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Maureen Mattson - Assistant Editor, Excellent Romantic Vacations

By: Maureen Mattson, ERV Asst Editor - Updated: Jul 24, 2023 

Head over to the New Jersey Shore for a great escape to Atlantic City. Couples in the Northeast looking for a fun & romantic weekend mix of ocean breeze, entertainment, dining and shopping still love making that trip to "AC" on the Jersey Shore. There’s a new energy since the economic downturn of 2020, and a growing feeling of rebirth.

Atlantic City, New Jersey

With a choice of romantic resorts, and a location just 130 miles from NYC and 60 miles from Philadelphia, the "City on the Shore" remains a fun day trip, weekend getaway or vacation spot any time of year. 

Atlantic City's Romantic Resorts & Hotels

borgata hotel

Pool at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City NJBeautiful Borgata Pool ©TripAdvisor
Romantic King Suite at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City, New JerseyBorgata King Room ©TripAdvisor
  • Borgata Hotel Casino & SpaThis casino hotel is the largest in New Jersey. It overlooks the marino at Renaissance Pointe and is only 2 miles from the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Rooms feature flat screen TVs, and marble bathrooms with 2-person showers. Suites include deep soaking tubs. There are several upscale dining options to choose from, plus a spa, 6 pools and a fitness center. A theatre with live performances is also available to guests. What Other Guests Liked: Boutique shopping, concierge, room service. Worth Knowing: Resort fee of $25.05 plus tax is added daily. 2023 ERV Rating: 80% - Very Good. Room/Suite Prices: From $89/Night(1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City NJ 609-317-1000)

mgm tower at borgata

MGM Tower at Borgata Romantic King RoomRomantic Room at the MGM Tower
Sunshine at the Pool at the MGM Tower at Borgata, Atlantic CityGrabbing Some Sun at the MGM Tower Pool
  • MGM Tower at BorgataFormerly known as The Water Club, Borgata’s MGM Tower shares the casino and restaurants with the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa. A recent $55 million refresh has produced a luxury accommodation in a glass-fronted high-rise that features rooms with water views, mini refrigerators and rainfall showers. Try the sake bar or tequila bar, listen to live music, or check out their spa, shops and salon. Beach shuttle and rental equipment are available for guest use. What Other Guests Liked: Close to the airport (10 miles) the Atlantic City Boardwalk (3 miles) and Steel Pier Amusement Park (2 miles). Worth Knowing: Can be a rather long walk from your room to get morning coffee. 2023 ERV Rating: 76% - Good. Room/Suite Price: From $109/Night(1 Renaissance Way, Atlantic City NJ 609-317-1000)

hard rock hotel atlantic city

Romantic King Suite Perfect for a Honeymoon or Getaway at Hard Rock Hotel, Atlantic CitySpacious Suite at the Hard Rock Hotel, Atlantic City ©TripAdvisor
  • Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic CityWith the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk as backdrop, the Hard Rock has a great nightlife scene, lavish guest rooms and great views of the Atlantic. The location includes a great beach bar, beachfront dining, spa services and 10 onsite restaurants. There’s even an art gallery on the property! What Other Guests Liked: Rooms come with AC, free premium TV channels and refrigerators. Close proximity to the Atlantic City Convention Center. Worth Knowing: Occasional delays with elevators during peak periods. 2023 ERV Rating: 86% - Very Good. Room/Suite Prices: From $63/Night(1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City NJ 609-403-3920)

chelsea pub & inn

  • The Chelsea Pub and Inn - A boutique hotel in a lovey Victorian building…..This little gem is a great alternative to the casino hotels, while still being less than a block from the boardwalk. Quirky elements and themed rooms make the Chelsea a unique and romantic place to stay. Twenty-five cozy rooms feature free Wi-Fi, mini fridges, TVs and DVD players. Parking and breakfast are free, and there’s a 24-hour pub. What Other Guests Liked: Art-filled hallways, close to the beach, patio overlooking the garden, room service available. Worth Knowing: Area around inn unsafe to walk at night. No elevator. Breakfast not available until 9AM. 2023 ERV Rating: 84% - Very Good. Room Prices: From $157/Night(8 S Morris Ave, Atlantic City NJ 609-345-4700)

Romantic B&B near Atlantic City

carisbrooke inn

Carisbrooke Inn B&BCarisbrooke Inn near Atlantic City, NJ
Romantic Carisbrooke Inn B&B Atlantic CityRoom at the Carisbrooke Inn B&B
  • Carisbrooke Inn Bed and Breakfast - if you'd like to skip the big resort and settle into something a little more quiet and relaxing, the Carisbrooke Inn B&B is just 3 miles away from Atlantic City, and offers 16 romantic suites (choice of inn or cottage accommodation) only 300 ft away from the beach and boardwalk. 2023 ERV Rating* for Romantic Atlantic City B&B's: 94% - Excellent. (105 South Little Rock Ave, Ventnor City NJ  609-822-6392) 

Romantic Things to Do in Atlantic City

Ferris Wheel at the Steel Pier Amusement Park in Atlantic City, NJGrab a Gondola for 2 at the Steel Pier
  • Steel Pier - this Atlantic City classic is an amusement park on a pier of the famous Boardwalk. There are several rides along the 1000 foot pier, including 2 roller coasters. And couples will have a great time snuggling up on "The Wheel" Ferris wheel. If you're both really not afraid of heights, this is the only place where you can buy a helicopter tour of the Jersey Shore, with 2023 rates starting at just $69. (1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City NJ)
  • Absecon Lighthouse - If you can make it up the 228 stairs to the top on NJ's tallest lighthouse, you’ll be rewarded with very inspiring and panoramic views of the Jersey shoreline. (31 S. Rhode Island Ave, Atlantic City NJ) 
  • Atlantic City Boardwalk - America's most famous boardwalk is still a great place for a romantic walk. Although daytime is the safer option, uniformed and plain clothes police officers patrol the area frequently, so early evening can be a great time to explore this area. 
  • Outlet Shopping - From local boutiques and jewelry stores to higher-end designer shops and international brands, to the Tanger Outlets, Atlantic City is a great place to shop. And there is no sales tax on clothing or footwear! (2014 Baltic Ave, Atlantic City NJ)

Romantic Dining in Atlantic City

  • Cafe 2825 - Cuisine from the south of Italy, made from scratch and prepared table-side. (2825 Atlantic Avenue Atlantic City)
  • Capriccio - An award-winning Italian restaurant at the resorts Casino Hotel ATLANTIC CITY. Excellent service and wonderful views with outdoor dining overlooking the boardwalk. (1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City NJ)
  • Chart House Restaurant - High end dining inside the Golden Nugget Casino building. Featuring steak and seafood paired with local ingredients and overlooking the marina. (644 Huron Ave, Atlantic City, NJ)

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Weekend Packages for Atlantic City Romantic Getaways

Enjoy a Wine & Cheese Package on Your New Jersey Romantic GetawayPitney House Has Romantic Packages including Champagne, Wine & Cheese
  • Dr. Jonathan Pitney HouseThe Sweetheart Package at this charming B&B (located just 12 minutes outside Atlantic City) might be exactly what you’re looking for. A dozen roses, a bottle Champagne, and soap curls await your arrival. You can add on their wine & cheese board ($35) which is made fresh from local markets. Cozy rooms and suites feature gas fireplaces, garden views and/or soaking tubs and private porches. (57 N Shore Rd, Absecon NJ 609-748-0536)
  • Seaview Dolce Hotel - Peaceful Galloway is located just 23 minutes from ATLANTIC CITY and offers a serene and romantic alternative to the casino hotels. The Dolce Romantic Getaway Package at the Seaview Hotel provides champagne and chocolates to the room of your choice at this historic resort. (401 South New York Road, Galloway NJ 609-652-1800)

*ERV Rating: our unique, non-scientific ratings for romantic accommodation include:

  • Amenities: including Whirlpool bath or JACUZZI® Tub, scenic view, fireplace, lounge, etc
  • Location: proximity of hotel to restaurants, pubs, downtown, etc
  • Clientele: demographic the hotel attracts (couples, families, business travelers, etc)
  • Popularity: based on social media & crowd-sourced reviews 
  • Value: product offered compared to room rate 
  • Please Note: percentage ratings are not absolute but for comparative use only  

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