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Waterford, CT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location in the heart of Newport with parking right outside the door. The room was clean and spacious. The person who checked us in was very friendly and informative. The walls may be think as you hear people in hall talking but nothing that would deter me from booking again.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see family for Thanksgiving, and found this centrally located Inn. Right on the waterfront with parking, which is so helpful. Nice room with a big continental breakfast. Extremely helpful staff. Great staying in such a walkable town.

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Jane F, Manager at Harborside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Lovegoodfood18, Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent visit at Thanksgiving. We are always happy when our guests have a terrific experience. Parking of one space (free of course) and our central location on the waterfront are indeed most helpful in downtown Newport. I am glad you enjoyed the Harbor Room for continental breakfast. It is our...

BOSTON MA
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Harborside Inn located within walking distance to all great restaurants and stores!!! Every morning the hospitality rooms has coffee, tea, juices, fruit, homemade biscuits etc and the staff is excellent. Also late afternoon tea, cider, coffee and homemade cookies etc.

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Jane F, Manager at Harborside Inn, responded to this review

Dear MARYELLENBostonMa, Thank you for taking time to offer your comments about the Harborside Inn. We are so happy to share this wonderful, walkable location with our guests. Newport is beautiful during the holidays with the mansions decorated in splendor, storefronts and wharves looking so festive, and streets and historic lamp posts all lit up and glowing. Of course, the...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This waterfront hotel was perfect - close to everything and a home away from home. We're used to staying in 5 star hotels in central city locations but this was a particularly pleasant change - recommended !!! BTW, the main entrance is deceiving as the many rooms (upstairs) run along above the cute shops.

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Jane F, Manager at Harborside Inn, responded to this review

Dear TAPAGO, Thank you for such a positive, descriptive review. We are glad you had a perfect home away from home experience and that it was a pleasant change from the 5-star accommodations you usually choose. We agree that the Harborside is not "flashy" but it sure is a well-located and has very comfortable rooms and suites to offer! You...

Orlando, Florida, United States
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

He stayed here for one night. It was a very nice room neat and clean. There are no elevator so you do have to carry your bags upstairs. The breakfast was excellent there was a very good variety of continental items including hard-boiled eggs, ham, mixed berries, organic cereal's…

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Jane F, Manager at Harborside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Katie D, The Harborside Inn appreciates you taking the time to offer a review. Our housekeepers work very hard to provide a clean room, so thank you for the specific mention. They enjoyed immensely you giving them a shout out! Thank you for mentioning that the inn does not have an elevator. We do our best to advise guests...

Farmington, Connecticut
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Full disclosure - I have not stayed at the Harborside Inn. But I plan too. I called this morning to request a bottle of champagne be sent to a couples room celebrating their anniversary. Super helpful, forwarded me to a local liquor store, Belleview Wine and Spirits, that delivers. Both Electra at Harborside and Russ at Belleview went out of...

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Jane F, Manager at Harborside Inn, responded to this review

Dear asposato, Who knew ordering champagne could be so care free?!? Whether you would like flowers, chocolates, harbor tours, or champagne, the staff of the Harborside Inn will do our very best to assist you in making your request possible. I am happy that Elektra (she really is terrific) took great care of you—and Russ, too, from Bellevue Wine &...

Irvine, California
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Great location. Relatively large room, Good breakfast ( ran by Sammy ... Well done ! ) free water and .....price was fair considering all aspects.... Make sure your room has water view ...I believe it's stairs only to get up to rooms ( one flight)

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Jane F, Manager at Harborside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Robert F -- Team Harborside thanks you for your thoughts, and you are right — we truly care for our guests! You touched upon many points that make the inn a fine choice in Newport: central location on the downtown waterfront, fair pricing especially considering all that is included, good breakfast (yes, Sammy does well!), and one more point...

Reviewed 30 September 2016

Beautiful location on the docks with some magnificent yachts. Great sunsets from your room or the dock or restaurant underneath on the dock. There are restaurants everywhere within steps from the hotel. Parking is very tight. No matter who's on at the desk they will do everything possible to assist you in any way possible.

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Jane F, Manager at Harborside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Chankanab, Thank you sincerely for your kind words. The staff of the Harborside Inn are fantastic, if I may say so myself! We hope to meet your expectations and then to exceed them. We really do have a wonderful location with sunsets and yacht-watching as a favorite pastime of many guests. Restaurants are plentiful and within walking distance. Our...

Dubai
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Stopped at the Harborside Inn for 1 night only on our way to NY. Should have stayed longer. Great hotel, nice clean rooms and a very helpful staff. Had the continental breakfast included which gave a good start to the day. Plenty to see around the area and some good restaurants close by

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Jane F, Manager at Harborside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Donkeymonk, What an interesting handle! We are pleased that you stopped in Newport on your way to New York and that you took the time to offer a review. We thank you on both accounts. Thank you, too, for mentioning our staff. All of us at the inn truly care about our guests' experience, whether that means a nice...

Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I snuck in a visit to Newport before a trip to Boston and my husband considered this a budget buster he wasn't too crazy about but then gave in. I must say the staff was what won him over. They were made everything easy, they were so friendly, our room was perfect, we felt truly like welcome guests. Jane and...

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Jane F, Manager at Harborside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Lynda P -- Thank you for giving the Harborside Inn a try and the opportunity to win your husband over. We all strive to make every guest feel welcome, and Southerners know hospitality when they see it! I'm glad to hear your guestroom was to your liking -- in addition to being clean and spacious, most rooms have sitting...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Ideal waterfront location in downtown Newport, RI. Fifteen rooms and lofted suites with private balconies overlooking the water or historic cityscape. Parking, continental breakfast and wifi incuded. Friendly service, too! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harborside Inn

Address: Christies Landing, Newport, RI 02840
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $193 - $564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harborside Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“No elevator and rooms are on 2nd and 3rd floors.”
 of 5 bubbles MARYELLENBostonMa, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for closest room to bay !”
 of 5 bubbles robertf105, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“water views”
 of 5 bubbles Chankanab , 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask which room you will be getting - and don't pay water view prices for room 11 or the one above it”
 of 5 bubbles Law3216, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great and I love the fact that you enter inside the corridor. Very secure!”
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