The Top 10 Most Romantic Hotels in the World

2017 has arrived! The final belated Christmas gifts are now in the hands of their happy new owners and you have given out all your best wishes for this New Year. Now, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner!

Here is another gift to give to  your partner! When doing research online, you can find many websites and articles telling you the best gifts of the year. It’s no surprise that, a romantic trip is always on the top of the list, followed by the traditional flowers and chocolates, of course! In the end, the most important thing is to spend time together. To this extent, TrustYou has analysed its largest database of guest reviews for 500,000 hotels in order to give you the top 10 most romantic hotels in the world.

When you think about a romantic weekend, the first destination that might come to mind is Paris, but the best places we found are located in the countryside, away from the stress of the big cities, in order for you to enjoy a relaxing getaway with your partner.

When it comes to location, first place goes to Spain as the big winner with 4 hotels in total in this ranking. Ranking #2 and also the second most represented country with 2 hotels in the ranking is France. Overall, Europe is definitely the place to be for this Valentine’s Day, and one of the most romantic regions in the world, with 7 hotels in this ranking. Let’s see in more detail the hotels we are hoping  will be your next romantic destination!


#1 – Casa de Aldea El Frade – Camango, Spain

With a TrustScore* of 4.6/5, this hotel is one of the best in the romance category and in the country. Enjoy the calm in this rustic-style property while exploring the beautiful countryside nearby and the Cantabrian coastline. The location is perfect, close to beautiful beaches and the Covadonga National Park, where you can enjoy both sea and mountains for unforgettable trips with your loved one. Come and meet the friendly and professional staff and enjoy a great breakfast at the start of  your day.


#2 – Logis Hôtel Les Coudercous – Saint-Chely-d’Aubrac, France

Come and take a relaxing break in this beautiful and traditional region in France in the quiet, green valley.  Enjoy your time off with your partner while trying the regional French cuisine for a tasty diner. After a day exploring the countryside,you can enjoy the modern and cozy rooms and a great staff.


#3 – Chocolate Manor House – Vina del Mar, Chile

Meet the friendly team in this cozy hotel with great tasting food. Travelers also note that this hotel is an excellent value for the money. Enjoy its great location along the Pacific sea in the Valparaiso Region. You can have a romantic walk in the beautiful gardens and check out the “Flower Clock”.


#4 – Casa Rural Goiena – Mungia, Spain

Located in the Basque Countryside, you will be close to the Bakio Beach (10-minute drive) and to Bilbao (20-minute drive). It is the perfect opportunity to mix  exploring the city with some time off on the beach to relax and enjoy the sun. Taste good food and meet the great hotel team. Enjoy the nice view from the rooms, decorated in a traditional and rustic style.


#5 – Bay Resort Hotel Shodoshima – Shozu District, Japan

Go on the Shodoshima island (small island in the Seto Inland Sea) and enjoy the astonishing view of the bay from your room. Try the outdoor pool and natural hot spring baths on the top floor for  a relaxing moment. Go for a massage after a boat tour in the bay.


#6 – Punta Nord Est – Castellammare del Golfo, Italy

This hotel is only a 1 min walk from the beach! You will love the large outdoor pool and the view of the Tyrrhenian Sea from the window or balcony. The amazing staff will make sure you have a perfect stay.


#7 – Hotel Dona Blanca – Albarracin, Spain

Built in a rustic style, with hardwood and stone, you will like this stylish old building. All rooms have a private balcony with views of the town and the Sierra de Albarracín Mountain Range. The quality of service and its location make it an excellent value for the money.


#8 – Le Hamet – Villerville, France

Ideally located between Deauville and Honfleur on the Normandy coast, you will love this  traditional Normandy wooden frame building. The location next to sea makes for a magnificent view. Get cozy next to the fire in the lounge after a walk on the beach and before going for a massage. Enjoy  great service from the  staff during your stay.


#9 – Hotel Itxas Gain Getaria – Getaria, Spain

Also located in the Basque Country, this traditional-style hotel is located next to the beach in Getaria – just a 1 minute walk from the beach. Built also in a traditional style, you will find the wood furniture and hardwood floors very charming. Enjoy the pool and the food.


#10 – Mercure Santa Marta Emile – Santa Marta, Colombia

The excellent rooms and beds will provide a relaxing and resting atmosphere for you to enjoy your stay. Look at the sunset on the sea and then enjoy the pool and spa.


We hope this gave you some romantic ideas in order to surprise your partner for Valentine’s Day!

For additional ideas, feel free to read our previous articles on the hidden hotel gems in Europe or in the US, plus where to stay in NYC.


… and Happy Valentine’s Day!


*TrustScore: uses TrustYou’s special algorithm. The most recent reviews are given more weight than older reviews to calculate this score. The past 24 months of review data are used (in this case, data from 2014, 2015, and 2016 full year were used). The TrustScore is also displayed on hundreds of hotels’ websites and OTAs, such as Google, KAYAK, and