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Must-Visit Hotels & Rentals For Bond Fans

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From a Tuscan villa to an Alpine escape

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The next time you’re booking a hotel break, ask yourself: what would James Bond do? (Aside from booking under an alias.) Whether you’re planning a city staycation in London, Tuscany-bound, going Greek or heading to Russia, opt for one of these hotels and rentals that have featured in Bond movies. 

007 Travel: Hotels From Bond Films

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Hotel Cala di Volpe aerial view

Italy: Hotel Cala di Volpe, Costa Smeralda

Film: The Spy Who Loved Me

Nestled on the coast of northeast Sardinia, Hotel Cala di Volpe boasts a year-round summer climate that makes the area great for exploring – especially if you’re looking for a top secret underwater hideout. The hotel was used while filming 1977’s The Spy Who Loved Me. You can see Bond (played by Roger Moore) and Anya Amasova (Barbara Bach) check into the glamorous hotel while scouting the underwater base, Atlantis.

BOOK: mariott.com

Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square

London: Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square

Film: Skyfall

Overlooking the Tower of London, Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square has featured in many films and TV programmes, including The Crown. A Grade II* listed building built in the Beaux Arts style and the former Port of London Authority the building’s rooftop was used to film certain scenes in James Bond movie Skyfall.

BOOK: fourseasons.com/tentrinity/

Das Central Hotel

Austria: Das Central Hotel

Film: Spectre

Visit this modern Alpine escape in the heart of Sölden, the location for the last Bond film Spectre, high in the Austrian Alps. Das Central’s mountaintop restaurant, ice Q, starred as the Hoffler Klinik in the film, so fans can sip cocktails (shaken, not stirred) on the panoramic terrace with views across Germany, Italy and Austria. There’s also a cinematic James Bond installation called 007 ELEMENTS, with tickets from €22 for adults.

BOOK: central-soelden.com

Talamon Tower, Tuscany

Italy: Talamon Tower, Tuscany

Film: Quantum of Solace

Remember the abandoned watchtower in Quantum of Solace? Want to stay there and play 007 yourself? Talamon Tower is a totally unique villa, in a stunning position overlooking the clear blue sea of the Maremma. A walkway leads down to the seashore where there is a platform rock beach shared with another family villa. To enjoy it in style, check out Oliver’s Travels’ VIP James Bond Experience package including butler, classic cars, helicopter transfers, Michelin-starred dining, cocktails and more.

BOOK: oliverstravels.com

Hotel Astoria St Petersburg

Russia: Hotel Astoria St Petersburg

Film: Golden Eye

In 1995, the Hotel Astoria in St Petersburg featured in the James Bond film Golden Eye, in the iconic tank-chase scene of Pierce Brosnan (007) racing through the Admiralteysky district. Built between 1911 and 1912, the hotel’s former guests include dancer Isadora Duncan, writer Mikhail Bulgakov and poet Sergei Yesenin.

BOOK: roccofortehotels.com

Kanoni Estate, Corfu

Greece: Kanoni Estate, Corfu

Film: For Your Eyes Only

This Greek estate has not only been used for the James Bond box office hit For Your Eyes Only, but also for the 1970’s thriller The Executioner. With views over the sparkling Ionian Sea and Pondikonissi Island, this is ultimate party palace for Bond fans, with accommodation that can sleep up to eighteen guests across nine, beautiful, en-suite bedrooms.

BOOK: oliverstravels.com

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