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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 reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    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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Toms River, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Southern NH
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I returned for our anniversary to the the Castle Hill Beach Cottages. Last year I mentioned a few smaller issues with the room and management responded that they would be remedying each of them. Well I pleased to say that have! The previous screen doors to the porch have been replaced. The kitchenette was stocked with plates,... More

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

Thanks so much for your kind comments after your fourth anniversary stay at the Inn, and I'll be happy to pass them along to our team. It is through the type of constructive feedback that you and other guests have provided that we can keep our product and services at the level that you have grown to expect from Castle... More

Atlanta, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a quaint, pricey hotel to stay beachside at Newport in the summer. Once there, the place is exquisite. There were many marriage ceremonies/receptions taking place over the Independence Day weekend. Traffic back and forth through Newport is congested. But, that's summertime in New England I suppose.

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

Dear Wally: Many thanks for staying with us over Independence Day weekend. You're correct - it is our busiest time of year, both at the Inn and in downtown Newport. Traffic can be congested, so we introduced a marine launch shuttle service between Castle Hill and the Newport Yachting Center downtown. It's offered daily until Labor Day, and the 25... More

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112 reviews 112 reviews
32 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love to sit in the chairs on the lawn, drink a fresh Mimosa and watch the boats go by! This is where doing nothing is really doing something! Staff, Inn, restaurant, rooms, all top notch. We try to come every year at least for luncher dinner, if not the weekend. They never disappoint.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot thank Castle Hill Inn enough for giving my husband and I the very best get-a-way for our 10 year anniversary. Every single staff member we encountered was gracious, friendly, courteous, and helpful! Your beach cottages were nothing short of amazing and beautiful. Even though the weather was pretty awful for our stay, the setting made it all ok.... More

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

Dear E A: We were delighted to have you and your husband stay with us for your tenth anniversary. We're sorry that the weather wasn't better during your visit to Newport, but hope that the fireplace in your cottage took some of the chill off! We look forward to welcoming you back, and I'll be sure to share your kind... More

South Riding, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I first discovered Castle Hill in 2000, after our first trip to Newport. It was love at first sight for me! They had just built the new cottages, beautifully decorated like a Ralph Lauren catalogue! A fireplace crackling in the back and waves crashing on your private beach in the front! Breakfast is always on point, and... More

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

Thanks so much for your note! Even though you and your husband live a little further away from New England, we hope you'll make it back often. Kind regards. Brian More

New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a few years of not writing reviews, my recent stay at Castle Hill Inn prompted me to write one. We recently stayed for one night in a bedroom cottage at $1180 (price plus taxes/fees). Having been to Newport several times in the past, I always wanted to try this property particularly because it was a Relais and Châteaux. I... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at Castle Hill. The weekend you stayed, Independence Day weekend, is the busiest of the season for us, both at the Inn and throughout the city. I apologize that our staff was not as clear as we should have been in describing the guest experience that... More

Dumfries, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The literature says, "Quiet luxury of 19th century seacoast life." That is certainly NOT what you find at Castle Hill Inn. There is a permanent 'wedding' tent on the back lawn and a permanent full bar and restaurant on the front lawn. This leaves the paying Inn guests to beg for attention of the staff. If you want a nice... More

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

Dear PR: Thank you for your comments; we too were disappointed that we did not meet your expectations. As I and several members of our team mentioned to you during your stay when you voiced your concerns, Independence Day Weekend is one of the busiest weekends of the year for us in Newport. This, certainly, is the case at Castle... More

New York City, New York
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280 reviews 280 reviews
37 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for an event on a Sunday afternoon. The grounds are beautiful with stunning views. The service was what you would expect from such a highly acclaimed property. I can't talk to the specifics of rooms since we didn't stay here but I would expect them to be excellent based on everything else we saw. The food was very... More

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Arnold, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful historic inn with an incredible location just outside the downtown area. It was a perfect place to view the beginning of the Newport Bermuda race and watch and all the lovely sailboats in the bay. The inn has a marina if you come by boat. Their restaurant overlooks the bay and serves fantastic lobster rolls, the... 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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Also Known As:
Castle Hill Hotel Newport
Castle Hill Resort

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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Newport #3 Luxury Hotel in Newport #4 Romantic Hotel in Newport #5 Family Hotel in Newport #6 Business Hotel in Newport
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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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