Just back from Coronado Springs - great resort!

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by marciemi, Jan 24, 2005.

  1. marciemi

    marciemi DIS Veteran

    Dec 29, 1999
    I promised some folks I'd report on CSR when we got back. We really liked this resort. I think the best part of it is that it IS a convention resort, which means a lot of single rooms with quiet businesspeople. We requested a top floor room (ended up in building 3 of the casitas - back near the lake and quiet pool on the 4th floor). I never heard anyone back there - it was so quiet, and pretty in the morning.

    During the day, I think this resort was MUCH emptier than others we've stayed at. Well, actually the people were around, but in the convention center, meetings, chairs on the grass (saw this a lot), NOT at the pools or on the buses. I think only once in 4 days did we take a bus with anyone else on it - even leaving the MK at closing time! Our bus passed an All Star bus with folks standing and packed in and we were like "UGH!" My kids were laying across the rows of 4 seats together in the front sleeping since there was no one else on the bus with us!

    We liked the pool area a lot - even though it was really cold during our visit. The water slide was fun, whirlpool was hot, kids loved the water basketball. All would have been nicer with about 20 degrees warmer weather, but still! The hammocks are cool, and although we never had time, the boats, bikes, etc. looked like fun.

    Sorry we never had time to eat in the Pepper Market. It looked nice when we walked through it. And the resort is big. They closed the access road to the Casitas off the second day we were there and we had to drive all the way around the other direction past all the Cabanas, Ranchos, and some Casitas and it seemed like a LONG way, even in a car. But I think that seemed to make it seem more private and luxurious, especially with the ponds and nice scenery.

    I'll be glad to answer any questions!
  2. Carrie772

    Carrie772 Resolve to Recycle!

    Jul 21, 2004
    So glad you had a great time. We too enjoyed the fact that the resort visitors were mostly business people. It was almost like we had the place to ourselves back in Oct. You would have liked the Pepper Market. Large portions, so order one thing to split for sure! Welcome to the CSR club! :cheer2:
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  4. Buzz2001

    Buzz2001 CSR MAN!!

    May 14, 2000
    Welcome back marciemi. Glad you enjoyed CSR. :jumping4:
  5. PrincessCandaceMarie

    PrincessCandaceMarie DIS Veteran

    May 28, 2004
    I love it there too~ Glad you had a great stay! :love:
  6. Philadisney

    Philadisney <font color=blue>In the Name of Epcot<br><font col

    Jan 14, 2005
    thank you so much for the review. the more i hear about it, the more excited i am that my friend and i are staying there in march! :Pinkbounc
  7. Dawn77

    Dawn77 Mouseketeer

    Mar 16, 2004
    Glad you enjoyed it. We also enjoyed it a great deal :cloud9: . It was our first visit to Disney and we didn't really know what to expect. This resort was excellent :cheer2: . We plan on staying there again in the near future. :flower1:
  8. gingermommy94

    gingermommy94 DIS Veteran

    Mar 14, 2004
    Welcome back! Glad you had a wonderful stay :flower1:
  9. Philly81

    Philly81 Mouseketeer

    Dec 29, 2004
    I've always wanted to try this resort. Thank you for the review and glad that you had a great time!
  10. BertChimneySweep

    BertChimneySweep Earning My Ears

    Feb 16, 2000
    You are helping get us so psyched for our first stay at CSR in April! Thanks!! :Pinkbounc :jumping4: :Pinkbounc :jumping4:
  11. zipDdoodah

    zipDdoodah My other car is a monorail

    Apr 9, 2003
    We really enjoyed the resort when we stayed there too. It was very clean and pretty. My only complaint was that everything was so spread out, but I don't mind a little walking, so it wasn't too big of a deal. It's my favorite moderate.
  12. G&J's Mom

    G&J's Mom DIS Veteran

    Jul 25, 2003
    Thanks for the report. We will be there next month! :earboy2:


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