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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The Portobello

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London

Once known for its celebrity shenanigans, this west London bolthole, in two neo-classical mansions, is ‘the opposite of bland’.
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • historic
  • b&b
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La Sablonnerie

La Sablonnerie - Famous wine tasting

Sark

‘The distilled essence of Sark – relaxed, laid-back and tranquil – this remains a most charming place.’
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • exceptional_value
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
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Gilpin Hotel and Lake House

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Windermere

‘Nothing compares to this special place,’ says a Guide reader in 2017 after a return visit to the Cunliffe family’s glamorous country house hotel.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • wine
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Driftwood Hotel

Driftwood Hotel

Portscatho

‘A charming place in a charming situation’, Fiona and Paul Robinson’s ‘stylish, informal’ New England-inspired hotel soaks in the spread of Gerrans Bay.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • gourmet
  • view
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Burgh Island Hotel

Burgh Island Hotel

Bigbury-on-Sea

‘A place to dress up, to dream, to luxuriate’, this ‘one-of-a-kind hotel’ on a tidal island charms Guide readers with its ‘magical setting’ off the south Devon coast.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • bird_watching
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
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Tor Cottage

Tor Cottage

Chillaton

‘Bridlepath,’ cautions the sign, ‘no vehicular access.’ Press on regardless to reach Maureen Rowlatt’s arcadian B&B in gardens and woodland on the edge of Dartmoor.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • outdoor_pool
  • b&b
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The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

Boscastle

Literary pilgrims follow narrow single-track lanes to this Victorian rectory in a ‘magical setting’ in the Valency valley, where Thomas Hardy met and courted his first wife, Emma Gifford.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • romantic
  • historic
  • b&b
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The Old Railway Station

The Old Railway Station

Petworth

Pull into this converted train station and take up residence in one of the refurbished Pullman carriages on the disused tracks: ‘quirky and charming’, this is a B&B with a difference.
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • historic
  • walking
  • b&b
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