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    Early Check-in

    Does anyone know if the Grand Californian or any of the Disney hotels offer early check-in? If so, when can you check in? Can it be requested when booking online? Is there an additional fee? Thanks!

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    Re: Early Check-in

    Not sure specifically, but when we stayed there our room was not yet ready and they offered to store our luggage until our room was ready.

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    I've stayed at all 3 numerous times and it's been hit or miss. Mid-week I've been able to get in my room early the majority of the time. Thur, Fri, or Sat I don't believe I've evr made it to the room before 3, even when arriving in the morning. One time our room wasn't ready until 6 pm, at PP, but that's a story for another time.

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    Re: Early Check-in

    Any of the on-site hotels will hold your luggage in storage behind the main desk until your check in time. We arrived mid morning and wanted to go to parks so we did our check in and they took our luggage and we went to the parks. Didn't come back till 1am and they had taken our luggage up to our rooms for us (we already had room keys from checking in).

    Don't have to pay extra. Just let them know you'll be arriving early and doing that as a courtesy, but you could just show up and do it to.

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    Re: Early Check-in

    Quote Originally Posted by WineFan View Post
    Does anyone know if the Grand Californian or any of the Disney hotels offer early check-in? If so, when can you check in? Can it be requested when booking online? Is there an additional fee? Thanks!
    Most places, if they have a room available when you arrive, they will allow you to "check in early", but to guarantee that would require guaranteeing that prior guest checked out early. I do know one hotel that will guarantee early checkin, they charge you for an entire night. Then there is no one in the room and you can check in as early as you'd like.
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