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The Attwater

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22 Liberty St, Newport, RI 02840
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here with my adult son for his job interview in the area. Staff was very friendly, parking lot available, more like a modern bed and breakfast. We were upgraded to a King suite, with sofa bed, two flat screen TVs, Keurig coffee maker in the room. Map of the area provided with area highlighted. Lovely breakfast in the morning.... More 

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North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was traveling on a road trip with my grandmother and I couldn't wait to stay in this cute hotel! I actually wouldn't call it a hotel I would call it a bed and breakfast because of its size. Like you've read in most reviews they are serious about their cancellations and they have no cots. My grandmother had a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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65 reviews 65 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here recently for a weekend and have to say that my fellow travelers on Trip Advisor didn't steer us wrong. We loved the ambiance and the friendliness of this small, boutique hotel. It was spotlessly clean and well maintained. The breakfast was great with the small dishes to choose from and taste. Loved their "fruit salads" in the... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at the Attwater is very friendly and helpful. The decor is modern and the location of the hotel is within walking distance of Thames street and some of the Mansions on Bellevue. A nice breakfast of freshly baked bread or scones..

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Upstate NY
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed to get away from the freezing upstate NY for a few days, so we chose Newport, also freezing but with 10 feet of snow. Go figure. The Attwater made it all worthwhile. Manager Brad was there when we arrived to welcome and assist with bags and parking. The king suite was beautiful - lovely gas fireplace, with a... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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130 reviews 130 reviews
96 hotel reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We had high expectations about this Hotel/B&B due to the raving reviews. We booked the king junior suite which was a nice sized room with good bedding and pillows and a tiny bathroom but I expected that as the building is very old. The décor is interesting even though not my cup of tea. The place is ok but it... More 

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

We are disheartened to hear that your stay at The Attwater did not live up to your expectations. We pride ourselves in our warm welcome and our unique curated small plates breakfast, and we are so sorry that you do not feel these met your needs. Although we serve our breakfast in individual small plates, guests are not limited to... More 

3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I had a reservation to stay at this hotel for two nights, around the Valentine's Day weekend. I live roughly 140 miles away from Newport. Winter weather reports for New England surfaced about a week before my planned stay. As the week wore on the, the forecasts were progressively worsening, to the point now where a blizzard warning is in... More 

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

The safety and security of our guests is our top priority and once a blizzard warning was issued, this guest received a full refund. Prior to that time, weather predictions for Rhode Island were showing only 6 inches of snow and were in the "watch" rather than "warning" category. Instead of making a judgement call on weather conditions, we followed... More 

Astoria, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

My girlfriend and I had stayed at The Attwater for 3 nights the day after Christmas on a whim to just get away and we could not have been happier... According to the website there is a check in time cutoff but you can easily call in advance and they will arrange for you to pick up your key and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
33 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My partner and I stayed for three nights as part of a larger trip across New England. From the start the staff were extremely helpful and instead of the usual information pack, provided an iPad in order to look at local information from your room. The room was pristine with modern decoration. A small buffet breakfast was provided in the... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This hotel exceeded my expectations. My boyfriend reserved the room and told me we were staying at a B&B, so I didn't expect it to be as nice as it was. The gas fireplace was lit before we arrived, and the king suite we stayed in was large and comfortable. It did not feel like a typical hotel stay. The... More 

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