6 Amazing Movie Hotels You Can Actually Stay in

Ever wanted to wander the set of The Sound of Music? Stay in James Bond's hideout? Perhaps you've wanted to party with Jay Gatsby like it's 1922? Here's your chance! 

If the world really is a stage, then these destinations make the most stunning sets. Holiday like a Hollywood star in these locations used for filming some of the biggest blockbusters in recent memory.

Here are a few famous places you can make home on your next vacation:

The Great Gatsby (2013): The Plaza – New York, USA 

The Plaza is a timeless example of art-deco elegance, and featured famously in The Great Gatsby novel and 2013 film, directed by Australia's own Baz Luhrmann. Party Gatsby-style in The Plaza's many sophisticated bars and restaurants, and then wander over to Central Park or Fifth Avenue for more famous sites. It's also worth a mention that this hotel was basically at the centre of Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

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Quantum of Solace (2008): Villas in Talamone – Tuscany, Italy

Daniel Craig visited this Italian hideout in Quantum of Solace stunning Villa la Torre in Italy. With panoramic sea views and a secluded terrace and pool, this cliff top villa is the ultimate getaway retreat.

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The Sound of Music (1965): Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron – Salzburg, Austria

Four words: Julie Andrews was here. If that's not reason enough, this hotel is actually an old palace and its grounds featured prominently in The Sound of Music. Stunning Salzburg is a great destination for all types of travellers, with picturesque streets, lakes, buildings and, of course, the Austrian Alps on your doorstep.

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Lost in Translation (2003): Park Hyatt Hotel Tokyo, Japan

The Park Hyatt in Tokyo was a central point of the offbeat romance, Lost in Translation, starring Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson. The five-star hotel towers over the bustling city, offering one of a kind views which you can enjoy from your room or the restaurant on the 52nd floor. You may also want to treat yourself to a cocktail at the bar, like Bill and ScarJo. 

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The Hangover (2009): Caesar’s Palace – Las Vegas, USA

The Hangover isn't the first film to feature this Las Vegas institution. However, it certainly brought the casino and hotel to a new generation of film goers. In particular, you may remember the hotel suite Bradley Cooper and co trashed in the film? You can stay there! (Minus the tiger in your bathroom, we hope.) The hotel also has several majestic swimming pools, and delicious dining options for guests to enjoy.

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Bridget Jones' Diary (2001): Stoke Park - Buckinghamshier, UK

Stoke Park is the site of Bridget's ill-fated mini break with her vile boyfriend, Daniel Cleaver. The stately home offers 300 acres of parkland to explore, a sumptuous spa, 27-hole golf course, tennis courts and an award-winning restaurant.

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