Whether you live in the area or are just looking for a unique getaway spot, Michigan has a lot to offer couples in need of a little romance. With its laid-back beaches, quaint towns and beautiful landscapes, there are lots of places here that will put you in the mood for love. Fortunately, there are quite a few lovely hotels, inn, and B&Bs here to make your stay extra special. Here are our favorite romantic places to stay in Michigan for your next couple’s trip!
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The Huron House is a wonderful romantic getaway spot that’s right on the beach and a favorite among couples. It’s right along Lake Huron between the Michigan towns of Tawas and Oscoda, offering cozy rooms that are ideal for couples. You’ll enjoy views of the lake, taking morning walks on the sandy beach at sunrise, and a delicious breakfast. The rooms have king-size beds, and other top amenities are personal hot tubs and Jacuzzi tubs, private decks, in-room breakfast delivery, and fireplaces. Couples can get even more out of their stay here by booking an in-room massage or taking advantage of other B&B add-ons, such as champagne for two, chocolate-covered strawberries, a dozen roses, photography session on the beach, or canoe rental for two. It’s all you need for your honeymoon, next anniversary, or any other special occasion!
Another great romantic getaway in Michigan is the Castle in the Country Bed & Breakfast, which spans 65 private acres and has a collection of luxury rooms and suites. The rooms have either or queen beds, you’ll be served a full gourmet breakfast each morning, and free Wi-Fi is available. Choose one of the suites for access to a private, two-person whirlpool tub, fireplace, and flameless candles. For couples who like to be active, you can also use the B&B’s kayaks and paddleboat on site in the summer. But it’s also nice to stay here in the winter to go snowshoeing on the wooded trails and then warm up by the cozy fireplace. Couple’s packages are available that include a side-by-side couple’s massage, sparkling wine and in-room breakfast delivery.
If you’re looking for a romantic place to stay on Mackinac Island, then definitely consider the Island House Hotel. This is a waterfront hotel that offers lovely views, is cozy and charming, and is close to downtown too. The 1852 Grill Room is the onsite restaurant that has a sophisticated vibe with great wine and a live pianist. There’s also the Ice House BBQ here, which is great for comfort food and sipping cocktails. The hotel’s list of romantic amenities includes indoor and outdoor hot tubs, on-site bike rental, a veranda and terrace, evening bonfires, and discounted ferry tickets. The hotel offers romance package with perks such as locally made fudge, sparkling wine, chocolate-covered strawberries, a full breakfast each morning, ferry tickets, and lugged transfer/baggage handling.
Royal Park Hotel, Rochester
Couples looking for a romantic getaway near Detroit should look into the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester, Michigan. This hotel is along the banks of Paint Creek and has an authentic European charm. There are luxury guest rooms and suites in this English Manor House. Onsite, couples can dine at the PARK 600 Bar + Kitchen and experience the culinary creations. This is also a lovely place to sit and relax with the one you love with a craft cocktail. The hotel’s romance package includes a bottle of Prosecco, assorted truffles, rose petal turndown service, and a breakfast voucher. Other amenities include bike rentals, free high-speed Wi-Fi, royal tea with reservations, and comfy bathrobes with slippers.
We also love the Historic Webster House in Bay City because of its romantic vibe and historic elegance. This B&B is located in a luxurious mansion that was restored in 2009 but still has its original wood, hardwood floors, and fireplaces. Couples love the fact that there’s a spa onsite with a Jacuzzi, double head rain shower, and dry sauna. This is also an ideal place to book a side-by-side couple’s massage and experience the benefits of reflexology and hot stone therapy. There are unique rooms here, some that have their own Jacuzzi tubs and two with skylights. It’s also easy to visit the nearby areas of Frankenmuth, Midland, Saginaw, and the Prime Outlets of Birch Run while you stay here with your loved one too.
The Lake Shore Resort in Saugatuck is also a romantic place to stay for couples in the mood for some quality time together. This resort is located about three miles from downtown Saugatuck and along Lake Michigan. This is a peaceful place with two miles of wooded hiking trails on the property, breakfast overlooking the lake, and plenty of opportunities to get active with kayaking and biking. You can start your day with a complimentary outdoor yoga class, hold hands at the sunset firepits overlooking the lake, and take a dip in the large heated pool with a lake view.
The last romantic hotel we’ll mention here is The Henry, which is a luxurious and elegant option for couples near Detroit. This Dearborn, Michigan hotel is brimming with contemporary art and has a magnificent lobby. The rooms are modern and comfortable, and there’s a fitness center, pool, hot tub and free Wi-Fi on site. Visit the massage rooms, then indulge in creative American cuisine at TRIA – An American Brasserie. Things to do nearby include the Detroit Institute of Art, the Detroit Zoo, the Henry Ford Museum, and trying your luck at the casinos.