OceanCliff Hotel

OceanCliff Hotel

Newport, RI
401.841.8868   Visit Website   Email Vendor
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I don't even think words can justify the beauty of OceanCliff. The views are breathtaking, the interior is stunning and the food is delicious. My now husband and I went to college in RI and although we live out of state now, we knew we wanted to get married in Newport. OceanCliff was the perfect venue, I had my heart set on it even before getting engaged. We got married last weekend and everything was perfect!!!

Services Used: Ceremony & Reception Venue
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65 Ridge Rd, Newport, RI 02840

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.

Maximum capacity: 230
Wedding services: Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
Catering: Outside Cake OK
I don't have the words to describe the experience you will have at the OceanCliff Hotel! It is one of my favorite venues to work at. The service, food and view are all amazing and they make all their couples feel like they are the only event they have.
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OceanCliff Hotel is a wedding venue from Newport, RI. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York. OceanCliff Hotel is a professional wedding venue that has been part of the Newport, RI wedding industry for 16 years. We specialize in elegant, oceanfront events