DVC-Trivia Contest, Apr-2006: Honorable Mention
- Mar 20, 2000
Thanks Deb! I just realized now that the HH sections haven't been updated which means we have the whole bathroom door stupidity to deal with which is why I hate the 1 bedrooms at OKW. It looks like the remodels fixed that problem with a door through the Laundry. Now I'm desperate to get a "NON HH" room or switch resorts since we are going with friends and they are staying out in the living room area. Wouldn't be a big deal if going with my kids but not with friends. I'm so screwed if I can't switch resorts or categories. I have no luck when it comes to room assignments at Disney so requesting a refurbished room will probably do me no good and it looks like they decided to keep the HH sections for last. I don't care about the updated furniture and such I just want a private door to my room! LOLYou won't be in the middle of construction. They usually take out an entire section and do that and the area is fenced around it so you aren't bothered.
Sticker, thanks for the update! Are you staying at OKW? refurbished room?I really don’t have any insider information, just what I noticed while walking/driving in the bus. There were still trucks in the parking spaces, but the construction doors they had blocking the entrance were down. I’ll take a look later this morning and give an update.
HI Deb. I just saw this response you made about the second entrance to the bathroom back in October. Have you been able to confirm that only certain buildings got the "bathroom fix". If so can you confirm for me that if I switch to a NON HH designation that I would have the best chance of getting the fixed rooms in Turtle Pond or South Point. Those are non HH buildings correct? Thank you for any help. I am trying to get a 2 bedroom to eliminate any problems but everything in Mid December is booked!! UGHIf you need the second entrance to the bathroom, you'll be either in Turtle Pond or South Point (Bldg 30-56). There is a map of OKW at the beginning of this thread to you can find the buildings that are closer to the two bus stops there. DVC has asked members and their guests not to bother with faxing in a request since most of the time they just toss them out when they get them. With near 100% occupancy at Thanksgiving time, just getting near a bus stop should be your main request.
Refillable mug station is at Goods to Go and you might be able to refill your mug at the Turtle Shack, which is open seasonally. Refillable mugs aren't that convenient at OKW and it's much more convenient to fill up your refrigerator with your favorites instead of buying the refillable mug.
I doubt you will find anything Thanksgiving-like at either location, Goods to Go or Turtle Shack. You'll need Olivia's or a food court at a moderate or value resort (or a table service at another deluxe resort) to get something like a Thanksgiving meal. You could order from Publix and have it delivered via Instacart and prepare your own meal in your villa.
No. I’m trying to keep the links in this thread current with the renovation progress:Has the section with buildings 62 and 16 been refurbished?
I second this...Only I can only imagine what the place looks like, for as the 1BR we had was HUGE....One can only wonder about the size of the GV space..With the refurb I can't say what they have now. I have not seen any posts about a GV since the new layout, Please post info after your trip, and have a great stay, if it's your first stay in an OKW GV be ready to be floored by all the space.
I can’t speak to a GV, but we are in a 2BR right now that was just finished (building 23). The TV in the master doesn’t have a special bar, but the HDMI is easy to access. it’s on the right side of the Samsung TV.We are going to be staying in a 3 bedroom unit in February. I know the living room TVs normally have an easy to access HDMI port, do the Bedroom TVs have a similar bar on them?