PHOTOS: Star Wars Hotel at Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Construction Update 5/16/19

Work has been progressing on the upcoming new Star Wars immersive resort, “Galactic Journeys: A Star Wars Adventure.” (That’s its proposed name, anyway.)

It’s being built on the south side of Disney’s Hollywood Studios, east of World Drive. The resort will also be seamlessly connected to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, allowing guests to fully immerse themselves in the story behind their stay at an interstellar cruise liner.

For now, though, all we have are these walls. But walls, nevertheless! The resort project is finally going vertical, with a number of concrete panels installed, outlining what may be the perimeter of the resort. You can see two doors outlined, as well as a number of rather large windows or bays. (If you’re supposed to be venturing through Endor, no projections may be necessary on the windows, given the lush Florida foliage.)

The hotel itself will feature a basic rectangular design, confirming beliefs that it will be a smaller “boutique”-style hotel. According to the permits, rooms come in two sizes: a regular sized cabin and the larger first class cabin. The first floor has 32 regular cabins and two first class cabins. If the second floor has the same layout, the Star Wars hotel could have as little as 68 total rooms.

The area we’re seeing could be the “back of house” side outlined on the permits.

Even more land is still being leveled out closer to the area by Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Still so much work left to do on those floating spires…

No opening date has been set for the Star Wars Hotel as of yet, but we expect to hear more about it at the 2019 D23 Expo in Anaheim coming up in August. Oh, and right here on, of course.

May the Force be with you!

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