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

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  1. dolphingirl47

    dolphingirl47 In Search of the Tag Fairy

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    We went a few years ago. I am a Christian, DH is not, but we both enjoyed it. The model of Jerusalem is amazing and the whole themeing is pretty impressive. We went from International Drive and went on the bus. I don't think you have trouble finding it. It is also not too far away from the Mall at Millennia so maybe you can combine the two.

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  3. Wendy&Grumpy

    Wendy&Grumpy Is there any better place to live than Mickey's ba

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    Our concern is his height - the top bunk looks to be closed in all around, so I'm guessing that would be worse. It looks like the end of the bottom bunk might be open? Is the ladder movable so maybe we could move it to the side of the bunks giving him a bit more foot room?

    Does anyone know if we can get a cot or would have room for an air mattress?

    Thanks!
     
  4. kimmar067

    kimmar067 TAGS?? It's all about the 'likes' now!

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    ....I honestly can't remember - it's been quite a while since we were in a bunk room....:confused3
     
  5. mmouse50

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    I have used an air mattress - I just put it up by the door - so it is out of the way of everyone - so I didn't get stepped on at night.
     
  6. TruBlu

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

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    I can tell you that our experience with this at Great Wolf Lodge was TERRIBLE! DS13 is 5'11" and couldn't sleep in the bunk bed at all!!! His head and feet touched the closed in parts at the top and bottom. He ended up sleeping on the lumpy pull out sofa. I think I'd call AKL and request a cot. I wouldn't want to take a chance. If you see that you don't need it you can always get them to take it away. The customer service there is SOOOOO WONDERFUL. :lovestruc
     
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    :sad: Well I think its not in the cards for April :( The flights are just too high because all or Southern New England is on spring vacation and DH doesn't want to go again in the summer.



    :hug: Hope everyone is staying safe and so sorry to hear about your ExMIL
     
  8. mmouse50

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    Page 1 states that valet parking is only 10.00 is that correct? I thought is was 12.00 at the other resorts, is AKL cheaper?
     
  9. kimmar067

    kimmar067 TAGS?? It's all about the 'likes' now!

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    ...it may have increased since that original posting....;)
     
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    Can you send me the link?
     
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    This sounds like lots of fun! and you have been amended
     
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    That is me! I think the germ killer might have something to do with it too.... Most times it is just because I don't care, not so much that I don't remember...
     
  13. mmouse50

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    one more question, when should you put in your request for a room on a specific trail - I know it isn't guaranteed but I have a pool view and would like to be on zebra trail instead of giraffe.
     
  14. kimmar067

    kimmar067 TAGS?? It's all about the 'likes' now!

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    ...it is, in fact, $12 for valet parking.....also, there is no longer free parking for DVC members....
     
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    kimmar067 TAGS?? It's all about the 'likes' now!

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    .....usually the best time to put in a request would be on a Friday afternoon....
     
  16. mmouse50

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    I am not going until December - so any Friday afternoon? Do I call reservations? I have never requested anything special before so this is new to me.

    I just know that if you walk on the zebra trail to your room you get the viewing windows - so since I am not staying a savannah view room this is a little peek of the savannah each time we go to the room for my friends that have never stayed there before.
     
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    ...updates made on OP.....:thumbsup2
     
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    ....usually the Friday BEFORE you arrive....and, yes, the viewing windows are on BOTH sides, so you can see the pool area AND the savannah!
     
  19. pilferk

    pilferk <font color=red>Jambo Wildbunch Gang<br><font colo

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    Unless things have changed, he will fit, just (at least on the bottom).

    I'm 6 ft 3, and I climbed in there a few years ago, just to see if I could fit. It was tight, but I could do it.

    Not sure if I could manage on the top, where the footboard is a little more intrusive.
     
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  21. pilferk

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    That's the way I remember them.

    Now...I didn't have to sleep there, so I'm not sure exactly what would happen with the ladder and my feet. I could've ended up kicking the thing all night long.

    But I fit, very slightly kitty corner (which is typical for any twin sized bed for me).

    That was our LAST trip to AKL before DVC...about 5-ish years ago. Can't believe it's been that long!
     
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