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2 Seaview Ave, Newport, RI 02840
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Cliffside Inn
Ranked #1 of 101 Newport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Roanoke, Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our second stay at the Cliffside Inn. There are many appealing aspects to this bed and breakfast. The location is great (very close to the Cliff Walk), the breakfasts are delicious, and our room (the Cliff Suite) was large, clean, quiet, and extremely comfortable. We especially enjoyed the relaxing fireplace located in a room adjacent to the... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was wonderful having the two of you stay with us again. It is always such a pleasure for us to have return guests visit. It was great to see you and Mina enjoy all the Newport (and the surrounding areas have to offer). I hope you got your fill of lobster. I think Matunuck Oyster Bar is missing you... More

tennessee
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103 reviews 103 reviews
65 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here just one night in the Garden Suite which we loved. It is a two level room with the bath being reached by a curved narrow staircase so if you can't handle steps, then pick another room. Loved the huge bathroom downstairs and the reading nook that I would have loved to have had time to utilize! Unfortunately,... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was so great having you with us, if only for one night. I wish we could have accommodated you for the second night. We were so glad you enjoyed your time in Newport. I'm sorry your second night "in town" was not as restful as your night here. I do hope you'll make your way up North again soon.... More

Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can believe the reviews. This Inn was wonderful in every way. Tamerra (sp?) was extremely helpful with every question we asked about the area and we felt like she was our own personal hostess. Same with Nancy. We used the Cliffside Inn as our base as we traveled to Martha's Vineyard, Boston and leaf viewing in New Hampshire. We... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for that wonderful review. One of the great things about being an innkeeper is making people's stays special. We try to listen to what you want and tailor the experience to you rather than sending everyone to the same 5 spots. I'm really pleased that you appreciated that special attention. We are so glad you chose... More

Webster, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We originally planned to spend two nights in Newport but decided to cut that to one night in order to splurge on the #1-rated B&B. So expectations were extremely high. I'm sorry to say we were disappointed. With the description of the inn being "steps from the Cliff Walk" (true) and with a brochure photo showing steps leading down to... More

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Oakland, New Jersey, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose Newport as a romantic destination for our anniversary. We chose the Inn because I liked what I saw online. WOW! I am amazed! This inn is in a word PERFECTION! The rooms are elegant and comfortable with an amazing and seamless combination of Victoria charm and modern conveniences. The staff is courteous, thoughtful. They go that extra step... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Hope you are enjoying your Cliffside Inn coffee mug! It was wonderful having you both with us. We are so glad you chose to stay with us for your anniversary. Hopefully, we will spend many more together! Best, Nancy and Bill More

Rhinebeck, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a " regular " at the Cliffside Inn, I am never disappointed. The staff and the owners are amazing with their ability to anticipate my needs. Their knowledge of Newport and suggestions of places to go are always spot on, enhancing my every trip. I am always in awe of the cleanliness and standards in the Inn, along with... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

What can I say? We are always thrilled to have you come and stay with us. Please don't let it be too long before the next visit. Warmly, Nancy, Bill and Koty More

London, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so lucky to phone the Inn in the morning from Cape Cod and have a room available for us that night! Most people book weeks ahead. Mind you, it was near the end of the season. And then innkeeper Nancy gave us a 10% discount because of the weak Canadian dollar, which was a nice way to begin... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to have you stumble upon us. Thank you so much for all of your kind words. We enjoyed having you here and having you feel like you had your own mansion for a few days. I'd like to say I hope the Canadian dollar improves, but it's the only one the US dollar is doing... More

silver spring, md
Top Contributor
255 reviews 255 reviews
17 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about this inn is perfect! Stayed here recently for a special weekend with my wife and, because we had read the glowing reviews on Tripadvisor, we had very high expectations. The inn itself, its delightful owners Nancy and Bill, and the efficient and personable staff exceeded our very high expectations in every regard. The inn itself is a beautiful... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was so lovely to have you both here. We really enjoyed getting to know you. I'm glad we were able to get the wine to you too - wouldn't want to ruin pizza night! Thank you so much for all of your wonderful comments. We do try very hard to make everyone feel special and I'm glad we hit... More

Joisy
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93 reviews 93 reviews
19 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely place. Stayed in carriage house and one of the best places we've ever stayed. From outside its very simple looking w faux garage door. Step inside to a 2 person jacuzzi big bathroom soft pillow top 4 poster canopy bed. Window bench fire place. Run by friendly prof people. Breakfast was home made granola yogurt fruits warm... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you were able to have a last minute get away with us. The Carriage House indeed is a unique space. It is the only room that was built completely by us, so we have a special attachment to it. Even though you were only able to be with us for a short visit, we are so... More

Warfield, Berkshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Cliffside Inn in June. Bill and Nancy made us really welcome and served up fabulous breakfasts each morning, which we were lucky enough to enjoy in the sunshine on the lovely wraparound porch. The location of the Cliffside Inn is absolutely perfect just minutes away from the famous Cliff Walk/Mansion Houses. We stayed... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I hope you are all settled in back in the UK. We are having an absolutely brilliant fall here too - although we did catch a few rainy days this week. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us and hope if you make it back to... More

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Address: 2 Seaview Ave, Newport, RI 02840
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Cliffside Hotel Newport

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