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Booking AKL room

dmt313
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Booking AKL room

Hello,

finally decided on AKL. Few details to decide on first.

From reading, the best wings look to be the zebra trail or kudu trail. That right?

We would love to have a view of animals, and from a little research, the 2nd or 3rd floor rooms seem to be the best for views.

When using the disney world website for the booking process, you can choose standard view, water/pool view and savannah view. The savannah view would cost us £900 more for the 2 weeks.

I don't know if we should just book a standard view room, requesting the savannah view and hope, even change rooms when we get there if the view is poor.

Or just fork out extra for views????

We will be there for 14 nights from 25th November.

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1. Re: Booking AKL room

If you want to see animals from your room, you need a savannah view. There are lots of places around the resort to see the animals if you want to save some money.

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If you want a Savannah View, you need to book a Savannah View. I will say, we only ever book a standard view, many times we get an upgrade to Pool view or savannah view but there is no guarantee of those upgrades

£900 seems a bit high for the room difference ( that would be almost $100 per night difference. I will double check what the price difference has been for us in the past )

Having a Savannah view is lovely but unless you plan to be in your room more than out and about, not sure it is worth it. You can see the Animals from Many locations around the Resort, from inside and outside

Our favourite location is on the Giraffe Trail, Pool View. It's a short stretch of hallway with an elevator half way, which takes you right down to the Pool :)

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We love the AKL but never pay the extra for a savannah view. If we get upgraded ,that's great but otherwise,its not a factor in a room choice(we want to be away from the elevator,ice machine and no connecting door,dont care about the view)I think the idea that you aren't in your room much is untrue-at least for us-we don't just sleep in the room,we eat breakfast there,have evening drinks,etc. so having a nice room is important. But there's plenty of places you can see the animals from,some much nicer than your balcony.Save the money IMHO

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