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  • On Apr 17, 2010
    Richard from NY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hi Margert i am having a hard tme deciding where to stay,with 3 adults & 1, 2, & 5 yr. old. I dont plan on renting a car for our WDW trip in sept. My kids love to swim and nap, leaving the park for a break is a must. What resort or cabins do u sugg

    Hi Richard,

    I can understand your dilemma. Even after countless trips, our hardest planning decision always begins with where to stay. There are so many great Disney resort choices with unique themes and fantastic amenities that it is hard to pick.

    Given your childrens' ages, I would imagine you plan on spending a good deal of time at Magic Kingdom and may want to consider a resort near this park. Given your party size, you may want to consider looking into a villa for a little added room and sleeping options. This means the best choice would be Bay Lake Tower at Contemporary Resort. You would be a short walk from Magic Kingdom, or could use the monorail to both Magic Kingdom and Epcot. This option would provide you with a few different bedroom options and the largest amount of space.

    If you would prefer a standard resort room instead of villa, the Polynesian Resort offers the largest standard room of the Disney resorts and has a daybed which comfortably sleeps a full size adult (I know as I have slept on it myself). The Polynesian would also offer the convenience of the monorail for transportation to both Magic Kingdom and Epcot.

    Now if you are looking to get away from the cost of a deluxe resort, check out the Fort Wilderness Cabins. The Cabins are a short boat ride from Magic Kingdom and sleep families of 6. The living room offers a full size Murphy bed, and the bedroom has another full size bed as well as twin bunk beds. The Cabin also has a spacious bathroom and a fully stocked kitchen.

    Lastly, if you are hoping to find a value option, the All Star Music Family Suites are a great value and can also sleep families of 6 with a queen bedroom, pull out sofa bed and chair and ottoman that convert to beds for the younger guests. This resort is slightly further from the parks so it would be a longer ride back, but still manageable.

    Hope this helps. Happy planning!
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Meet the Panelist: Margaret, Illinois

Hiya friends. I’m Margaret, mom to four young men and wife to my Prince Charming. Raised on the southside of Chicago, we have now moved our castle to the suburban cornfields. We are a pin trading, Hidden Mickey hunting, resort hopping family who loves to debate the best Disney World resort or attraction over the dinner table. I am thrilled to share some of our favorite tips and tricks in hopes it will add even more magic to your Disney World adventure. Learn More About Margaret

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