Rhode Island is launching its first ever RI Hotel Week in 2020. From January 18-31 hotels all over the state are offering special low rates to encourage visitors to explore Little Rhody in style. Four top-notch properties in South County are participating and it's a great time to visit the area and recoup after the hectic holiday season. Here's where to stay and what to do while you're here.

Ocean House in Westerly

Perched high on the bluffs of Watch Hill, Rhode Island, Ocean House is an iconic New England seaside resort, and the first and only AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five-Star hotel in the state. Ocean House’s OH! Spa and Coast restaurant are also Forbes Five-Star rated, making Ocean House a triple Five-Star resort, one of only thirteen resorts in the world with this honor.

Ocean House is a historic Rhode Island luxury hotel that has been meticulously reconstructed to pay tribute to its storied past and offer exceptional personal experiences for guests, members and residents. Open year-round, offering uncompromising service, beachfront location and world-class amenities, Ocean House pays homage to New England’s golden age of hospitality with timeless elegance and renewed civility.

Each of the Ocean House’s 49 guestrooms and 18 Signature Suites is inspired by its magnificent oceanfront setting, high atop a bluff overlooking Block Island Sound. Comfortable, soothing and spacious, the accommodations are beautifully appointed with turn-of-the-20th-century décor complete with custom wooden furnishings, a muted color scheme and early New England artwork. High-tech touches such as wireless Internet access, floor valet panel, voicemail, flat–screen televisions, iPod docking stations and in-room iPads for guest requests ensure that the room meets all guests' technological needs.

Ocean House is offering a Deluxe Room for $400/night (Two night minimum required to book a Saturday). Upgrades based on availability at time of check in. Complimentary amenities and activities include culinary and wine classes in the Center for Wine & Culinary Arts, sparkling wine upon arrival, afternoon refreshments, complimentary movies and more. Use promo code RIWEEKOH at time of booking. Book Now.

Weekapaug Inn in Westerly

Located on the Rhode Island shoreline overlooking Quonochontaug Pond and the Atlantic Ocean just beyond, Weekapaug Inn (Ocean House's sister property) offers quintessentially New England accommodations that effortlessly combine casual comfort and luxurious furnishings. The hotel features farm-to-table dining which utilizes the finest and freshest ingredients, locally sourced from Westerly and throughout Rhode Island. With inspired amenities and resort activities, Weekapaug Inn is designed to create extraordinary guest experiences.

Originally built in 1899 and again in 1939 following the Hurricane of 1938, this historic inn underwent a $20 million renovation in 2012 that preserves its storied past while offering guests a wealth of modern conveniences. In January 2013, just three months after opening, the Inn was invited into Relais & Châteaux, an association that sets the world standard for excellence in hospitality.

The exterior is covered in red cedar shingles, accented by dark brown trim and red shutters. The Weekapaug Inn in Westerly, Rhode Island features 31 guest rooms, including four two-bedroom Signature Suites, boasting modern Yankee décor, marble-accented bathrooms, feather-top beds and luxury linens.

Weekapaug Inn is offering a Cove View Deluxe room for $300/night. (Two night minimum required to book a Saturday). Upgrades based on availability at time of check in. Complimentary amenities and activities including daily naturalist activities including, walks, stargazing, beach stone jewelry classes, use of Hunter Borrowing Closet and more. See resort activities calendar for specific details. Use promo code RIWEEKWI at time of booking. Book now.

The Break Hotel in Narragansett

The Break Hotel is a 16-room boutique property in the beloved beach town of Narragansett, Rhode Island a distinctive stretch of sand and sea in southern Rhode Island. Just 30 minutes south of Providence and Newport, the hotel embraces the local beach community and the retro-chic surf vibe. Considered an ocean gem,  guests love the beach house atmosphere and the staff’s attention to the littlest details.

From your first steps through the doors, you’ll immediately notice the turquoise color schemes, the retro aura and the whimsical touches that have made The Break one of the most desired Rhode Island hotels. Its 12 rooms and four suites are the epitome of luxury with customized interiors and essential beach house comforts.

This Narragansett hotel offers the amenities you desire: from a year-round designer saltwater pool, to a Peloton bike, complementary backpack beach chairs & bikes, heated bathroom floors and fireplaces in every room. Begin each morning with a delicious and varied small plate breakfast in our main dining area or by the pool and end the day taking in the salt air and sunset on our ocean-view rooftop bar.

The Break is offering a $200/night rate for a best available room and that includes a $50 voucher to their hotel restaurant, Chair 5. Use code Break-20 when booking. Book now.

Shelter Harbor Inn in Westerly

The Shelter Harbor Inn, Westerly, Rhode Island, is an 1800 farmhouse converted into a New England inn in 1910. It originally opened as a sojourn for opera singers and artists who traveled between Boston and New York City in the early 20th century. This New England inn brings family and friends together via its ambiance, cuisine and music. The Shelter Harbor Inn pays homage to music with regular on-site musical events and music-themed décor throughout.

Built-in 1800 and completely refurbished in 2019 by Dennis Flanagan, The Shelter Harbor Inn is your home away from home. Situated on over three acres of greenery, the 23-room inn features upscale amenities including an on-site restaurant serving fresh New American cuisine, a spa, local biking and other seasonal activities.

Aesthetically pleasing, the Inn delivers sophisticated cozy salons where guests can read up on their favorite rock & roll artist, play a game or catch up with their loved ones. Plush couches pop of color, and a textile collection of old and new was thoughtfully curated by interior designers Randolph Duke and Blake Maroon. The Shelter Harbor Inn celebrates historical and contemporary times through amenities, design and their farm-to-table menu selections.

Shelter Harbor Inn is offering a $100/night King room with fireplace that includes a deluxe continental breakfast. Use promo code RIHW at time of booking. Book now.

The Fondue Village at Ocean House

While you're here, did you know that South County, Rhode Island boasts the darkest stretch of night sky between Boston and New York City? It's true! Go stargazing at the Frosty Drew Observatory - a romantic way to spend an evening - and it's free! Or, go skiing, snowboarding or tubing at Rhode Island's only ski park, Yawgoo Valley. Ocean House offers many events to participate in whether you're a guest or not from their Artisan in Residence series featuring ceramic sculpture artist Jilian Barber, to their In the Cellar wine Series featuring red wines and hearty one-pot stews, and their In the Kitchen culinary series to the fabulous Fondue Village - a unique, luxurious, private, winter outdoor dining experience.