From East Hampton, Montauk, Garden City, Woodbury and everyplace in-between, Long Island is a haven filled with hotels and resorts perfect for a couple to spend time together and get away from the hustle and bustle of their everyday lives. These hotels are world-class and feature a variety of delightful amenities, from indoor pools and spas to fine in-house dining, everything in-between and beyond. More often than not, they are within walking distance of restaurants, shopping malls and entertainment centres.
Long Island offers some of the best wedding venues. All through its world-class hotels, the hotels come in different styles. From spectacular French Chateau style property to a peaceful beachfront hotel with a shaker shingled exterior, the place can invoke a lot of feelings at the same time. So without further ado, let’s highlight some of the most romantic hotels you can find yourselves in as a couple.
Gurney’s Montauk Resort and Seawater Spa
This standout property is strategically located such that one can see the breathtaking ocean view from every point on the property. The hotel has its Spa which has all the services offered by any other spa. It has indoor pools, Roman baths, steam rooms and a fitness centre. The hotel also boasts a fine dining restaurant with fresh seafood and ocean views.
If you are planning a wedding, the resort also has lots of space to host people for large events. It has 109 rooms in total and they recently been renovated to make them look more attractive and contemporary. The private verandas in some of the suites are not only perfect for stunning ocean views but also offer a romantic breeze which is sure to ignite that spark.
Mill House Inn
Dynamite does come in small packages. Mill House Inn completely fits that description. The Mill House Inn only has ten rooms and has stood the test of time, still standing at more than 100 years old. The place offers free breakfast which they serve in their rose garden, which is a truly romantic experience.
They also have a variety of gourmet refreshments, fresh cookies and charcuterie plates which are available around the clock every day. Each room and suite is individually decorated to set different moods and feature gas fireplaces, Italian linens and spacious bathrooms with soaking tubs to let you soak after an adventurous day.
Sole East Resort
They don’t just call New York Gotham, the city is home to the world’s coolest things. This resort keeps you upbeat and reminds you that you are still in New York by maintaining the essence of cool without pretension. It boasts 67 rooms and suites which have a Manhattan appeal set with amenities like high-quality linens and Aveda products.
The resort is disadvantaged to be not on the beach but makes amends for that with its expansive grounds which allow a variety of lawn games, daybeds, hammocks and an organic restaurant and bar. The outdoor pool is a popular party scene for the weekends, hosting parties known to last to the wee hours of the morning.
OHEKA Castle Hotel and Estate
Believe it or not, the OHEKA Castle was built as the second-largest private residence in the USA back in the 1920s. It is built on the highest point in Long Island, and it was built using Chateau style. It is no surprise that it’s among the top wedding venues in the country, you can imagine how romantic it has to be. It has a total of 32 rooms which were individually decorated with top of the line elegant furnishings and upscale amenities.
Its well-known spaces include a grand sun-drenched library and a fine dining restaurant. The estate boasts 23 acres of striking manicured gardens perfect for photoshoots. The gardens are filled with reflecting pools and fascinating statues.
Viana Hotel and Spa
This hotel is strategically located within the central business district and just within 5 km of the NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Cantiague Park and The Space at Westbury. The hotel also features a full-service spa, a fitness centre and a restaurant. The conference rooms in the hotel can also be used to host a wedding if you are looking to tie the knot.
The Preston House and Hotel
The hotel is conveniently located, taking what used to be a chain of roadside motels and turning it into one magnificent structure. The hotel boasts 20 rooms and suites which feature luxury linen on king-size beds. It also features a fitness centre with the slogan “Vanity is the Flatterer of the soul” painted on the wall, most find the statement motivating. The restaurant serves some of the best dishes with fresh from the farm ingredients. The restaurant is housed in a home built in 1905 and has a capacity of 88 visitors.
The Roslyn Hotel – feel unburdened by the bright colours in this hotel, it has bright white rooms with punchy lime green and purple accents. Roslyn is a small village with distinguished architectural designs. It is home to landmarks like the Trinity Episcopal Church which was designed by Stanford White. The hotel itself houses a big attraction, the Roslyn rock club where Bruce Springsteen, U2, the Ramones and Bob Marley used to playback in the ‘70s, the club has 200 seats and features a lot of acts for any couple to enjoy. The restaurant connected to the club serves pub food, alcohol and upscale dinners.
If you have a honeymoon, anniversary, wedding or you are just looking to re-ignite the spark, consider one of these hotels. Our best pick from the list is the OHEKA Castle Hotel and Estate, all the others are great, but this one has the best view of everything and offers some of the best services. If you are looking to be wedded at the location; however booking early will do you a great deal because the place is on demand.