Your romantic getaway is waiting- right in your backyard. This Valentine’s Day, why not enjoy a romantic staycation at one of these Alberta hotels or resorts? Sip champagne in the Rockies, wine and dine on the prairie, or take in a night of big skies and stars: these packages offer all kinds of romantic fun. Some of these romance deals are available year-round as well, so if you can’t make it for the weekend of the 14th, you can always try creating your own weekend of romance and luxury.
I. Southern Alberta
1. Waterton Lakes Lodge
Date Night in Waterton: This southern Alberta getaway in Waterton Lakes National Park is available for one or two nights and will feed and relax you and your loved one. You’ll receive dinner for two, house-made chocolate-covered strawberries, and a bottle of wine.
Ph: (403) 859-2150
Cost: One night for $189 or two nights for $289.
2. Comfort Inn – Medicine Hat
Romance Package at the Comfort Inn: Bask in a luxurious Valentine’s staycation in the Comfort Inn’s Presidential or Honeymoon Suites. To enhance your stay they’ll provide you with sparkling wine and a gift basket.
Ph: 1 866-879-5508
3. Medicine Hat Lodge, Trademark by Wyndham
Romantic Getaway Package: Spend one night away in bliss with the Trademark’s jacuzzi suites and dine away your weekend. This romantic package includes dinner and breakfast for two, as well as treats for your room for the night.
Ph: (403) 529-2222
Cost: $235 & up
4. Riverside Chateau – Bragg Creek
Special Occasion Package: Enjoy the mountains, the foothills, and frozen creek beds surrounding the Riverside Chateau this Valentine’s Day weekend. Choose from the following romantic additions to sweeten your stay: Wine & Cheese, Strawberries & Chocolates, or a Playful Picnic Basket for Two.
Cost: $125 & up
Ph: (403) 835-6032
5. Heartwood Inn and Spa – Drumheller
Romance Package: For just $75 added to the cost of your jacuzzi room, the Heartwood Inn will romantically stage your room with all the Valentine’s essentials: candles, music, a drawn bubble bath, essential oils, roses, and a bottle of your beverage of choice.
Ph: (403) 823-6495
Cost: $75 +Room Cost
II. Calgary Area
1. Hotel Arts
Valentine’s Date Night: This luxury hotel in the centre of downtown Calgary will spoil you and your partner this Valentine’s Day with upscale accommodations. While you bask in this at home escape, enjoy a gourmet dinner for two and a bottle of wine from the comfort of your room.
Ph: (403) 266-4611
Cost: Luxury Rooms from $349 and Luxury Suites from $379.
2. Fairmont Palliser
Luxe in Love: Swoon over your stay in a spacious suite at the downtown Calgary Fairmont Palliser. This special for two includes fondue, charcuterie, canapes, and sparkling wine. You can also enjoy your room and accommodations a bit later with this package.
Ph: (403) 262-1234
Cost: Starting at $479 CAD per night
3. Ramada Plaza Downtown
Romance Package: Your romantic stay at the Calgary Ramada can be in their Standard, Executive, or Jacuzzi rooms. During your overnight stay, pamper yourself with chocolate covered strawberries, sparkling wine, and a hot buffet breakfast the following morning. Available year-round.
Ph: (403) 263-7600
4. Hotel Blackfoot
Romance Package: Spice up your Valentine’s Day weekend in 2021 with a Romance Package at Calgary’s Blackfoot Inn. In your room you will find sparkling wine and chocolate covered strawberries, and a $50 gift card good for your Valentine’s dinner from any on-site restaurants.
Ph: (403) 252-2253
5. Grey Eagle Resort & Casino
Date Night Package: Indulge in a one-night stay at Grey Eagle accompanied with chocolate covered strawberries and champagne! This large resort is located right in the foothills, so you can take the day after to explore the beautiful parks and views nearby. Package available year-round.
Ph: (403) 385-3777
Cost: Rates from $169
6. Azuridge Estate Hotel – Priddis
Couples Escape: Enjoy the comfortable and cozy couple’s getaway in Azuridge Estates that includes a lot more than just a stay in a beautiful room. This package includes dinner, a hydrotherapy experience, breakfast for two, and the option to add on a couple’s massage.
Ph: (403) 931-0100
Cost: $Starting at $600
III. The Rocky Mountains
1. Stony Nakoda Resort & Casino – Kananaskis
Valentine’s Romance Package: Get cozy in Kananaskis this February with the Stony Nakoda Weekend of romance. Enjoy a night in the mountains with a bottle of prosecco, a romantic dinner for two, and in-room chocolate-dipped strawberries.
Ph: (403) 881-2830
2. Grande Rockies Resort – Canmore
Rocky Mountain Romance Package: This unique mountain getaway in Canmore, between Kananaskis and Banff National Park, is due in part to Rocky Mountain Soap Company: along with a bottle of wine and exquisite mountain views, you and your partner will enjoy complementary bath salts for a soak in an aromatherapy spa.
Ph: 1 877-223-3398
Cost: Starting at $149 & up
3. Mount Engadine Lodge – Kananaskis
Romantic Getaway: This quaint and elegant resort is nestled in the foothills just before the Rockies, and offers incredibly romantic landscape. Book a romantic expedition for two, or enjoy chocolate covered strawberries and champagne (available at extra cost) from your snow-covered deck.
4. Charltons – Banff
Valentine Dinner Package: Located in the heart of the Banff townsite, you can enjoy a romantic weekend for two with dinner and plenty of goodies. This one-night Valentine’s package includes a 3 course dinner, and sparkling wine and chocolates for your room.
5. Mount Robson Inn – Jasper
Winter Warmup in Jasper: Choose from either a standard room or a suite for enjoying this cozy winter package. During your stay, enoy complementary snacks, hot chocolate, and a deluxe continental breakfast.
Cost: from $127 per night, two adults
IV. Central Alberta
1. Heritage Ranch – Red Deer
Overnight Romance Package: This package will have you winning and dining after a romantic carriage ride around Heritage Ranch. Spend your night in a room with a private jacuzzi, and let the Ranch handle all the roses!
Ph: (403) 347-4977
2. Cambridge Hotel – Red Deer
Romance Package: Relax in one of the Cambridge’s Deluxe guestrooms while sipping sparkling wine and indulging in sweet treats (upgrades to Jacuzzi rooms also available). Your package also includes a $30 voucher to their Garden Terrace Lounge, and a late 4pm check-out. Available year-round.
Ph: (403) 346-2091
Cost: $189 & up
3. The Prairie Creek Inn – Rocky Mountain House
Romantic Getaway Package: Add this package to any room for an additional $100 and create a sweet stay for yourself and your partner. Your room will come ready for romance with a bottle of wine, couture JACE chocolates, and natural Rocky Mountain Soap Co. spa products.
Sip, Savour & Snuggle Package: Add this 2-night getaway to any room for an additional $300. Add romance to your staycation in the foothills with this ultimate package including dinner both nights, wine, chocolates, and a Rocky Mountain Soap Co. spa bag.
Ph: (403) 844-2672
1. Fantasyland Hotel
Amore Package: West Edmonton Mall is a perfect staycation location- on top of all the extras you’ll receive with this romantic overnighter, you’ll also have all the perks of a massive mall. With the Amore package, your room comes decorated with rose petals as well as chocolate strawberries, sparkling wine, and a dessert tray. Save 20% If you book your Valentine’s getaway before February 12.
Ph: 1 800-737-3783
Cost: Starting at $220
2. Union Bank Inn
Staycation: Help support local in Edmonton this Valentine’s Day with a romantic Staycation at the Union Bank Inn. This boutique downtown hotel offers pampering in the ways of an evening Wine and Cheese Box, a Take-Away Breakfast Box, and a cozy fireplace in every room.
Ph: (780) 423-3600
3. Rosslyn Inn & Suites
Love is in the Air: This romantic staycation in Edmonton’s North End offers all you need for a special Valentine’s Day: a room with a jacuzzi, a bottle of wine, and a box of Purdy’s chocolates. The hotel also hosts two onsite restaurants, perfect for dinner or breakfast.
Ph: (780) 476-6241
Cost: $220.00 & up
VI. Northern Alberta
1. Quality Hotel – Fort McMurray
Valentine’s Day Special: This all-inclusive package will help keep the romance going with chocolate strawberries, champagne, and a breakfast for two. Enjoy specials on dinner, or upgrade to a jacuzzi room!
Cost: $129 & up
2. Encore Suites by Service Plus Inns – Grande Prairie
Romance Package: Soak, dine, and relax at Grande Prairie’s Encore Suites this Valentine’s Day. With your one night stay you’ll get a private room jacuzzi, $25 for the Casino Lounge, a bottle of wine, chocolates, breakfast, and a late check out.
Ph: (587) 259-0425
By: Bernadette Gallagher