Out of This Galaxy Details on The Star Wars Hotel Experience Coming to Walt Disney World

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News is coming fast and furious out of D23 as the expo has gotten underway with the media preview. The 2019 D23 expo officially runs from August 23-25 in Anaheim, California but for all intents and purposes, we’re off and running because big things are happening.

We have just received news that Disney has officially released the name for the brand new Star Wars Hotel that is currently under construction adjacent to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Walt Disney World.

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Construction is well underway on the Star Wars Hotel exclusively coming to Walt Disney World. Although little is known about the timeline for this project, rumor has it that the goal is to open in time for 50th anniversary celebrations at Walt Disney World so we are anticipating mid to late 2021.

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This hotel is much smaller than most Disney resorts, because of the total immersion the experience will provide, this resort is taking on a whole new level of imagineering and time than other Disney resorts. This resort will provide a one of a kind hotel experience, much like an attraction as it will be an entire immersion experience.

The hotel is described by Disney as being an immersive story for guests who will board a Starship and be able to interact with characters of the Star Wars Universe as well as becoming a part of the story themselves.

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So, what is the name of this unique and exciting hotel experience? ‘Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser’.

But wait, there’s more.

We also learned that, as expected, this will be a limited vacation experience as guests will check in for a two-night adventure aboard this immersive out of this galaxy ship.

full circle mediaSimilar to a cruise experience, Bob Chapek, announced not only the name of the resort but that this incredible immersive adventure will include a port day at Batuu where guests will travel to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. We recently posted details regarding the transport vehicle and you can read all about that unqiue travel vehicle that keeps guests immersed in their galaxy HERE!

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While the name of the resort experience is: Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser. The hotel itself is a ship that is called the Halcyon and is owned by Chandrila Star Line which gives a whole new unheard of until now level of immersiveness to this unbelivable experience. 

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