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THANKSGIVING AT CASTLE HILL

Elegant Thanksgiving Dinner And Two-Night Holiday Escape

Newport, RI – October 19, 2012 – Castle Hill Inn, located at 590 Ocean Drive in Newport, will celebrate Thanksgiving with an elegant dinner prepared by Executive Chef Karsten Hart on Thursday, November 22nd. The cost of the buffet is $75.00 for adults and $25.00 for children eleven and under; beverages, tax, and gratuity are additional.
 
For more information or to make reservations, please call 401.849.3800 or visit www.castlehillinn.com. Rhode Island Stuffies filled with oyster-pecan stuffing and spicy remoulade; Deviled Eggs: blue cheese, roasted shallot, and traditional; Salt Cod-Chickpea Croquette with pickled vegetables and saffron aïoli; and House-Made Antipasto:
Rhode Island style soupy, cured ibérico ham, and green peppercorn leberwurst.
Helgar’s Farm Turkey with traditional gravy, Hereford Beef Rib Eye with horseradish cream and au jus, panroasted Lemon Sole; and Crawfish Maque Choux with sweet corn, peppers, and house-made andouille. Accompaniments will include Traditional Bread Stuffing, Broccoli Gratin, Brussels Sprouts with roasted mushrooms and fall squash, Turkey-Sweet Potato Hash, Cranberry Sauce, Green Beans with almonds, brown butter, and shallots,
and Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes. Pumpkin Pie, Apple Strudel & Spiced Cream, Corn-Roasted White Chocolate Panna Cotta; Opera Torte, Petite Baba a Rhum, and Hazelnut Cream Profiteroles.
 
Castle Hill is also offering a two-night Thanksgiving getaway, available Wednesday, November 21st through Friday, November 23rd. The package features two nights luxury accommodations, a cheese plate and half bottle of Merlot inroom upon arrival, guest-only afternoon tea service, daily gourmet breakfast overlooking the bay, a romantic threecourse
dinner for two on November 21st and the classic New England Thanksgiving feast on Thanksgiving Day. Packages begin at $1,185, including tax and gratuity.
 

LOCATION & HISTORY 

Nestled on a 40 acre peninsula overlooking the southwestern corner of Narragansett Bay, Castle Hill Inn is a picturesque enclave of dramatic vistas, lush grounds and elegant quietude. A 19th-century mansion that originally served as the summer residence of famed marine biologist Alexander Agassiz, Castle Hill Inn for 138 years has beckoned guests – including actress Grace Kelly and playwright Thornton Wilder – to relax, rejuvenate and play against a spectacular natural backdrop.  Located just minutes from the vibrant scene of downtown Newport, Castle Hill Inn is the perfect base from which to tour the historic Gilded Age mansions, explore Fort Adams State Park or enjoy the gorgeous beaches.

 

In 2008, Castle Hill Inn became the first hotel in Rhode Island to earn the distinction of belonging to the Relais & Chateaux family of properties. Widely regarded as the foremost authority on luxury hospitality, Relais & Chateaux recognizes hotels that combine one-of-a-kind accommodations with exceptional cuisine.

 

About Castle Hill Inn

For more than a century, Castle Hill Inn, a Relais & Chateaux property, has captured the imagination of guests from around the world with its enchanting coastal setting, relaxed elegance and authentic Newport spirit.  Nestled on a 40-acre peninsula overlooking Narragansett Bay, Castle Hill Inn exemplifies the warmth and quiet luxury of 19th century seacoast life.  Combining the elegance of a boutique hotel with the inviting comforts of a coastal inn, the Inn offers resplendent lodging options to suit the needs and preferences of all guests.  Accommodations include nine guest rooms and suites in the original 19th-century Agassiz Mansion, and 24 private, waterfront accommodations in the Harbor House, Chalet, Beach Houses and Beach Cottages.  Within the mansion, indulgent meals are prepared by renowned Executive Chef, Karsten Hart, and the recently renovated Lawn at Castle Hill is the epitome of classic New England al fresco dining.  On property activities include stargazing, clambakes, bonfires, games on the lawn, kayaking, paddle boarding, yoga, surfing, sailing and much more.  Voted by readers of Conde Nast Traveler and Travel & Leisure as one of the top hotels in the world, and lauded by the New York Times as ‘the best spot in town,’ Castle Hill Inn is the epitome of Newport elegance.
 

Castle Hill Inn is operated by Newport Harbor Corporation, an employee-owned (ESOP) hospitality corporation based in Newport, RI.  For more information on Newport Harbor Corporation, please visit the website at www.newportharbor.com.  For more information about Castle Hill Inn please visit www.castlehillinn.com.
 

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