Ten Lavish Bed and Breakfasts around the Country
Sometimes you need to say, “Hang the expense!” and enjoy the dedicated service and luxurious amenities of an upscale Bed and Breakfast. These fine B&B’s throughout the United States provide some of the highest quality of getaway pleasure we offer at iloveinns.com. Many of the following inns have garnered awards over the years too numerous to mention – and be sure to check the Web sites for jaw-dropping photography.
Adventure in Comfort
For those who would like to hike a glacier or angle fish for world-class halibut or salmon by day, but still sleep in the lap of luxury by night, Pearson’s Pond Luxury Inn & Adventure Spa may be for you. This award-winning resort sits on the edge of a private lake under the canopy of a towering forest, and glaciers are within walking distance! Your personal concierge is available around the clock to arrange your whale-watching tour or massage before or after your private Jacuzzi with a view of a waterfall.
Genuine Tyrolean Charm and Comfort
Fine hand-carved furnishings and Bavarian architecture is wonderful, but even better is that the Alpenhof Lodge is not only the first inn built in the Village, but also the closest to the tram and ski lifts at Jackson Hole Ski Resort. But come anytime of the year to enjoy the Wyoming Mountains or to simply relax in the outdoor heated pool.
The rooms at Channel Road Inn in Santa Monica will not disappoint those who appreciate the clean simple aesthetic of the West Coast. Each room comes with private spas, fireplaces, and balconies. Cycle along the coast with the provided bicycles, but you’ll want to be back in time for complimentary appetizers and wine.
Sink Back in Time
Stay at this historic adobe inn and escape all worries. Rancho De La Osa in Sasabe, Arizona provides spacious guestrooms in the tranquil setting of an original Jesuit compound. If you want to leave the 130,000 acres of the private property, you can enjoy the surrounding Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge by foot, horse, or mountain bike. Rates include breakfast, a Southwestern lunch and dinner.
If you are looking to stay in Austin, may we suggest The Mansion at Judges’ Hill? Whether you stay in the “Mansion King” or the “Queen Room” you will be treated like royalty. Savor the cuisine of five-star chef, John Maxwell or pause in the magnificent foyer under the chandelier and pretend like it’s all yours.
Shop ‘til You Drop in the Big Apple
What better way to experience New York City than from your own penthouse suite on the Upper West Side? Far enough away from the hustle and bustle of downtown, you’re still within walking distance of major attractions like Central Park and the Lincoln Center. After a day of shopping or art-viewing, you’ll want to put your feet up at 36 Riverside Wyman House.
Relax in Maine
Recline in an Adirondack chair at Balance Rock Inn of Bar Harbor Maine. and enjoy the view of Frenchman’s Bay or wander into the Piano Room for a full Afternoon Tea served on sterling silver. Whether you are there to shop for antiques or simply to rest and relax, the attentive staff at Balance Rock Inn will attend to your every need.
Opulence in New Orleans
Has New Orleans recovered? See for yourself at the Magnolia Mansion, an elegant upscale inn for adults only. Appreciate the rich detail of the decadent furnishings or stroll outside to see what New Orleans has to offer. You’ll be only one block from St. Charles Avenue streetcar on the Mardi Gras Parade Route and within minutes of the French Quarter.
Your Own Luxury Cottage on the Mississippi
Huck Finn never had it so good. We doubt you’ll want to dangle your feet in the Mississippi when you have your own private whirlpool tub. In fact, it may be hard to leave this top-rated inn. Aaron’s Cottages and Goldmoor Inn not only boasts Galena’s #1 Restaurant by Trip Advisor but also offers a spectrum of in-room spa services, including a milk bath.
Absolute Indulgence in Rhode Island
Experience the finer things in a New England life at the luxurious Abigail Stoneman Inn in Newport, Rhode Island. Each well-appointed and spacious guest suite reflects a particular period in local history – or if history bores you, take your time in a choosing a pillow from one of the twenty varieties offered!
Still undecided? Log onto www.iloveinns.com and browse through the 19,000 B&Bs and country inns that specialize in other events and locations that may interest you. Many of the properties listed above are also in the best-selling bed and breakfast guidebook Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns with a Buy-One-Night-Get-One-Night-Free Certificate. ILoveInns also offers Bed and Breakfast Gift Certificates, a perfect solution to help celebrate any occasion.
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