60 Years of 007: Must-Visit Hotels & Rentals For Bond Fans
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60 Years of 007: Must-Visit Hotels & Rentals For Bond Fans

From a Tuscan villa to an Alpine escape

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 and want a London hotel with a shaken martini, are Tuscany-bound or going Greek, opt for one of these hotels and rentals that have been used as a filming location or featured in Bond films

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Must-Visit Hotels & Rentals For Bond Fans

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No Time To Die

London: Corinthia Hotel

Film: No Time To Die (2021)

We get a glimpse of Corinthia Hotel when Bond drives between Whitehall court and the Ministry of Defence in No Time To Die. Bond Villian, Rami Malek, who plays Lyutsifer Safin, was spotted exiting this glamorous London hotel whilst working on 007’s promotion.

BOOK: corinthia.com

Hotel Cala di Volpe aerial view

Italy: Hotel Cala di Volpe, Costa Smeralda

Film: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

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

Das Central Hotel

Austria: Das Central Hotel

Film: Spectre (2015)

Visit this modern Alpine escape in the heart of Sölden, the location for the 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

Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square

London: Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square

Film: Skyfall (2012)

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

Masseria Torre Maizza

Italy: Masseria Torre Maizza, Puglia

Film: No Time To Die (2021)

Catch the last of the summer sun 007 style in southern Italy, where scenes from No Time To Die were shot. Many of the local area’s heritage sights are featured in the latest Bond film – including the Sassi of Matera and the ‘Trulli’ in Alberobello. Masseria Torre Maizza, a renovated 16th-Century masseria, is itself surrounded by ancient olive groves, the Adriatic Sea and the verdant Apulian countryside, giving the venue a very cinematic atmosphere indeed.

BOOK: roccofortehotels.com

Talamon Tower, Tuscany

Italy: Talamon Tower, Tuscany

Film: Quantum of Solace (2008)

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.

BOOK: oliverstravels.com

Kanoni Estate, Corfu

Greece: Kanoni Estate, Corfu

Film: For Your Eyes Only (1981)

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

Featured Image: Das Central Hotel.