For all those kids wishing to live inside the world of Thomas the Tank Engine and his pals, the UK’s new Drayton Manor Hotel has crafted a short-term solution.
The 4-star hotel , which officially opened its doors this week, has 11 of its 150 rooms decorated in the theme of eOne’s Thomas & Friends brand. Each features a hand-painted scene on the wall and ceiling, depicting a different character from the Thomas & Friends TV series, along with themed bunk beds and train-patterned carpets in the corridor.
The hotel exists within the Drayton Manor theme park, which draws more than one million visitors every year, and its construction has been an effort to turn the attraction into a leisure family-friendly resort. It’s likely hotel guests will also get their Thomas fix at the popular Thomas Land attraction, which lives within the adjacent theme park.