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 five 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!
—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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
While this list features five 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 a 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!
Written by Brantley Ussery for Charlottesville and Albemarle County.
Nestled amid the foothills of the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains and about a hundred miles South of Washington, D.C., the greater Charlottesville region offers visitors a thriving community and vanguard of arts and culture that’s both boldly innovative and grounded in rich tradition.