The most romantic hotels in the world are those that leave you awestruck, dumbfounded and make you believe that you are a divine being that deserves the right of enjoying the pampering offered by these celestial getaways! Finding that one romantic hotel that matches your expectations needs a certain alchemy, a creation that surpasses your expectations of getting overwhelmed with various physical comforts and luxuries. But, once you find that there exists not a few, but many of these romantic getaways in the world, your happiness knows no bounds. Here’s a post that is listing down the 25 most romantic hotels in the world.
1. Cima Rosa Boutique Bed and Breakfast
Coming first in this list of 25 most romantic hotels in the world is the stylish Cima Rosa Boutique Bed and Breakfast, a hotel that will take your breath away with its 15th century Venetian architecture and mind blowing services. Its originally a Palazzo that now services guests as a guesthouse, offering five rooms in total. The antique furnishings inside the hotel will make you go weak in your knees as its been done up by an architect of well repute. If you want to take that hot sip from your mug of coffee, while watching the calm beauty of the Grand Canal, book yourself and your partner a stay in one of the lovely rooms at this hotel!
2. Calistoga Ranch, California
Calistoga Ranch definitely has to feature in this post that’s covering the best of the most romantic hotels in the world because its here that you can have all the comforts that are worthy of a king. Yes, you can enjoy a thrilling hike of a lifetime and expect to be pampered with a hot massage or mud bath to soothe your body. Its located in lush green locales of California and enthralls its visitors with its stylish interiors and smart services. The hot mineral springs here are the main attraction for most couples that wish to spend some intimate times with each other. The cuisine offered is world class, specially the caramelized figs that will give your taste buds a life changing lift! Its one of the most romantic hotels, not just in the USA, but also in the world.
3. The Gritti Palace, Venice
If you are searching for stunning romantic getaways for taking some time off with your sweetheart, come to The Gritti Palace, Venice, a hotel that offers you a direct view of the Grand Canal. The hotel forms a part of a palace that looks regal with an imposing facade, and interiors to die for. The hotel is adorned with numerous paintings and antique that lends it a regal touch. Most celebrities stay here when they attend the reputable film festivals like the famous Venice Film Festival. With ceilings made of wood and lamps dating back to 18th century, the hotel will take you back in time while offering you modern services. Its one of the most gorgeous romantic hotels in the world.
4. Catalonia Bavaro Beach Golf and Casino Resort, Punta Cana
Romantic doesn’t necessarily mean a hotel has to be a high end with roof touching prices. A hotel can be cheap but still offer you an intimate ambiance coupled with most modern amenities. If you are not wanting to spend huge on your hotel stay, but wish to give your wife or lover a romantic time, book a stay at Catalonia Bavaro Beach Golf and Casino Resort, Punta Cana. Cheap romantic getaways like this golf and casino resort are hard to find and can be regarded as a gem hidden away from limelight. The resort is an all inclusive one, offering you many affordable packages with amazing food and services. It can be counted as one of the best romantic hotels in the world because of its island setting as well. The coastline is dotted with palm trees, bars and restaurants, ready to entertain you.
5. Shangri-La, Paris
If the most romantic city in the world cannot boast of the best of romantic hotels, then what other city on this planet would? Yes, Paris is coming at number 5 in today’s countdown as the city is dotted with numerous high end and luxurious romantic getaways, of which we are going to write a bit about Shangri-La. The hotel was originally the residence of Napoleon’s nephew called Roland Bonaparte, and boasts of classy suites, totaling 101. A few of these suites have balconies, so high that you can almost feel you are touching the top of Eiffel Tower. Centrally located, the hotel has a plush setting and looks astonishing.
6. Inn at Glenora Wine Cellars, Dundee
Cheap romantic getaways like the gorgeous Wine country of Dundee beckons all the die hard romantics to come visit her very intimately located Inn called Glenora Wine Cellars. With patios of rooms that offer stunning vistas of the alluring green vineyards and a lake called Seneca, this inn serves all your fantasies. The inn has a specialty restaurant offering delectable spread of cuisines, a lounge and wine cellars serving world class wine, making your stay here to be remembered forever. Many weddings take place at this inn which remains open all throughout the year. If you are a wine connoisseur, you can try out hundreds of varieties here. Cheap romantic getaways like this hotel will give you the best at ‘not so heart pinching’ rates!
7. Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur
Coming at number 7 in this list of best romantic hotels in the world is the natural and Eco friendly hotel called Post Ranch Inn, located atop a cliff that stands 1200 feet, overlooking the vast azure waters of the Pacific Ocean. The rooms are beautifully built with roofs carpeted with colorful blooms, and wooden flooring. Its an Eco friendly hotel having no features that can disturb your inner peace like alarm clocks and televisions. You cannot bring kids as its meant only for couples who want to spend intimate time with each other. Some cottages are built in the form of tree houses to thrill you. Among the most romantic hotels on the globe, Post Ranch Inn at Big Sur definitely has to be included.
8. One and Only Palmilla, Los Cabos Resort, Mexico
With a sea facing location that’s dotted with palm trees, and a white sandy beach that shimmers with each falling ray of the sun, the One and Only Palmilla at Cabo is a hidden gem that was built in 1950 and was patronized by many celebrities and actors. To lay on a beach bed, while sipping a margarita, and getting a sun tan is your kind of luxury that you get to enjoy while here. The in-room butler services are available for romantics that wish to give each other candle lit dinners, massages and dance the night sway with private bonfires. The facade of the hotel looks very stylish and is a must to be visited.
9. Villa d’Este, Cernobbio, Italy
Dotting the Villa d’Este are gorgeously decorated villas with an imposing background that seems like its some kind of a painter’s canvas. The backdrop is formed by the frosty Alps that makes staying here a luxury. The villas have terraces that are ornately embellished with gardens of jasmine and camellias. You can walk around the floral gardens, holding hands and watch the colorful scenic beauty unfold before you with a welcoming treat from fresh blooming magnolias. The villa has been patronized by Clark Gable and more recently by George Clooney.
10. Royal Mansour, Marrakech
There are many grand romantic hotels in the world, but not as grand as Royal Mansour at Marrakech. The city of Marrakech attracts hoards of merry makers that throng its night clubs and hubs, looking to have fun. The hotel has an ornate facade with walls embellished with intricate patterned tiles and inlay work. It looks an abode that is resided by the rich with lush green gardens dotted with water fountains and many ponds decorated with carpets of white lilies. It resembles an opulent Medina and boasts of 53 villas, each having its own private balcony. The villas look gorgeous amidst such scenic surroundings.
11. Hotel des Grands Hommes, Paris
Romantic hotels dot the stylish lanes and streets of Paris, and one among these abodes is the famous Hotel des Grands Hommes. Its a boutique hotel that became the muse of Andre Breton who penned down the famous manifesto called Les Champs Magnétiques, sitting amidst the classy interiors that define its true essence. The reception area looks elegant with classy decor. With decor dominated by rich warm pallets of colors, and classic furnishings, Hotel des Grands Hommes will make your jaws drop instantly. The rooms have private balconies offering amazing vistas of the scenery around.
12. Rosewood Mayakobá, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Rocking at number 12 in the list of most romantic hotels comes Rosewood Mayakobá, a luxury resort set amidst blue lagoon that attracts many love birds that book their stay in suites, all of which look spectacular. With private pools to take a plunge whenever you feel hot, and terrace sun decks to get that awesome tan, the suites of this resort are well furnished and look romantic. There is an infinity pool, a spa and a specialty restaurant called Casa del Lago offering mouth smacking cuisine. In case you love to sit cozily with your lover on the terrace bed, marveling at the mystical aura that a full moon casts on you, while sipping on tequila shots, then this hotel is your kind of place.
13. The Levin, London
With a choice between Deluxe, Classic and Junior Suites, totaling 12 in number, The Levin offers romantics much more than an ordinary place would. The first glance that you take when hitting the insides of the hotel is the massive chandelier like art installation that spellbinds you. With a spiral staircase that is surrounded by gorgeous suites, the hotel looks a class apart. The interiors are plush with a warm setting that shrieks of romance from all quarters. Its located closely to Harrods, and offers romantic packages to couples that are looking forward to spend intimate times with each other. While here, do not forget to order fruits and champagne as these are included in many of the packages.
14. Belmond Hotel Splendido, Portofino, Italy
We all know by now that Italians are big time romantics and this can be seen in the way they build their hotels! One jewel that must be visited is the Belmond Hotel Splendido, a grand hotel that stands massively, welcoming its guests with a stunning facade, gorgeous views of the Mediterranean and lush green carpets covering the slopes. It was originally a monastery that was converted into a hotel and was patronized by Hollywood celebrities like Lauren Bacall and Elizabeth Taylor. Anyone would fall in love with its alluring gardens and marble flooring done stylishly. From your balcony, you can enjoy looking at the cool azure waters of the sea and yachts docked on the harbor. Quite a place, ha!!
15. Four Seasons Hotel, Gresham Palace, Budapest
Offering its guests a perfect romantic experience, Four Seasons Hotel, Gresham Palace at Budapest enthralls everyone with its architecture inspired by Art Nouveau style and frescoes that embellish its every inch and lend it a grand look. The rooms are styled on Art Deco lines, with walls crafted out of marble and bathrooms that are made using a palette of gold and green tones. The cupola that you see at first when entering it, looks majestic and is made of glass. Other facilities include a restaurant, a spa and a pool.
16. Witchery by the Castle, Edinburgh
Such eloquent is the grandeur of this hotel that it will leave you with your jaws dropped the second you arrive inside the hotel that we are going to discuss about now. Yes, Witchery by the Castle is Edinburgh’s gem that offers intimate romantic settings surrounded by a grand Castle. The suites of this hotel resemble abodes from some kind of fantasy world, a world that looks Gothic and artistic. The Witchery is the ultimate romantic place for your lover as you can get everything that you ever wished for, like, flowing champagne, mouthwatering food and many cool packages, laid out to flutter your hearts in awe!
17. Bath Priory, Bath
Romantic getaways like Bath Priory sweep the ground below you with their natural settings, marvelous architecture and awesome services. A country house hotel, Bath Priory is the quintessential romantic hideaway that lovers often dream about. It has everything that you could want in an intimate getaway, like modern facilities to leave you awestruck, a landscape so pristine and fresh that you can almost breathe the oxygen flowing from the land of the gods, and is a perfect destination for love birds. With art cafes, bars and restaurants, just a stone’s throw away, this hotel has to be visited if you believe in romance.
18. Hotel Estherea, Amsterdam
Are you visiting Amsterdam and searching for good romantic hotels? If so, then without wasting any time, visit Hotel Estherea that allures visitors with its charming interiors and classic landscape. The plush interiors of the hotel attract customers that are looking to have the best of stay. The food offered here is just over the moon, with a special mention about the breakfast that’s counted among the best of the lot. Just enjoy ‘cocooing’ with your lover, engage in soft talks when the music plays artistically in the background of one of the restaurants here. Its a place that you cannot miss!
19. The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur, India
How would you feel if you could get intimate with your partner with wine, food and dancing combined together under one big roof called the sky? Well, we guess, it will be a moment of awe for you both! This is what you will get to enjoy when you stay at the flamboyant and palatial hotel at Jaipur called The Oberoi Rajvilas. All the suites here boast of private walled gardens that become venues for enjoying the colorful folk dances of Rajasthan. Sprawling across 32 acres of lush green carpets of gardens, The Oberoi will welcome it guests with a grand procession of camels and elephants, painted in vibrant colors, symbolizing love. The pool looks opulent with water jutting through the trunks of elephants made of marble. Love birds can enjoy a floral horse carriage ride, a moment that will remain etched in their memories forever.
20. Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, Thailand
Nestled coyly in a landscape that’s fringed with green carpets of rice farms, shimmering rivulets and thick forests is the magical Four Seasons Resort at Chiang Mai. This hotel will give you ample scope to coochikoo with your lover when you take her for a morning session of yoga right by the shores of mystical ponds filled with lilies and lotuses. The pathways are lit up with glowing lanterns and right next to the resort is a beautiful river that can be used for taking night cruises. The resort also organizes hot air balloon rides for couples. Resembling a typical Thai hamlet, the resort offers rooms in multi storeys as well as pavilions.
21. Couples Tower Isle, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Coming at number 21 in this list of most romantic hotels is Jamaica’s Couples Tower Isle, an all inclusive resort that also happens to be the country’s oldest. Its not at all like your typical pompous places that bore you with the same old stuff, rather, the hotel offers guests with many transporting experiences like couples engaging in romantic candlelit diners, intimate catamaran rides, and taking horse rides to the nearby spots. Th resort will spoil you with many state of the art facilities and features including hot tub baths, pool, and themed restaurants.
22. Les Palais Art Hotel, Prague
Located gorgeously in a rich area of Prague lies Les Palais, a chic art hotel that boasts of Baroque style architecture featuring marbled flooring, vast living rooms and suites with patios and balconies, spa, and interiors with fresco work. It can be considered a hidden gem of Prague for its Belle Epoque beauty and style. The hotel is located close to the Wenceslas Square and offers a bar and a spa. For a couple that wishes to spend some intimate times, there are limousine services to scoot them to various chic places. You can also order champagne and caviar when taking a limo cruise!
23. Aria Resort and Spa, Prague
Just a stone’s throw away from the grand Charles Bridge, and bestowed with the finest of interiors, the boutique hotel attracts a hoard of art lovers. The interiors have been designed by Rooco Magnoli and features windows draped with silken curtains that seem to flow down seamlessly. It consists of 51 suites, all of which have unique interior decor. The musical theme of the hotel inspired music lovers to come here. Each suit has an iPod that you can use to listen to thousands of songs. Even the bed chambers are designed, keeping the musical theme in mind. Another romantic feature here is the gorgeous Baroque styled garden.
24. The Peninsula Chicago, Chicago
Want to break free from the monotony of your daily life? If so, head to The Peninsula Chicago if you want to be serenaded with visual delights in the form of gold inlaid lobby with huge glass windows and modern features. The hotel has an EPSA spa that reaches two stories and has a pool that looks infinite. In addition to this, there are other features like 4 themed restaurants, private dining rooms, a business center, a bar and a gymnasium. The hotel offers both summer as well as winter packages to its clients that are looking forward to enjoying a unique stay with their partners.
25. Barnsley Gardens Resort, Georgia
Wish you could whisk away your lover to someplace that promises you both endless hours of romance and intimate moments? If yes, head to Barnsley Gardens Resort, a hotel that is counted one of the most stunning and cheap romantic getaways in the world. It offers love birds many kinds of affordable packages that are solely devised to make their time worth remembering with fondness. The rooms look stylish with fluffy bed settings and smart furniture. In one of the packages offered, lovers can celebrate their Valentines Day with chocolates and Irish Cream coupled with flowers. Just visit this place if you need some intimacy!
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Hotels are not just places to offer you bed and food. These are also abodes that serenade you with rich experiences that you will want to remember for life. A romantic hotel is one that breaks away from the rest in offering you an enriching time with your loved ones. If you wish to get awed and intrigued by the charms of a good hotel, try picking any one of these hotels that we have selected for you all. All of these are places where you can get a larger than life experience.