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Old 10-19-2013, 04:25 PM   #1
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CSR or AKL for adults only trip?

DH and I are doing a trip in April (adults only for the last time for awhile). We're doing a split stay. Doing the first portion of the trip at CR. The last 2 nights don't have availabity. Narrowed it down to CSR or AKL. We are doind Epcot and DHS and maybe a DTD afternoon. We will have access to a car.

My pocketbook says just stick with CSR preferred king room. My heart and mind say AKL. It looks gorgeous and we have dinner and breakfast ressies at Boma

Does AKL really seem as far away as it looks on the maps? I'm concerned about extra travel time for rope drop in the AM. And to complicate things more, we're not going to AK on this trip.
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Old 10-19-2013, 04:43 PM   #2
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No, it's not that far. I find a lot of the common complaints about resorts on the boards are a wee bit overblown. The resort is spectacular, and in order to get that experience outside WDW, you'd be looking at, what, $3500 in airfare to Kenya?

The peace and tranquility of the resort balances the hustle and bustle of the parks - you'll leave wishing you spent more time there!

My vote is for AKL.
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Old 10-19-2013, 05:02 PM   #3
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Definitely AKL!
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Old 10-19-2013, 05:10 PM   #4
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I've stayed at both CSR and AKL - and if money isn't an issue - DEFINITELY AKL.

Really - it's not that far away from stuff - especially with a car. I personally find the monorail resorts the farthest from everything except MK.

AKL is gorgeous, romantic at night. Definitely do the savannah view!
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Old 10-19-2013, 09:59 PM   #5
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DH and I are doing a trip in April (adults only for the last time for awhile). We're doing a split stay. Doing the first portion of the trip at CR. The last 2 nights don't have availabity. Narrowed it down to CSR or AKL. We are doind Epcot and DHS and maybe a DTD afternoon. We will have access to a car.

My pocketbook says just stick with CSR preferred king room. My heart and mind say AKL. It looks gorgeous and we have dinner and breakfast ressies at Boma

Does AKL really seem as far away as it looks on the maps? I'm concerned about extra travel time for rope drop in the AM. And to complicate things more, we're not going to AK on this trip.
You should ALWAYS follow your heart. AKL is amazing.

It's really not that far away from the parks. The longest ride was 16-18 minutes to Magic Kingdom. The other ones were shorter.
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Old 10-19-2013, 11:04 PM   #6
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Listen to your heart.....AKL....AKL....AKL

It's amazing!
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