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Romantic Weekend Escapes

A Guide to The Most Romantic Hotels

Frankfurt, 14 February 2019 – Sipping a glass of champagne on the balcony, ordering room service after a day of exploring the city or enjoying a spa treatment and ending the night with a drink at the rooftop bar; beautiful accommodation creates the romantic backdrop and enhances the overall experience for both brand-new lovebirds and couples celebrating a big anniversary. The following hotels set the mood for a romantic stay for two and arrange romantic settings with flowers, a bottle of champagne and chocolates in the room upon request.

Stockholm – The Venice of the North

Stockholm is often described as the "Venice of the North" and the Swedish capital indeed is an insider tip for couples. Stockholm can easily keep up with the Italian tourist hotspots, not only in terms of its water-rich location, but also with regards to sightseeing. The city is spread over 14 islands, and a romantic dinner cruise is a good way to get to know Stockholm. Hotel C Stockholm is within easy walking distance of both the vibrant Kungsträdgården and the magnificent Royal Palace. The hotel is famous for its Ice Bar, the world’s first permanent bar with an interior completely fashioned from ice. Every great date night should end with a cocktail served in a glass made of ice.

Vienna – Feeling like an empress in Austria

A walk through the old town, a boat trip on the Danube or a rest at the Heurigen; Vienna has many romantic sides, at any time of the year. Winding alleys, arcade-decorated courtyards, time-honored palaces - Vienna's city center is particularly romantic. Housed in an elegant 1950s property on the famous Boulevard Ringstrasse, the magnificent Grand Ferdinand blends the sophisticated aura of classic hotels in Vienna with chic, contemporary design. Selected rooms include 'champagne bars' with bottles of Perrier-Jouët, a champagne with floral notes only produced in small volumes from the Épernay region of Champagne, while spacious suites have separate living rooms and private terraces. The hotel also features a city-view rooftop pool for a romantic swim.

New York – Celebrating love in the city that never sleeps

In the middle of NYC’s big city jungle and the honking Yellow Cabs, you find a multitude of very romantic locations. It's no coincidence that the most wonderful love stories are set in this city. Lovebirds can take a guided bicycle tour of New York City, which will take them through the diverse neighborhoods, across the Brooklyn Bridge and through Central Park. The Bentley Hotel offers magnificent views of the New York skyline, with the best sunsets on the Upper East Side that simply take your breath away.

St. Petersburg - Open-air museum of architecture

In the romantic baroque metropolis of St. Petersburg, couples can enjoy unforgettable moments during the spectacular ‘White Nights.’ Fairytale palaces, noble boutiques, magnificent cathedrals - a magical light dominates the Russian metropolis and leaves no soul untouched. During the White Nights, St. Petersburg is the most romantic place in the world. Among the luxury hotels St. Petersburg has to offer, the Angleterre Hotel is one of the best located. The city’s finest cuisine is served at the hotel, from the Caviar Bar's eponymous selection to homemade Italian cuisine at the Borsalino Restaurant.

Paris - City of love

Paris - there is no better city to spend a romantic weekend in. The romantic charm of Paris is not only due to the numerous films that give Paris her extraordinary flair. The illuminated Eiffel Tower at night attracts lovers just as the numerous cafes and famous art museums do. Paris is pure romance! Hotel Saint James Albany is set along the north side of Paris's Tuileries Garden and provides a perfect location for exploring sites such as the Louvre and the Palais. A day of pampering at Deep Nature Spa takes all the stress away and can include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, body wraps and scrubs.

Santpoort – Feel like a king in a castle

The Duin and Kruidberg Country Estate, a classic country house, sits in the extensive grounds of the Zuid Kennemerland National Park. Short and long walks lead couples through a varied forest and dune landscape. The idyllic surroundings of the estate will immediately place couples into a romantic mood. The hotel offers the DenK Sweet Package, which includes a welcome aperitif, a three-course menu, a bottle of wine in the room, a romantic gift and free access to the newly opened Spa & Wellness 't Princenbosch.