Tag Archives: Walt Disney World hotels

Boardwalk Villas

We have two DVC contracts that we purchased on the resale market – one at Bay Lake Tower and one at Boardwalk Villas. Recently, we had our very first visit to our newest home away from home, and we thoroughly … Continue reading

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Caribbean Beach Resort

Our most recent Disney trip was kind of spur-of-the-moment. There were no DVC studios available, but we managed to get a nice Annual Passholder discount at Caribbean Beach Resort. I’d never before stayed there, and its rooms sleep up to five, … Continue reading

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We love Bay Lake Tower!

Having joined the Disney Vacation Club last year, Bay Lake Tower (adjacent to the Contemporary Resort) is now our “home resort.” This was our first stay at “BLT,” and we loved it! I highly recommend this resort for big families. … Continue reading

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Rooms for Five (2016 update)

*This is an update to my May 2014 post.* For the past few years, it seems that Disney World has been coming up with more options for families of five. Let’s check out the current selection. The Values:  All-Star Music … Continue reading

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Why We Went DVC

About a year ago, we decided to join the Disney Vacation Club. This decision was years in the making (see my 2012 post debating the issue). In the end, here are the things that mattered most to us: Proximity to … Continue reading

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Kidani Village – so relaxing

Animal Kingdom Lodge is divided into two sections, Jambo House and Kidani Village. Jambo House is bigger and has more amenities, while Kidani Village has a cozier vibe. The path between them makes for an easy walk, though there is … Continue reading

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Our favorite Disney World resorts

If you’re trying to decide which WDW resort to stay at, check out the latest episode of The Disney Duo Podcast. My son/co-host Cale and I discuss the various resort levels, our favorite Disney resorts, and which ones are best … Continue reading

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Art of Animation

This blog is meant to be a resource for big families, so I can’t leave out one of the best resort options on Disney property: Art of Animation. Why is this such a good choice for bigger families? It’s one of only … Continue reading

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Hooray for Pop Century!

Pop Century’s rooms only sleep up to four people. So, why am I recommending it? Well, if you can get two connecting rooms, this is a great option for big families. The theming is fun, the food court has been … Continue reading

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Free Dining Plan for fall 2014!

Disney has released a great new special offer! Book a 6-night/7-day vacation package (this means room plus park tickets) and get the Disney Dining Plan for FREE! Your vacation has to start during one of these time frames: 8/31/14 – … Continue reading

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