Romantic hotels in North Wales

Château Rhianfa, Anglesey

Château Rhianfa is a grade II listed Loire Valley style French château. Stuated on the Menai Strait with views across Eryri (Snowdonia), its the perfect base for exploring the Isle of Anglesey. Originally inspired by the iconic region of France, this wonderfully restored château once symbolised a token of love between the Baronet and his wife, after he spent over a decade creating this masterpiece for her. .

There are 21 bedroom suites, all with private bathrooms plus The Coach House, a three bedroom cottage with wonderful views of Anglesey. The restaurant menus focus on quality local produce, seasonal menus and innovative dishes. There are options for private dining, or Le Dragon Rouge has fine views over the countryside for a romantic dinner for two.

hotel lounge with decorative ceiling, viewed through ornate wooden doors.
bedroom with sofa, bed and bath in bay window.

Château Rhianfa, Beaumaris, Anglesey, North Wales 

Palé Hall, near Bala, Eryri (Snowdonia)

Palé Hall is a grand hotel in the Dee Valley near Bala, and an idyllic rural escape. The Victorian mansion has 18 rooms with their own beautiful style, while within the grounds, there is a large ornamental pond, woodland paths for romantic walks, and views of green fields and hills for miles. Expect amazing food at the AA three rosette awarded Henry Robertson Dining Room, where you can treat yourselves to Head Chef Gareth Stevenson's fine dining menu or Afternoon Tea. The dog-friendly Huntsman Bar & Bistro offers a more relaxed style while the Venice restaurant is a family-friendly choice. Bliss.

Ruthin Castle Hotel & Spa

4 star Ruthin Castle Hotel & Spa is steeped in history. Choose from a range of rooms, including four poster beds and suites. Treat yourself to time relaxing in the woodland hot tubs or take a couples' spa treatment. There's fine dining in castle's renowned restaurant, with the freshest local ingredients. Have a romantic stroll in the beautiful parklands or explore some of the Clwydian Range, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 

An ornate pale stoned Victorian mansion surrounded by manicured lawns.
An ornate dining room in a Victorian mansion. Pale green walls, round tables with plates and silverware, windows looking out over a green lawn.

Palé Hall Hotel, North Wales

Romantic hotels in Mid Wales

Llangoed Hall, Llyswen

Situated in the heart of the Welsh countryside, Llangoed Hall is a lovely place to stay if you fancy an escape from the city. It boasts spectacular views of the Black Mountains, and the nearby Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) is the perfect location for romantic walks and stargazing. Hotel guests can marvel at the sky with the hotel’s own telescope.

In the heart of the Wye Valley, and just a stone’s throw from Hay on Wye, the UK’s bookshop capital, this country house has a homely atmosphere throughout and luxurious decor in the individually designed rooms. The fine dining restaurant, headed by chef Sam Bowser, is a heavenly place to crash after a day exploring the Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) or nearby peaks and waterways.

dining room in hotel.
Deluxe hotel bedroom with four poster bed.
aerial view of country hotel.

Llangoed Hall, Mid Wales

The Felin Fach Griffin, Brecon

There’s something quite seductive about The Felin Fach Griffin, a warm building pulling you in perhaps. It’s relaxing and absolutely unpretentious, with delicious food, cosy bedrooms and affordable prices. It also benefits from limited mobile-phone reception, Wi-Fi in the bar only and no televisions in the bedrooms. This might seem a surprising thing to say about a humble roadside (but quiet) inn, but The Griffin is a significant feature on the landscape of Welsh hospitality. This luxurious gastro-pub with rooms situated in the picturesque landscape of Felin Fach near Brecon, less than an hour from the Welsh border. Located in the heart of the Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons)which was granted the prestigious status of an International Dark Sky Reserve, so plenty of time for a little stargazing on a good crisp evening.

The hotel’s seven spacious rooms are each styled with contemporary furnishings plus Roberts Radios and handmade Welsh blankets. In the restaurant, diners can choose to eat either in the cosy Library Room, the quirky Tack Room or at the larger tables in the Aga Room before enjoying a drink in The Griffin pub. The seasonal menu emphasises locally sourced produce, and the daily cooked ‘Borders’ breakfast includes fruit from the kitchen garden, apple juice from the nearby Usk Valley and home-made soda bread.

Couple relaxing on a leather sofa in the Felin Fach Griffin with a drink.
Ribs at Felin Fach
Table set up in front of a fire at the Felin Fach Griffin pub.

Felin Fach Griffin, Mid Wales

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa, Llanwddyn

The mountains and forest fringed lake that Lake Vyrnwy Hotel overlooks feasts in the natural beauty of Mid Wales. The 24,000 acre estate attracts falcons, peregrines and kites, all great for a spot of bird-watching. There are miles of spectacular walking trails, around the lake, to enable guests to take a crisp afternoon stroll before returning to the warm comfort back at the hotel.

Relax in the spa’s thermal suite whilst taking in the views before dining in the Tower Restaurant or the comfy Tavern Brasserie. The hotel encourages guests to seek their own sanctuary in the Vyrnwy Valley.  There’s an air of splendour– not to mention a rare appreciation of traditional values – at this spacious, stately hotel with its deep leather chairs, soft furnishings, log fires and abundance of antiques.

The Dreaming, Cwmdauddwr, Rhayader

The Dreaming, a new wellness retreat in-tune with nature, is now open in Mid Wales. Founded by singer, activist and dreamer, Charlotte Church, The Dreaming is nestled in the spectacular surroundings of the Elan Valley in the heart of Wales.

The Dreaming offers an escape from the complexity of modern life; connecting people back to the land, to themselves, and to their journeys. From short residential retreats with daily wellness activities to longer retreats.

Fforest Granary Lofts, Cardigan

Part of the fforest group's luxury yet rustic accommodation offering, the Granary Lofts are self-catering apartments for couples and small groups in the centre of Cardigan. Each apartment is gorgeous: exposed slate floors, reclaimed pine, cosy furnishings and views of Cardigan Castle and the Teifi Estuary.

loft hotel with boat and reflection in water.

Fforest Granary Lofts, Cardigan, Mid Wales

Romantic hotels in West Wales

The Grove, Narberth

The Grove in Narberth is a boutique country house hotel set in the midst of idyllic Pembrokeshire countryside, with stunning views of the Preseli Hills. The property offers 14 spacious, individually designed bedrooms and six suites, all featuring fireplaces, modern art and fabulous bathrooms with deep cast-iron baths and underfloor heating. The Grove’s Fernery Restaurant boasts four AA rosettes, and serves modern Welsh food using fresh, local and seasonal ingredients.

The surrounding Pembrokeshire countryside is a walker’s paradise and can be explored whatever the season. The Grove is located just a few miles from the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park with its stunning sandy beaches, harbour villages and coastal paths. After spending the day exploring, guests can return to a roaring log fire, soothing bath, massage and evening meal – the perfect romantic getaway!

luxury hotel room.
lounge with wooden beam.
exterior of white building, surrounded by trees.

The Grove, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Roch Castle, Pembrokeshire

If you want wow factor, the spectacular Roch Castle in Pembrokeshire delivers. Sat high on a hilltop, it has incredible panoramic views over St Brides Bay and Preseli Hills, and six characterful rooms. There's a seamless mix of historic structure with contemporary decor and all the mod-cons you could need. Tuck in to the traditional Welsh breakfast before exploring the nearby sights – our smallest city, St Davids, bird-filled Skomer Island and the numerous hills and sandy beaches.

interior of luxury hotel lounge.
External image of Roch Castle.

Roch Castle, Pembrokeshire, West Wales

St Brides Spa Hotel, Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire

St Brides Spa Hotel in Saundersfoot boasts a breath-taking view from its stunning location, on a headland above Saundersfoot Harbour and Carmarthen Bay. This seaside hotel brings a drop of elegance to the classic Pembrokeshire escape with its harbour-view dining, seascape art collection and pampering thermal suite. The decor is bright and colourful and there’s a range of dining options at St Brides, from the Cliff restaurant to the more informal Gallery and, for those guests enjoying a spa treatment, the Marine Spa itself.

The spa provides the perfect retreat to relax, unwind and indulge in soothing treatments and the coastal dual treatment room invites couples or friends to fully benefit from their spa experience, with full height windows that slide open to reveal the fresh sea air and gentle sound of the tide.  The treatment rooms and relaxation areas surround a restful infinity edge hydro pool and invigorating thermal bathing spa experience.

couple dining with view of coast.
couple in infinity pool.

St Brides Spa Hotel, Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire, West Wales

The Georgian, Swansea

The Georgian is a unique Georgian style boutique hotel located in the Maritime Quarter, Swansea City Centre. The hotel is home to 12 rooms, all of which are individually designed hosting a variety of features including Georgian fireplaces, double showers, a roll top bath and beautiful sash windows with attractive views of Swansea Museum and the Morgans Hotel.


Romantic hotels in South Wales

voco® St David’s Cardiff

voco® St David’s Cardiff has long been an iconic part of Cardiff Bay’s skyline and as the luxury five-star landmark hotel enters its 25th year, they’ve taken things up a notch. For guests from near and far, Tiger Bay Floor offers a home-from-home stay with the same warm Welsh hospitality - now with an added touch of splendour.

lounge of hotel suite looking through to bedroom.
hotel bedroom with oak bed.

voco® St David’s Cardiff, South Wales

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