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Old 11-08-2012, 12:53 PM   #1
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Boardwalk Villa Room Request

We are leaving in 2 weeks for our first stay at the Boardwalk Villa's in a one bedroom and wondering if there is a certian area to request. We have two small children so wondering if along the actual boardwalk would be really noisy or near the pool area?
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Old 11-08-2012, 01:28 PM   #2
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Check out posts #2-5 of the Boardwalk INN and Villas official information thread. It has detailed descriptions, reviews and pictures of the different room catagories/locations.

http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2861186
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We are leaving in 2 weeks for our first stay at the Boardwalk Villa's in a one bedroom and wondering if there is a certian area to request. We have two small children so wondering if along the actual boardwalk would be really noisy or near the pool area?
Did you book through CRO or with DVC points? If DVC points, your reservation should indicate which view is reserved: standard, pool/garden or boardwalk view. CRO reservations are all booked as standard and you usually get a view of one of the pools or the canal near the Swan. CRO reservations cannot get a boardwalk view.
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Old 11-08-2012, 02:26 PM   #4
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Did you book through CRO or with DVC points? If DVC points, your reservation should indicate which view is reserved: standard, pool/garden or boardwalk view. CRO reservations are all booked as standard and you usually get a view of one of the pools or the canal near the Swan. CRO reservations cannot get a boardwalk view.
We rented points from someone, so would I have to ask them which view we have? My husband is dealing more with this part of the planning so Ill have to ask him if we recieved paperwork & if it indicates a location.
So since we rented the points can we request a change if we dont like the location? and any suggestions on best location?
Im going to check out dansdads suggestion as well!

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Old 11-08-2012, 05:57 PM   #5
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See map by Granny. Once you find out which view you have you can look at the options.

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We rented points from someone, so would I have to ask them which view we have? My husband is dealing more with this part of the planning so Ill have to ask him if we recieved paperwork & if it indicates a location.
So since we rented the points can we request a change if we dont like the location? and any suggestions on best location?
Im going to check out dansdads suggestion as well!

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If you booked last January for your Dec trip, you might have a standard view or the BW view. Otherwise, you probably have the preferred (garden/pool) view. You can request another villa, but they may make you pay the cleaning fee to move to another villa if you have already started to unpack. You won't be able to get a BW view unless you booked that specific view. And if you did get the standard view, you won't get a pool/water view, but a view of the parking lot and main drive. And that is what you will get.
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Here is a site that show the different rooms and were they are
http://dvcnews.com/index.php?option=...able&tableid=6
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We rented points from someone, so would I have to ask them which view we have? My husband is dealing more with this part of the planning so Ill have to ask him if we recieved paperwork & if it indicates a location.
So since we rented the points can we request a change if we dont like the location? and any suggestions on best location?
Im going to check out dansdads suggestion as well!

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It should be mentioned that if you don't like your location and are able to move, if the new room requires more points, they will most likely be taken from the owner's account. Pool and boardwalk views take more points than a standard view.
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We stayed in the Village Green section and it was a nice view and relatively quiet with the exception of the occasional leaf blower and rumbling linen bins.
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We stayed in the Village Green section and it was a nice view and relatively quiet with the exception of the occasional leaf blower and rumbling linen bins.
Village Green is only studios.

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It should be mentioned that if you don't like your location and are able to move, if the new room requires more points, they will most likely be taken from the owner's account. Pool and boardwalk views take more points than a standard view.
Another thing to keep in mind is if you go to the room and decide you don't like it because of location they can charge you the room cleaning fee, which is $45 for a 1 bedroom.
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