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Castle Hill Inn

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   590 Ocean Drive, Newport, RI 02840
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Ranked #4 of 20 hotels in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Castle Hill Inn is an exquisite place to experience. We did not stay at the hotel, but only stopped in just to see what it was about and to see the views from the lawn and adirondack chairs. It's a little bit of a drive, a beautiful one at that, but well worth it for the views of the ocean... More

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New York City, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at Castle Hill is like driving down a long driveway and arriving at the home of your dreams surrounded by the beauty of the ocean... They truly make staying here as if you are staying at your own home. It's very private and secluded! The private bungalows down the street from the Main Inn are on a private beach...... More

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Bellingham, MA
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Castle Hill Inn for lunch recently and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. You are greeted with valet parking and then walk the brick walkway to the hostess station. You have options of either outdoor tables (always a wait), the bar which is in an open area or the lawn for drinks and/or small plates out on Adirondack... More

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New York City, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not stay at Castle Hill Inn, but stopped by on Saturday for a late lunch on The Lawn and had a fantastic time. I would recommend making a reservation, otherwise you can wait 60-90mins at least. The views of the water and sailboats are spectacular, so don't forget your camera. The managers and wait staff are friendly and... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the best view in all of Newport . Very professional; they don't mess around here. They know exactly what they're doing . Costly, but worth every penny. Get the lobstah roll ! & don't forget to sit in the Adirondack chairs for some after-meal cocktails!

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Chessington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked a superior beach cottage and were given number 21. It was a gorgeous big room with bed, sofa, comfy chair, wardrobe, ceiling fan, kitchenette, microwave, fridge, butler sink, crockery, coffee m/c (no kettle), bathroom with a large shower, separate spa bath, all in New England decor of whites and blues. Super fast free WiFi throughout the property... More

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Brian_Maitland_Young, General Manager at Castle Hill Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review and your return visit. I was delighted to learn that you enjoyed the enhancements we have introduced since your last stay with us. The launch shuttle is becoming very popular and we plan to continue it on weekends until early October; the service is daily during the summer months. Please join us again soon!... More

Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had our wedding reception at Castle Hill Inn on July 27. I can not say enough wonderful things about the facility and all of the staff. It was a semi rainy day but they truly pulled off a flawless events. We could not be happier and can not wait to go back for our 1st anniversary!

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Dear Martha: Glad to know we met you and your husband's expectations for your wedding at Castle Hill, and congratulations and best wishes from all of us. We look forward to welcoming you back for your anniversary, or at any other time! Kind regards, Brian More

Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First thing you have to say about Castle Inn is the location. Sitting on spectacular hill at the top of Newport nestled in among mansions, overlooking Newport Harbor, the bridge, Jamestown and the north end of Narragansette, you can just sit in one of the adirondack chairs sipping a rum, IPA or a glass of wine. We had been before... More

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Brian_Maitland_Young, General Manager at Castle Hill Inn, responded to this review

Dear William: The view from the Harbor House rooms is very private and special. You're only steps away from our Grace Kelly Beach, a small rocky inlet where she was able to enjoy the sea away from the paparazzi (they had them even back in 1955 when High Society was being filmed in Newport). Looking forward to welcoming you back... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

absolutely stunning location for a Newport wedding! Unfortunately it rained the day of the wedding so we were not able to enjoy the outdoors as much as we had hoped. The bride/groom had set up outdoor lawn games for the guests to enjoy during cocktail hour, which was great! The view of the harbor was magnificent! I was able to... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

AAA+ accommodations ...cleanliness quality... food and comfort unsurpass all in the area...the beauty of the views andclass accommodations including old time bar within the restaurantis a reflection of times past ...there is no other in the area is that holds a candle to Castle On The Hill....the prideof Newport...my daughter Heather and I was going nowhere else

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Dear Deborah: Thanks so much for your comments, and we hope to welcome you and your daughter back this fall! Kind regards, Brian More

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Address: 590 Ocean Drive, Newport, RI 02840
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Castle Hill Inn 4*
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Castle Hill Hotel Newport
Castle Hill Resort

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Situated on a forty-acre peninsula overlooking the mouth of Narragansett Bay, at the west end of Newport's world renowned Ocean Drive, Castle Hill Inn offers guests the seclusion and extraordinary beauty of a private oceanfront resort. Our elegantly restored 1875 Agassiz Mansion, the private Harbor Houses, Swiss-style Chalet with adjoining Terrace, and our Beach Houses and Cottages, are all nestled along the coastline providing an enchanting and relaxing escape. Also located on our property is the Castle Hill lighthouse reached by a secluded walking trail, which continues to our private beach. The Inn is a proud member of Relais & Chateaux, a collection of over 550 of the world's most exclusive and charming hotels and restaurants. ... more   less 
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