Five Star Alliance
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
Did You Know? The Chanler at Cliff Walk
January 27, 2014By: Five Star Alliance


The building that is now The Chanler at Cliff Walk was built by Civil War-era New York Congressman John Winthrop Chanler. Construction was started in1870 and took three years to complete. The cost at the time was a staggering $30,000. The building was built as a summertime retreat for Chanler and his wife, Margaret Astor Ward. She was the great granddaughter of the first multi-millionaire of the United States of America, Mr. John Jacob Astor. The building remained a summer home within the Chanler family for approximately 50 years, hosting prominent figures such as President Theodore Roosevelt and poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 

Current nightly rates at The Chanler at Cliff Walk start at $309 >>

Share this article:

 
Posted in: Newport, RI

Related Hotels

Vanderbilt Hall

Newport, United States

The Vanderbilt Grace, formerly Vanderbilt Hall, is an historic... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating:


Castle Hill Inn and Resort

Newport, United States

Guest quarters at Castle Hill Inn retain the warmth and quiet... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating:


Forty 1 North

Newport, United States

Forty 1° North brings a modern elegance to historic Newport.... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating:


Ocean House

Watch Hill, United States

One of the last remaining grand oceanfront hotels and resorts in... more >>

Style:
Boutique/Design
Rating:


The Chanler at Cliff Walk

Newport, United States

An historic, luxury, European-styled boutique hotel, The Chanler... more >>

Style:
Boutique/Design
Rating: