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Old 09-16-2018, 07:33 PM   #1
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New beds at Pop? Hot!

Are the new beds in the refurbished rooms better? The last time I stayed at a Value, the mattress was so hard I barely slept a wink. Thanks!

I'm about to make a ressie (I hope) for a couple weeks away.
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Never mind--this close in, all I could get was POR, garden view at a military rate....or rack rate at Pop, which was only $35 less. Since we're only staying one night, it was worth it to upgrade.


Besides, I hear POR has beignets in one of the restaurants!
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French quarter restaurant has the beignets, and I read that they have pumpkin spice ones for the season. I love POR Riverside. I like the mansions. So nice and peaceful.
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Getting back to your original question in case someone else wants to know. We recently returned from the Pop and found the new beds to be very comfortable. DH almost always has issues with mattresses but even he was surprised at how well he slept. As for myself, a woman in her 50's, who normally sleeps with covers off and on all night long , did not find the mattress hot at all. Thumbs up!
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Getting back to your original question in case someone else wants to know. We recently returned from the Pop and found the new beds to be very comfortable. DH almost always has issues with mattresses but even he was surprised at how well he slept. As for myself, a woman in her 50's, who normally sleeps with covers off and on all night long , did not find the mattress hot at all. Thumbs up!
Thanks for the info--I'll definitely need this info eventually.

(I know what you mean about the covers on and off!!!!)
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Thank you! When it's up to me, I go cheap...but this late in and with such a small difference in price, it just made sense to stay there (we've been there once before, for my birthday).

We're going to MNSSHP Oct. 2nd with another couple, and decided to stay overnight so we could enjoy the party without having to drive home later. Wife of the other couple would like to stay, but her husband (who's normally the spendthrift of the two) figures a 70-mile drive back that late will be no problem.
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We loved the new beds at Pop and the refurbished room! Lots of nice storage - especially for a value resort!
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