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Rose Island Lighthouse

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Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Staying in the first floor 'museum' of the lighthouse with its period furniture and artifacts, my wife said she felt as if she were living as they did in one of the historical novels she reads so often--Anne of Green Gables perhaps. We were lucky...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank michiganmand
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Stayed in the Foghorn room in October. Beautiful room with views of Newport bridge and Fort Adams. Have water sounds all night. The space heater works great, but Island is super breezy. Bring layers if you plan on venturing out. Even with nighttime fire it...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

This tour was a true highlight. Our guide was articulate, knowledgeable, and very funny. He knew loads of fun stories about Newport families & history. Our lighthouse guide had the same wonderful qualities. This tour is highly recommended. She made life of the lighthouse staff...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

A great place if your not the Kardashian type. Little dusty and rough around the edges but definitely unique. We loved it and will be back. You can practically fish from the bed at foghorn. Kayaks available and fishing poles.

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

We spent a week on the island for my wife's birthday. The 18-Acre island consists of the lighthouse, Fort Hamilton Military Barracks, and acres of bird and wildlife refuge.There are 5 rooms available for rent in the lighthouse. We rented the Keeper's Apartment on the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Description
A stay at a 19-century lighthouse on Rose Island - be willing to rough it and pitch in with the chores. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
4
Also Known As
Rose Island Lighthouse Hotel Newport
Location
United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
4
Also Known As
Rose Island Lighthouse Hotel Newport
Location
United States > Rhode Island > Newport
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cjlt362017
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Response from peggytudryn | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure. There are certain events annual events that occur during the warmer months. You should contact the lighthouse staff for more information. I found them to be accessible fo respond to inquiries in a timely... More
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August 13, 2018|
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Response from Fishboy555 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can use the hotplate in the communal kitchen of the house.
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September 1, 2017|
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Response from jt2looie | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately there is no heat in that room, no bathroom and no shower. The bathroom is a short walk away and the (solar) shower is near that. I don't know about bringing your own heater...contact them directly for that... More
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"the Keepers apartment is the only one with complete facilities"
GWW
Nov 4, 2017
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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."
JacquelineG822
Sep 29, 2016
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"Second floor apartment is best"
henry024
Sep 22, 2016
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"If you can get it, try the innkeepers apartment! Has a shower, kitchen and bathroom inside!"
newfun
Jun 25, 2016
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