Spending a penny when you’re out and about can be pretty unpleasant if you visit a public loo, however, some bathrooms that are becoming famous for being fabulous – with thousands of tourists flocking to them to take a selfie.
#ToiletSelfie is a trending hashtag used on Instagram, with ladies and gents all over the world getting snap happy by the sink. With that in mind, we’ve analysed data from Instagram to reveal the world’s most Instagrammed bathrooms by counting the number of likes, hashtags and followers on the accounts.
From London to NYC and even Leeds – take a look at some of the most splendid loos in town.
Arguably one of the most elegant clubs in the world, Annabel’s – a Birley Club – has a global reputation that has been established over the past five years. At Annabel’s, membership is tiered: those under 27 pay a joining fee of £250 and an annual fee of £750, while those over 35 pay up to £1,250 to join and £2,750 a year.
However, if you do have enough cash to splash on an exclusive membership, you’ll be blessed with some beautiful bathrooms – and members can’t get enough of taking toilet selfies in here.
With an average of 352 pics snapped in these floral covered restrooms, it seems guests are spending more time powdering their noses in here than dancing the night away.
Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, Chicago
One of the coolest joints in NYC, the Royal Palms is primarily a walk-in shuffleboard club, SO WALK ON IN. Courts are $40 and are rented on a first-come, first-served basis, but again, it seems to be a price worth paying just to see the incredible loo’s inside.
When guests aren’t busy playing shuffleboard on the courts, they’re taking pictures of the flamingo themed bathroom, with 15% of the venues entire Instagram feed just of the club’s toilets.
The Mandrake Hotel, London
The Mandrake, an award-winning luxury boutique hotel on Newman Street nestled in the heart of London’s Fitzrovia, is the perfect base in which to discover the city. The luxury destination, which recently won third Best Hotel in Europe, offers the culture of Soho, the shopping of Oxford Street and the nightlife of London’s West End on its doorstep.
White, barrel-like basins, and gold metal tubes will make visitors feel like they’ve just stepped into a Bond movie.
Sexy Fish, London
Sexy Fish is an Asian restaurant and late-night bar located on the corner of Berkeley Square, Mayfair, serving Japanese-inspired sushi, seafood, fish and meat cooked on a Robata grill.
When diners aren’t being blown away by some of London’s most delicious food, they’re taking to Instagram to post pictures of the marble covered bathrooms.
House of YES, New York City
The nightclub is known for wild parties with strange themes, circus performers, burlesque dancers – oh, and for its sensational bathrooms. You can expect to see some bizarre things if you ever get the chance to head to the House of YES, which was created as a temple of expression dedicated to connection, creativity and celebrating life.
We aren’t too sure what exactly is in those bathrooms – but everyone who heads there seems to be getting snap happy – which makes us think it’s something pretty spectacular!
Most of the bathrooms were installed with tankless water heater which could allow customers to wash their hands with instant hot water.
Moving a little closer to home, swanky Leeds Asian restaurant, Tattu, also made the list as one of the world’s most Instagrammed bathrooms.
Inside the restaurant, you’ll find a huge pink blossom tree, which is also a huge Instagram hit. However, those who can’t resist a #toiletselfie also head to the pink infused bathrooms to strike a pose.
The Ned, London