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19 best romantic hotels in London

Enjoy a romantic getaway by booking one of these London love nests with your special someone.
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From cosy boutique hotels to luxury accommodation, there are plenty of fantastic London hotels to dazzle that special someone whatever the occasion.

Whisk your loved one away on a romantic weekend in London, or plan an unforgettable Valentine’s Day hotel stay at some of the best romantic London hotels.

1. Artist Residence

Room inside Artist Residence

Dazzle your art-loving partner at the Artist Residence, where each room is uniquely decorated, making for a truly personal experience. Wander downstairs to the Clarendon Cocktail Cellar in the basement, before taking to the surrounding streets of Chelsea for one of its many world-renowned restaurant options.

Where: Pimlico (52 Cambridge Street, SW1V 4JD)

2. Shangri-La The Shard, London

View of London at night from GONG bar inside Shangri-La The Shard

Impress your other half with a visit to Shangri-La The Shard, London. Set high in the sky, the floor-to-ceiling windows with views across the whole city will surely wow. The Shard is home to a choice of food destinations including Hutong, one of the city's top romantic restaurants. Top off the experience with cocktails at the hotel's Sky Lounge

Where: Southwark (31 St Thomas Street, SE1 9QU)

3. The Mandrake

Absorb the seductive surroundings of the dusk and dawn-themed rooms at The Mandrake* in Fitzrovia. Decorated with silk, velvet and wood in dark hues, this hotel will put anyone in the mood for a candlelit night in before waking up in one of London's classiest neighbourhoods.

Where: Fitzrovia (20-21 Newman Street, W1T 1PG)

4. Hazlitt's

Hazlitt's sitting room with sofa and chairs

Travel back in time at Hazlitt's, where the hotel's 18th-century roots have been preserved throughout, from plush period features to the literary relics kept in the downstairs library. Cosy and nostalgic; nothing says romance like cuddling up next to the Sitting Room's fireplace as the buzzy outside world of Soho passes by.  

Where: Soho (6 Frith Street, W1D 3JA)

5. NoMad London

Combine luxury with a story at the grade II-listed NoMad London*, previously known as the Bow Street Magistrates Court. Venture down to the hotel's centrepiece, the romantic NoMad Restaurant, where hanging lamps and trailing plants cascade from above. 

Where: Covent Garden (28 Bow Street, WC2E 7AW)

6. The Halkin

Stay at The Halkin for a romantic break in pretty Belgravia. If you’re looking to impress, choose a COMO Suite boasting huge conservatory-style windows, and unwind with an in-room spa treatment. Amble around nearby Hyde Park before splashing out on Valentine’s Day gifts in the boutiques lining nearby Belgravia and Knightsbridge.

Where: Belgravia (5-6 Halkin Street, SW1X 7DJ)

7. Chiltern Firehouse

Spoil your partner with a stay at Chiltern Firehouse hotel. Once a Victorian fire station, the luxury rooms are fitted with working fireplaces and freestanding roll-top baths. Delve into the menu of delicious dishes at renowned downstairs restaurant, a go-to for the city's rich and famous.

Where: Marylebone (1 Chiltern Street, W1U 7PA)

8. Hotel 41

Fireplace at Hotel 41

Sleep under the stars at the boutique Hotel 41* where its Conservatory Suite boasts a glass-dome ceiling, a unique experience that is truly fairytale-worthy. Wake up to sunshine and take a romantic morning stroll through neighbouring Hyde Park.

Where: Victoria (41 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 0PS)

9. Bingham Riverhouse

Room at Bingham Riverhouse

Explore the cobbled lanes and independent cafes dotted around Richmond during a stay at Bingham Riverhouse. Looking out onto the river Thames, the riverside garden and terrace are features that make a stay at this hotel particularly special. 

Where: Richmond (61-63 Petersham Road, TW10 6UW)

10. The Connaught

Sneak off for a luxurious break in London at The Connaught. Located in Mayfair, you can enjoy a romantic getaway close to some of London's top attractions. Treat your loved one to Michelin-starred food at Hélène Darroze at The Connaught, sip on chic cocktails at the Connaught Bar or ramp up the romance with a massage for two in the Aman Spa's double treatment room. 

Where: Mayfair (16 Carlos Place, W1K 2AL)

11. The Kensington

Kensington hotel suite

Enjoy a lavish suite with your own beautiful Juliet balcony at The Kensington townhouse hotel. Nestled in the centre of Kensington, this elegant building is a stones’ throw from some of Europe’s best luxury shops, if you can bear to tear yourself away from the open fireplaces, Italian marble bathrooms and fantastic cuisine at the Town House restaurant that is.

Where: South Kensington (109-113 Queen's Gate, SW7 5LP)

12. The May Fair Hotel

Indulge in a taste of five-star luxury in London at The May Fair Hotel. Enjoy the couples spa package before sipping cocktails at the stylish May Fair Bar, and then spoil your love with a romantic Valentine’s dinner for two at the glamorous May Fair Kitchen.

Where: Mayfair (Stratton Street, W1J 8LT)

13. Corinthia London

Get loved-up at the luxury five-star Corinthia London. Situated just across the river from the South Bank, you can enjoy sunset strolls along the Thames or attend one of London's best West End musicals. If you’re looking for some relaxation, head to the four-floor ESPA Life spa.

Where: Whitehall (Whitehall Place, SW1A 2BD)

14. Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street Hotel, London

The lobby area of the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street Hotel, London, including yellow chairs and a painting of a young girl.

Spoil your partner with a romantic weekend getaway in London at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street Hotel, London in Covent Garden. It’s perfectly situated on the doorstep of the stylish Seven Dials, so you can enjoy the lure of the West End’s theatre shows or spoil your partner with a visit to nearby AIRE Ancient Baths before unwinding at this elegant boutique hotel, which is also home to Monmouth Kitchen.

Where: Covent Garden (20 Mercer Street, WC2H 9HD)

15. The Ned

Make yourself at home at The Ned, a luxurious five-star hotel with four-poster beds that will make your loved one feel like royalty. Unwind in Ned's Club Spa with a vast choice of treatments after a trip to the rooftop pool, topped off with an intimate evening of jazz and cocktails set in The Parlour bar. 

Where: Bank (27 Poultry, EC2R 8AJ)

16. Rosewood London

Spend quality time together relaxing with a treatment in one of the exclusive couple's suites at the serene spa at Rosewood London, before heading to the Mirror Room for an intimate dinner. This romantic hotel is also a short walk to Covent Garden, so you can spoil your sweetheart with a theatre show on Valentine’s Day in London.

Where: Holborn (252 High Holborn, WC1V 7EN)

17. The Stafford London

The Stafford London

Escape on the ultimate romantic getaway at The Stafford London, with intimate corners and open fireplaces to relax by. This seductive hotel features traditional four poster beds, lavish suites and the quintessentially British restaurant, The Game Bird. It’s also a short walk from Buckingham Palace, so you’ll feel like royalty during your stay in London.

Where: Mayfair (16-18 St James's Place, SW1A 1NJ)

18. Hilton London Syon Park

Experience a country retreat in London at the Hilton London Syon Park Hotel*. Set on the edge of the tranquil 200-acre (81 hectares) Syon Park estate, you can explore the beautiful grounds with your sweetheart (and steal a kiss in the secret garden) or relax together in the Kallima Spa. It’s also an easy journey to picturesque Richmond or Kew Gardens – you can even borrow bikes from the hotel to cycle along the riverside.

Where: Isleworth (Park Road, TW8 8JF)

19. The Montcalm London

Stay at The Montcalm London for an idyllic relaxing break. Chill out during a revitalising couples' spa day and take a dip in the jacuzzi with your loved one. This stylish London hotel is also close to Hyde Park for romantic walks and is home to the Nirvana Champagne Bar, the ideal spot for a pre-dinner drink. 

Where: Marble Arch (2 Wallenberg Place, W1H 7TN)

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