Winter Haven, Florida
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Park News - (12/3/14) While the new LEGOLAND Hotel at LEGOLAND Florida isn’t even open yet, the resort is offering to give you more brick for your buck if you book a reservation now. Book your stay at the new LEGOLAND Hotel by Christmas day and you can score a package deal with includes a free second day plus Resort Hopper upgrade. You can find out all the official details and book your room here.
(11/20/14) Legoland Florida and Merlin Entertainment were kind enough to send us a look at the new model of The Orlando Eye which will soon be installed in LEGOLAND Florida. You can see a bit more about the announcement in an interview with Adrian Jones from LEGOLAND Florida who talks about the park and the new Legoland Hotel.
(11/19/14) Merlin Entertainment will be showing off brand new Lego model versions of their newest Orlando attractions at IAAPA on Wednesday. I’m told they will have models of The Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds Orlando, and SEA LIFE Orlando on display at IAAPA before the models are transferred over to LEGOLAND Florida and put on display at the theme park.
(11/17/14) LEGOLAND Florida’s annual Christmas Bricktacular and Kids’ New Year’s Eve are back, with the Christmas Bricktacular starting on weekends in December. Park guests can “participate in extraordinary holiday-themed LEGO® builds, interact with LEGO Santa and LEGO Toy Soldier Characters and experience snow falling down on Fun Town. Nightly fireworks begin on Dec. 26 and will last until the end of the year.”
On December 31st the park will hold their Kids’ New Year’s Eve Celebration featuring the LEGO brick drop at 7pm to ring in the new year for the little ones at Midnight KST (Kid Standard Time).
Other fun Christmas Bricktacular features include a 30 ft tall LEGO Christmas Tree, LEGO Santa and Toy Soldier characters, LEGO Santa Scavenger Hunt and tons of special holiday decorations.
2015 - Legoland Florida Hotel - (12/18/14) LEGOLAND Florida sent out a great time-lapse video showing off one of their Master Model Builders creating the first model just for the new LEGOLAND Florida Hotel, a 3 ft tall LEGO Bellhop figure, complete with a cap and a suitcase to carry, but no name. The park is currently asking their Facebook fans to help name the figure.
(10/23/14) OrlandoParkNews has posted some new pictures from Legoland Florida showing off the park’s new Legoland Hotel now under construction. The project is fairly far along at this point, with the large structure already in place… though the exterior themeing has yet to be added.
(8/20/14) Legoland Florida is now taking early reservations for the new Legoland Hotel, opening Summer 2015. So far the earliest dates start in mid June, though this can shift as the grand opening get closer. For more details and preview art of the themed room styles (Kingdom, Pirate and Adventure), visit the official site at www.legolandhotel.com.
(11/21/13) Legoland Florida has announced the rumored Legoland Florida Hotel will open in 2015, featuring 152 rooms and room left for future expansion needs.
(11/19/13) The OrlandoSentinel reports that Legoland Florida will make a new announcement about a new expansion project later this week. They believe that this will be an announcement about an official Legoland Hotel.
(6/4/10) According to this report, Merlin will follow up the Fall 2011 opening of the new Legoland Florida theme park with a new resort and convention center along the shore of Lake Eloise.