7 Instagram friendly hotels in Asia that are #wanderlust

April 18, 2018
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    In the age of Instagram, choosing your hotel doesn’t just depend on having a convenient location and good facilities.

    In a survey conducted by Booking.com, it was found that almost half (45%) of Singaporean travellers say they get much enjoyment from staying in accommodation that’s “Instagrammable,” listing the lounge, the bedroom, the view and even the bathroom as the top images they’re likely to share.

    Check out these seven hotels — all in Asia — where you can get the best pictures as well as a relaxing escape.

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  • Jawi Peranakan Mansion, Georgetown, Malaysia
    2 / 8 Jawi Peranakan Mansion, Georgetown, Malaysia

    Georgetown in Penang is quickly becoming a popular destination for Singaporeans this year and a great place to stay would be Jawi Peranakan Mansion. The gorgeous traditional rooms provide free WiFi, as well as endless locations for the ‘gram with its exquisite tiling, traditional wooden carvings and antiques.

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  • Hotel Des Arts Saigon, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
    3 / 8 Hotel Des Arts Saigon, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

    Ho Chi Minh makes for a great long weekend and the ultra-chic, Hotel Des Arts Saigon, featuring French-Indochine decor with the owner’s personal art collection adorning the walls, is a great place to stay.

    Air-conditioned rooms sport classic wainscoting and wooden flooring, whilst the restaurant and bar come alive with its own distinct design, ranging from old-world glamour to inspired Asian street food market.

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  • A La Carte Da Nang Beach, Da Nang, Vietnam
    4 / 8 A La Carte Da Nang Beach, Da Nang, Vietnam

    Hot new beach destination Da Nang is definitely one to visit this year, but a visit to A La Carte Da Nang Beach might just make it hard for you to leave the hotel.

    The rooms are simple and contemporary in design, but what makes this property high on an instagrammers list is the most impressive rooftop pool, which offers stunning views of the sea and surrounding area.

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  • K Maison Boutique Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
    5 / 8 K Maison Boutique Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

    Less than a 10-minute walk from Victory Monument BTS Skytrain Station, K Maison Boutique Hotel features clean and contemporary lines that make this place totally Instagrammable from the lounge and rooms, to the on-site coffeehouse. This boutique hotel is also eco-friendly with its energy-saving amenities – it doesn’t even have an elevator.

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  • The Raweekanlaya, Bangkok, Thailand
    6 / 8 The Raweekanlaya, Bangkok, Thailand

    Experience what it was like to literally live like royalty in Thailand at The Raweekanlaya Bangkok in the Dusit region. This historic building was originally built in the late 1800’s as the residence of the royal governess of His Majesty King Rama VI. A home away from home, rooms reflect the heritage of Old-Siam and remnants of the original architectural design. The property also features a lush garden with a 120-year-old Banyan tree.

    Related: 7 kid-friendly activities in Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Katamama, Bali, Indonesia
    7 / 8 Katamama, Bali, Indonesia

    Opened by the brains behind Potato Head Beach Club (and sitting in their compound in Bali), Katamama is located right in the heart of Seminyak and is all about modern Indonesian design. The rooms feel like you could be in a very chic home – all designed and decorated with locally-made materials from its brick walls and wooden furnishings to its beautiful terrazzo tiles.

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  • Tijili Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
    8 / 8 Tijili Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia

    Another option in Seminyak, Tijili Seminyak exudes fun with vibrant pops of colour and geometrical patterns – it’s just a five minutes walk from Double Six Beach. Tijili Seminyak features an outdoor pool and on-site restaurant, serving a selection of international dishes.

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    A version of this article first appeared in CLEO.

    Photos: Booking.com

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