We all need a serotonin boost here and there, and sometimes, all you need is a little splash of color in your life to brighten up your mood. For some, this could simply mean adding some colorful wardrobe items or lip shades to your accessory palette. For others, this could be flipping your entire home decor from neutral to vibrant. If you’re searching for some inspiration, we’ve rounded up some tastefully hued hotels around the world that are sure to send your dopamine levels through the roof.
The Saguaro Palm Springs (Palm Springs, California)
4 Stars | Website | Palm Springs International Airport
245 | 1 swimming pool; Fitness center; Spa | 2
San Jacinto Mountain; Palm Springs Air Museum; Agua Caliente Park
With eye-catching pops of color dressing both the interior and exterior of the space, The Saguaro Palm Springs is bursting with personality at every turn. Sunshine yellow umbrellas and lounge chairs decorate the shimmering aqua-blue outdoor pool, inviting guests to bask in the scorching sun. For Coachella-goers, is there a better backdrop for your Instagram photo than in front of The Saguaro’s rainbow-shaded facade?
The Goodtime Hotel (Miami, Florida)
5 Stars | Website | Miami International Airport
266 | 1 swimming pool; Private beach area; Fitness center | 3
Ocean Drive; Art Deco Historic District; Lincoln Road
When it comes to being pretty in pink, The Goodtime Hotel does it better than most. Hospitality guru David Grutman and international musician Pharrell Williams joined forces with legendary designer Ken Fulk to create a design-centric, Instagrammable stay that imbues “a good time” in all capacities. From its playful pastel-hued interiors to its light pink-striped rooftop pool, guests can expect to be in a good mood for the duration of their stay at this hotel.
Angad Arts Hotel (St. Louis, Missouri)
4 Stars | Website | St. Louis Lambert International Airport
146 | Free WiFi; Fitness center; Bar | 1
City Museum; Strauss Park; Ellen Clark Sculpture Park
Angad Arts Hotel is, without a doubt, one of the most colorful properties in the Midwest. Here, you can select your room based on the emotion of color. For example, stay in a blue-hued room to relax and unwind. Or, if you want to feel happy and upbeat, select the yellow room. Other amenities include a rooftop bar, an art-centric and eclectic 12th-floor lounge, and the signature Angad Playroom, where guests can recharge, mingle, or play games and instruments.
Las Alamandas (Jalisco, Mexico)
4 Stars | Website | Playa de Oro International Airport
16 | 1 swimming pool; Beachfront; Bar | 1
Playa Punta Pérula; Isla Cocinas; Bahía de Chamela
Think pink at this gorgeous property. Situated halfway between the booming beach town of Puerto Vallarta and the more under-the-radar city of Manzanillo, Las Alamandas spans a whopping 1,500 acres along the famed Costalegre Coast. Here, guests can soak up the sun at one of four private beaches, indulge in a spa treatment, or choose from dozens of other activities (think kayaking, cricket, and nearly everything in between). Don’t miss the on-site Estrella Azul Rooftop Bar, where you can admire the night sky with a refreshing drink in hand.
The Inn at John O’Groats Hotel (Wick, Scotland)
4 Stars | Website | Wick John O’Groats Airport
17 | Free WiFi; Private Bathrooms; Pet friendly | 0
The Castle Gardens of Mey; Sand-dunes; Flagstone Country
Established in 1875, The Inn at John O’Groats Hotel is the reincarnation of the historic John O’Groats Hotel with some much-needed design upgrades. The Norse-styled buildings sit along northern Scotland’s waterfront while boasting dramatic splashes of color: red, yellow, green, and blue paint the stay’s exteriors, adding a playful touch to the nearby rolling fields of luscious greenery.
Pantone Hotel Brussels (Brussels, Belgium)
4 Stars | Website | Zaventem Airport
61 | Free WiFi; Fitness center; Spa | 1
Horta Museum; Scheldeland; Sablon
This hip, seven-story Pantone Hotel Brussels features bold, bright colors in every corner, from the ‘70s-inspired lobby to the on-site 24-hour bar, to the guest rooms themselves. (We wouldn’t expect anything less: The property is owned by Pantone itself.) Each floor has its color theme, and guests can choose their rooms based on their moods and color preferences.
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