At the D23 Expo in Japan chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Bob Chapek gave additional details of the Star Wars themed hotel. A follow up article on the Disney Parks Blog and StarWars.com revealed that the hotel will connect "seamlessly" to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.
Per the article:
From the moment guests arrive at the hotel, Chapek said, their journey through space will begin as everyone boards a starship and departs together for a multi-day Star Wars adventure.
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