Forget actors, these hotels are sufficiently distinctive and famous, that when you see them in the pictures, you often say “this is the hotel from that movie.” After they once spotted by Hollywood producers, these hotels became famous, and the price per night in them follows their glory.
The Plaza, New York
No hotel captures the Great Gatsby era quite like The Plaza, which figured prominently in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s life, and consequently in his famous novel and the 2013 movie.
One of the movie’s key scenes takes place here, when Gatsby and Tom confront each other over Daisy (above). Of course, shooting movies at The Plaza is nothing new. In the final scene of The Way We Were, Katie (Barbara Streisand) and Hubbell (Robert Redford) meet out front, where Katie’s famous words “your girl is lovely, Hubbell,” are later echoed by Carrie in an episode of Sex and the City. The Plaza also appears in the Hitchcock thriller North by Northwest where in a case of mistaken identity, advertising executive Thornhill (Cary Grant) is abducted from his Plaza hotel room. And it was home base for Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.
Park Hyatt, Tokyo
The story of Oscar-winning and critically acclaimed film “Lost in Translation”, is taking place at this hotel, where Scarlett Johansson and Bill Murray led long talks. The hotel is one of the best in town.
Timberline Lodge, Oregon
The 1980 movie – The Shining – used aerial shots of Timberline Lodge as part of its opening scene, and exterior footage for some establishing shots of the fictional Overlook Hotel throughout the movie.
One and Only Ocean Club Resort, Bahamas
Daniel Craig in James Bond film, Casino Royale stayed in this Bahamian resort and it is possible to rent the villa where he was staying. The only problem is, unfortunately, the price.
Beverly Wilshire, Los Angeles
Despite the fact that Elvis, Mick Jagger and Elton stayed in this hotel John, it became famous thanks to Julia Roberts and “Pretty Woman.” It was the romance started here, Vivian and Edward (Richard Gere). This is the place where Vivian and Edward (Richard Gere) started their romance.
Hotel del Coronado, San Diego
In 1958, Hotel del Coronado made Hollywood history when it became the setting for director Billy Wilder’s classic comedy, Some Like It Hot, starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon.