50 Most Romantic Hotels in Every State
Whether your idea of romance is soaking in a heart-shaped tub, dancing under the stars or snuggling as you watch the Northern Lights, these romantic hotels really set the scene for romance
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You’ll love these romantic hotels across the United States
There’s something so fun about planning a fabulous romantic getaway for you and your sweetie. Just the two of you, escaping to a place of comfort and serenity, being romantic and connecting (or reconnecting) in ways that make your heart flutter. Sounds like a love-filled dream, right? Well, that dream can easily become a reality when you plan a special sweetheart trip. One thing you don’t want to forget during your planning: researching romantic hotels.
Booking the right romantic hotel is essential for any couple’s retreat for several reasons. For starters, romantic hotels and resorts provide excellent amenities that spark romantic date ideas and pave the way for intimacy. And luckily, many romantic hotels are located in gorgeous areas across the U.S., providing excellent backdrops for couples to create new memories together. Sounds pretty great, right?
If you’re ready to book an unforgettable, love-filled trip with your partner, check out our list of the most romantic hotels in each state. Or, if love at sea is more your thing, browse through our list of the best couples cruises. Bon voyage!
Alabama: The Grand Hotel
Location: Point Clear, Alabama
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 more than 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. Book it for your next romantic weekend getaway!
Alaska: Chena Hot Springs Resort
Location: Fairbanks, Alaska
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. Chena 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. Don’t forget to check out what the best hotel in each state is, according to customers.
Arizona: Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa
Location: Paradise Valley, Arizona
The Sanctuary is situated high on the north slope of Camelback Mountain, and this romantic escape provides awe-inspiring desert views. It’s 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
Location: Hot Springs, Arkansas
Situated on Lake Hamilton, the dreamy Lookout Point Lakeside Inn 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
Location: Fairfield, California
Situated north of the Suisun Bay, the Suisun Valley Inn offers couples a romantic retreat at the 27-acre Monroe Ranch. With just 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—it’s only about 45 minutes from some of the best wineries in Napa. Fairfield is a culinary hot spot in California’s Wine County, making it an even more irresistible place to go for a romantic getaway.
Colorado: Viceroy Snowmass
Location: Snowmass Village, Colorado
With 173 ski-in, ski-out accommodations, Viceroy Snowmass offers couples the ultimate ski weekend. The beautifully designed hotel offers access to a winter wonderland during the colder months (making it a great winter destination), and it’s a beautiful place to stay all through the year as well. 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.
Connecticut: Inn at Harbor Hill Marina
Location: Niantic, Connecticut
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. For special romantic Valentine’s Dinners no matter where you live, find out the most romantic Valentine’s Day restaurant in every state.
Delaware: Bellmoor Inn and Spa
Location: Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Romance is in the air at the Bellmoor Inn & Spa in Rehoboth Beach. When couples choose to stay in 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 lovebirds can easily walk just steps to the beloved boardwalk of Rehoboth Beach. Before you book, read up on the things you can (and can’t) take from a hotel room.
Florida: The Pearl Hotel
Location: Rosemary Beach, Florida
With its picturesque water views and luxurious spa, the Pearl Hotel has everything a couple could want in a beachside retreat, free from the pressures of everyday life. The town of Rosemary Beach encourages the “walkable cities” movement, so you and your significant other can explore the area side-by-side, on foot or by bike. If you stay in a guest room 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. It’s a lovely option for Florida duos looking for a romantic quick trip.
Georgia: Ballastone Inn
Location: Savannah, Georgia
When you first arrive at this majestic mansion in Savannah, you may notice the historic architecture and 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 10 accommodations with an in-room fireplace. Available extras include rose petal turndown service and a dozen roses sent to your room upon arrival.
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
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. If you’re looking for other Aloha State vacation ideas, consider booking a stay at an all-inclusive resort in Hawaii.
Idaho: Destinations Inn
Location: Idaho Falls, Idaho
If pure fun is a must for your romantic getaway, Destinations Inn is a place you need to stay. It offers themed suites that set the scene for any kind of fantasy destination you may have, and it 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. Add it to your list of must-see Midwest vacation spots.
Illinois: The Copperstone Inn
Location: Rocktone, Illinois
Once an 1858 limestone farmstead, the Copperstone Inn is now a romantic hotel set on 60 unspoiled acres in Rockton. 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
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Centrally located in downtown Bloomington, the Grant Street Inn is within easy walking distance of 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 those who don’t want to leave the inn on a cold winter’s day.
Iowa: Rukmapura Park Hotel & Chalet
Location: Fairfield, Iowa
Located on 250 scenic acres, 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
Location: Pleasanton, Kansas
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 guest meals, for farm-to-table freshness. Romantic getaway packages may include a couple’s massage and simple pleasures like relaxing on the back patio.
Kentucky: Hotel Covington
Location: Covington, Kentucky
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. Lovebirds can book the hotel’s romance special, which includes a bottle of champagne, breakfast for two and two complimentary robes. Comfort and romance combine wonderfully!
Louisiana: Le Pavillon Hotel
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
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 of many of the city’s most beloved attractions, including the French Quarter history museums.
Maine: Camden Harbour Inn
Location: Camden, Maine
The Camden Harbour Inn is a special New England inn with ocean views and easy access to the mountains. The inn is within easy walking distance of downtown Camden’s shops and eateries, so couples can go out on the town or stay in with ease. If you are staying in, grab a table at Natalie’s, the inn’s gourmet restaurant, for some exquisite New England seafood and other fine-dining dishes.
Maryland: Inn Boonsboro
Location: Boonsboro, Maryland
Owned by world-renowned romance book author Nora Roberts and her husband, the Inn Boonsboro is every bit as romantic as you’d 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 your idyllic romantic trip.
Massachusetts: Hotel Commonwealth
Location: Boston, Masschusetts
Boston’s Hotel Commonwealth is a place for romance, with its Sweetheart Stay package offering delectable treats like sparkling wine and chocolates. You also get breakfast in bed and late checkout with the package—perfect for the duo who want to spend the morning snuggling in bed. And if you have a Boston Red Sox fan for a partner, you’re in luck—the hotel offers excellent Red Sox packages. Play ball!
Michigan: Grand Hotel
Location: Mackinac Island, Michigan
The beloved romantic classic film Somewhere in Time was filmed largely in the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, and it’s 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.
Minnesota: Grandview Lodge
Location: Brainerd, Minnesota
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 outdoor activities while also enabling them to be independent. The accommodations are focused on comfort, while the grounds offer fun activities like golf, horseback riding and live music. There’s a little bit of something for everyone at this spot.
Mississippi: Roost Ocean Springs
Location: Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Roost Ocean Springs is a stunning property offering suites in the heart of downtown Ocean Springs that are within easy walking distance of the beach. The boutique hotel is a historical landmark that welcomes guests with luxuriously appointed, themed suites and a fabulous plunge pool. Look for art that celebrates the harmony between the charming town and nature.
Missouri: Big Cedar Lodge
Location: Ridgedale, Missouri
Branson is known for its flair and show business pizazz, though at Big Cedar Lodge, you can enjoy a 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: Sage Lodge
Location: Pray, Montana
Romance and adventure beautifully intertwine at Sage Lodge, a romantic spot located just over a half-hour away from Yellowstone National Park. Nestled on the Yellowstone River, the lodge features romantic amenities like a full-service spa, an outdoor hot tub and cozy fire pits. Enjoy a bottle of champagne and dinner with a view when you book a romantic getaway, and if you’re planning to drop on a knee and propose during the trip, ask about the lodge’s on-site photographer—they can snap photos of that treasured memory for you.
Nebraska: Lied Lodge
Location: Nebraska City, Nebraska
Lied Lodge is a simple but sophisticated stay any couple would enjoy. The comforting, nature-inspired decor and 260-acre grounds encourage couples to celebrate the great outdoors, whether that’s through an educational tour or on a gorgeous hiking trail. There’s even a picnic table for guests who prefer to dine under the sun or stars. Outdoorsy sweethearts, this one’s for you.
Nevada: The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe
Location: Stateline, Nevada
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 a dozen roses, dining at the onsite bistro and a deluxe bath set. 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
Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey
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, playing poker or hitting one of the many slot machines.
New Hampshire: Bedford Village Inn
Location: Bedford, New Hampshire
The Bedford Village Inn is comprised of four buildings in the green hills of the Granite State. With 64 beautifully appointed guest suites, the inn has traditional New England charm, and you can 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
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico
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 decor. 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
Location: New York, New York
“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, as well as a two-story open-air bar and lounge. Luxury—and romance—in the Big Apple awaits!
North Carolina: Sunset Inn
Location: Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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’s the setting for the Nicholas Sparks novel Every Breath. The intimate inn offers luxury guest rooms with lovely ocean views—perfect for a seaside love-filled getaway. It also offers a honeymoon or anniversary package from September to May, which includes a bottle of delicious wine or champagne, chocolates, a couple’s massage and a kayak trip. Sunset Beach awaits!
North Dakota: Hotel Donaldson
Location: Fargo, North Dakota
The Hotel Donaldson is an upscale boutique hotel that’s 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 showcasing 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
Location: Perrysburg, Ohio
As an award-winning hotel that is known for its romantic atmosphere, the Belamere Suites Hotel 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 their own private, heated pool.
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Located near popular museums and restaurants, The Ambassador offers some of the best possible views of downtown Oklahoma City from its 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, its modern amenities are often what make for a memorable stay.
Oregon: Allison Inn & Spa
Location: Newberg, Oregon
Nestled in Oregon wine country, the Allison Inn & Spa is upscale in the most comfortable way. It’s a great home base for a weekend (or week) spent 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
Location: East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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 along with seven-foot-tall Champagne Tower whirlpools.
Rhode Island: Ocean House
Location: Westerly, Rhode Island
The Ocean House is one of Rhode Island’s most beloved hotels. The OH! Spa offers an ultimate couples experience to help you relax, unwind and get in the mood, or couples can enjoy 24-hour room service and strolling on a private beach. It’s a luxurious (and simply gorgeous) spot to pop the question too—have that camera ready!
South Carolina: The Inn & Club at Harbour Town
Location: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
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 up-to-date 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
Location: Rapid City, South Dakota
Situated in the Black Hills, the Summer Creek Inn is a gorgeous South Dakota spot couples will adore. Open year-round, the inn has 10 different, well-appointed suites, each with its 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 Hotel
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
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 service and on-call limo service, it’s easy to explore Nashville while continuing the luxury experience you have with the hotel.
Texas: The Painted Sky Inn
Location: Burnet, Texas
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 Lake Buchanan, which offers a slew of fun activities for couples to do. It’s a hidden gem in the Lonestar State that provides a serene escape for those bitten by the love bug.
Location: Canyon Point, Utah
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
Location: Barnard, Vermont
Set on 300 acres of meadows, forest land and ponds, Twin Farms is an enchanting, comfortable haven for couples in 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
Location: Meadows of Dan, Virginia
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. Luxury and romance are both celebrated at Primland, where couples can book a package and choose from cottages, treehouses and other unique accommodations, as well as enjoy activities like horseback riding and hiking. A can’t-miss feature: Primland’s delectable farm-to-table eats.
Washington: The Davenport Hotel
Location: Spokane, Washington
Spokane’s Davenport Hotel is so romantic, a hidden marriage proposal is even worked into a section of its wood trim. 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 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
Location: Charles Town, West Virginia
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 duos truly relax and feel rejuvenated.
Wisconsin: The Geneva Inn
Location: Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
What makes The Geneva Inn so special is a combination of its panoramic lake views, top-notch hospitality and prime location within the charming community of Lake Geneva. Food and drink packages, including the INNtimate package and sweets package, make a totally indulgent, romantic stay easy. Active getaways are also fun: Hold hands with your significant other as you explore the 21-mile walking path that hugs the lake. Depending on the time of year, try parasailing or skiing nearby.
Wyoming: Nagle Warren Mansion Bed and Breakfast
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming
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.