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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The Kinmel Arms

The Kinmel Arms, St George, nr. Abergele, Conwy, LL22 9BP.

Conveniently located to explore the coast and mountains of North Wales, yet with ready access to the A55. With four individually designed superior 5 star suites and an award winning and rosetted restaurant, the Kinmel Arms makes an ideal rural retreat.

  • 18th Century

The Porch House

The Porch House, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire, GL54 1BN.

Dating from 947, The Porch House is said to be the oldest inn in England. With thirteen luxury en-suite rooms, a bar area, conservatory, garden and dining room, there is plenty of choice for where to sit to enjoy your meals.

  • 11th Century

The Hoops Inn Country Hotel

The Hoops Inn Country Hotel, Horns Cross, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5DL.

The Hoops Inn is a 13th century thatched inn steeped in history and full of character. Superior rooms feature antique four-poster or half tester beds and the Mallow Suite also has a gorgeous double jacuzzi!

  • 13th Century

Bats and Broomsticks

Prospect Hill, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1QE.

Spooktacular! Making the most of the Whitby location (said to be one of Dracula’s favourite ‘haunts’!) this gothic B&B offers atmospheric, four poster accommodation with private bathrooms & a hearty ‘candlelit’ breakfast accompanied by haunting music.

  • 19th Century

The Grafton Boutique B&B

The Grafton Boutique B&B, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 5EJ.

A boutique townhouse just minutes away from the heart of the historic spa town of Harrogate. The Grafton B&B offers spacious, luxuriously decorated bedrooms, and a cosy lounge bar, complete with an open-fire to relax beside.

  • 18th Century

New Inn

New Inn, High Street, Clovelly, Devon, EX39 5TQ.

This 17th century inn stands on the ancient cobbled streets in the heart of the pretty fishing village of Clovelly. With eight individually-styled bedrooms, guests can relax in the restaurant or bar as their luggage is transported to the hotel by sledge.

  • 17th Century

Zanzibar International Hotel

Zanzibar Hotel, St Leonards On Sea, Hastings, East Sussex, TN37 6BY.

Contemporary boutique hotel. All eight of the large relaxing rooms / suites have been carefully crafted to instil a sense of calm and well-being. Rooms with their own saunas. spa baths big enough for 2. Sublime sea views and a tropical oasis garden.

  • 19th Century

Le Chateau Japonais

Le Chateau Japonais, 2 Linton Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1TN.

Just a short walk from Hastings Beach, this intriguing French-Japanese guest house offers deep relaxing spa baths in each en-suite bedroom. Outside, guests can lie back and relax in the warm water of the heated Japanese-style spa pool.

  • 19th Century

Dannah Farm Country House

Dannah Farm Country House, Bowmans Lane, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2DR.

On the edge of the Peak District National Park, this luxurious, uniquely styled B&B is set on the Chatsworth Estate Farm, in the heart of the countryside. Romance is heightened by four poster beds, double spa baths and a private hot tub and sitting room.

  • 18th Century

The Salty Monk

The Salty Monk, Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 9QP.

This quirkily named B&B has a fantastic historical pedigree as a former Salt House belonging to Benedictine Monks! Enjoy extremely well appointed en-suite accommodation, a 2 AA rosette restaurant offering contemporary British cuisine and an onsite spa!

  • 16th Century