Whether you are looking for a historical inn, country estate or a cozy bed & breakfast, there are many beautiful romantic places to stay in Massachusetts. Check into a romantic inn in Cape Cod, MA, plan a relaxing weekend in Lenox, or go on an island escape on Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket. Scroll to see the full list with photos or jump to the table of contents.

The Inn at Scituate Harbor

The Inn at Scituate Harbor

The Inn at Scituate Harbor gives guests views of the harbor along with spacious guest rooms and an amazing sunrise. Guest rooms all have harbor views along with deluxe amenities and queen and single beds, two doubles, queen, or king beds. Enjoy an in-room refrigerator, iron with ironing board, hair dryer, iPod docking station, and complimentary daily bottled water. There are also free calls within the US and wireless internet access. Guests can also opt for a suite with a living and dining area and two queen beds.

There is an indoor heated pool so guests can relax any time of the year, and the inn is incredibly close to five different beaches and shops. There is also an outdoor deck, and the inn is dog friendly. The daily continental breakfast is served in the lobby where you will also find coffee and tea service 24 hours a day.

7 Beaver Dam Road, Scituate Harbor, MA, Phone: 877-477-5550

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Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club, Cape Cod

Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club, Cape Cod

It is unsurprising that Cape Cod’s prestigious Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club has recently been voted as the best resort on Cape Cod. The resort offers something for everyone to enjoy whether or not you are a golfer. There is a selection of luxury accommodation options available to suit couples or families and the resort offers a wide range of outdoor activities and a spa. You can spend your days soaking up the sun on the beach or indulging in some fun water sports – SUP and kayak rentals are available. Special Stay and Play packages are available for golfers who would like to play a round on the very scenic Troon Prive course.

Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club, 2907 Main Street, Brewster, MA 02631, 508 896 9000

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Harbor Light Inn

Harbor Light Inn

Right in the center of Marblehead’s harbor district, the Harbor Light Inn gives guests quick access to nearby accommodations.

There are twenty rooms, many of which have fireplaces or are larger in size. Each room has a private bath, air conditioning, iron with ironing board, hair dryer, phone, TV and DVD player, Wi-Fi, alarm clock radio, and body care products.

Some also have sundecks, patios, or remote stereo/CD players. There are also one and two-bedroom apartments available, some of which have fireplaces and/or whirlpools, and they are perfect for long-term stays.

Guests can arrange for a single or couple’s massage or have flowers or wine delivered to their rooms. The inn has a DVD library and a seasonal heated pool. Spend some time in the Tavern with cordials, beer, and fine wine along with local favorites such as grilled paninis, crab cakes, shrimp, and chowder.

The daily breakfast is an extensive continental buffet with juice, fresh coffee, tea, seasonal fruit, cakes, yogurts, fresh baked bread, hot casseroles, quiches, and an available gluten-free menu.

You can even take a tray to your room or outside. Cider, iced, tea, or lemonade and cookies are served in the afternoon. Guests also have access to sodas, bottled water, and snacks during the day.

58 Washington Street, Marblehead, MA, Phone: 781-631-2186

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Brook Farm Inn

Brook Farm Inn

Brook Farm Inn is a luxurious bed and breakfast that is incredibly close to the center area of Lenox in the Berkshires. The inn prides itself on creating a cozy atmosphere, and guests can stay in one of the fifteen premium guest rooms.

There are accommodations for two as well as larger suites perfect for families or groups of friends. Some rooms have private fireplaces and all have gorgeous views and homey décor.

Guests can schedule a massage, acupressure, reflexology, or similar service from one of the ten licensed therapists on our staff. The inn even has a charging station for electric vehicles. The Guest Pantry has two fridges, a Keurig machine, an ice machine, and a cookie jar.

The buffet style breakfast is served every morning in the dining room with home baked breads and muffins, fresh coffee, and other treats. The main dish may be something such as scrambled eggs with salmon, cinnamon baked French toast, Dijon and White Cheddar baked eggs, or specialty pancakes.

There is always Greek yogurt, granola, oatmeal, and fresh fruit. There is afternoon tea on Fridays and Saturdays with scones and tea. Find out more

15 Hawthorne Street, Lenox, MA, Phone: 413-637-3013

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The Platinum Pebble, Massachusetts

The Platinum Pebble, Massachusetts

The Platinum Pebble is a lovely West Harwich resort that has been ranked as Cape Cod's top boutique inn, offering convenient access to top area attractions such as Raycroft Beach and the Cape Cod Rail Trail.

The adults-only bed and breakfast facility is housed within a restored 1870s sea captain's house and offers lovely guest rooms with posh amenities such as flat screen televisions, walk-in showers, mini bars, and iPod docks.

Upgraded rooms offer private balconies and direct pool access, with sitting areas and cozy fireplaces in select rooms. All resort guests receive complimentary cooked breakfast in room daily, with loaner bikes offered for exploration of the region's attractions.

Other onsite amenities include a lounge with a vinyl record player, an outdoor pool, and a movie library.

186 Belmont Rd, West Harwich, MA 02671, Phone: 508-432-7766

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Captain's House Inn

Captain's House Inn

This is among the best bed and breakfasts in Cape Cod and features 16 guest rooms and suites.

The rooms are divided between the 1839 mansion in the Greek Revival style known as the Main House, the Cottage House, the converted stables, and the Captain’s Cottage, which is 200 years old.

Every room has a TV with DVD player, iPod docking station, fireplace, private bathroom, air conditioning, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Some rooms also have whirlpool whirlpool tubs for the utmost in relaxation.

Guests are free to stroll through the two landscaped acres of property with English gardens. You can also access the fitness center or enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool. There is a full daily gourmet breakfast.

Every afternoon, guests can enjoy the afternoon cream tea. In the evening, there is a complimentary snack with hot beverages in the kitchen plus complimentary sherry and port in the library.

Upon arrival, guests receive a welcome basket with bottled water and snacks. Guests can also opt to buy a fireside or poolside lunch.

369 Old Harbour Road, Chatham, MA, Phone: 508-945-0127

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The Marblehead Inn, Massachusetts

The Marblehead Inn, Massachusetts

The Marblehead Inn is a boutique inn with exquisite rooms and common spaces in a building that was a private residence built in 1872. It has been a guesthouse since 1923 and features 11 comfortable rooms with rich decorations.

Each of the six rooms and five suites have been recently renovated and feature modern amenities like Sony flat-screen TVs with HBO and cable, iHome docking stations, Le Natural Earth Friendly shampoo and soap, free wireless internet, and updated private bathrooms.

Suites all have wet bars featuring Keurig coffee makers, sinks, and refrigerators.

During free time, guests can relax on the breakfast deck or in the airy dining room, the vintage lounge, the landscaped garden, or the sitting area. There is even an outdoor fountain feature.

The day begins with an extensive continental breakfast that is included in the stay. In the afternoon, there is a complimentary tea and wine hour.

264 Pleasant Street, Marblehead, MA, Phone: 781-639-9999

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Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks, Gloucester

Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks, Gloucester

Located just a short drive from Boston, the Ocean House Hotel enjoys a wonderful location on the rocky shore of Cape Ann. The hotel has been a local landmark since it was built back in 1899.

For more than 100 years this grand old dame has welcomed guests to come and enjoy a marvelously stress-relieving sea-side experience. The hotel may be old but the recently-renovated rooms are modern and elegant, offering extensive ocean views.

There is a large outdoor pool with brilliant Atlantic views and an outdoor hot tub. You can enjoy cocktails around the fire pit or breakfast out on the terrace. There are several near-by restaurants where you can feast on local Cape Cod sea food.

107 Atlantic Road, Gloucester, MA 01930, 978 283 7600

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The Porches Inn, Massachusetts

The Porches Inn, Massachusetts

The Porches Inn is a lovely boutique hotel located in North Adams, adjacent to the beautiful Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.

The hotel, which was conceived by Jack Wadsworth, revitalizes a street block of vintage 19th-century Victorian row homes that once sat vacant across from the museum into a sleek, modern inn showcasing retro-industrial architecture and cutting-edge technological elements.

Whimsical spaces showcase colorful decor and retro furnishings, including vintage lamps and midcentury artwork.

Guests can enjoy a plethora of delightful amenities at shared common spaces, including a spacious outdoor swimming pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a hip lobby bar. Complimentary continental breakfast is served up each day, showcasing locally-sourced pastries.

231 River St, North Adams, MA 01247, Phone: 413-664-0400

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The Captain Farris House Bed & Breakfast

The Captain Farris House Bed & Breakfast

This bed and breakfast is located in historic Bass River Village in South Yarmouth in the middle of Cape Cod, perfect for relaxation and easy access to local attractions.

It was built around 1849 and has been beautifully restored and is even part of the National Register of Historic Places. Every room and suite is individually decorated and has a large private bathroom, typically with a whirlpool.

Rooms also have individual heat controls, air conditioners, irons and ironing boards, hair dryers, bathrobes, TVs, fresh flowers, fine sweet treats, luxurious linens, fine bath amenities, and fluffy towels.

Some also have outdoor sitting areas, private entrances, and fireplaces.

Guests can enjoy the gardens, sit on the wrap around porch, or relax in the elegant parlor.

There is access to an in-house video library, and guests can enjoy complimentary soft drinks and popcorn. You can also borrow a beach towel and beach chair.

The seasonal breakfast is served at private tables in the enclosed courtyard or formal dining room and includes fresh hot entrees, juice, and more.

The evening includes fine tea and fresh-baked cookies, and in the evening, you can enjoy complimentary port wine or sherry.

308 Old Main Street, Bass River Village, MA, Phone: 508-760-2818

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The Palmer House Inn

The Palmer House Inn

Designed for romance, the Palmer House Inn is a popular couple’s getaway in Cape Cod. It is located in a New English Village within a residential area with elegant homes, colorful gardens, and picket fences.

There are 16 rooms and a cottage for guests to stay in, including those with king or queen beds, both, double beds, and whirlpool-style tubs and/or fireplaces. One of the rooms is also ADA handicapped accessible.

Every room has 600 thread count triple sheets, alarm clock radios, telephones, irons with ironing boards, hair dryers, luggage racks, ice buckets, ceiling fans, air conditioning, and bottled water.

Throughout the entire property, you will notice stained glass windows, hardwood floors, antique furnishings, and rich woodwork. Complimentary wireless internet is available everywhere except the cottage.

Guests can relax in the front porch, walk through the garden, or sit in the living room. There are also bicycles available. The complimentary gourmet breakfast is served in the breakfast room filled with sunlight, and it varies day to day.

It can feature things like an Atlantic salmon quiche, bagel and cream cheese, and gingerbread pancakes. You can almost always find coffee, tea, ice water, homemade cookies, and candies in the parlor.

81 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth, MA, Phone: 508-548-1230

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Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham

Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham

Chatham Bars Inn offers couples an enchanting escape from the stresses of everyday living.

Here you and your partner can enjoy the quintessential beach holiday on one of the most beautiful beaches in Cape Cod. The beach is protected from the Atlantic Ocean by a barrier island ensuring calm waters ideal for sailing, boating, swimming and fishing.

The private beach is groomed daily and furnished with loungers, cabanas or umbrellas. The rooms and cottages are spacious and luxuriously appointed – for a special treat you can book a Spa Suite with private jetted tub.

Any remaining stress can be shrugged off with a relaxing treatment or massage at the spa.

Chatham Bars Inn, 297 Shore Road, Chatham, MA 02633, 508 945 0096

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Captain David Kelley House

Captain David Kelley House

This romantic Cape Cod bed and breakfast is just ten minutes away from Nantucket Sound on foot, and it is within easy access of all the local attractions. Each of the six guest rooms has bathrobes to relax in along with a cable TV and DVD player, alarm clock radio, toiletries from Gilchrist & Soames, a hair dryer, an iron plus ironing board, air conditioning, luxury bed linens, ice buckets, and glasses.

There is also nightly turndown service with fine chocolates.

The entire property has wireless internet, and there are two guest refrigerators. You can borrow beach chairs and towels or enjoy the baby grand piano, gas fireplace, or open and screened in porches. The day starts with a complimentary multi-course breakfast on the screened porch or dining room.

The menu varies but may include a range of scones, omelets, French toast with fruit, quiches, Belgian waffles, apple pancakes, frittatas, and more in addition to home-baked goods and fresh fruit. There is also 24-hour access to Keurig beverages and an icemaker.

539 Main Street, Centerville, MA, Phone: 508-775-4707

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The Cornell Inn

The Cornell Inn

This inn transports you back in time with its centuries-old construction and its location in historic Lenox. It is a short walk from boutiques, restaurants, and more. The bed and breakfast has three different buildings with twenty-eight guest rooms.

Some can be combined to create suites while others have lofts. The MacDonald House is from 1777 and has ten guestrooms and charming functional fireplaces.

The Main House dates from 1888 and has ten guest rooms with the common sitting areas, wireless internet, and a communal computer. The Carriage House is where you will find loft units with kitchens.

Guests can explore the four acres of land that include groomed gardens with a pond and mountainous waterfalls in the backdrop. The buildings have complimentary wireless internet.

Breakfast is served on the deck or in the breakfast room with its glass surround. In addition to tea, coffee, juice, homemade muffins, cereals, and organic yogurt, breakfast comes with home fries, sausage, French toast, pancakes, and egg frittatas.

203 Main Street, Lenox, MA, Phone: 413-637-4800

Centennial House Bed and Breakfast

Centennial House Bed and Breakfast

This boutique bed and breakfast combines graceful architecture and traditional charm with modern comforts. The guest rooms and the suites are versatile enough for families or romantic getaways.

There are six guest rooms, each with its own amenities such as king or queen-sized four-poster beds, vaulted ceilings, full length mirrors, electric fireplaces, air conditioning, wireless internet, two-person whirlpool tubs, cable TV, seating areas, filled bookcases, and large windows with gorgeous views.

There are common areas for relaxation inside and outside. All room rates include breakfast with the choice of one of three seating times.

The food is fresh, and the main dish is paired with fresh fruit, tea, organic fair trade coffee, fresh juice, fresh-baked pastries, yogurt, cereal, jams, breads, scones, and more. With notice, the inn can accommodate dietary restrictions.

94 Main Street, Northfield, MA, Phone: 413-498-5921

Yankee Clipper Inn

Yankee Clipper Inn

This inn is perfect for a getaway or a celebration like a wedding with its gorgeous waterfront views overlooking a rocky bluff on the Atlantic Ocean.

The 1929 art deco mansion has eight guest rooms, and the 1840 Bulfinch House next door has seven more. Suites can have one or two rooms with features like an enclosed sun porch, daybed, trundle bed, and private deck.

Other rooms have things like 28 or 40-inch flat screen TVs, decorative fireplaces, and/or full baths with jetted tubs. All have air conditioning, hairdryers, irons with ironing boards, and wireless internet along with private baths.

Guests can plan an event in the function room or just enjoy the ocean views from the outdoor patio or oceanfront gazebo. The grounds are manicured and include flowered gardens, and there is even a saltwater pool for guests to swim in.

127 Granite Street, P.O. Box 2399, Rockport, MA, Phone: 978-546-0001

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The Old Harbor Inn

The Old Harbor Inn

The Old Harbor Inn was built in 1932 and has been renovated since then, though it has been providing outstanding hospitality for decades. It is perfect for a coastal escape or romantic getaway with its non-smoking rooms and tour desk, along with the choice of twelve rooms.

Every room has designer linens, Gilchrist and Soames luxury bath amenities, bottled water, baskets of welcome snacks, irons, ironing boards, complimentary soft drinks, bathrobes, air conditioning, alarm clock radios with CD players, and TVs with DVD players.

The inn has beach umbrellas, chairs, and towels for guests to borrow so you have one less thing to pack. You can relax in the living room or another common area, including the outdoor garden area. The inn also has a fitness center and a hot tub.

Your complimentary breakfast begins with a buffet that has coffee, tea, yogurt, cereal, granola, fresh fruit, breads, and bagels. After this, you will get to enjoy a fresh baked item and a hot entrée prepared that morning.

Some possible entrees include French toast, omelets, quiche, and pancakes. They can easily accommodate diets without dairy or gluten. During the day, you have access to fresh-brewed coffee, tea, and baked goods, and they are even left out at night.

22 Old Harbor Road, Chatham, MA, Phone: 800-942-4434

The Whalewalk Inn & Spa

The Whalewalk Inn & Spa

Perfect for romance and relaxation, the Whalewalk Inn and Spa is at the end of a country road for privacy, but it is close enough to local attractions for easy access.

The building dates back to 1830 and has been redone to provide modern amenities.

The sixteen guest rooms are found across six buildings, and each has private baths.

They also feature TVs with a DVD player, air conditioning, irons with ironing boards, hair dryers, and wireless internet. Some rooms also have bathtubs, balconies, fireplaces, kitchenettes, wet bars, in-room tea and coffee, whirlpool tubs, and fridges.

Guests have access to the brick patio and sun porch if they want to enjoy the outdoors.

The spa is perfect for massages, workouts, and relieving tension, and it is easy to book an appointment.

Guests can explore the three and a half acres of land or play some Wii in the spa. Wake up and enjoy breakfast of fresh-brewed coffee, a delicious pastry, sizzling bacon, and a fresh hot entrée.

220 Bridge Road, Eastham, MA, Phone: 508-255-0617

By The Sea Guests Bed & Breakfast & Suites

By The Sea Guests Bed & Breakfast & Suites

This bed and breakfast has gorgeous views and easy access to the beaches of Cape Cod so you can wake up to enjoy the sunrise and the sound of the waves.

The rooms have private bathrooms with imported ceramic tile, paddle fans, air conditioning, Direct HD TV, HBO, wireless internet, sheer white curtains, and a comfortable environment.

Most rooms have queen beds, although some have two queen beds, a king bed, or a queen and a twin or trundle.

Suites add a living room, gas fireplace, dining room, dishwasher, kitchen with granite countertops, phone, and individual balconies.

By The Sea actually has its own private beach so you don’t have to struggle to find a spot to relax.

Inside the building, you can enjoy a Victorian fireplace or large TV with surround sound in the living room. There is an area with books, games, magazines, and a piano.

The included full breakfast is served on the veranda with its screen and glass enclosures. Enjoy fresh fruit, fresh baked rolls, specialty tea, coffee, juice, a hearty breakfast, and pastries. You will always find homemade cakes and cookies, fresh fruit, and both cold and hot beverages.

57 Chase Avenue, Dennisport, MA, Phone: 508-398-8685

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Harbor View Hotel, Martha’s Vineyard

Harbor View Hotel, Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard has been a summer destination of choice for many decades and still has everything you need for an iconic romantic getaway. The hotel is surrounded by miles and miles of (almost) deserted beaches but is just steps away from shops, galleries, boutiques and restaurants. The hotel is nestled in the picture-perfect village of Edgartown, offering sensational harbor views, refined New England design and elegance and fabulous dining. You can enjoy the heated saltwater pool, try out the newly-equipped fitness center or grab a golf-car shuttle to the beach. The decadently appointed rooms provide the perfect backdrop to your special romantic getaway.

131 North Water Street, Edgartown, MA 02539, 844 248 1167

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The Garden Gables Inn

This luxurious bed and breakfast has 15 rooms divided between the traditional country home Main House and Cottage. Each guest room has a private bath, air conditioning, L’Occitane products, spa robes, hair dryers, DVD players and LCD TVs, access to the guest DVD library, and complimentary Wi-Fi. You can also choose a room with a sofa or club chair, working fireplace, king sized bed, private porch or deck, Keurig coffeemaker, and/or jetted tub. There are also a few suites with even more amenities and space.

There are five acres worth of gardens and grounds to explore. The heated pool is 70 feet, and there is an onsite Lenox Petit Spa with dedicated rooms, facial treatments, and massages. Inside, you can relax in the library or sherry room. The food is always fresh and made to order, including the full breakfast that comes with every stay and a cold buffet. Guests can also choose to have a private meal by the fireplace or dine al fresco. There is a well-stocked guest pantry with afternoon sherry, other beverages, and complimentary snacks. The owners of the inn also own Apple Orchard and Farm Winery, which is a popular destination for guests.

135 Main Street, Lenox, MA, Phone: 888-243-0193

Brewster By The Sea

This coastal bed and breakfast is in a seaside town perfect for a walk along the beach or easy access to the famous Cape Cod Rail Trail for a walk or bike ride. The boutique inn has nine guest rooms to choose from, each with luxury amenities, modern baths, and artisan bath amenities. Rooms have artisan soap, homemade lavender spritzers, Turkish towels, comfy robes, and triple sheets.

This inn has spacious gardens and a pool that is open in the summer. The views are breathtaking, and you can easily walk to numerous attractions and conservation land. There are spa services in a designated room, and you can schedule an appointment ahead of time for a full body massage, couples spa, facial, or other treatment. The daily farm-to-table three-course breakfast consistently gets great reviews and is perfect for alfresco dining. The breakfast features fresh herbs, vegetables, and fruits from the inn’s garden along with delicious baked goods.

716 Main Street, Brewster, MA, Phone: 508-896-3910

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