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Awaken the Romance at a B&B in Arlington, VA

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Airbnb has taken over the accommodation market and that gives you all the more reason to take it up a notch and stay at a proper bed and breakfast. Quaint little bed and breakfasts with a homey, countryside feel are the perfect place to rekindle the romance between you and your significant other. When you’re planning your trip to Arlingtonconsider staying in a romantic bed and breakfast! The following B&Bs are located in central Arlington, for those couples looking for good accessibility to the landmarks of the area:

Abby and Cody’s Bed and Breakfast

When you arrive at the inn, expect to be warmly welcomed by Abby and Cody themselves. All the suites are spacious yet cozy, filled with the aroma of fresh, seasonal flowers. Nestled between a number of national parks, you can experience many romantic walks before returning to feast on the additional option of dinner from the amazing chef, who can provide you with a range of delicious meals, ranging from burgers to intimate Italian meals.

Bailey’s House B&B

Situated near a number of fine eateries, Ms Bailey’s B&B provides the couple who want to dine out with a range of options. The rooms are intimate and warm, while the host herself is wonderful, serving excellent breakfasts each morning. For the couple who likes the chance to combine relaxation with history, there is also easy access to excellent shopping facilities and the Golf Club also offers a different way to unwind as you practice your driving skills.

The B&Bs listed below are located in the Washington area, but all offer great access to Arlington:

Embassy Circle Guest House

Having been a labour of love to renovate this former abandoned embassy building, the warm atmosphere will definitely rub off onto any couple hoping to make the most of the location. With fantastic access to the main routes to Arlington as well as being located near to the White House, the Embassy Circle boasts a range of suites all beautifully restored to their former glory. With bountiful, yet healthy breakfasts, this Guest House will be difficult to leave!

American Guest House

In a good location near the metro station and with many restaurants within walking distance, this old style house will leave any couple with a warm and cosy feeling. The breakfast chef, Kevin, is a master at preparing a morning banquet to kick-start your day. The American Guest House also boasts easy access to Arlington for the history-loving couple, as well as being close to Du Pont Circle for couples who want to soak up the architecture and other local landmarks of our nation’s capital.

Ivy Mansion at DuPont Circle

With free on-street parking, Ivy Mansion is in an excellent location for exploration on foot, as well as convenience for the delights of Arlington’s historical past. It features beautiful and stylish suites, all with tasteful and modernised bathrooms. Dana is a wonderful hostess and very caring; she is a fountain of useful of tips and information for those unfamiliar with the area. The atmosphere is very relaxing and serene– exactly what a romantic getaway should be!