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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have stayed here on two weekends, each time in one of the rooms that they call "Luxury" rooms. During one stay there was a wedding so there was some noise until around 1130pm, which was expected at a venue. At check in the woman asked if we needed help with our bags and a man came...

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

TeaHouseQueen, Thank you for choosing beautiful OceanCliff Hotel for your recent travels! We are happy to see that you enjoyed your time with us and that you enjoyed our newly expanded continental breakfast. We will look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Newport.

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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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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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.

Harwich Port, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views and lovely flowers on property. Room was fine, large and very clean with adequate bathroom facilities. It would have been nice to have a small fridge in room too. The noise factor was terrible. Lots of slamming doors and loud talking not only in rooms but in hallways. People outside smoking were having loud conversations. Felt it was...

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

My son was married at Castlehill Newport on Mon Sept 5th, during the height of storm Hermine. We stayed at Ocean cliff over looking the water and wedding venue. Just beautiful! Even through stormy weather the stay was perfect. I would recommend Oceancliff, very close to downtown, and they provide a shuttle.

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Stratham, NH
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We attended a wedding here on 4th of July weekend. The service was very good. The room was smallish, but expected given that the building was a single family turned resport hotel. The price of the room was very high for what we got. The price of meals was high. The views of the water from the hotel was outstanding,...

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Warwick, Rhode Island
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This hotel is specifically for the views. That is why you stay and it is delivered. However, amenities are as basic as they come. I wasn't extremely impressed but not really disappointed. It was more...ho hum. But when you are outside!!! It is gorgeous. The grounds are beautiful. The pool was a nice break up of the day as well....

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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: ₹ 9,898 - ₹ 18,090 (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”
 of 5 bubbles Newsbyscott, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay here. Just attended the wedding, but other family seemed very happy.”
 of 5 bubbles Kathy51766, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles 235jank, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
“2nd floor at the end of the hallways front for flowers back for ocean”
 of 5 bubbles CJENY, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“ask for water view in main house”
 of 5 bubbles aballerini, 27 Aug 2015 | Read review
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