Are you looking for accommodation in Europe? Whether that is for Valentine’s Day or a honeymoon, check out these accommodation options for luxury holidays in Europe.
To celebrate Valentine’s Day experienced travel bloggers from around the world have showcased some of their favourite romantic accommodation in Europe. From a castle in England to glamping in Spain there is some accommodation for everyones taste and price point.
Luxury Accommodation in Europe at a Glance
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|Country & City
ENGLAND - Cornwall
The Fallen Angel
ENGLAND - Cotswolds
The Slaughters Manor House
ENGLAND - Dartmoor National Park
ENGLAND - Taunton
FRANCE - Versailles
Waldorf Astoria Versailles - Trianon Palace
FRANCE - Villiers-le-Mahieu
Château de Villiers-le-Mahieu
ITALY - Puglia
Masseria Torre Coccaro
ITALY - Orvieto, Umbria
ITALY - Venice
Ego Boutique Hotel The Silk Road
THE NETHERLANDS - Amsterdam
SPAIN - Galicia
Cabanas do Barranco
SPAIN - Girona
Hotel Nord 1901 Superior
SPAIN - Gran Canaria
Bohemia Suites & Spa Hotel
SCOTLAND - Crieff
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Accommodation for the Perfect Luxury Holiday in Europe
The Fallen Angel: Cornwall
Folded into sub-tropical gardens, overlooking the fishing-boat village of Mousehole in Cornwall, is a romantic bolthole sinful enough to bring the Devil to his knees, The Fallen Angel. This split-level design masterpiece is as decadent on the inside as any couple could wish for: floor-to-ceiling views across the sea, a sand-blasted oak kitchen (where you can relax as two chefs cook for you), antiquities plucked from the foothills of the Himalayas, original works of art, and a 2-person bathtub that just might be the best in the UK.
My weekend stay a The Fallen Angel was so indulgent (long relaxing baths) and so sinful (large G&Ts in front of the log burner) that I left with my angel wings definitely broken. Isn’t being bad fun?
Thanks to Claire from Weekend Candy
The Slaughters Manor House: Cotswolds
With its beautiful countryside views, rickety honey coloured cottages and quaint little market towns, The Cotswolds is arguably one of the most romantic locations in England. There are certain places that amp that romanticism right up though and The Slaughters Manor House does just that. No, I haven’t gone mad and yes I am recommending a place with a super violent name for a romantic break.
A 17th century French style château, Slaughters Manor is the most wonderful boutique hotel nestled in the picturesque village of Lower Slaughter. Contrary to the popular expectation that lots of murder took place here, the name is actually a corrupted version of the surname of a knight who was gifted the land, Philip de Sloitre.
Overlooking the little River Eye that winds its way through the village, Slaughters Manor is set in five acres of beautiful gardens, including a dovecote, perfect for having a romantic stroll through. Inside, the décor is stylish while still remaining true to its country roots; snuggle up in one of their deep leather sofas next to one of the roaring fires with a hot chocolate.
Each of their nineteen rooms have a different character; some have roll top baths, others have exposed beams or four poster beds with steps up to them for the ultimate princess and the pea moment (the aptly named room, Valentine, has them all).
Enjoy a cocktail at their stunningly curved gilt bar, before dining in their orangery style, triple-A rosette restaurant with beautiful views overlooking the gardens. The food here is indeed excellent; you can choose to dine à la carte, or for a truly blissful evening, opt for their seven course tasting menu with accompanying wine flight.
I am so in love with Slaughters Manor, I even got married here and you can read my full review of one of my numerous stays there here.
Thanks to Rachael from Champagne on Arrival.
Bovey Castle: Dartmoor National Park
When it comes to the perfect romantic getaway, look no further than the luxurious Bovey Castle. Set in the breathtaking Dartmoor National Park in the heart of Devon – England – this 275 acre estate is truly a place you can escape from the world. Bovey Castle is one of those hotels that wows you from the minute you set eyes on it as you drive down the long drive towards it, and it doesn’t end there. It delivers on stateliness and glamour, with its massive stone fireplaces which roar away in the colder months, sweeping mahogany staircases, oak paneling, chandeliers, mullioned windows, plush sofas.
You will feel like royalty for the weekend. Bovey Castle boasts an award winning spa where you can unwind with an array of rejuvenating spa treatments, from a classic massage or facial to aromatherapy or reflexology treatments. You can indulge in a swim in the indoor pool before treating yourself to dinner in the 3 AA Rosette Great Western restaurant which is nothing short of superb. Nothing is left wanting in the attention to detail through out service and the food is all cooked to perfection. Using seasonal produce, the restaurant serves dishes using classic ingredients with a modern twist.
If you want a truly magical weekend with your loved one, book yourself into one of their suites, they are utterly devine! Complete with lounge, dining area, roll top bath, separate shower and bathroom. Did I mention, views from your room for miles out over Dartmoor? These are particularly beautiful first thing on a cold morning when fog has settled in the valley surrounding the castle. A suite will be the icing on an already delectable cake!
Thanks to Stacy from What Stacy Did.
Shepherd's Hut, Taunton
When my partner surprised me with a super romantic stay in a log cabin, it had everything we needed for a cosy night’s accommodation for just the two of us. This quaint log cabin is found in the West of England in a town called Taunton. It’s easy to find following a Sat Nav but you will need to drive here. It is part of an Equestrian Centre and owned by the farmer so while staying you can see the horses and animals. On arrival, you’re greeted by the horse stables and a large house but your accommodation is named The Shepherd’s Hut and can be seen at the end of a grassland area on its own, surrounded by majestic trees and a trickling brook.
The isolation of this accommodation adds to the romance. You don’t even need to check in because you’re given a combination after booking to locate the cabin key so you have complete privacy. After walking the stoned path, you arrive at your quarters for the night. It’s a gorgeous, small, wooden cabin perfect for a couple on Valentine’s Day because it’s so cosy.
Inside the cabin, there’s everything you want for your romantic stay including a small kitchen so you can bring your own food and beverages, a comfortable bed and television, board games and a scenic view looking over the stream and fields. Included in the stay is a small outside area of benches and a pit to make a small fire for both of you to sit around and relax amongst the solitude. Super romantic! I’d advise taking some marshmallows and hot chocolate to enjoy around the fire.
If you want to know more about the accommodation, read my full review on the cabin here.
Thanks to Shireen from The Happy Days Travel
Waldorf Astoria Trianon Palace; Versailles
If you’re looking to complement your romantic visit to the City of Love then Versailles guarantees a wonderful experience. The fairytale castle with its enchanting gardens are a treat to the eye. A visit to such a royal destination calls for a palatial stay and that’s exactly what the Trianon Palace Versailles, a Waldorf Astoria hotel, is all about.
Its immaculate grounds are located right next to the Queen’s Gate entrance of the domain of Versailles. This luxury hotel breathes romance from the moment you walk in. The elegant rooms and even the bathrooms are equipped with quintessentially French windows and the balconies offer a view of the Palace of Versailles.
Breakfast and dinner are served in the La Véranda by Gordon Ramsey restaurant with its high ceilings, elegant chandeliers and large windows. Take a dip in the Grecian-inspired heated indoor pool, which bathes in light, before indulging in a high tea at the Bar Galerie, which gives out to the manicured garden dotted with colourful flower beds. The dreamy setting of a visit to Versailles calls for a picnic and the hotel’s cute picnic bike service guarantees a fun-filled afternoon.
The Trianon Palace Versailles is even a worthy alternative to a Parisian hotel, thanks to the complementary shuttle to the Arc de Triomphe in the heart of Paris. Enjoy the best of both worlds before spending a romantic night in your royal retreat.”
Thanks to Sarah from Cosmopoliclan
Château de Villiers-le-Mahieu: Villiers-le-Mahieu
Chateau de Villiers is one of the most beautiful castles near Paris. It is located 50 km west of the French capital, in the town of Villiers-le-Mahieu. This chateau-hotel in France is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway, far from the hustle and bustle of the big city and surrounded by beautiful nature.
The castle is a mix of different styles, still surrounded by the moat that protected the 13-century castle in medieval times. During the last years, some extensions were added to host additional facilities for the comfort of guests like the restaurant, the fitness room or the spa.
Today guests can go from the castle to the other pavilions on the bikes provided by the hotel which are also perfect to explore the gardens and forest that surround the chateau. Other facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, ping pong tables, pétanque, and other games and external golf facilities nearby.
Chateau de Villiers le Mahieu has different kinds of rooms depending on their location. Rooms located in the main building are decorated in a classical style, being the rooms in the round towers particularly cute. Rooms in the pavillions, instead, are decorated in a contemporary style.
We really recommend Chateau de Villiers-le-Mahieu for your next romantic getaway in France. There are no easy public transportation options to reach the castle but you can ask the staff to arrange private transportation for you when you book your stay.
Written by Elise from World in Paris
Masseria Torre Coccaro: Puglia
There is nothing quite like spending Valentine’s Day at a super romantic hotel nestled in the enchanting countryside of one of the world’s prettiest countries: Italy. Situated in the sunny region of Puglia in Italy’s Deep South, Masseria Torre Coccaro is an utterly romantic accommodation for Valentine’s Day and one of the most gorgeous places to stay in Puglia.
Surrounded by ancient olive trees and sun-kissed for the most part of the year, Masseria Torre Coccaro is a centuries-old estate now turned into a 5-star farm stay which combines tradition and luxury in the best possible way. Rooms are incredibly romantic, decorated as they are in white and light grey and furnished with exquisite pieces of furniture that breathe an inescapable air of nostalgia.
Furthermore, the hotel features an elegant restaurant where happy couples can enjoy a unique candlelit dinner while indulging in mouthwatering dishes prepared only with the best local ingredients and washed down with superb varieties of Italian wine. Masseria Torre Coccaro is also home to spa facilities and a dreamy indoor pool which is ideal for endless moments of relaxation.
By far the most romantic part of Masseria Torre Coccaro, though, is the estate’s large central courtyard. A stroll around this magical place on a starlit night is all it takes to be inspired to propose to one’s loved one and, why not, take a vow to be back for the wedding ceremony itself as well.
Thanks to Katerina and Maria from It’s All Trip To Me
Locanda Palazzone: Orvieto, Umbria
Locanda Palazzone is a small luxury hotel located just outside the city of Orvieto in Umbria. The hotel’s medieval exterior belie the contemporary, minimalist feel within. With just seven suites, this is a peaceful retreat for couples looking for a stylish and romantic base in Italy.
The suites overlook the hotel’s vineyards and the sparkling lights of the surrounding valley. Orvieto, just 10 minutes’ drive away is also visible with its striking cathedral commanding a hilltop position.
The hotel takes its cuisine very seriously: local food is paired with the Locanda’s own wines. Tastings can be arranged, the wine is well known both in Italy and internationally. Dining on the hotel’s terrace is the perfect place for a romantic meal.
The hotel grounds are filled with fragrant roses and lavender which overlook the vineyards stretching across the valley. Days can be spent by the secluded tranquil swimming pool or exploring some of the hidden gems of Umbria.
Umbria, with its many romantic hilltop towns and beautiful art cities is easy to explore from the Locanda Palazzone. Perugia, Assisi and the smaller towns of Todi and Montefalco are all within day trip distance. Umbria is without doubt one of the most romantic regions of Italy and the Locanda is the perfect hotel from which to explore it.
Thanks to Annabel from Smudged Postcard
Ego Boutique Hotel The Silk Road: Venice
Thank to Mei from Travel With Mei & Kerstin
Hotel Ambassade: Amsterdam
Thank to Frankie from As The Bird Flies Blog
Cabanas do Barranco: Galicia
Thank to Inma from A World To Travel
Hotel Nord 1901 Superior: Girona
Hotel Nord 1901 Superior is in Girona, about an hour or so north of Barcelona in Spain. The hotel is situated just a couple of minutes walk from Girona’s fantastic old town, and I loved our stay here. The hotel is a gorgeous old town house that’s been converted into an intimate, stylish four star hotel. There are only 18 bedrooms, so it’s quiet and has an exclusive feel.
My favourite thing about the hotel is the fact you’re so close to the old town, which is a maze of ancient, winding streets harbouring fantastic restaurants and bars. The whole location is very romantic. You might think it’s better to be in the old town itself, but one of the advantages of being just outside is that you can drive to the hotel and there’s parking just around the corner. There’s also a touch more space than right in the old town, and this means you get things like the hotel’s well-designed garden complete with swimming pool that’s perfect for cooling off in.
The decor of the hotel is all muted tones, dark wood and moody lighting, so it feels calm and relaxing. The hotel is family-run and we found the service to be friendly and helpful. There is a bar service in the evening and, while there’s no restaurant, there’s really no need for one given the proximity to Girona’s old town. We enjoyed a great breakfast at the hotel and would definitely return for another romantic getaway!
Bohemia Suites & Spa Hotel: Gran Canaria
If you are looking for the most romantic accommodation for Valentine’s Day, then there is no place better than the luxurious Bohemia Suites & Spa Hotel. One of the main memorable features of this hotel was that it is an adult-only five-star hotel, located on the island of Gran Canaria. Gran Canaria is one of the beautiful Canary Islands, located just off the north western coast of Africa.
The hotel offers stunning ocean view suites with modern facilities. On premises, you’ll find a beautiful garden, pools and a jacuzzi. Nevertheless, the Asian style spa wins over every couple. The spa offers a unique experience and opportunity to relax, hence it’s an excellent place for a couple to pamper each other and enjoy each other’s company.
What’s more, the hotel can organize any type of excursion for customers. However complex the request, they will happily accommodate customers with tailored excursions. Some of their excursions include cooking classes, fishing trips, whale & dolphin watching, buggy tours, helicopter rides and plenty of other romantic activities. The infamous Maspalomas sand dunes are just a short walk away, which is fabulously known for its romantic walks in the sunset.
All in all, Bohemia Suites and Spa Hotel offers the best romantic experiences. It’s the perfect couples getaway. To learn more about what to do in Gran Canaria and the hotel, click here.
Crieff Hydro: Crieff
Nestled in undulating Scottish countryside, Crieff Hydro is a cozy and romantic hotel that boasts everything from an adults-only spa and sauna to couples massage services to miles of hiking trails. A fine dining restaurant on site gives you an opportunity to dress up and have a romantic date night, while the activities on offer such as Segway tours and horseback riding give you the chance to make new memories with your beau.
Choose the Signature rooms at Crieff Hydro for the height of luxury. Stunning views out to the Scottish countryside await you, as well as a deep and relaxing tub, gorgeous sitting area and a giant wardrobe so you can really feel at home. You’re greeted with some Scottish shortbread to give you a taste of the local flavours, and rich teas and coffee are also available to start your morning right. Comfy robes and slippers create a romantic mood and get you relaxed even before you step foot in the spa.
The location truly makes this hotel one of the most amazing places for a romantic getaway, as you’ll find plenty of benches and lookout points dotted around the property to help you have space for dreamy conversations and the solitude to enjoy each other’s company without the rest of the world getting in the way
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