South East England Romantic Hotels Guide

recommended South East England romantic retreats for that special occasion


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in a pretty country setting, this fine 15th-century manor has a world-renowned restaurant and sumptuous suites with marble bathrooms

Cliveden

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17th century stately home, overlooking the River Thames, with opulent interiors, luxurious rooms and suites and a state-of-the art spa

Gravetye Manor

East Grinstead

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a magnificent 16th century manor house in extensive grounds is now a luxurious hotel with sumptuous rooms and suites, and gourmet dining

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900 years of history are on display at this unique hotel affording guests fine dining and elegant guest rooms that come furnished with antiques

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impressive, multi award-winning country house set in 130 acres of grounds - features luxurious rooms, fine dining and array of facilities

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an elegantly appointed hotel, steeped in character, featuring sumptuous bedrooms, an award winning restaurant and a delightful garden

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relaxed informality and stylish refinement are the order of the day, enjoy spacious rooms, fine dining and a relaxing spa and leisure facilities

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a magnificent Victorian Gothic mansion, set in grounds that lead down to the Thames, where original character blends with modern comforts

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a grand country house hotel dating from 1887, buried deep in the New Forest, featuring a luxury spa, fine dining and ornamental gardens

The Vineyard

Stockcross

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an elegant haven offering guests sumptous rooms with indulgent features, fine dining, a 30,000 bottle wine cellar and an a tarnquil spa

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a beautifully restored Elizabethan manor with a rich heritage spanning 4 centuries, now a prestigious and elegant hotel set in extensive gardens

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Grade II listed Georgian mansion set in 300 acres of countryside and landscaped gardens - features elegant rooms and award-winning dining

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an elegant, 19th century manor house, set in a private estate, with sumptuous bedrooms, a state-of-the-art spa and Michelin Star dining

Hartwell House Hotel

Lower Hartwell

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luxuriate in the splendour of this former stately home, where guests now enjoy relaxing leisure facilities, good food and an extensive wine cellar

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an elegant manor, set within large grounds, offering views of the deer park - well-appointed rooms, fine dining and spa treatments feature

Esseborne Manor Hotel

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a private country house, in 3 acres of gardens, offering a small and friendly atmosphere, elegant, luxurious rooms and locally sourced food

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17th century manor, set in 63 acres of countryside near Winchester, with luxurious rooms and suites, fine dining, a cookery school and falconry

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19th-century lodge with scenic South Downs views - a country retreat offering an impressive spa, fine dining and a Victorian wine cellar

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elegant country house set in 26 acres of private, landscaped grounds amidst the Surrey Hills, yet only 4 miles from the centre of Guildford

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stylish and elegant rooms, appointed to a high standard, feature at this 18th-century Georgian manor close to the famous Brands Hatch Circuit

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