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Top 5 Newport Wedding Venues

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!

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Overlooking Newport’s coast lies Castle Hill Inn’s ceremony location right outside their tented ballroom space.
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

Next, we have Belle Mer. This spot has stolen the hearts of hundreds of others who wed here every year. This pristine space is truly our personal favorite. After experiencing this place as a guest and as a wedding professional, 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 is 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. To us, that speaks volumes!

Oceancliff ballroom – Jamal & Lashana Photography

The Bohlin

The Bohlin – Jamal & Lashana Photography

Another popular location is the Bohlin on Newport’s Harbor, the sister venue to Castle Hill Inn. 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! Coupled with a relaxed cocktail hour layout for the perfect gathering of your guests.

Newport Beach House

Newport Beach House – Jamal & Lashana Photography

Last but certainly not least, we have the Newport Beach House. This airy coastal space is technically not a Newport venue; however, it sits on the border of Middletown and Newport. This is the sister venue of Belle Mer and is just what the beach bride prescribed. It’s become an iconic location that is super modern and beautiful in its own right. If you are not a fan of wood or nautical themes, but still want a beach wedding, Look no further, this place is exceptional enough for any beach bride who wants a chic yet still beachy feel!

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