location: The Hotel Carmilla
Q. What is it supposed to be on the show?
The Hotel Carmilla, an exclusive hotel for
Q. Where is it supposed to be on the show?
In Dallas, Texas.
Q. When did we see it on the show?
The Hotel Carmilla (named after a fictional female vampire from an 1872 story) is a unique hotel made especially for vampires. It is sealed from all outside light, so that they can live a relatively normal life without worrying about the rising sun (e.g., they can sleep in beds instead of coffins).
Sookie, Bill & Jessica stay at the hotel when Eric summons Sookie to Dallas (after his maker, Godric, goes missing).
the events that take place at the Hotel Carmilla:
Q. What is it actually, in real life?
A real hotel - but not in Dallas.
Q. Where can I find it in real life?
A. The Hotel Carmilla scenes were filmed at the Sofitel Hotel, at 8555 Beverly Blvd., in West Hollywood.
You'll find this boutique hotel right across the street from the Beverly Center mall, on the north side of Beverly Blvd, just west of La Cienega Blvd.
this hotel does have a heliport on its roof, they did not
film the Godric's rooftop scenes
hotel has its own website, at www.sofitel.com.
Q. How the heck did you figure out where it was?
A. Fortunately, the company which booked the filming at the Sofitel Hotel, Filming Direct, understandably bragged about it online - which made it very easy to find out where those hotel scenes had been filmed.
Thank you, Film Direct. They even took before & after photos of the hotel lobby :
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