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17 Most Romantic Getaways in Ohio

Among the rolling hills, peaceful lakes, enticing forests, and quaint wineries, it’s easy to find a little romance in Ohio. If you live in the Midwest and are looking for a getaway that’s not too far from home, there are plenty of options to choose from to suit your mood and budget.

For inspiration, here are some of the top romantic hotels in Ohio for your next couple’s trip.

Cherry Ridge Retreat, New Plymouth Cherry Ridge Retreat
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Cherry Ridge Retreat, New Plymouth

For a rustic yet luxurious getaway with the one you love, consider the Cherry Ridge Retreat. At one of the best hotels in Ohio, you’ll stay in a cabin in Hocking Hills among more than 140 acres of private forest. The grounds have fishing ponds, trails, and waterside gazebos. Each cabin has plenty of privacy and lovely views. All cabins have kitchens and beautiful furniture, while the outdoor amenities include new hot tubs out among nature. To make your stay more romantic, look into the upgrades available, such as in-cabin massages, flower bouquets, champagne, and luxurious robes.

Key Amenities:

  • Hot tubs in a private, nature setting

  • Grounds with trails and gazebos

  • Upgrades available, including in-cabin massages

Glidden House, Cleveland A historic, boutique hotel for your Cleveland trip
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Glidden House, Cleveland

The Glidden House offers a historic and boutique hotel experience for couples. This top-rated stay in Cleveland is a mansion converted into a guest inn with unique architectural features and comfortable amenities. The hotel dates back to 1910 and is near the city’s best museums, eclectic restaurants, and green spaces. The amenities offered here include complimentary European-style breakfasts each morning, a local and contemporary art collection, and a lobby lounge.

Key Amenities:

  • Complimentary Europeans-style breakfasts

  • Romance package with wine, chocolates, and drink tickets

  • Art collection and historic architecture

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

Historic, tranquil, and luxurious, Landoll’s Mohican Castle is a prime spot for a romantic trip or wedding venue. There are uniquely designed suites in the castle and four suites in the Highland Building. Some suites have seasonal fireplaces and jetted tubs to add a little spark to your stay. You can enhance your stay with spa packages or in-suite packages with goodies to enjoy together. There’s an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, and sauna here, as well as a “pool after dark” experience that allows guests to rent the pool between 10 pm and 5 am. You and your sweetheart can enjoy a meal and drinks at the Copper Mug Bar & Grille and even join a ghost walk to learn about the castle’s haunted history.

Key Amenities:

  • Spa packages and romantic add-ons

  • Pool after-dark rentals

  • Haunted history tours of the property

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

The HideAway Inn is an award-winning spa getaway in Ohio where you can be active, get pampered, relax, and connect with each other. It is a charming B&B that is a welcome escape from city life and is surrounded by peaceful farmland and breathtaking sunsets. It is less than two hours from Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Toledo, Detroit, and Ft. Wayne, making it a perfect weekend destination. You can stay in a jacuzzi suite and book a spa treatment with your partner. Fine dining is available via romantic candlelit dinners with three courses and private dining experiences. There’s a wonderful wine cellar here with wines from around the world. Multiple romantic getaway packages are available with champagne, roses, couple’s massages, breakfast in bed, and more.

Key Amenities:

  • Jacuzzi suites for couples

  • Romantic packages with roses and champagne

  • Couple’s massages at the on-site spa

Gervasi Vineyard Resort & Spa, Canton Gervasi Vineyard Resort & Spa
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Gervasi Vineyard Resort & Spa, Canton

One of the most romantic types of vacations you can plan is an overnight stay at a vineyard. In Ohio, you can stay at the Gervasi Vineyard Resort & Spa on a 55-acre estate. It offers Tuscan-inspired villas, a boutique inn, and a restored farmhouse for accommodation and has a new spa. There are multiple restaurants on-site, plus a cocktail lounge, coffeehouse, winery with tastings, and boutique distillery serving craft spirits. This is a popular wedding venue that has lots of seasonal events, too, such as summer concerts, yoga at the pavilion, and ticketed tours to learn about how wine and spirits are made. You can even take a culinary class with your sweetheart for a fun and inspiring experience.

Key Amenities:

  • On-site winery and distillery with tastings

  • Events like yoga classes and concerts

  • Culinary classes available

Sebring Mansion Inn & Spa, Sebring Sebring Mansion Inn & Spa
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Sebring Mansion Inn & Spa, Sebring

For your romantic trip, you can also stay at the Sebring Mansion, which is elegant, charming, and historic. The inn features a full-service pub, heated indoor and outdoor therapy pools, and fireside suites with private whirlpool bathrooms and balconies. The inn staff serves breakfast and dinner to overnight guests in the conservatory or elsewhere upon special request. There are packages that you can book here that include a cheese plate and a glass of wine each afternoon. Many couples enjoy playing golf at the Alliance Country Club, and there are golf packages available here too.

Key Amenities:

  • Fireside suites with whirlpools and balconies

  • Breakfasts and dinners included

  • Packages that include golf and wine

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 year-round destination with luxury guest rooms and suites, some of which are pet-friendly. The resort is home to a spa and salon, where you can get a massage and hair and nail services. There is a Grand Spa Suite that you can book for a special occasion. Guests of the resort can also choose to play at the four championship golf courses. There are multiple pools, including a 25-meter indoor Olympic pool for lap swimming and a resort pool heated to a therapeutic 90 degrees. Other benefits of staying here include having a long list of restaurants and bars on-site, plus a wine cellar, lounge and cigar store, three fitness centers, and other recreational opportunities. For your romantic stay, make an appointment at MedSpa and book a package or enhancement with flowers, mimosas, and wine.

Key Amenities:

  • Numerous restaurants, bars, pools, and fitness centers

  • MedSpa with couple’s massages

  • Romantic packages with spa credit and room enhancements

The Golden Lamb, Lebanon The Golden Lamb
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The Golden Lamb, Lebanon

The Golden Lamb has been a local gathering place since 1803 and welcomes guests in its stagecoach inn. There are 17 overnight accommodations that are all named after famous guests who have stayed at the inn. This is a popular place for farm-to-table cuisine, as the inn’s restaurant sources fresh products locally from its own farm in Oregonia. There is also the Blackhorse Tavern, which has indoor and outdoor seating and cocktail specials. At times, the inn offers history-themed and wine-themed dinners as special events.

Key Amenities:

  • Farm-to-table restaurant with locally sourced ingredients

  • Tavern with cocktail specials

  • Themed dinner events

Symphony Hotel, Cincinnati Symphony Hotel
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Symphony Hotel, Cincinnati

For your romantic trip to Cincinnati, stay at the Symphony Hotel, which is a boutique inn inside an 1871 townhome. This hotel has a historic dining room with a seasonal menu, a jazz lounge and bar, and nine unique rooms for overnight guests. Each room is named after a well-known classical music composer. You and your lover can treat yourselves to a five-course, gourmet dinner, listen to some of the best jazz musicians in the area, and have an easy walk over to the Cincinnati Music Hall for a performance.

Key Amenities:

  • Daily breakfast included with your stay

  • Seasonal cuisine restaurant on-site

  • Jazz lounge and bar with live performances

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

The Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls is a romantic vacation rental property in Logan, Ohio and is located on a green-certified property. It is an eco-friendly retreat with cabins, cottages, yurts, geodomes, and lodges for an outdoorsy couple’s getaway. This B&B inn serves American cuisine in the on-site restaurant, which you can enjoy while dining on the seasonal, enclosed patio. The spa is inside an 1840s-style log cabin and a relaxing place with soothing music, spa packages, and various treatments for couples.

Key Amenities:

  • Unique and eco-friendly accommodations

  • Spa in a log cabin with couple’s treatments

  • American cuisine restaurant with complimentary breakfast

21c Museum Hotel, Cincinnati 21c Museum Hotel, Cincinnati
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21c Museum Hotel, Cincinnati

For couples that love art, the 21C Museum Hotel in Cincinnati is a great choice. This hotel is a multi-venue, contemporary art museum with stylish rooms for overnight guests. You’ll find inspiring art all throughout the hotel and lots of positive energy throughout the spaces. The 21c Museum Hotel has a full-service spa, 24-hour fitness center, award-winning restaurant and bar, and room service available. Definitely check out the rooftop area for city views and refreshing cocktails.  

Key Amenities:

  • Art throughout the hotel

  • On-site restaurant and bar, plus a rooftop space

  • Full-service spa with an extensive treatment menu

Hotel Kilbourne, Sandusky Hotel Kilbourne
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Hotel Kilbourne, Sandusky

This is a waterfront boutique hotel in downtown Sandusky where you can enjoy a luxurious room with the one you love. The Hotel Kilbourne’s rooms have mini-fridges, Nespresso machines, and luxury bath amenities. Oh Taco is a Mexican restaurant and tequila bar on the first floor with over 75 different tequilas to choose from. The hotel also has a rooftop bar on the top floor with a fun tiki vibe that’s perfect for summer, but that also has an indoor area for when the weather doesn’t cooperate. Guests can also shop at Dandelion, which offers local, independent, and Fair Trade merchandise.

Key Amenities:

  • Taco restaurant with 75 different tequilas

  • Rooftop bar with indoor and outdoor seating

  • Unique, feel-good shopping on-site

Metropolitan at the 9, Cleveland Metropolitan at The 9, Autograph Collection
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Metropolitan at the 9, Cleveland

Located in downtown Cleveland, the Metropolitan at the 9 is an iconic hotel with bold design and character. The property is home to live entertainment in a theater, a rooftop lounge, an award-winning restaurant, and an indoor dog park. There are 156 guest rooms, including deluxe rooms and suites here. You can dine and sip handcrafted cocktails in a century-old bank vault, while there is also a lobby bar and rooftop terrace. Check the hotel’s calendar for special events when you plan your trip.

Key Amenities:

  • A dining experience in a historic bank vault

  • 60-seat theater and multiple bars

  • Rooftop terrace with plush sofas

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

Located in Ohio’s great Western Reserve, the Inn Walden is a luxury inn with a spa, residential community, yoga studio, and golf club. It is a popular wedding venue and is in a farmhouse chic setting surrounded by natural beauty on a modern country estate. The highly rated on-site spa is a tranquil spa offering aesthetic dermatology treatments, spa suites, and a couple’s suite with its own fireplace, sitting areas, and a large jacuzzi tub. You and your partner can also play on the par-72, 18-hole championship golf course that meanders through woodlands, streams, and lakes. At the club, you’ll also find an Olympic-size outdoor swimming pool, an equestrian center, and an intimate movie theater for screenings and events.

Key Amenities:

  • Couple’s spa treatment room with a jacuzzi and fireplace

  • 18-hole championship golf course

  • An equestrian center and movie theater at the club

The Cincinnatian, Cincinnati The Cincinnatian, Cincinnati
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The Cincinnatian, Cincinnati

The Cincinnatian is a Hilton-brand hotel that has been in the heart of downtown Cincinnati since 1882. It is within a mile of the Duke Energy Convention Center, Reds baseball, and Bengals football if you are coming into town with your partner for an event or game. This boutique hotel offers an on-site restaurant, a fitness center, and free Wi-Fi. Maverick’s Restobar specializes in small plates, dinner entrees, bourbon flights, local craft beer, and specialty cocktails.

Key Amenities:

  • Located near football and baseball games

  • Historic vibe but modern features, like a fitness center and Wi-Fi

  • Restaurant serving local beer and bourbon flights

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

One of the most romantic places to stay in all of Ohio is Belamere Suites. It is a hotel designed with romance in mind and features boutique rooms with rose petals on the beds, in-suite pools, and two-person showers. Couples’ massages are offered on-site, and suites have warm and inviting fireplaces. Amenities include 24-hour, freshly baked cookies with milk, snack baskets, 24-hour coffee and tea, and personal garages. To celebrate something special, book an add-on amenity, such as chocolate-covered strawberries, aromatherapy for your whirlpool tub, and candles.

Key Amenities:

  • In-suite pools and fireplaces

  • Couples massages

  • Add-on amenities with candles and aromatherapy

The Tudor Arms Hotel, Cleveland The Tudor Arms Hotel Cleveland
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The Tudor Arms Hotel, Cleveland

With a history that dates back to 1933, the Tudor Arms Hotel is a favorite spot among couples in Cleveland. This hotel offers a free shuttle to take you within a two-mile radius, which will get you to the Museum of Natural History and Severance Hall, for example. The Hilton-brand hotel has an on-site restaurant, room service, fitness center, and free Wi-Fi. The Tudor Bar & Grill serves all meals, plus coffee and cocktails.

Key Amenities:

  • Free shuttle within a two-mile radius

  • Restaurant and bar for all-day dining

  • Room service available

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