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Grand Budapest Hotel Or Hotel Imperial

Posted on the 16 October 2014 by Elizabethwix

  

  We were enchanted by Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel  - a wonderful, over the top extravaganza of a movie -  a mishmash of Mitteleuropa, 20th century history and who knows what else. So we set out in search of somerthing somewhat similar...

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Prague not Budapest - and not this building (the hotel in the movie was an artificial construct after all). Anyway it should have had a facade like this... 

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But it did have very tall windows.

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 though she graces another hotel of the period.

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 Such splendid Egyptianate tiles in the hall

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not to mention in the dining room where the clock was, oddly, always right.

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 Ah, the woodwork and the lights

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and the art deco stiatcase

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and the servers in those nice extra-long white aprons

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 rushing hither and thither...

 

Photos taken in Hotel Pariz, Prague and Art Deco Imperial Hotel Prague.

Ocober 2014

 


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