Nothing says romance like a night away at a luxury hotel. And with plush suites, classy cocktail bars, and mesmerising views of the capital – London’s hotels are some of the most romantic staycation spots in the world.

Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, a romantic weekend getaway, or a surprise trip just because, whisk your loved one away to these romantic London hotels for Valentine’s Day and earn some serious brownie points.

The Most Romantic Hotels In (And Around) London

The Ned

It’s total opulence at The Ned, the former banking hall turned member’s club and hotel. The grand space is home to eight diverse restaurants and bars, soaring ceilings, and a lively atmosphere – perfect for checking in and not leaving for 24 hours.

Intimate corners like the Library Bar are perfect for a cosy, romantic drink before heading up to your room. There’s a range to choose from, but we rate the spacious rooms that come with with open-plan living, vintage touches, in-room baths and Cowshed products. It’s romantic luxury in the heart of the City.

Where: 27 Poultry, London EC2R 8AJ

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The Gantry

Experience a touch of chic luxury this Valentine’s Day at The Gantry, East London’s newest design-led hotel. Boasting 291 rooms and a range of brilliant dining destinations, it’s perfect for foodie couples and those seeking breathtaking views across the city. The Stratford location means rooms are surprisingly affordable for London, meaning nicer interiors and more space for your budget, as well as being perfect for out-of-towners looking for a longer stay. However the hotel’s prime location, right next to Stratford International Station (and Westfield, for those last minute Valentine’s gifts) means that central London is only a 7-minute train journey away.

Peckish? Union Social on the first floor offers a relaxed all-day menu curated by Sicilian Executive Chef Salvatore Coco; Coupe Bar features the finest English sparkling wines, Champagnes and delicious signature cocktails to toast with (Gantry’s Mango Sour is our favourite); and STK Steakhouse, the highest rooftop venue in East London, promises iconic sunset views over a romantic meal. Take your pick for a Valentine’s escape to remember.

Where: 40 Celebration Ave, East Village, London E20 1DB

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The Ritz

Valentine’s extravagance meets old-school glamour at The Ritz, having hosted the likes of Queen Elizabeth II and Charlie Chaplin over its 118-year history. Rooms ooze opulence with lemon yellow furnishings and marble fireplaces, and afternoon tea at the Palm Court is London’s most iconic. Meanwhile, the Michelin-starred restaurant showcases Versailles-inspired grandeur with marble columns, gold gilding and a painted ceiling is a feast for the senses.

An unforgettable romantic escape, perfect for an extra-special occasion.

Where: 150 Piccadilly, St. James’s, London W1J 9BR

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The Bloomsbury Hotel

Love in luxury at The Bloomsbury Hotel this Valentine’s Day. The Suite Celebrations package offers 15% off suites, a la carte breakfast, late check-out, and a chilled Champagne bottle, setting the stage for the most memorable moments with your other half.

Elevate the romance with a pre-Valentine’s winemakers dinner at Dalloway Terrace or have a poetic verse created for you by Edmund Davies at The Coral Room, while sipping Valentine’s cocktails like The Land of the Heart’s Desire and Strawberry Blonde. Packages start from £710.

Where: 16-22 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3NN

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Beaverbrook Town House

For a gorgeous Valentine’s Day escape in the city, try Sloane Square’s Beaverbrook Town House, a sister property to Surrey’s Beaverbrook Country House. Inspired by the spirit of Lord Beaverbrook, 14 rooms are spread across two Georgian townhouses, each named after a different London theatre. Featuring stage curtain canopies, the four-poster beds add to the drama.

For dinner, tuck into sushi and robata-grilled fish at the Japanese Fuji Grill, or opt for the Omakase Experience with a front-row seat to the kitchen, including 9 courses. Finish the evening with inventive cocktails at Sir Frank’s bar.

Where: 115-116 Sloane St, London SW1X 9PJ

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The Carlton Tower Jumeirah

The Carlton Tower Jumeirah is as beautiful as it is romantic, and this Valentine’s Day you can book The Celebration of Love, offering a tailored couple’s massage using rose quartz palm stones and essential oils. And if you’re searching for something to blow them away, heighten the romance with a private candlelit swim under the stars in London’s largest moonlit indoor pool, filled with thousands of red rose petals for the occasion.

Round off the night with love-themed cocktails inspired by the Swinging Sixties’ greatest love stories, celebrating the era that The Carlton Tower was the destination to see and be seen for movie stars, royalty, and fashion models alike.

Where: 1 Cadogan Pl, London SW1X 9PY

Shangri-La The Shard

Float above the real world at Shangri-La Hotel At The Shard, complete with breathtaking views over London. You and your loved one can sip champagne during afternoon tea, dine at Hutong or TING, or extend the experience with a stay. Elegant and contemporary rooms feature luxurious beds, romantic baths and walk-in showers, but the highlight has to be the floor-to-ceiling windows, offering unparalleled views of London.

The ‘Love Is In The Air’ stay, starting at £800 per night, offers a luxurious room, Champagne, flowers, breakfast, and heart-shaped truffles for the epitome of romance.

Where: 31 St Thomas St, London SE1 9QU

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Home House

Is there anything more romantic than a staycation that transports you to another time and place? Home House is one of London’s most iconic private members’ clubs based in a beautiful historic Georgian townhouse in Marylebone that’s sure to impress your loved one. 

After making your way through their two restaurants, five bars, opulent dining rooms, and health spa (or taking part in their busy events calendar – drag bingo, anyone?), head back to one of their luxurious rooms where you’ll be greeted by the likes of silk wallpaper, shimmering gold ceilings, and even the very same red marble used in the floor of the dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral (yes, the St. Paul’s!).

This year, they’ve partnered with Coco de Mer to curate the most decadent Valentine’s Day experience. The exclusive partnership is available in the luxurious Lady Islington Suite and features an unforgettable 24-hour journey of love and indulgence with a host of unique couples experiences.

Where: 20 Portman Square, London, W1H 6LW

The Lost Poet

In the beating heart of Notting Hill, this luxury boutique hotel rests at one of London’s most exclusive and sought-after addresses. With the romantic, treasure-filled Portobello Road right on your doorstep, not only will your location be unique and picture-perfect, but the hotel’s interiors are really something special too. Inside, you’ll find a mix of old and new, from modern art and bold wallpapers to reclaimed wood panelling and antique trinkets that take inspiration from the market outside.

Our favourite room? The Muse. A two-level suite with its own private roof terrace, sun room and freestanding bath. Unique, romantic and full of character, it’s pure staycation goals.

Where: 6 Portobello Road, W11 3DG London

Sea Containers

Nestled along the South Bank, Sea Containers is more than meets the eye. Relax and recharge in the dreamy spa, catch a film at Curzon cinema, and explore the vibrant bars and restaurant. Head to Lyaness for a lively riverside atmosphere and inventive drinks, while 12th Knot bar on the rooftop boasts stunning panoramic views across London.

Rooms are modern and comfortable, and some have their own outdoor terraces, making it an ideal spot for an intimate stay by the Thames.

Where: 20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PD

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The Mandrake

After a romantic dinner in Soho, you won’t find a more seductive space to head back to than The Mandrake, Fitzrovia’s chic five-star hideaway. Owned by art collector Rami Fustok, this boutique hotel offers 33 uniquely designed rooms, including the opulent Penthouse Suite, complete with its own marble-clad jacuzzi with retractable roof for bathing under the open sky. It’s no wonder celebs flock here.

Expect striking artwork, gothic chandeliers lit by wax candles, eclectic décor and pops of vibrant colour in communal areas. Meanwhile, there’s bespoke furniture, vintage chandeliers, and French rugs in the rooms. Perfect for romancing.

Where: 20-21 Newman St, London W1T 1PG

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Pan Pacific London

One of London’s best luxury hotels for Valentine’s Day, Pan Pacific London is ideal if you’re looking for a romantic wellbeing haven right in the centre of London. Why? Well, with an 18.5m infinity pool, spa treatments, mindful singing bowl meditation, detox and exfoliate massages, a sleep programme, steam rooms, saunas and a gym, who wouldn’t leave feeling their wellbeing has been given a lift?

For a Valentine’s Day hotel deal to die for, book the ‘Golden Suite Celebration’ package, including Champagne, strawberries dipped in chocolate, and one hour of private access to the infinity pool. Absolute bliss.

Where: 80 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7AB

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Great Fosters

Tick ‘cosy staycation by a roaring fire’ off your bucket list this year and book a stay at Great Fosters – an endlessly charming Tudor estate outside Windsor that’s steeped in royal history. A stone’s throw from the city, set in 50 acres of iconic gardens and grounds, its red-brick façade and chimney tops just scream romantic countryside getaway, and the Michelin-starred restaurant The Tudor Pass is a must-book.

Book their Valentine’s package from 11th-19th February for a warm welcome of rosé and sweet treats. The offer includes one night’s stay with £40 per person towards the restaurant menu, a romantic turndown and bath, plus a full English breakfast, all starting at £410 per couple per night.

Where: Great Fosters, Stroude Road, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9UR

Milestone Hotel & Residences 

Make a grand entrance on your special getaway with The Milestone’s impressive Victorian frontage. Sat right on the edge of Kensington Palace Gardens and Hyde Park the hotel is perfectly positioned to make the most of a romantic staycation in London. Take a stroll through the park or visit the nearby V&A to enjoy the best of London’s culture and art scene right on your doorstep.  

Back at the hotel, escape to The Oratory, one of London’s most intimate private-dining venues, for a romantic dinner, with rose petals, flowers and Champagne. And as the evening draws to a close, retreat to one of their beautiful rooms for a bottle of pink Champagne, rose petals scattered across the bed, and a luxurious selection of chocolate-dipped strawberries. Whose other half wouldn’t be impressed?

Where: 1-3 Kensington Ct, London W8 5DL

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The Lanesborough

Standing magnificently on Hyde Park Corner, The Lanesborough’s grand mansion exterior exudes elegance and romance. Inside, sparkling chandeliers, Baroque-style cornicing, and 23-carat gold leaf frame a scene that could be plucked straight from a Regency-revival film set.

Book in for the Love Lanesborough Package and expect a bottle of Champagne on arrival, a romantic dinner in The Lanesborough Grill for two, breakfast the next day, and a late checkout of 4pm so you can truly enjoy everything the hotel has to offer – including some well-deserved rest and relaxation at the Lanesborough Club & Spa.


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Kimpton Fitzroy

Just a short walk from Covent Garden, Soho and Oxford Street, the glamorous Kimpton Fitzroy has become renowned for its elegant, palace-like interiors with marble as far as the eye can see. After a day of exploring London with your loved one, head back to the comforts of the hotel to unwind, indulge in high quality cuisine over a four-course meal at Galvin Bar & Grill, and sip champagne under Palm Court’s soaring glass ceiling. 

To make your stay even more special, make sure to book the My Kimpton Valentine package which includes a glamorous overnight stay with breakfast, a £100 food and beverage credit to use in new restaurant ‘Grace’, and Champagne on arrival – so you can truly spoil your loved one.

Where: 1-8 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5BE

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The Westin London City

The Westin boasts some serious romantic vibes with its impressive views of the Thames. As  one of London’s newest wellness destinations, its Heavenly Spa is the ideal city centre sanctuary for couples to reset, refresh and recharge.

From pampering massages and body treatments to relaxing facials and a tranquil swimming pool, It’s the perfect spot to add a little rejuvenation to your romantic stay.

Where: 60 Upper Thames St., London EC4V 3EH

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The Gore

If timeless love is what your relationship is made of, The Gore London is one of the best hotels for Valentine’s day. A quintessentially British hotel since 1892, it’s refined, welcoming and intimate, with an authentic home away from home feeling.

Each of The Gore’s 50 rooms and suites are unique, furnished with hand-picked pieces, period artworks and ornate beds. Often described as some of London’s most enchanting rooms, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’re in an episode of Downton Abbey.

Where: 190 Queen’s Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 5EX

London Marriott Hotel County Hall

Perfectly positioned in the heart of London, London Marriott Hotel County Hall is a firm staycation favourite of ours because of its stunning river views of the city’s finest landmarks like the London Eye, Big Ben and Houses of Parliament. Book in for their ‘Romance Package’ and receive a host of incredible treats for your romantic getaway – like sparkling wine and a box of chocolates, and views over London.

Top it all off with a romantic candlelit dinner at Gillray’s Steakhouse – the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city outside.


Corinthia London

When love is in the air, Corinthia London is where you want to be. Add night here to your love story this Valentine’s and expect a world of luxury.

Start your days with English breakfast at The Northall or in-room; pop bubbly with a bottle of Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée Brut Champagne; feel the romance with a special turndown service and a Valentine’s welcome treat; and as if that’s not enough, pamper yourselves in ESPA Life at Corinthia.

Where: Whitehall Pl, London SW1A 2BD

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Andaz London Liverpool Street

In the heart of East London, where the city’s iconic landmarks meet vibrant Shoreditch, lies five-star Andaz London Liverpool Street – the perfect base to explore London with your loved one.

The hotel boasts five restaurants and bars, each with their own distinctive character and feel, and an on-site health club, steam room and in-room spa facilities so you and your other half can relax and recharge together. For the ultimate stay, we recommend tick off renowned tourist spots like London Bridge, The Shard and Tate Modern, and exploring hidden gems in artsy Shoreditch, before retreating to the hotel for a luxurious night of comfort together, including an evening meal and cocktails in Rake’s Parlour.

Where: 40 Liverpool Street, London, England, United Kingdom, EC2M 7QN

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The Montague On The Gardens

Minutes from Covent Garden, the Montague On The Gardens is without a doubt one of London’s most charming places to stay. In this Georgian townhouse, you’ll find plush accommodation, al fresco dining, traditional afternoon tea and live jazz in the hotel’s Leopard bar. 

If you want to push the boat out for the ultimate romantic getaway, the Guv’nor’s Suite comes complete with a luxurious roll-top copper bath in your bedroom, as well as a private patio, kitchen, living and dining rooms. There’s not much that says ‘luxury staycation’ more than room service to your own private dining room, huh? Sheer decadence.

Where: 15 Montague Street, London, WC1B 5BJ

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