Rooms with a (Selfie) View!
DoubleTree by Hilton Reveals Best Selfie Sites at Hotels Across the World
LONDON - Holiday selfies are as much a part of visiting a new country these days as sampling the local cuisine or relaxing on the beach - but finding the perfect spot to pose isn't always easy. DoubleTree by Hilton hotels around the world have carefully selected some of the best locations for taking a snap, whether you want to pose by the pool or look lovely in front of a famous landmark...just follow these tips and you'll be snap happy.
Best City Skyline - DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Tower of London
This hot spot from the rooftop bar literally towers over Tower Bridge - giving you the perfect spot for an iconic London selfie. Jump in the lift and whiz up to the 12th floor SkyLounge for 360-degree views of the capital. You'll also take in other great London landmarks, including The Shard, the Tower of London, River Thames, Gherkin and St. Paul's Cathedral. Unwind with a cocktail or dine from the delightful menu on offer as you soak up the beautiful view. Go at night to benefit from the bright lights of London.
Best Indoor Pool with a View - DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Lodz, Poland
Taking a selfie here will go swimmingly as the pool boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, with gorgeous views out over downtown Lodz and the beautiful Poniatowski Park. You can stay dry inside and still capture the view through the floor-to-ceiling windows. Just be careful taking snaps in the water that you don't drop your camera!
Best Taj Mahal View - DoubleTree by Hilton Agra
DoubleTree by Hilton Agra is one of the few hotels in the city offering views of the legendary Taj Mahal. Get a selfie with the renowned monument dazzling white behind you from the comfort of your own room or whilst you're lounging by the pool. This will make the perfect cultural selfie!
Best Las Vegas Strip Pool View - Tropicana Las Vegas - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Vegas visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to taking a selfie - but it's tough to combine the poolside lifestyle, the strip and the blue skies all in one. Luckily, the staff at the Tropicana Las Vegas - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel have found the perfect spot to do just that. Head out into the tropical garden beside the pool where you'll find it! Show off your toned tum in your summer swimwear or just look cool in the sunshine from this off-the-beaten-track vantage point.
Best Bosphorus View - DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Istanbul - Moda
The first Hilton Worldwide property on the Asian side of the Bosphorus, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Istanbul - Moda offers the perfect opportunity to snap a selfie featuring the turquoise waters of the Bosphorus Strait. With many guest rooms offering panoramic sea and city views through floor-to-ceiling windows, you don't even need to leave the comfort of your bed to soak up the stunning surroundings.
Best Beach View - DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Nungwi
When you're situated right on the white sandy beaches of the northern tip of Zanzibar in Tanzania, there's only one place to head to capture that paradise selfie and that's the beach. Perhaps pose at the pool bar or maybe in your snorkelling gear before heading out into the crystal clear waters? Either way, we're confident you'll have a dream of a selfie ready to make all of your friends and family jealous!
Best Workout View - DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai - Jumeirah Beach
Are you one of those people who can't help taking a selfie in the gym to ensure your friends know you're working out? At least do it with a stunning backdrop at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai - Jumeirah Beach! The gym offers floor-to-ceiling windows giving you the most breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf Sea and the iconic man-made The Palm Jumeirah Island.
Best Landmark View - Texas State Capitol Building - DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Austin, Texas
Head to the balcony at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Austin which overlooks the Texas State Capitol - the perfect place for your stateside trip selfie. After you've got this perfect shot, why not take a stroll to visit it in person, and whilst you're down there take a trip downtown to visit the Congress Avenue Bridge Bat Colony. Good luck getting a selfie with one!
Best Bay View - DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Tampa Bay, Florida
Posing beside water almost guarantees a great holiday selfie - just be sure to keep an eye on your footing or it could soon be an underwater snap. At DoubleTree's Tampa Bay property, you're right on the waterfront so there are plenty of options for taking a great shot. The hotel is located on the western end of Tampa, so you're within easy reach of white sand Gulf beaches via the Courtney Campbell Causeway too - another fine spot for getting a selfie.
Best Statue View (and route to free parking!) - Hotel Maya - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Long Beach, California
This hotel's award-winning design pays homage to ancient Mayan pyramids, and includes an agave garden, reclaimed wood, and Indian beds - so lots of stylish selfie potential! As it happens, the newly-renovated hotel is currently running a selfie promotion whereby guests who snap and share a shot of themselves with the cool Mayan statue will bag free parking for their entire stay!
About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 590 upscale hotels with more than 136,000 rooms across 48 countries. For more than 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has continued to be a symbol of comfort for business and leisure travelers around the world, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. DoubleTree by Hilton offers contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings and meetings and events spaces. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. To make reservations, travelers may visit doubletree.com. Connect with DoubleTree by Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,200 properties with more than 983,000 rooms, in 118 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 108 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.Download Article Photos