With whimsical architecture and opulent interiors; these are most instagrammable hotels
Words Helen Brown
If you love to travel in style, these stay-overs should be your first port-of-call. Especially if you’re looking to jazz up your social media feed. From Parisian elegance and whimsical architecture; to breath-taking views and impressive infinity pools. Here are a few of the world’s spectacularly instagrammable hotels. Our selection features murals, breakfasts, incredible pools and spectacular views. They are just begging to be captured. Get snapping!
The Suttle Lodge, Oregon
The Suttle Lodge nestles within the Deschutes National Forest, on the bank of Lake Suttle. As well as breathtaking lake-side views this stay boasts a huge range of fun and games. Keep yourself occupied with boating, fishing, hiking, biking, skiing, stargazing and shopping facilities. Additionally, there is superb wining and dining to be done too.
Samode Palace, Jaipur
A 300-year-old maharaja’s mansion is the surreal setting for Samode Palace. Expect mirror-tiled halls, mural walls, marble swimming pools and regal, antique-filled suites. It is a photographer’s dream.
Urban Cowboy, Nashville
This B&B and Parlour bar is housed within a beautiful Victorian mansion in East Nashville. The bar and kitchen sits out back in the former stable house of the original owner. It’s one of the most instagrammable hotels because it uses globe-wide inspiration. You’ll find an eclectic mix of furnishings and trinkets to get snap-happy with.
Coachman Hotel, South Lake Tahoe
This new motel experience celebrates escapes to nature. It embraces modern style and convenience. And sits within a few blocks of Lake Tahoe and Heavenly Mountain Resort. the hotel is a retreat and gateway to the great outdoors. Cool off in the pool during summer and relax in the hot-tub in the winter. Gather for beers and share stories around the fire pit after a day out in the wild.
The Old Clare Hotel, Sydney
This is a 62 room boutique hotel that stretches across two iconic heritage buildings. Have a swim whilst taking in the vast views of the surrounding suburbs and plot your evening’s escapades.
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Dubai
This is the creme of the crop in a roundup of insatgrammable hotels. With eye-catching aesthetic and fleet of Rolls-Royce, Burj Al Arab delivers on decadence. The exterior may be simple but inside the decor screams opulence. Golden columns flank the soaring atrium and colours take inspiration from the elements. Further to this, there are lashings of gold leaf and more than 30 different types of marble.
Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris
A stay in the most romantic and stylish city in the world doesn’t come much more luxurious than at the Hôtel Plaza Athénée. It sits in the heart of Haute Couture, on the famous avenue Montaigne. Guests will find it to be in the ideal location for the finest shopping that Paris has to offer. As well as lust-worthy interiors, there are magnificent views of the Eiffel Tower.
Banff Springs Hotel
The Banff Springs stands as a proud landmark in the heart of the picturesque alpine town, Alberta. This is a year-round luxury mountain resort. It offers a championship golf course unparalleled skiing and an award winning spa. What’s more, when you’re done snapping the hotel, be sure to head up to the Banff Upper Hot Springs. They are perfect for a mineral rich soak and superb views.
Additionally, dining at the Banff Springs is exquisite. Menus are seasonally inspired and will satisfy all tastes. On offer are globe-wide cuisines. Samurai Sushi Bar & Restaurant is Banff’s best authentic Japanese Restaurant. As well as this, the breakfast and brunch at Bow Valley Girl perfected is worth writing home about. It offers dishes such as Apple Pie Oatmeal and Buttermilk Pancakes.
This is no ordinary resort. It’s an enclave of luxury in a setting of dramatic desert landscape. Guests come here for its remoteness. Surrounded by striking architecture and mind-blowing nature, this is luxury travel at its very best. aman.com/resorts/amangiri
The Viceroy sits majestically in the aptly named “Valley of the Kings.” It consists of 25 private pool villas and is a world-famous secret tropical hideaway. An infinity pool is always an instagrammer’s dream. This one is particularly spectacular. The Viceroy Bali stands within minutes from Ubud. It’s one of S.E Asia’s most charming villages. Guests will enjoy its leisurely pace and eccentric air. It also has lovely bric-a-brac shops, quaint galleries and cozy cafes.