Luxury Mansion Hotel Opens in Newport, R.I.

The 33-room Vanderbilt Hall opens Thursday in Newport, RI. The property is decorated with pieces from the private collection of American Illustration Art owned by Peter de Savary, who is chairman of the company that owns the hotel. Alfred's Billiards Room accommodates 14 for a board meeting or dinner, and the Victory Room seats 40 for dinner and holds 60 for a reception.