Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Why not make this year extra special by treating your loved one to a relaxing getaway at one of Baltimore’s finest hotels? Located in the heart of Baltimore, these five locations are not your typical chain hotel experience. They offer amenities that go far beyond the expected to give you the best getaway experience possible.
868 Park Ave.
Baltimore, Md. 21201
The Hotel Brexton is described as a boutique hotel with a central location. If you are looking for something less commercialized and more individualized, then the Brexton is it. Decorated with a rich and stunning palate that combines romance with a bit of flair, Hotel Brexton is the perfect choice for a romantic Valentine’s Day escape. Take a step back in time to an era where first class service was the rule rather than the exception. Featuring afternoon tea, manager’s wine receptions and spa treatments in the comfort of your own room, this hotel knows how to make guests feel welcome. The Brexton has a rich history and rooms are decorated in an elegant, classic manner that breathes an air of relaxation.
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The Admiral Fell Inn
888 S Broadway
Baltimore, Md. 21231
The Admiral Fell Inn is another one of Baltimore’s historic hotels located in vibrant Fells Point, which prides itself on bringing an European influence to the city. If you are looking for a getaway with a bit of historic charm and unexpected excitement, then this is the hotel for you. The Inn provides a historic ghost tour of the seven buildings that make up the hotel and boasts that no two rooms being exactly alike. Rooms offer enticing views of the harbor and a timeless romantic feel. If you are a wine lover, the hotel offers packages that include wines from select vineyards.
Rachael’s Dowry Bed And Breakfast
637 Washington Blvd.
Baltimore, Md. 21230
If you are looking for something a little more intimate and even farther off the beaten path, consider Rachael’s Dowry Bed and Breakfast. This is an award-winning inn with a history that stems from the 18th century. Unlike other bed and breakfast accommodations, each room at Rachael’s features a private bath and antique fireplace. The rooms are as big with sweeping garden views. This is the perfect spot for a romantic getaway and a great alternative to the typical hotel experience. You can’t go wrong with any of the exquisite rooms featured at Rachael’s Dowry. Your stay includes a fresh homemade breakfast featuring organic and locally grown produce. If the description alone isn’t enough to have you calling in your reservation, the website photo gallery is sure to do the trick.
The Mount Vernon Hotel
24 W. Franklin St.
Baltimore, Md. 21201
The Mount Vernon Hotel in downtown Baltimore first opened its doors in 1907 and has yet to disappoint. Your stay includes a hot complimentary breakfast and the hotel is close to plenty of restaurants, so eating won’t be a problem. You are invited to relax and unwind in the lobby while listening to the piano – an old-school touch. Many of the Baltimore attractions are within walking distance of this conveniently located hotel, making it a great place to base your stay in the city.
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2 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, Md. 21201
Hotel Monaco was originally built as the headquarters for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. The hotel’s atmosphere is one of history and adventure. The exquisitely decorated rooms and rich color palate alone are enough to make even the pickiest of travelers fall in love with these accommodations. The hotel offers spa rooms that are equipped with Fiji soaking tubs to take your stay from ordinary to extraordinary. The hotel hosts an evening wine reception, offers in-room spa treatments, in-room yoga mats, and even a companion goldfish upon request!
Jillian Amodio is an author, writer, and public speaker. There is nothing she enjoys more than being a stay-at-home mom. In addition to having recently published her first novel, Jillian also writes for her local Pasadena newspaper and on Examiner.com.