We get asked about room requests at Caribbean Beach Resort more than any other resort. The answer to the question is “it depends” as there are lots of factors to consider.
Here’s how to decide what room/section to request at Caribbean Beach Resort.
Understanding room types
When you book a room at Caribbean Beach Resort, you’ll have to decide which category to book – standard, water/pool, or preferred.
Each category has its locations so you’ll want to book the category that corresponds to where you want to be and then you can make a room request to get a more specific location within that area.
Want to be close to the main building and pool?
Be sure to book a preferred room and then make a room request for a more specific room, building, or floor within the preferred section.
Why we like this section: great for people who plan to spend time at the pool, want quick access to food and to refill mugs, many rooms are close to Riviera Resort.
Downside of this section: kind of a long walk to the Skyliner stations
Want to be near the main Skyliner hub?
Book a standard or water/pool view room and then request the Jamaica section, specifically building 41, 42, or 43.
Why we like this section: least expensive room type, easy walk to the Skyliner hub, easy access to Joffrey’s at the Skyliner station which is great for coffee and breakfast.
Downside of this section: takes awhile to get to the amenities near the main building, including dining and the main pool
Like easy access to Riviera Resort?
Book a standard or water/pool view room and then request the Aruba section in buildings 54, 55, or 56.
Why we like this section: easy access to Riviera Resort amenities, including the Skyliner station there, their buses (which go directly to the parks, unlike CBR buses which have lots of internal resort stops), and their dining (which includes their fantastic Quick Service and the crazy popular Topolino’s restaurant)
Downside of this section: can take time to get to the main building amenities, will have to stop at main Skyliner hub to transfer to Hollywood Studios if you use the Riviera Skyliner station
Of course, if you want to be more centrally located to everything, you can always request a more central location as well. For more info on Caribbean Beach Resort, be sure to check out our Complete Guide to Caribbean Beach Resort.
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