Resort hotel you NEVER wanted to leave?

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Resort hotel you NEVER wanted to leave?

Have you had such a wonderful stay at a particular resort that you felt heartbroken when you had to leave? Actually I've felt that everytime we've stayed at Port Orleans Riverside and Wilderness Lodge. Both such amazing resorts. The whole atmosphere just sucks you right in.

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Poppet, I felt the same way after our October stay at the Contemporary. We had a MK view room and I spent every morning and every night sitting out on the balcony facinated by the view. It was so hard to leave!

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Well the wife and I thought about barricading the door and refusing to come out and seeing how long it would take to activate the Disney swat team to haul our butts away kicking and crying from the Savana view room we were assigned to on our trip to AKL two years ago. It was our all time favorite room that we ever had on any WDW trip.

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Kris1971 wrote:
Poppet, I felt the same way after our October stay at the Contemporary. We had a MK view room and I spent every morning and every night sitting out on the balcony facinated by the view. It was so hard to leave!

Can you hear the monorail coming through when you stay at the Contemporary?

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Poppet, I felt the same way after our October stay at the Contemporary. We had a MK view room and I spent every morning and every night sitting out on the balcony facinated by the view. It was so hard to leave!

Can you hear the monorail coming through when you stay at the Contemporary?

You know never having stayed at the Contemporary I have often wondered about that myself, Good question Poppet.

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Actually, I never heard the monorail, but we did hear Chef Mickey's in the morning. If you do stay there, I would recommend requesting a room at the other end of the hotel. We were on the 11th floor but directly above Chef Mickey's. It wasn't awful because we are early risers, but if you want to sleep in, it could be a problem.

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Great tip! Thanks. I stayed at the Contemporary when I was 7 or 8 yrs old, so I couldn't remember if we could hear noise from the monorail or not.

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We sat on the balcony and cried the last morning of our first stay at AKL was over. The sun was just glinting on the horizon, the savanna was just waking up and we were in tears. That place became Our Home. We literally drug ourselves out to the taxi and sat sniffling all the way to the airport.

We can't afford staying there every time, but when we do, it is like coming home - like no other feeling in the world.

Oh, except for walking through the tunnel into the MK. THAT feels like coming home, too!

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I'm always upset when I have to leave Disney, but last March I feel totally and completely in love with the Grand Floridian. I had always wanted to stay there and when I had the chance to attend a conference I jumped at it. It's so elegant and beautiful, not overly spread out, the monorail slides by and at night the Castle seems so close you think you can touch it. I could have stayed there forever. I hope that I get to stay there again some day.

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I agree with Kristen - the GF was my favorite so far, but it's the only deluxe that I've stayed in, so that might be why. As for places I think it would be hard to leave, I'd really love to give PO-FQ a try. I just loved the atmosphere when we were walking around, and AKL gets such rave reviews that I'd like to stay there as well.

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Vettelover wrote:
Well the wife and I thought about barricading the door and refusing to come out and seeing how long it would take to activate the Disney swat team to haul our butts away kicking and crying from the Savana view room we were assigned to on our trip to AKL two years ago. It was our all time favorite room that we ever had on any WDW trip.

Ditto. DH had to peel my fingers from the door frame when we left from our honeymoon at AKL.

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We really love the cabins at Fort Wilderness. They are so private and quiet. It sure is hard to leave when it is time to go.

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We usually are sad about having to leave, but we had a particularly great room in the Yacht Club once that we were sad to leave. I'm also always a bit extra sad when leaving the Animal Kingdom Lodge. I love that place.

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Animal Kingdom Lodge for sure. I could sit on the balcony and watch the animals all day long.

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Oh my gosh! Beautiful beautiful photo of Coronado Springs.

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Hi All!
I'm new on your site, but not to WDW! AKL Jambo House is where I could stay forever! The Lobby, the rooms, Mara, Boma, the pool...and the animals!

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Sjh801 wrote:
Hi All!
I'm new on your site, but not to WDW! AKL Jambo House is where I could stay forever! The Lobby, the rooms, Mara, Boma, the pool...and the animals!

We love the Animal Kingdom Lodge. Do you enjoy Jiko? That's one of our favorite parts!

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9 nights at the PORFQ i honestly felt like i was home. So much sothat i greeted Mousekeeping by name lol i also enjoyed several visits at the Pop.
Really whenever I'm in WDW Inever want to leave.
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My favorite by far and EXTREMELY how to leave was Kidani Villas at AKL. I would wake up every morning, jump out of bed, run to the balcony, and exclaim to my hubby what animals i saw. He still makes fun of me for it. I have a feeling though that our upcoming vacation at Bay Lake Towers with the MK view might top this. As anyone stayed at BLT yet?

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I never want to leave anywhere at disney, but the worst yet is when we stay at the poly, but this trip we are staying at the bcv and akl with a sv which i am really looking forward to and am sure it will be tough to leave.

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New to the forums. For quick visits Pop is my go to, it just has this feel. The resort I never wanted to leave was Port Orleans French Quarter. The look of the buildings, the Mardi Gras type atmosphere in the statues just made me happy and really relaxed. I also like the ability to hop a boat and ride to Downtown Disney.

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Poppet wrote:
Have you had such a wonderful stay at a particular resort that you felt heartbroken when you had to leave? Actually I've felt that everytime we've stayed at Port Orleans Riverside and Wilderness Lodge. Both such amazing resorts. The whole atmosphere just sucks you right in.

We're in sync! Those are my two favourite resorts and can't stand to leave them!

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Animal Kingdon Resort is great, but I still love the Poly!

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Wow.... I've never responded to this!

Especially for Christmas...

I just LOVE AKL... just an amazing place to stay at... especially for Christmas. Last time we were they we were soooooooo sad the tree wasn't up. A couple days later it was literally like Santa came and delivered the tree to the resort! It was all up, decorated! Loved it!

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