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The Ocean House

Certificate of Excellence
1 Bluff Avenue, Watch Hill, Westerly, RI 02891
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a kid. The Ocean House was a dilapidated old hotel that was a fire trap. That was 30+ years ago and how times have changed. It is beautiful, classy and elegant. It has been redone and is probably the nicest hotel in state with an elegant dining room that serves outstanding gourmet meals. The rooms - called suites -... More 

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Glastonbury, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since we are not traveling on honeymoon until August, we stayed this past Sunday in June after getting married on Saturday. It was a GREAT experience. We were promptly greeted by the car and our bags were taken to our room. At check in we received a glass of champagne and were personally escorted to our room. In the lobby... More 

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Manhattan, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed for two nights at The Ocean House in January in an Ocean View Suite. This was our second time at this resort (the first was Memorial weekend 2013 when we had a Terrace King room) and it was simply fabulous. The suite also had a large living room with a gas fireplace, which was lovely... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a getaway weekend. Promptly greeted, offered complimentary champagne at check-in (nice!), knowledgeable agents are ready with quick, interesting factoids about property, and received a thorough explanation of the amenities our room and the hotel from the agent who escorted us. Had dinner at Seasons, great service, great meal. Had breakfast in the room, certainly satisfactory. Wife enjoyed... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Ocean House for four nights, the location, setting and facilities were impeccable. We have stayed at several Relais Chateaux properties and our expectations are high but the staff at ocean house exceeded them. They could not have been more welcoming and gracious in their service delivery. The rooms were beautifully appointed and the facilities some of... More 

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

Dear Caroline M, Thank you for joining us from the West Coast and I’m thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay. We are proud to be a part of the Relais & Châteaux family, as they really do represent the best of the best. The dress code in Seasons for dinner is somewhat formal, but as a Five-Star restaurant, we... More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our anniversary in a grand but utterly comfortable way. My husband vacationed there as a child and was thrilled to see the beautiful work done to recapture the atmosphere he remembers. Our room was beautiful with large porch and grand bathroom. The little extras ... treats, water and service added to the enjoyment . Dinner at Seasons was... More 

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

Dear Solitude1, Happy belated anniversary! We are honored that you decided to share such a special occasion with us. I’m so glad that you enjoyed your stay – it seems like you were able to make the most of all we have to offer. I will definitely share your feedback with our team and I hope we’ll see you again... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for 4 days, staying in one of the hotel's cottages. It was fabulous. Great location. Great staff. Wonderful food. Made for a wonderful family trip - beach, food, croquet, shuffleboard, hikes. Lots of fun. Best service we have ever experienced in the U.S. Would go again, and again, and again.

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

Dear MarkM350, Thank you for joining us with your family! Our Cottage Collection offers truly unique and beautiful homes perfect for families and longer stays. I’m so glad you were able to experience everything we have to offer and that our service met your expectations. We hope to welcome you back again, and again, and again. Regards, Daniel Hostettler President... More 

Delray Beach, Florida
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just left the "Ocean House". Unfortunately, we caught two days of rain. The hotel is beautiful and and I'm sure it's amazing in sunny weather. But, if it's raining, you may not want to waste your time, or $800+ per room. There is nothing to do there, at all, in the hotel or surrounding area. We took a drive... More 

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

Dear Amy B, I’m sorry the weather did not cooperate during your stay and that you did not enjoy every second of your experience with us. We do offer a number of daily complimentary, all-weather resort activities at our hotel and at our two sister properties, Weekapaug Inn and Watch Hill Inn, from cooking lessons with our Food Forager to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was absolutely phenomenal. Service was 5 star, we cannot express how happy we were. It was our first wedding anniversary and it could not have been more perfect. We were able to walkout and see the grounds and the ocean. I'm sure during the day the views are amazing! Loved the lobster mac and cheese and the fig spinach... More 

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

Dear aratliff31, Congratulations on your first wedding anniversary and thank you for joining us on such a special occasion. The Bistro combines innovative flavors with traditional American brasserie fare and I’m glad you enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you back for anniversary number two! Regards, Daniel Hostettler President & Group Managing Director More 

Bristol, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Words cannot describe the beautiful venue and impeccable service received this past weekend at a family wedding here. A beautiful white tent was set up by the croquet court. No detail went overlooked ( even a large tv was set up by request of the bridal party on the upper deck so guests could watch the historic Belmont!). The food... More 

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

Dear JackandBetty, The South Lawn, next to the Croquet Court, is a beautiful spot for a wedding. I’m so glad you enjoyed the view, food and service. The Belmont was especially exciting this year so the TV request from the bridal party was a great touch. Please visit us again soon! Regards, Daniel Hostettler President & Group Managing Director More 

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