What to Pack For A Romantic Night in A Hotel

When you and your honey are craving some serious privacy, it would be great just to jet off to an overwater villa in the Maldives or a remote farmhouse in the mountains of France. Alas, between work, finances, and everything else, a big elaborate trip isn’t always possible. But let us make a case for the simple hotel getaway. A romantic escape to a downtown hotel or a nearby B&B promises all the sexy alone time you're in need of—and it's actually doable. All you need is a well-packed overnight bag. And by well-packed, we mean...well, you'll see. Scroll down for hotel-night packing ideas that range from sweet to XXX. 

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Flameless Candles

Deco Wick™ LED Outdoor Votive Candle Set.

If you can’t get a room with a fireplace, these flameless votives are the next best thing. They set the mood by providing a realistic (and adjustable) romantic glow and even feature an automatic timer, so you can snuggle yourselves to sleep without remembering to blow the candles out.

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ASOS DESIGN Ella lace undewire bra, pant and suspender belt.

Command the room in this versatile lingerie set from ASOS. It keeps things super easy by combining a provocative lace bra, bikini briefs, and suspender belt for an all-in-one killer look. Add sheer thigh-highs and heels for an instant dose of lust at first sight.

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Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries.

It’s not a romantic hotel getaway until someone busts out the chocolate-covered strawberries. This dozen ups the ante with a layer of creamy caramel nestled between Belgian chocolate and juicy strawberries. Shipping is free and the delivery as quick as the next day. 

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Enjoy Flowers Beautiful Bouquet.

Set the scene for the evening with a bouquet of beautiful blooms. While your partner is out of the room, pull off some petals, then artfully arrange them on the bed or sprinkle them into a warm bath. Voilà! Instant atmosphere.

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Massage Oil

ELLIS BROOKLYN Marvelous CBD Massage and Body Oil.

When romance is part of the plan for an evening, some people experience a bout of performance anxiety. This CBD-infused body oil from Ellis Brooklyn helps to alleviate that stress while also giving you and your partner a fun way to explore each other through touch and massage. The soothing mixture includes complementary essential oils and a subtle scent to deliver a complete sensory experience that quickly extends to the sensual.

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Relaxing Bath Salts

Herbivore Botanicals Calm Bath Salts.

Add an element of spa-worthy relaxation to your romantic night away with these bath salts from Herbivore Botanicals. Able to be enjoyed alone or with your partner, this luxurious bath treatment features a gentle vanilla scent that soothes and relaxes, detoxifying Himalayan pink sea salt, and ylang ylang essential oil to leave skin soft, supple, and begging to be touched.

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Sexy Date-Night Card Game

Chronicle Books After Dinner Amusements: Truth Or Dare for Couples.

Toss this small card game into your travel bag to add some extra fire to your night. Best of all, the cards offer a little something for everyone. If your goal is to learn things about your partner that you didn’t know or expect, then focus on the truths. Looking to spice things up but don’t quite have the courage to suggest them yourself? The dares are for you. Get ready to have some fun…and then some.

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Bondage Game

Lovehoney Oh! Hot Knots Beginner's Bondage Game (3 Piece).

If you and your S.O. have been wanting to try your, erm, hands, at tying each other up, but aren’t quite sure where to start, consider Lovehoney’s fun game for bondage newbies. Playful and provocative, the set includes a satin blindfold, two silky restraints, and a deck of cards with spicy suggestions and scenarios for pleasuring one another.

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Unbound’s water-based lube is made from 95% organic ingredients, so it’s super gentle and safe on your nether regions. Fans rave about its silky texture that doesn’t leave behind residue or stickiness in its wake. If you or your partner are drawn to the subtle notes of vanilla and lemon, feel free to have a taste!

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Lelo HEX™ Condoms.

It’s not hard to see why these are one of Lelo’s best-selling products. Made up of 350 interconnected hexagons, this innovative condom promises the best of strength, structure, and sensation. The ultra-thin design transmits body heat and is textured on the inside (the outside remains perfectly smooth), allowing both partners to easily reach their pleasure peak.

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Panty Vibrator

Desire Luxury Rechargeable Remote Control Panty Vibrator.

If you’re really feeling naughty, this discreet toy allows you to start the fun before you even get back to your hotel room. Designed to fit seamlessly inside the included ribbon-tie briefs, this wireless vibrator is operated by remote control. You and your partner can choose from a dozen speeds and eight different patterns to maximize pleasure all evening long. Oh, and because Lovehoney thinks of everything, the entire set fits into a travel-friendly charging case for a convenient (and stimulating) night out.

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Sex Pillow

Dame Pillo.

Is your favorite sex position hard to reach, or, once you’re there, maintain? Consider Dame’s supportive wedge pillow. Fans praise its soft-yet-firm cushioning, conveniently compact size, and wedge shape that boosts (literally) sex life and takes it to deeper, more intimate places. 

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Stimulating Gel

Clitoral Jolt Gel.

The people have spoken and they’re all for Unbound’s Clitoral Jolt Gel. These tiny sachets make a stimulating statement in the form of peppermint oil and organic extracts designed to increase blood flow and sensitivity down below. Be forewarned though: this is one product where a little goes a long way.

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Lace Robe

Darling Lace Wrap RYA COLLECTION.

When you’re ready to wrap up for room service and an episode of “Succession” on HBO, reach for a sexy sheer cover-up like this. We love the warm burgundy hue, delicate material, and peek-a-boo floral accents that let you show off that new lingerie set. (Of course, you can always wear the robe on its own for even more of an impact.)

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Unbound Cuffies.

If the thought of tying up your loved one has you in, well, knots, then Unbound’s cute blue Cuffies may be for you. Made of soft, durable, and body-safe silicone, these flexible restraints offer all of the fun without any of the cumbersome buckles or locks. 

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Hot Spot Balm

Lovehoney Oh! Cherry Orgasm Balm.

Small package, big delivery. Intended to heighten sensitivity and sensations, this edible orgasm balm enhances the experience for you and your partner in a way that’s fast, intense, and pleasing for all. Fans especially like the yummy cherry flavor and travel-friendly tin.

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Massage Oil Candle

maude Burn Massage Candle.

See and feel that romantic glow with maude’s Burn Massage candle. This hand-poured candle burns at a low temperature to create a warming massage oil for couples to enjoy. Light the candle and relax with its soothing amber and date scent at the beginning of your night, then move to a more hands-on experience later on.

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Super-Discreet Sex Toy


When tech meets titillation. Squeeze this compact, egg-sized device to apply gentle and firm pressure where a woman wants it most. The waterproof design is rechargeable, quiet, and completely body-safe. Plus, it’s equipped with a programming function that lets you record and play back whichever pattern works best for you and your other half.

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