Did you have a chance to take a voyage on Disney’s Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser?
Not a lot of folks did as the hotel-meets-spaceship interactive experience was only open for a little over a year, although many Star Wars fans didn’t visit because of its price point. For those who did get to hop onboard the Halcyon, though, there was an unforgettable experience that involved being part of a Star Wars story, lightsaber training, space-themed dining, and more. Well, some folks have started a tribute for the hotel showing that it might be gone, but it’s far from forgotten.
There’s a spot in Disney’s Hollywood Studios where those onboard the Starcruiser would enter Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. This tunnel is still there in the First Order area of the land. Here’s what it looks like:
Well now, some Disney World visitors are marking the tunnel with ribbons in tribute to the former Galactic Starcruiser, which shut its doors in September 2023. The ribbons have been attached to the gates leading to the eventual route to the Galactic Starcruiser hotel.
Although Disney called the Galactic Starcruiser “a pretty stunning asset,” the experience did not perform like the company had hoped. So Disney decided to permanently close the hotel. However, we did recently spot a new permit for the location where the hotel sits, so it’s possible Disney could have some new ideas for the property.
Disney also recently sent a survey to visitors who had been on the final voyages of the Galactic Starcruiser asking them about how the experience went for them, as well as how they prepared their characters before boarding the Halcyon. This could be another sign that Disney might not be done with the concept behind the Galactic Starcruiser just yet.
Disney has not yet confirmed or denied that it has plans for the space where the hotel sat or shared any plans on using the concepts of the hotel in future endeavors.
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We’ll be keeping an eye out for more news about that, though, so stay tuned to DFB for more.
Did you have a chance to check out the Galactic Starcruiser? Let us know in the comments!
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