Castle Hill Inn is a New England gem located on 40 acres near Newport, Rhode Island. The luxury escape has welcomed the likes of Grace Kelly and Thornton Wilder and continues to delight, and inspire, visitors. A historic property, built in 1875, you will be taken back in time to a slower pace of life. A time where you can sit out on the iconic lawn and overlook the ocean. If you're heading to Rhode Island anytime soon, head to the Castle hill Inn.
The accommodations at the Castle Hill inn are all very unique and provide you with options to increase the size based on your party.
The Chalet room: A romantic retreat for couples, honeymooners or for those celebrating an anniversary. The room has a queen bed, gas fireplace and a cast-iron double whirlpool tub.
Chalet Suite: Larger than the Chalet room (420 square feet compared to 260), the suite can hold up to 4 guests. The room features a cozy sitting area for your family to spread out.
Harbor House rooms: French doors open to a semi-private porch where you can take in views of the Newport Bridge.
Turret Suite: The turret suite is absolutely spectacular, and features two floors of space. The lower level offers a king bed next to a fireplace, a plush seating area and views overlooking the East Passage. A spiral staircase leads to the second floor where you will enjoy 320-degree views of the area. The room is about 480 square feet and will accommodate two people.
Lighthouse Suite: A one bedroom option that can accommodate four people (based on a pull out sofa), the room has a large sitting area separated by french doors and a bedroom with a king bed. The room also has fireplace to keep warm during the cool nights. One of the coolest features is the spa-like glass and marble steam shower.
Master bedroom: Located on the second floor of the hotel, this option has wonderful water views, a sitting area with fireplace and a king sized sleigh bed. The bathroom features an oversized whirlpool tub.
Bridge Room: This option features wonderful water views, a king sized sleigh bed, chaise lounge and a two-person soaking tub.
Agassiz Room: This room offers panoramic views of the Narragansett Bay and provides 435 square feet of space. The spacious sitting area has a loveseat and chairs in front of a bay window. The room has a king bed with fireplace nearby and a two-person soaking tub.
Mary Walsh Room: This option has picturesque full views of the Narragansett Bay, a two-person soaking tub, hardwood floors in a bathroom and a two-person soaking tub
Rose Room: The Rose Room has beautiful views of the Bay, a fireplace, wood floors, a king bed and a whirlpool tub.
Beach House Rooms: French doors lead you to your private deck where you will take in panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. These rooms have a king bed and a living room with a queen-size pull-out sofa. The other features include a galley kitchen (with fridge and microwave) and a luxury spa-like bathroom. This 405 square feet option can accommodate up to 4 guests.
Beach Cottage Rooms: Situated on the sand dunes of the property's private beach, the cottages are a perfect example of new england luxury. The cottages have a queen bed with a small sitting area and have a semi-private deck overlooking the ocean. The bathrooms have heated floors, a whirlpool tub and stand up shower.
The dining room at the Castle Hill Inn focuses on local ingredients in their seasonal menu. You can either choose from a 3 course for course or 6 course tasting menu.
If you're looking to recharge your batteries mid-trip, or if you're looking for a perfect cure for a long day, then you should visit The Retreat at Castle Hill by Farmaesthetics. The has a wide range of services and all products are made with organically grown herbs and flowers, mos source from Rhode Island farms.
There are a ton of activities around Newport! My favorite was just walking along the water's edge looking at all the mansions. For those interested in sailing, you can always arrange for this nearby. If you go during the summer, I suggest hitting the beach!
Are you looking for a perfect, picturesque setting to tie the knot? The Castle Hill would be a spectacular backdrop for your special day. Get married on the lawn, with the Atlantic behind you and then dance the night away in style.
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