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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
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Special Offer: Kid's Aquarium Tickets
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Special Offer: Kid's Aquarium Tickets
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Opened door to room and was struck with a wave of Hot Air 😳immediately turned on what I thought was the air conditioning (a/c).. nope heat only . ugh.. Its 2018 and I would have Never thought that I would have to add a/c only...More

Thank Murphy512
Response from Jennifer_Roberts265, Guest Relations Manager at The WhalerResponded 4 days ago

Murphy512, thank you for reviewing your stay with us. With the cool breeze off the ocean, air conditioning is not usually needed here. As you said, with the balcony door and window open we get a nice cross breeze. We also have fans available for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

View from the ground floor is waves across a fairly quiet street. Can see some beach at low tide. We were looking for an affordable hotel with a fridge and microwave. Couldn't find the microwave. Little run down -- chip in the sink and tub,...More

Thank dgwe
Response from Jennifer_Roberts265, Guest Relations Manager at The WhalerResponded 1 week ago

dgwe, thank you for reviewing your stay with us. I am glad that you enjoyed the clean and affordable accommodations. Updates are ongoing. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again on your next visit to Newport! Jennifer Roberts, Assistant...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was taking a birthday road trip with my boyfriend. Read a few reviews about The Whaler and decided to check it out. Price very good. 2nd and 3rd floor rooms were a few dollars more, due to the view. First floor cannot see the ocean....More

1  Thank Annette M
Response from Jennifer_Roberts265, Guest Relations Manager at The WhalerResponded 1 week ago

Annette M, thank you for the fantastic review! It is nice to hear that you had such a great stay with us. It is so exciting to see whales! Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to seeing you again on your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled on this great Motel. We had a double queen room. It was clean & well stocked. The view was beautiful from our balcony. We did not use the pool or hot tub, but it looked inviting. The staff was friendly & helpful. Great...More

1  Thank Suzanne P
Response from Jennifer_Roberts265, Guest Relations Manager at The WhalerResponded 3 weeks ago

Suzanne P, thank you for the outstanding review! It is great to hear that you found our staff friendly and helpful and that you enjoyed your clean and well stocked room. I agree that the view is beautiful! Thank you for staying with us and...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

I always stay here when I come to Newport. Gorgeous view of the ocean from every room, even ground floor. ADA accessible indoor pool and hot tub, friendly staff, nice Clean and attractive rooms. I recommend a stay here!More

Thank Henry B
Response from Jennifer_Roberts265, Guest Relations Manager at The WhalerResponded May 15, 2018

Henry B, thank you for such a wonderful review! I am so happy that you enjoy the pool, friendly staff and clean rooms. I agree that the ocean views are gorgeous! Thank you for always staying with us and we look forward to seeing you...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$121 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in Newport
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Newport
#8 Romantic Hotel in Newport
#8 Family Hotel in Newport
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$121 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in Newport
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Newport
#8 Romantic Hotel in Newport
#8 Family Hotel in Newport
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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lisakaye222
July 19, 2017|
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Response from Mark P | Reviewed this property |
You can enjoy the ocean from the room. We opened the seaside sliding doors immediately to take in the breeze. It had rained before we got there so the air was fresh and cool and as night came on you could hear the sea.
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marlajs2015
September 25, 2015|
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"All rooms face the ocean. I think the rooms on the South end have better views."
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"Ask for a northern-most room for the best view."
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"Third floor is a bit more expensive but offers clearest views. An elevator is provided."
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"2nd & 3rd floor on the beach side, great views of the sunset"
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