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Want to take a family of 4 to that new Star Wars hotel? $6000 for 2 nights.

DKehoe

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So it's only a thousand for one person, eh? *checks bank account*
There's not a one-person room. So the per-person costs are kinda deceptive. If you wanted a room to yourself and got the smallest one it's $4,809 for two nights.

 
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I think the issue is that people expected a larger piece of the park to be SW dedicated and not just 2 rides and some food. In the long term it is the thing that makes more sense. I have yet to get to SW land but I will someday. I think the ride for the Millennium falcon is a bit childish looking and Rise of Resistance looks cool, but focuses on the wrong thing, the new movies.

Disney should have build the park around the original Trilogy. People want adventures with Luke, Leia, Han and Chewie. Not the new characters, and most goodwill for those characters was killed by the dumb plot of the last to movies. Give me a ride where I go through the Jedi temple and look for an artifact or a dog fight with xwings and bwings and ywings. Make it like 50 guest at a time vs 1000 AI tie fighters. I don't even think they do much with the Jedi. Which is sad. Focus on the Original and not the new. (which is not want I want for the movies by the way.....I want them to get as far away from the original trilogy as possible.)
There is some really cool novelty to the new Rise of the Resistance ride. Like I wasn't sure when the ride was really starting or ending, so it's more of an actual experience that is really cool. It must be incredibly expensive and logistically complex to keep running over and over.

That said, the whole time I was on it I kept thinking how cool it would be if it was based on being trapped in a OT-era imperial ship, or even something based on the prequels. But the fact that it was based on the new movies really soured the experience. I don't know if I'll ever ride it again but I don't particularly care to, Like if I got back again in a few years and there is no line or something like that. I had the chance to get on again but I wasn't going to wait 1 hour plus (this was despite "reserved" times).

Oh, and that has also soured me on the Star Tours. I was already annoyed when they added Naboo stuff a while back,. I only OT stuff in these rides, or at least the option to choose that. If they rethemed Rise of the Resistance to be OT I would go back in an instant.
 

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Kinda wanna do this since it only few hour drive from me. 5k for 2 days…. Jesus. Gonna wait for you tubers to drop vids before I consider it further.
 

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Whats up with Disney? Have they ever had to stoop this low?

Are they that broke?
I'm not saying this to defend them but how does this indicate they're broke? Them creating an experience within a hotel setting always seemed like it would be an exclusive thing catering to a select rich few since there's a limit on how many it can accommodate at one time, so you jack up the prices on those who do it.
 
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If you got the money for it, knock yourself out. For the rest of us plebs, Disney can fuck off with that price.
 

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I'm not saying this to defend them but how does this indicate they're broke? Them creating an experience within a hotel setting always seemed like it would be an exclusive thing catering to a select rich few since there's a limit on how many it can accommodate at one time, so you jack up the prices on those who do it.
Those rich, gawd bless em.
 

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To be fair they're selling this as an "experience" rather than just rooms. So I guess the idea is to roleplay in the star wars universe. There are many other experiences I would rather have for that kind of money, but to each their own.
 

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No way.. unless you have the money. Rather just spend the 6k on one PS5 game. Those games are worth their day one price according to UK polls.
 

DKehoe

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Those rich, gawd bless em.
From what I've seen about theme parks, there are people who will spend ridiculous amounts of money in them and that's where a huge part of their disposable income goes and that's their identity. They'll buy any and every bit of merch put up for sale. So I guess it figures Disney would pivot their focus towards whales like those and try and squeeze them for everything they can. Or just your super rich people who don't think anything of spending that kind of money. It's a pity because the audience they should be focusing in on is an average family who have maybe saved up for a couple years and this is their big vacation they've planned for. I get why it's the case but it's a pity to cordon off something that looks really cool so that only a select few can access it.
 
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Start Planning Your Voyage Aboard Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser | Walt Disney World Resort (go.com)

STARTING FROM:
2 GUESTS PER CABIN
1,209 Per Guest Per Night
4,809 Voyage Total


3 GUESTS PER CABIN
(2 ADULTS, 1 CHILD)
889 Per Guest Per Night
5,299 Voyage Total

4 GUESTS PER CABIN
(3 ADULTS, 1 CHILD)
749 Per Guest Per Night
5,999 Voyage Total
For Voyage Departure Dates Most Weeknights:
8/20/2022 to 9/17/2022



I am never going to do this for that price.

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser | Walt Disney World Resort (go.com)

But it does look cool.

Nahhh I prefer go to Japan or Switzerland
 

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Almost $5K for just the wife and I for 2 nights?!?

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

Massive bummer! I was looking forward to this thing.
 
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cool, should keep it from feeling over run. I've wished Disney would do something like majorly increase price tickets or something on certain days to make the parks feel quieter. I'd easily pay double/triple for a day with only 33% park volume.
 

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yeah I can go to Japan for a week including airfare for less then 2 night…. Gonna wait for some discounts or has to be crazy good.
 

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One of my happiest childhood trip memories is from the time my parents took me to the river. I hiked, played with little frogs, got in the water with the new friends I made, ate good fresh BBQ, and even developed a crush for a local girl.

I sort of feel bad for the kids who will have two nights at the Star Wars hotel as their key childhood trip memory.
Yes this so much! The weekends at the lake, riding four wheelers, camping etc are way better than stuff like this
 

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I'm so done with StarWars, it sounds like a once in a lifetime experience so would have been tempted to splash out and take the kids before they grew up if it was any Disney universe other than Starwars.

Marvel hotel could have been awesome, imagine it being the avengers HQ and it comes under attack or something and you get to literally save Spiderman or something infront of your kids.
 
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Star Tours is actually better than the Millenium Falcon ride IMHO but haven’t tried the Rise of the Resistance yet. The coolest Jedi part is building your own saber but it’s way too expensive when you can buy a better quality out of the box replica saber online or in a nearby shop. The experience is pretty badass once but at $200 it’s not exactly family friendly.
Rise of the Resistance is an immersive experience+ride. I enjoyed it. But I had to wait 12 fucking hours plus one hour in the line. Something like that.
 
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so, the fact that food and drinks and the other stuff are included makes this slightly better. but it's still a shit deal unless you're one of those super rich and yet still somehow like the new Star Wars stuff. as many had pointed out, with that price I can go for an actual full vacation in Japan or Switzerland that's actually fun.
 
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In another, very distant universe, i would be really psyched by the possibility of going there

too bad this one's turned out this way
 
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Sorry kids can’t afford a room at the starwars hotel,but I dis book us a room at the clown motel.
 

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That's fucking stupid. Not only are Disney cringe, but they're exploitation of Star Wars is sad and equally cringe. I'd rather spend a month in Japan and visit friends there.
6k can buy you a fantastic experience in Japan. Hell, it doesn't have to be Japan, just anywhere besides this...
 

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Paying 6k for a Star Wars themed holiday is like going to Burger King and calling it fine dining.
Why on earth would you want to turn your vacation into a franchise? That is why fandomism need to die, people become slaves to this consumer commodification.
 
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Yeah, i cant imagine this thing will do well. The die hards and influencers will swarm
It in its first few months, but after that, i cant picture the average customer springing for this
 

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Paying 6k for a Star Wars themed holiday is like going to Burger King and calling it fine dining.
Why on earth would you want to turn your vacation into a franchise? That is why fandomism need to die, people become slaves to this consumer commodification.
Bro, the amount of adults without kids in Disneyland makes me cringe. That’s your target market right there.
 

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Yeah, i cant imagine this thing will do well. The die hards and influencers will swarm
It in its first few months, but after that, i cant picture the average customer springing for this

The Disney Time Shares even have waiting lists. You don't understand the amount of people who will spend fortunes there.
 

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10 days Japan-korea trip including flights hotels and evrything in between cost me 3500 euros. Disney can f****g die and hopefully someone that actually gives 2 shits about SW can take over the franchise
 
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Pretty much. Disney World has a monopoly on hotels since they own all the land around the resort unlike Disneyland where 3rd party hotels have to compete for business and luxury guests just stay at Disney’s luxury hotels on site. If you stay offsite then you have to pay for parking or take a really long shuttle ride or Uber in.

They basically have 4 tiers, Value , Moderate , Deluxe and Deluxe Villas /luxury.

You can still get good deals at value tier places like Art of Animation and All Star Sports or the Pop Century but those sell out fast for obvious reasons.
heads up if you are looking for hotels not owned by Disney hit up Swan and Dolphin which is the closest hotel to Hollywood Studios as well as Gaylord Palms or the Downtwon Disney ones.
 
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