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WKOVRN remodel

Discussion in 'Vistana Signature Experiences (formerly Starwood)' started by maui-or-bust, Sep 4, 2019.

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    They said they had a couple of ideas, but didn't elaborate.
     
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    At the pool this morning and building 5 ocean view top floor is occupied. Looks like about a 3 week turnaround.
     
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    As @maui-or-bust said, top floor of Building 5 now occupied. Construction active on floors 2-5 now.
     
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    Are any of the remodels done? If so, which buildings? Arriving in Maui tomorrow and would definitely prefer a newly remodeled room. Currently booked in a studio (Although hoping for an upgrade at check-in!).

    Also, Would you recommend staying North or South?
     
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    Building 5 (North) Floor 6 is complete. Looks like they'll have floor 5 complete any day. Working on all other floors.

    Not sure what the occupancy is but with the bulk of one building out of service your likelihood of an upgrade may be diminished.
     
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    Here now, and while we’re not in building 5 the rest of our family is, in a refreshed unit on the top floor. Looks like floors 3 through 6 are done, at least at the pool end. Closer to the lobby, plus all floors above the lobby, are being renovated.

    The new look is nice but not overly different. Others have posted photos but I’ll add my color commentary: Basically, just new paint, carpet, and furniture. A new headboard in the bedroom looks great. In the living room, the separate sofa + chaise lounge is gone, and instead you get an L shaped sectional. TVs are wall mounted now, but who ever turns them on?? There’s some nice new artwork. Patio furniture is darker with nice blue accents and a round table, but inconsistent in how many chairs you get — some one bedroom balconies have only 2 chairs, others have the 4 you’d expect. Perhaps they ran out and are waiting for the next shipment to arrive.

    Bathrooms are the same. A shame they didn’t install new toilets or add more storage in the showers.
     
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    Anyone know if building one ground floor units are being renovated before Christmas?
     
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    There is no Building 1 at WKORVN. That would be the south property (WKORV). WKORVN only has Buildings 5 - 8.
     
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    Sorry, meant ground floor of building five at WKORV-N
     
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    They’re working on the ground floor units of building 5 now, so I’d assume they’ll be done well before Christmas.
     
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    We came in last Friday Building 5, 4th floor.

    Room reeked of paint and new carpet took 2 days to go away.

    Small touches that need to be fixed. Also they did not replace outlets or covers. I usually do when I remodel, makes for a cleaner look. (Or I clean the grim off them at least) some covers have paint on them like they painted around them. One is missing.

    I traded in with our SDO, so I am very happy. IMG_5944.JPG IMG_5944.JPG IMG_5945.JPG
     
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    Would you be able to post photos of the finished interior product?
     

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