Book a romantic weekend getaway at CT's lovely waterside or country inns

Connecticut, an easy drive from New York and many parts of New England, is the perfect destination for a romantic weekend getaway of luxury and intimacy for couples. Cozy inns and bed and breakfasts are dotted throughout the countryside; hotels in Fairfield County and urban centers like Hartford, New Haven, and other cities provide sophisticated services like in-room hot tub. Plan a couple’s visit to a spa for a healthful massage or other treatments. Couples also can enjoy the variety of activities at a resort, with plenty of activities and entertainments on the property. The Mystic region has the world-famous Foxwood and Mohegan Sun casinos. Romantic dining can be found in every corner. Who knows? You might start talking about planning a wedding!

Romantic Getaways in Connecticut
Spring Front View - Stanton House Inn - Greenwich, CT
Stanton House Inn

76 Maple Avenue Greenwich, CT, 06830 Phone: 203-869-2110

Year-round romance is in the Greenwich air at this elegant inn with all the amenities

Four seasons of the year, the exquisite Stanton House Inn has the romantic atmosphere you are seeking for your couples getaway. Whether it’s strolling in the gardens in the spring, swimming in the pool in the summer, leaf-peeping in the fall or snuggling by the library fire in the winter, this welcoming inn guarantees a perfectly romantic stay. The romantic getaway package includes a split of sparkling wine and chocolate-dipped strawberries delivered to your suite. (Ask about the Sackett Suite with a whirlpool tub for two or the King Suite with clawfoot tub and fireplace.) Arrange for flowers or a fruit basket and plan your day in charming Greenwich, gallery-hopping and boutique-shopping, or in nearby parks with miles of scenic trails for hiking and biking.
Penthouse - Interlaken Inn - Lakeville CT
Interlaken Inn

74 Interlaken Road (Route 112) Lakeville, CT, 06039 Phone: 860-435-9878 Toll-Free: 800-222-2909

Sweet suite options ensure a truly romantic getaway at this charming lakeside resort

French doors open to a private rooftop garden at the Interlaken Inn’s Penthouse Suite, which also features a hot tub and linear fireplace. It’s the ultimate in romance, especially when you call ahead for flowers and champagne to be delivered. But all the accommodations at this lakeside inn nestled in the foothills of the Berkshires have an aura of romance, surrounded by 30 scenic acres with lush gardens and access to lakefront activities including kayaking, canoeing and swimming. Spa services are also available, there’s a heated outdoor pool, and Morgan’s, the inn’s farm-to-table restaurant, overlooking the charming grounds, is a great place for an intimate candlelit dinner for two, a specialty cocktail or glass of wine.
Superior Suite 500x250 - Griswold Inn - Essex, CT
The Griswold Inn

36 Main Street Essex, CT, 06426 Phone: 860-767-1776

Slip into another time when you stay at this romantic Revolutionary War-era inn

What could be more romantic than stepping back into history, staying at a Revolutionary War-era inn located on the main street of a picturesque seaport village? Let your romantic getaway begin at the Griswold Inn, in one of 34 charming rooms (no two are alike) furnished with antiques, period reproductions and beds you can really sink into. Some rooms have fireplaces, village views or glimpses of the water. But you can actually stroll down to the picture-perfect harbor, and into the village’s boutiques and galleries. Dine on local seafood in the inn’s inviting dining rooms, terrace and patio, then watch the sun set over the Connecticut River. (Check the website for the latest updates on openings, and health and safety regulations.)
His & Her Bathrobes - Inn at Harbor Hill Marina - Niantic, CT
Inn at Harbor Hill Marina B&B

60 Grand Street Niantic, CT, 06357 Phone: 860-739-0331

Attention couples: This romantic getaway in a seaside inn is calling your name

This getaway by the sea is calling your name: All you have to do is give in. At the Inn at Harbor Hill Marina, you’ll wake in a suite with a large soaking tub and perhaps a fireplace and private balcony. You’ll gaze out over the marina and Long Island Sound. You’ll start your day in this comfortable, relaxing inn with a homemade breakfast served on a wraparound outdoor porch, then you’ll stroll into Niantic to do a little exploring in the boutiques, antiques shops and restaurants of this quaint seaside village. End your day with a complimentary sunset cruise. Ask about the Perfect Together package that includes robes, champagne, chocolate truffles, flowers and mimosas, or the Getaway package that includes wine and a gourmet charcuterie board.
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Interlaken Inn - An All Season Resort in Lakeville, CT
Inn at Harbor Hill Summer Patio View 500x250 - Distinctive Inns of New England
Distinctive Inns of New England

Luxurious Accommodations throughout New England , CT Phone:

Seaside inn earns its reputation as one of the best for romance-seekers

When ILoveInns.com voted the Inn at Harbor Hill Marina one of the “Top 10 Most Romantic Inns,” they could have been persuaded by so many things. Maybe it’s the view of boats in the marina from private balconies in luxurious guest rooms. Or the fireplaces. Or the whirlpool and soaking tubs. Maybe it’s enjoying sea breezes and quiet conversation on the inn’s wraparound porch or walking through gorgeous flower gardens. Perhaps it’s the idea of that stroll down to Niantic village for coffee or dinner, or walking together to the mile-long Boardwalk or nearby beaches. Or it could just be the delightful breakfast, impeccable service and warm, welcoming hospitality that has made the inn a romantic favorite for travel sites for years.
Four Poster 500x250 - Ethan Allen Hotel - Danbury, CT
Ethan Allen Hotel

21 Lake Avenue Extension Danbury, CT, 06811 Phone: 203-744-1776 Toll-Free: 800-742-1776

The nearby place to rekindle romance

Spark up some romance with a weekend getaway at The Ethan Allen Hotel in Danbury, CT. Our rooms -- and our entire hotel -- are designed and decorated in the iconic Ethan Allen style, reflecting warmth, luxury, and elegance. You'll find indulgent amenities, such as flat screen TVs, Keurig coffeemakers, Gilchrest & Soames bath products, a full-size mirror, and signature Ethan Allen Supreme Comfort Mattresses. At Fairfield's, our on-site restaurant and lounge, you'll dine on classic American cuisine with a distinctive New England twist. Choose our romance package and you'll find hand-dipped chocolate covered strawberries, a bottle of Prosecco, and a bouquet of flowers in your room upon arrival, plus enjoy breakfast for two in Fairfield's, or dial room service and enjoy a meal in your room.
Reasons to Cheer - CT Wine Trail
Connecticut Wine Trail

Find romance among the vineyards that dot this enchanting winery trail

If the very word “vineyard” conjures up a romantic setting for you, then you need to plan your next romantic getaway along the vineyards of the Connecticut Wine Trail. Sit on a hilltop overlooking grape vines, under a billowing tent or sail, in a Tuscan or rustic tasting room or by a crackling fire and sip fruit-inspired reds, satisfying sangrias and whites, seasonal ciders and brandies. Enjoy live entertainment, sample cheeses, pies and other wares or just stroll around these gorgeous properties at sunset. Whether you’re seeking an Old World ambiance, tasting rooms with rough-hewn beams and antiques or vineyards with intimate picnic areas for just you two, you’ll find your perfect couples escape along this enchanting trail.
Romantic Couple Saybrook Point Inn & Spa Old Saybrook Connecticut
Saybrook Point Resort & Marina

Two Bridge Street Old Saybrook, CT, 06475 Phone: 860-395-2000 Toll-Free: 800-243-0212

Romance can be found everywhere at this elegant seaside resort

It wasn’t a difficult call when Connecticut Magazine voted the Saybrook Point Resort & Marina’s amazing Lighthouse Suite “Most Romantic Place to Stay.” This one-of-a-kind suite on the edge of the picturesque resort’s main dock, features unobstructed views of the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound. When you enjoy your morning coffee together on the deck you are literally on top of the water. Other lodging options include luxury suites with fireplaces and guest house rooms with fine linens and private balconies. Romance is everywhere at this tranquil resort, from massages at the spa to intimate dining at Fresh Salt restaurant by the water to picnics in the park and strolls through the charming town. Check the website for Stay Safe at Saybrook program details.
Carolyn Suite New - Steamboat Inn - Mystic, CT
Steamboat Inn

73 Steamboat Wharf Mystic, CT, 06355 Phone: 860-536-8300

A recipe for romance at cozy waterfront inn

Take a charming, seafaring town devoted to preserving its history, add an inn that fronts the water, toss in luxurious, antique-appointed rooms with amenities from oversized whirlpool tubs to wood-burning fireplaces and you have the recipe for a romantic getaway, all served up by the Steamboat Inn. If you want to spice things up, order chocolate strawberries, flowers or champagne in advance to await you in your room. And be prepared for gorgeous water views when you get there, as well as a scrumptious breakfast in the sunny common room, where sherry and cookies are served in the evening. Just steps outside the inn are the quaint shops and fine restaurants of Mystic, one of New England’s loveliest towns.
Hoxie King Room New 2020 - Whaler's Inn - Mystic, CT
The Whaler's Inn

20 East Main Street Mystic, CT, 06355 Phone: 860-536-1506 Toll-Free: 800-243-2588

The romance of a nautical town heightened by the amenities of this charming inn

Sunsets over the Mystic River, harbor cruises, strolling through a maritime museum, then returning to a romantic inn for an exceptional dinner and an evening cocktail: That’s the makeup of a perfect couples getaway at The Whaler’s Inn. The inn’s Morgan Suite comes with double-sided gas fireplace and views of Main Street from oversized picture windows in the sitting room, an air-jet soaking tub and heated bathroom floors. All rooms are comfortable and cozy, with Roku streaming devices and plush bedding. Ask about the Bubbles and Blossoms package, with a bottle of sparkling wine and souvenir champagne flutes in your room as well as a bouquet of flowers, two specialty desserts and a special gift from this charming inn.
Romantic Room - The Spa at Norwich Inn - Norwich, CT
The Spa at Norwich Inn

607 West Thames Street Norwich, CT, 06360 Phone: 860-425-3500 Toll-Free: 800-275-4772

Inn’s multiple packages perfect for your romantic escape

You may find yourself asking “Isn’t this romantic?” too many times to count during your stay at the Spa at Norwich Inn. The inn offers a wide variety of special getaway packages, including a Wine Tasting Package, perfect for couples, that includes a carefree day touring the scenic Jonathan Edwards Winery, a Rejuvenation Package with customized spa services and a Country Getaway Retreat Package that includes breakfast and a three-course dinner at Kensington’s restaurant. Couples may also design their “personal escape plans” with spa and fitness services ranging from massages to morning walks and meditation. The inn itself is surrounded by romance, with gorgeous gardens, ponds, courtyard and fountains. Inside, rooms and suites feature elegant decor and the utmost in privacy.
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