With the warmer weather and longer nights, summer is the perfect excuse for a romantic getaway and it seems Britis are taking full advantage of the British summer time. Most Britons (53%) enjoy at least two 2-3 night romantic breaks per year, according to the study of our travel habits by LateRooms.com. Wondering where to check in for a weekend à deux? Here are the top hotels getting all the action.
Crazy Bear, Beaconsfield, UK
The opulent Crazy Bear doesn’t really do rooms… more like burlesque-inspired boudoirs. The extravagant rooms will bring out a side to you that you (and your partner) never knew. With wall-to-ceiling mirrors in the wetrooms and big copper baths by the beds, this hotel will see you stumble across your alter ego and fall in love all over again.
(From £490 per night)
Sharrow Bay Country House, Penrith
This converted fishermen house is one of the most charming and luxurious hotels in the Lake District. Nestled on the banks of the lake this typically English countryside hotel offers the perfect combination of comfort and indulgence. Whether it’s enjoying a glass of champagne by the lakeside restaurant or booking into a cooking lesson, Sharrow Bay Country House has something for everyone.
(From £260 per night)
The Exhibitionist, London, UK
Lose all your inhibitions at this aptly named design hotel in the heart of South Kensington. The Exhibitionist is all about satisfying your individual needs. A truly sensory experience – you can customise the scent, taste and feel of your stay. And the Splash Suite features a discreet private entrance too.
(From £240 per night)
Great John Street Hotel, Manchester, UK
This city centre hotel is the perfect urban getaway for a sophisticated couple. The chic rooms ooze class while the rooftop hot tub provides ample indulgence for that romantic moment to end a perfect day. Or if you prefer to snuggle up in private then check yourself into one of the many rooms with a bathtub in the bedroom – convenient and seductive.
(From £162 per night)
Sanctum Soho, London
Sanctum Soho is a haven of hedonism located right at the heart of London. The individually designed luxurious bedrooms have distinct mood schemes to everyone’s taste. From the underground cinema to the rooftop garden with an al-fresco hot tub, you’ll have the perfect setting for date night. (From £260 per night)