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We got back today Loved the Skyliner! Standard rooms are in Jamaica and Aruba. Aruba is closest to the Riviera stations and Jamaica is closest to the Caribbean Beach station, and is the main station. We stayed in Jamaica on our first trip and thought it was a lovely location and a nice walk over the island to the main pool, food court etc. We were in Martinique this time, which is the furthest away from the Skyliner, but still only took us 10 minutes to walk there. The internal bus has a stop at the Skyliner station too. If we were choosing a standard room then we'd ask for Jamaica.

Travel wise, it took 4 minutes to get to Hollywood Studios and the station is right next to the HS entrance, so less walking to/from the bus stops. It's about 9 minutes to Epcot and the stop is at the International Gateway (World Showcase side).

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Cleanliness wise, we had no problem at all. I do think that these issues are the exception rather than the rule. As for the condom - I'm more disgusted with the people who didn't dispose of it properly to start with!

We enjoyed the food and I've written about it quite a lot in my food report: https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/sho... php?t=1150176
They have the standard options of burgers, pizza and chicken, as well as some more interesting options. It's definitely improved since our 2017 trip.
Sounds fab!
We dont mind a walk to transport but would like to be near the main pool (because our 6 year will want to go there constantly lol) so where would you recommend for that?
I am holding out until the weekend to read your food report so I can make notes ! Cant wait 😊
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Sounds fab!
We dont mind a walk to transport but would like to be near the main pool (because our 6 year will want to go there constantly lol) so where would you recommend for that?
I am holding out until the weekend to read your food report so I can make notes ! Cant wait 😊
I'd say Jamaica, but even in the furthest block in Aruba you're no more than 10 minutes from the main pool, and it's a lovely walk. I wouldn't stress about it too much about it, as once you're there you'll stay for a few hours and food, drinks etc are right next to it
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Originally Posted by loves2plan View Post
We got back today Loved the Skyliner! Standard rooms are in Jamaica and Aruba. Aruba is closest to the Riviera stations and Jamaica is closest to the Caribbean Beach station, and is the main station. We stayed in Jamaica on our first trip and thought it was a lovely location and a nice walk over the island to the main pool, food court etc. We were in Martinique this time, which is the furthest away from the Skyliner, but still only took us 10 minutes to walk there. The internal bus has a stop at the Skyliner station too. If we were choosing a standard room then we'd ask for Jamaica.

Travel wise, it took 4 minutes to get to Hollywood Studios and the station is right next to the HS entrance, so less walking to/from the bus stops. It's about 9 minutes to Epcot and the stop is at the International Gateway (World Showcase side).

It gets a big thumbs up for us

Cleanliness wise, we had no problem at all. I do think that these issues are the exception rather than the rule. As for the condom - I'm more disgusted with the people who didn't dispose of it properly to start with!

We enjoyed the food and I've written about it quite a lot in my food report: https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/sho... php?t=1150176
They have the standard options of burgers, pizza and chicken, as well as some more interesting options. It's definitely improved since our 2017 trip.
Funny how experiences differ, we flew back Saturday. We were in Jamaica, location wise perfect, room, and housekeeping completely different story. Really wasn't impressed, and certainly wouldn't stay there again. We may of just been unlucky, but wildly take the chance again.
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Funny how experiences differ, we flew back Saturday. We were in Jamaica, location wise perfect, room, and housekeeping completely different story. Really wasn't impressed, and certainly wouldn't stay there again. We may of just been unlucky, but wildly take the chance again.
Oh, that's a shame We opted out of housekeeping, so didn't experience them this time, but had no problems last time (2017). What was wrong with your room? We had no issues with ours on either stay and would return tomorrow if we could.
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Oh, that's a shame We opted out of housekeeping, so didn't experience them this time, but had no problems last time (2017). What was wrong with your room? We had no issues with ours on either stay and would return tomorrow if we could.
Dirty, dusty, interconnecting door coming apart at the base, paint peeling of walls. Toiletries, toilet roll and coffee machine not being replenished, few other things. Very substandard for Disney. Location was perfect though, and the Skyliner is excellent.
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Dirty, dusty, interconnecting door coming apart at the base, paint peeling of walls. Toiletries, toilet roll and coffee machine not being replenished, few other things. Very substandard for Disney. Location was perfect though, and the Skyliner is excellent.
Oh dear, that is a shame and I completely understand why you weren't impressed. I do think you were unlucky unfortunately
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[QUOTE=Uncle paul;14153049]Thats a great location. We were just next door in Jamaica. No doubt we wouldve bumped into you on the bridge every morning, going to OPR with the refillable mugs!
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Have a great time 👍 Hows the Jamaica pool coming along by the

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Dirty, dusty, interconnecting door coming apart at the base, paint peeling of walls. Toiletries, toilet roll and coffee machine not being replenished, few other things. Very substandard for Disney. Location was perfect though, and the Skyliner is excellent.
We were in CBR Trinidad in September for a few days. On the surface the room was clean enough, but behind things it was very dusty and dirty, e.g. I noticed when I was hunting for electrical sockets that there was thick dust behind bedside tables. This room had not had a deep clean for a long time. Sounds like a few of us have been unlucky.
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