Editor’s choice: 2016 Romantic Hotels

looking for a romantic hotel? there’s nothing more romantic than staying in a hotel with someone you love – so we’ve handpicked the top ten of our romantic hotels to ensure you have a stay to remember. our hotels have been independently reviewed and rated for their ambience, charm and welcome.

Editor’s choice: 2016 Romantic Hotels

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Little Sark

‘Wonderful as ever,’ writes a reader this year, a regular returnee to Elizabeth Perrée’s 16th-century, whitewashed stone farmhouse in a beautiful part of this car-free island.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • exceptional_value
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • tennis
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • parking
  • romantic
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
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driftwood hotel

driftwood hotel

Portscatho

You can order a picnic hamper and walk down to a private beach through lovely gardens at Paul and Fiona Robinson’s New England-inspired hotel, or just relax on the deck, gazing across Gerrans Bay.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • gourmet
  • view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • golf
  • parking
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Burgh Island Hotel

Burgh Island Hotel

Bigbury-on-Sea

Built into a hillside on a tidal island, this sleek, white, concrete hotel has a seagoing aspect. Built in 1929 for a wealthy industrialist, it hosted the likes of Nancy Cunard, Noël Coward and Josephine Baker.
  • weddings
  • bird_watching
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
  • wi-fi
  • eco-friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • garden
  • spa
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Gilpin Hotel and Lake House

Gilpin Hotel and Lake House

Windermere

‘Nothing compares’ with the Cunliffes’ 'really special' country house hotel and its glamorous satellite, Lake House, with spa, half a mile away.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • for_wine-lovers
  • gourmet
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • disabled_facilities
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Tor Cottage

Tor Cottage

Lifton

Maureen Rowlatt is the ‘charming’ hostess at this B&B in a private valley, surrounded by gardens that extend into woodland and fields – an ideal spot for exploring Dartmoor and the Tamar valley.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • outdoor_pool
  • adults-only
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
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The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

Boscastle

‘A super place. The real deal.’ Praise from Guide insiders for Chris and Sally Searle’s B&B, in the rectory where Thomas Hardy courted Emma Gifford.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • romantic
  • historic
  • wi-fi
  • good_value
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • b&b
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The Old Railway Station

The Old Railway Station

Petworth

Some grown men play with train sets. Gudmund Olafsson went further in 2005, when he bought one of Britain’s most beautiful railway stations, renovating the property and the four Edwardian Pullman carriages on its disused line.
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • historic
  • walking
  • b&b
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Portobello Hotel

Portobello Hotel

London

It’s not alone in claiming to be ‘London’s first boutique hotel’, but the ‘charming, quirky’ Portobello is assuredly one of its most extraordinary.
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • historic
  • boutique
  • wi-fi
  • child_friendly
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Last updated: February 14, 2017