Poly question

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by nxfan, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. nxfan

    nxfan Earning My Ears

    Feb 12, 2010
    We have changed our reservation to stay at the Polly! Can't wait. Now I need some advice. What building should we request, etc. We are booked in a garden view room. Thanks for the help.
  2. DisCopper

    DisCopper DIS Veteran

    Apr 8, 2008
    In general, I just take my chances and let the dice fall as they will when it comes to rooms. Deciding which room you want can depend on all sorts of things. Do you want to be close to the monorail stop? Do you want a quiet corner? But, if you want to really want a good overview of the Polynesian that describes views from different buildings (sometimes including specific room numbers) as well as TONS of other stuff, I strongly recommend Tikiman's site. You can find it here: www.tikimanpages.com I spent hours looking at it before our first stay.

    Polynesian is my favorite resort. Have fun!
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  4. mickeynut1

    mickeynut1 DIS Veteran

    Apr 16, 2007
    We were in Samoa and we loved it as it was very convenient to everything.....the GCH, volcano pool, Captain Cooks, the beach and the boat dock :). Enjoy your trip.....the Poly is one of our favorite resorts :goodvibes.
  5. johnsonet

    johnsonet DIS Veteran

    Jul 3, 2003
    We've stayed GV in Tahiti, Raratonga, Rapa Nui and Niue. Loved them all but Niue is my favorite :lovestruc It's the smallest (short and only 2 stories) longhouse and is literally steps from the GCH. It's between the 2 pools and is close to the parking lot, bus stop, laundry room, etc. We were on the 1st floor and had a big grassy area in front of our patio. We loved Niue and will request it in the future when staying GV :wizard:
  6. WiscMomof2

    WiscMomof2 DIS Veteran

    Sep 13, 2001
    I would say Tokeleau. To me it's the most centrally located. Easy walk to TTC, GCH, and boat dock.
  7. dad4dis

    dad4dis Mouseketeer

    Feb 20, 2010
    We stayed in the Samoa each time. It is close to everything and you have a great view of the quiet pool/garden or Bay Lake/volcano pool. I also liked it because I was only a couple min walk from Captain Cook's where I did plenty of drink runs with refillable mugs. My cousins who went with us were by the TTC and a much longer walk to everything in the resort.
  8. NikkiLovesWDW!

    NikkiLovesWDW! "Are you seeing an increase in lateral forces?" "S

    Feb 22, 2006
    We stayed in a Garden View room last July. I spent a lot of time looking at the Poly map and the pros and cons on tikiman's site. Finally, we requested Tokelau and it was fantastic! Not far from the Great Ceremonial House or the TTC.
  9. Jimham4

    Jimham4 Just a Dad

    Nov 16, 2009
    We stayed in tokelau last trip and loved it. The rooms are a little larger and with five people it worked out great. Good central location too. If it had been summer I might have leaned more toward the longhouse that is between the volcano pool and quiet pool, sorry can't rember it's name of the top of my head
  10. pinkivy

    pinkivy SkeeeWeee!

    Aug 6, 2007
    We had a garden view room in Tokelau this past June. We were quite pleased with the location, room, etc.

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