2018 Top 10 Most Romantic Inns Announced by I Love Inns

Quaint Inn

Looking for the best romantic bed and breakfast for that special someone this Valentine’s Month? They say that one of the greatest gifts you can give someone is your time. Make that time even more exceptional by creating memories together. Escape for a few days to a quaint bed and breakfast inn and explore your love for each other. You’ll be sure to return home with stories to share and memories that keep you smiling. The following inns, as chosen by iLoveInns.com, are certain to provide experiences that you will never forget.


Horse Stamp Inn

Georgia – The Horse Stamp Inn in Waverly

Horse Stamp Inn (above) is a contemporary inn on 16 acres of vast lawns, forest, and pasture land.  Consider their 15% off a stay of three or more nights throughout February. That gives you more time to enjoy a candlelit dinner for two or a bottle of chilled prosecco waiting for you upon arrival. The inn features a private swimming pool. Couples who enjoy the silly side of romance can try a movie night complete with fresh popcorn, movie candy, and a beverage. Five elegantly appointed guest rooms feature a king bed or two queen beds with feather bed tops and mounds of pillows.


Brierley Hill Bed and Breakfast

Virginia – Brierley Hill Bed and Breakfast in Lexington wine country

The inn offers bucolic views and has many packages that can help take the guessing game out of romance. Try the Romance Recipe Package for the ultimate luxury. First ease any tensions with an in-room Swedish massage, then fully relax in a lavender milk bath with rose petals, lastly gaze into each other’s eyes over a bottle of wine with chocolates and cheese. A crackling fire always adds to the ambiance of a room; each of the six guest rooms boasts a gas or electric fireplace.


River Spring Lodge

New York – River Spring Lodge in Darien Center

Although romantic year round River Spring is presenting a special just for the romantic holiday. Couples visiting the boutique inn for Valentine’s Day will enjoy a wine hour by the fireplace, savor a gourmet dinner, rest in one of seven guest rooms, and wake to a three-course breakfast. Be sure to mention the code VALENTINES when you call to make your reservation. Guest rooms boast a sophisticated décor with leather furniture and a king or queen bed; most of the rooms feature a balcony or alcove overlooking the woodlands or the tranquil pond.


Grey Havens in Georgetown

Maine –  Grey Havens,  Georgetown

Stunning Grey Havens Inn sits on an Island paradise, “authentic Maine” at its best. There are expansive ocean views from the wraparound porch and the property features a private dock so guests can arrive via boat Since the inn is open May-October romantic promises have to come into play for those dates. The inn is popular for especially magical weddings.


Clover Cliff Ranch Bed & Breakfast

Kansas – Clover Cliff Ranch Bed & Breakfast in Elmdale

Enjoy sunrises and sunsets over the majestic Flint Hills. Four guest rooms are located in the inn; three separate and completely private houses are also available for reservations. Be sure not to miss the views that accompany the hearty breakfast served on the enclosed verandah.


Hacienda Nicholas Bed & Breakfast

New Mexico – Hacienda Nicholas Bed & Breakfast in Santa Fe

The hacienda boasts an onsite spa featuring an Indonesian spa and facial treatments. You can celebrate Valentine’s Day all-year long at the inn with a package including two nights at the inn, spa services, a dozen red roses, and chocolate covered strawberries.


Inn at Ellis River

New Hampshire – Inn at Ellis River in Jackson

Celebrate Valentine’s Day through mid-March because love is a state of the heart, not just a date. Enjoy roses, champagne, chocolate covered strawberries, and a candlelit dinner at the Wentworth. All couples booking this package will receive a special memento to bring home with them.


Shafer Baille Mansion

Washington – Shafer Baille Mansion  in Seattle

Go Downton Abbey all the way at this beautifully restored mansion on Seattle’s historic millionaire row. Rich mahogany paneling and turn-of-the-century opulence are evidenced throughout the entire inn. Take photographs standing on the grand stairway in the evening before going out to dinner then enjoy a bountiful breakfast and the overall lavish hospitality of the innkeepers.


Wellington Inn

Michigan –  Antiquities Wellington Inn in Traverse City  

This historic inn is appreciated for so many things including the third-floor ballroom which is open to guests. Guests enjoy the back porch, walks through the neighborhoods to downtown and the many good restaurants. Traverse City is offering a Taste the Passion event with wine and food pairings at several wineries including the Sleeping Beer loop, Good Harbor Vineyards, Cherry Republic and others.


Birchwood Inn

Massachusetts – Birchwood Inn, Lenox  

The inn’s country elegance promotes romance all year but especially in cooler months, the nine fireplaces create idyllic and cozy getaways. Birchwood is renowned for sumptuous breakfasts and afternoon tea.  The oldest home in Lenox, it is a short walk from its tranquil hilltop setting to the village’s restaurants, galleries and shops. Winter activities include skiing downhill, wineries, museums but always return in time for afternoon tea.


This is the 25th year that I Love Inns has selected the top 10 Most Romantic Inns.  There are more than 200  former Top 10 Most Romantic Inns that may be seen on this page: www.iloveinns.com/pasttop10romanticinns.htm