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Rose Island Lightouse

365 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840-6603
+1 401-847-4242
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Discover quaint, colonial charm with a stay at an historic lighthouse in Newport, RI. located one mile off the coast of in Narragansett Bay. Built in 1869, the restored lighthouse provides a rare opportunity to share in its history. Your reservation includes boat transportation.
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365 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840-6603
+1 401-847-4242
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

awesome experience. beautiful night away for family or a couple. Would highly recommend. it is a very nice experience.

Thank Jacqueline G
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We had a very cool visit to the island. We stayed for a single overnight and we were the only 2 people on the island. Exploring the island was fascinating and the views from the light at sunset were amazing. We did have trouble with...More

1  Thank BBOnTheLake
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Ooooowee, baby. This historic landmark is situated offshore in what feels like the middle of Narragansett Bay. Ships and pleasure craft pass to the west and sailboat races are almost daily all summer. One must reach the lighthouse by boat and the ferry runs fairly...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Fun to stay overnight at the lighthouse. We had the second floor apartment which is fully equiped and has a private bath. Bring your own food, but there is drinking water and a few spices and condiments if you want to use them. On the...More

Thank alreadypacked1
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We love Rose Island Light! It is beautiful and we enjoyed our tour. The guide was knowledgeably and friendly. We spent a little over 1 hour here. It is small but it's a great lighthouse (and supposedly haunted too!). The scenery is also great. I...More

Thank Jessc416
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were fortunate that the island (a bird sanctuary of sorts) had just opened for the public. There is a 'landing fee' of $5.00 per person. The lighthouse has a very cute interior and the climb up is fairly easy. When you get to the...More

Thank Rdskolars
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Pricey to take the Newport-Jamestown ferry to get there, but you can ferry all around the bay for the rest of the day after an interesting visit to the lighthouse. Beautiful views, interesting history and LOTS of birds.

1  Thank Joan V
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I've always wanted to stay overnight in a lighthouse and this was just what I imagined it to be. The reservation process was very easy, the boat ride over to the island was fun and my time on the island was just great! The weather...More

Thank LouiseSP2013
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The $5 cash landing fee is worth every penny. The bosun greets you and gives you a brief intro to the island. The gatekeepers' cottage has been restored to 1912; it provides the access to the lighthouse with its great view of Newport. The beach...More

1  Thank TravelingTrioFromCT
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I went her with my friend it was a lot of fun and very pretty. Chris is very helpful and loves the island. My friend and i went kayaking it was a lot of fun a little difficult going against the current but a great...More

Thank daniiibas
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