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Favourite Hotel???

Discussion in 'Resorts, Hotels, DVC, Villas' started by DisneyAddict, Jun 14, 2008.

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What's your favourite Disney Hotel???

  1. Pop Century

    2 vote(s)
    7.1%
  2. All Stars (movies/music/sport)

    4 vote(s)
    14.3%
  3. Coronado Springs

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Carribbean Beach

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Port Orleans (Riverside/French Quarter)

    3 vote(s)
    10.7%
  6. Animal Kingdom Lodge

    3 vote(s)
    10.7%
  7. Grand Floridian

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Wilderness Lodge

    5 vote(s)
    17.9%
  9. Contemporary

    3 vote(s)
    10.7%
  10. Polynesian

    6 vote(s)
    21.4%
  11. Beachclub

    2 vote(s)
    7.1%
  12. Yacht club

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. lisaw
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    Ooh I can't wait. :D

    I know a lot of people don't like it because it's dark and far from everything but there is just something about the whole place that I love and we always have a car so location doesn't worry us. On our visits there I loved chatting to the CM's about the animals and their home countries - they are so friendly and informative, and Boma is one of my fav onsite restaurants for breakfast and dinner, can't wait to see what the new Kidani village offerings are.

    I'm rambling a bit now can you tell I'm excited :HamsterDance:
     
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    I voted port orleans because we re staying there but no one else voted for it, is it really bad or something? Im a bit worried now
     
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    Port Orleans (we stayed at Riverside) is a lovely resort, I'm sure you won't be dissappointed. :)
     
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    thanks lisaw :thumbs_up: is it far to the other port orleans?
     
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    It's a 5-10 minute walk between the two resorts main buildings, and it's a lovely walk along the river, there is also a boat that takes you between them as well :)
     
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    I have stayed at Pop but if we go on-site at a Delux it will be Wilderness lodge for us!

    :)

    Jodie
     
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    yayayaayy wilderness lodge :))) *Excellent* choice :)
     
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    WL looks so relaxing! I like AKL but can give or take the animals and hear alot of comments about the cooking smells from Boma and Jiko so WL is on the top of my wish list!

    :)

    Jodie
     
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    I love both AKL and WL because they're "proper" hotels :lol: all in one building which I prefer.

    Can't say I've ever had smells from boma/jiko in the hotel or rooms though.

    WL though, wow, when you come back from the parks you just feel like youre in a more relaxed world :) GREAT artist point restaurant which is usually quiet. It's not as dark as AKL either and of course, boat to and from the Magic Kingdom
     
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    Thanks for adding the BC!!! :D

    I love both resorts. :yes: I've only stayed at WL though.

    Jodie, the scents from the restuarants are done deliberately. Periodically, a chef with a smoking pan of spices and herbs will walk through the restaurants and the lounge (Victoria Falls) scenting the air with the aroma. It really is very nice!! I'm allergic to perfume and end up in sneezing fits with watery eyes and dreadfully stuffy head (not to mention instant pounding headache) so have become very leery of any scents. The spices at AKL do not bother me at all. :eek:

    Next time you are at WDW stop by both the AKL and WL for a visit!
     
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    Wow! learn something every day!
     
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    You've never seen the chef do this, Keith? It's a simple thing, but pretty neat! :yes:

    We were in the lounge once and a small group at a nearby table thought the chef was bringing appetizers! LOL!
     
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    I havent!!! and I would have thought the same :lol:

    Actually that's what I do wish they'd do at more Disney lounges, offer some better food!

    It's great at Mizners lounge (Grand floridian) and crew cups lounge (Yachtsmans) because they both have virtually a full food menu from nearby restaurants! In May we exited Epcot after the fireworks and went for a nice drink at Crew Cup and noticed the new cut down menu from yachtsmans. We had the BEST meal there! Fully served with bread, nice yachtsman's settings etc. Just enough for us :)
     
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    Yes, that is so true!

    We LOVE the Crew's Cup Lounge and Mizners! :smiley4: They are wonderfully relaxing places and you can have a nice impromtu meal there. Something for folks to remember in this day of ADRs or no service! :)
     
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    I love the Contemporary so I voted for that but a close second would be Wilderness Lodge and the Beach Club
     
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    yeah contemporary has a special place in my heart for the times we've walked back at 3am from a magic kingdom extra magic hours <G> and for the great times at the California grill
     
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    Love the Disney All Stars
     
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    LOL I havent stayed in Disney yet, but all stars looks fun lol xx
     
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    Since we've stayed at all the value resorts and one moderate resort (and we liked it there so much that's the one we always choose) and the Disney Inn, Disney Institute, and the campgrounds, I voted for POFQ. We love the campgrounds but since that wasn't an option I chose POFQ. :lol:
     
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    No fears about Pop Century! It's neat, clean and good fun! I've stayed there 4 out of 9 visits in the past 5 years. Prior to that, stayed at Club Lake Villas, which was part of the Disney Convention Center way back when!

    I didn't vote, as my favourite varies with my needs. Pop Century wins hands down for good value on a budget. Which is what my recent visits have been. :)

    The only moderate I've stayed at is CSR. Loved the resort in general, but didn't like either Maya or Pepper Market. But I'm a very picky eater, so don't hold my opinion against a terrific resort!

    I've stayed at YC and CR (standard tower room) and enjoyed both for different reasons. CR 'cause I always wanted to stay there and love the proximity to MK. YC because it's very comfortable and is convenient to EPCOT & DHS.

    Going to have to work on expanding my lodging horizons in the future! :lol:
     

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