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Here's everything we know so far.Everyone's favorite remodeling duo is at it again. This morning, Chip and Joanna Gaines—they of Fixer Upper fame—announced their latest venture in a segment on the Today Show, a hotel. That's right, now that they've successfully shiplapped every home in Waco, they've set their sights on a larger project.
If you’ve ever dreamt of spending a night surrounded by your favorite cartoons you’re in luck — the Cartoon Network Hotel is (almost) open for business.
The, located in Lancaster , right next to Dutch Wonderland, is now accepting bookings for its June 2020 opening. The resort is just as over-the-top as you might expect from the people that brought you the Powerpuff Girls, Adventure Time, Johnny Bravo, and more.
“From the moment you enter the lobby, you’ll realize this is unlike any place your family has stayed before,” the hotel explains on its site.”With our character-themed guest rooms and Dream Suites, it’s like having a sleepover…in a cartoon!
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The nine-acre property,reported, takes over the old Continental Inn, which was purchased in 2018 for $4.7 million. The Cartoon Network Hotel was slated to open last summer but hit a few snags along the way.
The hotel will feature 165 rooms, an indoor pool, an outdoor water park, a play area, a game room, a cafe where guests can dine with characters, a Cartoon Network store, and more.
“The Cartoon Network Hotel will be unlike any other property in the region,” Rolf Paegert, chief operating officer of Palace Entertainment said in a statement. “Cartoon Network characters and theming will bring the property to life and offer magical, interactive experiences around every turn. This hotel is going to set the standard for guest-focused, themed lodging immersion.”
Japanese theme park opening Godzilla experience in 2020
If Godzilla movies aren't scary enough for you, head to Japan next year and you can get eaten by the fearsome lizard himself. © TM & TOHO LTDThe Nijigen no Mori theme park on Awaji Island in Hyogo prefecture will debut a Godzilla-themed area in 2020, complete with a massive lizard measuring 20 meters (65 feet) high, 25 meters (82 feet) wide and 55 meters (180 feet) long -- the exact size of the one in the movies. That means that that Nijigen no Mori will be the first place to have a permanent, full-size replica of the famed movie monster.
Beyond the rooms, the Cartoon Network Hotel will also partner with, the amusement park next door, where guests of the hotel receive special admission discounts to the park and its 35 family-friendly rides.
Though the hotel’s precise opening date isn’t set just yet, cartoon fans can start planning their late summer vacations to the park now. Standard rooms start at $289 a night and the hotel’s Dream Suites start at $489 a night.
'It's like having cartoons all around you': A 10-year-old's review of the Cartoon Network Hotel .
See the new Cartoon Network Hotel in Lancaster, the first in the world, through the eyes of a 10-year-old boy.Scratch that.