One of the important and exciting parts of a marriage is deciding where to go on the honeymoon. Deciding where can be a difficult decision as, understandably, you want to spend some private moments as newlyweds, as well as want it to be special and memorable. The capital city of the United Kingdom, London is seen as one of the most sought after honeymoon destinations in the world. Picking where to go can be daunting. But no need to worry as our guest blogger, Adam Smith, will share honeymoon hotels in London to make your decision-making process easier.
Hambleton Hall, Hambleton, Rutland
Luxury and class are what you are in for here at Hambleton Hall with a team of professionals always there to assure you personal service. Every single room and suite of the hotel are designed to provide exceptional standards of comfort and luxury. Each room has been individually designed to have a distinctive style and are luxuriously furnished with rich fabrics and comfortable furniture. Middlehurst is one of the larger bedrooms in the hotel with a bed that has a 19th century French corona marble bathroom and gorgeous views of the lake. Or choose Croquet Pavilion to enjoy some privacy. Master bedrooms range between $415-$480 and Croquet Pavilion around $580.
Mr. Aaron Patterson is the head chef, and for the past 24 years he has been consistently delivering some of the best and exciting menus for guests.
Lime Wood, Lyndhurst, Hampshire
Popularly known as one of the best spa hotels in the area, Lime Wood has hosted weddings for popular celebrities such as Sophie Dahl and Jamie Cullum. Enjoy indulging in the spa with a double treatment room (including a steam room), an outdoor bath, and a garden. At the hotel, you will find some of the best amenities you can expect including a pool, library of books and DVDs, valet parking, free Wi-Fi and the hotel also has its own helipad.
Pavilion 1 is perfect for honeymoons. Separated from the main house, the black vaulted ceiling gives it a striking look, along with a four-poster bed and a roll-top bath. With Italian marble bathrooms and glamourous interiors, the bedrooms in the house are also full of romance. Rooms 1 and 2 are equipped with bath tubs, Room 11 has double sinks. Spread across the three floors, The Spa House has assorted rooms, steam house, a mud house, both indoor and outdoor pool, and a café. Lavish rooms will cost you around $540 a night and Hideaway Suites will cost around $700.
Chewton Glen, New Milton, Hampshire
Enjoy country-house luxury on your honeymoon with Chewton Glen. Covering 130-acres, this hotel is pure bliss. You can choose from lovely conservatories and romantic dining spaces to enjoy a romantic dinner. If you choose junior suites, they come with a terrace, a balcony or a courtyard garden. But the Treehouse Hideaway Suite is an ideal choice for honeymooners. Built amongst the trees, it has a natural ambience, along with a large deck, dining area, and outdoor hot tub. You get to enjoy spa treatments and receive breakfast in a hamper. For doubles, price will range between $340-$1,700 and for Treehouse Hideaway Suites the price starts around $1,300.
Hotel Endsleigh, Milton Abbot, Devon
Located in 108-acres of gardens and woodland, your first impression with Hotel Endsleigh will be of its lovely setting. When it comes to facilities, the hotel offers all the modern facilities such as flat-screen TVs and DVDs, Ren bath products, massages can also be booked, and a free bottled water.
When it comes to the rooms, they have hand-painted wallpapers giving them a distinctive look altogether, rollup baths, bookshelves, a wooden burning-stove and a private garden. You get to enjoy the best of European cuisine, made with organic and locally sourced ingredients, at the hotel’s restaurant.
In regards to pricing, for B&B, you need to pay $200 and for gatekeeper’s lodge, it is $350.
The Pig on the Beach, Studland, Dorset
Awarded as one of the most romantic hotels in the UK, The Pig on the Beach is a perfect choice for newly-weds. Hotel rooms have luxurious yet homely touch. Room offerings include snug rooms, comfy rooms, snug twin rooms, generous rooms, The Lookout, and They Bothy. Every room reflects the country-house style with comfortable beds, marble sinks, and reclaimed floorboards. While you relax, enjoy gorgeous view of the sea from your windows.
Set in the wild meadow, there are two treatment cabins where you can enjoy facials and massages using organic Bamford products. The restaurant at the hotel offers daily-changing menus, so you get to taste something new every day. Make sure you have the Piggy Bits and Focaccia since it is cooked in the wood-fired oven.
Costs range from $140-$300 for doubles, $220-240 for the Shepherd’s hut and $230-$330 for the dovecotes.
Chewton Glen Hotel
Spread across 130-acres, the Chewton Glen Hotel oozes luxury. The hotel has been awarded as the ‘Best UK Holiday Hotel’ by Conde Nast Traveller in 2016. The hotel offers 70 spacious rooms including Croquet Lawn Rooms, Garden Rooms, Estate Rooms, Hotel Suites, Coach House Suites, and Marryat Suite.
Each room offers some of the best facilities including – telephone, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, CD player, King-sized bed, personal safe, spacious bathrooms, bathrobes, and well-stocked mini bar. If you love playing snooker, there is a snooker room where you can also enjoy table tennis. Head outside for some outdoor activities such as archery, tennis, offroading in the New Forest, clay shooting, and much more.
Price starts from $530.
Cliveden House Hotel
There is something unique about the Cliveden House Hotel. The moment you lay your eyes on the hotels, all of its features - the interior, exterior, lighting - speak of the finest examples of refinement and extravagance. The hotel staff is impeccable, always there to offer professional service. Make the most of some of the best facilities offered in the city including a lavish spa, tennis court, squash courts, boathouse with three boats, helipad, indoor and outdoor pools and Europe's largest hydrotherapy pool.
The hotel is known for its glossy rooms that are smartly designed. The best selections for a honeymoon include the Henry James Suite, Chinese Room and the Sutherland Room. Costs start anywhere from $270 for a double and go up.