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arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am writing this while staying here because good friends are getting married here and I am in the wedding. No doubt this is a gorgeous property for a wedding but I am reviewing the HOTEL and not the venue. For such an expensive rate >$300/night...only ONE staff member( young,tall reddish hair and glasses)) has said hello to us and... More 

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Heather B, Front Office Manager at OceanCliff Hotel, responded to this review

Scott, thank you for taking the time to provide a review for your recent stay; your comments have been shared with our staff in order to ensure that they are extending a warm welcome as well as verbalizing the text that is written upon the key packets given at check-in. We are working with our Chef to make improvements to... More 

New London, Connecticut
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three days (July 4th, 5th and 6th) with completely different experiences. This is one of New England's busiest wedding venues and no wonder - amazing water views, open to the sunset, ideal public rooms for small or large occasions inside and out. However, if you are a regular guest and multiple weddings are going on, you might feel like a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here the night of 7/3. After coming back from downtown around 10:45 we wanted to have a cocktail and enjoy the spectacular views. We went to the Safari Bar and were told that because of a wedding after-party, the bar was closed (really? 4th of July weekend at 11:00?). We went to the front desk to see if... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended a wedding at this hotel. Bride, groom and many guests stayed in this hotel. The view from the backyard is magnificent, especially at sunset because the hotel is facing west. Cannot tell anything about quality of the hotel itself but location and its look are superb.

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Thank Mayfielder
Kristen W, Public Relations Manager at OceanCliff Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mayfielder, thank you for visiting us at OceanCliff and taking the time to leave us a wonderful review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the view from our lawn. We hope you'll come back and visit us again, perhaps for a sunset cocktail at the Safari Room! Thank you again for sharing your feedback and we hope... More 

Montgomery, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Went to a wedding here this past weekend. It was spectacular! The view, the food, the setting, the service, etc....everything top notch. Saw some of the photos and they were gorgeous with the view and sunset. It seemed like a fairy tale setting.

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I stayed at Ocean Cliff Hotel (not the condos nearby) last week (May) for several days. My son's wedding and reception were held at the property. I have to say that the entire experience was so amazing that any minor issues due to the age of the hotel were completely overlooked or forgiven. Many of the wedding party and guests... More 

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Kristen W, Public Relations Manager at OceanCliff Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lmr0630, thank you for choosing to stay with us at OceanCliff and for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review. We are so happy to hear that your son's wedding was a success. It sounds like you had a lovely visit and it is great to hear that you really enjoyed the uniqueness and historic charm... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

A perfect weekend, with family. Swimming, dinner conversation. A perfect way to start the week! Weather was perfect! Busy with Saint Patrick's celebration, wonderful restaurants. Would recommend Brick Alley as well as Malt in Portsmouth

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Stayed here recently for one night while attending a conference being held nearby. I was either the only one there or perhaps there was one other guest. It is basically a wedding/banquet setting with perhaps ten rooms alongside another, newer building with condos. The room was quiet, clean and comfortable, but there was no place to work (no table or... More 

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Colorado City, Colorado
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Beautiful location. We had a 2 bedroom that slept 6 people. Accommodations were comfortable however did not (at all) like how part of the master window did not have a curtain. The sun shines right in our room bright and early! Hot water took a long time to heat up, so trying to give my kids baths were challenging. Also,... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

I was looking for a place in Newport that had room for 4 people during the week with space for friends and family to visit on the weekend. Its a condo away from home. Able to get a few additional bed on wheels for unexpected visitors. Hotel rooms charge by the person .

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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-four 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 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 

Additional Information about OceanCliff Hotel

Address: 65 Ridge Road, Newport, RI 02840
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $254 - $429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — OceanCliff Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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