Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest
  • On Jul 29, 2008
    Charles from PA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hi, We're going to be staying at the All Star Sports complex. I've heard just a little about "preferred buildings", and "preferred rooms." What are they, do they cost more, why would I want one, and how do I get one? We have a 9 yr

    Hi Charles.

    The preferred rooms at the All-Star Resorts are those that are the closest to the bus stop, the food court/main building, and main pool.  They do cost extra money; as of summer 2008, the cost is approximately $12 to $20 more a night depending on the season.  

    The buildings are in the Surfs Up section of the resort, specifically buildings 1 and 6.  

    I think most guests prefer them for the convenience of being located close to the the pool, food court, and bus stop.  At the end of the day, having a short walk from the bus stop can often be worth the extra money.  
    However, if you are traveling with a car, that may not be so important to you since you could actually get a room farther away but you could still park close to your room.  Also, some guests prefer those farther away rooms because they are quieter.  

    If you'd like a preferred room, you simply need to include that in your reservation.  
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