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31 of the Most Colorful Venues from Around the World

Seriously guys, considering the shade of one simple dress #broketheinternet - both headlining news stories and causing mostly sane adults to question reality and their eyesight, we’d say color sure is a big deal in 2015.  Once thought to be relegated to tropical sunny weather, we’re seeing these perfect pops of color crop up from the cool coast of California to chic chalets in France. As we prefer our world view through rose-colored glasses anyway, we’ve rounded up 31 candy-colored, sweet spun-sugar shades of gathering spots from all over the globe to spice up your Insta feed and wet your design whistle. Sunny, cheerful and sweeter than summertime popsicles or a box of pastel macaroons, we defy you to get through this round-up without a smile on your face and inspiration in your heart. 
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Hotel Condesa DF

Mexico City, Mexico
Pistachio colored walls make for a perfect party spot at Hotel Condesa DF where “bohemian spirit meets contemporary design."
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The Greenbrier

White Sulphur Springs, WV
The Greenbrier certainly lives up to it’s nome de plume, interspersing it’s namesake color throughout the entirety of the hotel dating back to 1778.
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The Fig House

A beautifully bespoke event venue in Los Angeles, The Fig House's jewel-toned hues are courtesy of HGTV design darling, Emily Henderson.
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photo Studio Neon

Studio Neon

Paint your party in pops of color at Studio Neon, an eclectic Sydney warehouse, restaurant (The "Guesterant"), private event venue, photography studio or blank canvas. It's available for wherever your candy-colored imagination may take you. 
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Halcyon House

Cabarita Beach New South Wales, Australia
Design worshippers we have found your newest deity. The stunning Halcyon House does blue so well it's even found inlaid in the backgammon sets provided on rare rainy days. From stripes to shibori, perfectly curated wall galleries to ikat lampshades, mix-mastering texture and shades are the name of this gorgeous getaway's game. 

760 Westside Arts Center

760 Westside Arts Center is Atlanta’s answer to any colorful soiree question. 

SoHo House Berlin

Berlin, Germany
Replete with richly decorated emerald interiors in a central location overlooking Alexanderplatz, at SoHo House Berlin you can host a fabulous celebration in the heart of a vibrant city.
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Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Houses on houses on houses. A memorable meeting place, indeed.  Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam is a lively & colorful stacking of various examples of the traditional houses found in the Zaan region, a literal example of local culture and craft.
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Kemble Inn

Kemble Inn is a traditional bed & breakfast in the Berkshires, but with a style that can only be described as Ralph Lauren meets Kelly Wearstler. We like. Styled by MStarr Event Design
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photo Don Chido

Don Chido

Host a dinner party at perfectly cool & colorful Don Chido’s (“Mr. Cool” to you) Mexican eatery in the heart of seaside San Diego. Authentic, stylish & includes perusal of a “drink bible” containing the tastiest of tequilas and magnificent of mescals. Ole!
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photo Zach Benson

Fairweather

A hidden-gem-bar-within-a-bar, Fairweather overlooks Petco Park. Watch a Padres game with your pals while having a hand-crafted libation or two, luxuriating under a living wall against sparkling turquoise tiles.
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photo Raine Chism

Blanton Museum of Art

Blanton Museum of Art happens to be one of the most exclusive university museums in the country housing over 17,000 works of modern and contemporary American and Latin American art... it also happens to have the sweetest sea-worthy blue wall we ever did see. 
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photo Hotel Havana

Hotel Havana

Spice up your San Antonio nights, Hotel Havana reflects the colorful Cuban culture of it's spirit animal city. 
offers are fun
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photo Le Sirenuse

Le Sirenuse

Heed the siren-red call of perfect Postiano hotel, Le Sirenuse.  Dine at on-site restaurant La Sponda - lit at night by over 400 candles with views of the amazing Amalfi Coast or head to the recently opened Franco's bar for seaside cocktails (pictured above). 
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El Fenn

Orange you glad we found the fabulous El Fenn? One of our Moroccan mainstays, magnificent mandarin shades compliment muted desert tones at this magical Marrakech hideaway. 
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G & V Hotel Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland
Five star luxury meets inspired pops of color for a gathering of afternoon tea with a twist at G & V Hotel Edinburgh. Make sure and order the refreshing mini pina colada ice lollies as well as the more traditional delicate finger sandwiches and homemade scones.
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photo Sketch

Sketch

This pretty in pink Sketch London lady is a dressed up destination for foodies, artistes and music lovers alike. 
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The Mills House

Cotton candy pastel prettiness prevails at The Mills House in charming Charleston.
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Hotel Henriette

Paris, France
If meringue is a color, tickle us pastel. The sweestest, soothing color-combos from Hotel Henriette, the latest in Parisian boutique chic. 
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Playa Grande Beach Club

Dominican Republic
The clubhouse at the Dominican Republic Playa Grande Beach Club & boutique hotel as designed by Celerie Kemble of Celerie Interiors has an ice cream island dream of a ceiling. Dear Playa Grande Beach Club, you have now reached the top of our dream wedding destination bucket list. BOOM. 
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photo Dormy House

Dormy House

Worcestershire, UK
Delicious pops of pink and floral make the English country Dormy House feel like the most perfect home, maybe ever. 
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Rosas & Xocolate

Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
An entire hotel conceptualized around cocoa & roses (named for the owner's mother, not the flower, but still)!? Shades of sensual pinks pervade throughout this romantic retreat in Mexico's Yucatan region.  Photo: Admiring Distance
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Uxua Casa Hotel & Spa

Half of UXUA's casas date back 500-years. Besides these brilliant, bright casas you'll stay "in style and comfort, and with an ethos of sustainability. Expect 5-star hotel service, a stunning rustic beach lounge, and an innovative organic spa."
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photo The Saguaro

The Saguaro

Palm Springs, CA
Candy colored desert dreams at The Saguaro in Palm Springs. Beat the heat and head to this colorful pool with your pals for hand-crafted, fresh fruit margaritas, lush foliage and waterfalls. Bonus: it's pet friendly for your pooch!
offers are fun
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photo Amanjena

Amanjena

Jen-uine of spirit, Amanjena is a Moroccan marvel that is pure dusky pink magic. Awash in hues that can only be decribed as "desert sunset" pops of locally hewn red rugs give it the texture of our design dreams. 
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photo Zack Benson

Cucina Enoteca Newport Beach

Pretty pops of floral color, hand-carved woodwork, twig and branch chandeliers, and whimsical flower wallpaper draw the outdoors in, while a cozy fireplace brings warmth to the alfresco patio at Cucina Enoteca on California's Newport Coast. 
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San Giorgio Mykonos

All white errrrrythang! Le sigh. San Giorgio Mykonos Hotel is the dreamiest of the dreamy and with all white touches set against sparkling turquoise waters. Handcrafted décor, soft hammocks between palm trees and a perfect pool club make San Giorgio beach hotel one of the most popular travel destinations for interior designers and creative minds alike. 
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The White Sparrow

One of the most beautiful whitewashed barns we've ever seen.  The White Sparrow is down-home Texas charm nestled in a field surrounded by flower gardens a grove and a sweet swing owned and operated by a wedding photographer who clearly knows her stuff.
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Lombardi House

A whitewashed barn in the heart of Hollywood with no curfew!? Dost our eyes deceive us? For as beautiful as this all-white beautiful barn is - the interiors of Lombardi House by design-darling Amber Interiors are colorful and bright, perfect for a bridal party stay or fun-filled group getaway.
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Bear Flag Farm

Sometimes it's not the color of the exterior or the delightful design of the interior that astounds us about some of our venues, it's the natural beauty surrounding them. Bear Flag Farm is exquisite in it's own right, but what makes it legendary is this luxurious lavender field. 
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Pantone Hotel

Brussels, Belgium
Of course the "global color authority's" signature hotel would make our list! Pantone revolutionized the link between color and emotion and we know all too well that where you decide to gather is just that - an emotional choice. Colorful and chic, choose your accomodation to accompany your current mood. We'd call that the start to one bright and shiny day! 
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