Getaway without going away! Think close to home and close to the heart with these safe romantic staycations. From cozy cabins to luxury all night, these gems prove that you don’t have to go far to have a seriously romantic weekend.
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Indulge in the unique formal breakfast or high tea service at Bulloch House 1000 Islands Bed and Breakfast. This luxury historic and architecturally significant 30-room Victorian mansion is known for having beds that sleep like clouds. Recharge while you reconnect! Be sure to check out the on-site antique gallery, too.
This special space feels like home and is hard to leave. Nestled along the shores of the Bay Of Quinte in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, LiL Crow is uniquely adorned with local knickknacks and antiques. Find some well-deserved peace and rest, with an adults-only retro vibe here. This is the oasis you have been dreaming about – with the hot tub and private gazebo, the cabin is an oasis of re-connection.
This newly renovated heritage home blends traditional charm and urban style. The Victorian welcomes guests with fresh and contemporary décor, as well as modern conveniences – while masterfully retaining the country hospitality experience. Look here for the The Loft, a bright and beautiful third floor space with exposed rustic beams!
Take part in an authentic farm-to-fork experience at Furnace Falls Farm near Lyndhurst. This century farm across the road from Wendy’s Country Market has been renovated and restored to welcome guests in one of three newly-updated private rooms each fully equipped with luxurious ensuites. A talented culinary team kicks the experience up a notch, and guests have the opportunity to dine on first-class, farm-fresh cuisine. It is also a working farm – be sure to ask about the Valentine’s couples dinner!
Historic stone farmhouse that is absolutely bathed in delight and charm, Harlem Stonegate provides a healthy relaxing atmosphere to unwind and rejuvenate. Each room has views of the property and is individually furnished with care in a modern farmhouse chic style, luxuriously appointed. Be awed by the striking original pine floors, gable ceiling, two-foot external stone walls and stained glass. Look for a classic high tea service here, too!
This tastefully renovated two-storey loft features a complete chef’s kitchen and can sleep six adults! Perfect for a romantic vacation, it’s a spacious and classic-contemporary guest suite located in the middle of the historic main street of Merrickville.
The promise of a more intimate and experiential stay awaits. An artfully restored 1922 Bank of Toronto turned boutique hotel can be found at the luxurious 48 King Street West – Another Rob Thompson Hotel. Salvaged heritage detailing alongside modern aesthetic and contemporary amenities are perfect bedfellows here. Be sure to check out The Vault suite bursting with character!
8. Colonel’s Inn– Town of Prescott
Housed in a 19th-century stone building and an adjacent carriage house, this traditional bed and breakfast is nearby to Fort Wellington National Historic Site. This Victorian-style inn in Prescott features romantic fireplace rooms. Relax knowing a delicious full cooked breakfast waiting for you the next morning!
This one’s a favourite! If you’re looking for an oasis for a quick getaway with a special someone, 1000 Islands B&B is a gorgeous restored Victorian boutique hotel. Known for being allergy-friendly, and having a sought-after concierge service, bookmark 1000 Islands B&B for the summer, too, as its in-ground heated pool and stunning seating area are a real treat.
Lake views for miles! These bright rooms in a modern hotel will make your heart soar, topped off by an indoor rooftop pool. Accompanying hip restaurant, AquaTerra, celebrates locally-sourced food, wine and craft beer, and has been recognized as one of Canada’s top 100 restaurants by OpenTable diners.
Lush accommodations and age-old splendour. The modern Victorian guestrooms at The Rosemont Inn in Kingston are rooted in tradition with amenities beyond expectation. A full gourmet breakfast is included with every stay while communal meals give way to friendships and indulging in a genuinely social hospitality experience. Treat your S/O to in-room spa services, too, so you can relax and unwind together.
Each key unlocks a unique stay at the Frontenac Club. The 175-year old Frontenac Club is now restored as an upscale boutique hotel, redefining luxury in the heart of Kingston. Make your special escape memorable with one-of-a-kind ambiance in each room. Think water views, exposed stone, gorgeous windows, deep soaker tubs and more. Distinct and exceptional!
This downtown waterfront hotel features newly renovated spacious guestrooms, some with walk-in showers designed with serenity and function in mind! Enjoy views of Lake Ontario, the St Lawrence River or Harbour from the comfort of your private balcony. No need to leave the hotel to indulge in a bite to eat – it’s on-site restaurant, Wharf and Feather, caters to your appetite! All rooms offer free WiFi, mini-fridge, Keurig coffee. Suites available here, too.
Further down the road in Cornwall, Chesley’s Inn is one of the oldest in Ontario. Built-in 1814, it’s rumoured that Charles Dickens even spent a night there on his tour of the Americas. Look here for a lasting example of Georgian architecture; in the winter snuggle up in front of one of their fireplaces with a glass of wine
Make history come alive at Russell Manor, a boutique bed and breakfast with loads of historic charm. Be sure to indulge in one of the famous cocktails! Delicious food and comfortable accommodations await with elegance at its core. Look for the Riverview Suite at the top of the house – there’s a claw foot tub there that’s perfect for two.
Share a peaceful paradise on the shores of Wellers Bay! The Empty Nest is a full-service, award-winning boutique bed and breakfast with two lakefront suites. Rest, relax, and recharge here with fluffy bathrobes, cappuccinos, and fresh-made signature breakfasts!
Inspired by slow living and well-being, The Edward will have you recharging in no time in its peaceful natural surroundings. Curl up with your S/O and sip your coffee in the solarium. Read beneath the Bird of Paradise in the atrium or bathe in the en-suite soaker tub. The time is yours!
Known for hosting intimate stays in the County, the Manse provides unforgettable elegance in an historic setting. The Manse offers seven exquisite rooms, steeped in history. This landmark limestone building was completed in 1906, and welcomes guests with boutique elegance and homespun warmth. Create memorable ambiance with your special someone – every guest room has a cozy and romantic fireplace.
Lay your head at this cozy bed and breakfast in a grand colonial home. Originally built in 1838 and meticulously reconstructed on its current site, the house has retained its period charm, while providing guests modern conveniences. A delicious locally-sourced breakfast is waiting every morning.
Enjoy some well-deserved time to slip away with your special someone and reconnect at local gems in South Eastern Ontario!