In 2012, Hotel Transylvania flew its way into cinemas. The children’s cartoon comedy, from director Genndy Tartakovsky, told the story of a monster hotel which is run by Count Dracula.

Upon release, Hotel Transylvania was a big hit with audiences and was soon followed up by a series of movies, as well as some shorts and a television series. But how many movies are in the Hotel Transylvania series and what is the viewing order?

For all the ghoulish details and more, read on!


The Hotel Transylvania movies in order

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To date, there are four Hotel Transylvania movies. The Hotel Transylvania movies are as follows:

  • Hotel Transylvania (2012)
  • Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
  • Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)
  • Hotel: Transylvania: Transformia (2021)

In addition to the feature length films, the Hotel Transylvania movie series has also spawned a collection of animated shorts:

  • Goodnight Mr. Foot (2012) 
  • Puppy! (2017)
  • Monster Pets (2021)

And if that wasn’t enough, the movie series has also spawned a television series, simply titled: Hotel Transylvania: The Series. The show is set before the events of the movies.

If you wish to watch the movies, the shorts, and the show in chronological order, then use the following list:

  • Hotel Transylvania: The Series (2017)
  • Goodnight Mr. Foot (2012)
  • Hotel Transylvania (2012)
  • Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
  • Puppy! (2018)
  • Hotel Transylvania 3Summer Vacation (2018)
  • Monster Pets (2021)
  • Hotel Transylvania: Transformia (2021)

Are all of the Hotel Transylvania movies part of the same series?

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The Hotel Transylvania movies are all part of the same series, with events told in chronological order.


Who are the cast of the Hotel Transylvania films?

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Notable actors in the Hotel Transylvania movie series include Adam Sandler, Brian Hull, Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, Steve Buscemi, CeeLo Green, Keegan-Michael Key, Kevin James, David Spade, Fran Drescher, Molly Shannon, Mel Brooks, Kathryn Hahn, and Jim Gaffigan.


Is the Hotel Transylvania series the work of the same director?

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The Hotel Transylvania movies are the work of two directors. Genndy Tartakovsky directed Hotel TransylvaniaHotel Transylvania 2 and Hotel Transylvania 3, while Jennifer Kluska & Derek Drymon directed Hotel Transylvania: Transformia.


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