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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First, let's talk about price. This hotel is consistently the lowest priced hotel in the area. Why?! I have no idea. The rooms are terrific, the WiFi is fast, parking is ample and free, and the staff is absolutely pleasant. The location is great, you're close to everything, especially if you're working at the Naval Base. The attached restaurant isn't... More 

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Surbiton, null, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at seven hotels in New England in 2 weeks, and this was by far the bottom of the heap. Location is not ideal as its a short drive into the town, and parking is more expensive than elsewhere. Room a little grim, with warning on our door about being careful who we opened it to. Bed and mattress... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used a Cheap Tix promo code for best rate/value we could find. Fourth floor mini suite, king bed with a separate sitting room with couch and its own TV. His and her TV's is a bonus. Right across from casino îf that's your thing. Minutes from Newport center. Clean room, large fridge and the price was right. Shop around and... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I live locally in town and had called the Mainstay hotel to see if I could park my car in their parking lot for an airport flight as they are a stop on the Newport to TF Green airport shuttle. The receptionist was very courteous and indicated that we could certainly park our car there. Additionally she went out of... More 

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this hotel from a couple of different people. Our daughter goes to school in Rhode Island and we wanted to stay in Newport, but we didn't want to pay the expensive price that most hotels charge. There is a nice (but a little outdated) restaurant with a big bar in the hotel. Looks can be deceiving though.... More 

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Old Forge, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms were clean and spacious. There is also a nice restaurant at the hotel with a great menu of everything! There is ample parking for free and a casino across the street if you are looking for something else to do in the evening.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

The room was large and comfortable, but there was no fridge! This I expect in a rockbottom budget motel but not an establishment like this. The hotel did not seem convenient to downtown or eating places but had a reasonable restaurant and was easy to arrive and leave by car. Wifi was free and fine.

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Belleville, Kansas
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This is a huge property & seemed to take forever to get to our room. Large room had comfortable beds, mw & mini fridge. Very helpful @ front desk on dining outside the hotel. Loved the place suggested to us. Also ate breakfast @ hotel & it was very good- reasonable prices. Back to hotel- hallways are noise due to... More 

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Room had no air conditioning, beds were uncomfortable, walls paper thin, could hear people talking in other rooms. Restaurant food was horrible as were the rude bar staff. Would never stay here again. Way overpriced rooms for the quality.

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is made from wood and makes it very easy to hear everything that happens on the hallway. We were glad we braught earplugs! Decor could get an update too. Upsides where clean sheets, nice pillows and matrasses. Location is ok. Near the large bridge and easy accessibel by car. Drive in to town takes you about 10 minutes.... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only one mile from Newport, Rhode Island's historic waterfront, Mainstay Hotel and Conference Center offers convenient amenities and relaxing facilities in a great location. Across the road from Newport Grand Casino and half a mile from Newport Naval Station, we are just a few minutes drive from historic mansions, beautiful beaches, a bustling harbor and many other area attractions and activities. Our 200-room facility offers complimentary parking; seasonal shuttle service (surcharge) to downtown; ATM; fitness center; seasonal outdoor pool; self-service laundry; complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as conference and banquet facilities to host your private party or corporate event for up to 150 people. North End Steakhouse, our restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, from 6:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays, and until 10:00 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with bar service daily from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. We offer casual, friendly dining for all tastes, with a special accent on signature steaks and great seafood featuring Steak Night Tuesdays, Rib Night Wednesdays, Seafood Thursdays with changing lunch, early bird and dinner specials. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mainstay Hotel & Conference Center

Address: 151 Admiral Kalbfus Road, Newport, RI 02840 (Formerly Best Western)
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: €50 - €110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mainstay Hotel & Conference Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 200
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“Fourth floor in the back and keep your fingers crossed, its Newport !”
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