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OceanCliff Hotel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Rockland, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a wedding that was held on the grounds. There is a beautiful round-a-bout entry to get into the hotel. Check in was quick and seamless and we were off to our room in no time. We stayed in room 6B. Nice room with a view of the bridge and the water. The room...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a nice hotel but better suited for the summer time. It was quite off the beaten path but near enough to the center of town. The hotel itself is an older one and could do with a bit of sprucing up. It seems like they were in the midst of doing that for the common rooms. The guest...

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Heather I, Front Office Manager at OceanCliff Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, Thank you for taking the time to provide a review for your recent stay! As you've noted, the common areas were being spruced up so the first floor's common rooms were closed to foot traffic during the weekend of your visit. Our floors have now finished curing and all rooms are reopened. We are terribly sorry about your...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I've been booking rooms at OceanCliff for a couple years now. I love the unique feel of the rooms. I've stayed in several different rooms and they all have this upscale, royal mansion nostalgic feel. I travel for business and usually stay at large corporate national properties, but whenever possible in Newport, I stay at OceanCliff for work and play....

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Heather I, Front Office Manager at OceanCliff Hotel, responded to this review

NEJaxxTravels, we are so pleased to hear that your stays have been magical and that our staff were able to provide exceptional service to you for both your business and pleasure trips! We will look forward to our next opportunity to have you with us.

Fairhaven, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Oceancliff was absolutely delightful! The accommodations were beautiful and the staff very helpful. Stunning views, great pool. You can't beat Newport any time of the year for a vacation. We highly recommend Oceancliff!!!!

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Waltham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Recently stayed at the mansion overnight just after Christmas for a family birthday celebration. Just the perfect venue for this special occasion...gorgeous and festive holiday decorations added to the warmth and ambiance. Rooms were comfortable and spacious....who wouldn't love sleeping in a mansion ??!! My son and his wife were married at Ocean Cliff 7 years ago... it was a...

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Heather I, Front Office Manager at OceanCliff Hotel, responded to this review

kanels0n, We are delighted that you enjoyed your recent visit with us! Thank you for taking the time to provide such a glowing review for your experience with us; we will look forward to the opportunity to have you with us again!

Reviewed 12 January 2017

I've stayed at OceanCliff four different times now, and I will definitely be back. The staff does a great job making sure guests are pampered, and the building and grounds are beautiful, not to mention the breathtaking natural views. It's nice to get a little out away from the bustle of Thames St. and see some of the interior of...

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Heather I, Front Office Manager at OceanCliff Hotel, responded to this review

Jay J, As always, it was a pleasure to have you and your family with us. Thank you for your positive remarks about your recent stay - our staff always strives to go above and beyond in order to ensure a great stay for our guests. We will look forward to seeing you on your next visit to the Newport...

Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We were fortunate to celebrate with about 18 adults and 16 children staying overnight and we virtually took all the rooms of the hotel for our family. We celebrated the opening of the gifts for the children before the fireplace in the main room and the birthday celebration in the Safari room complete with a hired musician. Both were wonderful...

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Heather B, Front Office Manager at OceanCliff Hotel, responded to this review

burtcross33, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review regarding your recent family trip with us; your positive accolades speak greatly about the service that our staff strive to provide to each and every one of our guests. We are happy to have been a part of your celebration and are delighted to see that everything...

Murphy, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great views, quiet and outside the busy city district but still close. Rated it a 4 only because some updates and maintenance is needed. Rooms were clean, easy to get to, plenty of parking. Will stay again

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Heather B, Front Office Manager at OceanCliff Hotel, responded to this review

Larry B, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for your recent get away. Our maintenance team will be working diligently throughout the off-season to improve our accommodations; we hope that you will keep us in mind for a tranquil stay once Father Winter retires!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We were here for a wedding. It was very pleasant and the view was spectacular. The service was very good and the food wasn't bad. Several friends were staying in the hotel and while they said the rooms were very dated, they were also very spacious.

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Heather I, Front Office Manager at OceanCliff Hotel, responded to this review

Becky S, Thank you for taking the time to provide a review for your recent experience with us! We are happy to see that you enjoyed yourself while here for a wedding. Please keep us in mind for a stay, we would love the opportunity to have you with us!

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This resort is a fantastic property. We photographed a wedding here and it was just gorgeous. I would have loved to have stayed longer but it was just a quick trip for work. The food was amazing, the staff were very helpful.

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Heather I, Front Office Manager at OceanCliff Hotel, responded to this review

Aaron P, Thank you for your glowing remarks about our unique property and culinary offerings! We will look forward to the opportunity to have you stay with us in the future.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
OceanCliff Resort was designed and built in 1864 by the architectural firm Peabody & Stearns from Boston who designed the original Breakers and Doris Duke's Rough Point both located on elegant Bellevue Avenue. A wealthy industrialist and member of Mrs. Astor's 400 Club originally used OceanCliff as a private summer residence during the Gilded Age. The estate remained a private summer home until 1954, when it was sold and later converted into an oceanfront retreat to host lavish parties and society affairs. Located on 10 acres of rolling lawns with spectacular ocean views, OceanCliff offers a truly unique blend of breathtaking beauty, world-class cuisine and a professionally trained staff to ensure meticulous attention to every detail of your stay. Twenty-four distinctly stylized guest rooms whisk you back to the 19th century with modern conveniences and stunning oceanfront views. OceanCliff's grand ballroom accommodates from 75-250 guests for dinner and dancing, while a variety of smaller rooms allow for more intimate gatherings. Set amidst the breathtaking splendor of the Narragansett Bay, OceanCliff has inspired generations of brides with some of the most enchanting landscapes in Newport, Rhode Island. Whether you prefer a romantic summer sunset celebration or a unique winter white wedding, OceanCliff offers a variety of wedding and reception options. OceanCliff is located on historic Ocean Drive with easy access to downtown Newport and is only a 90-minute drive from Boston and Hartford. ... more   less 

Additional Information about OceanCliff Hotel

Address: 65 Ridge Rd, Newport, RI 02840
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: ₹ 17,449 - ₹ 34,962 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — OceanCliff Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“there is no elevator”
Newsbyscott, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay here. Just attended the wedding, but other family seemed very happy.”
Kathy51766, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
235jank, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
“2nd floor at the end of the hallways front for flowers back for ocean”
CJENY, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“ask for water view in main house”
aballerini, 27 Aug 2015 | Read review
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