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The most beautiful movie hotels: a way to escape during the pandemic

Lucile Muller
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Check-in, passports, suitcases, reception, mini-bar, housekeeping, concierge, ... For many hotel enthusiasts, these words almost give off a scent of exoticism as it’s been a long time since they last walked down the corridors of a hotel.

Health restrictions have forced everyone to limit their traveling and to rethink daily life in which, it must be admitted, a certain monotony has set in. To fight against the gloom of days that look alike, everyone cannot help but dream of their next vacation, whether it’s a stay in Japan, a Parisian getaway, a weekend in the Swiss Alps or a world tour with a backpack!

In order to satisfy these little desires of escapism and to be reminded of the cozy, special atmosphere of a hotel lobby, you will find below a selection of 10 legendary hotels which have greatly contributed to the success of the films shot in them, and in which it is possible to stay.

Here’s something to make you wait seated on your sofa and give you travel ideas before you can pack your next suitcases!


1. Palafitte Hotel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

In «L’Amour est un crime parfait», Jean-Marie and Arnaud Larrieu (2014)



2. Park Hyatt, Tokyo, Japan

In “Lost in Translation”, Sofia Coppola (2003)


3. Le Bristol, Paris, France

In “Midnight in Paris”, Woody Allen (2011)



4. Bellagio, Las Vegas, USA

In “Ocean's Eleven”, Steven Soderbergh (2001)

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5. Parknasilla Resort and Spa, County Kerry, Ireland

In “The lobster”, Yórgos Lánthimos (2015)



6. Amanjena, Marrakech, Maroc

In “Sex and the City 2”, Michael Patrick King (2010)



7. The Waldorf Astoria, New York, USA

In “The Pink Panther”, Shawn Levy (2006)



8. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, India

In “Octopussy”, John Glen (1983)



9. Juvet Landscape HotelValldal, Norway

In “Ex Machina”, Alex Garland (2014)



10. Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, USA

In “Some Like it Hot”, Billy Wilder (1959)



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