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Cliffside Inn

2 Seaview Ave, Newport, RI 02840
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  • Cliff Walk
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Reviewed 16 January 2015
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Lincoln, Rhode Island
Reviewed 16 January 2015

We were pleasantly surprised with the Cliffside Inn. The staff was so nice and friendly. The inn is clean, comfortable and so relaxing. Great location by the cliff walk. We even woke up from a peaceful sleep as the bed was comfortable, to a wonderful homemade breakfast when we went downstairs. Did I mention the wine reception the night before?...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy that you chose the Cliffside for your birthday celebration. It was a pleasure having you here with us. We hope that you will be back again soon. Thank you so much for the lovely review. I just adore the claw foot tub in the Adele bathroom. All the best, Nancy and Bill

Boston
Reviewed 13 January 2015

We stayed two nights at Cliffside in January and enjoyed the classic Newport experience combining the cliff walk with a couple of the mansions and some good food in between. The room was the St George Suite which was on the third floor and had views over the bay. It is fairly small for a suite and the sitting area...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for all of your lovely comments about the St. George's Suite. Being in an old Victorian, we sometimes have to get creative with space. The enormous shower in the bathroom is usually a highlight for anyone who stays in that room. I know it was a last minute booking. I hope you will come stay with us again....

Cheshire, Connecticut
Reviewed 7 January 2015

The owners and staff are the real shining stars behind this beautifully renovated Inn. Anyone in dire need of rest and relaxation will have a hard time heading back home. I tried to find a way to pack the relaxing tub in my suitcase. One of the most beautiful places I have ever visitied and one of the most memorable...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Inn. It was great to have you both with us and we are so happy you enjoyed the Beatrice Room. Actually, so much that you stayed an extra night! That tub is waiting for you any time you need it. Thanks again for all your kind remarks. Nancy and Bill (and...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 January 2015

My sister and I didn't know what to get our 89-year old mother for Christmas. We knew that this Christmas would be especially difficult for her (and all of us) because we just lost my dad last December. A weekend away at the Cliffside Inn was the PERFECT gift! We checked in the day after Christmas. The location was great...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for making the Cliffside Inn your home for a few days and the getaway spot for your time with your mom. It was great meeting all of you and watching you interact with the other guests. That first night was a little crazy with the Christmas tour happening, but everything worked out well. All the best, Nancy and...

Leominster, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 January 2015

I hesitate to let others know how incredible this B&B is... I want it to be our secret hide away but, I understand that it's good business to share therefore... What a find! Location, cleanliness, quietness, excellent staff, comfortable, quality renovation, and a historic and interesting story of the Inn to capture your romantic imagination! All 5 stars, PLUS! The...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you were able to enjoy a post holiday getaway with us. We finally took down all the holiday decorations last week and are settling into the winter. The steam shower in the Sun Room is especially welcome on these chilly winter days after a stroll on the Cliff Walk. We are thrilled that you enjoyed it...

Reviewed 1 January 2015

Certainly one of the best B+B's we've ever visited. Lovely attention to detail, from the beautiful grounds to the well renovated house with great woodwork to the wide variety of fun books to read to the slow-close toilet lid. Breakfast was tasty, fresh, and well presented. One caution is that we get excited about fireplaces and in our suite, it...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Cliffside Inn for your 15th wedding anniversary. It was great to have you stay with us. You are the first person to mention the slow close toilets, but I agree it is a great feature. We have several different types of fireplaces at the inn. Be sure to give us a call before your next...

New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 31 December 2014

We recently spent 3 very pleasant nights in the "Adele" room (beautiful bathroom!) at the Cliffside Inn. Our stay was comfy and warm and quiet. Each day's breakfast was tasty and nicely served. Wonderful architectural restoration and colors. Location is perfect for cliff walk access. Early evening wine and hors d'oeuvres by the fire presided over by the ever hospitable...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was great having you both here. If you need any information when planning your Argentina trip, please don't hesitate to email us. It was incredible (almost as good as a stay at the Cliffside:)) and we highly recommend going. We love the picture of the Inn you posted. It's a great shot. Wishing you all the best in 2015...

Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

This was by far one of the best B&B's I have ever stayed in. The Inn was in a great location, within 1 block to the Cliff Walk, it was beautifully decorated and the owners and staff were perfect hosts... Little details like the late afternoon/ early evening wine and hors d'oeuvres were nice touches.... The Innkeepers were very helpful...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you were able to come to the inn for a little post-holiday romantic getaway. I couldn't agree more about the Beatrice room. I hate to play favorites, but it really is one of the best rooms in the inn. Thank you for all of the fantastic pictures. We look forward to having you back for...

Hartford, CT
Reviewed 24 December 2014

We took a quick trip to Newport to see the mansions in their Christmas splendor. When we looked for a place to stay we came upon the Cliffside Inn, which had unbelievable ratings. They have worked hard to make this a welcoming place to stay: from the excellent breakfast (Cinnamon Roll Pancakes) to the evening wine in front of the...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you both stay with us. I don't think I've seen a December this rainy, or any month for that matter. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and the Swann room. I love the skylights in that room, especially over the shower. Thank you for all of your kind comments about the...

Iowa
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Wonderful B&B by the Sea! A super place to celebrate a birthday! We loved The Cliffside! Great location…steps away from Cliff Walk and access to all the beautiful mansions. Incredible service…. Nancy and Bill were so welcoming and everything was immaculate. Nice turn-down service with homemade cookies on the bedside table. Decadent design…… gorgeous furnishings, decorated in Christmas, comfortable beds,...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was great to have the four of you staying with us. I'm so glad that you enjoyed the Tower and Garden Suites. I hope that next time you're visiting in Connecticut you come by - and bring your parents too. Hope you had a great holiday. Nancy and Bill

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the best of Newport in a romantic and serene coastal setting at this romantic Rhode Island inn, just steps from the historic Cliff Walk and Easton's Beach. Each of the beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites in our restored 19th century Victorian mansion, offer all of the amenities of a luxury hotel while retaining the unique charm and character of a New England country inn. Our Newport, RI bed and breakfast has earned an international reputation for gracious hospitality, epicurean delights, attentive service and special touches - making it one of Newport's most sought after destinations. Welcome to the Cliffside Inn - a AAA four diamond and Select Registry property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cliffside Inn

Address: 2 Seaview Ave, Newport, RI 02840
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: €175 - €468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Cliffside Hotel Newport
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