PHOTOS - Star Wars hotel construction at Walt Disney World

May 08, 2019 in "Star Wars Galaxy's Edge"

Star Wars hotel construction at Walt Disney World - May 2019
Posted: Wednesday May 8, 2019 9:55am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

These latest aerial photos show the current state of construction on the upcoming Star Wars hotel at Walt Disney World.

The foundations of the two story hotel are now very clearly visible, and its position relative to Star Wars Galaxy's Edge is now very apparent.

Disney is yet to provide an opening date for the hotel, or offer any specific details, but we did learn a lot about the resort from some recently revealed plans. You can read about that in a previous article.

Aerial photos for WDWMAGIC by @cchard.

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SteveAZee18 hours ago

I suppose they could have a screen at the front of the passenger compartment that acts as a 'window' into the front of the craft, showing the driver and his view out the front window.

twilight mitsuk19 hours ago

Presented by invisible fence

Incomudro19 hours ago

I'm sorry, it can be hard to tell a joke online. It actually would be cool to have a themed driver.

Incomudro19 hours ago

Or a self driving vehicle. Not a technological stretch for Star Wars.

aliceismad19 hours ago

It was just a joke. :)

Incomudro19 hours ago

From the looks of the illustrations, passengers will not see the driver. It looks like the passenger compartment of the bus is sealed off from the driver.

SWGalaxys_Edge1 day ago

ate they letting guests sleep there too?

JoeCamel1 day ago

Florida heat, rain, costumes maybe?

SWGalaxys_Edge1 day ago

no, not "right next to" and there is no walking - its back stage to GE so that will not be happening. Top is the Galactic Starcruiser, bottom is Galaxy's Edge.

LovePop1 day ago

I think they should make everybody walk, just build a themed path. Isn't it right next to Galaxy's Edge? Walking will be faster than waiting for any bus, and should be cheaper.

LovePop1 day ago

That's a great idea! I bet people will pay extra for this experience.

LovePop1 day ago

People who can't afford the SW hotel can go to Space 220. That's what we are doing. For our family of 4, it's only $80x3+$30, or $300 or so, for a 3hr+ first class space experience, with lots of food provided. Compare that to 3K/night, it's dirt cheap. And we are good after 3 hours. We don't need to be in there all day and night.

corran horn1 day ago

My kids love the app. They enjoy making things hoot and bleep and such. Personally I like hacking the A-wing as people are taking pictures.

CaptinEO1 day ago

The technology was bluetooth communication that showed if you had completed more "resistance, smuggler, or first order" tasks on the boring app, as well as your falcon score. Only "immersion" was cashiers telling you that you were part of the resistance or messed up the falcon. This was only for a week or two at Disneyland. Really poorly done, the park oversold all the interactive elements, we were supposed to have actors/entertainment.