Luxury in Kings Cross, clifftop views in Cornwall, or gastronomic delights in The Lake District: check out our roundup of the most romantic hotels to spend Valentine’s Day with BAE.
Earn some extra brownie points this year by booking a romantic staycation mini break for you and your significant other this Valentine’s Day. We’ve even done the hard work for you, by curating a gorgeous selection of hotels. All you need to do is pick one.
Located in the heart of the West End on the corner of Leicester Square, the world’s first super-boutique hotel is pulling out all the stops during the month of love. Head over to The Londoner for full on luxury, style and glamour and one of their three Valentine’s overnight experiences.
The ‘Look of Love’ package (from £10,000) includes an intimate dinner and a bespoke menu consultation with a private chef and expert mixologist from the comfort of the Signature Suite, and an assortment of exclusive experiences for couples seeking the grandest of grand gestures.
An unforgettable experience is on offer with the ‘St Valentine’s Week Luxe’ package (from £3,145), for couples looking to fall head over heels with London and their other half on adventurous waters with a private one-hour luxury Venetian tender Thames Limo cruise, and an intimate dinner in the hotel’s signature French Mediterranean restaurant Whitcomb’s.
For those looking to enjoy a classic getaway in the city, the ‘St Valentine’s Week Retreat’ package (from £642) includes two glasses of R de Ruinart Brut Champagne, a private cabana in The Retreat accompanied by limited edition Valentine’s juices from Refuel, and an elegant breakfast in the morning.
These offers are valid for stays between 11 to 20 February 2022.
Website: The Londoner
Scarlet Hotel, Cornwall
Nestled within the rugged Cornish clifftops is the Scarlet Hotel, an eco-sanctuary with far-reaching views of the North Atlantic. With beautiful gardens, beaches and a clifftop spa, the adult-only hotel is the ideal destination for a couple’s retreat.
Romance seekers can choose one of the hotels 37 rooms, each one offering an outdoor space so guests can be soothed to sleep by the sound of the sea and coastal breeze. Scarlet Hotel is home to one the most renowned Ayurvedic eco spas in the UK featuring a bromine-filtered indoor pool, outdoor natural reed pool, clifftop wooden sauna and restorative steam room.
The signature feature of the hotel is two log-fired hot tubs perched on the cliffside overlooking the golden sands of Mawgan Porth perfect for getting in the mood. Scarlet Hotel and its hushed clifftops offer the experience of connectivity, rest and rejuvenation.
Prices start from £245 on a B&B basis.
Website: The Scarlet Hotel
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The Swan at Streatley, Berkshire
If you’re looking for a tranquil countryside getaway for your weekend of love, then you’ll adore The Swan at Streatley. The 47-bedroom property, located in the Berkshire village of Streatley, upon the River Thames is roughly an hour from London.
If you really want to make an unforgettable impression, you have the option of arriving by boat or helicopter, instead of boring car. For extra brownie points, ask for a room overlooking the river.
For meals, head on down to the Coppa Club Streatley-on-Thames’ which offers a variety of dining options including a luxurious library corner with couches and armchairs, as well as a riverfront terrace for alfresco dining.
Prices start from £80 per night for a small double room and £100 per night for a medium double room.
Website: The Swan At Streatley
The Standard, London
If you’re looking for something a little sweeter and sexier this Valentine’s Day, then an overnight stay at The Standard, London in the heart of Kings Cross is what you’re looking for.
In usual un-standard-ness style, The Standard, London is turning the heat up a notch, with a spicy room package available for this Valentine’s Day. They’ll hook you up with a bottle of Veuve Clicquot, cold and ready to pop on arrival and some romancing essentials like massage oil and a spicy card game for a night that is anything but standard.
Stay up late, have a lie-in, or ditch sleep completely but enjoy breakfast in bed and a guaranteed late check-out.
Prices for ‘The Hook Up For Valentine’s Day’ package starts from £285
This offer is valid for stays between 9 to 16 February 2022.
Website: The Standard, London
The Forest Side, Lake District
Located in the heart of the Lake District in the quintessentially English village of Grasmere; The Forest Side is a restored gothic fairy-tale mansion on forty-three acres of rolling green grounds and gardens; the property is made up of 20 rooms that combine classic luxury and modern comfort, each with postcard-perfect views of the surrounding hills.
If the key to your loved one’s heart is food, then don’t hesitate to treat them to a meal at The Forest Side’s Michelin-starred restaurant, recognised as one of the finest in the Lake District. The Forest Side is the must-visit destination for lovers of the countryside and good food this February.
Prices at The Forest Side start from £249 per night in a Cosy Room on a B&B basis
Website: The Forest Side
The Savoy, London
Needing no introduction, a stay at The Savoy is bucket list goals for many. Why not tick it off the list this year by treating your loved one to a truly special occasion with The Savoy’s bespoke Valentine’s Day Experience, Suite Intimacy?
The plush package includes accommodation in one of the outstanding River View Suites, an opulent in-room dining experience comprising a welcome drink to start, a decadent seafood platter, and a delectable strawberry kiss tart to finish, as well as an indulgent Savoy breakfast the next morning.
Prices for Suite Intimacy at The Savoy start from £1,885 per night
Valid for stays between 12 to 14 February.
Website: The Savoy
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Drakes Hotel, Brighton
Hotels don’t come much more romantic than the character-filled Drakes Hotel. The boutique escape, which spans two Georgian houses and has 20 rooms, is situated almost opposite Brighton Pier and the beach.
In their own words, Drakes Hotel “delivers a slice of seduction that will leave you and your loved one tingling all over!” Promises, promises you say, but with many of the rooms boasting free standing baths, sea views and lushly decorated rooms, we’re inclined to believe them.
Prices start from £149.63 for one night
Website: Drakes Hotel