A grand, inviting hotel has always been important for designing memorable meetings, but in the age of Instagram, it is essential. Here are seven of the world’s most Instagrammable hotels and tips for capturing the spirit of the place in your event posts.
1. The Breakers Palm Beach
Your guests are in for a treat if they are history buffs. Oil, railroad and real estate tycoon Henry Flagler opened this beautiful hotel in Palm Beach in 1896 and it is now on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Fall in love with planning an event here and Instagramming the majestic palm trees and cathedral ceilings. The hotel features a whopping 80,000 sq. ft. of total meeting space, multiple restaurants, a private beach and more than 500 guest rooms.
2. Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok
A luxury hotel centrally located in the heart of Bangkok makes for both a convenient place to meet and schedule a rejuvenating experience. This property features a picturesque grand entrance and stunning floral decor. From unique alternative spa treatments to world class dining, Mandarin has it all. This grandiose hotel features 20,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, coupled with 339 guest rooms.
3. Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, Florence
Nestled in grandeur of Florence, Italy, Four Seasons Hotel Firenze has much to offer. It features 30,000 sq. ft. of total meeting space and 116 guest rooms. Your guests will be in awe of this restored property, which features architectural details from the 15th and 16th centuries. The property is home to Michelin star-rated Il Palagio restaurant, a dining experience that will add sophisticated flavor to any Instagram page.
4. Hotel Emma, San Antonio
This property is only a short walk to the San Antonio River Walk and the Alamo Mission. The beautiful Hotel Emma, located in San Antonio, features 6,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and 146 guest rooms. Plan a meeting here and take in the beautiful rustic atmosphere this property offers, but don’t forget to snap a photo for Instagram. Hotel Emma was once a 19th century Brewhouse. The Supper, a gourmet restaurant inside Hotel Emma, is a great casual spot to meet.
5. Ritz Paris
A luxury hotel, a moniker that doesn’t capture the extent of the prestige of this Paris hotel, which features a Coco Chanel suite, perfect for capturing images of an unforgettable VIP event. No need goes unmet at Ritz Paris. Built right before the turn of 20th century, this hotel features spectacular vintage-chic decor. Fun Fact: Princess Diana spent her last night here. The Ritz features 10,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and 159 rooms.
6. Mondrian South Beach, Miami
With astonishing views of Biscayne Bay, Mondrian South Beach in Miami is stunning from any angle. Featuring 12,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and 215 guest rooms, this hotel would be a picturesque backdrop for meetings large or small.
7. Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest
This Lavish Hotel overlooking the banks of the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary is perfect to host an event. In addition to 8,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and 179 rooms, get a bite from their superb restaurant or grab a drink after the event. This hotel has it all, and will impress. Kollazs Brasserie & Bar seats 200 and offers eye-pleasing beef tartar (beef tongue with oyster-smoked mayonnaise, dover sole and strawberry soup with mint and lime sorbet).Or, opt for a delightfully photogenic Herend Afternoon Tea served in the hotel lobby with live piano music in the background.