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Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by Dizneefamily+4, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. bluejasmine

    bluejasmine DIS Veteran

    Mar 5, 2005
    You are so right, we were completelty spoiled after our first Poly stay! I absolutely adore it, its been a fave since child hood, my DH even fell in love with it and this Sept it will be my teens first stay and I cant wait to share it with them!

    The monrail is so conveinent but the resort itself, gorgeous, and the music relaxing and the view acroos Seven Seas Lagoon, magnificent!
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  3. DznyCrzy11

    DznyCrzy11 "When you wish upon a star, makes no difference wh

    Jun 28, 2011
    Glad to hear you liked it! My husband and I stayed there for the 1st time last year and loved it so much we are staying there again this year! :banana:We couldn't figure out what some people were complaining about it. :confused3
  4. flicx

    flicx Please stand clear of the doors!

    Oct 15, 2004
    This too is my absolute favorite resort.I haven't stayed at the poly in ten years though.Would love to stay again, just hoping to find a super deal here again!
  5. dsnymnky86

    dsnymnky86 Earning My Ears

    Jul 9, 2007
    Have never been able to decide between poly and animal kingdom
    both are the best but the differences between are location
    and being part of an attraction in place of being outside the attraction
  6. Day-Day

    Day-Day DIS Veteran

    Mar 9, 2009
    Nice to know I can bring my Dixie Landings mugs when I stay at the Poly next month.:thumbsup2

  7. Tinkerbellie16

    Tinkerbellie16 <marquee><font color=deeppink>Certified <font colo

    Apr 3, 2009
    Thanks for posting! I am also a poly addict :goodvibes I am so glad to hear they are checking room cards for the pool and wow, that's a LOT of people to eject! Imagine if they had all stayed and how crowded it would have been for the people that paid to stay at the resort.

    Well, I love Poly so much that even though we did a Disney trip in May (to Wilderness Lodge), DH agreed to go again this fall because we want to stay at the Poly!! :lovestruc
  8. Sweetsunshine

    Sweetsunshine Earning My Ears

    Jul 5, 2011
    Thanks for sharing your info, and I'm so glad it was a good time. Our first Poly stay is four months away and time is dragging so slowly!
  9. goofybabe

    goofybabe Mouseketeer

    May 4, 2007
    So happy you loved it ,it's our all time favorite too we are heading back in January . Can't wait to hear the music and smell all the beautiful flowers there.:dance3:
  10. MinnesotaMouseketeers

    MinnesotaMouseketeers DIS Veteran

    Oct 25, 1999
    Glad you loved it :thumbsup2

    I must admit that the WL is still my favorite but the Poly is a very, very, very, close second. Maybe if I wasn't such an outdoor lover (camping, hiking, canoeing) the Poly would be my favorite.
  11. jackemail

    jackemail Disney Veteran

    May 31, 2004
    Glad you loved it. We started at Poly in 1973....and have been hooked ever since.
  12. disneyforme33

    disneyforme33 Mouseketeer

    Jun 17, 2001
    The poly is my favorite place to be!! So glad you liked it!!
  13. mickey2minnie1

    mickey2minnie1 DIS Veteran

    May 26, 2007
    We could not agree more! We do not want to stay anywhere else.:thumbsup2
  14. guitarob

    guitarob Polynesian Obsessed

    Sep 5, 2006
    Thank you for your review!
  15. scdufek

    scdufek Mouseketeer

    May 12, 2010
    Everyone's posts have me so excited about our first stay at the Poly. We just booked last week for Oct. 2012. I sure hope the time flys! :banana:
  16. momtobrynncess

    momtobrynncess DIS Veteran

    Oct 11, 2004
    Thanks so much for your review!

    The same thing happened to us 3 years ago. We had been CR fans for a long time, with probably around 10 visits prior to trying Poly. We decided one year just to try it, and since we somehow manage to go each year, we knew that if we didn't enjoy it, we could go back to CR the next time. WELL!!!! Just as you described, we ABSOLUTELY FELL IN LOVE WITH POLY!!!!! It's just so beautiful, so relaxing and peaceful.

    What we enjoyed about CR was everything being in one central location (the tower), and the monorail running through the tower, so convenient. I was afraid we would miss that at Poly. We had stayed at OKW once, and what we didn't enjoy about OKW was how spread out everything was, and walking from the bus to our building. I was afraid that Poly would be similar, but really, I was comparing apples to oranges. Poly was nothing like that.

    After our first stay at Poly, we were HOOKED!!!! This trip will be our fourth stay at Poly, and we cannot wait! From the moment you get off the bus, you just feel like you're home. The atmosphere, it's like a big exhale, and a big "Ahhhhhh".......

    We have stayed in Tokelau, Tahiti, and Rarotonga. This year we are trying Samoa (at least that's what we requested). We have been fortunate enough to get our request each year. We liked Rarotonga last year being so close to the GCH. Tokelau was fine, Tahiti, though the view was incredible, we felt was far from GCH, and we found the noise of the ferry late at night to be annoying. We were going to request Rarotonga again, but after reading reviews of Samoa, decided to try that one instead. It's also close to GCH, and I feel like we would enjoy the view of the Volcano Pool.

    Glad you had such a fabulous time!! And pp just gave me a great idea for a tee shirt!! At DTD, you can make a custom tee shirt. Maybe I'll make one that says: Come to the Poly side....we have lapu lapus.......

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