The we loooooove Bonnet Creek thread Part 3

Discussion in 'Orlando Hotels and Attractions' started by Disfan15, Jul 3, 2012.

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  1. esk

    esk DIS Veteran

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    There was one in my 2 BR Presidential; it was under the sink, in a bag.

    Not the strongest hair dryer I've ever used, but more than adequate.
     
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  3. nancy155

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    There were two in our two bedroom deluxe under the sinks. As said above not the strongest, but worked just fine.
     
  4. myjourney

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    I have not read every thread but this appears to be a group of resort hotels? Who do I contact for pricing and availability? What should I expect to pay for a 4 bedroom and how many people can occupy it. We are 6 adults and 4 children. What is the minimum length of stay?

    I see the term tower, does that refer to a hotel? Which is the best to ask for?
     
  5. DSLRuser

    DSLRuser Age is a state of mind

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    1 bedromm = 4 persons max (1 king bed sleeps 2, 1 pull out bed sleeps 2)

    2 bedroom = 8 persons (1 king bed sleeps 2, 1 pull out bed sleeps 2, 1 quean bed sleeps 2, 1 quean bed sleeps 2)

    So you will need a 3 bedroom or bigger to sleep your group.
     
  6. manhattanman

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    the first post does a good job answering your questions with a lot of other information as well. This is a long running thread but I think you can get most of the info in the first post.

    6 adults means three bedroom deluxe ( with two people sleeping on the pull out) or 4 bedroom presidential. The three bedroom presidential exists but it does not have the pull out couch and the max occupancy is 8.
     
  7. dissy_dee

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    Returned from Bonnet Creek after an 8 night stay. It met my expectations as usual and then some. The staff were excellent this trip. The room was clean.

    We requested a fireworks view and boy did we get one. Unit 735 building 2 - We had an awesome view of the EPCOT ball, could see Holiwood Studio Ears in the distance. We could not see the castle but we did have an awesome view of the fireworks. SO we watched fireworks over at Magic Kingdom and also at EPCOT. It was awesome. pixiedust:

    The kids enjoyed several of the pools and the lazy rivers. They had no complaints about either.

    On Thanksgiving I woke up and could barely walk so called the front desk to ask about renting a scooter. They put me through to K&M Rentals who has scooters onsite. I was able to retrieve a scooter immediately for a very reasonable price.

    So I am in the club of I sooo Love Bonnet Creek!!!!
     
  8. haPevraftr

    haPevraftr DIS Veteran

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    We check in on 12/28 and I would love to make it to MK to see the castle lit (at 6;15 ish). If they don't let us check in until 4:00, will we be able to make it? We will have our own car to drive.
     
  9. haPevraftr

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    To give you an idea, our 3 bdrm presidential is $1950 including tax and fees for 9 nights over NYE booked thru Vacation Strategy..
     
  10. dissy_dee

    dissy_dee Mouseketeer

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    This is very doable. You are within minutes of the Parks. Check in and head over to MK.
     
  11. drmnofdisney

    drmnofdisney Earning My Ears

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    Does anyone know what they sell in the Bonnet Creeks little market?I was gonna use garden grocer but when i called bonnet creek the front desk said they sold it there...
     
  12. dissy_dee

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    The little store at Bonnet Creek is very small and fairly expensive. They have some sundry items but not a lot. Not sure exactly what all they carry but it is nothing like a food market. They carry general items you might forgert such as toothpaste and have souvenir items.
     
  13. wgeo

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    I remember it being very small, it could NOT have replaced our grocery store run to Wal-mart. They did have some small stuff, like mini boxes of cereal (single serving) and chips - but it was quite small.
     
  14. JimMIA

    JimMIA A little Miami humor...

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    There are two grocery delivery services to choose from. One is Garden Grocer, the other is WeGoShop.

    I've never used either, but there has been a lot of discussion on the DVC boards about them.

    Garden Grocer has a set list of items you can purchase. I assume the items are marked up slightly from what they are paying, and there is also a small service charge.

    WeGoShop will go to any store you want, including Super Walmart, Costco, etc, and buy whatever brands, sizes, etc you want. They bring you the receipts from the stores and add a small service charge.

    Both companies can leave groceries at resorts without you being there, and most resorts can store the groceries in refrigerated areas, if necessary. (I'm pretty sure WBC will)

    All of the feedback I've seen in the last 3-4 years on both companies has been low-cost, good-service performance.

    As others have stated, the selection of food items at WBC is VERY limited.
     
  15. 2goofykiddos

    2goofykiddos Budding Disney addict

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    Dissydee-- When did you request your view?? So awesome that you got a good one. Sounds like a nice vacation
     
  16. Chelley00

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    We've used Garden Grocer on pretty much every trip. WBC stored our frozen stuff in a freezer and our fridged stuff in a fridge, and bell services brought it directly to our room. I like GG just because I can order from their website and know what I'm getting, as opposed to WeGoShop where you have to make a list and send it to them with sizes and stores. GG is just a little easier for us.
     
  17. ADVentive

    ADVentive Earning My Ears

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    I have finally finished reading all 3 parts to this thread, and I just want to thank all of you for contributing all this valuable information! I really feel so informed now!

    That said, here is my question. Maybe it's not appropriate to this thread - let me know. We are booked for a 4 bedroom presidential for Sept 2013. My MIL is worried about it being hurricane season and suggested trip insurance. Has anyone tried to get trip insurance for something like this, when renting from an owner? I tried to look it up on InsureMyTrip, but didn't see what I was looking for.
     
  18. Travellerman

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    Is there any restaurant menus online for the restaurants at Wyndham Bonnet Creek (or Wyndham Grand which I'm told is in same complex) Am going soon, last time I was there I dont think the Wyndham Grand was open (could have been but I honestly dont think it was)
    I read something about someone requesting a fireworks view? Does it work well? If we dont' get a fireworks view is it possible to go somewhere on Wyndham Bonnet Creek property to see them with a good view? (Its been acouple years since I've been) Thanks.
     
  19. SYLVESTER7577

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    As to fireworks views, the upper floors in towers four and five are great. We were in tower 5 14th floor and the views were excellent. Epcot is right there, Magic Kingdome in the distance and Downtown Disney to the left. I have read that in some towers, as well as 4 & 5, views are decent from even the middle floors. The hotel menu is available on line I believe and the food at the resort resembles Disney's limited quick service type menu for about the same cost. There are also allowed (deliverable) restaurants to the resort as well.
     
  20. khertz

    khertz Proud member of the WHO DAT NATION!!

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    We requested a fireworks view room on our recent October trip, but there were no units available at the time we checked in. They offered to us that we could wait for one to become available, but since we had DS2 with us, we decided it was better to just get into a room asap. We were in Building 2, and they did offer up one of their model rooms on the top floor that they opened up every night for fireworks viewing. We did that one night and had a great view of IllumiNations with just a few other families joining us on the balcony. In the past, we have chosen to wait for the fireworks view, and were ridiculously impressed with the view!
     
  21. 5mouseketeersforus

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    Booked our stay for WBC in February through Vacation Upgrades (thanks to the many people here). Ken & Denise were great!

    Now if only they could work magic with the weather to guarantee that part of our vacation :laughing:
     
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