Which resort has the best theme?


#1

I stay at the Swan almost every time I go to WDW. Its the perfect place for us to stay. The location is nearly unbeatable, the rooms are beautiful, and the prices are good. That being said, it has almost no theme. Its fine for us because we are so in love with the area. We spend a lot of time at the Boardwalk, which has a beautiful theme.

So after that seemingly pointless ramble, what is the best themed resort?


#2

[QUOTE=coasterman2002;950813]I stay at the Swan almost every time I go to WDW. Its the perfect place for us to stay. The location is nearly unbeatable, the rooms are beautiful, and the prices are good. That being said, it has almost no theme. Its fine for us because we are so in love with the area. We spend a lot of time at the Boardwalk, which has a beautiful theme.

So after that seemingly pointless ramble, what is the best themed resort?[/QUOTE]

Gosh, I think you will get a bunch of different answers!!! Everyone’s ideas of a perfectly themed hotel are different.

For me, I LOVE The Poly and AKV. I haven’t stayed at VWL, BCV and BWV, but I love the theme of those resorts, too.


#3

I don’t know! There are so many fantastic ones as each one is so different!

Of course I love CBR for the lush landscaping. WL for the cozy, winter feeling in the lobby (with the fireplace going, it feels like it should be snowing outside!). BC and BW for the era they represent. AKL is just simply breathtaking. I could go on.


#4

I Love Polly. Its beautiful and breath taking. I’ve stayed at ASmovies 3 times ,CBR 2 times Sports once, PORS once and SSR Once. I Love them all. Each resort has special memories for me


#5

We usually stay at either the Dolphin or Swan. We love staying around the Epcot resorts. That way, you can enjoy the theme of all of the resorts at just about any time.
Frank


#6

Being completely biased, I’d say Wilderness Lodge (and the Villas of course). How they can take Florida and make it feel like “National Park in the Northwest” is amazing. Every time that I go I find out something new about the backstory; the attention to detail is amazing.

Bruce


#7

For theming I would agree WL is the best. But even after staying there, I still keep going back to the Swan. I don’t care if there is no “fun theme” there. The amenities and rooms are top notch and I love them. The rooms in WL left a lot to be desired, imo.


#8

I think each resort has something for everyone. It depends on your own personal taste that will make it your favorite.

For me, Hands down AKL. IMO it is spectacular. From the moment you enter the doors, to the pool to the view of the animals. Simply beautifull.

Against my wishes, we are staying at WL for the first time this summer-i wanted AKL- but from the reviews of WL I am sure it will be great. Let you know in August:)


#9

remy- you will love WL. I am not a nature girl at all, and I loved that resort. We were very close to the parks, and then we had great bus transportation as well. The theming in the rooms was a little park like. I don’t care for dark wood… I am a white wood stuff girl… anyway, I really liked the WL, and it was really easy to get everywhere. The lobby was incredible. I would stay there again in a heartbeat.


#10

I will have to go with the Poly #1 and then CBR and AKL tied


#11

From my own experience, i would say WL. The Boardwalk is nicely themed, but, in my opinion, is not distinct from the Yacht or Beach Club resorts. The WL, on the other hand, is unique, as I imagine AKL must be as well.


#12

Gosh. this is a tough one as it is a personal feeling, really. I think what appeals to adults may be different than what appeals to children.

We love the theming of the values for pure Disney immersion, but AKL blew my mind when we visited Boma. It is beautifully decorated and you really feel the African flare.


#13

Pop Century is my favorite (for now):laugh::laugh:


#14

I think that I really could go for any one of them. They are all like a little adventure. That being said, we did repeat on our past 3 trips- POFQ… However, I have stayed at all of the moderates as well as WL. Poly here I come… However, if you said, “you are staying at POP”- fine by me, I’m goin’ to Disney World-YEAH!!! ANy one of them. They are themed so much better than other hotels.


#15

Thats why I keep going back to the Swan. The rooms are extremely nice and the location is unbeatable. I can walk 5 minutes to the Boardwalk or the Y&B club if I want to be in a themed environment.


#16

I think all of the Disney Resorts are well themed. It just depends on what theme you are most interested in experiencing.

We have stayed at POFQ several times because I love how peaceful and beautiful it is there but we are planning on staying at CBR for our next trip.


#17

I miss the South-West so for me it’s CSR. Although I have not stayed at all the other resorts but they all have a GREAT theme. They are all so different there is really no way to compare them to each other.


#18

For theming you just can’t beat the Masters Inn, with The Big Orange! This would be my pick.

http://www.mousebuzz.com/forum/attachments/wdw-resorts/25815d1186433031-best-resort-


#19

Thanks Hanwill for the reassurance;)


#20

All Disney resorts have the best theme…it depends which theme appeals to you most.