Finally, the highly anticipated LEGOLAND Hotel officially opened on its doors last Friday, April 5, 2013. It’s situated right next to the theme park in Carlsbad, California. The three-story 250-room hotel took 400,000 LEGO bricks to complete over the span of 4,000-hours. Continue reading for more.
This is the very first Legoland Hotel in North America. (There are two more in the world, one in Windsor, England in the other in Billund, Denmark.) The moment you walk in the door you’ll notice how this hotel was made with kids in mind from the many play pits to the huge Castle Play area. As Peter Ronchetti, general manager of Legoland California Resort, told Yahoo! Travel, “In the parks, we call children the heroes. Parents will find that in Legoland Hotel, as well. All of the design, finishing touches and play areas are designed around children, making it the most child-friendly environment in a hotel. Ultimately, children come first.”