The Lord of the Rings prequel movie – ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ – is due for release in 2012, but in the meantime fans of Tolkien’s little rascals can now relive their favourite miniature moments for a few magical days.
The Hobbit House of Montana is a 2-bedroom, 1,000 square foot underground bungalow complete with all the hobbit-themed paraphernalia you could dream of including hand-carved hobbit door knobs and a Gandalf figurine.
Skyscanner reveals the world’s top movie-themed hotels.
1. Lord of the Rings, Montana, USA
This magical tribute to the pocket-sized heroes of The Lord of the Rings may not look much from outside but inside, the tiny house boasts modern additions such as a king-size bedroom, designer kitchen and WiFi all built-in to the Montana hillside on a private estate. According to owner Steve Michaels, guests can even hang out naked if they want to, such is the secluded nature of the Hobbit estate – just don’t stand too close to the barbeque on the deck outside. Live like the King and Queen of The Shire in the ultimate tribute to Tolkien’s epic masterpiece for only $245 per night. Find flights to Missoula
2. Tron: Legacy, Jukkasjärvi, Sweden
The Tron: Legacyinspired hotel suite at the 21st Ice Hotel in Sweden is a chilling tribute to the neon-swathed Disney movie and an impressive feat of engineering in its own right. The 220 square foot room was inspired by the nightclub scene from the futuristic 2010 movie and contains a double-bed alongside 160 metres of low-energy electroluminescent wire, all housed within the hotel’s 21,500 tons of snow and 900 tons of ice. Find flights to Kiruna
3. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Fiji
Nicknamed ‘5,000 acres under the sea’ the Poseidon Undersea Resort in Fiji is the world’s first seafloor resort and an experience of unparalled depth for fans of underwater movies such as 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Poseidon. For a fee of $15,000 per person per week, guests can enjoy a luxury undersea suite, diving in tropical lagoons and an initiation in piloting a three-person mini submarine. Find flights to Fiji
4. James Bond, Paris, France
At the Seven Hotel on rue Berthollet in Paris, fans of the world’s greatest secret agent can live like a spy in the lavish and secluded 007 suite. The luxurious suite offers the kind of luxury Bond himself would certainly approve of, such as a 160cm large television screen, endless mirrors, a lounge corner for entertaining guests and even a ‘Golden Gun’ lamp on the bedside table. Remember to put the ‘do not disturb’ sign on the door if you’d rather not be shaken or stirred. Find flights to Paris
5. Star Wars, Matmata, Tunisia
The traditional Berber Hôtel Sidi Driss in Matmata, Tunisia is the iconic location of some of the most famous scenes from Star Wars including the moment Luke Skywalker is served blue milk prepared in Lars kitchen. The caved dwellings of the hotel offer basic accommodation for guests, but the jewel in the underground crown is the Star Wars pit which houses the hotel’s restaurant. Find flights to Tunis