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  • On Dec 22, 2009
    Tiffany from CA 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.

    Is it worth the extra money to stay in the preferred rooms at the All Star Movie Hotel? Are they any better, any closer, any newer? Any advice would be appreciated. Thank you!

    Hi, Tiffany!   The only difference when comparing a Standard Room to a Preferred Room at any of the All-Star Resorts is location.   A Preferred Room will put you in a building closer to the main pool, food court, lobby and bus stop.   Other than that, rooms will be identical as far as amenities, layout, or age of the room.

    Some guests prefer the Standard Room since they are a bit further out from the busy center of the resort where everyone must come and go so they might be quieter.   Also, the Standard Rooms are better if you prefer to be near the parking lot if you have a car with you.  

    Personally, I always book a Standard Room.  My family does not mind the few extra minute walk from the main areas.   If you feel you will not want any extra walking, then the money for the Preferred Room will be well spent!  It will put you near more of the activity of the resort and save you some walking time.

    Whichever room you decide on, I hope your vacation is magical!
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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

Hi, I'm Cathy from Cleveland. I love to travel, especially in the winter to escape the snow and cold of Ohio! My husband and 2 kids share my enthusiasm for travel, so we enjoy our adventures together whether it is hiking at a National Park, sailing on a Disney Cruise Ship, or going to Walt Disney World which is our home away from home. My husband proposed to me in front of Cinderella Castle and we have not stopped visiting ever since! It's a blast helping guests here at planDisney! 
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