What are resort options for family of 6

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by princessap, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. princessap

    princessap DIS Veteran

    Aug 20, 2009
    just wondering what the options are for family of six. two adults and kids would be 6,4,2 (maybe 3) and then an infant.

    Am I right in thinking only suites at aoa??
  2. minnie mum

    minnie mum Unapologetic Disney Fan(atic)

    Mar 8, 2011
    One of the family suites at ASMu or AoA. They will sleep 6 plus an infant in a pack and play.
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  4. DizDaD7

    DizDaD7 Truly a ~GOOFY~ Person.

    Jan 8, 2009
    I believe the cabins over at Fort Wilderness would be suffice.
  5. twinboysmom

    twinboysmom DIS Veteran

    May 26, 2010
    There are also DVC villas. You could legally fit in a 1 bedroom unit at BLT, OKW, and AK Kidani, 2 bedrooms elsewhere. CSR junior suite holds 6. I believe there are also rooms at the swan and dolphin that hold 5 plus an infant. Also most of the deluxe resorts have suites that hold 6 (pricey).
  6. carolinamama

    carolinamama Mouseketeer

    Feb 17, 2010
    This. Our family of five is going to stay in a 1 bedroom at BLT next week.
  7. Dis703

    Dis703 DIS Veteran

    Aug 24, 2010
    While the youngest is under 3 you have more options. We were going to be staying as 6 in POR, but have decided on the BC. They have a murphy or daybed and 2 Queens.

    It's pricey but if it's in your budget Boardwalk also had Deluxe rooms with 2 Queens and a pullout queen sofa.

    The cabins were also an option for us.
  8. ClemsonTigger2

    ClemsonTigger2 Mouseketeer

    Oct 3, 2006
    We have six in our family - we've always gotten two rooms at a value resort (1st trip with all four kids - All Star Movies; other trips - Pop Century). They give us adjoining rooms and it costs less than a suite. Still two bathrooms, four beds. Though Art of Animations suites look really neat! (Cost is our deciding factor...)
  9. mickeynut1

    mickeynut1 DIS Veteran

    Apr 16, 2007
    Any of the deluxes (with the exception of WL and AKL) will accommodate 5 + 1 under the age of 3 in a standard room, with the Poly and CR having the largest rooms among the deluxe resorts.
  10. okw2012

    okw2012 Mouseketeer

    Jul 10, 2012
    If you decide on a 1BR deluxe villa, think OKW as the units are much more roomy. You can leave the sofa beds opened all the time and still have ample room to move around (which is what we do). If you rent from a member, it is not that expensive.
  11. MMS1125

    MMS1125 Put your faith in what you most believe in.

    Jul 10, 2010
    you could legally stay at POR but with adding a pack and play it would be really tight. I don't recommend it. I'd check out AoA or AS Family suite that will be your best option financially and be guaranteed together. 2 Value rooms would be an option but they can't guarantee connecting rooms so you'd chance not spending the vacation in the same room as your partner which would be no fun.

    AoA would give the 2 adults their own room with a queen bed and a bathroom and the kids could split the pull out and the tablebed with the baby in a pack n play or with you :) also has another bathroom

    AS Suites would give you a bedroom/bathroom then 3 different pull out options for the kids in the living area plus another bathroom
  12. TwinkleKS

    TwinkleKS Mouseketeer

    Feb 18, 2013
    We have used two adjoining rooms at the CR and at AK in the past. The next trip only 5 of us are going and we decided to squeeze into one room at the GF.
  13. nolanboys

    nolanboys DIS Veteran

    Mar 23, 2010
    An added bonus for staying in a DVC villa is that you will have a full kitchen and washer/dryer. Depending on how long you are staying, these are great things to have. As someone pointed out, the OKW villas are huge. We started staying ther and got hooked on the extra size ( we are also a family of 6 ), that we ended up buying a resale DVC contract. Renting points is a good way to save money over Disney prices. Happy planning!:)

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