The Most Charming Inns in the United States Under $200 a Night
Head to these charming inns around the country for a vacation to remember that won’t break the bank.
You can shack up at Newcastle Inn in Newcastle, Maine, for just $145. This covers more than a place to rest your head: Breakfast and breathtaking views come at no additional charge. Guests also have access to a pantry stocked with cold drinks, coffee, tea, snacks, and bottomless cookie-jar. Bonus: The property is a short walk to lots of shops, galleries, and eateries. Find out the most enchanting B&Bs in every state.
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Who wouldn’t want to vacation in Santa Barbara, California? But sky-high prices can put it out of reach for some folks. Insert Agave Inn. Rooms have a fun, youthful vibe with turquoise accent walls, whimsical posters, and brightly striped blankets plus creature comforts (i.e., microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers). There’s also free parking, and at $109, it’s a steal.
J. Savage Gibson Photography/Courtesy Anchorage 1770
Anchorage 1770, in Beaufort, South Carolina, is a polished boutique inn with tons of character. Think four-poster beds, bay windows, and exposed ceiling beams. Nightly rates, which start at $175, include breakfast and a glass of Prosecco on arrival. There are complimentary loaner bikes for exploring the beautiful town of Beaufort and Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park is a short two-minute walk away.
The Griswold Inn
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Situated in the storybook seaport of Essex, Connecticut, The Griswold Inn is one of the oldest continuously operated accommodations in the country. Individually appointed guest quarters are furnished with antiques and period decor. Additionally, this colonial jewel boasts a cozy restaurant, wine bar, and tap room and it’s steps from the Connecticut River Museum. Discover the ultimate American cities for history buffs.
Zeke/Courtesy Holiday House Palm Springs
Looking for an adults-only escape? There’s nowhere quite like Palm Springs, California and Holiday House epitomizes this desert paradise with its Herbert W. Burns-designed architecture, mid-century accents, David Hockney artwork, manicured grounds, and views of the San Jacinto Mountains. Spend your days sipping cocktails at the Gio Ponti-inspired tile bar or soaking in the sun by the pool.
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You won’t go hungry at Woolverton Inn in Stockton, New Jersey. Kick things off with a gratis gourmet breakfast, then in the afternoon, indulge in cookies, coffee, cappuccinos, tea, cider, and other beverages. The property also puts on delicious “pop-up” dinners. For a true pastoral experience, be sure to feed the sheep. Don’t miss the best weekend getaways in each state.
The Dove Inn
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After an action-packed day traversing the mountainous landscape in Golden, Colorado, what better way to unwind than with a soothing soak? Rooms at The Dove Inn are equipped with spacious tubs and come with complimentary scented-bath bombs, including nitro cold brew coffee and kombucha. And it’s a bargain with rates starting at $145 per night!
Linden Row Inn
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Encompassing seven restored Greek revival house built in the 1800s, Linden Row Inn offers a dose of history in downtown Richmond, Virginia. Gratis extras include local shuttle service (which operates from 7 a.m. until 10:30 p.m.) and access to the state-of-the-art YMCA fitness center. The property’s public space hosts art exhibitions featuring local artists. There’s also a farm-to-table cafe on-premises.
The Newport Inn
Dean Diogo/Photography Courtesy Newport Inn
Newport, Rhode Island is one of the most in-demand destinations. Which is why we were over the moon to stumble upon The Newport Inn—rooms at this affordable and recently renovated treasure start at just $125. Of course, you can’t put a price on its prime location near Gilded Age mansions and the boat-lined waterfront.
The Inn at Saratoga
The Inn at Saratoga in Saratoga Springs, New York first opened its doors in 1843, making it the oldest operating lodging house in Saratoga Springs. Heritage aside, guests rave about the complimentary breakfast (freshly baked pastries, waffles, and scrambled eggs are fan favorites) and enjoy access to the nearby YMCA along with the Victoria Pool in the Saratoga Spa State Park. Don’t miss the most historic hotel in every state.
Vineyard Country Inn
Honestly, we’re not sure how Vineyard Country Inn has managed to fly under the radar for so long. With its prime location in St. Helena, California, this hidden gem offers unparalleled access to world-class wineries and restaurants. Enchanting views, spacious digs, and reasonable rates sweeten the deal. During the warmer months, you’ll love relaxing by the pool.
Osprey Point Inn
Located in Rock Hall, Maryland, the Osprey Point Inn offers access to tons of activities. Fuel up for a day of cycling, paddle boarding, and kayaking with a hearty breakfast—house-made quiche, French toast casserole, yogurt, granola, hard-boiled eggs, bagels, and zucchini bread. And did we mention all the tasty grub and outdoor fun is part of the package?
Read McKendree/Courtesy Sound View
Perched on a private beach in the historic village of Greenport, New York, Sound View is one of the most charming inns on the East Coast. Airy rooms with shiplap cedar walls, rope rugs, and oceanfront decks lend a distinct sense of place. Plus, there are plenty of perks like waterside yoga and oyster farm tours. Need more travel inspo? These are the best—and cheapest—small town weekend getaways in the United States.
Inn of the Governors
Guests get a lot for less at Inn of the Governors in Santa Fe. The outdoor heated pool is open year-round and Wi-fi and parking are free. Added benefits? A $15 daily food and beverage credit to the on-site restaurant, Del Charro, along with daily tea and sherry tastings in the lobby. Plus it’s within walking distance of Santa Fe Plaza.
Land’s End Inn
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Poised the northern tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown, Massachusetts is not only where the Mayflower first touched American soil but also a creative community with galleries, bars, and cabarets galore. In the heart of it all is Land’s End Inn. And with rates starting at $170—including continental breakfast, a wine reception in the evening, and refreshments throughout the day—it’s an excellent value. Like unusual accommodations? Take a peek at 12 of the world’s strangest and most unique hotels.
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