As part of its ‘2017 Year in Review’, Instagram has revealed the ten most Instagrammed hotels in the world. This is part of its annual showcase of some of the top #travel, #hashtag, #video and other popular results from its 800 million+ users this year.

It comes as no surprise that the most popular location for Instagrammable hotels is the uber-flashy, Instagram-friendly Las Vegas, USA with seven of its most popular resorts featured. Other locations include: Miami, USA; Singapore; and our very own Dubai, UAE.

Here are the most Instagrammed hotels in the world for 2017…how many have you been to?:

  1. Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 

The world’s most Instagrammed hotel also boasts the highest and longest infinity pool on the planet on its rooftop. With panoramic views of one of the most luxurious cities in the world, it’s the ideal backdrop for Instagram lovers to take a phenomenal shot, and has a following of 71k.

MARINA BAY SANDS

  1. The Bellagio, Las Vegas USA

Inspired by the town of Bellagio in Lake Como, Italy – this hotel is famed for its 8-acre lake featuring the ‘Fountains of Bellagio’ – its most popular feature to post on Instagram. It boasts 229k followers.

BELLAGIO

  1. The Venetian, Las Vegas USA

The world’s second largest hotel, The Venetian uses Venice, Italy as its design inspiration. Its famous features include architectural replicas of various Venetian landmarks such as the Lion of Venice Column, Rialto Bridge, St. Mark’s Square, and its Grand Canal complete with the option of gondola rides. This mini-Italy in the desert makes for some interesting Instagram shots, and is followed by 106k people.

VENETIAN

  1. Atlantis The Palm, Dubai UAE

The first hotel to open on the man-made Palm Jumeirah island off of Dubai’s glittering coastline, Atlantis is one of the world’s most popular resorts with 221k Instagram followers. Known for its outstanding leisure and entertainment options including the Nasimi Beach concert venue, popular ‘Saffron’ Friday brunch, celebrity restaurants, massive indoor aquarium, and one of the top ranked water parks globally, Aquaventure.  There is a wealth of Instagrammable features to be found.

ATLANTIS

  1. MGM Grand, Las Vegas USA

The most Instagrammed hotel in the world in 2016 – the MGM Grand has 200k followers. It is the world’s third largest hotel complex by number of rooms, and the second largest resort in the USA behind The Venetian. With one of the largest gaming floors in Las Vegas at a whopping 171,500 square feet and some of its most popular entertainment options including the Wet Republic Ultra Pool day club, the David Copperfield Theater (with nightly shows by the famous illusionist), the Hakkasan restaurant and nightclub and much more – there is always something entertaining to capture at the MGM Grand.

MGM GRAND

  1. The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas USA

Rated “The Best Hotel in the World” by Gogobot in 2013 and featured on the 2015 Conde Nast Traveller Gold List as one of the “Top Hotels in the World” – the Cosmopolitan has 126k Instagram followers. The resort features 3,027 hotel rooms, many of which have their own private terrace with panoramic views of the Las Vegas strip – perfect for Instagram. The hotel is known for its ‘Pools’ of three different types: a relaxation pool, day club pool and nightclub pool. It is also home to the uber-popular Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub, the top grossing nightclub in the United States in 2012.

COSMOPOLITAN

  1. Wynn, Las Vegas USA

The seventh largest hotel in the world and the flagship property of Wynn Resorts, Wynn Las Vegas has 171k Instagram followers, and has earned Michelin five star, AAA five diamond, Mobil five star, Forbes five star and Zagat Survey Top U.S. Hotel ratings, amongst various other accolades – owing to its being considered as one of the world’s finest hotels. The Wynn Golf Course is also the only golf course on the Las Vegas Strip.

WYNN LAS VEGAS

  1. Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas USA

One of its largest, oldest and best known landmarks, Ceasars Palace is an icon in the Las Vegas hotel and entertainment scene. Famous for its design based on the way of life during the Roman Empire, ‘The Colosseum’ concert venue which has hosted some of the world’s best performers from Frank Sinatra to today’s ‘Celine’ by Celine Dion and featuring in movies including ‘The Hangover’.

CEASERS PALACE

  1. Fontainebleau, Miami Beach USA

Opened in 1954 and again in 2008 after a two-year US $1 billion renovation, Miami’s famous hotel and architectural landmark, the Fontainebleau, is known for featuring in various movies and TV shows from The Bodyguard to The City, its glamorous LIV nightclub, and design features including ‘the staircase to nowhere’ aka ‘the floating staircase’.

FONTAINEBLEAU

  1. Paris Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas USA 

Last but definitely not least is Paris Las Vegas, the hotel and casino themed after the capital city of France, bringing a mini version of the glamorous European destination to the Nevada desert. It includes a half-scale tall replica of the Eiffel Tower, two-thirds sized Arc de Triomphe, and a 1,200-seat theatre aptly named ‘Le Théâtre des Arts’. The front of the hotel is also reminiscent of the Paris Opera House and Louvre Museum.

PARIS VEGAS

See more of Instagram’s ‘2017 Year in Review‘ including this year’s:

  • Top Instagram hashtags
  • Most-liked posts and videos
  • Most-Instagrammed cities and locations (based on geotags)
  • Most-followed celebrities
  • Celebrities who gained the most followers on Instagram
  • Hashtags that increased most in popularity
  • Accounts with the Most-viewed Instagram Stories
  • Most-used Instagram Filters in feed and Instagram Stories
  • Most-followed pets

Written by talkabouthospitalitycom

Senior PR Manager, dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa hospitality portfolio. Find out more about our core events: www.thehotelshow.com / www.theleisureshow.com

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