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Old Forge, Pennsylvania
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

The rooms were clean and spacious. There is also a nice restaurant at the hotel with a great menu of everything! There is ample parking for free and a casino across the street if you are looking for something else to do in the evening.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 16, 2016

The room was large and comfortable, but there was no fridge! This I expect in a rockbottom budget motel but not an establishment like this. The hotel did not seem convenient to downtown or eating places but had a reasonable restaurant and was easy to arrive and leave by car. Wifi was free and fine.

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Belleville, Kansas
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a huge property & seemed to take forever to get to our room. Large room had comfortable beds, mw & mini fridge. Very helpful @ front desk on dining outside the hotel. Loved the place suggested to us. Also ate breakfast @ hotel & it was very good- reasonable prices. Back to hotel- hallways are noise due to...

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Red Bank, New Jersey
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Room had no air conditioning, beds were uncomfortable, walls paper thin, could hear people talking in other rooms. Restaurant food was horrible as were the rude bar staff. Would never stay here again. Way overpriced rooms for the quality.

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1Thank tara506
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is made from wood and makes it very easy to hear everything that happens on the hallway. We were glad we braught earplugs! Decor could get an update too. Upsides where clean sheets, nice pillows and matrasses. Location is ok. Near the large bridge and easy accessibel by car. Drive in to town takes you about 10 minutes....

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Thank simonetres
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

The hotel was reasonably priced. It was very clean! Very good staff. The furnishings are outdated. The location was not as close to downtown harbor area as I would have liked. But the price was a good value. The restaurant in the hotel was very good too!

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Londonderry, New Hampshire, United States
Reviewed September 25, 2016

We had nice room but some friends had the moldy one. I do want to give a shout out to Diana on the front desk. She worked to get our friends on the same floor and ironed out the few complaints we had. Location is close to downtown, food in restaurant was good but it needs facelift. All in all...

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed September 19, 2016

This hotel is absolutely disgusting. Stay far, far away. The rooms are dirty, moldy and smelly. My husband and I tried to cancel our reservation after seeing smelling our room and we were told that they could not do that because it was their policy. On top of that we were told that there was no one on site or...

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Eastern Connecticut
Reviewed September 19, 2016

A basic hotel that we found to be clean and comfortable. It is located directly across the street from the Newport Grand Casino, a slots only casino. We stayed 2 nights to attend a Newport wedding. Didn't want to pay the 300+ per night to stay at the wedding venue in downtown Newport so this was a relatively affordable $180...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Stopped over night to see the Newport Boat Show and was able to get a room, however the room and the hotel is just a described by other reviewers. The hotel is under some sort of budget renovation, and the workmanship is less than stellar. The one redeeming item was the restaurant and bar, which had good food. That being...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only one mile from Newport, Rhode Island's historic waterfront, Mainstay Hotel and Conference Center offers convenient amenities and relaxing facilities in a great location. Across the road from Newport Grand Casino and half a mile from Newport Naval Station, we are just a few minutes drive from historic mansions, beautiful beaches, a bustling harbor and many other area attractions and activities. Our 200-room facility offers complimentary parking; seasonal shuttle service (surcharge) to downtown; ATM; fitness center; seasonal outdoor pool; self-service laundry; complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as conference and banquet facilities to host your private party or corporate event for up to 150 people. North End Steakhouse, our restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, from 6:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays, and until 10:00 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with bar service daily from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. We offer casual, friendly dining for all tastes, with a special accent on signature steaks and great seafood featuring Steak Night Tuesdays, Rib Night Wednesdays, Seafood Thursdays with changing lunch, early bird and dinner specials. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mainstay Hotel & Conference Center

Address: 151 Admiral Kalbfus Rd, Newport, RI 02840-1310 (Formerly Best Western)
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $72 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mainstay Hotel & Conference Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 200
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Also Known As:
Best Western The Mainstay Hotel Newport
Best Western Newport
Newport Best Western
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“Pay the extra and get one of the better rooms.”
F5070GNtomb, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“ok if you are not skidish of scary lo lit smelly halways on first floor”
jillmpmoore, Mar 7, 2017 | Read review
“Choose the newer rooms with the hardwood floor”
kenochris9, Dec 8, 2016 | Read review
“Fourth floor in the back and keep your fingers crossed, its Newport !”
Q8409JWkevinc, Nov 18, 2016 | Read review
“When making the reservation, call to make sure you are getting one of the newly renovated rooms,”
306RobinB, Nov 4, 2016 | Read review
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