Mom With Kids After Run
  • On Jul 21, 2012
    Alison from TX 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.

    I see that you suggest staying in buildings 14, 15. or 18 at the Port Orleans Riverside. I plan on booking a Royal Room. Are your suggestions pool or river views? I looked at the map and it looks like the pool and river are both in the middle.


    I can't recall ever having to make that particular choice, but I do have my opinions. I try to avoid pool views. I have smaller kids, and even though they are past afternoon naps, I do still require they get some afternoon "quiet time" to recharge and re-energize for the evening. Pool views almost always lead to excessive ambient noise that I think outweighs the benefits of quick pool access and fun views.

    I would go for the river, as you get a nice, themed view, but you are not so far away from amenities that you feel isolated.

    BIG NOTE: I think that all the Royal Rooms are located in the Magnolia Bend side of the resort. Specifically they are in Buildings 90 (Oak), and 95 (Parterre). Of these, I would request building 90 to be closer to amenities. So you may not get that pool vs. river choice, though there is a quiet pool between these two buildings.

    I hope that this helps? Have fun in the Royal room!

    Have a magical vacation!
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