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Old 08-15-2013, 10:53 PM   #1
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have you ever?

Have you ever called the hotel prior to your arrival to ask what room they have you in? I'm tempted only because Im curious. I guess deep down it doesnt matter and may not stay that way but i was curious.
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Have you ever called the hotel prior to your arrival to ask what room they have you in? I'm tempted only because Im curious. I guess deep down it doesnt matter and may not stay that way but i was curious.
You cannot easily call a Disney hotel directly anyway, so the question is mostly moot.
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Old 08-15-2013, 11:07 PM   #3
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youd be surprised what knowing a CM can do for you so its not moot
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Old 08-15-2013, 11:10 PM   #4
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Old 08-15-2013, 11:23 PM   #5
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Most people don't know CMs like you and I do and therefore do not know of a way to contact the hotels directly, so it's mostly moot.

To answer your original question though, no I don't do this.
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Old 08-16-2013, 12:26 AM   #6
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youd be surprised what knowing a CM can do for you so its not moot
To be fair, when you posed your original question, you didn't let on that you had the "connection" to be able to do this. So, based on the info provided in the initial post, it would be difficult to do and therefore moot.

If you had said, "if you had a way to call the resort directly and find out what room you were assigned, would you?", then that would have been closer to what you were actually asking.

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Old 08-16-2013, 01:40 AM   #7
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yeah to m~boy! a person with real values.

fyi~ just becoz one can take advantage of another,does
not give you the right!

do you think "all" lay persons are not aware of the ways
we are being taking advantage....so much you miss.

to me, just one more confirmation that disney needs
to reel in those stealing from guests. obviously some
may wear the disney uniform but has no respect for
others. this can/should be stop with proper management.

sure like dvc managers reading this boast.
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Old 08-16-2013, 02:05 AM   #8
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Disney won't tell you room numbers until you have arrived and checked into the resort and your room is ready to be occupied. Rooms can get changed at the last minute.
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Old 08-16-2013, 02:07 AM   #9
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To be fair, when you posed your original question, you didn't let on that you had the "connection" to be able to do this. So, based on the info provided in the initial post, it would be difficult to do and therefore moot.

If you had said, "if you had a way to call the resort directly and find out what room you were assigned, would you?", then that would have been closer to what you were actually asking.

I didn't read it that they actually have a connection just that they think you might get a cm that would give the information.
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Old 08-16-2013, 06:20 AM   #10
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Ty Allison. And so you all know the number to the hotel is out there with a five second search on a search engine, that's how I found it and confirmed it with a reservation cm.

I put one of the responses into a translator but it came back with no results lol.
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Old 08-16-2013, 07:31 AM   #11
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Disney does not post the numbers to their resorts. They are not meant for regular guest use. The numbers you find online and that are given by reservations go to a call center.

Your room is not your room until you actually walk into it. They will not give you any information until the room is ready to be occupied. They will not even give you a room number when you check in if your room is not yet cleared to be occupied.

So, there is no point.
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Old 08-16-2013, 08:44 AM   #12
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yeah to m~boy! a person with real values.

fyi~ just becoz one can take advantage of another,does
not give you the right!

do you think "all" lay persons are not aware of the ways
we are being taking advantage....so much you miss.

to me, just one more confirmation that disney needs
to reel in those stealing from guests. obviously some
may wear the disney uniform but has no respect for
others. this can/should be stop with proper management.

sure like dvc managers reading this boast.
I'm not sure what your concern is? There's no stealing from guests, or taking advantage, involved here. The reservation CM simply confirmed the public number for the resort that the OP found via a web search.
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Old 08-16-2013, 08:55 AM   #13
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Ty Allison. And so you all know the number to the hotel is out there with a five second search on a search engine, that's how I found it and confirmed it with a reservation cm.

I put one of the responses into a translator but it came back with no results lol.
Not really. Even if you are sitting on the bed, in your WDW resort room, and go to call the front desk for something, you aren't getting the front desk at your resort. You are getting a call center. They will route your call to the appropriate place. I have a phone number on my itinerary. But it really isn't my resort phone number..it's a call center.

Not to mention that no one is going to tell you your room number..not over the phone, or even standing there in front of a CM at the resort, until that room is ready to be occupied. You could have a set room assigned to you but that room could conceivably go to some other guest before you get there due to unforeseen circumstances. That means you will be getting an alternate room...and it might not be known what that room is until about 10 mins prior to your arrival.
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Ty Allison. And so you all know the number to the hotel is out there with a five second search on a search engine, that's how I found it and confirmed it with a reservation cm.

I put one of the responses into a translator but it came back with no results lol.
You're calling a call center, not the hotel directly. That goes for any number you call from anywhere on Disney property. The only way to speak to someone at a certain hotel is go to the front desk and talk to them face to face.
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Old 08-16-2013, 03:25 PM   #15
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Does it really make a difference to know what room you might be getting anyways? How many rooms does WDW have...10,000? Imagine 2,000 calls each day inquiring about the specifics of a room assignment just because someone is curious.

Calling for information that doesn't really matter just drives up prices since Disney will have to pay more CMs to work at the call center. Room assignments are a tricky process and it is best to let them handle it until you arrive unless you need medical accommodations.
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