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Old 11-11-2013, 11:52 AM   #586
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I will have to mesage her as well, and try and find out.
I definitely would if you look at the point calculator on davids site it only says club. It doesn't break it our stand view or savanna view.
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Old 11-11-2013, 12:17 PM   #587
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I definitely would if you look at the point calculator on davids site it only says club. It doesn't break it our stand view or savanna view.
I will check that out, thanks! I've never look on David's site before, I didn't know about it.
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Old 11-11-2013, 03:39 PM   #588
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I will have to mesage her as well, and try and find out.
As I, and others, have said - there is no DVC Club Level villa that is bookable as Savanna View. It's possible that the owner is going to request that view, however there are so few villas on floor 6, that there is no way to know if any of the Savanna view villas would even become available on check-in day.

There is a little difference in cost, points-wise, between "Savanna view" and "Club Level". If you want a guaranteed Savanna view, it would be best to book that category. It will on the 5th floor and you will not have access to the Club Lounge.

Club Level is great, but so is a villa with a great view of the savanna. You have to decide what's more important to you.

Also, since you are doing a private rental, I assume you have done your homework and are not just blindly trusting the owner. I don't mean to be cynical, but when you stated "Club Level Savanna View" my little red flag went up!
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Old 11-11-2013, 05:33 PM   #590
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Old 11-11-2013, 05:54 PM   #591
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Just got back from our first fabulous stay at AKL!!! All I can say is WOW!

For one, the boys didn't know we were staying here, so when DH just kept driving and passed CSR, and then drove on to AKL, they were like "what's going on?" I tried to say we were just checking on our dinner reservation at Boma, but the smile escaping DH's mouth was giving it away. He pulled up and I got out to go check in. He ended up parking and they joined me a few minutes later at the desk just as I was being given our room assignment- 3269- a Sunset Savanna view! I only booked standard view so we were really excited! It was an easy walk down the kudu trail and we were off the main hall on the first side wing on the left side. We had a view of a watering hole and land and trees, and got to see LOTS of animals while we were there. Mousekeeping was super, the location was perfect, loved watching the animals from the balcony, enjoying the grounds, food and even the gift shop were an added touch, and now we're really spoiled! This resort just feels like home.
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Just got back from our first fabulous stay at AKL!!! All I can say is WOW! For one, the boys didn't know we were staying here, so when DH just kept driving and passed CSR, and then drove on to AKL, they were like "what's going on?" I tried to say we were just checking on our dinner reservation at Boma, but the smile escaping DH's mouth was giving it away. He pulled up and I got out to go check in. He ended up parking and they joined me a few minutes later at the desk just as I was being given our room assignment- 3269- a Sunset Savanna view! I only booked standard view so we were really excited! It was an easy walk down the kudu trail and we were off the main hall on the first side wing on the left side. We had a view of a watering hole and land and trees, and got to see LOTS of animals while we were there. Mousekeeping was super, the location was perfect, loved watching the animals from the balcony, enjoying the grounds, food and even the gift shop were an added touch, and now we're really spoiled! This resort just feels like home.
So glad to hear you loved the resort! Can't wait to go there in a few months!
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As I, and others, have said - there is no DVC Club Level villa that is bookable as Savanna View. It's possible that the owner is going to request that view, however there are so few villas on floor 6, that there is no way to know if any of the Savanna view villas would even become available on check-in day.

There is a little difference in cost, points-wise, between "Savanna view" and "Club Level". If you want a guaranteed Savanna view, it would be best to book that category. It will on the 5th floor and you will not have access to the Club Lounge.

Club Level is great, but so is a villa with a great view of the savanna. You have to decide what's more important to you.

Also, since you are doing a private rental, I assume you have done your homework and are not just blindly trusting the owner. I don't mean to be cynical, but when you stated "Club Level Savanna View" my little red flag went up!
I just spoke to the lady that is renting me the points, and she did clarify for me about the views. I misunderstood and thought all CL Studio's had a Savannah View.
Thank-you for all your info! I really appreciate all the help
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I just spoke to the lady that is renting me the points, and she did clarify for me about the views. I misunderstood and thought all CL Studio's had a Savannah View.
Thank-you for all your info! I really appreciate all the help
Glad you got things straightened out. You will have a wonderful vacation!
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Glad you got things straightened out. You will have a wonderful vacation!
Thank-you!!!
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Anyone there at AKL Jambo now?? Wondering if resort decorations have started going up yet? We leave for WDW (Jambo) Saturday. I'll post if they go up during our stay (11/16/- 11/23)
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Anyone there at AKL Jambo now?? Wondering if resort decorations have started going up yet? We leave for WDW (Jambo) Saturday. I'll post if they go up during our stay (11/16/- 11/23)
ooooh I SO want to be there !!!! 171 days and still a full semester to go
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Anyone there at AKL Jambo now?? Wondering if resort decorations have started going up yet? We leave for WDW (Jambo) Saturday. I'll post if they go up during our stay (11/16/- 11/23)
I think they usually go up the weekend of the 15th... So you may wake up Sunday morning to a totally different lobby!!
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I think they usually go up the weekend of the 15th... So you may wake up Sunday morning to a totally different lobby!!
Thanks! My nieces will love that. In fact, I much prefer waking up one morning to magic instead of it all being done when we first arrive. It's the first visit for my 6 and 8 year old nieces and I'd love to give them as much Disney magic as possible!
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I think they usually go up the weekend of the 15th... So you may wake up Sunday morning to a totally different lobby!!
omg that must be so nice!
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