February is here and that means one thing – love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but your romantic celebrations don’t have to be limited to just this one single day. Here in the Charlottesville area, we celebrate love all year long! But since February is an especially love-centric month, we will focus on six hotels, inns, and B&Bs that are sure to provide you and your special someone with a romantic getaway you’ll remember for a lifetime!
1.) Keswick Hall
Located about 10-15 minutes east of Downtown Charlottesville, Keswick Hall is situated in a breathtaking setting, surrounded by rolling hills and a gorgeous golf course. Also home to Fossett’s, an award-winning restaurant, your taste buds are sure to be delighted by the chef’s masterful culinary creations. Experience the ultimate in relaxation at the Keswick Club Spa, which offers massages, facials, and more. Be sure to check out Keswick Hall’s special packages for even more romantic and luxurious vacation ideas! By the end of this getaway, you’re sure to be not only relaxed, but even more in love with your sweetheart! Click here to learn more about Keswick Hall and all of its romantic offerings.
2.) The Boar’s Head Inn
The Boar's Head Inn is located a few miles west of Downtown Charlottesville and offers everything you need for a perfect romantic getaway. Featuring a spa, a golf course, and the Old Mill Room, an intimate and cozy restaurant, you’re sure to find romance at this inviting inn. There’s even a “Love is in the Air” Valentine’s Day package available through February 10, which includes accommodations for one night, a Valentine’s dinner for 2 in the Old Mill Room, dinner gratuities, and sparkling wine with strawberries! To learn more about the Boar’s Head Inn and its plethora of amenities, click here!
(Old Mill Room at Boar's Head Inn)
3.) Clifton Inn
The Clifton Inn is a quaint getaway east of Downtown Charlottesville and offers guests a lovely and charming escape from everyday life! The Clifton Inn has 17 luxurious, individually appointed rooms and suites, cozy fireplaces, and other amenities that are sure to add some extra spark to your romantic retreat! The Clifton Inn is also featuring a romantic Paris-inspired Valentine’s Day dinner, offered on several dates in February. This five-course meal starts with a champagne toast and then proceeds to offer decadent dishes that include lobster, duck breast, and even bittersweet chocolate with cherries! For more information about all of the lovely happenings at the Clifton Inn, click here!
(The Clifton Inn)
4.) Albemarle Estate
This elegant and upscale bed & breakfast gives head-over-heels couples a romantic getaway like no other on this Valentine’s Day! Located adjacent to Trump Winery, Albemarle Estate features impeccably decorated rooms, fine amenities, and a Valentine’s Day package called “Vine and Dine” which is perfect for any couple looking for a little extra romance. The "Vine and Dine" package includes a welcome reception with an award-winning sparkling wine, a four-course dinner that is expertly paired with dazzling wines, a one-night stay at the estate, and a scrumptious breakfast the following morning. For more information about Albemarle Estate and its many romantic offerings, click here!
(Albemarle Estate at Trump Winery - Photo Credit - Jack Looney)
5.) Graduate Charlottesville
Located in the heart of Charlottesville, just a few steps away from the University of Virginia is another romantic getaway idea for those who want to stay closer to the city. The Graduate Charlottesville is offering up a Valentine’s Day package featuring your choice of flower bouquet PLUS some sweet treats from the Heirloom Restaurant & Rooftop Bar – and this package is good through the entire month of February! You’re sure to fall in love again while enjoying the views from the rooftop bar area, and since this outdoor space is heated, you can still snuggle up and enjoy it, even if the weather is on the colder side! For more information about the Graduate Charlottesville, click here!
6.) The Inn at Court Square
The Inn at Court Square sits just steps from the historic pedestrian Downtown Mall and its quaint and charming atmosphere is sure to have you and your valentine feeling all warm & fuzzy in no time at all! Located in historic Court Square, this inn is comprised of ten rooms, each impeccably decorated and guaranteed to provide a truly unforgettable and romantic getaway. Be sure to stop by the dining room for a Southern-influenced breakfast that will fill your appetite and warm your heart. More information about the Inn at Court Square can be found here!
(Inn at Court Square - Photo Credit - Inn at Court Square Facebook Page)
While this list features 6 of the most romantic hotels, inns, and B&Bs in the Charlottesville area, there are plenty of others from which to choose. When you’re planning your romantic getaway to Charlottesville & Albemarle County this month (or ANY month), be sure to visit our website www.visitcharlottesville.org for great ideas on lodging & accommodations, attractions, and so much more. Until then, we look forward to welcoming you to the Charlottesville area soon for a trip you and your special someone are sure to remember forever!