Checking In: Four Seasons Baltimore
If you are on the East Coast, Baltimore is such an underrated destination for an easy fantastic weekend trip. I just love the neighborhoods in Baltimore (Fells Point! Federal Hill! Canton!) but it is the overall relaxing feel of the Inner Harbor that keeps me coming back. I can easily waste a day away sitting at an outside table watching the boats and drinking wine and eating great seafood. Throw in good museums and restaurants, and Baltimore is a great pick for a one or two-night getaway.
My favorite hotel in Baltimore has always been the Four Seasons. Located in Harbor East, the hotel is an easy walk to the museums of the Inner Harbor, shops, restaurants, and the fantastic neighborhood of Fells Point. Though the look of the hotel caters more to a business clientele, the service and luxe amenities keep me coming back.
The hotel has 256 rooms and suites, and those who are lucky enough to have a water view sure will enjoy it. If you are traveling with young children, the suites are worth the splurge, as the bathrooms are gigantic, easily fitting a crib.
For a city hotel, the Four Seasons Baltimore offers amenities that make it feel more like a resort. The outdoor pool is gorgeous and has a nice little pool bar. The main attraction though is the to-die-for spa. It is so unbelievably luxurious and you can spend the entire day relaxing in the steam room, sauna, soaking tub, and tea lounge.
The Four Seasons Baltimore has a really great restaurant and bar. Not just a restaurant that is fine for being in a hotel, but it is actually a restaurant that is pretty popular in Baltimore. Wit & Wisdom, a Tavern by Michael Mina, has an American menu with a focus on Eastern Seaboard classics (think a lot of delicious crab). The patio along the water is great, and the bar has always been crowded with a good buzz. It is so nice to be able to just pop downstairs when staying at the hotel for a great dinner and cocktails.
The Four Seasons Baltimore is great choice for a family trip (walking distance to great kids museums), a weekend away (the spa! cocktails!) or for any reason that brings you to Baltimore. Contact me so I can help you arrange a great Baltimore weekend!
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