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Cliffside Inn
Ranked #1 of 96 Newport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 26, 2013

Impeccable! That’s the one word that describes Cliffside Inn. The attention to detail is profound, from the logo crested tissue boxes, and flowers that grace the rooms, to the perfectly appointed tea curio that can be accessed any time of day. The décor is elegant and inviting. Breakfast is a epicurean delight each morning. Nancy and Bill have a six sense about what each guest would enjoy and provide the concierge knowledge of Newport and the surroundings, making it a complete visit. Koty, the concierge dog, greets with a winning smile. It is a welcoming and delightful jewel with its own unique Gilded Age history.

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  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled solo
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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2013

Maria,

It was so wonderful having you here and I'm glad you were able to extend your stay by a day! Koty was happy too - more belly scratches!!!! Looking forward to you finishing the novel so you can come back to celebrate. We are honored that when you decided to take your "next step" trip, you decided on the Cliffside Inn.

Hope you have a great holiday and we will see you soon.

Best,
Nancy and Bill

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Reviewed November 23, 2013

This was our first time in Newport and our first B&B experience. The Cliffside Inn was perfect in every way. The room was super clean and the attention to detail was amazing. Bill and Nancy were very informative and welcoming to us. The breakfast was delicious. We will definitely be back!!

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2013

We are so thrilled that you chose the Cliffside Inn for your first B&B experience and that you loved it. This is such a great time of year in Newport and we are so happy that you were able to enjoy the town and the wonderful weather we are having - not quite a sunny NJ beach, but lovely all the same.

Looking forward to a future visit.

Best,
Nancy and Bill

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Reviewed November 21, 2013

If you are looking for an authentic Newport experience, look no further than the Cliffside Inn. The rooms are immaculate with an attention to detail that is incomparable to any other inn that I have stayed in. Bill and Nancy will ensure that your stay is one-of-a-kind. With the Cliff Walk right outside your doorstep and an amazing breakfast spread each morning, what more could you ask for? Ok, I know, a jacuzzi for two...yeah, they got that too.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2013

Sarah,

How great it was to have you at the Cliffside Inn! We hope we will see you over the holiday season. Thanks for all your great tips for our next trip to Boston.

All the best,
Nancy and Bill

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Reviewed November 21, 2013

My husband and I took a mid week getaway to our beloved Newport. It was our first time stay at the Cliffside Inn. The inn is elegant, comfortable and beautifully appointed. Our room was large, with a gas fireplace and a gorgeous and immaculate bathroom. The sheets and towels were first class. We enjoyed a beautiful afternoon tea (they fixed coffee for me) complete with cucumber sandwiches, mini cupcakes, lemon shortbread - all picture perfect. We chatted with the innkeepers, Nancy and Bill who told us about their adventures in renovating the historic building. Wonderful people!! The staff provides turn down service which came with the most sinful chocolate dipped cookies. There is a different choice for breakfast every morning plus cereal, fruit, freshly baked muffins, etc. We had eggs florentine and I heard about such other treats like cinnamon roll pancakes!. The staff is friendly and accommodating. The innkeepers have fulfilled a dream in making this inn a reality and it shows in every wonderful detail. Thank you Bill, Nancy and Tamara.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2013

What a great review. Thank you so much for your kind words. We had a wonderful time chatting with you and your husband at the tea. Bill has family in Stockbridge so hopefully we will either see you back here, or see you up there soon.

Happy Holidays,
Nancy, Bill and Koty

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Reviewed November 19, 2013

Traveled with friends from Miami to this wonderful B&B in a peaceful historic residential neighborhood. Walking distance to the historic cliff walk and the beach. Nancy and her staff do a magical job running the B&B. The new renovation is 5 stars... The breakfast with a new featured dish every morning was a real treat. Koty the house dog was so much fun, he's a great host! I can't wait to rebook our stay next year, we are hooked on Newport and the Cliffside Inn.

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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2013

It is such a compliment that seven months later you still have great memories of your time at the Cliffside Inn. It was great having all of you here and learning about your businesses too. If you need a break from that Miami/Key West heat, we are in full winter weather mode here.

Hope you have a great holiday.
Best,
Nancy and Bill

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Reviewed November 19, 2013

The Cliffside is a wonderful escape destination that is both romantic and charming. We stayed in the St. Georges Suite for two nights and it was very comfortable with gas fireplace in sitting area and amazing marble shower in bath. The rooms are extremely clean and well maintained with period pieces of furniture. The bed was very comfortable!

We had the wonderful breakfast served every morning and also came back for the wine and appetizer reception from 5-6 on Saturday evening. The outside fireplace was running and it was a great late fall atmosphere.

Highly recommend, the staff was very helpful in choosing dining locations and helping us plan our day exploring the mansions. The location is great only a few steps away from the cliff walk and easy drive to the downtown or Mansions. Stayed at many 5 start hotels and resorts and this Inn is definitely a 5 star destination with more charm than the bigger hotels/resorts.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2013

How wonderful it was to have you here for the weekend! The weather certainly has changed since then, as I am sure it has in your neck of the woods. Thank you for the wonderful review.

We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Best,
Nancy

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Reviewed November 18, 2013

This was our first time staying at the Cliffside Inn and it couldn't have been more perfect for a birthday celebration. We stayed in the Grovesnor Room for 1 night which was luxurious with a large jacuzzi and a fireplace. The owners of the Inn were wonderful and their added special touch of a surprise birthday sign and homemade oatmeal chocolate-dipped cookies in our room were wonderful. Very close to both the Cliffwalk and the center of town, the convenience, ease, comfort and beauty of The Cliffside Inn will make this birthday one to remember.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2013

Caren,

We are so glad that you joined us for your birthday celebration and that you enjoyed the Grosvenor Suite. One of my favorite things about that room is the big air tub in the bathroom.

It was our pleasure meeting both of you and hope that you can be back for more than one night soon.

All the best,
Nancy and Bill

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Additional Information about Cliffside Inn

Address: 2 Seaview Ave, Newport, RI 02840
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 96 B&Bs / Inns in Newport
Price Range: $210 - $447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy the best of Newport in a romantic and serene coastal setting at this romantic Rhode Island inn, just steps from the historic Cliff Walk and Easton's Beach. Each of the beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites in our restored 19th century Victorian mansion, offer all of the amenities of a luxury hotel while retaining the unique charm and character of a New England country inn. Our Newport, RI bed and breakfast has earned an international reputation for gracious hospitality, epicurean delights, attentive service and special touches - making it one of Newport's most sought after destinations. Welcome to the Cliffside Inn - a AAA four diamond and Select Registry property. ... more   less 
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Cliffside Hotel Newport

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