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Discover the most Instagrammable hotels in Italy

  • Travel 101
  • By Kiri Gordon
  • Published 21 February 2023
  • Revised 09 March 2023

Narrowing down a list of the best Instagram Italy hotels is no easy mission. Italy is world famous for being beautiful and picturesque. The historical architecture and attractions in the world's most famous cities like Rome and Florence, the idyllic lakes of Lake Como, and the beachside beauty of Tuscany - Italy has it all.

We’ve managed to create a list of hotels that are so enchanting and magical that your camera reel will be bursting with images. This list showcases the most stunning hotels with masterful cuisine, jaw-dropping views and photoshoot-ready decor. 

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Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo

One of the most idyllic Italian hotels for Instagram-worthy pictures is Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo. This enchanting resort is located in Taormina in Sicily, overlooking Europe’s largest active volcano.

The hotel was frequented by some of the most influential figures such as Oscar Wilde, Truman Capote and DH Lawrence. The hotel is brimming with Insta-friendly spots thanks to its luxe ambience and tranquil setting.

Take snaps of the sensational views and sumptuous modern cuisine. The most spectacular rooms are the villas, which provide guests with awe-inspiring views and antique furnishings. The traditional style and elegant gardens will make your followers #jealous. 

Picture-perfect ideas:

  • Take candids in the enchanted gardens 
  • The majestic views 
  • Arty dishes at the restaurant 
  • Sipping wine from the oversized antique chairs 
  • Gelato snaps from the loungers 

Belmond Grand Hotel Time

Belmond Grand Hotel Time

Aman Venice Hotel - Grand Canal, Venice

The treasure trove of antiques at the 18th-century Aman Venice Hotel - Grand Canal, Venice, is in the heart of Venice. Just a short stroll from all the iconic sights of the Rialto bridge and St Marks Square.

The hotel is packed with backdrops for your feed, such as grand fireplaces, the Murano chandeliers, original frescos and Rubelli silk draping over everything. Dining is sure to make the gram happy, with extravagant dishes as well as incredible views over the Grand Canal.

Picture-perfect ideas: 

  • Book the Alcova Tiepolo Suite for the most stunning 18th-century frescos 
  • Take snaps in front of the grand designed fireplaces
  • Take group snaps from the beautiful rooftop lounges 
  • The lobby is a Renaissance dream for photoshoots

Aman Venice Hotel - Grand Canal

Aman Venice Hotel - Grand Canal
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Villa d'Este

Villa d'Este is located on the stunning Lake Como. Of course, there are the most magnificent views of the lakes, but this is also one of the most sophisticated hotels in Italy.

The hotel is incredibly grandeur, with intricate mosaicked terraces, imposing chandeliers, and the most exceptional artwork. Located on the lake, you can snap pics of the extensive stately gardens, fountains and lake vistas. Originally built in 1568, the hotel is packed with history and the most extraordinary architecture. 

Picture-perfect ideas: 

  • From the lakes on your own private boat
  • Dinner with a panoramic view at Veranda
  • Book a stay at the Queen’s Pavilion to be immersed in silks, antiques and artisanal brocades 
  • Take pictures in the flower gardens 
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Villa d'Este

Villa d'Este

Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria

Enjoy majestic views of Vesuvius at Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria in Sorrento. With blooming gardens, cobbled lanes and clifftop ocean views, it’s one of the most breathtaking locations in Italy.

The hotel is lavish with marble floors, giant monuments, paintings and vibrant floral displays. It’s old-school glamour with the most enchanting Winter Garden and the most impressive frescoed reading room.

Dining is an art with well-presented dishes that will liven your feed, such as Sorento lemons on tagliolini and pigeon breast with pumpkin. Rooms are photoshoot ready with chalet-styled sophistication and classic decor. 

Picture-perfect ideas: 

  • Classic views from the charming al fresco restaurant 
  • Take selfies by flickering candlelight at the Orangery poolside bar
  • Take regal shots in the library with the chandeliers and draping curtains 

Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria

Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria

Bvlgari Hotel Milano, Milan

Surrounded by the most majestic gardens and boasting decadent interiors is the Bvlgari Hotel Milano, Milan. You are surrounded by photo ops, whether that’s in the majestic lobby that will take your breath away.

For something truly unique, book the Il Gazebo, where you can dine in private amongst the gardens. From panoramic views of the city to the most glamorous hotel suites, your Reel will be packed with stories. 

Picture-perfect ideas: 

  • The Bulgari Suite has its own library, perfect for photoshoots
  • Enjoy the most sensational views of Milan
  • Enjoy some of the most masterful desserts at the onsite restaurant
  • The dramatic black and white curtains make a wonderful backdrop

Bvlgari Hotel Milano

Bvlgari Hotel Milano

Byblos Art Hotel Villa Amista, Verona

We couldn’t make a list like this without mentioning Byblos Art Hotel Villa Amista, Verona. It was practically made for Instagram.

The rooms burst with vibrant colour, unique art and the most magical gardens. The character oozes from the hotel with contemporary furnishing and the most spectacular 15th-century wine cellar to explore.

All the suites are full of vibrancy, but the Presidential Suite is the most lavish. With a grand fireplace and exuberant decor, your followers will love this as much as you do. 

Picture-perfect ideas: 

  • The vast pool is pure indulgence 
  • The food is vibrant and masterful
  • Head to the stunning courtyard for enchanting selfies

Byblos Art Hotel Villa Amista

Byblos Art Hotel Villa Amista

Castel Monastero, Tuscany

For unique pictures to elevate your gram, Castel Monastero, Tuscany, is one of the most stunning hotels in Italy. This charming destination is packed with history, especially the village, which is like being frozen in time.

This 11th-century building has the most astonishing wine cellar to explore and a menu overseen by the world-famous chef Gordon Ramsay. If it’s whimsical farmhouse settings you’re after, book the Villa Lavanda, which is surrounded by beautiful vineyards.

The cuisine is pure art with the most intimate and charming settings; make sure you book a meal in the Winery, where you’ll be whisked back to medieval times to tuck into authentic Italian fare. 

Picture-perfect ideas: 

  • Get snaps of the castle-like building 
  • Take a dip in the inviting pool 
  • Capture the captivating gardens 
  • Take pictures of the most decadent food 
  • Enjoy a tasting in the impressive Wine Cellar

Castel Monastero

Castel Monastero

The most Instagrammable hotels in Italy FAQs

What’s the most Instagrammable food in Italy? 
Italy is famed for its culinary experience. From sumptuous pasta, delicious seafood plates and, of course, the world-famous gelatos. 

What’s the coolest restaurant in Italy? 
Atelier at Byblos Art Hotel Villa Amista is a dream for any rising social media star. Every part of the hotel and restaurant is full of unique seating options, and art is bursting everywhere. 

Your Instagram is going to be #breathtaking on your trip to Italy. Book a hotel brimming with Insta-opportunities and elevates your feed to showcase your luxe living. Let Winged Boots help you discover your next Italian adventure today. 

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