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It's NEVER Too Late, for Number 8 - the most UNOFFICIAL, 'official' AKL thread yet!

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by kimmar067, Jul 19, 2012.

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  1. dansdad

    dansdad DIS Veteran

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  3. RachelTori

    RachelTori <font color=red>AKL Jambo Wildbunch<br><img src=ht

    The breakfast is held in a large, private room at Pizzafari (moved there about 3 years ago!) ::yes:: The atmosphere there isn't quite as "authentic" as the school room at Tusker House was, but the larger room is much more comfortable (and easier for the guides to visit with everyone)! :thumbsup2

    Kimmar: Tell DH you must make another trip to AKL soon -- for informational purposes! :rolleyes1

  4. hpfan100

    hpfan100 Mouseketeer

    good to know the BF is good that will save us some moola. Bummer about dinner though. I guess we can just use that for a snack break. Thanks for all the ideas!

    thanks...the SS does sound like loads of fun. BF included always makes me happy. Better check into that. That might be a nice thing to do on our travel day.

    sounds ok to me :thumbsup2
  5. soulmates

    soulmates traveling through life, with the one I love DVC Gold

    Doing our FIRST split stay and we'll be staying at AKV!!! Beyond thrilled!pixiedust:
  6. kimmar067

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    [​IMG] funny.

  7. kimmar067

    kimmar067 <MARQUEE behavior=alternate><img src=http://photop

    ...I thought so...

  8. The Marsons

    The Marsons Port Orleans Crazy!

    Hello everyone,

    I hope someone can help me. I booked a one bed savannah view suite with club level last night for our stay at the beginning of August. Does anyone have any recent reviews, photos or information on these rooms please?

    many thanks and happy new year

    From Sarah
  9. Minnie Mi

    Minnie Mi Member

    Hi. Shortly, I'll be enjoying my first stay at AKL. I made an ADR for breakfast at the Grand Floridian and the cast member told me that I should allow 1.5 hrs to get to the hotel. Seems excessive for a Saturday morning in January, especially since I know my way around the TTC and monorail.

    Was she just exaggerating?
  10. Mousemommy1

    Mousemommy1 DIS Veteran

    90 minutes is the standard recommendation for travel inside of the Disney property. If you had booked a meal at Boma, they would have rambled off the same script.
  11. zima-cheryl

    zima-cheryl Mouseketeer

    You will have to switch if you do bus. Probably bus to MK then monorail to GF would be best.
    Personally I would drive if you have a car, or get a cab. Bell services can get the cab for you, just call down a bit before you are heading down from your room.
  12. Minnie Mi

    Minnie Mi Member

    Thanks much
  13. kimmar067

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    :eek: ....better pack a lite lunch for on the way...but srsly, you can take a bus to MK and then hop on the monorail to GF....
  14. lauren_elizabeth

    lauren_elizabeth Disney World Lover

    We have a standard studio booked at Kidani the first week in February. What are the chances that we could maybe get an upgrade to a savannah view? Is it even possible at all?

    Is there a certain area of Kidani to request?

    Thanks! :goodvibes
  15. Cat0727

    Cat0727 <font color=green>I am used to crowds and yielding

    This thread makes me want to go back to AKL again so badly!

    Lauren- we didn't stay in Kidani but we were booked for a Jambo standard studio when we were there three weeks ago. We were generously upgraded to a savannah view by our check-in CM. Our room was not ready yet and after checking in we had already left the desk when he came rushing over to us and said a savannah room was ready if we wanted that one instead. I think we just got lucky that day!
  16. kimmar067

    kimmar067 <MARQUEE behavior=alternate><img src=http://photop

    ....typically, during slower times, chances are better that you'll get upgraded....however, don't take it as gospel truth...
  17. BanditsMommy

    BanditsMommy Member

    On ME now and it feels like it's taking forever. Probably since I'm so excited to finally see AKL! lol
  18. Mousemommy1

    Mousemommy1 DIS Veteran

    Have a wonderful trip!!! :goodvibes
  19. zima-cheryl

    zima-cheryl Mouseketeer

    Kimmar is right, don't count on it. If it is really important to you to have the savannah room then book it.
    If you go in expecting a free upgrade & it doesn't happen, you don't want that to spoil your trip.
  20. TruBlu

    TruBlu <font color=green>I was very excited to see how yu

    Hey y'all!!!!!

    Life has been crazy busy for me & I've been missing my DIS family!!!!!

    Only 3 weeks until we're JAMBOing!!!!!!

    Can't wait!!!!

    Just bummed the pool slide will be closed, and Splash Mtn., and Kali... No water fun for us. =(

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  21. Paula Sedley-Burke

    Paula Sedley-Burke Proud to believe in Rainbows and Unicorns...

    Hello! Omg only 3 weeks I would not be able to sleep. I would be packed, by the door sitting on my luggage and I am 41 lol. Hope you have a wonderful trip. Maybe you can check out TL or BB instead? Paula
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