At first glance, you wouldn’t really think of Ohio as an ideal spot for romance, but surprisingly, it actually has a lot of potentials. Whether you’re a longtime resident or a tourist looking for a romantic getaway with your significant other, you can find a number of romantic options in Ohio. Whatever type of couple you might be — athletic, foodies, or into relaxation — there’s a place for you in Ohio, US.
Read on to find out about the best romantic getaways in Ohio.
1. For the couple that wants to relax: Mario’s International Spa, Hotel & Restaurant Aurora (from USD 124)
Mario’s International Spa, Hotel, and Restaurant is as luxurious and classy as its name suggests. This romantic getaway in Ohio with a hot tub has a spa center, restaurant, and water park right in its vicinity. which makes it an ideal location for couples looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and just relax. A room for two in Mario’s starts at 165 USD, with rooms fully equipped with queen-sized beds, complimentary luxury bathrooms and toiletries, and access to their world-class facilities.
Located in Greenville, Comfort Inn Hotel-Greenville isn’t just a great place to have a romantic staycation. While it houses first-rate amenities and is no stranger to high star ratings, the Comfort Inn Hotel-Greenville also offers easy access to various fun date options including local must-try restaurants to both upbeat and laid-back cocktail lounges. While staying at the Comfort Inn Hotel-Greenville, you also get free hot breakfast, complimentary toiletries, and access to their amenities such as their indoor pool. A room for two has a queen-sized bed and is pegged at around 100 USD per night.
Some couples prefer the vibe of being in a home away from home. If this is you, then you definitely need to check out the Bertram Inn at Glenmoor. With their rustic, traditional interior décor, it feels like you’re being pampered in a staycation destination that still feels like home. They offer complimentary toiletries, robes, hot tub, and access to their superb amenities if you want to wind down including their cocktail bar and spa. The Bertram Inn’s room for two has a queen-sized bed and starts at 169 USD a night.
The Bertram Inn
Address: 4191 Glenmoor Rd NW, Canton, OH 44718, USA
Price: from 169 USD
Access: Get on OH-8 S from King James Way/S Main St, E Market St., N Summit St. and Perkins St. Take I-77 S to Everhard Rd NW in Jackson Township, then exit on 109 from I-77 S. Continue on Everhard Rd NW to Glenmoor Rd NW.
The Bertram Inn at Glenmoor
Address: 4191 Glenmoor Rd NW
On-site parking Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Dry cleaning Shops (on site) Airport shuttle (additional charge) Swimming pool Shuttle service (additional charge)
If you and your significant other don’t want to lay in a bed all day and love to spend your time exploring art, 21c Museum Hotel is the right hotel for you. Think of it as the parts of an ideal date all rolled into one: there’s a contemporary art gallery, a rooftop bar, a full-service spa, a private hot tub, and a restaurant and bar all under one roof. It’s pretty obvious, too that 21c Museum Hotel adores beauty — its interior is decorated with modern furnishings, so everywhere you look is a treat to the eyes. Located on Walnut Street in Cincinnati, 21c Museum Hotel’s rooms for two have a queen-sized bed, complimentary toiletries, and rates start at 239 USD a night.
Maybe you’re an active couple that wants to spice up your weekend with a lot of things on your itinerary. If you are, you better book a room at the Comfort Inn & Suites, Caldwell. It has several amenities that can guarantee a soothing getaway like an indoor heated pool, a spa, and daily continental breakfast. For a bit of variety, it also has activities you can enjoy such as fishing, hiking, and golfing. It’s going to be difficult to get bored here. Comfort Inn & Suites is located on West Hills Lane in Caldwell and a room for two with a queen-sized bed starts at 119 USD a night.
Comfort Inn &Suites - Caldwell
Address: 44380 West Hills Lane, Caldwell, OH (see map)
Price: from 119 USD
Access: Get on I-70 E/I-71 N then continue on I-70 E to Olive Township. Take exit 25 from I-77 S, then drive to W Hills Ln.
6. For the couple who wants a balance of fun and relaxation: Hilton Columbus/Polaris, Dublin (from USD 114)
After a night of fun, you may want to spend the next day just relaxing. At Hilton Columbus/Polaris, you can have the best of both worlds. With it being located near several noteworthy restaurants and entertainment establishments, and its on-site spa services, you get a little bit of both fun and relaxation. You can go out and enjoy yourselves on Saturday night, then spend Sunday morning pampering yourselves at the spa or even swimming in their indoor pool. You can find Hilton Columbus/Polaris in Metro-North Place, and a room for two offers a queen-sized bed, complimentary toiletries, and access to amenities starting at 129 USD a night.
Hilton Garden Inn Columbus/Dublin
Address: 500 Metro Place North
Indoor pool (all year) Kid-friendly buffet Meeting/banquet facilities Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Daily housekeeping Restaurant Face masks for guests available
Spend your getaway with privacy by mixing a staycation and a beach adventure all in one weekend at the Lakehouse Inn. It has a restaurant and a day spa, so you can still pamper yourselves with delectable dishes and well-deserved massages and also has a private beach where you can swim, lounge around, and maybe even wait for the stars to come out. Located on Lake Road East, the Lakehouse Inn Geneva offers a room for two with a queen-sized bed, complimentary toiletries, and access to amenities starting at 99 USD a night.
If you want to get away from the busy city streets (and any reminder of work, for that matter), this quaint bed and breakfast may just be perfect for you. It has the typical amenities travelers seek and so much more. With a hot tub, a fully-equipped kitchen, air conditioning and heating, breakfast, and cable TV, visitors are sure to be happy. Additionally, Blue Star Bed & Breakfast features a countryside vibe to its interior décor, an open-air patio for your scenic breakfasts, and an on-site hiking trail.
Because of its countryside location, Blue Star is perfect for nature-lovers as it is only 5 minutes away from five Ohio State Parks, Wayne National Forest, and a scenic river for your afternoon stroll. Its rooms can accommodate two with its king-sized bed, and a minimum stay of two nights is required. Pricing starts at 129 USD a night.
BLUE STAR BED & BREAKFAST: LOGAN - HOCKING HILLSSouth Bloomingville, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable place with all the amenities you could ask forcomfortable porches and chairs and a great hot tubthe breakfast and other snacks were an added bonusvery nice space so many small things thought of in advance comfortable cozy secludedwilliam made our stay so comfortable and invitinghot tub clean and nice sizeplace was super clean and cozythe space itself was clean and comfortableit was super cleanthe place is very clean and kept up
Host:william is a great hostwilliam was a wonderful hostwilliam was the best host everwillam is a really nice hostwilliam is a fantastic hostRead more reviewsa great location to all the local attractionsthe blue star b&b is in an excellent location close to all park areasperfect place secluded with privacy yet close to activitiesan absolutely beautiful place in a great locationit’s not just in a great location but it’s a very tranquil and relaxing place
What’s in a name? In this case, you really need not wonder: Hocking Hills Secluded Retreat really does offer a secluded retreat (and more). The room is filled with amenities that will make you want to stay forever including a kitchen, bare essentials, Wi-Fi, a hot tub right inside your room, an indoor fireplace, and breakfast. Located in the woods, right between Hocking Hills and Downtown Lancaster, Hocking Hills Secluded Retreat offers all this with a queen-sized bed perfect for two. This retreat only requires a minimum stay of one night and costs approximately 135 USD a night.
Address: Lancaster, Ohio, United States (see map)
Price: from 135 USD
10. For those who want a homey, secluded cabin: Cabin at Solid Ground Farm, Millfield (from 115 USD)
Looking for a secluded area in the woods where you can enjoy both the indoors and outdoors? You might want to consider the Cabin at Solid Ground Farm. Here, you can book the entire cabin with its kitchen, Wi-Fi, an indoor fireplace to make smores, and a hot tub. In the summer, you can enjoy a swim in the ponds surrounding this romantic cabin in Ohio, or take a hike along the nearby walking trails. A minimum stay of one night is required and the price starts at 115 USD per night.
Cabin at Solid Ground Farm
Address: Millfield, Ohio, United States (see map)
Price: from 115 USD
You can have a romantic couples getaway in Ohio in this private, serene area in the woods without having to spend all weekend in bed. If you’re a couple looking for an active yet calm vacation, this cabin in Jackson Lake may be worth looking into. It has all the amenities you need such as a kitchen, essentials, a TV, heating and air conditioning, and even a hot tub. But what you’ll love at this cabin is the number of outdoors activities you can do. This Airbnb vacation rental has swings out by the docks, fishing, boating, hiking, and space for an outdoor campfire. Wayne National Forest is also nearby. The entire cabin has two rooms, queen-sized beds, and can be rented out for a minimum of 2 nights for 150 USD a night.
Memory Lane Cabins #1Oak Hill, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewsbeautiful view of the lake and super comfortable bedsthat being said inside was super cozy and perfect when it was so cold outbeds were so comfortable we didn’t wanna get upcozy cabin with a beautiful view owners were great to work with and answered any questions i hadthe cabin is nice cozy and entirely a great fit for my family of four and our dogvery clean and cozy placethe place was clean and relaxingcabin very clean and all essentials includedthe cabin was neat clean and privatethe cabin was clean quiet and secluded - exactly what we were looking for
Host:randy and deb were very nice hoststhe hosts were very kind and always responded quickly to any questions we hadthe hosts are also very helpful and understandingthe hosts were responsive and friendly as wellrandy was a great host and i would recommend this place to everyoneRead more reviewsvery nice place near lakenice peaceful cabin in the woods close to townas advertised good location for the family visitloved this cabin great location easy to findthis is a well-appointed and comfortable cabin the location is what makes this cabin truly special
Maybe you’re not really the active type, but you want the serenity of being in the middle of the woods. If that’s the case, Hickory Creek Lodge is the place for a relaxing couples retreat in Ohio. It has a kitchen, TV, essentials, a washer and dryer, and other things you may need for a laid-back weekend including an outdoor patio for breakfasts and barbecues, massage, an outdoor ring for bonfires, wine, a hammock, and board games. Hickory Creek Lodge is located in Urbana, and you can rent it out for a minimum of two nights at 150 USD per night.
Hickory Creek LodgeUrbana, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewscabin is tastefully decorated and has the most comfortable bed and couchthe kids had so much fun exploring and sleeping in a covered wagon bedyou could spend a day exploring each room and all of the wonderful decor includedwe loved the details throughout the cabin and fun themed roomscomfortable cabin with excellent decorit was clean and well stockedthe whole place was very clean well stocked with towels and comfortableclean and stocked with all the necessitiesvery clean and a very neat place to stayas usual everything was very clean and very nice
Host:great host answered all of our questions quickly and accuratelybrad was a wonderful hostbrad was a great hostthe host had taken such painstaking care in decorating the rooms and each has a unique feela one of a kind home with almost every imaginable amenityRead more reviewsthis was the perfect location for our family gatheringwe just loved the house & the locationnice and quiet locationthe location was perfect as a base for exploring nearby urbana and yellow springstraveled only 10 miles but felt like we were at one of our national park lodges
Airbnb has many hidden gems, and this is one of them. If you’re not looking too far for a romantic weekend but still want a change of scenery, this chic apartment may be right for you. It has Wi-Fi, a hot tub, a kitchen, a pool, a TV, and is located near music venues and nightlife so you can dance the night away or watch live bands before coming back home to relax. Located in the Arena District of Columbus this apartment offers a minimum 1-night stay for 125 USD a night.
Modern Loft in Arena District
Address: Arena District, Columbus OH (see map)
Price: from 125 USD
14. For couples looking for an elegant dinner: Pier W, Lakewood
If cruises were more affordable, we’d probably all be flocking to enjoy a romantic cruise. However, those dreaming of a cruise can be transported without stepping foot on a boat with a romantic meal at Pier W. This highly rated restaurant is suspended over Lake Eerie and serves succulent seafood (and more) in an upscale, sophisticated ambience.
Pier W, Lakewood
Address: 12700 Lake Avenue, Winton Place, Lakewood, OH 44107
Opening Hours: DINNER - Monday to Thursday: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Friday & Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Sunday - 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. LUNCH - Monday to Friday:11:30 AM – 2:30 PM. BRUNCH - Sunday: 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. HAPPY HOUR - Sunday: 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Monday to Friday: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Saturday: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Website: Pier W
15. For adventurous foodies: Salar, Dayton
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
Spend a weekend of fun, adventure, and romance in the AC Hotel by Marriott, a four-star hotel in West Chester, walking distance from the Liberty Center. Each hotel room rings comfort with its comfy bed, airconditioning, private bathroom, and kitchenette. Couples can enjoy quality time at the hotel’s bar - sipping on cocktails or have a relaxing dip in the pool or in the hot tub. For an additional charge, couples can also enjoy an off-site movie night, a live music performance, pub crawls, and stand-up comedy shows.
AC Hotel Cincinnati at Liberty Center
Address: 7505 Gibson Street
Fitness centre Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays On-site parking Golf course (within 3 km) Bridal suite Bar First aid kit available Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
17. For that private, secluded escapade: Deer Creek State Park Lodge and Conference Center (from USD 106)
Get the privacy and seclusion you want for your time away with your beloved in this scenic four-star resort that sits in Crownover Mill, Ohio. Each room comes airconditioned, installed with a flat-screen TV, and is strategically positioned around the lake and the pool to give you as much view as possible. You and your partner will surely enjoy the warm indoor pool and the wide outdoor pool with plenty of sun loungers. You can take in the stunning view of the lake from the terrace or experience it first hand as you go on a kayaking adventure. Enjoy a date by the firepit at night, or just share a relaxing dip in the hot tub.
Besides its excellent rooms complete with comfy beds, airconditioning, a TV, a refrigerator, a microwave, and an ensuite bathroom, Cambria Hotel also offers next-level facilities. These include a heated, indoor pool where you and your partner can swim and relax while enjoying a cold drink and a bar with a fine selection of cocktails and beverages. If you’re in the mood for nature sightseeing, Crocker Park is only 4.9 km (3 mi) away while the Huntington Beach and Black River Reservation are all within an 8.8-km (5.4-mi) distance. If you feel like enjoying a fancy meal or shopping, the hotel sits in the midst of shops and restaurants. After a tiring day of tours and other activities, you can simply enjoy each other’s company on the terrace taking in city views.
Cambria Hotel Cleveland Avon
Address: 35600 Detroit Road
First aid kit available 24-hour front desk Concierge service CCTV in common areas Daily housekeeping Lift Non-smoking throughout BBQ facilities
An option for every couple
Although it might not be obvious, you’ll find some of the best romantic getaways in Ohio. From a simple cabin found on Airbnb, to a luxurious hotel room with top amenities, or a top place to wine and dine, Ohio has it all. Make the most out of your romantic getaway — whatever itinerary you’re looking for, there’s something for everyone!
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