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Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Ray canceled our reservation for all 7 rooms that had been paid in full the day before we were supposed to arrive in Newport. Luckily, he did return our money, but it was a major headache to find accommodations for a large group in less than 24 hours. We made the mistake of ignoring all the other negative reviews after... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed August 7, 2016

The owner/manager (Ray) is a pathological liar and the place is a dump. We rented a part of the hotel for our wedding. We showed up the day before to drop off gift bags and the lobby/common areas of the hotel looked like no one had cleaned them in years. Mail all over the floors, dirt everywhere. Several of our... More 

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Reviewed June 16, 2016

DO NOT BOOK AT PEARLS! My husband and I were invited to a wedding near Newport, RI. I knew of Pearls and thought it would be a lovely place to stay for the weekend. We reserved the nights of April 1st and 2nd. As requested from Mr. Meyerson, I paid by check in advance. He said that this was the... More 

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3 Thank Carol C
Watertown, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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Reviewed May 19, 2016

Well in advance of our intended stay my wife made a reservation at Pearls of Newport and confirmed it with a $25 deposit. Less than 2 days before the date we got a call from Ray Meyerson saying there was a computer mistake and the hotel was overbooked. We said he was obliged to provide a room at a hotel... More 

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2 Thank Chester2123
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
1 review
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Reviewed February 17, 2016

I reserved a room this past summer for 1 night in November (paid the full price of the room) but unfortunately needed to cancel soon after I made the reservation. I emailed and called numerous times attempting to cancel but was never able to speak with anyone or had any of my messages returned. The day before my intended reservation... More 

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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

I am not one to write negative reviews and I travel all the time so I consider myself very reasonable, but Pearls of Newport absolutely deserves one and I urge you to avoid this place at all costs because dealing with the owner Ray is a nightmare. My friend rented out this whole inn for her wedding and needless to... More 

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Winchester, Massachusetts
1 review
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Reviewed December 23, 2015

I rented out the entire property for my wedding at the end of September 2015. As other people have said in their reviews Ray is great when he is trying to sell you on the property and all he can do, once he has your money it's a different story. I paid $6300 as a 50% deposit for all the... More 

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4 Thank cdbuckley
Connecticut
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3 reviews
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Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I booked at Pearls the weekend of the Newport Folk Festival. We paid A LOT of money for our 3 night stay as we wanted to be close to the downtown area and the water taxi that brings you to the festival. We assumed that the high price would mean high quality! We were so wrong. First... More 

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1 Thank Betsymar
Port Jefferson, New York
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 29, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for our one year wedding anniversary. We absolutely love Newport, as we got engaged at the Breakers mansion and Pearls of Newport was the perfect little place to spend our weekend together. The room we originally wanted was booked, so Ray suggested Suite 7 which was absolutely lovely. Upon check-in they sent up champagne... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2015

We booked the entire place for ourselves and some of our guests for our wedding in June 2015, we gave Ray (the owner) $10,000 a year before since he said he would give us a small discount for paying in full and this would guarantee the entire hotel to us for our wedding weekend. After we gave him the $10,000... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pearls voted as "One of Top 10 Places to Stay in the World" by an established International Travel website is a place not to be missed. With five historic homes comprising Pearls it is considered Newport's most Cosmopolitan Inn located in Newport's Historic Hill and just steps away from Newport Harbor. With the Victorian main house, circa 1865 its grand staircase, stained glass windows, fine artwork and museum pieces, Pearls is a place to experience for the discriminating traveler. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pearls of Newport

Address: 41 Pelham St, Newport, RI 02840-3018
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $150 - $400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pearls of Newport 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Pearls Of Newport Hotel Newport
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“Do yourself a big favor. DO NOT book this place”
 of 5 bubbles Chester2123, May 19, 2016 | Read review
“Book a suite!”
  • Cozy fireplace was a huge bonus!
 of 5 bubbles eringobragh33, Oct 29, 2015 | Read review
“Ask if the tv works”
 of 5 bubbles 628mikec628, Sep 22, 2015 | Read review
“Don't do it. If you must, do not accept a room on the third floor.”
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“Choose a room elsewhere”
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