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OceanCliff Hotel

Newport , RI
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LOCATION

65 Ridge Rd
Newport, RI 02840 US (map)

PHONE

401-841-8868

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ABOUT US

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... Read more
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 that every detail of your special day is meticulously attended to.





Twenty-five distinctly stylized guest rooms whisk you back to the 19th century with modern conveniences and stunning oceanfront views.

OceanCliff Resort occupies the site of the former Bronson Villa, owned by Arthur Bronson of New York. The villa was built in 1864 and was used as a summer residence by the Bronson’s for several seasons. The estate was then sold to Mr. Gaun M. Hutton a wealthy industrialist and his wife, when in 1892 the family began construction on the new estate. The estate remained a private summer home until 1954 when it was sold by the Hutton family and was later converted into an oceanfront retreat to be used to host lavish parties & society affairs.

For centuries, the waterfront estate has been an historic destination for weddings and social gatherings. Today, OceanCliff’s newly renovated grand ballroom accommodates from 70 to 225 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.

The pristine manicured rolling lawns are complemented by a picturesque ceremony site perfect for the exchange of your vows. An adjoining outdoor patio for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres sets the mood while our magnificent Grand Ballroom captivates the panoramic views of the sparkling Atlantic waters accommodating up to 225 guests.

An OceanCliff wedding sets a new standard in romantic elegance. Offering the most unique and comprehensive wedding services our social catering managers combine the finest elements to ensure a perfect experience. Your personalized exclusive event will be a day you will always treasure, with memories to last a lifetime.

Our team of elite wedding coordinators will assist you in the process of planning and executing every aspect of your affair. Our Safari Restaurant or Upper Deck is the perfect setting for a casually elegant Rehearsal Dinner or Post Wedding Brunch. We offer a wide variety of culinary selections from elegant plated presentations to Lobster Boil Buffets.


Whether you join us for business or pleasure, enjoy a world of exceptional luxury in our twenty five elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites. All guestrooms and suites are traditionally furnished in shades of taupe and pale beige. Panoramic oceanfront views coupled with six hundred thread count imported Italian linens create a warm, relaxed, yet refined ambience. A variety of services and amenities are designed with ultimate guest comfort in mind.



OceanCliff is located on the historic Ocean Drive with easy access to downtown Newport and is only a 90-minute drive from Boston and Hartford. Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
50
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
7
Describe your venue:
Historic, Hotel, Mansion
Describe the style of your venue
Glamorous, Waterfront, Classic
What kind of settings are available?
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
230
What event services do you offer?
Accommodations, Catering / Bar, Event Planning, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors OK
What catering services do you offer?
Outside Cake OK
What event items are available?
Chairs
What food and beverage items are available?
Linens

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
50
What kind of settings are available?
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
What catering services do you provide?
Outside Cake OK
What types of spaces are available for a rehearsal dinner?
Private Room

REVIEWS

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Jen
Wedding:
2/28/2015
5.0/5.0
Our wedding at oceancliff was like a dream fairy tale wedding come true and I totally attribute that to Oceancliff and the staff. Everyone was so accommodating and professional. My husband and I were treated like kings and queens! Ashley managed the event and I cannot say enough wonderful things about her. She had her eye on all the minute details and kept everything running seamlessly the entire night. She was amazing and Oceancliff was beautiful. Thank you so much for everything!! I highly recommend!
Our wedding at oceancliff was like a dream fairy tale wedding come true and I totally attribute that to Oceancliff and the Read more...
Our wedding at oceancliff was like a dream fairy tale wedding come true and I totally attribute that to Oceancliff and the staff. Everyone was so accommodating and professional. My husband and I were treated like kings and queens! Ashley managed the event and I cannot say enough wonderful things about her. She had her eye on all the minute details and kept everything running seamlessly the entire night. She was amazing and Oceancliff was beautiful. Thank you so much for everything!! I highly recommend! Read less
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Kate
Wedding:
11/22/2014
5.0/5.0
Ocean Cliff went above and beyond as a reception venue for our November weekend. They truly exceeded our expectations in every way. They covered everything we wanted/needed and more! From our initial meeting to the after wedding brunch they were attentive and executed our wedding perfectly. The staff is extremely knowledgable and friendly and helped calm all of our wedding anxiety with their smiles and re-assurance. The guests at my wedding were blown away by the beauty of Ocean Cliff as well as the food and service. They accommodated all of our needs and truly made our wedding day feel so personalized and special.
Ocean Cliff went above and beyond as a reception venue for our November weekend. They truly exceeded our expectations in Read more...
Ocean Cliff went above and beyond as a reception venue for our November weekend. They truly exceeded our expectations in every way. They covered everything we wanted/needed and more! From our initial meeting to the after wedding brunch they were attentive and executed our wedding perfectly. The staff is extremely knowledgable and friendly and helped calm all of our wedding anxiety with their smiles and re-assurance. The guests at my wedding were blown away by the beauty of Ocean Cliff as well as the food and service. They accommodated all of our needs and truly made our wedding day feel so personalized and special. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
9/6/2014
5.0/5.0
The best venue I could have ever picked! They handle all details and made it super easy for my wedding! They had everything under control and are have the sweetest staff. The food here is also phenomenal! They are the best!
The best venue I could have ever picked! They handle all details and made it super easy for my wedding! They had Read more...
The best venue I could have ever picked! They handle all details and made it super easy for my wedding! They had everything under control and are have the sweetest staff. The food here is also phenomenal! They are the best! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Kristen
Wedding:
8/31/2014
5.0/5.0
The staff at OceanCliff is absolutely incredible. Fomr the banquet team to our ceremony team to the hotel staff, everyone was wonderful. We had Jodi as our banquet team captain and she made the day go smooth and enjoyable for me and my family. Stephen and Dana in the hotel department were also wonderful and Alyssa with helping with our ceremony. I didn't have to worry about anything, the OceanCliff took care of it and made it a pleasant experience. There are other great venues in Newport, RI with great views but OceanCliff tops it all. We chose a daytime wedding so we would be able to enjoy the oceanview and views of the Newport bride. Look no further than OceanCliff.
The staff at OceanCliff is absolutely incredible. Fomr the banquet team to our ceremony team to the hotel staff, everyone Read more...
The staff at OceanCliff is absolutely incredible. Fomr the banquet team to our ceremony team to the hotel staff, everyone was wonderful. We had Jodi as our banquet team captain and she made the day go smooth and enjoyable for me and my family. Stephen and Dana in the hotel department were also wonderful and Alyssa with helping with our ceremony. I didn't have to worry about anything, the OceanCliff took care of it and made it a pleasant experience. There are other great venues in Newport, RI with great views but OceanCliff tops it all. We chose a daytime wedding so we would be able to enjoy the oceanview and views of the Newport bride. Look no further than OceanCliff. Read less
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Felicia
Wedding:
8/30/2014
5.0/5.0
OceanCliff was great. Prior to the wedding, Amy worked with us to craft a menu that would accommodate all the vegetarians and the picky eaters! She was so patient and answered all our questions! She also came up with a bunch of creative ideas to make our wedding day even better.

The day of, both Alyssa and Brianna were amazing. Brianna made sure that we ate and that everything went smoothly the day of the event. OceanCliff is gorgeous. Our wedding was during sunset and the pictures are just spectacular. I would highly recommend OceanCliff to anyone for their wedding!
OceanCliff was great. Prior to the wedding, Amy worked with us to craft a menu that would accommodate all the vegetarians Read more...
OceanCliff was great. Prior to the wedding, Amy worked with us to craft a menu that would accommodate all the vegetarians and the picky eaters! She was so patient and answered all our questions! She also came up with a bunch of creative ideas to make our wedding day even better.

The day of, both Alyssa and Brianna were amazing. Brianna made sure that we ate and that everything went smoothly the day of the event. OceanCliff is gorgeous. Our wedding was during sunset and the pictures are just spectacular. I would highly recommend OceanCliff to anyone for their wedding! Read less
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Anne
Wedding:
7/28/2014
5.0/5.0
OceanCliff will give you a dream wedding. The ambiance, the staff, and the food were fantastic. They had everything taken care of so there was nothing for me to worry about. I can honestly say that I had a stress-free wedding day. Our guests had a lovely time, and my husband and I felt like royalty. Everything was perfect!
OceanCliff will give you a dream wedding. The ambiance, the staff, and the food were fantastic. They had everything taken Read more...
OceanCliff will give you a dream wedding. The ambiance, the staff, and the food were fantastic. They had everything taken care of so there was nothing for me to worry about. I can honestly say that I had a stress-free wedding day. Our guests had a lovely time, and my husband and I felt like royalty. Everything was perfect! Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Pauline
Wedding:
7/19/2014
5.0/5.0
My husband and I were thrilled with every aspect of our wedding involving the staff, service, food, and location of Ocean Cliff. Not being from the area, we had to rely on their list of preferred vendors, and were so pleased with all their recommendations. Throughout the whole planning process we were able to contact the sales and catering team with questions and receive prompt and useful information.

On our wedding day, everything truly appeared seamless. The staff kept us informed and kept our dinners hot while we visited with people at their tables! Our guests raved about Ocean Cliff as well.

We capped off the night with a sunset sail, as recommended by Galen, which offered us the opportunity to continue our celebration with a smaller group. It was absolutely magical.

The staff at Ocean Cliff are experts at hosting events like this, and we are so grateful to have chosen them for the location of our special and memorable wedding day.
My husband and I were thrilled with every aspect of our wedding involving the staff, service, food, and location of Ocean Read more...
My husband and I were thrilled with every aspect of our wedding involving the staff, service, food, and location of Ocean Cliff. Not being from the area, we had to rely on their list of preferred vendors, and were so pleased with all their recommendations. Throughout the whole planning process we were able to contact the sales and catering team with questions and receive prompt and useful information.

On our wedding day, everything truly appeared seamless. The staff kept us informed and kept our dinners hot while we visited with people at their tables! Our guests raved about Ocean Cliff as well.

We capped off the night with a sunset sail, as recommended by Galen, which offered us the opportunity to continue our celebration with a smaller group. It was absolutely magical.

The staff at Ocean Cliff are experts at hosting events like this, and we are so grateful to have chosen them for the location of our special and memorable wedding day. Read less
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Emily
Wedding:
4/26/2014
5.0/5.0
Every thing I needed the staff had already done! So efficient and helpful. Great value. Being a venue that caters mainly to weddings there wasn't anything left out of my planning thanks the the great staff at OceanCliff. They helped me every step of the way! Many many thanks for all their hard work!
Every thing I needed the staff had already done! So efficient and helpful. Great value. Being a venue that caters mainly Read more...
Every thing I needed the staff had already done! So efficient and helpful. Great value. Being a venue that caters mainly to weddings there wasn't anything left out of my planning thanks the the great staff at OceanCliff. They helped me every step of the way! Many many thanks for all their hard work! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
I had my wedding at OceanCliff in November and couldn't have chosen a better venue. The entire staff was overly accommodating and made me feel calm, comfortable and special throughout the wedding weekend and all the preparations leading up to it.
I had my wedding at OceanCliff in November and couldn't have chosen a better venue. The entire staff was overly Read more...
I had my wedding at OceanCliff in November and couldn't have chosen a better venue. The entire staff was overly accommodating and made me feel calm, comfortable and special throughout the wedding weekend and all the preparations leading up to it. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
11/2/2013
5.0/5.0
We seriously can't say enough good things about oceancliff and their staff. From day one they were absolutely amazing to work with and the wedding was absolutely perfect. Every member of their team from the front desk to the event coordinator went above and beyond and our guests haven't stopped talking about what an amazing experience it was. Everyone was so sweet and accommodating to us and all of our guests (for the whole weekend too as we rented out all of the estate rooms). The food was amazing, the venue is gorgeous, the staff is incredible, the views are beautiful. Seriously book this venue, it's worth every single penny. We are so happy we had our wedding here, thank you to everyone at Oceancliff for a spectacular day, we can't thank you all enough!
We seriously can't say enough good things about oceancliff and their staff. From day one they were absolutely amazing to Read more...
We seriously can't say enough good things about oceancliff and their staff. From day one they were absolutely amazing to work with and the wedding was absolutely perfect. Every member of their team from the front desk to the event coordinator went above and beyond and our guests haven't stopped talking about what an amazing experience it was. Everyone was so sweet and accommodating to us and all of our guests (for the whole weekend too as we rented out all of the estate rooms). The food was amazing, the venue is gorgeous, the staff is incredible, the views are beautiful. Seriously book this venue, it's worth every single penny. We are so happy we had our wedding here, thank you to everyone at Oceancliff for a spectacular day, we can't thank you all enough! Read less
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