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BREAKING: Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel Opening June 21st at Disneyland Paris

After closing in 2018 for a lengthy renovation period, the highly-anticipated Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel will open to Guests on June 21st at Disneyland Paris!

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Disneyland Paris shared a look at the hotel’s exterior to celebrate the opening. The hotel was originally scheduled to make its grand debut on June 15th last year, then again on March 8th this year, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, Disneyland Paris provided us with a load of new imformation surrounding the hotel!

Just a short walk – or free shuttle – away from the Parks, Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel will pay tribute to the home of so many Marvel Super Heroes and the artists who created them. Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel will offer premium comfort and personalized services, while celebrating New York City’s culture and vibrant energy, styled as a New York art gallery.

Disneyland Paris released an official sneak peek video via their YouTube channel last night, and you can keep on reading for further details.

Art

With more than 350 pieces of artwork on display spanning both comics and movies created by more than 110 artists from Europe and beyond – including about 50 exclusive pieces – it will be one of the largest publicly viewable collections of Marvel artwork in the world. This unique hotel will invite Guests into the Marvel Universe as soon as they enter the lobby, where they will be greeted by huge backlit comic panels, three life-size Iron Man suits and even the famous Captain America shields. Disneyland Paris shared a video today featuring artists speaking about the art created for Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel.

More than 110 artists from Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios and more have brought together an incredible collection of contemporary art showcasing the vast scope of the Marvel Universe including comic book covers, posters, illustrations from films, storyboards, original sketches and more.From France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom to Argentina, Japan, Canada and the United States, an unparalleled diversity of artistic styles will be featured such as classic back-and- white comics, street art, pop art, hyperrealism and technics, including engraved metal and collage art.

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The talented European artists responsible for some of the exclusive artwork include:
French Marvel artist Olivier Coipel, famous for his work on The Avengers, Thor and Spider-Man, created a powerful representation of Thor: God of Thunder in a comic-book style, using an overlap of vibrant red and blue colors highlighting the duality between the Super Hero’s mythological and human sides and using forced perspective to bring out the action.

French Marvel artist Stéphanie Hans, featured in Marvel Comics including Asgardians of the Galaxy, Black Bolt and many more, created an impressive realistic portrait of a determined and strong Captain Marvel, depicted in full flight and surrounded by her photonic power.

UK comic book artist Tula Lotay, whose work on Marvel Comics include stories of powerful Characters like Black Widow, Gamora and Scarlet Witch, created a vibrant and strong comic-book style portrait of Black Widow whose black costume contrasts with the almost expressionistic brightly colored background.

Italian designers and twin brothers Van Orton, have created incredible pop art and almost neon-like portraits of Hulk, Captain America, Black Panther and Captain Marvel using bright and vibrant colors.

UK artist Liam Brazier, known for his geometric reinterpretations of iconic characters, created several pieces for the hotel including heroic contemporary portraits of Captain America, Thor and Hulk using saturated and bright colors as well as lines highlighting the dynamism of the Super Heroes’ poses.

Spanish artist Carlos Gomez created huge backlit black and white comic panels that will greet Guests as they enter the lobby, depicting the exciting and dynamic story of the Avengers uniting in New York City in an inclusive way, to be understandable by everyone even with no dialogue.

Disney Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel will also include a space dedicated to temporary art exhibitions, The Jack Kirby Legacy Gallery, that will showcase artworks for limited periods. This area will also offer a permanent exhibition dedicated to Jack Kirby himself – the “The King of Comics” – with 21 comic book covers drawn by this legend. It is to him that we owe the creation of the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, the Incredible Hulk, the adventures of Thor and the Avengers. Guests eager to learn more about the stories behind the artwork displayed in the hotel lobby and Jack Kirby Legacy Gallery will be invited to call upon our Art Guardians, a selection of specially trained Cast Members with additional knowledge.

The hotel boutique has been thought of as a museum shop where guests can purchase beautiful reproductions of some of the Marvel artwork displayed in the hotel. This boutique, directly inspired by Tony Stark’s iconic Wall Of Armor, will display collector figurines, art books, exclusive editions of Marvel Comic Books and many items directly related to the architecture and design of the hotel, including statuette reproductions of Iron Man armors on display in the lobby.

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The Guest experience will be taken to the next level with a holistic, 360-degree approach to storytelling and exclusive experiences. Hotel Guests can enjoy a Selfie Spot with Spider-Man at the Super Hero Station, where they will also find exclusive Marvel Photo Stations showcasing décor from favorite Marvel movies for Guests to take action-packed photos, entering one of the many exclusive photo locations that will immerse them in Marvel movies such as Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain Marvel, Iron Man, Ant-Man, The Avengers, Thor, Spider-Man and Doctor Strange.

Marvel Design Studio, a creative space for families with kids, will be the place for every hero to unleash their inner creative genius and learn how to be a Marvel comic book artist with tutorials to draw many inspiring Super Heroes. In this bright interior space influenced by the Marvel Animators Bull Pen – where the artists draw, ink and color the comic books – Guests will find fun and appealing Marvel artworks and little ones can enjoy many Marvel digital activities on dedicated tablets, read some of their favorite comic books and create their own adventures with Marvel toys on display.

The hotel will completely reimagine sports and leisure experiences for the whole family in the Hero Training Zone, building on both the New York and Marvel storylines. While featuring classic sports installations such as the indoor and outdoor Metro Pool (with kiddie pool) and a fitness center, it will also feature the unique Hero Training Zone. This outdoor 420 square meter multisport field inspired by the look and feel of New York and Marvel Super Heroes will provide dedicated areas for kid and adult activities such as basketball, fitness and yoga.

Rooms

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With 471 Superior Rooms, 65 Empire State Club rooms and 25 Suites dedicated to Spider-Man, the Avengers or other Marvel Super Heroes – the hotel will offer a Manhattan-style, four-star service and accommodations right down to its food and beverages.

All 561 rooms of the four-star Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel have been designed and made contemporary to reflect Tony Stark’s sophisticated and premium New York urban taste. Each room will feature Marvel artwork and will also provide the greatest comfort and state-of-the art services and amenities such as an ultra-HD TV hiding in a wall mirror.

Guests opting for one of the 65 Empire State Club room or 25 suites will enjoy additional premium services such as a separate private reception desk, free valet service and access to the Empire State Lounge, an elegant and privatized lounge area where they can enjoy breakfast and day-long access to drinks, sweet and savory snacks, or share special experiences such as The Art of Tea Time.

The 25 spacious suites will go above and beyond, especially for fans, as they will be devoted to Spider-Man, The Avengers or other Marvel Super-Heroes with exclusive art pieces and subtle details right down to the furniture. They will also offer Guests more exclusive premium services and amenities such as spa bathtubs and exclusive themed umbrellas, bathrobes and slippers in the colors of Marvel Super Heroes.

The creative teams went to great lengths to add architecture and decorative elements to reinforce the unique feeling of the New York- inspired hotel. In the Spider-Man Suites, the ceiling design is inspired by Spider-Man’s iconic web. They are decorated in shades of red, with the outline of the city skyline on the floor. The Avengers Suites are a celebration of Captain America, Iron Man, and Thor. Each Avenger is the subject of one of the artworks displayed in the suites, referencing their iconic costume or story in unexpected places, like the colors of Captain America’s costume in a chair and Thor’s realm of Asgard in the shape of the headboard.

The Art of Marvel Presidential Suites will give Guests a taste of Tony Stark’s life with a stay in a sensational accommodation offering unbridled sophistication across two floors with elegant furnishings, exclusive Marvel artwork in each room, extra space, amenities and benefits to make each stay super relaxing.

Dining

Unique restaurant and bar concepts will celebrate Marvel art with menu offerings inspired by many New York specialties and a full range of MARVEL- themed meals and drinks.

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Manhattan Restaurant will be a contemporary casual restaurant serving modernized traditional Italian dishes made with ingredients sourced in Italy. Its design is the perfect example of fusion between the Marvel Universe and New York style codes with its majestic crystal chandelier evoking the Manhattan skyline and Thor’s realm of Asgard.

Downtown Restaurant will be a culinary journey through cosmopolitan New York, with a buffet featuring a mix of specialties and dishes prepared live in front of the Guests by the Chefs, referencing Chinatown, Little Italy and American classics. It will be a contemporary diner inspired by the art deco era that defined New York City, celebrating the art and tradition of the comic books with 90 unique pieces of art on display.

Skyline Bar will offer sleek martini cocktails, including signature martinis and refined beverages, with American bites and treats. It will be uptown with a slightly formal atmosphere that draws inspiration from Tony Stark interiors and Avengers Headquarters. Guests will feel transported to the top of a luxury high rise bar in midtown Manhattan via a set of “panoramic windows” showing a breathtaking view of New York famous skyline with a few Marvel twists.

Bleecker Street Lounge will look like an elegant lounge evoking a downtown Manhattan loft with bricks and concrete walls. It will be a subtle nod to Doctor Strange and the Sanctum Sanctorum on Bleecker Street in Greenwich Village. Casual and hip, it will serve drinks for adults and kids inspired by Doctor Strange, as well as American bites and treats, microbrews, organic wine and even hot chocolate.

Enhancements

Plenty of digital enhancements are in store for Guests too. To reduce lines and waiting time at check-in, Guests can now pre-register online seven days prior to their arrival. They will only need to pick up their Magic Pass at the reception before heading straight to the Parks. And as Guests will now be informed of their room number via SMS or email, they can enjoy the Parks while their room is being prepared.

In order to help organize their stay, Super Hero Station Mobile Booking will allow hotel Guests to reserve a timeslot from seven days before arrival an epic and exclusive moment with Spider-Man for a memorable selfie.

Digital technology will also be used to enhance in-room experiences with amenities such as a state-of-the-art TV hub with a new interface completely redesigned to be more immersive, more informative and fun. Guests will also be able to enjoy a free digital press library which will feature more than 5,000 press titles from approximately 100 countries and available in more than 60 languages.

Special Offer

From lobby to rooms to restaurants to a Selfie Spot with Spider-Man, there will be something for each and every Guest looking for premium comfort and services, from dedicated Marvel fans to those discovering their inner super hero for the first time. Packages will be on sale as of May 18, with an exclusive launch offer: To celebrate the grand opening of Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel, an exclusive launch offer will be available for bookings of a stay at Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel made before 29 July 2021 with an arrival date until 30 March 2022. Guests will take home an exclusive Marvel print by artist Matt Ferguson and will be offered a free non- alcoholic drink of their choice in one of the hotel’s bars.

Disneyland Paris has collaborated with world-renowned artist Matt Ferguson to celebrate the opening of Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel. For this special occasion, Matt has created an exclusive limited-edition piece of Marvel artwork for the first bookers. The super- stylish 40 x 50 cm artwork depicts Marvel Super Heroes gathered in front of the iconic New York skyline, including Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel and famous Marvel buildings such as the Avengers Tower. In addition to one print per booking, every member of a party will be offered a free mocktail of their choice or any other non-alcoholic beverage in one of the hotel bars. Guests will be able to choose from all types of creative drinks like the super mocktail inspired by the Hulk or the Ancient Tea with honey inspired by Doctor Strange.

Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel will open on June 21st, and bookings begin May 18th. Are you excited to finally stay here when you return to Disneyland Paris? Let us know in the comments below! And stay tuned to WDWNT for the latest news surrounding the reopening of Disneyland Paris.

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What’s great about this hotel is that they have a bunch of Marvel superhero posters on the wall. Like some teenage fan’s bedroom. Take off the posters, and you get a normal hotel. Cheapest and most convenient way to make a hotel “themed.” Same way Riviera got themed. Outside of building looks boring. Like Riviera. How much is Disney planning to charge for this? My guess: $700 per night, like Riviera. Personally, I’m not interested. I mean, I can hang posters too, it ain’t hard. I’m not into Marvel, but I thought it’s an American company. So Disney is having… Read more »