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17 Best Couples Resorts in Ohio

Couples looking for a romantic escape will have lots of options in Ohio. The state is home to a wealth of resorts that were perfectly made for romance, often located among picturesque surroundings with access to a host of things to see and do. These properties, in particular, are arguably the best of the best.

Kelleys Island Venture Resort, Kelleys Island Kelleys Island Venture Resort
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Kelleys Island Venture Resort, Kelleys Island

Kelleys Island Venture Resort is the only hotel located on Kelleys Island, the largest island in the western basin of Lake Erie, accessed by ferry or private plane and known for its luxury. It overlooks the shores of the lake and the skyline of Cedar Point, hosting suites that all come with microwaves and flat-screen TVs, while upgraded rooms come with balconies, private living areas and even laundry facilities. The resort features a swimming pool with therapy areas, a hot tub surrounded by a landscaped courtyard, charcoal grills for barbecuing and beautiful views of Lake Erie. Special events are occasionally hosted too, like murder mystery weekends.

Key Amenities:

  • Rooms with private patio and views of Lake Erie

  • Pool with therapeutic seating areas and hot tub

  • Centrally located to downtown Kelleys Island

The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake
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The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake

Located in the heart of Ohio’s wine country along the southern shores of Lake Erie, The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake offers an idyllic escape for romance-seeking couples in every season. During the warmer months, take advantage of the bike rentals to explore on two wheels or enjoy wine tasting with the hotel offering a free wine shuttle. There are zipline canopy tours and covered bridge shuttle tours too. When snow covers the ground, there are cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals for immersing yourself in a winter wonderland. The property also has an outdoor pool and hot tub, along with a restaurant serving American fare in a glass-enclosed dining room.

Key Amenities:

  • Free shuttle to area wineries

  • Bike, snowshoe, and cross-country ski rentals

  • Outdoor pool and hot tub

  • One of the best resorts in Ohio

Landoll's Mohican Castle, Loudonville Landoll's Mohican Castle
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Landoll's Mohican Castle, Loudonville

Set within the heart of Mohican country in central Ohio, Landoll’s Mohican Castle is a castle-themed hotel with suites that include in-room Jacuzzis, bathrooms with heated floors, and fully-stocked minibars. The property offers special packages for romance-seeking couples, like spa services created by personal experience ambassadors, private rental times at the pool and fitness complex, and in-suite gift packages. Enjoy dining on fine American cuisine at the Copper Mug Bar and Grille, which offers outdoor terrace seating during the warmer months of the year. The resort also offers murder mystery events and ghost walks, with a number of ghost sightings having been reported here.

Key Amenities:

  • Castle-themed suites with in-room Jacuzzis

  • Spa services, pool, and fitness complex

  • Ghost walks, tours, and other events

Punderson Manor State Park Lodge, Newbury Township Punderson Manor State Park Lodge
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Punderson Manor State Park Lodge, Newbury Township

Punderson Manor State Park Lodge is a Tudor-style manor that is located inside Punderson State Park, which hosts Ohio’s premier winter sports park, a golf course, and a 150-acre glacial lake. Just a short drive from Amish Country, its rooms and suites are in the beautifully restored manor house and come with TV and DVD players. Book the Windsor suite, and you’ll get a gas fireplace, Jacuzzi, and a living room.  In the Cherry Dining Room, enjoy classic British cuisines like fish and chips or Beef Wellington. You can also pick up regional specialties in the gift shop, like Pure Ohio maple syrup and Harlow’s popcorn.

Key Amenities:

  • Suites in Tudor-style manor with fireplaces and Jacuzzis

  • Winter sports park, golf course, and 150-acre glacial lake

  • Themed packages available to personalize your stay

The Grand Resort - Warren A luxurious pool area for a true vacation
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The Grand Resort - Warren

The Grand Resort is a destination resort ideal for all types of travelers, and for those seeking a romantic stay, it’s sure to fit the bill. Special packages are available if you’d like to enhance your stay with flowers, wine, and mimosas, and there’s a long list of impressive facilities, including a massive pool complex with a huge recreational pool with graduated entry, a diving area, and sunbathing deck along with a separate, adult-only Roman Bath. It’s also a popular spa resort in Ohio, with an on-site spa for indulging in massages, facials, and body treatments, as well as a championship golf course. Guests also enjoy full access to three other courses. Multiple restaurants and bars are on-site, along with a wine cellar and cigar store, while rooms include options with private patios and whirlpool tubs.

Key Amenities:

  • Pool complex with adults-only Roman Bath

  • Full-service spa and salon

  • Multiple bars and restaurants

  • Championship golf course on-site, plus access to three others

Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls, Logan Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls, Logan
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Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls, Logan

Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls offers an unforgettable bed-and-breakfast stay, surrounded by scenic Hocking Hills State Park, providing the ideal backdrop for a tranquil couples’ escape. A variety of accommodation options of offered, including romantic cabins where you can cuddle up on a porch swing or next to the warmth of the gas log stove and enjoy a two-person whirlpool hot tub. Look forward to high-quality coffee, plush robes and high-end bath products, as well as hiking trails that wind through Ash Cave and Old Man’s Cave showcasing beautiful waterfalls. Spa services include everything from body mud wraps to traditional massages.

Key Amenities:

  • Complimentary breakfast at log cabin restaurant with open kitchen

  • Cabins, geodomes, cottages, yurts and lodges

  • Hiking trails through waterfalls and on-site spa

Gervasi Vineyard Villa Suites, Canton Gervasi Vineyard Villa Suites
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Gervasi Vineyard Villa Suites, Canton

Gervasi Vineyard Villa Suites is a Tuscan-inspired retreat right in the heart of Canton, one of the best weekend getaways in Ohio. Ideal for food and wine lovers, book a stay in the Villa Suites, and you can look forward to winery tours, craft beer tasting, cooking classes, in-room yoga, luxurious spa services, and even romantic carriage rides. A complimentary Italian-style continental breakfast is provided as well. Villas feature private outdoor patios, in-room fireplaces, and complimentary in-suite breakfast deliveries. There are three restaurants on-site, including The Bistro, named by USA Today as one of the best winery grounds restaurants in the country.

Key Amenities:

  • Villas with private patios, fireplaces, and in-suite breakfast deliveries

  • Winery tours, craft beer tasting, cooking classes, and carriage rides

  • Complimentary continental breakfast

Glenlaurel, Rockbridge Glenlaurel Inn & Cottages
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Glenlaurel, Rockbridge

Glenlaurel offers a romantic Scottish retreat in the Ohio countryside, with charming rooms and cottages, 140 acres of hiking trails, waterfalls, and beautiful nature. Play a round on the Scottish Links Golf Course reserved exclusively for guests, and look forward to gourmet breakfasts as well as six- and seven-course meals. Accommodations include lots of upscale perks, depending on the room, like in-room whirlpool tubs, gas log fireplaces, queen or king sleigh beds, luxury bathrobes, kitchenettes, and more.

Key Amenities:

  • Rooms and cottages with whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, and kitchenettes

  • Private hiking trails, waterfalls, and a golf course on-site

  • Gourmet dining with six to seven-course meals

Ravenwood Castle, New Plymouth Ravenwood Castle, New Plymouth, Ohio
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Ravenwood Castle, New Plymouth

Ravenwood Castle is a stunning medieval-style inn that’s surrounded by picturesque woods and offers a truly fantasy-like escape inspired by English castles of the 12th and 13th centuries. It features castle-style rooms, cottages, cabins, and even gypsy wagons for overnight stays. Many offer special romantic touches – the King Arthur Suite encompasses an entire tower featuring two stories. It includes a custom-built king bed, sofa, a mural with King Arthur scenes, and an outdoor balcony that overlooks a formal garden and a two-person whirlpool. Guests can also enjoy dinner in the Great Hall and lighter fare in the Raven’s Roost Pub.

Key Amenities:

  • Medieval-style inn with cottages, cabins, and gypsy wagons

  • Buffet dinner in Great Hall

  • Activities like scavenger hunts and murder mysteries

Belamere Suites, Perrysburg Belamere Suites, Perrysburg
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Belamere Suites, Perrysburg

The luxurious Belamere Suites will make you want to plan a trip to just to experience it. Located in the historic community of Perrysburg in northern Ohio, this adults-only property hosts suites that all have their own entrances for the feeling of a secluded getaway. They feature amenities that can help ignite or re-ignite that spark, like relaxing Jacuzzi tubs, two-person massage showers, cozy robes and fireplaces. For an extra-special occasion, book the Grand Royal Swimming Pool Suite which is spread over two stories and includes its own private, heated candlelit pool. In-room spa services are available too, including couples’ massage, and you can even book a helicopter ride departing steps from your room for a bird’s-eye view of the area.

Key Amenities:

  • Adults-only property with secluded suites

  • Private heated swimming pools, fireplaces and whirlpool tubs for two

  • In-room spa services

Inn Walden - Aurora Experience an exurban oasis in the heart of Ohio’s great Western Reserve
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Inn Walden - Aurora

Inn Walden offers a romantic retreat in the heart of Ohio’s Western Reserve, just 30 miles from Cleveland. A five-star property, here you can indulge in a treatment at the full-service spa with Vichy showers, personal steam rooms, and a couple’s suite with a fireplace. When you want to get active, you can play a round on the 18-hole championship golf course with lakes, streams, and woodlands or head to the club, which includes an Olympic-size outdoor pool and an equestrian center. Suites include many upscale features, with standard amenities like fully stocked honor bars and flat-screen TVs with DVD players. Some have patios and fireplaces too.

Key Amenities:

  • Fine-dining restaurant with extensive wine list

  • 18-hole championship golf course

  • Full-service spa + a club with an Olympic-size outdoor pool

Hotel Breakers - Sandusky Water view at Cedar Point's Hotel Breakers
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Hotel Breakers - Sandusky

Set along the shores of Lake Erie, fronting the white sands of Cedar Point Beach, Hotel Breakers offers lots to do for couples who want to enjoy a mix of activities and relaxation. Just steps from Cedar Point amusement park, it’s the perfect spot for thrill-seekers too who can take advantage of one-hour early entry privileges too. There are two outdoor pools, hot tubs, an indoor pool, jet ski, and parasailing rentals, and a fitness center. Multiple restaurants are on-site, and many rooms feature balconies with lake views.

Key Amenities:

  • One hour early entry privileges to Cedar Point amusement park

  • Two outdoor pools and one indoor pool

  • Beach access with jet ski and parasailing rentals

  • Multiple restaurants on-site

Salt Fork State Park Lodge & Conference Center - Cambridge Salt Fork Lodge and Conference Center
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Salt Fork State Park Lodge & Conference Center - Cambridge

If you want to immerse yourself in nature while enjoying digs that are a lot more upscale than a tent, Salt Fork State Park Lodge overlooks Salt Fork Lake and provides access to 20 miles of hiking trails and the state’s largest inland beach. At the Sugar Tree Marina, you can rent a vessel to head out on a romantic cruise on the water. The property also includes an 18-hole golf course, indoor and outdoor pools, and a restaurant. Rooms come with patios or balconies overlooking the pool area, the woods, or the hills. There are also cabins that come with full kitchens, gas fireplaces, and hot tubs.

Key Amenities:

  • Access to Salt Fork Lake and the state’s largest inland beach

  • Indoor and outdoor pools

  • Hiking trails and an 18-hole golf course

Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland
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Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland

If you’re looking for a luxurious romantic getaway in the city, the Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland is the place to stay. Located in the heart of downtown, you’ll be able to take advantage of all the attractions while enjoying plenty of perks right here, including indoor access to Tower City Center’s shops and dining, with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum just a mile away. There’s a fitness center and an upscale restaurant on-site, while rooms and suites come with river or lake views, with the Club level units providing access to the lounge with complimentary food and drinks.

Key Amenities:

  • Indoor access to Tower City Center

  • Upscale restaurant on-site

  • Fitness center

Berlin Resort - Berlin Berlin Resort
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Berlin Resort - Berlin

If a stay in Amish Country is what you have in mind, Berlin Resort may be ideal. It has an indoor pool, steam room, and sauna, perfect for relaxation, while the scenic grounds offer enticing strolls. There’s a putt-putt golf course for a little friendly competition, and it’s the only hotel in the state with a private movie theater. You’ll have over 300 movie titles to choose from, all of which are complimentary for guests. The fire pits on the patio offer a fabulous spot for cozying up together, while rooms and suites include units with Jacuzzis and porches or balconies.

Key Amenities:

  • Indoor pool, sauna, and steam room

  • Private movie theater with over 300 titles

  • Patio with fire pits

HideAway Country Inn, Bucyrus HideAway Country Inn
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HideAway Country Inn, Bucyrus

A charming B&B-style resort in Ohio, HideAway Country Inn provides romantic boutique hotel accommodations that overlook the tranquil scenery of the countryside in northern Ohio. The rooms and suites include extra comfy, high-end beds, SMART TVs, and private porches. Some include in-room Jacuzzis too. In the 1938 Restaurant and Pub dine on farm-to-table fare made using organic, locally-sourced ingredients and award-winning wine cellar pours. You can also take advantage of couples’ massage and other spa services too, with all-inclusive packages.

Key Amenities:

  • Bed and breakfast style suites with private porches

  • Themed all-inclusive packages with dining, spa services and beverages

  • Farm-to-table restaurant

Lafayette Hotel, Marietta Historic Lafayette Hotel
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Lafayette Hotel, Marietta

For those that appreciate a romantic, historic ambiance, you can travel back through time with a stay at Lafayette Hotel, which dates back to 1918. It has managed to preserve its history with themed rooms and elegant Victorian decor. The historic riverboat town itself dates back to the late 18th century when it became the first permanent settlement in the country northwest of the Ohio River. Look forward to exploring during the day and then coming to dine on a romantic dinner meal at the property’s Gun Room Restaurant, which is filled with steamboat instruments, pilot wheels, steering arms, and a telegraph.

Key Amenities:

  • Historic-themed rooms and Victorian decor

  • Restaurant with a famous collection of long rifles and other steamboat instruments

  • Inclusive packages available for historic tours, romance and golf

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