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Old 01-17-2016, 01:45 PM   #1
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What's on your Disney Resort Wish List?

My family and I enjoy trying out different resorts. Researching them and then trying them out is a lot of fun.

Where have you stayed already?

What's left on your wish list?

We have stayed at AS Movies, PC, CBR, POFQ, BC, Poly, AKL-Jambo, GF & OKW.

We still have Contemporary, Tree House Villas, Yacht Club and POR on our wish list.
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Old 01-17-2016, 02:16 PM   #2
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Our stays:
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CBR
POR
POFQ
WL
AKL
BC
YC
Poly
GF

I've pretty much stayed at all the resorts that interest me, still on my wish list are Poly Bungalows (even though I hate what they've done to the resort, lol) I'd stay in one if I was magically upgraded! I also think the Treehouses look cool along the river. I guess those would be my dream wish list.

I would stay at CR & BWI one time just cause I haven't yet, but they don't hold much interest.
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Really none other than maybe YC on my Wish List. We both like its looks and atmosphere.

We've stayed--CR, GF (three times) and WL.

DH says he would like to try CR club level sometime. I bet I'd spend the stay wishing I were back at the "Red Roof Inn" (GF). I'm just not that fond of the CR.

Other than being so close to Epcot at YC, I prefer a monorail resort. No interest at all in the Poly, though.

Still wishing we'd win a night in the Castle Suite sometime.
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Old 01-17-2016, 03:32 PM   #4
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We generally stay at the value resorts, so we don't really wish for much, I guess. Last year, we visited the Beach Club, Yacht Club, and Boardwalk area, and it confirmed for me that I would love to stay at BWV sometime. For a person who has never lived anywhere like that, there's just something so cool about one of those spaces over the retail space, overlooking the boardwalk itself.

Now, if someone offered to upgrade me to a moderate or deluxe through some Disney Magic, I wouldn't turn it down, but we really enjoy the atmosphere at the value resorts. Staying there allows us to extend our trip, and that's more important to me than paying for a moderate or deluxe.
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We have stayed at the Contemporary, Poly & Coronado.

I would like to try out the Wilderness Lodge, AKL, Beach or Yacht Club, Poly bungalows & GF club level.
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My goal is to stay at every resort on property!
I have stayed at:
All Star Sports, Movies and Music
Art of Animation
Pop Century
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Places I have stayed: CBR, WL, and POR. We are staying at POFQ this time, super excited! Wish list is Boardwalk, GF, Poly, and AKL.
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I've stayed at:
All Star Sports and Movies
Pop
WL 3x
AKL Jambo
AKL Kidani x2
BCV
OKW

My next stay is at BWV (excited for this!)

On my "to do" list:
Poly, BLT, VGF
Not really interested in SSR, and. as I stay DVC, I doubt I'll ever make it to the moderates.
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I've stayed:
GF
BWI
BCV
WL
POR
Next trip is Yacht Club

I don't really have any others I'm interested in except POFQ
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i have stayed at (in order, i think...)

beach club
coronado
AKL (both jambo and kidani)
POR riverside
boardwalk (villas)
BLT
grand floridian (villas)
wilderness lodge (villas)

my next must-do is POLY. and, perhaps oddly, the swan or dolphin. i realize they are not official disney resorts, but that's part of why i want to check them out.
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Boardwalk Villas
Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Villas
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Saratoga Springs
Coronado Springs
Pop Century
All Star Music

I'd like to stay at all the WDW DVC resorts at some point. We love the Boardwalk so much though that we keep going there every year.
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We've pretty much stayed at every resort we're interested in staying at
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We have stayed at POR, PORFQ, CSR, POP, AKL - Jambo House and AKL - Kidani Village. I would love for us to try out AoA, BWV and Poly!
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We've stayed at POFQ, CSR (returning this year), and POP. I think the next trip will be a couple of years away but I want to try to stay at WL or maybe BC. I hope going deluxe doesn't spoil me for future trips!
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I have stayed at WL, CR, AKL, CSR, CBR, POFQ, SSR, OKW-most a few times. Where I stay is based largely upon what I am willing to pay. I hae stayed in AKL several times because I have gotten good deals.

I have no great desire to stay any place in particular. As long as the price is reasonable ($200. or less per night except 1 BDRm+ which I consider more than one room if that makes sense) I will stay.

IMHO there is really no room that is worth $500./night.
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