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Old 12-02-2012, 11:20 PM   #571
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Ah. Thank you! I will call tomorrow (that is 5 days from our stay).....so I should call them 2 days later reiterating my requests? Does it make a difference if I booked through ROOM 77?
i can't answer about booking from Room 77, is that an agency or an online company?


i am familiar with the website room 77 for room info locations. do they also book rooms for guests?


be aware that when you use room 77 to check out the views, they do have quite a few errors.
what you see on that site isn't always the view you do have from a specific room.

i have looked at my room numbers they have on 77 and it was far from accurate.


do you hold the reservation or does an agency hold it for you?


rooms are usually assigned 3 days out but that might have changed since i was there a couple of months ago.
i can only say what i was told when i called about my room.

always make a request on your ressie for which tower you prefer, maybe floor level, view, etc.

the park/pool views can have an additional charge.
if you booked standard room, it is always possible for a free upgrade.

just depends on the occupancy level at the time you check in.

sometimes the room assignment will be changed.
if the person in the room extends their stay, and with you only having a one night stay, could be moved to another room.

just work with the person checking you into the hotel.
RPH does a fantastic job in pleasing the guests.

your room won't necessarily be ready when you check in but you can ask for the room number/tower where you will be placed.
if that location is not acceptable, talk to the employee before you leave the counter.

call tomorrow and talk to the employee at the check in counter.
they can help you a lot and answer questions about room's views, etc.

wish you the best.

have a great time at the darkside!!

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Old 12-03-2012, 12:02 AM   #572
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i am familiar with the website room 77 for room info locations. do they also book rooms for guests?

rooms are usually assigned 3 days out but that might have changed since i was there a couple of months ago.
i can only say what i was told when i called about my room.

RPH does a fantastic job in pleasing the guests.

your room won't necessarily be ready when you check in but you can ask for the room number/tower where you will be placed.
if that location is not acceptable, talk to the employee before you leave the counter.

call tomorrow and talk to the employee at the check in counter.
they can help you a lot and answer questions about room's views, etc.

wish you the best.

have a great time at the darkside!!

Looking forward to this trip, for sure! I booked the room through Room 77. Used my AAA membership for a decent priced room.....I was a bit skeptical at first because I paid for the night's stay ahead of time...so I called the hotel directly and they did show my reservation as being paid in full. I didn't even realize you could see a room view through the website and you are right! The room numbers I want weren't showing the same views at the website showed. I'll make our requests but won't be too upset if they aren't met.....I'll be on vacation
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Old 03-17-2013, 11:53 AM   #573
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Hi all---

I was quite concerned about getting a non-smoking room for my April trip so I called the hotel and requested this. I was told that all of the rooms are non-smoking. I wasn't aware of this, as it wasn't in any information that I read.

At the same time, I requested an upper floor of Tower I and the fellow at the front desk attached it to the ressie. He said that they assign rooms about five days out, so I said I would call again at that time. He said that would be fine.

Seemed like an easy process---

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Old 03-17-2013, 02:44 PM   #574
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all the onsite hotels are smoke free and have been for a few years.



the penalty fine for breaking that rule is high.
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Old 04-11-2013, 06:12 PM   #575
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It has been decided that we will stay onsite for our trip. I'm calling tomorrow morning to book at the RPR & from what I have read on here I am going to request tower 1, high floor, theme park view. Does that sound good? I know it is only a request, but am hoping since I am going at a non-busy time (May 12th) that it will be granted.

We plan to check in around 7am, have time to look around & be ready for IOA for the early entrance to Harry Potter at 8. Anything else? Thanks.
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We are Universal newbies. Don't know anything AT ALL about the parks or the hotels!

We have a pool view room booked. Is this a good choice?

I could use any and all advice I can get!
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:39 AM   #577
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We are Universal newbies. Don't know anything AT ALL about the parks or the hotels!

We have a pool view room booked. Is this a good choice?

I could use any and all advice I can get!
pool views are great!

check out www.universalorlando.com and read up on universal parks.
many highlights in there that will help you.

also read the stickies and some trip reports for personal experiences of others.

you'll become a pro about the parks, city walk and hotels in no time flat!
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Old 06-21-2013, 07:17 PM   #578
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We will be staying at RPR for two nights prior to a cruise out of Port Canaveral at the start of our honeymoon. Do you think they might upgrade us if we get Honeymoon into the reservation?
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Has anyone stayed in room 1633 lately, one of the first posts on this thread says about how nice that room is, away from the noise, short walk to city walk and sounds like a theme park view?? My Mom and I will be going later and she won't be able to get around real well, so was just curious. Thank You.
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Please help a newbie out!

It's my first time staying on site at Universal and I booked 10 nights at Royal Pacific for our 2014 trip. I'd like to be as close as possible to the walkway to the parks. Should I request anything specifically and if so, how do I do that? I booked my package online.
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Question does anyone have an email for club level concierge?

We are staying 7 nights club level for my Mom's 70th birthday. I would like to contact the club level concierge to note it on our room.

Does anyone have the email address? Thank you!
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i would call the hotel directly and have them note it on your ressie.
also request that they send a message to concierge regarding your mother's celebration.

pick up the birthday button at the hotel.
they had some there on one of my past visits, hopefully they still give them out.
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i would call the hotel directly and have them note it on your ressie.
also request that they send a message to concierge regarding your mother's celebration.

pick up the birthday button at the hotel.
they had some there on one of my past visits, hopefully they still give them out.
Thank you we will do that!!!
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OK, I'm a newbie here, too. I booked RPR with a AAA discount, cheapest room I could get. No concierge, probably standard view.

What should I request? Two able-bodied adults. What's the difference between Tower 1 & any other tower?

Or should I just not care?
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OK, I'm a newbie here, too. I booked RPR with a AAA discount, cheapest room I could get. No concierge, probably standard view.

What should I request? Two able-bodied adults. What's the difference between Tower 1 & any other tower?

Or should I just not care?
everyone has a preference and my favorite tower is 3.
have stayed at T1 before and it suits me also.



i avoid T2 as many of the rooms have the road views and not park/water views.
my cousin stays at T2 and prefers that tower due to it being a tad more quiet than others.
like i said, we all have different preferences.


for the two towers i have stayed at, there are great views for some rooms but long walks in the corridors for other rooms.

i don't use the stairs but elevators and prefer rooms nearer elevators.


i avoid the 1st and 2nd floor as those are the pet rooms at T2.


since i stay near the elevator, the walking paths and boat docks are just as close to T3 for me since the T1 &3 elevators to ground floor are near by each other.

i'm sure you will get many different opinions on which tower is the best.
which goes to show you, they are all fine.
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