Welcome to the most Instagrammable bathtubs on the planet.
It's easy to get swept up in the grandeur of a hotel's lobby, its bar, its world-class restaurant, and even its stunning landscapes. And sure, a hotel room's plush bedding can be inviting, along with its living spaces, views, and even minibar offerings. But there's a spot in every hotel room that deserves its moment in the spotlight: the bathroom.
Hotel bathrooms really do have the ability to make a vacation even more luxurious. Deep soaking tubs, showers with fantastic views, and high-end products to indulge your senses are all stellar ways to up the ante on relaxation. If you're a tub aficionado, check out these 20 fantastic hotel bathrooms that each come with a tub, shower, or accessories so splendid it's worth building an entire vacation around.
Auberge du Soleil, California
Napa is never a tough sell, but it's a slam-dunk vacation proposition when you book the freestanding Private Maison accommodations at Auberge du Soleil. The 1,800-square-foot bungalow has unobstructed valley views from every window, along with a balcony, which comes with a freestanding tub so you can soak in the water and the fresh air all at once.
Camp Sarika by Amangiri, Utah
A surreal landscape with towering mesas, slot canyons, and swirls of rust-colored sand sets the backdrop for this stunning glamping retreat from Aman. After a day of adventuring, guests can retire to their over-the-top tents, which come with soaking tubs that look out over the martian landscape, so you're never too far from nature.
Dollywood DreamMore Resort & Spa, Tennessee
If the Dollywood DreamMore Resort & Spa is a Tennessee gem, the Dolly Parton Suite is the brightest diamond. We're talking about a suite filled with bold pinks and oranges, reflective surfaces, and mirrors galore, all alongside a giant freestanding tub. While you laze inside it, enjoy the majestic landscape of Dolly's beloved Smokies before toweling off in a room fit for a country queen.
Higashiyama Niseko Village, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Japan
In all 43 rooms in the Higashiyama Niseko Village, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, guests will find an onsen-style bathtub just for them. Soakers will enjoy awe-inspiring views of Mount Yotei right from the tub. Even better, they'll be bathing in what is said to be some of the purest, mineral-rich spring water the country has to offer.
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, Louisiana
Every room at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, is special, but if you're into bathing, check out the Residence, a two-bedroom penthouse suite dripping with Southern decorative flair. The bathroom design features a large circular tub on an elevated stage under an ornate chandelier, along with plenty of windows and a playful black-and-white checkered floor to set an Instagram-worthy scene.
Grand Velas Los Cabos, Mexico
Ocean views? Check. A double-size Jacuzzi Fuzion bath that's a whopping 360 square feet? You betcha. A 650-square-foot walk-in full-body shower system? Icing on the cake. The Imperial Suite is the one to book at Grand Velas Los Cabos if you're seeking a spa-inspired bathroom, along with bonus extras like separate dressing areas and a Toto Neorest smart toilet with tornado flush, an adjustable heated seat, and air deodorizer.
Nobu Ryokan Malibu, California
There's a lot to love for bath enthusiasts at Nobu Ryokan Malibu. For one, each room showcases a handcrafted Japanese-inspired teak soaking tub. For another, said tub sits beneath skylights so you can be bathed in sunlight during daytime hours. Lastly, the bath is stocked with bamboo towels by Peacock Alley and bath amenities by Mauro Spina of Beverly Hills and The Detox Market.
Hotel Drover, an Autograph Collection Hotel, Texas
Everything's bigger in Texas — including its tubs. At Hotel Drover, an Autograph Collection Hotel, guests can check into the Presidential Suite and find a soaking tub unlike any other sitting underneath a bespoke crystal chandelier and over some attention-grabbing tile work. Shower people aren't left out either, as the room has a massive shower stall that may just be big enough for two.
The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, Florida
On the 9th floor of The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, guests will find The Ritz-Carlton Suite, which comes with a freestanding tub on an elevated platform, all within a fully kitted Italian marble bathroom. The tub has gorgeous ocean views right outside, giving the illusion of an infinity-edge tub.
Secret Bay, Dominica
Book a stay at the Ti-Fèy Villa at Secret Bay. There, guests will find a gorgeous little tub that sits under a massive picture window, making you feel like you're in the middle of the lush landscape outside. Feeling a shower? Bop over to the attached outdoor rain shower and listen to the birds chirp all around.
La Dolce Vita, Private Villa Collection, Turks & Caicos
In La Dolce Vita villa, guests can indulge their wildest tub fantasies with a standalone tub perched next to a picture window overlooking the cerulean blue Caribbean Sea. In this minimalist space, guests can also enjoy the white-and-gold floating modernist chandelier, providing lovely light come nightfall.
Sandals South Coast, Jamaica
The Overwater Butler Honeymoon Bungalow suites await at Sandals South Coast. Travelers to this Jamaican getaway will be rewarded with bathrooms complete with two sinks, large backlit mirrors, mosaic tile, and walk-in rain showers. But, the real jaw-dropper is the soaking tubs for two that sit on the private outdoor patios.
The Inn at Little Washington, Virginia
Head to The Inn at Little Washington, a home-turned-hotel dating back to 1740, for an unforgettable stay. Not only will guests enjoy several original details still present throughout the hotel, but they'll also get to soak in the jacuzzi tub surrounded by hand-painted blue-and-white Portuguese tile for a truly relaxing escape.
Round Hill Hotel and Villas, Jamaica
All the bathrooms at Round Hill Hotel and Villas are designed with sustainability in mind. Each is constructed using local materials and finished by area artisans. Guests will swoon for the exterior bathtub tucked into a private garden and adjoining interior shower, which boasts two rain-shower heads and a long wooden bench so they can sit and steam for a bit, too.
Baccarat Hotel New York, New York
It's hard to miss the Mémoire Elephant in the Baccarat Suite. After all, it's valued at $99,500. But it's also hard to miss the freestanding soaking tub in the room's white-marble bathroom. Guests can wash away a long day in the tub or in the deep, glass-walled shower, sudsing up with bespoke products like Maison Francis Kurkdijan Baccarat Rouge 540, created just for Baccarat Hotel New York.
Versante Hotel, British Columbia
In the sprawling 2,275-square-foot Versante Suite at Versante Hotel, guests can find panoramic views of both the mountain and the city below in every room, including the bathroom. A standalone tub sits at the base of the bathroom's floor-to-ceiling windows, making it the prime place to sit and relax, day or night. The room also features Calacatta marble floors and walls, just in case the tub didn't feel luxe enough.
The Roxbury Hotel, New York
Game of Thrones fans, this one's for you. Become a mother of dragons at The Roxbury Motel in the Catskills, in the Pendragon suite. Inside, find golden faucets meant to resemble dragons, which help to fill the grand 85-gallon circular tub that sits beneath a three-tiered high-crown chandelier. Once you're done in the bath, relax on the throne chairs or curl up on the chaise lounges and read or watch some Thrones on the 60-inch television.
The Roxbury Motel, New York
A hotel with bathrooms so nice, we're highlighting it twice. The Roxbury Motel outdoes itself again with its Genie's Bottle suite, which is an absurdist's dream come true. Sit in the 70-gallon tub, where you can watch the TV perched in the corner. According to the hotel, it took six months to make this "perfectly spherical bathroom made of marble dust and glitter glass mosaic tiles sloping up to the 'mouth' of the bottle," making it all the more worthy of a stay.
Grace Hotel, Auberge Resorts Collection, Greece
The Villa at Grace Hotel, Auberge Resorts Collection, is primed for relaxation. Here, guests will find a private hammam, a personal spa room for massages or facials, an indoor heated plunge pool, a gorgeous gray-tiled shower, and enough room for Zeus, Athena, and any number of Grecian gods and goddesses to convene.
W Nashville, Tennessee
Get some well-deserved rest and relaxation inside the Presidential Suite at the W Nashville. Here guests will find an oversized soaking tub that overlooks the city's popular neighborhood, The Gulch. Other excellent bathroom specs: floor-to-ceiling windows, a vanity for two, and a standing rainfall shower.
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