From bespoke couples’ treatments to six course Michelin-starred Valentine menus, below is a summary of what each Dorchester Collection hotel has to offer this season.
THE DORCHESTER, LONDON
Fully embrace the romantic atmosphere in the heart of Mayfair at Dorchester Collection’s iconic London hotel, The Dorchester. Capitalizing on its close proximity to Hyde Park, guests can appreciate the picturesque setting as they stroll along the banks of The Serpentine this Valentine’s Day. As part of the hotel’s newly launched Romance at The Dorchester package, the happy pair will be greeted upon arrival with an upgrade to the next room category, flowers by talented in-house florist Philip Hammond and a bottle of Laurent-Perrier Champagne and chocolates. After a luxury overnight stay followed by breakfast, couples can unwind with free access to the spa including the Aromatic Steam room and experience showers.
The “Romance at The Dorchester” package is priced from £603 for a Superior King. For reservations please call +44 (0)20 7317 6530.
For a lavish break, guests can enjoy the hotel’s Valentine Champagne Afternoon Tea in the opulent setting of The Promenade, with elegant, welcoming service. At The Dorchester Spa, guests can experience a ‘his & hers’ Valmont facial while relaxing on the warmed couches in the couples’ suites, followed by a glass of champagne.
The Valentine Champagne Afternoon Tea is available from Saturday, February 10 to Sunday, February 18, 2018 and is priced at £70 per person with a glass of Laurent-Perrier Cuvée NV or £77 per person with Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rose Champagne. For reservations, please call +44 (0)20 7629 8888. The Valmont facial for couples is available throughout February from £165 per person. For reservations, please call +44 (0)207 317 6583.
45 PARK LANE, LONDON
Dorchester Collection’s contemporary Mayfair and preeminent art hotel, 45 Park Lane, offers couples a romantic experience thanks to its cosy atmosphere and intimate spaces. Couples can enjoy a selection of romantic cocktails and champagne at BAR 45, and dine on a special Valentine’s menu, created by executive chef David McIntyre, at CUT at 45 Park Lane, celebrated chef Wolfgang Puck’s only restaurant in Europe.
The set menu is available on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 and priced at £115 per person. To make a reservation, please call +44 (0)207 493 4545.
For a day to remember, 45 Park Lane’s new Romance package includes a luxurious overnight stay for two with English breakfast, a bottle of champagne on arrival and a beautiful bouquet of flowers by in-house designer florist, Philip Hammond. For an extra special touch, a bespoke amenity awaits the couple each evening on turndown.
“Romance at 45 Park Lane” is priced from £866 for a Park View Studio. For reservations please call +44 (0)207 317 6540.
COWORTH PARK, ASCOT
For those who would rather escape the city on an enchanting getaway, Dorchester Collection’s luxury country house hotel and spa, Coworth Park welcomes guests for a romantic overnight stay for two with breakfast, a bottle of champagne and special chocolate amenity on arrival. To add to the magic, Romance at Coworth Park includes a three-course dinner for two at The Barn with a sommelier’s choice bottle of wine. As an additional romantic touch, couples are then welcomed back to their room adorned with rose petals to end a perfect day.
“Romance at Coworth Park” is priced from £654. To make a reservation, please call +44 (0)134 487 6600.
With traditional finger sandwiches and pastries, a glass of bubbles and a single red rose, guests can enjoy views of the rolling English countryside over a Valentine Afternoon Tea at The Drawing Room. Michelin-starred Restaurant Coworth Park offers a Valentine’s Day Tasting Menu, including a glass of Laurent-Perrier Champagne and wine pairings, or guests can enjoy a cosy four-course Valentine Dinner Menu at The Barn.
Available on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Valentine Afternoon Tea is priced at £55 including a glass of bubbles and a single red rose. Valentine’s Day Tasting Menu at Restaurant Coworth Park is priced at £125 including a glass of Laurent-Perrier Rose Champagne and a single red rose or £200 with wine pairing. Valentine Dinner Menu at The Barn is priced at £75 for four courses including a glass of Laurent-Perrier Rose Champagne and a single red rose. To make a reservation, please call +44 (0)134 487 6600.
LE MEURICE, PARIS
Overlooking the Tuileries Gardens, Dorchester Collection’s Parisian hotel, Le Meurice, offers guests their La Vie en Rose package for a romantic city break. With a bottle of champagne, mini pink pastries and a bouquet of roses prepared for guests’ arrival, the package also includes a room upgrade and late check out at 4pm. A complimentary book about romance in the City of Love and free access to the sauna, hammam and fitness centre at the Dior Institut, completes the special day.
Rates start at €945 for a Superior Room, for reservations please call +33 (0)1 53 67 66 67.
Restaurant le Meurice Alain Ducasse is the perfect place to celebrate love, in the splendid dining room inspired by the Salon de la Paix at the Château de Versailles. The two Michelin-starred restaurant offers a private tour of the kitchen, followed by dinner for two with a complimentary glass of champagne. On departure, the happy couple will be presented with a box of chocolates by La Manufacture de Chocolat Alain Ducasse and a surprise souvenir to take away.
The Tasting Menu is priced at €380 per person and the Wine Pairing Tasting Menu at €580 per person. For reservations please call +33 1 44 58 10 55.
The Champagne Duo Ritual is an additional romantic touch encouraging guests to unwind with their loved one in Spa Valmont’s double treatment room. The treatment starts with a relaxing moment in the hammam, followed by a soothing warm oil massage and completed with a glass of champagne in the lounge.
“The Champagne Duo Ritual” is a one-hour treatment, priced at €420 for two people. For reservations please call +33 (0)1 44 58 10 77.
HÔTEL PLAZA ATHÉNÉE, PARIS
Hôtel Plaza Athénée, the legendary fashionable address on avenue Montaigne in the heart of Paris, offers a luxury stay with breakfast to experience the City of Love. With a bottle of champagne, chocolates and a special bouquet of flowers prepared for guests’ arrival, the package is complemented by a room upgrade and free access to the sauna and hammam at the Dior Institut.
Rates start at €1,190 for a Deluxe Room, for reservations please call +33 (0)1 53 67 66 67.
To add to the occasion, couples can enjoy the perfect dinner at three Michelin-starred Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée. At the iconic Cabane Table, hidden away yet in the middle of the action, guests can savour a tasting menu, complimentary box of chocolates and a special surprise to take away. Couples can also experience the five-course Valentine menu at Le Relais Plaza, including Turbot with Black Truffles, King Crab and Veil Filet Mignon.
The Tasting Menu is priced at €390 and the Wine Pairing Tasting Menu at €495 at Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée. For reservations, please call +33 (0)1 53 67 65 00. The Valentine’s menu is priced at €220 at Le Relais Plaza. For reservations, please call +33 (0)1 53 67 64 00.
Those in love can also enjoy an intimate moment with the Revitalizing Escape treatment at the Dior Institut’s double treatment room. An anti-jet lag face and body massage followed by a facial treatment leaving couples feeling refreshed and relaxed.
The treatment is priced at €300 per person. For reservations, please contact: +33 (0)1 53 67 65 35.
HOTEL PRINCIPE DI SAVOIA, MILAN
Hotel Principe di Savoia, located in Piazza della Repubblica, offers couples a taste of romance in the historical city of Milan. The hotel’s Romance Offer includes one night accommodation for two with breakfast, a bottle of champagne and strawberries on arrival. A celebratory dinner at Acanto Restaurant and complimentary limousine service to and from the city centre are also available as part of the offer.
Rates start at €461 for a Classic Room. For reservations, please call +39 02 6230 2026.
Guests can visit Club 10 Fitness & Beauty Center for a special Valentine’s Day Spa package. Included is a 50-minute Deep Tissue massage or a Hydramemory Complete Facial treatment by Comfort Zone, and at the end of the session, couples can enjoy complimentary access to Club 10’s facilities.
The Valentine’s Day Spa package is priced at €200 for two people and available from Saturday, February 10 to Saturday, February 17, 2018. For reservations please call +39 02 6230 4024.
Acanto Restaurant will charm guests with its special dinner for the evening of Valentine’s Day. Offering Pecorino Cheese Hearts, Smoked Lobster with Exotic Fruits and Raspberry Hearts with Chili Chocolate Ice Cream, the experience will be accompanied by live music and a deep red rose for the ladies.
The menu is available on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 and priced at €125 per person, including wine pairings. For reservations, please call +39 02 6230 2026.
HOTEL EDEN, ROME
Hotel Eden, located in the Eternal City, is the perfect place to create life long memories. The hotel’s Memories Last Forever package includes a celebratory bottle of champagne on arrival, €100 spa credit and luxury accommodation for two nights with breakfast, offering couples ample time to wander through the city centre and discover famous landmarks such as The Vatican City and the Colosseum.
Rates start at €660 per night for a Classic Room. For reservations, please call +39 06 47812 731.
Guests staying at Hotel Eden have the choice of a romantic scented aperitif at La Libreria in partnership with artistic research perfumery Campomarzio70, a four-course menu at Il Giardino Ristorante & Bar, or a six-course Valentine menu at La Terrazza, Hotel Eden’s Michelin-starred restaurant.
The Valentine's dinner at Il Giardino Ristorante & Bar is priced at €100 per person excluding drinks. For reservations please call +39 06 4781 2761. The Valentine Menu at La Terrazza is priced at €200 per person, excluding drinks. For reservations please call +39 06 4781 2752.
THE BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL, BEVERLY HILLS
The Beverly Hills Hotel offers guests the possibility to discover the hotel’s timeless Hollywood glamour with a romantic escape for two. Loved-up couples can enjoy a Deluxe Room with a bottle of champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, and $100 daily breakfast credit per room.
Rates for the “Beverly Hills Romance” package start at $825 for a Deluxe Room with patio and fireplace. For reservations, please call +1 310 276 2251.
The Polo Lounge extends a four-course dinner menu by chef Kaleo Adams on Valentine’s Day, including Poached Santa Barbara Spot prawns, Maryland Bass with Braised Fennel and Dark Chocolate Molten Cake, accompanied by a selection of wine pairings from the expert sommelier.
The menu is available on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 and priced at $150 per person. For reservations, please call +1 310 887 2777.
In the spirit of love, for the whole month of February, spa guests receive a complimentary aromatherapy upgrade with all massages, which includes a bespoke scented oil, blended in house and used during the massage. Additionally, guests who treat themselves to a 90-minute Brilliant Diamond Lifting Facial will receive a complimentary Natura Bisse spa gift.
Offer applies to new bookings only. For reservations, please call +1 310 887 2006.
HOTEL BEL-AIR, LOS ANGELES
Hotel Bel-Air, the legendary romantic destination in California, is a tranquil paradise. Guests can enjoy luxury accommodation for two, a bottle of champagne, Wolfgang Puck chocolates and $100 daily breakfast credit per room.
Rates for the Bel-Air Romance package start at $775 for a Deluxe Room. To make a reservation, please call +1 310 276 2251.
The warm and inviting setting of Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air is the ideal location for dinner on Valentine’s Day. With champagne and caviar to start followed by a three-course menu featuring French Black Truffles, the intimate garden atmosphere at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air makes it the perfect place to be this Valentine’s season.
Available on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, the menu is priced at $195 per person. For reservations, please call +1 310 909 1644.
Guests can celebrate love with a Relaxing Romance treatment at the Hotel Bel-Air Spa featuring an Aromatherapy Massage and Bel-Air Gardens Manicure. They can also try a Beloved Bliss treatment, including a Hydration Facial and Bel-Air Gardens Pedicure. A glass of champagne, sweet treats, and a luxury Valmont gift-to-go complete the experience.
“The Relaxing Romance” 90-minute treatment is priced at $310 and the “Beloved Bliss” 120-minute treatment is priced at $325. They are available from Monday, February 12 to Thursday, February 16, 2018. For reservations, please contact: +1 310 909 1681.
Photo credit: Le Meurice - diner romantique Guillaume de Laubier