Romantic getaways in Louisiana

Full Guide 2022

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Also known as the Pelican State, Louisiana is home to food and sights that no matter how hard you search for, you won’t find anywhere else in the world, such as New Orleans’s famous beignets, the classic Southern crawfish boil or the hedonistic charm of Bourbon Street in New Orleans.

Due to its history as a French territory and later on as one of the most prominent plantation states, nowhere else in the world is quite like Louisiana.

Look below and find yourself a gorgeous romantic hotel in Louisiana for your weekend getaway.

Best romantic getaways in Louisiana

Omni Royal New Orleans

New Orleans’s most romantic place, the French Quarter is a must-visit if you’re on a romantic getaway in Louisiana and the Omni Royal is the best hotel for couples in the area.

The Omni is equipped with a sprawling outdoor pool that is sure to energize you for your weekend getaway. A romantic restaurant is definitely something you won’t be lacking for while on your stay as the Omni boasts 4 different restaurants located onsite.

Each elegant room at this luxury hotel is lavishly styled and furnished, boasting ample bathrooms with walk-in showers. A suite at the Omni will additionally boast a balcony as well as a comfortable seating area.

La Galerie

Located just a 5-minute walk from the world-famous Bourbon Street, renowned for its nightlife and fine dining establishments La Galerie will serve as the ideal springboard for your romantic getaway in Louisiana.

The best selling point for the Gallerie is its superb location and comfortable quarters, with multiple attractions just a short walk away from this quaint hotel for couples, making your visiting route easy to plan and manage.

Each suite at La Galerie boasts hardwood floorings and fine furnishings, rooms are styled in bright summery colors that contrast with the floor.

 

The Saint Hotel

If you’re looking for an intimate boutique hotel with a boujee touch, the Saint Hotel in New Orleans’s Central Business District is the right choice for any of your romantic getaways in Louisiana.

Serving the Cajun and Creole cuisine Louisiana is so famous for, the Saint Hotel’s onsite restaurant, Tempt will keep you coming back everyday.

Each elegant room at this all suite hotel is individually style according to a different theme, making for an intimate and unique atmosphere for your romantic weekend getaway.

Louisiana Cajun Mansion

This Youngsville intimate boutique hotel is a premier choice for any of your romantic getaways in Louisiana.

The Louisiana Cajun Mansion is equipped with everything that people envision in their perfect romantic hotel in Louisiana, and more, a beautiful outdoor swimming pool surrounded by lush gardens and seating areas. The hotel boasts hardwood floors and furnishings in every room and common area, creating a rustic, cozy atmosphere for your couples getaway.

Each room is perfectly styled and decorated to make your romantic weekend getaway as special as it can be, featuring comfortable beds and seating rooms, as well as fully equipped spacious bathrooms.

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International House Hotel

A romantic hotel in Louisiana isn’t hard to find, and even more so in New Orleans, the International House is a great example of this, featuring an exquisite spa and beautiful rooms, you won’t be lacking for any of the things that are so important for great romantic getaways in Louisiana.

Not only is the International incredible equipped, its also within walking distance of a variety of incredible restaurants and local New Orleans attractions, so everything you need for a successful romantic weekend is within your reach.

 

Le Pavillon

The historic Le Pavillon is a luxury hotel located in downtown New Orleans, just a shortwalk away from some of the city’s hotest spots. Its position in the city as well as its atmosphere makes it ideal for romantic getaways in Louisiana.

You’ll find a variety of incredible restaurants,  excititing monuments and attractions that will make for an unforgettable romantic weekend.

Each elegant room is lavishly furnished and styled, plush downs and soft linens are standard in every beds, and ample bathrooms with large spa baths are available with every suite.

Hotel Monteleone

Located just one measly block away from Bourbon Street, the Mondeleone is a New Orleans institution. This luxury hotel features stunning amenities, lavish rooms and onsite fine dining, all you’ll need while on your romantic getaway in Louisiana.

Dive into the Mondeleone’s sprawling outdoor swimming pool to start off your romantic weekend off on the right foot, or kick back and work on your tan on the poolside seating areas.

Two exquisite onsite restaurants are available. As you’d expect from a romantic hotel in Louisiana, the restaraunts serve the Cajun and Creole cuisine the state is so famous for, making it easy for you immerse yourself in the culture during your stay.

WATERMARK Baton Rouge

Located in a historic 1920’s skyscraper, just across the street from famous Baton Rouge attraction, Shaw Center for the Arts, the WATERMARK is a foolproof honeymoon or romantic getaway in Louisiana destination.

Home to a superb romantic restaurant, the Gregory serves fine dining American cuisine.

Not only is the setting of the WATERMARK stunning, after all its undeniable that the WATERMARK is a gorgeous hotel, but its also perfectly situated in Baton Rouge, within walking distance of numerous local attractions.

Rooms at this helplessly romantic place are spacious and opulent, with ample bathrooms equipped with oversized showers.

Hotel Peter and Paul

The Peter and Paul is what many  would consider an ideal boutique hotel for an intimate romantic getaway in Louisiana, while not boasting the same amenities and size of a more classic hotel, it more than makes up for it in intimate charm and attention to detail.

The Peter and Paul is home to a wonderful full service spa, as well as an incredible onsite restaurant, The Elysian Bar, serving fine American cuisine.

Each room at this romantic hotel in Louisiana is individually styled and furnished, every room however is incredibly comfortable and charming.

The Eliza Jane

The historic Eliza Jane is located in New Orleans’s downtown district, close to the city’s top fine dining establishments, bustling nightlife and cultural attractions, the perfect combination for your honeymoon or for a couples getaway.

Bourbon Street, and all of its incredible restaurants and bars are just a short walk away, however, the Eliza and Jane is home to an excelent bar, The Press Room, that serves handcrafted cocktails.

Rooms at the Eliza Jane are comfortable and spacious, and just like the hotel itself, have a certain historic charm.

The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans

New Orleans’s Ritz-Carlton is a wondrous haven for a romantic getaway in Louisiana, equipped with a variety of amenities, on top of its great location in the city’s famous French Quarter.

The Ritz-Carlton boasts a sun terrace, with scenic views of the city, as well as a vast swimming pool and a full service spa, as well as all else that you’ll to relax and unwind during your romantic weekend.

Each room at the Ritz-Carlton boasts ma rble furnished bathrooms with spa baths and oversized showers.

Windsor Court Hotel

Downtown New Orleans hotels keep making our list, and for good reason, this city district is littered with fun and exciting attractions that are bound to make your romantic weekend as wonderful as possible.

At the Windsor’s sun terrace, you’ll find a gorgeous swimming pool with scenic city views. You can relax during your weekend getaway retreat with a massage package from the onsite full-service spa.

The Windsor’s inhouse restaurant, the Grill Room, serves local cuisine.

Maison De la Luz

Located on St Charles historic street car line in New Orleans’s Arts district, the Maison de la Luz is the ideal romantic hotel in Louisiana for your weekend getaway.

Housed in a historic building, the Maison de la Luz is home to two exquisite restaurants, the Seaworthy and the Josephine Estelle,  serving fine dining cuisine to guests.

Each elegant room boasts fine decór and furnishings, pristinely equipped to provide you with an unforgettable romantic weekend.

The Roosevelt

The last hotel to make our list, but certainly not the least, the Roosevelt is one of the finest hotels the city of New Orleans has to offer. Its luxurious common areas, plentiful amenities and exquisite onsite dining make this romantic place a must visit during your weekend getaway.

The Roosevelt is home to a luxurious full service as well as a gorgeous outdoor swimming pool with a sprawling poolside seating area. The onsite restaurant, Domenica, serves typical Italian fare.

 

Romantic things to do in the Louisiana

Once you have chosen the perfect hotel for your romantic getaway, let’s find a complementary thing to do in Louisiana so you can get the most out of your couple’s vacation

Mike the Tiger's habitat

Mike the Tiger is a local Louisiana celebrity, this Bengal Tiger has served as the symbol and mascot of the LSU Athletics Team, and as such he resides between Tiger Stadium and the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Experience a living piece of Louisiana history and culture by visiting Mike the Tiger’s habitat during your romantic getaway in Louisiana.

Garden District

The gorgeous Garden District is  neighborhood in the city of New Orleans. Named after the large gardens each house offers, this upscale neighborhood is home to a variety of old historic plantations and homes, that were built after the migration of rich land owners away from the Creole population of the French Quarter and into the afluent suburns of New Orleans.

Due to its priviliged location and nature as a neighborhood, the Garden District is easy to access and enjoy, and is a wonderful stop in between attractions.

The National WWII Museum

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans is a monument to the pain of suffering caused by the last great war and what it was fought for, comprehensive tours and exhibits give insight into the nuanced events that so deeply scarred and shaped the world.

During your visit to the National WWII Museum you can stay at the Higgins, a first classart-decóstyle hotel that infuses its comfortable spaces with bits of history.

R. W. Norton Art Gallery

The R.W Norton Art Gallery is Shraveport’s largest museum, it houses thousands of fine sculptures by both American and international artists, as well as paintings and other decorative arts.

On top of its expansive art collection, the Museum sits on 40-acres of carefully maintained gardens, the most famous of which, its Azalea Gardens bloom in Spring.

The gardens are also teeming with wildlife, scenic bridges over quiet streams, and hiking trails that make it a diverse destination for a day trip.

 

Oak Alley Plantation

Slavery and the pain and suffering it inflicted on those subjected to it are an uncomfortable, yet unavoidable point in the South’s history, and while its practice is abhorrent, some of the plantations in which slaves were forced to work on are worth a visit, both for its historic and cultural importance as well as for its natural beauty.

The Oak Alley Plantation is one such place. This historic estate on the banks of the Mississipi River is named after its most famous and distinguishing feature, a canopied path made of centuries old oak trees that leads to the main house. 

Delve into the deep history of the South and of the Oak Alley Plantation itself with one of the comprehensive tours that are offered on site.

Louisiana Boardwalk

Located in Shraverport’s Bossier City, this is Louisiana’s longest boardwalk. This fun and exciting destination has everything you’d  expect from a typical boardwalk coupled with a fair bit of Southern Charm.

The Louisiana Boardwalk outlets feature a variety of establishments for you to enjoy and explore, typical boardwalk entertainment in the form of amusement rides, regular firework shows and sumptuous restaurants serving Southern classics will keep you walking along the Red River’s banks to see what else may be just around the corner.

More romantic getaways close to Louisiana

If you want to find more romantic hotels, we recommend these locations below, so you can find the perfect accommodation for your next romantic getaway or vacation.

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