My daughter has the original. This one pales by comparison.
It's crazy that there are only 250 pieces less in this new grand hotel from the original but look at all those fall, spring, and snow related build pieces so you can change the season for the picnic area. But what "Grand Hotel" would actually have a picnic area? What a waste of parts. They should have called this "Country Hotel" or something similar. I bet it would sell better and give the minifigures (kids) an excuse for a r