace83

    RazorFace83 Mouseketeer

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    Alligator Bayou:

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  14. RazorFace83

    RazorFace83 Mouseketeer

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    Few more pics of the room:)

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  15. kopitedor

    kopitedor Mouseketeer

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    :cool1: pics thanks for posting :thumbsup2 :thumbsup2 :dance3:
     
  16. reservations4five

    reservations4five wishing on that disney star...

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    We are going in 2010 staying at POR for the first time!! I am so excited~ We went last year and had 2 rooms at Music. POR looks so beautiful in all the pictures. Thank you guys so much for sharing!!

    I am thinking about the catch and release fishing for my dd's to do with DH for father's day. I booked the Wishes Cruise last year and we loved it, but I am trying to be a little more budget friendly this time around. Does anyone have any experience with the fishing? or pictures of the one they had to release?
     
  17. gr8tdame

    gr8tdame Enchanted

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    Great pictures. I am sooooo glad we are staying @ POR alligator Bayou again this year. It is the best resort. Not too big but bif=g enough for my teenager and the boat to DTD can't be beat.
     
  18. KarenW

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    RazorFace, wow, you took pictures of everything! Awesome! May I "steal" a few for my desktop?
     
  19. RazorFace83

    RazorFace83 Mouseketeer

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    Sure go ahead, I take tons of pics so that I can share them all with everyone on the Dis!:thumbsup2
     
  20. andrewilley

    andrewilley GNU Terry Pratchett

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    If you want some nice POR dekstop wallpapers, I posted a few on my site a while back - see www.portorleans.org/wallpaper.php. Hope you like them.

    Andre
     
  21. KarenW

    KarenW Mouseketeer

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    Oh, believe me, I have had quite a few of your awesome wallpapers on my computer. I have one on there right now. I like to change them every few weeks or so, so I am always looking for great pics of POR. Your site is great. I have really enjoyed it.
     

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