100 Small Romantic
Hotels & Places

Come discover 100 of the most romantic small hotels and places in the world.


Romantic Places in Ontario


Twenty miles from the Falls, is a picturesque village containing historic manor houses, quaint b&bs, romantic getaways and one of North America’s largest theatre repertory companies, the Shaw Festival.

Lakewinds Country Manor circa 1881

328 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

An elegantly restored Victorian manor, offering romantic suites and sumptuous breakfasts. Manicured gardens with hidden corners, a heated pool and secluded verandahs all in an estate only a stroll to great restaurants and theatres in the Old Town. The owners are known for their warm and friendly hospitality.

T: +1 905 468-1888. 6 room b&b. US$ 135-

Lake Ontario East / Kingston Area

Where Lake Ontario enters the St. Lawrence river. Gateway to the Thousand Islands, Kingston is a lovely historic city containing a well-perserved 19th century limestone downtown, historic homes, and Ft. Henry, a huge stone fort high above the harbor. Located 2.5 hours east of Toronto and about 3 hours west from Montreal.

Drake Devonshire Inn

24 Wharf Rd., Wellington, Ontario

A hip cultural outpost in Prince Edward County.  Stylishly designed rooms in an historic iron foundry overlooking Lake Ontario.

T: +1 613 399-3338.  14 rooms.

Lake Simcoe

Sparkling blue Lake Simcoe has been a four season destination for generations: fishing, sailing and golf are popular during the summer, while ice-fishing, cross-country skiing and skating on the lake take place during the region’s beautiful “blue and white” winters. Provincial parks provide access to white sandy beaches and the region has many sites of interest to history buffs.

The Briars

55 Hedge Road, RR 1, Jackson Point, Ontario

Owned by the same family for over 150 years, this heritage lakeside resort features traditional country inn hospitality along with a wide selection of recreational opportunities, including a spa and golf course. Located about 40 minutes north of Toronto.

T: +1 416 493-2173

Kawartha Lakes / Central Ontario

With 17 pristine navigable lakes, this scenic region is a favorite of boaters, fisherman, hikers and golfers. The lakes are located several hours northeast of Toronto.

Egan Ridge Hotel & Spa

RR #3 Fenelon Falls, Ontaro

A gracious manor home blending Canadian heritage with contemporary luxury, it’s massive hand-hewn logs speak of the home’s early 19th-century heritage. Set on a secluded estate with lovely views of Lake Sturgeon, the hotel features a spa and 9 hole golf course.

T: +1 705 738-5111. 18 rooms & 2 cottages. US$ 145-

Credit River Valley

A popular weekend getaway destination, the scenic countryside west of Toronto has steep wooded valleys, rolling farmlands, and parks for hiking, fly-fishing, and cross-country skiing. Historical villages such as Belfountain, Caledon and Terra Cotta offer opportunities for boutique shopping and antique hunting.

Millcroft Inn & Spa

55 John Street, Alton, Ontario

Originally an 1885 knitting mill, this elegant inn and its Centre for Well-Being spa is located in 100 acres of rolling Caledon Hills countryside, next to the falls of the Credit River. Millcroft is a 40 minute drive west of Toronto.

T: +1 519 941-8111.

Southwestern Ontario

Rolling farmland, Shakespearean festivals and Mennonite settlements. The southwest includes the beautiful tree-lined city of Cambridge, nestled on the banks of the Grand River.

Langdon Hall

RR 33, 1 Langdon Dr., Cambridge, Ontario

Built for a John Jacob Astor grand-daughter, this romantic hotel sits in 200 acres of parkland and is located about an hour’s drive west of Toronto.

T: +1 519 740 2100. 48 rooms. US$180-