POFQ solo or??

Discussion in 'Disney for Adults and Solo Travelers' started by sanapp, Aug 8, 2018.

  1. sanapp

    sanapp DIS Veteran

    Jan 1, 2008
    Starting to plan a solo trip in February. This would be my first solo trip. I am thinking POFQ would be a good resort for a solo traveler. It is a small resort and I like that it close to DS. Thoughts???
    If after I book and a big enough room discount becomes available I was thinking of trying to switch to CR garden wing. Thoughts???
  2. StageTek

    StageTek It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

    Apr 20, 2007
    I travel solo often. I can't think of a resort that would not be a good resort for a solo traveler. So my thoughts are POFQ would be a good resort for a solo traveler. In Sept I'm doing my third stay there - my second solo. My last solo trip there was during Irma. CR garden wing is also a good choice for a solo trip. I think if you can get the discount you want you will love that one, too.
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  4. WrongLeverrrr

    WrongLeverrrr Why do we even HAVE that lever??

    Apr 3, 2018
    I did POR for my first solo in June and thought it was great. FQ is much more compact so there's less walking between your room and the lobby, buses, etc. but the resort itself it very nice (I took a walk over from POR to explore and get some beignets). I wouldn't pass it up if you can help it.
  5. MikeNamez

    MikeNamez Mouseketeer

    Jun 21, 2017
    I actually originally booked POFQ for my first solo in September because of the quick boat ride to Disney Springs. I ended up getting a great rate at AKL so i switched, but i would not have been disappointed with POFW.
  6. RedK

    RedK Mouseketeer

    Mar 14, 2017
    I agree with the above. I've stayed solo at POFQ, AKL and CS and all were great. I think it's more about the vaca experience you want than the fact you are solo.
  7. Amysita

    Amysita Mouseketeer

    May 15, 2009
    I always stay @ POFQ...I love it as a solo resort. I like the compactness of it, no matter where you are, it's never a far walk to anything. And bonus points for having the boat rides to & from DS. They're relaxing, and I like the close proximity for being able to go there for any meal & not eat a big chunk out of my time.
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  8. trouttigger

    trouttigger Mouseketeer

    Dec 12, 2008
    I love to boat ride from PO to DS. So much better than dealing with a car or riding on a bus. I think it's a great choice.
  9. krum

    krum Earning My Ears

    Jan 23, 2006
    POFQ is my favorite moderate resort solo.
  10. Cramden

    Cramden Mouseketeer

    Jun 9, 2014
    I stayed at POFQ in February with my family and we loved it. Like Mike above it was actually my first choice for my upcoming solo trip when I booked it back in May but I ended up switching because I got a crazy deal at WL and haven't yet stayed there. That said I think POFQ would be an almost perfect spot for a solo trip. The boats to DS are awesome and the bus service was reasonably efficient. Add in that it's a quick walk over to the amenities at Riverside and it's hard to beat.
  11. kwdw

    kwdw DIS Veteran

    Oct 27, 2010
    All depends upon your budget. Any resort is great for a solo stay!

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