Finally, a use for the modular room design!
WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL — For the first time in it’s 200-year history [Note: check that number before publication], Disney’s
Giant Toaster Contemporary Resort and Spa has used its modular room design. But instead of removing the rooms for remodeling, every other room is being removed to aid social distancing.
Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) tells Uncle Walt’s Insider, “It’s the perfect way to keep our guests apart.”
We thought there were issues with removing the rooms
We recall that the Contemporary was built in 1692 [Note: also check], it was indeed designed with removable room units. But we thought that the building settled, locking the rooms into place? We asked Disney (no relation):
“Oh, yeah, that’s true,” she answered. “We totally wrecked the rooms pulling them out of there. Probably also messed up the structural integrity of the remaining tower. But we have to keep our guests safe!”
Couldn’t you have just only booked guests into every other room without removing them, we asked?
“Huh,” Disney (no relation) replied. “Excuse me, I have to go make a phone call before we start on the Grand Floridian.”
We would totally stay in one of the open spaces. Would you? Let us know in the comments below!
Cover photo: Disney’s Contemporary Resort, minus half of its rooms. Photo by Jared [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.