DVC RESALES
DVC RESALES

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Disney Vacation Club > DVC Resorts
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 07-09-2012, 03:58 PM   #1
Disney Prince
Earning My Ears
 
Disney Prince's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 7

Bed Bugs @ Old Key West?

Hi there everyone! I hope this is the right forum to ask this question; OKW is a DVC resort after all so I thought this ought to be the place.

My family is booking a trip to WDW for this August, and OKW is at the top of our list of resorts we want to stay at. We stayed there once in 09 and had a great time, except the beds were very hard (but it looks like that issue was fixed in a 2010 remodel). While researching the beds we came across some stuff on the internet (and I think on the DIS?) saying that OKW had a beg bug infestation in Jan 2012.

We're not too worried, but I thought I would come to the DIS Boards themselves and ask whether anyone who has stayed at Old Key West so far in 2012 has encountered any problems with bed bugs.

Thanks all!
Disney Prince is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2012, 04:03 PM   #2
WebmasterDoc
Administrator
 
WebmasterDoc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 1998
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 31,658
DISboards Administrator

We stayed at OKW in January, 2012 and again 2 weeks ago (with family in 3 different villas) - all without incident (or bedbugs).
__________________
Doc
WebmasterDoc is offline   Reply With Quote
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 07-09-2012, 04:46 PM   #3
disneynutz


Earning My Ears One At A Time
 
disneynutz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: North Texas
Posts: 18,739

We were at OKW last month building 26 and all we saw were ducks, no bed bugs.

Bill
__________________

disneynutz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2012, 06:45 PM   #4
Donna M
DIS Veteran
 
Donna M's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 1,721

We had a great stay in April 2012, no bedbugs, and I checked. We were in HH; I think building 14. Those little critters have taken up too much of my brain's preplanning worry space!
__________________
Donna M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2012, 09:10 PM   #5
Disney Prince
Earning My Ears
 
Disney Prince's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 7

Thank you so much, to all three of you! It turned out that OKW was all booked up, so we're headed elsewhere, but it's certainly great to know that there's no real bedbug scare!
Disney Prince is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2012, 09:34 PM   #6
Deb & Bill
DVC-Trivia Contest, Apr-2006: Honorable Mention
 
Deb & Bill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: USA
Posts: 45,006

As soon as Disney identifies a problem with bed bugs, they have a team that comes out and resolves the problem. They are not going to risk their reputation by not doing anything about them. You need to have better faith in Disney. They want your money.
__________________
Deb - DVC Member since '97
OKW and VWL Homes

Stop the madness. No more DVC construction.
Bring back Vacation Magic. Dump Disney Files!
Stopped drinking the Kool-aid long ago.
Deb & Bill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2012, 07:12 PM   #7
jennypenny
Raising 3 disneyholics like any proper parent!
 
jennypenny's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: Yardley, Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,233

Quote:
Originally Posted by disneynutz View Post
We were at OKW last month building 26 and all we saw were ducks, no bed bugs.

Bill
I would think it would be harder to sleep with ducks then bedbugs
__________________
Jenny

I wake up dreaming of the Beach Club...
jennypenny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2012, 07:15 PM   #8
disneynutz


Earning My Ears One At A Time
 
disneynutz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: North Texas
Posts: 18,739

Quote:
Originally Posted by jennypenny View Post
I would think it would be harder to sleep with ducks then bedbugs
It is but the ducks quack me up so it's worth losing some sleep!

Bill
__________________

disneynutz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2012, 09:49 PM   #9
wendydarling826
I thought mine was the only crazy family
I will do anything to avoid housework, but when I have a podcast to listen to, I can whistle while I work
 
wendydarling826's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Doylestown, PA
Posts: 1,133

Quote:
Originally Posted by disneynutz View Post
It is but the ducks quack me up so it's worth losing some sleep!

Bill
__________________
Trish
12/02 POR8/03BWV8/04BCV10/04OKW1/05BWV 8/05BCV2/06SSR 8/06 BCV3/07BCV8/07BCV12/09 SSR 08/10 BCV 08/11AKL 12/11 SSR 8/12 BCV 3/13 SSR 8/13BCV8/14BCV
wendydarling826 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2012, 12:04 PM   #10
jennypenny
Raising 3 disneyholics like any proper parent!
 
jennypenny's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: Yardley, Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,233

Quote:
Originally Posted by disneynutz View Post
It is but the ducks quack me up so it's worth losing some sleep!

Bill
touche
__________________
Jenny

I wake up dreaming of the Beach Club...
jennypenny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2012, 01:46 PM   #11
LisaS
DIS Veteran
 
LisaS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: MA & AKV/BWV/VWL
Posts: 10,323

Quote:
Originally Posted by jennypenny View Post
I would think it would be harder to sleep with ducks then bedbugs
On our last stay at OKW we had a "wake up duck" who arrived early each morning quacking so loudly we could hear him in the bedroom. While I would have liked to sleep in a bit longer, it was actually a very pleasant way to wake up.
__________________
LisaS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2012, 02:11 PM   #12
sadiras
Mouseketeer
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 132

Bugs in the closet

sadiras is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2012, 10:05 PM   #13
DisneyFan267
Earning My Ears
 
DisneyFan267's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Boston,MA
Posts: 12

I don't know if this helps with anyone's confidence but during a recent stay at BWV (Memorial Day weekend) after arriving to a ready room (at 11am.) My dw found a half empty bottle of milk in the fridge and a childs sock and under wear in a drawer in the bedroom.
When the head of housekeeping arrived to my room for an inspection, which I asked for only a linen change as I was concerned I did not want to get bed begs!
Her response was "we do a through check once a month for bed bugs on each room, so no need to worry about it." I was thinking afterwards that what if I was the lucky one to come just after the guest that brought the bed bugs and it was some 20 days until the next inspection....
Your best bet is to check out the bed yourself each time you check in.
__________________
me dw
ds

1974 off site, '76 off site,'78,'80 Poy, '82 CR,'83,'84,'85 GR, '90 CBR, '08 POFQ, Home '09 BLT, Oct '09 BWV, Oct '10 BLT, Mar '11 GFR & AKL, Apr '11 home #2 BWV, Oct '11 BLT, May '12 BWV,Oct '12 BWV , Dec '12 BLT
DisneyFan267 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2012, 10:55 PM   #14
ellenmiele


Mouseketeer
 
ellenmiele's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: NJ and DVC
Posts: 1,458

We stayed in a 2 br at OKW in April. No bedbug sightings at all! In fact we have never had any issue with bb's during any of our WDW vacations.
__________________

5/02(Poly),4/03(Poly),4/04(WL),10/04(BW),4/05(CR),4/06(AK and GF),4/07(BCV),12/07(SSR), 6/08 (DCL Wonder and BWV), 4/09 (SSR and Poly), 4/10 (AKV-Kidani Village and BLT) 4/11 (Universal HRH for WWoHP and then HHI villas), 4/12 (OKW), 11/12 (BWV for Grandma and Grandpa's 50th anniversary!), 3/13 (OKW), and next we sail the Dream then head on to the Villas at the Grand Floridian!

WL FLAG FAMILY 4/18/04
ellenmiele is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2012, 11:04 PM   #15
Caren90
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 642

Can we change the title of this thread? I am beginning to get itchy.

Apparently the bigger problem at OKW are the rogue ducks.


Stephen
__________________
Caren90 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

DVC-Resales.com | 1-800-550-6493 (Contact The Timeshare Store) | DVC Resale Listings

facebooktwittergoogle plus youtube itunesDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:13 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

You Rated this Thread: