Saratoga Springs vs Old Key West

May 30th, 2007, 03:09 PM
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Saratoga Springs vs Old Key West

Going to stay at Disney for a night, for my daughters birthday. Can anyone share their experiences with either of these places, with say a 20m and 4yr old? Is one more kid friendly then the other?

Also, can you see any fireworks from either hotel?

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May 30th, 2007, 06:06 PM
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We stayed at Saratoga Spring for four nights in April with our children (8 & 9). The property was lovely and having a suite with a kitchen was terrific. Can't help with your fireworks question.
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May 30th, 2007, 08:14 PM
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Have only been to Saratoga Springs and my son was six or seven at the time and loved it. The main pool had a great water slide and a little playground next to it and had smaller pools by the rooms that were small and quiet for at night after the parks. I am thinking its more off of the main area of Disney, so it would be difficult to see any fireworks from it.
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May 31st, 2007, 05:33 AM
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We have stayed at several of the Disney timeshare resorts and our personal favorite (of your two) is Old Key West. I am not sure, however, that you'll see much in the way of fireworks from either place. We did stay at Boardwalk Villas a few months ago and from the bridge going over to Epcot were able to see fireworks there.
If you haven't yet booked you might check into Boardwalk.
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May 31st, 2007, 06:58 AM
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Thanks for the responses. We are booked at Saratoga. Both these places have a good Florida Resident rates right now, cheaper then the moderate resorts, for my time frame.
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Jun 5th, 2007, 06:35 AM
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Both are beautiful. I have photo walks around both resorts here:

My preference would be Old Key West, especially for the 1 bedroom and larger units (they are more spacious). But SS has a GREAT spa and workout center.
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Jun 5th, 2007, 11:08 AM
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Nbodyhome, thanks for the picture link. From what I gather, both resorts are a 30minute walk or so to Downtown Disney. Am I correct? All the walking pathes looked really nice and dare I say serene. I think renting the surrey bikes would be fun!
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