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Spring Vacation WDW May 2003

A May 2003 trip to Orlando by suntrine

Marriott Sabal Palms Resort Photo, Orlando, Florida More Photos
Quote: School vacation at Walt Disney World in May 2003. Timeshare exchange to the Royal Palms at the Orlando Marriott World Center Resort.

Spring Vacation WDW May 2003

Overview

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First, for our vacation I should tell you we are a family of six. (two adults and four children ages: six, eight, nine, and 12). Best things to do and see: Magic Kingdom: Splash Mountain, Buzz Lightyear, Haunted Mansion, Mickeys Toon Town for the Characters, Pirates of the Carribean, Spectromagic Parade, Ride in the front of the monorail. EPCOT: Illuminations, Test Track, the Coca cola/polar station with free soda samples from all around the world, the Beatles Show in the UK, the Statue and Masquerade in Italy, the inside of the mexico pavillion, Honey I shrunk the Audience, Eat at the Garden Grille (character dining), Living with the Land, Universe of Energy. MGM: Fa...Read More

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

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Hotel | "Dolphin and Swan"

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort Photo, Orlando, Florida
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The Swan and Dolphin Hotels are a great place to stay if you want to stay on Disney property but not at Disney prices. There are often discounts available and these hotels often come up on hotwire at a 60-70% discount. The best thing about this resort is its proximity to Epcot, MGM, and the Disney Boardwalk area. All within walking distance or a short boatride away. The pool area at the Dolphin is impressive with several pools to cater to everyones needs. A lap pool, a large lagoon pool area with a waterslide and volleyball area, a white sand beach with swan boats and more. It's just such a nice area to stroll through. Very romantic. If you have kids with you (we have done both), you can walk ...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on June 6, 2003

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
(407) 934-3000

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Best Things Nearby:Pool at the Royal Palms and main pool with waterfalls and waterslide and activities at the main hotel. Easy access to Disney, avoid all traffic.Best Things About the Resort:Roomy and spacious, bright and cheery, clean. There's a kitchen, washer and dryer, every amenity. Excellent service and staff. EASY Access to Disney, avoiding all traffic in and out. Resort Experience:The Royal Palms is an outstanding timeshare resort. The location, service, staff, and available activities for kids were outstanding. I don't think I would stay anywhere else if I could always have my choice of the Royal Palms and the Orlando Marriott World Center Resort. ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on June 6, 2003

Marriott's Royal Palms- A Marriott Vacation Club Resort
8404 VACATION WAY
Orlando, Florida 32821
407-238-6200

Marriott Sabal Palms Resort

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Hotel | "Sabal Palms"

Marriott Sabal Palms Resort Photo, Orlando, Florida
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Best Things Nearby:Easy Access to Walt Disney World Parks. Take a right out of the entrance to Sabal Palms/Marriott World Center and in less than 5 minutes you are in the Disney World area without having passed through a single traffic light.Best Things About the Resort:Sabal Palms is within walking distance to the main pool & activity area of the World Center Hotel. The rooms are spacious and well equipped with everything you need.Resort Experience:The Sabal Palms is our all time favorite place to stay with our four kids for a Walt Disney World Vacation. The proximity to Disney is ideal. I can't tell you how many nights we would leave one of the Parks hea...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on June 6, 2003

Marriott Sabal Palms Resort
8805 World Center Drive
Orlando, Florida 32821
(407) 238-6200