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  • [Question] Grand Villa at Grand Californian?

    Hi,
    Exactly at the 11 month window, the minute it opened, we attempted to book a Grand Villa at the Grand Californian from the 20th-22nd of December. We were told that both the two Grand Villas on property had already been booked as week long reservations, and we were placed as the first people on the wait list for that day. What is the chance of getting into the Grand Villa now, as there are only two?
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    Re: Grand Villa at Grand Californian?

    Originally posted by Exomonia View Post
    Hi,
    Exactly at the 11 month window, the minute it opened, we attempted to book a Grand Villa at the Grand Californian from the 20th-22nd of December. We were told that both the two Grand Villas on property had already been booked as week long reservations, and we were placed as the first people on the wait list for that day. What is the chance of getting into the Grand Villa now, as there are only two?
    Thanks.
    I am not 100%, but the waiting list seems to be pretty good at the Grand Cali. However, that is a really busy time of year, and if someone has it from before for say, 2 weeks through Christmas, you might be out of luck. I would make alternate arrangements just in case, since I think this time period might be impossible to get in for the holidays, but you never know.

    I wish you luck!
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      Re: Grand Villa at Grand Californian?

      Do you have the points to do studio and two bed room?
      Or get room from disney collection?
      DVC only build fifty rooms from Studio to Grand villas
      We need keep email DVCmemberssatisfactionteam@disneyvacationclub.com.
      for More grand cailfornian Room we can use are points on.
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        Re: Grand Villa at Grand Californian?

        I suspect it's cause of the time of year you tried to book it. At the start of the 11 month window I booked (first choice) a Grand Villa for an entire week this upcoming May (mid month) and we got it no problem what so ever.

        From my understanding typically May isn't that busy (though with Pirates 4 world premiere and possibly Star Tours 2, Little Mermaid and maybe even Splash Mountain opening / re-opening in May I suspect it might be a bit busier than usual for May.
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          Re: Grand Villa at Grand Californian?

          Originally posted by Asylim View Post
          I suspect it's cause of the time of year you tried to book it. At the start of the 11 month window I booked (first choice) a Grand Villa for an entire week this upcoming May (mid month) and we got it no problem what so ever.

          From my understanding typically May isn't that busy (though with Pirates 4 world premiere and possibly Star Tours 2, Little Mermaid and maybe even Splash Mountain opening / re-opening in May I suspect it might be a bit busier than usual for May.
          Don't forget the Gumball Rally too! Put in for that weekend just about a week ago and am on the waitlist. Last year same thing happened, but eventually got it, so we'll see.
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            Re: Grand Villa at Grand Californian?

            Originally posted by yoyoflamingo View Post
            Don't forget the Gumball Rally too! Put in for that weekend just about a week ago and am on the waitlist. Last year same thing happened, but eventually got it, so we'll see.

            Yeah that happens the day before we get to the resort. One year we're going to set our trip down to coincide with the rally so we can join in.
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              Re: Grand Villa at Grand Californian?

              Originally posted by yoyoflamingo View Post
              Don't forget the Gumball Rally too! Put in for that weekend just about a week ago and am on the waitlist. Last year same thing happened, but eventually got it, so we'll see.
              I put in for it the day that the date was announced and it was already booked. On the wait list, too.
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                Re: Grand Villa at Grand Californian?

                They really need to expand!
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                  Re: Grand Villa at Grand Californian?

                  Need to open more Inventory to use DVC member
                  Add more room.
                  I like was before Disney add the DVC rooms.
                  Send that email The one post In #3
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                    Re: Grand Villa at Grand Californian?

                    Thanks for that email ak... I wanted to email them about something else about our last visit.
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                      Re: Grand Villa at Grand Californian?

                      Waiting list seems to have paid off for Rally weekend. I haven't heard from DVC but when I look at my upcoming vacations I see May 13 & 14 listed. And, they've deducted the points.
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                        Re: Grand Villa at Grand Californian?

                        Originally posted by mcow1 View Post
                        Waiting list seems to have paid off for Rally weekend. I haven't heard from DVC but when I look at my upcoming vacations I see May 13 & 14 listed. And, they've deducted the points.
                        Hopefully I'm next on the list. Still waiting for 13-16.
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                          Re: Grand Villa at Grand Californian?

                          Wow, I am really surprised there are only two grand villas! Can you use your points on one of the larger suites in the hotel?

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                            I did not use my points at Grand Californian
                            May 13 -15 I use my points at Disneyland hotel for 90 point Hope a pool view.
                            Becouse hearing about the wait list.
                            if you do not get I would do this.
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                              Re: Grand Villa at Grand Californian?

                              Originally posted by Kimura View Post
                              Wow, I am really surprised there are only two grand villas! Can you use your points on one of the larger suites in the hotel?

                              By the point chart I have to say NO
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                              That why I post here a Email to get move hotel inventory for Grand Cailf.
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