Winter might be over, but really it’s just beginning. The final season of Game of Thrones starts on Sunday, April 14th and you could say we’re a little excited. Many of your favorite scenes and moments in the series are filmed all over the world in gorgeous locations. You can visit these locations in real life and make a vacation out of it. Book a fantastic hotel, and you’ll have the perfect place to rest after a day of Westerosi adventure. Check out our favorite hotels near Game of Thrones filming locations.
Hotel Grimsborgir near Thingvellir National Park, Iceland
Much of the show’s scenes were shot throughout Iceland. Several famous scenes happened at Þingvellir, or Thingvellir National Park. You might recognize some of the scenery from the harrowing journeys of Sansa, Little Finger, the Hound and Arya. While you’re visiting Thingvellir National Park, you can plan to stay at Hotel Grimsborgir. This intimate luxury hotel offers a cozy, comfortable place to rest. It has impressive mountain views and you can even enjoy some hot tub time!
Heritage Hotel Life Palace in Šibenik, Croatia
Šibenik, Croatia served as the free city of Braavos. You can explore St. James Cathedral, which served as the House of Black and White where Arya lived and trained before returning home. If you want to visit this beautiful coastal location, there are many great hotel options. We recommend staying at the Heritage Hotel Life Palace. It sits in a reconstructed Renaissance building that is just gorgeous, and you’ll be staying right in the heart of the Old City.
D-Resort Šibenik in Šibenik, Croatia
Another hotel in Sibenik is D-Resort Šibenik and it is sure to impress. This luxury property sits right on the water and offers comfortable and spacious rooms. By booking a balcony room, you can enjoy amazing views all trip long. This hotel is a bit secluded, but it’s only a quick taxi ride away from busier areas full of restaurants and bars.
Enniskeen Country House Hotel nearby Tollymore Forest Park
If you want to get a glimpse of Winterfell, head to Northern Ireland and be sure to visit Tollymore Forest Park. This is where we were first introduced to the Starks’ direwolf puppies and also where Jon and Tyrion trekked north to the Wall. The nature views here are stunning. A short drive away in Newcastle, you can book a stay at Enniskeen Country House Hotel, which overlooks the Mourne Mountains. It’s a mountainside hideaway that offers a perfect place to relax.
Bushmills Inn Hotel
Finally, there’s the Dark Hedges, also in Northern Ireland. This tree-lined road serves as Kingsroad in Game of Thrones. You’ll want to make sure to take some photos here! We recommend booking a room at the Bushmills Inn Hotel. It’s a lovely boutique hotel with excellent service. After a day of exploring, enjoy a beer by the fire!
You can create your own Game of Thrones experience or imagine that you’re on set and part of the production by visiting these amazing hotels.