If you love using hashtags like #wokeuptothis and #interiorgoals, this list of the best hotels in London for Instagram is for you!
If you go to a cool hotel and you don’t post photos of it on Instagram, did you really go to a cool hotel? London is a photogenic city which has already a loving relationship with Instagram and on top of that, offers a great variety of luxurious and stylish boutique hotels which make for that blogger-level feed.
Below, discover the 8 of the most outstanding and best hotels in London for Instagram:
Designed by Charles Fitzroy Doll in 1898, this grand dame with the iconic facade and the luxurious interiors makes you feel like living in a fairytale castle! For anyone who likes a bit of Downton Abbey-style pampering, Kimpton Fitzroy is a dreamy hotel!
Instagram opportunities: The grandioso main lobby next to the marble staircase and the balcony with columns that made you want to go out and wave at the crowds like a princess.
Inspired by the streets of Covent Garden and stylish apartments in Milan, this 18-room hotel could stand as the definition of good taste. Mixing different elements and styles, the Henrietta’s interiors are a case-study full of ideas to copy.
Instagram opportunities: The colour palette (from millenial pink velvet chair to royal blue walls), the gigantic bed heads and the Wes Anderson inspired bathrooms.
The afternoon tea of Ham Yard is among the most insta famous tea rituals of London. But apart from that, it has its own history and is star in the Pinterest era, party thanks to it’s centerpiece- a specially commissioned large scale bronze sculpture by Tony Cragg and the library, with a large hand-picked selection of books.
Instagram opportunities: The library with a large honesty bar, the colourful eye catching textiles by star designer Kit Kemp and the room view to the vibrant Soho neighbourhood.
Housed in an iconic 1920s building, a former Midland Bank, The Ned combines hotel and membership club to a level never before achieved in London. The hotels interiors include 92 green African verdite columns and hundreds of preserved walnut paneled counters.Dominating the belly of the building is the bank’s vault, which has been transformed into a lounge bar.
Instagram opportunities: The vault, which contains over 3,000 stainless steel safety deposit boxes and inspired the design of Fort Knox in the 1964 Bond film Goldfinger!
Probably the most Christmas-y hotel in the world, Claridge’s offers high class services with elegant, lush interiors and has been a magnificent Mayfair landmark for years. And although it is famous for its art deco lobby, the real (insta)deal is each year’s Christmas tree.
Instagram opportunities: the most talked about Christmas tree in London, created by famous artists!
The second afternoon tea entry of this list is equally amazing but in its own way. Located between Hyde Park and fashionable Knightsbridge, the Berkeley embodies modern British luxury, combined with high hospitality standards and a famous conceptual afternoon tea.
Instagram opportunities: The Prêt à Portea a.k.a. the latest afternoon tea concept, inspired by the legendary fashion house Dior. It contains a kitten heel pump shaped biscuit, guaranteed to make your feed go crazy.
Over the last 3 years, everyone is obsessing over The Crown series. The Lanesborough Hotel’s seven-bedroom Royal Suite is a residence fit for a king, queen or head of state. It contains seven bedrooms and bathrooms, two living rooms and large dining room and views of Buckingham Palace Gardens.
Instagram opportunities: This lavish byr elegant suite will make you feel like a star of The Crown series.