The highly anticipated Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser has officially opened at Disney World and initial reviews of the hotel are pouring in, with the overall experience being a mix of praise for the immersive “Star Wars” experience and complaints about the actual accommodations.
It is positive that first reviews have found that the Halcyon, designed to deliver the experience of being on a luxury cruise ship in the Star Wars universe, does a good job of making you feel like you’re vacationing in a galaxy far, far away. The staff all play different characters, and you can even explore different storylines, which become a kind of choose-your-own-adventure, with an immersive story ending at the end of your stay.
But on the other hand, the rooms themselves seem trapped in the Sarlacc pit polygons wrote Charlie Hall that the rooms “are grossly undersized, falling somewhere between the cramped cabins of a Disney cruise ship and a basic hotel room at a Disney World resort hotel.” The lack of space seemed to be an issue throughout Hacylon, as he said he expected “the atrium to be taller, the banquet hall wider,” and the cantina to be “at most half the size of Oga’s cantina in Galaxy’s Edge.” â
Given the high price (a stay of two nights is enough from $4,800 to $6,000, depending on the number of guests), some families might be disappointed to find that they are… YouTube channel Disney Food Blog say pay so much to be “two full days in a windowless bunker”.
Some people seem to be trying to get their money back by channeling their inner Han Solo and Sell ââcontraband onlineincluding Galactic Starcruiser’s exclusive Droid Depot SK-620 remote control droid and the Starcruiser Halcyon Lightsaber Hilt.