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WKORV 1 Bedroom Premium or WKORV-North studio both island view

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I have been calling trying to get a 1 bedroom for late Feb 2012, I already have a studio for 8 days via staroptions and 2 more nights via SPG points.

I would like to have a 1 bedroom but all studios and 1 bedroom units are not available at the North (where I own) but a 1 bedroom is available on the original.

Question: how bad is the view from a 1 bedroom on the original side assume I get the worst unit at this late date?
 

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I have been calling trying to get a 1 bedroom for late Feb 2012, I already have a studio for 8 days via staroptions and 2 more nights via SPG points.

I would like to have a 1 bedroom but all studios and 1 bedroom units are not available at the North (where I own) but a 1 bedroom is available on the original.

Question: how bad is the view from a 1 bedroom on the original side assume I get the worst unit at this late date?

Worst case scenario is parking lot/highway view. But the resort itself is ocean front, so that does mitigate the crappy view quite a bit, IMO. I'd take it.
 

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Depending on how many people you're traveling with, a studio can be sufficient. The chances of a better view at North are greater than South. That said, I agree with Lisa and would switch to a 1-bed regardless of which resort, but then I've had ocean view many times and don't require it all the time.
 

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The worst view would be the ground floor on the highway side of Bldg. 4 in the original (south) villas. Personally, I would hate that view, but a good view is very important to us.

Resort map - http://www.wizardpub.com/maui/mrwestinkaanapaliocean.html

On the North side, all the units in bldg. 6 & 7 face the ocean/pool, so none of them have a highway, parking lot view.
 

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Thanks for the replys:

I purchased island view at WKORV-North because the views were fine with me on the North side but I am not sure I would be ok with a parking lot view.

It is just 2 of us for 10 days and I was trying to switch to a 1 bedroom premium from my current studio because of the extra room (spoiled I guess).

When I have called (3xs now) there is 0 available at WKORV-North and a 1 bedroom available at original
 

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I'd try it, even though it is a last minute reservation, I think they will give you a bump for owning on the other side.
 

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Well I booked 10 nights in the 1 bedroom premium on the original side, so we will see what room we get.

Figured we do not spend a lot of time on the balcony anyway, will be at the beach/pool most of time and out at night....

Just prefer the extra room
 

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The worst view would be the ground floor on the highway side of Bldg. 4 in the original (south) villas. Personally, I would hate that view, but a good view is very important to us.

Resort map - http://www.wizardpub.com/maui/mrwestinkaanapaliocean.html

On the North side, all the units in bldg. 6 & 7 face the ocean/pool, so none of them have a highway, parking lot view.

While I haven't had the "privilege" of Bldg 4 highway-side views, I strongly disagree that it can be any worse than the "wall-plumeria tree-laundry/garbage" trifecta that you get from the inside corners of Bldg 6 on the North side, especially on the lower floors (specifically 6x36 and 6x38)

As someone else wisely said when I brought this up a few months ago, "if you want a good view go outside"

BTW, am I the only one who still can't get over the fact the Westin Kaanapali in the URL appears as "we-stink-aanapali"????:D
 
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