Which resort do your KIDS like best?

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by susy, Apr 21, 2004.

  1. susy

    susy Guest

    Out of all the resorts we've stayed at (see signature) our DS (age 6) loves the WL. He keeps asking to go back there. We have been to the AS and Pop, but he doesn't seem impressed by the big icons. He loved the geyser, the Cub's Den, the water slide, and the surrey bikes to FW.
  2. Magic2000

    Magic2000 DIS Veteran

    May 1, 2000
    My youngest DD LOVED All Star Movies - her favorite was 101 Dalmations! (We've stayed there three times already!!)
    My teens loved Grand Floridian when we stayed there around Christmas time (and so did I). They also liked Contemporary - for its proximity to MK and the monorail!
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  4. *Fantasia*

    *Fantasia* <font color=royalblue>Nothing beats a nice clean-c

    Jun 3, 2000
    My kids are happy anywhere!! But I think they prefer the big icons wether it be ASR or Pop. Out of the value resorts, I prefer Pop Century. It just takes me back in time and hearing those old songs are kind of nice too. The pool is really cool! Unfortunately they don't have a hot tub there. What's also nice is that it is very new and everyone there is sooo super nice and helpful!!

    Now the kids and I are trying POFQ so it might change their minds as to wether which resort is funner.
  5. CamColt

    CamColt Moderator Moderator

    Aug 7, 2000
    I just asked DS 7, what his favorite hotel is and he told me the Mighty Ducks. ;) So, I guess ASMO is his choice. He has also stayed at the Polynesian, Swan, and Dixie Landings, but ASMO won out.
  6. johnsonet

    johnsonet DIS Veteran

    Jul 3, 2003
    DD (7) has stayed at:

    GF - 5 times;
    AKL - 2 times;
    WL - 1 time

    I just asked her and she said "Wilderness Lodge" so there you go...

    Having said that, she always LOVED GF and certainly SEEMED to love every minte at AKL. Or was she just pretending she liked that slide by going down it 50 times in a row???:crazy::rolleyes:
  7. Grumpy37

    Grumpy37 Mouseketeer

    Sep 1, 2003
    DS5 (almost 6!) loves the Poly, he's a chip off the old block. He also liked the nautical theme of the Yacht Club and the boats to Epcot which I didn't expect. :)pirate: He was bored to tears at AKL which I still don't understand.

    Kids... :confused:

    DD1 princess: , like all toddlers, loves it anywhere her mommy is.
  8. goin2disneyagain

    goin2disneyagain <font color=FF00CC>AKL- A WILD place to visit!<br>

    Oct 13, 2003
    I just asked my 6 year old niece and 3 1/2 year old nephew and they both said AKL . :)
  9. polkadotminnie

    polkadotminnie <font color=teal>I still like the idea of a glass

    Mar 12, 2003
    My kids loved AKL and CSR best at Disney, but had rather stay at Hard Rock at Universal over Disney. My girls are 7, 5, and 2.
  10. #1hockeymom

    #1hockeymom <font color=blue>Wants to DRIVE the zamboni

    Jul 27, 2001
    DS 10 AKL but prefers the Grotto pool over the Uzima pool
    DD 18 loves the Swan (please note that she didn't go on either AKL trip)

    DH loves the price of the allstars, but really did relax during our last trip and grew addicted to African smoothies at the AKL concierge.

    I am currently addicted to AKL, but have our next reservations at the Dolphin, and am thinking about trying the POLY out after a great Ohanas visit last week!

    MOMTOMOOTOO <font color=blue>The people in Shop Rite would not

    Jan 9, 2001
    We have stayed, at the Poly, AKL, WL, OKW, and CSR. Go figure, my kids liked CSR the best!
  12. sweet maxine

    sweet maxine DIS Veteran

    Apr 21, 2004
    My kids love FW the best. I took a poll with them (I would have liked to stay somewhere different just to say I tried it), but they wanted to go back to FW. Get this---because of the golf carts! Nevermind that they cost more than the average car rental per day. My kids would take FW and the opportunity to motor around in the golf carts over any other resort. They also think it's pretty neat how everyone (teens) like to hang out at the pool when the parks close down. What fun! Oh to be young again!!
  13. Fbcoach

    Fbcoach Earning My Ears

    Apr 21, 2004
    We've been to Disney World over a dozen times since 1992 and we've stayed at CBR, PO and Riverside, CSR, WL, the Poly, GF and the Contemporary. My sons have enjoyed the Contemporary the best. We've stayed there twice and both times we were in a tower room overlooking Bay Lake. They liked the view, the pools, the fact we were on the monorail, great access to the watermice, Chef Mickey's and the all night snack bar. They loved the Lobby and the fact the monorail goes right through the resort. And you know what...I can't disagree with them.
  14. kathy87

    kathy87 Mouseketeer

    Jun 1, 2003
    I was willing to go back to the POLY this year, but the kids (7&8)asked if we could go back to CSR. I was a little bummed, but for
    82.50 tax included a night how could I disagree:Pinkbounc
  15. iluvtink

    iluvtink <a href="http://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-sponsor/" targ

    Jan 12, 2000
    We've stayed at Disney Villas, Contemporary, Beach Club, Polynesian, and our kids hands down voted to go back to the Beach Club.

    It is within walking distance to the International gate at Epcot, you can access MGM via boat, or if you like to hike, by foot. You can rent "bicycle surreys" to ride around the lake ... they have a wonderful all you can eat seafood buffet at the Cape May Restaurant, and last but certainly not least, the pool is really a water park. If you haven't read about Stormalong Bay, go to www.wdwinfo.com and check it out! Last time we built a 4 ft. sand dragon on the sand bar, and there's nothing like squishing your poor tired feet after pounding the Parks' pavement in the sandy pool bottom!

    <a href='http://www.smileycentral.com/?partner=ZSzeb008' target='_blank'><img src='http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/28/28_1_2.gif' alt='On The Beach' border=0></a>

    Oh, and you have to have a room key from either BC, YC, or BCV to use Stormalong Bay. No pool hopping there is allowed.
  16. ColoradoDis

    ColoradoDis DIS Veteran

    Jan 29, 2001
    We've stayed at POR, BC and CR. Both my daughters (now 11 & 16) like the Contemporary the best. They liked the Castle view and the monorail (also the California Grill and the view of the fireworks!) We're hoping to have that same view when we return in May. I was able to convince them to try to Poly for a few nights this time, so maybe they'll change their minds.
  17. twinmomplus2new

    twinmomplus2new DIS Veteran

    Jan 27, 2004
    All 4 of my kids prefer AKL over all other properties. They are ds3, ds3, ds9, and dd17.

    No hesitation among any of them, first choice.

    Thier second choice was mixed DD17, ds3 said Beach club followed by Boardwalk as 3rd choice.
    Ds 9, and second ds3, said Boardwalk followed by Beach Club 3rd.

    They have stayed at the Poly,( Coronado springs which they all hated. )CBR , ASM, ASP, Beachclub, Boardwalk, Old Key west,

    I keep intending to try WL but just can not seem to keep out of AKL.;)
  18. Nolcrest

    Nolcrest DIS Veteran

    Mar 1, 2000
    Well I just asked my 2 teens (individually) which they liked the best and they both said WL. When I then asked them if that was the resort they wanted to go back to they both said no because they like to try different resorts. Go figure!
  19. king_triton2001

    king_triton2001 Earning My Ears

    Aug 10, 2001
    Both of our kids seemed to enjoy all the resorts we've stayed at so far, but when asked, DD said she liked WL best and DS said he liked AKL best.
  20. skiwee1

    skiwee1 DIS Veteran

    Sep 1, 2000
    DD, now 5, likes the Poly best of all. She has stayed at the WL and the CBR and nothing comes close to the Poly. She has stayed there 4 times and will be going again on Tuesday.
  21. DMRick

    DMRick I prefer to be tagless!

    Jan 25, 2001
    Fantasia..we'll be next door at PORR the same time you are at PORFQ..I'll have a Dis button on..see you there LOL!

    My grands were disappointed with POR, although they liked the slide. They prefer any of the AllStars. I like POR...seems to not be as noisy, more room in the pool. We did go back and walk around All Stars and I was thinking..oh, I am so glad we aren't staying here. (so noisy, lots of screaming kids).and they were saying..grandma, grandma, do you think they would let us switch over to here LOL!

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