Looking to embark on your next Insta-worthy vacation? According to Hotels.com, 1 in 3 Singaporeans are now taking to social media for inspiration when it comes to compiling their bucket list places. From castles to palaces to underwater hotels, here is a list of the top 10 most Instagram-worthy hotels: bucket list places* (Hotels.com findings based on data from 300 respondents in Singapore, just look at the percentage to see how many respondent voted for each particular accommodation) around the world to stay at for your next trip!
1. Most Instagram-Worthy Hotels: The Ritz, Paris (43%)
Located in the heart of Paris, this legendary 5-star hotel reopened its doors in 2016 to even greater fanfare after a four-year renovation project that was rumoured to cost more than 200 million euros. Featuring fine woodwork and delicate pastel hues, each room at The Ritz offers the refinement of the French art de vivre and the elegance of Belle Époque décor.
Address: 15 Place Vendôme, Paris, 75001, France | Average Price: S$1,974/night | Book Now
2. Most Instagram-Worthy Hotels: An Underwater Hotel (40%)
Fancy having dinner with the fishes in one of the Atlantis’ underwater suites? Situated along the gorgeous beachfront of Dubai, The Atlantis also features a 17-hectare waterpark with spectacular rides and slides for you to take plenty of selfies on.
Address: Crescent Road, The Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Average Price: S$480/night | Book Now
3. Most Instagram-Worthy Hotels: A Castle (34%)
Built in 1228, Ashford Castle has since expanded and transformed into a five-star luxury hotel on the Mayo-Galway border. There’s even a picturesque 9-hole golf course for those looking to play in the vast greens of Ireland and snap panoramic views while doing so!
Address: Ashford Castle, Cong, Co. Mayo, F31 CA48, Ireland | Average Price: S$419/night | Book Now
4. Most Instagram-Worthy Hotels: A Palace (34%)
Step into a 270-year-old Indo-Saracenic architectural masterpiece set amidst landscaped Mughal gardens at Taj Jai Mahal Palace in Jaipur. Built in 1745, this luxury five-star hotel features 94 rooms and six suites that offer guests unbeatable views of the city and palace gardens.
Address: Jacob Road Civil Lines, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 302006, India | Average Price: S$313/night | Book Now
5. Most Instagram-Worthy Hotels: An Ice Hotel (31%)
Rebuilt every year with snow and ice, The Icehotel is situated in the Swedish village of Jukkasjarvi. Chairs and beds are painstakingly constructed from snow and ice taken from the nearby Torne River. Fancy getting married? There’s even an ice chapel that’s popular with marrying couples!
Address: Marknadsvagen 63, Jukkasjarvi, Sweden | Average Price: S$228/night | Book Now
6. Most Instagram-Worthy Hotels: The Beverley Hills Hotel, Beverley Hills (29%)
Live the Hollywood dream for a day or two at The Beverley Hills Hotel. Located on Sunset Boulevard, the hotel has the honour of being the first historic landmark on Beverley Hills. You might even get the chance to stay in one of the rooms that were occupied by iconic celebrities such as Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor and John Lennon!
Address: 9641 Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210, USA | Average Price: S$809/night | Book Now
7. Most Instagram-Worthy Hotels: The Savoy, London (28%)
A panoramic view of the River Thames awaits your Instagram followers if you choose to stay at this luxury hotel. Located in the City of Westminster, The Savoy first opened in 1889 and is the first luxury hotel in Britain. With the majestic theatre of Covent Garden just steps away, you will have plenty of content for your social media feed here.
Address: The Strand, London WC2R 0EU, England | Average Price: S$797/night | Book Now
8. Most Instagram-Worthy Hotels: A Tree House Hotel (28%)
Immerse yourself in the African wildlife when you stay at The Sabi Sands Game Reserve in South Africa. Although selfies with the animals are not usually recommended, get ready for some extraordinarily close encounters with these majestic creatures. Located in the world-renowned Kruger National Park, you are guaranteed to bump into one of The Big Five animals during your stay here.
Address: Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Skukuza, Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga, 1240, South Africa | Average Price: S$3,585/night | Book Now
9. Most Instagram-Worthy Hotels: Burj Al Arab Jumeriah, Dubai (26%)
The Burj Al Arab’s distinctive sail-shaped silhouette alone will be an attraction for your Instagram account. For a taste of true luxury, be sure to enjoy a gold cappuccino during your stay in Dubai’s most iconic landmark, which comes sprinkled with 24-carat gold dust.
Address: Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Average Price: S$2,326/night | Book Now
10. Most Instagram-Worthy Hotels: The Plaza, New York City (25%)
Setting the standard for luxury for more than a century, The Plaza Hotel New York is a testament to timeless elegance. In addition to being an Instagram attraction, this iconic Manhattan landmark has also featured extensively in Hollywood movies like Home Alone 2 and Bride Wars.
Address: 768 5th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA | Average Price: S$803/night | Book Now
Made up your mind which of these amazing Instagram-worthy hotels to tick off from your bucket list yet? Special thanks to Hotel.com for providing the article and amazing hotel shots.