Kidani Counter Service

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Do you want a quick service option at Kidani Village?

  1. Yes!

  2. Nope

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  1. danielle782001

    danielle782001 DIS Veteran

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    If you had the power...Would you want a quick-service at Kidani Village? Please share your thoughts on why or why not. Thank you!
     
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  3. surfer_ed

    surfer_ed Disney/Marvel Geek and Proud of it

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    I got little kids. they are very well behaved but more than one TS meal in a day is not relaxing. Need grab and go sometimes.
     
  4. movie77

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    Seems like common sense to me :-)
     
  5. ftballfan7

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    Is this a rhetorical poll?
     
  6. TK Brown

    TK Brown Disney Jedi Master

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    Im really wondering why the lone person who answered "no" did? It seems like a no-brainer to me too.
     
  7. MiaSRN62

    MiaSRN62 DIS Veteran

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    I voted "yes". When I get back from the parks I enjoy grabbing a snack (a sandwich, nachos....anything like that). Lack of quick service food options was one of the few things I disliked about OKW.



    Maria
     
  8. danielle782001

    danielle782001 DIS Veteran

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    If are one of the many that answered yes...Please write MS to make our voices be heard ;)
     
  9. d-r

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    We don't really need it. I know some people would want it, but I wouldn't want them to mess up anything like the library room to do it, that is so nice.

    Chick-filet is only like a mile away. And if it is Sunday there is a ton of other stuff over there. It is a lot more convenient to just fix breakfast in the room, you have a whole kitchen there. It doesn't seem that important to me. I know when we stay at jambo we didn't eat at mara last time because we didn't like it the time before. If you just want a burger or something there is a pool bar.

    So I voted no, because I don't see how they could add one without messing something up.
     
  10. Maistre Gracey

    Maistre Gracey <font color=red>Still trying to figure out the mys

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    I voted yes, but I completely agree about not wanting to mess things up. It wouldn't be worth giving up the library.

    MG
     
  11. bobbiwoz

    bobbiwoz I'm happy to dance with you!

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    I've sent a note to Member Satisfaction asking for counter service, but I also can happily live with what's there. This is not a burning issue with me. I like the Mara, and I could find something to eat at Kidani as it is.

    Bobbi:goodvibes
     
  12. AKV707

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    I really don't see the need. What would have to go? We already have a large counter service at the resort, the Mara at Jambo. It is a quick walk over. I think Kidani is fine without one.
     
  13. jarestel

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    Additional amenities and conveniences are always a good thing. It wouldn't hurt to have it and wouldn't impact those who prefer walking over to the Mara or driving somewhere off site for quick food as they could certainly continue to do this.

    Since there's really no down-side, and has no negative impact on guests, but does bring added value to the resort, I say why not!
     
  14. LisaS

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    If Kidani had a CS restaurant and offered the same breakfast platter that you can get at Roaring Fork (scrambled eggs, potatoes and toast) we would definitely eat breakfast there once or twice during our stay and maybe stop by for a sandwich for lunch as well. If all they offered was cold food at breakfast like they do at the lounges at some of the other resorts I would not be interested.
     
  15. LIFERBABE

    LIFERBABE DVC MEMBER @ BCV BWV OKW SSR BLT AKV

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    Yes, definitely. Not understanding why they felt the need to duplicate the marketplace and not the counter service:confused3

    I would much rather walk to shop than have to leave the pool area to walk or bus to Mara to grab a burger for the kids.

    I think the Marketplace is small and redundant and should be revamped if anything has to go. I like the library too so would hate to see that go.

    I think we will see the same issue arise at BLT also. Although BLT is much closer to 2 counter services.
     
  16. AKV707

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    Where would they put it? The library should definitely stay as it is. The store is too small to convert to a CS, and some of us like it. The only thing that I could see would be a separate building, or a conversion of some of the underground parking. If there is going to be a CS, I think that it should be done right, and be large enough for this large resort. So the question is, looking at it from a business angle, would it be worth it for Disney to do this?
     
  17. KirstenB

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    Right there with you!!:thumbsup2
     
  18. TINKERIFIC

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    I voted yes because I want my home resort to be desirable to stay in for everyone, not just me. So I go with the majority. Plus, I do think it is silly that every other resort has a quick service...why not Kidani? I mean, come on, they have a TS, but not a QS :confused3. Silly, silly, silly!!!

    On a more personal note, I really do not care either way. When we visit the smallest room we will stay in will be a 1 bedroom. When we get back from the parks and want something quick we can grab something from the frig or cabinet...sandwich, chips, fruit, cereal, etc. We have never made a habit of eating resorts quick service in the past and I do not see us starting now. Just my opinion.
     
  19. jarestel

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    Whether or not a CS facility is actually feasible at KV wasn't the poll question. Your points about retrofitting an area to provide CS are good ones and certainly make sense. But based on the results of this poll, and I suspect any poll, it's the opinion of a large number of members that DVC screwed up by not putting this feature into the original plans.

    A hot food CS may never happen at KV, but if enough members voice their disappointment, it "MAY" force TPTB to give more serious consideration to this option for future DVC projects.

    But from my POV, how tough would it be to add a CS area and service to the existing TS restaurant facility at KV?
     
  20. AKV707

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    Excellent point. The feasibility is not the question at hand. While I don't personally see the need, I can see why so many do. So, hypothetically, where would one go. I would doubt that DVC would want to shrink Sanna as it is getting outstanding reviews and is not huge to begin with. I think that a conversion of some of the underground parking, giving access to the CS on the same level and area as Sanaa could work. It would cost a few shaded parking spaces, but by the time Kidani is completely open, there will be tons of underground parking.

    Hey, I just thought of this. The beads that face the Pembe savanna will have the Sunset savanna on the other side. Could a CS go under one of these?
     
  21. danielle782001

    danielle782001 DIS Veteran

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    I wrote an email to MS about our concern with the lack of quick service options at KV...I received a call from MS about my email..She seemed interested in a detailed explanation and stated it is great to hear this kind of feedback...Without me saying, she mentioned she knows how hard it may be to travel for food with young children like mine...

    I did mention how I would hate to see the beauty of the lobby area altered but we would really like to see some kind of addition some where in the village itself...

    She also asked about what we thought of the options at the pool bar...We were not very pleased because the meals are not on the dining plan and not "kid" friendly enough for us and that there were just not enough choices over all....

    Afterward (of course) I thought of the counter service at the Beach Club...Something like that outside might work at KV :confused3
     

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