Less than 19 months after the opening of Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, will close the doors of the hotel. Fans willing to splurge now have until the end of September to try the two-night experience.
“Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is one of our most creative projects ever and has been praised by our guests and recognized for setting a new bar for innovation and immersive entertainment,” Disney said. in a statement. “This premium, boutique experience gives us the opportunity to try new things on a smaller scale of 100 rooms, and as we prepare for its final voyage, we will take what we have learned to create future experiences that reach more visitors and fans.”
The hotel in Florida in March 2022 and it promises fans a one-of-a-kind jaunt. Guests are immersed in a Star Wars story. As passengers on a starcruiser, they encounter a First Order officer and stormtroopers who have boarded the ship to hunt down Resistance spies. Guests can choose to join the light side or the dark side and may encounter the likes of Chewbacca, Rey and Kylo Ren.
Along with room, food and beverage (except alcohol), park access to Disney World’s Hollywood Studios, a Magic Band and valet service are included in the stay. But for all that, guests are charged a pretty penny.
A two-night stay for two people on the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser starts at $4,800. For a group of three adults and one child, the rate is $6,000. That cost is on top of travel costs and anything tourists want to do in the area. That said, the hotel is out of the price range for many parents who want to take their kids to Disney World.
Disney hasn’t explained the reasons for shutting down Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, but the writing has been on the wall for a while. Late last year, reports that the hotel was struggling with declining demand and saw occupancy rates as low as 25 percent. In March, it emerged that Disney . In the end, it looks like Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is an ambitious experiment for which not enough fans are willing to pay through the nose.