ASMu preferance for two adults?

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by maddiebee, Jun 25, 2013.

  1. stitchlovestink

    stitchlovestink DIS Veteran

    Dec 19, 2006
    Actually probably what happened is you were sprinkled with pixie dust and got a free upgrade. Quite often the Front Desk CMs at the Values don't necessarily know the categories (as well as they should) and you were upgraded and they just never told you. I think as long as you get at least what you pay for, it isn't the end of the world if you aren't advised that you have been upgraded. I go often enough and to the same resort I pretty much know where my room's going to be once they give me the number. There's only about one upgrade I would refuse at my preferred value resort and that's due to noise! LOL!
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  3. MinnieLovesMickey12

    MinnieLovesMickey12 DIS Veteran

    Dec 16, 2012
    Calypso and Jazz buildings have preferred rooms and family suites. If you paid for a standard room and got put in Jazz building you were upgraded and not told about it.
  4. EpcotBill

    EpcotBill DIS Veteran

    Mar 13, 2001
    Preferred rooms are only in Calypso.
  5. Disneylover99

    Disneylover99 DIS Veteran

    Jul 17, 2012
    I agree! Pay for a preferred room at ASMu. If you study the map you'll understand why. The Calypso rooms are way closer to the counter service and buses than Rock, Broadway or Country.
  6. Eeyore's My Favorite

    Eeyore's My Favorite EW Disney Mom

    Jun 20, 2007
    DH & I enjoy ASMu & have stayed several times in the Jazz Building. Our last room was on the bottom floor close to the parking lot and next to a row of family suites. It was a quick walk to the food court and the bus stop. It was very quiet and we loved that spot.
  7. canoeingmonkey

    canoeingmonkey Earning My Ears

    Jul 23, 2012
    I called the resort directly at 407-939-6000 and was told that the preferred rooms were located in the Calypso buildings. No mention of Jazz was made.
  8. shyjade

    shyjade DIS Veteran

    May 15, 2006
    CM's are sometimes less informed than those of us on the DIS!

    I called yesterday to switch our resie from ASMu Std. to ASMo Pref. and requested the Toy Story section. She assured me that although it's not guaranteed, I would have a good chance of getting my request "since there are only 2 preferred sections at ASMo: Toy Story and Fantasia".

    I had to correct her that there's actually 3 preferred sections: TS, Fantasia AND Dalmatians. She did some checking and told me sure enough, I was right, there are 3 preferred sections at ASMo.

    So although I knew the correct info, how many guests were given incorrect info by this particular CM alone? I'm sure it happens a LOT on a daily basis.

    From everything I've heard, the only preferred section at ASMu is Calypso. Jazz is standard, but quite popular because it's the closest standard to the lobby, food court & busses.
  9. goofy4tink

    goofy4tink No tags...not needed! Transportation moderator Moderator

    May 2, 2002
    I have stayed in both Jazz and Country Fair. Jazz wasn't a preferred building. yes, they have family suites in them, but I don't think the regular rooms are considered preferred.
    Having said room in Country Fair felt like it was in another town!!! I don't mind a longish walk..heck, I own at BWV and we all know how long those hallways are. But in all reality?? The walk was really long. It prevented me from going to the food court in the morning,, after doing it twice!! Now, it's probably not all that long, steps-wise, but it felt like it took forever. It may just be the way it's laid can see that main building as soon as you start the walk but it seems like a mirage!!!
    I loved my stay in Jazz. So, I would pay for a preferred room. It was so nice to be a bit closer. If you pay for Calypso, you will be right next to the main bldg, the food court and the bus stops.
  10. Katmat75

    Katmat75 DIS Veteran

    Apr 19, 2004
    We stayed in the jazz bldg. last year and it was not a preferred location. It is the closest building to the buses and main building without being preferred! We are staying again this year same place and requested jazz building again!

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