100 Small Romantic
Hotels & Places

Come discover 100 of the most romantic small hotels and places in the world.


Romantic Places in the Netherlands

Winding canals, windmills and a countryside that still looks like it did when painted by the great 17th century Dutch artists.

Southern Provinces, Zeeland

Beaches, a pretty green countryside, and French influences. Zeeland is where the Dutch first learned how to conquer the sea.

Manoir Inter Scaldes

Zandweg 2, 4416 NA Kruiningen, Netherlands

Picturesque house with thatched roof and garden nestled among the lakes and polders of the islands of Zeeland.

T: +31 11 338-1753. 12 rooms. US$ 200-


Gentle rollings hills, castles and picturesque villages are found in the this province bordering Belgium. Maastricht, a beautiful medieval city, is its capital.

Chateau St. Gerlach

Joseph Corneli Allee l, 6301 KK Bad Valkenburg a/d Geul, Netherlands

Centuries old estate that once housed a convent, Baroque church and farm buildings, recently converted into a deluxe hotel with Kneipp spa.

T: +31 43 608-8888. 58 rooms. US$ 250-

Kasteel Wittem

Wittemer Allee 3, 6286 AA Witten, Netherlands

Romantic 10th century castle ringed by moat and lawns that has been home over the centuries to a knight, a baron and a prince.

T: +31 43 450-1208. 12 rooms. US$ 195-

Kruisherenhotel Maastricht

Kruishenregang 19-23, Maastricht, NL

15 century monastery and cloisters with stylishly transformed interiors featuring works of modern design masters.

T: +31 43 329 2020. 60 rooms. US$ 500-

Northwest Netherlands, Holland, Amsterdam

Tulips, cows, windmills and harbor villages abound in Holland, the name of the low-lying province found on a peninsula between the North Sea in the west and the IJsselmeer (Zuyder Zee) in the east. The province also includes the cities of Haarlem, its capital, and Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands. In Amsterdam you’ll find canals, bicycles, a masterpiece-filled museum, and 17th and 18th century architecture hailing from the Netherlands’ Golden Age.

Hotel Seven Bridges

Amsterdam, NL

Romantic small hotel tastefully furnished with antiques; breakfast is brought to your bedroom. Ask for a room with views of the peaceful canal or garden.

T: +31 20 623-1329. 8 room b&b. US$ 160-

Seven One Seven

717 Prinsengracht, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1810 building with canal views. Stylish boutique hotel decorated by the owners.

T: 31-20 427-0717. 7 rooms, US$ 440-

The Pulitzer

Prinsengracht 315-331, Amsterdam

25 landmarked canal houses join together to form The Pultizer. Renovated in 2016, the rooms range from cosy to spacious, many with canal views, and are individually decorated in a colorful, whimisical yet tasteful design.

T: +31 20 523 5235