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More Changes Coming to CityWalk?

Discussion in 'Universal CityWalk' started by GAcoaster, May 25, 2016.

  1. Alicia

    Alicia Premium Member

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    And why Hulk got its roar reduced.
     
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    such a shame. But that’s a good point. I’m sure there would be people willing to put up with the noise if it meant easy park access.
     
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    Such a hotel would be pretty bad for sightlines inside the parks.

    I'd be really curious to know more specifics about which parts of volcano bay make too much noise for the hotels.
     
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    We stayed in a VB view room at Cabana Bay for the first time last month. Absolutely gorgeous views, but the ambient music in the park as well as the wave pool drums start going off loudly around 7 AM.
     
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    i would be in the minority but I wouldn’t mind waking up that! Im a heavy sleeper and live on a busy street though.
     
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    Me too. I like when things are lively when I'm on vacation. My property is fairly secluded and I get the quiet every day. That said, I have one of those VB view rooms booked for 4 nights after the Disney phase of next weeks vacation. We really like CBBR, great resort for the money.
     
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    It wasn't bad for us! We were usually awake before then anyway. But if someone is a light sleeper and likes to sleep in, it's definitely not for them. Lol.
     
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    Is this for CityWalk?

     
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    It is! I guess the question is what 4 retail spaces are they going to be combining into one? Could it be the area of Fossil/Fresh Produce/PIQ?
     
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    I don't want to get too excited...but man that would make a great Nintendo Store/EU preview center
     
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    Joe aka TestTrack321 Staff Member Moderator

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    Gut tells me no. I’m wondering what stores that could be.
     
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    I mean, it's almost certainly PIQ, Fossil, Fresh Produce, and Quiet Flight/Island Clothing
     
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    Yes PLEASE. Ive always thought it'd not only make sense, would be a smart business decision, can be what they advertise along with the JP Coaster in 2021 (Like how it seems Bourne and Dockside will open near each other), if they want, add in the EU preview center and 2021 at Universal is looking pretty dang sweet.
     
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    Joe aka TestTrack321 Staff Member Moderator

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    I mean as a preview center or Nintendo store. More likely an expanded and larger studio store. Universal isn’t giving up FOUR PROFIT LOCATIONS in CityWalk for something that doesn’t generate direct revenue.
     
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    Okay then, they put that in the old Uni store. :p I win.
     
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    Still think Nintendo store will be better fit for the epic universe citywalk. I don’t think they’d do one in each (hell, there’s only one Nintendo store in the US already, seems they want to be very selective with where they are)

    However a preview center would be awesome at any capacity even if it’s just a lil room with concept art on the walls
     
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    I'm always surprised they haven't built a larger Universal Store at that location. The current location is too small and out of the way. It seems like that power corner would be ideal for a bigger, better Universal Store.

    Overall it feels like the retail locations at both parks are too small, and creating a giant store outside in CityWalk would be a great way to alleviate some of that.

    Then, add a preview center component to the store, or put a preview center in the current Universal Store location.
     
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    That's my thought, expand the the studio store into a larger experience. Plus we forget that Universal LOVES closing off that area of CityWalk for events, so moving their store from that location would be beneficial.
     
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    I don’t actually think a Nintendo store is coming to CityWalk, however, having one there makes business sense. Of course there will be a big Nintendo store in the land at EU, but for the same reason there’s a Star Wars store at Disney Springs in addition to inside of Hollywood Studios, you hit different audiences.

    Again, don’t think it’s happening, but it’d fit in just fine in my opinion if it did.
     
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    This would make most sense...Then put a unique food option in the old Studio Store location
     
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