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9 Beautiful Hotels Owned By African-Americans

As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, there would be no better time to spotlight black-owned businesses than now. Sure, we have black-owned banks, hair stores, even pharmacies; but have you stayed in a black-owned hotel? You might have and might not even have known!  From lavish resorts to B&Bs, here are nine beautiful black- owned hotels around the United States.


Salamander Resort and Spa

Owned by Sheila C. Johnson and located in Middleburg, VA, the beautiful scenery and capacious rooms this resort offers along with the many perks will have you not wanting to leave.

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The Oaks Bluff Inn

Wanting a weekend at Martha's Vineyard? This hotel is where you should stay. Located in Oak Bluffs, MA, complete with a beautiful garden and not far from the beach, you don't have to go far in order to be around serenity.  (It even looks pretty in the winter!)

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Akwaaba DC Bed and Breakfast

Positioned North of the White House in Washington, D.C., the eight rooms are uniquely decorated to highlight African American authors. Owned by husband and wife, Glenn Pogue and Monique Greenwood; this B&B has plenty of activities located around the property to partake in and serves a home cooked hot breakfast every morning. Uh, yum!

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Quintessential Bed and Breakfast and Spa

If you're looking for a nice and peaceful getaway, this hotel is the one for you. Located in East Marion, NY and surrounded by gorgeous scenery and just 2 hours away from New York City, this B&B owned by Sylvia Daley is just what you need to ease your stress.

Quintessentials Bed and Breakfast and Spa - East Marion Hotels, New York

Quintessentials Bed and Breakfast and Spa 5 Stars - East Marion Hotels, New York Within US Travel Directory Located in Long Island Wine Country, this charming bed and breakfast offers free Wi-Fi, a full service spa, and individually decorated rooms that feature a seating area, fireplace, and a private deck.


Hilton Cabana Miami Beach

Soak up the sun rays at this beautiful luxury resort in Miami, FL! Owned by BET founder Robert L. Johnson, you’ll have tons of amenities for you to enjoy and relax around a splendid view.

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Roberts Riverwalk Urban Resort Hotel

Owned by Michael V. Roberts, this historic upscale boutique hotel provides you with the best guest service plus spacious, unique rooms. Whenever you're in Detroit, this splendid hotel should be on your mind for places to stay!

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Sonesta Silicon Valley San Jose

Located in Milpitas, CA; whether you're coming for a relaxing vacation or for a standard business trip, this hotel is well suited for whenever you want to stop and take a breather. With its super stylish interior and being near so many attractions, you're bound to want to extend your stay.

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The Ivy Hotel

Whether you're booking a wedding, unwinding in the luxury spa, or enjoying your meal at the Magdalena, The Ivy located in Baltimore, MD is guaranteed to fulfill your needs. The Ivy is owned by the Brown and Azola family duo.

It's all about the bed

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Urban Cowboy B&B

At this breathtaking bed and breakfast, you're bound to make new friends while staying at this lodge. The aesthetic of the rooms are just what you need to get that perfect picture to show your friends online you know how to relax in style.

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Now that you've seen these beautiful properties, which one are you going to visit next?


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