Mom And Daughter; Magic Kingdom; Cinderella's Castle; AA; Mickey Balloon
  • On Mar 25, 2009
    Kelly from MD 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.

    We are planning a trip in October we have 8 people coming 6 adults 2 kids 6 and 12. I was thinking of getting 2 rooms at the value resort. Is that the best or would a suite be a better option and value for us. We would need a frig.

    With an All Star Music Family Suite, you will have a room that will accommodate six people, but it will give you two bathrooms, a small refrigerator, and a microwave, which is really nice to have, especially in the morning if you want to grab breakfast before you head out for the day.  You will need a second room to accommodate the rest of your party, but you can put in a request that the rooms be in the same area, and you can all get together in the suite for breakfast or in the evening.  Another advantage to this arrangement is that the suite has a separate bedroom, where you could put the kids so the adults have the living room to relax in when you get back in the evening.

    Another option - although more expensive - would be a villa at one of the Disney Vacation Club resorts.  Some of them do accommodate a party of your size, and they give you a full kitchen with a full sized refrigerator, oven, microwave, and dishwasher; plus you get a washer and dryer.  It gives you a lot more room to spread out, and you can really save a bit by cooking some meals and storing snacks and drinks in the fridge.

    You alternately can book two regular rooms in a value resort, and just pay to have the refrigerator in the room.  The cost of the refrigerator is $10 per day in a value resort.

    Have a great vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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