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Wellington Resort

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551 Thames St., Newport, RI 02840
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Wellington Resort
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought this hotel was just ok. The layout of the hotel is arranged in a weird way; the rooms are in different buildings unconnected to each other. The buildings all look the same so it's easy to get confused about which building is yours. The 10am checkout time was a little odd, especially during the low season when there... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great, affordable, centrally located, and well-run hotel in downtown Newport. We booked a two-bedroom suite for a great price, and we had more room than we know what to do with. Our suite came with a full kitchen, dining room with dining room table, a large living room, and two full baths. Also, we had two decks... More

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New Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I have stayed here a few times for a girls weekend. The location is fantastic and it is great that it has an outdoor pool on the waterfront, however this last time I could not justify the crazy amount we spent(almost $800 night) with the condition of this particular unit which was extremely dated and rough. 10:00 check-out is harsh... More

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Our family has been coming to the Wellington since our 2 kids were in diapers, and now they are in their 20's and we all still love to visit each July! Reason? So much to do both on-site and nearby, either by walking or biking. We often don't use the car more than a few times all week, for either... More

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We stayed at the Wellington for two nights on our anniversary vacation in Newport and loved it. The view of the harbor from our balcony was beautiful. It was pricey, but it was impressive. The unit had a bedroom, kitchen, living room, bathroom and in suite washer/dryer. The unit was immaculate, the bed was comfortable. Allie checked me in and... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I stayed at the Wellington Resort this past weekend with 13 other girls for a bachelorette party. We booked two rooms and had more than enough space for everyone. The rooms are not only spacious but very clean and while not super modern, they have everything you need. All rooms have beautiful ocean views and easy access to a nice... More

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We love staying at the Wellington. The spacious layout of the suites with two full baths, the views, lush grounds, helpful/courteous staff and awesome local make for the best vacation experience. Newport has been one of our vacation destinations for several years. Purchasing a timeshare at the beautiful Wellington Resort a few years ago was a dream come true. When... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

I read several reviews of the Wellington Resort in Newport, RI. Some were good & some were awful! I have to say that I have been a timeshare owner at this resort for 20 years. I have watched the upkeep & repairs they have done every year & must say, the resort has done an excellent job. I love this... More

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Elmont, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

My husband and I exchanged through RCI for this resort and were pleased to have been able to get a 2-bedroom 2-bathrrom unit for the beginning of October. Being after the "in season" the resort was very quiet, perfect for relaxing. We brought friends who also fell in love with it. It's location is perfect - at the quieter end... More

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

We actually had a reservation issue at another place, so the desk clerk called here and they got us a room. The staff was very friendly when we arrived. Very helpful with local info. We got a one bedroom for over $200, pretty pricey. Especially for the time of year. However, we were stuck and needed a place to stay... More

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Address: 551 Thames St., Newport, RI 02840
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Number of rooms: 51
Also Known As:
Wellington Resort Newport
Wellington Hotel Newport

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