5 of Hollywood’s favorite hotels with a movie history
Looking for Hollywood’s favorite hotels with a cinematic history? Look no further than these luxury hotels located around the world that have been featured in some of the silver screen’s most iconic movies.
Founded in 1904, The St. Regis New York has a long history with celebrities, fashion icons, artists and royalty. The St. Regis New York has been featured in iconic scenes from many films – from the closing scenes of the Francis Ford Coppola movie, âThe Godfather Part I,â to chic bar encounters in fashionista favorite, âThe Devil Wears Prada,â St. Regis is no stranger to hosting the Hollywood big screen. Anne Hathaway to take care of Meryl Streep in his “Paris” apartment was actually a suite at the St. Regis New York. The St. Regis New York has also been featured on several television shows. Remember Blake Lively sipping martinis in front of King Cole’s iconic mural in “Gossip Girl”? In Season 6 of Billions, Bobby Axelrod played by Damien Lewis reunites with his ex-wife Lara (Malin Akerman) at the St. Regis New York, and star of “Sex and the City” Sarah Jessica Parker celebrated the final episode of the series in the presidential suite.
One of the most decadent hotels in the world, the Park Hyatt Tokyo is perched on the top floors of a modern skyscraper that towers over Tokyo and overlooks the city as far as Mount Fuji. The spacious, meticulously designed rooms all feature stylish interiors, with hues of green and brown against ebony wood, hand-tufted carpets, and natural-fiber woven wallcoverings. In 2003, Sofia Coppola’it’s a beautiful movie lost in translation (2003) was filmed at the Park Hyatt Tokyo with the main characters played by Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson.
Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire
The iconic Four Seasons Hotel, Beverly Wilshire was the main setting for the hit 1990 film “Pretty Woman” with Julia Robert and Richard Gere. Formerly known as Regent Beverly Wilshire, Roberts’ character Vivian spends a lot of time at the hotel, and viewers can get a glimpse of all the luxury it has to offer. The Four Seasons currently offers a A pretty woman for a Day Pass as good as A pretty woman-themed experiences around town, including private shopping along Rodeo Drive.
This historic Honolulu hotel on Waikiki Beach is known for its signature pink facade and can be seen in Season 6 of Mad Men with Thread (Jon Hamm) and Megan Draper (Jessica Pare) on vacation at the Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort where they lounge on the beach and enjoy a luau. The hotel also appears in the Golden Globe Award-winning Big eyesfor Margaret Kean (Amy Adams) and Walter Keane (Christopher Waltz) wedding. The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, is one of Hawaii’s oldest and most famous hotels, earning it the nickname “Pink Palace of the Pacific.”
Faena Hotel Miami Beach
The luxurious 5-star Faena Hotel Miami Beach offers 169 rooms and suites and 13 penthouse residences spread over the top two floors of the property, all designed by visionary Alan Faena. Alan enlisted director/producer Baz Luhrmann and Oscar-winning costume designer Catherine Martin to develop the essence of the Faena Hotel Miami Beach, which was originally built in 1947 and hosted Hollywood icons Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe and Dean Martin. In the third season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, fans can watch comedian Midge Maisel perform in Miami as she performs on stage at the Faena Theater, decorated in gold leaf and red velvet.