Escape to these romantic hotels for a truly unforgettable vacation with your loved one. These amazing properties go above and beyond to provide cosy accommodations, quality amenities, award-winning restaurants, and personalized services for their esteemed guests.

    Many of these romantic hotels and resorts are close to prominent landmarks, resulting in hassle-free sightseeing, shopping, and dining throughout your vacation. Whether you’re planning to stay close to home or fly abroad for your couple’s getaway, we’ve included a good mix of local and international hotels to help you decide on where to stay.


    Hotel Balzac

    Paris, France

    Hotel Balzac exemplifies Parisian chic, complete with expansive views of iconic landmarks like the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. This 5-star boutique hotel caters to travelling couples with elegant rooms and suites, in-room spa services, private valet parking, and Pierre Gagnaire’s flagship 3-Michelin-star restaurant.

    If you want a truly exceptional experience, opt for Hotel Balzac’s Paris Rooftop Penthouse. Combining neoclassical elegance with modern conveniences, it comprises 3 luxe bedrooms, a dining room, and a large terrace with romantic skyline views of Paris’ most recognisable structure.

    Location: 6 Rue Balzac, 75008 Paris, France


    The Gritti Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Venice

    Venice, Italy

    The Gritti Palace combines history with luxury, occupying a 15th-century noble residence overlooking the Grand Canal. This central Venice hotel is known for its grand suites, attentive service, pampering spa treatments, gourmet dining, and iconic views. Couples on a romantic holiday in Venice can opt for a private Riva yacht tour of the Venetian lagoon.

    The Gritti Palace sits in the San Marco district of Venice, within the curve of the Grand Canal. Staying at this romantic hotel puts you within walking distance of the Piazza San Marco, where you can visit historical treasures like Saint Mark's Basilica, Torre dell'Orologio, and Venice’s National Archaeological Museum.

    Location: Campo Santa Maria Del Giglio O Zobenigo, Venice, 30124, VE, Italy


    Fancy a winter getaway with your other half? Fairmont Banff Springs Gold Experience offers a palatial stay in the centre of the Banff National Park, where you can take in majestic Rocky Mountain peaks and glacial lakes, plus miles of cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and sledding.

    Guests of Fairmont Gold can enjoy plenty of exclusive services and VIP amenities, including private check-in on the private Fairmont Gold floor, continental breakfast and afternoon canapés in a private lounge, personalized wake-up calls, plus complimentary newspapers, CDs, books, and games. Head to the onsite Willow Stream Spa for some apres-ski rejuvenation – this 40,000-sq-ft spa boasts a variety of therapies, such as massages, facials, reflexology, and thalassotherapy.

    Location: 405 Spray Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1J4, Canada


    Rosewood Hotel Georgia

    Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Enjoy a romantic city break with Rosewood Hotel Georgia, an award-winning property in the heart of Downtown Vancouver. Thanks to its central location, you can easily walk to prominent landmarks, art galleries, and fine-dining restaurants. Must-visits include the Vancouver Art Gallery, Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, and Christ Church Cathedral. Love shopping? Check out designer brands at the expansive CF Pacific Centre, just opposite the hotel.

    Guests of Rosewood Hotel Georgia might appreciate its premier accommodations. Highlights include The Lord Stanley Suite and The Rosewood Suite, both of which have a spa-inspired bathroom, a plunge pool, a private garden, and a rooftop terrace overlooking the city. Your luxury retreat is paired with alfresco dining at Reflections Terrace and pampering treatments at Sense, A Rosewood Spa.

    Location: 801 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6C 1P7, Canada


    The Hazelton Hotel

    Toronto, ON, Canada

    The Hazelton Hotel is a romantic property in the centre of Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood. Couples might appreciate its proximity to Bloor Street's ‘Mink Mile’, which hosts plenty of high-end boutiques, art museums, chic cafés, and fine restaurants. It’s also within a 5-minute walk of the Gardiner Museum, Isabel Bader Theatre, and Queen's Park.

    Guestrooms and suites at The Hazelton Hotel are embellished with 1940s Hollywood glamour, such as French doors, marble bathrooms, plush velvet, and brass accents. After a day of exploring Toronto, fill up on globally inspired dishes at the onsite ONE Restaurant. Book a table at its candlelit streetside patio for an extra special dining experience.

    Location: 118 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 1C2, Canada


    The Plaza Hotel

    New York, NY, USA

    The Plaza Hotel is a mainstay of fine living in New York, having hosted global leaders, Hollywood royalty, and Broadway legends since 1907. Great for couples looking to enjoy a lavish vacation in buzzy Midtown Manhattan, this iconic landmark features 282 guestrooms (including 102 suites) embellished with 24-karat gold-plated Sherle Wagner fixtures, white marble vanities, contemporary artworks, and lavish fabrics.

    Thanks to its convenient spot on Fifth Avenue, guests have easy access to high-end designer brands like Bergdorf Goodman, Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, and Balenciaga. Of course, no romantic trip to New York is complete without a stroll through Central Park, which is just over the road from The Plaza Hotel.

    Location: 5th Avenue, Central Park S, New York, NY 10019, USA


    The National Hotel sits in an enviable location in Miami Beach, making it a popular retreat for couples on a romantic beach getaway. It's just a short walk from South Beach, a well-developed beachfront with 20th-century pastel architecture, excellent restaurants, and expansive shores overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy a cheeky visit to the World Erotic Art Museum, which showcases around 4,000 pieces of fine erotic art dating from between 300 BC and the present day.

    The National Hotel features many amenities and services for a truly luxurious couple’s vacation in this iconic south Florida island city. Rooms and suites offer sweeping views of either Miami Beach or the Art Deco Historic District. Other highlights include modern Spanish cuisine at Mareva 1939, soothing spa treatments at Massage Cabana, and a 205-ft-long infinity pool.

    Location: 1677 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA


    Sensira Resort & Spa

    Cancun, Mexico

    Sensira Resort & Spa is an all-inclusive luxury resort in Puerto Morelos, where you can enjoy a slice of the secluded Caribbean coast on the Yucatán Peninsula. Just about anything you need for a tropical getaway is provided at this property, from diverse cuisine to outdoor entertainment.

    Overlooking a semi-private beach, the resort has lounge chairs, non-motorized water sports, mini-golf, zip line, and waterparks – just to name a few. You have a varied choice of dining options at Sensira’s 8 oceanfront restaurants and 5 bars, as well as poolside snacks and dedicated sommelier services. In the mood for pampering? Book a couple’s massage, facials, or aromatherapy treatment at Inspiration Spa.

    Location: Mz40 Lt16, Carr. Tulum - Cancún 12, 77580 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico


    Paris Hotel & Casino

    Las Vegas, NV, USA

    Paris Hotel & Casino brings sophisticated French living to the city of Las Vegas. Guestrooms and suites feature Versailles-style fixtures and romantic décor, but we highly recommend the executive suites for their exceptional ambience with separate living and sleeping rooms, marble bathtubs, and Jose Eber toiletries.

    This French-themed hotel also hosts the Paris Balloon and a half-scale replica of the Eiffel Tower. Its onsite casino has over 130 table games and 1,700 slot machines, while dining options include Eiffel Tower Restaurant, Gordon Ramsay Steak, and Beer Park. Elegant bars, a nightclub, and a poolside bar are just a short walk from your room/suite.

    Location: 3655 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA


    Sparkling Hill Resort and Spa showcases the natural beauty of Vernon’s Okanagan Valley, with elegant rooms and penthouse suites overlooking either Okanagan Lake or Monashee Mountain. Each accommodation comes with a shower, a 2-person bathtub, floor-to-ceiling windows, and custom beds for your utmost comfort.

    This adults-only wellness resort boasts a 40,000-sq-ft spa with a heated outdoor infinity pool, 7 steam rooms and saunas, as well as Kneipp hydrotherapy chambers. Sparkling Hill Resort and Spa has 2 excellent restaurants: PeakFine serves sustainable yet decadent local meals with local wines and spirits, while Gerni’s Farmhouse offers authentic German specialities like bratwursts, Bavarian pork knuckles, and chicken schnitzels.

    Location: 888 Sparkling Pl, Vernon, BC V1H 2K7, Canada

    Penny Wong | Compulsive Traveler

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