Have you ever thought a hotel looked familiar? Well, it might not be so strange after all. Here's a list of 5 hotels that have been featured in films.
5 Hotels Featured in Movies
1. Chateau Marmont Hotel, Los Angeles, USA
The Chateau Marmont is one of LA's most famous locations. Built in 1929, the hotel was built to resemble a French château. The hotel features 63 rooms and suites, as well as a restaurant and bar. The Chateau Marmont Hotel is famous for its wild celebrity-filled parties and the hotel has been featured in films like Somewhere by Sofia Coppola and Oliver Stone's The Doors. Rooms are available from £280 per night.
2. Timberland Lodge, Oregon, USA
The Timberline Lodge in Oregon served as the exterior location for the hotel in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. The hotel attracts millions of visitors each year. Unlike in the movie, you won't be seeing blood running down the walls at the Timberline Lodge and the hotel is popular with ski tourists. The hotel features an outdoor pool, 5 restaurants and you can book skiing lessons from the resort's trained instructors. Rooms are available from £93 per night – If you dare.
3. Park Hyatt, Tokyo, Japan
The Park Hyatt Tokyo was prominently featured in Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation. As one of Tokyo's premier luxury hotels, there's not much you won't find at the hotel. The Park Hyatt Toyko features breathtaking views of the Tokyo skyline and isn't quite as depressing as the film would have you believe. Rooms are available from £367 per night.
4. The Plaza Hotel, New York, USA
The Plaza Hotel has been featured in a large number of films through the years, including Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest and in a memorable scene in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. The hotel is a Manhattan landmark and is one of the world's most luxurious hotels. Rooms are available from £465 per night.
5. The Bellagio, Las Vegas, USA
The Bellagio was the primary setting of 2001's Ocean's Eleven, where the gang planned on breaking into the hotel and casino's vault. Known for being one of the more luxurious casino hotels on the Strip, the hotel features a staggering 3,933 guestrooms, 5 restaurants and 13 bars in addition to a full-sized casino. Rooms are available from £116 per night.
What are some of your favourite hotels featured in films? Did you survive a stay at horror movie hotel? Let us know in the comments!
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