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Cliffside Inn

2 Seaview Ave, Newport, RI 02840
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012
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Vermilion, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012 via mobile

We just spent two days at Cliffside conducting business meetings for four. It was perfect. Bill and Nancy are perfectionist and very pleasant. The rooms were outstanding, each one unique. The breakfast and lunch they served were exceptional. Their attention to detail on every level is remarkable. The access to the ocean cliff walk is also a nice plus. This... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to host your group. What a wonderful team you have and we are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay here and were able to enjoy a little bit of Newport as well. I have to say, we can't pass one of your stores without thinking of you. I love the product even more after... More 

Hyannis, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Cliffside is as nice as any inn/hotel we have ever stayed in! In an impeccably restored 1855 home, Bill and Nancy pampered us with their attention to every detail, their late afternoon tea/wine and cheese offerings and a scrumptious breakfast to start each day. The crab and cheese omelet was over the top! Our room on the top floor, which... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

The Loft is just one of the coziest rooms we have. The skylights and wood ceiling really give it a lot of warmth and charm. We are so glad that you enjoyed staying and consider it a "luxurious home away from home". That is just what we are looking for! Hopefully, you will be back soon. Best regards, Nancy and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I stayed 1 night in November for a get away. It was great! We stayed in one of the suites (not in the main house) and it was spacious, beautiful new bathroom, and comfortable. The bath tub was amazing - huge! The tea and breakfast had all fresh made items. The breakfast had fresh made granola, baked... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

The Cliff Suite is the largest room that we have and it really is amazing. We are so glad that you were able to get away, even if just for one night, to enjoy it and all that the inn and Newport have to offer. Hopefully, you'll get the opportunity to break away again soon. All the best, Nancy and... More 

Woodstock, Maryland, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

This inn is a great place to stay if you have celiac's disease or are gluten intolerant. For breakfast each day, I had gluten free muffins and gluten free blueberry pancakes. They also had fruit and yogurt. I could have also had eggs fixed any way. For afternoon tea, I had a special plate prepared with yummy gluten free treats.... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to provide the gluten free selection. There are so many good gluten free options now. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the Sun Room. I do love that steam shower and the view of the beach this time of year is incredible. I hope next time you head up the coast we will see you... More 

Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

A beautiful fall trip to Rhode Island began with our first night stay at The Cliffside Inn. We did not have reservations and lucky for us they were able to accommodate our one night stay (sad to say only one night). This was our first experience with a Bed and Breakfast – they certainly set the bar high for our... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy that you decided to try a bed and breakfast and that you chose us! I'm glad we were able to "convert" you! Thank you so much for taking the time to write that wonderful review, and to post the photos as well. Hope to see you again soon. All the best, Nancy and Bill More 

Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

My husband and I stayed in the garden suite at Cliffside Inn for the weekend after our wedding and were absolutely thrilled with it. The room was unique and luxurious, with a jacuzzi bath and a private garden with a waterfall! The building was a gorgeous renovated Victorian building with really lovely decor and pleasant atmosphere. The owners were really... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was so great to have you both here for your wedding night. It was fun watching the guys get ready for the ceremony and everyone so happy. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the room - the Garden Suite is one of the most romantic suites at the inn. We hope to see you again soon. Best, Nancy and... More 

Duxbury, Vermont, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

My husband and I recently spent two nights at the Cliffside for our 10th anniversary and it was fabulous! We stayed in the Carriage House and I loved all the amenities -the adorable remote control gas fireplace, the jetted tub in a truly amazing bathroom- a fabulous 2 sided antique sink from the barbershop of the Waldorf Astoria was really... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It means so much coming from someone who also runs a Select Registry property. I hope that we get a chance to visit the Inn at Round Barn Farm soon. Best, Nancy and Bill More 

Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

My wife and I just spent two nights at the Cliffside and loved it! Met alot of the guests and we agreed to meet again "same time next year"! We highly recommend it, Bill & Nancy are wonderful, and the food, atmosphere and other guests are fantastic! To really enjoy drinks and dinner in town I recommend calling "Cozy Cab"... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was so great having you here. I am sorry the trip was delayed but so glad you finally made it. What a wonderful group of guests we had in that weekend and I really do hope we will see you "same time next year". It can become a restuarant week tradition. All the best, Nancy and Bill More 

massachusetts
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98 reviews 98 reviews
63 hotel reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

We just spent one night at the Cliffside Inn, but enjoyed it tremendously. The owners are so welcoming that sometimes I forgot I was staying at an Inn and not visiting family. We loved the afternoon wine social because we got to meet the other guests. I can't imagine staying at any other place in Newport. I am very fussy... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Wow...thank you for posting your thoughtful comments about your stay at Cliffside. We appreciate the accolades from a top contributor to Trip Advisor. We have found that our evening wine and hors d'oeuvres reception is a great way to bring guests together - it is one the favorite parts of our day. We look forward to your next visit with... More 

Burlington, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Cliffside Inn was the perfect way to celebrate my husband's 40th birthday! This was our first trip to Newport and we enjoyed every part of the weekend. The Inn is beautiful. We stayed in The Loft. We were super impressed by the cleanliness of the suite and ammenities available. The bathroom is gorgeous. The spa tub is huge, and the... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

That was a fun weekend and birthday celebration. We are happy you chose the Cliffside Inn for your first visit to Newport and for Jon's birhday milestone. Thank you for telling others about your visit to Cliffside. We hope you had an enjoyable Thanksgiving, and wish you the best for the upcoming holidays. Nancy and I hope to see you... More 

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Address: 2 Seaview Ave, Newport, RI 02840
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
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Number of rooms: 16
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