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6 Valentine's Day getaways for the perfect romantic gift

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By Jacob Lewis

7 February 2020 | Updated 25 January 20244 min read

View of the Rialto Bridge spanning the Grand Canal with tourists on gondolier tours

Venice, Italy Impress your other half with a romantic trip to the City of Love.

Valentine's Day is the perfect excuse to explore some of the world's most enchanting cities, and what better way to do so than by staying in a charming boutique hotel?

Here are six delightful options, all four stars and above and all with ‘excellent’ average customer review scores, for a romantic getaway that won't break the bank.

Each two-night trip departs on February 13 from a major UK airport.

*All prices quoted correct as of January 25, 2024. Please note prices can fluctuate daily and may appear differently on provider site for this reason. Deals are subject to the partners' T&Cs.

1. Rome: Villa Pinciana Hotel

Step into the timeless elegance of Rome at the Hotel Villa Pinciana. Located near the famous Via Veneto and the lush Villa Borghese park, this hotel reflects the classic "liberty" style of the early 1900s. Each of its 25 rooms, opened in 2009, offers a blend of comfort and luxury, with soundproofed windows and stylish decor. Enjoy a continental breakfast in the garden or on the terrace, offering panoramic views of the city.

The deal: Stay at the four-star Villa Pinciana Hotel on a B&B basis for £235pp. Flights depart from Gatwick.

2. Venice: Hotel Palazzo Priuli

For a truly Venetian experience, stay at the four-star Hotel Palazzo Priuli, once a residence of a Doge's family. This 14th-century palace, located near St. Mark's Square, stands out with its gothic windows and Venetian art, transporting guests back to the grandeur of the Serenissima. Enjoy the classical elegance and luxury, reminding you of Venice's glorious past as a maritime republic.

The deal: Stay at the four-star Hotel Palazzo Priuli on a room-only basis for £308pp. Flights depart from Gatwick.

3. Amsterdam: Hotel Estherea

Situated along Amsterdam's oldest canal, the Singel, Hotel Estherea is a family-run gem housed in a 17th-century building. With 91 individually designed rooms and suites, this hotel marries historic charm with modern luxury.

Located in the heart of Amsterdam, it's an ideal spot for exploring the city's vibrant culture and history. Enjoy the intimate atmosphere of Maria’s Bar, a tribute to the hotel's founder, for a relaxing evening.

The deal: Stay at the four-star Hotel Estherea on a room-only basis for £296pp. Flights depart Luton.

4. Dublin: The Green

Situated adjacent to St. Stephen's Green, The Green offers a contemporary experience in Dublin's city centre. The hotel's rooms and suites provide a stylish and comfortable stay, perfect for unwinding after a day of exploring. The Green Bar & Restaurant and the Pen and Player cocktail bar offer delightful dining and drinking experiences. With Grafton Street and other landmarks nearby, The Green is a great choice for experiencing Dublin's charm.

The deal: Stay at the four-star The Green on a room-only basis for £197pp. Flights depart Birmingham.

5. Paris: Terrass Hotel

In the artistic district of Montmartre, the legendary Terrass Hotel stands as a testament to Parisian elegance. Established in 1911, this hotel offers rooms with a contemporary decor inspired by artists' studios. The rooftop terrace provides a stunning view of Paris, including the Eiffel Tower, making it a romantic spot for an evening aperitif.

The hotel's close proximity to the Sacré Coeur and Moulin Rouge adds to its allure, immersing guests in the soul of Paris.

The deal: Stay at the four-star Terrass Hotel on a room-only basis for £308pp. Flights depart Gatwick.

6. Prague: Le Palais Art Hotel

Experience regal elegance at the Le Palais Art Hotel in Prague. Located in the tranquil Vinohrady district, this five-star hotel is a blend of Belle Époque charm and modern amenities. Admire the authentic ceilings by the famous Czech painter Luděk Marold and the array of art throughout the hotel. The Artista restaurant offers innovative Czech and international cuisine, while the Pure Spa provides a haven for relaxation.

The deal: Stay at the five-star Le Palais Art Hotel on a room-only basis for £198pp. Flights depart Luton.

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