Re: nichelodeon hotel/Orlando
by olie - Posted Fri May 28, 2010 @ 8:22 PM
The FAQ on the website clearly states pool hours. And when you book a "poolside" room, you should realize that you get the late night pool parties as well as the 8 a.m. activities. All for an extra charge and the privilege of looking out at a pool. Give me a room far away from the pool, please.
Did you ask about large group activities being held at the hotel? At a place like this, my kids would be up at 6 a.m. anyway, so the 8 a.m. noise would bother only me. But the weekend is for the kids, right?
I really hope that you have not voiced your opinion about "giving up a party and presents" to your child. You took your child to a resort that she's been "begging" you to stay in, since it opened. You took her best friend and her cousin. I'd hope that you could find some way to put a positive spin on the weekend.
Please rethink that "cost her presents and a party" stuff. You could easily have spent $200 on a location(or cleaning your house),invites, hunting down RSVPS, favors, food, games and prizes. The "presents" she might've received from the guests could range from a low-value gift card to a t-shirt. Even a 13-year-old could receive cheap, throw-away stuff. Sad to say, you might not "break even".
Do you know how much WORK goes into planning and hosting a party? You got off cheap here. You gave your child something she really wanted. YOU had the power to put a positive spin on the event.