100 Small Romantic
Hotels & Places

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


Horse Country

Virginia’s bucolic horse country begins about an hour west from Washington D.C. It includes thoroughbred breeding farms, old country estates and back roads with views of the Blue Ridge mountains. Indulge in antique shopping in the historic village of Middleburg.

Goodstone Inn

36205 Snake Hill Road Middleburg, VA

A carriage house and several estate buildings were converted into accomodations on this historic 265 acre plantation farm.

T: +1 540 687-4645. 14 rooms & cottages. US$ 350-

Red Fox Inn

2 E. Washington St., Middleburg, VA

Located in the heart of hunt country, this 18th century field stone tavern has cozy guest rooms furnished appropriately with hooked rugs and wing chairs.

T: +1 540 687-6301. 23 rooms. US$ 165-


George Washington’s hometown and Robert E. Lee’s boyhood home, located across the Potomac from the District of Columbia.Formerly an historic port town and now a well-off southern suburb of Washington, D.C., Alexandria has a charming Old Town district. George Washington’s Mt. Vernon estate is located just south of Alexandria.

Virginia Morrison House

116 S. Alfred St., Alexandria, VA

Small, refined hotel on a quiet side street in Alexandria’s 18th century Old Town.

T: +1 703 838-8000. US$ 190-

Little Washington

Romantic village located in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains about 1.5 hours southwest of Washington D.C. In 1745, it was the first of many towns in the U.S. tobe called Washington, named after its young surveyor, GeorgeWashington. It’s current claim to fame, however, is the limousine-laden Inn at Little Washington and the organic farms and community that supports it.

Inn at Little Washington

Washington, VA

Famous for its food. Chef Patrick O’Connell, serves prix fixe meals, $148-. This romantic hotel’s l749-era guest rooms are small and snug, yet exquisite.

T: +1 540 675 3800. 12 rooms. US$ 410-

Foster Harris House

189 Main Street, Little Washington, Virginia

Located a short walk from the Inn at Little Washington, the house offers an expansive country views, tasteful rooms and thoughtful amenities.

T: +1 540 675-3757. 6 rooms. US$ 195-

Middleton Inn

Washington, VA

A luxury 1840’s Federal manor house turned romantic hotel is set on six scenic acres. The owner and on-site innkeeper, Mary Ann Kuhn, is a former Washington Post reporter and CBS news producer.

T: +1 540 675-2020. b&b. US$ 195-

Wine Coiuntry, Virginia Piedmont

25 plus vineyards are now found in central Virginia’s rolling Piedmont countryside located outside Charlottesville. Take the winding Monticello Wine Trail to discover the vineyards and historic inns along the route

Clifton Inn

1296 Clifton Inn Drive, Charlottesville, VA

This 18th century inn recently received an updated rooms make-over.Thomas Mann Randolph, the original owner, was the husband of Thomas Jefferson’s daughter, Martha. This romantic hotel is set on 100 acres of gently rolling hills.

T: +1 434.971.1800. 18 rooms. US$ 225-

L’Auberge Provençale

13630 Lord Fairfax Highway, White Post, VA

This b&b and its well-regarded restaurant are owned and operated by a French couple. Located in the Shenandoah Valley wine country, there are 30 wineries within 30 minutes of the inn.

T: + 1 540 837-1375

Inn at Willow Grove

14079 Plantation Way, Orange, Virginia 22960

Local chef and antique store owners stylishly restored this historic property.
T: 540.317.1206