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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
  • 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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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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129 reviews 129 reviews
95 hotel reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Jersey City, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I am vegetarian! Its always a challenge to find a Bed and Breakfast that will cater to one with a good variety! This place gets 5 stars for it.. The manager, Leah, is wonderful. She is friendly, helpful and has great suggestions for things to see and do and places to eat at in and around Newport. The bed is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My girlfriend and I visited the Attwater over the holidays to visit some friends in the area - the accommodations are perfect (sizable, stylish, clean, and comfortable), the staff/service is impeccable (friendly, charming, attentive) and the breakfast scones are not to be missed! We plan on returning again soon!

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Westchester, NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Beautiful hotel, hip, chic. Unbelievably accommodating and nice staff. Awesome breakfast - like no other. They bake a lot so it always smells like cookies (and they are often available and huge and yummy). Easy parking. About a 10 minute talk to the center of town - so it's nice and quiet. We will definitely return.

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

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 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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 

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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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