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Cliffside Inn

2 Seaview Ave, Newport, RI 02840
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Cliffside Inn
Ranked #1 of 101 Newport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unbelievable! Rated #1 on Tripadvisor and justifiably so! Bill, Nancy and staff are absolute charming, engaging and personable. Best B&B I've ever been to. My lady friend and I had a wonderful 2 night stay in the Grosvenor room. I've never experienced a place and it's personnel that were so warm and paid such attention to detail. The inn was... More

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Southeastern CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked the Cliffside Inn based on a lot of research and was not disappointed! I reserved the Garden Suite as a combination birthday and valentines day gift for my husband and was looking forward to relaxing, and relax we did. We booked couples massages through the innkeepers and the masseuses were fantastic. Between the massage and the huge fireside... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Cliffside Inn for you birthday and valentine's day get away. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review and love that you still have great memories a couple month's later. The Massage Place does an excellent massage . . . hmmm, reminding me I am overdue for one. We hope that you... More

Manteca, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for that unusual, romantic hideaway to celebrate your "special occasion" where the owners and their friendly staff welcome you with a warm smile, bottled water/wine + additional surprises, book at Cliffside Inn. Walking through the door, we were greeted like royalty by Tamara, Manager of Cliffside Inn and shown to our room. Harried and frazzled from our travel from... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for that glowing review and we look forward to having you back here soon - have you decided who's birthday you'll be back for, June or December? It was so very kind of you to give individual notes to all of the staff. It really meant a lot to them and to us. We are thrilled that you... More

Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cant imagine a better place to stay in Newport. From the time we arrived to the time we (regretfully) departed, we were positively stunned by the friendliness and great service at the Cliff-side. I recommend the "Sun Room" with its bay window views of Easton Bay, relaxing steam shower, and cozy fireplace. It was our first anniversary, and the... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you chose the Cliffside Inn for your first anniversary celebration! It was wonderful to have you here. All of the guests really enjoyed talking with you and we did as well. I agree, the Sun room is quite special and I just love that steam shower. The flowers have finally started peeking through in Newport and... More

Bethlehem, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Cliffside with Nancy and Bill for just one night. I wish it had been a week. We stayed in the Grosvenor Room. It's a beautiful, big room with a King bed and a bathroom I could live in. It has double sink, a double tub and a separate shower with a rain head. I believe it... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Kim, You are right! We bought the inn in 2010 and did a full restoration and remodel. We are glad you included us on your tour of New England inns. It was great getting to meet you both and hearing all about your experiences in general and on this trip. Seven kids - that's a handful. We'll definitely look you... More

Wellesley, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The accolades earned by this inn are well deserved, and I want to add my own. My wife and I were looking for a romantic weekend retreat from our two boys – our first real getaway in 4 years, so we decided on Newport and Cliffside Inn. Excellent choices on both accounts! The reviews we read about the property made... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you chose the Cliffside Inn for your getaway. You kids sound great, but it was clear you needed some time alone and we are so happy that you had a wonderful and relaxing weekend. Thank you so much for all of your kind words. Obviously, we can't always get it right but we are really... More

Lowell, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the tower suite for 2 nights after our wedding and couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. The 2 floor suite was immaculate and the jet tub was a perfect way to relax after our amazing wedding the night before. As this was our first trip to Newport we spent the day exploring and looked... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. Congratulations again! What an exciting time in both of your lives. It sounds like it was a great wedding and you both seem so happy. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Nancy and Bill More

Rhinebeck, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 5th visit to Newport, but our first stay at the Cliffside Inn. Friends of ours had raved about their visit, so we decided to break our tradition with another property in town and give Cliffside a try. We love the location, and I think we have found our new home in Newport! When you stay at a... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Well, we can't wait for the Duke and the Dutchess to return. It was so wonderful having you here. Your love for each other made the whole staff smile. It is just a fabulous feeling to know we made you stay so great. Looking forward to having you back with us this summer - it will be Cliffside Inn, the... More

New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You really have to try the Cliffside Inn if you are going to Newport. We read all the reviews for the top inns before making our choice to stay here for our mini-moon. From the moment we arrived, everything just felt right. The inn is beautiful and the attention to detail is apparent everywhere you look. We were welcomed like... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We really enjoyed having you both here for your mini-moon. It was great hanging out at the fire pit with you and the other guests as well. You had one of the funniest wedding cup stories we've ever had. Debbie will never be able to tell the story the same again. Looking... More

New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reason why my husband and I picked this bed & breakfast was due to the overwhelming number of "excellent" reviews on trip advisor. Everything positive you read about this place is true. My husband and I have been to several b&bs, but Cliffside Inn has by far been the best experience we've had. The owners were nothing but inviting,... More

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

How delightful it was for us to read your review a few months after your stay with us. Winter is indeed a unique time in Newport - but I don't think the town has a bad season, there is always something special and spectacular to do, see or eat. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us.... More

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Additional Information about Cliffside Inn

Also Known As:
Cliffside Hotel Newport
Cliffside Hotel
Address: 2 Seaview Ave, Newport, RI 02840
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 101 B&Bs / Inns in Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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 

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