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Top 5 Best Wedding Venues in Newport RI

What makes a Newport RI wedding venue the best venue choice for your seaside wedding? When they treat you with the ultimate care by making you and your guests the top priority. Now it’s no secret that wedding venues in Newport RI county strive to make your experience amazing, but it truly says a lot about a location when they go as far as to treat your outside vendors with respect and professionalism as well. After asking around between couples and wedding professionals, we have summed up a list of the top 6 Best Newport wedding Venues on the island!

Castle Hill Inn

Castle Hill Inn – Jamal & Lashana Photography

At the top of the list is Castle Hill Inn. Their responsiveness and location is enough instant gratification to make even the most type-A bride weak at the knees. Coupled with a locally famous lighthouse that sits a short walk away from the property, it makes for a spectacular backdrop for an already prime location along Newport, Rhode Island’s coastline! 

Paige & her husband return to Castle Hill Inn every year to celebrate their anniversary. They shared vows at this very spot where they stand!
Castle Hill Lighthouse, a local landmark commonly used for proposals & engagement sessions. Located on the property.

Here’s what one bride had to say about her experience at Castle Hill: “The food was incredible, views and tent were amazing, and the staff was very easy to work with and wonderful! I loved how the landscape captured the beauty of New England and the rented reception served as a clean slate to really bring any decor vision to life!”

Belle Mer

Belle Mer – Jamal & Lashana Photography

Belle Mer has bought the hearts of ourselves and hundreds of others who wed here every year. This place is truly our personal favorite. After being a guest and shooting here ourselves, we can truly say that this place is unmatched when it comes to location, views, and service. Belle Mer has it all! It’s a little slice of Greece in Newport with its iconic white wall and beautiful clean architecture sitting right on the water.

florals by Botanica Wedding Florals – Jamal & Lashana Photography

Oceancliff Hotel & Resort

Oceancliff – Jamal & Lashana Photography

Next, we have Oceancliff, this venue fits its name well as it’s perfectly nestled at the edge of Newport’s rocky coast. Sunset views here are unobstructed by the busier downtown sceneries and the castle vibe is fit for anyone aspiring to channel their inner royalty. We’ve shot here quite a few times and the staff has been wonderful each and every time. Out of all the inquiries from couples we get, couples who have picked Oceancliff show up the most. Idk about you, but to us, that speaks volumes! 

Oceancliff ballroom – Jamal & Lashana Photography

The Bohlin

Another popular location is the Bohlin on Newport’s Harbor. If you desire to say your vows right at the water then THIS my friends is the place for you! And it’s just as charming at night as it is during the day! This venue is completely tented but they are well prepared for the cooler October season when it arrives!

Newport Beach House

Newport Beach House – Jamal & Lashana Photography

Newport Beach house is technically not a Newport venue, but it sits on the border of Middletown. This sister venue of Belle Mer is just what the beach bride prescribed. It’s become an iconic location that is super modern and beautiful in its own right. Not a fan of wood or nautical themes but still want a beach wedding? Look no further, Newport Beach house is exceptional enough for any beach bride

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