Round 2: The Most Instagrammable Hotel In The World 2020 – Luxury Travel Advisor

Well, this March certainly has been full of Madness... and it's only getting crazier.Round 1 of The Most Instagrammable Hotel in the World contest is over! Thirty-two hotels move on in the bracket to face their new competition.

The rules: Round 2is now open and voting closes Monday, March 23 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time.You can only vote for each matchup once per round. The winners move on to face their new competition, and so on, until a winner is crowned on April 8.

While this is certainly a pressing time for the travel industryand world overand the inspiration for this bracket-style tournamentwon't even be taking place this yearLuxury Travel Advisor is hoping to provide a fun distraction for those whose anxiety may be a little higher than usual.

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And remember: This contest is meant to highlight fantastic resorts from around the world. Please be sure to visit them and give them your business when it's safe and you feel comfortable doing so! We're all in this together.

The Plaza Hotel, the No. 1 seed in the North America bracket, moves on, defeating the Barnsley Resort by a score of 303-268, which represents 53.06 percent of the vote. Arguably New York City's most famous hotel is home to the iconic Palm Court, which is popularfor its Afternoon Tea and it's also Instagram gold.

Our top vote-getter in Round 1! The Roxbury at Stratton Fallswill give The Plaza Hotel a tough matchup after taking down Viceroy Snowmass 896-253 (77.98 percent). The hotel, ocatedin the lush Catskill Mountains, has introduced whimsical themed rooms at a former 1848repurposed Mansion. Here is The Superhero Incognito.

A matchup of underdogs! Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angelesdefeated Bisha Hotel Toronto, 327-192 (63.01 percent). The Theatreis the literal foundation of Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles. It's a restored, 1,600-seat movie palace from the 1920s with a three-story grand lobby.

DuntonHot Springsdefeated No. 4 seed The Hermitage Hotel by taking home 65.19 percent of the vote (339-181). It is aRelais & Chteaux resort set deep in the Colorado Rockies. The restored ghost town has 13 authentic log cabins with distinct characteristics, tasteful furnishings and magnificent views of the mountains and surrounding meadows.

Fairmont Banffhandily topped The Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club with 73.59 percent of the votes (443-159).Located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Canada's "Castle in the Rockies" has been openfor more than 130 years.

The Loren at Pink Beachwon its matchup with The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection by a total of 398-199 (66.67 percent). The hotel is seta tranquil section of, what else,Pink Beach overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The pool, rocks and beach make for an Insta-worthy pic.

In a very close contest, The Confidante Miami Beachtook down Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood by a score of 269-256 (51.24 percent of the votes). The 24-hour rooftop fitness centerhas the proper motivation for you ("The time is now!") and some great content for your social media.

The Beekman, a Thompson Hotel, in an upset over No. 2 seed Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, moves on after tallying 54.77 percent of the vote (287-137). Its one-of-a-kind architecture immediately captivates guests, the highlight being the hotels nine-story atrium, capped by pyramidal skylight, illuminating the hotel from within.

Last year's runner-up, the No. 1 seed in theCentral and South America and the Caribbeanbracket,Viceroy Los Cabosmoves on after defeating Grand Isle Resort, 384-144 (72.73 percent). Thestriking contemporary architecture and design is Instagram gold.

Tierra Atacamatakes on the 1-seed after topping Las Hadas by Brisas with an impressive 74.1 percent of the vote (349-122). All guestroomsoverlook the Andes Mountain range,nearby volcanoes and uninterrupted views of Atacama. And how about that pool?

Another bracket of upets! Guana Islandtopped Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection 279-158 (a total of 63.84 percent of the vote). Set along a ridge with views of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, the hoteloffers a quintessential island hideaway experience.

No. 13-seedSolaz, a Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabostopped Nayara Tented Camp with strong showing555-297 (65.14 percent)El Gabinete Del Barco is the indigenous gallery, whichfeatures regional artifacts, including thesuspended skeleton of a 43-foot-long grey whale. Woah!

Azulik Resort won our closest contestone vote determined the winner! By a score of 243-242 (50.1 percent), it took down Rosewood Little Dix Bay. At the resort, guest must cross a swing bridge to enter the Bridges of Tseen Ja restaurant, which serves Mexician-Japanese fusion. It's also great for the 'Gram.

No. 14-seed Nizuc Resort & Spahas taken down Atlantis, Paradise Island, 304-193 (a 61.17 percent share of the vote). Loungers at the adults poolare sure to be a hit on social media. Throughout, the resortfuses Asian architectural forms with Mexican materials and Mayan iconography.

We have two upsets in this bracket! Hacienda Temozon, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Temozon Surcame out on top in its matchup with Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica, 285-159 (64.19 percent). Talk about a unique offering:Surrounded by lush sub-tropical jungle, the Hol Be Spaoffers an intimate and exclusive atmosphere where you can distance yourself from the outside world.

In an impressive contest,Palmaa - The House of AAjust toped 2-seed Explora Lodge with 52.52 percent of the votes (313-283). At thewellness retreat in the Riviera Maya, connect with nature (and your Instagram followers) atAtlantis: Spa in the Jungle.

Round 2 in the Europe bracket starts with a battle of Rome! Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Hoteltook downHtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel with 58.26 percent of the votes (254-182). The hotel is located at the top of Monte Mario, high above Romeand the standout is this buzzworthy Jacuzzi.

The second half of the Rome matchup isHotel Hassler Roma, which defeated Kalesma Mykonos by a score of 223-202 (52.47 percent).The top spot for an Instagram photoshoot at the hotelisfrom the private terrace of the Penthouse Suite. Love the views of the city!

Topping Aria Hotel Budapestby a score of 361-108equating to 76.97 percent of the votingisLe Agavi. Guests can savor Michelin-starred seafood fare at the hotelwhile taking in unparalleled views of the Positano cliffside and azure Gulf of Salerno.

Tivoli Carvoeiro Algarve Resortsnuck by Katikies Santorini, 247-214 (53.58 percent) in one of our closer matchups! It boasts a cliffside location overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Portugal. The pool deck is our favorite shot.

Hotel Barrire Le Fouquets, in a tight contest, received 51.83 percent of the votes (255-237), topping Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo. Itoffers Instagram-worthy photo opps galore from Le Joy's lush green patio overflowing with fresh flowers in full bloom.

The brand-new nhow Amsterdam RAI hoteltook down Irish castle Lough Eske by a score of 371-247 (60.05 percent of votes). Here, an eye-catching explosion of colorful design details pleadfor Instagram-capturing.

Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisboahas defeated Dromoland Castle Hotel, 227-175 (56.47 percent). The new Sky Bar by SEEN offers views St. Jorge's Castle, the River Tagus, the Arrbida Mountains and the Lisbon skyline. Pretty good stuff!

Borgo Egnaziatook care of Kulm Hotel St. Mortiz 563-230 (71 percent). The La Corte pools are enchanting oases for the crystal-clear waters, local white stoneand Mediterranean gardens. Happy Instagramming!

Last year's champion moves on after defeating One&Only Cape Town with 62.4 percent of votes (239-144).Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantarais Insta-gold, even from its Entrance Archway.

Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotelhas taken down The Silo, 255-114, a total vote share of 69.11 percent. The rooftop pool isenvy-inducing for its vantage point over the city skyline and Chao Phraya River.

Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resortmade quick work of andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, taking home 80.18 percent of the votes (360-89).The resort is located on a dramatic cliffside over the Indian Ocean. Terraced architecture ensures ocean viewsand great photosfrom every angle. It now moves on to face another Bali resort!

We have a best of Bali matchup! Resort village Hoshinoya Balidefeated One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai by a score of 215-116 (64.95 percent). Guests canindulge in a breakfast picnic in the Caf Gazebo in the sky. Situated in lush, jungle green hills overlooking the Pakersan river, Hoshinoya Bali is ideal for guests seeking harmony and relaxation from the moment they step onto the property.

Hoshino Resorts KAI Sengokuhara takes down Raffles Singapore, 170-148, which represents 53.46 percent of the vote.Boutique hot springs ryokan at the propertyoffers Instagram-worthy moments around every corner. The best views are from your private onsen with views Mount Kintoki and forests.

Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resortdefeated the 3-seed La Mamounia with 75.87 percent of the vote (437-139)! Spend the night observing Thailands elephants in their natural habitat while sleeping in unique transparent, fully equipped luxury jungle bubbles in the jungles of Thailand.

Taking down Atlantis, The Palm is One&Only Le Saint Gran(223-142; 61.1 percent of the vote) Surrounded by the clear waters of the Indian Ocean, the resort is an iconic embodiment of Mauritius. The top Instagram spot on property is obviously the cabanas.

Down goes No. 2 seed Rosewood Hong Kong! Melia Ho Tram Beach Resortearned an impressive 74.01 percent vote share (373-131). Situated in Vietnam, Melia's most Instagrammable spot would have to be The Level Pool with its picture-perfect cabanas.

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