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Kristen Stewart's 'home' as Princess Diana is an unseen royal palace-turned-hotel – see inside

The royal biopic, Spencer, is set at Schlosshotel Kronberg

Bridie Wilkins

Kristen Stewart has officially begun filming as Princess Diana in Spencer on location at Schlosshotel Kronberg, which was chosen to represent the Sandringham estate in Norfolk.

The Sandringham estate is owned by the Queen, while the Princess of Wales often spent the Christmas period there before splitting from Prince Charles.

MORE: Inside Sandringham estate, the Queen's jaw-dropping Norfolk home

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According to a press release, the film is set in 1991 and follows Diana as she "spends the Christmas holiday with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, and decides to leave her marriage to Prince Charles".

SEE: Inside Princess Diana's private home at Kensington Palace

RELATED: Princess Diana's childhood home at Althorp House unveiled

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Schlosshotel Kronberg

Schlosshotel Kronberg makes the ideal double for Sandringham – not least is it one of Germany's most majestic buildings, it also has royal links. It was formerly named the Friedrichshof Palace and served as the retirement home for Queen Victoria's daughter and the wife of German Emperor, Friedrich III., Victoria. What's more, Queen Elizabeth II's nephew, Prince Heinrich Donatus von Hessen, now heads up the hotel. Take a look inside…

Schlosshotel Kronberg Bedroom

The latest photo shared on the official Schlosshotel Kronberg Instagram account revealed one of the guest bedrooms. According to the caption, it was renovated by renowned interiors designer Nina Campbell, complete with elegant wallpaper and creative furnishings.

Schlosshotel Kronberg Deluxe Bedroom

A deluxe bedroom at Schlosshotel Kronberg comes with a separate lounge and dining area, as well as a bedroom.

Schlosshotel Kronberg Royal Suite

The Royal Suite of Schlosshotel Kronberg has been touted as "one of the most extraordinary in Germany". The space is currently being expanded to include a dressing room and new, luxury bathroom.

Schlosshotel Kronberg Saloon

The Schlosshotel Kronberg's Blue Saloon is designed for intimate dinners, and exudes elegance with large chandeliers and delicate crockery.

Schlosshotel Kronberg Bar

The palace has its own bar, named Jimmy's bar, designed with a warm, wooden theme.

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