I've often told DISers that they can phone in their room requests to the Disney properties around 3 days before their arrival -- This has worked for me very well in the past, especially at the Grand Californian. Well this trip, it didn't help a bit! My TA had requested two beds and Sierra Tower when I made the reservation, and I called ahead 3 days before check-in noting that 2 beds was very important (I'm travelling with my teenage son), that I would prefer the Sierra/Dreams Tower if possible, and would particularly love a DTD view. When I checked in (around 3PM), they had me assigned to a king room in the Marina Tower. The CM had me changed to a room with 2 beds easily enough, but told me that they are not honoring any room requests until check-in. She explained that the DTD views were long-gone (not too surprising, particularly with all the High School Musical stuff going in). She first said that Sierra wasn't available at all, but she ultimately was able to change me to the Sierra Towerwith a pool view. I did appreciate being in the Sierra/Dreams Tower since I was in the Marina my last 2 visits. Personally, I probably would not pay for a view room again unless I am checking in very early. Still, we had a great time at the DLH.