Vote For Your Favorite WDW Resort At The Holidays

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Vote For Your Favorite WDW Resort At The Holidays

Each and every Walt Disney World Resort has a special feeling during the holiday season, but some have a little more magic than others. Which resort is your favorite to spend the holidays at? Vote for the best and tell me why in the comments!

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Animal Kingdom Lodge, because it's my DVC home and the lobby tree is always spectacular.
Grand Floridian, because of the elegance of design, and giant gingerbread house/shop.

and my #1 favorite for the holidays is Wilderness for its coziness an color, the Grand Canyon fireplace, the true Northwoods pleasure that inspires all those wonderful winter feelings.

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The resorts are beautiful at Christmas. I voted for Pop Century. Pop was the first Disney resort I stayed since I started going regularly in 2010 (and the one I've spent the most time at). It was my first experience of Christmas at Disney. It holds a special place in my heart.

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AKL - It is beautiful in it's on special way, it's not the "normal" Christmas. This is the same reason that AK is my favorite park decorations. And the music that they play on loop is AHHHH MAZING, google it!! I listen to it year round!

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We loved our stay at the GF during the holiday season.

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Wilderness Lodge all the way! biggrin I haven't ever stayed there at Christmas, but I would just absolutely love to.

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alicemouse wrote:
Wilderness Lodge all the way! biggrin I haven't ever stayed there at Christmas, but I would just absolutely love to.

Can you imagine having one of the new cabins and decorating it for the holiday? SWEET!

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AKL Jambo House rates right at the tippity top of our list. Especially if you are lucky enough to score a studio looking down on both the lobby and the Savannah. Which is exactly where we were on our last stay there. (4th floor directly above the registration desk.)

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Vettelover wrote:
AKL Jambo House rates right at the tippity top of our list. Especially if you are lucky enough to score a studio looking down on both the lobby and the Savannah. Which is exactly where we were on our last stay there. (4th floor directly above the registration desk.)

I love landing those rooms right over the lobby. I don't really care which side it is on either because the pool view is pretty fantastic as well.

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So here is one for you, we stayed at Pop this just past week.... There was a room decorated for Christmas. And I mean DECORATED. Many guests had lights and mini trees and such in the windows but this room was PACKED. The curtains were open and if there wasn't a woman sitting on the bed I would have been taking pictures. Every inch of the room was covered in decorations. There was a full size tree, lights ornaments, nutcrackers, snowflakes and pictures. At first I thought it was a room maybe the CMs decorated but the woman sitting there threw me off. It was CRAZY!!!!!

Have any of you ever seen anything like this? When I walked by on our last evening, everything was gone.

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JMed wrote:
Have any of you ever seen anything like this? When I walked by on our last evening, everything was gone.

I've seen some pretty great DVC rooms at the Contemporary. Often when you slide by on the monorail you can see them. A few years back they had to send out letters to members saying that they could no longer decorate their balconies because it was getting out of hand and "ruined the theme" of the resorts. I suppose they have a point. Plus, you wouldn't want any Christmas decor at AKL getting down into the animal areas.

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We've only stayed at WDW one time at Christmas. We stayed at Port Orleans FQ and it was great. There's nothing like an "Old Fashioned Cajun Christmas", sans Robert Goulet. Fifty points for whom ever gets that reference.

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50 points for getting the Scrooged reference and an additional 50 points for the video!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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