LEGOLAND® Hotel at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Makes Its Long Awaited Debut! I was invited to the Grand Opening event for the media, but unfortunately could not attend – heartbreakingly enough! However I have this to share with you: the stunning MUST SEE pictures from the hotel and incredible descriptions of what awaits you right outside the doors of LEGOLAND Florida. This hotel is on my near-term bucket list!
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The Official Press Release:
Interactive 152-Room Hotel Features a Number of LEGOLAND® Firsts
Including the World’s First LEGO® Friends Suite and Master Model Builder Workshop
Winter Haven, FL (May 15, 2015) – LEGOLAND® Hotel at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort opened today, marking the expansion of the resort to become an immersive, multi-day experience for families. The grand opening was honored with thousands of colorful LEGO® minifigures blasting out of cannons atop the hotel and a child discovering a key to open the hotel built for kids.
The new LEGOLAND Hotel debuts several features unique to LEGOLAND Florida Resort.
The Hotel offers the only LEGO Friends themed guest rooms in the U.S., and the only LEGO Friends themed suite in the world. Based on the popular LEGO Friends product line, this room theme is closely modeled after the five LEGO Friends personalities: Olivia, Stephanie, Emily, Mia and Andrea.
LEGOLAND Hotel is also offering Hotel guests exclusive access to a Master Model Builder Workshop by being the first LEGOLAND Resort to move its Model Shop inside the Hotel. Hotel guests will be able to build side-by-side with a Master Model Builder during daily build sessions.
“LEGOLAND Florida Resort is continuously expanding, making it an awesome place for families with children to stay for multiple days. The addition of LEGOLAND Hotel makes that possible,” said General Manager of LEGOLAND Florida Resort Adrian Jones. “The hotel is a fully immersive experience, with a number of exclusive features unique to LEGOLAND Florida Resort and we’re excited to welcome families to stay and play with us for the first time in Florida!”
LEGOLAND Hotel features 152 guest rooms and suites across four themes: Pirate, Kingdom, Adventure, and LEGO Friends. Guests of the Hotel also enjoy early access to LEGOLAND Florida Resort, free full breakfast daily, interactive play areas, daily and nightly entertainment, disco elevator, resort pool and much more.
Each room sleeps up to five, and offers a king-sized bed for adults and a separate sleeping area for up to three children, featuring a bunk bed and a trundle bed, as well as two flat panel TVs. VIP Suites feature a king bed, a living room, pull out sofa, kids’ play area and three flat panel TVs. Suites can sleep up to nine people. All rooms and suites feature LEGO models and a treasure chest, which can be unlocked only by completing a hotel scavenger hunt.
Room rates begin at $219 per night. To make a reservation, visit LEGOLANDHotel.com.
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About LEGOLAND® Florida Resort:
LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is a 150-acre interactive theme park with more than 50 rides, shows and attractions, a Water Park and The LEGO® World of Chima presented by Cartoon Network all geared to families with children ages 2 to 12. The recently opened LEGOLAND® Hotel, located at the resort, features 152 highly themed rooms and suites, LEGO décor, interactive play areas, a pool and a restaurant. There are currently five other LEGOLAND Parks in the world – LEGOLAND California in Carlsbad, LEGOLAND Billund in Denmark, LEGOLAND Deutschland near Günzburg, Germany and LEGOLAND Windsor outside of London and LEGOLAND Malaysia —the sixth LEGOLAND Park and first in Asia. The LEGOLAND theme parks are a part of Merlin Entertainments Group, the second largest attractions operator in the world. For the most current information, log on to www.LEGOLAND.com.
About Merlin Entertainments:
MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS plc is the leading name in location-based, family entertainment. Europe’s number one and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates 109 attractions, 11 hotels/3 holiday villages in 23 countries and across 4 continents. The company aims to deliver memorable and rewarding experiences to its almost 63 million visitors worldwide, through its iconic global and local brands, and the commitment and passion of its managers and approximately 26,000 employees (peak season).
Merlin has twenty four attractions and one hotel in North America – including two stunning LEGOLAND Resorts – LEGOLAND Florida with its theme park, Water Park, (new Hotel opening May 15, 2015); and LEGOLAND California with its theme park, Water Park, SEA LIFE Aquarium and themed Hotel; Madame Tussauds celebrity wax attractions in New York City, Washington D.C., Las Vegas; Hollywood; and San Francisco with Orlando opening in May 2014; LEGOLAND Discovery Centers in Chicago; Dallas/Fort Worth; Kansas City, Missouri; Atlanta, Georgia; Boston; Westchester, New York; Toronto, Canada; a Dungeon in San Francisco; and SEA LIFE Aquariums in Phoenix, Arizona; Kansas City, Missouri; Michigan; Dallas/Fort Worth; the Mall of America in Minneapolis and Charlotte – Concord with Orlando opening in May 2015 – underlining the company’s position as the world’s biggest global aquarium operator. The Orlando Eye, the tallest observational wheel on the east coast, opens in May. Visit www.merlinentertainments.biz for more information.
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