who likes POFQ

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by uktigger, Mar 30, 2006.

  1. uktigger

    uktigger me and my mouse havin fun together!

    Jun 12, 2003
    hi all :wave:
    after reading the thread 'who dosen't like POFQ' i have started to panic because this is where we have picked to stay next october with our 2 kids ds15 and ds11 and there seems to be a few negatives :confused3 so shall we start a thread who likes POFQ just to ease our minds :thumbsup2
  2. TLinden16

    TLinden16 Scotty and Ray at Jelly Rolls are the best!

    Dec 20, 2002
    I love the POFQ. I've stayed there four times, and always had a great stay. It's just about my favorite resort anywhere. I find the cast members there to be super friendly and helpful. THe size of the resort is a lot more managable than the other moderates, and I like the boat to Downtown Disney. The colors, and the whimsical chracters make this resort fun :)
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  4. disneysnowflake

    disneysnowflake DIS Veteran

    Feb 3, 2004
    I love POFQ.
    The rooms were nice. I liked having that little fridge and the curtain to pull across in the sink area for dressing privacy.
    I thought the food court was good. The people were friendly.
    The grounds are so pretty. The pool is great.
    The busses were good.
    Nothing bad at all I can say about POFQ.

    The last time we stayed in Building 4, 2nd floor. We had a standard view. Outside out door overlooked a little garden like setting. Cute. We were so close to the busses and food court.

    You'll LOVE it.
  5. ADisneygirl

    ADisneygirl <font color=purple>My birth certificate is really

    Jun 10, 2003
    We usually stay in deluxe but we really liked POFQ. It is a compact resort with no long walks anywhere, pretty rooms nicely furnished since the rehab, elevator if you don't want to walk up the one or two flights, cute pool with a tame slide, and the boat to DTD is a relaxing way to get there. The busses are shared with POR, but at least POFQ gets picked up and dropped off first. If travelling by bus only, then that would really bother me if I was staying at POR. Often they didn't get a seat on the way to the parks in the am. I recommend staying here to my friends, and I am quite picky about resorts!

    You will have a great time! :wizard:
  6. Pop Daddy

    Pop Daddy <font color=red>Hey Sexy<br><font color=green>it w

    May 20, 2003
    I didnt like it, it was my least favorite
  7. nowellsl

    nowellsl <font color=purple>my car finds out everytime I ha

    Dec 18, 2002
    We liked it! I really enjoyed the boat ride to Downtown Disney!
  8. Pooh93

    Pooh93 <font color=blue>Proud mom of 2 dd's<br><font colo

    Sep 19, 2000
    I'll let you know after June 17!! :banana:
  9. CarolinaBlue

    CarolinaBlue I solemnly swear that I am up to no good<br><font

    Apr 21, 2004
    My kids were 15 and 11 when we stayed at POFQ in December. We all loved it and are going back in August. :cool1:
  10. BibbidiBobbidiBOO

    BibbidiBobbidiBOO <font color=green>AKL is my new favorite<br><font

    Oct 23, 2001
    We were just there and really enjoyed it. We have stayed in all the moderates and about half the deluxes too. DH and I enjoyed walking around each evening, walked to POR a couple times. We let our 14 and 11 yr old go off exploring on their own at this time (with cell phone). We never had a problem getting a good seat at the pool either. We requested a "quiet non smoking room on a upper floor" after initially receiving a close, convenient room, but would be LOUD. We loved Bl. 7, facing the courtyard. Never heard any noise.

    I think you could have a post like that about ANY resort and get just as many people who do not like that particular resort.

    OT-Pop Daddy, is that you? Long time! :wave2: (you probably won't see this as this is a LONG post!)
  11. Pocahantas

    Pocahantas Dreams do come true - I'm now a DVC Member

    Jun 20, 2003
    We love POFQ. We have not stayed at any of the other moderates yet and have only stayed at one value, Pop. We prefer to stay at either a deluxe or DVC resort but I would not hesitate to stay at POFQ again. It is a great resort!!

    DISNEYDUET Will sing for Mickey Bars and Dole Whips! Oh and e

    Mar 27, 2006
    We love POFQ! It's like getting 2 resorts for the price of one. You have 2 food courts, 2 pools, 2 gifts shops :yay: and 2 bars :woohoo: along with a wonderful table service-Boatwrights. The paths around both resorts are peaceful and you can rent bikes and pedal around and see the grounds. Or hop on the boat and head to DTD. What a beautiful place to stay! Enjoy!
  13. CinRell

    CinRell DIS Veteran

    Aug 17, 2005
    I looooooooooooove POFQ. I stayed at CBR and did NOT like it so last time I went we tried POFQ and I enjoyed being at the resort ALMOST as much as being at the parks. The night entertainment and lounge were nice... the foodcourt was great. the gift shop was fun. the pool is wonderful. the boat ride is awsome. the horse drawn carriages add to the ambiance. The rooms were BEAUTIFUL and comfy. I can't say enough wonderful things about this resort and wish and wish and wish I could afford to take my whole family there instead of a value.
  14. MEM

    MEM DIS Veteran

    Oct 25, 2001
    My family adores POFQ - we have stayed there twice and hope to again. There are no negatives, in my mind.

    Please put your mind at ease, uktigger
  15. Kae

    Kae DIS Veteran

    Oct 21, 2002
    Love It!! We were even in Building #1. And I still loved it.

    Ok here is my Building #1 story. I read all about PO-this is when is was just PO-Everyone says oh don't stay in #1 it is the farthest away from everthing-yada yada. We had stayed at ASMusic before. So I check in & of Course #1. So I am a little bummed. But you know what the resort is small enough that it does not matter. And we had a great time.

    So the moral is you will have a great time!! POFQ is a great resort. :wizard:

  16. Strommie

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    Aug 2, 2005
    It's so good to read all these positive comments :thumbsup2 We are staying onsite for the first time in December and have chosen POFQ. Seems like we have made a good choice :banana:
  17. magicmouse2

    magicmouse2 DIS Veteran

    May 15, 2003
    No Negatives about POFQ, well only if you want a table service restaurant, which if you do you wil have to walk to POR. I love this resort. Its a deluxe in disguise ;)
  18. Terk-1

    Terk-1 Cinderella's Castle is My 2nd Home!! Only 1,3

    Aug 26, 1999
    This is my favorite moderate resort on Disney property!! :thumbsup2 I absolutely LOVE Port Orleans French Quarter!!! :love: It's small and compact, so it's easy to get everywhere at this resort. It does share buses at times with POR, but it ALWAYS picks up and drops off first at the French Quarter. My nephews still talk about the pool and it's been a few years since they have stayed there.
  19. GoofyGirlnPrincessV

    GoofyGirlnPrincessV &lt;insert funny, witty, goofy, quirky or just pla

    Jul 8, 2005
    I can't say enough GREAT things about POFQ. The first time we went Dh was a a conference and that was right before they rehabed it and the rooms were a bit run down.

    We have been back 3 times since then and I am going in a couple weeks! :thumbsup2

    I love that the resort is compact. Makes my life easier when I travel up there with just my dd (4 tomorrow). The theming is awesome! The food court is really cool and the food is pretty good. There is one chef at night that likes to hand out beads or the plastic doubloons. He even remembered my DD because she was polite..LOL

    Mousekeeping has always done an excellent job! Last trip while we were unpacking my DD was in the window waving to the mousekeepers. They all were waving back. After that we went down to the food court when one of them asked what my DD's name was. When we got back they had towel animals set up on the table and a signed picture with all of the characters and it said "To XXXXX hope you have a magical stay! They also put up the bed rails while we were gone.

    Check in is always quick and very polite. I have found that the grounds are kept up beautifully. The pool area is always clean.

    I can't wait to head back there in a couple weeks. I do want to try CBR this summer if we can just so I can compare them. I think I will have to have DH book it...I don't know if I have the will power NOT to click on POFQ.. :rotfl:
  20. Piglet843

    Piglet843 DIS Veteran

    Jan 18, 2006
    We are Staying at POFQ for the first time in April - and looking forward to it - haven't heard any bad reviews yet!!

    I actually considered asking for Building #1 -I didn't know there were negative reviews on that - it seems the most secluded for DH and I (no kids) and looks as though rooms would overlook the river. Any ideas? :listen:
  21. Pooh67_68

    Pooh67_68 <font color=teal>My head looked like a brillo pad<

    Aug 8, 2003
    POFQ is our favorite, we stay there every time we go unless its closed than we stay POR.

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