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"The Chanler, an upscale boutique with incredible ocean views, is nothing short of spectacular" -- Oyster.com

The Chanler at Cliff Walk

Newport, RI
  • Named “Most Romantic Hotel in America” by Conde Nast Traveler 
  • Panoramic water views from almost every room in the AAA 4-Diamond hotel
  • Luxurious seaside mansion is the only hotel on Newport’s famous Cliff Walk
  • Free shuttle to local attractions, Wi-Fi, valet parking and sparkling wine at check-in
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117 Memorial Boulevard
Newport, RI, 02840
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Driving through the wrought iron gates of The Chanler at Cliff Walk gives guests the impression they’re arriving at a private residence, not a hotel. Indeed, the AAA 4-Diamond property started its life as a five-acre estate of New York Congressman John Winthrop Chanler. Modern visitors are not treated as if they’re renting a room, but as the personal guests of staff, greeted with sparkling wine and a welcome gift.

Entering any of the twenty guest rooms, dripping crystal chandeliers above canopy beds with wood burning fireplaces and balconies looking out at the sea, is like stepping into a fairy tale. Accommodations are custom-designed with Georgian, Mediterranean, Gothic or Empire style furnishings and museum-quality antiques. The heat in each bathroom’s stone floor can be adjusted to taste between its multi-head shower and separate Jacuzzi tub with room for two. Villas feature a private exterior entrance with courtyard gardens, outdoor hot tub and sauna as well as decks overlooking Cliff Walk and the ocean or the lush gardens.

Fine dining at the Spiced Pear is “topnotch” with New England cuisine and an elegant bar. Room rates include breakfast served each morning at the more casual Terrace Restaurant outside. The hotel offers complimentary modern amenities including Wi-Fi, on-call shuttle service and DVDs available for guest use. For a fee, guests can book in-room spa services or hire a beach butler. Downtown Newport is just a mile away and the front desk can arrange tickets to local attractions and museums. 

From the press: 
  • "The Chanler blends the opulence of Newport's storied Gilded Age with the exquisite luxuries and amenities of today" -- Forbes Travel Guide
  • "It's such a treat to stay at this mansion on the Cliff Walk" -- Conde Nast Traveler
  • "A uniquely luxurious mansion-style hotel" -- Gayot.com 


  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Slippers


  • Complimentary valet service
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 3pm


  • Standard checkout time: 11am


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 11am

    You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

    Know Before You Go

    • This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 25 per person (approximately)

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Getting there

The hotel is a 40-minute drive from T.F. Green Airport and offers free valet parking.


  • 117 Memorial Boulevard
  • Newport, RI, 02840
  • United States

Customer Service

Prefer to book over the phone?

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3564 9000

M-F, 8am-9pm

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