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Portsmouth
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

Wow. The attention to detail and the service is amazing. The rooms are beautiful, the staff is so accommodating and the food is incredible. I heard the woman next to me say it was the best Denver omelet she has ever had and she was from Denver! The owners seek to make your stay memorable. Go!

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1 Thank Lc1434
Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. I love when locals come to visit. I understand your sister is quite the chef, so I'm especially pleased to hear your comments about the culinary delights here at the Cliffside. Anytime you are in Newport, please stop in to say hi. Best, Nancy and Bill More 

Randolph, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014

This is my third time staying at the inn and, I don't know how, but this was my best stay yet! Each time I've stayed has been spectacular, but I feel like it's a little more special every time I come back. I came with my family this time (parents, sister and her dog), and having everyone stay in the... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Rachel, What a pleasure it was to meet your family - and, of course, the dog! I hope everyone enjoyed Newport. Koty was very happy to see you back as well and he is fully recovered now. We are looking forward to the next visit and hope we will see your friend Tania back here too. Best regards, Nancy, Bill... More 

Scranton, PA
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014

I love the Cliffside Inn...I really do. The house is just so clean and beautiful, the owner's Bill and Nancy are friendly and fun. I really enjoyed our conversation with Nancy during the cocktail hour. Debbie and Tamara are available for every request. (Debbie is so funny and I love talking with her). Maryellen, the chef, really works magic in... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

I am so glad that I was able to meet you on this visit. I really enjoyed our chat and your sister is great too! I will let you know if we decide to open up for Thanksgiving. Looking forward to your next visit. All the best, Nancy (and Bill) More 

Hingham, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014

We stayed at the Cliffside Inn to celebrate my birthday. We loved the Carriage House so much we booked it again :) Upon arrival, I was wished a happy birthday and our room had flowers and a welcome back/Happy Birthday sign. These little touches are all part of what make the inn so special. Newport is a fabulous location and... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was so wonderful having you back with us to share your birthdays. I am glad you were able to have a great sunset cruise to enjoy the night. Maybe I'm bias, but I love the Carriage House too. It is so quaint and quite, yet cozy. We are looking forward to your next visit! Warmly, Nancy and Bill (and... More 

Hellertown, Pennsylvania, United States
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

The inn is very cozy and welcoming! I have a few suggestions. Perhaps some comfortable chairs to sit and read a book outside on the lawn or the porch. Also some nice chairs around the fire pit instead of sitting on the stone wall. i would also suggest perhaps dimming the lights on the porch at night. The cocktail hour... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Cliffside Inn for your birthday celebration. We really enjoyed having you here with us. Thank you for the suggestions. We would love to have rockers on the porch, but we have opted for more outdoor breakfast seating. But we are looking into options for the fire pit. We hope you will visit us again soon.... More 

West Simsbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2014

My wife and I stayed there a couple weeks ago for our 20th anniversary. The place is beautiful. Every detail of the inn is amazing. Our room was romantic and very comfortable. We really enjoyed the wrap around porch with outside seating for breakfast or afternoon wine. And we spent every night at the fire pit after dinner to enjoy... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Cliffside Inn for your 20th wedding anniversary. It was wonderful to have you and Mary share such an important event with us. We really enjoyed having you both here. We hope we will see you back with us again soon. Best, Nancy and Bill More 

Staten Island, New York
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

Although I've been using TripAdvisor as a resource for years, I've never been moved to write a review (I'm more of a Yelp reviewer, I'm on there as Andy C) My wife and I just spent two nights at the Cliffside Inn and the experience was so fantastic I figured it was about time to write a TA review. As... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for such a thoughtful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed both the Garden Suite and the Adele Room. Both are great rooms in different ways. We are so glad that Amelia had a wonderful birthday and do hope we will see you again in the fall. Warmly, Nancy, Bill and the entire staff (and of course,... More 

Basking Ridge, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Cliffside Inn is a beautiful, recently restored B&B. Everything was clean and fresh. The owners, Bill and Nancy, were extremely hospitable and have owned the inn since 2010. We especially enjoyed the 5-7:00 wine and appetizers, and the breakfasts were delicious with fresh brewed, French pressed coffee - yum! The wrap-around porch is a great place to sit for breakfast... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing the Cliffside Inn for your wedding anniversary. It was so wonderful to have you here with us and we enjoyed getting to know you. Newport is a wonderful walking town and we are so glad that you were able to take advantage of it. We are looking forward to a future visit. Best, Nancy... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

My wife and I just completed a three day stay in Newport, Rhodes Island at the Cliffside Inn. We strongly recommend this Bed and Breakfast. Nancy and her staff were wonderful! They provided great service and were available to answer any question. The Inn itself was very clean and very well maintained. We stayed in the Sun room. The Inn... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks and for the personal note you sent as well. It was wonderful having the two of you here. I can only hope you are called up by the War College more often! I hope we were able to keep your wife busy while you were away. Thank you again. All the best, Nancy and... More 

Ludlow MA
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

My wife, our dog Mini and I stayed at the Cliffside about a month ago and had such a great experience that we decided to come back. Our second experience was as great as our first (if not a little bit better, which I didn't think was possible). Nancy, Bill, Debbie, Tamara and the rest of the staff did an... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

I was so happy when I saw the reservation that you three are coming back. Mini Bells is quickly becoming one of my favorite four legged guests ever. And we love her parents too! I think in time, even Koty will have to breakdown and snuggle her. We are so glad that you enjoyed the Atlantic Suite and that the... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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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: €200 - €468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Cliffside Hotel Newport
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“Suites were nicer, more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles averykrein, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Atlantic Room in the cottage”
 of 5 bubbles jonmanch, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Tower Room, two story with seperate access.”
 of 5 bubbles randyjacks0n, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I suspect all rooms are exquisitely appointed. Ours was.”
 of 5 bubbles Robroyce, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We loved the 3rd floor suite because of the beautiful view, but be aware that there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles katw646, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
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