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Old 06-28-2013, 04:57 PM   #3061
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Back from a 3 resort, 3 week stay...and hands down, AKL was the fave! From the people, to the activities, to the food, to the pool....wow...just amazing!!

I hope to have the chance to stay there again, but as a family of 5, that's hard. If the kids and I go solo again...you bet they will say AKLall the way!
Just curious, what were the other 2 resorts during your stay?
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I'm full of questions today...I'm doing our online checkin for AKL standard CL. Are there any recommendations for room requests? I normally research this sort of thing to death, but this was a "kind of" last minute trip booked for our vacation during my husband's R&R from his deployment!

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Sorry I can't answer your question but please thank your husband for his service to our country!
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Old 06-28-2013, 07:48 PM   #3063
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Just curious, what were the other 2 resorts during your stay?
POFQ and BC.
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We are staying for the first time Sept 16-23 at Kidani in a standard 1 bedroom and are super excited! We will be renting a car, but using the bus system some. Any good room requests or would close to the lobby be our best bet to be close to the bus stops?
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:06 PM   #3065
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Sorry I can't answer your question but please thank your husband for his service to our country!
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No Problem and Thank your DH for his service.
I would request savannah view, unless you want a pool view, then ask for pool view.
Thank you! I was pretty sure all CL rooms have savanna view though!
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POFQ and BC.
Wow! Better than BC? Sept will be our 1st stay at AKL. We absolutely love BC but ds16 chose AKL. I don't mind letting kids pick if it will make it more fun for them.
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Hi everyone! I need some help with a couple of questions and hope the AKL experts can help me out!

We are going to AKL in late July--our first AKL stay (although we visit every time--love Boma!) and our first ever CL stay!

1. We are doing the Sunrise Safari on July 25. Is breakfast at Pizzafari or Restarauntasaurus afterwards?

2. How long does the safar and breakfast take? Just trying to gauge how soon we could be IN the park!

3. We apparently have the option for online checkin for CL but I thought I read that you shouldn't bother. Thoughts?

4. Do we checkin at the front desk at AKL or is there somewhere else we go at CL guests?

Thanks in advance!
Hi! We're on the same safari
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Thank you! I was pretty sure all CL rooms have savanna view though!
they do, yes. FWIW, we requested close to the lobby--the hallways can be very long!
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I thought CL had a standard view..or Savannah view
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I wonder if it used to be that way? I am positive CL rooms have views of the arusha savanna.
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here, on this page on the disney site:
https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/re...e/rates-rooms/


Standard Room - Club Level
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Views of Arusha Savanna

2 Queen Beds or 1 Queen Bed and 1 Bunk Bed or 1 Queen Bed

Sleeps up to 4
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There are two different types of Club Level Rooms. As far as I am aware the CL rooms for cash reservations are all on the 4th floor and feature a Arusha Savannah View. The DVC CL rooms are on the 6th floor and have either a Savannah or a Pool View.

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Old 06-29-2013, 12:33 PM   #3073
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Hi! We're on the same safari
Really? How funny! We have an 8 year old ds so I'm sure he'll be thrilled to see other boys!

Have you stayed CL here before? Wonder if I should request close to the lobby...
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Really? How funny! We have an 8 year old ds so I'm sure he'll be thrilled to see other boys!

Have you stayed CL here before? Wonder if I should request close to the lobby...
Awesome!!

No, we haven't stayed CL here before, but we have stayed at WL (similar layout to AKL, and luckily close to the lobby) and I have read a lot of stuff about people talking about how long the hallways at AKL can be. So I figured I'd try for being a little closer to the lobby.

ETA--I see in your sig you've stayed WL too Did you find yourself at the end of a long hallway? Maybe I am making a big deal out of nothing...
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Awesome!!

No, we haven't stayed CL here before, but we have stayed at WL (similar layout to AKL, and luckily close to the lobby) and I have read a lot of stuff about people talking about how long the hallways at AKL can be. So I figured I'd try for being a little closer to the lobby.

ETA--I see in your sig you've stayed WL too Did you find yourself at the end of a long hallway? Maybe I am making a big deal out of nothing...
We have stayed at WL twice before (not CL). One time we were on the 5th floor almost over the pool so fairly far down that hallway. We didn't find it to be too big of a deal but we usually do that walk once in the morning and once at night! I almost don't even care! Just excited to be going!
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