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Old 07-10-2013, 09:57 AM   #1
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TEMPORARY Refrigerator Removal from WDW Resorts

This was just posted on the Disney TA Blog:


"Due to a possible defect in the refrigerators in some of the Guest rooms at the Walt Disney World® and Disneyland® Resorts, as well as Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, Resort hotels at these locations have removed or temporarily disconnected Guest room refrigerators until the issue can be resolved.

Guests staying at these Resort hotels will be notified of the refrigerator removal via a letter in their room. Currently the schedule for replacing the refrigerators at these Resorts is expected to last several months."

Anyone have more details?


This comment was just posted by Disney:
"This is for all Resorts, except Disney Vacation Club rooms and the cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Campground. Currently we do not have an exact timeframe for when the fridges will be replaced, but it is expected to take at least 4 months. At each Resort there will be a limited number of refrigerators available by special request"
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Old 07-10-2013, 09:59 AM   #2
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In response to the comments on the DTA blog, this is the only additional info offered via Disney:

"This is for all Resorts, except Disney Vacation Club rooms and the cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Campground. Currently we do not have an exact timeframe for when the fridges will be replaced, but it is expected to take at least 4 months. At each Resort there will be a limited number of refrigerators available by special request."
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Old 07-10-2013, 09:59 AM   #3
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Oh, boy am I glad we are staying at the Cabins next month.
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Old 07-10-2013, 10:00 AM   #4
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FYI- Due to a possible defect in the refrigerators in some of the Guest rooms at the Walt Disney World® and Disneyland® Resorts, as well as Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, Resort hotels at these locations have removed or temporarily disconnected Guest room refrigerators until the issue can be resolved.

Guests staying at these Resort hotels will be notified of the refrigerator removal via a letter in their room. Currently the schedule for replacing the refrigerators at these Resorts is expected to last several months.

This is for all Resorts, except Disney Vacation Club rooms and the cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Campground. Currently we do not have an exact timeframe for when the fridges will be replaced, but it is expected to take at least 4 months. At each Resort there will be a limited number of refrigerators available by special request.
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Old 07-10-2013, 10:02 AM   #5
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This is going to really cause some craziness for a lot of people!
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Old 07-10-2013, 10:05 AM   #6
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This is going to really cause some craziness for a lot of people!
You are not kidding!

Where are guests supposed to chill their summer water bottles?!
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Old 07-10-2013, 10:05 AM   #7
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I have to say it would be nice to not have an in-room letter after you've already brought or bought food and drinks and planned to use it. It is bad enough you can't get cold water in your room during the summer months in Florida. A mailed letter would be better so that people who do need it for medical and dietary needs can have the fridge in room already.
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Hope they are replaced by my October trip!
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Ugh, not good! I guess we could put ice in one of the bathroom sinks and put our water bottles in there. If we were driving I would just bring a cooler, but I would hate to have to lug one on the plane. Cold water is a serious need for us, especially at night. Hmmmmmm......
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This is really going to mess up the casual DIS'er who comes to the boards asking if ________ Resort has refrigerators. Then 25 people tell them yes they have refrigerators and another 1 or 2 say yes but they're not fridges they're beverage coolers.
Hopefully they'll check back here or on the many other Disney message boards, blogs, facebook pages and twitter accounts so they'll be prepared.
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Hope they are replaced by my October trip!
Same here! We're planning on the Poly, and a deluxe room should include a fridge IMO.
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Old 07-10-2013, 06:20 PM   #12
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Hope they are replaced by my October trip!
We are going in October too. I may call now to put in a special request just in case.
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Oh no... this is pretty bad.
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I hope it's not too loud. -.-

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Old 07-10-2013, 10:58 AM   #15
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Hope they are replaced by my October trip!
Me too:/
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