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Newport, Rhode Island
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There aren't too many places you can bring your pup where they are off leash on an island. And to top it off, it's a fund raiser for Rose Island Lighthouse. Watch for upcoming romps, your pup will love you for it!

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
Reviewed October 9, 2016

We took a small boat to visit the island. The tour was wonderful for a warm sunny day. The lighthouse is like a house with a light at the top. You can actually stay there for a week and work on the property. The boat tour along the way was informative about the large mansions along the water's edge and...

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Coventry, Rhode Island, United States
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Just a nice getaway, like Gilligans Island. Your dropped off by boat and left on your own to enjoy the beautiful lighthouse and dream what it must have been like for the lighthouse keepers before Spent the night in the apartment on second floor. Really authentic and logs are kept by all visitors. Interesting to read!!!. Fresh air, no noise,...

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Tarrytown, New York
Reviewed September 22, 2016

This is a beautiful place to spend a night. We were in the apartment on the second floor, which has a full kitchen, full bath, a large bedroom with queen bed, and a small bedroom with two bunk beds. There is a large living room full of books, games, puzzles, etc. The first floor has a bath but no kitchen...

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North Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I really enjoyed seeing all the lighthouses in Narraganset Bay. The guide shared the history of each lighthouse and many other attractions. I'm tempted to check out staying at the Rose Island Lighthouse

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Fairfield, Connecticut
Reviewed August 23, 2016

we got there via the water taxi that stops at various places around Newport. There was a family staying there for the week, and the young teen daughter gave us a tour of the lighthouse and other highlights. nice relaxing informative.

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Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

I recently spent the night here with a group of friends. It was so relaxing to wake up, look out the window, and see water and sailboats so close. The lighthouse is very charming but rustic. There was an indoor shower but the water pressure was so low that it was difficult to get all of the soap out of...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed July 31, 2016

This is a fantastic getaway for a couple looking to relax. Please note that there are little to no amenities here... the only food is what you bring with you, and the bathrooms are outside. You are also responsible for changing your own sheets. But that is part of the charm. You will fall asleep by the sound of the...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed June 30, 2016

We loaded our kayaks and paddled from the Brenton Cove, passing Goat Island to the Rose Island Lighthouse. It was a wonderful visit at the Rose Island Lighthouse, especially the lighthouse tour guide was extremely friendly and gave us loads history. It is a non-profit organization and you can stay over-nights at the lighthouse or have wedding there. The view...

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MA
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Skilled ferryman and guide, Chris graciously greets you and brings you to this unbelievable gem! Inside the lighthouse, you can stay a night or for a week. While you will need your own provisions, there is a kitchen and bathroom available, as well as grills and minimal linens. Or you can take a short trip to Newport or other destinations...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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A stay at a 19-century lighthouse on Rose Island - be willing to rough it and pitch in with the chores. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rose Island Lighthouse

Address: Rose Island, Newport, RI
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $80 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Rose Island Lighthouse Hotel Newport
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Any room is a good one. If you want to cook however, you will need the apartment or you can grill outside.”
 of 5 bubbles JacquelineG822, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
“Second floor apartment is best”
 of 5 bubbles henry024, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
“If you can get it, try the innkeepers apartment! Has a shower, kitchen and bathroom inside!”
  • Lighthouse
 of 5 bubbles newfun, Jun 25, 2016 | Read review
“Museum rooms share a common space and are rustic, and also accessible to day visitors. Keepers apartment is more private and has the only shower on the island, also not accessible to day visitors. Fog horn room and barracks rooms are isolated and private, but bathrooms are a short walk away. Also those rooms do not have heat. Find a room to suit your style, and go and enjoy.”
 of 5 bubbles 117claireh, Apr 22, 2015 | Read review
“stay in the keeper's apartment if you can”
  • the dock at sunrise
  • main house at sunset
  • foghorn house room
  • apartment bedroom
 of 5 bubbles MetroWest52, Nov 4, 2014 | Read review
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