Stay in hotels featured in films: From James Bond in the Austrian Alps to Ex Machina in Norway

 Modernist lairs, Victorian mansions, and 007's mountaintop restaurant

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Juvet Landscape, Hotel Norway

Much of Alex Garland's acclaimed sc-fi drama, Ex Machina, was shot at the Juvet Landscape Hotel, where you can spend the night in the Modernist lair of billionaire Nathan (Oscar Isaac). The hotel is on a farm in a remote corner of northwestern Norway, amid a spectacular landscape of deep gorges known as Gudbrandsjuvet. The hotel has just nine rooms – seven are cubes set on stilts with floor-to-ceiling windows. A further two Birdhouse rooms resemble traditional log cabins. 

Alstad, 6210 Valldal, Norway (00 47 950 320 10; Doubles from Nkr3,100 (£250), including breakfast.

Parknasilla Resort & Spa, Ireland

Parknasilla Resort & Spa Ireland

If you've seen the unconventional love story, The Lobster, starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz, you'd be forgiven for thinking its hotel setting might not be the place for a relaxing break. But the reality is far more appealing. It is tucked into a picturesque inlet overlooking Kenmare Bay, just outside Sneem in County Kerry, and at its heart is an imposing Victorian mansion with 85 rooms as well as 24 lodges and 38 villas dotted across the grounds.

Sneem, Co Kerry, Ireland (00 353 64 667 6500; Doubles from €139 (£110), B&B.

Chateau Marmont, USA

Chateau Marmont, USA

Sofia Coppola has a penchant for setting her films in hotels. For Somewhere she chose a real Hollywood's landmark for the backdrop to the tale of actor Johnny Marks, played by Stephen Dorff. The Chateau Marmont was built in 1929 and endures as a hip haunt and A-list magnet. It was inspired by the Chateau Amboise in the Loire Valley and has 63 rooms, some in the chateau, as well as cottages and bungalows.

8221 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, California, US (001 323 656 1010; Doubles from $503 (£360), room only. 

St Regis Princeville Resort, USA

St Regis Princeville Resort, USA

A film that makes you want to pack your suitcase is award-winning The Descendants, in which George Clooney is almost upstaged by the gorgeous Hawaiian scenery. Many of its scenes shot in this 251-room resort set into the golden sweep of Hanalei Bay. The hotel's presidential suite and the lobby feature extensively in the film, and some of the cast and crew stayed in its rooms during filming. 

5520 Ka Haku Road, Kauai, Hawaii, US (001 877 797 3447; Doubles from $527 (£380), room only.

Tenuta Borgia, Italy

Tenuta Borgia, Italy

If you rent the Tenuta Borgia Estate's Dammuso Grande you get exclusive use of the majolica-tiled pool featured in the new film A Bigger Splash. The film was shot entirely on the Italian island of Pantelleria and stars Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson. The Dammuso, which sleeps up to eight, is typical of the vernacular dwellings with domed roofs scattered all over the island. The estate produces olive oil and a sweet wine called Passito.

Rekale, Pantelleria, Italy (00 39 347 1516 293; A week's rental starts at €3,500 (£2,760), self-catering. 

Das Central, Austria

Das Central, Austria

In James Bond's most recent outing, Spectre, 007 (Daniel Craig), ricochets around the globe to an impressive number of glamorous locations including Das Central in the Austrian Alps. Its mountaintop restaurant, Ice Q, doubles as the clinic where Bond first meets Dr Swann (Léa Seydoux). Bond later chases henchmen down the 3,048m mountain through the spectacular Otzal Valley. The hotel proper is set down the valley in Sölden and has 125 luxurious rooms and suites.

Auweg 3, Sölden, Tyrol, Austria (00 43 5254 22600; Doubles from €334 (£264), half board.