The Best Romantic Hotels to Book in Birmingham, England

Birmingham is a great place to explore with a loved one
Birmingham is a great place to explore with a loved one | © Shahid Khan / Alamy Stock Photo

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It doesn’t have to be Valentine’s Day for a romantic getaway – these cosy Birmingham accommodation options are testament to that. The UK’s second city is packed with intimate retreats, lavish townhouses and quaint hotels. Read on for our pick of the very best romantic hotels in Birmingham – whether you want a wallet-friendly weekend or are going big for a special occasion, your ideal retreat is bookable on Culture Trip.

1. New Hall Hotel and Spa

Spa Hotel, Luxury

Greenery-clad exterior of New Hall Hotel, with low brick wall enclosing a well-kept lawn
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It’s easy to feel like royalty at the former holiday spot of Henry VIII. In the Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, New Hall Hotel and Spa is a tranquil retreat around 7mi (11km) north of the city centre. All 60 rooms at England’s oldest-inhabited moated house boast comfy beds, designer seating and roomy ensuites. There’s also a spa, a tennis court, a golf course and a AA-aproved restaurant within its historic grounds.

2. The Edgbaston

Boutique Hotel Restaurant, Tea

Double bed in cream-toned room with wardrobe, desk, soft desk chair and circular mirror at the Edgbaston
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Just 20 rooms adorn the halls of this timeless building. Couples staying at the Edgbaston can expect truly personalised service; staff recall previous requests of returning guests and plan for future visits of first-timers. With a cocktail lounge led by one of the country’s best bartenders, a seasonal, informal bar-food menu and individually designed, Victorian-inspired rooms, this is one of the most romantic hotels in Birmingham.

3. Saint Pauls House

Boutique Hotel

Seeveral wicker chairs, wooden tables and sofas in a dining area with wall-mounted TV at Saint Pauls House
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Sitting pretty on the leafy St Paul’s Square, this guesthouse is ideal for couples looking for a romantic weekend away. The 34-room St Pauls House combines luxury and home comforts and has a highly rated restaurant, a casual bar and a very Instagrammable entrance. Nearby, couples can enjoy strolls around the Jewellery Quarter, or sample drinks from top bars, including world-renowned gin parlour, 40 St Pauls.

4. Malmaison Birmingham

Chain Hotel, Hotel

Two dark leather sofas by a leather table on a rug in a wood-panelled lounge at Malmaison Birmingham
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When it comes to style, Malmaison Birmingham is up there; after all, it would be hard to top a hotel inside the high-end Mailbox shopping centre. This 193-room opulent abode offers a restaurant, bar, gym and spa, while its Nirvana Signature Suite is eclectically electric. Think sharp colours, bold interiors and daring mood lighting. You’ll be forgiven for feeling like a rock star while sipping champagne in your mirrored Jacuzzi.

5. Frederick Street Townhouse

Boutique Hotel

Double bed with blue velvet headboard in room with mirror and radiator at Frederick Street Townhouse
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With a sister bar next door, spacious suites with freestanding bathtubs and a gorgeous suburb to explore, Frederick Street Townhouse makes perfect sense for a lovers’ holiday. This beautiful boutique hotel may look unassuming from the street, but when you step beyond its white facade, you’ll discover an intricately designed stay with homely interiors and vintage furniture. Continental breakfast is included, and for lunch or dinner, several of the townhouse’s sister bars are within walking distance.

6. Park Regis Birmingham

Hotel

Dimly lit viewing room with four stools and floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking the city at Park Regis Birmingham
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Park Regis Birmingham is a luxury four-star, 253-room hotel on the edge of the city centre, close to top local attractions. Boasting a tranquil spa, a popular restaurant and a bar terrace, it has plenty to keep you and your partner occupied on-site. Take a charming canal-side stroll, stopping off at several quaint bars, or head into the city centre to dance the night away at one of Birmingham’s many cocktail lounges and nightclubs.

7. Simpsons Restaurant

Hotel

Dining area with glass doors and several wooden tables and chairs under an arched roof at Simpsons Restaurant
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With just three luxury rooms adjoining this Michelin-star restaurant, expect an intimate experience like no other. Simpsons lies in the gorgeous suburb of Edgbaston, just outside the city centre. You can enjoy a cosy stay in a deluxe ensuite room with super comfortable beds, freestanding bathtubs and L’Occitane toiletries, while a continental breakfast is included and can even be enjoyed in bed. Relaxation is guaranteed at one of the most romantic hotels Birmingham can offer.

8. The High Field Town House

Hotel

Elegant lounge with sofa, four soft chairs and coffee-making facilities at High Field Town House boutique hotel
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We’ve seen some beautiful hotels in our time, but this converted Victorian villa is right up there with the very best. The High Field Town House is in one of the country’s most desirable suburbs, Edgbaston, and offers a lavish stay at a reasonable price for its quality. Rooms feature grand beds and large bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, while the adjoining gastropub of the same name offers excellent value, British cuisine for all.

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