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Millennials (those of us born between the early 1980’s and early 2000’s) are in luck when it comes to traveling in style. Many top hotels and resorts are taking note and catering to our way of life. Think tech-savvy gadgets, wellness amenities, local culture out the front door, amazing workspace environments, and more. From Phoenix, Arizona to Oahu, Hawaii, check out our five favorite millennial hotels to check into right now.
One glimpse into The Camby Hotel and it’s easy to see why it’s touted Phoenix, Arizona’s hippest new hotel. In lieu of checking in at a desk, guests can check in via a smart tablet that produces and sends a room key directly to your phone, allowing for a quick check-in process. (Though if you prefer the traditional experience, their staff of is exceptional.) Once settled, take advantage of nearby cultural attractions or opt for a scenic Camelback Mountain hike. While on the property, enjoy two uh-mazing restaurants, two bars (one with a hidden entrance to a pool room), a top notch spa called “Zest,” their fitness center named “JIM,” and over 23,000 square feet of workspace featuring smart technology. Bonus: don’t miss out on Sunday rooftop yoga at 10:30 a.m.
Millennials are constantly seeking adventure, which is why Rockhouse Hotel in Negril, Jamaica is a top pick. In addition to gorgeous sunsets and rooms perched above the cliffs, the hotel is also walking distance to downtown Negril, allowing guests to explore unique dining options and shops. The Passport Program is also not to miss, offering adventurous and cultural activities like Jamaican cooking classes, art classes where guests paint Bob Marley portraits, cliff jumping, drumming, Caribbean dancing, and more. 15 “passport” stamps will you get a sweet sweatshirt, while 25 or more guarantees an indulgent spa treatment.
Located in New York City’s historic Lower East Side, Sago Hotel caters to the hip millennial traveler that wants to enjoy the city like a local. Just steps from the best restaurants, top boutiques, and art galleries, you won’t have to think twice about partaking in local culture. Back at the property, enjoy a fun happy hour scene (or have a drink in your room from your custom stocked beverage cooler), take sunrise yoga, and escape the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple.
No trip to Hawaii is complete without a stay at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head on Oahu. Located in the foothills of Diamond Head crater, it’s the ultimate local island escape. From a personal fitness and wellness concierge to daily wine receptions, and even unlimited beach cruiser use to embark on your very own self-guided tour around Waikiki, Kapiolani, and Diamond Head, the amenities are out of this world.
A millennial favorite, Yotel New York has the coolest tech amenities ever. For starts, Yobot, the luggage-storing robot, will greet you upon arrival and whisk your luggage away and store it behind a transparent glass wall (pictured above) — which can be retrieved with the scan of your custom barcode. To maximize space within rooms, customized beds also turn into hip couch and workspace with the touch of a button. Other awesome tech-savvy amenities include free “lightning fast” wifi, motion sensor heat and AC, multi power points, and Shaggy, the brand’s mobile app that allows you to check in and out, view daily charges, specials, and more.
xx, The FabFitFun Team