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Old 08-17-2012, 08:00 PM   #1
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standard villa rooms at Animal Kingdom Kidani

Just asking about views for a studio villa at AK Kidani?? What will they be like??
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:17 PM   #2
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You will have a view of the parking lot, bus stop, or pool. Ours overlooked the bus stop and lobby entrance.
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:24 PM   #3
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You will have a view of the parking lot, bus stop, or pool. Ours overlooked the bus stop and lobby entrance.
Exactly. We had a room on the same floor as the lobby, kind of half way between the lobby and the pool with a view of the parking lot through some trees and bushes.
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Old 08-17-2012, 09:31 PM   #4
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value vs standard

I guess I thought that value was the parking lot views.
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Old 08-17-2012, 09:41 PM   #5
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I guess I thought that value was the parking lot views.
Value studios are smaller in size. That's why they are value.
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Old 08-18-2012, 09:33 AM   #6
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I guess I thought that value was the parking lot views.
There are no value villas at Kidani, the only value villas reside at Jambo. If you switched to a standard view studio at Jambo, it would be a pool view or a partially obstructed savannah view.
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We stayed in a 1 bedroom standard view at Kidani. Our view was of the valet parking lot, which really wasn't that bad since we were above the parking lots.

There are lots of viewing areas of the savannah at Kidani even as you walk down the hall.
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Old 08-18-2012, 08:10 PM   #8
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There are no value villas at Kidani, the only value villas reside at Jambo. If you switched to a standard view studio at Jambo, it would be a pool view or a partially obstructed savannah view.
We rented points for a value studio at Kidani last year, now you may be correct that Kidani has no value studios, but we only paid for a value even if it wasn't lol! We were on the 3rd floor with a balcony looking right over the entrance on the far right closest to the edge of the building. Not a great view, but good enough for me!
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When we stayed at AKV-Kindani -standard view room in 2009, we stayed on the fourth floor near lobby and overlooked the bus stop. we rarely stay in our room enough at WDW to be overly concerned about the view but the savannah at AKV is so peaceful that I believe having a savannah view would have been really nice. But that said there are many viewing areas to enjoy the animals and savannahs. When choosing between jambo and kindani there are many pros and cons to each. At Kindani we loved the quiet, small size, newness, room and lobby decor, smell, the pool, and being the first bus stop. But we found ourselves heading over to jambo frequently for many things, including food.
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