Beach Hotel Purchased For $250,000
June 17, 1966
The Newport Daily News
Newport, Rhode Island
The Beach Hotel on Purgatory Road was sold yesterday for a reported price of $250,000.
The 140-room hotel on eight acres of land was purchased by Paul and John Schawb and William Cowsill owners of the Muenchinger-King Hotel, from Abraham and Adelle Hoffman.
Paul Schawb said the hotel is being remodeled and will be ready to receive guests on July 1. He also said a new restaurant will be opened at the Beach Hotel. The hotel will be operated separately from the Muenchinger - King Hotel, he said.