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Travel back to the Roaring 20’s

May 8th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Luhrmann on the set

Luhrmann on the set

With the help of Booking.com By Valerie Milano Los Angeles, CA (Hollywood Today) 5/8/13 – F. Scott Fitzgerald’s literary classic The Great Gatsby is being brought to the big screen through the eyes of director Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge, Romeo + Juliet).  The story takes place in the early 1920’s—a time of unprecedented prosperity, jazz music, flappers, and bootlegging.  The feature film, coming to theatres May 10th, is sure to take audiences back in time to this colorful and exciting era.  Another way to experience the Roaring Twenties is to visit these Art Deco and Gatsby-inspired hotels; a list compiled by Booking.com, the world’s largest hotel accommodation website. The Plaza, New York City Gatsby and company visited this famous New York hotel in Fitzgerald’s novel making it the perfect go-to option for embracing the hotelpicRoaring Twenties.  Located in Manhattan and across the street from Central Park, The Plaza boasts luxury rooms styled in classic French décor.  There is even a room named after F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Foshay W-Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN Located in downtown Minneapolis, this 4-star hotel features all original details of the building including Art Deco design, Italian marble, gold and silver ceilings, and terrazzo floors.  Guests can dine at Manny’s, a gourmet steakhouse and seafood restaurant or sip on an Old Fashioned at the Prohibition Bar on the 27th floor. The Savoy, Westminster Borough, London With its beautifully restored Art Deco interiors and vintage decor, the world-famous Savoy pays homage to the flapper lifestyle of the 1920’s.  This hotel is home to The Savoy Grill, managed by Gordon Ramsay, the elegant black-and-gold Beaufort Bar, and is just a short walk away from The Royal Opera House. The Seelback Hilton, Louisville, KY The gorgeous architecture of the exterior is just a sneak peek in comparison to the beauty inside.  The marble, iron work and detailed high archways are reminiscent of the early 1920’s.  The Seelback HIlton is just miles away from Churchill Downs, home to the Kentucky Derby. Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Downtown Los Angeles The Biltmore Hotel opened its doors in 1923 and immediately gained popularity during the Golden Age of Hollywood.  Host to the 3rd Annual Academy Awards in 1931, some of Hollywood’s biggest names have visited this landmark hotel.  Its hand-laid Italian tile and beautiful blend of Renaissance Revival and Art Deco design make this hotel a classic Roaring Twenties destination. Booking.com was ranked highest in overall customer satisfaction among independent travel websites in 2012, according to J.D. Power and Associates.  Some hotel information was provided by Booking.com

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