Romantic Honeymoon Hotels When You're on a Budget

Honeymoons & Destination Weddings
Romantic Honeymoon Hotels on a Budget

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We searched high and low (more like coast to coast), near and far (think Mexico and the Caribbean) to find ideal honeymoon destinations that won't have you spending more than you did on the wedding.

We found 12 honeymoon havens in the U.S., Mexico and Caribbean offering value, romance and experiences you won't soon forget. Whether you're opting to splurge a bit for a more lavish suite or looking for a more traditional stay, these hotels are anything but basic. Decadent yet slightly more affordable, these sanctuaries will serve as the perfect refuge for romance.

West Coast

The Charlie Honeymoon Hotel

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The Charlie Hotel
If you're seeking an intimate (and thoroughly exclusive) honeymoon getaway in Los Angeles, include The Charlie Hotel in your plans. This private enclave of mini cottages is the epitome of romance and Old Hollywood allure. Once home to Charlie Chaplin, and his entourage of famous friends, each cottage is named after Hollywood royalty — including Marilyn Monroe.

Petite Ermitage Honeymoon Hotel

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Petit Ermitage
This delectable little oasis will leave you hungry for more. Housed in a residential area of West Hollywood (just a walk away from Sunset Blvd.), the Petit Ermitage is decidedly unique. Don't miss the romantic Private Rooftop Club and Hummingbird & Butterfly Sanctuary garden for breakfast, lunch, dinner or drinks. Idyllic for a honeymoon overlooking the Hollywood Hills.

The Inn Above Tide Honeymoon Hotel

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The Inn Above Tide
Panoramic San Francisco Bay views are signature at this intimate Sausalito waterfront hotel, housing only 31 rooms and suites. This luxurious stateside retreat offers the most picturesque of honeymoons with the scenic vineyards of Sonoma and Napa just a short drive north. Perfect for mini-moons or a weekend getaway.

East Coast

Cliffside Inn Honeymoon Hotel

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Cliffside Inn
Nestled in the heart of Rhode Island's historic district, this gorgeous B+B is steps away from romantic strolls and quiet stretches of sand and sea. Book a private whirlpool bath suite and honeymoon in refined Victorian romance.

Inn at Sunrise Point Honeymoon Hotel

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Inn at Sunrise Point
This exquisite B+B is so romantic — they even specialize in elopements! Frolic in a beautiful seaside cottage and take in the scenic coast of Maine. Upon entering the driveway, you'll see the waves sparkling through the trees while smelling the salty tang of the ocean.


Sundara Honeymoon Hotels

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Sundara Inn & Spa
The secluded, adults-only Wisconsin Dells spot is designed for tranquility and disconnecting from your constant stream of emails, Instagram and Snapchat. The goal is for you and your loved one to slow down and fully experience this oasis of calm. Surrounded by the natural beauty of pine, the heartland delivers a destination spa worth the trek.

Langham Honeymoon Hotels

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The Langham Chicago
The Langham Chicago specializes in enchantment in the simplest and grandest of ways. Designed with romance in mind, this exquisite hotel evokes charm at every turn. Opt for Club level for the most bang for your buck with complimentary spa access, breakfast buffet, afternoon tea service, and evening cocktails with upscale bites.

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Aloha Surf Honeymoon Hotel

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Aloha Surf Hotel
Discover ocean-kissed breezes, whirling coconut palms, and the aquamarine waters of the Pacific. Nestled in the center of Oahu's most popular destination, Waikiki Beach, you'll savor the perfect mix of energy, adventure, and romantic beauty.


Boca Chica Honeymoon Hotels

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Hotel Boca Chica
Relive 1950s Hollywood glamour, in Mexico. Honeymoon in complete magical splendor while lounging on an ocean hammock in this delightfully best kept secret.

Belmond Honeymoon Hotels

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Discover your own personal sanctuary at one of the top resorts in the Riviera Maya. Exquisitely finished with indigenous art and handcrafted furnishings, these sumptuous suites offer king-size beds and thrilling romantic experiences.


Amsterdam Manor Honeymoon Hotels

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Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort
This cozy and quaint 72-room Aruba escape offers courtyard or ocean views, with long stretches of cobalt beach for you both to enjoy in affordable bliss. The hotel's world famous Passions on the Beach, is by far one of the most romantic places to dine during your stay.

Tensing Pen Honeymoon Hotel

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Tensing Pen Destination Resort in Jamaica
Be lulled to sleep by ocean breezes and breathtaking views of the limestone cliffs off Negril's West End. This secluded hideaway boasts thatch hut cottages overlooking some of the most spectacular views and exquisite sunsets imaginable. Nestle in a cozy garden studio, private cabin, or your very own bungalow.

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