Castle Hill Inn

Travel + Leisure came out today with a story titled The Coziest Places to Stay In America and two iconic and popular Newport, RI hotels found themselves among the list of nine.

Castle Hill Inn landed at #9 on the list and Chanler at Cliff Walk came in at #3.

Among the other nine places mentioned were Tickle Pink Inn, Carmel, California; Camden Harbour Inn, Camden, Maine; Inn Above Tide, Sausalito, California; Lake Placid Lodge, New York; Inn at Little Washington, Virginia; Farmhouse Inn, Forestville, California and Triple Creek Ranch, Darby, Montana.

Read the full story and see what Travel + Leisure had to say about the two Newport spots.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

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