Valentine’s Breaks in Norwich – Where to Stay

24 January 2024

Valentine’s Breaks in Norwich – Where to Stay

Just as quickly as the year began – the most romantic time of year is here! No matter what kind of break you’re looking for with your loved one, Norwich has something for everyone this Valentine’s Day, from city breaks to countryside retreats. Here are our top picks for where to stay in Norwich & Norfolk!


Making Valentine’s Day special is no easy task, but when you’re in Norwich, it’s made a whole lot easier! No matter your plans for the big day, these hotels in the city centre are sure to take your stay to the next level.

The Maids Head Hotel

Starting off strong, how does staying in the UK’s oldest hotel sound? The Maid’s Head Hotel dates back over 800 years, giving it an aesthetic and charm that you won’t find anywhere else. It’s perfectly located in the centre of Norwich too, with guests offered a complimentary 20-minute trip around the city in one of their chauffeur-driven rare vintage Bentley’s and Norwich Cathedral just across the road, making this AA Four Star Silver Hotel a truly luxury experience to enjoy.

And for Valentine’s this year, The Maids Head’s 2 AA Rosette restaurant, WinePress, are helping to create the perfect experience for you and your loved one with their delicious, seasonal à la carte menu, or 5-course tasting menu (with an optional wine flight of carefully selected wines to pair). Between Saturday, February 10 – Saturday, February 17, you can tuck into a very special oyster amuse bouche, scallops St Julian, 65% dark chocolate fondant and heart-shaped petit fours. Both delicious and romantic! 

But if you’re looking for a lunchtime bite or just something to satisfy your sweet tooth, their Valentine’s afternoon tea is the one for you. For £26, this afternoon tea comes with scones, sandwiches, tasty savouries and tempting sweet treats, and you can add a glass of champagne (£6 each) to mark the occasion! 

There’s a whole host of rooms available over the Valentine’s week, from their classic double to gorgeous suites, with prices ranging from £130£240 per night. Book here.

Or if you and your loved one are looking to indulge in an even more luxurious stay at the Maids Head, the Ultimate in Romance is the offer for you. Enjoy this two-night stay in one of their eight Junior Suites, adorned with swans and petals, a bottle of prosecco, a five-course taster menu in The WinePress, afternoon tea, and a full English breakfast on both mornings. This offer is available from £595 and can be booked on their website!

The Maid’s Head Hotel

The Assembly House

For another hotel with beautiful architecture, The Assembly House is a stunning building in the city centre, boasting stunning Georgian design from 1754.

This Grade I-listed hotel has luxury hidden behind every corner. From the sparkling chandeliers to the incredible service offered by their themed afternoon tea, we’re confident you’ll fall in love at first sight this Valentine’s Day.

Each room is distinctly different from the other, so it’s definitely worth doing your research and picking one based off which looks and suits you the best! Prices start from £170 per night over the Valentine’s period. Book here.

However, if you’re looking for a very good deal, The Assembly House have extended their luxury ‘Tea-Fizz-Sleep-Breakfast’ offer to the end of March. The clue is in the name, but this includes everything you could want from a stay, including a night’s stay, a bottle of fizz, afternoon tea for two, and a cooked breakfast the following morning – all for just £199 (Sunday to Thursday stays). This can be booked on The Assembly House website or over the phone by calling 01603 626402.

No. 82 The Unthank

For a one-of-a-kind experience during your stay in Norwich this Valentine’s, look no further than No. 82 The Unthank. Situated in the beautiful Golden Triangle on Unthank Road, this boutique hotel offers visitors 19 serviced and self-contained apartments to choose from, with each offering maximum levels of comfort and independence. And it’s just a ten-minute walk from the action of the city centre!

Each room comes with modern kitchens and private bathrooms, a variety of beds to choose from (singles, king-size, and regular included), and washing machines in select rooms, so you’re sure to find yourself to be in the ideal living space during your time in the City of Stories! No. 82 The Unthank is also completely dog-friendly, so they can also join the Valentines escape! 

Every stay comes with free access to the modern fitness centre at No. 82 The Unthank, and full use of their concierge service to make planning your days out in Norwich & Norfolk even easier. 

And for Valentine’s week this year, No. 82 The Unthank have got a very limited and special offer to make your stay that much more magical. For every stay booked for Saturday, February 10, Wednesday, February 14, and Saturday, February 17, you’ll receive a complimentary bottle of prosecco and a chocolate rose to give you the perfect start to your romantic trip. Apartments are available on these days for £110! Just use code: LOVEIS82 when booking your stay online or over the phone by calling 01603 573044. 


If you’re looking for a romantic countryside retreat, then we have these too! Just moments from Norwich find beautiful, tranquil settings such as The Norfolk Mead Hotel which is located on the edge of the Broads National Park in Coltishall just 8 miles from the city centre. 

Norfolk Mead Hotel

Eight acres of unspoilt Georgian beauty, surrounded by the Norfolk Broads on the banks of the River Bure, and that’s just the start for the Norfolk Mead Hotel! This AA Four Star Silver Country House Hotel comes with a 2 Star AA Rosette restaurant, so you’ll be sleeping and dining like royalty!

But that’s not all for your stay, with a range of spa treatments such as massages, facials, manicures, pedicures, and a choice of treatments specifically for men, like the Macho MANicure! Simply relax and feel the pains, aches and stresses alleviate away! 

Incredibly, rooms start at just £108 during the Valentine’s week, so make sure you book quickly, these will go sooner rather than later! 

Book here.

One of the gorgeous rooms at the Norfolk Mead Hotel

Park Farm Hotel

Set in 200 acres of countryside, Park Farm Hotel is one of the leading hotels in Norfolk for good reason. This Georgian country house boasts 52 individually designed rooms, suites, apartments and even lodges to enjoy your stay in, split between their country house and renovated Norfolk Barn.

Just under seven miles away from Norwich City centre, you’re getting the best of a city and countryside stay with Park Farm. Who doesn’t love relaxing with a spa treatment in the morning, before heading into the city in the evening? 

Park Farm have even got three wonderful special offers prepared for Valentine’s, including:

Book here.

One of the stunning rooms of Park Farm Hotel.

Barnham Broom

Last, but definitely not least, is this contemporary hotel overlooking 300 acres of countryside, just 13 miles away from the city centre, Barnham Broom. There’s a huge variety of activities at this hotel, with guests receiving free access to their heated pool, exercise room, squash, and tennis courts!

If you’re in the mood for a relaxing day instead of an active one, you can start your day with their full English/continental breakfast (included in the price of the room), before enjoying their range of tranquil spa treatments! Fancy hitting the green? There are even two 18-hole golf courses to work on your form while winding down.  

There’s so much more than we can put into words, we told you there’s no end to it all! Even with all they offer, rooms start at just £117 for the Valentines week, giving you some serious value on your romantic getaway! 

Book here.

The stunning grounds of Barnham Broom

The grounds of Barnham Broom