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Murphy, North Carolina
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views, quiet and outside the busy city district but still close. Rated it a 4 only because some updates and maintenance is needed. Rooms were clean, easy to get to, plenty of parking. Will stay again

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Thank Larry B
Boston, Massachusetts
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111 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here for a wedding. It was very pleasant and the view was spectacular. The service was very good and the food wasn't bad. Several friends were staying in the hotel and while they said the rooms were very dated, they were also very spacious.

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Thank Becky S
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort is a fantastic property. We photographed a wedding here and it was just gorgeous. I would have loved to have stayed longer but it was just a quick trip for work. The food was amazing, the staff were very helpful.

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Thank Aaron P
Sanford
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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

A charming place with a unique location on a prominence overlooking Newport Bay. The food was very good, but it is not what I would call "Upscale Dining:. More casual is more like it. Pricey, but that is what you expect in such a setting.

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Harwich Port, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views and lovely flowers on property. Room was fine, large and very clean with adequate bathroom facilities. It would have been nice to have a small fridge in room too. The noise factor was terrible. Lots of slamming doors and loud talking not only in rooms but in hallways. People outside smoking were having loud conversations. Felt it was... More 

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Thank Janetgr08
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My son was married at Castlehill Newport on Mon Sept 5th, during the height of storm Hermine. We stayed at Ocean cliff over looking the water and wedding venue. Just beautiful! Even through stormy weather the stay was perfect. I would recommend Oceancliff, very close to downtown, and they provide a shuttle.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic views of Newport Bay but the service and food left a lot to be desired. Sent back the Tuna entree. Soups were just pretty good. Very slow service. Lunch took about two and a half hours. Entrees came out the same time as the appetizers. Allow lots of time for lunch.

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Stratham, NH
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We attended a wedding here on 4th of July weekend. The service was very good. The room was smallish, but expected given that the building was a single family turned resport hotel. The price of the room was very high for what we got. The price of meals was high. The views of the water from the hotel was outstanding,... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This hotel is specifically for the views. That is why you stay and it is delivered. However, amenities are as basic as they come. I wasn't extremely impressed but not really disappointed. It was more...ho hum. But when you are outside!!! It is gorgeous. The grounds are beautiful. The pool was a nice break up of the day as well.... More 

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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This place lived up to the expectations, the views from the patio make everything worth it. The safari room has great food and the staff was very friendly. I would go back in a heartbeat. The room was exactly what I expected when booking a place a few hundred years old. I did not hear or see one complaint from... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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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
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: £124 - £204 (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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“there is no elevator”
 of 5 bubbles Newsbyscott, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay here. Just attended the wedding, but other family seemed very happy.”
 of 5 bubbles Kathy51766, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“top floor, corner would be best”
 of 5 bubbles 925AnnaG, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles 235jank, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
“2nd floor at the end of the hallways front for flowers back for ocean”
 of 5 bubbles CJENY, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
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