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Barbiecore: Holiday Like A Barbie Girl In These Hot Pink Hotels

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Barbiecore: it’s everywhere right now – and, to be honest, we’re not complaining. It’s all thanks to Greta Gerwig’s hotly anticipated Barbie movie, a star-studded upcoming movie featuring Hollywood dreamboats Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, Sex Education‘s Emma Mackey and Ncuti Gatwa, alongside the likes of Simu Liu, America Ferrera, Michael Cera, Emerald Fennel and Kate McKinnon. If you’re hesitant to channel Barbie into your clothes or even your interiors, why not venture to a hotel where the work has been done for you? According to, searches for pink hotels have increased 190 per cent in the wake of this zeitgeisty trend. These hot pink hotels channel Barbiecore to the max.

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Barbiecore: Holiday Like A Barbie Girl In These Hot Pink Hotels

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Charlotte's Folly in Shropshire, a cute pink cottage surrounded by grass with trees behind it

Barbiecore X Cottagecore

Charlotte’s Folly, Shropshire

Newly launched and hidden in the Shropshire forest, this strawberry-coloured cottage has fallen straight out of a fairytale, with whimsical interiors, cute manicured gardens, and a surrounding of 200 acres of woodland. Designed in collaboration with interiors specialist, Emma Ainscough, the rooms are filled with personality, from the candy-striped wallpaper in the dining room, to the enchanting, baby blue bedroom nook with cloud-like ceiling draping and dangling star pendant light.

BOOKSleeps up to six guests, from £1,995 per week or £1,495 per short break.

Villa Paola, Barbiecore Hotels

Rose Tinted Romantics

Villa Paola – Tropea, Italy

This charming and romantic, adults-only Italian escape is pink-tinted and steeped in local history – originally part of a Franciscan convent. Fully resorted in 2000 by Lugano-based architect, Bruno Haber, Villa Paola is now a stunning hotel villa surrounded by beautiful beaches, citrus groves and vegetable gardens. The manicured terraces overlooking the Costa degli Dei – and framed by the hotel’s pink glow – would fit comfortably in a Barbie world.

BOOK: Double rooms from £250 per night, based on two adults sharing a double room on a B&B basis.

Barbiecore Hotels - The Ritz-Carlton Abama in Tenerife

Fly And Flop

Ritz-Carlton Abama – Tenerife

Tenerife is having a moment – almost as much of a moment as Barbie. Make the most of it at the Ritz-Carlton Abama, a quintessentially Barbie hotel and a vision in pink terracotta. A beach front oasis, the hotel is kitted out with everything you could need: on site spa, alfresco dining, and a whopping seven pools. Go for a week, and try a new pool every day.

BOOK: From £275 per night.

Carlton St Moritz pink corner suite

Winter Barbie Girl

Carlton St. Moritz – Switzerland

Barbie isn’t just a summer girl. For glamorous Barbie fans looking for some rose-tinted ski action, book the Carlton Hotel St. Moritz’s pink Carlo Rampazzi-designed Corner Junior Suite. With refined, blushed decor, a king-sized bed, walk in closet, corner sofa and two balconies – all decorated with rose accents – the Carlton is a chic and comfortable base from which to explore the Swiss winter playground of Lake St Moritz.

BOOK: Double rooms from CHF 880 (approx. £790) per night based on two adults sharing on a B&B basis, with 100 CHF (approx £89) food and beverage voucher per adult per day, butler service, minibar, service, VAT and complimentary access to the hotel’s spa. 

Barbiecore Hotels - Le Milie Rose in Paris

Barbie In Paris?

Hôtel Le Milie Rose – Paris, France

Romanticise your life twofold: this Barbiecore hotel is just steps away from the Louvre in the renowned city of love, Paris. With more muted pink than hot pink (rose pink, if you will), Hôtel Le Milie Rose is calming but undeniably cute, with pink pillows for sweet dreams, and a pink breakfast room to wander into once you awake.

BOOK: From £227 per night.

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Barbiecore villa Playa Flamingo, costa rica

Barbiecore By The Pool

Villa Fugata Flamingo – Costa Rica

For some hot pink privacy, head to Villa Fugata Flamingo. The clue appears to be in the name, but this villa is actually named for the beach it perches over: Playa Flamingo in Costa Rica. It’s very much Barbie Dreamhouse: an infinity pool overlooking the ocean, private decks from which to absorb breathtaking sunsets, and hot pink decor throughout.

BOOK: Sleeps up to four people, from £319 per night.

Barbiecore rental, la casita rosa, texas

Best Barbiecore Rental For The Photo Opps

La Casita Rosa – Texas, USA

Though it’s not quite Barbie’s hometown of Malibu, California, the beautiful La Casita Rosa is in Barbie’s home country, the US. Get the whole gang together for a Barbie-themed jaunt: this Barbie dreamhouse in Texas sleeps up to 12 people, and is a true haven for Instagram content. Splash around the pool or unwind by the fire – wherever you go, pink will follow. 

BOOK: Sleeps up to 12 people, from £2,634 for two nights.

Barbiecore Hotels - May Fair in London

Best Barbiecore Hotel For: Staycation

The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel – London

Hidden in the luxe, unassuming The May Fair Hotel – in the heart of one of London’s most exclusive areas – is a majestic, hot pink room: the Schiaparelli Suite. Who knew Barbiecore could be so refined? Whether you’re looking to channel Barbie, or just want to sleep in the lap of luxury, The May Fair has the right vibe.

BOOK: From £1,492 per night.

Barbiecore rental in the Cayman Islands

Waterfront Barbiecore

The Pink Beach House – Cayman Islands

If Malibu Barbie is your favourite rendition of the blonde bombshell, head to the Cayman Islands, where The Pink Beach House sits on the waterfront, with access to its own private beach. The master bedroom is pink, as is its toilet – but you’ll want to be sitting on the decking surrounding the private pool, gazing across the Caribbean Sea.

BOOK: Sleeps up to six people from £466 per night.

Barbiecore Hotels - Riggs Washington DC

Barbiecore, But Make It Political

Riggs Washington DC – USA

Another refined hotel with a secret Barbiecore room: Riggs Washington DC’s corner suite, with its own swanky mini-bar, was inspired by First Lady Ida McKinley, who loved flowers. The blush and rose room is grand, overlooks the city, and shows Barbie’s aesthetic at its most refined.

BOOK: From £259 per night.

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