Upgrade to either CR or AKL

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by ginniemouse, Jan 15, 2008.

  1. ginniemouse

    ginniemouse Earning My Ears

    Jan 5, 2003
    Our Grand Gathering (only 8 of us) has been offered an upgrade from All Star Movies to either CR or AKL. I have to call tomorrow with our choice. We had three rooms reserved. My thought is that CR is on the monorail and closer to the action but AKL looks so nice for the younger boys. We only have 4 days and will be hustling around, not spending much time in the room so am leaning towards CR. Any thoughts from you experts?
    BTW I'm thrilled and grateful. This doesn't happen to us!!
  2. Cinderumbrella

    Cinderumbrella Wench

    Aug 9, 2005
    As beautiful as AKL is, take the CR. For only 4 days you will love the convenience and speed of the monorail.
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  4. DISNEYmooner2008

    DISNEYmooner2008 Mommy to a Princess

    Aug 30, 2007
    We were used a code and got to upgrade from POR to AKL and still save $60 for our honeymoon trip. Then we were given a free upgrade at AKL from standard to savannah view. We LOVED AKL, but for a 4 day trip it would make more sense to do CR with the monorail.
  5. PrincessSuzanne

    PrincessSuzanne <font color=red>Guess I will be eating crow tonigh

    Jan 1, 2007
    I would definitely say CR, We stayed in each one of those resorts in December and let me tell you how inconvient AKL is. I knew it would be a great distance from everything except DAK, but it was ridiculous on the travel time, especially with only 4 days. The size of the rooms made alot of difference to us too, the rooms at CR are quite a bit larger than AKL (I knew they were, but it really made a difference).

    Good Luck with your choice.

    Suzanne princess:
  6. PlainJane

    PlainJane <font color=teal>It was wonderful both times<br><f

    Dec 25, 2005
    Because you're only going to be there for 4 days I would choose the CR without hesitation. AKL is a wonderful resort, but really far away from everything, and it doesn't sound like you'll have a lot of time to take advantage of the resort anyway.

    The CR is a wonderful resort with great transportation and spacious rooms(the AKL rooms are on the small side).
  7. G8r4evr

    G8r4evr DIS Veteran

    Mar 31, 2007
    If the price is the same, I would choose CR. Tough call, but the convenience is too much to pass up, at least for the same price.
  8. MsStinkerBelle

    MsStinkerBelle Hittin' WDW Since Space Mountain was 'Coming Soon'

    Dec 7, 2006
    For four days, definitely pick the CR. :thumbsup2

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