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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Little Sark

A horse-drawn carriage conveys you over a dramatic, narrow isthmus 80 metres above the sea to this 17th-century farmhouse on a tiny island with no airstrip, no tarmac road, and no cars.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • exceptional_value
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • romantic
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • mooring_available
  • dog_friendly
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Portobello Hotel

Portobello Hotel

London

Beyond the Doric portico of a white stucco neo-classical mansion, this boutique hotel captures the eclectic charms of glamorous and bohemian Notting Hill.
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
3
Driftwood Hotel

Driftwood Hotel

Porthscatho

‘A very nice hotel with its own private beach, secluded and quiet,’ writes a reader of this cliff-top hotel in gardens overlooking Gerrans Bay.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • gourmet
  • view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
  • great_breakfast
4
Gilpin Hotel and Lake House

Gilpin Hotel and Lake House

Windermere

With its indulgent bedrooms, Michelin-starred dining, attentive staff and guaranteed privacy, many look to Gilpin as the ultimate in Lakeland luxury.
  • 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
  • child_friendly
  • parking
5
The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

Boscastle

‘In some of the most beautiful inland scenery in Cornwall,’ Chris and Sally Searle’s B&B is ‘a time capsule of Victorian virtues, rich in associations with Thomas Hardy’.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • romantic
  • historic
  • good_value
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • great_breakfast
  • ecofriendly
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
6
Burgh Island Hotel

Burgh Island Hotel

Bigbury-on-Sea

Pack your Schiaparelli gowns, beach pants and playsuits, and board the 'sea tractor' for a trip back to the 1930s at this Art Deco hotel on a tidal island where the beau monde came to play.
  • 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
  • walking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
7
The Old Railway Station

The Old Railway Station

Petworth

Readers report transports of delight this year after staying at this B&B, occupying surely Britain’s prettiest disused station, a former stop on the Mid-Sussex line in the South Downs national park.
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • historic
  • walking
  • honeymoon
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast

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Last updated: February 14, 2017