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Old 12-29-2012, 10:46 AM   #1
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Any confirmed success snagging a last minute BOG adr?

I've read the reports that they're booked solid through April/May. I'm trying to get one for the first weekend in March. I'm more than willing to do the check online constantly routine- but I'd love to hear of at least one success story, to let me know there may be a shot! Any successes out there?
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I've read the reports that they're booked solid through April/May. I'm trying to get one for the first weekend in March. I'm more than willing to do the check online constantly routine- but I'd love to hear of at least one success story, to let me know there may be a shot! Any successes out there?
I killed myself getting our reservation for 12/1 and had my party of 6 all pumped about going. We had reservations for 5:00 and arrived 15 minutes early and were impressed with the long line waiting, hoping someone wouldn't show and they could get in. It was pretty cool walking up and being seated within a few minutes. We were seated in the ballroom and it was very pretty; but that was about the most positive part of our experience. The waitress was not very knowledgeable about the menu, she hardly knew anything about the wine, she was nice but more like a waitress at IHOP. I was expecting a "magical" experience and it just didn't happen. After we started eating several people in my party were trying to hold back the giggles because they knew how hard it was to get reservations. Our 6 y/o DGD could have cared less about the decor, she just wanted to see Belle with the Beast, and was disappointed that he just rushed through the dining area twice. I wanted so much to love this place and it didn't happen. Lunch would have been easier and maybe would have had better food.
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Had a reservation on 12/02 for two guests, then my daughter and family joined us on our trip making seven. I wanted to go so badly I didn't cancel and per the advice of the concierge showed up at the designated time, We were seated within 5 minutes, party of seven in the ballroom. Like the pp I wanted to love this place and sadly did not.While it is beautiful inside, the music was deafening and the food quality just okay. We also may try again at lunch, as dinner just was not worth the price tag
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:41 PM   #4
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looking online and there's plenty of evening slots in April and May, certainly not fully booked, just the most popular early evening slots have gone.
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we walked up on 12/21 and got seated immediately at 4:30, and were offered additional times for later that night. we didn't like dinner. the food was not good at all. lunch is much better and all 3 rooms are open then
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Sorry to hear some of you were less than impressed! I guess I should clarify- I'm asking if anyone has had success getting an advanced dining reservation- either online or on the phone- for a closer time period, the period during which it's apparently very booked. You know, how sometimes you can luck out because of cancellations and such? I see a success w/ a walk-up, and success with adding to the number in your party- just wondering if anyone has had success recently w/ getting an adr online or via phone, for something as soon as beginning of March...
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