From Hollywood and the Golden Gate Bridge to the breathtaking natural wonders of Yosemite National Park and the stunning beaches along the coast, it’s no wonder California is one of the most traveled-to destinations in the United States.
It’s also popular among couples seeking a romantic getaway.
If you fall into this particular group of people, here’s a friendly reminder that accommodation is just as important as the destination when it comes to planning a romantic weekend away with your partner.
In this article, we give you a breakdown of some of the most romantic hotels in California, complete with hot tubs in room for indulging in some quality time together.
List of Romantic California Hotels with Hot Tub in Room
To help you find the best accommodation for your next romantic getaway, we’ve divided this list of romantic hotels according to five major cities in California.
A disclaimer before we begin: The use of the Jacuzzi trademark in this article is loosely used for describing any high-end type of jetted or whirlpool tub. The hotel rooms in the following list have been described according to the information provided on the hotel website and we cannot guarantee that the rooms have the Jacuzzi® brand of whirlpool tub. We, therefore, recommend confirming with the hotel or the travel agency in charge of booking which type of spa tub is provided in the room or suite in question.
Romantic Hotels with Hot Tubs in Sacramento
1. Aggie Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection
Located in Davis, on the outskirts of Sacramento, this cozy hotel offers down-to-earth accommodation to couples looking for a romantic hideaway.
The modest rooms are simply decorated but snug, featuring flat-screen TVs, microwaves, and minifridges, plus coffeemakers. Cottages add separate living rooms, wet bars, and patios; some come with whirlpool tubs. Upgraded King Cottage Suites come with a king-size bed and jetted tubs, promoting complete relaxation.
Free parking and Wi-Fi are available, and guests also have access to the hotel’s fitness center for the duration of their stay.
2. Eden Vale Inn
Occupying a converted barn dating back to 1919, this refined B&B set amid lush gardens is the perfect retreat for couples looking to relax and unwind.
The romantic rooms are all decorated in a cozy country style and feature fireplaces, mood lighting, and luxurious en suite bathrooms with spa tubs. Most of the units also have a terrace with a romantic hot tub.
Guests can also enjoy a free breakfast on the terrace or in the elegant dining room overlooking a tranquil pond. Other on-site amenities include massage services and complimentary parking.
3. The Inn & Spa at Parkside
Occupying a stately mansion dating back to 1936, this alluring B&B is the perfect choice for a couple’s retreat in Sacramento.
It offers romantic rooms with ornate antique furnishings, luxe bedding, and a jetted tub in room. Each one also has a private bathroom with a stained-glass window. Most guest rooms also feature a fireplace and a balcony.
Additionally, guests can also take advantage of the on-site bar and spa facilities during their stay. Other add-ons include a complimentary breakfast and evening social hour with artisan cheese and soft drinks.
Popular nearby attractions include the Old Sacramento State Historic Park and the California State Capitol Museum, as well as the Sacramento Zoo.
4. The Villas at Arden Hills
This opulent B&B offers world-class accommodation with five luxurious rooms set in a tranquil garden, a free à la carte breakfast, a self-serve tea bar, a relaxing spa, and more.
All the polished rooms feature a romantic fireplace and a whirlpool tub in room, as well as a double vanity, and a seating area with plush lounge chairs; some come with a private balcony.
Looking to turn the romance up a notch? Consider booking their alluring Honeymoon Suite with a king-size bed and a romantic Jacuzzi® tub for two!
Romantic Hotels with Hot Tubs in San Francisco
5. Marbella Lane Pedro Point
A stunning property located just minutes away from the Pacifica State Beach, guests can choose between the spacious 3-bedroom house or the cozy 1-bedroom guest house.
On-site amenities include a large shared deck with a hot tub overlooking the beach, a full kitchen with a washer/dryer, and an open-plan living and dining area with a flat-screen TV. Free parking and WiFi are also available and the property is just a short distance away from a grocery outlet plus numerous shops and restaurants.
If you’re looking for romantic beachfront accommodation with a private hot tub on the balcony in Pedro Point, this property could be for you!
6. Pacifica Beach Hotel
Located just steps away from the Pacifica State Beach, this laid-back hotel offers accommodation with a heated indoor pool and a restaurant serving Peruvian-inspired dishes.
Modern rooms with large windows feature minifridges and microwaves, plus coffee makers, TVs, and whirlpool tubs. Select units feature vaulted ceilings, private balconies, and in-room hot tubs.
Other facilities and services include free breakfast and free private parking.
Whether you’re staying for the weekend or a week, the Pacifica Beach Hotel is a great choice for a romantic getaway with an in-room hot tub near San Francisco.
7. The Marker San Francisco
A chic hotel occupying a beaux-arts building in the Tenderloin area; Hotel Marker has been accommodating guests for more than 100 years and is a great choice for those looking for romantic lodging near Union Square.
The rooms are bright and decorated in retro style, featuring flat-screen TVs, minibars, and designer bath products. Suites come with separate living areas; some have whirlpool tubs. One spa tub suite features a combination Jacuzzi® tub and shower. In-room massage services are also available.
Other facilities and services include a trendy Italian eatery with a bar, morning coffee and evening wine served in a cozy lounge with a grand fireplace and regular live music, plus an on-site fitness center.
Romantic Hotels with Hot Tubs in San Jose
8. Dinah’s Garden Hotel
Set amid lush gardens featuring wooden footbridges and lagoons filled with Koi, this romantic California hotel is a great choice for a weekend away with your loved one. Especially if you book one of their hot tub suites.
The rooms are bright and feature Asian-inspired decor with free WiFi and flat-screen TVs, as well as minibars, minifridges, and coffee makers. Suites add balconies, kitchens, and/or sloped ceilings; some offer whirlpool tubs.
Free amenities include an outdoor heated pool, on-site parking, room service, morning fruit and coffee, and a weekday business shuttle. Dining options include a casual eatery and a high-end seafood restaurant. Downtown Palo Alto is also just a short drive away.
9. DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose
This modern eco-hotel in Silicon Valley is just an 8-minute drive from downtown San Jose and even provides a free airport shuttle service to the San Jose International Airport.
Its spacious rooms and suites feature balconies and custom-made beds, as well as double vanities with marble countertops in the bathrooms. Upgraded suites add living rooms, jetted tubs, and access to an exclusive lounge.
Additionally, the hotel has 3 on-site restaurants, including a sushi bar and a steakhouse, as well as a fitness center, whirlpool tub, and outdoor pool.
Romantic Hotels with Hot Tubs in Los Angeles
10. Hilton Garden Inn Victorville
The Hilton Garden Inn in Victorville is a great choice for couples looking for straightforward accommodation near Los Angeles for their romantic getaway.
The unpretentious rooms feature traditional decor and custom-made beds, as well as flatscreen TVs, microwaves, and minifridges. Free WiFi is available and a hot breakfast can be arranged for a fee. One room offers a king-size bed with a whirlpool tub that’s perfect for relaxing in with a partner.
In terms of other amenities, there’s an indoor pool with a hot tub, a fitness center, a restaurant specializing in American cuisine, and a 24-hour convenience store.
11. Inn at Playa del Rey
Located just 3.7 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport is this secluded B&B overlooking the Ballona Wetlands that’s perfect for a couple’s retreat.
The bright and airy rooms are modeled after a seaside cottage in New England and feature luxe bedding, complimentary toiletries, and flat-screen TVs. Select rooms come with a fireplace, a deck with a hot tub, and/or wetland views.
Other amenities include a free hot breakfast, afternoon tea and lemonade with freshly-baked cookies, and an evening wine hour.
If you’re looking for one of the most romantic escapes in the Los Angeles area, the Inn at Playa del Rey is an excellent choice!
12. Kimpton Hotel Palomar Los Angeles Beverly Hills
Boasting a heated outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, and lounge, this stylish hotel is a great option for couples looking for upscale accommodation in the lively Westwood neighborhood in Los Angeles.
The spacious rooms feature colorful accents and contemporary decor and come with flat-screen TVs and minibars. Suites add separate living rooms with spectacular views of the city; some feature in-room jetted tubs.
Guests can also enjoy a delicious meal and a refreshing cocktail at the on-site restaurant, in-room massage treatments, and 24-hour room service.
Overall, the Kimpton Hotel Palomar is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a Los Angeles hotel with a hot tub in room for your romantic getaway.
Romantic Hotels with Hot Tubs in San Diego
13. Hillcrest House Bed & Breakfast, San Diego
Located just a short distance from the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, Balboa Park, and San Diego Zoo, this eclectic B&B offers accommodation with a garden, a shared lounge with a fireplace, and free private parking.
The rooms are elegantly furnished, featuring decor inspired by famous San Diego attractions, and come with cable TV, a DVD player, a private bathroom, and high-thread-count sheets. Upgraded units add a Jacuzzi® tub in room; some come with kitchenettes.
A complimentary buffet breakfast is available, as well as all-day drinks and snacks.
14. Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Diego – Mission Valley
Featuring an outdoor heated pool and Jacuzzi® tub, this Holiday Inn in Mission Valley is a great option for a romantic weekend away.
It’s close to several major attractions, including the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld San Diego, and the San Diego Natural History Museum. You can also find lots of shops and eateries in Seaport Village, so there are plenty of options for a romantic evening out.
All the rooms come with a flat-screen TV, microwave, minifridge, and coffee maker. Suites feature a sitting area and pull-out sofa; select units have a whirlpool tub.
Other amenities at the hotel include a fitness center and a poolside lounge, a coffee-making area, and a 24-hour convenience store.
15. 1906 Lodge
Occupying a historic house dating back to 1906, this upscale B&B in Coronado offers free on-site parking, massage services, and daily housekeeping. A hot breakfast is served in the quaint dining room and guests are also offered complimentary refreshments throughout the day.
The polished rooms come with private bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, DVD players, and free Wi-Fi. Suites include minifridges, wet bars, fireplaces, and private balconies or patios; some units have anin-room jetted tub.
In terms of things to do, the nearby Coronado Beach is perfect for a romantic evening stroll or a picnic with a bottle of award-winning California wine paired with local artisan bread and cheese or champagne, strawberries, and chocolate.
More Romantic Hotels in California
16. Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Oroville
Couples looking for an affordable hotel on the outskirts of Sacramento should consider Americas Best Value Inn & Suites in Oroville.
The hotel offers spacious and romantic rooms with a microwave, fridge, and coffee maker, plus satellite TV. Suites add a spa bath that fits two.
Freebies include a daily continental breakfast and parking.
If you’re looking for something romantic to do nearby, the hotel is just 1.6 miles from the picnic spots at Riverbend Park and 15 minutes by car to the Lake Oroville State Recreation Area. There are also several wineries in the surrounding area.
17. Andalusian Court
This polished adults-only inn in the heart of Palm Springs features luxury villas built in the Spanish-Colonial style with views of the San Jacinto Mountains.
The villas are all elegantly decorated and come with kitchens, living rooms, and fireplaces, plus flat-screen TVs and high-thread-count sheets. The en suite bathrooms are all equipped with spa baths and most of the units feature a leafy terrace with a private hot tub.
Other amenities include an outdoor heated pool and BBQ facilities, as well as free private parking. Pets are also welcome here.
Additionally, the property is a short distance away from a bustling street with bars and restaurants, art galleries, and museums. It’s also just 2 miles from the Palm Springs International Airport.
18. Azure Palm Hot Springs Resort & Day Spa Oasis
This gorgeous spa resort overlooking Mount San Jacinto and Mount San Gorgonio has all the makings of the ultimate romantic getaway.
For starters, it offers accommodation with a variety of wellness facilities, including multiple hot tubs and outdoor pools fed by natural hot springs, yoga classes, beauty treatments, and a sauna. There’s also a relaxed café and a complimentary breakfast served daily.
All the upscale rooms include a flat-screen, tea/coffee maker, and a minifridge, while upgraded rooms and suites add balconies and/or mountain views, plus private whirlpool tubs.
All in all, the perfect choice if you’re in search of a romantic getaway with spa tub suites in Desert Hot Springs, California.
19. Madonna Inn
Located in San Luis Obispo, this whimsical hotel with a fairytale-inspired interior offers the perfect backdrop for a romantic getaway.
All the hotel rooms are lavishly decorated, each with its own unique theme. Each one also has a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries, and, of course, a jetted tub that’s large enough for two.
Other amenities include an on-site spa offering massage and beauty treatments for an additional fee, a heated infinity pool, 2 hot tubs, a 45-foot waterfall, and a fitness center. There are also several on-site dining options, including a café, a bakery, and a steakhouse/lounge.
20. Romantic Cottage In Downtown Palm Springs
Located in the heart of the Palm Springs Hotel Zone, this eclectic California bungalow offers a tranquil retreat to couples seeking a romantic getaway.
The accommodation itself consists of a 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom house, with a full kitchen and a cozy living room, plus modern amenities like a flat-screen TV. There’s also a private yard with an outdoor pool and a gas grill that’s perfect for barbequing on warm summer evenings while enjoying the view of the San Jacinto Mountains.
The property is also within walking distance of plenty of shops and restaurants, so you’ll have no shortage of options for dining out.
If you’re looking for somewhere a little more secluded than a hotel room or B&B, this charming retreat will not disappoint.
21. Victorian Mansion Bed & Breakfast
You can’t get more romantic than this lavish hotel set in an opulent nineteenth-century mansion in the middle of Santa Ynez Valley wine country.
The rooms are all individually decorated, each one more ornate than the next, and feature whirlpool tubs and cozy fireplaces that set the tone for romance. Complimentary bottles of wine are provided upon arrival and a hot breakfast is delivered right to your guest room every day.
Other amenities include in-room massages on request, a hot tub, and free private parking.
Overall, if you’re looking for the ultimate couple’s retreat, the Victorian Mansion B&B in Los Alamos is sure to please any hopeless romantic.