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Which Orlando Resort for Four Adults?

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My husband, my step-mom, and my step-mom's sister are headed to Orlando in early December. Our Marriott resort choices for our dates are:

* Grande VIsta
* Harbour Lake
* Cypress Harbour
* Royal Palms
* Sabal Palms

Ideally, the chosen resort would be or have:

* 2 beds in 2nd BR, rather than a pullout couch
* Larger hot tubs
* Reasonably close to Disney (we will spend about half our time there)
* Quiet enough atmosphere

Suggestions from the experts?

Thanks.

Faith
 

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My husband, my step-mom, and my step-mom's sister are headed to Orlando in early December. Our Marriott resort choices for our dates are:

* Grande VIsta
* Harbour Lake
* Cypress Harbour
* Royal Palms
* Sabal Palms

Ideally, the chosen resort would be or have:

* 2 beds in 2nd BR, rather than a pullout couch
* Larger hot tubs
* Reasonably close to Disney (we will spend about half our time there)
* Quiet enough atmosphere

Suggestions from the experts?

Thanks.

Faith
I stayed at Sabal in 2018 and would recommend it. It was great and recently updated. 2nd room has 2 beds. Large common rooms.
 
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I would pick a 3BR for so many people. Marriott Imperial Palms has 3BRs for exchange on II. We just got one and we are 3 people. Imperial Palms, Sabal Palms and Royal Palms are the closest to WDW. My second choice for being near WDW would be Grande Vista.
 

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I would pick a 3BR for so many people. Marriott Imperial Palms has 3BRs for exchange on II. We just got one and we are 3 people. Imperial Palms, Sabal Palms and Royal Palms are the closest to WDW. My second choice for being near WDW would be Grande Vista.
I also would pick a 3BR villa to keep the peace between in - laws. Especially for sleeping purposes and for having each in-laws having their own bedroom, telephone, private bathroom and television.
Good night I am going bed or I want to watch the news.....LOL:LOL:
 
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We like the three bedrooms at Grand Vista... lovely large units. Quiet and not many kids when we were there a few different times.
 

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Thank you for the thoughtful replies. It will be my husband and me, my step-mom and her sister, so it should be pretty peaceful. How big are the hot tubs at Sabal Palms?
 

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My husband, my step-mom, and my step-mom's sister are headed to Orlando in early December. Our Marriott resort choices for our dates are:

* Grande VIsta
* Harbour Lake
* Cypress Harbour
* Royal Palms
* Sabal Palms

Ideally, the chosen resort would be or have:

* 2 beds in 2nd BR, rather than a pullout couch
* Larger hot tubs
* Reasonably close to Disney (we will spend about half our time there)
* Quiet enough atmosphere

Suggestions from the experts?

Thanks.

Faith
The second bedroom in royal palms is small but has a queen bed and a single fold out chair. Probably not a great choice.

Imperial palms has 3 bedrooms, a great kitchen and a lovely balcony.

Sabal palms has two beds in the second bedroom ( single and double ibut the buildings a two stories so you are either on the ground floor or have to walk up steps for the second floor unit. There are also two stairs down to the living room and two stairs up in the master to the bathroom. A bit of a tripping hazard at night

Cypress Harbour has a queen and a full sleeper sofa in the second bedroom so not a great choice...though we love cypress.

Harbour lake has two queen beds in the second bedroom but the unit is a bit smaller then others. If you want in room hot tub it doesn’t have one.

grande vista have dedicated two bedroom units which have two queen beds ( a few have two double beds ) in the second bedroom. These units are the largest I feel of all the units and both bedrooms have a good view( not the outside hallway like all the others but sabal have)

I would pick grande vista for 4 adults and get a dedicated 2 bedroom not the lock off.

If you are talking about outside hot tubs I think grande vista probably have the biggest though there are different sized ones throughout the resort.
There is a pretty big one at Harbour lake by the pirate ship pool
 

Big Matt

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Hot tubs are socially distant. I would take Grand Vista only because it will be somewhat empty on the roads when you are going so the advantage of being at the World Center is diminished. Plenty to do at GV if you want to goof off for a day. Try to get a 3BR. Sabal is nice too and easy walk to World Center if you are interested in that pool and the restaurants there.
 

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Look for a 2 br Sleeps 8. They will have two beds in the second bedroom and they are usually full or queens. Can't speak to the hot tubs, but some resorts that come to mind are Mystic Dunes, some of the Sheraton Vistana sections, and Wyndham Bonnet Creek. All are crazy close to Disney. Silver Lakes is also very close, but I can't recall the second bedroom configuration. When you search for available units, you will be able to look at the configuration before you commit.

Sheila
 
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