50 Most Romantic Hotels in Every State
Whether your idea of romance is soaking in a heart-shaped tub, dancing under the stars, strolling arm in arm through a vineyard, or snuggling as you watch the Northern Lights, the right hotel will set the scene for romance.
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Alabama: The Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel first opened its doors in 1847, and as its name implies, there is something unmistakably grand and romantic about the queen of southern resorts. After undergoing a transformation in 2018, the 550-acre Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa has over 400 renovated rooms and suites, including honeymoon suites complete with four-poster beds, jetted bathtubs, double vanity sinks, and elegant balconies where couples can watch sunsets over Mobile Bay. Couples can enjoy custom massages for two at the on-site spa and stroll through the charming, historical village of Fairhope. The pristine white sand beaches in Fairhope invite couples to spend hours in the sun. Discover more of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in America.
Alaska: Chena Hot Springs Resort
Situated around 60 miles from downtown Fairbanks, the Chena Hot Springs Resort is such a romantic spot that it's a popular place for weddings. Couples can soak in the hot springs by day and look for the Northern Lights at night during certain times of the year. Hot Springs offers visitors the chance to enjoy the world's largest year-round ice environment in the world at the Aurora Ice Museum all through the year, yet couples can always stay warm and cozy in the comfortable rooms, suites, and cabins of the resort.
Arizona: Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa
The Sanctuary is situated high on the north slope of Camelback Mountain, and this romantic escape provides awe-inspiring desert views. Situated near Scottsdale where couples can walk arm in arm among the 30,000 acres of desert beauty at the McDowell Sonoran Preserve or surprise each other with gifts from the charming boutiques in Old Town Scottsdale. The Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa has on-site tennis courts and a state-of-the-art fitness center, and rose petal turndown service is available for an extra touch of romance.
Arkansas: Lookout Point Lakeside Inn
Situated on Lake Hamilton, the dreamy Lookout Point Lakeside Inn in Hot Springs is often touted as an ideal destination for a romantic getaway. It's a luxury inn with craftsman architecture and an exquisite periwinkle and white color scheme that help set the scene for pleasure and relaxation by the water. They can also enjoy well-appointed rooms with a whirlpool tub, fireplace, and private terrace. Full concierge services are available to help you plan your time in Hot Springs, whether you want to take a private boat tour of the lake, plan a spa treatment to experience the legendary thermal springs that give the city its name or try a craft beer at the nearby Superior Bathhouse Brewery.
California: Suisun Valley Inn at Monroe Ranch
Situated north of the Suisun Bay in the charming city of Fairfield, the Suisun Valley Inn offers couples a romantic retreat at the 27-acre Monroe Ranch. With eight themed rooms, it's an intimate hideaway for a weekend of bliss. Wine lovers will especially delight in staying so close to many wonderful vineyards. Fairfield is a culinary hot spot in California's Wine County, making it an even more irresistible place to go for a romantic getaway. For special romantic Valentine's Dinners no matter where you live, find out the most romantic Valentine's Day restaurant in every state.
Colorado: Viceroy Snowmass
With 173 ski-in, ski-out accommodations, couples experience the ultimate ski weekend at Viceroy Snowmass. The beautifully designed hotel offers access to a winter wonderland during the colder months, and it's a beautiful place to stay all through the year. No matter when you come, the hotel offers in-room amenities like deep-soaking tubs, in-room massages, and private chef services to encourage relaxation and romance. Read about the best winter destination in every state.
Connecticut: Inn at Harbor Hill Marina
The Inn at Harbor Hill Marina in Niantic offers guests private balconies in well-appointed rooms that set the scene for romance. Sea breezes help nurture a sense of relaxation as couples cuddle on the inn's wraparound porch or walk through the flower gardens. In the winter, couples can snuggle up by the fireplace to keep warm.
Delaware: Bellmoor Inn and Spa
Romance is in the air at the Bellmoor Inn & Spa in Rehoboth Beach. When couples choose to stay at the lavish Carolina suite, they can enjoy cuddling up by two fireplaces, then going for a dip at the inn's indoor hot tub. Couples' massages are available as part of a Sweetheart Special, and couples can easily walk just steps to the beloved boardwalk of Rehoboth Beach.
Florida: The Pearl Hotel
With its picturesque water views and luxurious spa, the Pearl Hotel in Rosemary Beach has everything a couple could want in a beachside retreat from the pressures of everyday life. Situated in a town that is encouraging the new urbanism "walkable cities" movement, you and your significant other can explore the area side by side on foot or by bike. If you stay in a guestroom with a private balcony overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, you may find yourself not wanting to stray far from your idyllic home away from home. Find out the dreamiest Valentine's Day adventures for couples.
Georgia: Ballastone Inn
When you first arrive at the majestic mansion in Savannah, you may first notice the historic architecture and the southern decor. The charm of history meets the luxuries of modern living at the Ballastone Inn, though. Couples can cuddle by a warm fire in privacy if they choose one of the ten accommodations with an in-room fireplace. Available extras include rose petal turndown service and a dozen roses sent to your room upon arrival.
Situated on the beach with a perfect view of Honolulu's Diamond Head, the Halekulani is a popular honeymoon spot. The vibrancy and flowing waters of Waikiki influence the decor, and couples may eat at the full restaurant or stay in for in-room dining. The romantic hotel has an on-site spa and salon where couples can choose from a wide variety of treatments to leave them feeling rejuvenated and ready to fully enjoy each other's company.
Idaho: Destinations Inn
If pure fun is a must for your romantic getaway, Destinations Inn in Idaho Falls is a place you need to stay. With themed suites to set the scene for any kind of fantasy destination you may have, Destinations Inn also offers in-room amenities like an aromatherapy champagne bubbler bath for two and a graphic lighting system that helps set a romantic mood for the room.
Illinois: The Copperstone Inn
Once an 1858 limestone farmstead, the Copperstone Inn is now a romantic getaway set on 60 unspoiled acres in Rockton, Illinois. The lovely limestone home has a rustic sophistication with its decor and impeccable hospitality from the moment guests first arrive. The inn offers themed suites such as its Queens Retreat suite with a jacuzzi tub, vertical spa, and large, private balcony.
Indiana: Grant Street Inn
Centrally located in downtown Bloomington, the Grant Street Inn is within easy walking distance for nearly anything you may want to do in town. It offers rooms with direct access to the outdoor porch where couples can cuddle or rock in oversized rocking chairs. Rooms are also available with a fireplace for couples who don't want to leave the inn on a cold winter's day. These are 13 of the dreamiest Valentine's Day hotel packages we've ever heard of.
Iowa: Rukmapura Park Hotel & Chalet
Located on 250 scenic acres in Fairfield, Iowa, the Rukmapura Park Hotel & Chalet is as inviting from the inside as it is from the outside. The special architecture of the hotel maximizes natural light, allowing guests to feel more of nature while basking in the comforts of their suite. They can then enjoy the streams, woods, and hiking trails in close proximity to the hotel.
Kansas: Cedar Crest Lodge
Situated in the historic, charming city of Pleasanton, the Cedar Crest Lodge is a beautifully landscaped inn that offers guests fresh flowers from their own garden. (Inquire about a freshly cut bouquet when making your reservation.) Also, the restaurant uses fruits, vegetables, and herbs from the onsite garden to prepare guests' meals—talk about farm-to-table! Romantic getaway packages may include a couple's massage and simple pleasures like relaxing on the back patio.
Kentucky: Hotel Covington
Situated on the Cincinnati Riverfront, Hotel Covington is proud to tailor experiences to suit each guest's tastes and preferences. Posh guest rooms and suites offer comfort and convenience. Rose petal turndown services and late check-out options help couples revel in their romantic getaway with no pressure.
Louisiana: Le Pavillon Hotel
The Le Pavillon Hotel offers guests historic luxury in the grand city of New Orleans. With one-of-a-kind themed suites named after the Big Easy's most famous streets, it's the place to call home base for couples who want to immerse themselves in the city while enjoying private romantic moments. It's also within easy walking distance to many of the city's most beloved attractions including the French Quarter history museums.
Maine: Camden Harbour Inn
The Camden Harbour Inn is a special New England inn with ocean views, where a glass of sparkling prosecco welcomes every guest to relax and enjoy the time spent here. A personal butler service offers couples a greater level of relaxation. The inn is within easy walking distance to downtown Camden's shops and eateries, so couples can go out on the town or stay in with ease.
Maryland: Inn Boonsboro
Owned by world-renowned romance author, Nora Roberts and her husband, the Inn Boonsboro in Boonsboro is every bit romantic as you would expect it to be. For starters, each of the eight individually appointed rooms is named for a romantic literary couple who found their happy ending, including Wesley and Buttercup from The Princess Bride and Jane and Rochester from Jane Eyre. There are also getaway packages that can help you customize the idyllic romantic trip.
Massachusetts: Hotel Commonwealth
Boston's Hotel Commonwealth is a place for romance and its Warm-up and Wine Down package is ideal if your idea of enjoying time with your significant other is staying indoors with sparkling wine and a good movie. The hotel is also dedicated to helping guests enjoy a night on the town in Bean Town and offers discounts for some of the most popular restaurants and bars in the city.
Michigan: Grand Hotel
The beloved romantic classic film Somewhere In Time was filmed largely in the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, and it is easy to imagine why from the moment you first see the majestic hotel that still retains the charm of a bygone era. The hotel is a National Historic Landmark that offers guests every modern luxury. Whether you want to play tennis, bike around the island, or enjoy the pleasures of an afternoon tea, you and your significant other can enjoy the finer things in life here. Discover more of the most romantic islands in America.
Minnesota: Grandview Lodge
Located in Brainerd, the Grandview Lodge sits on several hundred acres where guests can enjoy privacy while savoring scenic views of the gorgeous area. A printable resort map helps couples make the most of the outdoors activities while also enabling them to be independent. The accommodations are focused on comfort, while the grounds offer fun activities like golf.
Mississippi: Roost Ocean Springs
Renovated in 2016, Roost Ocean Springs is a stunning property offering suites in the heart of downtown Ocean Springs that are within easy walking distance to the beach. The owners maintained the beautiful oak trees and salvaged the original wood accented throughout the building. The boutique hotel is a historical landmark that welcomes guests with luxuriously appointed, themed suites. Look for art that celebrates the harmony between the charming town and nature.
Missouri: Big Cedar Lodge
Branson is known for its flair and show business pizazz, though at Big Cedar Lodge, you can enjoy a rustic retreat in the Ozarks that shows off the town's more rustic side. The owner is dedicated to offering caring hospitality from the moment you come down the winding road to the lodge. Choose from a wide variety of accommodations, from value rooms to private log cabins. The lodge marries comfort with the beauty and natural colors of the great outdoors.
Montana: Gibson Mansion Bed & Breakfast
Located in Missoula, Montana, the Gibson Mansion Bed & Breakfast offers guests the chance to stay in a Victorian mansion. Visitors marvel at the beautifully maintained, stained glass windows and a grand oak staircase. Couples can linger in the secluded gardens of the inn, and they'll feel like they stepped back in time inside the inn as the furniture throughout the inn and in every guest room are period reproductions. You won't want to miss these 15 fairy tale castles in Ireland you can actually stay in.
Nebraska: Lied Lodge
Situated in Nebraska City, Lied Lodge is simple but sophisticated. The live piano music in the lobby is your first indication that your stay will be memorable. The comforting, nature-inspired decor and 260-acre grounds encourage couples to celebrate the great outdoors. There's even a picnic table for guests who prefer to dine under the sun or stars.
Nevada: The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe
Located on the shores of Lake Tahoe, the Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe is a great place to escape for romance. In fact, there are special packages for nurturing and celebrating love that include champagne, dining at the onsite bistro, and deluxe spa treatments for two. Outdoor activities like golf and snowboarding can be enjoyed depending on the season, and it's easy to experience all the culture of Lake Tahoe when at the lodge.
New Jersey: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
If you don't think of romance when you think of casinos, you probably haven't been to the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City. Romantic room packages help couples enjoy the fun things in life at the beautiful hotel, including a luxurious spa evening. They can then try their luck at the casino at poker or one of the many slot machines.
New Hampshire: Bedford Village Inn
The Bedford Village Inn is comprised of four buildings in the green hills of Bedford. With 64 beautifully appointed guest suites, the inn has traditional New England charm. Expect marble bathrooms, four-poster beds, and luxurious toiletries. Couples can book a romance package and enjoy such special touches as an outdoor hot tub and outdoor fireplace.
New Mexico: El Farolito
There's no more fitting hotel to immerse yourself in the romance and beauty of New Mexico than this unusual inn. Situated in downtown Santa Fe within walking distance of historic sites and museums like the Georgia O'Keefe Museum, the El Farolito is endearing with its local, original artwork and regional, handcrafted décor. The lovely garden courtyards and intimate lounge area are places where couples can linger before retiring to their luxurious, distinctively decorated guest rooms. You just may come home with some original Santa Fe artwork as a souvenir of the magical time you spent there.
New York: Aliz Hotel
"The best that you can do is fall in love" sang Christopher Cross about the New York City experience—and that feels especially true at the Aliz Hotel. Opened in October 2018 on the fringes of Times Square, it provides a truly romantic experience for guests. The hotel's innovative design features 287 rooms with luxury amenities and the highest two-story open-air bar and lounge in the city by Yves Jadot Restaurant Group.
North Carolina: Sunset Inn
At the tail end of the chain of North Carolina's Brunswick Islands is Sunset Inn in Sunset Beach. The lovely town is so well-known for romance that it is the setting for Nicholas Sparks' latest novel, Every Breath. The intimate inn offers luxury guest rooms with lovely ocean views. The honey-colored wood floors in the entrance and living area are inviting. It's little charms like that and breakfast on a lace-covered table each morning that helps subtly set the stage for celebrating love. The four grand rooms have a private porch and a Jacuzzi.
North Dakota: Hotel Donaldson
The Hotel Donaldson in Fargo is an upscale boutique hotel that is an artist's dream. Romantic art can be found for any taste; in fact, the hotel is specifically dedicated to the arts, with 50 regional artists featured and each suite showcases a different artist's work. Comfortable guest rooms with luxurious furnishings inspire some couples to try multiple rooms and enjoy different artists' work with each visit.
Ohio: The Belamere Suites
As an award-winning hotel that is known for its romantic atmosphere, the Belamere Suites Hotel in Perrysburg offers luxurious amenities in beautiful rooms with their own private entrance and attached parking garage. Whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, and luxurious toiletries are some of the things guests enjoy. Some suites even have a private, heated pool.
Located near popular museums and restaurants in Oklahoma City, The Ambassador offers some of the best possible views of downtown Oklahoma City from the top floor bar, O Bar. Its Art Deco architecture and fun, romantic vibe make it a popular destination for couples. While it maintains its 1920s boutique hotel charm, it's modern amenities are often what makes for a memorable stay.
Oregon: Allison Inn & Spa
Nestled in Oregon wine country, the Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg is upscale in the most comfortable way. It's a great home base for a weekend (or week) exploring the approximately 200 wineries in the area. The gorgeous landscaped gardens of the inn are great for a stroll at sunset, and couples can enjoy customized experiences such as top-of-the-line spa treatments. Available accommodations include the penthouse, which couples can access by elevator or the picturesque, four-story, glass-enclosed staircase.
Pennsylvania: Pocono Palace Resort
The Pocono Palace Resort embraces the town's kitschy history; it's the birthplace of heart-shaped hot tubs. So what better place to indulge in that romantic tradition? Here, you'll find the world-famous, heart-shaped tubs and seven-foot-tall Champagne Tower whirlpools.
Rhode Island: Ocean House
The Ocean House is one of Rhode Island's most beloved hotels. It is so known for romance that it even offers an engagement package for guests who may be ready to pop the question on their weekend getaway. The OH! Spa offers an ultimate couples experience to help you relax, unwind, and get in the mood. Couples can enjoy 24-hour room service and strolling on a private beach.
South Carolina: The Inn & Club at Harbour Town
Situated on 5,000 oceanfront acres, The Inn & Club at Harbour Town encompasses the southern third of Hilton Head Island. It has been a quiet retreat for more than 50 years, yet it feels modern and has any modern amenity you'd expect from a luxury hotel. Couples can stroll along the beach, play golf, go biking, and create any kind of leisurely vacation they envision.
South Dakota: Summer Creek Inn
Situated in the Black Hills, the Summer Creek Inn is located just 15 minutes away from Rapid City. Open year-round, the inn has nine different, well-appointed suites, each with their own private bath. Many suites also come with a fireplace, so couples can snuggle by the fire to enjoy a movie in their room or go to the onsite movie theater.
Tennessee: The Hermitage
In addition to being Nashville's oldest and longest running hotel, The Hermitage Hotel has been honored with many awards and accolades. The preserved beauty of the hotel showcases its enduring grandeur, while modern innovations continue to add comforts. With 24-hour concierge services and on-call limo services, it's easy to explore Nashville while continuing the luxury experience you have with the hotel.
Texas: The Painted Sky Inn
As its creative and romantic name suggests, the Painted Sky Inn on Lake Buchanan offers picture-perfect views. Stay in one of several rooms with glass doors that open up to a back patio area right by the lake. Romantic getaway packages include a bottle of wine from one of the local Burnet wineries, and one of the perks of staying at the Painted Sky Inn is its close proximity to the many fun activities on Lake Buchanan.
Amangiri is a desert wonder. The resort is a neighbor of the biggest Native American reservation in the country, and a very talented team of Navajo artists work with Amangiri, including Eli Secody, whose work depicts the harmonious way of life of the Navajo people. The views from Amangiri are breathtaking, and guests receive privileged access to Lake Powell and nearby national parks.
Vermont: Twin Farms
Set on 300 acres of meadows, forest land, and ponds, Twin Farms is an enchanting, comfortable haven for couples in Barnard, Vermont. It offers special activities all throughout the year, from downhill skiing during the winter months to bicycling in warmer weather. Every guest room and suite has a fireplace, and even the bathrooms have windows with picturesque views. Laundry services are offered to each guest to help them feel even more at home.
Virginia: Primland Resort
The Blue Ridge Mountains are one of the most beautiful, romantic places in the country, so it may be no surprise to find a great getaway for couples in Meadows of Dan, Virginia. Luxury and romance are both celebrated at Primland. In fact, the original idea for its lovely getaway was "a return to simple human pleasures in an environment of refined authenticity and sensuality." Couples can book a package and choose from cottages, treehouses, and other unique accommodations.
Washington: The Davenport Hotel
Spokane's Davenport Hotel is so romantic, a hidden marriage proposal is even worked into a section of the wood trim of the Davenport Hotel. At some point in the hotel's history, a woodworker put "Will You Marry Me" into the grain of a section of the hotel's wood trim on the second floor. Although it is well-camouflaged, the proposal is placed in a public area, and it becomes a fun challenge for guests to find it. It could even be a fun part of your own marriage proposal if you get inspired by all the hotel's romance. The Davenport Hotel was the first hotel in the United States to have air conditioning, and it maintains a dedication to comfort. Get inspired to pop the question by these outrageous marriage proposals.
West Virginia: The Hillbrook Inn
The elegant Hillbrook Inn in Charles Town is known for being a romantic retreat for couples who want to get away from it all. The inn's different suites and cottages offer special amenities like clawfoot tubs, gas log fireplaces, and dry saunas for couples to enjoy. The Hillbrook Inn also includes the relaxing Gatehouse Spa to help couples truly relax and feel rejuvenated for the time they'll spend together here.
Wisconsin: The Geneva Inn
What makes The Geneva Inn on Geneva Lake so special is a combination of its panoramic lake views, top-notch hospitality, and prime location within the charming community of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Spa packages make a totally indulgent, romantic stay feasible. Active getaways are also fun: Hold hands with your significant other as you explore the 21-mile walking path that hugs Geneva Lake. Depending on the time of year, try parasailing or skiing nearby. For more dream-worthy hotel rooms, don't miss 16 of the most luxurious presidential suites around the world.
Wyoming: Nagle Warren Mansion Bed and Breakfast
Couples who come to the Nagle Warren Mansion Bed and Breakfast are often enchanted by the exquisite Victorian mansion that dates back to the 1880s when Cheyenne was one of the wealthiest per capita cities in the world. It's a great place for honeymooners who appreciate the concierge service that will arrange everything from couples spa treatments to an afternoon tea Cheyenne-style. These 15 romantic weekend getaways are perfect for Valentine's Day.