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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Getting an I-Pad as our concierge was a nice surprise. The room was very nice with a sitting area separate from the bedroom, but the stairs were a surprise (our room was on the third floor). The location was excellent - easy walk to the harbor and a number of restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to Newport every summer for 22 years. This was definitely my favorite hotel stay! The Attwater is off the main Newport roads but close enough to be very convenient. The rooms are very spacious and beautifully decorated. The service was incredible- very friendly and responsive. The small plates breakfast was fantastic- lots of different tastes- my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved the Attwater Hotel. It is the perfect size, staff is friendly and accommodating. The room was lovely. We plan to stay at this hotel during our next visit to Newport, RI. The complimentary breakfast was delicious, there were many unique choices.

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Fort Collins, CO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed September 19 - 22 in a King Suite and found it quite nice. This is a lovely small, comfortable hotel in a classic, centrally-located building that has been nicely renovated. There are pleasant sitting rooms that would make for a nice gathering space if traveling with friends or family. While there is no bar (think small hotel), the... More 

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New York City
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Checked in to a King Suite to find nobody at the desk to greet me. After receiving my key to the room, I then realized there is no elevator and our room was on the 3rd floor. Having very heavy luggage, I wish I would have known that I would be carrying my own luggage up 3 flights, as hotel... More 

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Amanda W, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

Our boutique hotel is a much different set up than a traditional chain or big-box hotel... and that is usually why people choose us after researching hotels for their visit to Newport! We are not trying to replicate the details of bigger, more traditional hotels (such as the Viking you recommend), because we cater to guests who are specifically looking... More 

Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother pre-paid for 3 nights at this hotel and then my Grandmother passed and she had to reschedule. She brought myself and a friend along when she re-booked and we stayed for 2 nights in a King suite in the main building. Gorgeous decor, spotless and clean, and fabulous sitting areas. We brought our own wine and relaxed on... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a queen suite in the separate house and enjoyed a mid week special rate. The room was quiet, bed was super comfortable, nice shower and bath products, and the iPad was full of restaurant and "things to do" recommendations. I thought that the Attwater exhibited a level of detail not typically seen at other hotels. Everyone was... More 

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Amanda W, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

So glad you loved your stay at our boutique Newport hotel! Please come again soon... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very comfortable room, well chosen furniture and accessories, but room isn't large. It is best choose for romantic vacation. delicious breakfasts and beautiful living room. cliff walk very close to the hotel. I will be glad to come back and walk in this town again and again.

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Amanda W, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

We look forward to welcoming you back to Newport on your next visit. Please note that we have MANY different room types and sizes - give us a call before booking your reservation and we can help steer you to the perfect size for your needs! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was excited to stay at this inn because I had stayed here for many years under previous management and loved it. Unfortunately, this time the customer service was a big disappointment. After realizing I had left two dresses ($600 value) behind in the closet accidentally, I called immediately to have them retrieved and held aside. My calls were met... More 

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Amanda W, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

We are so sorry that you had this experience, but please rest assured that our General Managers took this very seriously, as they regularly mail items left behind back to guests after their stays. They both checked the room personally, spoke with housekeeping who had cleaned out the room and replaced robes in the closet and never found any articles... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hotel is well located. Parking is limited, luckily we were able to park on street nearby. Room was clean and nicely furnished, however there is no in-room safe for valuables. The building is converted from a previous purpose and the floors are wood. Occupants of the room above were heard through the ceiling late into the night. The hotel gives... More 

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Amanda W, Public Relations Manager at The Attwater, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, and I'm sorry you were not entirely happy with your stay at The Attwater. The iPad we provide is really more of a personal concierge aid -- it's preloaded with suggestions on things to do and places to eat. We don't add specific hotel information to the iPad as we are happy to provide personalized concierge... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Steeped in Newport’s nautical history — yet with a bold touch of the unexpected — you’ll experience our most original Newport accommodations in stylish comfort.Discover a more personal lodging alternative to big box hotels — yet with a chic, modern edge elusive to most B&Bs. Find exceptional rooms and amenities; a clever, all-day coffee cafe; the latest tech amenities; and attentive service when you want it (privacy when you don’t).As one of the first hotel properties in Newport, the Attwater is set on a quiet street just a block off Bellevue Avenue in the central historic district. All of Newport’s sights, sounds and tastes — sailing, tennis, night life, restaurants, beaches, history, mansions — are all only a short stroll away. In fact, our newly renovated boutique hotel is merely three blocks from Newport Harbor and an eight-minute walk to First Beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Attwater

Address: 22 Liberty St, Newport, RI 02840-3221
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $179 - $475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Attwater 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Attwater Villa Hotel Newport
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Newport
#3 Family Hotel in Newport
#4 Romantic Hotel in Newport
#5 Spa Hotel in Newport
#9 Business Hotel in Newport
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