The Chanler at Cliff Walk Named #1 Small Hotel in the U.S.

Newport, R.I. Mansion Hotel Honored by Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards

Oct 18, 2010, 10:45 ET from The Chanler at Cliff Walk

NEWPORT, R.I., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chanler, a member of Preferred Boutique, and the only hotel located on Newport's famous "Cliff Walk," has been voted the number one "United States Small Hotel" by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler Magazine. The 23rd annual "Readers' Choice Awards" honors the best resorts and hotels in the world, elected by subscribers and readers of the prestigious travel publication.

For the second year in a row, The Chanler has been included in the "United States Small Hotel" category. This year, not only did The Chanler rank first in the "United States Small Hotel" category, but the hotel is also #54 in the "Top 100" properties in the world. The Chanler's "Top 100" ranking rose over two full points, from 92.4 to 94.5. Coming in with three other hotels in the #54 position, The Chanler is accompanied by Auberge Du Soleil, Burj Al Arab and The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing.

The Chanler, which opened in 2003, is a historic, European boutique hotel perched along the Atlantic Ocean, known for its location, awe-inspiring rooms and award winning restaurant, the Spiced Pear.

"After a monumental year, we are overwhelmed by this accomplishment," said Christine Sullivan, General Manager. "Our entire team has worked incredibly hard this year and we're proud to end the season on such a high note."

The Chanler is open year round, with winter rates starting at $309. To book call 1.401.847.1300 or visit

About The Chanler at Cliff Walk

A historic hotel at the start of Newport's famous Cliff Walk, The Chanler boasts twenty uniquely and exquisitely designed rooms to reflect a different historical period or theme. The Chanler was the first mansion to be built on the famed Cliff Walk and has hosted numerous dignitaries including the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and President Theodore Roosevelt. The Spiced Pear dining room serves Contemporary American Cuisine with a decor of grace, splendor and elegance featuring breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean.

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