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17 Best Romantic Getaways in Northeast Ohio (Castles, Cabins, & More)

Jade Jackson

Jade Jackson, Updated September 3, 2022

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There are many fantastic day outings and weekend getaways available in Ohio. Peaceful rural landscapes, lakes, castles, restaurants, wedding venues, and Ohio resorts with hiking trails are all nearby.

While Ohio doesn’t look like it has much to offer, it does have its little hideaways, specifically in the northeastern region. Everything from a little German Inn House with basic necessities to full reports with multiple pools, spas, and golf courses are available.

Find weekend getaways in Ohio near popular tourist destinations like Cleveland, Toledo, Dayton, or Cincinnati. Make sure you call the cafes and venues to verify the most updated operating hours before your visit.

1. The Villa Suites at Gervasi Vineyard

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You may attend culinary classes and winery tours at the Tuscan-themed Villa Suites at Gervasi Vineyard. There are granite fireplaces, living rooms, dining rooms, refrigerators, and sinks in the 24 luxurious apartments. Per villa, there are only four suites, each with its own lobby and a communal terrace.

Spa treatments, in-room yoga, Jazz/Blues nights, carriage rides, craft beer sampling, summer farmer’s markets, and cooking demonstrations are just a few of the vacation activities available.

Suites start at $189 a night, which includes a free Italian-style continental breakfast, while the Farmhouse starts at $740 per night on the weekends.

Address: 1700 55th Street NE, Canton, Ohio 44721
Phone: 330-497-1000
Website: The Villas and Casa At Gervasi Vineyard

2. The Grand Resort, Warren

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Choose The Grand Resort in Warren for a romantic weekend trip, and you’ll be treated to all the plentiful amenities of one of the best country clubs in the country.

You are automatically eligible for member advantages at all six resorts covered by the Grand Resort Umbrella when you book your stay. You can play a round of golf, relax by the pool, and indulge in safe care at one of the spas.

You can reserve the luxurious Grand Spa Suite in advance to mark a special romantic event or anniversary!

Address: The Grand Resort, 9515 E. Market Street, Warren, OH 44484
Phone: 303-856-1900
Website: The Grand Resort
Booking.com Rating: 8.8

3. Landoll’s Mohican Castle

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Landoll’s Mohican Castle is a palace retreat with 15 distinctive suites and 2 guest cottages situated in the Mohican Country, 1.5 hours from Columbus.

The Kihm, Thering, and Miller Suite, which has a separate entrance and a veranda or deck, is a wonderful option for a lovely weekend trip. Old World estate furnishings, vintage tapestries, a Jacuzzi tub, and hardwood floors are used to embellish the suites.

Inquire about the Thane Cottage if you prefer a private jacuzzi on the deck. Horse-drawn chariot and sleigh rides, ghost tours, and restaurant outside eating are all popular romantic weekend activities. Starting at $149 per night, you can book the suites.

Address: 561 Twp. Rd. 3352, Loudonville, Ohio 44842
Phone: 800-291-5001
Website: Landoll’s Mohican Castle
Booking.com Rating: 8.4

4. Bourbon Ridge Retreat, Hocking Hills

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Couples looking to get away from their typical 9 to 5 and enjoy reconnecting with nature frequently choose the Bourbon Ridge Retreat as their weekend getaway location.

The wood cabins are by far the most romantic option at the retreat. They have huge in-ground hot tubs and outdoor fires where you can unwind with a glass of wine and take in the seclusion.

The remote cabins are roomy, and opulently furnished, and each one has a gourmet fitted kitchen and plenty of seclusion. You can relax during the day or go hiking, playing golf, or canoeing. Antique shopping is another well-liked pastime in the region.

Address: 21174 Goat Run Honey Fork Road, Logan, OH 43138
Phone: 800-836-9279
Website: Bourbon Ridge 

5. The Inn at Honey Run

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The Inn at Honey Run is a charming country escape from Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio, situated in Ohio’s Amish Country.

Inn rooms, Club Level Honeycombs, and lovely cottages may all accommodate couples. The Club Level Honeycombs include gas stoves and terraces and were created to provide the greatest views of the surrounding countryside.

Two cottages on the property provide plenty of seclusion, lovely views, and cozy wood-burning stoves. It is possible to eat at Tarragon for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Starting at $139 per night, rooms come with a free continental breakfast.

Address: 6920 County Road 203, Millersburg, Ohio 44654
Phone: 800-468-6639
Website: The Inn at Honey Run 
Booking.com Rating: 8.3

6. Spa & Golf Weekend at Inn Walden

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A beautiful retreat in Aurora, Ohio, called Inn Walden is perfect for spa and romantic getaways. This tranquil rural weekend getaway provides families and couples opulent rooms, fine restaurants, and five-star service.

Custom spa accommodations with a Kohler Bubble Massage bathtub, a private steam room, and a Swiss shower are available at Spa Walden.

You will be given an extra hour to unwind and appreciate the suite following your massage. A fireplace and an extra-large whirlpool tub are two amenities that make the Couple’s Suite at the spa so romantic.

Golfers of all skill levels will find the 18-hole course at Club Walden to be a challenging one. Swim classes, tennis, junior golf, and Camp Walden in the summertime for youngsters ages 5 to 9 are among the children’s weekend activities.

Weekend rates for suites begin at $355 and include breakfast and nighttime hors d’oeuvres. View further Columbus weekend trips for couples.

Address: 1119 Aurora Hudson Road, Aurora, Ohio 44202
Phone: 330-562-5508
Website: Inn Walden

7. The Bertram Inn at Glenmoor

The Bertram Inn at Glenmoor is an Ohio property with a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, outdoor pool, European Sauna, Kid’s Club, and three dining options. This is great if you’re seeking for a couple’s weekend with an overnight spa.

You may have an engagement party, a family reunion, or a bachelorette party at the luxurious 13-room villa, which also has a great room, a kitchenette, and a rooftop terrace. Ten treatment rooms, a spa lounge, and terra cotta furnishings all may be found at The Spa at Glenmoor.

Requests for rose petals and candles in the treatment room are welcome from couples planning a romantic weekend getaway.

A Dead Sea and chamomile mud masque and facials using Natura Bisse products are a couple of the unusual spa services to try while visiting Ohio. Nightly rates for rooms begin at $202.

Address: 4191 Glenmoor Road NW, Canton, Ohio 44718
Phone: 330-966-3600
Website: Bertram Inn at Glenmoor
Booking.com Rating: 7.8

8. 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati

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You may consider staying at the 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati, which is housed in a renovated structure that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. If you enjoy modern art and design and are searching for romantic vacations in Ohio.

You will be a short distance from Cincinnati’s Contemporary Arts Center and Aronoff Center for the Arts. There are 156 chic rooms and suites to choose from, all created by renowned architect Deborah Berke.

Three treatment rooms are available at The Spa at 21c, one of which is a lavish suite for couples where you may unwind in a whirlpool tub following a massage. Starting at $259 per night, rooms come with complimentary WiFi.

Address: 609 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Phone: 513-578-6600
Website: 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati
Booking.com Rating: 8.8

9. Murphin Ridge Inn

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The Midwestern country retreat of Murphin Ridge Inn is an hour and a half’s drive from Cincinnati, Ohio, if you’re seeking for romantic cabin getaways in Ohio.

While unwinding on 142 acres of farmland amid the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, explore Southern Ohio’s Amish Country. The property contains nine beautiful cottages with jacuzzi tubs and romantic fireplaces that enable you unwind from your busy routine surrounded by nature.

The cabins are flanked by big oak and maple trees. The Guest House has 10 additional guest rooms, several of which have individual porches and fireplaces. Dinner and brunch are available at the eatery. You can order a box meal for takeout.

Daytime activities include lounging in a hammock, swimming in the outdoor pool, playing tennis or croquet, and scheduling a private massage in your room. Adams Lake State Park, which is close by, provides picnicking, hiking, boating, and fishing.

Shop for household items, birdhouses, books, baskets, plants, baked products, and outdoor furniture at nearby Amish establishments. With prices starting at $140 per night, traveling to the inn from Cincinnati is affordable.

Address: 750 Murphin Ridge Road, West Union, Ohio 45693
Phone: 937-544-2263
Website: Murphin Ridge Inn
Hotels.com Rating: not rated yet

10. Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls

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The Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls is a tranquil rural retreat encircled by Hocking Hills State Park, where you may see caves, waterfalls, and enormous boulders.

The establishment offers log cabins, cottages, and inn lodging with fireplaces and inviting interiors. Visitors are welcome to observe the preparation of exquisite American cuisine in the open kitchen.

You can disconnect from your daily routine by taking advantage of the massages, wraps, facials, and other therapies available at The Spa at Cedar Falls. The inn frequently has spa and romantic promotions. From $159 per night for rooms.

Address: 21190 OH-374, Logan, Ohio 43138
Phone: 740-385-7489
Website: Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls
Booking.com Rating: 9.0

11. Salt Fork Lodge

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The Salt Fork Lodge is situated in Ohio’s biggest state park, where you may go hiking while taking in the breathtaking lake views.

The resort has two marinas with boat rentals, an 18-hole professional golf course, indoor and outdoor pools, and a fitness center. Enjoy a wide range of sports, including cross-country skiing and sledding in the winter as well as boating and fishing in the summer.

The lodge provides 53 one and two-bedroom cottages perfect for couples on a double date weekend, in addition to 148 guest rooms with private balconies.

Family-friendly Timber Restaurant has floor-to-ceiling windows that look out over the lake. The Wildlife Lounge is where you can socialize with other travelers and exchange tales.

Spend time together as a family cooking s’mores over an outdoor bonfire in the evenings. The nightly rate for a room is $165.

Address: 14755 Cadiz Rd, Lore City, Ohio 43755
Phone: 740-439-2751
Website: Salt Fork Lodge
Rating: 8.4

12. Glenlaurel

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Visit the Hocking Hills in Ohio to go hiking, experience a zip-line canopy tour, and enjoy the beautiful Hocking River. When searching for outstanding spas in Ohio, arranging a romantic proposal, or celebrating an anniversary, couples can retreat to Glenlaurel.

The helipad, private gorge, hiking paths, and waterfalls are all within the 140-acre property. There are lots of enjoyable activities at Glenlaurel, like playing golf on a Scottish links course, unwinding in hot tubs, and interacting with other visitors in the Scottish Pub.

Request a room or cottage with a private deck, kitchenette, and a two-person whirlpool tub. Reflexology, cranio-sacral therapy, facials, Reiki, and other services are available for guests to choose from on the spa’s extensive service menu.

The dining area provides six-course meals in the evenings while playing bagpipe music. A unique seven-course dinner is served on Saturdays. Weekend nightly prices begin at $215 and include breakfast.

Address: 14940 Mt. Olive Road, Rockbridge, Ohio 43149
Phone: 800-809-7378
Website: Glenlaurel, A Scottish Inn & Cottages

13. HideAway Country Inn

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The Heartland’s HideAway Country Inn is a peaceful country spa retreat with secluded lodging and a farm setting. On your romantic getaway, request a suite with a fireplace and a whirlpool tub.

Plan a romantic bachelor or bachelorette party, a weekend getaway, or an anniversary. The Eagle’s Nest suite offers a covered terrace with rocking seats and a whirlpool tub with a view of the remote-controlled gas fireplace.

The spa provides a wide range of services that will allow you to relax while on vacation. Locally-sourced products are used in the dishes served at 1938 Restaurant & Pub, which also offers vegetarian and gluten-free alternatives.

Throughout the year, the inn hosts distinctive activities including culinary courses, wine dinners, and scavenger hunts. Weekend nightly rates begin at $210.

Address: 1601 State Route 4, Bucyrus, Ohio 44820
Phone: 800-570-8233
Website: Hideaway Country Inn
Hotels.com Rating: 6.6

14. Ravenwood Castle

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In New Plymouth, Ohio’s Ravenwood Castle, visitors can stay in castle rooms, suites, and cottages while enjoying a getaway in a medieval setting. The Gypsy Wagons provide inexpensive camping-style lodging and are a good family weekend getaway.

Ravenwood Castle is an enjoyable place to stay if you’re seeking for economical ideas. Events like gaming and murder mysteries are held on the grounds.

Rooms start at $139 per night, and the Gypsy Wagons start at $59 per night, so Ohio is a great place for cheap romantic getaways. Beginning weekend rates are $210 per night.

Address: 65666 Bethel Road, New Plymouth, Ohio 45654
Phone: 740-596-2606
Website: Ravenwood Castle

15. Sawmill Creek Resort

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A couple’s vacation with an 18-hole Tom Fazio golf course, both indoor and outdoor pools, a sandy beach, and a wildlife preserve is Sawmill Creek Resort, would be near perfect.

The family-friendly Cedar Point Amusement Park is nearby. 240 guest suites and rooms are available for use by visitors who have to bring the family along due to lack of childcare. During the warmer months, Salmon Run Restaurant offers inventive cuisine both indoors and on the patio.

Visit Trappers Deli or Mulligan’s Pub for a quick dinner. Views of the lake and marina may be seen from Mariner’s Dockside Restaurant. Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island, Kelley’s Island, Marblehead Lighthouse, and Inland Seas Maritime Museum are a few of the local points of interest.

Open from May to October, Lagoon Deer Park is home to 200 different animals, including deer. To sample some of the best wines produced in the area, visit wineries near Lake Erie.

Accommodations in Ohio resorts start at $124 per night if you’re on a budget. Before making your travel arrangements, look for last-minute offers and packages.

Address: 400 Sawmill Creek Drive, Sandusky, Ohio 44839
Phone: 419-433-3800
Website: Sawmill Creek by Cedar Point Resorts
Hotels.com Rating: 7.0

16. Belamere Suites Hotel

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All-suite Belamere Suites Hotel in Perrysburg, Ohio is ideal for couples who want to order room service and unwind in a posh environment. Only customers who are at least 21 are accommodated at the hotel.

The hotel has three different kinds of suites. Private swimming pools and more than 1,000 square feet of living area are features of the Presidential and Royal Swimming Pool Suites.

The European breakfast, which includes warm muffins, danishes, coffee, and juice, is brought to your suite in the morning. On the weekends, suites are priced at $169 per night.

Address: 12200 Williams Rd, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
Phone: 419-874-2233
Website: Belamere Suites Hotel
Hotels.com Rating: 9.4

17. Berlin Resort

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Families and couples looking to get away from it all and enjoy the attractions of Amish Country frequently visit Berlin Resort in Holmes County. Every couple can find the ideal room at the resort; even the basic rooms are tastefully furnished, up to date, and cozy.

If you can afford a suite, you’ll enjoy extra comforts like whirlpool spas, additional room, and private seating places. A spa, a fitness center, a theater, and a number of walking routes are among the resort’s on-site attractions.

You may explore the incredible nearby attractions, which include bakeries, cheese shops, vineyards, furniture stores, quilt shops, and much more, by traveling a little further.

Address: 5330 Country Rd 201, Berlin, OH 44654
Phone: 330-893-3000
Website: Berlin Resort
Booking.com Rating: 8.6

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