Editor’s choice: 2016 Romantic Hotels

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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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La Sablonnerie

La Sablonnerie

Little Sark

Arriving at this pretty 17th-century farmhouse with roses round the door 'is part of its enormous charm': guests are met at the ferry from Guernsey in horse-drawn carriage and clip-clop over La Coupée, a dramatic, narrow isthmus 80 metres above the sea.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • exceptional_value
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • romantic
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • mooring_available
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Portobello Hotel

Portobello Hotel

London

All is bello indeed behind a Doric portico at this one-time haunt of rock-and-rollers – it remains a veritable carnival of stylish eccentricity, occupying twin stucco mansions in raffish Notting Hill.
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
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Driftwood Hotel

Driftwood Hotel

Porthscatho

Sink into a recliner on the terrace at this cliff-top hotel, and you can gaze out at ‘panoramic sea views’ over Gerrans Bay – or lie back and think of New England, prompted by the seaside-chic decor.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • gourmet
  • view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
  • great_breakfast
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Burgh Island Hotel

Burgh Island Hotel

Bigbury-on-Sea

A sea tractor ferries guests across the sands to this white concrete Art Deco edifice on a tidal island, built as a party venue in the 1930s, and what a swell party it is!
  • weddings
  • bird_watching
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
  • ecofriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • garden
  • spa
  • surfing
  • gourmet
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Gilpin Hotel and Lake House

Gilpin Hotel and Lake House

Windermere

By many standards, Gilpin is the Lake District’s most luxurious hotel with no-expense-spared rooms, Michelin-starred dining, numerous staff, and acres of space.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • electric_charging_point
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The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

Boscastle

Fruit and cut flowers from the organic garden, eggs from the hens, honey from the hives, and romantic associations with Thomas Hardy are among the many charms of Sally and Chris Searle's Victorian rectory B&B.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • romantic
  • historic
  • good_value
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • great_breakfast
  • ecofriendly
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
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The Old Railway Station

The Old Railway Station

Petworth

‘The best of a bygone railway age' is preserved at this 'totally authentic' Victorian station which, together with its railway carriages, is now run as a quirky and charming B&B by owners Jennie Hudson and Blair Humphry.
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • historic
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • honeymoon
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
  • veganfriendly

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Last updated: February 14, 2017