Book a romantic hotel Guangzhou to experience a different side of this buzzing modern city. Situated 75 miles north of Hong Kong Harbour, the capital of the Guangdong Province is a major finance and commerce hub, but also boasts fabulous Cantonese food and a thriving arts and culture scene – as well as a wide range of luxurious romantic hotels that are perfect for couples.
Romantic Hotels Near Guangzhou's Cultural Attractions
Choose romantic accommodation in the colourful Yuexiu District and enjoy leisurely strolls around Yuexiu Park, home to the famous Five Rams sculpture. Or see some of the province's oldest artefacts at the fascinating Guangzhou Museum, housed in Yuexiu Park's Zhenhai Tower.
If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of downtown, take a gentle wander along the wide, tree-lined boulevards of Shamian Island. Over a century old, this quaint sandbank islet on the Pearl River was once an enclave for European merchants based in the city. Visit the ornate French-style Lady of Lourdes cathedral, explore the fascinating Shamian Library or just enjoy a lunch for two at one of the riverside bars and restaurants.
What to Expect from a Guangzhou Romantic Hotel
Guangzhou’s romantic accommodation ranges from eye-popping five-star tower hotels to intimate guest houses and B&Bs. At the upper end of the market, look for luxurious romantic suites, chic on-site restaurants and bars, and top-of-the-range spa and fitness facilities.
City Views and Fine Dining: The Canton Tower
For a panoramic view of the city, visit the 600-metre-high Canton Tower. Take a lift to the observation deck for spectacular views over the province, before dining out on fine Cantonese cuisine in one of the tower's several upscale revolving restaurants.
Scenic Days Out in Guangzhou
For a different take on the city, head south to Panyu District and see the stunning red sandstone cliffs of Lotus Mountain, an ancient quarry. At its peak sits the Lotus Tower, an ornate 11-storey pagoda offering sweeping views of Guangzhou. It dates back to 1612 and is still used as a navigation mark by ships sailing the South China Sea.