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The Ocean House

1 Bluff Avenue, Watch Hill, Westerly, RI 02891
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Watch Hill
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
PKNY225 Guilford, Connecticut
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Guilford, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything at this hotel/resort was just perfect. Location was gorgeous, the room was incredibly well decorated and comfortable, the fitness center and spa were top-notch and the service was really impeccable. The food at all of the restaurants we tried was seasonal and delicious. We particularly enjoyed the lobster boil on the beach and the jazz breakfast. This resort is... More

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Tiburon, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start by saying that I thought the location,; decor and finishes in every room in this hotel were outstanding. You can hardly ask for more in a destination. We booked a wonderful room for a 2 night/3 day stay to get away for some restorative R&R (we are from San Francisco) that has now totaled 4 weeks away... More

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Daniel H, General Manager at The Ocean House, responded to this review

I am truly sorry that your experience while at Ocean House did not live up to your expectations or our standards, especially following a difficult loss for your family. I regret that none of our senior management team was requested, as I am confident we would have been able to resolve all issues for you during your stay. Please be... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at the Ocean House a couple weeks ago and it exceeded even our lofty expectations given its well-earned reputation. Customer service and attention by at least 4 staff members was impressive. From guest relations to Sunday Jazz Brunch to Terrace Dining with a great view. Very relaxing and terrific private beach area access. Superb staff... More

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Daniel H, General Manager at The Ocean House, responded to this review

It appears that you have wonderful taste when it comes to hotels and I am so pleased you gave us a try and we were able to rank among your favorites! I will be sure to pass your comments along to our staff as they are truly responsible for earning and upholding our reputation. Regards, Daniel Hostettler President & Group... More

Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to dine at the Ocean House because this is where my grandparents took my mother when she was a child. Our dinner was exceptional. The waitstaff did not make a misstep, the food was superb and the view of the ocean in the back dining room was breathtaking.

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Daniel H, General Manager at The Ocean House, responded to this review

I am so glad your experience lived up to (and hopefully exceeded!) expectations. It sounds like this was a very special occasion for you, to be able to dine in the same restaurant your mother dined with her parents and I hope it left you with some wonderful memories as it did for mother. Regards, Daniel Hostettler President & Group... More

Fleming Island, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here July 7th thru the 10th, after spending 6 nights in Newport. Ocean House is a stunning property, as it replicates a 19th century grand New England hotel, but is completely a 21st century property. Hotels like Ocean House are rarely seen anymore, which is a pity. Its location is superb as it fronts the... More

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Daniel H, General Manager at The Ocean House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback, as it is very helpful for our continued growth. Our menus are constantly changing in Seasons with the new offerings of local ingredients and your feedback will be very helpful in making sure that our upcoming menus are enticing and satisfying. In regards to the tipping policy, I... More

New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at the Ocean House 4 times, it's my favorite hotel and I've stayed at some very nice hotels. The property and its perch upon the ocean are absolutely unrivaled. The hotel is very expensive, but it's well worth it. It's the creation of a very wealthy individual who spared no expense in creating it and stocking it with... More

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Daniel H, General Manager at The Ocean House, responded to this review

I’m not sure I could have asked for a better review! All of our recent successes are due to our wonderful staff and to guests like you, who are such advocates for our little piece of heaven on the coast of Rhode Island. Thank you so very much. Regards, Daniel Hostettler President & Managing Director More

Arlington, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ocean House is a nice place sitting on a nice piece of property. I am not sure that what you get is worth the money. The rooms are very nice and offer free snacks and soft drinks. It has a nice fitness center and indoor pool. No out door pool, but it sits on the ocean. The verandah is... More

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Daniel H, General Manager at The Ocean House, responded to this review

As with any hotel, feedback is critical in helping us to improve our product. I’d like to thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and let you know that they will be addressed. I do hope you’ll give us another try in the future! Regards, Daniel Hostettler President & Managing Director More

Cranston, Rhode Island
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were celebrating our 40th anniversary so we decided to stay at The Ocean House. The room was outstanding beautiful view the amenities were amazing. Our room had it's own ipad to make reservation on property and review menus and close by attractions . The room was so elegant. There was no detail they left out,they even... More

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Daniel H, General Manager at The Ocean House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share such wonderful feedback. I am so pleased that Ocean House is a special place for you and your husband, and I hope to see you both very soon! Regards, Daniel Hostettler President & Managing Director More

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
3 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment you pull into thier entryway, you are treated like a king (and queen). We had to wait for our room because we arrived arounf 11:30 AM. Had a wonderful linch overlooking the Atlantic. Beet salad was nicely fressed but could have used a few more beets. Presentation is above and beyond. Our room was large and nicely... More

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Daniel H, General Manager at The Ocean House, responded to this review

We are extremely fortunate to have such a wonderful culinary team and I am so happy that you were able to enjoy their masterpieces. We all look forward to welcoming when you come back north next. Regards, Daniel Hostettler President & Managing Director More

Newington, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I couldn't have been more pleased with our stay at The Ocean House. No detail was overlooked and the staff was more than attentive. Our room was so luxurious that we hated to leave, and the hotel and the grounds are absolutely beautiful. They did a marvelous job with the renovation. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend The... More

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Daniel H, General Manager at The Ocean House, responded to this review

Your recommendation means the world to us – thank you! The only up side to having to leave is that you can start planning your next visit. Regards, Daniel Hostettler President & Managing Director More

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Address: 1 Bluff Avenue, Watch Hill, Westerly, RI 02891
Location: United States > Rhode Island > South County > Westerly > Watch Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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