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Love is in the air: London hotels to book for Valentine’s Day

17 Jan 2024 | Updated on: 12 Feb 2024 |By Annie Lewis

Spend a special night or two with your loved one at the capital’s boujiest boltholes

Whether you like to celebrate Valentine’s Day in extravagant style or prefer a subtle but sophisticated nod to the occasion, London’s top hotels are pulling out all the stops on 14 February and beyond. These are the best hotels in London to book for a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway.

Hotel Café Royal, Piccadilly

You and your loved one will be treated like royalty from the moment you arrive at Hotel Café Royal. A stone’s throw from Regent Street, the luxury hotel has curated its A Royal Rendezvous package, which comprises an overnight stay in one of the bright bedrooms and several indulgent amenities. The dedicated team will be on hand to ensure you don’t have to lift a finger, delivering chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne, a hand-tied bouquet of flowers by renowned florist Jamie Aston, and drawing a romantic candlelit bath with rose petals throughout your stay. To ensure deep relaxation, add on a massage for two in the hotel’s wellbeing centre, Akasha. Plus, you can explore the city all day long as suite stays include a private chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce, Range Rover or Mercedes-Benz for up to 10 hours per day.

The Royal Romance package starts from £1,104, visit

Kimpton Fitzroy, Bloomsbury

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One thing that makes the Kimpton Fitzroy hotel so brilliant is its location. Within minutes of leaving the hotel’s grand lobby, you can find yourself strolling in Regents Park or soaking up some history at the British Museum. Whether you and your loved one are born-and-bred Londoners or out-of-towners, experience a staycation in the capital this Valentine’s Day with an abundance of romantic treats. The new My Kimpton Valentine package, available from 8-18 February, includes an overnight stay with breakfast, a bottle of champagne upon arrival, in-room Valentine amenities (think balloons, rose petals — the works) and £100 credit to spend in the hotel’s glamourous new restaurant, Grace. Explore the bustling capital on your doorstep by day before sipping champagne and relaxing in your suite’s luxurious bathtub and soaking up the stylish surroundings of Fitz’s bar by night.

The My Kimpton Valentine package starts from £274, visit

Flemings Mayfair

Flemings Mayfair’s Suite Celebration package promises to be the perfect romantic getaway. Book one of the elegant rooms for two nights to receive a bottle of Delavenne Grand Cru Original Champagne on arrival, so you and your partner can raise a toast together. If food is the way to your heart, spend the evening indulging in a decadent eight-course tasting menu at the hotel’s fine-dining four-AA Rosette restaurant, Ormer Mayfair by Sofian. In the morning, enjoy a delicious continental breakfast before exploring one of most excluisve neighbourhoods in the capital.

The Suite Celebration package starts from £362, visit

Rosewood London, Holborn

Fall in love all over again at the Rosewood, which will be transformed into a romantic retreat in time for Valentine’s Day. The hotel’s Romance At Rosewood package will help you effortlessly spoil your loved one. Check into your opulent residence and enjoy a chilled bottle of champagne and a sweet gift from the hotel’s pastry chef before indulging in all that Rosewood has to offer – from cocktails at Scarfes Bar to romantic dining at the Holborn Dining Room. Wake up refreshed and make the most of your night away with breakfast in bed before squeezing in some relaxation time at Sense, A Rosewood Spa. 

The Romance at Rosewood package starts from £800, visit

The Lanesborough, Knightsbridge

Situated on Hyde Park Corner, The Lanesborough’s grand mansion exterior oozes elegance and luxury. And the interior doesn’t disappoint either, with its sparkling chandeliers and Baroque-style decor. This Valentine’s Day, book the Love Lanesborough package from 9-18 February to be greeted by a dedicated butler, for whom nothing is too great an ask, before settling into your sumptuous suite with views of Hyde Park and a bottle of champagne. For dinner on Valentine's Day, executive chef Shay Cooper of the Lanesborough Grill will be cooking up a five-course feast storm of poached quail and cured duck salad, Hereford beef with lobster agnolotti and truffle red wine sauce, and a decadent red velvet gateaux served with pistachio ice cream.

The Love Lanesborough package starts from £1,236, visit

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