Celebrations at The Vanderbilt A gathering for every occasion
During annual trips, the grandparents have watched the littlest ones learn to swim and cousins have become true friends as secrets are shared over s’mores roasted over the Garden Terrace firepit. These are the kinds of traditions that bring families closer together at The Vanderbilt. We help make memories, beginning with our open-hearted welcome and our exceptional location just minutes from the charming Newport waterfront. Our venues and accommodations give you space to connect with each other—whether you are planning a family reunion, milestone anniversary, or other celebrations.
33 Guestrooms and Suites
Largest Meeting Space: Victory Room
Smallest Meeting Space: Snooker Room
Located 34 miles from Providence and 180 miles from New York City, and 3.8 miles from Newport State Airport (private), 28 miles from T. F. Green Airport (Warwick), and 74 miles from Boston Logan International Airport
An al fresco cocktail party is always nice. An al fresco cocktail party in our poolside garden provides for a spectacular night to remember. Go big on your birthday.
Make this year’s holidays the one to remember with an extraordinary coastal setting.
Situated in historic Newport, we offer an idyllic setting to connect and revel in each other’s company.
Vow Renewals | Enduring Love
Journey to the coast to exchange vows against the dramatic and picturesque Atlantic, where “I dos” harmonize with the wind and the waves.
Babymoons | For Parents-to-Be
From couples massages at The Spa at The Vanderbilt and tranquil yoga atop our Roof Deck, seek relaxation and renewal while excitedly anticipating the arrival of your little one.
Gals/Guys Trips | The Ultimate Getaway
Host a Bachelorette Party at The Conservatory, reconnect with old friends on a walk through Newport, or embark on a private tour of historic seaside mansions. An oceanfront playground that beckons to be explored, our little slice of paradise sets a picturesque backdrop for lifelong memories.
Celebrate another trip around the sun in Newport. Whether you’re hosting an intimate brunch for close friends and family, or ringing in a milestone birthday blowout, your special day will surely be one to remember.
The Dining Room at The Vanderbilt
Step within the handsome navy blue-cloaked walls of the cozy Dining Room and settle into one of the dapper leather club chairs to enjoy elevated pub-inspired dishes that feature the best of Rhode Island’s bounty from land and sea, from hearty beef burgers to rich and creamy fish chowders. Work with our Executive Chef team to curate a menu fit for your event. This large in-door space is ideal for a range of events, from an intimate dinner to a large ceremony or reception for 100 guests.
Square Footage 1,100
Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Reconnect in Newport
The Vanderbilt has debuted newly reimagined and refreshed guest rooms and suites, providing fresh and modern accommodations infused with the glamour of our downtown Mansion. Handcrafted architectural details, unique furnishings and flirtatious eccentricities, make for a one-of-a-kind East Coast escape.
Relax & Reset
Visit The Spa at The Vanderbilt, our exclusive, urban spa offering tailored and curated treatments. Relax and restore body and soul with a visit to our exquisite treatment rooms, sauna and steam showers. Indulge in a unique hot stone massage that uses stones washed under the breaking waters of the Atlantic Shoreline and a signature body treatment that incorporates natural botanicals. Warmed by a cozy fireplace, our Tranquility Room is ideal for couples, mother-daughters or friends who wish to unwind following their treatment.
COASTAL MEMORIES AWAIT
Spend your escape in the mansion and beyond exploring the wonders of Newport. From a sailboat ride on the idyllic Narragansett Bay to learning about the time-honored tradition of Scrimshaw, or spending cocktail hour on a plush velvet sofa in the reimagined Mezzanine for an insightful tarot reading, curate your time on the coast.