To celebrate the new Great Gatsby film we wanted to take a look at some of the best Art Deco inspired hotels.
The Great Gatsby is set in the roaring twenties in Long Island, New York and is the film shows the Art Deco surroundings, champagne parties and flappers perfectly in the adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s story.
In case you want to get a taste of the high life for yourself, we’ve handpicked our best art deco hotels to stay at all over the world.
Claridge’s Hotel – London
The Claridge’s Hotel is situated in Mayfair in the heart of London and is the perfect place to take a look at the shops of Bond Street, the local bars, restaurants and more.
Claridge’s is an iconic hotel, and the five elegant restaurants and bars provide gourmet cuisine and drinks for you to test out your champagne lifestyle.
There is also a health and beauty suite with gym equipment, free weights and a variety of beauty and massage treatments.
45 Park Lane – London
Staying in London, the beautiful 45 Park Lane in Hyde Park is another fantastic example of art deco décor with modern touches. With an on-site fitness studio, a modern American steak restaurant, and a team of massage therapists this is definitely a place for luxury.
A striking central staircase leads to a mezzanine featuring a bar, library and a private media room. Head to the restaurant to enjoy Prime dry and wet aged beef, pan-roasted lobster and fine wines – take a stroll outside and take in the sights of Hyde Park – or turn your attentions to the unmistakable Bang & Olufsen TVs, en suite marble bathrooms and free Wi-Fi.
The Cumberland Hotel – Bournemouth
The Cumberland Bournemouth is a new breed of sleek, art deco inspired designer Hotels on the UK’s South coast. Pretend you are in Ocean Drive with the lookout to the sea beneath you, or stay inside where you can sweep along the wall to wall Italian marble lobby into the Dal Mar Lounge complete with Italian slate fireplace. Soak up the atmosphere in the Mirabelle dining room, or the brasserie.
Outside of the hotel is the poolside Lido deck where you can enjoy al-fresco food and drinks all day after taking a dip in the heated pool.
The Midland Hotel – Manchester
Located in Manchester, The Midland Hotel has been designed in a chic Edwardian style perfect for Gatsby style lounging. Sit in the room with full amenities and relax, or take your Gatsby book out to the Octagon Terrace to read with a light snack and a coffee.
Hotel Zara – Budapest
If you want to get away from the UK, then look no further than beautiful Budapest – specifically, in Gatsby style, The Continental Zara Hotel. This gorgeous art deco period styled hotel is located in Budapest’s downtown close to major attractions.
Stay in and enjoy the wellness and fitness centre, or grab some friends and head to the restaurant with terrace, bar and a roof garden.
The Imperial Hotel – Prague
An impressive Art-Déco building in the centre of Prague, the Imperial Hotel is decorated with precious mosaics and historic hand-painted tiles throughout its elegant interior.
Waldorf Hotel – Astoria
The Waldorf Astoria barley needs any introduction, but we will do so anyway. The Waldorf is a luxury hotel located on Park Avenue, in the heart of New York close to Broadway and the Rockefeller Centre.
The beautiful décor is a huge selling point for the Waldorf, from the elegant but modern feel to the luxury within the in hotel restaurants- which vary from a Steakhouse to a Japanese restaurant!
For luxury in a prime location you can’t do much better than the Waldorf Astoria!
Have you seen The Great Gatsby? What did you think, and do you think these hotels match the feel of the film?