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Luxury Hotels in Literature

Waldhotel Arosa - Thomas Mann "Der Zauberberg"

Hotel Elephant, Weimar - J.W.v. Goethe

Grand Hotel La Perla, Pamplona - Ernest Hemingway

Pera Palace Istanbul - Agatha Christie "Murder in the Orient-Express"

Winter Palace & Old Cataract - Agatha Christie "Death on the Nile"

Villa Feltrinelli - remotely connected with Boris Pasternak "Dr. Zhivago"

Hotel Oloffson, Port-au-Prince - Graham Greene "The Comedians"

The Stanley Hotel, Colorado - Stephen King "Shining"

Timberline Lodge, Oregon - Stanley Kubrick's film choice for Stephen King's Overlook Hotel in "Shining"

Askanischer Hof, Berlin - Franz Kafka "Der Prozess (The Trial)"

Karen Blixen Coffee Garden, Nairobi, Kenya - Karen Blixen "Out of Africa"

Finch Hatton's Luxury Camp, Tsavo, Kenya - after Karen Blixen's Lover, game hunter Denys Finch Hatton

Twin Farms, Vermont - Once owned by Harry Sinclair Lewis, first American recipient of the Nobel Prize for literature, and his wife, journalist Dorothy Thompson

Grand Hotel des Bains, Venice-Lido - Thomas Mann "Death in Venice"

The Cadogan Hotel, London - John Betjeman "The Arrest of Oscar Wilde at the Cadogan Hotel"

Waldorf-Astoria The Roosevelt, New Orleans - Arthur Hailey "Hotel"

Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans - Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote, William Faulkner

Hotel Del Coronado, - L. Frank Baum "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"

Hotel Algonquin, NY - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algonquin_Hotel

The Plaza, NY - Kay Thompson "Eloise" and F. Scott Fitzgerald "The Great Gatsby"

The Ritz, Paris - F. Scott Fitzgerald "Tender is the night"

The Bristol, Berlin - Vicki Baum "Menschen im Hotel"

The Metropole, Hanoi - Graham Greene "The Quiet American"

Posted by LuxuryRogue 06:26

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