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Thank you for visiting our press room. For recent press and press materials please view the corresponding links. For more information about Ocean House, please view our fact sheet.

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Please contact the Ocean House Communications department to obtain access to Ocean House photography or further information about the property. Any articles or materials using Ocean House’s photography must be cleared through the resort’s Communications Department.

Laurie Hobbs

Laurie Hobbs

GROUP DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING

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  • Greenwich Lifestyle: July 2021

    The Ultimate Luxury Getaway

    In the peaceful, serene and truly magical world of Watch Hill sits the beautiful and eclectic Ocean House

  • Organic Spa: June 2021

    Wellness Tavel Guide

    Global Resorts & Destinations.

  • Architectural Digest: June 2021

    These 10 Coastal Hotels Ooze Made-in-America Charm

    From New England to the Pacific Northwest, plan your summer with these design-forward beach escapes.

  • Travel and Leisure: June 2021

    The 15 Best Beach Resorts in the U.S.

    Ocean House is the pinnacle of New England beachfront luxury.

  • Condé Nast Traveler: April 2021

    What to Expect at Hotels as Travel Returns

    It will feel like a more comfortable version of last year—but don’t forget your mask.

  • Fifty Grande: April 2021

    How Hotels are Morphing Outdoor Spaces into New Guest Experiences

    Amid all the aesthetic upgrades, hotels still have to keep guest and staff safety top of mind.

  • Boston Common: March 2021

    Best Getaways Near Boston

    Spring road trips beckon, and these heavenly escapes are easy drives from Boston.

  • Travel and Leisure: March 2021

    20 U.S. Hotels With Stunning Private Villas

    Find your home away from home.

  • Fodor’s Travel: February 2021

    14 of the Most Over-the-Top Dates That You Can Arrange This Valentine’s Day

    Here are a few things you should consider splurging on this Valentine’s Day.

  • Town & Country: January 2021

    The 20 Most Romantic Weekend Getaways in New England

    These retreats are tailor-made for couples.

Press Releases

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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.

Forbes Five Star Award Hotel
Ocean House is one of only 210 hotels in the world to achieve five stars
Forbes Five Star Award Restaurant
Ocean House’s Coast is one 69 restaurants in the world to achieve five stars
Forbes Five Star Award for Spa
Ocean House’s OH! Spa is one of only 64 spas 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.
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 tot he menu in both price and style.
Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards
2016: Ocean House was ranked as No. 8 for “Best Northeast Resort” & No. 82 for “Best Hotel in the World”
2014: Ocean House was ranked as the No. 1 for “Top Resort in the Continental U.S.” and No. 5 for “Top Hotel in the World”
2013: Ocean House was ranked as No. 13 for “World’s Best Beach Hotel”; No. 10 for “Top Resort in Contintental U.S.”; No. 95 for “Top Hotel in the World” & Ocean House’s OH! Spa was rated as the No. 3 “Top Hotel Spas in the Continental U.S.” and No. 7 for “Top Hotel Spas in the World”
2012: Ocean House was ranked as No. 4 for “Top Resort in the Continental U.S.”; No. 60 for “Top Hotel in the   World” & was named as one of America’s most romantic hotels
 2011: Ocean House was named as one of the “World’s Best Hotels”.

Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 
2017: Ocean House was named one of Condé Nast Traveler’s Favorite Hotels in the World
2013: Ocean House was named one of the best newcomers to the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List
Condé Nast Traveler “Reader’s Choice Awards”
2016: Ocean House was ranked at No. 6 for “Top Resorts in New England”
2015: Ocean House was ranked at No. 2 for “Top 20 Resorts in New England” and No. 41 for “Best Hotels in the  World”
2014: Ocean House was ranked at No. 88 for “Top 100 Hotels and Resorts in the World”
 
 
Condé Nast Traveler’s Hot List
2011: Ocean House was named one fo the “World’s Top New 127 Hotels”
 
U.S. News & World Report
2019: Ocean House was ranked as the No. 1 Resort and No. 1 Hotel in Rhode Island 
2018: Ocean House was listed as aone of the “Best Hotels in the U.S.”
2017: Ocean House was ranked as No. 1 for “Best Rhode Island Hotel” and No. 31 for “Best Hotel in the USA”
2016: Ocean House was ranked as No. 1 for “Best Rhode Island Hotel” and No. 8 for “Best Relais and Châteaux Hotel”
AFAR Traveler’s Choice Awards
2017: Ocean House was ranked aNo. 14 for “Top Family Getaway Hotels”

 

USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards
2017: Ocean House was ranked at No. 7 for “Best Destination Resort”

 

Coastal Living Magazine’s Reader’s Choice
2015: Ocean House was voted as the No. 1 for “10 Best Beach Hotels in the World”
 

 

Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards
2014: Ocean House was listed as one of the Best Hotels Around the World
2012: Ocean House was recognized as a winner in the “Fun for All Ages” category.
Andrew Harper Reader’s Choice Awards
2014: Ocean House was listed as one of the Top 20 Family Resorts and Top 20 United States Hideaways
 

 

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.
Business Insider
2014: Ocean House was named one of the Best Hotels and Rhode Island and ranked at No. 7 in America
 

 

Forbes Top 10
2013: Ocean House was named one of the “10 Top Beach Resorts Around the World”
 
 
 
Trip Advisor
2012: Ocean House received the Certificate of Excellence for consistently earning a 4.5 out of 5 rating
Forbes Online
Ocean House’s pricate beach was named one of the “Most Beautiful Beaches in the World”
 
 
 
Flight Network
Ocean House was ranked at No. 10 for “World’s 100 Greatest Hotels” in the Luxury Resorts category
 
 
 
 

 

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