Where was A Murder at the End of the World filmed? The Fljot Valley Hotel in Iceland

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Set primarily in a stunning high-tech hotel, A Murder at the End of the World was filmed in New Jersey, Utah, and Iceland.

The new series from The OA creators Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij, revolves around a group of nine special guests and their mysterious host who are isolated in a snowy country house.

Fljot Valley

Emma Corrin, known for her role as Princess Diana in The Crown, stars as Darby Hart. Darby is an amateur sleuth and talented hacker who is invited to a luxurious retreat by tech billionaire Andy Ronson, played by Clive Owen.

Brit Marling also stars as Ronson's wife, Lee Andersen, and Harris Dickinson (Trust, Where the Crawdads Sing) is Darby's old partner and artist Bill Farrah, nicknamed 'Fangs'.

Welcome to the Fljot Valley and our spoiler-free guide to all the filming locations of A Murder at the End of the World listed in chronological order. We will be updating and expanding this report every week as new locations are revealed.

A Murder at the End of the World Locations

A Murder at the End of the World bookstore
The bookstore where Darby presents her true-crime book, The Silver Doe, is the The Mysterious Bookshop at 58 Warren Street in Tribeca, New York.

With its cozy atmosphere and shelves lined with thrilling tales by contemporary authors and classic whodunits, this haven for mystery enthusiasts specializes in crime and detective novels.
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Whispering Sands Motel
The motel in the first episode, "Homme Fatale," is the Whispering Sands Motel in Hanksville, Utah.

With its rustic charm and proximity to iconic landmarks like Capitol Reef National Park and Goblin Valley State Park, you can stay in one of the motel's comfortable cabins for about $100 per night.
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Green River bridge
Just before the driving scene in which Darby and Bill sing Annie Lennox's "No More "I Love You's," there is an establishing shot of the pickup truck filmed on the Green River Bridge near the River Terrace Hotel, also in Utah.
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Gateways to Newark
Darby lives in an old warehouse at 407 Mulberry Street in Newark, New Jersey.

In the sequence, some of the Gateways to Newark murals along McCarter Highway in the Downtown District appear.
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Caldwell Airport
Invited by tech magnate Andy Ronson, the guests board the private jet at the Essex County Airport, also known as Caldwell Airport in New Jersey.
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Kolgrafafjordur sword bridge
Once in Iceland, the convoy travels over the scenic Kolgrafafjordur Sword Bridge in the western Snæfellsnesvegur peninsula.
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A Murder at the End of the World Iceland
The next shot was taken quite far away from this peninsula, at the Múlagöng tunnel located on the road between the northern capital, Akureyri, and a town called Ólafsfjörður.

This location is situated quite close to the final destination of Ronson's guests and some of the locations of the fictional of Ennis in Alaska, which was featured in the fourth series of True Detective.
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The A Murder at the End of the World Fljot Valley Hotel in Iceland

A Murder at the End of the World Hotel
The remote high-tech hotel is located in the Fljot Valley, on the mountainous Troll Peninsula in northern Iceland.

The circular building is a digital creation, CGI'd in the place where the Eleven Deplar Farm is located.
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A Murder at the End of the World house
Although the interiors of the hotel look like they were filmed on a soundstage, the concept of the hotel is inspired by the Eleven Deplar Farm.

From USD 3,100, you can stay at this exclusive lodge, which offers a luxurious and secluded retreat with ideal conditions for viewing the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights).

Eleven Deplar Farm
Built in a traditional style with black wood and grass-covered roofs, the 11-room hotel also features a fantastic indoor/outdoor geothermal pool.

However, the pool in the series was filmed at the beautiful Vök Baths located in East Iceland, on the shores of Urriðavatn.

Sourced from hot springs, visitors can relax in the geothermal pools while enjoying breathtaking views of the Icelandic nature.
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Readington River Buffalo Farm
According to local press, the production was filmed at the Readington River Buffalo Farm in Flemington, NJ, which may be the location where some of the flackback scenes with Darby and his father were filmed.
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Mill Lane Tavern
The scene on the train tracks and the Morse code in the second episode, "The Silver Doe", was filmed near the Mill Lane Tavern in Rockaway, NJ.
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Ray's Tavern in Green River
The bar where Darby and Bill first meet in person is Ray's Tavern in Green River, Utah.

It seems that the rustic vibe of this place (for everyone) hasn't changed much since it was opened in 1943.
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Studlagil Canyon
The night scene in the third episode, "Survivors", was filmed at the jaw-dropping Stuðlagil Canyon in eastern Iceland.

This magnificent landmark features impressive basalt column formations and a blue glacial river flowing through the dramatic landscape.
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The Big Horn Lodge
In the fourth episode, "Family Secrets", The Big Horn Lodge is a real two-star motel located in the heart of Moab, Utah.

Its rustic charm and modern amenities, including the pool featured in the series, provide a comfortable stay for travelers exploring nearby national parks like Arches and Canyonlands.

For those who pay, a double room with private bathroom and refrigerator costs about $90.
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Stan's Burger Shak in Hanksville
The gas station in the chapter five, "Crypt," is the Chevron at the Stan's Burger Shak in Hanksville.
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Crime Seen
The amusement park in the sixth episode, "Crime Seen," is the Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey.

Famous for its thrilling rides, this is one of the largest amusement parks in the United States.
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1- Anonymous - Dec 12, 2023, 1:28 PM
The bath used in the first episode, part of the hotel, is Vok Baths.

2- Anonymous - Mar 28, 2024, 5:49 PM
Some interior scenes look like the geyser hotel in Iceland, but I haven’t found any verification of that.


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