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The Attwater

22 Liberty St, Newport, RI 02840
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So cool. Every detail was done with thought and taste. Very hip. Conveniently located. The room was available on time. Best part was the staff. Leah may be the perfect host. When we could not secure a taxi or an Uber, she came to the rescue. A must place to stay in Newport.

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

It sounds like you had a great time in our Lark Suite! It means a tone that you found every detail at our Newport hotel to be done with thought and taste. We appreciate your comments and review and hope you'll come back to stay at The Attwater again soon. More 

petercbowman
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Let me start by saying this is a good hotel. Great location in Newport. Clean. Quiet. Unique. Well decorated. Decent use of technology. Great breakfast. Great coffee. It will not be a bad experience. However, based upon the other reviews, I was underwhelmed. We payed almost $400 for a King Suite (off-season). They allowed early check-in. Parking is limited, but... More 

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you were underwhelmed by your experience at The Attwater. We appreciate your feedback and are glad that you felt we offer a great experience for guests overall. We just wish we could have made your stay more comfortable and memorable as we hope to for all guests. Let me state that our furniture is... More 

Wellfleet, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Attwater is stunning, so beautifully decorated with its nautical theme throughout. Brad and Meg were so helpful, pleasant & professional! The location is perfect too, a short walk to Themes street and the Cliff Walk. Working in hospitality has turned me into a hotel snob, so this choice was spot on. We had a gorgeous, large suite on the... More 

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments about our Newport RI hotel. We know what it takes to impress a self-described "hotel snob" and we take it as a very high compliment. Come visit your home away from home again soon! More 

Grimsby, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

For a first time visit to Newport it is one we will never forget. I spent my birthday at the Attwater and was immediately impressed. Both my husband and I who were joined by our daughter and son in law spent one evening here and absolutely loved the boutique style accommodation. Clean, crisp if not quirky accommodation with wonderful hosts.... More 

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you loved The Attwater and that you were immediately impressed by our boutique Newport hotel. It's nice to hear that our service, decor and yummy breakfast helped carry that initial impression all the way through your entire stay. It's lovely to hear that you hope to return. We hope so too! More 

Waukee, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My stay at the Attwater was amazing. Great location off the beaten tourist path in Newport--convenient walking distance to Thames Street, the marina, Cliff Walk, shopping and restaurants. I particularly loved the way Brad, Meg and Lea take care of all the details to make their guests' stays perfect in every way. (Thanks, Lea, for coordinating the delivery of flowers... More 

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

"Perfect blend of modern boutique hotel and charming B&B" -- that's exactly what we hope guests will feel. Our motto at Lark Hotels is "amenities you desire, service you'll remember and a touch of mischief" and we strive to make you feel right at home with a bit of the unexpected and whimsical. Thank you for your review and thoughts.... More 

Westerville, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

First of all the location was perfect for us. Minutes to the Marina. Walked to the Breakers. Walked to the Cliff Walk. We hardly used our rental car except for the Ocean Drive. The room was great. Very comfortable, on the small side but we did not spend a lot of time there. To much to do and see. We... More 

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

We view our Newport boutique hotel as the perfect walking distance to just about everything and we're glad you feel the same way! Thanks for the review and thoughts! Please visit The Attwater again soon. More 

United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
25 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I stay in many hotels every year, most are almost instantly forgettable but not The Attwater. Even though we only stayed one night I shall always remember it as it truly stands out from the crowd. It epitomises what a boutique hotel should be. You can see from the pictures that the hotel is modern in design, although it is... More 

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you had a great stay at our boutique Newport hotel. It certainly sounds like you felt (and connected to) the vibe we strive to create here with the best blend of hotel and B&B sensibilities. It means a lot that The Attwater is memorable for you. Please come back and stay with us longer if... More 

Marlboro, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Having stayed at many B & B 's before I was pleasantly surprised at the the very homey feeling at this more modern, boutique style lodging. My daughter had never stayed at a B & B and was quite comfortable here. The room was quite spacious, decorated beautifully, very bright and airy and offered many amenities. The service was excellent... More 

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you had a great stay and that you've opened your daughter's eyes to the joys of smaller, boutique hotel lodging. In fact, many of our Lark Hotels feature very modern design and modern amenities you don't find at most smaller B&Bs. Thank you so much for your review and kind words about our service and... More 

Estero, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Maybe the glowing reviews set us up for disappointment. The room suite was spacious but the décor minimalistic to the point of basic, not terribly comfortable, with odd design flow of space. For example, the bathroom sink had a tiny shelf and little basin space so where does one put one's toiletries. Yes, they provide a preloaded I-pad, and yes,... More 

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear that your stay was not what you expected. Our modern, streamlined decor is not for everyone. We are pleased that you enjoyed our creative breakfasts, great location and many goodies. We wish they would have added more value to your stay. All the best to you. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

We celebrated my husband's 40th birthday in Newport and found an absolute treasure in The Attwater! Everything was great. We were warmly greeted by Meg and Brad, offering local advice and tips and so helpful and friendly. The room was modern and comfortable. It contained everything that we needed in a very special and unique way. The bed was to... More 

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

We are very honored you chose The Attwater to celebrate your husband's 40th birthday. That's a landmark one! We are very pleased that you had such a lovely stay and that you found the bed to be so completely comfortable and inviting. Please come back for your next celebration or if you just need a relaxing getaway. More 

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Address: 22 Liberty St, Newport, RI 02840
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Attwater Villa Hotel Newport
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