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Old 10-20-2018, 05:40 PM   #1
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New deluxe resort

I'm sure it will be a stunning resort with a price tag to match, but I really wish they would build a value resort without all the giant icons. Why do "all" the values have to look like that? Can't they have at least 1 where as an adult, traveling with no kids, doesn't have to feel like you're in the middle of a playground?
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I agree, although I can live with the icons, still... It doesn't apply to me as we are empty nesters, but I still believe they need more accommodations for families that are in the budget range.
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I hear you. The giant icons at the value resorts do nothing for us.
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I just wish the found another place for it. The artist renderings I saw have it out of place with themes of both WL and Ft W that is right on top of Ft W is something I am not too fond of either
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There are always the DS resorts and some of them on the lower end in the value price range and you get many of the same amenities, but not all of them as staying at a WDW resort. You get more now than in previous years. There are 7 resorts, but only 2-3 are in the value price range. Bus transportation is easy to the parks and every 90 minutes.
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I'm with Mike, the description of the resort and the artist renderings seem to be in direct conflict with each other. I'm hoping to be pleasantly surprised when it is built.
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I just wish the found another place for it. The artist renderings I saw have it out of place with themes of both WL and Ft W that is right on top of Ft W is something I am not too fond of either
I agree! Iím so sad they are developing this area. It was one of the things I loved staying at WL. Youíre so close to MK, but feels so relaxing and peaceful. Uncrowned. Loved the wilderness feel, and enjoyed the pretty walk thru the forest from WL to Ft W. still sad the unpaved lakeshore nature path is gone.

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There are always the DS resorts and some of them on the lower end in the value price range and you get many of the same amenities, but not all of them as staying at a WDW resort. You get more now than in previous years. There are 7 resorts, but only 2-3 are in the value price range. Bus transportation is easy to the parks and every 90 minutes.
The busses at DS used to run every 30 min, has that changed?
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The busses at DS used to run every 30 min, has that changed?

I stayed at the B Resort two years ago and it was every 30 minutes. Pretty close to the bottom and top of the hour. Much more consistent than the WDW buses.
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I stayed at the B Resort two years ago and it was every 30 minutes. Pretty close to the bottom and top of the hour. Much more consistent than the WDW buses.
I wondered because in your initial post you said every 90 min! So I thought maybe it changed. Must have been a typo!
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I wondered because in your initial post you said every 90 min! So I thought maybe it changed. Must have been a typo!

Definitely a typo! Sorry about that!
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