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Number 9 is really FINE! Welcome to AKL LITE - the 'unofficial' FAQ Thread

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by kimmar067, Jan 17, 2013.

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  1. dgbg100106

    dgbg100106 <img src=http://photopost.wdwinfo.com/data/500/ch.

    I have added you
    patclairesmom, Nov 29th – 3rd, AKV Jambo
    saratogastehr, Nov 29th – 6th, AKL Jambo
    CupcakeKelly, 1st – 6th, AKV
    eagles1281, 1st – 6th, Kidani
    kellyg403, 1st – 8th, AKL CL
    mmafan, 3rd – 12th, AKL Jambo
    opal6779, 4th – 9th, AKL
    Pinkocto, 6th – 10th, Grand Floridian villas
    thornton0511, 6th -14th, AKL
    Pghsteelerfan, 7th -14th, AKV Jambo
    dansamy, 8th – 13th, Kidani
    Lorelei528, 7th - 14th, AKL
    Heidijanesmith, 16th – 23rd, AKL CL
    amberg@eastlink.ca, 17th – 31st, AKL
    lovin'fl, 20th – 25th, AKV Kidani
    Bluesky1997, 26th – 29th, AKL CL
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  3. nadira36

    nadira36 Active Member

    Did you PAY for a savannah view ;) if so, then yes, you'll get a room with a view of animals. However, if you only ASKED for a savannah view, then you'll likely only get what you paid for.

    That being said, we only paid for a pool view, never asked for more, and were upgraded to Arusha view pixiedust:pixiedust:pixiedust:pixiedust:

    OMG That was so awesome! Our girls never want another resort/room again.
  4. DisneyDmbNut

    DisneyDmbNut <img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/images/silver.jpg

    this is my first time in a DVC..If I have a Savannah room and requested "Arusha" ..how likely is that? It my DH first time at the resort, so I wanted it to be special ...DD and I have had Arusha and sunrise before, so to us, its not a big thing..just didn't know how DVC worked
  5. tiggerlvr27

    tiggerlvr27 Member

    TOTAL AKL NEWBIE :rolleyes1, what is an Arusha view?
  6. DisneyDmbNut

    DisneyDmbNut <img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/images/silver.jpg

    inside the horse shoe ring of Jambo house
  7. tiggerlvr27

    tiggerlvr27 Member

  8. DisneyDmbNut

    DisneyDmbNut <img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/images/silver.jpg

    I just made Jiko reservations for Saturday night the 20th!! First time...someone tell me what to order?
  9. Pinkocto

    Pinkocto In love with all things Disney. Happily joined DV

    Anything and everything, Jiko is amazing. popcorn::

    If you're booked for a savannah view through DVC you will get an Arusha view, savannah view is always Arusha for DVC.
  10. DISzy

    DISzy Member

    The filet and Mac and cheese. The Mac and cheese is not on the menu, but last time we were there you could still get it. Soooo yummy!!! Enjoy it! It is a great experience!
  11. jillmc40

    jillmc40 Active Member

    I agree. I love love love that place!! The wait staff is so knowledgeable. Ask about the specials. Anything. So delicious!
  12. DisneyDmbNut

    DisneyDmbNut <img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/images/silver.jpg

    Awesome!! Too bad they aren't on lobby level
  13. JeanLee

    JeanLee Earning My Ears

    Will the fridge at AKL hold a gallon of milk?
  14. Paula Sedley-Burke

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

    It depends on the shape of the bottle. If an American gallon is two pints? It will hold 2 pints but sometimes the little bar on the fridge is broken and then it's dodgy! It held the biggest bottle of milk they sold in the AKL shop if that helps.

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    We loved the Zanzibar Fish stew ( if you like mussles , lobster etc), it is not pricey at all for what you get.
    The lamb I had was expensive , but totally worth it !!
    Marco had a sort of pie - filled with vegetables , he said it was awesome.
    At the end I had a plate of various cheese - really good , as French cheese , but more "spicy".
    Marco had , I think, "coffee" creme brulee . but wasn' much impressed.

    All in all Jiko is marvellous , YOU WILL HAVE A BALL !!
    Do not eat too much of those wonderful breads , sauces and flat-breads , or you won't have "space" for the main courses ... ;)
  16. DisneyDmbNut

    DisneyDmbNut <img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/images/silver.jpg

    MMM.. Lamb is my favorite since our wedding in Palo!!
  17. Pinkocto

    Pinkocto In love with all things Disney. Happily joined DV

    I think they're all on the 5th floor, I could be wrong though.
  18. Disneyholic

    Disneyholic Official Disneyholic! CM Wannabe! I'll Never Grow

    2 cups = 1 pint
    2 pints = 1 quart
    2 quarts = 1/2 gallon
    2 1/2 gallons = 1 gallon

    So..... 8 pints = 1 gallon

    Don't worry, I don't get metric either.;)

    As for the original question....I don't know if a gallon will fit but maybe 2 1/2 gallons will. Can you wait to buy til you've seen the fridge?
  19. DisneyDmbNut

    DisneyDmbNut <img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/images/silver.jpg

    i think they are..oh well, it's only one night..
  20. Paula Sedley-Burke

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

    Thanks! Your American pint/gallon is not the same size as our gallon and pint! Always confuses us!
  21. ddixon1

    ddixon1 Member

    Yes, I learned that quickly upon ordering my first "pint" in a pub in the UK!

    Whoa, Betty!

    When the bartender noticed my look of surprise (shock), he asked, "'ave ya been drunk on 'oliday yet, luv?"

    To which I replied, "um, no..."

    And he chuckled, "Well, tonight's your night!"

    And it was. ;)
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