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Saturday, May 22, 2010

Where Can You Travel And Feel Like Your Sitting On Top Of The World ?

With Summer upon us, Beach House Finds recommends a fashionable trip to the Ocean Cliffs and the guilded days and history of luxury, and European elegance. From its world class views with manicured gardens and lawns to its opulent accommodations the magnificently restored 19th Century seaside mansion the Chanler at Cliff Walk, is a romantic and elegant hideaway and European styled boutique hotel boasting the best ocean view in Newport, R.I. This grandeur, luxury, ocean cliff hotel is packed with splendor, glamour, and welcoming New England comfort. The Chanler stands at the beginning of Newport's famed Cliff Walk, a historic 3 mile coastal path lined with stupendous Gilded Age chateaus. The Readers of Conde Nast Traveler Magazine voted The Chanler at Cliff Walk #4 in the U.S. for Small Hotels and in the Top 100 in the World

The Mansions was originally built in 1873 by Congressman John Winthrop Chanler as his summer home. At the end of the 19th century, Newport, Rhode Island, was America's most fashionable summer resort. The very rich spent small fortunes constructing almost ridiculously elegant homes, most of which are too expensive to remain in private hands today. Today these grand homes of architecture such as The Breakers, Rosecliff and Chateau-sur-Mer serve as museums and relics of America's Gilded Age, The Chanler at Cliff Walk is the only mansion of the period to be converted into a luxury hotel.

The magnificent award winning and romantic Spiced Pear dining room with it's ocean-side, outdoor Terrace restaurant, offer the discerning traveler a glimpse of Newport’s Golden Age. While one dines you are present with the panoramic patio restaurant perfect complement to Newport best view of the Sea. The luxury boutique hotels 20 rooms have large private baths with heated floors and multi headed showers with designer tiles. Many have Jacuzzi tubs for added comfort. The villas are decorated with elegant romantic floral decor or New England themes. Many offer private entrances for an even more intimate setting. Fireplace, Flat screen televisions, wet bars, CD/DVD players, and luxury styled Marble or Granite bathrooms.

Newport has plenty to offer for exploring during your visit. From: Beaches, Historic Newport Mansions, Newport Restoration Foundation, Bellevue Avenue,
Ocean Drive, Newport Harbor, Famed Cliff Walk, Touro Synagogue
, International Tennis Hall of Fame, Polo, and Newport's National Golf Course. The Chanler at Cliff Walk is a truly special part of the history of Newport and one of the most unique hotels in the World on the Sea.

The Chanler at Cliff Walk
117 Memorial Boulevard
Newport, Rhode Island
Tel: 401.847.1300

Photo Credits: Luxury Travel Magazine