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Oceancliff Hotel

65 Ridge Road, Newport, RI 02042
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Oceancliff Hotel
Ranked #9 of 20 hotels in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We stayed here for my daughters wedding. We stayed in room one , which was absolutely amazing. The service was fantastic. This is a perfect wedding venue. the ballroom is beautiful The wedding was in the evening so the sunset over the ocean was amazing Everything was done to perfection from the moment we arrived to when we left after... More

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Batavia, il
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The property is quite incredible, and what a beautiful venue for a wedding. Sunset over the bay during dinner was the perfect touch. If this area is an option for a wedding - you'd have to put it on the short-list for sure. Food was very nicely done. Wait staff was plentiful and top-notch. We arrived a few hours before... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Spent a night here as part of a Valentine's Day package and couldn't have enjoyed ourselves more. Ashley from the front desk was so sweet and super helpful in getting us a new room even late in the evening. The special valentine's day menu at the Safari Room was excellent and our server Matt was friendly and personable. The rooms... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Location is excellent, beautiful views overlooking the ocean. Great rooms for wedding photos, spacious, well lit, beautiful fireplace added ambivalence to a chilly, windy Saturday afternoon and evening. Waitstaff courteous, very attentive; food was very good and served very timely. Enjoyed immensely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I had my wedding at OceanCliff during January, I was so excited because it was such a unique place to hold a wedding, and the views were STUNNING from the ballroom. It rained on my big day, and I was understandably upset, but OceanCliff made everything perfect still, from the WONDERFUL staff, to the great food and drinks, to the... More

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rhode island
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We went here for a wedding in January. We did not stay here overnight. The grounds were well kept and the views of the ocean and the sunset were breathtaking. The service was very good and it seemed as if you needed something there was someone right there to help. The food was very good. The safari room was a... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Attended a post-holiday brunch/party at this mansion. The landscape and ocean view were breathtaking. The hotel Victorian era interior was highly classy and brimming with elegance. The variety and quality of food were excellent including every item one could think of from omelets to lobster tails to a pastry station, and everything in-between. I was totally blown away by the... More

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Edison, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Went to Ocean Cliff 1 and 2 recommended by RCI. Perfect weekend getaway from NJ with the family to celebrate my 43rd bday. Accomodations were perfect for a family of 7. We will definitely be returning. Beautiful view and place was clean. We love Newport and we will be returning her soon and for a longer stay! Once we got... More

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Medford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Stayed here for a few days mid-September and was so pleased. The resort is located on Ocean Drive and has spectacular views of Narragansett Bay. It is only a short drive downtown to some excellent restaurants. The units are furnished nicely, and had all the necessities. An excellent get-away!

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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Don't confuse the hotel building with the timeshare building. We were lucky to get a room at the hotel where the wedding was performed and that's a good thing. The price per night is high, but was nice to just go downstairs to the wedding. Our room was too tiny to accommodate a roll-away bed within fire code restrictions, which... More

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Address: 65 Ridge Road, Newport, RI 02042
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Oceancliff Hotel Newport
Ocean Cliff Hotel Newport

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#1 Best Value Hotel in Newport #7 Family Hotel in Newport
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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-five 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 crystal 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 
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