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Hamilton Turner Inn named Most Romantic in U.S.

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Winning inn puts couples in the heart of historic Savannah

The atmosphere of a hotel can make or break a romantic getaway. These properties offer couples an intimate escape, whether in the heart of a big city or a more rural region, complete with the best modern amenities and bespoke service. 

  • Hamilton-Turner Inn
    Savannah

    This romantic inn in the already romantic city of Savannah sits just off Lafayette Square in the heart of the historic district. A former private home built in the French Empire style, the hotel offers daily breakfast, complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres in the evening and a cozy fireplace for a nightcap.
    Photo courtesy of Hamilton-Turner Inn

  • Auberge du Soleil
    Rutherford, Calif.

    An elegant country inn, nestled in 33 acres of olive groves in Napa Valley, Auberge du Soleil is California Wine Country's most prestigious luxury inn. The distinctive property boasts extraordinary views, coupled with sculpture gardens, elegant cottages, a Michelin-starred restaurant and an intimate spa. Fifty earth-toned "maisons" – each with a terrace overlooking the valley – have a wood-burning fireplace. Two private hillside cottages offer the perfect romantic getaway. 
    Photo courtesy of Auberge du Soleil

  • Enchantment Resort
    Sedona, Ariz.

    Enchantment Resort sits amid the dramatic red rocks of Sedona, an already romantic setting for an intimate escape. Visiting couples enjoy 70 acres of terrain at the entrance to Boynton Canyon, as well as an award-winning spa, five restaurants and plenty of opportunity for outdoor recreation.
    Photo courtesy of Enchantment Resort

  • The Ivy Hotel
    Baltimore

    Housed within a historic Mount Vernon mansion, the 18-room Ivy Hotel embraces its history. Guests enjoy welcoming fireplaces, tall windows and gardens blooming blow. Details of the rehabilitated space include carved wood wainscoting, green marble from local quarries aand the original skylight crowning a three-story grand staircase.
    Photo courtesy of The Ivy Hotel

  • Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
    Sonoma, Calif.

    A destination resort in the heart of Sonoma Valley, Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa is an excellent choice for those who want to feel pampered after a day of wine tasting. The property is home to an award-winning spa with four geothermal swimming pools, a Michelin-rated restaurant and daily docent-led activities.
    Photo courtesy of Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn

  • Stephanie Inn
    Cannon Beach, Ore.

    According to the folks at the Stephanie Inn, the 41 luxury guest rooms are just 28 steps from the beach. The exact number may vary, but Cannon Beach's iconic Haystack Rock looks like it's just outside the windows. Bonus amenities include gas fireplaces in every room and Jacuzzi Pure Air Baths, some of which enjoy views of the Pacific Ocean.
    Photo courtesy of Stephanie Inn

  • French Quarter Inn
    Charleston, S.C.

    The French Quarter Inn brings charm and romance to the heart of Charleston. A stay at this Southern-inspired boutique property just off Market Street begins with a welcome flute of champagne. Amenities like evening turndown service and pillow menu make for a pampered and romantic getaway.
    Photo courtesy of French Quarter Inn

  • The Wauwinet
    Nantucket, Mass.

    Newly renovated, The Wauwinet offers a seaside escape for couples, complete with historic architecture, stellar views and luxury amenities like private beach access, a daily port and cheese hour in the library and jitney service to and from Nantucket Town.
    Photo courtesy of The Wauwinet

  • Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina
    Kapolei, Hawaii

    Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina, a five-star beach resort on Oahu's western coast, features 371 guest rooms, a Ted Robinson-designed golf course, full-service day spa, Hawaii's only deep-draft marina, tennis center, swimming pools and a beach where guests can go stand-up paddleboarding or take an outrigger canoe ride.
    Photo courtesy of Christian Horan / Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina

  • Greyfield Inn
    Cumberland Island, Ga.

    Tucked into the Golden Isles on the Georgia coast, the graceful Greyfield Inn is an historic 1900 inn adorned throughout with family heirlooms and antiques, lending a distinctive character to each of the rooms. Once the preserve of the Carnegie family, the seaside inn has been named one of the "10 Most Romantic Inns" in the US by the American Inn Association.
    Photo courtesy of Greyfield Inn

The top 10 winners in the category Best Romantic Hotel are as follows:

  1. Hamilton Turner Inn - Savannah
  2. Auberge du Soleil - Rutherford, Calif.
  3. Enchantment Resort - Sedona, Ariz.
  4. The Ivy Hotel - Baltimore
  5. Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa - Sonoma, Calif.
  6. Stephanie Inn - Cannon Beach, Ore.
  7. French Quarter Inn - Charleston, S.C.
  8. The Wauwinet - Nantucket, Mass.
  9. Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina - Kapolei, Hawaii
  10. Greyfield Inn - Cumberland Island, Ga.

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

Congratulations to all these winning hotels!

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