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    Towels?

    A little random question for you lot: Should you pack a towel to use at the swimming pools at disney hotels or can you pick one up from the poolside? Just wondering. I've stayed at the All Stars Movies before but I can't remember. I'm staying at the Pop Century next! Can't wait! less than a year now lol

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    you know... that's a good question, we have always brought our own towels with us. I think the resorts do have towels at the pool though...
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    At PC they give you extra pool towels. You may have to request the first set but everytime we had our room's cleaned they automatically left extra for the pools. Now they aren't the lush beach towels but they dry you off and cover a little but hey I hate having to pack towels especially if you take that last dip before you go home. Then you get to pack soggy towels.

    As for the water parks I think you can rent them for a $1. I didn't make it there this trip so I can't say for sure. Hope this helps!

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    At the Value Resorts, you have to take them from your room and bring them to the pool with you. Typically, I call MouseKeeping from my room phone just before leaving, and request extra towels for each person in the room (ie, if there's three of us, I ask for 3 extra towels). By the time we're done swimming, we get back to our room to find the towels already there for us.

    I believe at the moderate and deluxe resorts, you can get towels right at the pool, but I'm not 100% sure on that. I'll let you know after my trip next week. :-)

    And yes, lexitoad is correct - you can rent towels for $1 at the water parks, but I generally just bring my own with me, or take one from the room and bring it back.

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    Pop Century asks that you bring a room towel with you to the pool. I think I'd brought a towel from home when we were at the resort in July.
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    The Deluxe and Moderate hotels have towels down by the pool.


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    I like to raid the maids' cart and then towels aren't a problem

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    I want to know how many towels and wash cloths walk off property a year... I know I found about 6 in my sister-in-law's linen closet.

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    The ones they provide aren't worth stealing. And from what I remember they're unmarked so how would you know your sister in-law got them from disney? They are so coarse they take off layers of skin if you rub too hard. I take what I need from the cart but I always leave them behind when through.

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    I know Riverside had them down by the pool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by elvistelth View Post
    The ones they provide aren't worth stealing. And from what I remember they're unmarked so how would you know your sister in-law got them from disney? They are so coarse they take off layers of skin if you rub too hard .
    No, they are far from luxury towels, but the ones in her linen closet are the towels from the pools at the moderate hotels - with the woven strip texture. I think she wraps the wet suits in them if they swim the last day before they head home. They are FL residents so are there often.

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    That's why the prices are going up... just kidding...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mritty View Post
    I believe at the moderate and deluxe resorts, you can get towels right at the pool, but I'm not 100% sure on that. I'll let you know after my trip next week. :-)
    The towels were available at the Beach Club right at the pool. At Carribbean Beach, however, you are told to take your room towels with you to the pools and call Housekeeping to request more, just like at Pop Century.

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    I remember staying in a hotel in kissimee (however you spell it) about 7 years ago and they had a printed list of what everything cost. everything from towels to the bedclothes to the lamps and whatnot and it said in fine print at the bottom that anything missing from the room would be charged to your stay ( $7 for a towel, etc)

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    I bring one or two extra from Home...my disney ones of course
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