Mom And Kids Animal Kingdom
  • On May 29, 2008
    Jill from IN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Planning first trip in Oct. having a very hard time choosing a resort. Do all the moderate resorts only have double size beds? which moderate resort has highest ratings? traveling with husband and 4 years old daughter. Help us decide!

    Yes the moderate resorts either have 2 double beds in each room or 1 king bed. King bed room are limited and thus more expensive.

    Okay, let's think through your choices.

    Coronado Springs Resort is a vast resort and would require a lot of additional walking. Not such a great idea for a tired four year old and her parents. This is also a convention center and caters to a business crowd as well as party-goers headed to the Rix nightclub. I would wait until your child is older for this resort.

    Port Orleans Riverside is also a large resort but much more kid-friendly. It's rustic and charming.

    Port Orleans French Quarter is small and quaint. This would be a great resort for your little girl. The pool's slide is perfect for young children. I love this choice for families with young kids and in fact we stayed here with our son when he was little!

    Caribbean Beach Resort is also a large resort but has a tropical theme and courtyards that make it seem intimate at times. The beach is great for young kids (no swimming in the lake) with lots of sand and playgrounds. The pool is currently being renovated and will open with a new pirate theme in September. Kid meals are served in sand pails. Our son loved it here too!

    The moderate resorts are a great value. Lots of amenities at a reasonable rate!!

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Meet the Panelist: Kimberly, Tennessee

I am a stay-at-home mom with a 12 year old son. I thrive on planning vacations, especially to WDW. Inspiring families to vacation at Disney with a memorable itinerary and budget-saving tips is extremely rewarding for me. Learn More About Kimberly

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