Romantic Hotels

Pictured above: The Royal Crescent, Bath

Welcome to Historic UK’s handpicked selection of some of the best romantic hotels in England, Scotland and Wales.

Everyone enjoys a little romance. A romantic hotel might offer dining by candlelight, a seductive four poster bed or an indulgent en-suite spa bath or hot tub. Perfect for a romantic break, many hotels can also arrange for chilled champagne, chocolates and flowers to be placed in the room upon arrival.

So whether you are looking for a birthday treat for a loved one, an anniversary surprise or planning to pop the question, you will find a romantic hotel here to suit!

Featured Accommodation

The Townhouse

The Townhouse, 34 Old Elvat, Durham, Co. Durham, DH1 3HN.

This 18th century, five star town house boasts 3 rooms with garden hot tubs, perfect for a wedding anniversary or a Valentine’s break! Durham Cathedral, castle and shops are all within walking distance. Be sure to try out the hotel’s cocktail bar.

  • 18th Century

Rubens at the Palace

Rubens at the Palace, Westminster, London, SW1W 0PS.

Rubens at the Palace is a four star hotel situated opposite Buckingham Palace. Time your visit appropriately to watch – from the hotel’s lounge – the royal horses coming out of the Royal Mews.

  • 18th Century

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Ellenborough Park

Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 3NJ.

Set in stunning grounds on the original Cheltenham racecourse estate, this authentic period property has been carefully restored to provide the very best in accommodation with first class service. Ellenborough Park also features an Indian-themed spa.

  • 16th Century

Audleys Wood Hotel

Audleys Wood Hotel, Alton Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG25 2JT.

Audleys Wood offers an irresistible range of bedrooms, ranging from ‘special occasion’ suites to superior double and garden rooms. Set in a magnificent Victorian manor house, hidden amongst seven acres of lush woodland and beautiful gardens.

  • 19th Century

Stanley House Hotel

Stanley House, Mellor, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 7NP.

Set in 54 acres of glorious Ribble Valley countryside, this 17th century manor house has been lovingly converted and now offers 30 first-class bedrooms, a stylish restaurant and a world-class spa. Just a short drive from Blackburn and motorway links.

  • 17th Century

South Lodge Hotel

South Lodge Hotel, Lower Beeding, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 6PS.

Built in 1883 as a family home South Lodge Hotel still exudes that feel. Inside are 89 exquisitely furnished rooms, some with romantic four-posters, others with bubbling Jacuzzis, and wherever you turn stunning views over the South Downs.

  • 19th Century

Prestonfield House Hotel

Prestonfield, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH16 5UT.

Prestonfield is the only hotel in Edinburgh to hold AA’s highest accolade of 5 Red Stars. Situated moments from Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, this baroque mansion has been luxuriously reworked and now has 22 individual boudoir-like rooms and suites.

  • 17th Century

Thoresby Hall Hotel

Thoresby Hall Hotel, Nr Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9WH.

This Grade I listed house combines gracious rooms with fine dining and superb entertainment, all in a building that dates back to the 1700s. Try the luxurious spa or simply relax in the 30 acres of landscaped gardens.

  • 18th Century

Bentley London

The Bentley, 27 - 33 Harrington Gardens, Kensington, London, SW7 4JX.

The 5-star Bentley Hotel has timeless elegance and classic luxury in residential Kensington and Chelsea, close to exclusive shops on Kings Road and a stroll from Harrods. With an on-site gym, each beautifully furnished room features a marble-lined bathroom.

  • 19th Century

Telford Madeley Court Hotel

Telford Madeley Court Hotel, Madeley, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 5DW.

Telford Madeley Court Hotel is a Grade I listed manor house dating back to the 1500s. Set in the heart of beautiful Shropshire, the hotel’s guest bedrooms benefit from flatscreen TV’s and free WiFi throughout.

  • 16th Century

Sydney House Chelsea

Sydney House Chelsea, 9-11 Sydney Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 6PU.

A charming, well furnished boutique hotel nestled in a quiet corner of Chelsea. Enjoy views over London from the rooftop terrace suite and a stroll to the nearby Natural History and Science Museums, or a spot of shopping on the Kings Road or at Harrods.

  • 19th Century

Tuddenham Mill Luxury Boutique Hotel

Tuddenham Mill, Newmarket, Suffolk, IP28 6SQ.

This converted mill is set in an idyllic 12-acre rural setting near Newmarket and Cambridge. The fifteen refurbished rooms are wonderfully furnished with Italian-style furniture and Egyptian cotton sheets. In the summer enjoy breakfast on the terrace.

  • 18th Century