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  • On Jan 17, 2013
    Amy Asked

    We are planning on a vacation in March with 3 adult and 2 kids we are trying to find the good price on a resort, we looked at Port Orleans Riverside and Art of Animations.I was trying to figure out why the prices are so different & get a review on both

    Hi, Amy!  It's hard to give you an exact answer without knowing exactly what you looked at, but I would venture to guess there is some difference in price because of the different types of rooms.  

    Art of Animation is a value resort, but they also have family suites, which will accommodate larger families.  The standard room is just that - your standard hotel room with just a view of outside.  The suite sleeps up to six guests, and features two full bathrooms, two televisions, a private bedroom for mom and dad, and a small kitchenette with microwave and refrigerator.  

    Port Orleans Riverside is a moderate resort, so slightly higher priced than a value for a standard room.  You'll generally find the standard room at Port Orleans Riverside runs about $60 more per night.  The room rates go up from there, with the highest priced usually being preferred rooms.  Preferred rooms give you a closer proximity to things like the main pool area or bus stops and the main lobby.  

    You can do a Google search to find reviews, but if I really want to know what people think, I like to visit allears.net.  There is a rate and review section where you can find some very current reviews on both resorts.

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

My name is Anna and I am a wife, mother to three daughters and a son-in-law, and earning my Grandmom ears. I'm a law student and former teacher. I have planned vacations for all sorts celebrations, but really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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