Top 5 Most Instagrammable Hotels in the UK
Looking to book a UK-based hotel break? STOP RIGHT THERE. Often location and price comes top when it comes to booking a hotel stay, however one thing you should ask yourself before booking a hotel is… how ‘Insta-worthy’ is it?
Yes, you read that correctly. In the highly connected world we live in, it seems there’s nothing more rewarding than taking an arty shot of a stunning interior or sharing an awe-inspiring view with our followers.
What makes a hotel ‘Insta-worthy’ you ask? Read on to find out and discover our round up of the top 5 most Instagrammable hotels in the UK….
This exclusive retreat is loved by the rich and famous and for obvious reasons. Set in 100 acres of stunning Oxfordshire countryside, there are many photo opportunities here, from the pastoral landscape to the grand 7-bedroom farmhouse and quaint wood cabins. The interiors beautifully capture the country location with rustic wooden accents, vintage floral furnishings and cosy wood burners; not forgetting that all-important roll top bath! The Soho Farmhouse offers all the quintessential charm you expect from a British hotel and more.
Sea Containers London
The Sea Containers hotel, formerly the Mondrian London, sits on London’s Southbank, which provides excellent photo opportunities of London’s most iconic sights. Step inside a room at this metropolitan hotel to be greeted by Tom Dixon’s playful interior design using rounded finishes and pops of vibrant cerise pink. You’ll want to take a snap of the bathrooms decadent marble detail and rainfall shower. Still seeking more? Visit the hotel’s on-site spa, Agua, which features a dreamlike setting with warm ivory hues and beautifully sculpted furniture.
Crazy Bear Hotel
As the name suggests, this hotel is crazy! Its Instagrammable qualities come courtesy of fabric-paneled walls, OTT colour schemes and freestanding copper baths across the two hotels. Sip on a cocktail as you admire the faux giraffe head on the walls and catch yourself in the ivy-covered mirror staircase. A big plus of the Buckinghamshire hotel is its terrace, which features a pool good enough to make you feel like you’re in Ibiza (weather permitting of course!). If you’re looking to be amazed by the curiosities and eclecticism of a hotel, this is the one for you!
This former bank building in the heart of London features an astounding 250 bedrooms, designed with 1920s glamour in mind with ornate tapestry prints, walnut furniture and silk tasseled lampshades. The bathrooms, by Fitzroy of London, retain the effortless elegance of the Edwardian era with traditional brass finishes and harlequin tiled flooring. This hotel caters to your culinary explorations with 10 (yes 10!) restaurants, 6 private event spaces, a spa, gym and members club. Just think of all the Insta opportunities.
Oh we do like to be beside the seaside! The fresh air, fish and chips and calming aura of the sea makes beachside hotels like the Artist Residence Brighton a must visit! Admire the murals and quirky art-pieces created for each room by local artists, or grab a cuppa and take to your balcony to enjoy the sights of the decaying West Pier and i360. Expect to see retro styling, a mix of rustic materials and reclaimed furniture pieces at this hotel all with a nod to the spirit of bohemian Brighton.
Not booking a hotel? Check out how to get that Insta-worthy, hotelier-approved look in your home below: