Why a Point A Hotel is perfect this Valentine's Day 

Valentine’s Day 2020 is just around the corner and this year February 14 falls on a Friday, perfect for a weekend away from home. Forget red roses and a Valentine’s day card, make this year truly romantic with a stay at one of our Point A Hotels in the heart of the city.

Being located in the heart of the city also means you are close to the best events, restaurants and tourist attractions around London and Scotland. Avoid the mass produced valentines gifts, celebrate love by simply exploring the city. Still unsure of what to do for Valentine’s Day 2020? Here are 5 Point A Hotels we’d highly recommend for a Valentine’s weekend stay: 


1. Celebrate love with food - Point A Liverpool Street

Woman enjoying delicious food

They say the feeling of true love is similar to that when the waiter brings out your food at a restaurant. With Spitalfields markets and Brick Lane Sunday markets just a few minutes walk from Point A Liverpool Street, you will have a range of delicious food options to celebrate love. Even better, if you’re an A-list member (it’s free to join) you will also have access to special offers to nearby restaurants including Hawksmoor, The Ten Balls and Carluccio’s Italian Restaurant.


2. Passion for history and heritage - Point A Glasgow

Valentine’s Day was said to be popularly celebrated across the world around the 17th century but it wasn’t until the early 1900s that people began exchanging greeting cards. Around the same time in Glasgow the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum also opened, 1901 to be exact. 

Today it’s Scotland’s most visited free attraction, it’s also just 13 minutes from the Point A Glasgow Hotel using public transport. Step back in time in Glasgow by visiting several historic buildings including the Necropolis, the University of Glasgow and the People’s Palace. 

3. Be a true romantic - Point A Edinburgh

Stunning views of Edinburgh from Arthur's Seat


There’s nothing like a romantic stroll in a park. A visit to Edinburgh means you will have several parks to choose from. Arthur’s seat is by far the most picturesque, with stunning views of the city from various lookout points. Edinburgh Castle is also an excellent option, only 15 minutes from Point A Edinburgh Hotel using public transport, it’s also Scotland’s number one paid-for tourist attraction. 

Feeling extra romantic? Why not relax and unwind at The Secret Beauty Garden. As an A-list member (it’s free to join) you can save up to 15% off beauty treatments from Monday to Saturday. 

4. Free spirited love - Point A Shoreditch

Couple in Shoreditch with graffiti in the background


Who says you have to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special someone? Shoreditch is the perfect place to get out of your comfort-zone, meet new people and try something different. 

The Point A Shoreditch Hotel is right in the thick of it. Visit Bounce a ping pong bar on Old street, try out some new dance moves at the Cargo or enjoy Ballie Ballerson a ball pit cocktail bar with one million balls. Yes that’s right, a ball pit, basically an adult playground. 

5. Have a chilled one - Point A Canary Wharf

There’s no better time to celebrate the season of love than with a group of friends. Along with being a financial hub, Point A Canary Wharf Hotel  is also close to a number of excellent eateries and bars. Enjoy gorgeous views of London from Capeesh who are currently offering Valentine’s Day special. If you are an A-lister you’ll also have access to a special offer at the Sipping Room. 

It goes without saying, that love should be celebrated every day and not just on a single day of the year. Each Point A Hotel is centrally located and has excellent transport connections throughout the city, making it a perfect stay away from home. Choose from our 9 Point A Hotels across London and Scotland, with all rooms equipped with the essentials you are sure to have a love-filled stay. 

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