Romantic getaway hotels you need to visit
Valentine's Day doesn't always have to be about gift-giving. Why not book a trip away to celebrate the occasion instead?
Booking a romantic getaway hotel offers the perfect opportunity to make lasting memories and feel more connected to your partner. That's why we've listed some of our top destinations below, all easily accessible via the Grand Central rail network.
The Standard Hotel, London
If a romantic city break is on your radar, you're in luck! Located just a two-minute walk from Kings Cross station, this exciting hotel is draped in '70s décor and boasts a retro vibe. Surrounded by fantastic exhibitions, great restaurants, shopping hotspots and vibrant nightlife, what better place could there be to call home for the weekend than The Standard Hotel?
Built in 1974, this restored office block now holds 266 luxury rooms and a rooftop restaurant with 360° views of the capital. You can even choose a room that has a bathtub with a view!
Our trains run directly into London Kings Cross, locating you at the heart of the city's action. We have plenty of options to help you secure the best value for your train ticket, plus we've listed several ideas for you to enjoy while you're in the capital.
The Grand, York
This beautiful Edwardian hotel has views of The Minster and the Bar Walls. The rooms are elegant and luxurious, and you can take advantage of The Grand's on-site spa and afternoon tea offering for a romantic getaway.
Delivering indulgence for all guests, you can choose from spacious rooms, stylish suites or even your own studio apartment for extended stays. The staff always go the extra mile, ensuring you have the best stay in the beautiful city of York.
Crab Manor Hotel, Thirsk
Just a 10-minute taxi ride from Thirsk station, this countryside hotel is uniquely decorated and offers the perfect couple's retreat.
With various rooms to choose from, including a thatched lodge, log cabin or luxury suite, you'll certainly make memories to cherish. These rooms are situated among the grounds of an 18th-century Georgian manor house, designed to make for an unforgettable experience.
Each room at Crab Manor Hotel is inspired by destinations around the world, from Dubai to Lapland. You don't even have to leave North Yorkshire to experience the exotic detail from locations around the globe.
The Earl of Doncaster Hotel, Doncaster
Situated in the heart of Doncaster, this hotel offers a quirky, unique character with its art-deco interior. It provides the perfect place for you and your partner to dine and relax.
The Earl has a range of individually styled rooms that can cater to all requirements. Plus, there's an on-site restaurant and lounge bar, where you can enjoy an intimate dinner to celebrate the day that's dedicated to love.
Shibden Mill Inn, Halifax
Nestled in the beautiful Shibden valley of Halifax, just a 10-minute taxi ride from Halifax station, is a stunning country inn that offers an ideal romantic haven. The award-winning Shibden Mill Inn offers a warm welcome, exquisite dining and a comfortable stay for all.
Each room has a touch of country style and thoughtful additions to make your stay that little bit more luxurious. Relax and unwind in this quaint West Yorkshire hotel and enjoy wonderful walks right on your doorstep.
Start your trip with Grand Central
To make your romantic getaway extra special, why not upgrade to First Class and take advantage of the extra legroom and quieter carriages? Book your train tickets today and we'll take care of the rest.
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