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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.

Any articles or materials using Ocean House photography must be cleared through the resort’s Communications Department.

Press Contact

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

Sarah Geen Hill

Sarah Geen Hill

Group Director of Communications & Brand Management

Press Clippings

Stay up to date with recent happenings, media coverage and online news.

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  • Food&Travel: October 2020

    Ten Top Chefs, Ten Food Travel Trends

  • Forbes Travel Guide: October 2020

    21 Delicious Reasons to Travel Right Now

  • Departures: October 2020

    Easy Escapes Along the Atlantic Coast, From Maryland to Maine

    Tiny Rhode Island Delivers Big When it Comes to Hotels

  • Travel + Leisure: May 2020

    13 Best Road Trips From NYC

    How to escape the city without getting on a plane. 

  • The Boston Globe: May 2020

    The Concierge – Road trips to Little Rhody

  • Elite Traveler: May 2020

    The Best Hotel Buy-outs for a Travel Bubble Vacation

    Many hotels, resorts, and entire countries are developing their own ‘travel bubbles’, a term we will soon all be familiar with.

  • The Wall Street Journal: April 2020

    For Would-Be Travelers, This Is the Summer of Wait and See

    With the course of the pandemic and business openings uncertain, people don’t know when or where to go.

  • Travel + Leisure: April 2020

    Hotels Around the World Share the View From Their Windows for Everyone Stuck at Home

    At a time when we’re all on the inside looking out, Travel + Leisure’s World From a Window series offers a change of scenery, courtesy of some of the world’s most beautiful hotels.

  • CNBC: April 2020

    Still longing to travel? Now luxury hotels will come to you.

  • NBC 10: April 2020

    Westerly Food Truck Provides Free Meals to Students on Virtual Lunch Break

  • Town & Country: April 2020

    All the Hotels and Travel Brands That Have Joined the COVID-19 Fight

  • The Boston Globe: April 2020

    The Concierge – Hotels Stop Up to Help Feed Their Communities

  • Condé Nast Traveler: March 2020

    All the Ways the Travel Industry is Helping with Coronavirus

    Further proof that the hospitality industry knows how to take care of people.

  • The Boston Globe: March 2020

    Luxe for a Lot Les

    Great deals on eight luxury getaways during New England’s shoulder season.

  • Boston.com: February 2020

    2 New England hotels were just named 5-star properties by Forbes Travel Guide

    You’ll find them both in Rhode Island

  • The Telegraph: January 2020

    The best Valentine’s Day breaks, from a rooftop hot tub in Rome to sleeping under the stars on Maldivian sandbank

  • Fodor’s Travel: January 2020

    New England’s Most Luxurious Resorts

    From opulent oceanfront treasures to cozy mountain-bound estates, New England’s most luxurious resorts await your arrival.

Press Releases

oh fact sheet

For more information about Ocean House, please view our fact sheet.

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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