Here’s EVERYTHING You Need to Know About Disney’s Star Wars Hotel

There’s been so much Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser news recently that we feel like we’ve got a LOT of catching up to do, friends!

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Concept Art ©Disney

The new Star Wars hotel located next to Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be more like a cruise with a two-night, immersive experience. And, we’re breaking down EVERYTHING you need to know about the Galactic Starcruiser as Disney makes it a priority project!

Opening Date

While Disney originally planned for the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser to open in 2021, the grand debut has been pushed to 2022 instead.

Star Wars Hotel Concept Art ©Disney

Ahead of its opening, though Disney World has already put the Starcruiser on the My Disney Experience map! Guests can zoom in and explore features of the hotel, as well as see how close it will be to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

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Guests can also visit the Halcyon model over at Walt Disney Presents in Disney’s Hollywood Studios for a full view of the space craft they will be traveling on soon!

It’s the Halcyon!

Entrance

Guests will first pull up to the transport area of the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser since they will need to be “flown” over to the actual Halcyon ship to start their journey.

This artist concept rendering shows the Galactic Starcruiser Terminal at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., where guests will arrive for their two-night vacation at Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, opening in 2021. (Disney)

Families will be checked in before they board their “launch pods,” which will give motion simulation that guests are actually moving through space.

Concept Art Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser ©Disney

Advanced technology screens like the ones we’ve seen used at the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run and Rise of the Resistance will also be incorporated for visual effects as well.

This artist concept rendering shows the transports that will take guests from Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Disney)

Rooms

Disney has FINALLY debuted a first look inside the staterooms of the Galactic Starcruiser! Families will feel like they are actually cruising through space as the “windows” have a view of space with a digital map to provide details about the journey as well.

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There will be bunk beds similar to pods on top of the master bed. Plus, the bedding will have the Galactic Starcruiser logo that will fully immerse you, even when you’re relaxing.

Inside of Disney’s upcoming Star Wars hotel! ©Disney

Anybody else SUPER excited for their stay in the Star Wars hotel now?!

Find out how the Star Wars hotel will take you into space!

Dining

Back in 2019, Disney previously announced that The Silver C Lounge would be a feature for guests of all ages. However, now Disney has updated its name to change it to The Sublight Lounge instead! There will be both a bar for adults, as well as game tables for families to interact together.

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Along with the lounge, there will be a fantastic dining experience that is almost like a dinner theater show as well!

Find out the details of the new Sublight Lounge here!

The Crown of Corellia Dining Room will feature both breakfast and lunch in an open hall before becoming a hot dinner spot with “a lavish multi-course menu of both otherworldly and familiar origins.” During the dining experience, you’ll even be able to watch a performance from one of the new characters aboard — a galactic superstar Twi’lek!

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The name “Corellia” is inspired by the planet know for its shipyards that brought ups the Halcyonas well as the Millennium Falcon.

Here are the details you need to know about the Crown of Corellia Dining Room!

Entertainment

When guests are staying at the Galactic Starcruiser, they will step into their very own Star Wars story. They will be making choices that affect the outcome of their Light or Dark Side paths. Everyone on board will interact with characters and locations to help their stories unfold. Yet, in the midst of those events, there are also various entertainment options around the hotel!

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When guests first enter the hotel, they will gather in the main lobby, The Atrium. There will be seating, appearances from characters, and a main stage for performances throughout the day that are a part of passengers’ stories.

The Halcyon’s Atrium ©Disney

Guests can even operate the systems of The Bridge under the crew’s guidance! The ship’s navigation and defense systems are managed here, which will also be a battle station during a First Order attack.

Star Wars Hotel Concept Art ©Disney

Plus, the Engineering Room will be a children’s play area, where younger guests can crawl around and help perform maintenance on the ship’s vital systems.

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Guest can train with REAL lightsabers that will debut for the first time in Disney history

possibly using the Force over at the Lightsaber Dojo as they practice deflecting blaster bolts with a saber.

Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser Hotel Concept Art ©Disney

One day, guests will head into Batuu for a “port day” in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge with a simulated landing the park. Batuuans will also respond to your actions performed on the ship to continue the interactive experience!

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Characters

Disney has been on the lookout for people to join the cast of the Galactic Starcruiser! We recently noticed online that they are hiring the “Actors With Stunt/Combat Abilities” to play Kylo Ren and Rey.

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So, that could mean we might watch an epic battle between the two Force-sensitive characters at some point during our voyage on the Halcyon!

Take a look at the details of Rey and Kylo’s casting!

There are also available roles as the Galactic Starcruiser’s Captain, Cruise Director, Ship Mechanic, Fixer

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First Order Lieutenant, and a Saber Trainer!

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Actors with musical experience are also open to audition for the First-Time Cruiser and Galactic Superstar too!

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Submissions for all of these job listings will be accepted through May 21st, 2021.

Find out more details about the Galactic Starcruiser casting here!

As more details about the Star Wars hotel are revealed, we’ll be sure to update you on everything you need to know! Stay tuned with All Ears for the latest Disney news!

Take a look at all the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser news here!

What are you looking forward to seeing the most at the Star Wars hotel? Let us know in the comments below!

Rachel Franko has been going to Disney Parks since she was a baby, and her love of Disney has only grown into a SLIGHT obsession since! She's been writing for AllEars since 2019 and loves sharing the magic with all the readers. When she's not writing, you can catch her heading to Disney and Universal Studios with a heart full of dreams and a backpack full of themed ears!

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