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Luxury Travel Magazine Online: July 2017
Ocean House Hosts First-ever Beach Polo Classic
Town and Country Online: July 2017
The Ocean House Is Hosting a Beach Polo Match Between Harvard and Yale
New England Today: June 2017
Ocean House in Watch Hill, Rhode Island | The Perfect Spot for a Seaside Lunch
Boston Common: Summer 2017
Summer Must Do
A Slice O Pi: June 2017
The Ocean House, Rhode Island
Lauren Mazzei: June 2017
Lilly Pulitzer x Watch Hill, Day 1
Yahoo Style: June 2017
Collaboration of the Week: Lilly Pulitzer x Watch Hill
Forbes Online: June 2017
The 27 Most Beautiful Beaches In The World
Modern Luxury Jezebel: July 2017
Toast to the Coast
Modern Luxury NS: July 2017
Travel & Recreation
Financial Times, How to Spend It: June 2017
The Coast is Clear
Private Clubs magazine: Summer 2017
Architectural Digest Online: June 2017
This Is the Hottest Feature in a Growing Number of Luxury Hotels
The New England Life: June 2017
A Taste of Texas in New England
Rhode Island Monthly online: June 2017
The Summer of Champagne and Lilly Pulitzer in Watch Hill
Hartford Courant online: June 2017
Culinary Jaunts: Cook Up A Day Trip With A Gourmet Twist
Industry magazine: May/June 2017
wish magazine: June 2017
New England Grandeur
Town & Country online: May 2017
The Ocean House Is Opening a Secret Champagne Garden This Summer
Successful Meetings online: May 2017
Escape to Rhode Island
hudsonmod.com: may 2017
Head to the Ocean House this Summer
Serendipity Magazine: May/June 2017
New England Eats
Classy Girls Wear Pearls: May 2017
Tiny Bubbles by the Sea
Indagare: May 2017
On the Road with…
Greenwich Magazine: May 2017
Town & Country: May 2017
Watch Hill Inn Unveils a Lilly Pulitzer-Themed Suite
Departures.com: April 2017
Travel News: 18 Reasons to Travel in May 2017
Harper’s Bazaar online: April 2017
The Best Last-Minute Weekend Getaways from NYC
The Telegraph: April 2017
Rhode Island’s Ocean House: The grandest hotel in America’s smallest state
Travel + Leisure: April 2017
World’s Best Beach Hotels
Awards & Accolades
We are honored to receive recognition from the world’s leading authorities on travel and leisure destinations. While the accolades we value most come from our guests, these awards remind us and our guests of what we are doing right.
Ocean House’s private beach was named one of the Most Beautiful Beaches in the World
No. 10 Luxury Resort, The World’s 100 Greatest Hotels
U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels 2017
No. 1 Best Rhode Island Hotel, No. 31 Best Hotel in the USA
Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2017
Ocean House was named one of Condé Nast Traveler’s Favorite Hotels in the World.
Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2016
No. 6 Top Resorts in New England
Travel + Leisure World’s Best 2016
No. 8 Best Northeast Resort, No. 82 Best Hotel in the World
U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels 2016
No. 1 Best Rhode Island Hotel, No. 8 Best Relais & Châteaux Hotel
Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2015
No. 2 Top 20 Resorts in New England
Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2015
No. 41 The Best Hotels in the World
Forbes Five-Star Award for Restaurant
Seasons Restaurant is one of only 55 restaurants in the world to achieve five stars.
AAA 5-Diamond Award
Each year AAA reviews more than 29,000 hotels including resorts, historic inns, B&Bs and more. Just 0.4 percent make the AAA Five Diamond list.
Coastal Living Magazine’s 10 Best Beach Hotels in the World 2015
Ocean House was named to the list and voted #1 Reader’s Choice
Ocean House named the best hotel in Rhode Island and #7 hotel in America 2014
Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2014
No. 88 Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World
Andrew Harper Reader’s Choice Awards 2014
20 Top Family Resorts & 20 Top United States Hideaways
Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2014
No. 1 Resort in the Continental U.S. No. 5 Hotel in the World
2014 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards
Ocean House has been selected for the 2014 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards Honoring the Best Hotels Around the World
Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2013
Travel + Leisure readers voted Ocean House as the #10 Top Resort in the Continental United States and #95 Top Hotel in the World. Readers also voted OH! Spa as the #3 Top Hotel Spa in the Continental United States and #7 Top Hotel Spa in the World.
Condé Nast Traveler
Ocean House was named one of the best newcomers to the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2013.
Travel + Leisure World’s Best Beach Hotels 2013
Ocean House was named #13 of the World’s Best Beach Hotels in 2013
Travel + Leisure Top 500 Hotels 2013
Ocean House was named one of the “Top 500 Hotels-The Best Hotels in the World” in 2013
Forbes 10 Top Beach Resorts Around the World 2013
Ocean House was named one of the “10 Top Beach Resorts Around the World” in 2013
Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2012
The annual survey, voted on by Travel + Leisure readers, ranked Ocean House as the #4 Top Resort in the Continental United States and #60 Top Hotel in the World
Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report 2012
Ocean House was named as one of Andrew Harper’s 2012 Grand Award Winners in the United States. This coveted award is bestowed on a select few of Mr. Harper’s favorite properties from the past calendar year.
Travel + Leisure Most Romantic Hotels in America 2012
Ocean House was named one of America’s most romantic hotels in 2012
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2012
Ocean House consistently earned a 4.5 out of five rating.
Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards Winner 2012
Ocean House was recognized as winner in the “Fun for All Ages” category. The Fonder’s 100 represent their top hotels for travelers out of more than 4,000 properties.
Travel + Leisure Top 500 Hotels 2012
Ocean House was named one of the “Top 500 Hotels-The Best Hotels in the World” in 2012.
Condé Nast Traveler
Ocean House was named one of the “World’s Top New 127 Hotels–The Hot List” in 2011.
Travel + Leisure “World’s Best Hotels” 2011
Ocean House was named one of the “World’s Best Hotels” in 2011.
Wine Spectator Award of Excellence
Ocean House received an Award of Excellence for offering a well-chosen selection of quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style.
Forbes Five Star Award for Hotel
Ocean House is one of only 154 hotels in the world to achieve five stars
Forbes Five Star Award for Spa
OH! Spa is one of only 47 spas in the world to achieve five stars