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Old 06-20-2018, 12:18 AM   #16
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Thanks everyone for the replies!

DS and I looked through pictures of resorts and he really liked the look of the Alligator Bayou buildings. He also liked that is was kind of "woody" around the walkways and buildings.

It doesn't sound like it would be that bad of a walk for us. I'm used to walking around my work (huge medical campus), so this shouldn't be a problem.

I also thought about POFQ and getting building 7. It would kind of put us in-between the two main buildings so we could walk to either one.

This has all been valuable information everyone has given. It helps with inch closer to my decision.

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If youre a family of 5 you wont be able to get a room at pofq. But if you stay at pofq Id request a room close to the amenities there.
Have a look at the POR resort map and decide where youd like to be. Have it noted on your resort res, and also fax room Assignor 5 days before arrival with your request. Im my experience the POR room assignors are really great about trying to get you your requests.
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Remember - you can request a certain building and they will do what they can to accommodate you, but that is not a guarantee that you will get that building.
This is what I was thinking about doing for the Building 7 at POFQ. It is one of the further buildings so I'm sure others may not request it as much. But, it would be convenient for us.

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If youre a family of 5 you wont be able to get a room at pofq. But if you stay at pofq Id request a room close to the amenities there.
Have a look at the POR resort map and decide where youd like to be. Have it noted on your resort res, and also fax room Assignor 5 days before arrival with your request. Im my experience the POR room assignors are really great about trying to get you your requests.
If we go, it will just be the youngest and I going. DW and older two are going to Europe on a school trip next year. This will be our vacation. I don't have to stay right by all the amenities. I figure there are others who would need that room more than I. We have the ability to walk, and walk some distance without aid. I know a lot of people don't have that ability, so why should I take a room from them. My Pooh sized self could use some extra exercise.

Thanks for the info though. We ran into the room problem the last time we went. MIL & FIL ended up going, so the kids rotated who was staying with Grandma & pa throughout the week.

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POR and POFQ have very pretty grounds and some of the best walkways at WDW. We have stayed in AB section of POR several times, and the walk is not bad at all. 10 minutes if walking at a leisurely pace or with small children.

Of course, closer paths to buses exist (you don't have to go to the main building for that).

This is a big resort with lots of people but the paths always seem empty and peaceful. Nice, pleasant, peaceful walks. The grounds is one of the best features of this resort because it really gives you a sense of tranquility and vacation.
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I stayed at Alligator Bayou in one of the outer buildings. It wasn't a bad walk. If you stayed on the path, it could take up to 10 minutes, but if you cut through some of the other buildings, it was much shorter. If, for whatever reason, you weren't up to walking it, there is an internal bus system.
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The bus to Disney Springs stops at POFQ after all of the stops at POR. So you can just hop on that bus and get off at POFQ. I would double check with the bus driver first because if it is too full then it might pass POFQ.
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