The Shining Hotel is now open for weddings

Couples can now have their special day in the same place where Stephen King wrote his historic horror

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The Stanley hotel in Colorado, near the Rocky Mountains, is being turned into a key wedding venue… it’s also the exact spot where Stephen King thought up Jack – his deranged madman in The Shining.

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Not the best omen for a successful marriage, you may think. However, fans of the movie have travelled the world over to bed up in room 217 – where King gained inspiration for his horror movie. Perhaps we’ll now see some Shining-themed weddings at the venue.

The Shining novel later inspired Stanley Kubrick’s hit ‘80s horror flick of the same name, starring Jack Nicholson.


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