If there’s a time to go big, it’s the holidays, so we’re in a blockbuster frame of mind. No one quite brings it like Tom Cruise, who has filmed the Mission Impossible franchise in some pretty incredible locations. Along with that comes top hotels, because Tom doesn’t do anything halfway. Here are a few favorite hotels to put on the list.
The Hotel: Selman Marrakech
The Location: Marrakech, Morocco
The Film: Mission Impossible 5
Not every hotel keeps a stable of horses. Selman Marrakech keeps guests entertained with Arabian horse shows as they lounge by the 262 ft. pool. characterized as high luxe Moroccan, the resort has an heir of sophistication unique to the culture in the region. Despite large and impressive grounds and amenities, there are only 55 rooms, which makes for an intimate and romantic experience. The art and architecture all come from a personal collection maintained by the owners. There are also health and wellness programs contained at the Chenot Spa which come personalized and utilize a blend of traditional and high-tech methods. It is one of the preferred hotels where Tom Cruise stays when he is in town.
The Hotel: The Four Seasons Prague
The Location, Prague Czech Republic
The Film: Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol
The Four Seasons Hotel Prague has one of the best locations in the Old Town. Situated around a bend in the Vltava River, the hotel yields impressive views of the Prague Castle, and nearby sites in the Old Jewish Quarter. Four different buildings with different design styles make up the hotel, each of which has a varied take on opulence. However, the Renaissance River Suites have the best views. If the weather isn’t the best for sightseeing, they have a neoclassical-styled but Czech-inspired spa. If the weather yields, there’s also a Four Seasons boat that takes you around for a tour of Prague.
The Hotel: The Hassler
The Location: Rome, Italy
The Film: Mission Impossible 7
Located at the top of the Spanish Steps in Rome, Hassler Roma has another prime location. It even has been described as the stairway to heaven. As one of the oldest hotels in the city, it has a unique blend of 125 years’ worth of history, as well as modern touches courtesy of a recent facelift. Though the penthouse suites and deluxe rooms might make you want to stay inside, the outdoor terraces and courtyard gardens offer the most stunning views of Rome, as well as an outdoor respite away from the paparazzi. As Tom Cruise might demand, the hotel is head-to-toe sleek, and sexy.
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Q: Where does Tom Cruise stay in Rome?
A: Tom Cruise stayed at the Hassler Roma Hotel for several film premieres, when he filmed Mission Impossible, and even during his wedding to Katie Holmes.
Q: Where does Tom Cruise stay in Prague?
A: Tom Cruise has been seen staying at The Four Seasons Prague.
Q: Where does Tom Cruise stay in Marrakech?
The Selman famously became Tom’s so-called ‘home’ during the filming of Mission Impossible.