Oscar-worthy vacation spots with Booking.com
And the nominees are…
While Hollywood insiders prepare for the Academy’s announcement of this year’s best cinematic performances, Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay around the world, is excited to share its nominees for best properties for travellers seeking an Oscar-worthy vacation.
The following recommendations are perfectly paired accommodations with some of this year’s favourite Best Picture hopefuls. Each of these properties—and nearly 850,000 more around the world!—are available to instantly book on Booking.com.
The Revenant – Rock Lake Lodge – Alberta, Canada
Discover one of Canada’s most extraordinary landscapes, as portrayed in the highly anticipated film The Revenant, from this authentic wilderness lodge. Accessed from an unpaved road, nature enthusiasts can explore their wild side in Alberta's picturesque Rock Lake Provincial Park with hiking, fishing and canoeing.
Bridge of Spies - Guest house Villa Fritz – Potsdam, Germany
This attractive family-run property is nestled in picturesque Potsdam, nearby a number of beautiful and historic palaces, including Babelsberg Castle and Sanssouci Palace, and just a short stroll away from Glienicke Bridge, which featured prominently in this year’s film Bridge of Spies.
Brooklyn - Wilton Castle – Enniscorthy, Ireland
This stunning castle located in Southeastern Ireland has a history dating back to the 13th century. The property and its rooms remain heavily steeped in the elegance of its past, allowing guests to easily embrace the beauty of this small town from which the film Brooklyn’s love-torn protagonist hails.
Carol - The Plaza – New York, New York
This internationally renowned hotel is as quintessentially New York today as it was when it opened its doors more than a century ago. And with a rich on-screen history dating back to the 1950s it’s no wonder this year’s Carol chose The Plaza’s historic Oak Room bar as the setting for its heartwarming close.
Mad Max: Fury Road - The Lookout Cave Underground Motel – Coober Pedy, Australia
Fans of this year’s Mad Max: Fury Road will enjoy this unique property that offers an incredibly comfortable and modern stay underground in the strikingly wild and isolated landscape of northern South Australia.
The Danish Girl - Nimb Hotel – Copenhagen, Denmark
Located in Copenhagen’s must-see Tivoli Gardens, this chic boutique hotel is housed in an impressive Moorish-style building that features elegantly designed and furnished guest rooms harkening back to the days of the early 20th century that fans of The Danish Girl are sure to thoroughly enjoy.
The Hateful Eight - Mountain Lodge at Telluride, a Noble House Resort – Telluride, Colorado
Had the characters in the film The Hateful Eight sought shelter from the blizzard at this hotel, their story would have very likely turned out much different. This sophisticated and upscale rustic property is nestled in the picturesque San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado where it caters to both guests looking to relax and soak in the majestic beauty of the area, as well as those wishing to embark into the mountains for some adventure.
The Martian - Silken Puerta America – Madrid, Spain
This incredibly designed hotel is a sci-fi fan’s dream. While fans of The Martian are not yet able to travel to the Red Planet, this hotel offers a selection of guest rooms that resemble an upscale, luxury space station that is difficult to match anywhere in this world.