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Tim Krasniewski - 12/12/2018 - 23:18

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Author: Disney Parks Blog

Getting pampered at the Laniwai Spa was by far one of my favorite experiences at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa. During my visit, I met with Spa Director Lucia Rodriguez and she gave me a tour of the wide variety of offerings available for the entire ‘ohana....

DVCNews Debates: Studio capacity increase

DVCNews Debates

Disney designers have changed their philosophy toward Deluxe Studio villas, expanding the sleeping capacity from 4 to 5 individuals.  So far this change has impacted the newest DVC resort at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and the recently-renovated Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge.  

While the higher sleeping capacity is a plus for many guests, other compromises have been made.  At the Grand Floridian, the pull-down twin bed replaces the large armoire typically used by Studio guests to store their clothing.  At the Wilderness Lodge, the twin bed was accommodated by adding a somewhat awkward collapsable table to villas.

  Topic:  Do you like the increased sleeping capacity of some Deluxe Studio villas?  Or, is it a poor trade-off for other compromises made in the villa design?



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