Sofia Coppola (daughter of the famous director Francis Ford Coppola, well known for “The Godfather”) in her film “Lost in translation” takes the viewer into a noisy Tokyo, to a luxury five-star hotel. Almost all scenes take place at the Park Hyatt Tokyo hotel where the main characters escape from loneliness. In the film, we inspect the entire hotel: from the main entrance, the pool and the fitness centre with panoramic views, to the guest rooms and the New York Bar located on the 52nd floor of the skyscraper. Special attention shall be drawn to the views that open from the hotel to the inimitable Tokyo. Just for the sake of such panoramas from the windows of Park Hyatt Tokyo, it is worth staying at the hotel or visiting legendary bar. The film received many awards, including the Oscar as the Best Original Screenplay.
- Where: Park Hyatt Tokyo hotel
- What: filmography
- Director: Sofia Coppola
- Starring: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris
- Year: 2003
Film stills “Lost in translation” at the Park Hyatt Tokyo hotel
Trailer «Lost in translation»
Hotel Contact Information: Park Hyatt Tokyo website.
About TOHOLOGY's “Hospitality Industry in films and literature” series:
The series is dedicated to provide an overview of different publications, professional literature, as well as movies, in which the one might see some popular hotels, the founders of the industry and famous travel companies. All notes of the series →
Solo Sokos Hotel Torni in Helsinki is a historic hotel located in the design district of the capital city of Finland. Being opened in 1931, this hotel was the tallest building in the country for more than 40 years.
As traffic between Finland and Russia is growing day by day and the number of travellers increases rapidly, there is a certain need of finding the right transportation. In this inspection we would like to concentrate on shuttle buses Lux Express.
The Plaza Hotel has appeared in a well-known film “Home alone 2”. The true luxury hotel was presented as the most attractive and the best hotel in New York City.
Apple is going to open its first hotel in 2022 in Austin, Texas. It remains unclear which chain will operate the 192-room hotel. The six-storey building will be erected on the territory of Apple’s new campus, which has been under construction close to the Mac Pro manufacturing site since November, 2019.