Do you have to walk thru Citywalk to get into US/IOA

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  1. PaulaMurf

    PaulaMurf If you can't be a good example, at least serve as

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    I see there is a starbucks at Citywalk - do you actually walk THRU citywalk to enter US/IOA?

    TIA
    Paula in CT
     
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  3. ntsammy5

    ntsammy5 DIS Veteran

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    Why yes, yes you do! Enjoy
     
  4. MelanieC

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    Yep - you walk through and in front of you is IOA and to the right is US.
     
  5. PaulaMurf

    PaulaMurf If you can't be a good example, at least serve as

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    this makes my whole plan of going to US/IOA EVEN BETTER.

    I love :love: starbucks.
     
  6. Metro West

    Metro West <font color=red>Proud Redhead<br><font color=blue>

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    There is also a location in the Studios across from Louie's.
     
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    Starbucks coffee is also available at the Hard Rock Hotel at Emack & Bolio’s in case you find yourself over there.
     
  8. paul436

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    When I stayed at HRH this summer, we would walk to the theme parks and did not have to pass through CityWalk (unless we wanted to).
     
  9. Metro West

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    Right but most people have to walk through CityWalk if you're coming from the garage. There's really no way to avoid it and it's not a thing.
     
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    Proof positive that Universal learned something from Disney!

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  11. RyMickey

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    Can anyone tell me if the Starbucks in Citywalk sells pastries or is it just a walk-up stand that serves coffee? We're staying 2 nights/3 days at RPR and are looking for some cheap(er) breakfast options...
     
  12. RockNRollerGator

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    Parking is certainly something Disney has on Universal. At Disney you get out of car, onto a tram and then arrive at the gate. At a Universal, it's a long walk to the gate. The good thing is that park hopping is much easier.
     
  13. phamton

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    The citywalk Starbucks does have pastries. There is also a Cinnabon in Citywalk.
     
  14. AlienNation

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    I would have to say the opposite. Universal has the parking over Disney because at Disney your car becomes an oven sitting out in the sun from the time you arrive until the time you are ready to leave. At UO, your car is in a shaded parking garage. I'll take the walk and moving sidewalks over baked skin and missed/overpacked trams anyday of the week. The only "smoked" legs I enjoy at the parks are the turkey legs... not my own from overheated seats in the car.
     
  15. Metro West

    Metro West <font color=red>Proud Redhead<br><font color=blue>

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    I agree...I'll take the walk from the garage over waiting 30 + mins to get from the lot to the MK. Or waiting for the tram in the hot sun.
     
  16. Echo queen

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    Ok, we will be staying at RPR will I have to walk through city walk? This will be our first onsite stay there, I have never noticed where the resorts are. Do you just walk to the parks or do you catch a bus??popcorn::
     
  17. the Dark Marauder

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    You can walk or take the water taxi. The water taxi is a free service. :goodvibes
     
  18. Echo queen

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    When walking from RPR do you walk through city walk??:rolleyes1
     
  19. donaldduck352

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    If your going too IOA no,it takes you out just behind Jimmy Buffets,then hang a left.

    For the studios,yes..
     
  20. Metro West

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    Going that direction you would go through the "outskirts" by walking past NBA City and HRC.
     
  21. gschmerl

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    You have choices. From the RPR you can walk on the beautiful path which brings you out to City Walk by Margaritaville. Or...you can take the water taxi which also drops you off at City Walk. Or..you can take a bus which drops you off closer to Universal Studios. We always walked to the parks and sometimes took the water taxi back to the RPR.

    So...if you walk or take the water taxi, you will go through City Walk. If you take the bus, you can go to Universal Studios without encountering City Walk , but will have to walk the full length of City Walk to get to Islands of Adventure.
     

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