HOTELS WITH #NOFILTERNEEDED

Hotels.com reveals 10 of the most Instagrammable hotels around the world

DALLAS, April 23, 2018 Insta-travel is the new norm, as vacationers seek out the world’s most picture-perfect hotels and plan their trips around snapping the perfect ‘Gram. One in six* admit they chose a hotel based on its potential social media ‘brag-ability’, so to celebrate the most brag-worthy hotels in its portfolio, Hotels.com® has revealed 10 of the most Instagrammable hotels around the world.

The recent Mobile Travel Tracker report from Hotels.com found that millennials are spending on average 80 minutes a day on social media while on vacation and two thirds are glued to Instagram, so it’s no surprise that capturing the perfect shot is high on travelers’ list.

Johan Svanstrom, president of Hotels.com said, “We all know the drill: You walk into your hotel room and before you’ve even checked out the mini bar, you’re setting up the perfect shot of the room and the crisp linen for Instagram.”

“Our annual Hotels.com Mobile Travel Tracker report has revealed that now one in six people globally are choosing their next vacation destination based on social media #inspo. That’s why we thought it was time to create our own round-up of hotel hot shots.”

Beautiful balcony views, jaw-dropping bathrooms, statement staircases and rooftop pools each feature in the top 10.  From London and Paris to Bangkok and Bali, Hotels.com aims to fill your feed with hearts, likes and envy-inducing comments, with these 10 insanely Instagrammable hotels. Watch out world, your Instagram feed is about to get even more striking. #winning

 

  1. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London; UK – Statement Staircase

Hotels.com review rating: 8.8 out of 10

Breath-taking, picture-perfect and majestic. The iconic staircase, familiar to many from the Spice Girls’ Wannabe music video, has been widely bragged about on social media. Get a friend to snap you gliding down these in your fresh holiday fashion for the ultimate envy-inducing post.

Rooms from $245 per room per night. **

  1. Hotel Plaza Athenee; Paris – A Room with a View

 Hotels.com review: 9.6 out of 10

A view so romantic, it even made Carrie Bradshaw squeal on Sex and the City. This quintessential Instagram photo will have your followers commenting #epic #wow. The rooms’ views of the Eiffel Tower, contrasted against the bright red flowers, the oh-so-Francais white shutters and a blue sky have become one of the most Instagrammed hotel shots.

Rooms from $1,076 per room per night. **

  1. Conrad Maldives Rangali Island; Maldives – The Underwater Restaurant

 Hotels.com review: 9.2 out of 10

Sixteen feet below sea level, the Ithaa undersea restaurant will have you ‘walking on water’. With 180-degree panoramic views, there are an endless number of angles to capture that perfect ‘Gram. Serving up a six-course luxury dinner, there will be plenty for you to ‘snap’ #nofilterneeded.

Rooms from $900 per room per night. **

  1. Hotel Fasano; Rio De Janeiro – The Perfect Pool Shot

Hotels.com review: 9.2 out of 10

Snap a ‘Gram at one of the best rooftop pools in Rio, with Cradle Mountain in the background. A must-see sight in Brazil, social media lovers can capture this pic while posing poolside.

Rooms from $506 per room per night. **

 

  1. Jade Mountain Resort; St Lucia – The Beautiful Bathroom Snap

 Hotels.com review: 10.0 out of 10

Could a bathroom view be more inviting? Making waves among your followers, this epic view has become a hot-spot to capture a ‘Gram. With its stunning Caribbean views, luxurious setting and the air of ultimate indulgence, this bathroom is a must-soak and must-snap for travelers.

Rooms from $1,480 per room per night. **

  1. Villa Saraswati; Bali – The Exclusive Luxury Shot

Hotels.com review: 8.8 out of 10

Perfect for a relaxation Instagram; these luxurious villas in Ubud exude exclusivity, leaving followers craving warm weather and a tranquil escape. You don’t need to be a celebrity to Instagram a shot of this hotel – but a good one might just make you famous!

Rooms from $141 per room per night. **

  1. Barcelo Malaga; Malaga – The Playground Lobby

Hotels.com review: 8.8 out of 10

They say first impressions last forever and entering the Barcelo Malaga will certainly leave you wowed. Thanks to the giant stainless-steel slide, known in Spanish as EDHA (la Estructura Deslizante para Humanos Atrevidos), meaning ‘sliding structure for daring humans’, guests can check in to their stay in style.

Rooms from $102 per room per night. **

  1. The Icehotel; Sweden – Ice, Ice, Bed…

Hotels.com review: 8.6 out of 10

If you have ever needed a post to take your profile to the next level, this is it. Almost everything in The Icehotel is (unsurprisingly) made of ice, with each suite being individually themed and hand carved by artists from around the world. It really is a one of a kind stay.

Rooms from $168 per room per night. **

 

  1. Bellagio Casino; Las Vegas – The Ultimate Location Tag

Hotels.com review: 8.6 out of 10

This luxury hotel is established as a celebrity home away from home and attracts hundreds of thousands of social media lovers a year. ‘Gram an image near the iconic water fountains or inside the mesmerizing rooms to give your followers FOMO.

Rooms from $169 per room per night. **

 

  1. Lebua at State Tower; Bangkok – The Ultimate Bar

Hotels.com review: 8.8 out of 10

The sky’s the limit! Bangkok’s Sky Bar is located at the top of the State Tower and with panoramic views that go on for miles, it makes the perfect Insta shot. Made famous by The Hangover franchise, you can try to recreate some epic scenes with your Wolf Pack to rack up those ‘likes’.

Rooms from $158 per room per night. **

Start your next adventure and book yourself into an Instagram worthy hotel by downloading the Hotels.com mobile app to choose from hundreds of thousands of places to stay around the world.

 

Notes to Editors

*Mobile Travel Tracker research conducted by One Poll in November 2017. Data based on 9,000 respondents across 30 countries and territories.

**Hotel prices are per room per night, subject to availability and include tax. All prices quoted are ‘from’ prices and are accurate as of April 18, 2018.

Additional Hotels

  1. Danubius Hotel Gellert; Budapest – Home of History

Hotels.com review: 7.8 out of 10

Now this is a guaranteed ‘double tap’ image. One hundred years old, the famous Hotel Gellert showcases stunning early 20th century architecture. Located within walking distance of thermal baths, a castle and the Budapest city centre, guests can snap a picture of themselves alongside others.

 

  1. Hotel Marques De Riscal; Spain – The Most Rogue Roof

Hotels.com review 9.4 out of 10

Scenery, spas and wine, are the perfect combination to brighten up your grid and you can find it all here. Located in the wine growing region La Rioja, surrounded by stunning vineyards there is not much more you could want- unless you want a spa day (but they also have that too).

 

  1. Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort; China – Shape it like you mean it

Hotels.com review 9.6 out of 10

China’s magnet shaped hotel has been nicknamed the ‘doughnut’ for obvious reasons and is one of the world’s most unusually shaped hotels. Twenty-seven floors above water and two below (to create a full oval), it a true marvel that will definitely encourage a few ‘double taps’.

 

  1. Quinta Real Zacatecas; Mexico – Buckle up for the best bullfighting ring

Hotels.com review 9.2 out of 10

This 19th century hotel will give you some of the best Insta stories, with its stunning architecture and beautiful designs. With the last bull fight taking place in 1975, the restaurant now overlooks the old arena and the bar is where the bullpens used to be. This is the only option for an authentic Mexican post.

 

  1. The Caves; Jamaica – Cascading Caves

Hotels.com review 9.8 out of 10

When in need of a dramatic post that will get those red hearts flooding in, The Caves is the place to visit. Located on a cliffside in Negril, this hotel lets you ramp up the romance with a candle lit dinner in one of the private caves #romanceme.

 

  1. Crazy Bear; Oxfordshire – Quirkiest interiors

Hotels.com review 7 out of 10

Every room here is a #Instadream, with wacky designs it will give your grid a side of luxury and a hint of weird. Inspired by the Moulin Rouge there is a staircase decorated with foliage painted in 24-carat gold leaf, Persian pony skin on the walls of the bar and hanging chandeliers. If weird is what you are looking for, look no further.

 

  1. The Liberty; Boston – The jazziest jail cells in the world

Hotels.com review 9 out of 10

If you are aiming for a ‘badass’ kind of post, one from an old jailhouse could do the trick. Complete with vestiges of jail cells, catwalks and three-story arched windows it will be (hopefully) the most authentic jail-stay you ever have.

 

 

  1. Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa; India – The most serene spas

Hotels.com review 9 out of 10

When the #Instalife gets too much, this luxurious hotel will rejuvenate you to your true influencer status. Set within acres of stunning gardens and sparkling lagoons it creates the perfect backdrop for any shot. You will leave relaxed and revitalized, ready for a #Instatakeover.

 

 

  1. Radisson Blu Hotel; Berlin – Luxurious lobbies

Hotels.com review 9.2 out of 10

When that grid is in need of a refresh, the Radisson Blu in Berlin has the answer. With the world’s largest freestanding aquarium located in the lobby, you won’t be short of shots. Containing over 1,500 tropical fish, the perfect Instagram post is literally in front of you.

 

 

  1. Grand Hotel Tremezzo; Italy  Pool Side Bliss

Hotels.com review: 10 out of 10

Let’s just take a moment to admire this pool. Floating on the edge of Lake Como, The Grand Hotel’s pool is a location hot spot.  Picture a tranquil oasis that offers guests a floating pool, private beach and quintessential European umbrellas, this Instagram post will be #pictureperfect.

 

 

About Hotels.com®
Hotels.com is the place to go if you’re looking for a place to stay. We really love travel and we know you do too. That’s why we make it really easy to book with us. With hundreds of thousands of places to stay around the world and 90 local websites in 41 languages, Hotels.com has it all. So, whether you’re looking for value in Vegas, treehouses in Thailand or villas in Venezuela, it’s all just a click away.  And with our “Reward-winning” loyalty program you earn free* nights while you sleep and get access to instant savings like Secret Prices…what could be better? Booking just got smarter too. With over 25 million real guest reviews and an app so easy to use that it’s been downloaded more than 60 million times, you can be sure to find the perfect place for you.

*Free night does not include taxes and fees.

© Hotels.com, LP. All rights reserved. Hotels.com and the Hotels.com logo are trademarks of Hotels.com, LP.  All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. CST# 2083949-50