Lifestyle Magazine

My Boyfriend’s Best Birthday Ever at Hotel Du Vin Harrogate

By Remielund @remsluxuryblog
My Boyfriend’s Best Birthday Ever at Hotel Du Vin Harrogate

Hotel Du Vin Harrogate

Image source: Hotel Du Vin

So, it’s that time of year again and I am on the hunt for the perfect birthday/anniversary gift for my boyfriend.

This time last year I was busy browsing the web looking for local luxury hotels that would fit perfectly into my surprise plan. I have always wanted to stay at the Harrogate based Hotel du Vin but until last October, had never found a good enough reason to splash out on a hotel room that is a mere 25 minutes away from my home.

Last year I decided to surprise my boyfriend with an overnight stay at Hotel Du Vin under the pretense of a lovely meal at the Orchid.

My Boyfriend’s Best Birthday Ever at Hotel Du Vin Harrogate

I have a weakness when it comes to hotel rooms and I believe that if you are going to spend a night away in a luxury hotel, you should indulge in all of those little luxuries that you don’t have at home. Now don’t get me wrong, I already own a fluffy dressing gown, slippers and copious amounts of shower gel but it is fun to get more for free. I have always found it better to stay in a superior room in a four star hotel than a standard room in a five star hotel and this strategy has always worked in my favour. Choosing the smallest and most basic room in some spectacular luxury hotels can often mean staying in a room that is only marginally nicer than your room at home.

My Boyfriend’s Best Birthday Ever at Hotel Du Vin Harrogate

I picked the Pol Roger loft suite at Hotel Du Vin, and as expected it was worth every penny. The hotel suite was bigger than my entire apartment and was perfect from the oversized bed that could easily sleep 6 people to the stand-alone bath and twin monsoon showers. There are also more heavenly Hotel Du Vin toiletries than you could ever use. If, you are one of those people who likes to get their money back in the form of toiletries/toilet rolls/tea and coffee ala Ross from Friends then the Hotel Du Vin is worth it’s weight in gold. Stay in a loft suite and you really won’t need to buy shower gel, shampoo, conditioner or body lotion for a month.

My Boyfriend’s Best Birthday Ever at Hotel Du Vin Harrogate

Hotel Du Vin is created from a row of 8 Georgian houses and boasts 84 bespoke luxury lodgings. When it comes to luxury hotels in the UK, this is one of my favourites. There is only one downside to staying at Du Vin, which I must mention, and that is the certainty that once you enter the loft suite you may never want to leave.  Going back to your own double bed and a shower that offers no monsoon qualities whatsoever is a difficult feat and like me, you may spend the next year trying to re-create Du Vin decadence in your own abode.

 


You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • What I Wore: Chico’s So Slimming Juliet Pants

    What Wore: Chico’s Slimming Juliet Pants

    I told you that you'd see these pants again very soon! These are the So Slimming Juliet Ankle Pants from Chico's. Chico's reached out a bit ago and asked me to... Read more

    5 hours, 11 minutes ago by   Wardrobeoxygen
    FASHION, SELF EXPRESSION, SHOPPING
  • A Little Time with Apple Watch Series 4

    Little Time with Apple Watch Series

    Over the past 3 years, I’ve authored some of my most in-depth blog posts about each successive version of the iconic Apple Watch since it revolutionised the... Read more

    5 hours, 29 minutes ago by   Fitnessontoast
    DIET & WEIGHT, FASHION, FITNESS, HEALTH, HEALTHY LIVING, LIFE COACH, LIFESTYLE
  • Writers on Location – Amanda Huggins on Japan

    Writers Location Amanda Huggins Japan

    Welcome to the first guest post of the new season, a special one in several ways. It’s the first time Japan has featured in my Writers on Location series, and... Read more

    5 hours, 56 minutes ago by   Isabel Costello
    BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Celebrating Gorillas at “the Best Kwita Izina Ever!”

    Celebrating Gorillas “the Best Kwita Izina Ever!”

    Rwanda’s gorilla naming ceremonyGorilla tracking is said to be a “once in a lifetime” experience yet I love this primate encounter more and more each time... Read more

    5 hours, 57 minutes ago by   Diaryofamuzungu
    CHARITY, EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • Rock’n’Roll Philadelphia 5K Race Recap

    Rock’n’Roll Philadelphia Race Recap

    Kickstart your fall racing season by running a music-filled race in a rockin’ city. Learn all about it in this Rock’n’Roll Philadelphia 5K Race Recap. Read more

    7 hours, 11 minutes ago by   Fitfulfocus
    DIET & WEIGHT, FITNESS, HEALTH, HEALTHY LIVING, RECIPES, VEGETARIAN & VEGAN
  • I Wanna Try Everything - Ariel is 4!

    Wanna Everything Ariel

    I know I am very slow in keeping up with all these precious growing up videos of the kids, like how this one took me over a year and a half just to complete, bu... Read more

    8 hours, 10 minutes ago by   A Happy Mum
    FAMILY, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Bhutan Tourist Attraction for Family Tour

    Bhutan Tourist Attraction Family Tour

    Bhutan is one of the most amazing places in the world that one can visit for a family vacation. This place is also known by the name of the land of smiles... Read more

    9 hours, 7 minutes ago by   Sharp Holidays

Magazine