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Cliffside Inn

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2 Seaview Ave, Newport, RI 02840
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Ranked #2 of 99 Newport B&B and Inns
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bill and Nancy and their wonderful staff made us feel like family from the first moment. Part of our family arrived from New Mexico on May 6 to be joined 2 days later by the rest. The accommodations were top notch, the food great (I want more almond crusted French toast, please!) but we will always remember how they made... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Well, we know we now have family in New Mexico too! It was so wonderful to have all of you here and we miss you. Maryellen is now trying to find a cowboy in New England. When you sang the unofficial state song of NM - there wasn't a dry eye in the house. We look forward to seeing you... More 

Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed at Cliffside in from May 18 - 21 and from the moment that we parked the car you could see that the exterior was meticulous. Upon entering there was an attention to detail that continued. Debbie greeted us and checked us in. Having not been in the area before I did some homework before our trip and had planned... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

We love the picture of your ornament. You did a fantastic job. It is going to be a lovely reminder of your time in Newport (along with the coffee mug). What a wonderful retirement trip for you! We really hope that you will find the time to make it back to Newport and see us soon. Warmly, Nancy and Bill More 

Morris County, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our third stay at The Cliffside was just as lovely as our first. This visit we stayed in the Sun Room. Beautiful, bright, with a great view. The steam shower was amazing..really difficult to come out once you are in there! We enjoyed an amazing breakfast while sitting out on the front porch. As always, Bill and Nancy as well... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was so lovely having you back with us. Garden Suite, Tower Suite and Sun Room . . . only 13 more to go! Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We look forward to seeing you again next year. All the best, Nancy and Bill More 

Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Cliffside Inn May 18-20. Have always stayed at hotels in Newport, and we were a bit nervous regarding the B & B experience. We stayed in the Cliffside cottage and just loved it. Bedroom, two sitting rooms, and a very large bathroom with hot tub and shower. It was just heaven to relax there after a day of... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

After all the times you've been to Newport I was surprised that we could find new things for you to do! We loved having you both here. Thank you so much for all of your kind words. We are looking forward to you visit at Christmas (although the thought of cold weather again we can do without!). All the best,... More 

Darien, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We housed our top media clients and employees at the Cliffside Inn and were tremendously pleased with the entire experience. The rooms were delightful, each special in their own way that it was hard to choose a favorite. And the breakfasts were out of this world! Homemade granola, poached eggs florentine, mango muffins - I could have stayed all summer.... More 

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What a pleasure to have your group staying with us. They are a wonderful bunch of people and the Volvo Races were fantastic. Thank you for choosing the Cliffside to host your very important clients. We look forward to seeing you (and hopefully some of them) again with us soon. Let me know how the granola recipe worked for you.... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully restored Victorian Inn - comfortable and bright... the best breakfast anywhere with eggs to order! Lovely happy hour perfect to meet other guests and talk about favorite sites and activities in Newport; friendly staff and gracious hosts! I didn't want to leave!

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Holle, What a wonderful time we had with you. Koty is missing his belly scratches! You "Newport home" is always here when you need a break from things (or the weather) in Atlanta. All the best, Nancy and Bill More 

Freehold, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have had the pleasure of staying at The Cliffside Inn several times and each time is better than the one before! The Inn is just beautiful, the owners are so warm and welcoming, the food is absolutely delicious and the staff is so pleasant and accommodating. Each time we've stayed in a different room and each... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Libby, It was wonderful to have you back with us. We so enjoy having you here and love how you engage with all of the guests. What a coincidence running into other people you know from NJ here. Small world. We look forward to having you back with us often. Warmly, Nancy and Bill More 

Kittery, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband, my daughter and myself only spent one night at the Cliffside Inn the stay was fantastic. The owners and staff were so great very very friendly. When we went to leave and we had a flat they found us a place to get our flat fixed . We will be going back for sure.

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We are so glad you got back to Kittery safely. What a think to wake up to! At least it didn't happen during the trip. It was lovely having the three of you here. Your daughter is delightful. Looking forward to a future stay. Warmly, Nancy and Bill More 

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I decided to treat myself for the 3-day Easter week-end and stayed at the Cliffside Inn… and that was a real treat! I must say that the entire team there (Inn keeper and staff) is really amazing. Everybody is really nice, doing anything possible to make your stay comfortable and interesting…and very tasty as well! The food: Breakfast was really... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Mimi, It was so wonderful having you at the Cliffside Inn the staff really enjoyed having you here. I am so sorry your husband wasn't able to join you and hope you will make a return visit with him soon. Maryellen misses your visits to the kitchen in the morning. Hope all is well in New York. Best, Nancy and... More 

Greenwood, Indiana
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To start with, when making our reservations for a week, the owner actually upgraded a couple so we could have the only first floor room inside the B&B! He was wonderful to work with. Our breakfast every morning was wonderful and the cook was absolutely fantastic!! The staff were some of the nicest people that we met while in RI.... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Hello Hoosier Traveler. We enjoyed having you both with us, and we have met with our staff to let them know that despite your comments about your room and RI generally, that the staff at Cliffside were “some of the nicest people that [you] met while in RI”. I am however struggling with a few things. Why would anyone want... More 

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