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Old 01-18-2013, 02:22 PM   #76
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For those that have done both, why do you prefer Kidani over Jambo? We stayed in Jambo last time and loved it! We are just two adults so we don't need another bathroom or even more room, and when we went over and visited we were underwhelmed by the entrance compared to Jambo. Wondering which we should request for next time since I'm wondering what we are missing. Thanks!
Jambo! I love the extra space and the newness of the Kidani rooms, but all the good stuff is over at Jambo!!

I only book Kidani if: (1) we need the extra bathroom or (2) there are no rooms available to Jambo!
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We have always been able to fit Bob's ECV in our room. Sometimes it is a bit tight, but we manage. And we have never had an accessible room.
Thank you Elin! That is good to know.
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Old 01-18-2013, 02:29 PM   #78
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My husband and I are big Jambo fans. We looked at kidani/dvc. Weren't too impressed. But, we don't cook, and have no kids.
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Jambo! I love the extra space and the newness of the Kidani rooms, but all the good stuff is over at Jambo!!

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Thank you Elin! That is good to know.
Thank you both! I think we will just stay at Jambo again... we did love it, and while we do cook at home, we arent there enough to want to do it on vacation! We also don't have kids, so Jambo it is.
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Old 01-18-2013, 02:32 PM   #79
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We are booked for march 23 rd til March 31 st !!!!
It is our first time to AKL. We are staying in kidani in a studio.

Can anyone give me an idea of what type of activities they have for the kids ?
My DD will be a week away from turning the big 6 .
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AKL in July/Aug!

This is my first post to the board. We are so excited that we are coming to AKL end of July/early Aug. This is our 3rd trip to Disney (WL 2009, BC 2012). We booked CL room. I am hoping they will have a bunk bed for the kids. Once we tried club level last year, that was the way to go. How is the bus transportation in real time to the other parks?
I have to say, staying at BC last summer, it was not great. SO crowded and the bus and boat from BC stopped at other locations, making the trip even longer. The fact that BC had boat service didn't make it any more desirable because of the many stops. So going in, I am not as concerned that AKL has only bus, but does it "feel" like it takes a long time to get to MK, Hollywood, etc?
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We are checking in tomorrow 1/19-1/27. So excited.
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Thank you both! I think we will just stay at Jambo again... we did love it, and while we do cook at home, we arent there enough to want to do it on vacation! We also don't have kids, so Jambo it is.
Aiyee. That's what I meant. We cook at home...but love eating out at WDW!
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Old 01-18-2013, 03:35 PM   #83
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This is my first post to the board. We are so excited that we are coming to AKL end of July/early Aug. This is our 3rd trip to Disney (WL 2009, BC 2012). We booked CL room. I am hoping they will have a bunk bed for the kids. Once we tried club level last year, that was the way to go. How is the bus transportation in real time to the other parks?
I have to say, staying at BC last summer, it was not great. SO crowded and the bus and boat from BC stopped at other locations, making the trip even longer. The fact that BC had boat service didn't make it any more desirable because of the many stops. So going in, I am not as concerned that AKL has only bus, but does it "feel" like it takes a long time to get to MK, Hollywood, etc?
To us, it didn't really. Waiting for a bus sometimes going back to AKL took forever though .
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If you have a studio, you will have one queen bed and a sleeper sofa. No choice of beds available, so no need to request anything.
Ahh, ok thanks. Is the sleeper sofa a full or queen? As opposed to a twin?

I am happy to hear everyone loves Jambo so much. I really cannot wait!!!
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Jambo! I love the extra space and the newness of the Kidani rooms, but all the good stuff is over at Jambo!!

I only book Kidani if: (1) we need the extra bathroom or (2) there are no rooms available to Jambo!
Laura, I definitely agree with you about Jambo. We stayed at Kidani in October. It was nice to explore a new resort, but the atmosphere at Jambo can't be beat.
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This is my first post to the board. We are so excited that we are coming to AKL end of July/early Aug. This is our 3rd trip to Disney (WL 2009, BC 2012). We booked CL room. I am hoping they will have a bunk bed for the kids. Once we tried club level last year, that was the way to go. How is the bus transportation in real time to the other parks?
I have to say, staying at BC last summer, it was not great. SO crowded and the bus and boat from BC stopped at other locations, making the trip even longer. The fact that BC had boat service didn't make it any more desirable because of the many stops. So going in, I am not as concerned that AKL has only bus, but does it "feel" like it takes a long time to get to MK, Hollywood, etc?
The only ones it feels long to me is MK and DTD, both about 20 minutes. The great thing is there's no other stops when you're at Jambo House except for the DTD bus which goes to Kidani before leaving. I have no complaints about the bus service.

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Thanks for the new thread Kim, it's beautiful. LOVE the picture of the lobby!
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Congratulations to all these great trips planned!
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And it is on the resorts thread...
Then this is the "real" deal... no chatting! I find the names of the threads confusing, I am sorry to say.
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