100 Small Romantic
Hotels & Places

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


Romantic Places in New York

New York City

The Carlyle

35 E. 76th St., New York, NY

A silk-stocking landmark located one block over Central Park in New York, this romantic hotel in New York City is refined and elegant.

T: +1 212 744-1600. 180 rooms; US$ 500-

Crosby Street Hotel

79 Crosby Street, New York,  NY

A stylishly designed romantic New York city hotel.

T: +1 212 226 6400. 86 rooms. US$ 495-

Nomad Hotel

1170 Broadway (at 28th St)., New York City

Turn of the century restored Beaux-Arts building with interiors by French designer Jacques Garcia. Each romantic hotel room is appointed with richly textured custom-designed furnishings and original artwork

T: +1 885 796-1505. 168 rooms. US$ 395-

Library Hotel

299 Madison at 41st (Midtown New York), New York, New York

The design of the bedroom is based on the Dewey decimal system so if your room number corresponds to ‘Religion, Native American’, you’ll find books and decorative items relating to same.

T: +1 212 983-4500. 60 rooms. US$ 245-

Greenwich Hotel

Tribeca, New York, New York

Formerly a brick warehouse, Robert De Niro’s latest TriBeCa venture was created using reclaimed wood and luxurious materials. Each guestroom is unique.

T: +1 212 941-8900. 88 rooms. US$ 475-

Urban Cowboy

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York

Hip rustic b&b created by a former pro hockey player.

4 room b&b & cabin

Long Island

An eastern suburb of New York City, featuring both a quiet pastoral North Fork and an upscale see-and-be-seen South Fork (The Hamptons).

East Hampton, South Fork

Restaurants, shops, beaches & celebrities.

Baker House 1650

181 Main St., East Hampton, N.Y.

More English country manor than New York, this romantic hotel is like “staying at grandma’s in the Hamptons, if grandma is a bit rich”.

T: +516 324-4081. 5 room b&b. US$ 375-, high season.

c/o The Maidstone

207 Main St., East Hampton, NY

Scandavian hotelier recently renovated the 17th century inn and restaurant overlooking East Hamtpon’s village green and pond.

T: +1 631 324-500.6  19 rooms. US$ 310-

Southampton, South Fork

Manicured lawns, high hedges and old money.

The Village Latch Inn

101 Hill Street, Southampton, NY

Located on five acres right in the center of town, the tall hedged, wide lawn, 1900’s era “Great Gastby” classical facade houses eccentric, romantic and artsy rooms, designed by the owners who previously worked in theatre and in commercial films.

T: +1 631 283-2160. 67 rooms US$ 250-

Amagansett, South Fork

Great beach, bay and live music scene.

Inn at Windmill Lane

23 Windmill Lane, Amagansett, NY

Stylish inn with private patios and wood-burning fireplace suites. Each of the cottages has its own gym and steam room.

T: +1 631 267 8500. 7 suites and 3 cottages. US$ 800+

Shelter Island, Long Island

Secluded retreat located in the waters between Long Island’s South and North Forks. Accessible by boat or ferry.

Shelter Island House

11 Stearns Point Road, Shelter Island, Long Island, NY

Century old white Victorian mansion updated into a chic modern beach inn. The romantic hotel has a Tavern onsite and is just a stone’s throw from Crescent Beach.

T: +1 631 749-1633. 8 rooms. US$ 180-

North Fork, Long Island

Farms, sunflowers, vineyards and salt marshes. Low-key North Fork shares the Great Peconic Bay with South Fork across the water. The village of Cutchogue is located in the heart of Long Island’s wine country.

Shinn Estate Farmhouse

2000 Oregon Rd., Mattituck, North Fork, Long Island

This updated 1880’s-era farmhouse overlooks a vineyard. The Shinns formerly owned a beloved NYC restaurant, Home, before going into the wine business. Located within walking distance of the vineyards and beach.

T: +1 631 298-8556. 4 room b&b. US$ 225-

Hudson Valley

Famed for its landscape artists, its academies—both military and culinary—and its luxurious summer mansions built by turn-of-the century New York magnates.

Millbrook Country House

506 Sharon Tpke, Millbrook, NY

Owned and operated by a former Gourmet editor.

T: +1 845 677 9570. 4 room b&b. US$ 200-

Wm. Farmer & Sons Boarding & Barroom

20 S. Front St., Hudson, NY

Tasteful and charming, a rustic modern hotel and restaurant.

T: +1 518.828.1635 . 11 rooms.  US$ 149-

Catksills Mountains/Woodstock

An arts colony since 1902, Woodstock continues to attract artists, musicians, and writers to its peaceful rural village.

The Villa at Saugerties

159 Fawn Rd., Saugerties, NY

Two former Manhatten designers created this Villa just outside Woodstock.

T:+1 845-246-0682. 4 room b&b. US$ 120-

Lazy Meadow Motel

5191 Rt. 28, Mt. Tremper, NY

Designed by B52’s band member Kate Pierson, her dream getaway has gnomes, “fabulous fifties” turquoise kitchens, psychedelic rooms, designer linen and mid-century modern furniture including some Eames pieces.

T: +1 845 688-7200. US$ 250-

The Graham & Co.

80 Route 214, Phoenicia, NY

Two Manhattan designers did a fresh take on this mid-century motel using industrial fixtures, cowhide rugs, reclaimed wood and vintage furnishings. Located a few blocks off Main St.

T: +1 845 688-7871

Adirondack Wilderness

Best known for its mountain peaks and lakes, upper New York state also includes expansive blocks of backcountry interspersed with private homes, villages, farms, museums and artisan shops.

The Point

HCRl, Box 65, Saranac Lake, New York

Formerly a wilderness lodge for the Rockefellers, this romantic hotel is located deep in New York’s Adirondack wilderness, on Saranac Lake.

T: +1 518 891-5674. 11 rooms. $920-

Lake Placid Lodge

Lake Placid, NY

Adirondack rustic elegant lodging with sweeping lake views.

T: +1 518 523-2700. 34 rooms. $425-

Saratoga Arms

497 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY

1870’s brick mansion with wraparound porch overlooking Saratoga’s main street, just steps away from the thoroughbred race tracks.  Genteel boutique hotel with Victorian grace.  Located 3 hours from NYC.

T: +1 518  584-1775. 31 rooms.

Lake Erie Wine Country

Wineries, hiking & biking trails, and lakeshore villages in western New York.

Barcelona Lakeside b&b

8233 East Lake Road, Westfield, NY

Casual elegant b&b located on the shore of beautiful Lake Erie. Relax in a hammock overlooking a vineyard or a beach chair on the lake.

T: +1 (716) 326-3756. b&b