Hotel Mario

Hotel Mario

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Updated Apr 05, 2018 at 09:07AM EDT by Don.

Added May 06, 2010 at 06:04AM EDT by Walter K..

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Hotel Mario is a puzzle game released for the Philips CD-I console on April 5th, 1994. Many of the game's cutscenes have been used in various parodies and remix videos on YouTube.


In 1994, Hotel Mario was released for the Philips CD-I to largely negative reception, with many mocking the cutscenes featured in the game. On August 28th, 2006, YouTuber Lilac Chicky uploaded a montage of the animated sequences, which gathered upwards of 862,000 views and 2,200 comments over the next nine years (shown below).


On February 3rd, 2008, YouTuber [ninjaxcad] uploaded a YouTube Poop video titled "This Is Hotel Mario!" (shown below, left). On January 2nd, 2010, YouTuber RedKing920 uploaded another YouTube Poop titled "Hotel Mario Deleted Cutscenes" (shown below, right).

On December 14th, 2011, YouTuber The RealHotelMario uploaded a parody of a Hotel Mario cutscene, in which the characters are dubbed with sexually explicit dialogue (shown below, left). On June 11th, 2012, YouTuber Themysteriouspirate uploaded a parody video titled "Hotel Mario – Ultimate Bloopers" (shown below, right). Over the next five years, the video accumulated over 2.3 million views and 4,400 comments.

On July 25th, 2015, YouTuber SpaceHamster uploaded footage of himself playing the game, which garnered upwards of 1.13 million views and 2,400 comments over the next two years (shown below, left). On December 6th, 2016, YouTuber Charriii5 uploaded a video about the game titled "Everything Wrong With Hotel Mario in 4 Minutes (shown below, right).

Sudden Hotel Mario

On September 21st, 2017, Twitter user @YayCocoa uploaded a clip from a SpongeBob Squarepants episode edited with Mario and Luigi from Hotel Mario walking up to the Krusty Krab restaurant (shown below). Within one week, the tweet received more than 13,000 likes and 7,000 retweets.

On September 25th, Twitter user @MarOhyee tweeted a mashup of a Hotel Mario scene with a scene from Beavis and Butthead (shown below).

On September 26th, Redditor King_of_Connaught submitted a photograph of Nazi Germany with Hotel Mario's Mario and Luigi superimposed into the frame (shown below). Within four hours, the post gathered more than 8,600 points (89% upvoted) and 90 comments on /r/dankmemes.[3]

Hotel Mario meme of them in pre World War 2 Germany

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[1] TV Tropes – Hotel Mario

[2] Mario Wiki – Hotel Mario

[3] Reddit – /r/dankmemes

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