Rent 1, 2 or 3 guest rooms. Rates include free parking May through October at Goat Island Marina, gourmet hot continental breakfast buffet, coffee, tea, bottled water and soda, snacks, candy, yogurt, free WiFi and cable TV and a split bottle of wine upon arrival.
Ocean Romance is the perfect getaway for an extraordinary vacation, honeymoon, anniversary, romantic weekend experience, special celebration, reunion, friends' weekend or sightseeing trip.
LOCATIONS: Mid-May through October: the yacht is at beautiful Goat Island at the outer end of Dock S. A boarding ladder is used at this fixed dock due to tidal changes. The yacht is 100 yards from the Hyatt Regency Hotel and a few minutes walk to Belle Mer and Regatta Place, first class wedding/reception venues on Goat Island. Look over at the Newport Shipyard Marina where world class sailing yachts and mega-yachts come and go daily and at the hundreds of boats moored in Newport Harbor. Walk, drive or take one of the water shuttles from the Hyatt Regency or from the Marina Pub on Goat Island to downtown Newport's restaurants, bars and historic attractions!
From early November through mid-May: the yacht is docked at the Bowen's Wharf Dock at 1 Bowen's Landing in historic downtown Newport. Boarding stairs are used at this floating dock. Guest parking is usually available next door in the large lot at the Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina, 49 America's Cup Avenue, Newport for a nightly parking fee.
Ocean Romance is a custom designed/built bed and breakfast motor yacht with a separation of areas for guests' privacy. Each private guest room has its own bathroom, flat screen TV with built in DVD player, internet access, climate control and windows. The yacht's well-furnished, comfortable main salon has a flat screen TV, bar with two (2) stocked refrigerators and a day head (half bathroom). A circular staircase connects to the guest rooms below and huge flybridge lounge above.
Two (2) night minimum stay on most weekends. Three (3) night minimum stays on Memorial Day weekend 2015 and Labor Day weekend 2015.
RATES: Through March 28, 2015, the nightly rates are $225 plus tax for the Anniversary Stateroom (Queen bed), $225 plus tax for the Courtship Stateroom (Queen bed) and $275 plus tax for the Honeymoon Suite (King bed).
From March 29, 2015 through May 21, 2015, the nightly rates are $275 plus tax for the Anniversary Stateroom (Queen bed), $275 plus tax for the Courtship Stateroom (Queen bed) and $350 plus tax for the Honeymoon Suite (King bed). From May 22, 2015 through September 6, 2015, the nightly rates are $395 plus tax for a queen bedroom and $450 plus tax for a king bedroom except Friday and Saturday nights in July and August, 2015, the guest rooms are $450, $450 and $525, respectively, plus tax. From September 7, 2015 through September 30, 2015, the Anniversary Stateroom (Queen bed) is $350 plus tax per night, the Courtship Stateroom (Queen bed) is $350 plus tax per night and the larger Honeymoon Suite (King bed) is $425 plus tax per night. from October 1, 2015 through November 24, 2015, the Anniversary Stateroom (Queen bed) is $295 plus tax per night, the Courtship Stateroom (Queen bed) is $295 plus tax per night and the larger Honeymoon Suite (King bed) is $375 plus tax per night.
Ocean Romance Yacht Information/Policies:
Guest Reservations: Reservations confirmed by email upon receipt of payment in full. Maximum of two (2) guests per guest room, with six (6) maximum overnight guests allowed in the three (3) guest rooms.
Taxes: Six percent (6%) City of Newport hotel tax and a seven percent (7%) sales tax for the State of Rhode Island.
Payment: Ocean Romance accepts payment by cash, bank cashier's check, personal check, debit card or credit card. Payment by credit card or wire transfer required from international guests.
Children: We accept well-behaved, supervised children twelve (12) years of age and older accompanied by an adult(s).
Check In/Check Out Times/Overstays/Unregistered Guests: Guest check in time is 4 p.m. or after on the day the reservation commences, with check out time no later than 11 a.m. on the day the reservation ends. Guests who overstay their 11 a.m. check out time without Ocean Romance's advance permission consent, when booking a guest room, to an additional one-half day guest room charge on their credit card (for any part of every four hours overstayed). Any registered guest who brings an unregistered guest on to Ocean Romance overnight without advance permission consents, when booking a guest room, to a $400 charge on their credit card for each such unregistered guest.
Cancellations: Cancellations must be by email at least thirty (30) days before the arrival date to receive a partial refund. If cancelled, a $50 administrative fee and 3% of the total price of the reservation will be charged. Guests who depart for any reason prior to their scheduled departure day/time (or who are a 'no-show') arel not entitled to a refund.
Common Areas: In addition to their own respective guest room/bathroom, registered guests shall have access/use of the yacht's common areas such as the main salon with bar and day head, aft (stern) cockpit and forward exterior main deck (bow) of the yacht, plus until 11 p.m. at night the top level flybridge seating areas (if open) accessible via the circular stairs. However, the lower helm, forward lower salon, galley and forward staterooms are the owner’s (and crew’s) private quarters which are off limits to all guests. Guests may not use the tender boat. There is no fishing, swimming or diving from the Ocean Romance yacht
Food And Beverages: A gourmet hot continental breakfast buffet is available in the main salon of the Ocean Romance yacht each morning, usually at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise arranged. Please help yourself to the snacks/candy set out in the main salon and beverages in the refrigerators behind the bar.
Alcoholic Beverages: Guests of legal drinking age may bring their own alcoholic beverages on to the Ocean Romance yacht at their own risk and may use the refrigerators in the main salon.
Shoes: Please remove shoes when inside the Ocean Romance yacht as is customary, leaving them on the mat by the entry door. Light colored soles will not leave black marks on the exterior decks.
Swim Suits/Suntan Lotion: Guests may not sit on the yacht's interior furniture or flybridge lounge furniture in wet swimsuits or while wearing suntan lotion as it may damage the furniture.
Use Of Toilets: With the exception of waste and marine grade toilet tissue, YOU MUST NOT put any other objects in the yacht’s toilets. The sewage disposal system in the yacht will not dispose of anything else. Feminine products and Kleenex tissues CANNOT be put in the toilets on the yacht. Please use the pink bags supplied for other items and put them in the trash.
Valuables: Guests are solely responsible for their own valuables and safekeeping of their property. Ocean Romance is not responsible for loss of any property of any person. Please lock your guest room to secure your valuables
Safety/Liability: A yacht on the water is inherently dangerous and safety precautions must constantly be observed. Surfaces may be slippery when wet, especially the ramps and boarding ladder, as well as the circular stairs leading up to the flybridge lounge from the main salon. Extreme care should be exercised when boarding and leaving the vessel and when using the exterior common areas of the Ocean Romance yacht. Ocean Romance is not responsible for any injury or death suffered by a registered guest or other person while boarding, disembarking or while on the Ocean Romance yacht. The Ocean Romance yacht is not appropriate for disabled persons for safety reasons and is not handicap accessible. Sleeping quarters are equipped with combination carbon monoxide, fire and smoke alarms, plus high water alarms below the floors.
Quiet Hours: Between the hours of 11 p.m. and 8 a.m. the entire marina and Ocean Romance’s common area are a quiet zone. The flybridge lounge closes at 11 p.m. unless otherwise arranged in advance. If you enter the yacht after 11:00 p.m., leave before 8:00 a.m. or use the main salon before 9 a.m., please do so quietly so as not to disturb other guests.
Strictly Prohibited: Unregistered guests, loud parties, animals, underage drinking, red wine, cranberry and other dark juices, smoking and candles are not permitted on the Ocean Romance yacht. Guests who violate any of these rules, which are strictly enforced, agree when booking a guest room to 1) immediately forfeit the remainder of their stay on the Ocean Romance yacht without a refund and 2) for Ocean Romance to charge their credit card to pay for any damages/losses caused to the Ocean Romance yacht and/or its contents by themselves and/or such guest's invitees.
There is no room or maid service.
Ocean Romance may change guest room rates and policies without notice at it's sole option.