It was the acronyms “dss” and “dsp” that were confusing me. I’ve only eve4 seen standard and preferred used when those are the actual designations.sure thing ...
it is nomenclature I've seen around for describing DVC villas that I've found quite useful
- VGF The Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
- VGF2 the upcoming expansion of VGF into the Big Pine Key building
- you knew those already though!
- ds deluxe studio
- 1b one bedroom
- 2b two bedroom
- 2b-lo two bedroom lock-off
- __t (e.g. dst) theme park view
- __p (e.g. dsp) preferred, for VGF it's lake view, for others it varies (e.g. AKV savanna)
- __s (e.g. dss) standard, for all resorts it's standard, for resorts with no categories it's the only one (e.g. Beach Club)
they aren't today but who knows if they'll change that for the sake of equity; I doubt they would but you never know
below is the building from the outside (courtesy Google Maps) where you can see the third floor room next to the tower is a windowless wall indicating it's where the housekeeping storage is; also, on the third and fourth floor you can see the tower rooms have a door onto the adjacent balcony so those rooms not only have a tower, but they still have a balcony; pretty nice!
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And of course these new rooms aren’t deluxe studios either, they’re resort studios. Which is why I wasn’t sure what you were counting.
Anyway, assuming they’re counts for the new rooms in Big Pine Key, are they based on the current room views as used by the resort?
And I think I’ve worked out the confusion over these turret rooms. From what you posted, you were presumably referring to the rooms under the eaves in the main part of the building, whilst others were meaning the tower rooms. So the tower definitely does have rooms in them, whilst some of the third floor in the main part are housekeeping.
So absolutely people will be requesting those tower rooms, but they’re not a separate booking category.