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Old 06-10-2019, 11:02 PM   #1
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So planning 2020 (Me, Dw, 7&10 yo) looking at renting and was wondering:

A. Should we do 2 studios or 1 1bdrm? We can get 2 studios for price of 1bdrm.

B. If 2 studios, what are my chances of getting connected rooms at any/all resorts?
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Old 06-10-2019, 11:14 PM   #2
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So planning 2020 (Me, Dw, 7&10 yo) looking at renting and was wondering:

A. Should we do 2 studios or 1 1bdrm? We can get 2 studios for price of 1bdrm.

B. If 2 studios, what are my chances of getting connected rooms at any/all resorts?
A. I vote for a 1 bedroom. Would be easier because studios are really hard to get these days.

B. Pretty sure the only resort you can get connecting studios would be Poly.
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Old 06-10-2019, 11:15 PM   #3
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So planning 2020 (Me, Dw, 7&10 yo) looking at renting and was wondering:

A. Should we do 2 studios or 1 1bdrm? We can get 2 studios for price of 1bdrm.

B. If 2 studios, what are my chances of getting connected rooms at any/all resorts?
Only DVC units with connecting studios is Poly. If you do 2 studios elsewhere you and dw will have to split up, so Id go with 1 bedroom.
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Old 06-10-2019, 11:56 PM   #4
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If 2 studios, what are my chances of getting connected rooms at any/all resorts?
Connecting? Slim to none. Near each other? Good, but not great. Unless your 7/10 year olds are *super* mature, plan on splitting up you and DW.

The 1BR is the better plan, IMO.
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Old 06-11-2019, 12:35 AM   #5
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Would you consider the resorts that actually sleep 5 in a studio? Then you would only need to rent one studio.
I have noticed many hotel chains improving their room designs to improve family functional needs. Universal has a family suite at their new CabanaBay that is a great example of Design .

I think an adult would have to be in each room if you tried to rent 2 studios since they rarely guarantee two connecting rooms.

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Old 06-11-2019, 02:22 AM   #6
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The washer dryer in the one bedroom is a total luxury at WDW. You dont need to pack very many clothes because you can run the machines while you are lounging in the room. Just bring detergent.

We dont cook so the full kitchen is not a necessity for us. If you want breakfast and sandwich stuff and drinks in the room to save money, the full size refrigerator is nice. Late night snacks.......

With two kids in a one bedroom, I would try for AKV Kidani because it has the extra bathroom in the one bedroom. BLT may also have an extra one.

Two studios would not give you the benefits of a one bedroom.
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Old 06-11-2019, 03:17 AM   #7
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Given the ages of your children and the total number of people who are going, Id go with the one bedroom. My family always had 2 kids on the pullout couch when we stayed in timeshares growing up, but if you need separate sleep spaces for the kids, Id consider BLT for the sleeper chair and extra bathroom.
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Old 06-11-2019, 06:11 AM   #8
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1 bedroom for sure
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One bedroom has the benefits of full kitchen and w/d so that would be nice. But I'm not sure why you would need two Studios. I'm reading it right, you are a family of four, correct? You can easily fit in one studio.
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Old 06-11-2019, 07:10 AM   #10
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One bedroom! It is so nice to just have space! And I know you can fix breakfast in the studio, but for 4 people just having the full size refrigerator is wonderful. I have never made any meals other than breakfast in the kitchen, but if you are rope drop people I think the ability to make lunch for the kids in the villa would be very nice. As others have mentioned you won't be able to get adjoining studios; we once had adjoining rooms at the Dolphin. I would do that before two studios.
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