The experience for guests begins as they drive up to the LEGO-themed hotel, where a full-sized build of the Ollie the Dragon character greets guests. The lobby features a kid-sized check-in, encouraging kids to be part of the entire LEGOLAND Hotel experience. The hotel boasts 250 themed guestrooms. The five-story property lets families choose from five different room themes: pirate, adventure, kingdom, LEGO NINJAGO and LEGO Friends. These rooms accommodate up to five guests and include a separate play area with LEGOs for kids, a bunk and trundle bed for the little ones and a king-sized bed for the adults. Larger families may opt to book a suite, which can accommodate up to eight people.
LEGOLAND Hotel features a kid-friendly buffet at Bricks Family Restaurant. Breakfast is included with your stay. Skyline Lounge offers kid-friendly menus alongside its unique graphical LEGO skyline view. The hotel features open play areas and hosts LEGO-building workshops. Kids can also watch master model builders at work during demonstrations. The property is also home to an outdoor swimming pool with an accompanying splash pad and a retail shop.
The hotel is located steps from LEGOLAND Theme Park and Water Park. Each stay includes one-time access to either park, with the option to upgrade for more park access.
United Airlines officially became the only major U.S. airline to own a flight training school with the opening of United Aviate Academy on Jan. 27. The moment was made even more historic with its inaugural class, which is 80 percent women and people of color.
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For many, a Hawai’ian vacation is the family trip of a lifetime, one that will make memories the entire family will cherish. If the island of Oahu is on your itinerary, be sure to check out these top three activities the family is sure to love.