The millennial generation is anything but old fashioned.
Many millennials search for a more customizable hotel experience rather than booking the closest Marriott or the Hilton. The cookie cutter experience that the bigger chain hotels will not be entertained. Millennials appreciate a doorman remembering their name as they go in and out during the night. This generation appreciates a quirky style: comfortable beds embellished with oversized down comforters, minimalist chairs, and an open space with plenty of eco friendly fixtures. And, yes lights to matter! Extra points for a hotel with a light dimmer to help with mood lighting. Here are our favorite boutique hotels across the globe.
Tradional Khmer Style in a Modern Oasis
The Mane Boutique Hotel and Spa has everything millennials can dream about. Mane is an 18-room property inspired by the founder, Mane who is a Cambodian mother of four who started the hotel as a legacy to her children. The hotel is designed with Khmer antiques, artworks, and personal collections from the family from different generations. The art seamlessly merges with modern room finishings to create a modern Khmer oasis in the middle of densely populated Siem Reap.
Name: Mane Boutique Hotel
Address: Village Salakomroeuk, Sangkat Salakomroeuk, Siem Reap City, Siem Reap Province, the Kingdom of Cambodia
Feel The Marrakesh Vibes in the Heart of Sydney
Underrated luxury right next to Sydney’s essential eatery, Mr. Wong’s, the Cantonese-style restaurant with legendary Chef Dan Hong. Does it get any better than ordering your weight in food at Mr. Wong’s, then walking one minute to the lobby at The Establishment with your turndown service wine and slippers waiting for you? The Establishment is a 31-room boutique with an air of bohemian, Marrakech vibes inspired by the owners travels.
Name: The Establishment
Address: 5 Bridge Ln, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Home Away From Home
Mykonos has always been a buzzy destination, especially for millennials. It’s here at Delight Boutique Hotel where you’ll find a “care basket” of advil, orange juice, and chicken soup because Lucy at the front desk knows how bad your hangover will be after coming home at 6 in the morning. Waking up with the Aegean Sea from your room isn’t so bad either. The hotel is fitted with 18 rooms and each room has an ocean view, you’re welcome.
Name: Delight Boutique Hotel
Address: AG. Ioannis, Mykonos 84600, Mikonos 846 00, Greece
Outdoor Shower? Ok, Book.
Millennials die for eco friendly and sustainable living, you know, because they are all vegans and animal rights lovers! Habitas in Tulum is the right medicine to help settle the need to live in nature as minimal as possible. Habitas has 32 500 sq glamping tents sprawled out facing the Caribbean Sea. Yes, glamping. We are talking king beds, raffia lamps, organic bath products made of coconut and honey, and imported kilim rugs that take you straight to Morocco. The best thing is the private outdoor rain shower in the back, where you turn into a modern day Tarzan or Jane.
Address: Carretera Tulum-Bocapaila km 4.5, Zona Hotelera, 77780 Tulum, Mexico
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