When the Star Wars: Starcruiser hotel was announced we knew it would be pricey and Disney would attempt to be exclusive with it, but we didn’t think the prices would end up being as high as they announced. It appears Twitter isn’t impressed with the pricing either.
Here’s what people are saying:
Very excited for the extremely rich and the not so rich but extremely fiscally irresponsible people who will exclusively be allowed to enjoy this experience. Good for them. I hope they have fun.
— Indict Trump Already (@ImpotusFromHell) August 4, 2021
You made an attraction custom made for a specific, enthusiastic fan base, yet can’t afford it…
…or more accurately, are smart enough not to go into massive debt on credit cards to afford it. pic.twitter.com/O0hAeNoSha
— Ace (@Ace_in_Tx) August 4, 2021
As if everything since Episode VII wasn’t enough of a dumpster fire to kill off the only genuine fans this series truly had…
— Cerberus_playsGames | #IStandWithVinny (@CerbyPlaysGames) August 4, 2021
For only the cost of a down payment on a Porsche you can experience an out of this galaxy swindling the likes of which few in this universe have ever seen!
— Donpcs_is_a_loser (@__WhatItDo__) August 4, 2021
My family loves Star Wars and will never be able to do this unless we win the lottery 🙃😥. Why are y’all pricing out the middle class?
— Paula Johnson (@PaulaJohnson06) August 5, 2021
Sorry, when comparing value vs. cost, there is just no way any average family can justify this expense. And it only includes four hours at GE. I think Disney is going to be rethinking its price structure at the end of next year.
This has “failure” written all over it.
— Jan (@jsmith592) August 4, 2021
It’s cheaper to go on the maiden voyage of the Disney Wish than the Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser…
I know what I’d pick. pic.twitter.com/WWKyLDbJDG
— Patrick Dougall (@PatrickADougall) August 4, 2021
Intergalactic pricing to match the intergalactic hotel.
I know people will pay it but it seems to me to put it out of the reach of lots of normal families.
— ken (@kenatbeaufort) August 4, 2021
Middle class families need not apply. Maybe they will add a steerage class.
— Jeffery (@dizney1971) August 4, 2021
Wow! I think for this price the alcoholic/speciality beverages should be included 😬
— Bridgette (@bridgettemsu) August 5, 2021
$4000 for a budget resort with LED windows. Never going.
— Original Orange Bird (@ogorangebird) August 4, 2021
My wife and I can spend 7 nights at a super-nice all inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic for around $4500 total, including flight. It’s an easy decision.
— HungThrottle Podcast (@HungThrottle) August 4, 2021
This is a valid point as well. You check in at 1PM the first day and you check out between 9:30 -10 AM the morning you leave so you aren’t even getting 2 full days for that price.
It’s really only about a day and a half.
— Rob Yancy 🇺🇸 (@Blink8533) August 4, 2021
Something I myself have said:
— Dave (Dyfydd) Hammer (@hammerman1993) August 4, 2021
Several people have pointed this out as well. I’m right there with you!
First off, that price is absurd. Second, it looks stupid just like Galaxy’s Edge, because it’s based so heavily around the sequels and not the OT, which I’m sorry, is clearly the best trilogy. Sequels were a mess, so for these park attractions to be based based so heavily (1)
— James🇺🇸⚽️ (@Jamesthegooner_) August 5, 2021
This is laughable
Who has this kind of money?
— Mike Kerrigan (@mkerrigan7) August 4, 2021
Yo, @WaltDisneyWorld. Walt Disney, himself, wanted Walt Disney World to be a magical experience that anyone and everyone could afford to have… not that you care, but just thought I’d remind you…
— ian cobbs (@iancobbs) August 5, 2021
Don’t worry. The ride isn’t good. Disney crowds are insane. Even with the reservation they chopped off the first half of the ride so they can get more people on it. The ride is supposed to be 16 minutes total. It’s now a 5 minute ride. No pre-show, no context, no story.
— joe tricarico (@joetricarico) August 4, 2021
— ArbitraryDisneyWorld (@ArbitraryDisney) August 5, 2021
I guess if you can’t afford boarding Virgin Galactic or Blue Origin, this is the next affordable ride to “space?” I’ll take my low income budget instead to Mission to Mars and Star Tours.
— Wanderlost747 (@Gamxiated) August 5, 2021
A star wars themed hotel? Sign me up. A 2 day immersive experience for $5k. Nope pic.twitter.com/0jk5Xs5Z4c
— Al Grant (@MrAlGrant) August 5, 2021
I’m not a fan, so I hope they have enough rich people who are.
— Bryan Irrera (@BFIrrera) August 5, 2021
— Storyline (@thereluctantgua) August 5, 2021
— R (@OLICRUE) August 5, 2021
The Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser Quiz…
Can you afford the Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser?
If you marked no, congratulations you are a normal human.
If you marked yes, give to charity you ass.
— Honey, I Shrunk Nathan Hartman (@somestuffisaid) August 5, 2021
I do believe those Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser prices are the STARTING prices, for, um, weekdays. So, yeaaa.
— Alicia Stella (@AliciaStella) August 4, 2021
My personal favorite (and even more ironic when you consider they allegedly used a training program that gave their employees a priveledge quiz)
Disney: writes a movie (Last Jedi) where a sub plot is rich people are evil and overindulge themselves on rich planets where the poor can never hope to go.
Also Disney: Check out our new Star Wars hotel! *rich people only
— Quayzar (@Quayzar513) August 5, 2021
Something else I noticed was that there aren’t a lot of people reacting to the new hotel either way on Twitter. When a bigger account posts about it the interactions are low.
For each comment that is happy about it there are dozens that aren’t.
I just don’t think the demand is there like Disney thinks it is. If they had gone classic trilogy or Mandalorian, maybe, but people don’t seem to care much about it. They already damaged Star Wars. Most reactions, aside from some travel agent associated media, and a few other accounts, haven’t been super positive about the experience / pricing.
Who is this for?
Yeah, we know it’s for.
What do you think? Comment and let us know!
Source: Twitter (tweets belong to the accounts that posted them)
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